July-August International Construction now online

By Chris Sleight15 July 2014

The July-August edition of International Construction is now available to download from www.khl.com. 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.

NEWS: CSCEC is the world’s biggest construction company and the industry’s first US$ 100 billion+ per year contractor.

BUSINESS: Major French, German and UK materials businesses are up for sale as Lafarge and Holcim seek competition authority approval for their merger.

KHL.COM: A video with commentary and analysis on the Top 200 league table is available in the www.khl.com Videozone, and the website also features news and interviews from June’s APEX and IRE exhibitions.

NEWS REPORT: China’s largest contractors have increased their dominance of the iC ranking of the world’s 200 largest construction companies.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Sub-Saharan African construction markets offer some of the highest growth prospects in the world. This often comes with greater risk and more volatility than in other areas, but in many countries it is getting easier to do business.

REGIONAL REPORT: It has been a horrible few years for South Africa’s construction industry as it tries to shake off a rolling collusion scandal and the fall-off of business following the 2010 World Cup.

QUARRYING: In quarrying, efficient extraction is all about choosing the right loaders, haulers and excavators along with the right crushing and screening set-up.

MIXING TECHNOLOGY: Faster production, quicker set up and lower emissions are key drivers for new machines in the concrete and asphalt mxing sectors.

ASSOCIATIONS: The Brazilian government has changed aspects of its PPP framework to make road concessions attractive to investors while keeping tolls low, according to the Brazilian Association of Technology for Equipment and Maintenance (SOBRATEMA).

EQUIPMENT: In-depth news and interviews from China with Liugong and Terex AWP, better known as Genie.

Click here to view the digital issue.

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