Dates and themes announced for Bauma-Conexpo Africa

Published 22/2 at 13:57

More than 400 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors are expected at this year’s Bauma-Conexpo Africa which will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from 13 to 16 March 2018.

The exhibition is aimed at providing a forum for the African and international construction and mining industries, showcasing the latest developments in construction machinery, building material machines, mining equipment and construction vehicles.  

“An exhibition area of 68,000m2 makes Bauma-Conexpo Africa the largest trade fair of its kind in Africa, and offers numerous innovations and interaction opportunities,” says of Messe München GmbH managing director Stefan Rummel.

The North America based Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), joint venture partner of Bauma-Conexpo Africa, will also be staging show-tech talks with leading representatives from major businesses and universities. The recorded sessions were first presented at AEM’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 exhibition.  Topics to be discussed include smart construction site with the use of robots, as well as discussing technologies for building resilient and sustainable infrastructure. 

The development of the world’s first 3D-printed excavator, designed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will also be presented during the tech talks.

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