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Non-oil economy grows

Like its peers in the region, Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has been ramping up plans in the recent times to diversify its economy away from oil and stimulate investment. The emirates’ diversification drive is already starting to reflect positively in the economic data which showed a growth in oil and non-oil sectors during the...

Abu Dhabi Ports: stimulating trade

Abu Dhabi Ports, the operator and manager of Abu Dhabi’s 11 ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone ...

Kizad drives diversification

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), which currently has 200 companies operating, has garnered ...

Barakah Unit 2 completes testing

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has successfully completed hot functional testing (HF ...





Balexco: recasting the sleeping giant

Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco) is preparing to pursue a new roadmap of growth with an objective to restore the leading extrusion company to its glorious days and achieve new levels of success. Led by the company’s newly appointed general manager Robert Holtkamp, the Bahrain-based company, which is in the midst of a major restructuring...

Technology drives success in smelting

It comes as no surprise that developing technological capabilities is a key priority for companies a ...

EGA launches sustainability report

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), a leading industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, has la ...

Sohar Aluminium to set up $100m plant

Oman’s Sohar Aluminium has partnered with Synergies Castings, a leading Indian manufacturer of ...

Industry readying for digitalisation

The aluminium industry is getting ready for digitalisation and the implementation of Industry 4.0 te ...





A complete solution

Transparency and traceability of industrial construction projects is not only of great benefit in terms of time and money for all project participants, but is also an essential success factor for lean construction projects to ensure a clean and trustworthy cooperation. The reality is often different, however, because suitable measuring tools and software...

New material for generators

Thyssenkrupp Schulte, a company of thyssenkrupp’s Materials Services business unit, has c ...





Protecting against fire

Fire suppression systems market is expected to witness substantial growth owing to rising demand for fire protection and prevention system in fire risk prone industries including manufacturing, oil and gas exploration, energy and power. According to a report by Research and Markets, the global fire suppression market is estimated to be worth $22.97 billion...

Fire safety in high-rise towers

The Middle East is characterised by fast-growing cities, each keen to make its mark on the global st ...

Bristol demonstrates new firefighting solution

BRISTOL Fire Engineering, an Abu Dhabi-based firefighting solutions provider, has showcased the late ...

Honeywell 'caters to any industry’

Global software-industrial company Honeywell said it has been providing fire safety and prevention t ...

Beele develops fire-safe plastic transit system

The Netherlands-based Beele Engineering has developed a new range of HE plastic transit sleeves and ...





Digitalisation of logistics industry 'crucial’

As the GCC countries pursue economic diversification and sustainable growth plans, the need to digitise the freight transportation and logistics industry (T&L) is becoming increasingly important, according to a recent report. At present, the T&L industry in the GCC, which is one of the key drivers of economic activity in the region, faces a...

Gulf Navigation swings to H1 loss

DUBAI-based Gulf Navigation Holding has reported a loss of Dh14.761 million ($4.01 million) for the ...

DP World acquires Danish logistics firm

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World has acquired Danish logistics company Unifeeder ...

Thyssenkrupp Schulte expands site in Germany

GERMANY-based Thyssenkrupp Schulte is strengthening its sales and logistics site in Frankfurt for ca ...

LEEA reaches out to logistics sector

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) continued its programme to reach out to end user ...





Gulf market to top $10bn in 2023

The GCC market for industrial and building automation will be worth $10.3 billion in 2023, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.7 per cent from an estimated $5.6 billion in 2017, said a  report by consulting firm TechSci Research. Global events including the Dubai Expo 2020 and mega projects such as Saudi’s NEOM city are also...

Swisslog reports strong growth

Swisslog, a global leader in robotic, data-driven and flexible automated solutions, has signed to da ...

GE, Microsoft team up for IoT initiative

GE and Microsoft Corp have announced an expanded partnership, bringing together operational technolo ...

Microsoft unveils SME-centric solution in UAE

Microsoft has released Dynamics 365 Business Central, an all-in-one solution aimed at empowerin ...





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