Road Construction

Growing populations along with impressive economic strides are placing increased demands on infrastructure in the Gulf region.

The quality of the milled surface has a major impact on the uniformity and success of a road rehabilitation project, says the Germany-based Wirtgen which claims to offer the most extensive and innovative line-up of cold milling machines in the industry.

In the past 50 years, there have been huge advancements in the automobile industry but the roads we drive on have remained nearly unchanged. As cars get smarter so too should the infrastructure that supports them. Our road network continues to be expanded and by 2050, the global network of highways is projected to increase by 60 per cent.

With its new mini-paver F80W, Dynapac now offers a compact paver solution for small jobsites. The 80-cm-wide mini-paver is best suited for narrow paving areas or landscaping asphalt and/or sand jobs, according to a spokesman for the leading supplier of high tech soil and asphalt rollers, light equipment and pavers.

Sylvania Lighting, a lighting solutions specialist, has introduced the Skyline Street range, dedicated to road lighting applications and specifically built for the Middle East region.