RESEARCH & REPORTS

Top global marine cranes vendors

Top global marine cranes vendors

Technavio has announced the top five global marine crane vendors in its recently released Global Marine Crane Market 2017-2021 report.

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Sydney remains most expensive place to build: Turner & Townsend

Sydney remains most expensive place to build: Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend's International Construction Market Survey 2017 has found that construction costs in Australia remain stable compared to the rest of the world, with Sydney rated as the most expensive place in Australia to build.

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Gap in Asia's infrastructure financing is a "problem of region's success"

Gap in Asia's infrastructure financing is a "problem of region's success"

Asian Development Bank's (ADP) recently published report - Meeting Asia's Infrastructure Needs - says that Asia will need to invest $1.7 trillion per year in infrastructure until 2030 to maintain its growth momentum, tackle poverty, and respond to climate change.

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CONEXPO: Propelling tech forward

CONEXPO: Propelling tech forward

Telematics plays a major role in developing innovative solutions for fleet management. The increasing use of fleet management services by transport operators is anticipated to propel market demand for telematics. The adoption of telematics systems is expected to aid companies in reducing their fuel expenses and number of empty of runs.

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Global Construction Outlook 2021

Global Construction Outlook 2021

Timetric have released the Global Construction Outlook 2021 report and found the pace of expansion in the global construction industry steadied in 2016, standing at 2.4%, but there will be an improvement in the next five years, with growth averaging 2.8%.

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Construction and engineering trends across Australia

Construction and engineering trends across Australia

The Hays Quarterly Report for April to June 2017 has been released and Australia's construction market and demand for engineers looks active across most states and territories.

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RLB Crane Index

RLB Crane Index

The Q2 2017 RLB Crane Index has been released this week.

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Construction work makes people happy

Construction work makes people happy

New research conducted by Curtin University, in collaboration with Making Work Absolutely Human (mwah.), reveals that while pay, job security and hours of work count, it's the job itself that matters most.

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Preparing advice on Victoria's future ports capacity

Preparing advice on Victoria's future ports capacity

Infrastructure Victoria has released a discussion paper and technical reports that form the evidence base for their advice on the timing and location of a second container port.

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Queensland Major Projects Pipeline sees modest uptick for project work

Queensland Major Projects Pipeline sees modest uptick for project work

A new report released by three of Queensland's leading industry bodies identified major engineering project work in the state is on track to reverse a five-year decline and return to modest growth in 2017/18. However, without more funding commitments, any uptick will be short-lived and lead to sustained levels of low activity.

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