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RodRadar's Live Dig Radar

Scottish Plant Operator Challenge attendees to experience Live Dig Radar tech

ORGANISERS of the upcoming Scottish Plant Operator Challenge (SPOC) and MDiG have announced plans to bring RodRadar's Live Dig Radar (LDR) technology to Errol...

New Point of Rental solution empowers hire consumers with digital info access

POINT of Rental has introduced a new QuikLink feature in Syrinx 365, designed to provide an easy-to-use method for consumers to access and share...
Komatsu Smart Construction

Komatsu Smart Construction sees rise in adoption of digital tools

NEW data from Komatsu Smart Construction has indicated the adoption of digital tools across the construction sector is increasing. The business has seen a 'significant'...
Andy Sabin General Sales Manager Thwaites & Kevin Howells CEO Datatag ID

Support grows for CESAR security and registration scheme

DUMPER manufacturer Thwaites confirmed at Hillhead 2024 that it has become the latest firm to commit to the CESAR security and registration scheme powered...
DJI Dock 2

Landmark ‘drone in a box’ innovation demonstrated

DIGITAL solutions specialist Smart Construction, a brand from Komatsu, recently invited key professionals from a variety of sectors to witness the UK’s first demonstration...
SITECH UK & Ireland Trimble technology

SITECH to showcase latest Trimble machine control solutions at Hillhead 2024

SITECH UK & Ireland will unveil Trimble’s latest advancements in machine control and guidance technology at Hillhead 2024. New offerings will include the 10-inch Trimble...

Groundworks contractor deploys Podfather technology for highways works

GROUNDWORK and drainage specialist C P Dynes has implemented Edinburgh-based Podfather fleet logistics software to help manage the movement of hundreds of cubic tonnes...

Develon launches expanded digital platform

DEVELON has unveiled the latest iteration of its fleet management system - MY DEVELON: a new digital platform for managing construction equipment. “Using the MY...

Xwatch Safety Solutions merges with Hexagon AB

Xwatch Safety Solutions has been acquired by Hexagon, a specialist in digital reality solutions. This move has been described as representing a 'significant milestone' in...

JCB and Leica Geosystems team up on new factory-fitted machine control solutions

JCB and Leica Geosystems are teaming up to offer factory-fitted 2D and 3D-ready semi-automated excavator control solutions. The solutions - known as INTELLIGRADE - will...

Engcon confirms new tiltrotator control system is compatible with more excavators

ENGCON has announced that its new tiltrotator control system, DC3, has taken 'big steps forward' in terms of compatibility with other leading companies globally. Last...

New Liebherr app gives users access to manuals and spare parts catalogue

LIEBHERR has launched a new app that digitally provides information on machine operation and maintenance for the manufacturer's earthmoving and material handling equipment. MyAssistant...

Technology package upgrades announced for Cat medium dozers

CATERPILLAR has introduced two new technology package upgrades for its medium dozer line. Formerly ARO with Assist, Cat Assist with ARO (attachment ready option) suite of...

Recognition for latest Develon technologies

DEVELON is celebrating after winning honours in two of the categories in the CES 2024 Innovation Awards to be announced during the CES 2024...

Blairgowrie business sings praises of first Unicontrol system

BLAIRGOWRIE-based Bryan Contractors has taken delivery of the first Unicontrol3D machine control system supplied by SMT GB. Fitted to a Volvo EC140E excavator equipped with...

Inverclyde construction site security business rebrands amid ‘substantial growth’

PORT Glasgow-based site security firm Safer Scotland has secured its first international partnership deal amid 'substantial' growth, and rebranded as Safer Group. Founded in 2016...

New innovation tipped to ‘transform’ plant security

DATATAG, the delivery partner of the Construction Equipment Association's (CEA) CESAR Security Scheme, has unveiled its latest innovation of a RAPID check (Registered Assets...

Tech upgrade aims to help customers get more out of Cat machines

FINNING has upgraded Cat customers to a new software solution that delivers insights into fuel use and operational efficiency. A new version of VisionLink is now...

Digital innovation delivers major savings in HS2 earthworks

A construction 'industry first' partnership between the HS2 project and equipment supplier Finning to streamline earthmoving work is said to have begun yielding multi-million-pound...

Safety tech specialist launches recruitment drive after investing in new HQ

SPILLARD Safety Systems, which supplies equipment including cameras and human detection systems, has invested more than £200,000 into a new HQ in Four Ashes. The...

Inventory tracking solution brings efficiency gains for Scottish waste management specialist

SCOTTISH waste management and recycling company, Levenseat Renewable Energy, now has real-time access to material inventory figures after implementing a LiDAR-based solution for inventory...

Bobcat Machine IQ systems now available as subscription service

BOBCAT has launched its new Machine IQ telematics subscription service in Europe and Israel. Designed to connect customers to machine information anytime and anywhere, the...

Komatsu offers 3D machine guidance and payload metering across digger range

KOMATSU has announced that it will offer Smart Construction’s 3D Machine Guidance Kit as a 'simple and flexible' enhancement for a range of standard...

Leica confirms 3D machine control compatibility option for Cat NGH excavators

LEICA Geosystems has announced the commercial availability of the Leica MC1 3D machine control system with Caterpillar factory-installed NGH sensors. The first customers of this...

More plant firms embrace ‘breakthrough’ 3D avoidance zone technology

PLANTFORCE Rentals has become the latest firm to embrace the technology offered by Leica Geosystems and Xwatch Safety Solutions' 3D avoidance zone system. The company's...

Komatsu to launch quarry fleet management system

KOMATSU Europe has revealed plans to launch its Smart Quarry Site fleet management solution at the end of this year. The system focuses on six...

Komatsu unveils ‘revolutionary’ tool to optimise dump truck fleet efficiency

KOMATSU has announced the launch of a 'revolutionary' tool designed to optimise the efficiency of rigid dump truck fleets on mining and quarry sites...

Machine control tech speeds up sustainable drainage project near Glasgow

SITECH UK and Ireland has revealed that Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA) has been able to complete a sustainable drainage pond for Scottish Water in...

Hitachi and Xwatch Safety Solutions strengthen partnership

XWATCH Safety Solutions has announced that its partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) continues to grow. The company has supplied HCMUK with more than...

Liebherr and Leica expand range of semi-automatic machine control systems

LIEBHERR and Leica Geosystems have expanded the range of semi-automatic machine control systems for Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators. Leica's machine control systems are already...