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.
  • FOUNDATIONS
    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.
  • INTERVIEW
    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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