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.
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