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Construction in Hungary to speed up in 2012

Despite a very weak 2010 and a poor start to 2011, the Hungarian construction market will begin its recovery from 2012 onwards. Public infrastructure projects will be the main driver of this growth. The first edition of the report “Construction sector in Hungary 2011 – Development forecasts for 2011-2013”, published …

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10 YEARS OF MB, 10 YEARS OF SUCCESS

MB celebrated its tenth birthday during the Samoter show in Verona. Ten years have gone by since the company based in the town of Breganze, province of Vicenza, started producing and selling its crusher buckets, a product that has literally revolutionized the concept of construction site jobs throughout the world, creating …

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AEM announces “Statistics Outstanding Merit Award” winners

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has presented 103 member manufacturers with “Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards” for exemplary 2010 performance in AEM’s data reporting programs. Their actions enhance the association’s ability to provide meaningful market information to member companies for business benchmarking and planning. The annual awards are based on …

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When Things Get Tight, Even Better Ideas are Demanded

Hard to believe, but the free spaces in the MHI Nieder-Ofleiden basalt quarry are already running out. According to the organisers Geoplan GmbH there are currently only two handfuls of available spaces left on the site. The rest was already fully booked in April and the creators of this demonstration …

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Access industry ready for APEX

The seventh APEX aerial platform exhibition promises to be a record breaking event again, with over 100 exhibitors already confirmed and the exhibition almost fully booked. Many of the world’s access equipment manufacturers will launch new machines at the show. APEX which takes place in Maastricht, the Netherlands on 14 …

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Construction in Poland to grow 11% in 2011

On the back of an excellent start into 2011, the full year’s construction output will increase by around 11%, mostly driven by dynamic implementation of large civil engineering projects. However, the construction sector is likely to grow slower in the years 2012 and 2013. According to contractors, the appeal of …

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SAMOTER 2011: Certified Leadership Statistics

Data for the last edition have been certified by FKM as a warranty of transparency, clarity and precision VeronaFiere, in 1997, was the first non-German exhibition centre & organiser to request analysis of its results in terms of certification by FKM, as a further positive element in the assessment of …

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Resumed Growth for the Machinery Market in Europe

Yet the market is unsettled and several countries are still experiencing difficulties. Italy more or less at a standstill The value of production of construction machinery in Europe will grow in 2011 by 11% to 20 billion euros. The forecast was made by CECE after monitoring analysis for individual national …

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