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Alupco announces plans for Jeddah

Alupco, the largest aluminium extrusion company in Saudi Arabia, has announced plans to upgrade capacity at its Jeddah plant which will help it supply higher volumes to the Western Region and international markets. The company, meanwhile, is in the process of completing a major expansion project at its Dammam plant and building a factory, also in Dammam,...

Kone figures in Jeddah projects

Kone, a global leader in elevator and escalator technology, is implementing a contract that will see ...

Aramco mulling future of refinery

State oil giant Saudi Aramco is considering whether to close its 90,000 barrel per day crude oil ref ...





Siemens to build first eHighway

Siemens will install a catenary system for hybrid trucks in Sweden. The contract was awarded by the Swedish Transport Administration to the County Council of Gävleborg. The catenary system will electrify a 2 km stretch of the E16 highway north of Stockholm in the context of a demonstration project. The test results will be available two years from the...

MRI system set for future clinical use

Siemens has introduced its new 7 Tesla scanner Magnetom Terra, fully designed and manufactured by th ...

New Alstom charging system launched

Alstom has launched its SRS (Stationary Recharge Solution), a breakthrough ground-based power chargi ...

Attractis ‘simple and cost-effective’

Alstom has launched at UTIP 2015 in Milan the Attractis, an innovative integrated tramway system for ...





Victrex PEEK-ESD for aircraft brackets

A new bracket technology suitable for use in hydraulic and fuel brackets for the wings, centre box and fuel tanks of aircraft can result in significant weight reduction of at least 40 per cent compared to metals. Enhancing the fuel economy of aircraft further, along with cost savings and streamlined manufacturing, has been a principal driver for the bracket...

Monitoring system for mining tyres

Michelin has launched the MEMS (Michelin Earthmover Management System) Evolution3, an advanced tire- ...

Rotomoulding player confident of growth

Al Bassam (RAK) for Plastics Industries, one of the most experienced companies in the roto-moulding ...





Mubadala firm won deals this year

SR Technics, owned by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Company and provider of technical solutions to airlines, has achieved several contract wins this year. The Zurich-headquartered company is implementing a five-year deal granted by Abu Dhabi-based Royal Jet to maintain, repair and overhaul their CFM56-7B engine fleet. The CFM56-7B engines are in...

Strata deal with Saab to make FSFs

Abu Dhabi-based Strata has clinched a deal to manufacture Airbus A350-1000 flap support fairings (FS ...

Honeywell input for Dassault cockpit

Building on its long-standing relationship with Dassault, Honeywell Aerospace is supplying its advan ...

Tawazun, Boeing to set up aerospace plant

UAE-based Tawazun Precision Industries (TPI) has joined hands with aircraft manufacturing giant Boei ...





New Hilti breaker stands out

The new generation of the Hilti TE 1000-AVR breaker continues to impress with the product receiving earlier this year in Munich the iF Product Design Award for 2015.  One standout characteristic of the thoroughly revised version of the tool is HiDrive Technology, developed by Hilti and which delivers up to 50 per cent greater demolition performance;...

New laser cutting machine a winner

Trumpf has released the second generation TruLaser Cell 8030, a multi-axis machine designed specific ...

Black+Decker’s innovative outdoor tools

BLACK+Decker has announced additions to their collection of 40V MAX outdoor tools with the 40V Max B ...





The energy that drives them

With an annual production capacity of 2.4 million tonnes of high quality molten aluminium, UAE-based Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) ranks among the top five largest primary aluminium producers in the world. With its entire production pre-sold each year, EGA’s two core operating subsidiaries – Dubai Aluminium (Dubal, also known as EGA Jebel Ali)...

First Solar technology ‘ratified’ by park

The 13 MWAC Phase One of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which has been seamlessly in ...

Dubai firm to set up solar plant in Uganda

Access Infra Africa, a Dubai-based company, will launch what it says will be Africa’s largest ...

GE’s OpFlex reduces start-up times

With European utilities modernising their existing power plants to become more responsive to changin ...

Siemens delivers oil-free steam turbine

Siemens has delivered for the first time a steam turbine in the capacity range up to 10 MW that oper ...





UniMarine eyes oil and gas projects

UniMarine Technical Services, a steel fabrication and services company, is currently expanding its production facilities with a new production line at Ras Al Khaimah and has plans to set up a new facility in Abu Dhabi. The company recently added civil works to its scope of activities and is in the process of pre-qualifying as a civil works contractor with...

Technomak on the go

Technomak Energy International, an integrated fabrication and erection company, is forging ahead wit ...

Siddco deal offers certifications

UAE-based Siddco Group and Italy’s Istituto Italiano della Saldatura (IIS) have partnered to p ...

PGIF set to boost its standing

Pan Gulf Industrial Fabrication (PGIF), currently busy with several high-profile projects, has annou ...





Gulftainer’s Florida terminal opens

UAE-based Gulftainer’s new Canaveral Cargo Terminal at Port Canaveral in Florida, USA, which has officially opened after the signing of a 35-year deal with the local port authority, expects to contribute more than $630 million to the local economy and create 2,000 direct and indirect jobs when fully developed. The terminal, which will be operated by...

Work begins on Mohebi facility

UAE-based Mohebi Logistics, one of the largest vertically-integrated supply chain management compani ...

Dadabhai Cargo honoured

Dadabhai Cargo, one of the largest shipping and forwarding agencies in Bahrain and a division of Dad ...

In Brief

Micco building Kizad base Al Mazroui International Cargo Company (Micco) is building a new logisti ...





Ports’ crucial role in EGA’s business

With an annual capacity of 2.4 million tonnes per year through its operating subsidiaries Dubai Aluminium (Dubal) and Emirates Aluminium (Emal), Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) not only ranks among the world’s top five primary aluminium producers, but also places the UAE as the fourth largest aluminium producing country in the world. Having shipped...

Maritime centre gains accreditation

Abu Dhabi Ports Maritime Training Centre has been accredited by the UAE’s Federal Transport Au ...





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