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Simulation technology as a training tool is a proven concept in various professional fields – for example F1 drivers, pilots and astronauts have already benefited from simulation-based training for many years. It’s only recently that immersive technology has seen rapid growth within the construction sector. Advanced simulator development for construction… Read more »

Introduced by The Big 5, the Summit will put forward technology for construction in a bid to boost the industry’s efficiency and sustainability. The Big 5 2018, running from 26 to 29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre, will also showcase innovative technologies and introduce promising start-ups to the… Read more »

World-leading exhibitors to showcase latest cutting-edge Technology Trend for electric drives already setting in for smaller machines bauma 2019 to provide platform for discussions with international manufacturers One major trend is already emerging: the construction machinery industry is increasingly opting for alternative drives. In the future there will no longer… Read more »

LiftEx 2018 Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th November Arena MK Milton Keynes (UK) In just one week the doors to LiftEx 2018, the UK’s leading lifting exhibition, will open in the fantastic Arena MK Milton Keynes (UK)! Join us at this must-attend industry event and make sure you’re part of… Read more »

With Gender Parity in Construction Still Far-Off, The BIG 5 Launches “WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION”

A traditionally male dominated industry, construction presents major challenges for equal opportunities for women. As the UAE gears up to become one of the world’s top 25 countries for gender parity by 2021, empowering women in construction becomes a priority. In 2018, the largest construction event in the Middle East,… Read more »

If you are free from the 14th to 18th November, there are some exciting Construction Trade Fairs, Exhibitions and Expos taking place in the USA, UK, Switzerland and India. Here is a summary of what you could expect at each event so you can see if this is where you… Read more »

“The dragon is breathing fire”: Record number of exhibitors before the start of the trade fair

More than 3,300 exhibitors from 40 countries Far more visitors expected compared to last edition Managing Director Stefan Rummel: “A new era lies ahead of us” The “who’s who” of the industry will be there when bauma CHINA opens its doors again from November 27 to 30, 2018 in Shanghai…. Read more »

Fuel Use – How Low Can You Go?

The diesel engine has become a highly efficient power source – but how much further can it be developed. In this article Dr. Staffan Lundgren discusses whether the humble engine has a future, and if so what it looks like. Despite being developed constantly over the last century to become… 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 »

If you are looking for some good Construction Trade Fairs to attend in the near future, here are 6 you might like to consider. Wherever you are in the world, there’s a good selection, from Bolivia in South America, to Myanmar in Asia, and plenty in between. 1. BOLIVIA –… Read more »