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As part of the company’s commitment to net zero, Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the first battery electric mixer truck in the UK.
Fuel theft advice for remote national infrastructure sites, construction industry and rural community after the removal of the entitlement to use red diesel from most sectors with effect from 1st April 2022.
John Sisk & Son becomes the first construction and engineering firm in Ireland to invest in the JCB 525-60E electric telehandler.
Ainscough Crane Hire has become the first crane company in the world to commit to using Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel across its entire fleet.
JCB is investing £100m to deliver super-efficient hydrogen engines, as it aims to have the first machines available for sale to customers by the end of 2022.
Kier trials use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuels across its construction business to help the company reach its net zero goals.
The Amey and Briggs £240m MITER defence contract has now gone live, which will see the duo maintain and manage construction and materials handling equipment used by British forces.
Mitie, supporting Royal London, has installed the first ten electric vehicle (EV) charge points at its office in Alderley Park.
Cadman Cranes is adopting sustainable hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) as a more environmentally friendly fuel alternative to diesel.
The launch of the CESAR Scheme, owned by the Construction Equipment Association (CEA), has had a major impact on criminality, driving down theft significantly for machinery brands that have adopted the scheme.
BAM has committed to running all of its UK construction machinery using recycled cooking oil, contributing to goals focused on reducing carbon emissions from its activities.
Speedy has invested in 130 new electric lifts as it begins a multi-million-pound equipment expansion plan for 2021.
Following the launch of its new global sustainability targets, Laing O’Rourke has renewed its contract with carbon-neutral stationery supplier, Commercial.
Taking Mitie past the landmark of 1,000 electric vehicles (EV), this is the first of 655 Vivaro-e vans on order to be delivered by the end of the year.
As many industries continue their journeys back from a challenging 2020, global demand for used equipment continues to increase. Many businesses remain wary of making big investments in new machinery, while supply chain issues have hit delivery levels for new equipment. All told, it makes the market for used heavy equipment a place of exciting opportunities for both buyers and sellers, explains Karl Werner, president international at Ritchie Bros.
A company director and project manager have been sentenced after a construction worker was killed when the forward tipping dumper truck he was operating overturned.
Skanska UK has taken a major step towards its target to become carbon neutral by 2045 with the introduction of a radically new electric vehicle (EV) company car policy.
Quartix explores how vehicle tracking systems can help enforce your company speeding policy and make journeys safer for your drivers.
The Geospatial Commission has partnered with Innovate UK to create a new £2m competition which will look at how location data can spark innovation and support the future of mobility for the United Kingdom. Abigail Page, head of innovation and skills at the Geospatial Commission, explains.
Operational dashboards provide you a live summary of data that your vehicle tracking system collects. Quartix dashboards are a good choice for your business vehicle tracking needs.
After successful extensive off-road testing, an automated cone laying vehicle has now taken to the road network for the first time.
Data has evolved from a tool for looking at the past to one that can predict the future, Ravi Shankar and Jan Larsson discuss more.
Jack Bird from Postage Supermarket discusses how an upcoming technological advancement, drone deliveries, may mix things up for the construction industry. He thinks that the focus is on ‘evolution’ not ‘revolution’ – which has always been the case for the industry, right?
Tools and equipment hirer, Speedy is trialling converted electric van to introduce innovative, sustainable solutions that can reduce carbon emissions.
Research conducted by vehicle tracking systems supplier, Quartix shows UK fleet activity levels returning to normal following the Covid-19 national lockdown period.
AmeyBriggs has been awarded a £240.2m contract to maintain and manage the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) fleet of construction and materials handling equipment.