In this edition
Caterpillar’s HQ is raided by US federal investigators as part of an ongoing tax investigation...cement maker LafargeHolcim is probed over alleged payments to Syrian militant groups...Nigeria says it is set to build Africa’s longest bridge, at a cost of $2.7 billion...
The Asia-Pacific region continues to lead global economic growth. With plans afoot to develop infrastructure and drive forward energy projects, the
region (excepting Japan) should expand 5.5% in 2017.
Although construction in North Africa faces many challenges, international investment is keeping the industry alive in the region. Mike Hayes reports.
2016 was another difficult year for manufacturers; iC’s table of the top 50 companies worldwide shows that losses in revenue share for North American companies in the list became gains for those in Asia and Europe.
Thomas Allen examines how the latest innovations in roadbuilding technology might increase efficiency, enhance flexibility and fight climate change.
Engine manufacturers are well-prepared for the 2019 Stage V emissions regulations, unveiling a host of new engines that fit the bill. Katherine Weir reports.
With growing markets worldwide, access equipment sales have reportedly reached $8 billion, and new players are eyeing the market. Mike Hayes reports.
As with every other aspect of the construction industry, so technology has become embedded in the breakers sector – and with some impressive results.
Global equipment markets reached the bottom of the cycle last year, and growth is expected to restore some semblance of health in the coming years.