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Non-oil projects lead the way

As oil prices stay low, investments in industrial clusters will play a key role in Saudi Arabia’s diversification strategy and help the non-oil economy, business analysts agree. A sector that could intensify diversification is plastics with the kingdom aiming for a rank among the top 10 global exporters. “One of the prevailing trends across...

Alupco registers sales growth

Aluminium Products Company (Alupco) has announced growth in both local and export sales in 2014 and ...

Aarico’s overseas clientele expands

Aarico, the Saudi-based Ashcroft Al Rushaid Instrument Company Ltd and maker of sophisticated pressu ...

UK offset scheme spurs business

The Saudi British Economic Offset Programme (SBEOP) has announced it has helped facilitate the imple ...

Almajdouie a top cargo mover

Almajdouie Logistics continues to serve as one of the leading players in the handling of cargo inclu ...





Bayer inputs for Solar Impulse

In a few weeks the futuristic Solar Impulse aircraft will embark on its unprecedented flight around the world – powered only by the sun and supported by high-tech materials. Details of the historic journey were unveiled by the project’s co-founders and pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in Abu Dhabi where the plane will set off....

Stratasys helps Unilever cut lead times

STRATASYS, a leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, said the Italian division o ...

Siemens software in rocket

United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched to space recently from the ...

Equipment protected from solar radiation

UK-based Intertec, a supplier of unique systems designed to provide reliable protection of sensitive ...





GE, Kaust to study gas turbines

GE has signed a cooperative research agreement with King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (Kaust) to undertake cutting-edge research on enhancing the fuel flexibility of GE’s advanced gas turbines. The collaborative research, led by Saudi-based international professionals and students from Kaust along with GE’s global team, will...

Toshiba joins Japanese ocean power study

IHI Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industria ...

Tidal stream turbine milestone

Recently, a 1MW tidal stream turbine installed and connected by Alstom at the EMEC (European Marine ...





Hempel antifouling products launched

Building on the industry-proven Globic and Dynamic range of antifouling systems, leading marine coatings manufacturer Hempel recently announced the launch of two new antifouling products for dry-dockings and new buildings which deliver fuel savings of up to 3 per cent and provide added flexibility to shipowners and yards. Globic 8000 is a brand new...

New Bayer way to coat plastic auto parts

BAYER MaterialScience has developed a unique technology for coating plastic parts on automobiles at ...

New PPG products highlighted

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business highlighted new products during preview days at t ...

BASF’s new coating technology

BASF has announced the commercial launch of PremAir NXT, a next-generation direct ozone reduction (D ...





Zamil Industrial firm wins deal

Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia’s Zamil Industrial Investment Co (Zamil Industrial), was recently awarded a SR15 million ($4 million) contract for the Nghi Son Refinery project in Vietnam. The contract’s scope of work includes the design, fabrication, supply and erection of 10 pre-engineered buildings spread...

Mabani Steel busy with projects

Mabani Steel, a UAE-based designer, fabricator, erector and supplier of steel building structures, i ...





Emirates Steel help for downstream

UAE steelmaker Emirates Steel is expanding the range of its wire rod brands following development of their local industrial users particularly wires for welded mesh, nails, hangers, screws, chain link and gabion fencing, wire nets, barbed wires and binding wires, welding electrodes, nuts, bolts, rivets, PC strands and many other such materials. “Our...





New TCP products enhance lighting

Technical Consumer Products Inc (TCP) in its latest innovation, expanded last month its LED Luminaire offering, presenting its new LED Sky Bay Luminaires. “TCP’s energy efficient LED Sky Bay provides exceptional light output for the most demanding commercial and industrial applications and is a Design Lights Consortium (DLC) qualified...

New recognition for Lunera Helen Lamp

LUNERA Lighting, Inc, a leader in lighting innovations accelerating the transformation to advanced L ...





TOS boost for Abu Dhabi ports

Abu Dhabi Ports is implementing a brand-new terminal operating system (TOS) which will enhance the general cargo operations at the emirate’s ports, significantly improving processing times and the full range of customer service offerings.  The state-of-the-art port management software called Master Terminal will replace Abu Dhabi Ports’...

In brief

Oman towage deal awarded PSA Marine Qalhat, a joint venture between Singapore-headquartered PSA Mar ...

Agility park for Accra coming up

Agility, the Kuwait-based global logistics and logistical infrastructure provider, has broken ground ...

NAS wins deal for Abidjan Airport

NATIONAL Aviation Services (NAS), a fast growing growing ground handling company in the emerging mar ...





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