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Tough road lies ahead

Despite the rise in oil prices, Saudi Arabia’s growth will remain subdued due to the reduction in oil production included in the November 30 oil cut deal and subdued policy support, a report said, adding that in the longer run, the kingdom’s effort to transition its economy away from oil should gradually allow growth to pick up. The...

Almajdouie rings the changes

In the wake of challenging times faced by the logistics industry, Almajdouie Logistics Company (MLC) ...

Achievements & Milestones

In Rabigh: Rabigh Petrochemical Logistics (RPL) renewed PetroRabigh contract for 10 years. In Kuwai ...

Alupco set to expand capacity

Saudi-based Aluminium Products Company (Alupco), a leading aluminium extrusion company in the Middle ...

Saudi pest control firm gains foothold

Masa Establishment, based in Jeddah and owned by Mousaied Seifeldinn Al Shieshakly, who also officia ...





Groupe Rawji eyes wider presence

Groupe Rawji, whose history dates back to 1908, is a major player in the growth of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). An international conglomerate involved in trading, banking, manufacturing, real estate, electrical and IT services, and oil and gas, it has operations spanning eight countries and is now actively seeking to boost its presence in the...





Al Khoudh sees recovery in 2017

Oman-based Al Khoudh Steel Furniture Industrial Company (AKSF), one of the Gulf’s leading steel furniture manufacturers expects to show a modest recovery in 2017 after facing a slowdown in 2016 owing to sluggish market in the GCC region. The company’s gross output in 2015 was close to 4,000 tonnes equivalent which took a dip of 15 per cent in...

MIM makes a mark in steel manufacturing

Maaden International Industrial for Metal Company (MIM) of Saudi Arabia has carved a niche for itsel ...

British Steel unveils new rail product

British Steel, the UK-based manufacturer of premium steel products, has launched a revolutionary new ...

Emirates Steel sets production record

Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE, posted new production records in 2016, f ...





Record breaking HDD installation

Agru, a leading plastics processor, successfully carried out the record-breaking horizontal directional drilling (HDD)-installation of Agruline PE pipes with outside diameters (ODs) of 1400 mm and 1200 mm in order to construct a large-diameter, twin-pipe culvert underneath the Spree river in Germany. Supplied by Agru Kunststofftechnik GmbH, the Dutch...

Yokogawa UK wins fuel pipeline order

Yokogawa UK has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency (BPA), a leading provider of engi ...

New pipe markers for every environment

Finding the best pipe marker material for industrial sites all over the world can be a time consumin ...





Dow upgrades Jebel Ali coating plant

Dow Coating Materials (DCM), one of the world’s largest coatings raw materials suppliers to architectural and industrial coatings market, has recently upgraded its Jebel Ali manufacturing facility in the UAE to transform it into a new, state-of-the-art specialty coatings manufacturing facility. “DCM has incredible growth potential for specialty...

Berger Paints highlights Arabia’s splendour

Berger Paints, one of the leading paint manufacturing company with global presence, has launched its ...

Flooring solutions for industrial sites

An industrial facility will inevitably subject its floor finish to a long list of damaging factors & ...

Hempel continues Mideast expansion

Having kick started a successful 2016 with its global strategic plan of Journey to Excellence, Hempe ...





Optimisation is no longer a choice

Today, maintaining oil production in the region requires the adoption of advanced technologies and many oil refineries need significant modernisation. The global gas sector is highly competitive, and to survive in this increasing crowded and fast-changing environment, Middle East companies need to be leaner, more efficient and able to adapt quickly to...

Trends connecting the region in 2017

AS we look into 2017, CommScope is positioned to offer insight into several trends we see coming to ...





Kizad posts strong performance in 2016

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), part of Abu Dhabi Ports, has reported a solid performance in 2016, completing yet another successful year for the facility that serves as the trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi and the gateway to the world’s fastest-growing economies. The total value of Kizad’s contribution amounted to...

Khalidia to set up $22m warehouse in Kizad

 Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has signed a musataha agreement with Khalidia International Shippin ...

Boskalis wins Oman port deal

Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis), a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, ...

Oman Shipping signs 3-year deal with Shell

Oman Shipping Company’s (OSC) subsidiary, Oman Charter Company (OCC), has entered into a contr ...





Saudi’s first wind turbine launched

State-run Saudi Aramco has commissioned the kingdom’s first wind energy turbine, developed in partnership with GE aiming to support the renewable goals of Saudi Vision 2030. The project will power Saudi Aramco’s facility in Turaif in northwestern Saudi Arabia, providing electricity directly to the bulk plant. For several years, Saudi Aramco...

Barakah units 3 and 4 enter next phase

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has announced a new phase in the construction of unit ...





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