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Mega Kuwait plan to draw $200bn FDI

  Following the footsteps of its neighbouring countries, Kuwait has finally set a course to pursue economic diversity and reduce its reliance on oil. As a first crucial step, the country, for which the oil industry is by far the largest sector in its economy, representing more than half of gross domestic product (GDP), opened doors for foreign...

Economy on a rebound

Kuwait’s non-oil sector is expected to maintain moderate and positive growth rates in the ...

$72bn development projects by 2019

Kuwait is set to launch 20 major development projects worth KD21.7 billion ($71.6 billion), includin ...

Honeywell in deal to boost Equate’s output

Technology giant Honeywell said it has signed an MoU with Equate Petrochemical Company, a global pro ...

Production of KOC boats begins

UAE-based Grandweld Shipyard and the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) have announced the commencement of the ...





FARO unveils new software platform

FARO, a trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realisation technology, has introduced a comprehensive verification software solution that enables confident management of all quality assurance and quality control processes throughout the building and facility lifecycle. Launched for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals...





GPC completes MGS II project

Jubail-based Global Pipe Company (GPC), a leading pipe manufacturer, celebrated recently the closing ceremony of the Master Gas System Expansion II Project (MGS-II). The event was held at GPC’s mill in Jubail. The ceremony was a good opportunity for the management of GPC to express its gratitude to all involved parties from Saudi Aramco Procurement,...

STATS uses a fail-safe solution

Stats Group was recently retained by a major operator in the Arabian Peninsula to provide pressurise ...

$50m Jebel Ali pipeline work on track: Dewa

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has made significant progress on the supply, extension ...

Interpipe chalks out stable growth

Interpipe, the Ukrainian steel pipe and railway wheel producer, sees Saudi Arabia as one of the most ...

Empower pipeline network crosses 263 km

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced that its network of district co ...





Manufacturing hub

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), the industrial zone located in Al Taweela area and operating under Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), is the centerpiece of the on-going activity in Abu Dhabi’s industrial market. The zone is fast developing into a regional manufacturing hub and remains the nucleus of overall industrial activity in Abu Dhabi,...





IIOT will increase efficiency

THE global manufacturing industry is in the midst of a dramatic transformation that will change warehouse and factory operations. Every stage of the manufacturing process, including end-to-end supply chain management, will soon be connected by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and manufacturers are turning to technology to improve handling vast...





Siemens introduces fine dust sensor

Siemens Building Technologies Division has introduced a new fine dust sensor for buildings, rounding out its product offering for a healthy indoor climate. Launched in January this year, the sensor can be used to monitor and visualise particle pollution and is easy to integrate into building management systems, the company said in a statement. The new fine...

Rentech unveils new air purifiers in Bahrain

Rentech Middle East, a company committed to the propagation of cost-effective clean water storage, r ...

Environment laws fuel growth

The global drilling waste management market was valued at $3.91 billion in 2016 and is expected to r ...

EGA recycles 96,000t of waste

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, reve ...

Drones tackle plastic pollution

Plastic pollution has been at the forefront of the environmental news agenda for some time, but it&r ...





Bright outlook

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region’s pharmaceuticals market will remain a key region for drugmakers, despite headwinds that challenge growth, said a new report. The near-term scenario is still uncertain, with macroeconomic and political instabilities challenging drugmaker revenues. However, the region’s long-term prospects remain...

Felix to set up $365m plant in Oman

Oman's Salalah Free Zone recently celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for Felix Pharma ...

UAE holds appeal for drug makers

The UAE’s pharmaceutical market presents significant growth opportunities for multinational dr ...

Pest control in healthcare

Pest management in healthcare and pharmaceutical facilities differs from other institutions. A cauti ...

Julphar gains ground

Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), levera ...





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