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 …

Sarens pulls off a success In Ghana

Sarens has been contracted for an important lifting operation at a power plant in Tema, Ghana, for client Metka and project owner Early Power Limited. This particular project required a tight turnaround, with just under four months available to finalise commercial discussions, contract negotiation, engineering, shipping, and on-site assembly. The first challenge was the equipment …

Combilift introduces new XLE model

Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its range of electric models. This multidirectional forklift with up to 5-ton lift capacity, combines emission-free operation with powerful performance for a wide range of industries and applications. The original engine powered XL C-Series model was developed to address …

DP World invests £300M in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub

DP World has announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels. The £300m sum, which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has made in Britain over the last decade, …

Goldhofer boosts North American dealer network

In addition to direct contact through Goldhofer Inc.’s US sales team, three dealerships are now in place for the company’s multi-state highway transportation equipment. That includes the versatile, flexible semi-trailers in the STZ-V series, and the P9 and P12 PLUS highway models. Goldhofer’s new dealers include ILoca Services, Inc., Aurora/Illinois, Lucky’s Trailer Sales, Inc., South Royalton/Vermont, …

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, …

MYCRANE set to launch in four more countries

MYCRANE has appointed four new franchisees, expanding the digital platform for the search and selection of cranes. The appointments, confirmed during The Big 5 construction trade show held in Dubai, marked the launch of MYCRANE operations in the key markets of the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and the opening of MYCRANE offices …

P&O Maritime Logistics and IO Materials Services bring revolutionary cargo system to Africa

P&O Maritime Logistics and Nigerian firm IO Materials Services (IOMS) jointly announce the launch of the new ‘FlexDELIVERY™’ model to provide integrated last-mile delivery services to the offshore energy industry in Nigeria. FlexDELIVERY™ disrupts the traditional model of high shore base startup costs, rentals and vessel time-chartered contracts by focusing on the service that is …

EST-Floattech introduces new battery design

EST-Floattech has announced the launch of new battery designs, the Octopus Series. The new design platform is set to become the next generation DNV certified battery management system for marine markets. With both High Power and High Energy modules, new, smart and lightweight battery solutions can be installed in virtually any size of vessel. Clients …