Eastern Province
May 2014

Group Five Pipe Saudi Ltd has placed an order with Schuler for the delivery of a complete pipe plant. At its heart is an offline spiral pipe line for manufacturing pipes with diameters of 508 to 2,235 mm (20 to 88 inches) and lengths of 12 to 24.4 m. In addition, the pipe plant boasts four welding stands and various testing stations.






May 2014

Saudi Steel Pipe (SSP) Company is currently fulfilling two contracts it won in October last year, one for the supply of OCTG steel pipes worth SR168 million ($44.79 million) and the second for induction bending pipes worth SR6 million Production for these two contracts will be completed in the second half of 2014.






May 2014

Zamil Steel Construction Company has been recognised by ABV Rock Group Ltd for its safety performance. The recognition was specifically for its outstanding work with scaffolding at the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (Yasref) MC-5 project in the western region of Saudi Arabia.






May 2014

Manufacturing is helping Albawardi Group boost Saudi Arabia’s volume of home-made goods and augment the national economy through exports and the ancillary industries it supports. The company is well known for supplying steel products, metal alloys and wood products and its products have found markets locally and beyond the GCC region.






May 2014

Saudi Iron and Steel Co (Hadeed), the metals affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic), plans to add 4 million tonnes of annual steel output capacity to reach 10 million tonnes by 2025, says a Reuters report. “Sabic’s total steel production is 6 million tonnes per year ... Now, our ambition for 2025 is around 10 million tonnes.






May 2014

Alstom Grid, one of the world leaders in high voltage transmission systems and equipment, recently commissioned the new main control centre for the Gulf Cooperation Council International Authority (GCCIA) power grid network in Damman. The new centre replaces the old control centre in Guhnan which is now a back-up control centre.






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