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July 1st, 2016


Astra’s HD9 reaches to new heights of robustness

Astra takes the balance between on-road and off-road functionality where no manufacturer has gone before

Playing a long game: The art of biding time

One strategy to success that is played intentionally and unintentionally again and again is simply having the patience to bide your time and wait for a break

Big interview: Ajit Kumar of Swaidan Trading

Ajit Kumar on the strategies that have delivered Swaidan Trading deal after deal in regional public transport and increasing success with its steadily expanding curation of European brands

The spider plough: From Bavaria to Kurdistan

From the fertile fields of Bavaria, the Foeck laying plough system puts down cable in the Middle East for the first time

Service and safety: AWP moves beyond price-point

Amid the constant bids by manufacturers to outdo each other in terms of height, speed and overall productivity, some OEMs are increasingly turning to the issues of service and safety and opening up new fronts of competition

Buckets and boom lifts: GCC market trends in AWP

In a segment formerly driven by the need for height, speed and productivity, strides are being made in safety and sustainability

High flyer: JLG’s soaring 1500AJP articulated boom

JLG purses higher machines, higher gradeability and quicker ascent with the 1500AJP, but the real success of the brand is in its rock solid aftersales support and broad offering

Raising rental: The winning AWP ethos of Manlift

Manlift has steadily grown into the leading supplier of aerial work platforms

Manitowoc, CCC test synthetic hoist rope in Qatar

Manitowoc brings Samson K-100 synthetic rope to the Middle East with regional contractor CCC in Qatar

Paving the UAE: Wade Adams chooses Volvo CE

Wade Adams Contracting discusses the positivity demonstrated in infrastructure works currently underway in the UAE, and the importance of issues such as fuel consumption in machine selection