International Construction - January-February 2019

WORLD NEWS
US contractors look to new technology; world’s tallest modular buildings; World Cup centerpiece stadium.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Despite political instability and disappointing recent growth, there is still reason to be optimistic about Europe, writes Scott Hazelton from IHS Global.

REGIONAL REPORT
Southern Africa has the largest number of construction projects occurring in Africa. Andy Brown examines market conditions and looks at the major projects in this region.

BAUMA PREVIEW
With Bauma Munich fast approaching, we spoke to Mareile Kästner, exhibition director at Messe München, to find out what will be new at this major event.

MINI EXCAVATORS
Mike Hayes reports on this increasingly popular piece of construction equipment.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY
In our first technology supplement of the year we cover: virtual and augmented reality, telematics and what construction equipment might
look like in the year 2029.

RENTAL MARKET OVERVIEW
Murray Pollok from International Rental News, provides a comprehensive overview of the rental market.

SHOW GUIDE: WORLD OF ASPHALT
A look ahead to the 2019 show that is being held in Indiana, Indianapolis, US.

INTERVIEW
Andy Brown spoke to Caterpillar’s Damien Giraud about the com pany’s first new excavator launch since 1993.

OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
A review of worldwide sales of mini excavators.

International Construction January-February 2019 Articles