Construction market trends

US | Confidence in the private non residential sector improving

Europe | Construction improves from COVID lows with housebuilding driving the expansion

China | Chinese real estate bounced back in May

India | Core sectors output sees strong growth due to weak base of comparison but underlying activity generally weak

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Positioning steel in short and medium span bridges

“Steel has many attributes which make it the ideal choice for short and medium span bridge construction.” – Michael Gary Barker, Professor Civil & Architectural Engineering, University of Wyoming, Director of Education, Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA), USA

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Technical trends

The emerging revolution in the road construction industry

Advances in technology will affect not only the composition and utilization of roads but also the speed and cost of their construction. Four technology trends could help improve road functionality, construction, and maintenance, creating opportunities for greater safety, efficiency, and economic success.

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