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Xwatch Safety Solutions merges with Hexagon AB

Xwatch Safety Solutions merges with Hexagon AB

Xwatch Safety Solutions has announced its acquisition by Hexagon, a global leader in digital reality solutions. This acquisition represents a significant milestone in improving construction site safety through innovative technology. The XW series has been leading the way in reducing risks on construction sites with features such as height control, …

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Five considerations when investing in an articulated hauler

Five considerations when investing in an articulated hauler

Investing in an articulated hauler is a significant decision. Choosing the right truck can lead to increased productivity, more uptime and a safer working environment, as Rokbak explains Articulated haulers play a crucial role in various applications from commercial construction projects to quarries, mines and infrastructure developments. The best ADTs …

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Nick Ground, Director of the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) response to the spring budget

In what was inevitably a challenging budget announcement during an election period, there’s some potential positive news for construction equipment manufacturers and users. After continued representations from the industry, the Chancellor undertook to bring forward changes to the full expensing rules to bring leased equipment into the scheme. Whilst in …

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engcon launches a new size of ground compactor

engcon launches a new size of ground compactor

engcon, the world’s leading manufacturer of tiltrotators, is now launching a new size in its range of ground compactors to suit the larger excavators in the size class from 19 tonnes with the S70 or S80 attachment. engcon’s PC models of ground compactors have low-flow requirements and are specially developed …

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Kobelco strengthens its mini excavator range

Kobelco strengthens its mini excavator range

Japanese manufacturer reveals new SK26SR-7 and updated SK28SR-7 models Kobelco is dedicated to the development of its extensive mini excavator line-up and continually seeks ways to utilise technologies from its larger machines, and redesign existing models to help meet changing customer demands. With this in mind, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe …

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JS20MHCB boosts productivity at WRC Recycling

JS20MHCB boosts productivity at WRC Recycling

A leading Scottish recycling firm is using a new J JS20MHCB materials handler to process construction and demolition waste. Renfrewshire-based WRC Recycling purchased the machine as part of a major investment in equipment to work at its new £4 million state-of-the-art materials recycling facilities in its hometown of Inchinnan. The …

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Plantworx Innovation Award Winners: Celebrating innovation in the construction equipment sector

Plantworx Innovation Award Winners

The Plantworx Innovation Awards 2023, (12th June, East of England Arena, Peterborough) held in recognition of groundbreaking innovations in the construction equipment sector, showcased the industry’s commitment to safety, efficiency, and sustainability. Despite the challenges faced by the industry in recent years, the awards demonstrated that companies remain dedicated to …

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Game-changing innovative 3D collision safety solution integration will make UK debut at Plantworx

Game-changing innovative 3D collision safety solution integration will make UK debut at Plantworx

Leica Geosystems part of Hexagon announce ‘game-changing’ innovative 3D collision safety solution integration with Xwatch Safety Solutions. Automatic height, depth and slew hydraulic control for excavators to protect both concealed and visible heavy construction assets and infrastructure Leica Geosystems and Xwatch Safety Solutions have jointly developed a new solution to …

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