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UAE’s economy strengthens

Project activity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is forecast to recover in 2017 after a difficult 2016 on the back of a strong recovery in economic growth, according to a new report from Middle East business intelligence service Meed. Meed’s annual UAE Outlook Report for 2016 said that a recovery in oil prices combined with growing public and...

UAE ranks top in the Middle East Index

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) took the top spot in the Middle East and ranked 8th globally in the 2 ...

Siemens contributes $1.2bn to economy

After almost four decades of operating in the UAE, Siemens has quantified its contribution to societ ...

DII invests $300m in diversified projects

Dubai Investments Industries (DII), a subsidiary of Dubai Investments and focused on investments in ...

UAE targets human settlement on Mars

UAE has unveiled its “Mars 2117 Project” which aims at its final stage to establish the ...





AFI opens its online store

In a unique initiative aimed at reaching out to a wider target audience, Alaa for Industry (AFI), a leading industrial supplies company in the Middle East, has marked its Web presence by opening an online store. According to the Saudi-Arabia-based company, the online store is the first-of-its-kind as it is the only such store to offer hydraulic and...

Balexco set for a bigger profile

Since its inception in 1977, Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco), synonymous with high qua ...





Honeywell: all charged up

Having recorded a healthy performance in 2016 by expanding its security and fire product portfolio significantly last year, Honeywell is planning to maintain the momentum in the New Year too by being one step ahead of the competition. “Our focus will remain on being the customer’s partner of choice by developing differentiated offerings ahead...

Leminar opens new duct line in Doha

Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, a leader in quality HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditio ...

DuPont launches new protective garment

DuPont, a leading innovation and market-driven science company, has launched its new protective garm ...

Poor fire safety can be devastating

Fire prevention and control requires experts to identify areas, situations, practices and activities ...

FCW conducts fire safety training

Falconcity of Wonders, the developer of Falconcity of Wonders (FCW), the multipurpose megaproject cu ...





$6.6bn opportunity in filament tapes

Effectiveness of packaging solutions continue to be contingent upon the type of strapping tapes or filament tapes being used for reinforcing the shape of corrugated fibreboard boxes.  Almost every other product in the world is likely to get packaged and delivered through ridged fibreboard boxes, compelling the global packaging industry leaders to...

Revolutionary electronic rubber

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in the US have developed an electronic rubber material tha ...

Integral, Nova Polymers in strategic alliance

Integral Technologies, an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPla ...

GCC medical gloves market set to grow

The GCC medical gloves market is estimated to increase from $99.5 million in 2016 to $240.8 million ...

Pullman alpha numeric custom band stamps

The widely recognised industry leading Pullman alpha-numeric band stamps will now be available in an ...





Grundfos launches CRN pump line

Denmark-based Grundfos, a leading pump manufacturer globally, recently launched its first assembly line for centrifugal in-line (CRN) pumps in the Middle East. The opening of the assembly line located at the company’s facilities in Jebel Ali in Dubai, UAE, comes following an extensive feasibility study that examined numerous product types, said a...

Muna Noor opens flagship store in Muscat

Muna Noor, an Oman-based international manufacturer and supplier of plastic pipes, opened its flagsh ...

Safe lock out for large gate valves

Brady, a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, has developed a dura ...

Fluor JV wins Feed contract for TCO

Fluor Corp has said that KPJV, its joint venture team, will carry out the front-end engineering and ...

Sany unveils hydraulic single-drum rollers

Global heavy machinery manufacturer Sany has  launched the 20 tonne and 22 tonne hydraulic sing ...





Siemens sets record at Egypt project

Siemens has set a new worldwide benchmark for the execution of fast-track power projects by completing the first phase of a mega project in Egypt and adding 4.8 GW of power generation capacity to the nation’s grid. Siemens was awarded its single biggest order ever for the expansion of the Egyptian power supply in June 2015. Now, only 18 months after...

Siemens, Bentley to jointly offer solutions

Siemens’ Energy Management Division and Bentley Systems have announced an agreement to jointly ...

Engie wins $1.2bn Saudi deal

Engie (formerly GDF Suez), a leading global energy group, has been awarded the contract and achieved ...

Oman in first extended power agreement

OMman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has signed a deal formally allowing Al Kamil Power, ...

GE provides genset services in Oman

GE’s Power Services signed and executed an agreement with Suez-Tractebel Operation & Maint ...





Siemens produces 3D printed blades

Siemens has achieved a breakthrough by finishing its first full load engine tests for gas turbine blades completely produced using additive manufacturing (AM) technology, also known as 3D printing. The company successfully validated multiple AM printed turbine blades with a conventional blade design at full engine conditions. This means the components were...

AM enables fast changes in moulds

Direct metal deposition (DMD) can be up to 250-330 per cent faster than manual laser cladding. New A ...

Dubai launches new 3D technology centre

The Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has launched the Future Design Centre, a global strategic initiati ...





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