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Kingdom eyeing foreign investors

Riyadh is beckoning foreign entrepreneurs to invest in a new Saudi Arabia where the wheels of industry are moving faster than ever before and whose GDP ranks 19th in the world. Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (Sagia) governor Abdullatif Al Othman, speaking at the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, drew attention to a host of Saudi...

Maaden smelter, foil unit advance

Maaden, the Saudi Mining Company, has made headway on two aluminium fronts – signing contracts ...

Almajdouie moves first cargo to KAP

Almajdouie Logistics together with its sister company RPL (Rabigh Petrochemical Logistics Company LL ...

Alyaf plans fourth line

Leading Middle East geosynthetics producer Alyaf Industrial Company Limited has announced it is expa ...

Saudi-UK offset yields 2,300 jobs

Sixteen projects have been implemented under the Saudi British Economic Offset Programme (SBEOP) wit ...





Energy cylinders get expert touch

Bosch Rexroth has highlighted the on-time repair services it rolls out on energy cylinders in the region. “When a power plant forces a shutdown, service engineers should have a tight rein on every part of the process.  Thus, Bosch Rexroth supports the routine inspection and maintenance on energy cylinders for gas and steam turbines in order to...

Blade deflector ups turbine output

Researchers at Rutgers University have invented and tested a patent-pending wind turbine blade defle ...





PPG’s military deal renewed

PPG Industries has announced it has been awarded a contract renewal with the US Military Sealift Command (MSC) to continue providing coatings, solvents and technical services to its global fleet of 110 ships. Tim Knavish, PPG vice president, protective and marine coatings, said the US Navy contract extends PPG’s commitment to serving the US Navy and...

Jotun collection ‘collaborative’

Jotun’s Colour Collection 2014 is a collaborative effort between Europe, South East Asia, and ...





Agru launches new Sureline range

Agru Kunststofftechnik GmbH, an Austrian manufacturer of high-quality pipes, fittings, membranes and semi-finished products made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF) and ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE), has launched its new Sureline pipe range in the Middle East. Announcing the launch, the...

Global Pipe plans capacity upgrade

GLOBAL Pipe Company (GPC), the first manufacturer in the Middle East of line pipes up to 50.8 mm (tw ...

HPT offers integrated software

Heat Pipe Technology (HPT) a division of MiTek Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has announc ...





New cranes on duty at port

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) the Container Terminal Operator, have announced the arrival of three of the world’s largest and most modern ship-to-shore (STS) quay cranes at Khalifa Port.  The Super Post Panamax quay cranes were produced by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy...

Gulftainer a big player in GCC trade

Privately owned port management company Gulftainer announced it increased its market dominance in 20 ...

Irish firm at DWC

Glenbeigh Records Management (GRM) has officially opened its facility at Dubai World Central (DWC), ...

In brief

First private port opens EMAAR Economic City, a big Saudi real estate firm, has started operations ...





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