Features

Interview: JLG’s vision outside the Americas
Published on: 28 May, 2024
Karel Huijser, VP for EAME, on products, EC investigation, production footprint and exhibitions 
How civil engineers are developing an innovative EV-charging highway prototype
Published on: 28 May, 2024
What if roads could wirelessly charge our electric vehicles as we drove over them?
VIDEO: Mark Loizeaux’s full WDS 2023 speech
Published on: 24 May, 2024
CDI President: I honestly don’t know that there is going to be an explosives demolition industry in the United States in ten years
AI-powered robotic excavators take direction on site
Published on: 23 May, 2024
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
Published on: 22 May, 2024
EDA President reflects on the opportunities for demolition, decontamination and recycling contractors
The AI systems used to fight energy waste on construction sites
Published on: 22 May, 2024
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
Skyline Scaffold engineers award-winning solution
Published on: 21 May, 2024
Skylight project required a system that did not load the existing roof, while also being wide enough to span the 100-foot, two-way sloping roof
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Published on: 21 May, 2024
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
Volvo: ‘We needed to do compact equipment differently’
Published on: 21 May, 2024
A year since Volvo CE split compact construction equipment from its heavy machinery, compact business unit leader Thomas Bitter explains the strategy
6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Here are 6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world.
Why are mini excavators still increasing in popularity and who’s buying them?
Published on: 17 May, 2024
Catrin Jones takes a look at some of the newest developments and what is next for the well-loved compact machine
Riccardo Magni on company goals and product plans
Published on: 16 May, 2024
North America, new boom lifts and a move into agriculture are all targets, says Magni president 
Brendan Bechtel: Construction’s suicide rate is ‘a shameful statistic’
Published on: 15 May, 2024
The high rate of suicide in the construction industry is a ‘shameful statistic’ but the stigma around it is finally being broken down
Update: SAIA Canadian Council
Published on: 13 May, 2024
New gaps analysis tool in development will address specific requirements for scaffold and access equipment across Canada’s provinces
10 new ‘megaprojects’ certified by US Department of Labor
Published on: 13 May, 2024
A look at new megaprojects approved and funded by the US government
Wired differently: Harnessing neurodiverse talent in construction
Published on: 10 May, 2024
What skills can people with autism, dyslexia and ADHD bring to the construction sector?
Yellow Line: Is construction equipment changing colour?
Published on: 09 May, 2024
Can the ubiquitous yellow excavator survive in an age of global branding?
Industry opinions about the most promising power or fuel source for reducing emissions
Published on: 08 May, 2024
Where do equipment and engine manufacturers stand on alternative power sources and which do they see standing out on the road to net zero?
The opportunities and the challenges of a data centre building boom
Published on: 08 May, 2024
The construction challenges of storing the world’s data
Will greener supply chains shape the future of the built environment?
Published on: 06 May, 2024
The construction and engineering sector currently accounts for 40% of global energy consumption
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