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Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
SBM seals huge concrete deal on Fehmarnbelt Link
Austrian firm’s plants will produce 3 million m3 of concrete for world’s longest immersed tunnel
Keystone XL oil pipeline terminated by TC Energy
US$9 billion Keystone XL Pipeline Project terminated five months after construction activities were suspended
Building collapses during demolition works
Collapse of five-storey building in South Korea results in multiple casualties and prompts emergency disaster response
Ground improvement in Alaska
Bauer tasked with ground improvement 170km north of the Arctic Circle
Webuild wins €1bn contract on Brenner Base Tunnel
Italian contractor to work on rail extension from world’s longest rail tunnel
Ritchie Bros sees ‘unprecedented’ demand
Bidder registrations for online equipment auctions up 49%, with machine prices rising as construction output increases
Sales for Doosan Infracore grow in emerging markets
Large equipment deals will see manufacturer deliver over 200 machines to Asia, the Middle East and Africa by the end of 2021
Skanska joins LeadIT climate initiative
Swedish contractor speeds up efforts to make entire value chain carbon-neutral by 2045
Video: ABB discusses automating construction
Andrea Cassoni describes ABB’s plans to shake up construction – with a little help from industrial robots
Bechtel to help deliver Sydney metro West
US-based Bechtel to help deliver driverless metro rail line
Facial recognition tech also takes temperature of workers
Facial recognition technology being used in Scotland that also takes temperatures of workers, helping in fight about Covid
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Modular construction firm Katerra files for bankruptcy
Contractor to sell off US assets following the “rapid deterioration” of its financial position during the Covid pandemic
Xtreme launches world’s tallest telehandler
Launched at World of Concrete this week the 85ft XR1585-C is the world’s tallest fixed boom telehandler
New date for Brazil’s M&T Expo
Construction and mining show to be held from 30 August to 02 September 2022 in São Paulo, Brazil
North America’s top crane companies
American Cranes & Transport releases its 16th annual ACT100 list of top crane-owning companies.
Video interview: Global construction equipment sales
Chris Sleight, managing director of Off-Highway Research, talks about global equipment sales
New Zoomlion Europe general manager
Babiceanu to oversee development of several products
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