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Abu Dhabi strategic plan focuses on SMEs

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development’s (ADDED) Strategic Plan 2020-2025, which focuses on sustainable economic development, has been reviewed by Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office. The plan also places strong focus on the execution of projects,...

Senaat eyes NPCC merger with NMDC

Abu Dhabi’s General Holding Corporation (Senaat) along with other minority shareholders of Nat ...

Abu Dhabi launches industrial sustainability project

The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) ...

Azelio, Alec to build renewable storage site

Azelio, a Swedish company specialising in thermal energy storage with dispatchable power, has signed ...

CSP starts direct service to Europe

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal, the first overseas greenfield project of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSP), ...





Klaveness Digital helps Alba logistics

Klaveness Digital, the Norwegian technology company on a mission to bring shipping and logistics into the digital age, has delivered a solution that helped Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) to plan its shipments more methodically, evading collisions during berth and provide live updates on the estimated time of arrivals (ETAs). Bahrain-based Alba invariably ranks...

Global demand to drop 5.4pc: IAI

Global aluminium demand is expected to contract by a “significant” 5.4 per cent this yea ...

China Hongqiao resigns from IAI

World’s largest aluminium producer, China Hongqiao Group has left the International Aluminium ...

EGA Guinea unit on track for full production

Integrated aluminium producer Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has marked one year since the first ba ...

EGA named aluminium supplier of the year

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, has been n ...





Driving access to critical healthcare

From vaccines to surgical implants, numerous medical and healthcare products are derived from biological sources that make them highly sensitive to fluctuations in temperature, humidity, pressure, light exposure, as well as shock events. The Middle East frequently experiences temperatures of more than 40°C during the summer months, making it extremely...

DP World builds its supply chain plan

Dubai-based global trade enabler DP World has said it has continued to make progress on its strategy ...

Remaking supply chains could cost $1trn: BofA

The cost of shifting all export-related manufacturing by foreign firms out of China would cost $1 tr ...

BMW Group is making logistics robots faster and smarter

The BMW Group has said that in the future it will be increasing its use of high-performance computer ...

FarEye raises $13m to boost logistics platform

FarEye, a leading logistics SaaS platform for predictive visibility, has announced that it has raise ...





LCV market needs `strong stimulus’

Future-driven technologies such as connectivity, advanced safety, and autonomous features are driving the global Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market toward recovery amid Covid-19 disruptions, finds a new report. Global sales of LCVs are projected to reach 9.49 million units in 2020, with pickups contributing to 4.62 million units, according to Frost...

Trukkin launches ops in Pakistan

Trukkin, a leading techno-logistics company headquartered in Dubai, UAE has launched its operations ...

CargoGulf initiates expansion with a contract

Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC), CargoGulf, has signed an agreement with MFC Cargo Conta ...

Riyadh, Dubai to benefit from AMoD solutions

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are likely to benefit most in the region from autonomous mobility-on-demand ...

UAE ranks in top 10 on global AVR Index

The UAE ranks among the top 10 countries in the world for the third consecutive year when it comes t ...





Bosch updates fire detection system

Bosch Building Technologies has released a new version of its video-based fire detection system Aviotec IP starlight 8000, which now enables early detection of fire incidents with cameras even in low light conditions. Both flames and smoke are reliably detected down to an ambient lighting level of 2 lux, the company stated. This allows fire detection and...

Flame detector market set to grow

The global flame detector market, valued at $1.6 billion in 2019, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4 ...

Teledyne unveils MultiTox MOS

Teledyne Gas & Flame Detection has unveiled the MultiTox MOS Detector to detect Hydrogen Sulfide ...

Dafo introduces Li-IonFire system

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has built a fire protection system which addresses and mitigates the ne ...

KSB Pumps Arabia wins UL certification

UL, a global independent safety science company, has awarded the first ‘Fire Pump, Driver and ...





AI-human integration on shopfloor needed: experts

Human workers will remain critical on factory floors for the foreseeable future and will not be entirely replaced by robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI), according to leading experts from BMW Group and Deloitte. While advances in automation will continue to gain traction, and even accelerate in light of the pandemic, the technology will be used to...

5G powers next generation of manufacturing

Enforced changes in work patterns and the shifts to remote working imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Pixevia gets funding to build smart stores

Pixevia, a retail automation company, has attracted a 1 million euro ($1.20 million) investment for ...

ALS Control is now ALS Mechatronic

Bespoke factory automation and control systems specialists’ ALS Controls has changed its name ...

Dewa tests wearable exoskeletons in fieldwork

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is currently testing wearable robotic exoskeletons, dev ...





How important is oil cleanliness for your equipment?

In industries where high-value and production-focused equipment operate, it’s all about maximising uptime, productivity and efficiencies. Yet, oil – which one of the most important components of an industrial system - is too often seen as a consumable and doesn’t receive the attention it deserves and requires. Without a lubricant, your...





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