DUBAI / UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Celebrating Exceptional Excellence
in Machinery Performance
at the Core of Every Project

05 June 2024

Nomination / Voting deadline extended to May 19, 2023. Nominate Now / Vote Now

2023 Awards

Categories

Companies must have representation in the Middle East to be eligible for these awards.

Voting Categories

Product Awards

Companies can now submit their nominations online in the lead up to the public vote. Submitting your entry is easy, simply upload your nomination with images and other information, including technical specifications.

We will then open the online voting to the industry to find out the market’s preferred winner in each of the Product Awards categories. The winners will be announced at the gala awards ceremony.

  • Excavator of the Year
  • Access Machinery of the Year
  • Road Making Machinery of the Year
  • Electric Machinery of the Year
  • Compact Equipment of the Year
Excavator of the Year
  • This award celebrates what is undoubtedly a signature item of machinery, with its important and historic contribution to the regional construction industry. Important not only in the earthmoving sector but in the wider industry as a whole.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Access Machinery of the Year
  • This award recognises the growing scale and influence of the regional access and handling sector and the outstanding equipment now making its processes safer and more efficient.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Road Making Machinery of the Year
  • This award recognises the growing importance of road machinery in the region and the outstanding equipment that is used in the grading, compaction and paving process.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Electric Machinery of the Year
  • There is a growing appetite for electric machinery in the region’s construction industry. The award recognizes the vital contribution that this machinery is making towards less downtime, cost savings and zero-carbon construction.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Compact Equipment of the Year
  • Compact equipment, such as compact loaders, excavators and skids steers, have become a staple in the inventories of fleets and rental equipment providers in the region through their adaptability and efficiency on-site. This award recognises equipment that focuses on ease of control and rapid work in the field.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
  • Crane of the Year
  • Material Handling Equipment of the Year
  • Earthmoving Equipment of the Year
  • Innovation of the Year
  • Temporary On-Site Solution of the Year
Crane of the Year
  • Cranes are a standout piece of machinery in the Middle East and this award recognizes the importance of these machines to the region’s large infrastructure projects – among the most up-scale and innovative in the world.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Material Handling Equipment of the Year
  • This award recognises material handling equipment used in ports, logistics, deliveries, oil and gas, and construction operations that demonstrate improved safety and efficiency on-site.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Earthmoving Equipment of the Year
  • This award recognises the growing importance of earthmoving machinery in the region and the range of light, medium and heavy-duty machinery that play a vital role in this process.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Innovation of the Year
  • Which innovator and disrupter has made the biggest impact in bringing forward the construction machinery sector in the region in the past 18 months?
  • Can be any system that used cloud-based or digital technology to improve fleet management, efficiency or profitability
  • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data that demonstrates improved fleet management or efficiency
  • Can include telematics systems but extra weight will be given to genuinely innovative technology
  • Can also include client-end digitalisation programmes and Customer Experience or User Experience technology that enables construction machinery companies to improve service or grow business.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Temporary On-Site Solution of the Year
  • Temporary solutions such as power generators, compressors and lighting arrays are essential pieces of kit when it comes to ensuring around-the-clock operations on-site. This award recognises their reliability and robustness, as well as their improvements to site efficiency and, where possible, sustainability.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW




Voting Categories

Supplier Awards

Companies can now submit their nominations online in the lead up to the public vote. Submitting your entry is easy, simply upload your nomination with images and other information where requested and applicable.

  • Distributor of the Year
  • Heavy Equipment Rental Company of the Year
Distributor of the Year
  • Distributors and dealers are the vital link in the industry between manufacturers/OEMs and contractors. Which one has gone over and above expectations and helps contractors become uptime champions?
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Heavy Equipment Rental Company of the Year
  • Heavy equipment rental companies face demanding challenges in mobilisation and ensuring uptime. This award recognizes the companies offering an outstanding service when it comes to heavy equipment rental in the construction industry.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
  • Access Rental Company of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
Access Rental Company of the Year
  • This is a sector that continues to grow and this award recognizes the companies offering an outstanding service when it comes to equipment rental in the industry.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW
Manufacturer of the Year
  • The OEMS and manufacturers are constantly pushing forward innovation in the market but who is doing the most to deliver products and machinery that can truly transition the industry in this region? This award recognises new technology, products and services to improve profitability, efficiency and safety in the market.
  • This category will be done on an open voting system where the industry will be able to assess the shortlists and make their vote. Voting is only open to industry professionals and all registered votes must be made using corporate email address.
  • Submit Your EntryVOTE NOW

Nomination Categories

Contractor Awards

Contractors are now able to submit their submissions for the judged contractor awards. Get your excellence recognised by your peers and the wider market by being shortlisted ahead of the Awards night in June.

  • Lifting Achievement of the Year
  • FM equipment experts of the year
  • Road Builder of the Year
  • CMME Outstanding contribution to the industry – Sustainability
Lifting Achievement of the Year
  • Which use of equipment on a project pushed the boundaries of what is possible in heavy lifting in the past 18 months?
    • Can be any on-site heavy lifting equipment operation that completed a feat of excellence, or any successful transportation of heavy equipment, which was proven to be done in a safe, innovative or economical way.
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data that demonstrates how this heavy lifting equipment excelled in a particular project.
  • Submit Your Entry
FM equipment experts of the year
  • Which FM company has demonstrated that they can maximise their use of equipment on-site? The winner should be set a benchmark for others to follow. Examples could include dedicated operator safety programmes, operational initiatives, technology solutions, etc.
    • Nominees must be able to demonstrate an initiative or programme that has helped to improve on-site safety, efficiency or delivery
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data or case studies that prove effectiveness
    • Can be an on-going programme that has already achieved meaningful progress
    • Can also be an initiative or programme conducted with the support of a distributor, rental partner or OEM
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.
  • Submit Your Entry
Road Builder of the Year
  • Which road building or infrastructure sub-contractor has demonstrated that they can maximise their use of equipment on-site?
    • Nominees must be able to demonstrate an initiative or programme that has helped to improve on-site safety, efficiency or delivery
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data or case studies that prove effectiveness
    • Can be an on-going programme that has already achieved meaningful progress
    • Can also be an initiative or programme conducted with the support of a distributor, rental partner or OEM
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.
  • Submit Your Entry
CMME Outstanding contribution to the industry – Sustainability
  • This is a special award recognising achievement in sustainability through the intelligent use of technology. Open to fleets, contractors, consultants, OEMS, rental houses and distributors, nominees should be able to provide data and metrics to substantiated their submission.
    • Nominees must be able to demonstrate an initiative, solution or programme that has delivered quantifiable improvements in the area of sustainability
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data or case studies that prove effectiveness
    • Can be an on-going sustainability project that has already achieved meaningful progress
    • Can also be an initiative or programme conducted with the support of a distributor, rental partner or OEM
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.
  • Submit Your Entry
  • Safety Champion of the Year
  • Contractor of the year
  • Logistics equipment experts of the year
Safety Champion of the Year
  • A special award for any person or organisation that has committed to improving on-site safety in the region. The winner should be set a benchmark for others to follow. Examples could include dedicated operator safety programmes, operational initiatives, technology solutions, etc.
    • Nominees must be able to demonstrate an initiative or programme that has helped to improve on-site safety
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data or case studies that prove effectiveness
    • Can also be an initiative or programme by OEM or Distributor intended to improve safety
    • Nominees may provide a case study or a report to support nomination.
  • Submit Your Entry
Contractor of the year
  • Which sub-contracting firm has demonstrated that they can maximise their use of equipment on-site for the benefit of their clients and other stakeholders?
    • Nominees must be able to demonstrate an initiative or programme that has helped to improve on-site safety, efficiency or delivery
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data or case studies that prove effectiveness
    • Can be an on-going programme that has already achieved meaningful progress
    • Can also be an initiative or programme conducted with the support of a distributor, rental partner or OEM
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.
  • Submit Your Entry
Logistics equipment experts of the year
  • Which logistics company has demonstrated that they can maximise their use of equipment at their facilities or at their client’s site? The winner should be set a benchmark for others to follow. Examples could include dedicated operator safety programmes, operational initiatives, technology solutions, etc.
    • Nominees must be able to demonstrate an initiative or programme that has helped to improve on-site safety, efficiency or delivery
    • Criteria will include the submission of meaningful data or case studies that prove effectiveness
    • Can be an on-going programme that has already achieved meaningful progress
    • Can also be an initiative or programme conducted with the support of a distributor, rental partner or OEM
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.
  • Submit Your Entry

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