Middle East

  • Aramco’s Khurais refinery in Saudi Arabia. The country is investing billions of dollars on new oil a
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    What now for the rental market in the Middle East?

    2010-09-28T15:01:00Z

    Has the Dubai construction market really stopped cold? Does the region still hold out great potential for rental companies? Maria Hadlow and Murray Pollok report.

  • Hiab's new XS 310 L loader crane
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    Hiab aims new loader at Middle East

    2010-05-10T10:05:00Z

    The new XS 310 L loader crane from Hiab is designed for brick and block handling, particularly in the Middle East

  • The Abu Dhabi office of FAMCO, Volvo CE's dealer in the United Arab Emirates.
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    First Middle East Volvo Rents store opens in Abu Dhabi

    2009-12-16T11:25:00Z

    p Volvo Construction Equipment's dealer in the United Arab Emirates, FAMCO, has opened the first Volvo Rents store in the Middle East, located in Abu Dhabi. /p

  • Bahwan Wagenborg crew, trained for several months at Wagenborg Nedlift in the Netherlands, in front
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    Wagenborg sets up Middle East joint venture

    2009-12-14T12:02:00Z

    p Netherlands-based Royal Wagenborg has set up a joint venture to supply crane and transport services in the Middle East /p

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    Tiong Woon upbeat despite profits drop

    2009-11-17T17:00:00Z

    Gross profit was down 20% for the first quarter of Tiong Woon's 2010 financial year, but revenue held its own with a 1% drop

  • Al Faris's Liebherr LTM 1500-8.1 works at the Yas Marina Hotel at Abu Dhabi's Formula One Grand Prix
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    Al Faris lifts in the fast lane

    2009-06-08T12:18:00Z

    One of the landmarks at Abu Dhabi's 5.5 km Formula One Grand Prix motor racing circuit on Yas Island will be the five-star Yas Marina Hotel, which will straddle the track

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    Middle East Wolffkran partnership

    2009-04-28T10:57:00Z

    German tower crane producer Wolffkran has entered a partnership with construction equipment dealer Roots Group, based in the Middle East. The Roots Group will take over sales, rental and full consultancy services for Wolff cranes in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria and Egypt

  • The TCM RTCW 55 all terrain crane was shown in the iron for the first time in March
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    New TCM rough terrain crane in the iron

    2009-03-16T12:23:00Z

    Italian crane manufacturer TCM has presented its new 55 tonne rough terrain crane at an open house event. The RTCW 55 is designed for Eastern European markets from which there have been direct requests for custom-built 55 tonne capacity rough terrains

  • Al Faris Equipment Rental sent two 250 tonne Liebherr all terrains to the Dubai Metro project where
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    Al Faris provides ATs for Dubai Metro lift

    2009-02-27T10:57:00Z

    Al Faris Equipment Rental, based in Dubai, UAE, supplied two 250 tonne Liebherr all terrains cranes to the Dubai Metro joint venture to lift a 140 tonne gantry footbridge into place at the new Jumeirah Lake Tower station

  • Liebherr will deliver six ship-to-shore container cranes to the Jeddah North Container Terminal in S
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    Saudi port takes Liebherr giants

    2009-02-27T10:27:00Z

    Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company has ordered six Liebherr Megamax ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes and 10 rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for the Jeddah North Container Terminal in Saudi Arabia