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New markets enthuse Rowad

Rowad National Plastic Company recently succeeded in penetrating the US market, sending consignments of polycarbonate (PC) and the acrylic material PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate). The two products are the fastest moving in local and export markets among the company’s offerings, said its exports sales manager Tanvir Ali. Other plastics the company...

Qudurat forms JV with Spanish firm

SAUDI Qudurat Holding for Development and the Spanish Como company recently entered into a joint ven ...

Hertz Dayim’s latest move

  The Hertz Corporation has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded i ...

Byrne moving to larger facility

Byrne, the equipment rental specialist, has reported sizeable business growth in its Riyadh operatio ...





Victrex input for DTV

Ensuring a fun user experience is essential for the designers of vehicles that turn the outdoors into a personal playground. Boston- and Toronto-based BPG Werks, creators of the innovative all-terrain dual tracked vehicle (DTV) called the Shredder, have harnessed the exceptional durability and wear capabilities of a high-performance polymer from Valtrex to...

Rockwell support for new technology

ROCKWELL Automation is helping ease concerns at aluminium smelters with regards to energy supply, ma ...





Special hubs a success story

Free zones in the UAE are making energetic efforts to draw foreign direct investment and local capital into their hubs encouraged by past outreaches that met with notable success. The country’s premier business enclave, Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship operation of Economic Zones World (EZW), held an extensive road show in recent weeks in...





Master Bond labs yield new products

Among the latest developments from Master Bond laboratories is the EP46HT-1AO, formulated for bonding and sealing applications and used in the aerospace, electronic and specialty OEM industries. Unlike most conventional two-component epoxies, EP46HT-1AO cures with the addition of heat, which allows it to have a working life exceeding 24 hours. It has a...

Wacker’s leading solutions

Munich (Germany)-based Wacker Chemie, targeting the Middle East’s fast growing markets of cons ...





Sheet pile products made in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Steel has expanded its product range to include sheet pile materials, high value-added products that the UAE’s only integrated steelmaker has been developing over the past two years. With this product launch, the Senaat-owned company becomes the only steel manufacturer in the Middle East to develop and sell such...





Getting more from single modelling

The oil, gas and petrochemicals industries face global pressure to improve the design, management and operation of their plants to improve profitability. Engineers are responding by evaluating more aspects of process design at the conceptual front end such as safety, capital costs, operating costs, energy usage, quality and capacity. Process modelling...





Quantum moves in new direc-tion

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc, a global leader in natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, announced its strategic direction to service the heavy duty OEM market segment, in addition to other market segments, with natural gas storage systems. The company recently announced a major long-term supply...





An intelligent path to vexing issues

Against an ever-changing background of legislation, increasing demand and technological developments today’s utilities are under pressure to improve reliability, drive operational efficiencies and reduce costs. There are several factors at play currently which influence the thinking of utility companies. In keeping with the global effort to use more...





New investments propel Sohar

Sohar Port and Freezone, a joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and the Sultanate of Oman, is projecting continued double-digit growth in coming years underpinned by investments in new terminal capacity and a raft of new projects, its chief executive officer Andre Toet has said. “Going forward, we will continue to grow at substantial levels;...





Asry buoyant with repeat cus-tomers

Asry has emphasised that positive aspects in its facilities and services are helping it gain repeat customers manifesting their loyalty. Carrying on from the strong start received at the beginning of the year, Asry has moved ahead with its order book looking increasingly healthy, the yard’s chief executive Nils Berge indicated. “Ship repair is...

LNG-powered tug being built

Drydocks World Dubai has announced it is building the world’s first  LNG-powered harbour ...





Agility operating from Kizad park

Agility has begun operations from its new facility in the Kizad Logistics Park (KLP), officials from Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) and the Kuwait-base logistics giant announced. The announcement was made at the recent opening ceremony of Phase 1 of KLP, where engineer Khaled Salmeen, CEO, Kizad, and Bassel El Dabbagh, CEO, Agility Abu Dhabi,...

Milaha results

Qatar Navigation (Milaha)’s net profit has risen marginally in Q1, the company announced. A l ...

In Brief

BITUMENA BEGINS OPERATIONS THE new BituMena facility of Mena Energy DMC, a major regional energy pr ...





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