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Global demand for construction machinery is on the rise

2018-04-26T11:23:44+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Plant news|

Analysis carried out by Off-Highway Research shows that the global market for construction machinery grew by 25% in 2017 to $88 billion USD.  With sales of around 702,000 units in 2016, the market grew to 894,000 units purchased worldwide in [...]

CITB Reveals 6 Point Plan Following Shake-Up

2017-11-07T16:55:55+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Plant news|

The CITB has recently revealed their 6 point plan to make the training body "more focused, efficient and responsive" following a government-commissioned review.  In a 34 page review carried out by Mr Paul Morrell, a former construction advisor, the Department for [...]

London mayor seeks new powers to police construction machinery

2017-10-04T10:52:28+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has asked central government to give him new powers to curb pollution from construction machinery.   The mayor wants greater powers to enforce compliance with the standards of the non-road mobile machinery low emission zone (NRMM LEZ), [...]

UK construction machinery exports continue to grow.

2017-08-29T16:03:35+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Plant news|

UK exports of construction and earthmoving equipment continued on an upward trend in the second quarter of 2017, showing growth for the fourth consecutive quarter.   Construction machinery exports in Q2 2017 increased by 2.0%, reaching £714m, their highest quarterly [...]