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Republicans visit Komatsu to set out a vision for US construction’s future
See what three elected US Republicans said at Komatsu’s roundtable

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Can technology make construction safer?
Experts discuss solutions digital tech can bring to mitigate risk on the jobsite
NUCA buys rights to ‘Dozer Day’ from Nutter Foundation
The National Utility Contractors Association purchased the rights to ‘Dozer Day’
Contractor using remote-control excavators on Sydney Metro project
A contractor is using remote controlled excavators for major Sydney Metro work
Man pleads guilty to obstructing investigation into construction workplace death
A man has pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy and three charges of obstruction in relation to an investigation into the workplace death of a construction worker
Trackunit announces Pass IoT Access Management device
Trackunit Pass allows fleet managers to use the Trackunit On mobile app to set up access to machines via card, pin code, or smartphone
Missing screw and nut assemblies caused construction hoist accident that killed five
Missing screw and nut assemblies were the cause of a construction hoist collapse that killed five construction workers in Sweden last year
New York contractors call for mental wellness training and construction suicide reporting legislation
An association that claims to represent 1,200 union contractors in New York, US, has called for the City of New York to include mental wellness within the training construction workers receive
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
US OSHA proposes rule to protect workers from extreme heat
US agency proposed a new rule that would increase protections from heat for workers
Nicholas Cumins takes over as Bentley Systems CEO
Cumins stepped in as CEO of Bentley Systems
Four tips to protect your construction crew from heat illness
A look at how the construction companies around the world are keeping workers safe in sweltering heat
What Women Want: Why Skanska is designing its own women’s workwear
A shortage of PPE for women is encouraging some construction contractors to start designing their own.
Equal Opportunities Commission publishes guide to help tackle harassment in the construction industry
Requiring plans to address harassment in contract bids and providing an anonymous hotline to receive complaints for all onsite workers cited as examples of good practice by EEOC
The right fit: Why PPE needs to be more inclusive
Society of Women Engineers survey reports only 4% of respondents able to acquire perfectly fitting PPE
Data insights, on-site safety key to Volvo CE’s ‘Connected Map’ trials
Volvo CE’s new software is equipping customers with real-time data
5 major global science facility builds running behind schedule
US reveals five major facility projects looking down schedule increases
UK construction company hit with huge fine after worker’s death
UK-based construction contractor BAM Nuttall has been ordered to pay a fine of nearly £2.4 million (US$3.1 million) after the death of a worker in 2017
Pakistan secures US$1bn loan for hydropower project
Pakistan receives $1 billion loan from the World Bank to start hydropower plant
Volvo CE declares success in UAE with electric wheel loader
Volve CE said its electric loader ‘shined’ in UAE trial
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