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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 »

The Executive Hire Show 2020 kicks off to a great start!

The tool, equipment and compact plant hire industry continues to go from strength to strength following reports from the organisers of the Executive Hire Show 2020 (5-6 February Ricoh Arena, Coventry). During the annual exhibitor ‘Kick-Off’ meeting, at the Show’s established home at the Ricoh Arena, which took place on… 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 »

Estimates analysed by the SaMoTer-Prometeia Outlook in October Verona 17 October 2019 – Investments in the construction sector continue to grow, driven by the resumption of public works. While overall value in Italy in 2018 came to 139 billion euros, an increase of 3.5% is expected by the end of 2019… 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 »

Now in its third edition, The Big 5 Construct Kenya is free to attend and runs from 5 – 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). The event also features free education opportunities for construction professionals across all three days, where they can receive industry recognised certification…. Read more »

31st edition of the event scheduled at Veronafiere 21-25 March 2020 Liebherr and Wacker Neuson return after the last attending the trade fair in 2011. Confirmations from Bobcat, Doosan, Eurocomach, Hidromek, Hyundai, Komatsu, Sany, Takeuchi, Venieri and Yanmar Important returns and confirmations among machinery builders, with larger show areas in… Read more »

Five of the World’s Most Inspiring Green Buidings

As part of World Green Building Week (WGBW), Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) looks at the most impressive green buildings from around the world – and asks what exactly makes them so sustainable? WGBW organizers World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) defines a ‘green building’ as a building that, in its… Read more »

(Neumünster) The 64th edition of NordBau ended successfully in the evening of Sunday, 15th September 2019. Despite the complete closure of the A7 motorway due to construction work on the “Hamburger Deckel”, interested parties were not deterred from visiting the largest compact exhibition for construction in Northern Europe: 836 exhibitors… Read more »

AEM and Bridging America’s Gap Partner to Showcase Career Opportunities MILWAUKEE and LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 27, 2019) – Over the next few years, 20 million skilled employees will retire. To help address worker shortages, ICUEE 2019-The Demo Expo will host a special careers day at the show for hundreds of… Read more »