UK-based Ardent Hire Solutions has ordered 525 loadall telescopic handlers from JCB in the UK, in a deal worth £26 million (€30 million). The giant order, which also includes 25 of JCB’s 3CX backhoe loaders, sees the company expand its fleet as the country’s equipment market starts to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic.
With UAE’s recent release on National Guidelines for Smart Construction, many have taken to transition towards being a more technologically-advanced organization. In support of the 2021 Vision, Innovation Week is an impeccable platform for UAE to celebrate being the top innovator in the Arab World. Not only have these set standards for leading engineering and construction firms within the GCC region, but have also given a chance for global and up and coming firms to follow suit. Smart building as an umbrella term has been a vast category giving rise to several technologies such as: Occupancy sensors, Building Dashboard, Electro-chromic windows and indoor positioning systems. Smart building assets such as Internet Of Things (IoT), Intelligent Building Management Systems (iBMS) and Next Generation Power Systems are the powerhouses that generate efficiency within any smart building project.
Recent technological advancements have been known to create impending changes within the construction industry. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) or better known as, drones are being increasingly utilized by many construction and engineering firms. Bearing in mind, the impact of COVID-19 within the region, many have turned to the use of drones to help maintain vital Health and Safety standards.
DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks join forces to speed up transition to fossil free road transport on longer distances
DHL Freight, one of the leading road freight providers in Europe, and Volvo Trucks have partnered to speed up the introduction of heavy duty electric trucks to be used for regional transport in Europe. The combined effort marks another important step towards climate neutral transport solutions.
Appointed effective April 1, 2021 John O’Leary follows Roger Nielsen, who retires after 35 years at Daimler Trucks North Amerika (DTNA), the last 4 years as its President and CEO As member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG John O’Leary is responsible for the Region North America and the Brands Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses
A world first in Great Britain: delivery of Liebherr’s first hydraulic excavator with a factory-fitted Leica Geosystems machine control system • A world first for our strategic partnership • Liebherr high-quality excavators coupled with Leica Geosystems expertise • Leica Geosystems: 200 years of innovative solutions
Brokk launches an online platform for connected Brokk demolition robots. Brokk Connect is a hardware and software solution uniquely designed for Brokk robots, that connects the robots to an online portal where users can track and manage their machines. In addition to providing real-time data, it analyzes information to help Brokk owners optimize their machine utilization and machine uptime. Combined with a Brokk Uptime service agreement, it enables Brokk customers to fully focus on maximizing the value of their business.