CECE congress : European construction machinery sector embraces digital transformation as driver of success

Wednesday 19 October 2016

On the 7th and 8th of October, CECE held his Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, gathering close to two hundred leaders from the construction equipment industry in Europe. The congress’s highlights.

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Technology industry creates 3,000 new jobs in 2016

Thursday 6 October 2016

This year, the technology industry in Belgium will create 3,000 new jobs, which is twice as many as expected. Also in 2017, more new jobs will be created, says technology federation Agoria. “The government measures to rein in the costs of labour is paying off,” says Marc Lambotte, CEO of Agoria. “For the first time since 2008 our market shares are recovering within EU business and our export has hit a record level, showing that Belgian products and services are gradually becoming more competitive.”

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The rise of artificial intelligence

Tuesday 13 September 2016

The phrase "artificial intelligence" (AI) was first coined 60 years ago at the Dartmouth conference. However, we had to wait for the emergence of new technologies used in processing “big data” for AI to actually experience a boom. It is now ubiquitous in our everyday life: from personal assistants to robotic vacuum cleaners, not forgetting guiding algorithms for cars and other connected devices, it's everywhere!

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Pokémon Go is making location based marketing a dream come true?

Friday 9 September 2016

In just a few short weeks, Pokémon Go has become a mobile gaming sensation. The app has taken location based marketing to a whole new level. The holy grail for your business?

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Belgian technology providers that enable smart cities

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Agoria has produced a brochure of all its members actively involved in smart cities, with an overview of each company’s expertise arranged according to smart city domain and technological solution. Download your free copy here!

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Recycled plastics in ICT products: Agoria members are already doing it!

Wednesday 31 August 2016

The circular economy, a new way of dealing with components and materials, is high on the agenda of the European Union and various Belgian governments. The objective is to guarantee economic growth without exceeding our planet’s capacity.

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MOL builds mega oilfield trucks for oil production in the Sahara and India

Tuesday 30 August 2016

Independent manufacturer of trucks, trailers and rubbish trucks, and subcontractor MOL CY NV has landed contracts with ENAFOR and OIL INDIA for the construction of 48 mega Oilfield trucks and 82 Oilfield trailers that will be deployed for the transport of drilling rigs in oilfields in the Sahara and in Assam (India) respectively.

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