Global construction equipment overview

Construction equipment is a classic cyclical market, prone to sharp swings in demand.

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Global construction equipment sales by region, units sold

When construction, mining and quarrying activity pick up sales surge, lead times stretch out and manufacturers can struggle to fulfill orders. But when activity slows, sales can fall away sharply Continue reading “Global construction equipment overview”

A special era’ says Volvo CE president

Six months into the role as president of Volvo Construction Equipment (CE), Melker Jernberg is at the helm of a company,

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Jernberg, “We have more discussions with customers today about the future than we had a year ago”

that has made sure it has been at the forefront of the technological advances that are, perhaps, the defining factors of the construction industry today.

Speaking at Volvo CE’s Eskilstuna, Sweden, facility, he said he thought this would prove to be a special era for the Continue reading “A special era’ says Volvo CE president”

Perkins appoints global rental manager

By Joe Malone for KHL.com
12 December 2017

Perkins Engines Company has announced it has promoted Andy Zuckerman to the newly-created position of global rental manager. Continue reading “Perkins appoints global rental manager”