In this edition
Panama Canal stalemate ends as contracting consortium GUPC and Panama Canal Authority reach funding agreement.
NEWS REPORT 15
The slowdown in China, difficulties in the mining industry and the depreciation of the Japanese Yen led to a reshuffle in the global construction equipment industry last year, reflected in the Yellow Table ranking for the industry.
The Video Zone is bursting with new footage from the ConExpo-Con/AGG exhibition in Las Vegas, US.
Entries open for 2014 ICEF awards, with new category added recognising innovation on smaller projects.
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 24
India has to invest in infrastructure in order to meet its reduced economic outlook. Scott Hazelton reports.
REGIONAL REPORT 27
This year’s general election in India will disrupt construction activity, but a change in leadership could give the industry fresh impetus.
This year marked the start of strict Tier 4 Final/Stage IV laws in North America, resulting in a flurry of new earthmovers with a firm focus on saving fuel.
Tunnelling projects present manufacturers and contractors with technical difficulties that require dedication and innovation to overcome.
Helen Wright spoke to Caterpillar chairman & CEO Doug Oberhelman and group president Ed Rapp about life after Tier 4 Final.
A review of the people and machines that made the news at last month’s ConExpo-Con/Agg exhibition.
How to subscribe to, or continue receiving, International Construction.