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JLG booms for Algeria oil & gas
Four articulating booms delivered to Sonatrach Group for oil and gas projects, following earlier delivery of six units
Eastmed gas pipeline construction gets nod
Israel approves €6 billion project to deliver natural gas to Europe by 2025
Tensions rise over Africa’s largest dam
Filling to start for Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam despite resistance from Egypt and Sudan
SkyJacks implements Syrinx software
South African rental company has started using Point of Rental’s software across its network
Select Crane delivers ATs to Egypt
Select Crane shipped a 2004 Demag AC 350 and 2006 Tadano ATF 45-3 to a customer in Egypt
Construction output continues contraction in MENA region
Worldwide pandemic and tumultuous oil prices deal deadly blow to tourism economies
Magni South Africa appoints CEO
Lindsay Shankland has been named Magni South Africa’s CEO
Regional Report: North Africa fights battles on many fronts
Covid-19, dropping oil prices, plus poverty and political unrest threaten the region
ECC takes delivery of 10 Haulotte telehandlers
ECC, a subsidiary of the Algerian Ministry of Defense, received 10 HTL 4017 telehandlers
Cameroon road contract signed
PPP contract for design, construction, operation and maintenance of 14 road toll plazas
Launch offers birds-eye view of projects
AirMap launches JobSight drone automation platform for operations into the MENA region
Construction in Egypt affected by COVID-19
Due to COVID-19 outbreak work on new US$58 billion administrative capital city delayed 
Eyewitness: COVID-19 and South African construction and rental
George Landsberg of Hi-Reach Manlift in South Africa reports that many rental and construction businesses have stopped working
Burma Plant Hire shuts depots
South African rental company sends staff home to support essential services remotely
Bell haulers driven by X-box controller
South African manufacturer Bell Equipment tests new controls as it develops automation systems for its haulers
Tadano telecrawler official launch
Former Demag telescopic crawler concept now officially launched by Tadano
Nigeria settles hydropower plant dispute
The Mambilla facility is expected to become Africa’s second-largest hydropower plant, producing 3,050MW
Press crown relocated
ALE relocates a 77.4 tonne press crown within a Nissan factory in South Africa
ACS withdraws from US$14 billion dam project
Contractor pulls out of African dam project
Bomb targets Turkish contractors in Somalia
At least two men have been killed at a construction site near Mogadishu, after being targeted with a car bomb
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