Analyses of the construction market

  • Production of construction machinery in Russia close to collapse

    The cost advantage from lower energy prices has narrowed significantly in recent years, as Russia has been forced to reduce the gap in energy prices as a condition of joining the World Trade Organisation. Furthermore, with obsolete production facilities in most cases, Russian… »

  • Railway construction market in Poland to top €1.4bn in 2015

    Following the rapid growth of the industry’s construction and assembly output by nearly one-third in 2013 and 2014, railway construction and assembly output is also expected to grow in the double-digit range as it is poised to exceed PLN 6bn (€1.4bn)in 2015 for the first… »

  • Slovak construction market to grow 4% in 2015

    According to a new report entitled “Construction sector in Slovakia 2015 - Development forecasts for 2015-2020” published by the analytical and research company PMR, following a year which boasted signs of stabilisation in 2014, growth is expected to return to the Slovak… »

  • Hungarian construction market to grow 5% in 2015

    According to a new report entitled “Construction sector in Hungary 2015 - Development forecasts for 2015-2020” published by the analytical and research company PMR, following a drop of almost 9% year on year in 2012, Hungarian construction output recovered in both 2013 and… »

  • Construction industry in Poland to deliver single-digit output growth in 2015

    After the marginal growth recorded in 2014, the outlook for 2015 and 2016 is slightly more positive, according to the findings of PMR’s latest report entitled “Construction sector in Poland, H1 2015 - Development forecasts for 2015-2020”. While the industry will grow, it… »

  • PKP PLK to install 700 new railroad switches by September 2015

    A successful implementation of the railroad switches scheme will be instrumental in the elimination of speed limits on 302 sections of 19,585 km rail tracks and a shortening of train travel time by a total of 260 minutes. The outcome of the scheme is all the more noteworthy… »

  • WEBCAST: Construction sector in Ukraine 2015

    Watch this video! The webcast covers the construction sector in Ukraine - current status, key trends and development prospects. PMR expert presents construction output in Ukraine - value and real change for each of construction segments: residential, non-residential and civil… »

  • Cement production in Belarus to drop over 5% in 2015

    Government-targeted programmes aimed at expanding the country’s per capita housing and at modernising the country’s transport, energy, and social infrastructure have been the key drivers of the construction industry's evolution in recent years in Belarus. In addition, large… »

  • Double-digit growth of investments in new power generation units in Poland

    Following a period of slow growth in 2013, last year the activity of investors operating in the industrial construction market surged, mostly on the back of fast-paced implementation of several major power projects, according to PMR’s latest report entitled “Power sector… »

  • Construction activity in Romania will accelerate in the coming years

    As indicated by the results of PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Romania 2015. Development forecasts for 2015-2020”, in 2014 the construction industry in Romania continued to struggle, and was estimated to have contracted by 6.6% year on year, after a… »