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Private sector key to Saudi Vision 2030

Private sector development in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province may finally pick up the pace as the kingdom continues its reforms push, with a thrust on privatisation and economic diversification. Saudi Minister of Finance Muhammad Abdullah Al Jadaan told a meeting at the Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce that the government will fund the private...

Alupco refurbishes Dammam plant

Saudi-based Aluminium Products Company (Alupco), a leading aluminium extrusion company in the Middle ...

Batterjee Medical City launched in Dammam

Prince Saud Bin Naif, emir of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, laid the foundation stone of th ...

Bahri to move VLCC fleet to Saudi flag

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a global leader in transportation and logistics, ...

AMC lights up Saudi industrial market

Adwan Marketing Co (AMC) has been a prime source of electrical materials and test instruments to the ...





Agru finds special PVDF solution

Agru Kunststofftechnik GmbH Austria, has supplied all the piping components made of a high-performance plastic polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) for a Hungarian industrial company’s process water plant. The main challenge this project posed was in making a special part, the “header”, which consisted of a central manifold with an outside...

Leminar starts wastewater treatment plant

Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, one of the leaders in quality HVAC ductwork manufacturing in th ...

Advancing waste water technologies

Water reuse technologies are emerging as a vital solution to address the Middle East region›s ...

Smarter wastewater can cap wastage

Earlier this year, I watched the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) with interest. With global war ...

Mideast’s changing water industry

As concerns of water scarcity intensify across the globe, the Middle East is being prudent in dealin ...





Gulf petrochemical sector grows 3.7pc

The petrochemical industry in the Gulf region grew at 3.7 per cent in 2016 reaching 150 million tonnes of capacity, according to an annual study by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), outpacing the global average growth of 2.2 per cent. The figures emerged from ‘Arabian Gulf Industry Year in Review’ part of GPCA’s...

Bechtel wins petchem project deals in Egypt

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), has been awarded two c ...

Equate posts $679m net profit for 2016

Kuwait-based Equate Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, has announced a total net profit of ...

Sabic, Exxon select site for US joint venture

Sabic and ExxonMobil Chemical Company have announced the selection of a site in San Patricio County, ...

Air Liquide supplies nitrogen to Liwa

France-based Air Liquide and Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic), Oman&rsqu ...





Fast and reliable analysis

The growing use of liquid biofuels in stand-by generators has increased the need for effective fuel testing to confirm that bio content levels remain within the required limits. With the introduction of new environmental standards and directives aimed at improving air quality, the low sulphur content, reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) and greenhouse gas...

Exova, McDermott sign deal for testing services

Exova, a global testing company, has been awarded a contract with McDermott to deliver a range of te ...





Dow enhances packaging solutions

On a global scale, movement of goods and resources is increasing. Goods are being transported over greater distances, meaning they are more vulnerable to being lost or damaged during transportation. Load security is, therefore, a major challenge for the supply chain and the freight industry, as cargo failures represent a major economic, safety and waste...

The Industrial Group appoints vice chairman

Dubai-based The Industrial Group has appointed its management veteran Dr Sameer Al Ansari as the vic ...

Siemens exhibits digital value chain

"Innovation in packaging – benefits of digitalisation” was Siemens’ motto at ...

IPM: a priority in packaging

In the world of food processing and packaging, the facility administrators usually have to abide by ...





Cloud ‘key to driving industrial IoT’

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is changing manufacturing as we know it by delivering real-time conditions on the factory floor, making it possible to not only optimise production and eliminate waste but uncover new business opportunities. It is also helping in the ongoing maintenance and future design of the products factories are producing, says...





Siemens to set up unit HQ in Dubai

Siemens AG, one of the largest manufacturing and electronic companies in the world, has announced plans to set up its global headquarters for airports, cargo and ports logistics in Dubai, UAE. The company will use the site of Expo 2020 Dubai as the future location for this business after the next World Expo ends in April 2021. The decision of the German...

Mideast OSV activity sees 2.6pc increase

The Middle East was the only global market to witness an increase in demand in offshore supply vesse ...





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