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Used equipment prices remain stable in Middle East Euro Auctions site in Dubai

Used equipment prices remain stable in Middle East

Richard Sweatt, the Middle East representative of Euro Auctions, provides insights into the demand for used construction and agriculture equipment


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Positive changes are afoot in the Gulf’s PMV segment

Positive changes are afoot in the Gulf’s PMV segment

Reflections on the industry from PMV Middle East’s editor of the last three years, as he moves on seemingly just as the winds of change sweep the segment
 
Breaking the loop of short-term budgeting and poor efficiency

Breaking the loop of short-term budgeting and poor efficiency

How the short-term budgeting of project procurement impacts the efficiency of operations, and how systemic change is needed to break the vicious cycle
 
Joining the dots: on the rising interconnectivity of on-site equipment

Joining the dots: on the rising interconnectivity of on-site equipment

PMV Middle East points to the growing signs of the increasing interconnectivity of plant, machinery and vehicles on the jobsite
 
Are you prepared for the enforcement of digital tyre monitoring?

Are you prepared for the enforcement of digital tyre monitoring?

Restrata’s David Nicholls explains how plans by the UAE’s ESMA to enforce tyre digital pressure monitoring are a logical consequence of tyre safety issues, and it will drive telematics adoption
 

 

Safety first: Is safety a necessity or a luxury?

Safety first: Is safety a necessity or a luxury?

Based on the perspective, safety can be a requirement, a necessity or a luxury, but this month’s issue of PMV makes it clear which way the Gulf region is headed
 
Weighing the options: how transport challenges demand a response

Weighing the options: how transport challenges demand a response

As the transportation industry faces down a range of competing market pressures, from the depressed construction  market in some countries to the rising regulations in others, how are trailer and truck body fabricators responding?
 
Caretaker economy: How slower growth could be driving superior service

Caretaker economy: How slower growth could be driving superior service

How the Gulf’s experience of a construction slowdown in some quarters, and a new normal of steady but modest growth in others, is driving customer service
 
Power by decree: Dubai ruler mandates on back-up power

Power by decree: Dubai ruler mandates on back-up power

A temporary blackout at Dubai Mall reinforces the understanding that no major project can afford to be without a reliable back-up power system, while the intervention of Dubai’s ruler on the matter is music to the industry’s ears
 
Playing catch up: the numbered days of second-hand imports

Playing catch up: the numbered days of second-hand imports

Fleet operators in the Gulf have had a good run in the medium-duty segment, enjoying relaxed regulations and plentiful second-hand imports from Europe, but the days of these unorthodox practices are looking increasingly numbered
 
Movement in the market: auto OEMs get active

Movement in the market: auto OEMs get active

Exciting times are ahread for the truck industry in the Gulf as OEMs continue to focus on developing their regional networks and product
 
Disruptive decisions: making headway against market inertia

Disruptive decisions: making headway against market inertia

In this age of big ideas it can be easy to overlook the constant innovation by companies in every industry segment, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t underway
 
Week in review: Back-up gensets at Dubai landmarks

Week in review: Back-up gensets at Dubai landmarks

The directive to install back-up power generators at landmark developments in Dubai will comprehensively benefit the emirate's building supply chain
 
Earthy ambitions: the maturing of dirt shovelling

Earthy ambitions: the maturing of dirt shovelling

As the pincer attack of cost and productivity close around the earthmoving segment, we see fleet operators and manufacturers chart the mature course
 
Pursuing performance: maturing market perspectives in the Gulf

Pursuing performance: maturing market perspectives in the Gulf

Have motives shifted in PMV procurement in the Gulf, and has the question of price finally ceded to the question of how things perform?
 
Shifting motives: long-term thinking gains ground

Shifting motives: long-term thinking gains ground

Is longer-term thinking slowly but surely gaining ground in the region?
 



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