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ICD teams up with Brookfield to build $1bn development in Dubai
05 March, 2015 Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the state's sovereign wealth fund, has joined forces with Canadian property manager Brookfield for construction of a $1bn development in Dubai.


Verlinde plays key role in helicopter maintenance
26 February, 2015 Lifting equipment manufacturer Verlinde is playing an integral role in both the maintenance and service of four Puma helicopters located at recently-renovated French air force base.
  • Going the distance
    Parts, service and support is crucial for the all-terrain crane user and hire companies alike reports Adrian Greeman
  • Living with the new normal
    China’s president Xi Jinping stressed in speeches in 2014 that the country—and its trading partners—would have to accept a ‘new normal’ of restrained growth, not the double digit percentage rates of previous decades. At Bauma China, Will North found manufacturers facing up to this new reality.
  • Liebherr’s PowerBoom used on LR 11000
    Liebherr's 1,000t LR 11000 crawler crane has been used with its PowerBoom system for the first time. The system, a parallel boom that increases load capacities, was used with the LR 11000 crane at a wind turbine project in northern Germany.
  • Gateway to the east
    Current growth in Turkey is being driven not just by domestic projects, but by the country’s proximity to another burgeoning region, Central Asia. Daniel Searle reports.


AAPL – Athenry Data Center Development, Connacht, Ireland
27 February, 2015 The project involves the construction of a 166,000m2 data center.
  • GCC – Railway Network, Kuwait
    The project involves the construction of 3,954km rail line covering the coast of the Gulf and extending from Oman to Kuwait, passing through the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.


Vision 2015
02 Jun 2015 - 03 Jun 2015