International Construction - April 2020
05 April 2020
Included in this issue:
- WORLD & COVID-19 NEWS
Coronavirus disrupts all aspects of life, including construction, special two-page roundup of latest news; Hyundai’s hydrogen-fuel excavators; resignation of CNH CEO; costs rise again for California’s bullet train;Court rules against Heathrow airport expansion.
- CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Including: digital displacement pumps from Danfoss; Hitachi teams up with Topcon; JLG’s entry into Augmented Reality; electric backhoe loader unveiled by Case Construction.
- ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Latin America faced struggles before the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Now the region is facing up to what could be very difficult economic conditions, writes Scott Hazelton from IHS Markit.
- REGIONAL REPORT
Europe has many large projects underway, but the future is now clouded by uncertainty due to the outbreak of COVID-19, with some countries continuing with construction projects while others halt work, writes Joe Sargent.
- EARTHMOVING SPECIAL
This 13-page special feature examines the latest trends in large excavators, large wheeled loaders, dozers and articulated as well as rigid trucks. Andy Brown and JennyLescohier report on these important segments.
- HIGH RISE CONSTRUCTION
As the population grows in many of the world’s largest cities, buildings need to go higher than ever, sparking innovations, writes Jenny Lescohier.
- DEMOLITION & RECYCLING
Productivity and a varied product line-up is the name of the game in this sector, and OEMs are offering machines to meet that demand, writes Andy Brown.
- OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
The team from Off-Highway Research look at construction equipment sales in Europe in 2019 and how COVID-19 may influence these in the future