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Friday Roundup: Elections and EU sustainability | BigRentz facilities management | Generac expands BESS
The week that was June 27 through July 3 included reports of how European elections could affect EU sustainability policies, a new wheeled excavator, Time’s Versalift merger and more
Achieving zero-emissions means electrifying entire job sites
There’s a problem with how the world is advancing electrification, specifically in construction
Q&A: Develon CEO looks to the future
One year on from Develon brand launch, Young-cheul Cho reviews its development
CECE: The sustainable reindustrialisation of Europe should be a key priority
CECE calls on EU to deliver legislation that will prioritise reindustrialisation
Why upskilling is key for construction in turbulent economic times
Stacey Hayes-Allen of the UK’s Arden University looks at the role upskilling can play in tackling the industry’s talent gap
Opinion: the pace of learning is accelerating. Don’t be left behind
The common thread to the three big technology trends is ‘pace of learning’, argues Soeren Brogaard, CEO at Trackunit.
Jeff Eisenberg on the Stage V genset rental challenge
Good for environment, but complicated to rent?
Looking to 2024: Four predictions for construction technology
Matt Desmond looks to the future as the company highlights some of the trends to take over the industry in 2024
Video: Do we need to standardise charging solutions for battery-powered equipment?
Alex Woodrow, Managing Director at KGP Commercial Powertrains, speaks to Construction Europe at the Off-Highway Conference
Bomag president gives update on energy transition progress
Compaction specialist chief outlines the dangers of making power choices too soon
Andy Wright column: lessons from a career in rental
How to create a winning team and ‘system of play’
Opinion: Trackunit’s Chi Sen Gay on telematics growth in Asia
Technology is transforming rental in Asia
INTERVIEW: Palfinger CEO reveals business growth secrets
Andreas Klauser, Palfinger CEO, talked to Alex Dahm about the company’s secrets of success and the latest developments in the business
Is construction ready for driverless vehicles?
The challenges and opportunities for automating off-highway transport
Andy Wright column: ‘you get the teams you deserve’
Sunbelt UK CEO on lessons from his 34 year career in rental
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
Why software subscriptions are a growing trend in construction
Richard Clement, deputy general manager of Smart Construction discusses what SaaS means for the construction industry and how software technologies work in practice
VDMA: Hydrogen ‘the only way to climate neutrality’
German trade body calls for a rapid shift to hydrogen-focused projects
Opinion: electric construction equipment will live or die on battery pricing
Dr James Jeffs of IDTechEx explains the economics of battery pricing
Decarbonising construction in infrastructure - an industry view
New report from Shell and Deloitte highlights the need and the means to reduce CO2 emissions in construction
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