Founding meeting at bauma – New working group Machines in Construction 4.0

The increasing networking of machines requires more cooperation between manufacturers and customers. Machine language, data management and data security are just a few keywords. The new working group was founded in Munich on 8 April to enable this work to be carried out in a more structured manner and with… Read more »

On the eve of bauma, five companies and one university received the bauma Innovation Award 2019 for the best technical innovation in their category. The prize was awarded for developments that point the way to the future, are economical, environmentally friendly, practicable and take particular account of people in their… Read more »

The fourth Building Material Plants Day was held in Frankfurt on March 7 and 8, with “big data” the burning issue amongst the participants. The building material plants sector is also affected by increasing digitalization, encompassing the collection, evaluation and use of data. How will companies deal with this in… Read more »

Preparations are in full swing. As the technical and conceptual sponsor of the bauma trade fair and partner of Messe München, VDMA organizes events for the partner country of Canada and for future apprentices, supports the bauma Forum and will be a point of contact at the trade fair throughout… Read more »

German construction machinery industry demands stable framework conditions in Europe

At the VDMA Construction Machinery group conference held in Frankfurt, the mood was very clear: Construction machinery manufacturers are concerned about a no-deal Brexit and the beginning of a possible disintegration of the European Union. According to the experts, however, the global economic challenges can only be mastered with a… Read more »

Building material plant manufacturers have overcome lean period

Demand grew worldwide in 2017 Double-digit order growth possible for 2018 Markets all over the globe recovered in 2017. The German manufacturers of building material plants are also benefiting from the increased demand. In the area of cement, lime and gypsum there was still a statistical base effect in 2017… Read more »

German construction equipment industry in the middle of a boom

Turnover and incoming orders saw a double-digit increase in 2017 Manufacturers start kick off 2018 with great optimism Frankfurt, February 14, 2018 – The German construction equipment industry ended 2017 with turnover of 10.8 billion euros – an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous year. It is the… Read more »

Earth-moving is booming – mineral processing still weak VDMA announces digitalization campaign The perfect place for the THINK BIG! youth initiative Nieder-Ofleiden, August 30, 2017 – For the large sector of earth-moving equipment in the VDMA Construction Equipment and Building Materials Machinery Association, the steinexpo demonstration trade fair, which takes… Read more »

In order to carry out core-drilling work on construction sites exactly and with optimal results the core-drilling equipment used must be safely fastened to the ground. To give users an idea of the ideal fastening system the core-drilling equipment working group of the construction equipment and building material machinery association… Read more »

Economic update at mid-year – Construction equipment and building material machinery well on track

  Frankfurt, 13th July 2017 – Following a good start to the new year, the upward trend has continued both in the construction equipment and the building material machinery industry. The sector expects to increase its total turnover by 5 percent by the end of the year to around 14.6… Read more »