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European markets ‘back to pre-Covid levels’
EFCA surveys indicates Europewide optimism, but staff shortages still a challenge
US sees dramatic increase in supply chain challenges
Increase in supply chain issues, but construction industry remains optimistic about near future
Materials shortages ‘won’t halt recovery’
Research from Dutch financial services group ING points to resilient construction market
IC Tower Index 2021 call for entries
It is time to submit your entry for the 2021 IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies
US commercial construction shows signs of rebound
US Chamber of Commerce Construction Index indicates improvement, albeit slight
Speakers announced for global market webinar
Off-Highway Briefing panel to include former President at CNH Industrial and Bloomberg economist
VDMA: Europe’s situation ‘tense but not dramatic’
Trade association sticks with forecast of 10% to 30% decline in equipment sales
CECE survey paints bleak picture
More than 60% of OEMs in Europe report significant reductions in production and a further 15% are at zero production.
Majority of US construction firms plan to add workers in 2020
Contractors are increasing compensation and adopting productivity-boosting technologies to cope with worker shortages
US contractors find hope in new tech
Advanced technology seen as answer to US contractors’ woes, according to latest CCI figures
Skills shortage in U.S. construction
A survey of U.S.-based construction contractors has shown nine out of ten are concerned over labor shortages
XCMG tops rankings in new Chinese list
Equipment manufacturer takes number one slot in 2017 China Top 500 Enterprises chart
US construction equipment exports down 19%
Association of Equipment Manufacturers figures show export sales in decline for third year in a row
Growth forecast for Thai Construction
Report highlights socio-political stability in country’s positive outlook
Italian construction sector’s continued growth
Growth for domestic Italian construction sector, but trade association warns of poor export performance
Europe dominates costliest construction table
Switzerland emerges as most expensive country to build in, followed by Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden and the UK, says new report
Asia Pacific's US$ 1 trillion investments
Report reveals industrial investments are being driven by mining activities
Sweden faces lowest risk of disruption
Construction Risk Index puts Singapore and Switzerland in second and third places in table, while Hong Kong and Brazil slip back
US contractors struggle to find staff
New survey from the Associated General Contractors reveals 83% of firms face problems recruiting following recession
Cold winter affects US construction jobs
Government data showed 16,000 construction jobs were lost in December, as non-residential construction continues to struggle
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