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Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
Hochtief CEO on de-risking projects and plans for new construction university
German infrastructure construction giant Hochtief didn’t sign any new lump sum contracts in 2023 as it continues to de-risk its projects.
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
Data centres and energy transition projects drive record new orders for Hochtief
A focus on high-tech infrastructure projects such as data centres and energy transition projects has driven record new orders of US$39.7 billion
Opinion: the pace of learning is accelerating. Don’t be left behind
The common thread to the three big technology trends is ‘pace of learning’, argues Soeren Brogaard, CEO at Trackunit.
Low noise midi excavator launches from Yanmar
Two new models in the 8-10t class size
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
As some of the world’s biggest militaries start to look at ways to cut their carbon emissions, could there be opportunities for construction companies?
“Best” financial year in Caterpillar’s history
Despite sales falling in fourth quarter for construction segment, 2023 a record year for giant OEM 
Sales up in 2023 for Volvo CE but ‘weaker market’ ahead
Sales in two key markets saw OEM post increase in machines sales in 2023 compared to 2022 
ShoulderMaster picks Almaco for road construction equipment
Australian manufacturer partners with Iowa-based specialty equipment OEM
Tyrolit becomes majority shareholder of abrasive tools wholesaler
Acquisition of Australian firm to help cutting and drilling OEM upscale
New study: over a third of construction using ‘immersive tech’
Over a quarter say that construction has found its ‘digital feet’ but a third worry they will be left behind by new tech 
What cities have seen building costs increase the most?
Cities with biggest construction cost increases revealed
Vinci wins contract to modernise dam near Brisbane in Australia
The project aims to increase the dam’s capacity to protect Toowoomba from flooding and enhance its climate resilience
Vinci and Acciona in PPP deal on €6.2bn electrical transmission infrastructure framework
Vinci’s subsidiary Cobra IS and Acciona have won a deal for a 35-year public-private partnership on a €6.2 billion electrical transmission infrastructure framework in Australia.
Double breakthrough for Sydney Metro
The TBMs have achieved the first two breakthroughs for Sydney Metro West as work goes ahead to build twin 24km metro tunnels
Three contractors confirmed for US$2.4bn tunnelling work on Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop East
A consortium of three contractors has been confirmed for an A$3.6 billion (US$2.4 billion) tunnelling package on the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East public transport project in Melbourne, Australia.
Makinex creates battery energy storage unit
Lithium ion battery unit offers 6kW output
Cimic Group wins US$930m electricity transmission contract in Australia
Hochtief company Cimic Group has won an A$1.4 billion (US$930 million) contract to deliver the western section of the HumeLink high-voltage electricity transmission scheme in Australia.
Laing O’Rourke sees pre-tax loss amid 13% revenue growth
The group order book saw a 16% increase from the previous year
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