The October edition of International Construction is now available to download from www.khl.com. As well as being available as a .pdf file that you can download and keep, the issue comes in an online format that offers more functions. An iPad edition of the magazine is also available free from iTunes, which includes additional audio and video content.

In the latest issue:

News: Early evidence points to unsafe practices in September’s Mecca crane tip-over.

Business: Turkey-based Renaissance Construction has bid to buy distressed Dutch contractor Ballast Nedam.

Economic outlook: Lower oil and commodity prices pose a threat in the Middle East, but many of the region’s larger markets have the resources to ride-out the downturn.

Regional report: Construction activity remains reasonable and the Middle East is home to some spectacular projects.

Site report: A little more than a year on from the project being announced, the Suez Canal has been expanded following a mammoth 259 million m3 dredging project.

Falsework & formwork: Flexible formwork and design & engineering services from suppliers can be a key driver to successful construction projects, be they large or small.

Road building: Using the latest road building equipment and technology can cut project times while improving the finished product.

Surveying: The challenge in surveying is to keep things simple for the user, even if complexity is on the increase behind the scenes.

ConExpo Latin America: The first ConExpo Latin America exhibition takes place in Santiago from 21 – 24 October. iC previews the event and some of the new launches expected at the show.

Equipment: In-depth news from JCB and Caterpillar, along with reviews of September’s BICES and Bauma ConExpo Africa exhibitions.

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