• ePower & Building will host the presentation of the White Paper on Building.

    The event will be held at a CONSTRUTEC FORUM conference, in which representatives of the Ministry of Development, Autonomous Government of Madrid, CNC, companies and universities will participate.

    The conference will also feature a round table that will analyse the challenges of urban construction, renovation and regeneration.

    Business experts, institutions, organisations and associations are finishing off their articles on the building sector, which will review the situation of the sector and future prospects.

    ePower & Building 2018, the event organised by IFEMA to be held at the Feria de Madrid, from November 13 to 16, 2018, will host the presentation of the White Paper on Building. The sector and the media will have the opportunity to see first-hand and receive copies of the White Paper in a conference held on November 15, within the framework of the ePower & Building fair, and that will take place in the CONSTRUTEC FORUM ( Hall 8-Stand 8F46).
  • The challenges of the new construction market discussed at CONSTRUTEC 2018

    Where is construction going in Spain? - the core issue of the 3rd Alimarket Construction Workshop, on 14 November

    The International Exhibition of Materials, Techniques and Constructive Solutions, CONSTRUTEC 2018 will be the stage on 14 November of the 3rd Alimarket Construction Workshop, which will revolve around "Where is construction going in Spain?". This meeting is part of the programme of conferences to be held within the framework of ePower & Building 2018, organised by IFEMA from 13 to 16 November, at Feria de Madrid, which includes the fairs BIMEXPO, ARCHISTONE, VETECO, MATELEC, MATELEC LIGHTING, coinciding with MATELEC INDUSTRY.
  • Exports of construction products increased by 4% in the first seven months of 2018

    According to the latest data from CEPCO, concrete production grew by 15.9% in 2017

    The purchase and sale of new housing reached 54,000 units up to July 2018, 12% up

    The recovery of the sector will be confirmed at CONSTRUTEC, the Fair organised by IFEMA within the framework of ePower & Building

    In the first seven months of 2018, Construction Product Manufacturers exported materials worth 14.87 billion euros, 4% more than in the same period in 2017 and 13.9% more than in 2016, with a trade balance of 3.72 billion euros. These figures represent 8.8% of Spain's total exports. This is reflected in the latest report on the economic situation by the Spanish Confederation of Construction Product Manufacturers' Associations, CEPCO. For its part, concrete production grew by 15.9% in 2017 compared to the previous year.
  • Residential building has experienced four years of growth and new construction permits increased by 26.2% in 2017

    Last year 190,047 homes were recorded, the highest figure since 2011, according to the latest report from the Industrial Observatory of the Construction Industry.

    This positive development continued in the first two months of 2018, with an increase of 14.7% in total permits and 17.4% in new buildings.

    The data on building management permits provided by the Official Professional Associations of Technical Architects show that in 2017 work management permits were issued for 109,047 homes, the highest figure since 2011. Residential building, measured in number of homes, has thus experienced four consecutive years of growth. The evolution shows an increase in new buildings, with 80,786 homes, almost 16,748 more homes than in 2016, according to the 2017 Construction Industry Report from the Industrial Observatory of the Construction Industry.
  • ePower&Building will host the 3rd Alimarket Construction Workshop which will tackle the challenges of the new market

    The meeting, which will form part of CONSTRUTEC, will analyse the challenges for materials manufacturers, suppliers, builders and property companies faced with the new style of customer

    CONSTRUTEC 2018, the International Trade Show for Construction Materials and Buildings Solutions organised by IFEMA and taking place from 13 to 16 November this year at Feria de Madrid will host on 14 November the 3rd Alimarket Construction Workshop, which will tackle the challenges of the new market and highlight what actions need to be taken by materials manufacturers, suppliers, builders and property companies when faced with the new, better informed and connected clients.
  • The CONSTRUTEC Organising Committee 2018 backs the central themes of the event and the 30% exhibition growth.

    Their first meeting highlights the event as an instrument and a meeting point for the market, bringing together business, innovation and knowledge

    The CONSTRUTEC Organising Committee 2018, the International Trade Show for Construction Materials and Buildings Solutions organised by IEMA and taking place from 13 to 16 November this year at Feria de Madrid, have used their first meeting to give their backing to the key themes of the event and the growth of the net surface area booked so far of 6,500 m2, which represents an increase of 30%. CONSTRUTEC is being held, together with BIMEXPO, ARCHISTONE, BIMEXPO, MATELEC and MATELEC LIGHTING, as part of ePower&Building, which will play host to over 1,600 businesses - an increase of 30% compared to the last joint edition in 2016. At the meeting, the CONSTRUTEC Organising Committee was set up, with the sector strongly represented.