International Construction - July/August Issue

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LISTS, STRATEGIES AND +44 (0)1892 786224 Hot on the heels
TOP MARKETSWHAT HAPPENED? A report into the global construction
EU PLEDGES €6.2 BILLION FOR NEW TEN-T PROJECTThe Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) has announced additional
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BUILDING THE FUTURESaudi Arabia is currently building some of the world's most audacious infrastructure projects as it seeks to decrease its reliance on the exportation of oil, reports Catrin Jones
MASSIVE GIGA-PROJECTS TO THE FORESaudi Arabia’s construction industry is among the key sectors driving robust non-oil sector growth, especially through its gigantic giga- projects, reports Scott Hazelton
GROWTH FROM A RECORD POSITIONLast year’s ICON 200 saw record sales – this year’s table manages to surpass it
ROADMAP TO DIGITIZATIONDr Volker Knickel, CEO of the Wirtgen Group tells Andy Brown about electric equipment, global sales, worker shortages and the sector’s path to digitization
SECTOR RIDING THE CREST OF WAVEEquipment sales have been strong globally for the quarrying and mining sector as the industry juggles this with integrating new technology and power options, reports
WHY MEGAPROJECTS GO WRONG AND KEY INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESSConstruction has a bad habit of going over budget and over time on projects, and when this happens on megaprojects it can be very damaging. Neil Gerrard examines some reasons why these projects go wrong, and how the industry can get it right
UNLOCKING EFFICIENCYCATRIN JONES explores the power of digital transformation in construction and the potential BIM has to enhance project outcomes
AHEAD OF THE CURVECATRIN JONES speaks to STEPHEN JEFFERY about Mace’s tech-driven approach to efficient construction
WHAT DOES THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE FOR 3D CONSTRUCTION PRINTING?3D printing has been around for a while but, as of yet, has not become commonplace in construction. However, as NEIL GERRARD discovers, this could be about to change
BALANCING HIGH PERFORMANCE WITH EASE OF OPERATIONAdvancing tech in today’s dozers makes it possible to get more done with less, writes Jenny Lescohier
CONNECTING MILLIONSWhere is it? Xiamen, China When will it be completed? 2023 Did you know? Trains will run at a speed of 350 kilometres per hour
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