Manufacturers & Procurement

Contractors working on the Riyadh Metro project turned to lifting solutions specialist Mohammad Abdullah Al Areedh company when faced with the challenge of erecting a launching gantry across a busy road for a light rail bridge on the ambitious development.

Manitowoc, which has been active in the Middle East for nearly six decades, continues to consolidate and grow its reputation in the region through product innovation and critical local support.

Konecranes expects to complete the acquisition of Terex’s Material Handling & Port Solutions (MHPS) business by early 2017, a move that the company says will enhance its position as a focused global leader in the industrial lifting and port solutions market.

A newly formed partnership between Abloy, a leading manufacturer of locks, locking systems and architectural hardware, and Bahrain-based Janada Electronics, aims to bring the next generation of high security systems and foolproof access control solutions to the country.

Eyeing the numerous growth opportunities in the region, fischer has embarked on an expansion drive which includes  the opening of a new administrative centre in Dubai, UAE, says K S SREEKUMAR.

JONATHAN RAWLINSON, technical manager – components at Prysmian Group, looks at some of the issues surrounding specification of cable systems. Recent high-profile incidents across the UAE have thrown the spotlight on the need to ensure that fire safety is a prime consideration in the design of both commercial and residential buildings.