Hitachi Showcasing Industry Leading Compactors and Rampers at ACE EXPO VICTORIA

Jul 02, 2015

ACE EXPO Victoria is back, bigger and better than ever before. To be held 12 -14 November 2015, ACE EXPO Victoria will transform Melbourne Showgrounds into the must see biennial event for the construction and contracting industry. Showcasing products and services for the construction mining and civil construction sector, ACE EXPO Victoria is the place […]

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Success story Holstenhallen Neumünster Fairgrounds: 60 years NordBau – Denmark participating for 40 years

Jul 01, 2015

Neumünster. – In the spirit of the 60th NordBau and 40 years of Denmark’s participation, the largest compact exhibition for construction in northern Europe is scheduled for this year. Approximately 900 exhibitors will follow the call to Neumünster from the 9th to 13th, September. The classic northern German trade fair has been fully booked for […]

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INDUSTRY FALLING SHORT OF MANDATORY BIM TARGET, SAYS UK CONSTRUCTION WEEK

Jun 30, 2015

Three quarters of construction professionals do not believe the industry is ready to meet mandatory BIM Level 2 requirements by 2016, according to research conducted by UK Construction Week in partnership with BRE, the leading authority on the built environment. Just over 74 per cent of respondents think the industry will fall short of this […]

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Production of construction machinery in Russia close to collapse

Jun 29, 2015

For many years, Russian producers of building machinery have allocated insignificant amounts for research into, and development of, new kinds of equipment and improvements to the existing product range, mostly because of the limited financial potential. Limited productivity and high running costs have stunted the competitiveness of Russian machinery, not only on the world markets […]

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SaMoTer and Unacea: Partnership for the Earth-Moving Machinery System

Jun 25, 2015

An agreement was signed today between Veronafiere-SaMoTer and Unacea to promote and support of the Italian construction machinery industry. The sector boasts 200 companies and turnover of more than 2.5 billion euros. SaMoTer 2017: focus on the management and prevention of environmental emergencies through man-machine interaction, sustainability and bureaucratic simplification. Verona, 23 June 2015 – […]

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Volvo CE teams up with Swedish institutions to launch SEK 203 million project

Jun 24, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment has been awarded a SEK 59 million grant from the Swedish Energy Agency to develop new technology connected to electromobility which could transform the construction equipment industry. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has teamed up with its customer Skanska Sweden, the Swedish Energy Agency and two Swedish universities – Linköpings universitet and […]

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INDUSTRY LEADERS UNITE TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

Jun 23, 2015

Skills shortages, planning restrictions and the need for cultural change were the key topics arising from a high level debate attended by leading voices from around the industry, as UK Construction Week’s expert advisory panel met for the first time. With momentum behind the exhibition building exponentially, the advisory panel brings together a team of […]

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South Asia’s Largest Construction Equipment Fair – Visit India’s EXCON 2015

Jun 20, 2015

India’s economy is growing rapidly and the government is doing all it can to encourage that by investing in infrastructure. With around $1 trillion of total contracts expected to be awarded during the current five-year plan that means lots of opportunities in the booming construction sector, and the Confederation of Indian Industry is keen to […]

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Volvo assists in Portugal’s largest road tunnel project

Jun 19, 2015

Volvo construction equipment is working at the Túnel do Marão project – one of the largest road tunnels in the Iberian Penninsula. Towering at a height of 1,415 meters above sea level, Portugal’s sixth largest mountain, the Serra do Marão, presents a considerable natural obstacle between the country’s second city Porto located on the coast, […]

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Construction industry to unite at CCC summit

Jun 17, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment is hosting a Construction Climate Challenge summit in Sweden next week, where leading industry representatives, academics and interested stakeholders will gather to discuss the challenges of achieving sustainable construction. The Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) initiative promotes sustainability throughout the entire construction industry value chain and provides much-needed funding for environmental research. Martin […]

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SHARE YOUR BIM STORY AND WIN TICKETS TO THE ASHES

Jun 12, 2015

UK Construction Week, the biggest trade event the construction industry has seen in years, in association with BRE is asking professionals from all built environment sectors to take part in its BIM survey – rewarding those who take part with the chance to win two tickets to the Ashes this summer. With the mandatory use […]

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