Industry News

Smarter Construction, Stronger Economy, Inclusive Society: The European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation


CECE and most of the major European construction industry associations have joined forces to draft and agree on “The European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation”, which is released today. The Manifesto calls for strong political leadership from the EU, an appropriate regulatory framework on data policy and budgetary focus on …

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SDLG and Alibaba form partnership to improve intelligent manufacturing in China

SDLG will use Alibaba’s business intelligence expertise to modernize production, increasing efficiency and flexibility in the process. SDLG and Alibaba Group Holdings (Alibaba), which is headquartered in Hangzhou, China, have announced a new partnership aimed at improving and enhancing intelligent manufacturing techniques at SDLG’s assembly plants in China. SDLG, which …

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Digitisation successfully implemented in medium-sized businesses: Wilhelm Jost GmbH & Co. KG relies on road construction 4.0

Digitization is a hot topic in the construction industry. Existing processes are changed and supported by digital media such as tablet PCs. Traditional professions are changing. Digitisation is not an issue to which only corporations have a claim. On the contrary, digitization provides a new starting point in the area …

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Data Mining

Is the global mining industry ripe for an equipment recovery – or still suffering the hangover of the boom years? Here Chris Sleight, managing director of analyst Off Highway Research, shines a light on what to expect. Things are seldom ‘normal’ in the world of mining. Things are either Very …

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5 Tech Trends Poised to Disrupt Manufacturing

Here are five key tech trends that will change manufacturing for good. Some of these trends are already affecting how business is done, while others are expected to become more prominent in the years ahead. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) explores emerging trends and technologies through several thought-leadership initiatives, …

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