Construction Machinery

Logging on at the equator

Dragging timber-filled sledges through a tropical environment, an Indonesian contractor relies on a fleet of Volvo excavators to grapple with 200,000 tons of wood a year. Sumatra, western Indonesia, is the sixth largest island in the world with a 480,000km2 landmass and a population of 50 million. Its elongated shape… Read more »

Volvo demonstrates caring side at bauma China 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment will demonstrate how ‘Caring drives innovation’ at this year’s interactive Bauma China exhibition in Shanghai. At Asia’s most important industry event, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is making its presence at this year’s Bauma China one to be remembered. Under the theme of ‘Caring drives innovation’ the… Read more »

Industry’s Biggest Names Confirmed at ACE Expo Queensland 2015

11 September, 2014 – The foundations have been laid, exhibitors are buzzing and the dates have been set for the Australian Construction and Equipment Expo Queensland (ACE QLD 2015). This exhibition in partnership with the Construction and Mining Equipment Industry Group (CMEIG) will showcase all the major companies and brands… Read more »

Impressive balance sheet from A to E, and a new attendance record in the history of steinexpo

6 September 2014: The leading manufacturers of construction machinery, suppliers of mineral processing equipment, suppliers of add-on equipment and service providers agree: The ninth steinexpo 2014 quarry demonstration exhibition from 3 to 6 September was a huge success! 254 exhibitors in the MHI Nieder-Ofleiden basalt quarry successfully played host to… Read more »

Building in China  Big plans, big projects

Between November 25 to 28, 2014 it will be time for the seventh edition of bauma China, the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment, taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Despite the current downturn in the Chinese economy, there… Read more »

The next really BIG event in the construction show calendar is the 2nd Plantworx exhibition which is taking place in just nine months’ time at its brand new home at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, Leicestershire, UK. During the Summer Plantworx team held its ‘One Year to Go’ event at Bruntingthorpe, where exhibitors… Read more »

BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA to move to a three-year cycle after 2015

Market-oriented cycle for Africa BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA’s organizers respond to industry’s wish Africa’s largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) from September 15 to 18, 2015. Following next year’s… Read more »

Terex Trucks ‘stronger together’ as part of Volvo

With a new name, new owner and a new commitment to customers, products and dealers, the new-look Terex Trucks remains committed to the long haul, says MD Paul Douglas. The newly-named Terex Trucks is committed to its customers, products and dealers, claims the company’s longstanding managing director Paul Douglas in… Read more »

SMOPYC 2011 – Nine Exhibition Pavilons Have Been Adjudicated to Date

SMOPYC 2011 already has a surface area of more than 300,000 square metres The next edition of the international show for public works, construction and mining machinery will take place at Zaragoza Exhibition Centre from 5th to 9th April With still four months to go to the staging of the… Read more »

New “Green Roads Summit” at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011

Increased interest in green highways is a natural extension of the fast-growing green building movement in construction. A new “Green Roads Summit” at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 will offer attendees ready-to apply green construction techniques and the latest environmental information affecting jobsites, including green roads programs. The daylong event, which includes a… Read more »