Regional News
January 2021

Saudi Aramco Development Company, a subsidiary of Aramco, and Norway’s Cognite AS, a leading industrial investment company, have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) as part of their strategic digitalisation partnership.






January 2021

Oman’s industrial output is projected to surge four-fold with the value of exports set to reach RO10.7 billion ($27.7 billion) by 2040, a media report said.






January 2021

Sabic, a global leader in diversified chemicals and a leading producer of steel, highlighted its post-Covid-19 steel business strategy and the challenges in the steel market at the virtual Middle East Iron and Steel Conference.






January 2021

The UAE leads the Mena region with 47 industrial parks, followed by Jordan with 16, Saudi Arabia and Egypt with 10 each, Oman with five, Kuwait with four and Bahrain three, according to a whitepaper released by Abu Dhabi Ports.






January 2021

Building on four decades of project execution excellence in Saudi Arabia and founded on unrivalled engineering expertise, Qanbar Dywidag Precast Concrete Company (QDC) is executing its effective role in serving the construction sector in the Kingdom, with full commitment to precautionary measures needed to overcome Covid-19.






January 2021

The UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) has developed a national system for personal protective equipment (PPE) in collaboration with its government and private-sector partners.






January 2021

The first shipment, carrying bauxite, destined for Emirates Global Aluminium’s (EGA) Al Taweelah alumina refinery, called at Khalifa Port’s South Quay, marking the commencement of operations at the newly launched facility.






January 2021

EnerMech appoints Middle East and Caspian regional director EnerMech has appointed Paul Cockerill as its regional director for the Middle East and Caspian as it seeks to further grow its foothold across the upstream, downstream and petrochemical sectors in 2021.






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