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UK government confirms North Wales as chosen site for the third new mega-nuclear facility
The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has confirmed Wylfa as the chosen site
New FIEC president to succeed Philip Crampton
Italian contractor Piero Petrucco has become the new president of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC), succeeding Philip Crampton
Webuild undertakes Italy’s first-ever hyperbaric excavation for Naples-Bari high-speed rail project
Italian construction group Webuild is undertaking what it claims is Italy’s first excavation in a hyperbaric atmosphere, as part of the construction of the Naples-Bari high-speed railway
Volvo CE shares results from electric excavator tests
Leading OEM shares some of the results from the testing of its 23-ton electric excavator
The AI systems used to fight energy waste on construction sites
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
Three electric machines on zero-emission jobsite
Machinery noise levels are said to be ten times lower than that of traditionally powered equipment
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
Devaluation of Egyptian pound hits Orascom’s revenue
The devaluation of the Egyptian pound has dented revenue at contractor Orascom, although this was partially offset by a strong performance in the US
British Steel wins multi-million contract for high-speed electric railway in Turkey
British Steel says that this will help create a lower-emission transport link between Turkey’s second-largest container port and inland cities
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
Arup employee falls victim to US$25 million deepfake video call scam
Engineering firm Arup has confirmed that one of its employees in Hong Kong fell victim to a deepfake video call that led them to transfer HK$200 million (US$25.6 million) of the company’s money to criminals
Volvo: ‘We needed to do compact equipment differently’
A year since Volvo CE split compact construction equipment from its heavy machinery, compact business unit leader Thomas Bitter explains the strategy
Podcast: Where are we on our journey to autonomy?
Catrin Jones speaks to Bibhrajit Halder, founder and CEO of SafeAI, on where construction is on our journey to autonomy
Preview: Going large at Hillhead 2024
The construction, quarrying and recycling industries will once again return to Hillhead Quarry in Buxton, UK to showcase new products and innovations
China’s longest single-bore, double-track railway tunnel completed
China Railway No.2 Group has completed the construction of what it claimed is China’s longest single-bore, double-track railway tunnel
XCMG releases its first ESG report
Report reveals how much OEM spent on research and development in 2023 
Larsen & Toubro to build 605-bedroom hospital in Kolkata
Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro has won a deal to build a 605-bedroom hospital and medical college in Rajarhat, Kolkata, India
6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world
Here are 6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world.
Tech company updates software for surveying robots
The update introduces a Data Logging feature which provides users with additional capabilities
New Webuild factory to regenerate old tunnel boring machines
Italian construction group Webuild has created a new factory to assemble and regenerate used tunnel boring machines (TBMs)
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