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 »

In the first three quarters of 2017, sales of construction and earthmoving equipment grew by 6% compared with the same period in 2016. Sales in the July/September quarter grew by over 3%, but represent a slowing pattern of growth from the first quarter, when sales were up by nearly 9%… Read more »

Faced with ever more-stringent environmental legislation, the construction equipment industry has retained its faith in the trusty diesel engine. And for good reason according to CEA consultant, Alex Woodrow. As an independent consultant with over 20 years in the automotive and related industries there has never been a dull moment,… Read more »