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January 1st, 2017


Plate mate: the niche of hydraulic part re-plating

Rajeev Daswani discusses the growing scope of re-plating in the aftermarket and the role of Marami Metal Plating in reconditioning hydraulic components

Eagle days: Case woos customers and network

Case Construction Equipment opens a 33.5-hectare Dubai parts facility and turns on the charm with a sales training and customer day

Global to glocal: a trend to be aware of in 2017

As the West enters an ideological state where naysaying globalisation is all the rage, the Gulf and the equipment industry present a contrary argument

China State lays out its fleet purchase priorities

Dehong Lu, workshop manager for China State Construction Engineering Corporation, discusses the purchase of LiuGong wheel loaders and the key influences in the decision making

Liebherr deploys 58 cranes at Istanbul New Airport

Across a vast construction site north of Istanbul that in just two years’ time will be transformed into the largest airport in the world, a cast of cranes supported by Liebherr Turkey are making short work of the unceasing material deliveries

Global weakness and the shift to rental in cranes

Softness in global markets and technological developments are driving a renaissance in Middle East mobile and crawler crane activity, while the increasing dominance of rental in the heavy lift segment is good for all

Heavy lifting: a roundup of developments in 2016

So much has happened in the cranes segment this year that it can be hard to keep up, so here are the highlights

Liebherr's leaders discuss rough-terrain re-entry

Christoph Kleiner, MD for sales, and Dr Ulrich Hamme, MD for development, at Liebherr-Werk Ehingen, discuss Liebherr’s re-entry into the rough-terrain crane segment

CCC, Mammoet and LEEA on heavy lifting safety

Representatives from CCC, Mammoet and LEEA discus the gaps in the heavy lifting safety culture in the Middle East, where the room is for improvement, and what contractors need to do to get there

Ford Trucks grows its product and GCC network

Two years since Ford Trucks established a direct presence in the Gulf, director for international markets Emrah Duman discusses the geographical expansion of the brand’s sales and service network over the last 12 months