Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Business Covid-19 and Beyond

EU and US Free Trade Agreements – Effects on UK Construction Equipment Manufacturers of a No Deal

The CEA survey members for Ministerial briefings on the effects on the UK’s construction equipment sector of a potential no deals for Free Trade Agreements …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Diggers & Dozers Hillhead (almost) LIVE – a production masterpiece

The Hillhead 2020 exhibition, scheduled to take place on 23rd June, was forced to surrender to the COVID-19 pandemic and has been pushed back a …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

What might the ‘New Norm’ look like?

The last few months have been unprecedented in recent history, both challenging and concerning for all of us. Whilst the future is uncertain it is …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Global equipment sales to fall 19% in 2020

New forecasts from Off-highway Research say that global construction equipment sales will fall 19 per cent in 2020 to 891,000 units, from the cyclical peak …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Construction equipment sales are down by 36% in the first four months of the year

Retail sales of construction and earthmoving equipment in the UK market fell by 36% in the first four months of the year compared with the …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Flannery Plant Hire remains positive in the face of adversity

Flannery Plant Hire’s managing director, Patrick Flannery explains how the company has been coping and adapting to the coronavirus outbreak. The business’s primary focus, as …

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Working together to keep apart

SiteZone Safety donates specially created social distancing devices to protect construction workers while building ‘pop-up’ NHS Nightingale Hospital, Birmingham. On request from Interserve Construction, proximity …

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Industry lobby nears success on Stage V engine regulations

The European Commission has accepted manufacturers’ demands to extend the deadline for fitting pre-Stage V engines due to the disruption caused by the covid-19 pandemic. …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Plantforce Rentals see large intake for new E- learning platform 

Construction Worx Lite talks to Plantforce Rentals, who have recently launched a brand-new free industry-wide machine control E-learning platform, in response to restrictions on classroom …

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Business Covid-19 and Beyond

Addressing short-term challenges for long-term change: how to get construction moving again

The COVID-19 crisis is driving a once-in-a-generation disruption to our market, bringing unprecedented levels of change. This is against a backdrop of pre-existing volatility and …

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