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A history of machine control: part one
The major milestones of machine control are examined 
US debut for JCB’s hydrogen engine
JCB to showcase its hydrogen combustion technology in the US
Participate in the Construction Technology Survey 2022
Industry invited to complete the survey
How a new corrosion sensor could detect bridge defects earlier
A new corrosion sensor could detect defects in bridges and other major structures much earlier than current methods.
Why construction equipment OEMs are making acquisitions
We take a look at the reasons why OEMs are making so many acquisitions
Volvo CE’s new safety system
Automatic braking feature for wheeled loaders to support operators
Cat invests in US battery specialist
OEM takes stake in Californian producer of lithium-ion battery packs
Improving and optimising construction progress monitoring
Automating construction progress monitoring systems can reduce costly errors 
Is technology key to accelerating construction’s green transition?
Brad Barth, Chief Product Officer at InEight, looks at how new renewable infrastructure leaves Europe’s current construction models scrambling
JCB celebrates electric mini milestone
Company produces 1000th electric mini excavator
CRH establishes new venture capital unit to support new tech
CRH Ventures will partner with construction and climate technology companies
How will technology affect the construction business in 2023?
As we enter a new year with cautious optimism, it’s clear there will be a continued uptick in the use of technology in construction to improve productivity and safety
How can technology help to decarbonise the built environment?
With a target to become net-zero by 2050, technology has a key role to play in decarbonising the built environment 
Caterpillar partners with a customer to bring robot haul trucks to smaller sites
Autonomous heavy equipment is not so much a technology of the future as a current tech waiting to be scaled for different kinds of jobs
Only 24% of firms sharing project data externally
New research shows that more data is being shared internally but external numbers low
Top 10 construction technology challenges
Research reveals a quarter (25%) of those working in construction admit out-of-date software cause everyday challenges at work
Construction testbed for ‘fossil-free’ contracting
Volvo CE, Skanska and more team up on Sweden’s largest emission-free construction project 
Video: Is electric power the answer?
Niklas Nilroth, Head of Sustainability and Public Affairs, Volvo Construction Equipment
‘Record’ carbon output for buildings and construction
CO2 produced by construction and buildings hit a record-high in 2021 
Video: Zeppelin reveals electric equipment from Cat
Construction prototypes include a compact excavator and a 20-tonne excavator
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