Longer Reads

Bridges: Connecting the world
Bridge projects are increasing in size and scale and, with the world’s population and traffic increasing, this trend is set to continue, writes Andy Brown
Crushing and screening: green credentials
With increased environmental awareness a key trend, the crushing and screening industry is evolving and adapting, reports Andy Brown
Industry interview: Hyundai
Jaeyoung Moon, chief sales officer and executive vice president at Hyundai Construction Equipment on their approach to new technology and alternative power solutions
Smart Machines Deere’s Path To The Future
New strategy plus ’new vision and operating model’ to accelerate the integration of smart technology
Fully ranged: developments in telescopic boom lifts
There have been developments from the top to the bottom of the working height spectrum, as well as new power options
Industry interview: Joachim Strobel, Liebherr
Joachim Strobel, MD Liebherr-EMtec GmbH on Covid-19, why electric power might not be the only answer and much more
Mini excavators: Small size, big popularity
Mini excavators are one of the fastest-growing product segments in the industry with no signs of stopping
Compact wheeled loaders: Covering all the bases
Today’s compact wheeled loaders offer  precise utility coupled with increasing versatility
Backhoe loaders: Increased productivity, lower fuel use
With fuel consumption declining and productivity increasing, this segment could get more admirers in the future
Engines: Diesel’s not done
Despite advancements in alternative power, there’s still a place at the table for diesel-powered engines
Attachments: Specific and versatile tools
Technology is advancing design and use, promising greater productivity from increased intelligence and standardisation
Interview: Manitowoc forges a new path
Aaron Ravenscroft, president and CEO of Manitowoc Cranes, is prepared for market obstacles and looking forward to better times
Interview: Jacobs exec VP never stands still
Ken Gilmartin talks about how and why the company is pivoting to become a solutions provider
Interview: An optimistic outlook for Metso Outotec
President and CEO Pekka Vauramo talks about the challenges of integrating the two companies
Middle East: A perfect storm of headwinds
Covid-19, a weak oil market, and contracting non-oil sectors threaten construction’s growth
Foundations: The ups and downs of construction
Foundation drilling has become a more exact science in recent years. Construction Europe looks at the latest innovations currently making an impact on European construction sites
Mixing Equipment: A recipe for success
Today’s mixing equipment ensures the right combination of elements produces the best product
Drilling Equipment: Kinder, gentler drilling
To help mitigate the lack of skilled workers, today’s equipment goes easier on the operator
Cranes: High and mighty
Cranes are better placed than some other segments of construction equipment regarding equipment sales in 2020
Quarrying and mining: Big equipment, big demands
A look at the latest equipment and whether global mining and equipment sales could see an uptick in 2021
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