Kenya acquires telescopic boom cranes to rescue SGR trains

Kenya Railways has acquired a telescopic boom crane that will be used to recover stalled or derailed vehicles on the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway. The crane, which was delivered at the port of Mombasa on November 1, is one of…
Mega projects propel global construction equipment sales

Manufacturers of heavy duty equipment are set to record better sales this year as demand for construction machinery rebounds after years in the doldrums. According to specialist consultancy Off-Highway Research, global construction equipment sales are expected to grow 16 per…
7 Powerful road construction equipment and their uses

Equipment used for road construction vary depending on whether the road project involves construction of a new road, road re-carpeting or just minor road repairs. The following are some of the commonly used road construction equipment: 1.) Motor Grader Commonly…
German firm Liebherr splashes Sh23bn on Kenya factory

German heavy machinery maker Liebherr is setting up a Sh23 billion assembly factory in Nairobi, in the most clear sign yet that local transport and energy infrastructure projects are pushing up demand for construction equipment. Liebherr has joined forces with…
Kenya road projects to propel equipment demand

The demand for road construction equipment in Kenya is expected to rise over the next five years, buoyed by the State’s ambitious plan to construct a 10,000 km road network to open up remote areas in the country. The Kenya…
Equipment financing in Kenya

Equipment financing gives your business the construction equipment it needs in order to operate successfully and make a profit. Leasing is one of the best ways to obtain equipment finance. A lease is good for businesses because it does not…
Volvo launches new PL3005D pipelayer

Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled its new pipelayer, PL3005D, a heavy duty machine with a 50 tonne lifting capacity. The 35 tonne tracked machine that is powered by a 151 kW Volvo D8H engine operates on a hydraulic excavator platform,…