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Oman: Rebooting its economy

On September 17, as Oman government officially embarked on its Tanfeedh programme – the National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification – the country took one more step to reboot the economy, after the crude crash slashed its main source of revenues and major contributor to growth. The programme, part of Oman’s ninth five-year...

We are on track for growth: Sohar CEO

Oman’s Sohar Port and Free zone (Sohar) is well on track for more success in the years ahead a ...

Equipment rental is the `way forward’

In today’s challenging business environment, manufacturing companies must find ways to cut cos ...

Almajdouie Logistics CEO ranks 4th regionally

Saudi Arabia’s Almajdouie Logistics Company CEO Baheej Biqawi has been ranked as the fourth mo ...

Crack resistance saves cost on site

The residents of Germany’s Passau districts Walding and Gaißamühle obtained their p ...





Atlas Copco’s new technology cuts costs

The ZDXtend line-up of air compressors from Atlas Copco, a global engineering major, provide much needed 24x7 reliability to Klear Water, a provider of pure drinking water, and drive their energy costs down, said a top official. M I Star Mineral Water Filling, situated at Dubai Investments Park in Dubai, UAE produces pure drinking water under the brand...

Adionics launches Selectex

Close on the heels of its participation in the Adipec exhibition and conference 2016 in Abu Dhabi, A ...

Cleaning up with Karcher

For Karcher, a leading cleaning company, environmental sustainability is a firmly anchored corporate ...





Excellent outcome for 30.BI-MU

The 30.BI-MU/Sfortec Industry, the biennial exhibition of machine tools, robotics, automation, auxiliary technologies, subcontracting and services for the industry, held at fieramilano Rho in Milan, Italy, last month, presented the product ranges of 1,076 enterprises, 41 per cent of which were from abroad, representing 33 countries and exhibiting on a total...

Being lean in ethylene

The prize for operational excellence in ethylene production is best in class performance and greater ...

Doing more for less with drones

The application of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), is increasing among industrial compani ...

Eaton launches MCC solutions

Power management company Eaton has announced a powerful new system for motor control centres (MCCs) ...





Ideal site for trading operations in the Gulf

Established 30 years ago, Dubai-based Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa, has played a significant role in the UAE’s economy. The free zone, which accounts for almost 32 per cent of total foreign direct investment (FDI) flow ‎into the country, contributes 21...

Jafza wins `Free Zone of the Year’ award

The regional business hub for some of the world’s largest companies Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza ...

Axalta lays base for Mideast expansion

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has formally opened ...

DMCC wins global accolade again

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, ...

Reinforcing UAE’s economic resiliency

The UAE’s economy has remained unshaken in the midst of headwinds brought by the softening of ...





Crane system tests Verlinde hoists

A bespoke turntable crane system has been installed at the Hereford, UK foundry of superalloy manufacturer, Special Metals Wiggin Ltd (SMWL), which features a pair of Eurobloc VT3 series electric wire rope hoist manufactured by Verlinde. Sitting either side of the crab unit, the hoists support loads up to a combined total of 16 tonnes. The bespoke crane...

Hiab renews its loader cranes range

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has renewed its mid-range loader cranes with 24 totally new models which wer ...

Nickel-plated hoists suitable for critical areas

Selected models from the J D Neuhaus range of air operated hoists and trolleys are now available for ...





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