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Safety in focus when Volvo Trucks and Renova test autonomous refuse...

Together with Swedish waste management company Renova, Volvo Trucks is currently testing and researching how automated vehicles can contribute to safer, more efficient refuse...

Saudi Aramco to sign accords and joint-venture agreements valued at about...

Saudi Arabia is set to enter into more than $50 billion of defense and commercial deals with the U.S. on Saturday, the first day...

More than $93 billion has been secured by SoftBank and Saudi...

SoftBank Group Corp. and Saudi Arabia formally announced the first round of capital commitments for the largest-ever technology investment fund, as founder Masayoshi Son...

Sri Lanka to flag off renewable energy projects through competitive...

With abundant wind and solar power potential, Sri Lanka is betting big on these electricity sources through competitive bidding for projects, a top government...

Zimbabwe launches ambitious plans worth $12 million towards energy-efficient solutions

In 2011, struggling with a 20 year power crisis, ZESA Holdings - the state power utility and Zimbabwe's only power supplier - rolled out...

South Korea to temporarily shut down aged coal-based power plants

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday ordered a temporary shutdown of eight aged coal power plants as part of efforts to reduce fine...

China Railways likely to consider Belarus’ high-speed rail link

The China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has been asked by the government of Belarus to consider building a high-speed rail link across its territory...

China installs rocket launchers on disputed reef in the...

China has installed rocket launchers on a disputed reef in the South China Sea to ward off Vietnamese military combat divers, according to a...

Volvo CE unveils 100% electric compact excavator prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the EX2 – a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise...

Sri Lanka plans to add 500MW to grid in 2018

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board plans to add 500 megawatts (MW) of capacity in 2018, consisting of 15MW of mini hydro power, 160MW of...

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Laing O’Rourke to start on $417m road scheme in Australia

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