International Construction - May 2019

WORLD NEWS
Safety fears over new technology; global construction output to grow; US$56 billion for German rail; EC infrastructure fund; Notre-Dame reconstruction.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
China’s economy continues to slow, although the country still enjoys stronger growth than most other countries, reports Scott Hazelton from IHS Global.

REGIONAL REPORT
The economic outlook has improved in recent years in North Africa but, reports Andy Brown, much depends on how Egypt – and its highly ambitious infrastructure plans – performs.

HAULERS
The latest developments and technology in the rigid hauler and articulated dump trucks markets are examined by Andy Brown.

TUNNELLING
The equipment used in tunnelling projects around the world and the projects themselves – which often occur in major citires – are looked at by Joe Sargent.

CRANES-HIGH RISE
Joe Sargent looks at high-rise projects from around the globe and the impressive cranes which make their construction possible.

PLANTWORX PREVIEW
A look ahead to the UK-based show, which will be held at a new location in 2019.

SKILLS SHORTAGE
With the skills shortage a genuine issue for the construction industry, Andy Brown talks to contractors and manufacturers about this issue and examines whether new technology could provide a solution.

INTERVIEW
Andy Brown spoke to Akira Kato from Sumitomo about why steady growth is key for the company.

OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
An examination of the worldwide hauler market.

International Construction May 2019 Articles