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ConExpo heads south ConExpo, the biggest US construction equipment trade show, is launching a new event in Santiago, Chile, targeting equipment buyers in Latin America. ConExpo Latin America takes place from 21–24 October.
Latin America Project round up This month we review projects from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.
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Racing to Brazil Brazil’s historically unpredictable approach to infrastructure means it has to gear up for the 2016 Olympics and the 2014 World Cup. Kevin Walsh looks on as the crane industry lends a hand.
Venezuelan state owned petroleum company PDVSA has ordered 76 flat top cranes from Terex, for use on a project to build 50,000 new homes a year. Half of...
Towers double-team cable-stayed bridge ???Two towers have teamed up to construct a major cable-stay bridge in São Paolo, Brazil. The two cranes were a Potain MC85A from Brazilian dealer and rental company Locabens, and a Brazil-made 120tm Pingon BR 120 from Rio de Janeiro firm Pingon.
Market blossoms for Brazil towers São Paolo, Brazil's housing market is booming, in contrast to the situation 4,000 miles northeast in Miami, and local companies are scrambling to keep up with demand, reports Will Dalrymple