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Bigger, better, faster
Bauma saw the launch of numerous 'bigger and better' pieces of equipment for the concrete industry, but there was also a focus on safety, service and efficiency. Meanwhile the consolidation among the major players in quarrying, cement and concrete production is having effects throughout the industry. Richard High reports.
Tracking Technology
Global Positioning System (GPS) technology has become more accessible and affordable enabling surveying equipment manufacturers to advance software, positioning systems and machine control. Becca Wilkins reports on the latest developments in the European surveying sector.
The iceman cometh
Steady economic growth, rising population levels and heavy demand for houses, offices, roads and power means Iceland's construction sector is booming. Richard High reports.
Scratching the surface
Surveying is as old as construction itself, but today it is a high technology area with more and more applications in machine guidance and control. But according to Topcon Europe Positioning's Ewout Korpershoek, the industry is just “scratching the surface” of what is possible. Chris Sleight reports.
German market split
Output in the German construction sector was +5,2% higher in the first six months of the year. Non-residential construction drove the market forward, while house building and civil engineering declined. Chris Sleight reports.
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