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G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
Egypt to build US$1.5 billion wind farm
New 1.1GW onshore electric facility will power over a million homes
Water infrastructure investment for Madagascar
US$220 million of utility infrastructure improvements to benefit ‘most vulnerable’
3D printing: New tech being used to build in Africa
Holcim subsidiary 14Trees is the first firm to use 3D printing to build schools and affordable housing in countries across Africa
Egypt signs US$4.5bn high-speed rail deal
Egypt signs deal with Germany-based Siemens according to a news report from Reuters
What will the cities of the future look like?
The world’s biggest cities will be located in different areas than today and will also look considerably different 
Genie reinstates Z boom
The Z-45/25J RT articulated lift, phased out in 2019, returns to Europe, the Middle East and India
North America strong for Caterpillar
First quarter saw high revenue growth in North American construction and resource industries
Falling sales in China impacts Volvo CE’s Q1 results
Sales drop in China but rise in the rest of the world – with one region up by 62%
Epiroc wins battery-electric mining order
Assmang Proprietary will use the equipment at an ore mine in South Africa
New milestone for South African bridge
Cable stay bridge is part of a project by the South African National Roads Agency Limited
Top ten most expensive cities for construction
What is the most expensive city in the world to build in? 
Besix uses topographic robot on tower project
Robot technology is used on Mohammed VI Tower in Morocco
‘Largest order ever’ for Bobcat in MEA region
 Bobcat mini-excavators and skid-steer loaders to be used to transform villages and infrastructure in Egypt
Contract for Ivory Coast tunnel project awarded
Besix to work on 560m long tunnel project 
Briggs & Stratton announce changes in EMEA team
The electrification and rental business in the EMEA will see a new director and director of marketing 
Post-disaster toolkit for construction
New construction framework for countries that have experienced natural disasters and conflict
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Chinese funding of sub-Saharan African infrastructure ‘double’ that of the West
China’s development banks provided US$23 billion for infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to 2020
Volvo launches EC550E excavator with Tier 3 engine
New 50-tonne EC550E crawler excavator offers up to a 22% improvement in fuel efficiency
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