TRENDS TO WATCH booms go to battle for conexpo 2014

Van Hampton, Tudor; Rubenstone, Jeff; Illia, Tony
February 2014
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/24/2014, Vol. 273 Issue 8, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents trends to watch in the 2014 U.S. construction sector. It previews the CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibition of heavy equipment with booms competing for attention. The American Rental Association reports that North American rental revenue is projected to reach 41.1 billion U.S. dollars in 2014 with housing to lead infrastructure. It also talks about the recovery of the crane segment, tackling the Tier 4 Final engines, and machine controls and telematics as potential profit boosters.


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