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BRI can accelerate growth in Kuwait

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) can help accelerate economic growth in Kuwait and reduce its reliance on oil exports, a Kuwaiti economist has said. “The initiative will help create more jobs, increase net exports, attract more foreign investments, increase overall gross domestic product,” Abdullah Al-Salloum told Xinhua in a...

Non-oil growth in Kuwait to `strengthen’

Kuwait's non-oil growth is projected to increase to about 3.5 per cent in 2020, from 2.5 per cen ...

KCC starts production of oil well cement

Kuwait Cement Company (KCC) has started marketing oil well cement and made its first delivery on Mar ...

Cemengal wins Kuwait cement project deal

Cemengal, a Spanish EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor specialised in the ce ...

Kuwait’s Agility eyes new acquisitions

Kuwait-based Agility Group will be gearing up for acquisitions and new investments in warehousing an ...





Kizad Polymer Park to be a plastics hub

Kizad Polymers Park, the newly launched base for plastics manufacturing in the region, is expected to be home to as many as 80 new firms over 2 million sq m of industrial land and will create a $2.5 billion GDP increment for Abu Dhabi by 2025. The park aims to be a major economic driver for the UAE, producing 300-400 kilo tonnes of plastic products a year,...

GAC opens new yard in Kizad

GAC’s new warehouse and open yard in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), the Middle Eas ...

GCB plans polymer facility in Abu Dhabi

Gulf Compound Blending (GCB), a newly-formed joint venture between Met T&S (Maire Tecnimont Grou ...

Trustworthy.ae starts work on $100m facility

Dubai-based Trustworthy.ae Group, last month broke ground on its first Inland Container Depot (ICD) ...





Mena market ‘to hit $60bn by 2025’

The pharmaceutical sector in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region has witnessed tremendous growth over the last few years and is set to reach around $60 billion by 2025, said the organisers of the recently held Middle East Pharma Cold Chain Congress in Dubai, UAE. The event was an important platform for the pharmaceutical industry in Mena...

Hospitals will move to digital pathology: study

Over the next decade, there will be a shift in digital pathology and artificial intelligence (AI) ap ...

Pharmax aiming for 50pc exports

UAE-based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals (Pharmax), a GMP-licensed international manufacturer and distribut ...

Prime benefits from Computhink’s ECM

Prime HealthCare Group, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare service providers, reported that i ...

Prime opens new medical centre in Dubai

Prime medical center, part of the UAE-based Prime Healthcare Group, recently announced the opening o ...





Polymers that help maintain pipelines

At a time when low prices for oil and natural gas are forcing major oil companies to postpone new investments and are instead striving to maintain existing pipelines for as long as possible, Germany-based Evonik Industries says its high-performance polymers are uniquely positioned to tackle these issues. “For a long time, our region devoted a lot of...

Churchill tool solves stuck pipe incident

Churchill Drilling Tools (Churchill), a global oilfield service company specialising in drilling inn ...

Tenaris to focus on growth in Saudi

In a move that will boost its industrial foothold in Saudi Arabia, Luxembourg-based Tenaris, a leadi ...

Sadara breaks ground on EO/PO pipeline project

Sadara Chemical Company has broken ground on the Ethylene Oxide (EO) and Propylene Oxide (PO) pipeli ...

Adnoc signs $4bn pipeline investment deal

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has entered into a landmark multi-billion-dollar midstrea ...





Siemens to digitalise Egypt’s steel plant

Siemens, in a new step towards digitalising the future of Egyptian industry, has signed a contract with Al Ezz Dekheila Steel Company Alexandria (EZDK) to deploy its leading digital industrial solutions across EZDK‘s diverse steel production assets. Under the agreement, Siemens will provide EZDK with Siemens’ Drive Train Analytics system (DTA)...

Jollychic in digital deal with Sagia

Jollychic, a global online shopping platform, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with th ...

Hyundai to unveil `digital key’ system

Hyundai, a leading automotive manufacturer, has announced plans to introduce a new ‘digital ke ...

Aramco unveils new `4IR Center’

Saudi Aramco has unveiled its Fourth Industrial Revolution’ (4IR) Center, where technological ...





E-waste recycling hub opens in Dubai

Dubai Industrial Park, officially inaugurated the world’s largest integrated electric and electronic waste (e-waste) recycling facility ‘The Recycling Hub’ by Enviroserve, last month. The state-of-the-art 280,000-sq-ft e-waste recycling plant processes WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment), IT asset disposition (ITAD),...

Masdar displays 4GW green energy projects

Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, said that its renewable energy portfolio has grown by 33 pe ...

Bee’ah launches IWWTP in Sharjah

Bee’ah, an environmental management company, has announced the launch of its innovative indust ...

EAD launches TIP Envirotech Award

Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (Added) have lau ...

Time to make logistics `green’

Ever since the industrial revolution, there have been significant changes in the environment due to ...





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