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Construction output in Northeast Asia downgraded

The powerhouse region for global construction output shows signs of recovery despite struggles


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Liebherr opens expanded US headquarters

New campus in Virginia, US will allow greater production and repair capacity


Astec closing Telsmith

Astec Industries to cease all production activity at its manufacturing facility in Mequon, Wisconsin, US

NA Cairo

Regional Report: North Africa fights battles on many fronts

Covid-19, dropping oil prices, plus poverty and political unrest threaten the region


Hyundai construction re-enters Turkish market

Hyundai Construction Equipment target 8%–10% of the Turkish market share in the next two to three years


Superior TeleStacker Conveyor

Superior Industries expands into Southeast Asia

US-based company signs new distribution partnership with Singapore firm


Construction sales down 25% for John Deere

Second quarter results show a steep drop in sales due to Covid-19, and company predicts sales to continue falling


Construction equipment sales to fall 19%

Revised forecasts from Off-Highway Research point to a sharp dip due to Covid-19


Industry interview: Vermeer

Vermeer’s Doug Hundt talks about serving the needs of customers in the age of Covid-19




Tunnelling: Today’s TBMs do it all

Projects involving variable ground types benefit from machines designed to accommodate


Excavators: Easy going machines

Today’s excavators require less operator skill to achieve maximum performance

Mr. Liu

Industry interview: XCMG still looking up

Mr Liu, vice president of XCMG and general manager of XCMG overseas, talks about the company’s ambitious future plans


Transport infrastructure: Connecting the world

Many of the world’s most expensive and ambitious construction projects are in the transport sector, where Covid-19 is making an impact


Industry interview: Diesel is only part of the future

Deutz chairman Dr. Frank Hiller talks about parallel paths of engine and electrification technology

NA Cairo

Regional Report: North Africa fights battles on many fronts

Covid-19, dropping oil prices, plus poverty and political unrest threaten the region

Access Dingli1

China and access equipment: sustainable growth?

Global access manufacturers share their thoughts on the fast-growing Chinese market and speculate what the access market might look like post-pandemic

ALLMAND_Battery Night-Lite E Series CONCEPT

Portable power, light and on-site equipment: Extra power, extra uses

With generators and lighting towers providing more power than ever before, smart construction operators are making use of this excess energy



US construction output to drop 6.6% this year

Overwhelming majority of construction owners expect an economic rebound by year’s end

ICON 05 2020 Front Cover

World’s top ten construction equipment manufacturers

The Yellow Table is International Construction’s ranking of the world’s top 50 OEMs by equipment sales