The hidden strength of carbon reinforcements in bridge construction The catastrophic failure of Genoa’s Morandi bridge in August has only served to highlight how ageing bridge structures must have a maintenance regime that can ensure the safety ...

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VolvoCE's Eskilstuna site drives towards innovation and sustainability Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has announced 16 MSEK of investments at its Eskilstuna site in Sweden, including an arena for customer demonstrations of electric and ...

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Besblock ends up sponsoring disabled cricket team thanks to a chance haircut Award-winning concrete block manufacturer Besblock has signed a sponsorship deal with Shropshire Disabled Cricket Team after a chance meeting in a barber shop. Besblock ...

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ALE expertise reduces disruption during I-95 bridge installation Connecticut Due to it reaching the end of its natural lifespan, the Connecticut Department of Transport (DoT) needed to replace I-95 bridgework that had stood since 1958. At the sa ...

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How autonomous are Autonomous Vehicles? Car autonomy and Autonomous Vehicles are one of the hottest – if not the hottest – automotive trends of late. Many people doubted the feasibility of such a technology, but it is no longer a figment of anyo ...

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VolvoCE gives Nibulon a lift turning grain transportation into plain sailing VolvoCE and Volvo Penta are helping Ukrainian grain exporter Nibulon to make waterways suitable for cargo transportation and relieve pressure from public roads. Nibulon ...

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Aldimak in Spain takes on Terex Trucks dealership Spain is leading the way on eurozone growth with the country’s construction activity rebounding after several tough years following the global economic crisis. With increased foreign investment a ...

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JCB launches a new range of innovate Power Tools JCB Tools - an official licensee of construction equipment manufacturer JCB - has launched a new range of trade-quality power and hand tools. The experienced engineering team at JCB has worked clo ...

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Highways England's winning formula on track to tackle F1 traffic With a crowd of more than 340,000 spectators and more than 125,000 vehicles heading to the Formula 1 British Grand Prix this weekend, Highways England has come up with a winning fo ...

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HSE clamps down on Welding Fume Control in the UK Businesses that undertake any form of welding activity are being alerted to a tightening of health and safety  around Welding Fume Control law that may have escaped them, but which necessitates a ...

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StreetLight Data expands accurate traffic counts to Canada StreetLight Data, Inc, the leader in Big Data analytics for mobility has launched Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) metrics for Canada on the StreetLight InSight® platform. Providing t ...

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Abu Dhabi Roads Infrastructure - Connecting Cultures and Enabling Economies From having no paved streets to building some of the world’s best, most modern, fully integrated and sustainable road networks and infrastructure, Abu Dhabi has undergon ...

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Rio Tinto showcases its rare red and pink diamonds at exclusive mine site preview Rio Tinto has unveiled its annual showcase of the world’s rarest pink and red diamonds in an exclusive preview at the Argyle mine site in the east Kimberley region ...

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John Deere Construction and Forestry build new training facility in Illinois John Deere recently completed the construction of a 7,500 square foot facility in Coal Valley, Illinois to better meet internal training demands of their John Deere Con ...

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The role of parking tech in the future of transport Rob Brown is the co-founder of parking app Kerb and a keynote speaker and ‘future of parking’ commentator focused on the #futureoftransport and how technology can help improve urban mobility, a ...

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Recycled plastic will save the environment by creating a pollution free Hydrogen Society A new vision is looking to tackle the world's problem of unrecyclable plastic and turn it into a solution - aiming to ‘turn off the plastic tap into the oce ...

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AfDB 5 priorities are making a vital contribution to Africa's integration The African Development Bank (AfDB) is delivering on its ambitious goals and making positive progress in achieving their development and operational targets. This is accor ...

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World Bank supports Rajasthan state highway network with $250m The Government of India, Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank today signed a US$250 million loan agreement for the Rajasthan State Highways Development Program II Project to bu ...

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Czech Republic public transport in the city of Plzeň supported by the EIB The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €50m (some CZK 1.25bn) to Plzeňské městké dopravní podniky (PMDP), a public transport provider in the Czech city of Plzeň. Th ...

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ADF supports Eastern Corridor Development Programme in Ghana with $81.7m loan The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved an $81.67 million loan to co-finance sections of the 695-km Eastern Corridor Development Road Programme in Ghana, linki ...

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UNOPS highlights landlocked developing countries need better infrastructure A new UNOPS report highlights the critical role of infrastructure in helping landlocked developing countries combat development challenges, and offers potential solution ...

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Ukraine modernizing City of Kyiv Public Transport with help from IFC and World Bank IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Kyiv City State Administration have agreed to work together to support the sustainable development of its mass rap ...

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ADB supports Bus Rapid Transit System in Karachi to improve public transport The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $235 million loan to help develop a bus rapid transit (BRT) system with innovative energy and climate resilience feature ...

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PolyBitumens invests in first UK road legal mobile storage bitumen tank PolyBitumens has taken delivery of the first ‘Road Legal’ Mobile Storage Tank in the UK, which will enable the storage of Bitumen Emulsion at remote sites around the country ...

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Innovative Highways England road signs go multilingual Electronic message signs have gone all multilingual in a ground-breaking initiative to improve roadworks information for lorry drivers. Highways England has started giving roadworks informat ...

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Glasgow schools aiming to lower Scotland's vehicle pollution Schools near Glasgow have been monitoring air quality as part of a project aiming to reduce the levels of pollution emitted by vehicles as they drop off and collect children. The proje ...

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EU commits to boosting economy by investing in efficient transport On Monday 8 July at the seat of the European institutions in Madrid, the European Commission, European Investment Bank (EIB) and Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) explained one ...

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SENNEBOGEN demolition excavator 830 E opens up Regensburg Ten years of standing vacant is enough long enough and now finally Metz Erdbau GmbH has been given the popular task of tearing down what was left standing of the old fortress that was the ...

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InTouch's SmartWater product featured in House of Commons debate MPs in the House of Commons debated the use of smart city technology, as 5G prepares to roll out across the UK. Lancashire-based InTouch Ltd's SmartWater work was highlighted in th ...

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Manitou MD takes seat on Construction Equipment Association Management Council Following the Construction Equipment Association (CEA) AGM at Plantworx Construction Exhibition, Chief Executive, Rob Oliver, announced a new member of the Management ...

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