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5th Annual Conference BUILDINGREEN 2014

The 5th edition of the BUILDINGREEN annual conference will be held on March 19, 2014 – the first day of the 14th edition of Bulgaria Building Week – the international specialized exhibition of energy efficient, ecological and functional construction held in Inter Expo Center – Sofia. Attention will be drawn… Read more »

55% of the construction market is in the hands of top five voivodships

The Polish construction market is increasingly concentrated in top five regions of the country which generate a steep 55% of construction output. The Mazowieckie voivodship alone contributes more than 18% of the market’s value, ahead of Slaskie, Wielkopolskie, Malopolskie and Dolnoslaskie, whose combined shares amount to 37%. A review of more… Read more »

Bulgarian Building Week to organize an interesting program featuring professional discussions and demonstrations

Leading companies in Bulgarian construction sector confirmed participation at Bulgarian Building Week – the international specialized exhibition for energy efficient , ecological and functional construction , which is to take place from 19 to 22 March 2014 at Inter Expo Center – Sofia. The discussion forum entitled ” Let’s make… Read more »

Hyundai Wheeled Loader ensures safe passage for workforce to construct remote Windfarm for EDF Energy Renewables

A Hyundai HL 760 wheeled loader, supplied by Cumbria-based Hyundai dealer, Taylor and Braithwaite, was the machine of choice for civil engineers, Waitings Drainage and Pipeline contractors, also based in Cumbria, who were one of 16 contractors working on the high profile, Fallago Rig Windfarm project, located on an isolated… Read more »

Volvo Construction Equipment set to acquire hauler business from Terex

In a move that will improve the company’s penetration in the core earthmoving segment and extend its presence in light mining, Volvo Construction Equipment has agreed to acquire the off-highway hauler business of the Terex Corporation for a purchase consideration of approx. USD 160 M (approx. SEK 1 billion) on a cash and… Read more »

Marseille: Phocaean City: Part 4 : Le Vieux Port

Le Vieux Port : Past and Present Until the C19 the Vieux Port remained the centre of maritime activity in the city. Vieux Port, Marseille [Image Source]  In the Middle Ages land beyond the port was used to cultivate hemp for the local manufacture of rope for mariners. René, Duc de Anjou… Read more »

New business potential for the exhibitors at bauma China

Major investment in China's transport infrastructure Taking place between November 25 and 28, 2014, in Shanghai is bauma China, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment. Although currently challenging, the market in China still offers significant potential, not least because the state is… Read more »

Controlled power and utmost precision: New Holland E385C with Trimble 3D steering – a top performer

Roth & Söhne contractors, who are based in Ellwangen, Germany, has recently expanded its existing excavator fleet with a New Holland E385C crawler excavator. Designed primarily for heavy digging duties and handling bulk materials, the E385C also provides powerful performance combined with low fuel consumption, which were key factors in… Read more »

One Call is all it takes for the right equipment

One Call Hire like to live up to their name by providing the customer with a plant hire solution and they are well placed to maintain this objective with over 3,000 machines in the hire fleet, national coverage with 23 depot locations in all the major population centres and 40… Read more »

Volvo parks up in Qatar

Al-Princess construction & Quarry (ACQ), was contracted to excavate 99,000 m3 of earth to pave the way for the West Side Park project in Qatar. Qatar's ever expanding capital of Doha, is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf and home to an area devoted to research and education… Read more »