Earthmoving Events

Australian earthmoving and construction events calendar

Many opportunities exist for those in the Australian earthmoving, construction, mining and quarrying industries to network, do business and check out the latest technology. This is where you'll find all the expos, shows, conferences and field days that matter.

2024

ArchiBuild Expo – Sydney
ArchiBuild Expo is a trade show for building product manufacturers, suppliers and brands to showcase, inform, educate and meet architects, specifiers and builders working across commercial, workplace, retail, hospitality, multi-res and residential architecture and building projects.
WHEN: June 13–15, 2024
MORE INFO: https://archibuildexpo.com.au

Perth Tradie Expo – Perth
The Perth Tradie Expo is aimed at tradies, contractors, purchasing officers for small to large businesses and state government departments looking for the latest release tools, construction equipment, commercial vehicles and workwear.
WHEN: June 14–16, 2024
MORE INFO: https://tradieexpo.com.au

Queensland Mining Expo – Mackay
Queensland Mining Expo (QME) connects leading suppliers and technical experts with those seeking better efficiency, better productivity and increased optimisation for their business and site. QME will feature over 230 suppliers as well as a free-to-attend seminar series that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry professionals who will address the current needs of the industry. With live demonstrations and topical presentations, QME will be the ultimate destination for the QLD mining industry.
WHEN: July 23–25, 2024
MORE INFO: www.queenslandminingexpo.com.au

Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo – Sydney
The waste, recycling and resource recovery industry is continuing to transform and has quickly become the nucleus for driving Australia towards a cleaner, more sustainable future. AWRE is designed for waste professionals to join forces and work towards this common goal.
WHEN: July 24–25, 2024
MORE INFO: https://awre.com.au

Foundations and Frontiers – Sydney
The Australian Constructors Association has announced a new one-day event for the construction industry focused on how to coordinate a national response to how industry can deliver the infrastructure pipeline. Foundations and Frontiers provides a platform for public and private discussion on the industry’s critical challenges.
WHEN: August 8, 2024
MORE INFO: https://foundationsandfrontiers.com.au/

Timber Construct 2024 – Melbourne
Organised by the Timber Development Association, the Timber Construct Conference and Exhibition represents Australian forestry, timber manufacturing and timber construction interests.
WHEN: August 12–13, 2024
MORE INFO: https://timberoffsiteconstruction.com/

Workplace Health and Safety Show – Sydney
The Workplace Health and Safety Show will feature a program of events including live demonstrations, seminars, interactive forums and round table discussions on health, wellbeing, manual handling, major hazards, innovation, technology advancements, new safety products, injury prevention and height safety, amongst other topics.
WHEN: September 4–5, 2024
MORE INFO: www.whsshow.com.au

International Future Mining Conference – Sydney
The 6th International Future Mining Conference is organised by AusIMM and UNSW Sydney and will cover topics such as digital transformation, mining in extreme environments, future skills requirements and innovations in energy and decarbonisation.
WHEN: September 2–4, 2024
MORE INFO: www.ausimm.com/conferences-and-events/future-mining/

Henty Machinery Field Days – Henty
Located in the heart of the nation’s food bowl in southern NSW, Henty Machinery Field Days is an agribusiness supermarket attracting more than 60,000 visitors each year.
WHEN: September 17–19, 2024
MORE INFO: https://hmfd.com.au/

NT Resources Week – Darwin
NT Resources Week combines three resource and construction industry events – the South East Asia Australia Offshore & Onshore Conference (SEAAOC), Mining the Territory and the Environmental Management & Decarbonisation Forum. It has fast become the leading meeting point for captains of industry in mining, exploration, petroleum, oil/gas, engineering, construction and infrastructure.
WHEN: September 18–19, 2024
MORE INFO: https://ntresourcesweek.com.au

Bulk Expo and MegaTrans – Melbourne
A dedicated exhibition for the bulk solids handling industry, the Bulk Expo showcases bulk solids transport solutions for domestic and international trade. The event will feature an expansive trade show, showcasing the latest solutions for the industry, as well as hosting an informative two-day conference. Hosted alongside Bulk Expo at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, MegaTrans focuses on the sustainable supply chain of the future, with exhibitors showcasing technology and initiatives for the logistics industry.
WHEN: September 18–19, 2024
MORE INFO: Bulk2024 – www.bulkhandlingexpo.com.au / MegaTrans – https://megatrans.com.au

Elmore Machinery Field Days – Elmore
Begun in 1964, Elmore Machinery Field Days is one of Australia’s key agricultural field days, held at Elmore Event Centre in Victoria. A large number of exhibitors cover earthmoving machinery, GPS and guidance equipment, laser and levelling equipment, IT and lifting machinery, among other categories.
WHEN: October 1–3, 2024
MORE INFO: www.elmorefielddays.com.au

WA Mining Conference – Perth
WA Mining Conference will focus on the best practices, technologies and strategies advancing mining in Western Australia to help you increase production, lower costs and prepare for a sustainable future. WA Mining Conference will address the most important issues shaping mining in WA.
WHEN: October 9–10, 2024
MORE INFO: www.waminingexpo.com.au

Australian Small Bridges Conference & Expo – Gold Coast
Since 2005, the long running Australian Small Bridges Conference, and Exhibition, provides practical guidance and alerts bridge, road and rail engineers, asset owners, managers, contractors and suppliers about significant new developments and requirements for small to medium span bridges, including culverts and associated civil and geotechnical works.
WHEN: October 22–23, 2024
MORE INFO: https://smallbridges.com.au/

Australian National Field Days – Borenore
The oldest annual agricultural exhibition in the country, the Australian National Field Days is held 15km west of Orange at Borenore, NSW and has a specific earthmoving category for exhibitors.
WHEN: October 24–26, 2024
MORE INFO: https://anfd.com.au

International Mining and Resources Conference & Expo (IMARC) – Sydney
The largest international mining event in Australia, over 7,000 members of the international mining community travel to Melbourne to connect, learn, and explore the latest industry innovations over the course of three days. The IMARC expo features 260+ exhibitors showcasing the latest mining projects, machinery, equipment, international pavilions, technologies and innovations.
WHEN: October 29–31, 2024
MORE INFO: https://imarcglobal.com/

National Roads & Traffic Expo – Sydney
The National Roads & Traffic Expo focuses on civil construction, traffic management, road maintenance, operations and asset management of roads, bridges, tunnels across Australia.
WHEN: October 30–31, 2024
MORE INFO: www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/road-traffic-expo/index.stm

NSWICC Infrastructure and Construction Conference – Lovedale, Hunter Valley
This event will open conversations, educate and inspire attendees on the importance of Aboriginal Participation in the Business Sector of NSW. The key focus is to encourage a long-standing, economic harmony between both sides of the supply chain and to ensure sustainability of Aboriginal Business and Employment Participation in Government and Industry Supply Chains.
WHEN: November 11–12, 2024
MORE INFO: www.nswiccevents.com

NT Major Projects Conference – Darwin
This two-day event will profile major infrastructure projects in the pipeline for the Territory alongside providing a high-level forum for discussion, debate and doing business.
WHEN: November 26-27, 2024
MORE INFO: https://www.ntconference.com.au/

2025

Heavy Equipment & Machinery Show – Brisbane
Organised by CCF QLD, the Heavy Equipment & Machinery Show has evolved from the Civil Construction Field Days and will be hosted in its new home, the Royal International Convention Centre and Showground, in 2023. Held alongside the Brisbane Truck Show, over 6,000 visitors are expected to see what the 100+ exhibitors have on offer.
WHEN: May 2025
MORE INFO: www.heavyequipmentshow.com.au

Australian Tools and Grinding Expo
ATGE showcases hardware, tools and products for cutting, grinding and polishing. The expo will also explore the latest in automation.
WHEN: May 2–4, 2025
MORE INFO: https://atge.com.au/

AustMine 2025 – Brisbane
This two-day event will encompass plenary sessions, workshops, Collaboration Laboratories, Meet the Miners™ and interactive breakout discussion groups. An accompanying exhibition will have over 100 exhibitors displaying the latest in digital, decarbonisation and ESG in mining.
WHEN: May 21–22
MORE INFO: www.austmineconference.com.au

Concrete 2025 – Adelaide
Concrete 2025 will cover all aspects of concrete materials, design, construction, repair and maintenance.
WHEN: September 7–10, 2025
MORE INFO: https://ciaconference.com.au

AIMEX – Sydney
The Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) is an internationally renowned platform which showcases the latest mining technology, equipment and services, offering a unique opportunity for leading suppliers and buyers to conduct face-to-face business, learn about the latest trends and network in an interactive forum.
WHEN: September 2025
MORE INFO: www.aimex.com.au/en-gb.html

No-Dig Down Under – Melbourne
No-Dig Down Under is the southern hemisphere’s only large scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology. Organised in partnership with the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT), a range of training courses on trenchless methods will be presented prior to the conference. These will be presented by industry leaders from Australia and overseas and will be of value to anyone who encounters trenchless technologies as part of their employment.
WHEN: September 2025
MORE INFO: www.nodigdownunder.com

Outside Australia

digitalBAU – Cologne, Germany
digitalBAU addresses the digital transformation in the construction industry and encompasses the entire value and process chain of construction, from planning and construction to the operation and management of buildings, cities and landscapes.
WHEN: February 20–22, 2024
MORE INFO: https://digital-bau.com/en/

BuildNZ – Auckland, NZ
Build NZ is New Zealand’s largest trade-only exhibition for people who design, construct and manage the country’s buildings and facilities.
WHEN: June 25–26, 2024
MORE INFO: www.buildnz.com

bauma – Munich, Germany
With over 3,000 exhibitors from 58 different countries, bauma is one of the world’s largest trade fairs for the construction and mining industries. In addition to the exhibition there is a program of keynotes, practical presentations, world premieres and the latest research findings.
WHEN: April 7–13, 2025
MORE INFO: https://bauma.de/en

CONEXPO-CON/AGG – Las Vegas, US
America’s largest construction show, CONEXPO-CON/AGG has 1,800 exhibitors on site giving hands-on demos, technical talks and product presentations, including some of the biggest names in the business. There is also a program of 150 education sessions and the ability to network with professionals from across the sectors of asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, hauling, lifting, trucking and more.
WHEN: March 3–7, 2026
MORE INFO: www.conexpoconagg.com

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