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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
Futureworx 2022 programme announced
Skanska, Costain, Bomag, Komatsu, Hitachi and many others are all confirmed for UK tech event
New construction lab promises infrastructure shake-up
€14 million UK facility to examine how structures interact with the ground
New drone software for UK town development
Brent Cross Town project from Argent Related and Barnet Council sees increased efficiency
New wind turbine for construction projects
Wind power can now be easily embedded into a wide range of projects
Digital twin created for €4.7bn London development
Sensat develops ‘golden thread’ for Canada Water project covering over 20 hectares
Infrastructure’s technology testbeds
Mark Sugden of Withers & Rogers looks at why so many construction innovations are first tested on mega projects
JCB signs multi-billion-euro hydrogen deal
Equipment manufacturer will take 10% of all green hydrogen made by Australian energy firm FFI
Good BIM use meets bad BIM use
Experts praise increased utilisation of tech, but claim incorrect implementation can be costly
Boris Johnson gives thumbs up to JCB’s hydrogen plans
OEM aims to have first hydrogen-powered construction equipment on the market in 2022
Benefits and challenges of modular construction
Modular structure is proving popular for a wider range of construction projects
AI could help reduce building emissions
Algorithm can predict energy rates in a split second, potentially improving design and renovation
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
Causeway Technologies secures US$193 million investment
Funding deals means Five Arrows Principal Investments now gains a minority share in the construction software specialist 
Topcon launches new survey models
New LN-150 robotic layout navigator and GT-1200 total station models improve accuracy of paving curbs and gutters
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
Robotic ‘dog’ could now help save lives
Research conducted by Scotland’s National Robotarium aims to save lives and cut CO2 emissions
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