Mubadala to launch US$400mn European tech fund

Mubadala to launch US$400mn European tec…

Monday, 18 June 2018 06:35

UAE-based Mubadala Investment Company has announced plans to create a US$400mn fund to invest in leading European technology companies

FILA Surface Care launches FILAMARBLE AID

FILA Surface Care launches FILAMARBLE AI…

Sunday, 17 June 2018 06:31

FILA Surface Care Solutions said its branch in the Middle East has launched FILAMARBLE AID for cleaning marble and natural stone surfaces

Deerns signs major consultancy contract for Kuwait International Airport

Deerns signs major consultancy contract …

Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:38

Deerns Group and its local partner Al-Nabhan Engineering Consultancy have signed a major consultancy agreement with Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation for the provision of management and supervision services...

Saudia Cargo to construct new cargo handling facility at Jeddah’s KAIA

Saudia Cargo to construct new cargo hand…

Thursday, 14 June 2018 08:12

Saudia Cargo has recently signed agreements with three major companies to construct a new cargo handling facility at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA)

The UAE maintains positive economic growth

The UAE maintains positive economic grow…

Thursday, 14 June 2018 04:47

The UAE’s minister of economy said that preliminary estimates issued by the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA) indicate growth in the economic performance of the country in general; which...

Thuraya and IEC Telecom displays new VSAT service at Posidonia 2018

Thuraya and IEC Telecom displays new VSA…

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 06:58

Thuraya Telecommunications Company and IEC Telecom have jointly showcased Thuraya’s maritime product portfolio and provided a preview of the latest Thuraya maritime VSAT service at Posidonia 2018, held in Greece...

MENA shows robust performance in energy sector amid geopolitical risks

MENA shows robust performance in energy …

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 06:51

In line with the initiatives to boost energy economy across the Middle East, the UAE and Kuwait have announced ambitious capacity targets for 2022 to invest more than US$220bn to...

ADFD grants US$10.89mn for rural electrification project in Uganda

ADFD grants US$10.89mn for rural electri…

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 06:11

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has approved a US$10.89mn concessionary loan to develop a 33kV rural electrification project at Kalongo in Uganda

Volvo Penta will switch to electric power by 2021

Volvo Penta will switch to electric powe…

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 04:30

With the aim of becoming a driving force in sustainable power solutions, Volvo Penta is going full charge into hybrid and all-electric drivelines, offering solutions in both its marine and...

Dubai FDI named UAE's top investment promotion agency

Dubai FDI named UAE's top investment pro…

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 06:37

Dubai FDI has won the first-ever ‘Top Investment Promotion Agencies Africa & Middle East – Regional’

Oman LNG to build gas engine power plant in Sur

Oman LNG to build gas engine power plant…

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 06:33

Oman LNG has signed two contracts to develop a new gas engine power plant at the company’s Qalhat facilities

Middle East Stone to host record number of stone suppliers in 2018

Middle East Stone to host record number …

Monday, 11 June 2018 11:21

Middle East Stone, which takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, 4-6 September, has almost doubled exhibitor numbers for 2018, with more than 400 global providers of stone, marble...

SNC-Lavalin signs contract for a PVC plant in Oman

SNC-Lavalin signs contract for a PVC pla…

Monday, 11 June 2018 06:50

Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin has signed an exclusive agreement with Project Development & Management International LLC (PDMI) in Oman, to design and deliver a greenfield chlor-akali PVC plant located 150km southeast of...

Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence wins EmiratesGBC award

Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence wins …

Monday, 11 June 2018 06:49

Masdar City’s Etihad Eco-Residence has won the Green Residential Building award at the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Green Building Awards 2018

Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro

Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests fo…

Sunday, 10 June 2018 10:38

Alstom has, for the past few weeks, been conducting initial dynamic tests for the Riyadh Metro Project at the FAST consortium Line 4 Depot Test Track in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power and ENERGY CHINA sign MoU for power and water desalination cooperation

ACWA Power and ENERGY CHINA sign MoU for…

Sunday, 10 June 2018 06:23

ACWA Power, developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, has signed an MoU with China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited (ENERGY CHINA), an international engineering and EPC...

Live product demos at MEC and PMV to show newest innovations

The co-located events Middle East Concrete (MEC) and PMV Live will host a series of live demonstrations  at the Dubai World Trade Centre from November 21 to 24. 

 

The demonstrations will take place daily at locations throughout MEC and PMV Live, including a dedicated outdoor Live Demonstration space, located next to the outdoor café by Smart Box.

Formwork specialists PERI will be demonstrating two innovative technologies: the PERI UP Rosett Flex modular scaffolding system, which offers maximum flexibility in scaffolding construction and built-in safety features; and PERI SKYDECK, an aluminium panel slab formwork suitable for any construction project and slab thicknesses of up to 95 cm.

Staying with formwork, Austrian manufacturers Doka will use the dedicated outdoor live demonstration space to showcase safety and speed training on the Staxo 40 lightweight shoring towers, which the company claims can offer a staggering 80 per cent time saving. Doka will be hosting live demonstrations on days one and two of the show, from 4pm to 5pm.

Cantec, meanwhile, will be demonstrating concrete finishing equipment from Allen Engineering USA, such as its full line of ride on trowels, walk behind trowels, truss screeds and the magic screed.  The company’s innovative Somero laser screeds - the premiere concrete placing tool
used for placing and leveling concrete to laser controlled tolerances - will also be featured onsite. Live concrete pouring will take place daily at Cantec’s stand in Sheikh Saeed Hall 3.

On the lifting and access side, OSL will be demonstrating the UNIC URW295 mini crane’s ability to operate in restricted working spaces. Compact enough to fit through a standard doorway, the crane can still lift up to 2900Kg.

NFT Cranes will also be taking advantage of the space offered by the outside Live Demonstration area to showcase two of their specialty products - Potain’s Igo 50, and Orbit Hoist.  A self erecting tower crane, the Igo 50 offers a compact design with a small rear slewing radius that ensures maneuverability on even the most congested job sites. The Orbit Hoist – used for transportation of both passengers and material in the field of general buildings and high rise towers – is available in a variety of lifting capacities, ranging from one to four tonnes.

Nathan Waugh, Event Manager for MEC and PMV Live, said: “These live demonstrations offer exhibitors a unique way to showcase the real benefits of their technology and products to potential customers, and add a real air of excitement to the show.

“With a custom-designed outdoor facility offering daily demonstrations, and a host of other live shows taking place on a number of exhibitors’ stands, both inside and outside, MEC and PMV Live will be adding a whole new dimension to the Big 5 event this year.” 

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