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McDermott files for bankruptcy

US-based contractor files for bankruptcy to eliminate debt of US$4.6 billion

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Strong growth expected for offsite construction

The sector of modular and prefabricated buildings is predicted to see strong growth

Overseas dealers attends the SANY Global Dealer Summit 2019

Growth in overseas revenue for Sany

China-based OEM sees 15% increase in international revenue

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Sales decline for Caterpillar

Sales in third quarter drop 7% worldwide, although North America and EAME see increases

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Malaysian construction to grow 3.7% in 2020

Construction demand forecast to increase, in part due to resurrected East Coast Rail Link

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New company to help construction go digital

Bentley and Topcon have launched a new joint venture to help construction contractors with digital automation integration

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Drop in sales for Volvo CE

Sales for original equipment manufacturer drop by 4% overall, but increase in North America

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Drop for Dubai’s construction activity

Value of construction projects in first three quarters of 2019 compared to 2018 down over US$10 billion

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Equipment market briefing at ConExpo

Panel of three industry experts to speak at conference about the global construction industry 

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Conexpo preview

The biggest construction show of 2020, Conexpo will once again be held in Las Vegas, US, and see the world of construction gather together to witness new product launches and technology

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Crushing and screening: Crushing it

Conventional methods of material processing are being questioned. Could modular plants have a key role to play in the development of this sector? 

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Hybrid power: No 'one size fits all'

The construction industry is increasingly embracing different types of power for equipment, such as electric and hybrid engines

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Attachments: More options than ever

The number of different attachments on offer is increasing as is, crucially, the industry’s acceptance of attachments that allow operators to work in different ways

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Foundations: Pushing the limit

Important trends, regional requirements and new equipment in the foundations sector

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Concrete construction: Cemented in the industry

A look at how modern concreting methods are changing in construction

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Construction mega projects: Projects for the ages

A look at some of the biggest, most expensive and innovative projects from around the world

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Earthmoving equipment: Intelligent machines

Earthmoving equipment has an increasing amount of technology but is also becoming easier to operate than ever before

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US construction employment and wages increase

More jobs added in the US construction sector as wages rise again

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Sany and Deutz sign agreement with Chinese province

Sany and Deutz to produce engines at new factory in Changsha in the province of Hunan