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Expanding aggressively

Attracting an investment of more than $267 billion, with 620 industrial projects manufacturing close to 100 basic products, the industrial cities of Jubail and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia – run by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) – are continuing to expand aggressively. Alaa Nassif, the CEO of RCJY, recently signed five contracts at a...

Sadara delivers first PMDI to Saudi clients

Sadara Chemical Company, the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, is believed to h ...

Sadara signs training pacts with Jubail institutes

Sadara Chemical Company has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) establishing industrial train ...

Utility lifeline of Jubail & Yanbu

Headquartered in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia, Marafiq provides utility services to the indu ...

Recycling plant attracts suppliers

Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) is planning to introduce international suppliers to the Paris-ba ...





Expansion plan gets a boost

Oman’s biggest port and main shipment centre the Port of Salalah is all set to take forward its expansion plan, aimed at boosting the hub’s container capacity and facilitating the flow of bulk commodities and liquids through the port. Infrastructure at Salalah will receive another boost, when a project involving the construction of new...





Dewa inks deal for solar park phase 3

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has partnered with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) and Électricité de France (EDF) to develop the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, as per the Independent Power Producer model (IPP). Dewa signed another memorandum of understanding (MoU) with EDF for a...

UAE pumps $1.9bn into UK renewable sector

The UAE is set to invest £1.5 billion ($1.96 billion) in the UK in renewable energy sector, sa ...

ABB helps Dubai to develop solar plan

ABB technology has revealed it is supporting the development of new smart solar power systems for th ...

Engie consortium wins Egypt project

Leading French energy company Engie said it won a contract from the Egyptian government to develop a ...

Eren, Access close financing of PV plants

Eren Renewable Energy, a global independent power producer, and its strategic partner Access Power h ...





Digitising the production line

Manufacturing is in the middle of a dramatic transformation that will profoundly alter plant floor operations over the next five years. In order to accommodate the customer demand for product personalisation, choice has become the prerequisite for purchase. To meet that challenge, every stage of the manufacturing process is about to become digitally...

Industrial security appliances offer protection

Siemens is extending its portfolio offering protection against attacks on software and hardware comp ...

Taking a pioneering flight

Be it the interior design of an aircraft or a 3D printed bionic partition, or a super-light airplane ...

Yokogawa unveils new automation concept

Japan's Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced Synaptic Business Automation, a new ind ...

Microsoft offers help to SME sector

Microsoft, a global technology leader, has introduced the fast-growing small and medium-sized enterp ...





Oman: a future logistics hub

The growth and development of Oman’s transportation and logistics infrastructure has recently received a number of catalysts with the aim of building on the Sultanate’s ability to compete with other players and potentially acting as a key logistics hub in the Middle East. While the road, air, port and rail sectors have all been prioritised for...

Bahrain’s logistics sector creates jobs

Bahrain’s manufacturing and logistics sector attracted more than $200 million worth of investm ...

Nogaholding, Schmidt launch logistics JV

Nogaholding the investment and business development arm of National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) in ...

Rodent control in warehouses

Rats and mice are the most significant rodent pests entering warehouses for food and harbourage, add ...

Cosco Shipping Ports to build freight station

Abu Dhabi Ports, a global ports operator and China-based Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) recently held a ...





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