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 …

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 …

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal and Khalifa Port implement region’s first autonomous port truck system

CSP Abu Dhabi container terminal, the first greenfield project of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) operating within Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship deep-water port Khalifa Port, has announced its terminal will be the first in the Middle East to implement an autonomous port truck system. Following a two-month trial period, a total of six electric Q-Trucks …

40 per cent bidder increase at Dubai auction

Ritchie Bros, the machinery and heavy equipment auctioneer, sold over 1,380 items through its Dubai auction site to online buyers worldwide. The two-day auction in March attracted more than 1,470 registered bidders, an increase of 40 per cent compared to the same month in 2020. The online-only event attracted registrants from 105 countries and the highest number …

Roll Group completes first Factory to Foundation project in the Middle East

Roll Group UAE has recently completed its first Factory to Foundation project in the Middle East. The Module transportation started in December 2020 and was completed in 5 weeks. Phase one of the project consisted of weighing, sea and land transportation, and installation onto foundation of several Modules.   Regional Sales Director,Nimalan Logeswaran, commented “Due …

Up to 35,000 operating hours with Liebherr

Dubai-based crane rental company O.Rentals, part of the Al Shirawi Group, has had a fleet with Liebherr’s duty cycle crawler cranes for ten years. There are currently eight machines from the HS series in their fleet. Their main application is dynamic soil compaction. “We don’t see much clamshell or dragline business orders in this region,” …

Bahri wins three awards at The Maritime Standard Awards 2020

Bahri, one of the global leaders in logistics and transportation, was awarded three prestigious recognitions at the seventh edition of The Maritime Standards Awards 2020, held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE, on 23 November. The company was awarded in the Ship Owner/Operator of the Year, the Tanker Operator of the Year, and the …