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UK Exports and Imports of Construction and Earthmoving equipment* – Q3 2017

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment remain buoyant in 2017, showing a 21% increase in the first 9 months compared with 2016. UK imports of equipment also remain strong, showing a 12% increase in the first 9 months of 2017 compared with 2016. This reflects increased demand in the… Read more »

The largest construction event in the Middle East gathers industry experts, and thousands of innovative and sustainable products from around the globe to support Dubai Plan 2021 and the UAE Vision 2021. Sunday, November 26, 2017 — His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum officially inaugurated Middle East’s largest… Read more »

Demographic change, too few women on jobsites, lack of engineers, fierce competition, little interest in STEM disciplines, a bad image of the sector and growing demand for digital skills are the biggest challenges in the construction and equipment sectors. “CECE is determined to address the skills gap by providing a… Read more »

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Volvo Group headquarters where they saw some of the company’s latest innovations – including the prototype, fully-electric EX2 compact excavator. The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and the French President Emmanuel Macron signed a strategic partnership between their… Read more »

The recent CEA Conference took place at Manchester United FC at Old Trafford and was attended by 60 CEA member delegates from the Construction Equipment sector and special guests. The conference was moderated by Chris Sleight, senior consultant at Off-Highway Research, who is recognised as one of the world’s leading… Read more »

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA: the definitive event for the construction and mining industries in Southern Africa

Growing sense of quality awareness with regard to formwork technology Component manufacturers holding up well even in tough market conditions Smaller concrete mixers in demand Stakeholders in the African and international construction and mining industries are set to meet up at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March… Read more »

AEM Announces ‘I Make America’ Award Winners

MILWAUKEE (November 10, 2017) – A record number of equipment manufacturing industry companies were recognized for their outstanding commitment to advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) recent Annual Conference. Thirty companies received AEM’s highest honor for their participation in I Make America,… Read more »

Floating effortlessly and able to be positioned with great accuracy, drones – also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – are becoming an increasingly popular tool in the construction industry. Named after stingless male bees, drones were originally a military technology, dating back to the siege of Venice in… Read more »

This December, SDLG is expected to bring its best-selling wheel loaders and motor graders to Excon 2017, the biggest Indian trade show for the construction industry this year. SDLG will be highlighting how its reliable machines can help contractors optimize job site efficiency in India’s increasingly busy road building sector…. Read more »

Government officials open this year’s Konstruksi Indonesia and The Big 5 Construct Indonesia at Jakarta Convention Center (8-10 November 2017). Minister of National Development Planning, Bambang Brodjonegoro calls contractors to invest in big projects and drive the private sector. Konstruksi Indonesia and The Big 5 Construct Indonesia includes CPD workshops… Read more »