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Set for big growth

If the UAE is still navigating the choppy economic waters of low oil prices better than its GCC neighbours, it’s because of a rock-solid fiscal position and a relatively diversified economy. One of the pillars contributing to the country’s growth is Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), the fourth largest and northern most emirate of the country, which has...

RAKEZ set to scale new heights

Even as Abu Dhabi and Dubai continue to share the spotlight as leading industrial hubs, the pictures ...

RAK Ceramics posts strong profit rise

RAK Ceramics, a leading manufacturer of floor tiles and bathroom ceramics, reported increase in prof ...

Julphar posts sales revenue of $174m

UAE-based Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, the largest generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in ...





Mideast market to hit $4.4bn

The Middle East fire protection market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 per cent from a market size of $2.21 billion in 2015 to $4.40 billion in 2021, a report said. According to the study titled “The Middle East Fire Protection Market, Forecast to 2021” by Frost & Sullivan, the market is witnessing...

Protective footwear market picks up pace

The Western European protective footwear market is likely to reach €1446.0 million ($1692.6 mil ...

Next-gen smoke detectors

Honeywell, a world leader in advanced smoke and fire detection technologies, has launched the next g ...

Improved fire protection

Flame-retardant plastics can save lives by delaying the spread of a fire, allowing valuable time for ...





Liberty House eyes top slot

Liberty House, has set its sights on a key role in the global oil and gas pipeline sector after completing the purchase of two pipe mills at Hartlepool from Tata Steel UK and appointing top steel pipe specialist, James Annal, to head its new pipe and tube division. Liberty, which is part of the GFG Alliance, announced that it intends to rebuild the...

NSK’s ball screws ride on Tough Steel

The newly-developed S-HTF series ball screws from NSK offer more than double the service life and 1. ...

Surviving the steel downturn

Steel dates back to the Spartans of Ancient Greece, and it has become the framework on which the wor ...

Ovako safeguards EAF roof with spray-cool

Swedish steel producer Ovako has awarded The Systems Group the contract to modernise and increase sa ...





$355m Bahrain gas plant to go onstream next year

JGC Corporation, one of the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors in the Middle East with an order book worth billions of dollars, expects to commission Bahrain’s $355-million Central Gas Plant Three (CGP-III) in the second quarter (Q2), next year. The gas plant is being built as part of an expansion at Bahrain National...

Serving visitors with HVAC solutions

Millions of visitors travelling to Makkah in Saudi Arabia wonder at the sight of city’s great ...

Empower connects 75 buildings

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling s ...

Masdar to build Oman wind farm

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has signed an engineering, procurement and const ...





Doosan excavators working on TAP

A year into the project, 52 new Doosan excavators are now working on a section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), involving the construction of about 360 km of pipeline in Greece. In March 2016, a new company formed by Bonatti and J&P-Avax Group was awarded the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) contract for this section of the TAP...

Market to reach $14.75bn by 2021

The global industrial vehicles market, in terms of value, is projected to grow at a CAGR of 1.86 per ...





DP World reports strong H1 growth

Dubai-based DP World, a global shipping terminal operator, announced a revenue of $2.295 billion for the first half of 2017, a growth of 9.6 per cent on reported and 3 per cent on like-for-like basis compared to H1 2016. The revenue growth was supported by the strong volume growth across all three DP World regions. There was a 4.2 per cent increase in...

Aramco, KBR sign supply chain deal

Saudi Aramco signed an agreement with one of its key strategic partners Kellogg Brown & Root (KB ...

Topaz wins $100m Dragon Oil deal

Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel (OSV) company, has won a new $100-million ...

Bahri completes registration of Aslaf

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





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