Thursday 11 February 2016

Asry eyes regional naval market

The Arabian Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry), one of the key exhibitors at the Gulf Industry Fair, has recently launched a new department dedicated to military projects, as it seeks to capture approximately 60 per cent of the regional naval market. The new Navy Defence and Ind


Hyperloop technology ‘future of transport’

The future of ground transport is a pod that will move at the speed of sound, an industry expert said, adding that the Hyperloop concept will change the face of high-speed transportation. Brogan Bambrogan, co-founder and chief technology officer of Hyperloop Technologies, compare


Box Makers to open new $4m unit in Bahrain

Bahraini home-grown enterprise Box Makers has invested BD1.5 million ($4 million) in a new facility in Bahrain Industrial Investment Park, Hidd, which is set to open by next month, it has emerged. The company is an integrated paper based packaging and printing services provider, said a report


Bahrain urged to replace corrosive steel pipes

Bahrain should be replacing its pipelines with alternatives made from non-metallic materials, according to an expert. Chairman of the 16th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition (MECC), Abdullah Al Ghamdi, said carbon steel pipes dominated the GCC landscape despite being more corrosi


New industrial zones on way in Bahrain

Bahrain is set to launch new industrial zones in the coming three years to meet the mounting demand for industrial lands. Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed Al Zayani announced the plan on the  sidelines of the Gulf Industry Fair 2016, which opened yesterday (February 9), said


GIR boosts manufacturing base

Leading trading firm Global Industrial Resources (GIR) of Bahrain is expanding its manufacturing base in Bahrain. “We are exploring the potential to start locally manufacturing several industrial products. This will expand our business as well as create opportunities for Ba


Ducab shows off cabling solutions

Ducab of the UAE is showcasing its market-leading cabling systems at the Gulf Industry Fair. NuBICC, its famous certified cable range designed to service nuclear power plants, is one such product, according to Ulhas Menon, sales manager of Ducab’s branch in Bahrain. He s


Kuwait Styrene posts $97m net profit

The Kuwait Styrene Company (TKSC) has announced a net profit of $97 million for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, in comparison to a net profit of $126 million during 2014. As Kuwait’s first and only producer of styrene monomer, The Kuwait Styrene Company (TKSC) was


Bahrain PM visits Alba stand at Gulf Industry Fair

Bahrain's Prime Minister HRH Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today (February 9) visited the Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) stand at the ongoing Gulf Industry Fair (GIF) 2016, in Bahrain. The fair was inaugurated by the Premier earlier today, at the Bahrain International Exhibi


Bionetix unveils new eco-friendly concentrates

Bionetix International, a Canadian manufacturer of microbial based bio-products owned by Cortec Corporation, has unveiled its new ABC line of environmentally safe, bio-based, natural concentrates.    ABC line of concentrates comprises solid, proprietary tec

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