In this edition
President Trump’s infrastructure plan; Volvo CE sales increase; world’s tallest wooden building in Japan; construction turnover almost at 2011 levels; $6.7 billion Seattle rail extensions; rental boom in the US; transport
spending increase in Australia; Vinci in the clear.
Construction in Latin America has been rocked by a series of high profile corruption cases. Scott Hazelton from IHS Global takes a closer look and highlights which countries are best placed in the region to potentially see growth.
Investing in construction projects in the CIS nations can be a risky business, despite some signs of recent economic recovery in the region, reports Thomas Allen.
The earthmoving sector is one of the largest in the construction industry. Katherine Weir takes a look at some of the latest designs and innovations currently available.
Airport projects are increasing in size and scale at what can seem like an exponential rate. Andy Brown takes a look at some of the newest, and largest, airport projects from around the world and how airport buildings are adapting to fit the demands of the modern traveller.
INTERMAT SHOW GUIDE
In April Intermat Paris will once again open its doors so people from all around the world can bask in the latest equipment and technology from construction companies. Our seven-page guide takes a look at some
of the products on offer.
Surveying is an area of the construction industry which is being transformed by new technology and digitalisation. Thomas Allen looks at the emergence of drone mapping and machine guidance systems.
The global market for earthmoving equipment is close to US$60 billion, with global demand set to increase even further in the coming years.