Sustainability Features

Published on: 12 June, 2024
When news emerged last month that the US government would be raising tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, including electric vehicles and batteries, it wasn’t immediately obvious whether this would apply to construction equipment
Published on: 10 June, 2024
Advancements such as BIM, prefabrication techniques, and the integration of automation are already enhancing efficiency, safety, and quality in construction processes
Published on: 10 June, 2024
Catrin Jones takes a look at some of the newest developments and what is next for the well-loved compact machine
Published on: 04 June, 2024
Dutch equipment dealer Kemp Groep says trade wars and far-right climate scepticism will not deter it from investing in Chinese electric earthmovers
Published on: 31 May, 2024
Japan’s construction skills shortage is one of the worst in the world and is threatening to delay progress on the country’s Expo 2025 site.
Published on: 28 May, 2024
What if roads could wirelessly charge our electric vehicles as we drove over them?
Published on: 22 May, 2024
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
Published on: 21 May, 2024
A year since Volvo CE split compact construction equipment from its heavy machinery, compact business unit leader Thomas Bitter explains the strategy
Published on: 13 May, 2024
A look at new megaprojects approved and funded by the US government
Published on: 10 May, 2024
What skills can people with autism, dyslexia and ADHD bring to the construction sector?
Published on: 08 May, 2024
The construction challenges of storing the world’s data
Published on: 06 May, 2024
The construction and engineering sector currently accounts for 40% of global energy consumption
Published on: 30 April, 2024
Can electric actuators prove to be a credible alternative to hydraulic in construction machinery?
Published on: 26 April, 2024
Worries over financing, liquidity in some regions, and meeting sustainability seem to be lessening as the planet’s urban centres keep building into the sky
Published on: 23 April, 2024
Construction Briefing speaks Bianca Binder, a principal at Populous and project delivery lead for Co-op Live, on the approach to the opening of the live entertainment venue next month.
Published on: 22 April, 2024
Trackunit’s Soeren Brogaard on telematics and AI
Published on: 15 April, 2024
What has happened to plans to refurbish the historic Palace of Westminster?
Published on: 10 April, 2024
Can building new cities around the world help lift tens of millions of people out of poverty?
Published on: 08 April, 2024
Read two industry experts’ opinions on what’s next in construction circularity
Published on: 08 April, 2024
What does Gen Z want from the construction industry? And can the industry provide it?
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