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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the CONSTRUCTION editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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The European equation
20 February, 2014
Industrial construction is a key contributor to the construction economy across Eastern Europe. Power plant development, automobile manufacturing and pharmaceutical production all represent key opportunities for crane and handling firms operating in this burgeoning field.
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Supply chain spotlight 20 February, 2014 Modex 2014 is nearly upon us. With nearly 800 exhibitors from across the supply chain, coupled with a comprehensive conference programme featuring numerous industry professionals, this year’s event is shaping up to be one not to miss.
Latin America Project round up 11 February, 2014 This month we review projects from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.
A big stake in China’s Las Vegas 11 February, 2014 As the construction industry meets in the USA’s gambling capital, Las Vegas, Eastime is using 16 Fushan Yongmao cranes in the city’s Chinese counterpart, Macau, to build the Studio City leisure resort.
Smooth operator 22 January, 2014 Hülsemann GmbH of Oberhausen has been supplying graphite and sanding technology to the furniture and panel manufacturing industries for around 30 years. Mike Botting visited the company’s headquarters to see what they have to offer.
Growth, but with caution 22 January, 2014 This is our final survey of the world panel industry and covers mills operating in 2012 outside Europe and North America. We also look at new mills planned for 2013 and beyond and at the future prospects for the industry.
Controlling the crane sector 10 December, 2013 Radio remote controls are an integral component of the material lifting sector. Tim Sheahan takes a look at some of the latest developments taking place in this burgeoning market
Blowing up 10 December, 2013 With installed global wind energy capacity experiencing double digit growth, turbinehoists for maintenance and repair are in high demand in key markets
Where cutting-edge design simply blends in 22 November, 2013 Functionality coupled with ideal design concepts is the raison d’être of the Fantoni Group, a leading Italian manufacturer of office furniture, surfacing solutions and sound deadening panels.
The Longoni experience 22 November, 2013 Headquartered in Monza in northern Italy, Longoni Roberto e Figli srl offers its services and experience in machinery and materials to the surface lamination industry worldwide
Meeting tough demands 22 November, 2013 Products with the label ‘Swiss made’ enjoy a good reputation, standing for top quality and precision. Kronoswiss has used German technology to produce many of its timber products and its latest acquisition came from German press specialist Wemhöner
Wolffs on a flight to the top of an Austrian mountain 06 November, 2013 Silvrettaseilbahn and Wolffkran Austria have completed the expansion of a ski lift in Ischgl, Austria, using three WK 5015 tower cranes transported to the job site via helicopter.
Across the Caspian 06 November, 2013 Last month, Stuart Anderson looked at the construction markets of western Central Asia. This month, he looks further east, starting with Turkmenistan on the eastern coast of the Caspian, across the enormous landmass that is Kazakhstan and on to Uzbekistan touching the western border of China. All are oil and gas exporting nations of increasing significance.

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