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In the right place, at the right time

Week after week, foreign investments in Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone are pouring in, signaling that the regional hub is fast becoming a full-fledged industrial zone and a regional export-import hub. Whether it’s Changbao Oman Oil Pipe Company, the first Chinese tubular steel plant to be set up in the Sohar Freezone or a $300 million plant that...

Duqm: a new boomtown

Week after week, foreign investments in Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone are pouring in, signali ...

Octal sees growing US demand for PET

Octal, the world’s largest PET resin and sheet producer on a single site, said it continues to ...

Sohar Aluminium mulls expansion plan

Oman's Sohar Aluminium has revealed that its board is studying expansion plans with the aim of i ...

Micro-manufacturing, Oman’s new priority

Oman’s new breed of micro-manufacturers are breathing new life into manufacturing across the s ...





Jebel Ali Free Zone: scaling new heights

Dubai-based Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World, has consolidated its position as a major trading and logistics hub by growing its non-oil foreign trade by 17 per cent from 23.9 million tonnes to 27.9 million tonnes in 2016, worth $80.2 billion. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group chairman and CEO of DP World, said:...

Terminal steps up T3 productivity

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World is stepping up container handling productivity ...

DP World, Jafza drive sustainability

Port operator DP World and its flagship subsidiary Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) have installed 88,000 ...

ATS World launches new warehouse in Jafza

ATS World, a leading integrated logistics and supply chain company headquartered in Dubai, recently ...





alfanar signs loan deal for Egypt plant

Saudi-based alfanar, a leading electrical power company in the region, said one of its subsidiaries Alfa Solar Company, has signed a strategic $57-million loan deal with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) to fund a 50 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in...

Alubex sets eyes on larger marketshare

Dammam-based Balhamer Aluminium Extrusion Factory (Alubex) is fully geared to take new strides in th ...





Almajdouie accelerates growth

Saudi-Arabia–based logistics major Almajdouie Logistics is incessantly working to steer the company to growth, both in terms of service offerings and regional reach. This despite the limited new opportunities emerging from the unfavourable economic conditions in the logistics industry. “The past year was not very propitious economically in the...

Almajdouie delivers wagons

Almajdouie Logistics has delivered the first shipment of 13 wagons and two engines for the new ...

Bahri, Bolloré Group launch logistics JV

Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, and Bolloré Group, a global player in ...





Eflo introduces new innovative solution

Eflo International, part of Concorde-Corodex Group, introduced its innovative new product for the treatment of wastewater for both industrial and domestic use at the recently held Wetex (Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition) 2017 conference in Dubai. The firm, one of the region’s longest running providers of water, wastewater...

Sabic to feature advanced resins

Sabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, will showcase at Aquatech Amsterdam its industry-le ...

FCC unit wins Egypt wastewater plant deal

FCC Aqualia, a leading water management company based in Europe, said it has been awarded a $320-mil ...

Powerful solutions for power plants

Lanxess, a leading specialty chemicals company, focused on cost-efficient, tailor-made solutions for ...

BASF focuses on sustainable goals

Worldwide, water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Water is of fundamental importance in ...





Siemens Gamesa opens blade factory

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its first rotor blade factory in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region at Tangier (Morocco). The 37,500-sq-m facility is strategically located in the industrial zone of Tanger Automotive City, approximately 35 km from Tanger-Med port. Ideally positioned between Europe and Africa, it...

MRO facility opens in Dammam

Saudi Aramco, in partnership with its strategic partner Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, has inaugu ...





New smart building platform launched

Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, has launched an open, collaborative Internet of Things (IoT) platform for smart buildings that delivers enhanced value across the building ecosystem. Utilising the latest in digital technology and solutions, EcoStruxure Building is specifically designed to meet the requirements of...

Workz to be first eSIM maker in MEA

Works Group, the Dubai-based mobile solutions and serialisation software specialist, has announced p ...

Dafza transforms infrastructure into Cloud

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) is partnering with Dell EMC, initiating a landmark proj ...

Workplace safety solution introduced

Microsoft introduced its Workplace Safety Demo, built on the company’s industry-leading Cognit ...

Solution for hydrogen storage

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has introduced ...





Terex Trucks’ haulers build reliable name

Known for its high-quality products offered at competitive prices, UK-based MB Wilkes manufactures and distributes a wide range of topsoil, sand, gravel, and decorative stone. As a progressive business built on expert knowledge, the company also operates a facility for recycling waste aggregates such as brick rubble, concrete, and soil. To this effect, MB...

Kanoo showcases latest equipment in Dubai

Kanoo Machinery, a member of The Kanoo Group, recently highlighted the latest technologies that solv ...





Taking the right measures

Hilti, a global leader in providing technology-leading products, systems and services to the worldwide construction industry, has launched the new PD-CS laser range meter, which captures and saves measurements, and export data in one easy-to-analyse report. The Wi-Fi-enabled laser measurer with on-screen camera collects, documents and synchronises...

Element and Exova become one

Element Materials Technology (Element) and Exova Group Limited (Exova) have joined forces to create ...





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