One of the world's largest trade shows dedicated to innovations in the construction, mining and agriculture industries, Bauma 2019, opened this week in Munich, Germany.
Event organiser, CEO of Messe München, Klaus Dittrich said that Bauma 2019 is breaking records yet again this year.
“With an area of 614,000 square metres, Bauma has grown even bigger this year,” he said, explaining that there are 3,700 exhibitors from around 60 countries demonstrating their innovations in Munich.
He added that the event attracts visitors from over 200 countries.
Germany's Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, said the fair is a figurehead for Germany, while Bavarian Prime Minister, Markus Söder, shared his enthusiasm for the event.
“Highly innovative and impressive construction machines from all over the world show the progress of the construction industry, the latest machines even work fully electronically and emission-free,” said Söder.
“The construction industry is the indicator of our economic performance.” he said.
As key factors for the future of the industry, Söder described the acceleration of approval procedures, the intelligent construction with the help of digital planning and a reasonable management of land conservation and construction.
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Image: Bauma 2019 opening (L-R): Stéphan Dion (Canadian Ambassador), Stefan Rummel (Managing Director Messe München), Willi Liebherr (President of the Board of Directors Liebherr), Dr. Ing. Markus Söder (Bavarian Prime Minister), Peter Altmaier (Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy), Klaus Dittrich (CEO Messe München), Jonatan Julien (Minister of Energy and Resources Quebec).