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The Baumag had barely opened its doors on Thursday morning, yet the positive mood had already spread on the Lucerne Allmend and remained until Sunday evening. The Lucerne 2019 trade fair for construction machinery was perceived by the 18’560 visitors as very impressive and even livelier than the previous years…. Read more »

An Eco-City for the Future: Ready to Rise

With 90% of the infrastructure now completed, the eco-friendly Lusail City is starting to blossom in the desert of Qatar – just like the local flower it is named after. Like the desert flowers that lie dormant in the sand for years and then burst suddenly into life when the… Read more »

Construction equipment sales show modest growth in 2018

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 2% in 2018, after experiencing a fall in the last quarter of the year. Prior to the 8% reduction in sales in Q4 (compared with Q4 2017), the trend over the previous two years had been to… Read more »

The premier construction show in the Kingdom, The Big 5 Saudi, unveils record-breaking education agenda with 80 workshops across four days. Dedicated to “Educating and empowering construction professionals to achieve Saudi Vision 2030”, The Big 5 Saudi 2019 agenda is free to attend and CPD-certified. The 9th edition of the… Read more »

Manufacturers from around the world share their plans in Nigeria as The Big 5 international construction show launches in Lagos (9-11 September 2019, Landmark Centre) Over 200 exhibiting companies and 5,000 attendees are expected at The Big 5 Construct Nigeria, as construction expenditure in the West African country reached USD… Read more »

The use of Drones in construction has grown dramatically in recent years and there is an aerial revolution happening across the entire industry. These flying cameras or UAV’s (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are transforming the way we work – from small-scale construction sites to mammoth infrastructure projects – a bird’s eye… Read more »

Machine guidance manufacturer, GKD Technologies has been supplying nationwide plant hire specialists Lynch Plant for the past 18 – months. Lynch had a previous supplier who were providing the company’s height and slew restrictor systems – but with machine safety requirements growing – Lynch reported that the old system was… Read more »

Terex Trucks appoints new dealer in Russia

It’s a new year – and for Terex Trucks, that means a new dealer, too. The Scottish construction equipment manufacturer has just signed Mining Eurasia as its new official distributor in the Russian Federation. As the single largest country in the world (17.1 million km² / 6.6 million mi²), it’s… Read more »

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined forces with National Geographic to highlight a breathtaking project to save an endangered community against the threat of rising sea levels. Through a new collaboration that aligns with both companies’ joint values of creating a planet in balance, this new campaign will reveal… Read more »

Prepare for Disasters:  Take 3 Steps to Create Innovative Response Solutions

The frequency and intensity of disasters are increasing, from mighty hurricanes hurling through warm ocean waters, to shifting tectonic plates that build earthquakes, to atmospheric weather patterns that create wide-scale floods. Through it all, critical operations need to be up and running for our communities, companies, survivors and families. Desi… Read more »