Construction Equipment

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 »

Global sales of construction equipment are expected to increase 7 percent this year, according to updated forecasts from specialist market intelligence company Off-Highway Research. The number of machines sold in 2017 is expected to reach 695,142 units worldwide, compared to the 650,133 pieces of equipment sold in 2016, which represented… Read more »

SaMoTer will be held alongside sister-events Asphaltica (road paving, safety and infrastructures show) and – for the first time – Transpotec Logitec (Transport and Logistics event by Fiera Milano). In all, 780 exhibitors from 30 countries will occupy 10 halls and 6 outdoor areas for a total of more than… Read more »

VDMA Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery: Great Differences across Markets

Construction equipment: 2016 forecast remains at plus 3% Building material machinery: subdued prospects – the sector lacks growth markets Uncertainties make future prospects hard to assess Frankfurt, 2 August 2016 – German construction equipment manufacturers remain cautiously optimistic at the middle of the year. “After a great bauma trade fair… Read more »

Outlook for construction equipment manufacturers is optimistic – but industry success factors have changed

McKinsey study: manufacturers expect annual growth of 5 to 6 percent – more than two-thirds are optimistic about the future – new growth markets and stronger customer orientation are key trends DÜSSELDORF. European manufacturers of construction equipment expect annual growth of 5 to 6 percent through 2020, and 2 percentage… Read more »

Following a 1,200+ lot auction in February, heavy equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. will hold its next UK auction on Tuesday March 22. Bidders can choose from more than 770 auction lots, varying from light and heavy construction machinery, farming machinery, trucks and much more. The auction is unreserved, meaning there… Read more »

VDMA: 7% sales increase in construction equipment industry in 2015

2016 highly risk-prone, yet slight growth is possible Exhaust emissions debate has developed into an environmental policy prank Frankfurt, 17 March 2016 – Sales in 2015 nominally went up 7 per cent for German construction equipment manufacturers, reaching EUR 9 billion. German manufacturers doing better than world market in 2015… Read more »

LiuGong Europe and Portsmouth based UK dealership Construction Plant & Machinery Sales (CPMS) have signed an exciting sponsorship deal with Motocross team Cab Screens Husqvarna for the forthcoming 2016 season, during which time the team will be known as Cab Screens LiuGong Husqvarna. As part of the deal LiuGong will… Read more »

Terex Finlay Launch New C-1545 Tracked Mobile Cone Crusher

The NEW C-1545 cone crusher is the latest addition to the Terex|Finlay range of tracked mobile cone crushers. The mid-range Terex® Finlay C-1545 offers operators a high capacity and aggressive cone crusher for the surface ore mining and aggregate industries. This efficient and highly productive machine incorporates the NEW Terex®… Read more »

The Build Show Welcomes Sig Distribution

SIG Distribution is the latest to lend its name to the list of leading industry lights exhibiting at the Build Show, part of UK Construction Week, this October. As the UK’s leading specialist construction supplier, SIG Distribution’s 58 years of experience has given the company an unparalleled understanding of its… Read more »