Self-Driving Cranes will be a reality thanks to Crane Operations Experts SMIE SMIE has entered the race to create automated self-driving crane technologies using ProSITE, their acclaimed anti-collision and jobsite monitoring system. In a series ...

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VolvoCE exploring the potential for 5G in construction In a global first, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is among a small number of pioneering companies trialling 5G mobile connectivity. With the program set to make a big impact on cons ...

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Harrisburg, USA trials Telensa connected Streetlight Smart City technologies Telensa, a world leader in Smart Street Lighting and Smart City data applications, today announced that it is working with the City of Harrisburg to trial smart city te ...

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Young UK Professionals urge next generation to share their vision for infrastructure The UK National Infrastructure Commission’s Young Professionals Panel (YPP) today invite young people to share their vision for the future of infrastructure in ...

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Road Dryer introduces new Eastern Canadian dealers As part of its expanding sales force, Road Dryer, LLC, has added new authorized dealers for provinces in Eastern Canada. Montreal Tracteur/Montreal Tractor (MTI) and its sister company Hot Mix ...

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Metso delivering comminution and material handling equipment in Chile Metso has been awarded with an order to supply crushing, comminution and material handling equipment for the first stage of Codelco's El Teniente copper mine expansion project ...

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Peterbilt features Electric Trucks at ACT Expo in California Peterbilt Motors Company will display its electric vehicle lineup this week at ACT Expo in Long Beach, California. The Peterbilt booth #1934 will feature a Model 220EV, a Model 520EV a ...

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Bergkamp FP5 Flameless Pothole Patcher upgraded with Pivot Tack System Tack that is sprayed into potholes to increase adhesion within a patch can also adhere to your equipment hoses. In addition, the hoses can present jobsite tripping hazards. T ...

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Romanian NBG demands maximum durability from Hitachi excavators A Hitachi ZX300LC-6 medium excavator is helping NBG, a Romanian supplier of high-quality aggregates to dredge materials for use in concrete production from the Argeş River, 30km wes ...

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TRL looks at driver distraction and if it is time to update our evidence base The Chief Executive of Highways England recently expressed concerns about the safety of in-car touchscreens and the potential for distracting drivers. This is a concer ...

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Haver and Boecker Niagara brand expands global mineral processing presence Haver & Boecker has established its global brand Haver & Boecker Niagara to combine the engineering expertise and product portfolios of its three mineral processi ...

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John Deere announces Connected Support for Construction and Forestry Equipment Designed to improve customer service and machine monitoring, John Deere announces the new John Deere Connected Support™. Enabled through the JDLink™ tel ...

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Which countries are investing the most in construction? Around the world, business is booming for the construction industry. Not only are countries looking to house an ever-growing population, but they are also looking to compete on a global sca ...

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WPI praise exceptional Volvo Pavers and faultless SMT GB support Joint Managing Director, Steven Igoe, of Middlewich based WPI Group praises the aftersales support "can do" attitude provided by Volvo Construction Equipment’s distributor, SMT GB. ...

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Understanding the Future of Shared Mobility The global centre for innovation in transport and mobility solutions, TRL, is working on projects designed to tackle the questions around shared mobility. Societal factors such as commercial, economic ...

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Coastal drivers see the benefits of SolarLite road safety scheme in Guernsey The number of drivers feeling safe travelling along two of Guernsey’s key roads has more than doubled following the installation of solar powered road studs. In respons ...

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Sweco looks at reusing energy to reduce carbon emissions Energy production is a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions. We can reduce these emissions by using energy in smarter ways and reusing excess energy. In a new report, Sweco anal ...

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VTT develops highly fire retardant coating from biomaterials A spray- or brush-applied fire retardant coating made from nanocellulose is well suited for improving the fire properties of wood-based materials. It reduces the access of oxygen to th ...

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City regeneration to drive UK investment and infrastructure UK High Streets have reached a ‘tipping point’. That was the view of a recently published parliamentary inquiry report on UK high streets. The shift to online sales (now accounting for ...

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JCB Finance has one billion reasons to celebrate One of the biggest lenders to the construction and agricultural industry in the UK, JCB Finance, is celebrating the milestone news that total lending has reached an all-time high. For the first ti ...

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Volvo Construction Equipment sales up 15% in the first quarter Growth in most major markets helped Volvo Construction Equipment deliver a solid first financial quarter 2019, with sales up 15% and profitability up 26%. Stable market conditions in ...

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TE Connectivity to showcase latest products and technology at Battery Show Europe TE Connectivity (TE), a leader in connectivity and sensors, will showcase the latest innovations from its end-to-end power distribution, battery control and connec ...

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Plant Hire UK orders £17m JCB Loadall and Excavator Fleet JCB has secured a major deal with Plant Hire UK for new fleets of Loadalls and compact excavators worth almost £17 million. The deal will see the leading UK hirer strengthen its construct ...

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Franki Africa's expertise is bridging communities in Botswana A magnificent bridge over the Okavango River in the Mohembo Village area which is being piled by Keller’s Franki Africa for main contractor Itinera/Cimolai JV is a shining example of ...

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Holmes Sand and Ballast bag two new Volvo L150Hs Loading Shovels Holmes Sand & Ballast Ltd have taken delivery of two new Volvo L150H loading shovels for its Masters Quarry sand pit near Wareham in Dorset. The two new 25-tonne loading shovel ...

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ULEZ scheme set to favour motorcycles in London A survey of 1,000 Londoners to find out if they will make any changes due to the new regulations being introduced for the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) found that 82.1% of Londoners have, or have ...

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Advanced Construction Robotics announces their 2nd autonomous construction robot Last Wednesday morning at Bauma, the world’s leading construction machinery trade fair, Advanced Construction Robotics (ACR) announced to an international audience ...

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ALE adapts Manitowoc Crane to speed up wind farm project in Argentina ALE has utilised its innovative methods to adapt a crawler crane, Manitowoc 18000, with SPMTs to significantly reduce the schedule for the Loma Blanca wind farm project in Arg ...

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Measuring runway friction before and after shotblasting at San Antonio Airport When planes land at airports, small amounts of rubber wear off the tires leaving a rubber residue behind on the runway. Rubber build-up on the pavement causes a loss ...

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ABB new digital application optimises dry bulk material handling for stockyard operations New ABB Ability Stockyard Management System enables fully integrated collaborative operation by connecting all available information and process data to op ...

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