22-23 MARCH 2022


Created and organised by



Paul van Gelder

CEO, Mammoet

Philippe Verdeure

Managing director projects APAC & ME, Sarens

TOPIC: Raising the roof: a major lifting project on Dubai Expo


Hadi Al Sagour

Head, fleet & roads engineering division, Saudi Aramco

TOPIC: Lifting in the energy industry: highlights of Saudi Aramco’s crane operations

Mohammed Sadiq Sheriff

Technical director, Gulf Test Safety Consultancies

TOPIC: Inspecting old cranes: key actions in Dubai and the Middle East


Burhan Kuris

Managing director, Middle East and North Africa, Hareket MENA FZE

TOPIC: Vertical integration in lifting and transportation


Peter Hird

Business development director, The Crosby Group – BlokCam

TOPIC: Using cameras to improve the safety of lifting operations


Dr.-Ing. Mohamed Abouelezz

General manager, Wolffkran ISS

TOPIC: Challenges in the Middle East construction industry and its impact on tower crane engineering


Andrei Geikalo

Founder, MyCrane

TOPIC: What can digitalisation do for the crane and transport industry?


Alexander Fickers

CEO, Cometto

TOPIC: Challenges and solutions for self-propelled transport business


Malcolm Peacock

Sales manager, UK & Middle East, Murlink

TOPIC: Trends, challenges and solutions in specialized transport


To submit a speaker proposal




Alex Dahm

Tel: +44 (0)1892 786206





Murray Pollok

Tel: +44 (0)1505 850043

Mobile: +44 (0)7950 021023


Key topics under discussion in 2022 will be


  • Improving health and safety in lifting and transport operations;
  • Increasing the efficiency of fleet management practices;
  • Enhancing the productivity of equipment on site;
  • Highlighting best practice advice and case studies from around the world.


A wide range of equipment and markets will be under the spot light, including:


  • Mobile and crawler cranes;
  • Tower cranes;
  • Specialized transport equipment, including SPMT;
  • Business sectors, including construction, energy, oil and gas and industry.

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