International Construction - July-August 2019

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July-August 2019

Included in the issue:

  • WORLD NEWS 
    Latest from Brazil dam disaster; Volvo CE results; construction completed on world’s biggest airport; transport investment in Africa to hit US$69 billion.
  • ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 
    The broad economy of North America is beginning to slow down. However, writes Scott Hazelton from IHS Global, some opportunities remain – particularly if the US passes a substantial infrastructure bill.
  • REGIONAL REPORT 
    China has experienced strong growth over the last few years in its economy, and construction specifically. Andy Brown discovers that the pace of growth is likely to slow, but that the country still has very robust prospects.
  • ICON TOP 200 
    An exclusive yearly roundup of the top 200 contractors in the world by sales finds that China-based companies are still dominating the list.
  • FALSEWORK AND FORMWORK 
    New technological advances are changing the world of falsework and formwork. Andy Brown looks at some of the most interesting projects around the world, with special attention given to how new technology is changing the way these projects operate.
  • CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY SUPPLEMENT 
    Our latest technology supplement covers: electric and hybrid power, research and development and unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones.
  • COMPONENTS 
    Katherine Weir investigates the world of components, and finds that the world of machinery – particularly those for specialist applications – is experiencing a technological revolution.
  • UTILITY EQUIPMENT 
    There is a growing amount of specialist equipment and attachments used in this sector, discovers Joe Sargent.
  • OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH
    A look at the global sales of compact loaders

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