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Saudi Aramco key to kingdom’s reforms

Saudi Aramco, headquartered in Dhahran, Eastern Province, is at the centre of the latest reforms push to wean the kingdom away from oil and into an era where privatisation and earnest economic diversification will hold sway. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled a vision that sees Aramco valued at more than $2 trillion ahead of the sale of less...

Almajdouie executes key jobs

A series of contracts Dammam-based Almajdouie Logistics Company (MLC) implemented in recent months r ...

MLC, MdR granted Scata honours

Almajdouie ventures have won two prizes in the Supply Chain & Transport Awards (Scata). Al ...

Flowserve JV to expand range

Flowserve Abahsain Flow Control Company, a valve manufacturing plant and training centre set up as a ...

Work begins on GE O&G facility

GE Oil & Gas recently broke ground for a multi-modal manufacturing and service facility at their ...





Free trade zone gains influence

The UAE’s free trade zones have proved to be a magnet for overseas investors thanks to the tax incentives and convenient regulatory frameworks they offer. And while Abu Dhabi and Dubai continue to share the spotlight as leading industrial hubs, the picturesque emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the northern part of the country is making its own waves in...

Tiles firm expands, innovates

The tiling industry is one of the fastest growing segments in the Gulf region, according to RAK Cera ...





GCC faith in solar energy grows

Solar energy has received greater impetus in recent weeks in the Gulf region as authorities view renewables as a safe, clean and increasingly economical source to meet local power shortfalls. In the UAE, following on the footsteps of the iconic Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai and building on the renewables tempo generated by Masdar City,...





Aramco upping pipeline quality

Technologies Saudi Aramco is developing and implementing will help it transport hydrocarbons, water and other fluids more reliably and in an environmentally safer manner, says a senior official.  An example of Aramco’s innovative technologies has been the development of a novel large capacity control valve capable of working under severe and...

Work begins at Al Gharbia

Al Gharbia Pipe Company, a joint venture between UAE industrial holding firm Senaat and two of Japan ...

HFT’s HotPurge acts in high temperatures

Chrome steel pipe joints, such as those used in the power industry for high pressure, high-strength ...

Prefabrication and faster construction

Over the past 10 years, particularly on mega-builds, there has been a dramatic increase in prefabric ...





New Rexroth pump top of the line

The new A4VGT series 34 axial piston variable pump from Rexroth fulfills the increased safety requirements for drum drives of concrete mixers. Moreover, the additional frame size allows for a reduction in the noise level and diesel consumption. The new pump sets new standards in compactness and low weight. Due to the ISO13849 machinery directive, there are...

Atlas Copco’s 8 Series ‘superior’

Atlas Copco has launched the 8 Series, a range of 10 new air compressors. All models in the 8 Series ...

Pace ups fuel economy, unit utilisation

Atlas Copco has announced it is launching two multi-use portable compressors featuring a breakthroug ...

Fisher TBX excels in steam milieu

Emerson Process Management has introduced to Europe the Fisher TBX steam conditioning valve, which c ...





Oman boosting UAE shipping ties UAE

A new freight service launched by Oman Shipping Company (OSC) has been designed to link all Omani ports to the UAE. The fortnightly Oman Express Service, the first freight feeder operator to connect all Omani ports, will be run by OSC subsidiary Oman Container Lines (OCL). OSC chief executive Tarik Mohamed Al Junaidi said the new service will be cheaper...

DP World keen on Georgia projects

DP World is exploring business ventures in Georgia following a recent visit by its chairman, Sultan ...

A strategy to beat creature perils

The transportation of pests such as rodents and insects via trade routes is not a new revelation, an ...

Masa, the pest control leader

Masa Establishment, based in Jeddah and owned by Mousaied S Al Shieshakly, who also officiates as ge ...





Hub looking to ramp up traffic

Oman’s Salalah Port, a major hub in the West Asia region and a stakeholder in emerging industries in the sultanate’s southern region, is priming itself to stay competitive and remedy shortfalls in its business. The port seeks to ramp up container traffic which saw a decline last year. General cargo, however, experienced volume highs. Late last...





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