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RAKEZ makes strategic changes

With over 13,000 companies from over 100 countries already operating in the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) in the UAE, the authority is all set to target new markets and engage with more corporates to set up their units in their zone. In the coming months, RAKEZ – an authority established by the government of Ras Al Khaimah to oversee, regulate...

FTI forms regional partnerships

Ras Al Khamah-based optical media storage specialist Falcon Technologies International (FTI) has ann ...

RAK Chamber membership up

Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has reported that 1,821 new establishments were regi ...

RAK in deal with Hutchison Ports

The government of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), UAE has concluded a 25-year concession agreement with Hutchi ...

Hesburger sets up food manufacturing unit

Hesburger a leading fast food chain in Finland and the Baltic countries, has established its fast fo ...





Cyber security in power plants

Power is a fundamental resource. It fuels civilisation. It is critical to economic and military defense infrastructures – and it is an obvious target for security threats. As a result, any company that generates power must be especially vigilant when it comes to understanding evolving cyber security threats. It is imperative that power producers keep...

GCC power sector needs $131bn investment

The GCC requires a combined $131 billion worth of investment in electricity generation, transmission ...





Balexco to launch new plant

Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco), well known for its premium quality of aluminium extruded products, is continuing to upgrade its plant and machinery as part of its business strategy called Balexco 2020 that incorporates its growth forecast plans over the next three years. The company is all set to launch the commercial operations of its...





Global market to reach $228bn

The global paints and coatings market is anticipated to achieve moderate growth over the forecast period and exceed $227.70 billion by 2025, according to a new report. The market size of this dynamic sector was estimated at 45.40 million tonnes in 2016 and is expected to grow at a compund annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 4.2 per cent to reach a total...

Hempel launches new tank coating

Hempel, a leading coating manufacturer, has launched its high-performance, chemical-resistant, two-c ...

Hempel Interiors Expo sponsor for third year

Hempel Paints, a global leader in coatings, has signed up as Strategic Sponsor for the Interior ...

A $10.2bn market in the making

The global automotive refinish coatings market is expected to reach $10.2 billion by 2021, growing a ...

Chemetall becomes BASF’s new brand

Just over a year after BASF acquired Chemetall, a leading global surface treatment supplier, BASF an ...





Self-healing rubber makes headway

There has been considerable progress with self-healing polymers just lately, with the researchers dreaming of use in regular tyres and phones. However, analysts at IDTechEx have appraised the technology and potential commercialisation of triboelectrics, a new form of energy harvesting based on similar materials and think there is potential for...

Goodyear launches truck tyres for hot climates

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a leading tyre maker in the US, is set to launch KMax Extre ...





Accelerating growth

As Saudi Arabia’s economy enters a post-oil era, its mega-cities, a number of which are under construction, are pushing the country’s future growth, quite aggressively. The most advanced of them in terms of development and infrastructure, King Abdullah’s Economic City (KAEC), has been working overtime to attract the projected number of...

BCG vaccine plant planned in KAEC

Saudi Arabia is expected to have first of its kind plant to produce locally BCG vaccine for tubercul ...

Metito wins desal contract in KAEC

King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), the largest privately-funded new city in the world, has awarded ...

Binzagr to set up new logistics centre

Binzagr Company, a leading distributor in Saudi Arabia, has purchased 163,453 sq m of land in the In ...

Rove Hotels debuts in Saudi with KAEC

Rove Hotels, a joint venture of Meraas and Emaar Properties, has announced its expansion to Saudi Ar ...





Immensa expands with two 3D printers

Immensa Technology Labs, a leading additive manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) company in the UAE, has expanded its state-of-the-art 3D printing facility with the addition of two new industrial-scale printers. The company can now offer its clients a total of 10 3D printing systems and has also inaugurated its material testing and processing division by...





Platform for heavy machinery

With the GCC currently responsible for 68 per cent of all active projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, the launch edition The Big 5 Heavy, the largest construction event in the entire Middle East, is filled with promise and vigour. According to a report prepared by the BNC Network for The Big 5 Heavy, there are reported to be 22,902...

Mining to `contribute $64bn to Saudi GDP'

Saudi Arabia's mining strategy is expected to nearly quadruple the mining sector’s contrib ...

Heavyweights on display

From concrete to PMV to mining and quarrying, the Big 5 Heavy 2018 exhibition will focus on these an ...

Premier trade event for construction

With more than 4,700 active construction projects currently underway in Saudi Arabia, representing a ...





World energy leaders to meet

Over 3,500 world energy leaders, stakeholders and executives from 50 countries are set to converge in Bahrain for the 13th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition (GEO 2018) for four days of strategic dialogue and business opportunities. The event will take place from March 5 to 8 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre and...





Your window to the region’s industry sector

Your window to the region’s industry sector Gulf Industry provides the region’s industrial sector with a unique monthly review of everything that is of vital interest to readers – from departments covering electricity and power generation, communications and IT, environment and water to specific industry sectors such as building...





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