Industry News

Since January 1st, 2018, Enrico Prandini is the new President of CECE. As previous First Vice President he succeeded Bernd Holz. The CECE presidency is a rotating post held for two consecutive years by each of the associations representing their member nations. Enrico Prandini is Managing Director of Komatsu Italia Manufacturing, one of the… Read more »

AEM Acquires Data Analytics Company Hargrove & Associates

Minneapolis and Milwaukee – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced that it has purchased Minneapolis-based Hargrove & Associates, Inc. (HAI) a data processing and business analytics company. At a time when the innovative use of data is transforming the manufacturing industry, the acquisition allows AEM to enhance and build… Read more »

CEA’s Senior Technical Consultant, Malcolm Kent, turns the spotlight on the rise of the Low Emission Zone in the UK and Europe. A patchwork quilt of low-emission zones By now, pretty much everybody in the industry will be aware of the London Low Emission Zone but awareness of the others… Read more »

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 »

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 »