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GCC countries spur green transformation

Traditionally, countries like Saudi Arabia and its fellow GCC members, have not been associated with green policies. It was only when they started to diversify their economies away from oil and engage in economic transformation, they raised prospects for sustainable growth. For instance, Saudi Arabia, following the launch of its national transformation...

Pathbreaking work, says the UN

The Middle East Green Initiative launch in Saudi Arabia was hailed by the UN’s deputy chief as ...

Sabic, WEF step up low-carbon initiative

Sabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, has entered an agreement with the World Economic Fo ...

Carbon neutrality strategy unveiled at SGI forum

Sabic has unveiled its global strategy towards carbon neutrality at the inaugural Saudi Green I ...

Global team plans green ammonia project in Oman

An international consortium comprising the alternative energy business unit of OQ, Marubeni Corporat ...





Jafza posts robust customer growth in H1, 2021

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) witnessed a robust new customer growth of nearly 40 per cent year-on-year in the first half (H1) of 2021, taking the total number of companies in Jafza to over 8,700. Some of the industry segments in Jafza observed a significant rise in figures, with Machinery and Equipment witnessing an increase of 188...

Maersk calls Jafza home for its first W&D facility in UAE

Container logistics services integrator, Maersk Kanoo, is to set up its first warehousing and distri ...





ShoreTension system helps serve mooring

The constant increase in the size of seagoing vessels imposes more stringent demands on port actors where mooring operations are concerned. In order to offer optimum service to its customers during their calls at Le Havre, Harpora Port has installed a ShoreTension system - a solution enabling vessels to remain securely moored along the...

Sun Cable to invest $2.5bn in Indonesia

Sun Cable, an Australian-Singapore venture, will invest $2.5 billion in Indonesia as part of an ambi ...

World Future Energy Summit 2022 to focus on solar energy

With solar capacity in the Mena region slated to reach up to 8,309 MW by 2022, the most abundant sou ...

Koreans snap up $150m Mideast solar contracts

Korean companies in the solar energy sector have snapped up contracts worth AED550 million ($150 mil ...

Madayn signs pact to build 100MW solar farm in Oman

Oman’s Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn) Mubadrah and Solar Wadi signed an ...





Global steel demand likely to return to pre-Covid level

Global steel demand will grow by 4.5 per cent in 2021 and reach 1,855.4 Mt after 0.1 per cent growth in 2020, according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel). In 2022, steel demand will see a further increase of 2.2 per cent to hit 1,896.4 Mt, stated worldsteel in its short-range outlook released by its economic committee, led by its chairman...

Emirates Steel makes digital strides

Emirates Steel, the leading integrated steel manufacturer in the Middle East, said it has adopted th ...

Investing in quality and environment

There is hardly an industry that can do without cast components. But the foundry industry has been h ...

Metal industries gain from NSK bearings

The Tokyo-based bearing manufacturer NSK produces billions of bearings a year for a myriad of differ ...

Setting new standards for post processing

The increasing utilisation of additive manufacturing for volume production of standard components go ...





Recycled plastics: creating value from waste

The chemical sector is the largest industrial consumer of both oil and gas, currently accounting for 13 million barrels of oil and 305 billion cubic meters of gas per day. Even in its 2050 net-zero scenario, the IEA expects oil and gas consumption for chemicals to increase in absolute terms. Eventually, chemicals production will be the primary use of oil...

Mai Dubai supports school recycling challenge

Mai Dubai, a high quality bottled drinking water supplier, announced it is stepping up its support t ...

Sabic adds PP compounding line

Sabic has started-up its new polypropylene (PP) compounding line in Genk, Belgium, with a virtual in ...

Sabic unveils nonwovens range at Swiss expo

Sabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, recently showcased its portfolio of Purecares polyp ...

Germany takes top spot in plastics management

Germany takes the top spot in the plastics management index, followed by Japan, France, UK and US, a ...





Improve safety and compliance with professional pipe marking solutions from Brady

The purpose of pipemarking is to ensure quick recognition of pipe contents, flow direction and their associated risks. Pipemarking is most successful when used in combination with proper work methods, instructions and accident prevention measures and training. Brady offers reliable solutions to durably identify pipes in any facility anywhere. We can help...

Get your facility into shape to maximise its efficiency and safety

Facilities are among companies’ most important business assets, so are you still making the mo ...





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