CA Blackwell invests in 24 Volvo Haulers and Excavators for infrastructure project So says David Lancashire, Plant Manager for CA Blackwell (Contracts) Ltd as the company takes delivery of 24 Volvo machines for one of the biggest infrastructure ...

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UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR The United Arab Emirates is an important trade hub with a robust economy. TIR offers huge potential for improving transit connectivity between ports and borders with free zones and integrating them i ...

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New GB Railfreight locomotive christened by The Worshipful Company of Paviors GB Railfreight, in partnership with The Worshipful Company of Paviors, is pleased to announce the naming of its new locomotive, The Pavior. The locomotive, number 6675 ...

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Clearview Intelligence offers long-term solutions for vehicle detection The annual JCT Symposium is the largest forum for signal engineers, bringing together traffic signal practitioners and manufacturers to foster relationships and drive innova ...

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Highways England praises drivers after A66 weekend closures Highways England has praised drivers and residents for their support as its £5 million package of carriageway improvements along the A66 in Cumbria starts to take shape. This weekend se ...

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The Women of Asphalt Council renamed Women of Asphalt - WofA The Women of Asphalt Council has been renamed as Women of Asphalt (WofA) and launched a newly redesigned website and its inaugural podcast. The website has been expanded to serve as a ...

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Greywacke extraction specialist Günter Jung relies on Liebherr XPower Rugged American lorries for bulk material transportation are pairing up with high-performance Liebherr equipment for the greywacke extraction process. Based in Germany’s Sauer ...

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Volvo excavator completes the NC500 500 mile race around Scotland Thurso-based Gow Groundworks has taken delivery of the first reduced swing radius Volvo EWR170E wheeled excavator to arrive in Great Britain which has recently successfully comple ...

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Urban Vision swops streetlights for a Totem Pole What’s the difference between a streetlight and totem pole? Not a great deal if you work for Urban Vision, the joint venture between Galliford Try, Salford City Council and Capita Simons which car ...

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Bridge on the move in 24-hour M6 Motorway operation this weekend Motorists are reminded that work to remove an 800 tonne, 250ft long bridge over the M6 in Staffordshire takes place this weekend. The bridge, north of Stafford, will be dismantled ...

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Migration Advisory Committee recommendations would cripple UK construction, says FMB The UK Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report, which sets out a series of recommendations for the new immigration policy post-Brexit, would cripple the const ...

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Bonnybridge's Central Demolition expands with VolvoCE Central Demolition Ltd of Bonnybridge has invested in another package of Volvo excavators and loading shovels, including their largest shovel yet in the guise of an L150H. “In our opinion, Vo ...

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MIT machine learning system tackles speech and object recognition simultaneously MIT computer scientists have developed a machine learning system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a spoken description of the image. Given ...

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Chicago Smart Mobility Project wins ITS Midwest Project of the Year The Chicago Smart Mobility (CSM) Project, Phase 1, recently won the ITS Midwest 2018 Project of Year Award. The project supports the City of Chicago’s Smart City Initiative and ...

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Eurovia paves the future with automated surfacing Eurovia Contracting, experts at delivering highways and infrastructure schemes, is paving the future using an array of new technology including automated surfacing to increase safety, productivit ...

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Trade can transform the Middle East During a visit to Muscat this week, Umberto de Pretto, Secretary General of IRU, turns his thoughts to history and the role that transport might play in lifting the fortunes of the region - politically, econom ...

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A colourful future for asphalt This past July, Shell Bitumen presented its Shell Mexphalte C binder for coloured asphalt tunnel at the Make the Future Live annual festival in London. Make the Future Live is a space for some of the smartest think ...

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How people are transforming the connected car The past decade has seen a radical transformation sweep the motor industry as global electric vehicle sales continue to gather pace. The British plug-in fleet is now the third largest in Europe and t ...

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Smart Motorway construction revolutionised by long-reach telescopic leader rig The construction environment around Britain’s SMART motorway network is set to be revolutionised by the impending arrival of the world’s first long-reach telescopic l ...

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RJ Models shows off their Architectural Office Building Models RJ Models has made hundreds of excellent office building models and won widely appreciations from its clients, including the world top-level architectural design firms, such as Foste ...

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KINSHOFER grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell KINSHOFER, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its D-Series grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell, ideal for ...

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MIT Machine learning system observes objects change in only a few key frames Given only a few frames of a video, humans can usually surmise what is happening and will happen on screen. If we see an early frame of stacked cans, a middle frame wit ...

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Network Rail and JCDecaux £280m advertising deal to transform passenger experience JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC) and Network Rail have signed a deal that will see the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide deliver an improved stati ...

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Meet the 2018 Biodiversity #BIGAwards winners The 2018 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards reached a thrilling finale last night unveiling this year's worthy winners across eight hotly contested categories, along with the overall winner of this ye ...

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Ford introduces Inspection Drones to keep Engine Plant workers safe Imagine if a simple innovation suddenly allowed you to carry out an arduous – but essential – chore in a tenth of the time it would normally take and without the safety risks of ...

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Is the ELD Mandate in the US Working? The answer to the above question is yes – but not without some repercussions. The ELD Mandate is the most recent, widely encompassing directive laid down by the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administra ...

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New VMS Sign app delivers greater speed and flexibility Traffic managers are now able to control their variable message signs (VMS) with greater flexibility and speed, with a new app from VMS manufacturer and creator of intelligent transport sys ...

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Sarcos Robotics raises US$30 Million in funding Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment, rather than replace, humans working in the industrial, public safety and military sectors, today announced that it has secured $30 ...

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Out of the loop with wireless vehicle detection Delivering an effective traffic management solution whilst minimising the risk to road workers can be a difficult balance to strike. However, Clearview Intelligence is proof of how to bring about s ...

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Volvo Construction inaugurates new headquarters Volvo Construction Equipment has moved into its new headquarters on the same site as other Volvo business areas at Campus Lundby in Gothenburg. To mark the move, an inauguration ceremony was held o ...

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