International Construction - May 2020
18 May 2020
Included in this issue:
- WORLD & COVID-19 NEWS
A roundup of the latest Covid-19 and constructionrelated stories, while the world news section includes: Cat sales fall; Salini Impregilo becomes Webuild; World’s most expensive cities to build in.
- CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Including: World’s first electric road roller; Seven companies form alliance to build data ‘ecosystem’; Bentley Systems virtually connects project participants.
- ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
One of the impacts of Covid-19 has been the plummeting price of oil which has consequences on the economies of the countries in the Middle East and their construction spending, reports Scott Hazelton.
- REGIONAL REPORT
The falling price of oil is also impacting the North Africa region, with the lack of tourism also causing severe problems. Jenny Lescohier reports on a region fighting on multiple fronts.
- YELLOW TABLE
The exclusive ranking of the world’s top 50 OEMs by sales figures for 2019 sees the companies on the list produce a record-high amount.
- CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL
International Construction looks at how different countries around the world are dealing with the pandemic and its impact on construction.
- INTERVIEW: DEUTZ
Deutz’s Dr. Frank Hiller talks to Mike Osenga about new products, including an electric hybrid drive system.
- ACCESS EQUIPMENT
The market for aerial equipment in China still has great potential, despite recent setbacks, reports Jenny Lescohier.
- PORTABLE POWER, LIGHT AND ON SITE EQUIPMENT
Greater power along with improved fuel efficiency promise jobsite gains, as Andy Brown discovers.
- INTERVIEW: VERMEER
Doug Hundt explains to Jenny Lescohier how the company’s products and focus are helping them in the age of Covid-19.
- OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
The team from Off-Highway highlight a new report profiling the access market in China.