In this edition
WORLD & COVID-19 NEWS
A roundup of the latest Covid-19 and constructionrelated stories, while the world news section includes: Cat sales fall; Salini Impregilo becomes Webuild; World’s most expensive cities to build in.
CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Including: World’s first electric road roller; Seven companies form alliance to build data ‘ecosystem’; Bentley Systems virtually connects project participants.
One of the impacts of Covid-19 has been the plummeting price of oil which has consequences on the economies of the countries in the Middle East and their construction spending, reports Scott Hazelton.
The falling price of oil is also impacting the North Africa region, with the lack of tourism also causing severe problems. Jenny Lescohier reports on a region fighting on multiple fronts.
The exclusive ranking of the world’s top 50 OEMs by sales figures for 2019 sees the companies on the list produce a record-high amount.
International Construction looks at how different countries around the world are dealing with the pandemic and its impact on construction.
Deutz’s Dr. Frank Hiller talks to Mike Osenga about new products, including an electric hybrid drive system.
The market for aerial equipment in China still has great potential, despite recent setbacks, reports Jenny Lescohier.
PORTABLE POWER, LIGHT AND ON SITE EQUIPMENT
Greater power along with improved fuel efficiency promise jobsite gains, as Andy Brown discovers.
Doug Hundt explains to Jenny Lescohier how the company’s products and focus are helping them in the age of Covid-19.
The team from Off-Highway highlight a new report profiling the access market in China.