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Williams Advanced Engineering helps JCB secure Tractor Speed World Record

Williams Advanced Engineering helps JCB secure Tractor Speed World Record Williams Advanced Engineering has worked as an important part of a project team to support JCB’s World Record attempt to build the World’s Fastest tractor. Using its expertise in aerodynamics, Williams Advanced Engineering’s brief was to maximise the aerodynamic performance of the tractor, without compromising …

Intelligent Compaction is the key to long-lasting, durable surfaces

Intelligent Compaction is the key to long-lasting, durable surfaces In the realm of road construction, compaction is considered one of the most important processes in pavement and roadway surface construction. It is necessary in order to attain high quality and uniformity of pavement materials, which in turn better ensures the long-lasting performance of the road. …

A Volvo Active Care subscription is the best decision for your machine

A Volvo Active Care subscription is the best decision for your machine When maintaining high performance levels are critical to your job site, a Volvo Active Care subscription could be the key. Volvo Active Care is a machine monitoring service partnered with Volvo’s unique CareTrack telematics system, which takes the hassle out of fleet management. …

Hyundai CE reveals all-new look for A-series Wheel Loaders and Excavators

Hyundai CE reveals all-new look for A-series Wheel Loaders and Excavators During Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe’s (HCEE) annual dealer conference, at the European headquarters, a brand-new look for the A-series machines was revealed by the HCEE management team. The new Stage V compliant A-series machines, which includes wheel loaders and excavators, will now adopt a …

Digital Catapult weather monitoring system helping Bloodhound break the land speed record

Digital Catapult weather monitoring system helping Bloodhound break the land speed record Digital Catapult, the UK’s leading agency for the early adoption of advanced digital technologies, has built an advanced weather monitoring system using IoT (Internet of Things) and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The innovative system will be used by the Bloodhound Project during testing …

Wirtgen Autopilot 2.0 speeds up Concrete Paving Projects

Wirtgen Autopilot 2.0 speeds up Concrete Paving Projects A concrete contractor from Virginia is one of the first companies in North America to upgrade to the new Wirtgen AutoPilot 2.0 for stringless concrete paving. Talley & Armstrong, Inc., based in Henrico, Virginia, had already equipped its Wirtgen slipform paver SP 15i with the first version …

Rio Tinto partnership receives accreditation for Australian-first qualification in Remote Operation

Rio Tinto partnership receives accreditation for Australian-first qualification in Remote Operation Current and future workers in the resources industry will be able to gain formal qualifications in remote operations for the first time following a partnership between Rio Tinto, the Western Australian Government and South Metropolitan TAFE. A Certificate IV in Autonomous Control and Remote …

DOKA Smart Tools making construction more economic

DOKA Smart Tools making construction more economic DOKA Smart Tools enable more efficiency and more productivity, while working at ever-increasing speeds with no loss of precision. These are the challenges that construction companies face today along with planning and execution, which are becoming increasingly complex. To address these challenges, the construction industry is progressively integrating …

Miles Macadam resurfaces England’s oldest and largest Salt Mine

Miles Macadam resurfaces England’s oldest and largest Salt Mine North West based specialist surfacing company, Miles Macadam has completed resurfacing works at Winsford rock salt mine – Britain’s oldest and largest working mine, which produces around 80% of the UK’s road salt. Miles Macadam completed works for Compass Minerals to resurface the main loading area …

ATG Access revolutionary Bridge Protection System delivers safety and security

ATG Access revolutionary Bridge Protection System delivers safety and security An innovative bridge protection system, which can withstand the force of a 7,500kg truck travelling at 30mph, is now available to protect pedestrians from vehicle ramming attacks. The Bridge Protection System has been developed by ATG Access, the world’s leading innovator of road blockers, bollards and …

Wrekin innovative ClickLift saves time and disruption for manhole cover re-installations

Wrekin innovative ClickLift saves time and disruption for manhole cover re-installations LEADING designer, manufacturer and supplier of specialist products for the civil engineering industry Wrekin Products has created ClickLift ™ – an innovative product that saves new build developers and ground workers time and money. It’s common practice for manhole covers to be installed in …

Yotta’s Horizons to deliver Highways Asset performance reporting and valuation for Kent CC

Yotta’s Horizons to deliver Highways Asset performance reporting and valuation for Kent CC Yotta has announced it is delivering its visualised highways asset management software solution, Horizons and supporting services to Kent County Council. The announcement follows on from Yotta ‘s involvement in a successful bid for tender led by specialist highway surveying company, Ginger …

New Level Best Grade Controls for John Deere skid steers and compact track loaders

New Level Best Grade Controls for John Deere skid steers and compact track loaders Helping compact equipment operators improve productivity and machine versatility, John Deere is pleased to add three new models, the PD-72 inch (1,829 mm), PD-84 inch (2,134 mm) and PD-96 inch (2,438 mm), to its referral attachments line from the leading manufacturer …

Artificial Intelligence will shape the future of Transportation and Fleet Management

Artificial Intelligence will shape the future of Transportation and Fleet Management Fleet management is one of the areas that AI is disrupting. The growing need to put driver safety first without compromising cost or efficiency has led to the adoption of smart fleet management systems. For the average driver, the presence of AI can be …

South China Connected Auto and Smart Transport Expo – Castex 2020 announced

South China Connected Auto and Smart Transport Expo – Castex 2020 announced Today, at the Organizers Strategic Cooperation Agreement Signing Ceremony in Guangzhou, China, after months of intense preparations, the organization of CASTex 2020 (South China Connected Auto and Smart Transport Expo) was officially launched. Aiming to promote the development of connected automobile and intelligent …

Orca Hub unveils AI and robotics research for offshore infrastructure work

Orca Hub unveils AI and robotics research for offshore infrastructure work A consortium of five universities, working with 35 industrial and innovation partners, has unveiled the latest results from its multimillion-pound Orca Hub (Offshore Robotics for the Certification of Assets) robotics research collaboration. The largest academic centre in the world for research into robotics technology …

New Cat D5 Dozer delivers next gen performance and productivity-boosting tech

New Cat D5 Dozer delivers next gen performance and productivity-boosting tech The new Cat D5 Dozer offers superior performance and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features to help you get the most from your bulldozer. Nimble and responsive, it has power for dozing and finesse for grading. A fully automatic transmission gives you seamless …

German tree farm putting Volvo’s first electric compact wheel loader to the test

German tree farm putting Volvo’s first electric compact wheel loader to the test Leick Baumschulen is testing the first L25 Electric compact wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment, finding it to be a quiet, emission-free and easy-to-maintain addition to the tree farm and landscaping company’s fleet. Based 30 minutes from the Volvo CE factory in …