Industry News

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 »

“The pre-announced commitment of some £30bn to roads repair and maintenance is extremely welcome. This is not only good news for motorists but will provide an additional boost to the plant hire sector. The hope is that the money will be invested in machines and methods which make those repairs… Read more »

As 2018 draws to a close there are still some good opportunities for you to attend construction machinery trade fairs, and Africa is the place to be. The following 5 trade fairs are coming up in November and December, so take a look and see if you would like to… Read more »

European construction equipment industry gathers at CECE Congress in Rome in the midst of a positive business cycle

Rome was this year the setting for the CECE Congress, the biennial gathering of the European construction equipment industry, hosted by the Italian construction equipment association, UNACEA. Ranging from European and global business leaders to leading exhibition organisers, close to 200 delegates met to discuss with policy makers and economic… Read more »

MEED selects UAE companies with outstanding contributions to growth of region With an estimated $2.4tn of projects planned across the GCC, the region still offers abundant opportunities as governments seek to develop infrastructure to meet the needs of rapidly expanding populations, and to deliver economic diversification. But while the need… Read more »

Construction brings many opportunities to many different people. Communities experiencing an intense building spree can usually look forward to more foot traffic or an influx of new businesses. Unfortunately, this progress can also attract thieves and vandals, as the busy construction site of the day turns into one of the… Read more »

MILWAUKEE (September 5, 2018) – While design has long been digital, the physical world has not. Now drone imagery can digitize the physical world and provide builders with an accurate and up-to-date representation of a project. The hardware and software is advancing as well. Today, aircrafts have the ability to… Read more »

MILWAUKEE (August 22, 2018) – Employee retention is no easy task for construction contractors today. It’s no longer enough just to pay competitive wages, keep employees safe and provide regular hours for them to make a steady living. Roger Belisle, vice president of operations of Whissell Contracting Ltd., explains his… Read more »

Construction equipment sales show further growth in Q2 2018

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 3.8% in the second 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… Read more »