International Construction October podcast (audio)

02 October 2018


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

This month we look at United Rental’s acquisition of BlueLine Rental for US$2.1 billion, plans to boost Bangkok’s airport capacity, and the expansion of the ConExpo showground in Las Vegas.

In other news, funding is secured for REM light rail project in Montreal, Canada, John Deere teams up with Wacker Neuson, and South East Asia’s construction market sees strong growth.

Latest News
Larsen & Toubro wins Jakarta railway deal worth up to $300m
India’s biggest construction company Larsen & Toubro has won a contract to build an extension to the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Indonesia.
Caterpillar to pay Wirtgen $12.9m in damages after patent battle
Deere & Co subsidiary Wirtgen has won around US$12.9 million in damages from Caterpillar after a legal dispute over patent rights in road-building technology
US oil company investing billions into South China ethylene facility
American petroleum company is eyeing the plastics and chemicals sector in China