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Former CNH executives send ‘disruptor’ warning
Carl Gustaf Göransson and Alan Berger warn construction OEMs to prepare for a disruptor to enter the market
Comment: will construction get its own Tesla?
With digitalisation, electrification and autonomy changing the industry, former CNH Indusrial executives Alan Berger and Carl Gustaf Göransson ask if construction’s established manufacturers could be wrongfooted by a new market disruptor?
Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
Volvo CE launches augmented reality App for technicians
New app allows dealer field technicians to video call Volvo CE engineers while onsite
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
Interview: Ray O’Connor, CEO, Topcon
Ray O’Connor, CEO of Topcon, on the state of digital construction technology, where growth will happen and using the iPhone as inspiration
Wacker Neuson names new CFO
Christoph Burkhard will take up the role of chief financial officer from 1 June, 2021
Ditch Witch launches new microtrencher
Manufacturer’s new MT26 Microtrencher attachment is said to be “the widest on the market”.
FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation
BIM-SPEED survey finds 37.3% of firms have no experience with BIM projects and 33.9% do not have a digitalisation strategy
New 3-tonne Stage V dumper from Mecalac
New “rental-tough” 3.5MDX cabbed site dumper designed for demanding applications on confined sites
Video: World experts describe construction’s future
Construction Technology Summit lays out roadmap for autonomous equipment in construction
Construction’s top ten OEMs revealed
Latest Yellow Table reveals top 50 OEMS saw sales of US$191.5 billion in 2020
MB Crusher launches new shafts screener
Designed for productivity, the new MB-HDS523 is the manufacturer’s biggest and strongest model
Caterpillar’s new sustainability goals
World’s biggest construction OEM to reduce greenhouse emissions by 30%
Trade show return for Sinoboom
MEWP manufacturer to attend three live equipment exhibitions this month, in Australia, Japan and China 
Metso Outotec adds Portuguese dealer
Ascendum Máquinas will offer Metso Outotec’s crushing and screening products including the Lokotrack and Nordtrack brands
Kobelco Europe expands 50-tonne excavator range
New Stage V SK500LC-11 and SK530LC-11 models designed for high productivity and easy maintenance
Doosan Infracore completes first battery pack prototype
Development will accelerate battery pack and electrified products business, company said
Sales for world’s top construction OEMs surprisingly strong
Latest Yellow Table to reveal that sales for world’s top 50 OEMs declined in 2020 by just 5.5%, less than feared
UK construction making strong recovery
Survey by IHS Markit shows construction industry is growing at its fastest rate for over six years
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