The outlook for the UK’s construction industry has been downgraded, with growth prospects diverging by sector and Brexit-related uncertainty intensifying, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest forecasts. Uncertainty around the UK’s withdrawal from the EU has persisted since the…
Across the UK, cities are following the standards being demanded by London to restrict access to vehicles not meeting extremely low emissions standards. Such is the air quality in certain areas of London, it fails the World Health Organisation’s standards.…
Damen signs with Gerd Stensen of Norway
Gerd Stensen, like Damen, is a family company. Their dredging work includes but is not limited to the extraction of coral sand for the French agricultural industry. They have previously operated a Damen Stan Tug 1, still going strong after 36 years and recently sold to a vessel operator in the Baltics.
Victor Creixell, Executive Director, Tradebe USA (US CEO), will become the company’s new Tradebe Environmental Services Global CEO as of July 2017. Josep Creixell, the current president who founded Tradebe in 1983 and who has led the company since that date, will move on to setting up and leading the Board of Directors.
Alimak Group signs new Construction and Rental orders with Construction Company Lendlease worth approximately SEK 53 million in Sydney, Australia.
Alimak Group, market leader in vertical access solutions, has been awarded the contract to provide equipment and services on Crown Towers in Sydney, Australia.
The orders include high performance Construction Hoists with related services for the vertical access systems during the project. The project will run until 2020 with most of the equipment being delivered during 2017 and 2018. Alimak has been involved in previous projects with Lendlease and are very pleased to see a continued trust and interest from the company who are constructing Sydney’s first six-star luxury hotel resort.
CASE Construction Equipment will be showcasing the new range of C Series mini excavators at the 4th International Rental Exhibition (IRE) which takes place in Amsterdam, from the 2nd to the 4th May 2017. The line-up will include 3 of the 6 recently launched models: a CASE CX18C, a CX26C and a CX60C.
New C Series, especially suited to the Rental Industry
The C Series mini excavators have been designed to meet the specific needs of rental fleets offering a wide range of advantages for this specific target group.
CASE announces the appointment of Leigh Harris as Business Director for the UK and Republic of Ireland
Previously Director of Network Development EMEA at CASE Construction Equipment for the past three years, Leigh also brings 10 years of experience in the construction equipment industry to his new position with CASE.
Alimak Group, the vertical access solution company, acquires the leading global BMU (Building Maintenance Unit) provider Facade Access Group.
Australian based company, Facade Access Group, has a global market leading position in permanent Building Maintenance Units, BMU solutions, based on high safety standards and with a long lifecycle. The company addresses the market via two brands; CoxGomyl and Manntech. Through this acquisition Alimak Group strengthens and broadens the product portfolio, expands the existing footprint and business into a global adjacent niche market within vertical access while benefitting from a healthy underlying growth in the BMU-market.
India is currently the only national market in Asia experiencing growing construction machinery sales. And growth is forecast for the next few years as well: Good leading indicators for BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, which will be held from December 12 to 15, 2016 at the HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi.
According to the Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery Association within the Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau (VDMA—German Engineering Federation), India is currently the only Asian country able to point to a growing construction machinery market. Infrastructure development is commonly held to be the driving force behind this development. The Indian government and international development banks are making billions available for new roads, bridges, sea and airports, as well as railway and energy projects.
The DEUTZ Corporation based in Georgia in the United States and Terex, the multinational manufacturer of powered access equipment, have concluded to expand their relationship to the field of reconditioning.
Under this new arrangement, DEUTZ AG’s American subsidiary will supply Terex with exchange engines for reconditioning its Genie aerial working platforms (AWP). DEUTZ sells its exchange engines under the brand name DEUTZ Xchange.