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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


Road construction: paving the way

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


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


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


Construction News


Bauma: show changes

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


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


Panama Canal JV to pay US$850 million

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


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


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


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


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