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JLG launches SmartLoad technology

JLG launches SmartLoad technology

The JLG 1644 high capacity telehandler is the company's first machine to feature SmartLoad Technology.

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Acquisition for Trimble

Acquisition for Trimble

Trimble has acquired the privately-held e-Builder, a SaaS-based construction program management solution.

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World-first releases from LSM Technologies

World-first releases from LSM TechnologiesLock icon2

LSM Technologies recently released two world-first products: the XLR Powered Pre-cleaner/Filtration System and the FSM Fleet Safety + Maintenance Tracking Management Telemetry System. Inside Construction spoke to LSM Technologies owner and director Peter Woodford about the releases.

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Paving concrete in southwest Nigeria

Paving concrete in southwest NigeriaLock icon2

For the construction of a concrete roadway to connect the towns of Itori und Ibese in the Nigerian state of Ogun, AG-Dangote Construction Company Limited made use of the sophisticated technology offered by Wirtgen's SP 500 slipform paver.

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Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Stantec signs letter of intent to acquire TDG

Global design firm Stantec is strengthening its New Zealand and Australia-based capabilities with the planned acquisition of Wellington, NZ-based consulting transportation engineering firm Traffic Design Group (TDG).

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Strong finish to the year, says Terex

Strong finish to the year, says Terex

Terex Corporation released its fourth quarter and full 2017 results this week, reporting a "strong finish to the year" with Q4 net sales of nearly US$1.1 billion (A$1.39 billion).

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Trump's infrastructure plan rests on some rickety assumptions

Trump's infrastructure plan rests on some rickety assumptions

Experts greeted the long-awaited details of President Donald Trump's promise to unleash a US$1.5 trillion (A$1.89 trillion) wave of new infrastructure spending with scepticism.

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Five keys to unlocking digital transformation

Five keys to unlocking digital transformationLock icon2

Global Industry Council (GIC) declares: "Now is the time for digital transformation in the Engineering and Construction (E&C)." And a new report shares key recommendations from GIC members to drive faster adoption of digital technologies in the E&C Industry.

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Latest figures show construction employment reached new record

Latest figures show construction employment reached new record

The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate that employment in the building and construction sector has reached another record high as the boom in the sector continues.

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Boom trucks market to cross $500M by 2024

Boom trucks market to cross $500M by 2024

The global bucket/boom trucks market is expected to exceed US$500 million (A$633.23 million) by 2024 according to a new report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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