Building and Construction

Earthmoving equipment market

Earthmoving equipment market will reach a stable 7.5% CAGR from 2016 to 2022 Earthmoving Equipment market is get to growth of 7,5% CAGR during 2016-2022 period: the growth’s reasons can be attributed to factors as the increase in demand of infrastructure, the emergence of technology with capability of monitoring and...

Spanish tunnel boring

The boring of the Bolanos tunnel has been completed. The works have created two parallel single-track tunnels, each 6.7 km long. It reported that with an average excavation performance of 19.40 linear m/d in the first tunnel, the work took 11.5 months to complete, the boring of the second tunnel...

The EU steel industry: an overview

The steel industry is an important and strong sector for Europe’s industrial base and has long held its strategic place in the EU economy. It has a significant cross-border dimension: 500 production sites are split between 23 Member States, making it a truly European industry. The main challenges for the...

The evolution of construction equipment technologies

Today’s technology gives construction companies new tools that mean supervisors no longer have to rely exclusively on operators’ perspectives to explore the limits of equipment productivity and safety. In fact there are sensors on machines that record events such as extreme braking or engine overspeed, and telematics technologies that wirelessly...

Big Bertha, the tunnel boring machine of Washington State Department

Bertha is a tunnel boring machine built specifically for the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel project in Seattle. Bertha has to build the SR99 tunnel under downtown of Seattle, in order to replace the old viaduct “Alaskan Way”. After some moments of pause for machine trouble and maintenance, Bertha...

Global Mining Equipment Market will reach $ 96 BN by 2022

The growth of mining equipment market  strongly depends on economic conditions, demand for minerals and number of mining projects. Anyway the global mining equipment market expects to see a significant growth in the period 2015-2022 with improving economic conditions and rising mining activities across the world. The demand for surface...