In this edition
Italy bridge disaster; Nepalese tunnelling record; Laos dam failure; global construction equipment sales.
Scott Hazelton from IHS Global looks at the North America market and finds that a strong US economy is helping the region.
With some large-scale events to take place in the region, Andy Brown finds that construction in the Middle East is in a healthy condition.
With the global excavator market in rude health, Thomas Allen looks at the medium excavator segment.
Shifts towards urbanisation, digitalisation and environmental awareness are determining trends in the global demand for concrete, reports Thomas Allen.
DRILLING AND BORING
Andy Brown provides an overview of the latest drilling and boring equipment, and looks at some of the projects worldwide that they are being used on.
In iC’s second construction technology supplement: Telematics, 3D printing and training technology.
With bespoke components being produced by both OEMs and specialist companies, Neil Ford discovers that small really can be beautiful.
Zeng Guang’an from Liugong talks to Andy Brown about the firm’s plans for the future and why investing in R&D is key for growth.
An overview of global sales for excavators.