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This coming week we have six more exciting Construction Trade Fairs on the horizon, starting in Ghana, then on to Australia, Japan, the UK and Norway. So get you tickets and prepare for some eye-opening opportunities in the building industry. 1. GHANA, Accra: 19-21 Nov 2018 Building Construction & Property… Read more »

Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe appoints new Director for Material Handling Europe

Tessenderlo, Belgium – HCEE (Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe) announces the appointment of Peter Verbiest as the new Material Handling Director for the European market. With more than seventeen years of experience in the Material Handling business, both in general management and sales, Hyundai welcome Peter Verbiest who will further develop… Read more »

If you are looking for something to do and somewhere to go this coming weekend, here are five trade fairs coming up. In fact, starting from Thursday 15th in Switzerland and Italy, and running through till Sunday 18th. The next three start on Friday or Saturday, until Sunday 18th, and… Read more »

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 popularity of compact equipment on construction sites continues to grow. Their versatility has even led heavy equipment original equipment manufacturers to produce dozens of attachments for each machine. While there are many options when it comes to attachment selection, plus, many niche markets requiring unique or even custom attachments,… Read more »