Construction News

Volvo to use “fossil-free steel” for vehicles and machines
Steel supplier SSAB to begin supplying material made using hydrogen starting this year.
Shortlist announced for major UK tunnelling project
Highways England reveals unveils three groups vying to build Lower Thames Crossing tunnels
Cambodia’s airport runway projects
Lintec Asphalt Plant helping to improve quality of runways at Cambodia’s airports 
Work starts on Japan’s 100MW solar plant
Canadian Solar’s US$230 million Azuma Kofuji facility will provide clean energy for the Fukushima area
John Deere launches SmartGrade for excavators
North American launch for factory-installed 3D SmartGrade system for excavators
Two new Konecranes bound for Nigerian port
Tincan Island Container Terminal expands lifting capacity with Gottwald Model 7 harbour cranes
WiBotic secures CE Marks for robot wireless charging
Wireless charging system vital for any sector – such as construction – using robotic operations
Bauma Conexpo Africa 2021 cancelled
South African show cancelled due to continuing impact of Covid-19
Hitachi and ABB target carbon-free mining machinery
Memorandum of Understanding signed between Hitachi and ABB
Al Gihaz acquires Enshore Subsea
UK-based subsea trenching specialist will form a JV company catering to “mega-projects” 
GPS and drone tech speeds up project
Bauer Umwelt uses a drone and a GPS-controlled digger to build excavation pit on a residential development in Germany
Bouygues offers 1,000 training positions
France-based construction firm launches digital work-study campaign to attract new workers to the industry
New small electronically controlled diesel from Kubota
Latest in Super Mini series incorporates proprietary TVCR combustion system.
Loxam named leader in sustainability
Sustainability agency Vigeo Eiris awards equipment rental company a first place performance rating
Epiroc to acquire Meglab
Canadian mining electrification specialist Meglab will become part of Epiroc’s Part & Services division
Tenders invited for €2.2bn UK roads project
Highways England offers two road contracts for proposed Lower Thames Crossing
Autonomy summit – speaker topics released
Presentation themes emerge ahead of May 11’s Construction Technology Summit
Egyptian construction show to take place in-person
Big 5 Construct Egypt show to welcome visitors
Cummins updates Stage V B6.7 engine
Now part of Cummins’ Performance Series, the engine’s new Stop-Start feature lowers fuel consumption by up to 10%
China’s largest Crossover TBM
Crossover TBM with a diameter of over 9m being used for China railway project
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