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Video: the changing role of technology
International Construction’s Andy Brown is among industry experts discussing how technology is impacting the construction industry 
Interview: Thomas Bitter, Volvo CE
Thomas Bitter, head of technology for Volvo CE on the role of new technology on the earthmoving equipment of the future
Epiroc to acquire Meglab
Canadian mining electrification specialist Meglab will become part of Epiroc’s Part & Services division
Autonomy summit – speaker topics released
Presentation themes emerge ahead of May 11’s Construction Technology Summit
Event recording: IAPAs and IPAF Summit
See the IAPA winners and IPAF Summit presentations in this free recording of the 2021 virtual event 
Sinoboom partners with Discover Battery globally
Manufacturer to install Discover’s batteries as standard across its global MEWP product line 
Crane lifts crane at Tiffany & Co.
McLaren Engineering’s construction engineering division used a crane to lift a crane to a rooftop at the iconic Tiffany & Co. building on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
2021 could see ‘record high’ sales of construction equipment
Market strength such that manufacturers may not be able to keep up with demand in 2021
Hitachi CM invests in new autonomy tech
Breakthrough LiDAR device could take company’s mining and quarry equipment to level 4 autonomy
Wacker Neuson ‘optimistic’ in 2021
Company announces a 15% decline in 2020 revenues to $1.9 billion and anticipates $2.1 billion
Volvo CE pulls out of Bauma 2022
Volvo CE to focus on new marketing approach with increased emphasis on digital
Trackunit secures funding from software investor
Telematics specialist Trackunit has attracted investment from global software investor Hg
Wacker Neuson expands and updates products
Wacker Neuson has further expanded it range of light and compact products, including a new version of its battery powered concrete vibrator
Speaker line-up confirmed for May 11’s ConTech summit
Senior figures in construction technology will discuss the industry’s continuing shift to autonomy
Telematics and asset tracking: Data-driven change
The transition from reactive to predictive equipment fleet management is driving telematics and asset tracking. Belinda Smart reports.
Interview: Trackunit and the future of telematics
The ePAL scheme with IPAF and Kin bluetooth tool asset tracker are just two of the latest initiatives 
The robots that will follow
Piaggio Fast Forward teams with Trimble to develop tech to help robots follow the leader
Hatz North America signs up with SmartEquip
Hatz Diesel North America  has signed up with online parts portal SmartEquip
Hilti announces ‘major generation change’
Jahangir Doongaji will be CEO from 1 January 2023 and Michèle Frey-Hilti will join the board in April 2022
Hilti maintains R&D spend through pandemic
Hilti Group reported a 9.6% decline in sales in 2020 to CHF 5.3 billion, with operating profits down 7% at CHF 728 million.
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