Heavy Industries
November 2008

Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) and Rolls-Royce Marine Middle East recently joined hands to set up a Waterjet Centre of Excellence in Abu Dhabi to provide support services to ADSB customers in the Gulf. ADSB is the only naval shipyard in the Middle East providing both build and support services for all GCC naval vessels.






November 2008

The Maritime Industrial Services (MIS) Company yard in Sharjah has been awarded a contract for two jack-up drilling rigs by MENAdrill, a new $3 billion offshore drilling and services company launched by First Energy Bank.






November 2008

India’s top producer of products for power projects is implementing an export contract received from a UAE company for two gas turbine generating units of 42 MW each. The order, valued at Rs1,400 million ($28.






November 2008

American manufacturers of plant, machinery and construction vehicles are looking to the building boom in the Middle East to hedge their stocks against the continuing recession in the United States.






November 2008

Bobcat recently announced the launch of its Toolcat 5610, a new model in the company’s line of utility work machines featuring a three-point hitch and hydraulic power take off (PTO) for rear implements and the ability to run more than 40 front-mounted Bobcat attachments.






November 2008

Bobcat has launched the new Forestry Cutter attachment for use with the high-flow versions of the company’s new T320 compact tracked loader and S330 skid-steer loader, together with the existing S300, T250, T300 and A300 models.






November 2008

Following on the heels of the success of the Crown ESR 4500 reach truck, which gained popularity with warehouse managers impressed with its enhanced productivity and energy efficiency, Crown is now offering what it describes as new levels of performance and improved features in the latest ESR 5000 Series, while the S-Class model is marketed as a qu






November 2008

Saudi manufacturer Inma Steel reports it has just completed fabricating 33 pressure vessels of carbon steel for Saudi Aramco’s Khurais facilities. A company official said the vessels were produced in different sizes but that eight of them measuring 8 m in diameter and 52 m in length were the largest in the lot.






November 2008

Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines, recently launched the AP655D paver solution.






November 2008

Saudi Arabia relies on Caterpillar irrigation power to support its agricultural development in one of the world’s largest deserts. Having a climate that can vary from 110 degrees F in the summer to below freezing in the winter means water is a precious commodity in Saudi Arabia.






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