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New battery tech to be added to welfare units
LiNa Energy and Garic agree to explore feasibility of using solid-state sodium batteries in site cabins
Terex MP acquires robotic recycling specialist
Moves to purchase Finland-based ZenRobotics with circular economy in mind
Construction firms slow to embrace digital marketing
Study shows almost half of businesses lack skills to create effective digital marketing strategies
IoT tech to connect MHM generators
MHM partners with Trackunit to create digital ‘logbook’ for power generation units
XWatch expands UK dealer network
Sphere24 to offer height and slew systems for excavators, telehandlers and MEWPS
HS2 site trials hydrogen fuel cell-based generators
The two power units will replace diesel generators on site
New drone software cuts costs on HS2
Drone software used on HS2 improves workflows and mitigates risk on site
Komatsu launches Smart Construction Retrofit Kit
Kit turns conventional machines into “intelligent” ones
€2.3m funding for carbon-reducing construction start-up
Net-zero aggregates producer Sphera awarded grants from BEIS and Innovate UK
HS2 trials 100-tonne electric drilling rig
Bauer prototype produces 1,200kg less CO2 than diesel rig on Balfour Beatty Vinci JV site
UK’s HS2 harnesses AI for future stations
OpenSpace Group to lead on digital initiative to put passengers at heart of new station designs
VR technology used in plant operator apprenticeship programme
Virtual reality technology used to tackle job shortages in plant operator roles
Bentley praised for work on €825m UK rail project
Tech firm’s ProjectWise system aids collaboration between 30 companies on London’s Bank station
New innovation lab testing 5G IoT
A number of innovation labs are set to open to help mitigate potential schedule risks and improve project outcomes using technology
OverWatch secondary guarding introduced to UK
Australia-based EQSS will see its unique system trialled by UK contractors this year
Volvo expert to speak at Futureworx
Mats Bredborg, Volvo’s Head of Customer Cluster Utility, to speak about electrification 
Mace appoints low carbon structural engineer
The appointment will see Jessica Lovell lead Mace’s client carbon reduction target
Project testing use of 5G technology
BAM Nutall using 5G network on remote island building site
Futureworx to showcase autonomy and AI
Komatsu, Xwatch, Snorkel, Plantforce Rentals, Bomag, Hitachi and others among show partners
Hitachi launches new telematics system
CTFleet Link includes Xwatch safety tech, allows users to monitor fleets of mixed-brand construction equipment
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