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Kubota launches sustainable mini excavator

Stage V-ready model introduced to market on World Environment Day


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Hyundai construction re-enters Turkish market

Hyundai Construction Equipment target 8%–10% of the Turkish market share in the next two to three years


Major players to work on French wind farm

Leading developers and contractors will progress €2 billion Fécamp offshore wind project


Mecalac offers delayed repayments

To help customers deal with challenges of Covid-19, Mecalac offers Buy Now, Pay Later initiative

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Trimble launches heavy industry website

Tech heavyweight offers range of solutions for construction’s big hitters

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Electric excavator from Cummins and XCMG

Collaborative effort between Cummins and XCMG makes electric mini excavator a reality


Green light for huge UK solar park

Cleve Hill project in northern Kent expected to be generating 350MW by 2023

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Tunnel contract for Hong Kong airport

US$940 million contract signed for work on Hong Kong International Airport


Asian banks offer rescue to the Philippines economy

US$750 million in loans available to offset 6% drop in nation’s GDP




Hitachi CME to stop manufacturing in Europe

The company will import standard machines from Japan and customise them in Amsterdam


Free webinar: Construction’s digital transformation

The event on 18 June will have participants from contractor Skanska, consultant McKinsey and US-based trade association AEM

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McKinsey notes importance of tech post-virus

Construction industry consultancy examines new digital norm that could follow the pandemic

Klaus Dittrich, CEO of Messe München

Study shows 25% growth in Messe München’s profitability

Event organiser’s primary growth drivers said to be international exhibitors and visitors


Proposal to extend Europe’s Stage V deadlines

European Commission officially presents legal proposals to extend Stage V engine transition deadlines

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Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide

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Consortium chosen to build Scheldt tunnel

Besix, BAM, DEME and Jan De Nul win €570 million contract on Oosterweel Link project


DLR says negotiate on suspended contracts

Mass suspensions of equipment rental contracts in France are not justified, says association

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Hitachi responds to declining demand worldwide

Hitachi says it will ‘adjust production’ at its four Japanese plants in response to a decline in demand globally

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Bauma CTT Russia 2020 postponed

Russian construction show postponed in wake of COVID-19 to now run from 8 to 11 September 2020

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Hillhead shifts to 2021, Plantworx to 2022

UK quarry exhibition planned for 2020, rescheduled to 22-24 June 2021 and Plantwork moves to June 2022

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First base completed for Hinkley Point C

EDF has announced that a key point in UK nuclear power plant construction has been reached

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Kato returns after 20 years

Japanese manufacturer launches cranes at Bauma 2019 after 20 year absence from the German show

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Kobelco and Manitowoc end supply agreement

November sees the end of the Kobelco crawler crane and Manitowoc Grove all terrain crane OEM supply agreement

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Rental software: Managing fleets successfully

With more data than ever before circling around machines and rental contracts, software applications have never been more important. IRN scans the market

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Utilities: Specialist machines

Whether it is laying pipes or fibre optic cables, the right machine for the job is a priority

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Skyjack debut for Hong Kong hospital

Skyjack is helping to build Hong Kong’s first public children’s hospital along with several other notable construction projects. It is also the first time a SJ63 AJ boom has worked in Hong Kong

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Vortex Edge Max Simulator | Heavy Equipment Simulator | CM Labs Simulations

Meet the new Vortex Edge Max. Our latest #training #simulator gives the construction industry even more access to solutions for bridging the skills gap, and expands professional-grade simulation to contractors and training organizations everywhere. Visit this page to learn more: https://www.cm-labs.com/immersive-sim…


DH Griffin – The Grounds at Concord

US contractor demolishes 278,000 sq m (3 million sq ft) manufacturing facility in North Carolina


Adamo Group at Joe Louis Arena

US contractor lowers roof structure at former home of Detroit Red Wings ice hockey team


Harrison Hydra-Gen: what is a hydraulic generator?

This video talks about what a hydraulic generator http://harrisonhydragen.com/ is, what the differences are between hydraulic generator and a diesel generator, and the mounting options available. The video features Harrison hydraulic generators and is part of the Harrison worldwide education program.


Serious Labs - MEWP Product

Are you wondering what our MEWP simulator is? Getting workers home safely each day is important to us, and our flag ship product is here to make training on a boom and scizzor lift easier and more accesible to operators world wide.


ZF – Smart Safety Solutions

In order to enable construction machinery to operate safely, ZF is developing future-oriented technologies, such as the radar-based Observation Assist.


ZF – Electric Drive Solutions for Compact Vehicles

Guided by the principle of zero emissions, ZF strives to achieve the ambitious claim of enabling compact work machinery such as compact loaders to also drive emission-free in the future.
More: https://www.zf.com/construction


ZF – The evolution of Concrete Mixer Technology

With its new mixer system ECOMIX CMe ZF raises the bar for efficiency, productivity and noise without neglecting the total cost of ownership.
More: https://www.zf.com/construction


ZF – The Future of Grader Technology

ZF´s CVT Technology for Graders:


ZF – The evolution of Wheel Loader Technology

Whether it´s powershift, CVT or electric drive solutions – ZF is providing the best fitting solutions according to the respective customer and market requirements.
More: https://www.zf.com/construction


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Hyundai progresses smart technology solutions

2020-05-28T14:38:00+01:00By Andy Brown

Hyundai Construction Equipment partners with Korea Telecom to advance smart logistics solutions


US businesses call for liability relief during pandemic recovery

2020-05-28T13:00:00+01:00By Jenny Lescohier

Coalition letter to US Congress appeals for protection against ’unfair lawsuits’