International Construction May podcast

By Thomas Allen14 May 2018

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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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