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Cold-in-place recycling additive system allows milling and paving a roadway in a single process

Cold-in-place recycling additive system allows milling and paving a roadway in a single process
Cold-in-place recycling additive system allows milling and paving a roadway in a single process The Roadtec CIR Additive System is used in the cold-in-place recycling of asphalt pavement in the repair and rehabilitation of asphalt-paved roads. The system is used to transfer, measure, and inject eith...
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Doka’s Concremote concrete sensor technology crowned “Commercial Innovation of the year”

Doka's Concremote concrete sensor technology crowned
Doka’s Concremote concrete sensor technology crowned “Commercial Innovation of the year” Doka UK was awarded for the innovative concrete- sensor technology Concremote with this year’s Construction News Award. Concremote allows construction firms to digitally monitor their con...
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Trimble and Propeller Aero collaborate on unmanned aircraft for construction

Trimble and Propeller Aero collaborate on unmanned aircraft for construction
Trimble and Propeller Aero collaborate on unmanned aircraft for construction Trimble has announced it is collaborating with Propeller Aero to distribute its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) analytics platform. Propeller, based in Sydney and Denver, is a leader in the advanced collection, visualization...
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Summer’s coming! Keep the holiday traffic flowing smoothly with Clearview

Summer's coming! Keep the holiday traffic flowing smoothly with Clearview
Summer’s coming! Keep the holiday traffic flowing smoothly with Clearview The summer holiday season is almost upon us and with it the inevitable increase in traffic on the roads. Clearview Intelligence has the solutions to keep the traffic moving, minimise congestion, and driver frustration. H...
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First of its kind Machine Simulator Training at Hinkley Point C

First of its kind Machine Simulator Training at Hinkley Point C
First of its kind Machine Simulator Training at Hinkley Point C UK Plant Operators LTD have teamed up with Leica Geosystems and Kier Bam to test run a state of the art simulator based familiarisation course for Leica machine control and guidance at one of the largest construction projects in the UK....
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SafeZone permanent average Speed Enforcement System deployed across London

SafeZone permanent average Speed Enforcement System deployed across London
SafeZone permanent average Speed Enforcement System deployed across London Siemens, a global leader in traffic management technology, has recently completed the deployment of the UK’s largest, and busiest, permanent average speed enforcement system across London using its proven and award-winning Sa...
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INRIX and APCOA partner to provide the most comprehensive parking data in Europe

INRIX and APCOA partner to provide the most comprehensive parking data in Europe
INRIX and APCOA partner to provide the most comprehensive parking data in Europe INRIX the world leader in connected car services and movement analytics, and APCOA Parking Group, the largest European parking operator, today announced a major new partnership to exchange parking information. This new...
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INRIX powers the first on-street parking service in a connected car

INRIX powers the first on-street parking service in a connected car
INRIX powers the first on-street parking service in a connected car INRIX, the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics has announced the availability of its On-Street Parking service for the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. INRIX delivers the industry’s first real-time on-street p...
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Scotland’s M8 closure journey times monitored by Clearview Intelligence

Scotland's M8 closure journey times monitored by Clearview Intelligence
Scotland’s M8 closure journey times monitored by Clearview Intelligence As part of a significant upgrade to the Scottish motorway network Transport Scotland put in place a 10-week diversion on all M8/A8 approaches to the Baillieston interchange while they connected the newly built M8 motorway...
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Human free construction sites by 2050? Balfour Beatty imagines our digital future

Human free construction sites by 2050? Balfour Beatty imagines our digital future
Human free construction sites by 2050? Balfour Beatty imagines our digital future Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has published a paper – Innovation 2050: A Digital Future for the Infrastructure Industry – where the construction site of 2050 will be in stark contr...
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PHCo’s lo-density hot oil circulating heaters reduce operating costs, eliminate coking and carbonization

PHCo's lo-density hot oil circulating heaters reduce operating costs, eliminate coking and carbonization
PHCo’s lo-density hot oil circulating heaters reduce operating costs, eliminate coking and carbonization Process Heating Company’s (PHCo) lo-density hot oil circulating heater systems provide automatically controlled, even-temperature heat-transfer fluid. The systems offer unique benefit...
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The new Construction Simulator Deluxe edition for PC and Mac is out now!

The new Construction Simulator Deluxe edition for PC and Mac is out now!
The new Construction Simulator Deluxe edition for PC and Mac is out now! Astragon Entertainment and the weltenbauer developer team are going all out to delight construction simulation fans with the release of the Construction Simulator Deluxe Edition as well as the Construction Simulator 2015: Liebh...
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Austrian Doka Ventures starts with mobile 3D construction printing on an industrial scale

Austrian Doka Ventures starts with mobile 3D construction printing on an industrial scale
Austrian Doka Ventures starts with mobile 3D construction printing on an industrial scale Doka Ventures, a subsidiary of Austria’s Umdasch Group, is joining forces with inventor of deployable 3D construction printing Behrokh Khoshnevis. His company will start delivering the first series-ready...
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8 Free Geographic Information System (GIS) Readers

8 Free Geographic Information System (GIS) Readers
8 Free Geographic Information System (GIS) Readers The construction industry has been using Geographic information Systems for many years and in many countries is mandatory on Government projects. GIS are basically data about a project’s location, combined with and including features such as b...
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Mabey achieves BIM Level 2 Certification for Design and Construction

Mabey achieves BIM Level 2 Certification for Design and Construction
Mabey achieves BIM Level 2 Certification for Design and Construction Leading bridge and engineering services specialist Mabey today announces that its UK Hire business has achieved BIM Level 2 certification for Design and Construction. This certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI)...
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Geophysical Survey Systems introduces LineTrac™ XT to Detect AC Power and RF Energy in Conduits

Geophysical Survey Systems introduces LineTrac™ XT to Detect AC Power and RF Energy in Conduits
Geophysical Survey Systems introduces LineTrac™ XT to Detect AC Power and RF Energy in Conduits GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces the availability of LineTrac™ XT, an accessory to the StructureScan Mini XT. The combination of the StructureS...
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HARDT Global Mobility creates partnership with BAM for Europe’s first Hyperloop test facility

HARDT Global Mobility creates partnership with BAM for Europe’s first Hyperloop test facility
HARDT Global Mobility creates partnership with BAM for Europe’s first Hyperloop test facility Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 May 2017 – HARDT Global Mobility is forming a partnership with BAM. The aim of the Delft based start-up company is to create the first Hyperloop test facility in Europe in order...
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Balfour Beatty and West Sussex County Council trial drone technology for bridge inspections

Balfour Beatty and West Sussex County Council trial drone technology for bridge inspections
Balfour Beatty and West Sussex County Council trial drone technology for bridge inspections West Sussex County Council, in partnership with Balfour Beatty Living Places, has begun trialling the use of drones to inspect bridges across the county. Trials have so far been held at Swan Bridge in Pulboro...
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Successful Deep Soil Mixing trials lead to multi-million project on the Mersey Gateway Crossing 

Successful Deep Soil Mixing trials lead to multi-million project on the Mersey Gateway Crossing 
Successful Deep Soil Mixing trials lead to multi-million project on the Mersey Gateway Crossing Deep Soil Mixing Ltd has commenced work on the prestigious new Mersey Gateway project between Widnes and Runcorn in Cheshire for Merseylink CCJV. The work being undertaken by Deep Soil Mixing Ltd is the i...
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Briggs and Stratton Vanguard™ Transportguard® technology reduces potential engine damage

Briggs and Stratton Vanguard™ Transportguard® technology reduces potential engine damage
Briggs and Stratton Vanguard™ Transportguard® technology reduces potential engine damage Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power developed and patented the Vanguard™ TransportGuard® engine feature to prevent damage caused by oil and fuel dilution during transportation. The innovation effectively redu...
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Hyundai Construction Equipment extends free use of Hi-Mate Remote Management System to five years

Hyundai Construction Equipment extends free use of Hi-Mate Remote Management System to five years
Hyundai Construction Equipment Extends Free Use of Hi-Mate Remote Management System to Five Years Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc., has announced that they have extended the period during which owners of Hyundai wheel loaders and their full-sized excavators may use its Hi-Mate remote ma...
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Adelaide Airport rolls out Australasia’s first fully automated airport management system

Adelaide Airport rolls out Australasia’s first fully automated airport management system
Adelaide Airport rolls out Australasia’s first fully automated airport management system An agreement with Amadeus marks the continued expansion of Adelaide Airport’s. Adelaide’s vision is to achieve operational excellence and achieve high passenger satisfaction with this step-change in airpor...
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Iowa State engineers test heated pavement technology at Des Moines International Airport

Iowa State engineers test heated pavement technology at Des Moines International Airport
Iowa State engineers test heated pavement technology at Des Moines International Airport Iowa State University’s Halil Ceylan picked up his smartphone, opened up an app and called up the remote controls for the first full-scale test slabs of electrically conductive concrete installed at an American...
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Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator promises tyre based pothole repairs

Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator promises tyre based pothole repairs
Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator promises tyre based pothole repairs Inventor and former West Virginia Secretary of Transportation – Samuel G. Bonasso and his partner – Jim Matuga have developed a long-term repair for potholes – the “Mechanical Concrete Pothole Terminator.” Accordi...
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European Investment Bank supports Volvo Group’s research for fuel efficiency and safety in trucks, buses, and construction equipment

European Investment Bank supports Volvo Group’s research for fuel efficiency and safety in trucks, buses, and construction equipment
European Investment Bank supports Volvo Group’s research for fuel efficiency and safety in trucks, buses, and construction equipment On Thursday, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Volvo Treasury AB Sweden, a subsidiary in the Volvo Group, have completed a EUR 600 million loan agreement. The fin...
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How Hyperloop is changing the calculus of the commute

How Hyperloop is changing the calculus of the commute
How Hyperloop is changing the calculus of the commute It’s Monday morning and you’re stuck in traffic again, shoulders tensed as you realize you’re late for work–yet the minutes drag on. Some days you get to thinking about how you could instead be spending these minutes, and hundreds like them...
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Italdesign and Airbus unveil POP.UP a modular ground and air transport concept vehicle

Italdesign and Airbus unveil POP.UP a modular ground and air transport concept vehicle
Italdesign and Airbus unveil POP.UP a modular ground and air transport concept vehicle Aerospace and automotive industries unite to draw up a shared vision for seamless, multi-modal, fully electric urban mobility. Urban transportation is moving into the third dimension, exploring city skies to contr...
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Arup and Mabey deliver first rapid assembly, polymer, modular bridge

Arup and Mabey deliver first rapid assembly, polymer, modular bridge
Arup and Mabey deliver first rapid assembly, polymer, modular bridge The world’s first modular glass-fibre, reinforced polymer bridge has been launched by Arup and Mabey, with Mabey becoming the first licensed distribution partner. The post-tensioned bridge is designed to be assembled in hard to rea...
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MotoCut introduces Plasma cutting attachment for excavators to mechanise pile cutting

MotoCut introduces Plasma cutting attachment for excavators to mechanise pile cutting
MotoCut introduces Plasma cutting attachment for excavators to mechanise pile cutting As urbanization thrives, use of a deep foundations are needed more than ever and piling makes use of that land that has gone unutilized. So far piling has been mechanized, but in the main the piles are still cut ma...
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Caterpillar to launch updated VisionLink® at ConExpo 2017 to monitor all your equipment

Caterpillar to launch updated VisionLink® at ConExpo 2017 to monitor all your equipment
Caterpillar Introduces New Product Link™ Capabilities for Connecting Expanded Range of Assets At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Caterpillar will launch new Cat® Connect hardware and software to enable equipment managers to connect all of their assets—from the largest earthmover to the smallest generator, and...
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3DRepo develop safety virtual reality app for Balfour Beatty and Highways England

3DRepo develop safety virtual reality app for Balfour Beatty and Highways England
3DRepo develop safety virtual reality app for Balfour Beatty and Highways England 3DRepo is working with Balfour Beatty, Vinci and Highways England to deploy a Virtual Reality (VR) simulation for Zero Harm Health and Safety Training. Part of the Smart Motorway programme, the fully immersive simulati...
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Robots and 3D Printing revolutionising bridge construction

Robots and 3D Printing revolutionising bridge construction
Robots and 3D Printing revolutionising bridge construction In the Netherlands, a Dutch start-up called MX3D plans to 3D print the first steel bridge. The bridge will span over an Amsterdam canal by using robots with 3d print heads mounted on the end of the arms printers to extrude and weld the struc...
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