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Finning to roll out remote diagnostics initiative following trial success

FINNING has announced it is rolling out a remote diagnostics programme after a trial resulted in a 'sharp rise' in engineers’ first-time fix rates. The...

Manufacturer adds telematics resource to site dumpers

MECALAC Construction Equipment UK has confirmed the international roll-out of telematics connectivity across its site dumper portfolio. The move means the latest models can now...

Covert system helps keep plant security on track

A tracking firm has revealed that plant thieves will face huge difficulties in disabling its covert security system – even in isolated sites that...

Shared intelligence tipped to help defeat plant thieves in Scotland

CONSTRUCTION and plant firms have been urged to join the newly launched Construction Watch Scotland, an alert platform designed to help fight crime including...

Detection capability innovations to take centre stage at Futureworx 2022

ORGANISERS of Futureworx 2022 have revealed that a number of exhibitors will be showcasing new technologies designed to improve detection capabilities. Advancements in sensors and...

Takeuchi adds emissions verification system to machines

TAKEUCHI Mfg UK Ltd has joined the CESAR green revolution after confirming it will include the enhanced CESAR ECV (Emission Compliance Verification) system as...

On the right track: growing firm looks for Scottish dealers

PLANT and machinery tracking, telematics and immobilisation specialist, R&R Direct, is on the lookout for new dealers – including in Scotland - following a...

Hitachi unveils new mixed-fleet telematics system

HITACHI Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has launched a new mixed-fleet telematics system. CTFleet Link allows customers to access a live online portal to monitor the...

Hitachi to offer factory-fitted machine control solutions for Zaxis-7 excavators

HITACHI Construction Machinery (Europe) has revealed it is now offering its Zaxis-7 excavators from 10 to 50-tonnes with factory-fitted 2D and 3D machine control...

JCB updates telematics system with global mapping solution

JCB has announced that its LiveLink telematics portal has been updated to include full integration with the what3words global location system. what3words is a system...

Machine control brings benefits for Whitburn ground specialist

WHITBURN-based ground engineering contractor Ground Developments Ltd (GDL) has spoken of its experience of using machine control technology. Eleven years ago, SITECH UK and Ireland,...

Protecting your construction technology

Lisa Cheshire, inside sales specialist from Trimble provider, SITECH UK & Ireland, explains the importance of investing in a comprehensive protection plan for construction...

Operators to gain machine insight via new Yanmar app

YANMAR Compact Equipment EMEA has launched a new app to provide operators with in-depth, practical and technical information about its latest machines. Yanmar Scan will...

Future technologies to be showcased at new event

THE Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has teamed up with The Supply Chain Sustainability School to deliver a new future technology event called Futureworx. The CEA,...

Low carbon innovation centre to help drive reduction in machinery emissions

WORK is set to begin on a new £25 million low carbon innovation centre in Midlothian, which has been tipped to significantly improve the...

Hitachi offers solution to meet mixed-fleet data demand

HITACHI Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) has revealed moves to improve the 'ease and frequency' of which machine data and analysis is accessed. The manufacturer...

Why communication breakthroughs will be crucial to a healthy post-pandemic sector

By Lesley McLeod, CEO of The Association for Project Safety, and Shachar Harari, chief business officer & head of Cardo Crew COMMUNICATION technology has always...

Augmented reality tech tipped to help resolve machine issues faster

VOLVO Construction Equipment has announced it is offering dealer field technicians across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania, the option to communicate directly...

Doosan launches new mobile app for telematics system

DOOSAN has launched a new mobile app for its DoosanCONNECT TMS2.0 fleet and asset management system. The system covers over 80,000 excavators, wheel loaders and...

Hire giant embarks on CESAR ECV upgrade programme

SUNBELT Rentals has become the first plant hire company to upgrade its existing fleet with the CESAR ECV (Emissions Compliance Verification) Scheme. The CESAR ECV...

Sunbelt Rentals in new telematics investment

SUNBELT Rentals UK has teamed up with ZTR to launch a new telematics programme. The access management software will be applied to all of Sunbelt’s...

Have you got the edge?

Construction businesses are more likely to win bids if they can guarantee high-quality work, while sticking to a budget and a deadline. Meeting all...

Hirer fits machine guidance system to new minis

LYNCH Plant Hire has snapped up five new Takeuchi mini excavators which have been fitted with GKD machine guidance safety technology. GKD Technologies has...

New safety technology ‘ready to go’ in Scotland

A Scottish plant firm has sent out the message that safety technology being utilised in England is available and ready to go in Scotland. “It’s about...

New partnership has R&R on the right track

FAMILY-run tracking specialist R&R Direct has become the sole UK deployment partner of telematics giant Trackunit. The business will install, manage and provide aftercare services...

GAP and SITECH form ‘unique’ partnership in survey sector

GAP Group has announced it has teamed up with SITECH UK & Ireland to form a 'unique' partnership in the survey industry. The survey &...

JCB adds new features to telematics portal

JCB has announced the launch of some new features in its LiveLink telematics portal. Launched in 2011 and now with over 300,000 machines monitored by...

Mecalac launches new transmission for crawler skid excavators

MECALAC has announced that its 6MCR, 8MCR and 10MCR tracked skid excavators are now equipped with ‘Speed Control’ travel management system as standard. This new...

MEWP operator app a ‘game-changer’ for industry

THE International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Denmark-based member firm Trackunit has agreed a partnership to create a new digital operator app called ePAL,...

Ready for action: Doosan and Leica team up on machine control initiative

DOOSAN has released a new optional ready kit for the 2D/3D semi-automation system from Leica Geosystems for the company’s DX255LC-5 excavator. The machine control solution automates...

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