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Is better progress management the secret to successful projects?
Jean Luc Ozoux looks at why some companies report that they have not met planned timelines or budgets
Former FIEC director general Ulrich Paetzold dies
Former director general of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) Ulrich Paetzold passed away on 20 April.
Bechtel: ‘The future of construction is digital’
Bechtel highlights how they are utilising technology on the Cutlass Solar project in Texas, US
Volvo CE launches ‘enhanced’ wheeled loaders
Updated versions of popular models said to come with more intuitive navigation and improved ease-of-use.
China rethinks atomic energy law to focus on nuclear power development
China is set to revise its atomic energy law to promote the development of nuclear power, according to the official Xinhua news agency.
Mott MacDonald to advise on major European battery storage project as revenue hits $3 billion
Engineering consultancy Mott MacDonald is to advise on the construction of one of Europe’s largest battery energy storage projects in the Netherlands.
Construction begins on $12bn Brightline West high-speed rail project
Construction on the $12 billion Brightline West high-speed railway, linking Las Vegas and southern California has officially started.
London’s ‘Super Sewer’ finishes underground construction
A large portion of the civil build is now complete
FIEC: What is the bottom line for late payments in commerical transactions?
Rules on combatting late payments in commercial transactions under review
Association rebrands after three decades as ISRI
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries change name to become the Recycled Materials Association 
Trackunit interview: swimming in a data lake
Trackunit’s Soeren Brogaard on telematics and AI
Strabag buys up sustainable building materials manufacturer
Austrian contractor Strabag has acquired sustainable building materials manufacturer Naporo Klima Dämmstoff for an undisclosed sum.
Nearly half of China’s cities suffering from subsidence
Nearly half (45%) of China’s urban land is subsiding, threatening its wave of urbanisation.
CNH names new CEO
Scott Wine to leave on July 1, 2024, after three years as CEO 
The risk of noise in construction and new ways of protecting workers from it
What can construction companies do to protect workers’ hearing as International Noise Awareness Day approaches?
Difficult times for France’s construction sector as Intermat returns
Paris, dubbed the City of Light, hosts the Intermat construction show this week (24-27 April) after a six-year-long absence.
Sunward pushes ‘full liner’ credentials
Electric machines to the fore in Paris
Chrono Flex expands its offering
Testing and filtering of machine oil now available in France
Jury concludes that Caterpillar owes $100m to importer amid US lawsuit
A jury in the US has concluded that Caterpillar must pay $100 million to an importer, following a legal dispute between the two companies.
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