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Position of strength

New optimism prevails in the UAE as the economy continues to rebuild after the 2008 downturn with the industrial sector making strong strides and the construction industry invigorated with a new wave of investments that will gather pace as the 2020 World Expo approaches. UAE Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori has estimated the economy will grow...

Dubal-Emal’s path to EGA glorious

The status of the Middle East aluminium industry, already a rapidly growing hub in the global sector ...

Mabani has had a strong year

Mabani Steel, designer, fabricator and erector of pre-engineered steel buildings (PEBs) and hot roll ...

Emirates Steel hits $1.8bn revenues

Emirates Steel, a Senaat portfolio company, saw revenues reach Dh6.5 billion ($1.8 billion) last yea ...

Deal inked for VVIP centre at DWC

Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis, has announced it has ...





A great way to dry PET bottles

Leister Process Technologies, the worldwide leader in industrial hot air technology, has recently introduced a drying system for PET bottles. The product has been in use at Swiss drinks producer Elmer Citro’s new filling plant which has a capacity of up to 20,000 bottles per hour. Prior to labelling the bottles, which have been filled and sealed,...

Fluke updates earth ground testers

Fluke Corporation has introduced the 1623-2 and 1625-2 earth ground testers with advanced features a ...





Enec moves a step forward

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has taken a step further with the completion of installation of the condenser at its first nuclear energy plant in Barakah. Witnessing the latest progress was Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the UAE’s Minister of International Cooperation and Development, who visited the plants along with Enec’s chief...

Hybrid systems cut diesel use by 30pc

Himoinsa has highlighted its hybrid power generation systems can reduce diesel consumption by 30 per ...

Acwa Power deals for African projects

SAUDI-based Acwa Power has awarded contracts to a consortium of EPC majors Acciona, Sener and TSK to ...





Sabic Lexan input for unique flask

With support from Sabic, TriForest Labware has developed a polycarbonate 3L Fernbach flask that the company says is the first of its size made using the injection blow moulding process. This new innovation enables enhanced safety within lab environments while also improving productivity during the culture sampling process. Unlike other plastic flasks of...

Extrusion grade for EcoPaXX

ROYAL DSM has added a higher viscosity extrusion grade to its portfolio of EcoPaXX polyamide 410 for ...

New Sprintan products

Global producer Styron has announced two new additions to its Sprintan rubber range which have been ...





Saudi firm to make new valves

AVK Saudi Valves Manufacturing Company (AVK SVMC), which recently opened its new factory expansion in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, announced it will launch this year new valves and fire hydrants developed with local clients such as Saudi Aramco. The company is part of the global Denmark-based AVK Group, one of the world’s largest valve manufacturing groups...

Dymax launches Model 400 needle valve

Dymax Corporation’s has launched its Model 400 pneumatic, normally closed needle valve, which ...





Smartworld leveraging aviation growth

SMARTWORLD, a leading master systems integrator and next-generation ICT service provider in the Middle East, has expressed confidence in leveraging its Special Airport Systems (SAS) offerings across the Middle East region’s rapidly growing aviation segment. The company’s SAS solutions have been designed to meet the current demands and...

Collabro wins Qatar deal

Global information systems specialists, Collabro has said it has clinched its first major regional c ...

Nakilat profit drops

Qtar Gas Transport Co (Nakilat), one of the world’s largest shippers of liquefied natural gas, ...

In brief

Kuwait boosts GES revenues GLOBE Express Services (GES) has reported a revenue increase of 38 per c ...





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