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Joint venture selected for US$16bn Hudson Tunnel Project
A joint venture of three companies has been chosen as the delivery partner for one of America’s largest infrastructure projects 
Tutor Perini eyes up $32bn in new work as losses narrow
US-based civil, building and speciality construction company Tutor Perini has unveiled a 28% increase in its backlog to $10.2 billion as of the end of 2023.
Four guilty of bid rigging in relation to Oklahoma transportation construction contracts
Four individuals have pleaded guilty to bid rigging and price fixing in an ongoing investigation of Oklahoma transportation construction contractors in the USA.
Why Skanska launched a new AI assistant and how it plans to keep data secure
Construction Briefing speaks to Skanska USA’s Will Senner about why the company has launched an internal AI tool for employees called Skanska Sidekick.
John Deere reports on the status of its new excavator line
Following the end of its manufacturing agreement with Hitachi, John Deere has been working on the introduction of its own line of excavators, designed and built in the US
US road construction projects help drive growth at Ferrovial
Infrastructure group Ferrovial picked up nearly US$1.3 billion worth of road construction projects in Texas and Florida in 2023, as the company unveiled 9.9% construction revenue growth for the year.
Bauer working on the construction of Metro Line 3 in Panama
The new line is expected to significantly reduce traffic congestion in the city after its commissioning in 2026
Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
ABC names these contractors as their top 2024 US performers
See which companies made Associated Builders and Contractors’ list
Case reveals dealer award-winners
See who won this year’s Case Dealer Awards
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.
‘Noise reduction’ an additional benefit revealed during Skanska-Volvo testing
A Volvo CE machine on a Skanska project in Los Angeles, US, showed reduced noise levels
Caterpillar to pay Wirtgen $12.9m in damages after patent battle
Deere & Co subsidiary Wirtgen has won around US$12.9 million in damages from Caterpillar after a legal dispute over patent rights in road-building technology
US oil company investing billions into South China ethylene facility
American petroleum company is eyeing the plastics and chemicals sector in China
‘Outstanding’ Q4 boosts Granite Construction’s 2023 results
US-based construction company Granite hailed an ‘outstanding’ fourth quarter that helped it to increase its 2023 full-year revenue by $208 million to $3.5 billion for the year.
Trimble releases 3D paving control platform for millers and cold planers
US-based technology company says new product helps produce smoother surfaces
‘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
Utility contractors welcome $5.8bn in funding for US water infrastructure projects
The National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) has welcomed news of $5.8 billion in new funding for clean water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the USA.
Bentley Systems to support Construction Technology Summit
Leading global technology company latest to announce support of Construction Technology Summit 
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