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Exports in the first nine months of 2019 came to more than €2.24 billion (+1.9%) Verona 19 December 2019 – Construction machinery exports grew by 1.9% in the first nine months of 2019. This is the snapshot provided by the international trade report – analysis of Istat data by the… Read more »

Mini Machines, Big Business: The Electrifying Rise of Compact Equipment

At the centre of some of the most influential technological transformations in recent years, compact machines have proved to be a breeding ground for innovation and application versatility. The product experts at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) explain why they continue to be the most popular segment on the market…. Read more »

The Executive Hire Show 2020 – the home of Hire!

With 160 exhibitors, including 20 companies making their Show debut, there is no better opportunity than the 2020 Executive Hire Show for hirers to find the equipment they need as they prepare for a very busy year ahead. The Executive Hire Show is taking place on the 5th and 6th… Read more »

MILWAUKEE (November 22, 2019) – To help highlight women as a viable force of the construction industry, CONEXPO-CON/AGG today announced a partnership with two women in construction-focused associations; The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), and Women of Asphalt (WOFA). “As the largest construction industry-focused trade show in North… Read more »

Over 150 exhibitors, including 15 new companies, have committed to the 2020 Executive Hire Show, which is taking place at the Ricoh Arena Coventry from 5-6 February. This will be the 14 th annual EHS and to date the event is over 90% sold, with only a handful of stands… Read more »

The 7-tonne L975F wheel loader from leading Chinese construction equipment manufacturer SDLG is the perfect muscle for a task that requires strength and maximum productivity. SDLG has introduced the new Stage III L975F wheel loader to market – the OEM’s biggest wheel loader to date. SDLG has developed the wheel… Read more »

Terex Trucks signs new dealer in France

The French articulated hauler market is strong. To meet the growing demand and better serve customers in France, Terex Trucks has signed Griset Materiel as a new dealer. The total construction project pipeline in France currently stands at €374.8 billion. Under the Housing First plan, the French government is investing… Read more »

Innovative Strategies to Tackle Today’s Challenge Construction Landscape Deliberated at Big 5 2019

The Big 5 in Dubai presented an action-packed second day with four high-level summits 2,500+ local and international exhibitors showcase the latest technologies and solutions for the construction industry After a successful opening, The Big 5 mega-event demonstrated its credentials as a global hub for the entire construction industry with the… Read more »


As the market looks to have peaked, what’s next for the Chinese construction equipment market? On behalf of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), Chris Sleight, managing director of industry analysts Off Highway Research, shares his insight. The Chinese construction equipment market is something of a conundrum. When things are good… Read more »

From its humble beginnings in 1979 to the number one meeting place for the global construction community in the Middle East and Africa, The Big 5 gets set for the introduction of a new show concept on its 40th anniversary in Dubai On the backdrop of four decades of success,… Read more »