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Growth predicted for Mongolian trade fair
Second edition of the Future Mongolia trade fair will take place in the capital city of Ulan Bator from 19 to 22 June.
UK Contractors invited to anti-entrapment seminar
IPAF has invited leading UK contractors to a half day seminar on the subject of MEWP anti-entrapment systems and processes. Key note speakers will include Joy Jones, construction safety team manager, and Chris Wraith, IPAF technical officer
US contractors squeezed by rising prices
Input costs for US contractors are up almost +8% on a year ago, but they have only been able to put their prices up +2% to +3%.
US construction employment slumps again
AGC says exodus of workers from industry threatens future growth
ConExpo visitors down 16% but international delegates increase
Almost 120000 visitors registered to attend the ConExpo-Con/Agg exhibition last week, which is around 16% lower than the 2008 show, reflecting continuing difficulties in the US construction sector.
AEM survey gives 'hopeful' outlook for North America
Members of the US-based Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) are predicting a 12.7% increase in construction equipment sales in the US in 2011 followed by a 14.8% increase in 2012.
German sales on the up
German construction equipment orders rose between January and August - recovery set to continue into New Year.
Russian infrastructure modernisation
Transport infrastructure market increased 5% in 2009 despite decrease in overall construction market
Wenograd new vice president at ARTBA
Allison Wenograd is promoted vice president, member services, at the ARTBA.
US construction unemployment climbs again
Nearly 1 million US construction workers lost their jobs in 2009
Collaborative approach drives US safety improvement
Fatalities fall -47% in 10 years thanks to cooperation between OSHA and contractors.
AEM sees global growth
Global construction equipment sales are expected to rise +8.5% this year and a further +5.4% in 2009 according the latest ‘outlook' survey from the US-based Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
EIC calls for action on Africa
European International Contractors (EIC) is calling for better procurement procedures and greater ethical, social and environmental standards for infrastructure projects in Africa. The trade association, which represents the interests of European contractors working outside their national boundaries, has criticised the World Bank and other members of the ‘donor community' for awarding schemes to Chinese contractors with poor ethical track records.
EIC takes stand on corruption
European International Contractors (EIC), a trade association that represents European contractors working outside their national boundaries, has published a draft position paper on corruption prevention.
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