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Construction industry update: legal battles, global projects, and educational initiatives
Selection of the week’s biggest stories on Construction Briefing 
Indian government approves construction of three chip factories worth US$15.2bn
The Indian government has approved the construction of three separate semiconductor fabs, which together will see the investment of US$15.2 billion.
Specific ‘Buy America’ regulations waived for broadband construction
Federal act made to encourage use of US-made materials gets update
Major Chinese developer faces liquidation petition
China’s property sector debt crisis has continued to unfold this week after one of the country’s biggest developers revealed that a liquidation petition has been filed against it.
Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
Haulotte announces Thailand distributor
New partnership to aid OEM’s growth in the region 
Larsen & Toubro wins Jakarta railway deal worth up to $300m
India’s biggest construction company Larsen & Toubro has won a contract to build an extension to the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Indonesia.
US oil company investing billions into South China ethylene facility
American petroleum company is eyeing the plastics and chemicals sector in China
‘All roads lead to Saudi Arabia’: Gigaprojects spark construction recruitment drive
Construction work is finally starting on a slew of highly ambitious projects in Saudi Arabia - and that means that demand for expat construction professionals to the Kingdom is growing rapidly.
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
Terex appoints RT crane distributor for Saudi Arabia
Zahid Tractor is the new Terex rough terrain crane distributor in Saudi Arabia
India’s largest airport project using five Potain cranes
The Noida International Airport has been in development for more than two decades
Zoomlion launches its first hydraulic tower crane
Combination hydraulic luffing and flat top tower crane shown at customer event in China on 4 February
Low noise midi excavator launches from Yanmar
Two new models in the 8-10t class size
More than 30 new Grove AT cranes for ILC
Record number of Grove mobile cranes for Integrated Logistics Company and for the region in 2023
HD Hyundai XiteSolution unveils virtual training centre
The virtual training centre features a total of 16 medium and heavy equipment models
Consortium bags $3bn PPP deal to rehabilitate Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Philippines
A consortium of companies involving one of the Philippines’ largest conglomerates has won a PHP 170. 6 (US$3 billion) deal to operate and upgrade Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
VIDEO: Bridge removal system on SPMT
Airport bridge removal by Denzai deploying a jack up lifting system and SPMT
Cooldown in construction fails to dent record output for Strabag
Austrian construction contractor Strabag saw its output hit a record of €19.1 billion (US$20.5 billion) in 2023 despite a cooldown in the sector.
Interview: Is India the next major access market?
Riwal CEO and Manlift country manager proivde a full view of this unique market 
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