December International Construction now online

17 December 2012

The December edition of International Construction is now available to download from As well as being available as a .pdf file that you can download and keep, the issue comes in an online 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 clipping service tool, which allows you to highlight an article and e-mail it to someone.

The contents of this month’s magazine include:

NEWS: SNC-Lavalin’s former CEO arrested in Canada in connection to the suspect payments scandal in Libya.

BUSINESS NEWS: CNH has recommended a sweeten merger offer form parent company Fiat Industrial to its minority shareholders

50TH ANNIVERSARY: Stimulus spending plans helped the industry through the difficulties of the last five years and other major projects have been launched despite the tough economic environment.

INTERVIEW: Newly elected EIC president Duccio Astaldi wants fair contract conditions, fair competition in international markets and transparency in the construction sector.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Construction markets in North Africa face a slow return to growth following the Arab Spring, with the lacklustre global economic picture also hampering improvements.

REGIONAL REPORT: The turmoil that has affected countries in North Africa continues to overshadow forecasts for the region’s construction markets, but there is hope on the horizon

CONCRETE: Manufacturers are breaking new boundaries to meet the productivity demands of concreting contractors.

WORLD OF CONCRETE PREVIEW: Exhibitors are gearing up to start the year with World of Concrete – the annual Las Vegas, US event for the commercial concrete and masonry construction sectors.

OEM: The modern market in construction equipment components is not just about a space race for the highest technology. Manufacturers are increasingly producing different ranges of parts to suit different markets around the world.

BC INDIA PREVIEW: The second bC India trade show takes place from February 5 – 8, 2013 in Mumbai. It promises more exhibitors and space than the inaugural 2011 event.

EQUIPMENT: Liebherr is making in-roads in the fast-developing Brazilian market, with new bespoke machinery targeting the country’s construction industry.

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