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Engines: Diesel’s not done

Despite advancements in alternative power, there’s still a place at the table for diesel-powered engines



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Foundations: The ups and downs of construction

Foundation drilling has become a more exact science in recent years. Construction Europe looks at the latest innovations currently making an impact on European construction sites

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FIEC: EU taxonomy and sustainable activity

Contractors’ association examines EU’s plans to meet its Paris Agreement commitments


Mixing Equipment: A recipe for success

Today’s mixing equipment ensures the right combination of elements produces the best product

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CECE: The cost of economic recovery

The equipment association’s response to EU’s Covid-19 recovery plan and potential for construction funding


Drilling Equipment: Kinder, gentler drilling

To help mitigate the lack of skilled workers, today’s equipment goes easier on the operator


ERA: European rental’s Covid divide

UK and southern Europe hardest hit by Covid-19, but rental industry still has ‘bright future’

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Cranes: High and mighty

Cranes are better placed than some other segments of construction equipment regarding equipment sales in 2020


Quarrying and mining: Big equipment, big demands

A look at the latest equipment and whether global mining and equipment sales could see an uptick in 2021

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Interview: Giving construction machinery a brain

Scott Crozier of Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction says we’re only beginning to see what construction technology can do 

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FIEC: A new spin on the circular economy

A closer look at what’s really new in the European Union’s Circular Economy Action Plan


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Richie Bros acquires Rouse Services

Equipment auctioneer buys used equipment specialist for $275 million

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Peru’s first 100% autonomous hauling project

Ferreyros, Caterpillar’s representative in Peru, will run an autonomous hauling project using 30 Cat mining trucks

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Hitachi’s new EX-7 excavator to offer 19% fuel savings

Equipment maker claims new machine will save 460 tons of CO2 emissions per year

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Eiffage wins €120M Spanish solar power contract

French contractor Eiffage has won a contract to develop a 250 MWp mega solar power plant in Spain

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‘New beginning’ for Briggs & Stratton

New Briggs & Stratton President and CEO Steve Andrews sees better times ahead


Resilient third quarter for Manitou

Revenues dropped 10% in the third quarter, compared to a 35% fall in the first half of the year

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US rail projects awarded US$291 million in grants

Public intercity passenger rail projects in nine states to benefit

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Webinar aims to navigate Covid-19

Join Sage and FieldFlo for a panel discussion with demolition industry experts

UK Construction Equipment Sales Q1 to Q3 2020

Sales of UK construction equipment down 17%

Compared with the third quarter in 2019, 2020’s Q3 sees construction machinery sales drop by 17%

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Latest Vanguard engines shown to be ‘greener’

Climate Neutral Group’s analysis of Vanguard 200 and 400 engines shows lower environmental impact

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Metso Outotec ‘to exit recycling’

Plans to divest recycling business announced as strategy review cites ‘limited synergies’


Cummins third quarter sales fall 18%

Global company sees sales fall due to Covid-19 but says it is ’encouraged’ by the recovery in demand

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Portugal’s €400 million care investment

European Investment Bank & IFD to provide €400 million for elderly care infrastructure

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Finance and CE Barometer September 2020

As equipment manufacturers and material producers experienced growth, listed contractors felt the brunt of virus


Caterpillar reports 23% fall in construction sales

World’s largest construction OEM sees sales fall due to continued impact of Covid-19




Asia Pacific: Fighting to recover from Covid-19

Can investment in infrastructure, tourism and oil and gas save the economies in this region?

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Engines: Is diesel still king of the off-road?

So much ‘new power’ talk, but ultra-clean, ultra-low-emissions diesel engines still have a lot to offer