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Tenneco drives ahead with e-fuels
OEM joins research project to develop climate-neutral fuels for construction equipment
7 ways construction is tackling sustainability
As the need for sustainability becomes more apparent across the globe, firms are launching new proposals to meet these growing demands
Ritchie Bros to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Materials shortages ‘won’t halt recovery’
Research from Dutch financial services group ING points to resilient construction market
Trident and ULMA raise ‘tallest skycraper in Brooklyn’
US contractor uses specialist formwork system from ULMA for 73-storey-high 9 Dekalb Avenue project
Construction starts on Milan’s renewable offices
New CityWave building will put ‘quality of life’ first and aims to have a “positive impact” on the environment
World records set on new Indian roadway
Patel Infrastructure sets four paving records in a single day while laying India’s Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai expressway 
10 ways to join the hydrogen power revolution
Interest in the use of hydrogen has soared over the past few years as the construction industry races to reduce its carbon footprint. We roundup some recent initiatives
Case launches three ‘kings’ onto backhoe loader market
New SV series features expanded cab, plus productivity and emissions benefits
Hitachi reveals new telematics API
Manufacturer is working with fleet management company ABAX to streamline construction fleet data 
China to stop building overseas coal power plants
Announcement to impact on coal power expansion plans in countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam and South Africa
Hexagon offers digital twins of entire cities
Munich, Milan, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Tokyo and New York among cities that are available as digital twins
“Frenzy” in US residential construction
Construction - especially residential - strong in the US, but supply chain issues and lack of workers hindering growth 
Saipem explores new Saudi Arabia venture
Saipem said the initiative was taken in the frame of the Saudi Aramco’s Nama’at Investment Industrial Program
New X-series excavator from JCB
Stage V, reduced swing model unveiled by OEM at online press conference 
Telescopic boom lifts - the trends
Higher capacities and 100% electric models are the trend. And what lies ahead for 200ft models, or above?
US$8 billion transport investment by EU
EU to make available €7 billion for transport infrastructure projects, including deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure
How construction can become sustainable
The construction industry is undergoing a transformative shift to adapt more environmentally friendly practices
New Aecom deal advances Australia tunnel project
Environmental assessment contract awarded for 11km long tunnel 
Rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
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