Volvo P7110B and P7170B pavers now feature lifetime and extended warranties as standard Road customers get additional uptime assurance with an extended warranty and a Lifetime Frame and Structure Warranty coming standard on P7000B series pavers. ...

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SJ Walchester gets a major boost with Sandvik QJ341 with Security+ A leading specialist recycler of construction and demolition waste from Stoke on Trent has received a major boost in operational productivity and efficiency. SJ Walchester recent ...

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Curtiss-Wright launches ergonomic multi-function joystick controller Curtiss-Wright has announced the launch of its HI, a heavy-duty, multi-function grip that offers a wide range and combination of proportional roller and discrete push-button sw ...

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GlobalData indicates US-China trade tensions clouding US construction industry outlook The ongoing US-China trade war could significantly impact the US construction industry if no deal between the two countries is reached in the coming months, s ...

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Bury Council turns to Yotta for reactive Highways and Street Lighting maintenance Technology company, Yotta has won a two-year contract to deliver its flagship connected asset management software solution, Alloy, and supporting services to Bury ...

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MIT algorithm kicking neural network automation into high gear A new area in artificial intelligence involves using algorithms to automatically design machine-learning systems known as a neural network, which are more accurate and efficient than ...

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Inductive loops or wireless magnetometers for traffic signal control The inductive loop has become so integral to the management of traffic signals that many of us working in the highways industry may simply assume it’s the right solution to pro ...

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Highways England announces new study on trans-Pennine roads Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study looking at major improvements to the trans-Pennine road links between the M65 in East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Transport Secretary ...

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PERI to promote CADENAS for BIM CAD scaffolding component library at bauma At bauma 2019, the world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, PERI GmbH will be presenting its new BIM CAD library for scaffolding system components, which wa ...

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Europe failing to reach the target for the reduction of road traffic deaths The gap between the European Union’s (EU) 2020 target for reducing the number of deaths caused by road traffic accidents and the actual number of incidents is increasing ...

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Four brand new JCB 457 Wheel Loaders for Kent waste firm Countrystyle Recycling Privately-owned waste recycling business, Countrystyle Recycling, has further improved on-site handling efficiency at its flagship facility at Sittingbourne, Kent, w ...

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Network Rail announces preferred bidders for final £1.5bn track works Network Rail has announced the final preferred bidder for delivery of track upgrade works for the next decade in Central England. It includes track, points, and associated ove ...

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Skyjack will show what Canada is made of at Bauma 2019 Skyjack is excited to take the show indoors this year at bauma in Munich, Gemrany. The industry leader is bringing an assortment of fleet favourites, product updates, and some Canadian flair ...

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VMS industry gets a boost with SWARCO and SRL Traffic Systems collaboration SWARCO and SRL Traffic Systems have agreed a significant new collaboration in the Variable Message Sign (VMS) industry. SRL have purchased 100 mobile VMS from SWARCO in ...

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Next IQ Webinar to focuses on ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety The new standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety, is the focus of this month’s ‘Lunch & Le ...

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Network Rail and Land Sheriffs tackling railway incidents causing major delays Network Rail have teamed up with security experts Land Sheriffs to reduce incidents which can cause delays on the railway and bring better, more reliable services for ...

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Liebherr-France SAS invests €5 million in new assembly line Liebherr-France SAS in Colmar has put a new assembly line into operation. It is based on the principles of lean management, and will thus contribute to further improvements in quality a ...

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Construction and manufacturing top Workplace Happiness League Table On International Day of Happiness, a new nationwide survey of British workers reveals appreciation is key to the workplace happiness of the nation’s employees with 80% saying th ...

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SWARCO celebrates 50th birthday with new product launches at TRAFFEX SWARCO is celebrating its 50th anniversary by bringing all of its portfolio of solutions together in one place for the first time in the UK, and reflecting its mission to impro ...

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Two Volvo A45G Articulated Hauler's for GCE Hire Fleet in Peterborough GCE Hire Fleet Ltd of Whittlesey near Peterborough has added two new Volvo A45Gs articulated hauler to its park of predominantly Volvo badged equipment. “We have a long assoc ...

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SENNEBOGEN 830E electric material handler delivers efficiency and electric mobility SENNEBOGEN has been an innovation leader in electrically operated material handling machines for about 30 years. In addition to reducing operating costs by up to ...

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Highways England unveils £7 million M6 upgrade near Carlisle A £7 million package of maintenance and repairs along the M6 near Carlisle in Cumbria which will keep drivers and the local economy, smoothly and safely on the move, has been unveiled ...

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ALE completes 7,000 US-Tonne lifts with the world's largest capacity crane ALE has lifted over 7,000 US tonnes using the world’s largest capacity land based crane for an oil and gas project in Texas, USA. The unrivalled 354,000te/m load moment a ...

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Skyjack unveils full size rough terrain scissor lifts Skyjack brought their newest rough terrain scissor lift to The ARA Show in Anaheim. The SJ9253 RT is Skyjack’s largest scissor lift to date with a working height of 59 ft (17.98 m) and is the ...

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Mental health, diversity and technology driving the future of the construction workforce The construction industry has experienced a series of uncertainties and labour shortages over the past few years. Looking into what factors are directly aff ...

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Annual salary survey reveals Project Management is a positive and weather-proof career choice The findings of the latest annual ‘Salary and Market Trends Survey’ from the Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered professional body ...

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Nokian Hakkapeliitta winter traction Loader tyres for road graders Wheel loaders and road graders are in the front line when the roads, parking lots and industrial sites must be cleared from snow to keep the society running in every weather. Nok ...

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Sacyr awarded construction of Tenerife South Airport interconnecting building The project will transform the airport by integrating the two buildings into a single terminal area and providing 14,000 m² of new surface area. Sacyr Ingeniería e Inf ...

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The Volvo ECR355E Excavator just makes sense for Skipton Properties Replacing a four-year old conventional thirty-tonne EC300E Excavator, Skipton Properties has opted for Volvo’s recently introduced reduced swing radius ECR355E for its bespoke h ...

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Ritchie Bros. sees record attendance for US$56+ million auction in Texas Ritchie Bros.' Fort Worth auction site set a new bidder record during its first auction of the year last week, attracting close to 7,200 people to participate in its US$56+ ...

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