Construction News

Top performing construction sectors revealed
Survey by Turner & Townsend reveals top thee performing sectors for construction industry
Final breakthrough for Mumbai’s US$4.2 billion Metro Line 3
Pair of Crossover TBMs completes Triple Tunnel Drives in Mumbai
World’s top 200 contractors ranked
Top ranked contractor sees sales jump to US$220 billion
Hexagon acquires Immersal
Acquisition to boost Hexagon’s augmented reality capabilities
Contractors lend a hand with European flood disaster clean up
Local construction and other industries initiate European flood disaster clean up
3D printed concrete bridge is ‘first of its kind’
Bridge said to demonstrate the infinite possibilities of 3D concrete printing
Manitowoc to acquire H&E’s crane operations
Manitowoc will acquire the crane business of H&E Equipment Services
Volvo CE reports 13% sales increase in Q2
Swedish construction giant cites higher volumes in Europe plus North and South America
Cat launches M320 wheeled excavator
Highlights of manufacturer’s latest machine include more swing torque and stability
Australia awards US$1.44 billion Metro West tunnel contract
Joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will construct the central 11km of the new Metro West line in Sydney, Australia
XCMG launches 2.7t mini excavator
New Tier 4/Stage V compliant XE27E/U mini excavator is launched in US, Europe and Australia 
Chris Jeong named CEO of Doosan Infracore Europe
Outgoing CEO Charlie Park to start a new role with Doosan in South Korea
Planet Smart City and Kolte-Patil Developers extend partnership
Companies collaborate on new project platform to create affordable communities with digital and smart solutions
Cummins tests hydrogen engine
Technology set to ‘reduce emissions and provide power and performance’ says engine maker
Metso to sell recycling business to Ahlström Capital
Deal with Finnish investment company will rebrand and relocate Metso Waste Recycling
Snorkel lithium RTs enter full production
Snorkel expands zero emission offering with lithium versions of RTE rough terrain scissor lift range
Hydrogen-powered train to be trialled in Bavaria
Siemens Mobility signs MoU with Free State of Bavaria to put hydrogen-powered vehicle into passenger service for 30 months
Sinoboom appoints manager for Canada
Jim Moxey, with 25 years’ industry experience, including at United Rentals and Genie, joins North America team
Robot excavator operates alone for 24 hours
Autonomous machine ‘key step’ on road to unmanned construction site equipment
Cat launches Stage V material handlers
Cat MH3022 and MH3024 material handlers join manufacturer’s Next Generation equipment line
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