Volvo adapts underground

Feb 27, 2015

A Volvo paver was adapted to suit conditions nearly two kilometres below ground in the world’s largest iron ore mine. The discovery of a massive iron ore deposit led to the birth of the Arctic town of Kiruna. Located 300km north of the Arctic Circle in Swedish Lapland, Kiruna sits atop a giant slab of […]

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Terex Trucks appoints Austrian distributor

Feb 27, 2015

Mlečka is set to debut as a Terex Trucks distributor at the Mawev exhibition in Enns/Hafen, Upper Austria. Family-run business Mlečka Baumaschinen has been appointed by Terex Trucks as the official distributor of its articulated and rigid dump trucks in Austria. The company is strategically based in Oeynhausen, near Vienna, and will cover the whole […]

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U.S. construction equipment exports drop 13 percent in 2014

Feb 26, 2015

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment ended 2014 with a 13.2-percent drop compared to 2013, with a total $17.26 billion shipped to global markets. U.S. exports fell to all world regions for 2014. Business to Europe, South America and Australia/Oceania was the hardest hit, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Department of […]

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MOBA invests four million euros in headquarters in Germany

Feb 25, 2015

With a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony, MOBA Mobile Automation AG officially began construction of a new factory hall at the company headquarters in the city of Limburg in Germany. The electronics company is investing approximately four million euros in the construction of the 1,800 square metre hall and modernisation of the main building. The new building […]

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Advance registrations climb for World of Asphalt & AGG1 shows

Feb 25, 2015

New mobile app maximizes time onsite at industry gathering place Asphalt and aggregates industry professionals who want to examine the latest product innovations – and discover the latest industry best practices – are headed to the 2015 World of Asphalt and AGG1 exhibitions in Baltimore March 17-19. Advance registrations are tracking well ahead of previous […]

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Gallagher Expands its Fleet – Hyundai’s Green Credentials Seals the Deal

Feb 23, 2015

Derbyshire based Hyundai dealer EP Industries has recently struck a deal worth £190k with utilities services company Gallagher. Gallagher has expanded its existing fleet with four new Hyundai machines – a R220LC-9A excavator, a HL740-9A wheeled-loader and two new 25D – 7E forklift trucks. Gallagher is also looking at buying more Hyundai machines from EP […]

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Scotland’s construction industry is looking brighter than ever with the value of Scottish contracts accumulating to £6.8 billion over the last year

Feb 19, 2015

  As we come into the new year, Scotland’s economy is showing continued signs of growth, and as a result, so is its construction industry. From July 2013 to July 2014, Scotland held 11% of the value of contracts awarded in Great Britain, making it the third highest in the country after London and the […]

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Registrations Open for CMEIG-Partnered Construction Industry Expo

Feb 19, 2015

Registrations are open for the Australian Construction Equipment (ACE) Expo, the must-attend construction industry event which will arrive at the Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane on 14-16 May 2015. The ACE Expo is supported by the Construction & Mining Equipment Industry Group. The President of CMEIG Queensland, Andrew Moir has stated his support for the show […]

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Canadian municipalities utilize SDLG

Feb 17, 2015

Several of Canada’s rural municipalities have purchased SDLG wheel loaders and are finding them valuable in their fleets. When it comes to government equipment, value and versatility are key. It’s for these reasons that SDLG wheel loaders are beginning to see more and more action in Canada, where municipalities are utilizing them for road projects […]

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Keynote speaker confirmed for WDS 2015

Feb 17, 2015

Leading industry figure David Sinclair has confirmed his acceptance of KHL’s invitation to him to be a keynote speaker at the 2015 World Demolition Summit being held in Amsterdam on November 6, 2015. As one of the founding fathers of the UK’s NFDC, an EDA past president and an NDA board member, David is among […]

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VDMA: In 2014, German construction equipment industry’s turnover increased by 8 per cent

Feb 17, 2015

European exhaust emissions regulations causing high development cost Only sideways trend in 2015 Frankfurt/Main, Germany, February 17th, 2015 – Turnover achieved by German manufacturers of construction equipment in 2014 grew by eight per cent, equaling 8.4 billion EUR in total, and, with this, is higher than was originally expected. This amount is about the same […]

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