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Topcon launches new survey models
New LN-150 robotic layout navigator and GT-1200 total station models improve accuracy of paving curbs and gutters
Blueprint for data sharing in construction published
Trackunit has published a report exploring how data sharing can boost productivity gains and eliminate downtime in construction 
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Video: ABB discusses automating construction
Andrea Cassoni describes ABB’s plans to shake up construction – with a little help from industrial robots
Facial recognition tech also takes temperature of workers
Facial recognition technology being used in Scotland that also takes temperatures of workers, helping in fight about Covid
Husqvarna launches its first battery powered cutter
Manufacturer says its K1 PACE will offer equivalent power and performance to traditional petrol cutters
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
New pedestrian detection camera technology
Pedestrian detection camera said to be able to work across any vehicle without the need for anyone on site to wear or carry tags
Volvo CE’s electric excavator and wheeled loader coming to the US
ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheeled loader will be commercially available in the US this year
Video: New Power Progress (NPP) Summit
View a full recording of the event, including the latest on hydogen based power systems
Energy-efficient data centres
Bechtel and Nautilus to produce data centres that use up to 70% less power
Robotic ‘dog’ could now help saves lives
Research conducted by Scotland’s National Robotarium aims to save lives and cut CO2 emissions
Volvo CE battery-electric machines at work in Switzerland
Electric compact machines from Volvo Construction Equipment are being put through their paces by Swiss customers.
Helastel launches health & safety app
New Illeso app lets users upload health & safety documents to the cloud for paper-free compliance
Epiroc to acquire specialist mining data company
Manufacture continues its mining sector investments with the addition of Kinetic Logging Services
JCB develops hydrogen-fuelled engine
Engine is suitable for use in a range of equipment including loadalls, excavators and backhoes
Curtis launches new machine access device
Identification keypad adds new level of security for construction equipment operators
US and UK to work together on BIM
Two countries to work together to help develop the US National BIM Programme
Video: World experts describe construction’s future
Construction Technology Summit lays out roadmap for autonomous equipment in construction
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
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