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    Drilling: Knowing the drill


    With technology moving fast in the construction sector, having the right drill for the right application only gets you half way to a job well done, as Mike Hayes discovers

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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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    New president for Unacea


    Mirco Risi of Simex elected president of Italian construction machinery manufacturers’ association

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    Soilmec joins Unacea


    Ground engineering equipment manufacturer, part of the Trevi group, signs up to Italian trade association for construction equipment firms

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    Radio remote control adopted for foundation rig safety


    Soilmec and Bachy Soletanche have worked together to improve safety when loading and unloading large piling rigs with the introduction of radio remote control

  • OOO Bauer Technologie Moscow is using three Bauer BG 40 drilling rigs and a BG 28 drilling rig on th

    Foundations construction


    If you want to build big you start deep. iC takes a closer look at new foundation products and how they can help speed up the construction process

  • Sandvik’s new DH350 down-the-hole drill rig is the first rig the company has designed and built at i

    Intelligent drilling


    Increasing fuel efficiency and performance under extreme conditions are central to the latest drill rig designs, regardless of the target market.

  • Atlas Copco’s new T35 and T40 (pictured) drill rigs have the option of a new silencing hood which re

    Drilling: Saving energy and boosting productivity


    The drive for efficient and environmentally friendly machines is presenting a unique set of challenges to the drilling industry.

  • A Soilmec SR-80 piling rig installed displacement piles that doubled as geothermal wells for a hospi

    Foundation construction: Latest techniques and equipment


    The trend for larger projects with complex demands is driving innovation in the foundations sector. Helen Wright reports on the latest products and applications.

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    New equipment for foundations construction


    Despite a serious market contraction due to the global financial crisis, foundation equipment manufacturers are continuing to invest in product innovations focusing on increased productivity while reducing the environmental impact.

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    SC-65 crawler crane new from Soilmec


    Soilmec used April's Bauma exhibition in Germany to launch its latest heavy duty lattice boom crawler crane. Capacity of the SC-65 is 65.7 tonnes

  • The Soilmec SR70 hydraulic drilling rig is equipped with the Drilling Mate System (DMS) touch screen

    Digging deep - the latest foundations equipment and techniques


    The latest foundation equipment and techniques are more environmentally friendly and technologically sophisticated allowing for increased productivity on challenging construction sites.

  • Bilfinger+Berger is currently installing foundation piles for the extension of the 115 m high Tectum

    Sure footing for Europe's foundation sector


    Buoyant sales and increased turnover from equipment manufacturers and contractors alike, coupled to a growing need for alternative energy generation and infrastructure expansion, are helping push the development of cutting edge technologies in the foundations sector. Richard High looks at the latest developments and reports on some of the machines ...