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Saudi economy ‘to grow 2.5pc’

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has projected economic growth for Saudi Arabia in 2020. The UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman are also predicted to experience modest economic growth, according to UNCTAD’s “World Economic Situation Prospects 2020” report. While Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations experienced a...

Almajdouie eyes wind, solar projects

In line with ongoing efforts to support Saudi Arabia’s ambitious Vision 2030 diversified energ ...

Bahri expands market footprint to S India

Saudi Arabia-based Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its market f ...

Darvico’s facility to be ready by June

Work is in progress at Jubail-based Dresser Al-Rushaid Valve and Instrument Co Ltd, (Darvico), which ...

Ideagen secures Saudi project

UK-based software firm, Ideagen, has secured a project with the Saudi Arabian flying academy, Oxford ...





Emirates Glass production value up

Emirates Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the Middle East, has recorded manufacturing of more than 1,800,000 sq m of glass products, valued at over Dh180 million ($49.003 million) during 2019. Recording a 10 per cent rise in business as compared to the previous year, the company has...

Guardian supplies solar control glass

Guardian Glass, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass ...

New digital tool for compliance unveiled

For SGD Pharma, one of the leading players in moulded glass pharmaceutical packaging for the healthc ...

Scientists discover flexible alumina glass

A Finnish researcher may have discovered a method for producing glass with alumina that is far more ...

Chinese glass maker invests $46m in US unit

China's auto glass manufacturer Fuyao Group said that it will invest $46 million in new equipmen ...





Steel demand in Saudi will `rebound’

Sabic’s Saudi Iron and Steel Company (Hadeed) expects local steel consumption to increase gradually over the next 10 years thanks to stronger demand from the private sector and not only via government spending or the oil sector, metalbulletin.com said in a report quoting the state-owned Saudi Arabian steel producer at the recently held...

Prysmian to provide steel tube umbilicals to Libra

Prysmian Group, a leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contra ...

Al Faris moves structural steel for Expo 2020

UAE-headquartered crane and heavy equipment rental company Al Faris has transported a cargo of struc ...

Impact on Iran steel exports seen limited

Fresh US sanctions against Iranian steel exports are likely to have little impact because pricing re ...

Steel pipe market rises to $124.6bn

The revenue of the market for tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (of iron or steel) worldwide amounted ...





GRP shelters provide advanced protection

Innovative outdoor shelters fabricated from glassfibre-reinforced polyester (GRP) are protecting gas metering instrumentation from the harsh North Sea environment on an offshore platform upgrade project engineered by Oil & Gas Systems Limited (OGS). Two outdoor shelters – supplied by Intertec Instrumentation – provide lightweight and...

Kingsbury Gulf signs deal with UAE firm

Kingsbury Gulf, a leading provider of advanced European machine tooling equipment, exclusively inked ...

Damen-Gentium JV to build shipyard in Dhaka

The Gentium-Damen Consortium Group, a joint venture between Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group ...

SteelFab showcases latest in machines

The latest laser metal cutting machines and the world’s first automated welding and assembly l ...

Vitex Extrusion acquired by NSA Industries

Vitex Extrusion, the Franklin NH (US)-based provider of aluminum extrusion, machining and fabri ...





Wind turbine market to surpass $30bn

Driven by the growing need for clean energy, innovations and new technologies, climate concerns, and supportive policies for renewable sources, the global wind turbine market was valued at $49,882.36 million in the year 2018, according to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com. The market is expected to grow owing to a number of factors including climate...

Gas turbine market to top $10.2bn

The world’s industrial gas turbine market should rise annually and reach $10.23 billion by 202 ...

Vestas aims to become carbon-neutral firm

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has unveiled its plans to become a carbon-neutral company by ...





Bahrain poised to become tech hub

Bahrain is poised to become a major hub for technology, innovation and finance through its bold regulatory reforms and by attracting global talent, according to a new report prepared by the Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank based in Santa Monica, California, the US. The report, ‘Bahrain and the Fourth Industrial Revolution’,...

Bahrain‘s economy `is transitioning’

Bahrain‘s economy is transitioning even if not all the changes are as visible as Bahrain&rsquo ...

Gearing up for growth

Driven in large part by several government initiatives – like the Dubai Industrial Strategy 20 ...

LG unveils new AI framework

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled the framework for the future of artificial intelligence (AI) developmen ...

Konica Minolta forays into RPA

Adoption of automation in the Middle East region is growing rapidly according to a report by Forrest ...





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