International Construction - October 2019

WORLD NEWS
Global construction growth to slow; Texas high-speed rail; 3D Printing develops; reducing construction’s emissions; stimulus needed for South Africa.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Total construction spending increased by 4.7% in Russia in 2018, but the country has challenges to overcome, writes Scott Hazelton from IHS Global.

REGIONAL REPORT
Construction in the Asia-Pacific region may be dominated by China but, discovers Andy Brown, there are large-scale projects in many countries of this region.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION
The building of roads is vital to the development of emerging markets, with repairing and rebuilding more common in developed countries – both these areas show no signs of slowing down, reports Andy Brown.

ENGINES & COMPONENTS
Emissions regulations are driving the development of diesel engines to be cleaner and more powerful than ever before, while alternative power systems are being developed at the same time, reports Joe Sargent.

WHEELED LOADERS
With customer demand varying greatly, manufacturers need to cater for different markets while integrating new technology. Joe Sargent looks at this balancing act.

PORTABLE POWER, LIGHTING & ON-SITE EQUIPMENT
Katherine Weir looks at the new products in this sector and discovers that going ‘green’ is a genuine trend.

SHOW GUIDE: APEX ASIA
The second edition of the access show will be even bigger than the first time it was held in 2017.

INTERVIEW: JLG
Andy Brown sat down with JLG’s Guru Bandekar to discuss the health of the global access industry.

OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
An examination of global sales for wheeled loaders.

International Construction October 2019 Articles