All Europe Articles

Funding boost for eco-friendly brick
€1.2 million from Zero Waste Scotland to scale up production of K-briq made from construction waste
Xerotech, Agder to electrify fleet of mining, construction machines
Companies to electrify over 200 machines using Xerotech’s Hibernium battery platform.
Bauma postponed to October 2022
Vaccine roll-out and unhindered travel essential for successful event, says show organiser
Kier & Sunbelt deliver 40% fuel savings
UK contractor Kier and rental business Sunbelt Rentals combine to demonstrate significant fuel and CO2 reductions
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
WiBotic secures CE Marks for robot wireless charging
Wireless charging system vital for any sector – such as construction – using robotic operations
GPS and drone tech speeds up project
Bauer Umwelt uses a drone and a GPS-controlled digger to build excavation pit on a residential development in Germany
Sunbelt Rentals UK invests in ZTR telematics
Introduced across its powered access fleet, the solution addresses unauthorised use, theft and unsafe operation
Boels states zero-emissions ambition
Boels Rental said it aims to become “the largest provider of zero-emission equipment in the rental sector”
Norway’s first AI robotic sorting line opens
Waste management company Bjorstaddalen opens Norway’s first industrial waste sorting station powered by artificial intelligence robotic technology
Bouygues launches ‘major’ IoT project
Bouygues Construction Matériel will use intelligent GPS sensors to connect 20,000 pieces of construction equipment 
Doosan to show XiteCloud tech at Hillhead Digital
Doosan Infracore’s new XiteCloud quarrying, mining and construction platform will be presented to the UK for the first time at this year’s online event
Trackunit launches ‘Kin’ tag
Bluetooth tag with 400m range designed to locate small tools and attachments
Volvo builds autonomous machine demo area
Manufacturer’s test and demonstration area will educate customers on how to use remote-control machines and autonomous connected systems
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
Virtual models optimise HS2 safety
Centre for Modelling & Simulation using digital flood prevention tech on UK’s HS2 railway
New battery tech coming to market
Xerotech tests modular battery system platform for construction equipment
LafargeHolcim to explore carbon capture and storage
Schlumberger New Energy and LafargeHolcim looking to develop blueprint for large-scale carbon capture and storage 
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