Earnings rise on flat sales in Volvo CE’s Q3

Oct 24, 2014

Volvo CE saw stable market growth in North America dented by a faster decline in China and a loss of momentum in Europe in its third quarter results – while earnings rose strongly in the period, thanks to effective cost control measures and currency tailwinds. A solid 9% improvement in the North American market was […]

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CIBEX East Africa 2015 – Increasing international presence in Kenya

Oct 24, 2014

  In February 2015 the Kenyatta International Conference Centre welcomes all international interest of the construction, infrastructure, building and energy industry. CIBEX East Africa is the perfect meeting point for all industry members in Kenya, the hub of the region. Attendees will get in touch with potential business partners, gather information about the market and […]

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Waste time in Germany

Oct 24, 2014

Zweckverband Abfallwirtschaft is using Volvo articulated haulers to transport approximately 50,000 tonnes of waste a year to a treatment facility and economical landfill site in Germany. Germany is a leader in the recycling industry, handling more rubbish than most of its European counterparts. The country reuses up to 70% of recyclable materials, 41% of which […]

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Construction market poised to grow 8% in 2015

Oct 23, 2014

The construction industry is now just bucking the downhill trend after declines recorded in 2012 and 2013. Provided that the pace of work on ongoing and new construction projects remains constant, 2014 will see growth in the single-digit range, according to PMR’s latest projections. 2015 is expected to bring the continuation of the upward trend […]

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DRS Demolition invests almost £2million in Hyundai! Molson Group clinches the ‘Real Deal’.

Oct 22, 2014

Cornwall-based Demolition contractor DRS Demolition National has taken delivery of a whole host of new Hyundai machines in a deal that sees it shift its fleet focus to Hyundai machines. The St-Austell Company has invested almost £2million in new Hyundai machines. These include four R330LC-9A full demo spec excavators, four R220LC-9A full demo spec excavators, […]

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New Zealand Wastewater Project Given to Mott MacDonald

Oct 22, 2014

The Rosedale wastewater treatment facility located in Auckland, New Zealand is due for significant expansion works. Watercare Services have now appointed global engineering management and development consultancy Mott MacDonald to handle the design aspect of the project. The planned expansion of the Rosedale wastewater plant is a project of considerable scale, with a price tag […]

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How to build a tunnel to sky

Oct 21, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment is helping to construct the Larvik and Matineå tunnels in Norway, linking the towns of Bommestad and Sky. Famous for its fjords, vast supply of oil and being a great place to watch the Aurora Borealis – more commonly known as the Northern lights – Norway also has an impressive network of […]

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Existing Partnership with the Kenyan Federation of Master builders intensified for CIBEX East Africa 2015 – 26th to 28th February – and future shows

Oct 20, 2014

CIBEX East Africa 2014 has been a great start with high end exhibiting companies and high level conference. 60 exhibitors from 13 countries met with 1.235 professional trade visitors in February 2014 at Kenya International Conference Center (KICC) in Nairobi/Kenya. Most of the groups have confirmed their next participation. The organizers, Trade and Fairs East […]

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For the first time Baumag 2015 will take place at its new tradefair venue

Oct 20, 2014

With the expansion of the new trade fair premises and the new street tram to Allmend, the BAUMAG (trade fair for construction machines, construction equipment and tools) is clearly laid out and more attractive than ever. It is already evident that the 17th edition will be fully occupied and impress the visitors again with a […]

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The 14th Edition of Taiwan Hardware Show is Approaching!

Oct 17, 2014

The grand opening of Taiwan Hardware Show will be held on Oct. 21, 2014. 350 exhibitors will showcase their innovative premium products on a 12571 m2 exhibition space at Greater Taichung Int’l Expo Center. With visitors from more than 90 countries already registered, THS 2014 will start strong!   Presenting Taiwan’s Hardware Industry Taiwan’s hand […]

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Construction equipment industry calls for concerted efforts to boost industrial production in Europe

Oct 17, 2014

In a fast and ever changing environment, construction equipment companies need to be flexible and agile to cope with unpredictable markets, a demanding regulatory environment, and the need to deliver the latest technology. At a press conference today, Eric Lepine, President of CECE, the Committee of European Construction Equipment, called on EU policy makers to […]

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