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German equipment manufacturers see +1% rise
VDMA says weak Southern European countries mean any growth for the construction equipment industry will come from non-traditional markets
Sembawang makes third offer to Macmahon
Macmahon eyes latest bid for selected construction projects as Sembawang pushes to outmanoeuvre rival bidder Leighton
January-February International Construction now on-line
The latest issue includes an interview with Caterpillar group president Ed Rapp, along with features on China, compact equipment, drilling and Bauma
Leighton back to profit in 2012
Australian contractor reverses 2011's net loss after completing overrunning projects
John Deere sees Q1 drop
Despite slow start to the year, equipment manufacturer expects overall increase in construction & forestry sales in 2013
Veidekke full-year revenues rise
Construction revenues and backlog rise year-on-year but overall gross profit sees slight drop
Output remains stable for Strabag
Austrian-based construction group's output shows 2% decrease on 2011 figures
International Construction January-February 2013 podcast
Under discussion this month are corruption charges for a former mayor of New Orleans and the dissolution of the CNH-Kobelco joint venture. Features on China and compact equipment are also included in this month's podcast.
Construction equipment gloom for Italy
Sales of construction equipment in Italy fall for fifth year, with 2012 figures more than 30% down
Bilfinger posts record operating profit
German contractor sees output volume and earnings increase in 2012 in line with targets and despite divestments
Positive year-end for Eiffage
French contractor posts consolidated sales of Euro3.8 billion for fourth quarter, up 4.5% on 2011 figures
EIB funds German wind farm
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has confirmed financing of EUR450 million for the Butendiek wind farm in Germany.
International contract wins for Hochtief
German contractor Hochtief has been awarded new contracts worth US$ 727 million through its international subsidiary Leighton.
Cemex completes year of recovery
Cement producer Cemex reported a +10% increase in operating EBITDA to US$ 2.6 billion as it filed full year financials for 2012.
Former SNC Lavalin CEO pleads not guilty
Pierre Duhaime, who was arrested in Canada in November, has been formally charged with fraud
Fayat acquires Terex road building range
French owner of the Marini and Bomag brands to acquire businesses in North America and Brazil building pavers, plants, reclaimer/stabilisers and material transfer machines
JCB engines for Italian telehandlers
Long-term agreement signed to supply engines for new range produced by Magni Telescopic Handlers
NCC toasts Carlsberg contract win
Danish contractor NCC awarded SEK1.5 billion contract for mixed use development in Copenhagen
Difficult final quarter for UK
Large firms, especially in infrastructure, report improving conditions, but most of industry still faces tough year
Eni and Saipem investigated for Algerian contracts
Majority shareholder and subsidiary under spotlight for alleged corruption on oil and gas contracts
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