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Manufacturing makes gains

Even as the oil sector reinforced its status as a major driver of Abu Dhabi’s economic growth, the emirates’ non-oil sector also continues to post steady albeit slow growth rates. A slew of policy changes and a stimulus package doled out recently is supportive of growth, but will take more time to filter through and contribute positively to...

Abu Dhabi Ports deal to help Chinese firms

Abu Dhabi Ports and Jiangsu Overseas Cooperation Investment Co (Jocic) have signed a five-year agree ...

Kizad cuts cost of setting up business

In one of the latest initiatives, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), an Abu Dhabi Ports subs ...

Vertex Aerospace sets up base in Abu Dhabi

Vertex Aerospace, which recently expanded its global presence by establishing a regional office in A ...





SA adopts Industry 4.0 tools in earnest

A mid rapid technological change across traditional industries, Oman’s Sohar Aluminium (SA) is looking to harness the transformational potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (also known as Industry 4.0) to position itself as a ‘smelter of the future’ in the metals sector, the company said. The company has made advanced technology a...

Hydro launches greener brands

New greener brands Circal and Reduxa set a new standard for low-carbon and recycled aluminum and mak ...

Global high purity market growing

The global high purity aluminium market is marked by a handful of leading manufacturers that has sop ...

Aluminium 2020: focus on resource efficiency

Economic development in the aluminium industry will in future depend to a greater extent on the reso ...

Aluminium output hits 5.25m mt in June

Global aluminum production reached 5.25 million metric tonnes in June, the International Aluminum In ...





Al Masaood relies on 3M’s BM25

The BM25 from Oldham-Simtronics, part of 3M Gas & Flame Detection, which was recently acquired by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, is a rugged multi-gas area monitor designed to ensure safety in hazardous environments. Testimony to this fact is provided by Al Masaood Oil & Gas, which following its formation in 1971, became one of the first oil...

3M introduces enhanced PS200

GMI, a company within the 3M Personal Safety Division, has announced the enhancement of its PS200 mu ...

UL trains UAE civil defence inspection teams

Global safety science company UL said it has embarked on a key mission to bring the UAE to the foref ...

Salama begins fire prevention training

The Salama Preventive Training Institute, an institution being run by the Sharjah Prevention and Saf ...

New Tecwear arc clothing range launched

The UK-based Wearwell has launched a cutting-edge arc flash protection and flame-resistant clothing ...





GCC warehousing market set to grow

The warehousing and distribution logistics market in the GCC is estimated to witness a strong growth   during the forecast period of 2019 to 2024, due to the increasing warehousing infrastructure and increasing government and private investments to develop the region into a robust logistics hub, along with pro-business regulatory policies,...

Panalpina to expand operations into Oman

Switzerland-based Panalpina, an international freight forwarding and logistics company, is establish ...

Mideast market set to hit $66.3bn

The Middle East region has been faring well in terms of transportation and logistical efficiencies a ...

Kale is ‘Best Air Cargo IT Solution provider’

Kale Logistics Solutions, a leading provider of IT solutions for the logistics industry, has been aw ...

GWC’s LVQ sets new benchmarks

Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC)’s Logistics Village Qatar (LVQ) has seen strong demand since fi ...





Ford, VW team up on EVs venture

Ford Motor and Volkswagen said they are expanding their global alliance to develop electric vehicles (EVs) and self-driving vehicles, enabling them to better serve customers while improving their competitiveness and cost and capital efficiencies. They will also collaborate with and invest in US-based Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in...

New VMTs for high performance

Advantech, a leading provider of industrial computing platforms, has launched its new DLT-V72 Faceli ...

Hyundai develops world’s first ASC tech

Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission te ...

Al Masaood unveils latest technology

Al Masaood Commercial Vehicles and Equipment (CV&E) Division, part of Abu Dhabi-based Al Masaood ...





Robotics `changing warehousing sector’

Automation and AI-driven technologies are changing the face of Middle East’s warehousing industry, pushing advanced inventory control high up the industry agenda and sharpening cost-control, space optimisation and competitiveness, according to a UAE sector pioneer. Fadi Amoudi, founder and CEO of IQ Robotics, one of the exhibitors at Materials...

Smart Desca ‘can reduce complexities’

Thyssenkrupp Materials Services is continuing its digitalisation offensive with the introduction of ...

`Key is to leverage DX to enhance CX’

Discrete manufacturing and process manufacturing spent more than $333 billion on Digital Transformat ...

FARO makes prefabrication simpler

US-based Faro, a trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realisation technology, said it has ...





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