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CECE Summit 2019 – 60th  anniversary conference in Brussels – “From bricks to bytes” How innovative technologies contribute to a sustainable construction industry

The bi-annual CECE Summit on 16th and 17th October again gathered over 170 attendees of business-leaders, EU decision-makers, partner organisations and journalists to discuss the most relevant challenges of economic, environmental and social sustainability in today’s digital construction industry. In his welcome speech Enrico Prandini, CECE President, focussed on the… Read more »

CECE and CEMA represent manufacturing industries producing high-technology equipment used in construction and agriculture respectively. Together, our industries provide jobs to over 600,000 people all over Europe working for, both large multinationals and innovative SMEs. CECE with an annual revenues of ca. EUR40 bn and CEMA with an annual turnover… Read more »

Brussels, 13 June 2019 – Construction stakeholders believe that the Construction 2020 initiative should be reinforced in order to fully achieve its ambitions, aimed at supporting the construction sector’s adaptation to key emerging challenges and to promote the sustainable competitiveness of the sector. To this end, major European construction representatives… Read more »

Circular economy in construction: Call for an expert platform for circular materials, products and buildings

With a shared goal of putting circular thinking at the heart of the construction sector, major European construction actors have come together with environmental and standardisation stakeholders to jointly request a comprehensive strategy on circular economy in construction. This strategy should take into account the relevant opportunities and challenges, develop… Read more »

CECE at bauma presents latest figures and plans for next 5-years EU legislative term

At today’s CECE press conference, the European association of construction machinery manufacturers made it clear that 2018 was the strongest year for the construction equipment sector after the economic crisis. Releasing today a special video-animation, CECE reminded that sales on the European market grew by 11% and the absolute market… Read more »

Strengthening European Indian relations: CECE and iCEMA sign the Memorandum of Understanding

CECE President Enrico Prandini and iCEMA President Arvind Garg have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise their cooperation during an official signing ceremony at the bauma trade fair in Munich. Memorandum of Understanding The Memorandum of Understanding sets the terms of understanding between CECE and iCEMA in order… Read more »

European construction equipment remains on the growth path

• CECE releases Annual Economic Report 2019 • 2018 strongest year for the European construction equipment after crisis in 2008/09 • No dramatic downturn expected in 2019 2018 was the strongest year for the European construction equipment sector after the economic crisis of 2008/09: sales on the European market grew… Read more »

bauma China in Shanghai has become a success story since its first event in 2002. In 2016, the total exhibition space of 300,000 m² was booked by 2,953 exhibitors from 41 countries. 170,000 visitors from 149 countries and regions have shown that bauma China has become the leading international trade… Read more »

European construction equipment industry gathers at CECE Congress in Rome in the midst of a positive business cycle

Rome was this year the setting for the CECE Congress, the biennial gathering of the European construction equipment industry, hosted by the Italian construction equipment association, UNACEA. Ranging from European and global business leaders to leading exhibition organisers, close to 200 delegates met to discuss with policy makers and economic… Read more »

CECE and most of the major European construction industry associations have joined forces to draft and agree on “The European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation”, which is released today. The Manifesto calls for strong political leadership from the EU, an appropriate regulatory framework on data policy and budgetary focus on… Read more »