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AI could help reduce building emissions
Algorithm can predict energy rates in a split second, potentially improving design and renovation
Court rules against €2 billion Stonehenge tunnel
Judge says go-ahead for road tunnel beneath ancient UK site is unlawful
Makinex appoints new CEO
Incoming CEO John Stewart brings extensive construction industry experience 
Trimble and Totalmobile win HS2 contract
Tech companies to provide new vehicle booking and inventory management system for JV company made up of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM
Causeway Technologies secures US$193 million investment
Funding deals means Five Arrows Principal Investments now gains a minority share in the construction software specialist 
JCB creates another 500 jobs
Manufacturer ‘sold out’ of newer construction models, with record demand for construction equipment ongoing
Topcon launches new survey models
New LN-150 robotic layout navigator and GT-1200 total station models improve accuracy of paving curbs and gutters
Facial recognition tech also takes temperature of workers
Facial recognition technology being used in Scotland that also takes temperatures of workers, helping in fight about Covid
Robotic ‘dog’ could now help save lives
Research conducted by Scotland’s National Robotarium aims to save lives and cut CO2 emissions
IPAF launches the ePAL app
The free app features the first ever digital IPAF PAL Card, operator log book and operator safety guide
US and UK to work together on BIM
Two countries to work together to help develop the US National BIM Programme
Case maintenance programme launched in UK
Care Coverage service plan covers equipment up to six years old and provides owners with scheduled maintenance and parts
Decarbonisation research project launched in UK
Ministry of Justice’s Decarbonising Precast Concrete project will see Innovate UK lead construction industry specialists in collaborative research
Cement-free concrete pour reduces carbon emissions
Cement-free concrete pour saves 62 tonnes of carbon from entering the atmosphere
UK construction making strong recovery
Survey by IHS Markit shows construction industry is growing at its fastest rate for over six years
Kier & Sunbelt deliver 40% fuel savings
UK contractor Kier and rental business Sunbelt Rentals combine to demonstrate significant fuel and CO2 reductions
JCB unveils Stage V engines and equipment
UK-based manufacturer promotes clean diesel strategy at online event
Scottish Power submits green hydrogen plans
Energy provider applies for planning consent to build UK’s largest green hydrogen electrolyser near Glasgow, Scotland
Al Gihaz acquires Enshore Subsea
UK-based subsea trenching specialist will form a JV company catering to “mega-projects” 
Tenders invited for €2.2bn UK roads project
Highways England offers two road contracts for proposed Lower Thames Crossing
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