Business & Finance

Utility contractors welcome $5.8bn in funding for US water infrastructure projects
Published on: 22 February, 2024
The National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) has welcomed news of $5.8 billion in new funding for clean water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the USA.
How could new European emissions targets impact the construction sector?
Published on: 22 February, 2024
What could impact on construction be as Europe plans to cut emissions by 90% by 2040?
Economic outlook: What does the future hold for Germany?
Published on: 22 February, 2024
Scott Hazelton of IHS Markit on what could be a challenging year for German businesses
5 things we learned at The ARA Show
Published on: 21 February, 2024
Rental penetration has reached pre-pandemic levels and growth expectations are higher than expected
Fluor’s pre-tax profit halves in Q4 of 2023
Published on: 21 February, 2024
US-based engineering, procurement and construction company Fluor saw its pre-tax profit in Q4 of 2023 halve, in spite of a small increase in revenue.
India’s largest airport project using five Potain cranes
Published on: 21 February, 2024
The Noida International Airport has been in-development for more than two decades
US airport construction receives funding boom from federal government
Published on: 19 February, 2024
See which US airports are set for building and demo activities this year
Will America’s biggest-ever civil engineering project ever get started?
Published on: 19 February, 2024
Funding remains elusive and questions on effectiveness linger for the Coastal Texas Project
US firm selected for work at ‘world’s first’ renewable hydrogen-based steel mill
Published on: 16 February, 2024
An American company is helping build a ‘green steel’ mill in Sweden
US construction associations call for improvements ‘made in America’ requirements
Published on: 16 February, 2024
A group of four US construction associations have joined forces to call for the White House to improve its implementation of its “made in America” requirements for construction products and materials.
Granite Construction awarded final leg of work in US National Park
Published on: 16 February, 2024
US-based contractor will finish up at Alaska-based National Park
Local authority building control ‘will cease’ in April amid lack of registered surveyors, UK government warned
Published on: 15 February, 2024
Letter from LABC warns UK government that trouble getting enough building control professionals registered by the 6 April deadline means local authority building control ‘will cease’.
CRH completes US$2.1bn acquisition of cement and concrete assets in US
Published on: 15 February, 2024
CRH will acquire a network of terminals on the Eastern Gulf Coast of Texas and a portfolio of 20 ready-mixed concrete plants that serve the Austin and San Antonio markets
Cooldown in construction fails to dent record output for Strabag
Published on: 15 February, 2024
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.
Human-sized bricklaying robot start-up raises $25 million
Published on: 15 February, 2024
A start-up company that is developing a bricklaying robot has raised $25 million to scale the number of robots it can deploy across Europe.
US$14 million school construction contract awarded
Published on: 14 February, 2024
A turnkey project will see a Swedish firm receive SEK 150 million for the project
‘Stabilising’ global market aids Haulotte’s fourth quarter
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Strong end to financial year will give way to ‘stable’ 2024 and consolidation 
Trackunit says new IoT device ‘makes leap’
Published on: 14 February, 2024
TU700 device will provide more machine data
FIEC: Is there a new push for circularity in Europe?
Published on: 14 February, 2024
FIEC takes a look at the European Green Deal and paving the way to a more sustainable future
Trade corridor deal between India and UAE paves way for new rail projects
Published on: 14 February, 2024
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to develop a trade corridor connection Europe with India through the Middle East.
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