International Construction - November-December 2023

In this edition

LEGAL BATTLEWHAT HAPPENED? The Association of General Contractors (AGC)
IN CASE YOU MISSED ITVisit for your daily fix of
TBM BREAKTHROUGHHerrenknecht has reported that the contractors working on
TWO NEW TOWERS PLANNED FOR SAUDI ARABIA'S NEOMTwo new towers aimed at attracting tourists to
NEW CHALLENGES AHEADArgentina has secured finance to develop its infrastructure, but a new President may have different plans. Catrin Jones looks at what the future for construction might hold
CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONSWith high levels of debt and low investment the economic picture looks problematic, with construction seeing limited or even negative growth, writes Scott Hazelton
A CIRCULAR (ROAD) ECONOMYManufacturers in road construction are thinking green when it comes to materials and alternative fuels. The journey to net zero is underway, and the developments in equipment and tech are increasingly advanced, reports Katherine Weir
A GLOBAL VIEWPOINTThere aren’t many better placed to ask about the challenges and opportunities facing construction than Caroline Gumble, CEO, CIOB. She talks to Andy Brown about the skills shortage, sustainability and more
ELECTRIFICATION SAFETTY AND GAME-CHANGING TECHAlexander Greschner, Chief Sales Officer, Wacker Neuson, highlights their current – and future – direction to Catrin Jones
WHEELS OF INDUSTRYConstruction is working hard to innovate and adapt its wheeled loaders, but what’s next in their evolution? Catrin Jones looks at how manufacturers are getting ahead of the curve
FROM THE EDITORWell, here we are, at the end of
In case you missed it…Some of the stories currently online at
The biggest demolition event of the year – in pictures!The 15th World Demolition Summit and Awards returned to North America in 2023, taking place in Canada for the first time.
Purchase decisions: Redefining ‘return on investment’ D&Ri looks at the latest crushing and screening advancements, and at how purchase decisions are changing.
Time to invest?A significant rise in the value of the d&ri100 compared to a year ago prompts a number of demolition contractors to capitalise on the sector’s recent growth by investing.
Applying the rule of three to dust suppressionAre we doing enough to tackle fugitive dust?
EDA, committed to recognizing the talent in the demolition industryAs the International Media Partner of the European Demolition Association (EDA), Demolition & Recycling International brings you the latest update, from EDA President Stefano Panseri.
Decommissioning: the end, or the start of a new beginning?In his last column for D&Ri, Richard Vann, Managing Director at RVA Group, reflects on the importance of learning and sharing knowledge.
THE CHALLENGES OF BUILDING CALIFORNIA HIGH-SPEED RAILGarth Fernandez, Central Valley regional director for the California HighSpeed Rail Authority, tells Neil Gerrard what some of the mostchallenging aspects of the multi-billion-dollar megaproject are, where construction stands, and what work is still to come
IS CONNECTIVITY THE FUTURE OF CONNECTED CONSTRUCTION?There are clear advantages to a connected construction site. CATRIN JONES investigates what such a future could look like, and the barriers preventing the industry from achieving this
CAN DREAMS OF A NEW INDIA-MIDDLE EAST-EUROPE CORRIDOR STAY ON TRACK?Ambitious plans could see the construction of high-speed rail links across the Arabian Peninsula to form the backbone of a multibillion trade corridor designed to link India to Europe, Lucy Barnard reports
WHAT'S THE FUTURE OF TRADE SHOWSWith the pandemic and remote tools changing the world forever, Neil Gerrard examines how construction equipment shows are changing to cater for the shifting demands of attendees
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