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GPS & Telematics: Joining the dots

Sensors and software shed light on the once opaque worlds of machine health and jobsite performance

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Surveying: Onwards and upwards

With the growing trend to digitalisation, smartphones and drones are changing the face of surveying

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Road construction: paving the way

Approaches to road construction techniques and technology vary greatly between countries and clients

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Wheeled loaders: rising to the challenge

A popular piece of equipment, the wheeled loader has been adapted to face the toughest of conditions

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Foundations: Ground breaking

Foundation works explored, from large-scale projects to digitally-driven precision operations

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Drilling and boring: going deeper underground

New advances to drilling and boring equipment means that more can be done than ever before, reports Andy Brown as he drills into the details

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Compact loaders: Smaller models

When space is at a premium, the compact machine comes into its own. CE looks at developments

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Fuels & Fuel Efficiency: The power to save

When choosing the method of powering construction machinery, there are many factors to consider

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Telematics: data holds the key

The use of telematics has been in the industry for years, but the data which is produced is becoming more useful than ever before

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3D printing: building in a new dimension

Within construction, 3D printing has long been a hot topic – but is yet to make a significant impact on built objects or construction equipment. Is that about to change?

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Mixing technology: achieving more with less

Advances in mixing technology are paving the way for significant productivity gains

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Bauma: show changes

New halls and a reshuffle of exhibitors are planned for the next Bauma exhibition in April 2019

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Data – it’s the ‘currency of the future’

Industry 4.0 and the global reach of China were among the topics discussed at the CECE Congress

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Trevi selling oil & gas companies

Drillmec and Petreven to be sold by Trevi to Indian infrastructure firm MEIL group

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Panama Canal JV to pay US$850 million

Sacyr-led consortium to repay Panama Canal Authority following dispute over cost overruns

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Alleged UK cartel

Two companies admit to forming price-fixing cartel; third under investigation by CMA

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Liebherr logistics centre progresses

Development area of €35 million site in Kirchdorf, Germany, opens, with project to finish in 2020

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Sale of Lane division complete

Lane Construction’s Plants & Paving division sold to Vinci’s Eurovia subsidiary for US$555 million

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Aggregates Industries UK’s new chief

Guy Edwards moves back from LafargeHolcim-owned US arm to be chief executive of UK operation

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Plantworx places selling fast

Exhibition organiser says it is delighted with response from industry as show moves to new venue

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Wacker Neuson opens China factory

New facility near Shanghai said to show German firm’s commitment to Chinese market

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GB output drops as Brexit looms

ONS figures show a fall in GB construction output, though some record highs suggest resilience

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Good news in the Balkans

Construction optimism in Balkan countries says EECFA, which is also less pessimistic about Russia

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US contractors find hope in new tech

Advanced technology seen as answer to US contractors’ woes, according to latest CCI figures

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Tallest modular buildings take shape

Tide Construction completes cores for world’s tallest modular buildings being built in London, UK

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Cat closing Illinois plant

Closing of Joliet plant to result in loss of 285 jobs, as Cat looks to move production to Mexico

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A digital framework for falsework and formwork

How providers of falsework and formwork solutions are collaborating through digital technology

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Utility equipment: A job for the specialists

Utility construction requires a combination of specialist equipment and operator skills