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11.01.2017
 

CECE: Leadership changes in 2017

BRUSSELS – The CECE team wishes all CECE members, manufacturers, international associations, exhibition partners and industry stakeholders a successful and inspiring 2017. For CECE, 2017 will bring changes in several leadership roles, with secretary general Sigrid de Vries departing to take up challenges in another industry association, and with the Technical Commission and the PT Road circulation seeking new chairs. The CECE President and the Executive Committee are fully engaged in...

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11.01.2017
 

Commission outlines next steps towards a ‘European data economy’

BRUSSELS – The European Commission proposed policy and legal solutions this week“ to unleash EU's data economy”. The package is part of its Digital Single Market strategy launched in May 2015. “The EU is currently not making the most of its data potential”, it said in a press release. To change that, it is necessary to address unjustified restrictions to the free movement of data across borders as well as several legal uncertainties. The Communication outlines policy and...

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11.01.2017
 

Policy makers embrace efficiency potential of ‘Internet of Things’

BRUSSELS - The Internet of Things (IoT) is the connection of physical devices and networks that enable these objects to collect and exchange data. It is a wide definition and it covers a variety of protocols, domains, and applications. IoT is promoted in the context of Europe’s Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy, adopted in 2015. Event agency QED organised a conference earlier this week focused on the IoT development in Europe, and how it will boost innovation in the...

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11.01.2017
 

Public consultation launched on scheduled revision of REACH

BRUSSELS – Every 5 years the EU REACH Regulation has to be revised, evaluating the progress of achievements and goals of the legislation on the use of chemicals. The first review was published in 2013 and the second one is planned to be completed by the end of this year (REACH review 2017). It is carried out in line with the principles of ‘Better Regulation’ covering the five mandatory assessment criteria: effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence and EU. CECE provided last year...

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11.01.2017
 

Engine emissions regulation – supplementing legislation published

BRUSSELS – Last 21 December the EU Commission published the supplementing legislation of the Regulation (EU)2016/1628- non-road mobile machinery engines emissions. These documents, which are necessary to be considered in the new stage V type-approval process, can be found through the following links: Delegated regulation with regard to technical and general requirements: link  and Annexes 1 to 5  ; Annexes 6 ; Annexes 7 ; Annexes 8 to 17  .Delegated regulation with regard to...

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11.01.2017
 

Vocational education and training is a smart choice!

BRUSSELS – The first European Vocational Skills Week took place on 5-9 December 2016 with events in Brussels and hundreds of activities in Member States, EFTA and EU candidate countries organised at national, regional and local levels. The European Vocational Skills Week’s aim is to improve the attractiveness and image of vocational education and training by showcasing excellence and quality and raising awareness of the wide range of opportunities. The closing day’s programme included...

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11.01.2017
 

Next industry JTLM on worldwide regulations to take place in the US

LAS VEGAS – The week after Conexpo, CECE will attend the 27th JTLM (Joint Technical Liaison Meeting) in Las Vegas. During the JTLM, members of CECE, AEM (US), CEMA (Japan), Kocema (Korea), CCMA (China) and iCEMA (India) will exchange information on current legislative and normative activities applied worldwide. In 2017, AEM, the US Association of Equipment Manufacturers will host the meeting. In view of the increasingly global nature and scope of the construction equipment manufacturing...

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11.01.2017
 

Progress on EU road circulation requirements

BRUSSELS - At the last Commission’s Machinery Working Group, held 10/11 November 2016, CECE was informed that an impact assessment report will be prepared by the Commission services in charge of the Machinery sector which will also draft afterward the new legislative proposal. The Commission announced that they will look into organising a dedicated workshop in 2017 with relevant experts, including members from transport ministries. In the meantime, CECE is working to identify the relevant...

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11.01.2017
 

CECE partner exhibition news: discover Intermat’s new brand identity and product offering

PARIS – For its next edition, held under the theme of renewal, INTERMAT has innovated both its identity and in its product offering and the services: - A brand-new logo, key visual and baseline, “Building tomorrow, today” - A new website, where professionals can discover what’s new about Intermat 2018 and can register online: paris.intermatconstruction.com - Enhanced sector clarity to draw attention to areas of expertise - INTERMAT 2018 is divided into 4 hubs: Earthworks &...

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11.01.2017
 

CECE partner exhibition news: bauma Conexpo India underlines a turnaround

DELHI - Business transactions, high-quality trade visitors and more participants than in 2014: BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA, which took place at HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi from December 12 to 15, 2016, underscored the fact that there are signs of a turnaround in the Indian market for construction machinery. - More than 31,000 participants - 647 exhibitors from 30 countries See the final report and pictures here. For the exhibitor testimonials click here.

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11.01.2017
 

CECE partner exhibition news: Samoter coming soon

VERONA - SaMoTer, 30th International Earth-Moving and Building Machinery Exhibition. The Exhibition is a partner event in the cycle of European trade fairs sharing the patronage of CECE, which brings together earth moving and building machinery manufacturers associations. Samoter, 22-25 February 2017, Verona, ITALY More info: roma.guziak@cece.eu

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11.01.2017
 

CECE partner exhibition news: don’t miss your opportunity to visit US’s largest trade show - Conexpo

LAS VEGAS - CONEXPO-CON/AGG – Where every major construction industry is represented amongst 2,500+ exhibitors over 2,500,000 square feet and more than 150 education sessions including asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more. Las Vegas, Nevada – March 7-11, 2017 Info: roma.guziak@cece.eu

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