Yearly Archives: 2017

Skills Breakfast Debate: CECE gathered key stakeholders to jointly tackle the skills issue in the construction sector

CECE Press Release Skills Breakfast Debate

Demographic change, too few women on jobsites, lack of engineers, fierce competition, little interest in STEM disciplines, a bad image of the sector and growing demand for digital skills are the biggest challenges in the construction and equipment sectors. “CECE is determined to address the skills gap by providing a …

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Swedish Prime Minister and French President Sign Strategic Partnership at Volvo Group Headquarters

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Volvo Group headquarters where they saw some of the company’s latest innovations – including the prototype, fully-electric EX2 compact excavator. The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and the French President Emmanuel Macron signed a strategic partnership between their …

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA: the definitive event for the construction and mining industries in Southern Africa

Growing sense of quality awareness with regard to formwork technology Component manufacturers holding up well even in tough market conditions Smaller concrete mixers in demand Stakeholders in the African and international construction and mining industries are set to meet up at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March …

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AEM Announces ‘I Make America’ Award Winners

MILWAUKEE (November 10, 2017) – A record number of equipment manufacturing industry companies were recognized for their outstanding commitment to advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) recent Annual Conference. Thirty companies received AEM’s highest honor for their participation in I Make America, …

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Floating effortlessly and able to be positioned with great accuracy, drones – also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – are becoming an increasingly popular tool in the construction industry. Named after stingless male bees, drones were originally a military technology, dating back to the siege of Venice in …

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