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Alarming rise in construction disputes
New research shows almost 9 out of 10 AEC companies have dealt with a dispute in the past 12 months
Chile’s equipment market worth US$1 billion
A bounce-back from the Covid pandemic and sharply rising global commodity prices saw the Chilean equipment market double in size in 2021
Using AI to reduce risk for construction
Tech company and leading civil works player team up to maximise use of AI 
Hexagon launches next-gen laser scanner
Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner is five times faster than its predecessor
Using tech to build North America’s longest cable-stayed bridge
Digital workflows reduce overall design time by 12% and the project’s carbon footprint by 5%
Schindler releases updates for self-climbing lift system
The vertical transportation system has been updated to integrate with existing formwork
New tech system warns workers of hazards
The new system provides the operators data that can be used to improve health and safety in the future
Interview: Doosan Bobcat’s Gustavo Otero
Construction Europe’s Cat Jones meets the Doosan Bobcat president to discuss everything from new innovations to a new beginning for hundreds of Ukrainians
Septentrio and CompoTEK to collaborate
The collaboration will extend the market reach in a number of European countries
Doosan’s new grade of crawler dozers
Company seeks to deliver top power in crawler dozers in its latest move to become a full line equipment supplier
Kobelco restructures due to changing Chinese market
Major OEM integrates two excavator plants due to changing market conditions
3D printing: New tech being used to build in Africa
Holcim subsidiary 14Trees is the first firm to use 3D printing to build schools and affordable housing in countries across Africa
Hyundai enters articulated dump truck market
Hyundai Construction Equipment expands product range 
Vinci invests in tunnelling robots
Investment in HyperTunnel to help development of new tunnelling method
EU grant of up to €17.5m for maglev start-up
Next-generation high-speed trains could be built to run on existing tracks
New features for semi-autonomous mobile drilling robot
The new features for Hilti Jaibot are said to further boost productivity and support adoption
HS2 trials 100-tonne electric drilling rig
Bauer prototype produces 1,200kg less CO2 than diesel rig on Balfour Beatty Vinci JV site
Komatsu to acquire Mine Site Technologies
Company is a connectivity solution provider for underground mining 
New partnership to simplify drone surveying
Partnership will allow 3D data of worksites to be collected and shared among teams
Wacker Neuson and John Deere sign excavator agreement
Two OEMs will cooperate in sub-10 tonne excavator sizes, mainly for North America
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