International Construction May podcast

By Thomas Allen14 May 2018


Editor Andy Brown and deputy editor Thomas Allen summarise the major news stories from the latest edition of International Construction.

This month we look at the new high-speed railway that has been given the go-ahead in Thailand, progress on the world’s largest cable-stayed bridge in China, and the growth recently seen in European construction equipment sales.

In other news, Volvo Construction Equipment has enjoyed a strong first quarter of 2018, XCMG has launched its first 700-tonne excavator, and Trimble has purchased Viewpoint for US$1.2 billion.

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