HABTOOR GRAND RESORT JBR / DUBAI / UAE

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

13 June 2024

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

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Spanning from Equipment Pioneers to Heavy Machinery Innovator of the Year, our categories are tailored to embrace a variety of organisations dedicated to integrating and leveraging technology within the heavy equipment construction sector. This intentional diversity is crafted to empower key players and contributors in the industry.

Open Voting Categories


Voting Category

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.

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Earthmoving Machinery of the Year

  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Equipment Rental Company of the Year

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.

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Outstanding 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.

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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.

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Mining and Quarrying Machinery of the Year

This category honors equipment that combines innovation, efficiency, environmental sustainability, and safety, setting new benchmarks for operational excellence in challenging environments. Eligibility for this award extends to a broad range of machinery used in mining and quarrying operations, including but not limited to excavators, loaders, drills, crushers, and screening plants
  • 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.

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Material Handling Equipment of the Year

This category celebrates the equipment that has set new standards for handling materials on construction sites across the Middle East, enhancing productivity and operational effectiveness. This award is open to all forms of material handling equipment used in construction projects in the Middle East, including but not limited to cranes, forklifts, telehandlers, and conveyors.
  • 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.

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Aftersales initiative of the Year

The “Aftersales Initiative of the Year“ award is a coveted category within the Construction Machinery Middle East Awards, designed to recognize exceptional aftersales service and support in the construction machinery sector. This award celebrates the initiatives that have significantly enhanced customer satisfaction, equipment longevity, and operational efficiency post-purchase.

This accolade is open to manufacturers, dealers, and service providers who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to supporting their clients beyond the initial sale of construction machinery. Eligible initiatives may include innovative warranty programs, comprehensive maintenance and repair services, parts availability and logistics improvements, customer training programs, and digital support tools such as apps or online platforms.
  • 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.

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Voting Category

Concrete Pump of the Year

This category is designed to recognize the outstanding achievements of manufacturers and their concrete pumps that have significantly contributed to enhancing construction efficiency, quality, and sustainability across the Middle East region.
  • 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.

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Voting Category

Tower Cranes of the Year

Tower 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.

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Mobile Cranes of the Year

Mobile Cranes provide and access, speed and flexibility on site. This award recognizes the growing importance of these machines to the region’s large residential projects and in a variety of other sites where their reach is invaluable.
  • 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.

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Nomination Categories


Nomination Category

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.

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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?
  • 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.

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Nomination Category

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.
  • 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.

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Nomination Category

FM Equipment Contractor 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.

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Nomination Category

Construction Machinery Contractor of the Year

Which equipment-owning major, sub-contracting equipment operation or rental outfit has demonstrated that they can maximise their use of equipment on-site for the benefit of their clients and other stakeholders? 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.

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Nomination Category

Distributor of the Year

Open to all distributors operating in the Middle East that operate up to a national scale this award acknowledges those who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their clientele, offering comprehensive support that spans from the point of sale to post-purchase services including maintenance, parts supply, and technical assistance. The award criteria focus on several key areas, including but not limited to, sales performance, customer satisfaction, after-sales service quality, market growth, and the introduction of innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of the construction sector.
    • Eligibility for this award spans all distributors of construction machinery and equipment operating in one country in the GCC region
    • 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
    • Proof of distributor’s ability to provide comprehensive solutions to their clients, including exceptional customer service, efficient logistics and delivery
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.

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Nomination Category

GCC Distributor of the Year

The “GCC Distributor of the Year“ award is a prestigious recognition within the Construction Machinery Middle East Awards, aimed at honoring a top distributor operating across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region that has excelled in delivering outstanding service, support, and value to the construction machinery sector. This award acknowledges the pivotal role of distributors in ensuring the availability, efficiency, and operational readiness of construction machinery critical to the region’s rapidly evolving infrastructure and development projects.
Eligibility for this award spans all distributors of construction machinery and equipment within the GCC region, including those specializing in sales, rental, and both. The award criteria focus on the distributor’s ability to provide comprehensive solutions to their clients, including exceptional customer service, efficient logistics and delivery, comprehensive aftersales support, and effective marketing and sales strategies.
    • Eligibility for this award spans all distributors of construction machinery and equipment operating in more than one country in the GCC region
    • 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
    • Proof of distributor’s ability to provide comprehensive solutions to their clients, including exceptional customer service, efficient logistics and delivery
    • Nominees may provide data, a case study or a report to support nomination.

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Award Category

Editor’s Choice


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