International Construction - July-August 2020
06 August 2020
Included in this issue:
- WORLD NEWS
Trump makes move to fast track infrastructure projects; Bauma China to proceed this November; Doosan reported to be looking to sell stake in Doosan Infracore; sales down 14% for Volvo CE; GHH wins award for MK-42 dump truck.
- ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
India’s robust ecobomic growth in recent years is being erased by the effects of the pandemic, creating a steep road to recovery, writes Scott Hazelton of IHS Markit.
- REGIONAL REPORT
The Asia Pacific (APAC) region is struggling, but there are pockets of potential growth, including China which is bouncing back to business, Jenny Lescohier reports.
- ICON TOP 200
The annual list of construction contractors with the highest sales volumes in the world reflects continued industry growth in 2019, but predictions for next year are not as bright, Andy Brown writes.
- CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUPPLEMENT
The second technology supplement of the year includes:
INTERVIEW: Scott Crozier,Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction
- FALSEWORK AND FORMWORK
This sector is seeing the benefits digitalisation and Building Information Modelling (BIM) can bring to the construction process, reports Jenny Lescohier. The results include safer, more efficient job sites.
- INTERVIEW: RITCHIE BROS
Andy Brown speaks to Karl Werner, president, international, of Ritchie Bros., about how the equipment auctioneer has managed to pivot in response to the worldwide pandemic and stay successful.
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