Industry News

Construction equipment sales on a downward trend in 2019

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market fell by 7.4% in the third quarter of the year, compared with the same quarter in 2018. This follows falls of 1.2% in Q1, and 5.4% in Q2, resulting in sales in the first nine months of the year… Read more »

CECE Summit 2019 – 60th  anniversary conference in Brussels – “From bricks to bytes” How innovative technologies contribute to a sustainable construction industry

The bi-annual CECE Summit on 16th and 17th October again gathered over 170 attendees of business-leaders, EU decision-makers, partner organisations and journalists to discuss the most relevant challenges of economic, environmental and social sustainability in today’s digital construction industry. In his welcome speech Enrico Prandini, CECE President, focussed on the… Read more »

CECE and CEMA represent manufacturing industries producing high-technology equipment used in construction and agriculture respectively. Together, our industries provide jobs to over 600,000 people all over Europe working for, both large multinationals and innovative SMEs. CECE with an annual revenues of ca. EUR40 bn and CEMA with an annual turnover… Read more »

MILWAUKEE (June 17, 2019) – In conjunction with its year long 125th Anniversary celebration, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is issuing five $10,000 grants to non-profit organizations who partner with AEM member companies and/or their distribution networks to cultivate the next generation of the equipment industry’s workforce. “AEM is… Read more »

Brussels, 13 June 2019 – Construction stakeholders believe that the Construction 2020 initiative should be reinforced in order to fully achieve its ambitions, aimed at supporting the construction sector’s adaptation to key emerging challenges and to promote the sustainable competitiveness of the sector. To this end, major European construction representatives… Read more »

Photos Tell the Stories of Equipment Manufacturing Workers

MILWAUKEE, June 6, 2019 – Photos taken by documentary photographer Brad Romano were unveiled today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). More than 150 photos were collected as part of an ongoing effort to help tell the story of the 1.3 million men and women of the equipment manufacturing… Read more »

Looking to start or upgrade your construction career? Check out this free eBook! MILWAUKEE – CONEXPO-CON/AGG has released a downloadable eBook titled The Ultimate Construction Career Guide as a precursor to the upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. The eBook is the cultivation of numerous articles and guides that provides tips and expert… Read more »

Circular economy in construction: Call for an expert platform for circular materials, products and buildings

With a shared goal of putting circular thinking at the heart of the construction sector, major European construction actors have come together with environmental and standardisation stakeholders to jointly request a comprehensive strategy on circular economy in construction. This strategy should take into account the relevant opportunities and challenges, develop… Read more »

AEM Elects New Holland Leader to Ag Sector Board

MILWAUKEE (May 21, 2019) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Brett Davis, Brand Leader, New Holland North America of CNH Industrial LLC, to the AEM Ag Sector Board. “We welcome Brett and want to publicly thank him and his company for supporting the Association and its goals,”… Read more »

MILWAUKEE (May 7, 2019) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame is seeking outstanding equipment industry leaders who have made meaningful advancements to the industry’s growth and success. Nominate a deserving individual by June 12 to be considered for 2019 AEM Hall of Fame induction. Details and… Read more »