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That’s a Wrap – Plantworx 2019 closes its doors on what was deemed a triumphant show

The 4th biennial Plantworx Construction Machinery Show, incorporating Railworx, (11 – 13 June), hosted by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), fell victim once again to monsoon weather conditions. The show was blessed with a brief respite on the middle day of the event (Wednesday 12th June) – but the torrential rain returned… Read more »

SaMoTer 2020: ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR 23rd INNOVATION AWARD

Verona, 27 June 2019 – SaMoTer, the international exhibition dedicated to construction machinery, will once again promote technological evolution and research during the run-up to next edition scheduled at the Verona Exhibition Centre 21-25 March 2020. The closing date for entries in the 23rd Innovation Award is 28 October 2019…. Read more »

Global Roadbuilding Federation Advances Best Practices & Industry Solutions CONEXPO Latin America 2019 announces the co-location of the International Road Federation (IRF) 2019 Regional Conference on Asphalt Pavements at the exhibition, which is set for October 2-5 in Santiago, Chile. The IRF conference will be held October 3-4. IRF conference… Read more »

Plantforce Rentals is a leading construction equipment rental company headquartered in Somerset, with additional depots across the West Country and the Midlands.  The company owns a fleet of 93 Hyundai machines ranging from 6 tonnes up to 52 tonnes, which include loading shovels, crawler, and wheeled excavators.   Plantforce has recently added… Read more »

Hacking the Key to Optimizing Digital Diversity

Changing technologies mean every company needs to stay ahead of the digital curve, but few go so far as inviting hackers to take over their systems. Yet Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) did just that. Volvo CE’s first hackathon ‘Hack Sprint’, a collaboration with Volvo Group Connected Solutions is a… 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 »

UK Construction Sector Report launched at Plantworx

At Plantworx 2019, (East of England Arena & Events Centre, Peterborough), the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), launched the new CEA and HMG commissioned Sector Report. The launch was attended by Government officials, including Louise Scott, a representative from the Automotive Unit at BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy),… Read more »

MILWAUKEE – Safety training is critical in the construction industry because it’s a high-risk workplace with hazardous work. Dangerous situations are part of the everyday working environment. The constant challenge for construction companies is to create and deliver effective safety training. “The traditional way of handling safety training tends to… 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 »

After a successful launch edition, The Big 5 Construct Qatar will return on 23 – 25 September 2019 at Doha Exhibition and Conference Centre (DECC). Qatar has over $150bn of known planned and un-awarded projects, according to a report released by The Big 5 Construct Qatar and MEED Projects. Construction… Read more »