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Highlights from Hillhead: What did you miss?
Construction Briefing outlines just some of the highlights that were on display at Hillhead on the last week in June
Trendlines: China bright for electrics but not North America
Global sales of electric machines remain very low
IRN100: survey reveals rise in revenues and CapEx
Revenues for the top 100 reach €73 billion for 2023
Trendlines: Prolonged trough for China may be felt far and wide
Chinese equipment industry is in midst of another painful, prolonged trough but implications could be felt much further
Where is the most expensive city to build in Europe?
Europe remains resilient as reindustrialisation, the Olympics and UEFA EURO 2024, mitigate the impact of stubborn construction cost escalation and geopolitical tensions
The European construction industry in 4 charts
New figures that show the state of play in Europe’s construction industry have been released
Facing €19bn deficit, is Rail Baltica megaproject doomed?
Is the massive multinational railway too expensive to build?
US construction materials prices decrease for the first time in 2024
US construction materials fell in the month of May
EU’s construction strengths and weaknesses revealed
Does FIECs report point to a construction rise or downturn on the continent?
3 findings from Skanska USA’s Market Trends report
Takeaways from Skanska’s webinar series
Despite materials price surge, US contractors remain confident
Material prices surge in April but contractors are remaining positive
UK needs 250,000 extra construction workers by 2028
The UK needs 250,000 extra construction workers by 2028 if it wants to meet demand
5 reasons why construction suffers stubborn labour shortage in Europe
Europe’s construction industry continues to suffer a labour imbalance, with almost half the occupations classified as being in shortage in the region belonging in the sector
VIDEO: What’s next for global equipment sales?
A Q&A on global construction sales with OHR’s managing director, Chris Sleight
Yellow Line: Is construction equipment changing colour?
Can the ubiquitous yellow excavator survive in an age of global branding?
US construction employment up in April
One sector especially strong in driving US construction industry employment
JLG Q1 sales ‘exceed expectations’ despite dip in Europe
Demand in North America continues to be strong as JLG sees “continued demand drivers going forward”
Reconstruction of Ukraine ‘should start now’
Rebuild Ukraine conference held at Intermat
Yanmar outlines compact equipment ambitions
Developing dedicated electric platforms for compact machines
Difficult times for France’s construction sector as Intermat returns
Paris, dubbed the City of Light, hosts the Intermat construction show this week (24-27 April) after a six-year-long absence.
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