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Cities continue to flourish

Recent significant developments in the Saudi cities of Jubail and Yanbu, operated under a Royal Commission charter, solidify their role as a premier channel of the kingdom’s economic and industrial development. Projects of the Sadara petrochemical complex in Jubail, a $20 billion joint initiative between Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company, are...





EagleBurgmann’s new seal system

API685 has become the sealing standard in refinery technology and is being used more frequently in the chemical sector as well. The many innovations of the fourth edition of the American regulations (published in May 2014) have made it necessary to further develop the mechanical seals and their supply systems. Industrial sealing technology specialist...

Unique switchgear for high currents

Siemens is developing the world’s first air-insulated generator switchgear with vacuum circuit ...

Siemens overhead lines detector out

In order to continuously improve the transparency of power distribution grids, it is important to ha ...





National’s crane has longest boom

National Crane’s all-new NBT30H-2 boom truck is being pitched as an ideal crane for the tree care industry (TCI) that offers unmatched versatility and roadability, as well as an option to have the longest boom in its weight class. The crane was showcased at the company’s booth at the TCI Expo last month in Pittsburg, USA. Several thousand tree...

‘Ideal’ crane built for steel producer

Stahl CraneSystems and its Dutch partner CraneBuilders have developed a crane for steel producer Ned ...

Terex rope hoist offers flexibility

Terex Material Handling has launched a new hoist unit with its Demag DMR modular rope hoist which of ...

Konecranes to deliver cranes to Maplan

Seven Konecranes industrial cranes, ordered by Austrian machine engineering company Maplan, are to b ...





Bobst in spotlight for new products

Radical capabilities of the technology behind Bobst’s new digital printing press for corrugated has been recognised with a gold award at the recent Fefco technical conference in Barcelona. At the show, Bobst revealed to delegates the design and technical specifications of the press, which is currently being beta tested at two European corrugated box...

Total helps create thermally stable jars

Total’s refining and chemicals division and RPC Promens Consumer Corby have launched a new mul ...

Matrix process for heat-sensitive items

Matrix Packaging Machinery, powered by Pro Mach, has introduced a new ultrasonic welding option for ...





Prysmian extends range for oil & gas

Prysmian Group showcased new products specially designed for the oil and gas industry at the petroleum exhibition and conference Adipec 2015 which was held last month in Abu Dhabi. The Italy-based company focused on cable solutions that link the industry from top to bottom and incorporate complex and integrated power, control and instrumentation systems...

Key China submarine cable deal awarded

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Hainan Second Cross-Sea Interconnection Tie Project Ma ...

iLuv offers power charging solution

iLuv Creative Technology has introduced a new portable power bank with a built‐in lightning cable ...





Arkan firmly on growth path

Arkan Building Materials Company, a leading cement manufacturer in the UAE, has successfully diversified its customer base and widened its cross-selling opportunities. The company is also currently engaged in supplying cement and other building and construction material to a number of high-profile projects among which are the Presidential Palace in Abu...

New Dow product protects buildings

Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has introduced a patented liqui ...





Solar thermal park project advances

A giant solar thermal park project in Oman took a big step forward with the groundbreaking for construction at the Amal oilfield in the south of the country. Leading construction and technical services company Parsons won a contract to provide the front-end engineering design (Feed) for the giant 1,021-megawatt park project which is being jointly developed...

Training for Shams Dubai held

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has said it has trained 127 technical staff of elec ...

Unique eco power station unveiled

Taiwan has unveiled the Eco-Power Station (EPS), a revolutionary, totally off-the-grid system that i ...

7 MW turbines from Siemens ordered

Siemens has received its first order for the new 7 MW offshore wind turbine: the company is to suppl ...

Largest cellulosic ethanol plant opens

Dupont has celebrated the opening of its cellulosic biofuel facility in Nevada, Iowa (USA). The bio ...





PTC, Bosch forge technology pact

PTC and Bosch Software Innovations announced a technology alliance to facilitate the integration of the ThingWorx Platform and the Bosch IoT Suite. The new Bosch IoT Suite M2M Connector for ThingWorx allows for technical interplay between the two platforms and is now available on the ThingWorx Marketplace. The technology stack enables IoT developers to...





Swisslog expertise for Almarai

Saudi Arabian food producer Almarai has commissioned Switzerland-based Swisslog to automate its distribution logistics for its operations in Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia. The order value is approximately €43 million ($46.2 million), said a statement. By the end of 2018, Swisslog will implement automation projects in five phases. In addition to innovative...

Drive Caster, a versatile product

Caster Concepts, Inc, aiming to find solutions to common workplace injuries and increase productivit ...

Sharjah-built tug handed over

Sharjah Ports Authority has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2411, named Al Luolo’ Aya and bu ...

BHS launches warehouse tool

Battery Handling Systems (BHS), Inc, a leading manufacturer of material handling and battery changin ...

Abu Dhabi Ports’ cargo surges

Abu Dhabi Ports - the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the em ...





Diary of Events

Gulf Industry magazine updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East.   GULF TRAFFIC 2015 December 7-9 Gulf Traffic is back for 2015. This is the region’s most important event for traffic management, intelligent transport systems (ITS), road safety, parking, road maintenance and transport infrastructure industries. The...

In Brief

Every month, Gulf Industry provides you with a line-up of trade events to keep you abreast of what&r ...





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