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Trimble Construction One launches
New platform to offer ‘expanded connections’ across the construction project lifecycle
Caterpillar takes another step towards zero emissions mining
Caterpillar to work with global mining group Rio Tinto for the development of zero emissions autonomous haul trucks
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
Hexagon introduces new laser scanning sensors
Tech company’s Leica BLK ARC and Leica BLK2FLY join the BLK series of autonomous surveying products
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Why are construction equipment fires increasing?
Insurers and fire chiefs say there has been a spike in the number of fires breaking out in off road construction equipment
New releases from Makinex
New products will be showcased at the ARA Show in October. 
Trimble launches investment fund focused on digital transformation
US$200 million fund to focus on companies in areas such as AI, autonomy, robotics and virtual and augmented reality 
Caterpillar and BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks
Caterpillar and resource company BHP to develop zero-emissions mining trucks at BHP sites
Benefits and challenges of modular construction
Modular structure is proving popular for a wider range of construction projects
Construction sales up by almost 40% for Deere
Strong sales for Deere as construction’s recovery show no signs of slowing
Deere and Hitachi end joint venture
Two companies are ending the agreement in the Americas which began in 1988
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
US infrastructure bill has US$100 million for tech
President Biden’s US$550 billion infrastructure bill includes $100 million to accelerate deployment of digital construction technologies
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
US$30 million investment for AI firm Buildots
Investment to allow Buildots to double size of global team
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
Danfoss completes US$3.3 billion acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics
Danfoss’ acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business has fully closed
Sales for Caterpillar’s construction segment up 40%
Cat sees strong growth in second quarter of 2021 reflecting ‘continued improvement’ in markets
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
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