In the June 2017 podcast from International Construction, editor Mike Hayes and deputy editor Thomas Allen summarise the major news stories from the latest edition. This month, manufacturing giant John Deere prepares to acquire German road construction specialist Wirtgen Group for US$5.2 billion. In the UK, the chief operating officer of oil and gas services firm Petrofac has been suspended amid a probe by the UK’s serious fraud office. In other news, China announces plans to give a US$121 billion boost to its One Belt, One Road initiative. The podcast is presented by International Construction’s editor Mike Hayes and deputy editor Thomas Allen.