In recent years, progress has been made in training operators. At the same time, there has been increasing focus on how associated supporting and supervising staff are certified. Paola De Pascali reports
Strengthening tower cranes
In January 2014 Raimondi announced its acquisition by Dubai based KBW Investments. Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group CEO of KBW Investments talks to Bernadette Ballantyne about development since the deal
Demand for tower cranes is strong in the Gulf, particularly in Dubai and Doha, but challenges continue to exist as Saudi Arabia remains subdued and competition is fierce. Bernadette Ballantyne reports
Lock and load
Major mobile and loader crane manufacturers have received significant orders from defence units around the world this year. Sotiris Kanaris looks into this market’s requirements and crane applications.
A new bridge for Novi Sad
ALE has completed the launch of the first section of a new bridge in Novi Sad, Serbia, being built by Spanish contractors Azvi.