International Construction July-August 2012 podcast
By Chris Sleight12 July 2012
In this month's podcast, iC editor Chris Sleight and deputy editor Helen Wright look at some of the key stories in the July-August 2012 issue of the magazine.
In the news pages we discuss the World Bank's withdrawal of funding form the Padma Bridge project due to corruption concerns and the fining in India of 11 cement manufacturers for operating an alleged cartel.
Our News Report this month is iC's annual ranking of the world's 200 largest construction companies, and we discuss individual company movements as well as trends in the industry indicated by the study
Among the features in this month's issue there is a look at construction markets in the Middle East, while in our equipment pages we report in-depth on new machines from JCB, which feature the company's own engine and which meet the latest emissions legislation without the use of exhaust aftertreatment.