In this edition
SNC Lavalin has been banned from winning World Bank-financed contracts for 10 years – the longest ever debarment by the institution.
Brazil’s largest cement producer, Votorantim, is seeking permission for IPO on São Paulo stock exchange.
Video coverage from April’s Bauma exhibition in Munich, Germany, is available online to watch at the KHL.com Videozone.
Introducing the inaugural International Construction World Economic Forum (ICWEF) conference and awards ceremony, taking place in Amsterdam from 20 – 22 November.
After a slowdown in 2012, Latin American construction markets are poised for a prolonged period of strong
growth, with infrastructure investments leading the way.
Construction in Latin America is all about infrastructure. Road building continues to be big business, but other modes are now coming up fast.
The need for greater efficiency and a lower environmental impact is pushing the concrete sector to develop new equipment, construction techniques and even new materials.
DEMOLITION & RECYCLING
The flagships of many demolition contractor’s fleets are their high reach excavators.
Bauma saw several important equipment launches for the tunnelling sector, which is seeing large and ambitious projects get underway.
Some of the highlights of the new machines that were on show at Bauma, and what some of the industry’s key
players had to say.