In this edition
Race hots up for contract to build new bridge over the Panama Canal...repor highlights glut of secondhand machines in US construction equipment market... Russia resumes work on Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant...
A 160-page report from Off-Highway Research offers new insight into the potential of Iran’s construction market, as economic sanctions are lifted. And the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) 2017
are open for entries.
The changing economic face of the Middle East is examined by Scott Hazelton of IHS Global, as low oil prices push more countries to examine the potential for diversifying away from energy dependence.
Mike Hayes reports on a region that is currently full of uncertainty – both geopolitical and economic – yet still manages to play host to some of the most ambitious and dramatic construction projects on the planet.
NEWS REPORT – ATLAS
How Fil Filipov bought a struggling Atlas from Terex and gave the business a new lease of life.
As emissions standards continue to impact on engine manufacturers, whichever of the world’s markets they are concerned with, Joe Malone reports on how they are continuing to innovate for future changes.
BAUMA CHINA PREVIEW
After a record-breaking 2014, this year’s Bauma China – Asia’s leading constuction equipment exhibition – aims to invigorate the troubled Chinese market. International Construction previews the show.
Mike Hayes looks at the surprising amount of logistical complexity and engineering expertise required to deliver and adapt the falsework and formwork being utilised on some of the world’s largest construction projects.
As technology companies revel in the launch of new devices, enabling surveying at a level of accuracy never previously achieve, Joe Malone takes a look at drones and robots, as well as more down-to-earth equipment.