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Volvo’s Electric Excavator Helps Build the Morgan Stanley Garden at Iconic RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The construction of the Morgan Stanley Garden – one of this year’s main show gardens at the global consumer showcase – will be the first major project for Volvo’s new electric ECR25. Highlighting the machine’s unique capabilities for inner city environments and in keeping with the garden’s aims to explore… Read more »

Full report to be launched at PLANTWORX… At PLANTWORX 2019 (11-13 June, East of England Arena & Events Centre, Peterborough) the construction machinery manufacturers will demonstrate to visitors why the UK construction sector is ranked number one in Europe with a 24% market share. The prospect of Brexit has not… Read more »

Record bauma attracts more than 620,000 visitors

Around 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries Sharp jump in overseas visitors Exhibitors: Good business and full order books With more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, bauma 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, generated the best… Read more »

Aberdeen based, Bear Handling Ltd specialise in handling equipment across Scotland and the oil & gas industry – the company is the Hyundai forklift distributor for the region. Bear Handling has recently secured a brand-new customer, leading engineering services company, TEXO Group. The company has just taken delivery of four… Read more »

Prince George, BC – In one month, one of the region’s most popular heavy equipment trade shows is making its return to the CN Centre. Taking place May 24 and 25, the Canada North Resources Expo is a showcase of the leading companies and products that are part of Northern… Read more »

Building a new wonder of the world

With severe overcrowding putting pressure on the iconic city of Cairo, Egypt, the answer is simple: build a new capital city next to it. In the seventh episode of The Megaproject Listing, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) explores the ambitious construction of a new metropolis outside the sprawling urban center… Read more »

Verona – April 2019 – Sales of earth moving machinery in 2018 on a global scale accelerated sharply, achieving growth of 23%, thereby equalling the splendid performance already posted in 2017. In total, 825,000 machines were sold in 2017, while 2018 saw sales leap to more than one million units…. Read more »

Plantworx 2019 Takes Centre Stage

New Technology – New Features – New Venue Hot on the heels of Bauma Munich, the Plantworx Construction Machinery Exhibition hosted by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) is almost upon us! The 4th biennial working construction event is taking place at its brand-new home at the East of England Arena… Read more »

Founding meeting at bauma – New working group Machines in Construction 4.0

The increasing networking of machines requires more cooperation between manufacturers and customers. Machine language, data management and data security are just a few keywords. The new working group was founded in Munich on 8 April to enable this work to be carried out in a more structured manner and with… Read more »

Terex Trucks’ TA300 is proving popular with German customers

After signing Maschinenbau Rehnen GmbH as its newest German dealer, Terex Trucks is experiencing increased demand for its articulated haulers. Maschinenbau Rehnen GmbH is currently renting a pair of TA300 articulated haulers out to two of its customers – and so far, the feedback has been excellent.   It’s been… Read more »