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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...
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...

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.

Doosan adds to Smart Solutions offering

Doosan Infracore Europe has confirmed a raft of new developments that add to the company’s Smart Solutions portfolio.

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...

A suit that’s tailored for construction sites

An exoskeleton suit could revolutionise the construction industry in America when it is released next year, and its developers ‘absolutely’ expect the technology to reach Europe.

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,...
Windcrane Wind Report

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...

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...

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...

Yanmar launches telematics solution for UK customers

YANMAR is introducing a fleet management system to customers in the UK and Ireland. From this month (August), the manufacturer confirmed that SmartAssist Remote...
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Better late than never

Biometric technology and cloud computing offer greater insight into onsite health and safety practices and help ensure compliance, says Ollie McGovern of Simeio DESPITE a...

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...

New app tipped to increase construction site safety

A-PLANT is launching a smartphone application designed to increase site safety and give customers full control of their equipment hire. In a bid to reduce...

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...

Electric digger scoops top engineering innovation prize

JCB'S electric mini excavator has won a prestigious prize for engineering innovation. The UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering announced the manufacturer's low noise, zero emissions...

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...

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...

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...

JCB updates telematics system to aid mixed fleet operators

JCB has announced the launch of a new version of its LiveLink telematics system which the manufacturer said will allow mixed fleet operators to control...

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...

Software specialist hopes to keep firms on track

SOFTWARE specialist inspHire has released new asset tracker functionality that integrates with Trackunit, JCB LiveLink and CanTrack to improve visibility of equipment. The Asset Tracker...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Mark Watters founder of Shareplant

Fair Share: machine rental app launched

Shareplant has now been in operation for eleven months. The application allows users to list operated or self-drive equipment priced per day or hour.

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...

Proactive tool can ‘cut costs and downtime’

PIRTEK'S Tyne and Wear franchise is pioneering Total Hydraulic Management (THM), a data-driven system whereby elements of the hydraulic system are tagged and monitored...

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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