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Rising building material prices hit industry

A rampant spike in building material prices has hit the construction industry hard and left middle-income people unable to afford apartments. Rising prices of major components of building materials have increased the cost of construction, and as a result, prices for apartments and commercial units have also increased. The Deputy Chairman of the Real Estate […]

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IG Biogas, Ludan Group, Shandong Tianmu Environment Engineering Co., Ltd, BTS Biogas – The Bollywood Post

The global Engineering, Procurement and Construction of Biogas Plants (EPCM) market report is an overview of the Biogas Plant Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPCM) Market industry in the context of its economic and geographic importance. The status of the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of Biogas Plants (EPCM) Industry in terms of production, consumption, growth projections, […]

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the right tool to connect a product’s environmental performance to changing EU building requirements – EURACTIV.com

Since its adoption in 2013, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) has proven to be a pillar of the European single market. By establishing uniform rules for the CE marking of construction products and materials, industry professionals, public authorities and consumers can now easily compare the performance of different products. For example, for mineral wool insulation, […]

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Risk of inflation on the building materials market: it’s not over!

David Bowcott There is no doubt that the pandemic has damaged the construction industry supply chain. The past year has been filled with dramatic price increases that have affected many materials used in construction projects of all sizes and scopes. The bad news is that the uncertainty isn’t over yet, but there are steps you […]

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Digital transformation led by project leaders: study

Dodge Construction Network, in partnership with Trimble, released a report which they claim illustrates the influence of a construction project owner on the implementation of digital technologies in the project itself. They suggest that owners are very influential in the design and construction industry and are often key in driving change. The report, “Connected Construction: […]

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Digital transformation led by project leaders: study

Dodge Construction Network, in partnership with Trimble, released a report which they claim illustrates the influence of a construction project owner on the implementation of digital technologies in the project itself. They suggest that owners are very influential in the design and construction industry and are often key in driving change. The report, “Connected Construction: […]

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Philippine construction equipment market will reach 13791

Chicago, Feb. 22 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Arizton’s latest research report, the Philippines construction equipment market by transportation infrastructure projects will drive the demand for construction equipment in the Philippines heavy equipment market. Scope of the Philippines construction equipment market Report cover     Details     Market size (revenue) $1794.6 million Market size (unit delivery) […]

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Agricultural and Construction Equipment Market Outlook: Is the Long-Term Growth Sustainable?

As the global economy remains firmly on track to grow in 2022, a number of challenges are poised to pose obstacles for the Agriculture and construction equipment industries in the weeks and months to come. According to the last business intelligence According to WEA data, the global economy grew robustly by 5.1% in 2021. And […]

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Building material prices will continue to rise in 2022

While prices for some materials will decline from the highs seen in 2021, prices will remain high overall, requiring advanced supply chain management methods Linesight’s latest quarterly building material cost report shows that the higher prices seen in 2021 are expected to continue through 2022. The report reveals that supply chain disruption and still high […]

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Linesight Commodities Report Shows Building Materials Prices Rise in Q4 But Forecast Falls in 2022 | News

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022– Linesight, a global construction consultancy, expects building material prices to decline in 2022 after hitting record highs last year. Much of the inflationary pressure on prices was due to shortages caused by pandemic-related supply chain issues, increased global demand, labor disruptions and extreme weather conditions. However, with the passage of […]

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Linesight’s Commodities Report Shows Building Materials Prices Rise in Q4 but Decline Forecast in 2022

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Linesight, a global construction consultancy, expects building material prices to decline in 2022 after hitting record highs last year. Much of the inflationary pressure on prices was due to shortages caused by pandemic-related supply chain issues, increased global demand, labor disruptions and extreme weather conditions. However, with the passage of the US infrastructure […]

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Building materials prices increased in the fourth quarter of 2021, but declines are expected in the first quarter of 2022

Linesight, a global construction consultancy, expects building material prices to decline in 2022 after hitting record highs last year. Much of the inflationary pressure on prices was due to shortages caused by pandemic-related supply chain issues, increased global demand, labor disruptions and extreme weather conditions. The results are part of Linesight’s fourth quarter commodity report […]

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ForneyVault® Launches ForneyField™ Mobile App for End-to-End Building Materials Testing Workflow

PITTSBURGH, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ForneyVault®an integrated building materials testing platform, launched ForneyField™a mobile app allowing concrete field technicians to capture site and sample data from the field to the lab and beyond, providing an end-to-end solution for the construction materials testing (CMT) workflow ). ForneyVault ForneyField streamlines complex CMT workflows for increased alignment, […]

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ForneyVault® Launches ForneyField™ Mobile App for End-to-End Building Materials Testing Workflow

PITTSBURGH, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ForneyVault®an integrated building materials testing platform, launched ForneyField™a mobile app allowing concrete field technicians to capture site and sample data from the field to the lab and beyond, providing an end-to-end solution for the construction materials testing (CMT) workflow ). ForneyField streamlines complex CMT workflows for increased alignment, productivity […]

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ForneyVault® Launches ForneyField™ Mobile App for End-to-End Building Materials Testing Workflow | State

PITTSBURGH, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ForneyVault®an integrated building materials testing platform, launched ForneyField™a mobile app allowing concrete field technicians to capture site and sample data from the field to the lab and beyond, providing an end-to-end solution for the construction materials testing (CMT) workflow ). ForneyField streamlines complex CMT workflows for increased alignment, productivity […]

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How Covid opened the door to digitized construction

Construction companies rely heavily on manual labor and on-site workers. So when the coronavirus hit in 2020, sudden site closures, new security measures, and the need for more remote employees presented significant challenges. Research suggests the global construction sector shrank 3.1% in 2020, its worst decline since the global financial crisis in 2008. Now projects […]

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Construction Management Software Market Expected to Grow US$2.6 Billion by End of 2028, According to Coherent Market Insights

SEATTLE, February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to Consistent market informationThe Global construction management software market was rated at US$1.4 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach US$2.6 billion by 2028 to a 8.2% CAGR between 2021 and 2028. Construction managers can benefit from using site management software. This software offers the ability to […]

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Size of the construction equipment market in France by unit of sales at

Chicago, 08 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The France construction equipment market size by volume is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4.55% during the period 2021-2028. Key highlights offered in the report: The construction equipment market in France in terms of revenue is estimated at $15.31 billion by 2028. In 2020, the […]

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Biden orders PLA; The industry responds

President Biden has issued an executive order requiring all federal projects worth $35 million or more to use project work agreements (PLAs). Construction industry associations have responded both in favor and against the measure, which requires a negotiated collective agreement for all contractors on a project. The associated general contractors oppose Stephen E. Sandherr, CEO, […]

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Saudi Arabia Construction Equipment Market Size by Unit

Chicago, 07 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The construction equipment market volume in Saudi Arabia is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5.85% during the period 2022-2028. Key highlights offered in the report: The Saudi Arabia construction equipment market in terms of revenue is expected to reach USD 1,889.5 million by 2028. In […]

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The Construction Products Association (CPA)

The Construction Products Association (CPA) is the leading organization representing and advocating for manufacturers and suppliers of construction products The construction products industry is made up of large multinationals, medium-sized companies, SMEs and family businesses. The sector employs 382,500 people in 23,949 businesses and has an annual turnover of over £63 billion. The Construction Products […]

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Biogas plant engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) market revenue expected to grow by 2022-2026

“ The Biogas Plant Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) market study has examined the major influences for market growth. Driving factors which favorably influence the demand for Biogas Plant Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM), restraining factors which limit market expansion and their impact on the Global Biogas Plant Market engineering, procurement and […]

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The use of sustainable building materials must be a priority

Victoria Brocklesby, Chief Operating Officer at Originexplores why switching to sustainable building materials should be a priority for the industry Sustainability as a concept is not new. It’s been on the agenda for years, however, the fact that it’s still at the top of the priority list shows that not enough is being done to […]

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Address Embedded Emissions with Right-Sized Construction Equipment

Chris Rason, Managing Director of Aggreko, discusses the importance of choosing the right size construction equipment that does not exceed site needs, in the industry load for net zero As the UK steps up its efforts to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it is important to first identify and address the key barriers […]

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Assessment of the construction equipment market in Saudi Arabia and

Dublin, 01 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Saudi Arabia Construction Equipment Market – Strategic Assessment & Forecast 2022-2028” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Saudi Arabia construction equipment market size will be valued at USD 1,889.5 million by 2028. The market is expected to reach 22,784 units, growing at a CAGR […]

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Hilti and Trackunit launch telematics partnership

Hilti and Trackunit announced a strategic partnership to advance digital transformation in the construction industry. The partnership aims to bring global scale to the field of tool and equipment connectivity. Working with Trackunit, an industry leader in fleet management services, Hilti is now able to enhance its ON!Track solution. At the same time, the Trackunit […]

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Hilti and Trackunit launch telematics partnership

Hilti and Trackunit announced a strategic partnership to advance digital transformation in the construction industry. The partnership aims to bring global scale to the field of tool and equipment connectivity. Working with Trackunit, an industry leader in fleet management services, Hilti is now able to strengthen its ON!Track solution. At the same time, the Trackunit […]

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Volvo Reports Increased Construction Equipment Sales and Profitability in Q4 2021

Despite the continued decline in China, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) maintained its solid growth with significant infrastructure investments, particularly in Europe, North America and South America, and increased service revenues. The current decline in China is due to a saturated market for excavators following strong sales levels last year and the general slowdown in […]

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Rising cost of building materials

J Rising cost of building materials and shortage of building labor following Brexit are to blame for lack of progress on London’s affordable housing targets, Sadiq Khan says . City Hall received £3.46billion under the Government’s Affordable Housing Scheme last autumn to deliver around 30,000 new affordable homes between 2021 and 2026. This program will […]

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Invitation to voluntarily support building rehabilitation work extended to the Building Products Association – Real Estate and Construction

UK: Invitation to voluntarily support building repair work extended to the Construction Products Association January 26, 2022 Gowling WLG To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Earlier in January 2022, we reported on a “staked” announcement by MP Michael Gove, Secretary of State for the […]

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Invitation to voluntarily support building rehabilitation work extended to the Construction Products Association

Earlier in January 2022, we reported on a “staked” announcement by MP Michael Gove, Secretary of State for the Department for Leveling, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), whereby residential developers were asked to voluntarily contribute to a £4billion fund to cover the costs of rehabilitating buildings with fire safety issues. While this announcement received cautious support […]

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What building materials will be in short supply in 2022 and will prices continue to rise?

Architects and the wider construction industry have been hit hard by material shortages in 2021. The supply chain crisis has led to skyrocketing prices and huge delivery times for materials such as timber, wreaking havoc with projects across the country. Government statistics show that material costs increased every month between September 2020 and September 2021. […]

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One dead and one seriously injured in explosion at building materials factory in Hampshire – Cardinal News

Hampshire firefighters inspect the structure of the warehouse after an explosion inside (SOURCE: Hampshire Fire Protection District). Hampshire Police, Fire and Paramedics responded at around 10.45am on Friday January 21, 2022 to a report of an explosion in the ‘P building’ of the WR Meadows Inc. manufacturing complex, 300 Industrial Drive in Hampshire. The first […]

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Building Materials Market Expected to Grow USD 1123.07 Billion | Growing number of smart cities to drive growth

The building materials market covers the following areas: Sizing of the building materials marketBuilding Materials Market ForecastAnalysis of the building materials market Supplier LandscapeThe building materials market is expected to remain fragmented during the forecast period. Suppliers use growth strategies such as focusing on product innovations to compete in the market. Adelaide Brighton Ltd., Cementir […]

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China is gearing up for its giant CICEE construction equipment show at the Changsha Exhibition Center in May 2023

China has announced that its CICEE International Construction Machinery Expo will be held in Changsha from May 12-15, 2023, and forward bookings look very strong. Changsha International Construction Equipment Exhibition (CICEE) is jointly organized by the China Federation of Mechanical Engineering Industry, China Construction Machinery Society and Changsha Municipal People’s Government. During the last CICEE […]

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Disadvantages of Excel Spreadsheets in Construction Management

© Dimarik16 | Dreamstime.com Main Disadvantages of Excel Spreadsheets in Construction Management. What is the cost to your business if all your spreadsheets are deleted today? Spreadsheets are a simple tool, but they are often pushed beyond their means, especially given the value that data brings to a business. It is increasingly clear that these […]

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The cost of building materials jumped 17% in December

The prices of building materials rose by 17.4% on average in December compared to the same month of 2020, according to official data. It is the biggest year-on-year price rise in 14 years, according to data from national statistics agency INEGI. Among the materials whose prices rose significantly were sheet metal, up 58%; metal structures, […]

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Bobcat Showcases Electric CTL at CES

Doosan Bobcat showcased a fully electric Bobcat T7X compact track loader at the Consumer Electronics Show. “Doosan Bobcat is at the forefront of innovation, and we are proud to launch the all-electric technology of the T7X to help customers maximize both durability and productivity,” said Scott Park, president / CEO, in a prepared statement. The […]

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Bobcat Showcases Electric CTL at CES

Doosan Bobcat showcased a fully electric Bobcat T7X compact track loader at the Consumer Electronics Show. “Doosan Bobcat is at the forefront of innovation, and we are proud to launch the all-electric technology of the T7X to help customers maximize both durability and productivity,” said Scott Park, president / CEO, in a prepared statement. The […]

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Current Trends, Key Impact Factors, Revenue and Key Market Dynamics – Industrial IT

“ The Global Construction Management Software market research study comprises detailed and precise data on the market size on a national as well as regional level. The major players, end-users, applications, region, competitive analysis, gross margin, market share, revenue, price, import-export results, trends, and forecasts are all carefully covered in the global Software Market study. […]

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Global Construction Equipment Market (2021)

DUBLIN, December 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Construction Equipment Market – Growth, Trends, Impact of COVID-19, and Forecast (2021-2026)” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The construction equipment market has been valued at $161 billion in 2020, and it is expected to reach $228 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of more than […]

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Latin America construction equipment market size by volume to reach 137,748 units by 2027

CHICAGO, 22 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Latin America Experts predict that the construction equipment market by volume is expected to grow above 4.75% CAGR during the period 2021-2027. Highlights presented in the report: the Latin America the construction equipment market is expected to reach $ 5.06 billion by 2027. In 2020, most […]

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HCL signs 5-year pact with Mexican construction materials company Cemex

HCL Technologies (HCL) on Wednesday announced that it has signed a five-year agreement with Cemex, a global building materials company, based in Mexico, to provide the next generation of employee services through digital transformation, increased automation and near real-time analyzes. This multi-year managed services agreement comes as HCL has made a strategic commitment to expand […]

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Turning demolition materials into construction products | Canberra weather

It’s not just household packaging and products that can be recycled when properly sorted or dropped off at the appropriate collection points. As long as there is no asbestos contamination, the house itself, or any other construction work, can also be widely recycled. Operating locally since 2004, ACT Recycling is a family owned business located […]

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How to improve your construction management workflows

The construction industry is one of the most inefficient and wasteful industries, with many areas for improvement. Construction projects typically struggle to be completed on time and on budget for many different reasons: collaboration issues, contractor errors, inaccurate forecasts, or unforeseen labor costs. Many of these problems can be attributed to inadequate and faulty processes. […]

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Singapore Construction Equipment Market (2021-2027) – Featuring Caterpillar, Kobelco, and Doosan among others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Singapore Construction Equipment Market – Strategic Assessment & Forecast 2021-2027” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The construction equipment market size in Singapore will be valued at USD 444.2 million by 2027, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.36% in volume during the period 2021-2027. Companies […]

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Report on United States Construction Equipment Market 2021:

Dublin, December 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The report “US Construction Equipment Market – Strategic Assessment & Forecast 2021-2027” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The US construction equipment market size will be valued at $ 32.68 billion and reach a volume of 191,836 units by 2027, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) […]

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Singapore Construction Equipment Industry to 2027

DUBLIN, December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The report “Singapore Construction Equipment Market – Strategic Assessment & Forecast 2021-2027” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research_and_Market_Logo the Singapore the size of the construction equipment market will be assessed at $ 444.2 million by 2027, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.36% in […]

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Limit rising cost of building materials, builders’ groups urge government

PETALING JAYA: The government should step in and deal with the rising prices of building materials in Kuala Lumpur, several building and construction associations say. They also called on the government to monitor the situation to ensure that there are no commercial or anti-competitive practices in the construction industry supply chain and to intervene if […]

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Building materials manufacturer acquires Admixtures to expand its geographic footprint

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to receive the best stories of the day straight to your inbox. A Cleveland manufacturer of materials for the construction industry has announced the acquisition […]

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Viterbi Alumnus and Construction Executive Establishes Million Dollar Endowment in Construction Management – USC Viterbi

USC Professor Viterbi Henry Koffman, Masters of Construction Management alumni Jonathan Emami and USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos at the CMAA Symposium 2021. PHOTO / LOUIS CHEN & BRYAN PARK. The construction industry is one of the most traditional industries, and it is also constantly evolving, advancing with new tools and technologies. No one […]

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Guide published for security technology

December 8, 2021 Associated Builders and Contractors today released their Online Safety Technology Guide, a resource for contractors looking to implement construction technology for the best possible safety performance. “Fulfilling ABC’s commitment to world-class jobsite safety requires ABC contractors to continuously innovate,” said Matt Abeles, vice president, construction technology and innovation, in a prepared statement. […]

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Guide published for security technology

December 8, 2021 Associated Builders and Contractors today released their Online Safety Technology Guide, a resource for contractors looking to implement construction technology for the best possible safety performance. “Fulfilling ABC’s commitment to world-class jobsite safety requires ABC contractors to continuously innovate,” said Matt Abeles, vice president, construction technology and innovation, in a prepared statement. […]

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Construction Equipment Rental Market Worth $212 Billion

New York, 07 Dec. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Construction Equipment Leasing Market Overview: According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “Construction equipment rental market Research Report, by Equipment Type (Earthwork, Material Handling, and Concrete and Road Construction), Application (Residential, Non-Residential, and Infrastructure), and Region – Global Forecast to 2030 » the […]

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Construction equipment rental market worth USD 212 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.15%

New York, 07 Dec. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Construction Equipment Leasing Market Overview: According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “Construction equipment rental market Research Report, by Equipment Type (Earthwork, Material Handling, and Concrete and Road Construction), Application (Residential, Non-Residential, and Infrastructure), and Region – Global Forecast to 2030 » the […]

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Construction Equipment Market Report 2021-26: Industry Share, Size, Growth, Trends and Forecast

SHERIDAN, WY, USA, December 6, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – According to IMARC Group’s latest report, titled “Construction Equipment Market Size: Global Industry Trends, Share, Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast 2021-2026 ‘, the global construction equipment market has shown moderate growth during the period 2015-2020 and expects the market to grow at a CAGR of around 6% during […]

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Construction equipment accessories help meet the challenges of road construction

Roads are perhaps the most crucial infrastructure in the world and one of humanity’s greatest technological achievements. Ironically, the glittering asphalt of an open road makes one dream of technological escape: windows down, roar of tires, freedom. But trying to keep up with the billions of people using one of the world’s oldest industrial breakthroughs […]

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UAE Construction Equipment Market Report 2021-2027 with Volvo, Caterpillar, Doosan Infracore, Dynapac, Hitachi, JC Bamford, Kobelco, Komatsu, Tadano and Xuzhou Construction Machinery

DUBLIN, December 06, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “UAE Construction Equipment Market (2021-2027): Market Forecast by Types, Applications, Regions and Competitive Landscape” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. UAE construction equipment market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% during the period 2021-2027 The UAE construction equipment market has witnessed substantial growth over […]

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The recovery in construction slows down: the Marcum index

The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the third quarter of 2021 reports that the recovery in the construction industry slowed over the summer amid labor shortages and rising material prices . Spending on non-residential construction remains 10.7% lower than January 2020 levels, but is only 1.3 lower than it was a year ago. The index […]

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The recovery in construction slows down: the Marcum index

The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the third quarter of 2021 reports that the recovery in the construction industry slowed over the summer amid labor shortages and rising material prices . Spending on non-residential construction remains 10.7% lower than January 2020 levels, but is only 1.3 lower than it was a year ago. The index […]

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Entrepreneur groups: spending in October

Both Builders and Associate Contractors (ABC) and Associate General Contractors (AGC) conclude that construction spending increased in October. National non-residential construction spending rose 0.9% in October, according to ABC analysis of data released by the US Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, non-residential spending totaled $ 814.2 billion for the month. Spending increased […]

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Metropolitan areas add jobs but supply chain and loom in pandemic

Construction employment has increased in 236 or 66% of 358 metropolitan areas over the past 12 months, according to Associated General Contractors (AGC). Sacramento – Roseville – Arden-Arcade, California added the most construction jobs (6,800 jobs, 9%), followed by Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Massachusetts (6,600 jobs, 9%); Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida (6,400 jobs, 9%); Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington (5,500 jobs, 5%); and […]

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A promising future for the rental of construction equipment

Jean Jeanguenat The theme for the 2021 ARA Show ™ in Las Vegas was “Focus on the Future”. If the show was any indication, the future of the equipment rental industry is bright. However, getting equipment rental companies ready will require some planning up front, at least for 2022. As many equipment rental operators have […]

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A structured approach for better construction products

hand holding smartphone with AR application to check picking time of orders in smart factory warehouse, global partner connection technology interface for logistic import-export background Rick Hartwig, responsible for the built environment at Engineering and technology institution, discusses the importance of structured data and embracing digitization to improve the performance and safety of construction products […]

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Why construction equipment managers should start migrating to 4G today

For the heavy construction market, telematics has been a game-changer as it enables consistent tracking and monitoring of off-road vehicles and assets such as cranes, heavy equipment, and elevators. By using IoT devices to monitor GPS location, vehicle speed, engine data and diagnostics, driving behavior, accessory usage and other valuable information, telematics gives fleet managers […]

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Lagos probe panel on collapsed Ikoyi building awaits construction material test results

The Tribunal of Inquiry inaugurated by the Governor of Lagos State headed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the collapse of a 21-story building at 44 B, C, D Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, spoke about his progress on Monday. The panel revealed that the results of tests carried out on building materials were still awaited. […]

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Central Pa Developer Launches Construction Management Company

Jonathan Bowser, former CEO of the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation and managing partner of Integrated Development Partners in Wormleysburg, opened a construction management company. The Steelton native opened Steel Works Construction this summer at 430 N. Front St. in Wormleysburg and 216 N. Front St. in Steelton. Bowser is President and CEO of the […]

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Electrical construction equipment minimizes carbon footprint of wildlife sanctuary trail project

The L25 Electric Compact Wheel Loader is used to haul and deposit gravel for a half-mile wheelchair accessible trail around a pond and to clear brush. Volvo construction equipment Located just 20 miles from the capital of the United States, the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge offers a wildlife sanctuary and a place for people […]

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The heavy construction equipment market is expected to generate

New York, USA, November 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – According to a report published by Research Dive, the global heavy construction equipment market should generate a turnover of $ 257.2 billion and grow up to a 4.8% CAGR over the estimated period of 2021 to 2028. According to our analysts, due to increasing urbanization and […]

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Honda tests autonomous work vehicle for jobsite safety [VIDEO]

November 17, 2021 Honda and Black & Veatch successfully tested the Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) prototype at a Black & Veatch construction site in New Mexico. During the month-long field test, the second-generation full-electric Honda AWV prototype performed a range of functions in a large-scale solar-powered construction project, including towing operations and the transport […]

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The BNPL plan facilitates the purchase of construction materials

The construction industry has one of the longest Outstanding Selling Days (DSOs) – an average of 83 – so it looks like a product that would allow these professionals to pay for the supplies they need without having to paying the full cost up front would be a good choice. BlueTape Co-founder and CEO Yaser […]

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LandSouth Standardizes Procore for Construction Management

CARPINTERIA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Procore Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PCOR), a leading provider of construction management software, today announced that LandSouth Construction, a leading builder of multi-family and retirement home in the United States, chose Procore as its only construction management platform. Procore’s single platform replaces more than five current software packages, streamlining LandSouth customers’ access to information […]

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Construction creates jobs, but lags behind 2020 levels

The construction industry created 44,000 jobs between September and October, with non-residential construction companies posting consecutive increases for the first time since January, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Employment levels remain well below pre-pandemic totals as companies grapple with supply chain issues and labor shortages. “It is encouraging to […]

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Spotlight on Global Pipelines with Volvo Construction Equipment

World Pipelines editor-in-chief Elizabeth Corner chats with Jörg Breuer, Volvo Construction Equipment, to discuss the company’s recent article in World Pipelines. Jörg is Business Development Manager for the pipeline industry at Volvo Construction Equipment, dealing with growth opportunities in this specific segment. Jörg has been working in the construction industry for over 20 years and […]

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DCR, Construction Equipment Guide announces a partnership: CEG

The DCR-CEG partnership will allow millions of CEG’s online visitors and customers to apply for funding across multiple platforms, including their mobile phones, from vendors who list their equipment for sale on CEG’s six websites. DCR Technologies and Construction Equipment Guide (CEG) have entered into a strategic partnership, combining DCR’s advanced origination technology with CEG’s […]

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A return to site management?

Construction management (CM) has traditionally been viewed as a high-risk procurement strategy for clients embarking on construction projects. But is it making a comeback as a preferred route? CM involves the appointment of numerous specialist contractors by the client directly, with a construction manager appointed to manage and coordinate the various commercial contracts. It was […]

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Volvo CE unveils LEGO-inspired loader prototype

Inspired by a concept from the engineers and designers of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and LEGO Technic, the Volvo LX03 is a future-oriented 5-ton autonomous electric wheel loader prototype. It was developed as a modular concept, with the ability to be scaled up or down with just one or two changes in the manufacturing […]

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Professor of Construction Management Receives Two Worker Safety and Health Training Fellowships from the US Department of Labor | News from the FIU

Nipesh Pradhananga – who is an associate professor at the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Moss Construction Management Department – received a total of $ 360,000 in grants from the Safety and Health Administration in Department of Labor (OSHA). The first grant – Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, including COVID-19 – […]

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Proptech BuildPass Raises $ 1 Million to Facilitate Construction Management

Melbourne construction tech startup BuildPass raised $ 1 million in a pre-seed round. The increase was supported by local companies in the construction industry and strategic investors based in the United States, with the company looking to expand into the United States market within the next 1-2 years. BuildPass was co-founded by Matt Perrott and […]

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Construction arrears decline as labor and supplies remain tight: ABC

The Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Backlog indicator fell to 7.6 months in September, according to a survey conducted by ABC members from September 20 to October 4. The reading is down 0.1 months from August 2021, but up 0.1 months from September 2020. Readings of ABC’s Construction Confidence Index for sales, profit margins and […]

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Construction arrears decline as labor and supplies remain tight: ABC

The builders and associated contractors backlog indicator fell to 7.6 months in September, according to a survey conducted by ABC members from September 20 to October 4. The reading is down 0.1 months from August 2021, but up 0.1 months from September 2020. Readings from ABC’s Construction Confidence Index for sales, profit margins and endowment […]

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How big is the problem with substandard building materials in the market? :: Ugandan radio network

A striking revelation from the National Building Review Board -NBRB report on the collapsed building in Kisenyi was: the building was constructed from inferior steel produced by Pramukh Steel Ltd. “It was observed that the yield strength of 4 samples of steel reinforcement representing 44% was less than the required strength,” says the report on […]

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AI Construction Management Platform BuildAi Secures $1.9M Seed Funding

BuildAi, an AI-powered construction management platform, secured $1.9 million in its latest seed funding round as the industry scrambles to find viable solutions to adapt to COVID-19 lockdowns. Some high profile construction participants and investors include Marr Contracting, Total Constructions, Galileo Ventures, Markus Preston (CEO of The Preston Group), Angus Kennard (Kennards Hire), Stuart Ford […]

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IA BuildAi Construction Management Platform Secures $ 1.9 Million Seed Funding

BuildAi, an AI-powered construction management platform, raised $ 1.9 million in its last round of seed funding as industry scrambles to find viable solutions to scale to COVID-19 lockdowns. Some high profile construction participants and investors include Marr Contracting, Total Constructions, Galileo Ventures, Markus Preston (CEO of The Preston Group), Angus Kennard (Kennards Hire), Stuart […]

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Leasing or financing: what is the right option for construction equipment?

From backhoes to bulldozers, construction companies need equipment that is reliable, up-to-date and capable of operating on the job site. Heavy machinery can be expensive to purchase and can tie up significant levels of capital if purchased directly. For this reason, more and more companies are now renting construction equipment in order to get the […]

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Construction equipment dealers must evolve their services to compete with online giants

COVID-19 has rapidly accelerated changes in the construction industry in terms of digitization. Doug Hundt, President, Industrial, Vermeer, cited an estimate that the industry experienced about 10 years of change in just 18 months. “I think all of them have had customers ordering parts online, looking for information in a different way digitally, salespeople communicating […]

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The guide that simplifies the choice of construction management software

About 60% of construction projects were delayed or canceled in 2020. Managing your new build home is not that easy. You will need to find the best equipment, schedule, contractors, and budget controls. This is why many construction managers have turned to construction management software. Each construction management software has its advantages and disadvantages. Here’s […]

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Low-carbon construction products achieve first end-of-waste status in Scotland

Recycling and Waste Management Solutions Business Levenseat became the first Scottish company to achieve “end-of-waste” status for its new low-carbon aggregate product stream. The Lanarkshire-based company has obtained accreditation from the Scottish environmental regulator SEPA for its newly developed products, which provide a sustainable and lower-cost alternative to pristine aggregates used in construction projects. Developed […]

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BOMAG appoints vice president of milling and paving

BOMAG Americas has appointed Chris Colwell vice president of milling and paving. Colwell will be responsible for developing and leading a new business unit segment focused on optimizing sales and product support for our milling, paving and salvage customers. He brings over 35 years of experience in road construction equipment, having worked for manufacturers and […]

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Australia’s first ‘digital’ construction management diploma to start in 2022

Students in Swinburne’s new course will develop cutting-edge visualization and digital construction skills in partnership with global technology companies. There is a great demand for digital construction skills in the world, and it will only increase. That’s why Swinburne University of Technology presents Australia’s first digital construction degree, the Bachelor of Digital Construction Management. With […]

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NBK Heavy Equipment showcases innovative construction products at Project Qatar 2021

NBK Heavy Equipment showcases innovative construction products at Project Qatar 2021 06 Oct 2021 – 7:55 Eyad Rashid, Managing Director of NBK Heavy Equipment at Project Qatar 2021. Doha: Nasser Bin Khaled Heavy Equipment, subsidiary of NBK group, participates in Project Qatar 2021, the international trade fair for construction technologies and building materials, which takes […]

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NBK Heavy Equipment showcases innovative construction products at Project Qatar 2021

NBK Heavy Equipment showcases innovative construction products at Project Qatar 2021 06 Oct 2021 – 7:55 Eyad Rashid, Managing Director of NBK Heavy Equipment at Project Qatar 2021. Doha: Nasser Bin Khaled Heavy Equipment, subsidiary of NBK group, participates in Project Qatar 2021, the international trade fair for construction technologies and building materials, which takes […]

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The CIDB publishes the list of construction products in accordance with the amendment of the fourth annex

KUALA LUMPUR (October 4): The Construction Industry Development Board of Malaysia (CIDB) issued CIDB (Amendment of Fourth Schedule) 2021, to ensure that the list of construction products and materials contained in the schedule conforms to the latest standards set. In a statement issued on Monday, the CIDB announced that the amendment to the Fourth Schedule […]

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Gilbane Building Company and Nextera Robotics Partner to Automate Construction Management with Autonomous Robots

Didge AI Platform Provides Cost-Effective Tool for Project Management, Safety Oversight, and Progress Tracking Gilbane Building Company and Nextera Robotics have entered into a joint venture partnership to develop a transformational artificial intelligence platform that uses a fleet of autonomous mobile robots to track construction progress and provide jobsite safety oversight. The new robotic platform […]

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The CIDB publishes the list of construction products in accordance with the amendment of the fourth annex

KUALA LUMPUR (October 5): The Construction Industry Development Board of Malaysia (CIDB) issued the CIDB (Amendment of Fourth Schedule) 2021, to ensure that the list of construction products and materials contained in the schedule conforms to the latest standards set. In a statement issued on Monday, the CIDB announced that the amendment to the Fourth […]

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Lendlease partners with Stora Enso for sustainable building materials

A new studio for sustainable wood products will be built in Milan, Italy. Lendlease has forged a global partnership with Finland-based renewable materials supplier Stora Enso on the use of sustainable wood products. The partnership, which was launched in Milan, Italy on October 1, will focus on three key areas: research and development of sustainable […]

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Lendlease partners with Stora Enso to develop sustainable building materials

The international real estate group Lendlease has launched a partnership with one of the leading suppliers of sustainable timber for construction, Stora Enso, with the aim of reducing the carbon embedded in its buildings. Announced late last week at an event in Milan, where the two companies plan to establish a new studio, the partnership […]

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Gilbane Building Company and Nextera Robotics Partner to Automate Construction Management with Autonomous Robots

The Gilbane-Nextera joint venture has produced a fleet of autonomous mobile robots to increase safety and productivity on construction sites. “Our robotic platform is designed to provide an automated, cost-effective way to make construction sites safer and more efficient,” said Michael McKelvy, President and CEO of Gilbane Building Company. BOSTON (PRWEB) 04 October 2021 Gilbane […]

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Gilbane Building Company and Nextera Robotics Partner to Automate Construction Management with Autonomous Robots | News

BOSTON, October 4, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Gilbane Building Company and Nextera Robotics have entered into a joint venture partnership to develop a transformational artificial intelligence platform that uses a fleet of autonomous mobile robots to track construction progress and provide oversight of safety on construction sites. The new robotic platform dubbed “Didge” provides […]

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Technology companies and insurers work together to ensure site safety

Zyter, a digital health and IoT enablement platform, today announced its collaboration with Zurich North America, Qualcomm Technologies, Everguard.ai and Rudolph Libbe Group (RLG), to advance the use of l AI-based Internet of Things (IoT). technologies to improve construction safety. The goal is to help prevent incidents and accidents on the job site that can […]

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SMT Ghana is committed to supporting its customers with the right mining and construction equipment

SMT Ghana is committed to supporting its clients and construction industry stakeholders with proper mining, construction equipment and services to promote the industry. As one of the leading resellers of construction, transportation and mining equipment in the country, the company held a series of open house events across the country to showcase its products (construction […]

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Bacteria Could Help Build Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Building Materials

Adaptavate is developing biodegradable plasterboard made from crop waste instead of gypsum. Credit: Adaptavate Researchers at the University of Bath are studying whether the natural properties of bacteria could help develop a new type of environmentally friendly plasterboard. They work with the start-up Adaptavate, which makes sustainable building materials. Their biodegradable gypsum board, Breathaboard uses […]

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SmartEquip Partners with Diamond Construction Equipment to Launch Services in Japan

SmartEquip has launched its services, which will be operated in partnership with Tokyo-based Diamond Construction Equipment in the Japanese market. The SmartEquip network is now fully operational in Japan, with several Japanese suppliers already online and the first Japanese rental company having entered the pilot phase. SmartEquip and Diamond Construction Equipment finalized the terms of […]

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How Opendoor evolved its approach to construction management and the applicability of emerging construction technologies

Brad Bonney, Vice President of Operations at Opendoor Residential real estate has gone uninterrupted for decades. It’s outdated and offline in a mostly online world, and in many ways the construction has always been the same. However, recent innovations are transforming traditional processes, where digital and virtual technologies in home construction and renovation are paving […]

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As building material prices begin to stabilize, higher labor costs will impact the industry as we head into 2022 | New

anchor Image courtesy of Pexels. Since the costs of lumber, steel and other building materials began to skyrocket in the summer of 2021, Archinect has tracked the continuous fluctuation in construction costs. During our July construction coverage, the cost of lumber started to drop, which brought a slight glimmer of relief. However, this eventual “return […]

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CSU’s Construction Management Certificate Program returns to Denver

PHOTO FROM SHUTTERSTOCK.COM After a slight decline due to the pandemic, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that available construction jobs across the country are steadily increasing, with most positions in the residential construction space. Colorado State University (CSU) is ensuring students are ready to be a part of the exponential growth with a […]

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Kalmar’s electric forklift technology to help building materials supplier SEAC reduce the carbon footprint of its operations

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has won a large order for 15 medium electric forklifts from SEAC, one of the leading suppliers of concrete products to the French construction industry. The forklifts will be deployed in SEAC’s 11 manufacturing plants in France. The order was recorded in Cargotec’s order intake in the third quarter of 2021, […]

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Bacteria Could Help Make Green Building Materials

Researchers at the University of Bath are studying whether the natural properties of bacteria could help develop a new type of environmentally friendly plasterboard. They work with the start-up Adaptavate, which makes sustainable building materials. Their biodegradable gypsum board, Breathaboard uses compostable crop waste instead of gypsum, is lighter in weight, and has better thermal […]

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Kalmar’s electric forklift technology to help building materials supplier SEAC reduce the carbon footprint of its operations

Kalmar Medium Electric Forklift Kalmar Medium Electric Forklift Kalmar Medium Electric Forklift Kalmar Medium Electric Forklift Kalmar Medium Electric Forklift Kalmar Medium Electric Forklift CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 AT 10AM EST Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has won a large order for 15 mid-size electric forklifts from SEAC, one of the leading suppliers […]