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HCSS launches new Aerial drone software version
HCSS Aerial now features improved design visualisation, digital inspection and automated asset lifecycle monitoring
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2 project
Biden administration hopes to rebuild relations with Europe over controversial Russian gas pipeline
New wheeled loaders from Doosan Infracore Europe
Manufacturer expands DL-7 range with the new Stage V compliant DL220-7 and DL250-7 models  
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022
Intermat organiser plans September ‘demo’ show
First ‘100%’ live Construction Days trade show will take place in Lyon, France from 13 to 16 September, 2021
Italian Fire Brigade adds new Bobcat loader
Italy’s disaster response division, the Special Operating Group, receives customised T870 compact tracked loader
Bauma Russia to take place as in-person event
Show organisers say demand to meet face-to-face in construction industry is “huge”
Consortium paves road tunnel in Germany
Schleith, Züblin and Martin Paschmann Asphaltbau use Vögele and Hamm machines to complete Karlsruhe Tunnel
New funding for construction tech software firm
Assignar, a cloud-based construction operations platform, raises US$20 million in latest funding round
Case maintenance programme launched in UK
Care Coverage service plan covers equipment up to six years old and provides owners with scheduled maintenance and parts
Research highlights need for ‘hidden carbon’ regulations
European Union needs to adopt a common approach to the decarbonisation of buildings, says Buildings Performance Institute Europe 
Interview: India’s equipment rental industry fights Covid impact
International Rental News talks to Satin Sachdeva of India’s Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA)
Volvo opens first dedicated fuel cell lab
Lab is also the first facility in Volvo Group to be testing complete fuel cell units
Video interview: the future of construction technology
Peter Large from Trimble on the impact of Covid-19 on new technology, what is holding back the wider adoption of tech and what the company is working on next
Decarbonisation research project launched in UK
Ministry of Justice’s Decarbonising Precast Concrete project will see Innovate UK lead construction industry specialists in collaborative research
Sustainability award for Antarctic research station
New wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s research station rated ‘excellent’ for sustainability
Komatsu Europe launches new mobile jaw crusher
New Stage V compliant BR380JG-3 model is the “cleanest” on the market, offering net-zero CO2 emissions
Infrastructure to lead Australia’s recovery
Australia’s construction industry to record annual average growth of 3.4% between 2022-2025
Former CNH executives send ‘disruptor’ warning
Carl Gustaf Göransson and Alan Berger warn construction OEMs to prepare for a disruptor to enter the market
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