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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 »

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 »