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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Power to revive the global economy?

    2020-10-14T10:57:00+01:00By Phil Hastings

    The development of new renewable power generation capacity worldwide may be slowed by the Covid-19 crisis, at least in the short term. Despite that, offshore wind energy is set to be one of the more resilient sectors and is poised for further strong growth.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Awakening to a future of online upskilling

    2020-10-08T10:00:00+01:00By Yvonne Mulder

    The Covid-19 crisis is forcing companies to reassess their training strategies, resulting in surging interest in online and virtual learning.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Tidal power awaits commercial surge

    2020-10-02T13:22:00+01:00By Phil Hastings

    The wave and tidal power sector is seeing increasing numbers of small-scale projects around the world, but has yet to develop into a major industry. However, many expect that will happen soon.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Plotting survival paths through a perfect storm

    2020-09-28T13:38:00+01:00By Sophie Barnes

    Brazil is in the throes of the pandemic while its economy faces headwinds from rising political uncertainty and low commodity prices. The timing is more than unfortunate, as the project logistics sector in the country was poised for growth. Sophie Barnes reports.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Logisticians must push back to survive

    2020-09-24T15:09:00+01:00

    Juan Gimenez has been involved in the shipping and project logistics business for almost 42 years. Now retired, he shares his thoughts on the current market, disappointed with how project freight forwarding in Spain has developed over time. The situation was bad enough even before the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Somaliland poised to challenge Djibouti

    2020-09-22T13:13:00+01:00

    Berbera port in Somaliland has the potential to become a real alternative to Djibouti, explains David Whitehouse. East Africa may also be about to see oil exploration off troubled Somalia.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Battening down – until the storm clouds lift

    2020-09-17T09:09:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay

    Given its heavy reliance on exports, South Korea has been hard hit by the slump in worldwide trade resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. There are, however, reasons for optimism in the project market – for those who can survive the wait.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Mining sector digs deep to lead logistics recovery

    2020-09-14T09:00:00+01:00By David Kershaw

    Covid-19 disruption and commodity price volatility have caused delays to projects in all industry verticals. Despite the turbulence, mining projects appear to be better placed than most to ride out the crisis, writes David Kershaw.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: West Africa power projects set to lead the rebound

    2020-09-10T09:00:00+01:00By David Whitehouse

    Demand for power in West Africa has helped project cargo markets limit the impact of Covid-19. However, future recovery will depend on a solution to the region’s growing maritime security problems, reports David Whitehouse.

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    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Expansion in the Horn of Africa

    2020-06-23T12:36:00+01:00By David Whitehouse

    Landlocked Ethiopia has liberalised its logistics market as it aims to become a lower-middle income country by 2025. With a dynamic market economy, the country has the potential to become the engine of East Africa.

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    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Hopes of recovery after short-term shock

    2020-06-17T13:14:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay

    This time last year, confidence in Spain’s wind energy sector was high and the outlook was bullish in spite of long-running political uncertainty. With a coalition government now in power, the country is among those worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic – but projects are continuing, writes Megan Ramsay.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    2020-06-09T10:00:00+01:00By Phil Hastings

    At the time of writing, logistics companies generally felt it was too early to say what impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on civil engineering project work around the world. Phil Hastings reports.

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