Industry News

The fourth Building Material Plants Day was held in Frankfurt on March 7 and 8, with “big data” the burning issue amongst the participants. The building material plants sector is also affected by increasing digitalization, encompassing the collection, evaluation and use of data. How will companies deal with this in… Read more »

Winners recognised in 16 different categories at prestigious awards programme Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 19 March 2019 – A total of 29 outstanding projects have been selected as the national winners for UAE by the MEED Projects Awards, in association with Mashreq. UAE-based projects had the most national winners among… Read more »

European construction equipment remains on the growth path

• CECE releases Annual Economic Report 2019 • 2018 strongest year for the European construction equipment after crisis in 2008/09 • No dramatic downturn expected in 2019 2018 was the strongest year for the European construction equipment sector after the economic crisis of 2008/09: sales on the European market grew… Read more »

With a growing global population, the need for new or renovated infrastructure is becoming ever more prevalent. But how do we go about making sure that this infrastructure is sustainable? Dr. Paul Toyne explains on behalf of Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) how the circular economy, combined with an investment… Read more »

German construction machinery industry demands stable framework conditions in Europe

At the VDMA Construction Machinery group conference held in Frankfurt, the mood was very clear: Construction machinery manufacturers are concerned about a no-deal Brexit and the beginning of a possible disintegration of the European Union. According to the experts, however, the global economic challenges can only be mastered with a… Read more »

CECE takes a political initiative for a strong industry in Europe

Europe is a great place to live. Europe is the future of 512 million inhabitants. Europe has a strong economic power, peace and democracy. In addition, as the European Union website reads: “The European Union is the largest trade block in the world. It is the world’s biggest exporter of… Read more »

Six Sustainable Building Materials of the Future

What if we could use mushrooms to warm our homes? Or use shape-memory alloys to make our infrastructure more sustainable? Volvo Construction Equipment takes a look at some of the future technology with the potential to radically transform the way we build. 1. Cross-laminated timber Wood has been a construction… Read more »

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 1% in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, according to the UK equipment statistics exchange*. This continues the trend of a slowing rate of quarterly growth this year compared with 2017,… Read more »

The popularity of compact equipment on construction sites continues to grow. Their versatility has even led heavy equipment original equipment manufacturers to produce dozens of attachments for each machine. While there are many options when it comes to attachment selection, plus, many niche markets requiring unique or even custom attachments,… Read more »

The diversification of the Kingdom’s construction projects calls for an expanded offer of building solutions, organisers of The Big 5 Saudi anticipate More than 5,200 construction projects are currently rolling out in the GCC’s largest and most populous country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a BNC Network report shows. Valued… Read more »