Eric Etchart, president, Manitowoc Cranes, will talk about the state of the market in 2010, while Ralf Ressel, Terex’s director of research and development, will look at designing cranes for safe working at height. Already announced to speak at Middle East Cranes 2010, Klaus Binder, project manager, Liebherr Biberach, will also speak on safety.

Other speakers so far announced for Middle East Cranes 2010 include Tony Haddad, from event partner Al Jaber Heavy Lift, who will deliver the keynote presentation; Graham Brent, executive director of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators; and Michael Birch, managing director, ALE Projects.

Middle East Cranes 2010

Terex, Manitowoc and Liebherr are also sponsoring the conference, as associate sponsors, along with CCC. Al Jaber Heavy Lift has signed up as event partner, with Wolffkran and Load Systems International sponsoring the two lunches.

Middle East Cranes is now in its fourth year, and will once again be held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai. Broadly, day one of the conference will address business issues and challenges in the region, with safety the main topic during day two.

To attend Middle East Cranes, please contact Kate Hearn on or on +44 (0) 208 269 7743. For more information on the event, visit

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Middle East Cranes 2010 brochure