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Al Faris Group starts Iraq operations with brand new fleet

Al Faris, which claims to have the largest fleet of cranes and other heavy equipment in the Middle East region, has announced the launch of its operation in Iraq with a brand-new fleet of heavy lifting and heavy haulage equipment and a highly experienced team.
With over 10 regional offices and a 3,200-strong workforce, Al Faris currently operates across the Mena region from its head office in Dubai. Besides Iraq, it has corporate offices in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. 
With a brand-new fleet of heavy lifting and heavy haulage equipment and a highly experienced team with vast local knowledge and global experience headed by Alberto Pittaluga, Al Faris is ready to fully serve your heavy lifting and heavy transport requirements, said the statement from the group. 
An industry veteran, Pittaluga has immense industry knowledge, credibility and over 20+ years of experience in challenging regions including Iraq. 
"Al Faris has invested in the latest advanced equipment in our fleet. Our heavy lifting equipment includes Liebherr cranes ranging from 100t to 600t and our heavy haulage equipment includes hydraulic trailers, SPMTs, semi-trailers and low-bed trailers," said the top official.
Pittaluga said the company provides alternative lifting solutions like jacking and skidding techniques in confined spaces. 
Al Faris has played an integral role in the construction of numerous iconic projects such as the Dubai Metro, Riyadh Metro, The Dubai Mall, Dubai International Airport, Palm Jumeirah, Solar Park, and Expo 2021 site including the UAE pavilion and the Burj Khalifa among others.
"We have already successfully completed projects in West Qurna 1, West Qurna 2 and Al Faw in Iraq. For these projects we deployed our key equipments including hydraulic gantries and other modular push-pull skidding systems," revealed Pittaluga.
Founded in 1992, Al Faris is a family-owned business renowned for its operational efficiency and performance results across the Mena region.
With state-of-the-art heavy equipment, integrated services and best practices in QHSE, Al Faris provides safe, innovative, and reliable solutions for heavy lifting, heavy transport and energy projects, he added.-TradeArabia News Service