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Dutch and Spanish construction on the up
Architect survey shows encouraging signs, but French and Italian markets not recovering as fast as expected in earlier quarters
Eastern European pessimism
Russia and Ukraine dragging down region’s figures, according to Summer Forecast from EECFA
Long-term growth expected in Turkish equipment market
Sales forecast to pick up towards the end of 2015 on the back of heavy investment in infrastructure, before reaching a new high in 2019
UK output falls in May
Down in May, but ONS figures show an increase over same month last year, and Construction Products Association records growth for ninth quarter in a row
Russian machinery industry in trouble
Report from PMR finds that lack of R&D funds means Russian construction machinery production is close to collapse
Weaker growth in UK
Construction output falls in April 2015 by 0.8% compared with March 2015, after a rise of 1.4% in March, according Office for National Statistics
Growth forecast for Spain
Economic recovery, foreign investments and the return of business confidence cited as country’s construction industry looks more confident
VIDEO: The European used tracked excavator market
Discussion of the key findings of a report produced by KHL and Lectura on price, market and machine trends in the European used tracked excavator market from 2010 - 2014.
Juncker addresses FIEC Congress
Federation puts its case to European Commission President as construction industry shows signs of growth
Construction up in March
Eurostat figures rise over previous month in March, but fall registered over same period last year
Feature: The Appleton Column – Two-speed rental
With financial results announced almost daily in recent weeks, is rental now divided between the super-rich and everyone else?
American rental on course for revenue record
Latest US figures similar to previous forecast in February, but American Rental Association expects strong second half of year
Aggreko looks at renewables
Temporary power and cooling supplier considering how it could integrate renewable energy technology into its range of products
March Rouse Value Index up over February
Used equipment prices soar past 2007 peak figures
10% profit can happen again this year, says Wacker Neuson
New products feature at Intermat but acquisitions could feature in the future as company aims for consistent 10% profit growth
Russian woes continue
Slump in construction output continues with 4.5% year-on-year fall in 2014, although growth is predicted for 2016
Europe ‘troubled but good’ in 2014
CECE figures show construction equipment industry growth, and 2015 predicted to see some recovery – although how much is uncertain
US equipment exports fall
Sales of US-made construction equipment on foreign markets were down -31.2% last year to US$ 17.3 billion
UK’s rising trend continues
Construction activity rises for seventh consecutive quarter in final three months of 2014, according to Construction Products Association
UK growth continues
ONS figures show 2014 fourth quarter construction output grew by 4.8% over previous year, although down on third quarter
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