Contruction Machines & Equipment

Picking up Trash Smartly Is Picking up Speed

The waste collection services industry has ridden the global upturn in industrial, construction and commercial business sectors. Since 2011, recovery meant more waste production, catalyzing with it the waste collection services industry which has witnessed sustained growth over the past five years. Residential waste, a
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Floors and Ceilings Sectors Hitting the Roof

According to Research Nester, ceiling lights are commonly utilized for offering general illumination and are highly popular and feasible in major populated areas and in rooms with lower ceilings. Over the past few years, advanced lighting systems established importance in numerous sectors such as healthcare, corporate, and residential, etc. owing to its enhanced design and technology. Global ceiling lights market is projected to register a CAGR of 11.6% over the forecast period 2016-2023.

PVs Low Solar Tariffs A Hot Topic in MENA

Countries are at war with greenhouse gases caused by high energy consumption especially in industry intensive locales and so the search is on for more sustainable and cost effective energy solutions. Globally, over 178 GW of power was installed in 2015 and is estimated to reach more than 600 GW by 2023, including both

Global Fa ade Market on the Rise

The global facades market size is expected to reach USD339.46 billion by 2024, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The surge in the adoption of advanced eco-friendly facades across North America and Europe is anticipated to fuel the market growth in the coming years. Furthermore, the increasing number
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Investments in Construction Projects Hold up the Scaffolding Market

The global construction scaffolding rental market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.32% during the period 2017-2021, according to Research and Markets. A booming construction industry is one of the significant factors driving the growth of the construction scaffolding rental market. Simultaneously, the construction ventures in developing countries are expected to keep growing at a much quicker rate than advanced economies. It is anticipated that the developing economies will contribute to 56% of the world's construction market share.

Paint and Coatings Global Takeover

The coatings industry is considered one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world which amid the past 40 years, producers have been forced to adopt low-solvent and solventless technologies and will continue to do so. In fact, the number of coating producers is large but most are regional producers with only
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Sweden's Economy Paving the Way to Strong Construction Growth

During the past decade, Sweden's economic growth was among the highest in Western Europe. Over the last three years, the Swedish economy consistently ranked first among Nordic countries, thanks to strong domestic demand. The mass arrival of migrants played a crucial role, as it prompted government spending, and further stimulated consumption and job creation. Nonetheless, the Swedish economy is set to normalize, as consumer and public spending growths are decelerating, according to Euler Hermes. GDP growth is expected to slow down to +2.2% in 2017 and +2.1% in 2018. This is well below the +3.2% average for 2014-16. 2016 was an eventful year with uncertainties such as the Brexit referendum result and the US presidential election.

New Emirati Projects Expand the Infrastructure Growth

Coming to infrastructure investments, the Middle East region is one of the fastest growing region globally headed by 2 main countries, Qatar- hosting FIFA 2022, and UAE - hosting 2020 Dubai expo event. In fact, the UAE infrastructure is the most advanced in the GCC region with well integrated transport systems and

Construction Sector in Canada: Potential for Growth & Diversity

Canada is considered one of the world's largest markets for residential, industrial, commercial, institutional and infrastructure development. Canadian infrastructure and construction sectors have experienced massive growth over the past 10 years, according to a report by The Buildings Show. Construction activity in
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Forklift Trucks as a Vital Safety Component in Industrial Installations

Nowadays, explosion protection has an absolute priority in many areas of the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and petrochemical offshore industries. This is anything but surprising, because its neglect always bears the risk of severe damage to products, equipment and the loss of human life. In order to equip ex-areas of any company, competent specialists are needed on the buyer side as well as on the supplier side, leaving nothing to chance in terms of product safety and quality. Sichelschmidt material handling is one of these specialists on the supplier side, who internationally contribute to plant safety with the development and production of state-of-the-art explosion-proof forklift trucks. This challenge can only be met by constant innovation and high product reliability.

Saudi Construction Firms to Digitally Transform in 2018

Saudi construction firms aim for 2018 to be the "tipping point" for digital transformation, ensuring the SAR 178 billion worth of projects can be completed on-time and on-budget, experts announced today ahead of Saudi Build. Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020 are advancing complex

Building Products & Equipment

Touchless Bathrooms Flush Out Previously Energy Wasteful Systems

The global smart bathroom market will grow impressively at a CAGR of more than 10 percent over the period 2016-2020, research carried out by the analysts at Technavio shows. Wider adoption of smart bathrooms in urban areas is a critical factor driving the growth of this market over the predicted period. According to UN estimates, nearly 53 percent of the global population resides in urban areas, and this is likely to increase to 58 percent by the end of 2019. To overcome the increasing stress on infrastructure and utilities encountered in rural to urban migration, construction companies are increasingly focusing on developing smart buildings with features like smart bathrooms to promote sustainable development and efficient energy management.

Air Pressure: More Powerful Than You Think

Creating openings in concrete walls presents a very real danger-and it is probably not a danger that comes to the mind of most operators. Most often, operators are thinking about making precise openings. The danger is with air pressure and the weight of the concrete piece that is going to be removed to make the

Marble Market Thrives in the Mena Region

Stone has played an important role in construction and architecture throughout history. The main types of stones consist of marble, granite and other natural stones. A report published by Ventures Middle East states that marble, a metamorphosed limestone, is a naturally green material and is suitable for applications

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