The June 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. An iPad edition of the magazine is also available free from iTunes, which includes additional audio and video content.
NEWS: South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has levied fines totalling US$ 160 million against a group of contractors for collusion on gas pipeline projects.
BUSINESS: Troubled Dutch Contractor Ballast Nedam says it is in talks regarding a possible merger or takeover of the company, following its announcement of major project losses in October.
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Many Asian countries offer high construction growth, and the current slump in oil prices is an added bonus for many (but not all).
REGIONAL REPORT: Infrastructure investment requirements in Asia are measured in trillions of Dollars, and in the current economic climate PPPs are increasingly seen as the way to meet that need.
Feature: Road building
EQUIPMENT: Fayat Group president Jean-Claude Fayat says the road building equipment maker is investing in its presence in new markets and delegating design to local engineers.
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