Building and Construction

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...