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Industrial cities drive growth

Investments in the industrial cities of Jubail and Yanbu, overseen and developed by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY), are moving ahead for expansion and development that are certain to further alter Saudi Arabia’s industrial landscape and generate employment for its growing population of educated youth. Attracting an investment of...

Darvico expands Jubail facility

Jubail-based Dresser Al-Rushaid Valve and Instrument Co Ltd, (Darvico), has embarked on an expansion ...

L&T Valves to start local production

L&T Valves Arabia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of L&T Valves, is setting up a new manufacturin ...

Handling charges cut at Yanbu Industrial Port

Saudi Ports Authority’s (Mawani) board of directors approved reducing its handling charges and ...





Saudi market set for growth

Saudi Arabia’s heat pump market is poised for solid growth in the next six years with its revenues projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.5 per cent by 2025, said a report by 6Wresearch. Several upcoming government initiatives such as Saudi Arabia National Vision 2030, National Renewable Energy Program and National Transformation Plan 2020 are anticipated...

SPP Pumps, 3T host Saudi event

SPP Pumps, a subsidiary of India-based Kirloskar Brothers, in association with its partner for Saudi ...

New high-pressure unit unveiled

Mehrer Compression GmbH has presented its latest product innovation – the new high-pressure co ...

ULO Systems offers new-gen mixers

ULO Systems, a wholly-owned private company and leading provider of services within the oil and gas, ...

PJ Valves secures 3 FPSO valve contracts

PJ Valves (PJV), a specialist valves manufacturer and supplier, has secured three contracts to suppl ...





NAQEL: delivering ‘logistics with care’

The oil and gas sector in Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Gulf countries plays a pivotal role in meeting the energy requirements of the world. Being the largest domestic logistics service provider in Saudi Arabia, NAQEL is currently working with thousands of customers and suppliers in the energy sector to meet their specific logistics needs. “The...





Call for shift in GCC steel industry

The GCC steel producers should shift their focus towards the manufacturing industry as the manufacturing base will continue to grow in the coming years, said Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, chief executive officer, Emirates Steel. Emirates Steel is the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding...

China steelmaker Masteel opens Jafza base

Maanshan Iron and Steel Company (Masteel), a leading Chinese steel manufacturer, has announced the f ...

Local production starts at Al Gharbia

Senaat, a major industrial investment holding company in the UAE, has announced that one of its unit ...

National Steel to build $500m unit in Salalah

Saudi Arabia's National Steel Company has signed a usufruct agreement with Salalah Free Zone Com ...

Steel, sustainability & circular economy

When considering sustainability in construction, steel may not be the first building material that c ...





Raysut inks Duqm land deal for plant

Raysut Cement Company, Oman’s largest cement manufacturer, has signed a land lease agreement and Port of Terminal services agreement with Port of Duqm for building a new grinding unit in Oman at an investment of $30 million. The Duqm plant is being set up as part of the company’s aggressive expansion strategy in the local and regional markets....

Just-in-time floor slabs made possible

Daerden, the Belgium specialist in building materials, is expanding the capacities for the serial pr ...





Tabreed wins key ISO certification

UAE-based National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) has announced that it has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001:2018 certification for the successful implementation of its Energy Management System. Tabreed’s Energy Management System, developed in accordance with its operational excellence and due focus on energy...

Acciona: committed to sustainability

Acciona, a global group that develops and manages sustainable infrastructure solutions, vouches by t ...

Jumbo launches green initiatives

Jumbo Electronics, a leading omni channel retailer in the region, has launched a series of green ini ...

DFMC showcases exclusive eco mattresses

Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in the premium mattress segment in the ...





The promise of decentralised AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its presence felt in every aspect of our daily lives—from the new breed of virtual assistants in our homes, to the spam filters that eliminate unwanted spam emails from our inboxes. As AI algorithms–and the computing power that drives them–improve year-on-year, their ability to positively transform...

FARO TracerSI – a unique tool

Faro, a trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions, said its TracerSI combined with its ...

Automation ‘allows efficient production’

Tetra Pak, a name synonymous with innovative food and beverages (F&B) processing and packaging s ...





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