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Riyadh looks beyond oil

In a broad-based push for economic reform and as part of that effort, Saudi Arabia signed a flurry of deals with private US companies worth tens of billions of dollars during a visit by US President Donald Trump. The agreements and economic deals worth $280 billion were signed in Riyadh, in the presence of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and US...

Military industries firm launched

The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced the creation of a new national military ...

Top 15 agreements

Among a series of deals signed by the US and Saudi Arabia last month, here are the top 15 agreements ...

Metro on track for 2019 launch

The City of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, is building the world’s largest public transit sy ...

New hub to drive SMEs, start-ups

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) General Authority of Saudi Arabia has announced the establish ...





The optimum offsite solution

Light steel framing is used in offsite construction for a wide range of building types and can be developed in the form of panelised or volumetric systems, said Steve Thompson, managing director, EOS Facades while sharing his views on why offsite manufacture is vital to the construction sector. EOS Facades is known as a specialist in the design,...

DP World chairman visits Conares

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and CEO of DP World, visited Conares headquarters and its steel p ...

Fake products `a big worry in Mena’

More than 53 per cent of the steel industry has reported an incidence of, what is believed to be, co ...





Saqr Port signs deal for Damen tug

Saqr Port, part of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports, has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of an ASD 2913 tug. The vessel will be built a short distance away at Albwardy Damen in Sharjah and will be delivered in time for the opening of the new bulk terminal at Saqr Port in mid-2018, said a statement from Damen. Saqr Port is the...

Drydocks to explore new opportunities

Dubai-based Drydocks World consistently aims to explore new business opportunities by diversifying t ...





Preserving wood with termite control

Import of wood and wood products in Saudi Arabia, estimated at some $1.2 billion worth each year, has been on the rise in the recent years and is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. The construction sector in the region is largely driving the demand for wood and wood products while furniture market grabs a sizeable share too. Hardwood is the...





Sohar: a prime industrial hub

With investments of over $26 billion, over one million tonnes of cargo throughput each week, and over 2,600 ships berthing every year, Sohar now ranks as one of the world’s fastest growing port and free zone developments and is fast becoming one of the Middle East’s prime industrial and logistical hubs. Add a newly opened cargo airport and a...

Hutchison Ports opens auto gate

As the container terminal operator at Sohar Port in Oman, Hutchison Ports has taken the next bold st ...





Pressure vessel sector to reach $185bn

The global pressure vessel market is expected to reach $184.87 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.38 per cent from 2016 to 2021, according to a new report. This growth is attributed to growing demand for electricity and power generation capacity additions. Increasing upstream and downstream activities in the oil and gas...

Heat exchanger market looking up

The future of the global heat exchanger market looks promising with opportunities in the chemical, p ...

SWEP BPHEs reduce lifecycle costs

Today, global industry consumes a vast amount of energy. The biggest challenge is that as much as ha ...

Vortex flow meters from Badger Meter

Bell Flow Systems, a leading distributor of flow meters, instrumentation and fluid transfer equipmen ...





Adhesives with nothing underneath

Adhesives make life simple – a maxim that applies in many technical applications just as it does in everyday life. In this case, however, “simple” refers only to the handling: self-adhesive products such as labels are actually sophisticated, multilayer systems. In addition to the adhesive and the label itself, a laminated label also...

Roxtec seals protect industrial cranes

Roxtec sealing solutions are used to prevent water and steel process dust from entering outdoor cabi ...

Mapei unveils top product lines at Dubai expo

Mapei, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and chemical products in the construction indus ...





Almajdouie wins GCC award

Saudi Arabia’s Almajdouie Logistics has been named as the GCC’s ‘Supplier of the Year’ by business intelligence firm Meed. In a ceremony held in Dubai, Meed Quality Awards for Projects crowned Almajdouie Logistics with ‘Supplier of the Year’ in its GCC wide category, in addition to the national award received last...

DMCA, GAC discuss maritime services

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and GAC Group held discussions on the current and future aspect ...

Emirates SkyCargo expands solutions

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has increased the range of solutions available ...

Abu Dhabi Ports tests response time

Abu Dhabi Ports completed a crisis practice scenario in cooperation with the Emergency, Crisis and D ...

Milaha launches Qatar-UAE service

Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a leading maritime and logistics conglomerate, has launched a door-to-doo ...





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