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How is construction becoming more sustainable?
Sustainable practices in construction are on the up, and the industry is adopting new technologies to reduce emissions
What are construction R&D teams working on?
Can investment in product development help to solve the productivity puzzle and reduce emissions?
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
ConTech: Not a silver bullet, but a long-term partner
Matt Desmond of technology giant Hexagon’s Heavy Construction division, talks to Construction Europe about the benefits to contractors of adopting digital technology
Tech startup launches AI system for heavy equipment
The new system is said to reduce accidents on the construction site
How will 5G impact construction?
Assessing 5G’s potential impact on the construction industry – could it be a game-changer? 
Is the future of construction digital?
Interview: Hexagon’s chief technology officer on new and future construction technology trends
‘First wheel loader transparent bucket’ makes Bauma finals
Doosan’s transparent bucket system has been selected as a finalist
Komatsu launches Smart Construction Retrofit Kit
Kit turns conventional machines into “intelligent” ones
Schindler releases updates for self-climbing lift system
The vertical transportation system has been updated to integrate with existing formwork
New features for semi-autonomous mobile drilling robot
The new features for Hilti Jaibot are said to further boost productivity and support adoption
Doosan launches first ‘smart’ excavator
New DX225LC-7X is the company’s first ‘smart’ crawler excavator
Industry attitudes towards construction tech
Video: Editor of Construction Technology, Mike Hayes reveals the findings of the Attitudes to Construction Technology survey at the Construction Technology Summit 2022.
New software makes using GNSS easier
Updated RxTools software package now includes easy ‘set-up’ and calibration tool 
What are the benefits of autonomy and robotics?
The use of autonomous technology can improve safety and efficiency, writes Tom Jackson
Autonomous robot used on US highway project
TyBOT used on bulk rebar tying operations on Texas highway project 
Are electric demolition robots making jobsites safer?
Demolition is difficult, dirty, dangerous work but it is also necessary work. How best to keep workers safe in a demolition environment? Remove them from that environment. ConExpo-Con/Agg writes
Webuild tests autonomous prototype
Remote-controlled prototype able to be used as a substitute to workers during tunnel exploration
CNH Industrial to develop tech with new US facility
The new facility aims to accelerate technological developments says the company
Schindler launches lift robots
R.I.S.E. technology increases efficiency and reduces risk in elevator installation
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