Construction Equipment News

Volvo CE launches augmented reality App for technicians
New app allows dealer field technicians to video call Volvo CE engineers while onsite
New educational programme from Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems gives students free access to its infrastructure engineering applications
International Construction webinar, 3 June: the future of the construction equipment market
Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group and Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation, to speak at free to attend webinar
Construction tech start up competition 2021 launches
CEMEX Ventures launches latest tech start up competition
3D machine control for backhoe loaders
Unicontrol has launched a 3D machine control system for backhoe loaders that the company says makes the machine more productive
Northvolt to supply Pon Equipment with battery systems for excavators
Northvolt to supply battery systems for the electrification of Pon Equipment engineered Z-line excavators, with an initial delivery of 90 systems.
Interview: Jahangir Doongaji, Hilti
Jahangir Doongaji, member of the executive board at Hilti Group, speaks about the digital transformation of the construction industry and how technology can make the sector more productive while easing the burden on its workers
John Deere launches SmartGrade for excavators
North American launch for factory-installed 3D SmartGrade system for excavators
Hitachi and ABB target carbon-free mining machinery
Memorandum of Understanding signed between Hitachi and ABB
Free webinar: technology for contractors of all sizes
Free webinar from Trimble and International Construction to show how the latest construction tech is used by small and medium sized contractors to get big efficiency gains
Doosan’s ‘transparent bucket’ wheeled loader
Invention is said to allow wheeled loader operator to see previous blind spots
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
John Deere to test electric backhoe concept
Leading OEM and power company National Grid working on electric backhoe concept
Vermeer buys Normag drilling technology
Vermeer acquires electric-powered horizontal directional drilling and fluid systems technology from Normag
‘Smart’ tyres for automation in construction
Goodyear and SafeAI collaborate on tyres for autonomous vehicles
New Leica-ready factory kit for Doosan DX255LC-5 excavator
Semi-automated functionality increases productivity and accuracy while decreasing fatigue and fuel consumption
Robots to protect integrity of Genoa bridge
High-tech autonomous equipment employed to keep Genova San Giorgio bridge safe and clean
Hitachi’s new EX-7 excavator to offer 19% fuel savings
Equipment maker claims new machine will save 460 tons of CO2 emissions per year
Swerock tests electrically driven trucks for construction
Peab subsidiary Swerock collaborates with Volvo to meet need for less noise and emissions
Bobcat launches new Machine IQ subscription packages
Two new wireless communication packages aim to enhance maintenance, security and performance
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