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Wirtgen CEO: “The digitalisation of road construction will come in steps”
Dr Volker Knickel, CEO of the Wirtgen Group tells Andy Brown about electric equipment, global sales, worker shortages and the sector’s path to digitalisation
Climate change… construction’s hottest topic
Dr Sreejith Balasubramanian of Middlesex University Dubai, and Dr Vinaya Shukla of Middlesex University London, describe how the construction industry must adapt if it is to mitigate the worst effects of climate change
How Aecom is helping to build Europe’s expanding network of LNG fuelling facilities
Construction of LNG fuelling stations is accelerating across Europe. Aecom explains what is involved in building new stations for Shell.
Strong increase in Q2 sales for Caterpillar driven by one region
The construction division of Caterpillar saw sales increase by 19% in Q2, 2023
XCMG shares ambitious plans to drive innovation and development
The company says that the project sets a clear goal and seven strategic actions to drive growth
Komatsu reveals new digital tool for rigid dump trucks
The Operator Guidance Monitor is specifically designed for rigid dump trucks
World Crane and Transport Summit Asia: helping to power your business
Be sure to attend the World Crane and Transport Summit coming up in Singapore on 4 and 5 October
Opinion: electric construction equipment will live or die on battery pricing
Dr James Jeffs of IDTechEx explains the economics of battery pricing
Volvo Construction Equipment reports ‘record earnings’ in Q2
The company highlighted that other markets experienced weakening demand due to overall economic developments
How the hierarchy of the top 10 construction OEMs in Asia has changed in the past decade
Animated chart shows how the top 10 construction OEMs in Asia-Pacific region have traded positions over the last decade.
Cat launches 995 wheeled loader
OEM promises increased productivity and operator comfort with latest machine
Danfoss white paper urges swift action on equipment emissions
Tech firm’s report highlights half of CO2 emissions comes from excavators
Liebherr and Leica Geosystems expand semi-automatic machine control systems
The machine control systems are designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, and safety of construction projects
4 ways the hierarchy of construction OEMs could change amid tech challenges
What effect could technological chance have on the leaderboard of construction equipment OEMs? Alan Berger and Carl Gustaf Göransson explore four different scenarios
XCMG looks to electric and hydrogen power
Construction OEMs are increasing looking at alternative powered equipment 
LiuGong chairman: why new tech will lead to fewer construction equipment OEMs
The construction equipment market is set to undergo huge change over the next 5-10 years and an acceleration in new technologies will see bigger players squeeze out smaller rivals.
COBO launches division for sensors
Products will include anti-collision devices and inclinometers
What is the future for alternative power?
Mike Hayes looks at the power technology for construction equipment that may – or may not – be replacing diesel in the coming years
Siri’s co-creator on why he thinks construction equipment will never be 100% autonomous
Construction machinery will never be 100% autonomous and will always require human supervision says AI expert.
Zoomlion Access goes full electric
Zero-emission scissor lifts have no hydraulic systems at all, says manufacturer
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