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Caterpillar takes another step towards zero emissions mining
Caterpillar to work with global mining group Rio Tinto for the development of zero emissions autonomous haul trucks
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
Caterpillar and BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks
Caterpillar and resource company BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks at BHP sites
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
New Zealand has ‘dropped off’ global supply chain
Fears that construction supplies are not reaching New Zealand
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
Australian Olympics could be delivered ‘on budget’
Brisbane Olympics and Paralympics in 2032 could come in on budget, says Australian Constructors Association
Australia awards US$1.44 billion Metro West tunnel contract
Joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will construct the central 11km of the new Metro West line in Sydney, Australia
XCMG launches 2.7t mini excavator
New Tier 4/Stage V compliant XE27E/U mini excavator is launched in US, Europe and Australia 
Cat launches Stage V material handlers
Cat MH3022 and MH3024 material handlers join manufacturer’s Next Generation equipment line
Caterpillar upgrades its D4 dozer
New Tier 4/Stage V compliant Cat D4 dozer weighs 13.3 tonnes and delivers 130 horsepower
Makinex appoints new CEO
Incoming CEO John Stewart brings extensive construction industry experience 
Besix Watpac consortium wins Australian green bridge contract
New AUD$140 million Kangaroo Point Green Bridge will be a ‘game-changer’ for Brisbane
Webuild consortium is preferred bidder for $5.3bn road project
Spark consortium to negotiate contract for tunnelling package on AU$15.8 billion North East Link project in Victoria, Australia
Bechtel to help deliver Sydney metro West
US-based Bechtel to help deliver driverless metro rail line
New pedestrian detection camera technology
Pedestrian detection camera said to be able to work across any vehicle without the need for anyone on site to wear or carry tags
Global construction struggles with materials shortages and prices
The post-pandemic availability – and cost – of construction materials is a growing concern
Epiroc to acquire specialist mining data company
Manufacture continues its mining sector investments with the addition of Kinetic Logging Services
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