Saudi Arabia's slow recovery

20 Dec 2017

Construction activity in Saudi Arabia remains sluggish, with only a marginal pick-up expected in 2018 following two years of contraction. The recovery will gain momentum in the following years, assuming that oil prices edge up and that political risk ...

Brazil Weakness to Continue

15 Nov 2017 WCN Editorial Team

In Brazil, construction activity declined 5.3% y-o-y over the first quarter of 2017 (the latest data available at the time of writing), as measured by real gross value added. As with elsewhere in the Latin America region, ongoing economic and politic ...

Growth resurgence in Eastern Europe

13 Sep 2017 WCN Editorial Team

The general economic outlook for the Eastern Europe region is improving, with growth momentum building. In terms of construction output, many countries in the region posted strong growth figures over the first five months of 2017, following sharp dec ...

Qatar – Gulf crisis and its impact on construction

13 Sep 2017 WCN Editorial Team

The construction industry in Qatar has been expanding at a rapid pace in recent years, but a regional diplomatic crisis could greatly undermine the industry’s growth prospects.

The US Infrastructure Plan is beginning to take shape

13 Sep 2017 WCN Editorial Team

Slowly but surely, a clearer picture of the details behind President Trump’s US$1 trillion 10-year infrastructure plan are coming together through the various Budget related documents released throughout the first half of 2017. The first sign of some ...

Nigeria’s economic recovery growth plan and the outlook for infrastructure

26 Apr 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

Dariana Tani, economist at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC), assesses Nigeria’s economic recovery plan and its impact on the country’s infrastructure sector.

4 ways drones are changing the construction industry

22 Mar 2017

Laura Varley, on behalf of UK-based demolition contractor Hughes & Salvidge, explains why you will soon be seeing drones around your construction site.

The unlimited potential of 3D Printing

03 Mar 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

One of the most eye-catching technological innovations in recent years is 3D printing — a technology that has numerous potential uses in multiple industries and in particular has great potential for use in construction.

Mexico’s construction outlook darkens as Trump takes office

24 Jan 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

Dariana Tani, economist at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, analyses the Mexico's construction industry outlook. 

Donald Trump: the builder

23 Jan 2017 Construction Intelligence Center

Olti Gjomema, construction industry analyst at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, presents Donald Trump, the builder along with some of his property investments. 

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