International Construction - April 2022

COUNTRY FOCUS GERMANY
Germany has some post-Covid momentum but challenges remain, says Catrin Jones.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION 2030
Andy Brown asks how the sector might develop by the year 2030.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMY
Robotics and autonomy are changing the face of construction, writes Tom Jackson.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY INTERVIEW
Magnus Thibblin, President, Machine Control, Hexagon, talks to Andy Brown.

HEALTH AND SAFETY
Catrin Jones looks at how the construction industry can become safer for all workers.

RISING COSTS
The impact of rising energy prices on construction is examined by Lucy Barnard.

International Construction April 2022 Articles

FEELING THE SQUEEZE
I don’t know about you but here in the
ROUND UP
TOP HIGHLIGHTS > AUSTRALIA The Australian Rail Track
"MOST CHALLENGING PROJECT EVER" COMPLETED BY TBM
An 8m (26.2 foot) diameter Robbins Main Beam
RESTORATION AND REPAIR
The new federal government has invested significantly in the future of German infrastructure projects and plans to restore the country’s bridges are well on their way, writes Catrin Jones
BIG CHANGES AHEAD
The German economy has been hit by the war in Ukraine and the need to increase the speed of the country’s energy independence, writes Scott Hazelton from IHS Markit
RECORD BREAKING
Global equipment sales hit a record high in 2021, and demand will remain strong as order backlogs are fulfilled. Beyond that, it is not clear what impact the war in Ukraine will have on inflationary pressures, writes the team at Off-Highway Research
ARE AUTONOMY, Al, AND ALTERNATIVE POWER ROAD CONSTRUCTION'S FUTURE?
Research and development teams across the sector are working on autonomous solutions, electric power and increased digital integration – Andy Brown asks just how different road construction could look by 2030?
THE NEW REVOLUTION
Robotics and autonomy are changing the face of construction, as TOM JACKSON reports
‘WORLD’S LARGEST’ ELECTRIC DRIVE DUMP TRUCK
XCMG has produced what it says is the
NEW US FACILITY FOR CNH
CNH Industrial will open a new engineering centre
MACHINE CONTROL READY FOR NEXT BIG PUSH
MAGNUS THIBBLIN, President, Machine Control, Hexagon, tells ANDY BROWN about lagging rates of adoption and why retrofit or factory fitted is one of the big debates in the sector
BOOSTING JOBSITE HEALTH AND SAFETY
Safety risks and dangers are well known to the construction industry. Catrin Jones examines what more can be done and whether technology can play a key role in improving safety
MATERIAL CONCERNS: WHAT THE GLOBAL ENERGY CRISIS MEANS FOR CONSTRUCTION
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is sending already stretched costs of steel and concrete soaring. Lucy Barnard finds out why the construction industry is one of the most exposed to the global energy crisis and how high gas bills are impacting projects
UAE'S LARGEST INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT
The rail link will better connect people and
LIU GONG
www.liugong.com
SDLG
www.sdlg.com
SANY
www.sanyglobal.com
BAUER Maschinen GmbH
bma.bauer.de
SIMEX
simex.it
LIEBHERR
www.liebherr.com
GEDA
www.geda.de
XCMG
http://www.xcmg.com
WIRTGEN GROUP
www.wirtgen-group.com/hamm
Kubota
https://global.engine.kubota.co.jp/en/technology/tvcr/
ROAD WIDENER
www.roadwidenerllc.com
khl
www.khl.com
AQUAJET
www.aquajet.se
cummins
cummins.tech/internationalconstruction2022
MERLO
merlo.com
NIMET
WWW.NIMET.RO
BETONBLOCK
www.betonblock.com
Off Highway CONFERENCE
www.offhighwayconference.com
GIC
www.gic-expo.it
GOMACO
www.gomaco.com
KHL
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