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Mar 2019: The argument for digital advertising over print

In the last issue of ICON Insider we spoke about the value that print advertising is still playing in today’s digital world. There is, however, no escaping the many opportunities that digital advertising can bring. We explore some themes this month. 

Latest International Construction news

Volvo CE web index

Volvo CE sales up 15%

Market growth helps Volvo CE deliver solid 2019 first quarter results with profitability up 26%


Third runway approved at Shenzhen airport

Estimated cost of US$1.4 billion to add extra runway at China’s Shenzhen Bao‘an International Airport

Global Market Research Simulator web index

Simulator market worth $20 billion by 2025

Market research company says new technology, financial savings and skills gap is fuelling growth

Jamaica Refinery

Jamaica’s construction grows

Increased activity in last quarter of 2018 saw Jamaica’s construction industry grow 3.7%

Notre-Dame Fire Index

Notre-Dame reconstruction sponsorship

Following national tragedy, Vinci suggests skills sponsorship for 850-year-old cathedral’s reconstruction


Bauma generates business success

With over 3,500 exhibitors and 620,000 visitors Bauma was a platform for collaborative deals and sales


Autonomous forklifts from Hyundai

Manufacturer develops driverless forklift trucks


New Construction 4.0 group

A new group has been founded at Bauma by VDMA aimed at machinery in Construction 4.0


Malaysia rail link resurrected

Malaysia and China agree to proceed with rail link at a reduced cost