International Construction - July-August 2018

International Construction - July-August 2018

July-August 2018

Included in this issue:

  • WORLD NEWS
    Construction markets ‘heating up’; Ethiopia to double road network; US skills shortage worsens; Lafarge SA under investigation; Modular World Cup stadium.
  • ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
    There’s no doubt that the health of the global construction industry is tied to that of China – Scott Hazelton from ISH Global examines the state of the Chinese economy and finds that it is growing, but challenges persist.
  • REGIONAL REPORT
    Thomas Allen discovers that Asia Pacific is a region with grand ambitions and construction projects that more than live up to those lofty ambitions.
  • TOP 200
    Our yearly roundup of the top 200 contractors in the world by sales finds that Chinese firms continue to dominate, while there is also strong growth for many Europe-based firms.
  • FALSEWORK AND FORMWORK
    Advances in digital technology are changing all aspects of the construction industry and, as Thomas Allen discovers, falsework and formwork is no exception.
  • UTILITY EQUIPMENT
    While excavators are still used for utility construction there is a growing amount of specialist equipment used in this sector, Andy Brown reports.
  • MIXING TECHNOLOGY
    The latest mobile and static concrete and asphalt plants are able to be much more precise than ever before, as Neil Ford discovers.
  • INTERVIEW
    Stephen Roy from Volvo CE talks to iC about industry disruptors, including electro mobility, connectivity and automation, and how they will change the industry.
  • OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
    Facts, figures and insights into the global compact equipment segment from the team at Off-Highway Research.

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