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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.

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.

Technology aims to stop site collisions

James Fisher Prolec has announced the launch of a ‘groundbreaking’ safety solution for plant equipment, which is said to help prevent collisions with site-wide hazards.

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.

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Software solutions help firms meet GDPR duties

SOFTWARE specialist inspHire is helping companies meet their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) obligations by upgrading customers with the latest versions of its software. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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Screw driving system deployed by US firm

EVANA Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI), has delivered a custom screw driving system to a prominent U.S. construction products manufacturer. The...
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Putting gas-to-liquid fuel to the test

HITACHI Construction Machinery (Europe) and Shell have joined forces to test the suitability of Shell GTL (gas-to-liquids) fuel in construction operations. The latest range...
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