Press releases

News and updates about SaMoTer

28 Feb
2018

SAMOTER 2020: #FOLLOWTHEBEAT - NEW DATES AND A PREVIEW DAY FOR THE NEXT EDITION

Change of date to 22-25 March and a different slot from Sunday to Wednesday, as well as an invitation-only preview on Saturday 21 March exclusively for the trade press and the top clients of the exhibiting companies. These are just some of the new features announced for SaMoTer as the run-up begins to the 31st edition scheduled at the Verona Exhibition Centre in 2020.


25 Feb
2017

TRANSPOTEC LOGITEC, SAMOTER AND ASPHALTICA: 84,000 VISITORS IN VERONA FROM 86 COUNTRIES

Impressive attendance by operators, satisfaction among companies and successful business on the stands. The three shows held for the first time together at the Verona Exhibition Centre, thanks also to an agreement between Fiera Milano and Veronafiere.


24 Feb
2017

SAMOTER 2017: “SMART” EXCAVATORS WITH GEO-RADAR AND HYBRID ENGINES. THE FUTURE OF EARTH MOVING ON SHOW IN VERONA

The world of earth moving, site and building machinery meets at SaMoTer in Verona 22-25 February to present the latest innovations and news in the sector.


24 Feb
2017

LASER LEVELLING, DRONES AND SELF-DRIVING MACHINES. SAMOTER 2017 – THE LATEST TECHNOLOGICAL FRONTIERS COMBATTING HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSTABILITY

The Federation of Orders of Engineers in the Veneto Region awards for the best prevention and environmental recovery projects.


23 Feb
2017

IRAN: CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS WORTH 154 BILLION DOLLARS. OPPORTUNITIES IN GREEN RENOVATION AND ANTI-SEISMIC SPHERES

The construction market in Iran in 2016 achieved a volume of more than 154 billion dollars, with a full-scale boom in residential building: out of more than 15 million Iranian families, 70% aim to be home owners for a total of 13.5 million residential units, while demand in the future is around 750 thousand new homes/year.


22 Feb
2017

VERONAFIERE - DEL BASSO DE CARO (UNDERSECRETARY, MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURES & TRANSPORT): PUBLIC WORKS ARE VITAL FOR THE RECOVERY IN A SECTOR THAT GENERATES 3 POINTS OF ITALIAN GDP. DANESE - PRESIDENT OF VERONAFIERE: DOMESTIC EARTHMOVING MARKET +80% IN T

“The three events inaugurated today at Veronafiere are key areas for the development of Italy, which can resume growth by resuming public works”. This is the comment by the Secretary State at the Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport, Umberto Del Basso De Caro, during the inauguration of the 30th edition of SaMoTer, the international earth moving, site and building machinery exhibition today in Verona alongside Asphaltica and, for the first time, Transpotec Logitec (organised by Fiera Milano).


21 Feb
2017

21 Feb
2017

SAMOTER: 30th EDITION OPENS TOMORROW. VERONA: CAPITAL OF THE CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY SECTOR

SaMoTer will be held alongside sister-events Asphaltica (road paving, safety and infrastructures show) and – for the first time – Transpotec Logitec (Transport and Logistics event by Fiera Milano). In all, 780 exhibitors from 30 countries will occupy 10 halls and 6 outdoor areas for a total of more than 84,000 sq.m. of show area welcoming 210 selected international buyers and 130 conferences and workshops.


15 Feb
2017

SAMOTER 2017: REVIVAL OF THE EARTHMOVING SECTOR PASSES THROUGH VERONA

SaMoTer will be held alongside sister-events Asphaltica (road paving, safety and infrastructures show) and – for the first time – Transpotec Logitec (transport and logisitics event by Fiera Milano).


25 Jan
2017

SAMOTER 2017: TELEHANDLERS ALSO IN THE FOREFRONT IN VERONA

Exhibitors at the international show include Bobcat, Dieci, Faresin Industries, Magni Telescopic Handlers, Manitou and Merlo. The Italian construction machinery market: SaMoTer-Prometeia Observatory data indicate growth in exports (+0.7%) and imports (+26%) from January to October 2016.


12 Jan
2017

SAMOTER AND VENETO REGION ENGINEERS TOGETHER TO COMBAT LAND SUBSIDENCE

FOIV-Federation of Orders of Engineers in the Veneto Region will present award at Veronafiere to the most innovative proposals for the prevention of hydrogeological risk and the recovery of areas affected by natural calamities. Entries for the contest may be sent until 31 January. SaMoTer 2017 will focus on the contribution of earth moving equipment in emergency situations.


21 Dec
2016

DOOSAN-BOBCAT, HIDROMEK, MECALAC AND VF VENIERI ALSO ATTENDING SAMOTER 2017

These four companies joined the list of exhibitors that already includes CASE CE, Hyundai, Kobelco, Komatsu, Eurocomach-Sampierana, Ihimer, Kubota, Takeuchi and Yanmar. Ten halls in the Verona Exhibition Centre are by now fully booked. Signs of recovery on the construction machinery market: Italian exports of construction machinery in January-September 2016 totalled 1.86 billion euros (+0.8%); imports were worth 580 million euros (+26.3%).


29 Nov
2016

22ND SAMOTER INNOVATION AWARD - ALL THE PROTAGONISTS

The contest, organized by SaMoTer in collaboration with Imamoter - National Research Council, selects and promotes an international showcase detailing technological progress in the construction equipment industry with the aim of rewarding the investments implemented by companies to develop new products launched on the Italian market in 2017.


28 Nov
2016

22ND SAMOTER INNOVATION AWARD: THE WINNER IS THE SELF-LOADING CONCRETE MIXER BY FIORI GROUP SPA

Special mentions made to Merlo, Cangini Benne, Blend Fbg and Komatsu. Awards presented during the SaMoTer Day at Veronafiere today


28 Nov
2016

EARTH MOVING MACHINERY: MORE THAN 495,000 UNITS SOLD AROUND THE WORLD IN NINE MONTHS. GROWTH ON THE GLOBAL MARKET OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS UP BY 38%

7,551 construction machinery units sold in Italy January-September (+32%). A further increase of +37% is estimated in Italy for the two-year period 2017-2018.


15 Nov
2016

EARTH MOVING MACHINERY: THE “COMPACT” SECTOR IN ITALY IS GROWING. SALES OF MINI-EXCAVATORS BETWEEN JANUARY AND JULY UP BY +24%

The specialists at SaMoTer 2017: Eurocomach-Sampierana, Ihimer, Kubota, Takeuchi and Yanmar and have already officially confirmed attendance as exhibitors at the earth moving, site and building machinery show at Veronafiere.


11 Oct
2016

PALERMO HOSTS THE SECOND STAGE OF THE SAMOTER 2017 ROAD SHOW. HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSTABILITY AND PREVENTION UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Land management-protection and solutions for environmental emergencies: SaMoTer, Veronafiere’s international exhibition dedicated to earth moving, site and building machinery, also presents in Sicily the focus of its 30th edition scheduled 22-25 February 2017 in Verona. Palermo next 14 October will host the second stage of the SaMoTer Road Show by focusing spotlights on problems related to hydrogeological instability and the contribution of machinery and technology at work in environmental contexts exposed to high risks.


23 Sep
2016

DEBUT IN BARI FOR THE ROAD SHOW LEADING UP TO SAMOTER 2017. A TASK-FORCE, DRONES AND NEURAL NETWORKS AGAINST HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSTABILITY IN APULIA

12.5% of the entire territory of the Apulia Region suffers from critical hydrogeological issues, with Foggia and Taranto at the top of risk tables (Source: SIT Puglia). Structural measures as well as monitoring and prevention are all needed. “The Apulia Region in August approved the creation of a dedicated task force that seeks to become a replicable model throughout Italy,” said Ruggiero Mennea, Regional Councillor and Chairman of the Standing Committee for Civil Defence today during the first stop-off in Bari of the road show leading up the 30th edition of SaMoTer: the international earth moving machinery show at Veronafiere which, 22-25 February 2017, will focus especially on machinery and solutions able to combat environmental emergencies.


20 Sep
2016

SAMOTER 2017 ROAD SHOW SETS OFF AGAIN - FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSTABILITY

Four meeting – in Apulia, Sicily, Calabria and Liguria – to present the 30th edition of SaMoTer to companies and take stock on maintenance work performed in local areas together with the Civil Protection Department, Fire Brigades, public institutions, universities and sector professionals.


12 Sep
2016

ROAD MACHINERY: ITALY CATCHES UP WITH MARKET RECOVERY. SECTOR APPOINTMENT AT ASPHALTICA 2017 WITH AMMANN, MARINI AND WIRTGEN GROUP

In 2015, Italy improved exports (+27.5%) and imports (+30.8%) of road paving technologies (source: SaMoTer-Prometeia Outlook).


30 Jul
2016

EARTH MOVING MACHINERY: THE TOP COMPANIES CHOOSE SAMOTER 2017. CASE, HYUNDAI, KOBELCO & KOMATSU ATTENDING THE VERONAFIERE SHOW

The construction machinery industry and market in Italy is recovering: in the first quarter of 2016, exports came to 816.7 million euros (+1.6%) and imports to 210.3 million euros (+13.8%). The top players in the earth moving and construction market will be on hand: CASE CE, Hyundai, Kobelco and Komatsu are the first top companies to sign up for the 30th SaMoTer, the triennial event scheduled at Veronafiere 22-25 February 2017 (www.samoter.it).


16 Jun
2016

WORLD CONSTRUCTION MARKET: INDIA OVERTOOK CHINA IN 2015

The second SaMoTer Day today in Verona saw the presentation of the new SaMoTer-Veronafiere Outlook. Earth moving machinery: for Italy, the first quarter 2016 posted growth with exports worth 612.39 million euros (+5.9%) and imports totalling 155 million euros (+21.3%).


12 May
2016

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING SITES: FEDERCOSTRUZIONI WITH VERONAFIERE TO RELAUNCH THE SECTOR

A new strategic partnership agreement signed in Verona today. Joint initiatives during the run-up to the 30th edition of the earth moving and building machinery exhibition scheduled at Veronafiere 22-25 February 2017 alongside Asphaltica and Transpotec Logitec (www.samoter.it).


14 Mar
2016

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT: ITALIAN EXPORTS UP IN 2015 (+4.9%)

Italian exports of construction machinery in 2015 were worth over 2.5 billion euros, an increase of 4.9% compared to 2014. This emerges from SaMoTer Outlook, the construction sector observatory provided by SaMoTer (www.samoter.it) in collaboration with Prometeia and the contribution of Unacea, the Italian Association of Construction Equipment & Attachments Companies.


01 Mar
2016

EARTH MOVING MACHINERY, CRANES AND SCAFFOLDING INCREASINGLY “ON HIRE”. THE “RENTAL” SEGMENT CONSOLIDATES ITS ROLE IN THE BUILDING INDUSTRY

Machinery and equipment: the hire sector is growing in Italy, not the least thanks to the “Expo effect”. Estimates for the end of 2015 suggest a slight upturn which should consolidate the 2014 result (+0.7%). The forecast came from Marco Prosperi, Director of Assodimi-Assonolo, the association of industrial machinery distributors, interviewed by the SaMoTer Press Office, the triennial international event dedicated to the construction industry scheduled at Veronafiere 22-25 February 2017 (www.samoter.it)


18 Feb
2016

CONSTRUCTION MACHINES, JANUARY-NOVEMBER 2015: ITALIAN EXPORTS UP (+7.6%) TO MORE THAN 2.2 BILLION EUROS

Figures published by the SaMoTer-Prometeia Observatory certify increases in key markets: Europe (+7.7%), Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey (+3.7%), North America (+23.1%), Central and South America (+6.3%), Middle East (+26.3%), Asia (+28.7%), Australia (+23.5%) and Africa (+2.5%). Another sharp fall in Russia (-62.8%).


10 Dec
2015

EARTHMOVING & CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY: OUT OF THE CRISIS IN TWO YEARS' TIME

Presentation of the SaMoTer-Veronafiere Outlook, developed in collaboration with Prometeia. The outlook of national and world market trends for the next two years was outlined today at Veronafiere during the first edition of SaMoTer Day, a training and guidance event focusing on opportunities and trends in the building and construction machinery market.


24 Nov
2015

INDIA: GROWTH IN THE ECONOMY, PUBLIC WORKS, AND THE CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY MARKET

Confindustria Modena, SaMoTer and Unacea are organising the Italian pavilion of construction machinery at Excon, in Bangalore, from 25 to 29 November 2015. After a slowdown linked to the trend in the national economy, the Indian construction machinery market has recorded a 13% increase in 2015, and should also improve over the next two years, achieving +15% in 2017 (estimates by Off-Highway Research).


19 Nov
2015

AGREEMENT BETWEEN FIERA MILANO AND VERONAFIERE. IN 2017 TRANSPOTEC AND SAMOTER WILL BE HELD SIMULTANEOUSLY IN VERONA

An important new chapter in the Italian exhibition sector is currently opening out. Fiera Milano and Veronafiere have signed a collaboration agreement for the contemporary scheduling in synergy of the next editions of their respective events Transpotec Logitec (www.transpotec.com) and SaMoTer (www.samoter.it), which will now be held 22-25 February 2017 in the Verona exhibition centre.


05 Oct
2015

BALANCE OF TRADE CONSOLIDATES 950 MILLION EUROS IN THE BLACK CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT IMPORT-EXPORT

Western Europe is the leading market. Russia plummets following Ukraine crisis sanctions and the devaluation of the rouble. Agreement between Veronafiere-SaMoTer and Prometeia: construction equipment market outlook set up.


24 Sep
2015

SAMOTER 2017 AT THE CECE SUMMIT DEDICATED TO “SMART MACHINES”. SHOW'S FOCUS MEETINGS IN LINE WITH THE VISION OF EUROPEAN INDUSTRY IN THE CONSTRUCTION EQUPIMENT SECTOR

Renewed partnership with the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) for the 30th edition of the Triennial International Earth Moving and Building Machinery Exhibition (Verona, 22-25 June 2017), which will focus on issues such as environmental protection and hydrogeological risks, as well as possible solutions through smart machines and technology platforms.


23 Jun
2015

PRESS KIT - Agreement between SaMoTer-Veronafiere & Unacea

Press conference - Partnership for the earth-moving machinery system


23 Jun
2015

SAMOTER AND UNACEA: PARTNERSHIP FOR THE EARTH-MOVING MACHINERY SYSTEM

An agreement was signed today between Veronafiere-SaMoTer and Unacea to promote and support of the Italian construction machinery industry. The sector boasts 200 companies, 6,000 direct employees, 30 thousand employees in allied fields and turnover of more than 2.5 billion euros. Exports are performing well (70% of production), while the domestic market has to be kick-started after losing 80% because of the crisis. SaMoTer 2017: focus on the management and prevention of environmental emergencies through man-machine interaction, sustainability and bureaucratic simplification.


19 May
2015

INDIA: BOOM IN INFRASTRUCTURES AND CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY

Confindustria Modena, Veronafiere-SaMoTer and Unacea team up to take Made in Italy to Bangalore.


27 Apr
2015

SAMOTER 2017: FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND HYDRO-GEOLOGICAL PROTECTION. SOLUTIONS THROUGH INTELLIGENT MACHINERY AND TECHNOLOGICAL PLATFORMS

At Veronafiere since 1964: 30th edition in 2017 - the year’s main European event for construction equipment. Demo Area, Rental Area, co-location with ASPHALTICA (machinery and systems for the road building and bitumen sector promoted by Siteb), the SaMoTer International Award and the International Technical Innovation Competition make Veronafiere an international landmark for the earth-moving, site and building machinery sector.