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.

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