On the final day of Plantworx Construction Exhibition, nine Primary schools from the local Peterborough area took part in the Primary Engineer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenge - hosted by Plantworx and supported by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) and local business, Perkins Engines.
The 4th biennial Plantworx Construction Machinery Show, incorporating Railworx, (11 – 13 June), hosted by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), fell victim once again to monsoon weather conditions. The show was blessed with a brief respite on the middle day of the event (Wednesday 12th June) – but the torrential rain returned during the afternoon and continued until close of play on the last day of the show.
During the Plantworx show, in the spotlight was earthmoving attachments manufacturer, Miller UK who showcased the latest in quick coupler innovation - the GT Series. Miller’s
James Fisher Prolec, a global leader in the design and development of innovative productivity and safety solutions, unveiled a suite of new additions to its extensive product portfolio on stands N9 and N10 at this year’s Plantworx exhibition. Which took place at the East of England Arena between 11-13 June, the live action construction event brings together more than 15,000 delegates from across the UK and Europe.
At Plantworx 2019, (East of England Arena & Events Centre, Peterborough), the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), launched the new CEA and HMG commissioned Sector Report.
The Construction Equipment Association’s official CESAR Scheme, powered by Datatag technologies, showcased its latest development at the biggest ever Plantworx show in the form of the new CESAR Emissions Compliance Verification (ECV) functionality. Picture Caption: Kevin Howells, Managing Director Datatag, Rob Oliver CEO, Construction Equipment Association and Charles Stevenson General Manager JCB
In true Plantworx tradition, the first day was biblical – it poured down with rain all day! However, despite the damp conditions, which were perhaps more suited to Noah and his Ark, the show saw great visitor numbers from hardy construction professionals who came wearing wellies and armed with cheque books!
Flannery Plant Hire (Flannery), one of the largest providers of operated and self-drive plant in the UK, has signed an exclusive deal with Finning UK & Ireland at this year's Plantworx exhibition (11th-13th June) to purchase 230 new Cat® machines as part of its fleet refurbishment programme.
Best Operator – Sponsored by UK Plant Operators Magazine – Judged by UK Plant Operator Editor, Brian Coogan – Winner Liugong operator Alistair Morton.
Best Live Demonstration Plantworx Award – Sponsored by Earthmovers and Judged by Editor Graham Black – Winner Mecalac.
Vista, the specialist insurance broking business, today announced that it has won two new clients, Create Construction Ltd, the Building Contractors and Property Development firm, and HH Construction Groundwork Contractors Ltd, the Groundworks and Civil Engineering firm. The company is exhibiting at Plantworx 2019.
At the show, the award-winning Official CESAR Scheme will highlight the importance of security and will be demonstrating how the multi-layered security marking technologies, supplied by Datatag, help in the fight against criminals looking to target plant and machinery.
Plantworx has been endorsed by the Construction Minister. Construction Minister Andrew Stephenson said: “The UK construction equipment industry had a record year last year – contributing an estimated £13 billion to our economy. Through our modern Industrial Strategy, our commitment to investing in our infrastructure including, roads, housing, and rail in the coming years will ensure the continued success of the sector. “The Plantworx 2019 exhibition brings together all parts of the construction community to see the latest machines and newest technologies – which will help towards delivering our ambitious programme for a world-class physical infrastructure.”
Miller UK will reveal its next generation, hydraulic quick couplers which are suitable for excavators from 1 to 50 tonne when they return to Plantworx next week.
Engcon, a world-leading manufacturer of tiltrotators, will be showcasing an extensive range of new products and services at this year’s Plantworx exhibition (11-13 June, Peterborough). From all-new second-generation grabs to innovative cassette-mounted attachments, attendees will be given the chance to learn all about Engcon’s unique offering by visiting them on stands H20 and H21.
Siltbuster has launched its new Micro Concrete Washout System (MCW), responding to calls from the industry for a more compact and versatile system that treats and enables the reuse of concrete wash water.
GreenMech will be on static stand PA8 and demo stand PA15. The company will be exhibiting and demonstrating its new EVO165 woodchipper for the first time to the Construction sector.
GAP Hire Solutions will be on stand FB15 at Plantworx 2019, exhibiting the range of market-leading equipment available to hire from its eight divisions.
New for 2019 is the Plantworx App – which is the ideal tool to navigate around the show. With the App visitors can find the exhibitors they want to see ‘favourite’ them and plot a course around the show – to make maximum use of their time.
When an industry of 30 years is hit with significant changes to legislation, causing Volumetric Concrete Mixers drastically reduce their payload from 40 plus tonnes down to 32 tonnes, compounded with additional administration, increased material costs and the doom of Brexit; many took the view that the industry was no longer viable or couldn’t be run in a profitable and professional manner, which in turn would lead to mass bankruptcies and the eventual demise of the competition to the drum mixer.
JW Training Services will be exhibiting at Plantworx for the first time this year. The company has been offering courses on all types of plant and machinery for over 10 years.
Terex Trucks dealer TDL Equipment will bring the company’s upgraded TA300 articulated hauler to PlantWorx, the UK’s biggest show for the construction equipment industry.
HİDROMEK, a globally known manufacturer of construction machinery, will take place at Plantworx 2019 Fair to be held in England on June 11-13, and will exhibit its products at G3 outdoors stand.
There will be one of the widest arrays of new products and technology ever from Bobcat at the Plantworx 2019 exhibition being held at the East of England Arena in Peterborough in the UK from 11-13 June 2019.
The Department of International Trade's Export Hub truck will be at PLANTWORX, bringing DIT’s own rail, infrastructure and mining teams along as well as colleagues from Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, and Ukraine. It will also house UK Export Finance and colleagues from DIT Latin America.
A number of the products on the Doosan Construction Equipment stand are being shown for the first time at Plantworx 2019. They include the company's new Stage V DX27z, DX62R-3 and DX85R-3 mini-excavators, the latest version of the DA30 articulated dump truck (ADT) and the new DL420CVT-5 wheel loader.
Pupils, students, and graduates are invited to attend Plantworx on the last day of the event (Thursday 13 June). Parents, grandparents, and guardians are also welcome to bring their children along to experience a working construction show first-hand. There is no minimum age limit on Student Day.
New for 2019, the Get SET Zone is designed to help visitors and exhibitors explore job openings, training courses, apprenticeships, and get support and advice about skills education, employment and training (SET) opportunities across the rail and construction sectors.
COMIT is delighted to be hosting its 2019 Drone Conference at Plantworx next month (11-13 June 2019, East of England Arena Coventry).
Con Mech Engineers invites Plantworx visitors to stand JC5 to celebrate 70 years of being a leading UK manufacturer of ground engaging tools.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe (HCEE) is returning to Plantworx (11-13 June East of England Arena, Peterborough) and will show eight machines, including two new models, on the company’s 1,440 m² stand - which is located in the ‘dig zone’ area H15 – H16.
Vehicle Vision, the developers behind the pioneering Audi Cam service for Audi UK, are bringing their innovative personalised video apps and software to the Heavy Equipment sector at Plantworx 2019 (11-13 June 2019, East of England Arena, Peterborough).
UK undercarriage and wear parts specialist Midland Steel Traders Ltd (MST) has recently been purchased by their Italian supplier and world leader in the after-market earth-moving machines components, USCO S.p.A.
At PlantWorx, AUSA will showcase its new 10-tonne (22,000 lbs) dumper featuring reversible driving, as well as its completely updated range of all-terrain forklifts.
Finning UK & Ireland, the UK’s sole Caterpillar® equipment dealer, will be showcasing a range of equipment, including the new range of Cat Next Generation Mini-Excavators at this year’s Plantworx show.
Ten exhibitors book up to exhibit at Plantworx over the Easter Break! The Show now boasts 378 exhibitors in total! 136 exhibitors - which equates to 36% - will be making their show debut's
New CEA and HMG commissioned Sector Report reveals UK Construction Sector ranked number one in Europe
Plantworx 2019 will mark the first public appearance for JCB’s brand new 13-16-tonne X Series excavators - purpose built for ground working specialists. They will be joined by the 19C-1E electric mini excavator.
Societe Generale Equipment Finance is a global leader and an award winning funder for the provision of vendor and equipment finance. Offering businesses flexible financial solutions for the acquisition of new and used construction plant and equipment.
Hugh Crane (Cleaning Equipment) Ltd will be launching their NEW COMMANDO® Rail Sandbox (Sanding System Refill Unit) on Stand CE10 at Plantworx this year.
The AVANT e6 is the first electric compact loader on the market with a lithium-ion battery - see it at Plantworx 2019
The Commercial Finance team from award-winning Paragon returns to Plantworx to help support British businesses, whether they are Corporate or SMEs.
Exhibiting for the first time, Tracked Carriers will have a range of material carrying products on display which are all designed and manufactured at its established base in Essex.
Hot on the heels of Bauma Munich, the Plantworx Construction Machinery Exhibition hosted by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) is almost upon us! It's just 70-days until the show opens its doors to visitors from the construction sector.
The Plantworx Innovation winners were announced and presented with their awards following the CEA’s (Construction Equipment Association) annual conference, during a Gala Dinner, hosted by snooker legend, Steve Davis OBE. More than 150 guests attended the presentation, which took place at the Plantworx exhibition’s new home at the East of England Arena in Peterborough on the evening of 21st March 2019.
The use of Drones in construction has grown dramatically in recent years and there is an aerial revolution happening across the entire industry. These flying cameras or UAV’s (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are transforming the way we work - from small-scale construction sites to mammoth infrastructure projects - a bird’s eye view from a drone, which can store accurate measurement data, video and images, offers a level of project monitoring which has not been previously possible.
11 new exhibitors have committed to Plantworx last week and have secured their stands at the 4th biennial construction exhibition, which is taking place at its new home at the East of England Arena Peterborough. The show now boasts 338 exhibitors in total; 106 (31%) are new to the show. The Railworx element to the show is also growing as Rail exhibitors book their stands – there are around 30 Railworx exhibitors with many more pending – watch this space for details.
The Plantworx Construction Exhibition, hosted by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), is just four months away! The biennial working construction event is taking place at its brand-new home at the East of England Arena in Peterborough from 11-13 June 2019. New for 2019 is Railworx, which will give visitors the chance to see railway civil and systems engineering live and working.
The Plantworx team announced yesterday that the 2019 event is over 80% sold. This percentage takes into account that the show, at its new East of England Arena home Peterborough, has 20% more exhibition space than the 2017.
Seven more companies have signed on the dotted line this week and will be exhibiting at Plantworx. The show now has a total of 318 exhibitors - 96 of these (30%) will be making their show debuts
Plantworx can report that seven companies signed up to exhibit at the show this week. There are now a grand total of 311 exhibitors and of those 91 are brand new to the event, which is taking place at the East of England Arena from 11-13th June 2019.
Plantworx Construction Machinery Exhibition (11-13 June 2019 at the East of England Arena, Peterborough) will be digging up the past and paying tribute to classic plant and machinery in a dedicated arena at the show.
Nine new Plantworx exhibitor bookings this week bringing the show up to a total of 304 exhibitors in total. 86 (28%) of these exhibitors will be making their first appearance at the show. The Plantworx team can now confirm that the show is 80% sold.
It's just 150 days until Plantworx opens its doors to visitors from the Construction sector (11- 13 June 2019 at the East of England Arena Peterborough). The Plantworx team is delighted to announce that registration for the event opens today!
Happy New Year from the Plantworx Team! We’re only months away now from THE largest working construction machinery event of the year (11th – 13th June 2019 - East of England Arena Peterborough).
Another excellent week for Plantworx! Ten exhibitors have secured their stand space this week. The show now boasts 281 exhibitors in total - of those 73 (26%) are new to the event. The indoor arena has seen a rise in bookings and the purpose built arena is filling up fast!
The Plantworx team announced yesterday that the 2019 event is over 75% sold out overall. This percentage takes into account that the show, at its new East of England Arena home is Peterborough, has 20% more exhibition space than the 2017 event.
Eight more exhibitors have reserved their stand space this week for Plantworx Construction Exhibition (11-13 June 2019 at the East of England Arena in Peterborough). The UK's largest working construction event in 2019 now boasts an impressive 264 exhibitors.
Back in 2014, TDL Equipment became the official UK partner and distributor for China’s largest excavator manufacturer, SANY. Since the launch at Plantworx in 2015, the SANY brand and reputation has gone from strength to strength amongst owners and operators alike.
It's been a bumper week for Plantworx with 11 new exhibitors - signing up to exhibit at the June event! The show now has 256 exhibitors in total - of those 56 (22%) are new to the show! Confidence is high in the sector despite the uncertainties surrounding Brexit.
Simulation technology as a training tool is a proven concept in various professional fields – for example F1 drivers, pilots and astronauts have already benefited from simulation-based training for many years.
Experts from across the construction and transport sectors will attend next year’s Plantworx exhibition to discuss how they can work better together to meet the demand for engineering and professional skills.
The CEA’s (Construction Equipment Association’s) Plantworx Construction Exhibition demonstration areas are selling out fast as manufacturers gear up for putting machines through their paces in front of Plantworx visitors at the shows new home at the East of England Arena, Peterborough (11-13 June 2019).
Following a recent poll, it was revealed that machine 'attachments' were 'top of the list' in terms of must sees at the show - PlantWorx can confirm that many leading attachment manufacturers have already committed to exhibit...
Another good week for Plantworx and Railworx - 14 new exhibitors have signed up to exhibit this week! Three of them will be exhibiting for the first time. The show is over 50% sold with 165 exhibitors in total.