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‘World’s first’ electric piling rig hits the market
Specialist manufacturer Junttan sells first PMx2e pile driving rig to major construction company
Peri launches digital concrete monitoring kit
Temperature Monitoring and Concrete Maturity Kit takes temperature readings from different points in concrete
Bauer reveals eBg electric drilling rig
Company says electrification now entered ‘standard portfolio’ of equipment
Tunnel boring machine sets new world records
Robbins Crossover XRE TBM achieves longest daily, weekly and monthly lengths of excavated tunnel on Turkey’s Emse-Salihli Railway Tunnel
The biggest tunnelling projects around the world in 2021
Tunneling industry survived but is now set to thrive globally
Sandvik’s autonomous Leopard drill rig
Swedish drilling specialist has ‘evolved’ its DI650i rig to offer fully autonomous blasthole drilling
Ground improvement in Alaska
Bauer tasked with ground improvement 170km north of the Arctic Circle
Epiroc to acquire specialist mining data company
Manufacture continues its mining sector investments with the addition of Kinetic Logging Services
Huge TBM launched on UK’s HS2 project
First of 10 machines set to dig over 100km of tunnels on mammoth high-speed rail project
Drilling down to the details
Many construction sectors have benefitted as manufacturers look to make their products more versatile and comprehensive
Bauer uses lift cell method for city development
Engineering specialist completes piling work on the Postbyen project in Copenhagen, Denmark 
China’s largest Crossover TBM
Crossover TBM with a diameter of over 9m being used for China railway project
US trench safety rental specialists to merge
National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company will merge under ownership of private equity firm
Piling completed on Norway’s longest railway bridge
Aarsleff Ground Engineering installs 280 friction piles for the 836 metre long Minnevika Bridge
Digital positioning speeds up hospital build
Engineering specialist Züblin completes piling works at Austrian hospital four weeks early with Leibherr’s LIPOS position system
Sandvik to buy DSI Underground for €943m
DSI is a €500 million revenue business specialising in technology and products to reinforce mines, tunnels and underground structures
Vermeer buys Normag drilling technology
Vermeer acquires electric-powered horizontal directional drilling and fluid systems technology from Normag
Liebherr shows new drilling rig
Compact power highlighted in German OEM’s LRB 23 combined piling and drilling machine
H&E makes move into specialty rentals
Launch of trenching products follows expansion of its earthmoving rental activities over the past three years
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
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