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Building permits edge down in February, StatsCan reports
Canadian municipalities issued building permits worth $6.1 billion in February, edging down 0.9 per cent from the previous month.
On-Site – 4/13/2015

Kazakhstan announces infrastructure investment program to 2020
Kazakhstan's deputy minister for investments and development Zhenis Kasymbek has said that about US$20 billion will be invested in development of all types of transport infrastructure by 2020.
World Highways – 4/8/2015

Diggers to Get Busier
The construction equipment industry (in India) has witnessed a slight upsurge in demand; in the short term, coal sector is to further the demand and infrastructure to enhance the growth further in the next 4-6 months.
Equipment India – 4/7/2015

Road paving plan proposed for Mozambique
An ambitious road improvement scheme has been proposed by the Mozambique Government.
World Highways – 4/6/2015

EC approves Slovakian highway project
The EC has given its approval for funding to construct the section of the D1 highway that will connect Hubova with Ivachnova.
World Highways – 4/1/2015

Alberta Contractors Association Sees Growth Potential with Budget Announcement
The 2015 Alberta budget was released on Mar.26, and among some of the big changes happening in Alberta's economy, the construction industry should see potential with several of the government's priorities.
AED News – 3/31/2015

Nepal highway project now moving forward again
The Nepalese Government is now moving forward with its plans for the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track highway project.
World Highways – 3/26/2015

Kazakhstan planning major infrastructure program
Kazakhstan is planning a major programme of infrastructure investment in a bid to develop the country's economy.
World Highways – 3/20/2015

ANALYSIS: Mixed signals from Mexico (Login Required)
Despite comforting news of a recovery in Mexico, marked by falling inflation and even hopes that the economy grew modestly in the first two months of the year, other factors, mainly the steep drop in oil prices and a global slowdown, could derail this positive trend.
BNamericas – 3/18/2015

Falling Oil Prices Stall Alberta Construction Projects
Declining oil prices are having an impact on Alberta's construction industry, resulting in new project cancellations, delays and job losses.
On-Site – 3/18/2015