Construction Technology News

‘World’s first’ electric piling rig hits the market
Specialist manufacturer Junttan sells first PMx2e pile driving rig to major construction company
Increased automation for robotic dog
Partnership between Trimble and Boston Dynamics to lead to increased autonomous operation on construction sites
See how Lego inspired latest Volvo loader launch
Video shows Volvo CE designers describing the development of soon-to-be-unveiled Zeux
Boris Johnson gives thumbs up to JCB’s hydrogen plans
OEM aims to have first hydrogen-powered construction equipment on the market in 2022
Hungary to host Europe’s first 5G railway hub
Latest communications technology will allow remote control of onsite equipment
Excavator technology team up from Volvo CE and Topcon
Integrated Topcon 3D-MC system lets operators dig trenches, grade slopes and create site profiles using automated digging 
XCMG robots complete highway project
‘Largest unmanned road construction fleet ever seen’ resurfaces one of China’s busiest roads
Caterpillar announces first ever sustainability officer
Industry heavyweight creates position of chief sustainability and strategy officer as it seeks to increase sustainability
Las Vegas bets on digital twin technology
Gambling and entertainment hub to create a digital twin of itself to help reduce future carbon emissions
Final speaker for construction tech webinar announced
David Swan, vice president of products at Trackunit, announced as third panellist
How covid, carbon and construction tech is changing Bauma
Lucy Barnard speaks to exhibition organisers and major OEMs about the future of construction trade shows
US$1 trillion construction milestone for Oracle
Online service used to manage US$1 trillion of subcontractor payments on construction projects since 2006 
TÜV SÜD offers training for AI systems
Engineering services company says many firms using artificial intelligence products run into implementation problems
Volvo CE launches three new electric machines
New wheeled loader and two compact excavators give Volvo CE “broadest range of electric equipment” in industry
Bauma’s innovation awards
New categories announced for 2022 innovation awards
World’s first Net Zero Carbon building
Building in Dubai, UAE, will be able to export surplus of energy to surrounding buildings and facilities
Two speakers announced for Construction 4.0 webinar
Free to attend webinar will examine impact of Construction 4.0 on industry
Vinci and partners launch huge hydrogen initiative
French construction giant to help grow €1.5bn fund for clean hydrogen infrastructure solutions
Video: Verton tech stabilises lifts with one degree precision
New load orientation solution launched for sectors including traditional and prefab construction
Robots ‘key’ for achieving net-zero construction
Research highlights potential growth of robotics and autonomous systems in wind energy projects
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