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Industry pioneers gather at high-profile Global Solar Leaders’ Summit to highlight the growing importance of solar solutions in the urban sector. Dubai, November 27: Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, the Global Solar Leaders’ Summit has been held at The Big 5 Solar… Read more »

Volvo CE’s Megaproject Listing: Building a New City from the Ground up

With Santa Cruz emerging as Latin America’s fastest growing powerhouse, Bolivia’s biggest city is struggling to control its exponential spread. Now a brand-new city is being built from scratch to ease the boom town’s accelerated urbanization. Volvo Megaprojects listing In the fifth episode of The Megaproject Listing, Volvo Construction Equipment… Read more »

bauma China in Shanghai has become a success story since its first event in 2002. In 2016, the total exhibition space of 300,000 m² was booked by 2,953 exhibitors from 41 countries. 170,000 visitors from 149 countries and regions have shown that bauma China has become the leading international trade… Read more »

7 Spectacular Trade Fairs from Brazil to Cambodia and Back

This week we have seven spectacular construction trade fairs for you to be aware of. They are taking place in seven different countries: Brazil, UK, China, France, USA, Canada and Cambodia. So fasten your seatbelts and get ready for some good shows all over the world! 1. BRAZIL, São Paulo:… Read more »

Over 700 exhibitors from 25 countries Construction machinery market in India is booming Contest for fair visitors The flourishing construction machinery market in India is attracting a large number of exhibitors from all parts of the world to this year’s bauma CONEXPO INDIA, which will be held from December 11… Read more »

After a successful launch edition in 2017, The Big 5 Solar will return under the Patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, to showcase solar energy solutions for the construction industry at Dubai World Trade Centre from 26-29 November 2018. As part of The Big 5,… Read more »

Wherever you are in the world, if you’re searching for a good construction trade fair to attend or exhibit at, here are 7 options coming up shortly. These fairs are taking place in 7 different countries, so there is sure to be one or more which suits your needs and… Read more »

Five of the Remotest Cities in the World

Growing urbanization in some of the hardest to reach spots on earth can be difficult to manage, but for thousands of years humans have persevered and created incredible cities in the most out-of-the-way locations. Cities have historically been built around natural commodities, production and trade – usually in easy to… Read more »

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 1% in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, according to the UK equipment statistics exchange*. This continues the trend of a slowing rate of quarterly growth this year compared with 2017,… Read more »

The Visionaires Shaping our Future Cities

Did you know that cities account for three quarters of all global carbon emissions? Here we highlight the experts who are striving to create a cleaner and more socially responsible urban environment. According to the United Nations, by 2050, more than two thirds of the world’s entire population will be… Read more »