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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
Brazilian government lifts interim ban on Saipem
Contractor has ban reclassified but remains suspended from contracting work in Brazil for two-year period
What lies ahead for Argentina and its construction market?
Argentina has secured finance to develop its infrastructure, but a new President may have different plans. Catrin Jones looks at what the future for construction might hold
New study: over a third of construction using ‘immersive tech’
Over a quarter say that construction has found its ‘digital feet’ but a third worry they will be left behind by new tech 
What cities have seen building costs increase the most?
Cities with biggest construction cost increases revealed
Construction equipment sales in Brazil to fall 13%
Construction Equipment sales in Brazil to decline following historic high in 2022
Trendlines: Will it be different this time for South America?
Construction equipment sales in South America may be set to buck historical downward trend
Latam Rental 45 ranking reveals solid regional growth
Brazilian firms continue to dominate, with the country’s leading firm showing a big increase in growth this year
Atlas Copco Group reveal a new corporate brand identity
Atlas Copco have unveiled a change in corporate brand identity
Latin America’s top 50 construction companies ranked
Find out how the top 50 biggest construction companies in Latin America rank in the latest CLA50 list.
Perkins adds distributor in Uruguay
H. Petersen SA headquartered in Montevideo with strategically located branches
Ausa expands its electric dumper range
The D101AEA and D101AEA Compact dumpers will complement the company’s current line-up of dumpers
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