SAMOTER AND 2014 ASPHALTICA, GREEN LIGHT FROM EXHIBITORS
Initial signs of recovery in the sector also in Italy
SAMOTER AND ASPHALTICA 2014 ATTRACTED MORE THAN 40 THOUSAND VISITORS - 15% FROM 55 COUNTRIES IMPORTANT RESPONSES FROM INTERNATIONAL AND ITALIAN MARKETS
The first signs of recovery, announced in advance by market research, were confirmed by the comments of exhibitors and trade delegations. Top ten international attendance: France, Germany, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom, Russia, Slovenia, China, Brazil and Spain.
ROAD SAFETY EMERGENCY: MOTORWAYS: 100 THOUSAND EUROS/KM TO MAINTAIN HIGH STANDARDS EVERY YEAR 30 MILLION EUROES PER YEAR IN THE VENTO FOR REGIONAL AND PROVINCIAL ROADS INVESTING IN CONNECTIVITY TO REDUCE COSTS
Spending on safety is always a good investment for the community and users from many standpoints. Even in times of crisis. This is the case for the motorway network, which requires an average of 100 thousand euros per kilometre every year for maintenance to upkeep high safety standards; as well as the regional and provincial road network, as in the case of the Veneto Region with 2,000 kilometres of so-called "secondary" roads involving upkeep costs of 30 million euros in 2013.
SAMOTER AND ASPHALTICA 2014: THE COMPLETE RANGE OF MADE IN ITALY MACHINERY AND TECHNOLOGY ON SHOW FOR INTERNATIONAL BUYERS
A complete overview of the Italian offering in construction, earth moving, site and building machinery sectors, as well as technologies for road infrastructures. Samoter and Aphaltica 2014 (8-11 May) welcome foreign trade missions and buyers travelling to Verona from 40 countries in precisely this light. For a sector - as is the case for Italy - exporting 2.1 billion euros out of total turnover of 2.5 billions, looking abroad is crucial. Russia is the second export market for Italian companies with a trend that grew in January this year by 66.5%. The Middle East, and especially Iran and Iraq, are keen to find Italian partnerships and know-how, while the Indian Government has launched projects in the residential sector and road infrastructures (National Highway Development Project) worth over 50 billion dollars.
SAMOTER 2014: AT THE SIDE OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN THE SECTOR FOR 50 YEARS
Winners of the Samoter International Innovation Award announced. The "champions" this year were Nord-lock, GEI-Impianti, CIFA, Mantovani Benne MBI, Venieri Spa and MB Spa.
SAMOTER AND ASPHALTICA OPEN TODAY WITH SIGNS OF RECOVERY IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR: FIRST QUARTER 2014 SALES OF 1,352 CONSTRUCTION MACHINES (+20%)
This year, the triennial international exhibition of earth moving and building machinery (Veronafiere, 8-11 May) is expanded thanks to scheduling alongside Asphaltica, the International asphalt industry exhibition: equipment, technologies and road safety. 445 exhibitors are taking part, including 106 international companies from 27 countries. Major investments to encourage incoming buyers, with trade missions from 40 countries. At the inauguration, Under-secretary Degani said: "If we are to help the sector, we must release the stability pact to finance work on public buildings and hydro-geological risk prevention."
DIESEL OF THE YEAR, SAMOTER REWARDS TECHNOLOGICAL EXCELLENCE
Diesel Magazine gives the 2014 Award to the new Cursor 16 Engine by Ftp Industrial,a brand in the Cnh Group
WHERE THE CRISIS NO LONGER BITES
An overview of the most promising markets for builders of construction, site and road infrastructure machinery
ASPHALTICA 2014: 8-11 MAY - VERONA HOSTS THE ASPHALT SUPPLY CHAIN COMPARISONS FOR TO SAFER, DURABLE AND ECO-FRIENDLY ROADS
MAJOR EFFORT BY UNACEA FOR SAMOTER AND ASPHALTICA SHOWS
The association announces its detailed involvement, including a lounge for conventions and debates and an exhibition area dedicated to member companies.