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Manufacturing sector on track

Oman’s manufacturing sector has achieved half of its targets set during 2019, which is right up to the standards set out by the Implementation, Support and Follow Up Unit (ISFU), the organisation that oversees the Sultanate’s plans for the Tanfeedh programme for economic expansion. A statement by the ISFU read: “ISFU reports showed the...

Madayn industrial cities spur growth in Oman

The total cumulative investments in various industrial cities in Oman has touched RO6.57 billion ($1 ...

Fast-growing logistics hub

As one of the world’s fastest-growing logistical hubs, Sohar Port and Freezone, a deep-sea Por ...





Jafza reaffirms top position

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of Dubai-based ports operator DP World, has reaffirmed its leadership position in global logistics when it was named ‘Global Free Zone of the Year for Large Tenants’ at the fDi Middle East Free Zones of the Year Awards 2019. The fDi Magazine Awards, part of the Financial Times Group, cited Jafza for its...

LIFEPharma signs major deal with Canada’s Apotex

LIFEPharma, a fully integrated pharmaceutical manufacturer, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the UAE ...

Jafza, Amer partner to deliver family visa services

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a leading business and logistics hub, has signed an agreement with Amer ...





Solar Park 4th phase 30pc completed

More than 30 per cent of the work on Phase Four of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the world’s largest single-site independent power producer (IPP) solar park being built at an investment of Dh50 billion ($13.6 billion), has been completed. Phase Four of the mega solar project will boast both concentrated solar power (CSP) and...

Noor Energy 1 gets CBI certification for financing

Noor Energy 1, the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park, has become t ...

Nestle launches solar plant in UAE

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced the launch of the UAE’s largest gro ...

Majis to set up new solar PV plant at Oman port

Oman-based Majis Industrial Services has signed an agreement with Unicorn International to set up a ...

Clean solar energy projects ‘to drive growth’

Dubai is developing an integrated programme to build a comprehensive system that allows a tenth of i ...





Global steel demand to grow by 3.9pc

The World Steel Association, one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world, has forecast that global steel demand will grow by 3.9 per cent to 1.78 billion metric tonnes (MT) this year. Global steel demand remains resilient despite an uncertain global economic environment, driven by developing and emerging economies, stated the...

Austin Engineering is nominated

Austin Engineering, from Australia is one of the four finalists for this year’s Swedish Steel ...

Alba registers solid growth in Q3 sales

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), soon to be the world’s largest aluminium smelter with Line 6 expansi ...

Emirates Steel receives 2 patents from US

Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Hold ...

Renotech and VTT reuse steel industry waste

Finnish company Renotech Oy and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have developed a method for ...





MOL to invest $1.3bn in new polyol plant

The oil and gas company MOL Group is investing a total of EUR 1.2 billion ($1.33 billion)  – the largest organic investment to date – in a new polyol complex, which is being built by thyssenkrupp in Hungary. The foundation for the polyol production plant was laid on September 27 in Tiszaújváros. The new plant complex is...

Sipchem bolsters Saudi Arabia’s profile at K19

Sahara International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) was among the key participants and exhibitors a ...

Reusing plastics

The plastics or polymers industry was for many years a hidden industry. For most of its history, nob ...

Milliken introduces KeyPlast Resist

Milliken & Company, a leading plastic additives and colourants company, has announced the l ...

PureCycle converts waste carpet into UPRP resin

PureCycle Technologies has successfully completed purified waste carpet from its Feedstock Evaluatio ...





Al Masaood unveils new power generator

Abu Dhabi-based Al Masaood’s Power Division has unveiled the first-of-its-kind locally produced mobile Electric Power Generator solution with MTU diesel genset for emergencies in the UAE during its participation at Wetex 2019, which was held in Dubai, UAE. Presented as one of the most reliable mobile electricity generators, specifically tailor-made...

Emirates Glass launches switchable glass

Emirates Glass, the wholly-owned subsidiary by Dubai Investments and one of the largest process ...

Meeting demand for fabrics with laser tech

A year following the installation of a wide-bed cutter/router from Blackman & White, Manchester ...

Zebra Technologies introduces new scanner

US-based Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions a ...





Automated market is booming in Mideast

The Middle East automated materials handling equipment segment is growing rapidly at a CAGR of 8.6 per cent and is expected to reach $498.5 million by 2023, across the full spectrum of industries. For reasons ranging from cost-control to health and safety, automated materials handling is a fast-growing sector in logistics as companies across the supply...

Improved goods picking with N20

The unique vehicle architecture of the N20 low-level order picker from Linde Material Handling enabl ...





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