Articles by Andy Brown

Five of the week’s biggest construction stories
Published on: 24 May, 2024
What news and features have been most popular on Construction Briefing? 
Survey reveals biggest project risks and disputes in construction
Published on: 23 May, 2024
Survey shows a 100% increase in respondents ranking ESG as one of their top three sources of disputes in future
Solar plant that was delivered ‘100% digitally’ operational
Published on: 22 May, 2024
Solar project was delivered using automation, survey robots, machine-controlled equipment and drones
Volvo CE shares results from electric excavator tests
Published on: 22 May, 2024
Leading OEM shares some of the results from the testing of its 23-ton electric excavator
Three electric machines on zero-emission jobsite
Published on: 21 May, 2024
Machinery noise levels are said to be ten times lower than that of traditionally powered equipment
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Published on: 21 May, 2024
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
XCMG releases its first ESG report
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Report reveals how much OEM spent on research and development in 2023 
Bomag’s emergency brake assist nears production readiness
Published on: 17 May, 2024
Technology solution was awarded a gold award at recent Intermat event in Paris 
Develon launches expanded digital platform
Published on: 14 May, 2024
OEM says that increasing numbers of its dealers and customers are utilising telematics systems
XCMG reveals extent of its international sales
Published on: 13 May, 2024
China-based OEM reveals what percentage of its revenue now comes from international markets 
Reported £1 billion cash injection for HS2
Published on: 09 May, 2024
Troubled megaproject reported to be in line to receive government funding so it can reach planned central London location
Volvo CE buys stake in fleet software developer
Published on: 09 May, 2024
Volvo CE says that services are growing to be just as important to fleets as their machines
Caterpillar’s 2023 highlights: remote control tech and electric solutions
Published on: 08 May, 2024
OEM reveals 2023 sales for construction and resource industries, and its highlights of the year
New CEO and global ambitions for contractor Mace
Published on: 08 May, 2024
Change of leadership at Mace as it seeks to double global revenue from its consultancy business
Brazil trade show says it generated business worth US$1.7bn
Published on: 03 May, 2024
The event, part of the bauma network, recently took place at São Paulo Expo, Brazil 
Entries now open for bauma innovation awards
Published on: 02 May, 2024
Five categories of awards announced for 2025 bauma innovation awards
Video: Virtual equipment training in action
Published on: 30 April, 2024
Greg Lindsay, Business Developer at Tenstar Simulation runs us through how the company’s virtual simulator practically works 
Major new facility in Europe for Topcon
Published on: 30 April, 2024
New facility will vastly increase the number of units produced annually by the technology giant 
Wacker’s new electric and digital offerings
Published on: 29 April, 2024
Germany-based OEM showcased a range of equipment and offerings at Intermat 2024 
Plans revealed for ‘world’s tallest’ residential tower
Published on: 29 April, 2024
World’s tallest residental tower scheduled to be completed in 2028 
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