Construction Technology News

New educational programme from Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems gives students free access to its infrastructure engineering applications
New branding, logo for ConExpo
“Taking Construction to the Next Level” branding aims to reflect the growth and momentum of the construction industry and the role the show.
New construction software from Topcon
Software designed to improve consturction’s productivity
Strong start to 2021 for Caterpillar
Caterpillar reports 12% rise in revenues for the first quarter of 2021
No ConExpo change despite Bauma shift
Postponement of German show to late 2022 won’t affect U.S. event in 2023, AEM said
1,000 delegates sign-up for Construction Technology Summit, 11 May
Speakers from Cat, Volvo, Balfour Beatty, Goodfellow Bros and RE2 Robotics will discuss machine control and autonomous operation
Caterpillar partners with low carbon energy business
World’s largest OEM partners with low carbon energy business based in Canada
Hitachi grade control tech now factory-installed
Three excavator models are now available with four integrated options for 2D Grade Control and Solution Linkage 3D Grade Control
Twin tech for tunnel surveying
Trimble and Amberg combine technologies to increase productivity in underground construction
Bauma postponed to October 2022
Vaccine roll-out and unhindered travel essential for successful event, says show organiser
Latest drone development could aid construction
Trials of UAV flights ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight’ are given the green light in the UK
International Construction webinar, 3 June: the future of the construction equipment market
Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group and Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation, to speak at free to attend webinar
Real-world autonomy on show at tech summit
Balfour Beatty expert to discuss autonomous haulers used on UK’s A14 project at online event
Construction tech start up competition 2021 launches
CEMEX Ventures launches latest tech start up competition
Winches for robot boats
Palfinger provides winches for Ocean Infinity’s latest autonomous vessels
Loxam first to offer hydrogen fuel cell generator
Deal with hydrogen specialist EODev sees Loxam move towards zero-emissions with fuel cell GEH2 genset 
Kier & Sunbelt deliver 40% fuel savings
UK contractor Kier and rental business Sunbelt Rentals combine to demonstrate significant fuel and CO2 reductions
FPT Industrial further develops MyFPT app
MyFPT smartphone app by FPT Industrial available to engines’ users.
3D machine control for backhoe loaders
Unicontrol has launched a 3D machine control system for backhoe loaders that the company says makes the machine more productive
Volvo to use “fossil-free steel” for vehicles and machines
Steel supplier SSAB to begin supplying material made using hydrogen starting this year.
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