All United States of America Articles

Skanska joins LeadIT climate initiative
Swedish contractor speeds up efforts to make entire value chain carbon-neutral by 2045
Modular construction firm Katerra files for bankruptcy
Contractor to sell off US assets following the “rapid deterioration” of its financial position during the Covid pandemic
New pedestrian detection camera technology
Pedestrian detection camera said to be able to work across any vehicle without the need for anyone on site to wear or carry tags
Volvo CE’s electric excavator and wheeled loader coming to the US
ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheeled loader will be commercially available in the US this year
John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe loaders
Manufacturer working on electric backhoe concept as it looks to the future
US and UK to work together on BIM
Two countries to work together to help develop the US National BIM Programme
Sales up sharply for John Deere
Second quarter sales up by over a third for John Deere’s construction division
HCSS launches new Aerial drone software version
HCSS Aerial now features improved design visualisation, digital inspection and automated asset lifecycle monitoring
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2 project
Biden administration hopes to rebuild relations with Europe over controversial Russian gas pipeline
Interview: Ray O’Connor, CEO, Topcon
Ray O’Connor, CEO of Topcon, on the state of digital construction technology, where growth will happen and using the iPhone as inspiration
New educational programme from Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems gives students free access to its infrastructure engineering applications
Bronto delivers 70m unit to NASA
The New S230XDT truck mount will be used at the Jet Propulsion Laborotary for antenna maintenance
Bentley to buy Seequent for US$1 billion
Bentley Systems in deal to acquire Global Leader in 3D Modelling Software for the Geosciences
Skyjack introduces 70ft RT scissor
The SJ9664 RT represents an enhancement of prototypes introduced last year
Robust nine months for Sunbelt
Sunbelt Rentals’ parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenue drop of -3% over nine months 
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
Volvo CE integrates excavators with Rototilt tech
Volvo customers could purchase excavators ready to accept tiltrotator and smart functions
Cummins’ revenues rise 5% in Q4
Despite 16% drop in 2020 revenues, engine manufacturer expects 8-12% revenue increase in 2021
Cat launches three Next Generation excavators
Cat’s 352, 374 and 395 models for the European market deliver more efficiency and lower maintenance costs
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