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US$1 trillion construction milestone for Oracle
Online service used to manage US$1 trillion of subcontractor payments on construction projects since 2006 
Vinci and partners launch huge hydrogen initiative
French construction giant to help grow €1.5bn fund for clean hydrogen infrastructure solutions
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Trimble launches investment fund focused on digital transformation
US$200 million fund to focus on companies in areas such as AI, autonomy, robotics and virtual and augmented reality 
ERA outlines telematics data requirements for rental
New documents guide OEMs on the data that equipment rental companies need for three product groups: earthmoving, access and gensets/compressors
US infrastructure bill has US$100 million for tech
President Biden’s US$550 billion infrastructure bill includes $100 million to accelerate deployment of digital construction technologies
US$30 million investment for AI firm Buildots
Investment to allow Buildots to double size of global team
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Hexagon acquires Immersal
Acquisition to boost Hexagon’s augmented reality capabilities
Epiroc acquires mining sensor company
Acquisition of Mining Tag will ‘strengthen’ Epiroc’s smart digitalisation offering
Trimble and Totalmobile win HS2 contract
Tech companies to provide new vehicle booking and inventory management system for JV company made up of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM
InEight and Microsoft partner on launch of Construction 365
Construction project management software from InEight now incorporates the same coding as Microsoft Dynamics 365
Causeway Technologies secures US$193 million investment
Funding deals means Five Arrows Principal Investments now gains a minority share in the construction software specialist 
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Modular construction firm Katerra files for bankruptcy
Contractor to sell off US assets following the “rapid deterioration” of its financial position during the Covid pandemic
Epiroc to acquire specialist mining data company
Manufacture continues its mining sector investments with the addition of Kinetic Logging Services
JCB develops hydrogen-fueled engine
Engine is suitable for use in a range of equipment including loadalls, excavators and backhoes
Altaaqa partners with AFC Energy on fuel cell gensets
Saudi Arabian rental company and AFC Energy sign memorandum of understanding to develop hydrogen fuel cell products
Moxion targets construction with battery power sets
Californian company has raised US$10 million to develop its manufacturing capacity and power rentals business
New funding for construction tech software firm
Assignar, a cloud-based construction operations platform, raises US$20 million in latest funding round
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