Land-based Engineering – get used to the phrase. Within the context of apprenticeships for construction plant service and maintenance engineers it is vital that you do. The CEA’s Skills Council representative Philip Burgess reports. On December 16th, the Skills Funding Agency approved for use the two Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standards on… Read more »

The CEA (Construction Equipment Association) has organised a UK Pavilion at the forthcoming bauma China construction machinery, vehicles and equipment exhibition which takes place in Shanghai China from 22nd – 25th November this year. The dedicated Pavilion will feature 12 UK exhibitors (in addition to the CEA booth), comprising construction… Read more »

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment continued to show modest growth in Q2 2016, and reverse the declining trend seen in 2015, which reflected poor demand in many major overseas markets. Measured in volume terms (tonnes), exports showed 6.1% growth in Apr/Jun 2016 compared with Jan/Mar, at 136 k… Read more »

The CEA (Construction Equipment Association) and Plantworx Construction Equipment Exhibition has teamed up with educational organisation, Primary Engineer, to work with more than 25 primary and secondary schools in the Leicestershire area on an exciting STEM vehicle engineering project. This new initiative by the CEA forms part of the CEA… Read more »

In the final run up to the EU referendum the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) surveyed its members on their position – should the UK stay or should the UK leave the EU? Of those expressing a view – 63% supported the Brexit ‘Remain’ camp – and 11% sided with the… Read more »