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Sustainability in action
This year will see a range of laws come into force in the UK to tackle energy efficiency of buildings and waste in the construction industry. Helen Waddell of Pinsent Masons looks at the implications.
EIB makes A19 loan
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a € 200 million, 37 year loan to Vinci Concession subsidiary Arcour to help finance construction of the A 19 motorway in France.
Caterpillar tops the table
The 2008 edition of the Yellow table from International Construction shows Caterpillar still firmly at the top of the global construction equipment market, followed by Komatsu and Terex. The Yellow Table is a ranking of the world's top 50 construction equipment manufacturers, based on 2007 revenues.
Up-tick in construction growth
New data from Eurostat shows that growth in construction output increased in January compared to a year ago. The European Commission's statistical arm says output in the EU 27 was +0,7% higher in the first month of this year, compared to January 2007.
Record equipment sales
Construction equipment sales in Western Europe grew +12% to an all-time high of 211560 machines last year, according to the latest report from Off-Highway Research. However, the company forecasts that this will be the peak in the current cycle, with an -8% decline expected this year to take the market to 184159 units.
Vancouver's Jameson House is approved
Foster + Partners’ mixed—use, 35—storey Jameson House in Vancouver's heritage district has been approved by the City Council.
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