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Judge orders South Korean subcontractor to pay $9m for defrauding US military
A US federal judge has ordered a South Korean repair and maintenance subcontractor to pay a fine and restitution totalling nearly US$9 million for bid rigging and defrauding the US military.
SNC-Lavalin unveils name change
Canada-based construction project management company SNC-Lavalin has changed its name to AtkinsRéalis.
CECE market analysis: “Sales for Europe in the second quarter rather flat”
CECE updated members of the construction industry on the current European construction equipment sector
Takeuchi opens new midi excavator factory
Plant close to Nagano will give ‘massive boost’ to capacity
Fluor pays $14.5 million to settle SEC probe over improper accounting
Texas-based engineering and construction company Fluor is to pay $14.5 million to settle a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) probe into improper accounting.
UK construction industry struggles as insolvencies rise
Government says over 4,000 construction businesses have collapsed in the past year
Why is construction still suffering a labour squeeze and what are the solutions?
Construction markets all over the world are struggling with an acute shortage of labour. Why? And what are the potential solutions?
Strong growth for Singapore’s construction sector
Construction output expected to expand by 5.4% in real terms in 2023
Skyjack looks for double-digit growth
Q2 results soar following supply chain relief and increases in market share
Surge in US housing starts helps to stave off recession fears
US single-family homebuilding surged in July and permits for future construction rose amid an acute shortage of previously owned houses.
Watch: Chinese firms cement dominance of world’s top 10 construction companies
Animated chart shows how Chinese firms have come seemingly from nowhere to dominate the ICON 200 list of the biggest construction companies in the world.
UAE city begs contractors to secure demolition sites
“Determination to implement the best practices in demolition” prompts site inspections
Video analysis: world’s biggest construction companies
Watch a video highlighting the main points of the latest ICON 200, an exclusive listing of the world’s biggest construction companies
Call for entries: the d&ri100 is now open
Are you among the world’s top 100 demolition contractors: enter the 2023 d&ri100 ranking
Kennards survey highlights contractor confidence in Australia
Smaller contractors happier than large, finds survey
Another record quarter for United Rentals
Company raises full-year guidance following record-breaking results across nearly all business segments
XCMG shares ambitious plans to drive innovation and development
The company says that the project sets a clear goal and seven strategic actions to drive growth
Why ‘dysfunctional’ contracting model is pushing Australian companies to brink
A group representing construction contractors in Australia has called for fundamental changes to the business model in the sector, amid razor-thin profit margins and elevated rates of business failures.
World Crane and Transport Summit Asia: helping to power your business
Be sure to attend the World Crane and Transport Summit coming up in Singapore on 4 and 5 October
KHL welcomes new D&Ri editor
Steve Ducker remains with KHL and continues to lead the World Demolition Summit
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