Articles by Catrin Jones

Balfour Beatty secures £192 million contract to construct three new substations in Scotland
Published on: 19 June, 2024
The contract will see Balfour Beatty design and build the three new 275kV substations in Craig Murrail, An Suidhe, and Crarae
Hexagon acquires Voyansi to enhance its BIM solutions portfolio
Published on: 19 June, 2024
Voyansi’s services are used to digitise various asset types
Company sucessfully raises €1.1m to automate off-site construction
Published on: 19 June, 2024
DataForm emphasises that integrating automation in off-site construction is crucial for overcoming the challenge of limited capacity
BCIS launches tool to measure whole life costs and carbon
Published on: 19 June, 2024
The tool measures and reports on both whole life costs and whole life carbon emissions
Where is the most expensive city to build in Europe?
Published on: 19 June, 2024
Europe remains resilient as reindustrialisation, the Olympics and UEFA EURO 2024, mitigate the impact of stubborn construction cost escalation and geopolitical tensions
Wacker Neuson Group completes construction of new spare parts logistics centre
Published on: 18 June, 2024
The new distribution centre is said to support the Wacker Neuson Group’s long-term growth strategy in the spare parts and services business
What do you want from a modern excavator?
Published on: 14 June, 2024
Projects are growing in complexity demanding more efficient and dynamic solutions but what do users need from their equipment to meet these goals?
Smarter, safer and more sustainable falsework and formwork solutions
Published on: 10 June, 2024
Advancements such as BIM, prefabrication techniques, and the integration of automation are already enhancing efficiency, safety, and quality in construction processes
Why are mini excavators still increasing in popularity and who’s buying them?
Published on: 10 June, 2024
Catrin Jones takes a look at some of the newest developments and what is next for the well-loved compact machine
Nemetschek Group to acquire GoCanvas to further accelerate digitalisation
Published on: 06 June, 2024
GoCanvas is a provider of field worker collaboration software that digitises traditional paper-based processes
Commission approves €2 billion aid for new semiconductor manufacturing facility
Published on: 04 June, 2024
The project will facilitate the establishment of a large-scale manufacturing facility for high-performance SiC chips in Italy
Demolition phase complete at forge site
Published on: 04 June, 2024
Vinci Building begins second phase of £138 million forge project
Volvo CE debuts new product line-up at Volvo Days 2024
Published on: 29 May, 2024
Excavators, wheeled loaders and haulers among new diesel and electric powered machines
EFCA: ‘Engineering consultancies of Europe remain strong and optimistic’
Published on: 29 May, 2024
The majority of countries reporting stable or increasing markets
What construction law changes will there be across the EU and UK in 2024?
Published on: 23 May, 2024
Construction ERP software experts have outlined the legal developments that may be in store for 2024 to help the industry prepare for what lies ahead
Construction to begin on €2.8bn UK-Germany energy link
Published on: 22 May, 2024
Construction has started on NeuConnect’s €2.8 billion energy link between the UK and Germany
€1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel project in UK faces fresh legal battle
Published on: 22 May, 2024
The tunnel project was due to begin next year
EBRD funds largest road infrastructure project in Armenia
Published on: 22 May, 2024
The funding will enable the Government of Armenia to construct 24 kilometres of a new southern road section
UK government confirms North Wales as chosen site for the third new mega-nuclear facility
Published on: 22 May, 2024
The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has confirmed Wylfa as the chosen site
British Steel wins multi-million contract for high-speed electric railway in Turkey
Published on: 21 May, 2024
British Steel says that this will help create a lower-emission transport link between Turkey’s second-largest container port and inland cities
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