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Can technology make construction safer?
Published on: 22 July, 2024
Experts discuss solutions digital tech can bring to mitigate risk on the jobsite
Engines: How can we make diesel cleaner?
Published on: 16 July, 2024
Will we continue to find ways to make diesel engines even cleaner?
US construction: A market that defies expectations
Published on: 16 July, 2024
US construction equipment sales were expected to drop in 2023 but instead set a record
What are the root causes of project failure? One project planning expert thinks he knows.
Published on: 15 July, 2024
Image: Generated using AI by Bartek via AdobeStock - stock.adobe.comElecosoft head of innovation Mark Chapman on what a 30-year civil engineering career has shown him about causes of project failures
Laing O’Rourke Centre director: ‘What has really changed in construction? Not enough.’
Published on: 10 July, 2024
Construction’s much-heralded transformation is taking longer to arrive than many would have liked - but the Laing O’Rourke Centre has a plan for change
How alternative fuels fare in the extreme cold
Published on: 09 July, 2024
When the mercury drops, many alternative fuels face challenges.
5 things we learned about electric construction equipment demand + Video
Published on: 09 July, 2024
This month has seen the publication of a brand-new report from Off-Highway Research that examines the state of the nascent global electric construction equipment industry
A critical moment for Germany’s bridges
Published on: 05 July, 2024
As Europe’s largest economy, Germany is renowned for having first-class infrastructure but even in one of the region’s wealthiest countries, the bridges are crumbling
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Published on: 03 July, 2024
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
An electric equipment battery primer, part 2: advanced technologies
Published on: 03 July, 2024
More advanced battery technologies have emerged in recent years to address the shortcomings of traditional flooded lead acid batteries.
Solar storms can hamper GPS-based construction surveys. What’s the solution?
Published on: 02 July, 2024
Anyone who was lucky enough to witness a spectacular display of the aurora borealis earlier this year will know that solar activity is on the rise
European Parliament, French elections could have impact on EU sustainability policies
Published on: 02 July, 2024
The gains made by far-right political parties may make it difficult for the European Parliament to move as aggressively on sustainability.
Can the Paris 2024 Olympics really avoid a construction budget overspend?
Published on: 01 July, 2024
Reuse and Retrofit: The low carbon, low budget plan for the Paris 2024 Olympics 
3 New York City transit projects with an uncertain future after funding yanked
Published on: 28 June, 2024
A look at three New York City projects in jeopardy after plans for NYC congestion charging pulled
Automation and machine control: A marathon, not a sprint
Published on: 26 June, 2024
As the construction industry moves towards greater technological advancements, Catrin Jones explores whether machine control can help alleviate some of the challenges it faces
Hydrogen fuel cells in material handling equipment
Published on: 25 June, 2024
Electric power sources, including hydrogen fuel cells, are becoming increasingly popular in forklifts and other material handling equipment.
Four tips to protect your construction crew from heat illness
Published on: 25 June, 2024
A look at how the construction companies around the world are keeping workers safe in sweltering heat
Roadbuilding: Green initiatives, infrastructure investment, and emerging technology
Published on: 24 June, 2024
The future will need roads, and governments across the world have announced major projects, some set to last more than a decade
Ten of the world’s biggest flood protection projects under construction
Published on: 24 June, 2024
Some of the world’s most ambitious flood prevention measures under construction
Trendlines: Prolonged trough for China may be felt far and wide
Published on: 23 June, 2024
Chinese equipment industry is in midst of another painful, prolonged trough but implications could be felt much further
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