The big guns were out at Woolwich last month to get to grips with some heavy duty foundation demolition. Margo Cole reports.
Site services company Speedy believes it can use its position in the middle ground between contractors and manufacturers to influence both sides to improve their sustainability, as Margo Cole discovers.
Bomag gives its Dash range a full makeover Subscription
Manufacturer goes back to drawing board to produce light roller with ‘intelligent’ controls.
Back on trackSubscription
Volvo Construction Equipment is tackling the economic recovery with a major overhaul of its product range. Margo Cole reports from Sweden on the machines that will soon be hitting the UK’s construction sites.
The Construction Equipment Association is buoyant after a positive response to its plans for a new plant show in 2013. Margo Cole spoke to the organisation’s chief executive and vice president.
Last month Las Vegas was host to the year’s largest construction equipment show, and NCE was there. Margo Cole reports on the latest products on display at the show and the view of the market from the world’s leading manufacturers.
Site security conference under starter’s ordersSubscription
Vehicle tracking and recovery company Tracker has been named as the headline sponsor for the forthcoming site security event, which is supported by NCE.
US plant firms lobby for PFI funding for roadsSubscription
The largest construction equipment companies in the US are lobbying the federal government to implement a new surface transportation bill before the end of the year to promote investment in road and rail infrastructure.
On Line and On BudgetSubscription
If savings are to be made in the cost of rail track renewals and maintenance, more efficient plant could be one of the solutions. Margo Cole finds out what one of the leading suppliers is offering.
HSE publishes safety guide for telehandlers Subscription
New guidance on the safe use of telehandlers in construction was launched last week in response to concerns about risks relating to their increased use on site.