Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities in Rotterdam

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. Once built, the facility will be among the biggest in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from …

Abu Dhabi’s Construction and Building Material Sector growing

AD Ports Group today announced that the number of licences issued in the construction and building material sector in its Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster has reached 281, occupying a land area of 12,765,938 square metres, in August 2021. A key sector of the UAE’s economy, the total market size of the construction sector …

Raimondi cranes in action for Qatari mega project

Raimondi Middle East deployed 10 topless tower cranes for the construction of one of Qatar’s most awaited residential developments: The Seef.  “Currently, we have nine Raimondi cranes operating onsite, as one MRT159 was dismantled in June,” said Wael Hasan, Commercial Director, Raimondi Middle East. “Five cranes, one MRT294, one MRT223, one MRT189, and two MRT144s, …

AMCS ensures safety at the new construction site of Scandinavia’s largest hospital

AMCS technologies’ DCS 60 anticollision systems will ensure the safety of tower cranes constructing two additional buildings and an extension of more than 140,000 m2 at the Oslo University Hospitals. « Oslo Universitetssykehus » is now the largest hospital in Scandinavia as it combines two other university hospitals Ullevålhospitalet and Akerhospitalet.  Four Comansa cranes on …

Portable Power appoints new General Manager for EMEA region

The Portable Power business of Doosan Bobcat has appointed Jan Moravec as General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Jan has been with Portable Power for over 18 years and is based at the Doosan Bobcat EMEA campus in Dobris in the Czech Republic.  Jan Moravec commented: “I’m delighted to be taking on …

Liebherr announces the new MK, to be showed for the first time at the JDL EXPO in Beaune, France 

It is first virtually on March 30, but in reality at the June edition of the JDL EXPO, that Liebherr will unveil its brand new MK73-3.1 crane. All the details of this new 3-axle mobile construction crane with electric drive will be revealed on March 30 on the manufacturer’s website, which will present the advantages …