International Construction - March 2016

In this edition

The first Cranes and Transport Middle East conference – organised by International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine and KHL group – will focus on health and safety, fleet management and more.

Scott Hazelton reports on the somewhat hazy economic picture emerging in the Eurozone – where there is evidence of real GDP growth but there is still much uncertainty about the future.

The European Union has a vision of the continent working together seamlessly. The building of the vision – including the so-called TEN-T programme – will certainly appeal to the construction industry.

Deciding which brand of hauler will best suit a job can be testing for a contractor. When the question extends to whether a rigid or articulated body is required, the complexities escalate.

Companies across the globe continue to find new ways to build hydraulic breakers that can get the job done quickly, smoothly and quietly. Joe Malone looks at the latest trends in the market.

International Construction’s sister magazine, International Cranes & Specialized Transport, takes a global look at the important trends, products and projects in the world of cranes – including rough terrain
cranes, tower cranes, mobile cranes and crawler cranes, among others.

It seems like only yesterday, but it’s back! This year, the world’s largest construction industry trade fair – Bauma – will have around 3,400 exhibitors and is expected to attract no fewer than half a million
visitors. The show will take up an enormous 605,000 m2, and it is booked to capacity again for 2016, with over 700 companies on the waiting list.
As the following pages will show, construction equipment manufacturers have been working hard to boost the efficiency and performance of thier
latest machines.
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