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Top 10 construction equipment brands revealed
This year’s study shows sales for 2022 were $230.6 billion, one of the highest figures ever recorded in the listing
Cat’s redesigned D10 dozer is all about efficiency
A stator clutch torque converter and load-sensing hydraulics make the new machine up to 6% more efficient than its predecessor 
Is construction losing out on efficiency gains by using too many tower cranes?
Recent trend suggests using fewer but larger cranes is better suited to modern construction which uses more bulky, prefabricated building elements
Disney scraps plan to build $1-billion Florida campus
The announcement came on the heels of a widening legal battle between Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the entertainment giant
Komatsu tests hydrogen-powered excavator
Toyota Motor Corp. is collaborating on the project, which has proof-of-concept testing underway and commercial production expected ‘in the near future’
BLOG: What happens to the batteries? Volvo’s plan for sustainable electromobility
Here’s how Volvo is focused on extending battery life and finding new ways to refurbish, repurpose or recycle them
New study points to 4 areas of construction tech that are changing the world
It’s not just the equipment itself that’s transforming, it’s the way technology is affecting the way people work and the effect their work has on the environment
Why a major contractor wants statutory suicide awareness training for construction workers
Employers are recognizing that construction workers are at heightened risk due to a number of factors threatening their mental health
4 steps to addressing the shortage of construction equipment technicians
Employers need to embrace and adopt a number of short-term and long-term strategies to set themselves up for sustained success in workforce development
7 takeaways from Caterpillar’s latest trading update
Caterpillar unveiled a strong performance for the first quarter of 2023, driven in large part by growth in North America, but there’s more to the story
How to improve construction procurement for greater profitability
McKinsey report shows construction procurement practices lack sophistication and its needlessly costing businesses money
Wacker Neuson’s new ST27 CTL is built for tight spaces and ease of transport
The ST27 is compact, measuring 60 in. wide and under 80 in. in height, while offering what the company says is a best-in-class dump height of 36.5 in.
Is artificial intelligence out to steal your construction job?
AI might replace some jobs in the construction industry, but could it also create new jobs and opportunities as the industry evolves?
Which U.S. cities ranked among the world’s most expensive to build in?
Two New England cities were new entrants to the list, thanks to a combination of dollar appreciation and the ongoing impact of local inflation
VIDEO: Watch a Komatsu D475A dozer tear through hard ground
Designed to be a mining dozer that can rip through solid rock and also clean up around the dragline, the D475A uses an automatic lockup torque converter to combine power and speed
Are Moog Construction’s autonomous robotic solutions coming soon to a job site near you?
How one aerospace systems developer aims to increase productivity and reduce danger and repetition in construction
Sarcos expands lineup of robotics solutions for construction
Three new systems aim to combine human-like instinct and dexterity with a machine’s power and endurance to keep workers out of harm’s way while performing dangerous work
Will self-healing concrete ever play a significant role in construction?
The technology could potentially solve significant problems, but there are hurdles to its widespread adoption
Study shows construction firms ‘embracing autonomous tech at unprecedented rates’
Hexagon’s Autonomous Construction Tech Outlook says 79% of respondents will be investing more in autonomous technology in the next three years
Which is ‘safest’ construction company in the U.S.?
The contractor was chosen at the Associated General Contractors of America Construction Safety Excellence Awards, where a total of 47 other companies also won awards
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