In this edition
World’s costliest place to build; Carillion post-mortem; Australian infrastructure fund; Dubai infinity bridge; Canadian government blocks sale to Chinese company.
Scott Hazelton from IHS Global reports that, while reforms have been slower than expected, India’s economic outlook has improved over the last year.
Growth has returned to Latin America but, as Andy Brown discovers, investment in infrastructure is require on a large scale.
Increasing demands by customers – and from lawmakers – are leading to new technology being utilised in road construction, reports Thomas Allen.
Thomas Allen turns the spotlight on lighting towers and generator sets in this roundup of a key sector.
Japan has endured some tough times but, thanks to Abenomics and the 2020 Olympics, the construction industry is in decent shape, reports Mike Hayes.
QUARRYING AND MINING
Working in quarrying and mining sites places unique pressures on construction equipment. Manufacturers are responding by producing bigger and more durable machines than ever before, discovers Andy Brown.
An essential part of many job sites, Andy Brown reports on the latest innovations in the pump sector.
Following the launch of a new range of hydrostatic bulldozers, Andy Brown spoke to Will Zhu, general manager at Shantui, about future plans.
OFF HIGHWAY RESEARCH
An overview of the global equipment market for mining and quarrying.