Operators across the UK and Ireland are being invited to put their machinery skills to the test by Kubota UK, as part of the business’s ongoing celebrations to mark 25 years as the country’s biggest selling mini-excavator manufacturer. The #Kubota25Challenge is encouraging operators to s
Archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient Mayan city filled with palaces, pyramids and plazas on a construction site of what will become an industrial park near Merida, on Mexico s Yucatan Peninsula. The site, called Xiol, has features of the Mayan Puuc style of architecture, archae
Having previously ordered Alex Salmond to remove a massive Yes sign from his garden, Aberdeenshire Council has reversed its decision after deeming the sign ‘non-political’. In March, the former First Minister was told the Saltire-themed placard nailed to a tree in his garden was in breac
Robotics experts at the Manufacturing Technology Centre have developed an autonomous robotic rat which can scurry along underground pipes carrying out inspection work. The invention has the potential for cost and efficiency savings for utility companies as well as reducing human exposure to hazardou
EDF has deployed a uniquely customised remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to carry out what is believed to be the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection at its Blyth Offshore Wind Farm. The ROV, equipped and operated by researchers from the ORCA Hub, a strategic project within the National Ro
On a large and remote construction site in Shetland, where BAM Nuttall is battling the elements, covering large distances every day, the Trimble and Boston Dynamics integrated robot solution has become man’s newest four-legged friend.