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Kobaisi adds Italian batching plant

A QUEST for innovation and a drive to speed up the entire construction process while focusing on efficiency and quality is spearheading the ongoing expansion at Al Kobaisi Group, which is now poised to launch its latest venture. One of Bahrain’s longest established construction conglomerates enfolding an umbrella of companies, the group is now setting...

Elba’s diverse range eases production

ELBA-WERK Maschinen-Gesellschaft this year rolled out a number of innovative machines and ...

Liebherr mixing plant ideal for large sites

LIEBHERR has recently unveiled its new Mobilmix 2.5 mixing plant – a ...

New Bobcat buckets make mixing, pouring easy

BOBCAT has improved its concrete mixing bucket for the company’s compact loaders ...

Simem-Putzmeister alliance targets market

TWO major players in the concrete machine industry – Simem and Putzmeister – ...





Siemens takes on mega Aramco plant

SIEMENS has been contracted to supply the key components for what will be the largest gasification-based power plant in the world for Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia under a contract worth $966.8 million. The major combined-cycle power plant will have an installed capacity of 4,000 MW and will deliver electricity to the Jazan Industrial City area in the ...

Cummins gensets power major projects in region

CUMMINS Power Generation continues to boost its presence in the Middle East, with some of ...

Lucy combines best to engineer substation

LUCY Switchgear, a global leader in switching, protection and automation solutions for ...

Cat genset boasts high power density

IN LINE with its reputation for offering innovative power solutions, Caterpillar and its ...

54 mw plant energises 15pc of Aden province

ALTAAQA Global Cat Rental Power, a leading global power solutions provider, has ...





Visaka boards meet new-age needs

VSAKA Industries of India says its modern partitioning systems offer an ideal solution to the problems faced in using traditional dry wall partitions. “While partitions help demarcate the utility of space and mark out area or territory, traditional dry wall partitions have created a range of challenges in terms of sound insulation, leakage, ...

Reynaers systems blend interior with exterior

REYNAERS Middle East is promoting two of its aluminium profiles systems – the ...





TMW aims for region with MHD technology

TMW of France plans to introduce a new generation of desalination and wastewater treatment units in the region through its newly-established office in the UAE. The company’s units are based on MHD (multistage humidification/dehumidification) technology which is vastly different from more commonly used techniques such as reverse osmosis and mechanical ...

AGRU clicks with water tank solution

AGRU Kunststofftechnik, a global manufacturer of pipes, fittings, membranes and ...





Volvo’s aggressive strategy pays off

VOLVO Group Trucks Middle East says it is on track for 30 per cent growth by 2015 as part of its aggressive Middle Eastern expansion policy. It now has 48 truck centres across the region after recently launching two new state-of-the-art facilities in Iraq, with a third one on the way. In partnership with its local partners, ZamZam General, the group earlier...

Danogips gives clients ‘Room for Expression’

DANOGIPS Middle East, a subsidiary of Knauf Group of Denmark, is focusing on meeting the ...





Binder builds beefy fire coatings

AN increasing number of new iconic skyscrapers, stadiums and buildings are going up in metropolitan areas at a breathtaking rate. These predominantly feature roofs and frames made of steel, because steel skeletons have a low dead load, but a high loadbearing capacity and are usually quick and easy to assemble. However, the higher and larger the building, ...

Fila wins landmark royal palace order

FILA, a global specialist in surface care solutions, has added a prestigious project in ...





Closer look at fitness for purpose

ONE of the issues that most vexes construction lawyers is that of the standard of care the contractor owes to the employer, that is the degree of skill and caution which the contractor must exercise under the building contract. Contractors will seek to ensure that the duty of care required is one of “reasonable skill and care”. Under a ...





Carrier unit ensures quality indoor air

CARRIER, a global leader in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, has recently launched its new AiroVision air handling units in the Middle East keeping in view that indoor air quality is one of the most significant issues for today’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) engineers. The AiroVision units are designed for ...

QR codes offer quick access to Greenheck dampers

GREENHECK, a worldwide leader in manufacturing and distributing air movement and control ...





Tenders

Gulf Construction brings you the latest tenders available in the Gulf region and beyond.   BAHRAIN • Tender No 2/2013. Construction of two 22-storey towers. Open to contractors registered with the Ministry of Works as grade A and AA. Bid bond is one per cent of tender price. Documents can be obtained from the Tenders and Contracts Section, Royal...





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