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HCSS launches new Aerial drone software version
HCSS Aerial now features improved design visualisation, digital inspection and automated asset lifecycle monitoring
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2 project
Biden administration hopes to rebuild relations with Europe over controversial Russian gas pipeline
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022
New funding for construction tech software firm
Assignar, a cloud-based construction operations platform, raises US$20 million in latest funding round
Interview: Ray O’Connor, CEO, Topcon
Ray O’Connor, CEO of Topcon, on the state of digital construction technology, where growth will happen and using the iPhone as inspiration
Caterpillar’s new sustainability goals
World’s biggest construction OEM to reduce greenhouse emissions by 30%
Worker shortage for US construction
Construction has recovered over 80% of the jobs lost during the pandemic, but worker shortages remain
Genie expands micro scissor line
The new GS-1432m and GS-1932m models extends its working height range to 7.55m 
Hitachi’s new North American excavator service plan
New ZX Secure Service Plan for select models will reduce costs for customers in the US and Canada
US$1.6 billion contract for Texas high-speed rail
Contract for electric systems awarded on project that would be the first high-speed rail line in the US
Cat launches new 953 track loader
New 15.6 tonne Stage V loader is now available to customers in the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
New educational programme from Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems gives students free access to its infrastructure engineering applications
Mexico City metro line collapses
Incident occurred on a busy line that was completed in 2012
Komatsu adds new hydraulic breaker lines
Manufacturer addresses growing demand in the North American market with launch of its G-series and H-series
Fluor sells Ameco North America for $73m
Sale sees AMECO’s former CEO Gary Bernardez return to the business as CEO
Interview: Alexander Greschner, Wacker Neuson
Wacker Neuson hopes a new equipment sharing App will boost the rental businesses of some of its dealers. Murray Pollok reports.
Caterpillar partners with low carbon energy business
World’s largest OEM partners with low carbon energy business based in Canada
Hitachi grade control tech now factory-installed
Three excavator models are now available with four integrated options for 2D Grade Control and Solution Linkage 3D Grade Control
Twin tech for tunnel surveying
Trimble and Amberg combine technologies to increase productivity in underground construction
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