All Asia Articles

FIFA urged to pay compensation to Qatar construction workers
Thousands of workers working on projects for the World Cup are believed to have been killed or injured
Drone tech company to digitally transform Saudi Arabian projects
Visual intelligence solution to digitally transform how projects are managed in Saudi Arabia
Court upholds Syrian charges against Lafarge
Case relates to Syrian plant that was kept open during civil war, endangering staff that worked there 
Epiroc to move production to China
Relocation will see the current production facility in Yokohama close by 2023
McCloskey expands offering in India
Specialist manufacturer to show four crushing and screening models at Excon exhibition  
Work starts on US$1.5 billion Cambodia port
Two Chinese companies working on what will be country’s third largest port when completed 
Genie reinstates Z boom
The Z-45/25J RT articulated lift, phased out in 2019, returns to Europe, the Middle East and India
Balfour Beatty predicts “managed growth” for 2022
Board remain “confident” that managed growth will continue through the rest of 2022
China starts to adopt electric wheeled loaders
Electric wheeled loader adoption picks up pace, but diesel will remain by far most popular option 
India bullet train contract awarded
US$3.3 billion bullet train project awards another contract to Larsen and Toubro
Construction of Philippines Expressway complete
Engineering company Sener, in a joint venture with CFC, was responsible for the design of the entire Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway project
Komatsu launches electric excavator in Japan
Developed with Honda, the PC01E-1 micro excavator features swappable, mobile batteries 
China to increase infrastructure construction spending
According to Chinese state TV the country will increase infrastructure construction spending to provide a boost to its economy 
Kobelco expands mini excavator production capacity
Kobelco will expand the production capacity of its Ogaki Plant, which produces mini-excavators
Haulotte appoints RentEase in Bangladesh
India-based rental company will distribute Haulotte’s MEWPs in Bangladesh
North America strong for Caterpillar
First quarter saw high revenue growth in North American construction and resource industries
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
Tadano suspends crane production
Component shortages precipitate temporary production stoppage at four crane factories in Germany and Japan
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%
Pressure on supply chains could ease as Shanghai factories open
The lockdown in China has caused issues for already stretched supply chains 
Page 1 of 31