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Byrne goes heavy

Byrne Equipment Rental’s latest initiative in Saudi Arabia has seen it entering the heavy equipment market with state-of-the-art wheel loaders, excavators and large-capacityforklifts. Meanwhile further fleet expansion is being considered including a move into the mobile crane market on a scale that meets growing market demand.  “The...

Almajdouie grows in Western Region

Almajdouie Logistics (MLC) has seen its business grow in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia to the p ...

CPC ups Mena role with plant buyout

Prominent Saudi construction products company CPC has acquired Sphinx Glass in Egypt, bidding fair t ...





Kone to supply Kingdom Tower

Kone Corporation will deliver the world’s fastest and highest double-decker elevators to Kingdom Tower in Jeddah which when completed will be taller than Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world. Jeddah Economic Company (JEC), co-founded by Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), is developing Kingdom City, Jeddah, which will feature Kingdom...

Damen unveils InvaSave for BWT

DAMEN Shipyards Group has unveiled a pioneering new mobile ballast water treatment (BWT) unit. The n ...

Siemens system cuts vibrations

A new damping system from Siemens Metals Technologies was brought into operation recently at the Ste ...

Siemens detectors cut false alarms

The new Magic PDM-IXx12/T and PDM-IXx18/T dual motion detectors offer reliable detection of intruder ...

Edwards launches new vacuum pumps

EDWARDS has launched its range of single stage oil sealed rotary vane pumps fit for use in a wide ra ...





DI on track for further growth

Dubai Industrial City (DI) will continue to support the UAE’s vision to grow its non-oil sector and Dubai’s plan to make the emirate a major hub for the international halal industry, says DI CEO Abdulla Khalifa Belhoul. Quoting the Ministry of National Economy’s statistics showing the non-oil sector’s share of the economy at 10 to...





Lexan edge for aircraft interiors

Sabic has recently launched what it describes as two revolutionary Lexan polycarbonate sheet solutions for aircraft interiors. The company said the innovative, new offerings – clear Lexan XHR2000 sheet and Lexan Light F6L300 sheet — will help provide long-awaited solutions to airlines’ quest for differentiated cabin interior designs while...

New Sabic panels boost green agenda

WITH approximately 70 GW of cumulative global installations, photovoltaic (PV) systems represent the ...

Victrex on Digimat-MX database

Three high-performance thermoplastics from Victrex have been added to a leading material and modelli ...





EGA power assets push sustainability

Between the captive power plants at its two world-class production facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE-based aluminium giant Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) can generate up to 5,450 MW every hour – enough electricity to power a medium-sized city. This power generation capability will support EGA becoming one of the top five aluminium producers in...

QSE advances into solar market

Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), a Qatar-based renewable energy company, has entered the solar market with ...

Masdar, KACare sign pact

Masdar and the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACare) has announced an agreemen ...

MEPI to launch unique system in Masdar

AFTER years of development and global field trials across the world, Mobile Electric Power Internati ...





Unisco engaged in Canadian project

Oman’s Unisco, the United Industrial Services Company, is currently engaged in supplying a large number of superstructures to Rio Tinto Alcan’s Kitimat modernisation project in British Columbia, Canada, Unisco has said. Unisco’s role involves fabrication, assembly of components, testing and supplying 385 superstructures to the project...

TMI ships tanks to Mozambique

Bahrain’s Turk Mechanical lndustries (TMI) fabricated and shipped recently five mild steel tan ...





Dormer launches Shark Line

Dormer Tools has introduced a range of taps for material-specific applications branded “Shark Line”. Designed to obtain superior performance, all Shark taps feature a coloured ring that signifies the specific material type it is suited to. The programme encompasses spiral point taps for through-hole applications, spiral flute taps for...





Alcoa to make lighter blades

Leading aerospace manufacturer Alcoa is expanding a facility in the US to capture demand for next-generation aircraft engine parts. The company is investing $25 million at its Alcoa Power and Propulsion facility in Hampton, Virginia (US) to scale-up a breakthrough process technology that cuts the weight of its highest-volume jet engine blades by 20 per cent...

Sita solution to track flights

Sita, which is at the heart of the air transport industry being community owned and driven, announce ...





10,000 teu ship docks in Sohar

Sohar Port and Freezone reported an important milestone with the arrival of the first 10,000 teu ship to dock at the newly expanded Oman International Container Terminal (OICT). The arrival of APL Line’s Savannah followed an expansion that nearly doubled capacity at OICT and included installation of new post-panamax cranes. Dr Ahmed Mohammed Salem Al...





Ceva headquarters open to business

Ceva Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has officially inaugurated its new regional headquarters and main freight management office at Dubai World Central (DWC)’s Business Park. The new facility enables Ceva to strengthen its operations in the UAE and the GCC region as well as expand its presence in the...

Alstom to work on Lusail tramway

ALSTOM, as part of a consortium, has been awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company to supply a t ...

Big DHL Mena base opens

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has officially opened its largest ground operation ...

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Aramex acquires Aussie firm ARAMEX, the logistics and transportation solutions provider, has acquir ...





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