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Kari Kauniskangas YIT

“A success for YIT”

Finnish company said to be on the way to becoming a leading urban developer in Northern Europe

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Turkish housing paradox

EECFA’s Turkish member considers how house prices have decreased while building costs have risen

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French growth for mini excavators

Most important segment was still 2.5 to 3 tonne models, according to latest figures from CISMA

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Fears for some over Romanian market

Housing market expansion seen by some as cause for concern but serious crash not thought likely

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Bilfinger prepares for growth

Industrial service provider transitions from stabilisation phase to build-up phase of strategy

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Galliford Try seeks new equity capital

Carillion crash prompts capital raise, despite strong six months in construction for UK contractor

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Italian recovery continues

A 15% rise in construction machinery sales in the Italian market for 2017 is recorded by Unacea

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UK construction squeezed

Profit margins of UK construction companies eroded by rising costs, according to CPA

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Ireland’s 2018 start is ‘encouraging’

Ulster Bank PMI sees faster increases in activity, new orders and employment, and improved confidence

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Bentley buys S-Cube

Software solutions provider expands offering to serve India, Southeast Asia and Middle East better

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Three-month decline for GB

Figures show most sustained fall in quarterly construction output since the third quarter of 2012

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‘Excellent’ 2017 for Vinci

Last year’s upturn in revenue for French giant’s contracting division predicted to continue

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Veidekke delivers growth

Financial results of Norwegian-based firm bolstered by construction operations

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UK growth after flat period

CPA forecasts UK construction output will struggle in 2018 but then pick up in 2019

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Engines: Gearing up

Engine manufacturers have been getting ready for legislative changes in Europe in 2019, with the EU Stage V emissions regulations set to take effect. Thomas Allen reports on the latest developments  in the sector

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Attachments: Tilting at other markets

Tiltrotators are finally making a mark outside the Nordic countries. Sandy Guthrie finds out more

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Breakers: New ground

Recent developments in the manufacture and application of breakers are examined

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Roadbuilding: Highway to sustainability

Roadbuilding can weigh heavily on the environment, but firms are making effort to lighten the load

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GPS & Telematics: The digital future

Technology of machine communication and other machine controls is complex, but is nearly everywhere

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Tunnelling: Underground successes

Major tunnel projects are getting in to their stride across Europe this year, including high-speed rail

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Utilities: Specialist machines

Whether it is laying pipes or fibre optic cables, the right machine for the job is a priority

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Falsework & formwork: True to form

Careful planning is the key to unlocking the full potential of falsework and formwork

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Demolition and recycling: Getting creative

Demolition and recycling jobs are rarely simple, requiring equipment that can meet a range of challenges

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Cranes: Raising standards

With cities growing in height, crane firms have been improving tower cranes to meet increasing demands

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Excavators: Advanced systems

The search for efficiency is leading some excavator manufacturers down the road towards hybrid models

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Pumps: Going with the flow

With the variety of challenges that can be met on a construction site, Construction Europe discovers that choosing the right pump for the job is crucial

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Surveying: ‘The future is here’

BIM is almost everywhere, cameras are in the air over jobsites – surveying is changing all the time

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Engines: the next step up

With Stage V regulations on the horizon, engine manufacturers are preparing for the changes

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Drilling: Digging deep

New designs, digital technology and increased efficiency are all part of the modern world of drilling. Construction Europe looks at some of the latest innovations

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Access Equipment: New frontiers

The access industry is in a state of transition, with new companies and new machines designed to meet the latest standards. The editor of sister-publication Access International, explains

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Attachments: One machine, many functions

Attachments come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. CE looks at how they can help a single machine perform a variety of tasks

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Crushing & Screening: Simple but efficient

The holy grail of optimum efficiency is what all manufacturers are seeking. CE tracks down some of the latest innovations

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Components: Attention to detail

As construction equipment is refined further and further, components are being fine-tuned to augment machine performance

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Concrete: Sustainable option

Research has been carried out on how to reduce concrete’s environmental impact, as well as new ways to deliver it

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Telescopic handlers: High and mighty

The past year has provided a number of innovations in the world of telescopic handlers. CE investigates some of these

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Haulers: Loaded with innovations

With articulated dump trucks wriggling their way past the rigid competition, Construction Europe looks at how innovations are improving efficiency and flexibility

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Engines: Power hungry

Emissions, fuel saving and efficiency are what OEMs and engine manufacturers are striving for. Construction Europe explores the latest news

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Final approval for Finnish merger

Merger of Finnish contractors Lemminkäinen and YIT granted – deal should be completed on 1 February

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KHL Group acquires Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications

Deal will give KHL magazines including Diesel Progress and Diesel Progress International.

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Kier upbeat following Carillion crash

UK contractor offers reassurance that it remains on course to deliver double digit profit growth

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Cat goes from strength to strength

Leading equipment manufacturer feels positive about 2018 after a good year ends well

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Small increase for European construction

Eurostat shows slight rises for both Eurozone and EU28 in November, with larger year-on-year figures

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Kari Kauniskangas YIT

“A success for YIT”

Finnish company said to be on the way to becoming a leading urban developer in Northern Europe

Turkey flag

Turkish housing paradox

EECFA’s Turkish member considers how house prices have decreased while building costs have risen

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Dynapac announces Q2 product launches

Range of compaction equipment to be launched from Q2 onwards, the company announces

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Financial close for Bam project

Bam announces financial close reached on motorway project between Neuruppin and Pankow, Germany

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Northern Spire moves forward

Video released showing progress on construction of major bridge project in Sunderland, UK

Cisma french min excavators 2017

French growth for mini excavators

Most important segment was still 2.5 to 3 tonne models, according to latest figures from CISMA

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Fears for some over Romanian market

Housing market expansion seen by some as cause for concern but serious crash not thought likely

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New home for Plantworx

UK’s CEA moves show to new site for 2019, and runs conference next month to look at digital revolution

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Veidekke for major projects

Norwegian-based firm to lay 390,000 tonnes of asphalt in Norway for BetonmastHæhre

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Bilfinger prepares for growth

Industrial service provider transitions from stabilisation phase to build-up phase of strategy