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No messing with de-dusting system

A self-contained personnel de-dusting unit, described as ideal for construction sites as well as the quarry and mining industries, has been introduced by Air...

App provides Speedy solution to cutting costs

EQUIPMENT provider Speedy revealed it has teamed up with Siemens to reduce the engineering firm's hire costs with the help of a new app. The...

Plantworx 2019 to feature dedicated Simulation Zone

PLANTWORX 2019 will feature an interactive Simulation Zone highlighting the latest technology in the construction sector, organisers have revealed. The area will feature six simulators, said...

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...

Positive VIBES for Scots construction sector firms

Two companies working in the Scottish construction sector have had their green credentials recognised after being named as finalists in VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.
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Finning invests in advance site technology

FINNING, the UK and Ireland Caterpillar dealer, has completed the acquisition of the newly formed SITECH  dealership for the UK and Ireland. Created in June...

Getting to know…Ian Barnes

IAN Barnes, head of business at SITECH UK and Ireland, fell into the plant industry through his self-proclaimed product geekiness and detail.  Starting as a...

Leading the charge: battery technology highlighted at A-Plant event

THE growing role of electrification in the construction machinery sector was highlighted this week as A-Plant hosted its inaugural Battery Power Seminar. The London event...

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...
Daewoo 300LCV excavator

Leveraging IoT to unlock the next generation of asset tracking

By Derek Bryan, VP EMEA, Verizon Connect THERE is a thin line between asset tracking and the Internet of Things (IoT). From simply keeping track...

To Infinity and beyond

CDE is showing off a new range of patented Infinity screens in Munich at the bauma trade show. The company said the development of the Infinity...

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...

Marubeni-Komatsu joins forces with Topcon

MARUBENI-Komatsu is partnering with Topcon Positioning GB and Ireland to provide machine control technology, it has been announced. The deal means Marubeni-Komatsu customers will now...

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...
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New wind data system aids site planning

A Glasgow-based firm has launched a ‘new and improved’ wind speed data system for construction sites. Windcrane said its mobile app is designed to improve...

Online shopping made easy with Case Construction

A new online tool from Case Construction Equipment allows customers to configure their own machines with just a few simple clicks. Providing detailed information and...

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,...

VR training tool shortlisted for top innovation award

HIRE Association Europe (HAE) is in contention for an award at the Business Innovation Awards 2019 for V-Hire, the virtual reality (VR) training tool...

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...

Software specialist offers help to hire firms during Covid-19 outbreak

POINT of Rental Software has announced it is making its electronic signature product, Rental eSign, available for free for 90 days for hire business...

Finning goes mobile with new parts website

FINNING customers can now access the company’s new parts website on a mobile device. The UK & Ireland Caterpillar dealer’s website www.finning.co.uk/parts also enables its...

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...

5G technology lets Doosan remotely control excavator 8500km away

DOOSAN has claimed to be the first manufacturer at bauma 2019 to use 5G technology for worldwide ‘TeleOperation’ of construction machines. The firm is operating...

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...

Hyundai and KT to combine technologies to supply smart logistics solutions

HYUNDAI Construction Equipment has announced it is teaming up with Korea Telecom (KT) to progress smart logistics solutions. The manufacturer will use KT's 5G communication...

Spreading the news about machine safety

SPREADER plate and crane mat firm Outriggerpads has introduced a new calculator for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), designed to promote the safe...

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...
Bobcat loader remote-control system

Bobcat to launch loader remote-control system

BOBCAT is to launch a new system for its range of compact loaders, which will allow for the operator to control their machine remotely. 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...

Liebherr and Leica form partnership over machine control solutions

LIEBHERR and Leica Geosystems have entered into a strategic partnership, which will see Liebherr wheeled and crawler excavators of generations 6 and 8 optionally...
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