Case Studies

Case Studies

Case Studies

Enhancing Road Safety – Best Practices and Strategies

Enhancing Road Safety – Best Practices and Strategies Road safety is a critical issue affecting communities worldwide. With the increase in vehicle usage and urbanization, the need for effective strategies to enhance road safety is more pressing than ever. This article explores best practices and strategies to reduce accidents and ensure safer roads for everyone. …

Turning Waste into Highway Gold for Sustainable Roads

Turning Waste into Highway Gold for Sustainable Roads In the realm of road construction, the insatiable appetite for non-renewable natural aggregates and industrial products like bitumen, lime, and cement has sparked environmental concerns. As the construction industry grapples with the dual challenge of high solid waste generation and inadequate disposal methods, researchers are diligently seeking innovative …

Aston University and Miles Macadam developing Sustainable Road Surfaces

Aston University and Miles Macadam developing Sustainable Road Surfaces Aston University civil engineering experts are teaming up with construction and surfacing company Miles Macadam to help make road surfaces more sustainable. The University has entered a knowledge transfer partnership with the Cheshire-based firm, which manufactures and installs ‘grouted macadam’, an asphalt and cement-based material for …

Digital Construction North launched by Digital Construction Week

Digital Construction North launched by Digital Construction Week The team behind Digital Construction Week (DCW) is delighted to announce the launch of Digital Construction North, an intimate one-day event that brings together Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Operations (AECO) decision-makers from across the north of the UK. The free-to-attend expo will launch at Manchester Central on …

Toyota unveils all-new Land Cruiser 250 Series in Japan

Toyota unveils all-new Land Cruiser 250 Series in Japan In a bold move to return to its roots, Toyota has launched the all-new 250 series in Japan, marking a significant addition to the revered Land Cruiser line-up. This new model embodies the philosophy of “back to basics,” focusing on core functionalities and robust off-road performance, …

Innovative Safety Solution mitigating Flooding in New York Subways

Innovative Safety Solution mitigating Flooding in New York Subways Leading innovator and manufacturer of site safety equipment Oxford Plastics has played a pivotal role in addressing flooding challenges in New York City subway stations earlier this year. The company’s state-of-the-art products, including the Oxford LowPro 15/10 Trench Cover System which is a lightweight composite product …

Liebherr’s L Series Fast-erecting Cranes Now Specified in Metre Tonnes

Liebherr’s L Series Fast-erecting Cranes Now Specified in Metre Tonnes Liebherr’s fundamental revision of the L series sees the crane size specified in metre tonnes with immediate effect. The new cranes are therefore now known as the 25 L and 33 L. These new L cranes are being launched on the market with substantial changes to the …

Wirtgen SP 94i Slipform Paving rehabilitating Interstate 44 in Missouri

Wirtgen SP 94i Slipform Paving rehabilitating Interstate 44 in Missouri Paving an interstate highway is always a challenge, with tight time frames and confined working areas force contractors to make the most of every square inch of working space. To rehabilitate the lanes, Capital Paving & Construction removed the old concrete and rebuilt the roadway in two …

EBRD leading Roadway Renaissance in Uzbekistan

EBRD leading Roadway Renaissance in Uzbekistan In a significant stride towards bolstering sustainable transport links in Central Asia, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has stepped forward to finance a critical upgrade of a vital transportation artery in Uzbekistan. This ambitious project, anchored by a sovereign loan of up to $238 million (€224 million) from …

VolvoCE wins SEK 1.2 billion Wheel Loader Contract with Swedish Armed Forces

VolvoCE wins SEK 1.2 billion Wheel Loader Contract with Swedish Armed Forces Volvo Construction Equipment will be supplying a variety of wheel loaders and attachments and the machines will be produced at its plants in Arvika, Sweden and Konz in Germany which specialize in the production of wheel loaders. The wheel loader system is used …

 JJ Sugrue adds new HD Hyundai HX85A Compact Excavator to their fleet

 JJ Sugrue adds new HD Hyundai HX85A Compact Excavator to their fleet Suffolk-based plant hire and contracting company JJ Sugrue has added its first HD Hyundai HX85A compact excavator to the fleet, with a second machine already on order. Supplied by local dealer Ernest Doe & Sons, the 8.5-tonne excavator is the 38th HD Hyundai …

AUSA to be acquired by Oshkosh Corporation

AUSA to be acquired by Oshkosh Corporation Oshkosh Corporation, a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AUSACORP S.L. (AUSA), a privately held international company and manufacturer of wheeled dumpers, rough terrain forklifts and telehandlers for the construction, material handling, agriculture, landscape and …

VolvoCE invests in VizaLogix Fleet Software Developer

VolvoCE invests in VizaLogix Fleet Software Developer Volvo CE has taken a 22% ownership stake in VizaLogix, a US-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company specializing in digital, brand-neutral solutions for machine monitoring, servicing and tech support in multiple industries. The deal supports the Volvo CE strategy to grow services that customers are looking for as digitization and …

Trimble acquires Flashtract to Streamline Construction Payments

Trimble acquires Flashtract to Streamline Construction Payments Trimble announced today it has acquired privately-held Flashtract, a company delivering specialized technology to streamline the flow of payment and compliance information between construction general contractors and subcontractors. Financial terms were not disclosed. Flashtract technology is used to manage payment applications, lien waivers and other compliance and billing …

Lowering Carbon Emissions with Bitumen produced from Algae

Lowering Carbon Emissions with Bitumen produced from Algae A research partnership led by carbon removal company CO2CO Ltd aims to revolutionise road construction with a novel, lower-carbon approach to producing bitumen from algae. If successfully scaled up, this pioneering innovation could further enhance the sustainability of road construction. Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction materials …

Skyjack launches Electric Rough-Terrain Articulated Booms

Skyjack launches Electric Rough-Terrain Articulated Booms Skyjack has announced the launch of a new range of battery powered electric rough terrain articulated booms. Available with 51ft (15.7m) and 66ft (20.1m) working heights and suitable for indoor and outdoor use, Skyjack’s new SJ45 AJE + and SJ60 AJE + models include many of the design features …

Hydrajaws launches Smart Bluetooth Enabled Torque Wrench Adaptor

Hydrajaws launches Smart Bluetooth Enabled Torque Wrench Adaptor Hydrajaws, the trusted leader in pull testing technology, is proud to announce the expansion of its pioneering digital solutions with the introduction of Verify Torque. This innovative Bluetooth® enabled torque wrench adaptor is designed to seamlessly integrate with existing tools, setting new standards for compliance and traceability …

ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme acquired by TRL

ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme acquired by TRL TRL, a global leader in transport innovation, has acquired the ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme, creating a cornerstone for a portfolio of services that help local authorities and vehicle fleet operators meet decarbonization, clean air and sustainability goals. Originally conceived by the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, ECO …

VolvoCE upgrading L110H and L120H Wheel Loaders to boost productivity

VolvoCE upgrading L110H and L120H Wheel Loaders to boost productivity The L110H and L120H mid-size wheel loaders have become mainstays in the Volvo Construction Equipment line-up over the past decade thanks to their compatibility with a range of attachments and their productivity levels, ease of maintenance and superior operator comfort. Now, these two workhorses have …

Metso XM Series Enhancing Crushing Performance

Metso XM Series Enhancing Crushing Performance Metso is launching the XM Series, a highly advanced premium crushing solution that combines intelligence, durability and lifetime value with a new digital package, resilient engineering and unmatched warranties. The ground-breaking Metso XM Series crushing solution designed for demanding mining applications is built to take crushing performance beyond the …

UK Waste Management invests £1.1m in Construction and Demolition Plant

UK Waste Management invests £1.1m in Construction and Demolition Plant The NWH Group, a leading, family-owned, national waste management and recycling business, has invested £1.1M in a new state-of-the-art construction and demolition waste processing plant for its Newcastle site in Blaydon. The new Kiverco equipment, which replaces the existing trommel-based materials recycling plant that is …

NMITE’s expertise driving Sustainable Change from Hereford to Tanzania

NMITE’s expertise driving Sustainable Change from Hereford to Tanzania Ben Shirley, a Teaching Fellow in Architectural Practice at NMITE (New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering) has helped spread NMITE’s reputation in the field of engineering recently when contributing to a humanitarian project in Tanzania. Ben joined NMITE’s award-winning Centre for Advanced Timber Technology (CATT) …

Cormac invests over £1m in Staff Training and Development

Cormac invests over £1m in Staff Training and Development Over the last 12 months, Cormac has shown commitment to delivering value for its communities by investing over £1 million in training and development. In 2022/23, the leading civil engineering, highway, and environmental services provider delivered 1,327 weeks of training. Cormac is committed to attracting and …

Green Mapping Project boosting Biodiversity on England’s Road Network

Green Mapping Project boosting Biodiversity on England’s Road Network Using the new state-of-the-art mapping tool will make it easier for National Highways to keep track of its Soft Estate ecosystems bordering the country’s 4,300 miles of motorways and major A-roads. Over the last 10 to 15 years, routine inspection of the Soft Estate has provided …

EllisDon and J2 Innovations to drive Smart Building Solutions

EllisDon and J2 Innovations to drive Smart Building Solutions EllisDon, a global construction and building services company, announces a new partnership between its Infrastructure Services & Technology (IST) Division and J2 Innovations, a leading platform provider for smart buildings, smart equipment, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The collaboration will see EllisDon utilize J2 Innovations’ FIN …

Sleipner Finland unveils Electric and Autonomous Mining Transport System

Sleipner Finland unveils Electric and Autonomous Mining Transport System Sleipner Finland has unveiled a new generation of fully electric and autonomous transport system for moving mining and construction equipment. The world premiere of the new emission-free transport system took place today at the international Electric Mining 2024 event for mining professionals in Perth, Australia. The …

Solar Canopy Structure for Devon Leisure Centre supports 287 Photo-Voltaic Panels

Solar Canopy Structure for Devon Leisure Centre supports 287 Photo-Voltaic Panels SIG Building Solutions has extended its successful working relationship with Exeter based SunGift Solar through the supply of project specific solar canopy support structures to carry a total of 287 photo-voltaic panels, in three separate arrays, erected in the car park of a modern …

Portable Electric and VolvoCE unveil 48 Volt DC Fast-charging Mobile Battery System

Portable Electric and VolvoCE unveil 48 Volt DC Fast-charging Mobile Battery System In a landmark collaboration aimed at revolutionizing the construction industry’s approach to off-grid electric equipment charging, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and Portable Electric are proud to introduce the PU130. This ground-breaking mobile charging unit, designed, engineered, and built by Portable Electric, enables …

Yunex Traffic UTC-UX Urban Traffic Control System installed across London

Yunex Traffic UTC-UX Urban Traffic Control System installed across London Yunex Traffic’s next-generation hosted UTC-UX system is now operating right across London. Delivering TfL’s ambitious RTO programme, the huge rollout of this solution effectively replaces TfL’s existing, ageing system. Through the introduction of enhanced user interfaces, together with new functionality, including automatic database updates, bus …

Messagemaker Displays designs LED Tunnel Lane Control Signs for TfL

Messagemaker Displays designs LED Tunnel Lane Control Signs for TfL Messagemaker Displays has supplied a bespoke retrofit LED Tunnel Lane Control Signal (TLCS) sign solution to meet the Transport for London (TfL) specification. The TLCS signs, installed in the Fore Street Tunnel in north London, were designed to be easy and swift to install, allowing …

DEVELON announces tiny DX17Z-7 Mini-Excavator

DEVELON announces tiny DX17Z-7 Mini-Excavator Amidst the hustle and bustle of the job site, where crew members are hard at work navigating narrow pathways and tight corners, a new contender emerges, poised to make a big impact despite its small stature. Introducing the latest addition to the DEVELON mini excavator line: the DX17Z-7. The DX17Z-7 …

CIHT and Kier Transportation improving Carbon Literacy with E-learning

CIHT and Kier Transportation improving Carbon Literacy with E-learning The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) is collaborating with Kier Transportation to deliver essential (digital) eLearning to support Kier achieve their decarbonisation goals. This collaboration involves Kier Transportation using CIHT’s specifically designed courses that relate to climate change learning. These courses are specifically tailored …

Paving the Path to a Greener Tomorrow with Sustainable Innovations

Paving the Path to a Greener Tomorrow with Sustainable Innovations The construction industry is undergoing a transformative shift towards sustainability, driven by the urgent need to reduce its environmental impact. As we celebrate Sustainable Construction Month at Highways Today, it’s the perfect time to delve into the innovations and practices that are steering the industry …

Acrow long-span Mabey Delta Bridge installed in South Lanarkshire

Acrow long-span Mabey Delta Bridge installed in South Lanarkshire Acrow, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today one of its Mabey Delta™ structures has been installed in South Lanarkshire, Scotland to replace the ageing Clyde River Bridge. Built in 1912, the Clyde River Bridge was an early example of reinforced concrete bridge …

Ottopia announces World’s First AI Remote Driving Platform

Ottopia announces World’s First AI Remote Driving Platform Ottopia, the leading remote driving company, today announced the market debut of their first-of-its-kind AI-powered remote driving platform as well as a new customer program. Harnessing the latest technologies in AI, network optimization, and video compression, Ottopia’s platform equips OEMs and autonomous vehicles (AV) companies to seamlessly …

First Retrofit Electric Telehandler previewed by Manitou and Kiloutou

First Retrofit Electric Telehandler previewed by Manitou and Kiloutou Manitou Group, a world leader in handling, aerial work platforms and earth moving sectors, and Kiloutou, Europe’s third largest equipment rental company, are previewing the first “retrofit” electric telehandler. An opportunity for the groups to test a solution that is both sustainable and circular. The partnership between …

Promoting CNC Machining Knowledge can addresses Manufacturing Talent Crunch

Promoting CNC Machining Knowledge can addresses Manufacturing Talent Crunch Manufacturers realize the CNC machining sector is particularly affected by a skills gap, leading to a shortage of qualified machinists. This gap can hinder the production of precision parts and components. The manufacturing and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining industries are facing a talent crisis characterized …

Delta.g accelerating commercialisation of Gravity Sensors for Underground Mapping

Delta.g accelerating commercialisation of Gravity Sensors for Underground Mapping Delta.g, the deep tech startup creating quantum enabled gravity gradiometry solutions to deliver the ‘Google Maps for the underground’ has appointed Tony Lowe as Chief Executive Officer to further accelerate the commercial application of its technology. A UK technology startup veteran, Lowe has played a leading …

Leading UK Construction Companies publish their Blueprint for Growth

Leading UK Construction Companies publish their Blueprint for Growth As the country enters the second week of the UK general election campaign trail, 12 Tier One UK infrastructure and construction contractors and consultants have today published their Blueprint for Growth, sharing 12 recommendations that the future government should implement to effectively boost the UK’s economic …

70th Anniversary Platinum JCB Backhoe delivered to K-Plant Hire

70th Anniversary Platinum JCB Backhoe delivered to K-Plant Hire A machine built to celebrate the 70th birthday of the JCB backhoe loader is set to play a major role in training the operators of the future. Sheffield-based K-Plant Hire has taken delivery of one of the first Platinum Edition JCB backhoe loaders – introduced to …

Esh Construction wins £6.7m IAMP infrastructure upgrades

Esh Construction wins £6.7m IAMP infrastructure upgrades Esh Construction has been appointed to provide infrastructure upgrades to widen the existing A1290 at the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP). The IAMP is situated to the north of the Nissan Motor Manufacturing plant, adjacent to the A19 with excellent links to the A1(M), and is recognised as …

Danfoss Mobile Workshop brings Hydraulic Hose Repair to the Job Site

Danfoss Mobile Workshop brings Hydraulic Hose Repair to the Job Site Danfoss Power Solutions has launched its on-site hose assembly workshop program. The program brings hydraulic hose replacement and repair capabilities directly to construction, oil and gas, mining, and other sites where hydraulic equipment operates, minimizing operational disruptions. Danfoss on-site hose assembly workshops are fully …

Austrian Powerlines going Digital with Neuron Overhead Line Sensors

Austrian Powerlines going Digital with Neuron Overhead Line Sensors Heimdall Power, a world leader in the monitoring of overhead power lines, today announced a groundbreaking project with Netz Niederösterreich (NNÖ) in Austria. This new deal marks the largest project in the company’s history, building on recent successes with Great River Energy in the U.S. and …

ONERugged launches Rugged AI PCs and Rugged Phones at COMPUTEX

ONERugged launches Rugged AI PCs and Rugged Phones at COMPUTEX ONERugged, a pioneer in rugged computing solutions, unveiled its latest advancements in rugged computers at COMPUTEX 2024, held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. With a commitment to delivering durable, high-performance computing solutions, ONERugged showcased a comprehensive range of products designed to meet the demanding …

Oerlikon elevating Electric Vehicle Battery Safety

Oerlikon elevating Electric Vehicle Battery Safety Oerlikon presents a full range of innovative customized safety components for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), including pioneering heat shields, gas guidance systems, and cell separators. In the event of a battery fire, they improve the heat protection and electrical and mechanical strength of the batteries, which can save passengers’ lives. …

Aymium raises $210m for Cleantech Biocarbon Facility in California

Aymium raises $210m for Cleantech Biocarbon Facility in California Aymium, the leading producer of renewable biocarbon products, announced today that it closed $210 Million of financing to construct a biocarbon production facility in Williams, California. The facility will support the first large-scale continuous use of advanced biocarbon to replace coal in power generation in the …

Wearable Sensors for Musculoskeletal Health and Safety in the Workplace

Wearable Sensors for Musculoskeletal Health and Safety in the Workplace Bardavon, a tech-enabled preventative and post-injury health and safety company focused on the risk management industry, today announced enhancements to its injury prevention solution, Preventure, consisting of next-generation wearable technology and a brand-new kiosk app designed to revolutionize workplace safety. Building upon its previous model, …

New Explosion Proof Blower launched by Fuji Electric

New Explosion Proof Blower launched by Fuji Electric Fuji Electric launches our new model, the EXV1000-7W 10 HP explosion proof blower. The model is a Direct Drive single stage blower with a motor defined as explosion proof: T4(T3C): Class 1, Div.1, Group C, D, with UL certificate, and equipped with a motor suitable for explosion proof requirements. …

Iteris ClearData to enhance Telenav Navigation Applications

Iteris ClearData to enhance Telenav Navigation Applications Iteris, Inc., the world’s trusted technology ecosystem for smart mobility infrastructure management, and Telenav, Inc., a leading provider of connected-car and location-based services, today announced that Telenav has chosen Iteris’ ClearData® as their source for traffic and travel information. ClearData aggregates and validates proprietary and diversely sourced mobility data such …

Nokian Tyres develop new Wheel Loader Tire with All-Terrain Grip

Nokian Tyres develop new Wheel Loader Tire with All-Terrain Grip Nokian Tyres Ground King Loader handles diverse terrains from soft mud to hard surfaces effortlessly. Utilizing the Hybrilug™ technology created by Nokian Tyres, the new wheel loader tire ensures comfortable, silent driving, increased productivity, and predictable handling for agile loader work. Loader work involves a …

High-pressure Waterblasting with the MagJet X40 Gen 2

High-pressure Waterblasting with the MagJet X40 Gen 2 Jetstream of Houston, LLP, a leading manufacturer of industrial high-pressure waterblasting equipment, parts and accessories, announces the next generation of the MagJet® X40 waterblasting tool featuring high-speed rotation for cleaning industrial surfaces. The MagJet® X40 Gen 2 rotates in a 360-degree pattern at 1,500-3,000 rpm, doubling the typical …

Protect, Recycle and Recover Topsoil with MB Crusher

Protect, Recycle and Recover Topsoil with MB Crusher The world could run out of topsoil in about 60 years if we continue to degrade it at the current rate, so in the European Parliament, the first steps for preservation have been taken with the approval of the Nature Restoration Law (NRL), a Regulation that provides for the restoration of at …

Adoption of Digital Twins set to accelerate with Duality Falcon and Unreal Engine

Adoption of Digital Twins set to accelerate with Duality Falcon and Unreal Engine Duality AI, the company behind the Falcon digital twin simulation platform, announced today the general release of FalconEditor, an intuitive visual tool for creating digital twins and simulations. Designed to streamline and accelerate the adoption of digital twin simulation, FalconEditor was developed …

HD Hyundai HX235A LCR Crawler Excavator a Titan in Tight Spaces

HD Hyundai HX235A LCR Crawler Excavator a Titan in Tight Spaces An HD Hyundai HX235A LCR crawler excavator has become something of an internet sensation, while working on improvements to the Dore and Totley train station near Sheffield. Part of the Hope Valley Railway network, the station is having its second platform rebuilt after more …

EIB Investing €76m in Montenegro’s Rail Future

EIB Investing €76m in Montenegro’s Rail Future In a landmark move for Montenegro’s transportation sector, the European Investment Bank (EIB) Global, under the auspices of the Team Europe initiative, has committed to a significant investment in the country’s railway infrastructure. The newly signed financial agreement, valued at €75.5 million, aims to revitalise the 167 km railway …

Mammoet rises to the challenge of Dismantling HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines

Mammoet rises to the challenge of Dismantling HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines HS2 (High Speed Two) is seen as the UK’s flagship transportation project, connecting the West Midlands and London and through 140 miles (225km) of high-speed rail line. The underground section of the route is created using tunnel boring machines (TBMs), which can measure 170 …

FM Conway celebrates PAS 2080:2023 Carbon Certification

FM Conway celebrates PAS 2080:2023 Carbon Certification Leading infrastructure services company FM Conway is now British Standards Institute (BSI) certified to PAS 2080:2023, the global standard for the management and reduction of whole-life carbon in infrastructure and the built environment. PAS 2080 provides the framework for managing whole-life carbon across infrastructure projects through promotion of …

Power Curbers celebrates Continuous Improvement Award in North Carolina

Power Curbers celebrates Continuous Improvement Award in North Carolina Power Curbers has been honoured with the 2024 Continuous Improvement Award by the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership for its outstanding commitment to enhancing manufacturing processes and driving organizational excellence. Based in Salisbury and family-owned since 1953, Power Curbers specializes in making concrete slipform machines used …

Peterbilt PACCAR MX-13 Engine available in Models 579, 567 and 589

Peterbilt PACCAR MX-13 Engine available in Models 579, 567 and 589 Peterbilt is pleased to announce the availability of a new CARB low nitrogen oxide (NOx) compliant PACCAR MX-13 engine in the Models 579, 567 and 589. This engine meets the CARB Omnibus Regulation and features redesigns of internal hardware and the aftertreatment system to …

Tatra Trucks unveils newest generation of the Tatra Phoenix

Tatra Trucks unveils newest generation of the Tatra Phoenix In the early evening of Wednesday, June 5, the oldest Czech vehicle manufacturer unveiled the newest generation of the Tatra Phoenix model line as part of a celebratory event. This happened in the presence of a number of important guests, representatives of the company as well …

Major Financial Institutions are intensifying their focus on Digital Assets

Major Financial Institutions are intensifying their focus on Digital Assets Major financial institutions are intensifying their focus on the digital assets sector with increased investment and training for staff, new global research from industry association Global Digital Finance (GDF) shows. Its study with finance firms in the US, Asia, Europe (including the UK) and the …

Balfour Beatty prepares for a decade of Sustainable Infrastructure Growth

Balfour Beatty prepares for a decade of Sustainable Infrastructure Growth As global understanding and awareness of environmental and social impacts progresses, today, Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has launched its evolved Sustainability Strategy, demonstrating its commitment to staying at the forefront of sustainable and ethical business practices. This evolved strategy expands Balfour Beatty’s sustainability focus …

Mining, Metals and Circular Economy Conference heads to Sydney

Mining, Metals and Circular Economy Conference heads to Sydney Early bird delegate passes are now on sale for the inaugural Mining, Metals and the Circular Economy conference, scheduled to take place at the ICC Sydney on 29 & 30 October 2024. The launch of this event is timely, as circularity in the mining and metals …

BCIS announces Measurement Tool for Whole Life Costs and Carbon Emissions

BCIS announces Measurement Tool for Whole Life Costs and Carbon Emissions A revolutionary tool which measures and reports on whole life costs and whole life carbon emissions at the same time has been launched by the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS). Life Cycle Evaluator brings together BCIS’s extensive cost data, building on more than 60 …

Metso builds €150m Lokomotion Technology Centre in Tampere

Metso builds €150m Lokomotion Technology Centre in Tampere Metso will gradually move its current operations in Hatanpää, Tampere, to a new Lokomotion technology centre to be built in Lahdesjärvi, Tampere. In the future, Metso will design, test and manufacture technologies, equipment and components in Lahdesjärvi for the production of aggregates and sand. The first phase …

Leveraging Pressure Gradients for a novel Manifold Design Theory

Leveraging Pressure Gradients for a novel Manifold Design Theory University of Illinois researcher Kyle Smith, along with doctoral students Md Habibur Rahman and Vu Do, master’s student Colby Warden, and recent graduate Irwin Loud IV (MSME 2023), have published their new manifold design theory (patent pending) in Physics of Fluids. Their paper, “A Compact, Low-Pressure Manifold with Uniform …

Develon releases High Performance DX10Z-7 Mini-Excavator

Develon releases High Performance DX10Z-7 Mini-Excavator DEVELON, formerly Doosan Construction Equipment, has launched the new DX10Z-7 1 tonne zero tail swing mini-excavator, providing a significantly improved performance compared to the previous DX10Z model it replaces. The DX10Z-7 is compact and easy to transport, offering a width of only 730 mm when the tracks and the front …

Mecalac launches The Revotruck Dumper

Mecalac launches The Revotruck Dumper Mecalac has announced the availability of their new Revotruck, a unique site dumper that combines a rotating cab with exceptional off-road capabilities. Already the winner of five awards, including the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards “Best of the Best” (one of the world’s most renowned design competitions and the highest …

ZF and Aidrivers offering Autonomous Mobility Solutions for Port Logistics

ZF and Aidrivers offering Autonomous Mobility Solutions for Port Logistics In major ports around the world, there is a growing need for autonomous goods handling, the vehicles in the ports, which are operated around the clock and have largely been manually operated. Building on their complementary portfolios within the cooperation, AI-enabled autonomous mobility company, Aidrivers, …

7th Edition of Sacyr iChallenges Open Innovation Program launched

7th Edition of Sacyr iChallenges Open Innovation Program launched Sacyr has launched the 7th edition of its open innovation program, Sacyr iChallenges. Sacyr iChallenges is an initiative for innovation, technology, and cooperation to converge to address two business challenges issued by Sacyr in partnership with the global innovation community. The program calls on innovation agents worldwide …

JCB starts construction of new $500m Manufacturing Plant in USA

JCB starts construction of new $500m Manufacturing Plant in USA WORK began yesterday on a new $500 million JCB factory in North America, the biggest-ever investment in the company’s history. The start of construction was signalled at an official ground-breaking ceremony at the site in San Antonio, Texas, where Alice Bamford, daughter of company Chairman …

DJI celebrates the first Drone Delivery Flight on Mount Everest

DJI celebrates the first Drone Delivery Flight on Mount Everest DJI has teamed up with Nepalese drone service company Airlift, video production company 8KRAW, and Nepalese certified mountain guide Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, to fly the world’s first successful delivery drone trials on Mount Everest (Mount Qomolangma). Completed in April, this historic milestone in aviation highlights …

Shell driving Green Hydrogen with Ceres Solid Oxide Electrolyser Module Contract

Shell driving Green Hydrogen with Ceres Solid Oxide Electrolyser Module Contract Ceres has been awarded a further contract for the second phase of its collaboration with Shell, to cooperate in the design of a solid oxide electrolyser module, for use in large-scale industrial applications such as synthetic fuels, ammonia and green steel. Ceres has been working …

Klas unveils TRX D16 Cloud Developer Server and Vehicle Data Logger

Klas unveils TRX D16 Cloud Developer Server and Vehicle Data Logger Klas, a global leader in rugged edge technology solutions, is proud to unveil its most advanced vehicle data logging solution yet – the TRX D16. This cutting-edge device combines high-performance computing (HPC) and storage into a single platform, revolutionizing ADAS/AD development and data logging for …

Xwatch is tackling Crush Risks of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

Xwatch is tackling Crush Risks of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Xwatch Safety Solutions part of Hexagon introduced an innovative safety system for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), a significant advancement for workplace safety in construction and maintenance. This cutting-edge technology is designed to enhance operational safety and prevent operator injuries, especially the risk of being crushed …

Raising Capital for Expansion in the Construction Industry

Raising Capital for Expansion in the Construction Industry The construction industry thrives on ambition, but growth demands significant financial muscle. From the initial cost of heavy machinery and securing skilled labour to everyday materials and permits, the expenses of scaling a construction business can quickly add up. Forward-thinking construction business owners leverage financing solutions to …

Ground-breaking Field Instrument enables Lava Flow Mapping

Ground-breaking Field Instrument enables Lava Flow Mapping Millions of people live near active volcanoes that are constantly monitored for signs of an impending eruption. When one occurs, scientists and governments rely on data to estimate the extent of the possible damage, informing evacuation plans and disaster response efforts. The nature of eruptions, unfortunately, means collecting …

Vögele SUPER 1900-5i Paver lays the perfect Noise-Reducing Surface Course

Vögele SUPER 1900-5i Paver lays the perfect Noise-Reducing Surface Course Traffic jams are an everyday occurrence on the A6 near Bern. The hard shoulder was repurposed in a scheme known as a PUN in order to improve the flow of traffic and reduce noise and environmental pollution in this heavily populated area. This means that, at peak …

Site-Safe Products and Innovative Access Solutions acquired by RoadSafe Traffic Systems

Site-Safe Products and Innovative Access Solutions acquired by RoadSafe Traffic Systems RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc., a leading provider of infrastructure services, announced today the acquisitions of Site-Safe Products, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary, Innovative Access Solutions, LLC, expanding its full-service work zone safety offerings across the U.S. Established in 2001, Site-Safe has grown from …

Next-Gen Materials with Direct Observation of Electron Transfer in Solids

Next-Gen Materials with Direct Observation of Electron Transfer in Solids Nanoscale electron transfer (ET) in solids is fundamental to the development of multifunctional materials. However, ET in solids is not yet clearly understood. Now, researchers from Japan achieved a direct observation of solid-state ET through X-ray crystal analysis by fabricating a novel double-walled non-covalent crystalline …

Econolite EOS Traffic Signal Software integrated into PTV Vissim

Econolite EOS Traffic Signal Software integrated into PTV Vissim As part of Umovity, PTV Group and Econolite announce a powerful new integration: Econolite’s next generation Advanced Traffic Controller (ATC) software, EOS, is now embedded in the leading traffic simulation software PTV Vissim. With the integration of one of the industry’s most potent ring-barrier controllers, users …

Revolutionising EU to Africa Bitumen Logistics with the ADR/RID Bitutainer™

Revolutionising EU to Africa Bitumen Logistics with the ADR/RID Bitutainer™ TEC Container Solutions has announced its ground-breaking work in the European bitumen market, achieved through the innovative use of the ADR/RID Bitutainer™. The project aimed to safely and efficiently transport large volumes of hot bitumen from EU refineries to South West Africa, and the ADR/RID Bitutainer™ played …

Catalysing Industrial Growth in Malawi

Catalysing Industrial Growth in Malawi In a bold step towards industrialisation, Malawi is set to witness the rise of the Magwero Industrial Park, a $300 million integrated industrial zone. This ambitious project is spearheaded by ARISE Integrated Industrial Platforms (ARISE IIP), a leading pan-African developer, in partnership with the Republic of Malawi and backed financially …

Aerogels could Cool Buildings and Protect from Electromagnetic Radiation

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Brewing Coffee helping to Understanding Turbulence in Pipes

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New ONEboard+ Control Board introduced by hofer powertrain

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Podfather deployed for Highways Groundworks by C P Dynes

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AENOR certifies Sacyr’s BIM Information Management System

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Another Plastic Recycling Loop closed with EcoCortec 

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Intel accelerates AI Everywhere at Computex 2024

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The Bailey Group of Companies in Canada acquired by Saint-Gobain

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Atomic Density Fluctuations in Silica Glass

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CDE encouraging Quarries to Uncover Buried Profits

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Volvo CE unveils Ground-breaking Innovations at Volvo Days 2024

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Chile’s Vertical Mines rely on rugged Atlas Copco Portable Air Compressors

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Canal del Dique in Colombia set for $835m restoration

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VolvoCE announces new Medium and Large Excavator Ranges

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New Concrete Sustainability App wins Tarmac Innovation Challenge

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Ensuring Social Sustainability in Construction Supply Chains

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DEVELON set for first appearance at the GaLaBau 2024 in Germany

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The Path to Greener Construction includes Accurate Machine Emissions Data

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Over 90 Machines and Innovations featured at Bobcat Demo Days 2024

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Ferrovial specifies Renewable Sourced Energy during Paris Metro Project

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Avoiding Electric Car Charging Queues with AI

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A Young Engineer shares his journey with Xwatch Safety Solutions

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Shaping the UK Safety Industry with the BSIF Pilot Scheme

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World of Concrete Asia to explore latest Technologies and Solutions

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VolvoCE driving Transformation with new facilities in South Korea and Sweden

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University of Utah announce crucial Geothermal Energy Milestone

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PERI announces Mabey Hire Acquisition

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Standout Features for a Safer and Efficient Compaction Roller

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Fluke FEV150 streamlines EV Charging Maintenance

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Are Biobased Building Materials less Sustainable than Concrete?

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Cemex US to Power Fleet in Southern California with Natural Gas

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Graco announces Pulse Asset for Simplified Fluid Management

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A Road Asset Lifecycle Management Long-Term Solution

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The Defense Contract Manufacturing Process Guide

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Turkish Mining Company Eti Maden opts for versatility with new Liebherr Crawler Dozers

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Competitive Sustainability in Construction is real and it’s accelerating

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New Sorting and Demolition Grapple range launched by Komatsu Europe

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OilQuick announces new Tiltrotor Grapple Modules

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Electric Haul Trucks trialled by Rio Tinto and BHP in Australia

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Snapmaker Celebrates Eight Years of Creativity and Innovation

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Mastering the Marshall Mix Design Method for Durable Pavements

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Transforming Industries at ARC Industry Leadership Forum Asia 2024

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Trelleborg Tyres spotlighted top-of-the-line Construction Tyres at ScotPlant

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Proplant and Yanmar CE celebrate their 10 year partnership

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New Cat Hydraulic Excavator Connecting CW Couplers

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Superior wins Industrial Capital Project of the Year Award

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XenomatiX shines bright at Geospatial World Excellence Awards 2024

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PureVacSpout allows Clean Powder Filling without Residue or Contamination 

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Lessons the Construction Industry can learn from Retail Logistics

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Ferrovial wins $1.2B Infrastructure Contracts in the US and Canada

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Effective Asset Disposal for Highway Contractors to Maximise Returns

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Power Supply issues responsible for most EV Charger Maintenance Callouts

Power Supply issues responsible for most EV Charger Maintenance Callouts Techniche today announced the results of a study into why EV chargers break down, revealing that 30% of all charger breakdowns require an engineer visit to fix them. Problems with the power supply were the primary reason, responsible for 24% of engineer callouts. Payment terminals, …

Autobrains Liquid AI Software to be deployed in Chinese Electric Vehicles

Autobrains Liquid AI Software to be deployed in Chinese Electric Vehicles Autobrains, a disrupter in automotive artificial intelligence (AI) and Advanced Driver Safety Systems (ADAS), today announced their nomination, which will see Autobrains’ innovative software, Liquid AI, deployed in a new line of vehicles developed by a leading Chinese Electric Vehicle manufacturer. Production of these …

Humanetics celebrates 30 Years of Manufacturing Anthropomorphic Test Devices

Humanetics celebrates 30 Years of Manufacturing Anthropomorphic Test Devices Humanetics, the world’s premier manufacturer of anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs) – commonly known as crash test dummies – is proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary of operations in Erie County, Ohio, and its 15th year in Huron, Ohio. Humanetics’ origins trace back to the 1950s, when Samuel …

Innovations in Electric Vehicle Design and Performance

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Inspiring the Next Generation with the mBot2 Educational Robot Kit

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Imperial using Lower Emission Technology for Oil Production

Imperial using Lower Emission Technology for Oil Production Imperial today announced its Grand Rapids oil sands project has started production at Cold Lake, marking the first commercial deployment of the recovery technology that uses less steam to lower emissions intensity. The project, located at Imperial’s Cold Lake operating site, is expected to reduce greenhouse gas …

Granite wins $89m subcontract for Airside Transformation Program in Houston

Granite wins $89m subcontract for Airside Transformation Program in Houston Granite is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an $89 million subcontract by United Airlines and Manhattan Construction as part of the overall United Airlines Terminal B Airside Transformation program, a $2 billion initiative funded by United Airlines and the City of Houston (Houston …

Improving Road Safety with Digital Evidence

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Single-Board Plug-and-Play Gate Drivers for Renewable Energy Installations

Single-Board Plug-and-Play Gate Drivers for Renewable Energy Installations Power Integrations, the leader in gate driver technology for medium- and high-voltage inverter applications, today announced the launch of the SCALE-iFlex™ XLT family of dual-channel plug-and-play gate drivers for operation of single LV100 (Mitsubishi), XHP™ 2 (Infineon), HPnC (Fuji Electric) and equivalent semiconductor modules up to 2300 V blocking …

iGUIDE immersive 2D and 3D Drawing Packages released

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Intelligent Power Management company Exertherm acquired by Eaton

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The Comprehensive Role of Board Portals for Successful Meetings

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Extracting Rare Earth Elements from old Coal Mines

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Eaton announces Higher Power Electric Vehicle Fuses at ACT Expo

Eaton announces Higher Power Electric Vehicle Fuses at ACT Expo Intelligent power management company Eaton today announced it is now offering a portfolio of fuses for commercial electrified vehicles (EVs). Eaton Bussmann series fuses can handle up to 1,400 amps and 900 volts and can be tailored to customer specifications. Eaton can increase current capability …

Accelera launches Commercial Vehicle Hydrogen and Electric Solutions at ACT Expo

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Range Energy and Dot Transportation launch Electric-Powered Trailer Pilot

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Blue Bird Electric Step Van unveiled at ACT Expo

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BAE and Eaton showcase Electric Drive Technology in Commercial Truck demo

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Volvo unveils first-ever production ready Autonomous Truck at ACT Expo

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Teledyne FLIR updates AI-Enabled Neutrino Ground ISR Imaging Module

Teledyne FLIR updates AI-Enabled Neutrino Ground ISR Imaging Module Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, today announced the next mid-wave infrared (MWIR) Neutrino Ground ISR imaging module. The new ITAR-free Neutrino SX8-ISR 35-700 model with 1280×1024 resolution combines Teledyne FLIR’s world-class MWIR camera module and continuous zoom (CZ) lens for integrators developing intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) …

Demystifying the Environmental Impact and Sustainability of Asphalt Plants

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Exploring the Science of Measurement on World Metrology Day

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Trimble to showcase Surveying Solutions at DCW and GeoBusiness

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Italian Concrete Sector celebrates optimism and investment after GIC 2024

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Volvo Masters 2024 crowns its best Volvo Technician Winners

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B2W Customer Innovation Award Winners announced by Trimble

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Liebherr’s new Online Used Equipment Platform powered by Krank

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Harness the future mobility at the Unconference Mobility Camp

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Enter the JCB Tracked Excavator Operator Competition

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AtkinsRéalis takes on I-75 Interchange in Florida to Transform Traffic

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Metso announces diesel-electric Lokotrack EC Crusher Range

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Volvo Construction Equipment leading Sustainable Change

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DANNAR High-Power Bi-Directional Solutions set for ACT Expo 2024

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PlusVision brings Deep Neural Network AI Perception to Next-Generation Vehicles

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Voltpost debuts Lamppost design for Electric Vehicle Charging

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Bentley Systems and Worldsensing to integrate Topcon GNSS Technology

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5 Common Safety Issues in Warehouses and How to Solve Them

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Lima to get new $3.4 billion Peripheral Ring Road

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Marlborough Highways celebrates Term Contract with the Royal Borough of Greenwich

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Veriforce CHAS launches Verified Social Sustainability Assessment Solution

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Trelleborg Brawler Solid Tires tackle the Recycling Industry

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Develon announces new DX140RDM-7 Demolition Excavator

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Maeda enters partnership with Trackunit ahead of Intermat debut

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Qatar Free Zones Authority and Autonomous e-Mobility Forum foster EV Technology

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CASE to showcase their Electric Future at Hillhead 2024

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New digital platform created for Liebherr used machinery

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Autocraft to accelerate international EV growth strategy with £24m in finance

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Esri ArcGIS Basemaps now integrated into Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD

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Graco announces new TruMix XT Variable-Ratio Paint Mixing System

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Fluor starts Mining operations at Gold Fields’ Salares Norte Project in Chile

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Holder Resources commits to Mining expansion in Guyana

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Saint-Gobain to acquire Metal Building Solutions company in Canada

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Aggregate Industries adds 21 HD Hyundai Wheel Loaders to its fleet

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Caterpillar VisionLink now available for Cat PM600 and PM800 Series Cold Planers

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Cat updates PM300 Cold Planer Series

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KfW IPEX-Bank financing EV charging infrastructure for VINCI Concessions

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Removing Odorous VOCs with a new Eco-Friendly Process

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The Role of Base Camps in Highway Construction Success

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Humanoid AI Robotics set to work alongside humans

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Iteris ClearGuide a new Probe Data-Based Solution to improve Signal Performance

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Iteris wins $3m Texas DoT Contract for Smart Mobility and Intelligence

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National Highways names finalists in Road Hazard Innovation Competition

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PAWR Program expands AERPAW Drone Network Testbed

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Bentley Systems calls for Nominations for 2024 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure

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Sandvik Hybrid Recycling Solution the Sustainable choice for Stuart Partners

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Updated Komatsu PC88MR-11 Midi Excavator set for Intermat 2024

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New 100 percent Silane Penetrating Water Repellent protects Concrete Surfaces

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GHH Mining and Tunnelling Machines now available in Türkiye and beyond

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Innovate UK announce Collaborative Research and Development Competition Winners

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Komatsu celebrates over 700 FrontRunner Autonomous Haulers in Operation

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Bobcat launches new Rotary Telehandlers for EMEA Markets

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Ribblesdale Cement Works taking part in Hydrogen Fuel Feasibility Study

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Metso innovations on show for the Aggregates Industry at AGG1 2024

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New Truck front design saves lives to reduce fatal collisions

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Solinftec launches new Solix Sprayer Robot

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engcon launches DC3 Control System to make Tiltrotators more compatible

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Liebherr commissions new Manufacturing Assembly Hall for Electric Wheel Loaders

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Ferrovial makes Strategic Investment into India’s Toll Road Sector

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Cemex upgraded to Investment Grade by Standard & Poor’s

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Aeva 4D LiDAR selected for Automated Power Line Inspection in South Korea

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Partnership accelerating Global Deployment of Level 4 Autonomous Trucks

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Iteris wins Ventura County Transportation Commission Mobility SaaS Contract

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DEVELON innovations on show at Canada’s largest Equipment Trade Show

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Morris Leslie Plant Hire kicks off 50th birthday celebrations with £68m JCB order

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Flow Boy acquired by Bergkamp

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Komatsu Proof-of-Concept Electric Forklift powered by Sodium-Ion Batteries

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Legendary Peterbilt Model 589 now includes 72-Inch Sleeper version

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FLIR Acoustic Imagers detect Compressed Air Leaks and Quantify Gas Leaks

FLIR Acoustic Imagers detect Compressed Air Leaks and Quantify Gas Leaks FLIR, a Teledyne Technologies company, today announced the expansion of its versatile Si-Series of acoustic imaging cameras with three models in the new Si2 family, designed for detecting compressed air leaks, specialty gas leaks, mechanical faults, and partial discharges: the Si2-Pro, Si2-LD, and Si2-PD. The Si2-Series offers industrial-grade …

Ubirider secures $1.95m in Funding to Expand Globally

Ubirider secures $1.95m in Funding to Expand Globally Ubirider, a mobility fintech company and creator of Ubirider Platform, a digital platform for transport providers, riders and cities that helps move people, information and payments seamlessly, today announced that it has closed a seed round of funding co-lead by Techtree Investments, an investment vehicle from CTT …

Crafting Sustainable Cities through the Eco-Metropolis Model

Crafting Sustainable Cities through the Eco-Metropolis Model In the bustling world of urban development, a ground-breaking paradigm is making waves, promising to redefine our cities’ futures. This new approach, known as the eco-metropolis model, is not just a buzzword; it’s a revolutionary strategy that merges the best of innovation economics and ecological conservation, creating a …

Yanmar CE expands in Scotland with Field and Forest Dealership

Yanmar CE expands in Scotland with Field and Forest Dealership Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has announced the appointment of Field and Forest as its dealer for central Scotland. This partnership, effective since January, promises to expand Scottish customers’ access to Yanmar CE’s extensive product range and service support. Field and Forest’s territory stretches from the …

Komatsu awarded 21st Corporate Philanthropy Award

Komatsu awarded 21st Corpor