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Lendlease exits international construction markets
Lendlease quits international markets as it looks to save US$3 billion
Epiroc to acquire French attachments manufacturer
Swedish OEM continues massive attachments expansion following Stanley acquisition 
Five of the week’s biggest construction stories
What news and features have been most popular on Construction Briefing? 
Powertrain expert to share alternative fuels roadmap
Off-Highway Conference/Power Progress Summit speaker to discuss alternative fuels in off-highway equipment
Survey reveals biggest project risks and disputes in construction
Survey shows a 100% increase in respondents ranking ESG as one of their top three sources of disputes in future
Friday round-up: Deepfake fraud | China rail tunnel record | New FIEC president
Welcome to another edition of Construction Briefing’s Friday round-up, where we bring you some of the biggest stories you might have missed from the past week
AI-powered robotic excavators take direction on site
Gravis Robotics is developing a module that attaches to individual excavators so they can work to spec every day on the job 
Unlocking the demolition industry’s potential
EDA President reflects on the opportunities for demolition, decontamination and recycling contractors
World Demolition Summit to welcome GreenDozer founder
Director and founder Jan Rohde signs up for industry event in Stockholm
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 
COWI’s environmental expert joins WDS line-up
Henrik Bonnesen to speak on the new, stricter regulations coming into force 
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?
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
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
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
XCMG releases its first ESG report
Report reveals how much OEM spent on research and development in 2023 
Politics vs. practicality in decarbonization to be discussed
Leading energy consultant will examine the topic at annual Power Progress Summit
Bomag’s emergency brake assist nears production readiness
Technology solution was awarded a gold award at recent Intermat event in Paris 
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