Volvo CE headquarters to move from Brussels to Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo CE headquarters to move from Bruss…

Monday, 16 January 2017 10:20

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced on 12 January that it is moving its global headquarters from Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo opens

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo opens

Monday, 16 January 2017 07:55

HVAC R Saudi Expo also opens alongside the events that is taking place 15 - 17 January 2017 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events 

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo to debut in January 2017

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo to de…

Thursday, 12 January 2017 07:27

The Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is to host the FM EXPO Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo between 15-17 January 2017

Volvo to push boundaries at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017

Volvo to push boundaries at CONEXPO/CON-…

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:15

From industry-first size classes to technology advancements in machine interfaces and customer support capabilities, it will be clear to visitors why Volvo chose ‘push boundaries’ as its theme for CONEXPO/CON-AGG...

Clean tech competition returns to International Water Summit 2017

Clean tech competition returns to Intern…

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 04:50

The International Water Summit’s (IWS) exciting competition to find the best clean tech solutions for water sustainability returns as 10 contestants bid for market recognition during Innovate@IWS

Imdaad declares 2016 profits

Imdaad declares 2016 profits

Monday, 09 January 2017 08:02

Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities (FM) company based in Dubai, has expressed its optimism for the year 2017, registering a revenue of US$136.1mn in 2016, which is an increase...

Volvo EC140D, available for EMEA, boosts profitability on-site

Volvo EC140D, available for EMEA, boosts…

Friday, 06 January 2017 13:46

The new Volvo EC140D excavator is available with a Tier 2-compliant engine in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets (excluding Turkey)

DWTC awards US$197mn contract to AFC for One Central phase 1A6

DWTC awards US$197mn contract to AFC for…

Friday, 06 January 2017 05:56

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has awarded the US$197mn contract for phase 1A6 of the 182,500 sq m One Central, to Al Futtaim Carillion (AFC), which will commence operations later...

DEWA inaugurates new substation to enhance transmission networks in Al Quoz 4

DEWA inaugurates new substation to enhan…

Friday, 06 January 2017 05:15

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), have inaugurated a new 132/11 kV substation with a total capacity of 150 megavolt Amperes at Al Quoz 4, in collaboration with Meraas Holding 

Qatar Rail to complete 70 per cent of Doha Metro project by 2017-end

Qatar Rail to complete 70 per cent of Do…

Thursday, 05 January 2017 09:10

With tunneling complete and less than three years to go before the Doha Metro launches passenger operations, Qatar Rail aims to finish 70 per cent of the project by 2017-end

‘Egypt most prosperous construction market in MENA’

‘Egypt most prosperous construction mark…

Thursday, 05 January 2017 04:48

Egypt is the most prosperous construction market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region despite the effect of the currency’s devaluation and the high inflation rate, according to...

Borouge to showcase industry transforming solutions at ArabPlast 2017

Borouge to showcase industry transformin…

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:46

A leading petrochemicals company and joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Austria based Borealis, Borouge, are to showcase its portfolio at ArabPlast on 8 - 10...

Expo Centre Sharjah to host 13th annual SteelFab Exhibition

Expo Centre Sharjah to host 13th annual …

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:32

The Middle East's largest steel fabrication event, SteelFab, will take place on 16 - 19 January 2017 at Expo Centre Sharjah, UAE

CAT to launch eight machines at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

CAT to launch eight machines at CONEXPO-…

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 07:59

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas from 7-11 March 2017, Caterpillar will present its extensive line of machines and technology along with eight Cat machines making their public debut at...

CEO of Danfoss: Action on the Paris Agreement flows in the Water

CEO of Danfoss: Action on the Paris Agre…

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 07:43

Niels Bjorn Christiansen, CEO of Danfoss, writes ‘Action on the Paris Agreement flows in the Water’

Kuwaiti government to sell half of Az-Zour North One project stake in 2017

Kuwaiti government to sell half of Az-Zo…

Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:19

Kuwait’s government plans to sell 50 per cent shares in its Az-Zour North One Independent Water & Power Project (IWPP) to the citizens by the middle of next year

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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