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Construction equipment sales fell by 6% in 2019

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market fell by 12.3% in the last quarter of 2019, compared with the same quarter in 2018. This continued the trend during last year of quarterly sales declining at increasing rates through the year compared with 2018. This significant fall… Read more »

UK Construction Sector Report launched at Plantworx

At Plantworx 2019, (East of England Arena & Events Centre, Peterborough), the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), launched the new CEA and HMG commissioned Sector Report. The launch was attended by Government officials, including Louise Scott, a representative from the Automotive Unit at BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy),… Read more »

Construction equipment sales show modest growth in 2018

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 2% in 2018, after experiencing a fall in the last quarter of the year. Prior to the 8% reduction in sales in Q4 (compared with Q4 2017), the trend over the previous two years had been to… Read more »

“The pre-announced commitment of some £30bn to roads repair and maintenance is extremely welcome. This is not only good news for motorists but will provide an additional boost to the plant hire sector. The hope is that the money will be invested in machines and methods which make those repairs… Read more »

CEA (Construction Equipment Association) focus on inspiring Young Engineers once again at the Plantworx 2019 construction machinery exhibition… The CEA and the Plantworx event have been supporting the Primary and Secondary Engineer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programme since 2017, when the inaugural collaborative ‘celebration’ event took place at… Read more »

Construction equipment sales in the UK show nearly 6% growth in Q1 2018

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market grew by 5.7% in the first quarter of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017, according to the UK equipment statistics exchange. * This is an encouraging outturn, against the background of a weak construction market in the… Read more »

The recent CEA Annual conference (One Great George Street London) was attended by over 190 delegates from the Construction Equipment sector, including guests from leading contractors Balfour Beatty, BAM Nuttall and Keltbray. The conference also attracted guests from Government departments such as the Department for International Trade. CECE’s (Committee for… Read more »

The CEA (Construction Equipment Association) has for a second year teamed up with educational organisation Primary Engineer to work with primary and secondary schools in the Leicestershire area. The catchment area has been widened this year to include schools in Coventry – the schools will work on exciting STEM (Science,… Read more »

UK Exports and Imports of Construction and Earthmoving equipment* – Q3 2017

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment remain buoyant in 2017, showing a 21% increase in the first 9 months compared with 2016. UK imports of equipment also remain strong, showing a 12% increase in the first 9 months of 2017 compared with 2016. This reflects increased demand in the… Read more »

The recent CEA Conference took place at Manchester United FC at Old Trafford and was attended by 60 CEA member delegates from the Construction Equipment sector and special guests. The conference was moderated by Chris Sleight, senior consultant at Off-Highway Research, who is recognised as one of the world’s leading… Read more »