Dutch mobile tower crane brand Spierings has appointed Kanoo Cranes, a division of The Kanoo Group, as the exclusive dealer of Spierings Mobile Cranes for the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain.
According to a statement by The Kanoo Group, all sales activities for new models as well as aftermarket activities and service for Spierings products will henceforth be managed by Kanoo Cranes in the five GCC markets.
Koos Spierings, CEO of Spierings, said: “Kanoo Cranes is also a family company with the same core values as Spierings. Their market knowledge, skilled employees and logistic network will be essential to serve customers at the highest level. In close cooperation between our service department and Kanoo cranes, we’ll be able to maximise customer satisfaction.”
The statement added that Kanoo Cranes will handle the deﬁned Spierings territory for sales, parts and services to increase the penetration of Spierings Mobile cranes products and to support Spierings Mobile cranes in the region. Kanoo oﬀers engineered solutions for all lifting requirements and, with their existing focus on premium brands and products speciﬁcally designed for the rental industry, the company sees great potential to expand with the Spierings Mobile cranes range.
Mishal Kanoo, chairman, The Kanoo Group, said this is another exciting partnership to be added to the portfolio of high-quality distribution handled by Kanoo Cranes.
“Our strategy is to keep introducing new innovative equipment to the market. At Kanoo we are constantly exploring opportunities and improving, and we will never standstill,” he added.
Fahad Kanoo, CEO, The Kanoo group, said: “Kanoo is proud to become the exclusive dealer for Spierings Mobile cranes product, another market leading product. We take pride in our capability to work closely with principals to ensure that reliable cost-effective, long-term solutions are provided to our customers and partners. Kanoo works only with the very best and has a long history of forming close, successful partnerships over many decades, and we look forward to another successful relationship and bringing this quality equipment to the market.”
Netherlands-based Spierings, have been making mobile tower cranes for more than 30 years. The concept of the mobile tower crane, pioneered in the 80s by Leo Spierings, is considered among the most efficient mobile crane solutions in the construction and industrial environments.
Among the models Spierings has provided to Kanoo is the first SK1265-AT6 in Dubai. Said to be the biggest mobile tower crane on the market with a radius of 60m and a maximum tip load of 1.7t. It offers a maximum lifting load of 10t at a 13.2m radius.
According to Kanoo, the SK1265-AT6 is a “one-man” machine at all times — it can be easily driven, assembled and operated by a single operator. The crane can be fully operational within only 11 minutes.
Kanoo Cranes focuses on providing engineered crane solutions to the construction and industrial markets, as well as the oil & gas industry. The Kanoo Group has more than 100 years of experience of trade and shipping with a history going back to the 19th century. The company has established itself in the cranes segment in the region with the capability of taking on large projects and providing speciﬁc and innovative solutions.