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Getting away from oil domination

Bahrain has a fine record of diversification but the shift towards less reliance on oil seems to be a never ending process, oil prices being as volatile as they have been over the past decade. So it was no surprise that the kingdom’s finance minister, Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, called for further diversification of income sources. Sheikh...

Alba pushing to stay competitive

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) is gearing itself for “a very difficult year” fuelled by contin ...

Asry gets ship repairs boost

Asry, the region’s most experienced ship and rig repair yard, expects to approximately equal i ...

Majaal boosting local economy

Majaal Warehouse Co, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait’s First Bahrain Real Estate Company, ...

Garmco considering Vietnam subsidiary

Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company (Garmco), now in the final stages of closing down unprofitable o ...





ABB to install unique circuit breaker

ABB, the leading power and automation group, will install a 363 kilovolts (kV) disconnecting circuit breaker (DCB) with Fibre Optic Current Sensor (FOCS) integrating three substation functions – circuit-breaking, disconnecting and current measurement – in one single component and reducing the space needed for a substation bay by up to 70 per...

Largest 3D printed airplane cabin

Airbus has collaborated with 3D design and engineering software leader Autodesk to create the world& ...

Unique MultiRAE Benzene unveiled

Honeywell has introduced MultiRAE Benzene, the industry’s first wireless portable six-gas ...

TeXtreme’s qualities make it a favourite

Carbon fibre has long been associated with lightweight and its development has steadily evolved, but ...

Larson’s Golight enhances performance

Lighting leader Larson Electronics has released a new magnetic mount LED Golight designed to pr ...





Sadara’s first plant begins operations

Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), the world’s largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, has successfully started up its first production plant, moving on schedule from the construction to the operational phase.  Sadara’s first product – Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) – was produced in the company’s...

Natpet showcases Teldene B20ML

National Petrochemical Industrial Company (Natpet), a leading polypropylene producer in Saudi Arabia ...

New plant lifts Baalbaki profile

A new plant that Baalbaki Chemical Industries (BCI) Holding has opened in Hamriyah Free Zone, in the ...

On the termiticides trail

Nowadays pest management companies use a variety of chemicals named termiticides for the protection ...

Masa, the pest control leader

Masa Establishment, based in Jeddah and owned by Mousaied S Al Shieshakly, who also officiates as ge ...





BASF, wood binders come closer

BASF, from the beginning of 2016, will combine the marketing and development of its wood binders of the Kaurit, Kauramin, and Lupranat brands. This is in response to the needs of the wood-working industry. BASF customers will benefit from a single source for all adhesive systems. The company is the only supplier in the world to offer both amino resin-based...

Sikaflex Crystal Clear launched

Sika Canada recently announced the introduction of Sikaflex Crystal Clear, a brand new single-compon ...





Hassyan plant to be working by 2020

The first phase of the Hassyan clean coal power project is on track and will be operational by March 2020, said the chief of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa). Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Dewa’s MD and chief executive, made the remark during a visit to China. The plant will come up in Saih Shuaib on the border between Dubai and Abu...

Siemens turbines for Hywind project

Siemens is strengthening its collaboration with Norwegian company Statoil on floating offshore wind ...

Green power from sludge treatment

Siemens will support the city of Vienna in optimising its main sewage plant in terms of energy. For ...





Victaulic launches new FireLock valve

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems, has introduced the new FireLock NXT Series 768N Dry Valve. “Re-engineered by listening to customer’s needs, the new dry valve provides simplified set-up and maintenance for fire protection contractors and fitters while still maintaining the...

Festo shows off latest products

Festo featured at the 2015 Chem Show in New York the company’s latest and most innovative auto ...

New smart solenoid valve for PST

Aimed at providing a no-compromise solution for partial stroke testing (PST), IMI Precision Engineer ...

New ball valves offer precise control

The Siemens Building Technologies Division has expanded its comprehensive Acvatix range of valves wi ...





Hempel high grade tank coating out

Highly anticipated as a replacement to its world-renowned Hempadur 15400 tank coating, leading marine paints manufacturer Hempel has announced the launch of Hempadur 15460. This high-grade product has been specifically designed as a tank coating for chemical vessels and is based on amine adduct cured epoxy technology. This delivers outstanding resistance to...

DNV GL, Hempel announce cooperation

Hempel and DNV GL have signed a cooperation agreement to work together to bring customers clear, com ...





Container port set for expansion

Khalifa Port Container Terminal, a semi-automated port based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is ready for the next phase of its expansion that will see its annual handling capacity surge to 2.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units (teu) from the current 1.9 million teu. As part of the revamp, three new ship-to-shore (STS) gantry cranes and 10 automated rail-mounted...

DP World’s China, Canada plans

Dubai-based ports operator DP World will invest $1.9 billion in China, according to the Twitter acco ...

Etihad Rail set for Stage I operations

Commercial operations on the first stage of Etihad Rail’s network are to begin officially foll ...

Riyadh Metro station work on track

Work at the Riyadh Metro site is progressing well with the majority of the main stations ready and t ...

New SkyCargo route

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has expanded its presence in Turkey with the st ...





Tenders

Gulf Industry Magazine brings you the latest tenders available in the Gulf region.   KUWAIT Tender No 4/2016/2017. Supply of scientific device. • Bid Bond is KD6000. • Documents can be obtained from Kuwait University, Kuwait, tel: +965-24985205, website: www.kuniv.edu, by payment of KD150. • CD January 12.   Tender No...





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