International Construction - December 2018
13 December 2018
Included in this issue:
- WORLD NEWS
Growth for mining equipment; Salini shows interest in Astaldi; construction industry expects to ‘go green’; global growth of megacities; Volvo CE goes electric.
- ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
There is great diversity in North Africa and, while security issues remain, Scott Hazelton from IHS Markit reports that the continent provides reasons for optimism.
- REGIONAL REPORT
The US dominates the North American region, accounting for over 70% of construction spending. Thomas Allen looks at the major projects.
- CRUSHING AND SCREENING
Thomas Allen looks at how equipment manufacturers are helping customers supply the basic materials for construction in this specialised sector of the industry.
- ACCESS EQUIPMENT
Access equipment has not been immune to the wider trends of electrification and hybridisation, Euan Youdale from sister magazine Access International reports.
Different emissions regulations and the increasing use of digitalisation are just two of the topics that Katherine Weir looks in the foundations sector.
- CRANE RENTAL
Andy Brown speaks to leading players to find out about the health of the crane rental market and how these companies target both emerging and developed markets.
- SHOW GUIDE: WORLD OF CONCRETE
A look ahead to the 2019 show in Las Vegas, US.
Andy Brown spoke to the founder of Hidromek, Hasan Bozkurt, about plans to become a global player.
- OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
Construction equipment sales in North America are expected to come close to 200,000 units sold in 2018.
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