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Focus beyond hydrocarbons

Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon sector has assumed pivotal importance as the country faces prospects of lower gas prices from increased LNG volumes in international markets from shale gas developments and new exporters. The Gulf state has also suspended for some time gas exploration projects in the giant North Field and has to reinvigorate its ageing oil...

Qapco upbeat with latest upgrades

Machinery replacements, modernisations and a technology upgrade accomplished at Qatar Petrochemical ...

Honeywell solution for Qafac

Honeywell Process Solutions has announced that it will supply a new integrated control and safety sy ...

QSE secures silicon for solar panels

Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), the largest solar technology development and manufacturing facility in the ...





Agru items shipped to South Africa

Agru Kunststofftechnik, a global manufacturer of pipes, fittings, membranes and semi-finished products made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE), has been supplying its products to a project in South Africa over the past 12 years. “In 2002 Sasol approached...

Record output at GPIC

BAHRAIN-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has reported record production for the fi ...

Qurain net profit plunges

Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC) has announced a net profit of KD0.93 million ($3.3 mi ...

Wacker develops new liquid silicone

Munich-based chemical company Wacker is expanding its product range with a new liquid silicone rubbe ...





Shale gas, OTC in Sabic’s plans

Investment in shale gas and in a project to build an oil to chemicals (OTC) complex in Saudi Arabia are uppermost on the minds of Sabic authorities as they seek to improve the company’s fortunes and gain greater influence in international markets. In the first month of this year, Sabic had revealed it was in talks with several US firms to invest in...

Sabic Lexan adds to World Cup comfort

Spectators at this year’s World Cup tournament in Brazil enjoyed an improved viewing experienc ...





New portal will help Saudi youth

EdX and Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labour have announced the launch of an open-platform Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal designed to bridge the gap between education and employment in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Arab world. Courses are expected to begin in September 2014 with a first-of-its-kind pilot programme for Saudi women, youth, the...

Qapco internship programme launched

QATAR Petrochemical Company (Qapco) launched its much-anticipated 2014 summer internship programme a ...





Dubai Cranes cuts delivery times

Dubai Cranes & Technical Services LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced the opening of its crane storage and assembly facility in the region, which will significantly reduce the delivery time for standard cranes across the GCC and Mena region and lead to savings in cost and time for clients and partners. The new Dubai Cranes...

Linden Comansa model at Moscow show

LINDEN Comansa’s 21LC550 flat-top crane, having a maximum load capacity of 24 tonnes, was the ...

Manitowoc scores with welding input

Manitowoc says a significant investment in new welding technology at its Wilhelmshaven facility in G ...

Manitowoc crane passes load test

THE Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane has successfully completed the required load test to validate its ...

Saudi order for Konecranes

Konecranes has announced it has received a major order from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), t ...





Honeywell resin shields cables

Honeywell Resins and Chemicals announced that it has introduced a new Aegis nylon resin designed to protect cables and electrical wiring used in industrial and consumer products. The new resin, Aegis H55WC, is designed to shield wires and cables from physical and chemical damage that can cause them to fail during installation or shorten their service life....

Ducab wins key Saudi supply deal

DUBAI Cable Company (Ducab) has said it has won a major supply contract for a major project in Saudi ...

R&M passes 100 G test

R&M, the global Swiss developer and provider of connectivity systems for high-quality, high-perf ...

Nexans wins top cabling vendor award

NEXANS, a global leader in cables and cabling systems, has won the ‘Cabling Vendor of the Year ...





Honour milestone for Jebel Ali Port

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced that its flagship Jebel Ali Port has been voted the “Best Seaport – Middle East” for the 20th year in a row at the prestigious Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards. Popularly known as AFSCA, the award is decided by key decision-makers in the industry who take part in an independently...

DP World signs $3 billion loan deal

DP World, a leading port operator, has signed a $3 billion loan deal, becoming the latest Dubai enti ...

Al Jaber inks rail deal in UAE

AL JABER Crushers & Quarries, a subsidiary of Al Jaber Group, has signed an MoU with Etihad Rail ...

1,000 firms at DWC park

Currently more than 1,000 companies, including Nestle, Ceva Logistics, Helukabel, Sinopec Petroleum, ...





Omni-ID tag aids interoperability

Omni-ID has announced its support for the IEEE 802.15.4f-2012 standard to increase interoperability for asset tracking using active RFID based tags and systems. The company also announced it has developed an active tag operating on this standard – the Power 415. “Passive RFID tags are based on a universally accepted standard protocol (EPC Gen...

Farsens launches new detector tag

Farsens has announced the launch of the Shadow, a new battery-less ambient light detector for monito ...

PDC system gains further ground

PDC, the global leader of innovative identification solutions, announced the installation of its Sma ...





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