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bauma ‘Innovation Award 2022’ kicks off on 3 May 2021

Published 10/5 at 11:50

The Innovation Award will be presented at the bauma from 24-30 October, 2022, which is traditionally the opening event of the trade fair week. The award will be ‘kicked off’ on the 3 May 2021.

Generation Change at Hilti

Generation Change at Hilti

Published 10/5 at 11:49

The Hilti Group's success over the decades is strongly connected with its long term succession planning ensuring stability in key leadership roles and continuity. Entering a new phase, Hilti will undergo a major generation change over the next two years, given the age and tenure of certain long term serving key representatives. The timing of this change is synchronised with a review of Hilti’s corporate strategy.

Bonfiglioli ‘IoTwins’ project wins Innovation 4.0 Award

Bonfiglioli ‘IoTwins’ project wins Innovation 4.0 Award

Published 10/5 at 11:47

On the occasion of the 15th A&T (Automation & Testing) 2021 Fair in Torino - dedicated to innovation, technologies and ‘4.0 skills’ which was organised for the first time purely digitally – one of the winners was Bonfiglioli Riduttori, for its IoTwins development.

Construction equipment sector secures jobs in a difficult environment

Published 10/5 at 11:46

The general meeting of VDMA Construction – Equipment and Plant Engineering on 3 March 2021 drew a positive conclusion for the past and current year.

Introducing HCME’s new president and chairman

Introducing HCME’s new president and chairman

Published 10/5 at 11:45

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Takaharu Ikeda as its new president and chairman of its management board as of 1 April 2021.

Financial solidity and continued investment despite Covid-19

Financial solidity and continued investment despite Covid-19

Published 10/5 at 11:44

The Hilti Group closed the challenging Covid-19 pandemic year of 2020 with a decline in sales of 9.6%, totalling €4.8B, and an operating profit of €658M (-7.0%).

CECE releases Annual Economic Report

CECE releases Annual Economic Report

Published 10/5 at 11:43

The Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) has released its Annual Economic Report on the state of the European construction equipment sector. In 2020, the industry suffered less than expected, and views 2021 with a positive mind set.

Dr. Karl Tragl new chairman of the executive board and CEO of Wacker Neuson SE

Dr. Karl Tragl new chairman of the executive board and CEO of Wacker Neuson SE

Published 10/5 at 11:42

Dr. Karl Tragl will take on the role of chairman of the executive board and CEO of Wacker Neuson SE effective 1 June 2021.

Komatsu begins 100th anniversary commemorative activities

Komatsu begins 100th anniversary commemorative activities

Published 10/5 at 11:42

Komatsu Ltd. (president and CEO, Hiroyuki Ogawa) is set to celebrate its 100th anniversary on 13 May 2021.

Doppstadt Systemtechnik to be renamed Allreco GmbH

Doppstadt Systemtechnik to be renamed Allreco GmbH

Published 10/5 at 11:40

As of 1June 2021, Doppstadt Systemtechnik GmbH (DSG) will be renamed as Allreco GmbH with the aim of the new name being to establish the company as an independent brand focused on the development of stationary recycling systems.

Simex looking to the future after 30 years in business

Published 10/5 at 11:39

Simex was founded in 1991 in San Giovanni in Persiceto, Emilia. The company has continued to develop new attachments suitable for various fields of application gaining patents for equipment for roadworks, infrastructures, utilities, demolition, construction and quarrying.

Yanmar celebrates 50th anniversary of the tracked carrier

Yanmar celebrates 50th anniversary of the tracked carrier

Published 10/5 at 11:37

Yanmar will this year celebrate the 50th anniversary of the YFW500D, the world’s first tracked carrier equipped with a Yanmar diesel engine.

Tana celebrates 50 years

Tana celebrates 50 years

Published 10/5 at 11:36

Tana’s first 50 years have been marked by innovativeness and a pioneering spirit, with the Finnish company having developed product solutions and operating methods, with Matti Sinkkonen, founder of the original company Kone-Jyrä Oy, being a technical innovator and inventor.

bauma Conexpo Africa cancelled

Published 10/5 at 11:34

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of bauma Conexpo Africa, has announced that the trade show will not take place in 2021 as planned, being rescheduled to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 13-16 October 2021.

New organisation for Portable Power EMEA

New organisation for Portable Power EMEA

Published 10/5 at 11:33

The Portable Power business of Doosan Bobcat has announced a new global leadership structure to provide the company with increased efficiencies in terms of global operational footprint, global product platforms and other key initiatives.

RecyclingAKTIV and TiefbauLIVE put back to September 2021

Published 10/5 at 11:24

Together with its advisory board, exhibitors and other associated parties, Messe Karlsruhe has taken the decision to reschedule its RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE demonstration trade fairs for waste removal, recycling, road construction and civil engineering.

Doppstadt mourns passing of company’s founder, Werner Doppstadt

Doppstadt mourns passing of company’s founder, Werner Doppstadt

Published 10/5 at 11:23

Doppstadt Group employees have expressed deep sadness at the passing of the company’s founder and long-time CEO Werner Doppstadt who died on 20 April, 2021 at the age of 77.

Covid-19 leads to decline in Hilti sales

Covid-19 leads to decline in Hilti sales

Published 9/3 at 12:04

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic remain visible to the Hilti Group. Despite signs of a recovery, Hilti’s 2020 sales of €4.9B were 9.6% below the level of the previous year. In local currencies the decline amounted to 4.3%.

Dynaset marks 35 years of hydraulics

Published 9/3 at 12:03

Dynaset is this year celebrating 35 years in business, with PDi magazine wishing to offer its congratulations in reaching this milestone.

WLP Systems presents its new ‘Demolitor’ 70 cannon and other solutions

Published 9/3 at 12:02

The water pump on the new Demolitor cannon is submersible and integrated into the chassis, which, according to WLP, guarantees high efficiency and smooth functioning at 2.2kW.

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