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‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
India’s largest airport project using five Potain cranes
The Noida International Airport has been in development for more than two decades
Low noise midi excavator launches from Yanmar
Two new models in the 8-10t class size
HD Hyundai XiteSolution unveils virtual training centre
The virtual training centre features a total of 16 medium and heavy equipment models
Consortium bags $3bn PPP deal to rehabilitate Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Philippines
A consortium of companies involving one of the Philippines’ largest conglomerates has won a PHP 170. 6 (US$3 billion) deal to operate and upgrade Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Cooldown in construction fails to dent record output for Strabag
Austrian construction contractor Strabag saw its output hit a record of €19.1 billion (US$20.5 billion) in 2023 despite a cooldown in the sector.
Trade corridor deal between India and UAE paves way for new rail projects
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to develop a trade corridor connection Europe with India through the Middle East.
Komatsu teams up with F1’s Williams Racing
Partnership creates the opportunity for technical expertise to be shared between the two companies
Skanska to prep hyperscale data centre construction in Norway
What countries are building the most tech centres across the globe?
Develon opens new parts centre in ‘growing’ Brazilian market
Major OEM opens new Parts Distribution Centre in a country with “growing opportunities”
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
As some of the world’s biggest militaries start to look at ways to cut their carbon emissions, could there be opportunities for construction companies?
Jeddah signs landmark construction deals worth US$3.2 billion
Major Jeddah development will see the introduction of an opera house, stadium, oceanarium, beach, marina and more
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
Yanmar introduces its first compact track loaders to North America
The announcement follows four years of research and development
The 6 project types China is expected to target under BRI
China is expected to focus on six types of projects as it grows engagement under its Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) this year.
“Best” financial year in Caterpillar’s history
Despite sales falling in fourth quarter for construction segment, 2023 a record year for giant OEM 
Chinese cement producers sign international agreement to work on developing low-carbon cement
A Chinese body representing more than 50% of the world’s cement production has signed an international agreement to collaborate on sustainability and the development of low-carbon cement.
Industry resources are scarce, embracing circularity will help
Industrial businesses globally are reporting en masse that resource scarcity has been an issue to operations.
News roundup: 5 of the biggest stories of the week
Summary of five of the week’s biggest news stories on Construction Briefing 
The Blue Circle and Royal Group to develop ‘first wind project’ in Cambodia
The project will involve the development, financing, building, owning and operating of the wind farm
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