International Construction - December 2020
18 December 2020
Included in this issue:
- WORLD NEWS
US construction calls for infrastructure investment; JCB’s electric focus; Bauma China hailed a success; Webuild completes Astaldi deal; Fluor’s new CEO.
- CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Cummins drives ahead with hydrogen; Cat’s electric dozer; Hilti’s BIM-enabled construction robot.
- ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
The CIS Nations, of which Russia is the key country, are set for more difficult times to come, writes Scott Hazelton from IHS Markit.
- REGIONAL REPORT
The countries making up Southern Africa are seeing problems exacerbated by Covid-19 but, writes Riley Simpson, the region has a host of energy projects.
- ROAD CONSTRUCTION
Jenny Lescohier looks at how technology is enabling higher precision and efficiency in this sector.
- CRUSHING AND SCREENING
Increased environmental awareness and sustainability are two key trends in crushing and screening, reports Andy Brown.
- RENTAL MARKET
A look at the overall trends in the growing rental market from Chris Sleight and a guest column from ERA Secretary General Michel Petitjean.
- BRAZIL FOCUS
Fausto Oliveira on the growth of Brazil’s construction sector and what 2021 may bring.
- INTERVIEW: HYUNDAI
Jaeyoung Moon, executive vice president, Hyundai Construction Equipment talks to Andy Brown about alternative power, China, and future ambitions.
- WHEELED LOADERS
The latest trends in wheeled loaders, including joystick steering, are examined by Andy Brown.