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What are the world’s most expensive cities to build in?
Arcadis 2024 International Construction Costs report reveals the costliest cities to build in for the construction sector
10 new cities under construction around the world
Can building new cities around the world help lift tens of millions of people out of poverty?
Three firms drive off with US$3.4 billion Peruvian roads deal
A joint venture between Spanish contractors Acciona, Ferrovial and Sacyr have landed a deal to build and operate a new 34.8km stretch of toll road in Lima, Peru.
Hitachi to manufacture dump trucks in Canada
Local production and service framework intended to accelerate business expansion in the Americas
What’s next for global construction equipment sales in 2024?
After exceptional stimulus-driven volumes during the pandemic, global construction equipment sales will return to a more sustainable levels this year
China’s Jinzhao wins $405m port construction contract
A subsidiary of Chinese company Jinzhao has won a contract to build a port in the south of Peru.
FPT Industrial produces 200,000th engine at Argentina plant
Milestone comes less than two years after reaching the 150,000 mark
Off-Highway Research acquires IP assets from Yengst Associates
Assets include full portfolio of reports covering the construction equipment industry
Video: Seequent CEO on the future of subsurface construction
CEO of global company provides exclusive insight on the world of subsurface construction
Construction industry update: legal battles, global projects, and educational initiatives
Selection of the week’s biggest stories on Construction Briefing 
South American data centre firm expanding footprint in Mexico
Brazilian-based company will build onto two data centre campuses
Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
Low noise midi excavator launches from Yanmar
Two new models in the 8-10t class size
Develon opens new parts centre in ‘growing’ Brazilian market
Major OEM opens new Parts Distribution Centre in a country with “growing opportunities”
Works begin on Brazil’s US$1.8bn Salvador-Itaparica bridge
A consortium consisting of China Communications Construction Company and China Railway 20 Bureau Group has been selected
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
“Best” financial year in Caterpillar’s history
Despite sales falling in fourth quarter for construction segment, 2023 a record year for giant OEM 
Sales up in 2023 for Volvo CE but ‘weaker market’ ahead
Sales in two key markets saw OEM post increase in machines sales in 2023 compared to 2022 
Blue Vigil trials drone site light
Light is “major advancement in portable lighting”
New Latin America and Caribbean MD for GOMACO
Michael Munoz will be responsible for the sale of GOMACO products and managing the distributor network
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