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$19.7bn industrial projects under way

The Saudi National Center for Industrial Development (SNCID) said work is currently underway on more than 60 industrial projects being developed across the kingdom at a total investments of about SR74 billion ($19.7 billion). Almost 33 per cent of the proposed projects have either been completed or are under process. These projects are worth SR20 billion...

Korea’s SNUBH exports HIS to Yanbu hospital

Korea’s Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH) said that its consortium has signed ...

Marafiq consortium inks finance deal

Marafiq, a leading power and water utility company for Jubail and Yanbu, said its consortium compris ...

Saudi Arabia’s PPP plan bears fruit

Public-private partnership (PPP) and privatisation is one of the cornerstone policies of Vision 2030 ...

Next generation of plant optimisation

We live in a world where supercomputers fit into our pockets, watches measure and track heart rate, ...





World Jan-July steel output drop narrows to 5.3 pc

Global crude steel production contracted 5.3 per cent year on year to about 1.03 billion tonnes during the period January to July 2020, indicating the lingering impact of Covid-19 pandemic. The decline, however, narrowed from the 6 per cent year on year drop in the first half year of 2020 thanks to higher output in July, according to the latest World Steel...

Iran’s steel output up by 14pc in July

Iranian steel industry has been constantly developing over the past years despite the US sanctions a ...

World’s first fossil-free steel plant launched

Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB, the mining company LKAB and the energy company Vattenfall have take ...

ABB completes modernisation for Egyptian steelmaker

Al Ezz Dekheila Steel Company (EZDK), an Egypt-based company engaged in the manufacture and producti ...

Sandvik launches new alloy Sanicro 35

Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other h ...





Saudi building material market to reach $186bn by 2030

The burgeoning building materials market in Saudi Arabia is projected to grow at an annual rate of 7 per cent, reaching a value of SR700 billion ($186 billion) by 2030, according to the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA). Total spending in this large market over the past five years has exceeded SR1.12 trillion ($300 billion) and in 2017...

Saudi building materials’ H1 exports hit $2.7bn

The construction materials industry has ranked second among Saudi Arabia's non-oil exporting sec ...

Construction chemicals sector to grow 5.5pc

The Middle East construction chemicals sector is expected to grow by 5.5 per cent compound annual gr ...

Prices of building materials in UAE drop

The costs of manpower and some building materials used in construction projects in the UAE have fall ...

Coatings in fight against Covid-19

Covid-19 has drastically changed the perception of hygiene and cleanliness, spurring interest in ant ...





Industrial valves market to soar to $107bn by 2025

The global market for industrial valves is forecast to reach $107.3 billion by 2025, according to a new report. Forecasting promising growth and development over the 2020-2025 period, Reportlinker.com’s report "Global Industrial Valves Industry" noted that the industrial market is driven by steady demand from petrochemical, power...

German industrial valves hold their own in tough times

The worldwide corona crisis also clouds the business of German industrial valve manufacturers in the ...

Wrench pumps for tough environments

For hydraulic torque wrench applications in areas hard to access with larger air powered pumps, the ...

Grundfos deploys digital water solutions in Oman

Muscat’s ground-breaking $3.5 billion The Wave waterfront community has become the first proje ...

Intertec acquires Thermotex

The industrial enclosures specialist Intertec has acquired the UK’s Thermotex Engineering &nda ...





Shipping needs to change focus for a sustainable future

It’s difficult to break established patterns of behaviour. Once something becomes the norm it is accepted and viewed as “conventional wisdom,” even when it’s not in the slightest bit smart. And that’s what has happened with shipbuilding. There’s always, ALWAYS, a focus on capital expenditure (Capex). What will this ship...

Evonik develops technology for VOC separation

Specialty chemicals company Evonik is expanding its business in high-selectivity membranes for effic ...

Cortec develops Nano VpCI-powered devices

Cortec Corporation, a leading corrosion control specialist, has developed vapour phase corrosion inh ...

Showa Denko to process industrial waste

Showa Denko K K (SDK), a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to comp ...

GMIS joins Germany in fight against climate change

The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) announced an unconventional global init ...





RFID should be seen as enabler of businesses

Manufacturers and warehouse operators need to track inbound and outbound shipments. Retailers need to keep tabs on inventory. Healthcare providers must be able to locate equipment and supplies stats. Radion fequency identification ttechnology (RFID) can do all that – and much more. As part of our everyday lives, many of us dine out, shop online and...

RFIDAeroTrack solution helps flydubai

Dublin-based Aerospace Software Developments (ASD), one of the largest provider of RFID tracking sol ...

ABB supplies EV chargers with RFID cards

ABB, one of the world’s leading players in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure has supplied a ...

Gera-Ident expands production area

RFID technology is nowadays considered to be almost pervasive. Thanks to this technology, objects or ...

Novel contactless access solutions

The company’s premier biometrics solution, FaceStation 2 Smart Face Recognition Terminal, empl ...





MH Hydraulics TechTalk#2: How to prevent oil contamination in your equipment?

MH Hydraulics FZC, a leading hydraulic solutions provider in the Middle East, highlights oil contamination in this edition of TechTalk, while explaining the best methods to prevent oil contamination with the help of DES-CASE RMF Systems, a market leader and manufacturer in filtration products, and desiccant breathers from the USA and the Netherlands. In...





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