Industry News

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 14 December 2016 – The GCC projects market is expected to record at best $120bn worth of contract awards in 2016, down at least a third on 2015 levels and well below what was initially forecast, as low oil prices severely impact government expenditure, according to… Read more »

Faithful+Gould & Saudi Council of Engineers hold third Professional Development Event in Riyadh on Project Management Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – December 6th, 2016 – Faithful+Gould, the leading integrated project & programme management consultancy in association with the prominent Saudi Council of Engineers held the third professional development seminar today at… Read more »

5 Tips from New AEM Fuel-Quality Infographic to Protect Tier 4 Engines MILWAUKEE (December 12, 2016) Fuel quality is critical to keep Tier 4 engines running smoothly, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a downloadable infographic to help equipment owners and users keep their machines up and… Read more »

U.S. Construction Equipment Exports Down 25 Percent AEM

Market Update and Analysis MILWAUKEE (November 30, 2016) – Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment fell 25 percent overall for the first three quarters of 2016 compared to 2015 January – September, for a total $8.2 billion shipped to global markets. All world regions were in decline from single-digit drops for… Read more »

MILWAUKEE – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) have signed a cooperative agreement that will help promote visibility for AEM exhibitions worldwide and a positive global business environment for exhibitors as well as visitors. Sigrid de Vries, CECE secretary general, and Megan… Read more »

AEM Salutes Member Companies for Industry Service

MILWAUKEE (November 28, 2016) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has recognized 43 companies for achieving “milestone member” status in 2016, a designation that highlights their off-road equipment industry support through longtime and continuous participation in AEM. AEM honored seven 50-year member companies and 36 companies achieving 25-year status… Read more »

AEM Announces ‘I Make America’ Award Winners

MILWAUKEE (November 28, 2016) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces the 2016 recipients of its I Make America advocacy awards. Winners are AEM member companies that have achieved the highest level of support in AEM’s signature program to build grassroots support and advocate for pro-manufacturing policies that create… Read more »

CPA’s Team ‘Alas Smith and Brown’ prepare for the CPA Lighthouse Club John O’Groats to Land’s End Run

The 8th Lighthouse Run is taking place this weekend (15th – 17th October).  The event, which is being sponsored by CPA (Construction Plant-hire Association) as part of the association’s 75-year anniversary celebrations, consists of a drive from John O’Groats to Land’s End, in six stages over two days following a… Read more »

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment continued to show modest growth in Q2 2016, and reverse the declining trend seen in 2015, which reflected poor demand in many major overseas markets. Measured in volume terms (tonnes), exports showed 6.1% growth in Apr/Jun 2016 compared with Jan/Mar, at 136 k… Read more »