In this edition
A new report from analysts Off-Highway Research predicts global sales of construction equipment will grow +3.9%, in unit terms in 2016, to well over 760,000 machines.
Demonstrating an increased focus on the Latin American market, Swedish construction firm Sandvik has appointed Unevol S.A. as its first official equipment distributor in Cuba.
The final total for the Lift & Move USA careers day in Houston, Texas, could be more than 350 attendees - with more than 250 students and high-school children having already registered to attend.
Scott Hazelton reports on the outlook for the construction market in China, where growth is continuing to weaken and a lengthy period of uncertainty seems likely.
Is China’s construction market in genuine crisis, or are we simply seeing a move to a safer, more sustainable pattern of growth? Efforts by the Chinese government to stimulate growth include supporing numerous infrastructure mega-projects and the development of green energy.
The three-year wait for the world’s largest construction equipment trade exhibition is almost over. iC takes a first look at the Munich behemoth, with an overview of some of the major new and imporoved equipment to be showcased this April.
Technical standards in compact equipment continue to improve, from increased dumping angles to increased loading capacities.
Drilling is a vital element of quarry, mine and construction projects, modern drilling equipment must provide fast, precise and efficient service – and technology is a key component.
South Korean manufacturer Doosan has added to its crawler excavator range with the 14-tonne DX140LC-5, a machine that meets the latest Stage IV emssion regulations.