International Construction webinar, 3 June: the future of the construction equipment market

By Andy Brown20 April 2021

Chairman of LiuGong, Mr Zeng

Two panellists have been announced for International Construction’s 3 June webinar on ‘OEM Opportunities’: Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group and Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation.

The webinar will discuss the state of the global construction equipment market and the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the industry.

It will examine what markets have strong potential for growth, discuss opportunities presented by technology, and major trends such as urbanisation and ‘green’ sustainable construction and reducing emissions.

The webinar will take place on June 3 at 2.00pm UK time. It is free to attend – register for the event by clicking here.

Pekka Vauramo has been the President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation since 2020.

Vauramo was appointed President and CEO of Metso in 2018. He has served as President and CEO of Finnair (2013-2018) and prior to that he has held several management positions at Cargotec and Sandvik.

Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec

Metso Outotec is investing heavily into new technology and more sustainable methods of construction. On the most recent Yellow Table – International Construction’s ranking of the world’s top 50 OEMs by sales – the company was in the top 20.

Under the leadership of Zeng Guang’an, LiuGong has been one of the fastest growing construction manufacturers of the last decade. Mr. Zeng graduated from Chongqing University and started his career at LiuGong as an engineer in 1985. He has served in a number of different management positions, including Vice Chairman and President. On the 2019 Yellow Table LiuGong was placed in the top 20.

A third panellist may be announced. 

The webinar will be moderated by International Construction’s editor, Andy Brown, and those viewing the webinar will be able to submit questions. Register for free.

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