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Besix Group reach new heights on Dubai tower
Autonomous, self-climbing robot helps construction of high-rise tower in Dubai 
LiftEx Bahrain cancelled
The event was due to take place on 21-22 March 2022
Paul van Gelder: lifting industry has important role in renewables
Mammoet CEO will use CATME speech to argue that renewable energy facilities have to be built “a lot faster”
Kazakhstan plans first nuclear plant in 50 years
Rosatom in talks with government over construction of large-scale facility
MEWP manufacturer starts work on US$348 million plant
Dingli starts construction on Phase 5 of its ‘intelligent factory’ expansion project in China
World’s five ‘smartest’ cities
Smart city initiatives expected to generate almost US$70 billion in spend annually by 2026
Japanese tower cranes
Differences in crane design to cater to certain markets’ specific demands are well illustrated by the unique design features of tower cranes in Japan. Heinz-Gert Kessel investigates
Construction to start on one of world’s largest car parks
Webuild gets contract for US$940 million car park in Saudi Arabia
Grove crane delivered to gold mine
The rough terrain model will be used for construction and ongoing mining activities at an Indonesian gold mine
Third fully sustainable city to be launched in the UAE
US$490 million project to be completely powered by renewable energy 
‘Infinity’ bridge in Dubai opens
300m long bridge required 40 steel segments weighting up to 130 tonnes to be lifted before its completion
Heavyweight speakers join CATME programme
Participants from Saudi Aramco and Hareket added to the speaker programme
Dingli electrifies its glass suction boom
New eco-friendly BT2615ERTGS features maintenance-free battery pack and offers 1500kg of suction   
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Does engineering design matter for Asia’s future infrastructure investments?
Asia’s future infrastructure is facing increasing scrutiny of its sustainability, constructability, bankability, and resilience
‘Green’ award for building in Vietnam
Building in Hanoi, Vietnam, given prestigious sustainability award
Dingli opens boom lift production plant
The US$235 million facility represents phase four in Chinese manufacturer’s production expansion project 
Middle East urban construction projects to drive growth
Significant plans for construction projects in the Middle East this year
Electric focus for XCMG in 2022
New emissions standard in China from December 2022 will add to electric equipment uptake
New and updated HSC crawler cranes
Three updated models in 80, 100 and 180 tonne capacities, plus a new 100 tonne HD model are now available
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