Middle East

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    IPAF spreads the word


    IPAF, the International Powered Access Federation, reports a succesful first show in the region at Intermat Middle East in Abu Dhabi

  • Aramco’s Khurais refinery in Saudi Arabia. The country is investing billions of dollars on new oil a

    What now for the rental market in the Middle East?


    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

    Hiab aims new loader at Middle East


    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.

    First Middle East Volvo Rents store opens in Abu Dhabi


    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

    Wagenborg sets up Middle East joint venture


    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


    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

    Al Faris lifts in the fast lane


    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


    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

    New TCM rough terrain crane in the iron


    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

    Al Faris provides ATs for Dubai Metro lift


    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