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Video interview: GAP Group enters machine control sector
Murray Pollok of International Rental News talks to GAP Group’s Jim Burke about the hi-tech rental initiative
Toyota breaks ground on futuristic city
Construction starts on Woven City, an experimental community that will bring new technology to a real-world environment
Virtual models optimise HS2 safety
Centre for Modelling & Simulation using digital flood prevention tech on UK’s HS2 railway
Oracle launches new AI for construction
Tech giant’s artificial intelligence will use machine learning to analyse project data
Registration opens for Construction Technology Summit 2021
Speakers from Volvo CE, Caterpillar and Balfour Beatty confirmed for online event on 11 May
New battery tech coming to market
Xerotech tests modular battery system platform for construction equipment
Brokk’s new platform for connected demolition robots
New online platform connects Brokk’s robots to an online portal where users can track and manage their machines
JLG & Oshkosh to partner with Microvast
The new partnership between JLG/Oshkosh and Microvast looks to expand JLG’s battery technology and electrification product offerings
Juniper Systems enhances customisation for ultra-rugged devices
Products are shipped from and serviced in the U.K. with service centre in proximity to Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India
LafargeHolcim to explore carbon capture and storage
Schlumberger New Energy and LafargeHolcim looking to develop blueprint for large-scale carbon capture and storage 
Lithium-ion batteries: A primer
Saying “lithium-ion” to describe a battery is similar to using “fuel” to describe combustible gas and liquids.
Vermeer in distribution deal with Bron for utility plows
Latest in a series of agreements broadening equipment offering for distributors adds utility track plows and attachments.
Caterpillar partners with ThoroughTec on simulators
South African supplier of mining equipment simulators becomes Caterpillar approved supplier
Autonomous mining firm enters Australia
Autonomous mining company expands into Australia
Haulotte launches telematics system
Sherpal telematics system provides comprehensive aerial platform fleet information 
Komatsu, Proterra to collaborate on battery-electric excavator
Proterra and Komatsu will leverage Proterra’s battery technology for the development of Komatsu’s first battery-electric middle class hydraulic excavator.
BIM used on Netherlands canal project
JV Sassevaart uses Allplan platform to build the New Lock Terneuzen on the Rotterdam-Paris Inland Waterway
Morris adds €4.5 million of generator stock
UK-based Morris Site Machinery adds Denyo and ArcGen generators for UK and European markets
Serious Labs offers VR training for HS2 MEWP operators
Serious Labs launches pilot VR training program for UK’s HS2 partnership Align JV 
Paschal aids testing of super-light concrete
German formwork specialist part of team performing fire resilience tests on advanced material
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