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Construction machinery sector highly satisfied

After seven days of successful trade fair, manufacturers look to the future with great confidence. Munich, 30 October 2022 – Everything was perfect. From the number of visitors from Germany and abroad to the weather, bauma 2022 was a complete success. With this result, the industry set a sign against the general negative economic trend. This is not to hide ...

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Machines in Construction develops data interface

New MiC 4.0 BUS enables simpler work processes through barrier-free and direct data exchange between attachments and construction machinery. Together with the agreed data protocol, the new MiC 4.0 Bus enables every attachment to communicate unambiguously and without additional tools with every construction machine, regardless of brand and manufacturer. It was jointly developed by the participating companies in the attachment ...

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bauma Innovation Award 2022 – Fifteen innovations compete for first place

The nominees have been determined. A jury of experts selected the fifteen innovations nominated for the award from 41 finalists out of an original 133 entries. Messe München and VDMA, together with the construction trade associations HDB, ZDB and bbs, are awarding the prize for the thirteenth time. The competition was launched last year with the new categories of climate ...

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Demand for raw materials spurs mining

At the end of last year, mining companies were still anticipating development to be cautious and slow. This assumption has proven to be only partially correct. Between January and September 2021, the number of contracts coming in increased by 75 % compared to the previous year. In contrast, turnover in German mining companies is lagging behind. In 2020, the industry achieved ...

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Digitalisation everywhere: German mining technology benefits worldwide

The remaining manufacturers of machines for raw material extraction in Germany recognise their opportunity and are investing in developments to further digitalise the global mining industry. In doing so, they are meeting the mining companies’ goals of automation and “zero emission”. At the end of the first half of 2021, the books of German mining machinery manufacturers show a big ...

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Mining is essential for climate change

The mining equipment industry in Germany anticipates a decline in sales for 2020 of around 10 to 15 %. However, the industry is optimistic about the future because only state-of-the-art mining technology will be able to ensure the raw materials required for climate protection and digitisation. The importance of the mining industry in this context and also the machine manufacturers is ...

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Farewell miners!

We will have to get used to it. The traditional German miners’ greeting “Glückauf!” will soon be a thing of the past. Mining production will be fully automated in the near future: virtual construction site plans and start-ups, automated work processes, machine-to-machine communications, augmented reality and virtual reality. Digitisation and automation should make our working life easier, make it easier ...

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Mining machinery manufacturers are anticipating a record year

In contrast to the general trend, manufacturers of mining machinery in Germany are expecting 2019 to have been one of the best years on record. The German Engineering Federation (VDMA), Frankfurt am Main/Germany, is anticipating an increase in turnover of 38 % that would amount to around 5 bn €. This revenue should at the very least be maintained in 2020. In ...

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Manufacturers of mining equipment expect turnover to increase by 12 %

For German manufacturers of mining equipment, the domestic market now only plays a minor role in their business plans, with a total turnover expected to decline by 22 % to 90 M€ in 2018. According to Michael Schulte Strathaus (Figure 1), Chairman of VDMA Mining, Frankfurt M./Germany, the current policies demonstrate little affinity to the business of raw materials, and therefore ...

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