All Asia Articles

Drone tech company to digitally transform Saudi Arabian projects
Visual intelligence solution to digitally transform how projects are managed in Saudi Arabia
Court upholds Syrian charges against Lafarge
Case relates to Syrian plant that was kept open during civil war, endangering staff that worked there 
Genie reinstates Z boom
The Z-45/25J RT articulated lift, phased out in 2019, returns to Europe, the Middle East and India
Balfour Beatty predicts “managed growth” for 2022
Board remain “confident” that managed growth will continue through the rest of 2022
North America strong for Caterpillar
First quarter saw high revenue growth in North American construction and resource industries
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
Tadano suspends crane production
Component shortages precipitate temporary production stoppage at four crane factories in Germany and Japan
Falling sales in China impacts Volvo CE’s Q1 results
Sales drop in China but rise in the rest of the world – with one region up by 62%
New mini excavator from XCMG
China-based OEM releases new model for the European market
Top ten most expensive cities for construction
What is the most expensive city in the world to build in? 
Yanmar acquires majority share in battery tech company
Modular battery technology to further Yanmar’s electrified powertrains
LiuGong lays global plans
Interview: Phil Graysmark, Access Division director, reveals European and N.American expansion details 
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Five overbudget megaprojects
Financial constraints, governmental disagreements and the pandemic are just some factors responsible for the incompletion, and overspending, of some of the world’s megaprojects
Vinci audits Qatari company
Construction giant reports on operations, sites and workers’ accommodation
Hitachi-Deere joint venture officially dissolved
Deere acquires three former Hitachi-Deere factories as OEMs set to compete in same markets
First digital twin of a country
Digital twin made of densely populated island nation of Singapore
Construction starts on Asia-Europe undersea cable
Work has started on a tunnel from Singapore to France that will improve digital connectivity 
CECE deepens collaboration with India
New MoU with India’s construction equipment association, ICEMA, to improve market access and global trade
US$1.7 billon infrastructure scheme for China and France
France and China to build seven infrastructure projects around the world with a combined value of around US$1.7 billion
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