International Construction - July-August 2020

06 August 2020

Included in this issue: 

  • WORLD NEWS
    Trump makes move to fast track infrastructure projects; Bauma China to proceed this November; Doosan reported to be looking to sell stake in Doosan Infracore; sales down 14% for Volvo CE; GHH wins award for MK-42 dump truck.
  • ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
    India’s robust ecobomic growth in recent years is being erased by the effects of the pandemic, creating a steep road to recovery, writes Scott Hazelton of IHS Markit.
  • REGIONAL REPORT
    The Asia Pacific (APAC) region is struggling, but there are pockets of potential growth, including China which is bouncing back to business, Jenny Lescohier reports.
  • ICON TOP 200
    The annual list of construction contractors with the highest sales volumes in the world reflects continued industry growth in 2019, but predictions for next year are not as bright, Andy Brown writes.
  • CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUPPLEMENT
    The second technology supplement of the year includes:

    TECHNOLOGY NEWS
    MACHINE LEARNING
    POWER GENERATION
    BIM
    INTERVIEW: Scott Crozier,Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction

  • FALSEWORK AND FORMWORK
    This sector is seeing the benefits digitalisation and Building Information Modelling (BIM) can bring to the construction process, reports Jenny Lescohier. The results include safer, more efficient job sites.
  • INTERVIEW: RITCHIE BROS
    Andy Brown speaks to Karl Werner, president, international, of Ritchie Bros., about how the equipment auctioneer has managed to pivot in response to the worldwide pandemic and stay successful.
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