"The global E&C industry's optimism and notable progress on making major improvements to become leaner and focused provides a strong foundation for the years to come," said Armstrong. "The future is far from certain, but continuing to invest in risk management, expanding into new areas and building a skilled staff are critical steps that can help weather any change."
The KPMG 2010 Global Construction Survey, Adapting to an Uncertain Environment, polled 140 senior leaders of major global E&C companies in 25 countries to gauge their views on their business outlook for the sector. Forty-six percent of the respondents were based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 30 percent from Asia Pacific, and 24 percent from the Americas.
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