construction

Yokohama Rubber Releases New Hamatite Sealant for Residential Construction

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is in October launching sales of Hamatite SC-SDINB, a new single-component modified silicone-based sealant. The new product is mainly intended for filling the seams between ceramic siding boards on the outer walls of detached residential houses. A new “non-bleeding” feature, not found in conventional products, allows for longer preservation of building aesthetics by preventing the sealant from...

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CEMA Forecasts 1.855 Trillion Yen in Shipment Value of Construction Equipment for Fiscal 2017

Shipment values of construction equipment are forecast at 1.855 trillion yen ($18.283 billion) in fiscal 2017, on a par with the previous year, according to the Japan Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA). This includes a forecast 822 billion yen in the domestic market, up 2 percent year-on-year, the first rise in two years. The forecast for exports is 1.033 trillion...

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Construction Machinery Shipments Down 5% in 2015

The value of construction machinery shipments during calendar 2015 totaled 2.3129 trillion yen ($19.27 billion), down 5 percent from the previous year as the annual figure turned negative after an increase in 2014, according to a report compiled by the Japan Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA; 69 member companies).

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