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The UK’s first major construction equipment show is just a few weeks away. Margo Cole previews the highlights.
The world’s largest construction equipment show is back next month, with organisers promising 570,000m2 of exhibition space and 3,300 exhibitors.
The slow uptake of machine control and automatic measurement systems in the UK - particularly in comparison with their popularity elsewhere in Europe - has been attributed to a range of factors.
- Mersey put in the dock
- Millions of good reasons to modernise
- Above inflation water bill rises approved
- Water Bill lacks detail say MPs
- Public cash for Tideway
- Steaming ahead
- Deadlock over flood insurance
The clock is ticking for the government and the insurance industry to agree on a mechanism for funding flooding insurance if thousands of homes are not to be left high and dry without any cover.
The government has made great strides in offering its views on the potential catastrophic effects of ignoring climate change, but the debate over preparedness threatens to undermine those very solutions.