Manufacturers & Procurement

One of the top 10 lift manufacturers in India is now gearing up to take on the wider GCC market, having established a firm presence in Bahrain since setting up an office in the country in 2018. Escon Express Lifts has already delivered its first order to Saudi Arabia and is now eyeing potential business in Kuwait and Oman.

UAE-based concrete supplier Ocean Readymix & Precast has become the first company in the Gulf to take delivery of Renault Trucks’ new K440 P8x4 Chassis model.

Demag, a leading cranes brand that is now part of the Tadano Group, says its AC 45 City is the most compact crane in the 45-tonne capacity class, with a length of 8.69 m, a width of 2.55 m, and a height of 3.16 m. In addition, its carrier length of only 7.2 m makes it best-in-class in this category as well, it adds.

Building information modelling (BIM), an intelligent 3D model-based process that provides an opportunity to plan, design, construct, and manage buildings more efficiently, is technology that must be incorporated by the construction sector now and not something that can be introduced in the future, Technal stressed at a webinar last month that was h

Two tower cranes from Wolffkran Arabia are currently working on a residential building in Downtown Dubai that will offer direct views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain. The 58-storey Burj Royale, being developed by Emaar, will contain a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments.

Tunisia’s Sebri group subsidiary Somevam turned to solutions from wet processing equipment specialist CDE when it wanted to diversify into the glass industry and ensure that its sand offering was unique in the region. Somevam has been operating sand quarries in Oueslatia, Tunisia, serving the country’s construction market since 2001.

Throughout the entire lifecycle of a building, processes need to be kept consistent and information needs to flow smoothly in order to keep construction efficient and the facility functioning optimally. More and more projects are being developed on the basis of BIM (building information modelling) for this reason.