The first ever Big 5 Heavy, which is organised as part of The Big 5 portfolio of events, will be held from March 26 to 28 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The event, organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa, will see the participation of over 300 exhibitors from 30 countries.
The entry for visitors is free, and the show will run from 10AM to 6PM daily.
The event will provide a unique showcase of machinery for heavy construction and infrastructure industries. Some of the participating companies are Caterpillar (represented by Al Bahar), Hitachi, and Raimondi.
The show will have a ‘Made in Germany’ pavilion that covers an area of 1,000sq m. Other exhibiting companies from Europe include UK, Italy, Spain, and France.
The American Concrete Institute will be present at the venue to update visitors on the latest concrete codes and standards in a series of workshops across two days.
The release said that Liebherr and CIFA will showcase its concrete pumps at the event, while the event’s official lubricant sponsor, Caltex, will exhibit its premium range of lubricants.
Hitachi and Raimondi will both showcase its range of new cranes
Ali Kassem, regional sales manager, Liebherr, said,” The UAE is a progressively growing hub and this attracts more people, businesses, investors, activities, exhibitions, expos, and tourists. Obviously this creates huge demand for services, infrastructure and all related construction projects.”
Richard Pavitt, event director, The Big 5 Heavy, said, “The GCC infrastructure expansion continues at a breathless pace despite recent headwinds, and The Big 5 Heavy is bringing all the major buyers and manufacturers together.”
“Whether you are a contractor looking to buy machinery or a project manager seeking the tools to keep you in control, we invite you to The Big 5 Heavy next week. The show is set to be a mega event and we expect huge deals to be deliberated and sealed onsite.”
The event will feature over 40 free workshops, covering industry topics such as project management, mining and quarrying and foundation and geotechnical sessions.