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August 2018

Editor’s pickBEX and MCE Asia to empower a digital-first future for the building and construction industry

31-08-2018
BEX, MCE, building and construction industry, digital-first future, sustainable development

Image credited to BEX Asia Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia's leading trade exhibition for the region's green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition will be held in Singapore between the 5th and 7th of September 2018. This comes on the heels of a Special Ministerial …

U.S. Lumber to acquire Alexandria Moulding

30-08-2018
U.S. Lumber, Alexandria Moulding, to acquire

U.S. Lumber Group, LLC and Alexandria Moulding recently that they have signed an agreement under which U.S. Lumber will acquire Alexandria Moulding. U.S. Lumber, based in Atlanta, United States (U.S.), is a leading two‐step distributor of specialty building products in the Eastern and Midwestern U.S. Alexandria Moulding, headquartered in …

Building costs in New Zealand show no signs of easing

30-08-2018
New Zealand, building costs, rising

In New Zealand, the construction industry is cautioning that the high costs that are delaying several building projects would not be easing in the near future, with rising costs of building materials and labour stalling jobs, according to the Zeeland Press. Phil Eaton, managing director of Greenstone Group, stated that with costs rising five to …

Editor’s pickDOMOTEX allows exhibitors to connect and network in cutting-edge style

29-08-2018
DOMOTEX, CREATE’N’CONNECT, "Framing Trends” showcase, furniture manufacturing

“CREATE’N’CONNECT” – the new lead theme for DOMOTEX 2019 – shines a spotlight on the megatrend of connectivity, with a special emphasis on flooring. Forming the literal foundation for the rooms in which we live and work, floors offer an endless array of design options. Preparations for the coming floor coverings …

SibWoodExpo ready to go

29-08-2018
SibWoodExpo, Russia, Deutsche Messe RUS

In just a few weeks, SibWoodExpo will be opening its gates at the SibExpo Centre in the city of Irkutsk, Russia. This year marks the first time that the trade fair will be co-organised by Deutsche Messe AG’s Russian subsidiary, Deutsche Messe RUS, and Sibexpocentre OJSC. From the 11th to the 14th of September, the event will showcase the …