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May 2019: The value of Trade Shows

The major reason for no ICON Insider in April was that it coincided with the biggest trade show in the world – Bauma. Having spent a long week in Germany, it felt appropriate to discuss trade shows as the main topic for May’s Insider. 

Latest International Construction news

Mace BIM technology on computer

Mace awarded international BIM standard

Construction company is one of the first to achieve international Building Information Modelling ISO 19650 accreditation


US$494 billion of active construction in Kuwait

Report finds that the construction sector is looking healthy in Kuwait

Russia Pavilion

Construction at Expo 2020 Dubai

Jacobs Mace is official programme delivery management provider for six month-long show

An artist’s impression of the TMT

Construction set to begin on giant telescope

Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) to cost US$1.4 billion to build


Vinci focuses on 3D printing

A subsidiary of Vinci has launched a 3D printing company

Sydney Metro West Courtesy of NSW Government

Australia budgets US$4.3 billion for Metro

NSW Government says it will keep promise to deliver landmark construction of Sydney Metro West faster

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White paper: improving productivity & safety on high-rise jobs

More than 138 contractors and consultants worldwide completed the survey on high-rise projects

Whitelee Windfarm

Super battery for UK windfarm

The largest battery in the UK is to be built in Scotland, at a size of 50MW it rivals Europe’s biggest

Bauer BC 50 cutter on a duty-cycle crane

Bauer trench cutter reaches 228m

FalCon project sees Bauer BC 50 cutter reach record depth in search of diamonds in Kimberlite fields in Canada