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Bouygues wins €468m Hong Kong metro line extension contract
Two subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction have won a HKD3.9 billion (€468 million) contract to extend the Tung Chung line of the Hong Kong Metro.
Amazon to invest US$3.5 billion in new data centres
Tech giant to spend US$3.5 billion on five new data centres
Trendlines: China impact
Updated forecast shows further fall in global CE sales due to China downturn
Bechtel opens new Saudi Arabia regional headquarters
US contractor Bechtel has opened a new regional headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reflecting the scale of construction megaprojects underway in the country.
US civils contractors eye healthy backlogs amid ‘once-in-a-generation’ infrastructure spending
More than three-quarters (78%) of US civils contractors expect their project backlog to increase or remain the same over the next year as new federal infrastructure funding ramps up.
What is coming next in the evolution of mini excavators?
The excavator is construction’s most popular machine, known for its agility and versatility. Catrin Jones looks at what could be next in its development
Video interview: where is construction on its tech journey?
Andy Verone, Chief Strategy Officer at Contruent on the biggest productivity gains tech can bring 
Video: Controlled detonation of WWII bomb found on Singapore construction site
Armed forces in Singapore conducted a controlled explosion on an unexploded World War II-era bomb after it was discovered on a construction site.
African Development Bank debars Kenyan construction contractor for 15 months after fraud probe
The African Development Bank (ADB) has debarred a Kenya-based contractor from participating in activities it helps to finance for 15 months after a fraud probe.
How long should a hard hat last?
A hard hat is such a ubiquitous item of personal protective equipment (PPE) in construction that it has become emblematic of safety in the industry.
Budapest-Belgrade railway hits a roadblock
Spiralling costs and technical systems setback halt work on major upgrade project
Metso increases equipment production in India
Alwar production facility to produce key mobile crushing and screening lines
South American construction equipment market ‘worth US$7.1 billion’
Government investment in infrastructure, high commodity prices and a degree of political stability should help to construction equipment sales in South America
Caterpillar: Making the most of on-board operator technology
A surprising amount of easy-to-use operator assistance technology is being built into the latest construction equipment – and it can really make a difference.
JCB reveals financial results and machine sales
JCB has announced its profits, turnover and total number of machine sales for 2021
5 delayed construction megaprojects from around the world
Even the most ambitious construction projects face difficulty along the way
How to promote an inclusive environment in your construction business
Lucy Barnard interviews Emma Porter, managing director of UK-based Story Contracting about how to adopt a workable diversity and inclusion strategy.
Trimble to launch ‘state-of-the-art’ Technology Lab
Technology giant to establish a new facility that will open in early 2024 
Amtrak to ‘triple investment’ in railway infrastructure
US public rail service to triple annual investment in infrastructure by 2025 
China’s biggest contractor in double-digit growth for year to August
China’s biggest construction contractor, China State Construction Engineering Corporation has continued to see double-digit growth in its new contracts for the year to date.
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