Volvo Construction and SDLG consolidating Excavator lines for the China Market Volvo Construction Equipment and Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery (SDLG) will further extend its cooperation to accelerate the profitable growth journey. As of ...

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Dassault Systèmes enables Renault to experiment with Electric Delivery Van Dassault Systèmes announced that the in-house LCI (Cooperative Innovation Laboratory) of Groupe Renault used the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to transform its innovation process ...

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Renault experiments with innovative EZ-FLEX delivery vehicle Renault EZ-FLEX is a compact and manoeuvrable vehicle designed to move seamlessly throughout cities. It provides an optimal footprint in relation to its load space: the length (3.86 m) ...

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M62 Motorway upgrade to speed up journeys enters the latest phase A major project to provide quicker and more reliable journeys for drivers on the M62 near Warrington will enter its latest phase early next month. Contractors for Highways England ...

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RSTA and PwC predict £50bn Council funding black hole for road maintenance Predictions that councils in England could face a funding black hole of over £50bn over the next six years would see even less being spent on local road maintenance as co ...

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Leica mobile-device app creates complete ecosystem with smallest imaging laser scanner Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, today announced the Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 laser scanning mobile-device app now works in conjunction with the Leica BLK360 ...

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PLANTWORX featuring the Get SET (Skills, Employment and Training) Zone New for Plantworx 2019 (11-13 June East of England Arena Peterborough) is the Get SET Zone, located in the indoor arena, which is designed to help visitors and exhibitors exp ...

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Clarkson takes to the helm at Triton Construction Triton Construction has announced that regional construction heavyweight Paul Clarkson has been appointed Managing Director to head up the business based in Yorkshire and the North West. Clarkson ...

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Network Rail's abseiling teams working to protect railway cutting from rockfalls Specialist abseiling teams are protecting a section of Victorian-built railway in Warwickshire to prevent delays caused by rockfalls. Network Rail is investing £6m ...

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Ohio to host the pipeline construction auction of the year on June 27 and 28 Events like this happen once a year, at most. On June 27 – 28, 2019, the world's largest industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros. will sell more than 120 pipelayers and othe ...

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Electric Quarry site wins Volvo Technology Award Volvo CE’s Electric Quarry Site solution involved the development of an all-new concept of an autonomous, battery electric, load carrier. The prototype machine, HX02, was just one element of an el ...

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Telensa lighting up the Port of Tyne with their Smart Outdoor Lighting Solution Telensa, one of the leading providers of connected lighting and smart city data applications, has announced that its Smart Outdoor Lighting controls are being deploy ...

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Brokk expands demolition machine business with new demo and Service Centre Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of the remote-controlled demolition machine, has opened the doors to its new Demonstration and Service Centre in St. Joseph, Misso ...

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TRL leads the charge with World's first consumer trials of Electric Vehicles The global centre for innovation in transport, TRL, has announced the results of its latest ground-breaking research, the Consumers, Vehicles and Energy Integration (CV ...

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Nokian launches Ground Kare excavator and backhoe tyres for roads and railways In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal for all purposes, which is why Nokian Tyres now offers a full range of tires, including the Nokian Gro ...

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Network Rail seeks traffic management partner for digital railway transformation Network Rail has launched the third procurement in its major digital railway transformation programme on the East Coast Main Line (ECML). The company is seeking a t ...

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Volvo taking on our electric future, both on and off-road The path to full electromobility begins in our cities. Here Anna Thordén, Product Manager, Electromobility, for Volvo Trucks explains how buses, trucks – and now construction machines – a ...

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Hardstaff Barriers expanding their fork-truck fleet with Hyundai Award winning Acclaim Handling, headquartered in Purfleet in Essex has recently completed a deal with leading Nottingham based security barrier manufacturer, Hardstaff Barriers, fo ...

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Hackney Wick station wins prestigious ICE Design Award The re-developed Hackney Wick station has won a prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) London award ahead of a strong group of other shortlisted projects. The station, which reopened ...

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Canadian Construction Industry to reach US$304.6 billion in 2023 The Canadian Construction Industry output value was estimated to be US$291.2bn in 2018. This is expected to grow to US$304.6bn in 2023 (measured at constant 2017 US dollar exchange ...

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Vermeer Equipment offering free US Compost Council membership Vermeer Corporation and the US Composting Council (USCC) are teaming up to give organic waste recycling companies in the US a complimentary one-year membership with the purchase of a ...

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Dundee University goes green with an Alumasc CO² neutralising roof One of the busiest buildings at the University of Dundee was able to benefit from a complete replacement of its waterproof roofing with Alumasc Derbigum Olivine roofing membranes ...

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Nasco Load Indicators debuts their One Stop Shop Demo Machine at Plantworx Essex based Nasco Load Indicators is the brainchild of Managing Director Neil Smith who has over 30 years of experience in the business. The company which has developed a ...

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National Audit Office reports on the A303 and Stonehenge Tunnel The Amesbury and Berwick Down project – which involves building a tunnel beneath the Stonehenge World Heritage Site – is at an early stage but there are risks and uncertainty around ...

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Kier launches Mental Health video series to support construction workers A video mini-series has been launched by Kier Highways in a bid to break down the barriers associated with talking about mental health issues. Motorways and highways are a ...

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JCB X Series Excavators headed to the beach for the Red Bull Quicksand races A pair of hardworking JCB machines, the workhorses of the construction world, soaked up the summer sun on the beach, but it’s very much a busman’s holiday as the giant ...

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Four ways operator training can lower total cost of ownership Operators have a huge influence on total cost of ownership (TCO). Customers who invest in their people will reap enormous financial rewards in the long term as they help them to bring ...

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Fleet services giant leading way on Highways England Passport scheme A nationwide commercial vehicle provider has reached a significant milestone as part of its commitment to road safety as Go Plant Fleet Services has now put more than 200 of it ...

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Construction begins on £12.5m village outside Stonehaven in Scotland Construction has begun on 91 homes at Mackie Village on Ury Estate in Stonehaven, Scotland, by FMR Construction for Hillcrest Housing Association. Local stakeholders including ...

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Power Grids are a significant target for Hackers Imagine this apocalyptical scenario: lights in your city go out, networks go dark, public transport stops. Suddenly, everything shuts down because hackers have targeted the power grids. Sounds sca ...

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