Construction Europe - digital issue

21 December 2011

The latest issue of Construction Europe is now available to download. Please click here to experience this new easy-to-use searchable copy of CE.

As well as being available as a .pdf file that you can download and keep, the issue comes in an on-line format that offers more functions.

Benefits include smooth, page-turning technology for a better quality read, an easier download process, and a seamless search function. There is also a useful clipping service tool, which enables readers to highlight an article in the issue and send it via e-mail to someone else.

In the December 2011 issue

News: European Parliament gives approval to increase in proportion of older machines allowed on market; Destia purchase gets green light from Finnish Competition Authority; EC conference discusses market surveillance. New range of reports now available on covering topics that are essential reading for construction professionals, including the ERA's European Equipment Rental Industry 2011 report and KHL's European Construction Survey.

Finance: Concerns over the Euro-zone debt crisis pushed markets down in November and early December, although co-ordinated intervention brought some relief.

CE Barometer: In comparison to the indecisive mood seen in September and October, November saw confidence in the European construction sector nose-dive.

Law & Contract: FIDIC dispute resolution provisions are straightforward but there can still be problems.

FIEC: Taking a further look at the issue of the modernisation of European public procurement rules.

CECE: The financial difficulties in Italy and government uncertainty are adding to the problems of the construction industry.

EFCA: The sustainability of high-rise constructions and the opportunities for innovation are discussed with a finalist in the 2011 EFCA Young Professional of the Year competition.

Feature: Demolition

Feature: Road Building

Feature: GPS

Interview: Jörg Unger, president of Bomag.

Equipment: New Atlas Copco demolition cutter compatible with a wide range of carriers; New C3000 Series gensets from Cummins extend power generation capability up to 3.5MW.

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