Middle East Crane Equipment Trading bets $3 million on after-sales support
The official distributor of Hitachi Construction Machinery in the UAE and HSC Cranes in the Middle East has opened a 10000sqm facility in Dubai

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Equipment

Bobcat launches self-levelling wheel saw for skid-steer and compact tract loaders
Nov 10, 2018
The WS-SL20 self-levelling wheel saw is designed to cut through asphalt, rock and concrete surfaces
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance expands van production in France
The Alliance's manufacturing facilities in Maubeuge and Sandouville, France, will produce the next-generation Renault Kangoo and the new Nissan NV250 vans.

Operations

Import, manufacture or use of spare parts in the UAE will require a certificate of conformity from 2019, says ESMA
Nov 13, 2018
The UAE system for the control of vehicle spare parts is aimed at reducing road accidents due to defective or poor parts
Majority of transport companies in Europe, GCC and Asia expect autonomous trucks to become a viable option within the next decade, according to IRU survey
76% of the 450 transport companies that participated in the survey believe autonomous trucks are just around the corner, but 71% cited cost and investment as the major challenges to adopting new technology

Finance

5 reasons to buy new 'value' equipment instead of auction machines, according to SDLG
Nov 06, 2018
Value doesn't mean cheap; it means not paying for features you don't need
Global MEWP rental market booming, says IPAF market study
Aug 02, 2018
At the end of 2017, the worldwide rental MEWP fleet size reached an estimated 1.35 million units, compared to 1.25m estimated at end 2016
Stronger and lighter vehicle bodies can equate to profitability
Jul 29, 2018
Wear-resistant and high-strength steels (HSS) enable the development of lightweight and strong bodies, which translates into financial savings and less CO2 emissions, according to specialised steel company SSAB