Saturday 29 August 2015

Andritz to supply pumps for water treatment plant in Iraq

Andritz, an Austria-based technology group, is set to supply 121 pumps and 18 booster stations for a new drinking water treatment plant in Samawa, Iraq, on behalf of PWT Wasser- und Abwassertechnik, Germany.    The new plant will pump up 220,000 cu m of wat


Cima NanoTech, Foxconn enter into joint venture

Cima NanoTech, a developer and manufacturer of transparent conductive film solutions, has entered into a joint venture with Foxconn, a leading ICT technology provider and vertically integrated device manufacturer, to deliver the industry’s first cost-competitive, projected capacitive (pro


Global industrial robotics market to reach $41bn by 2020

The global industrial robotics market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4 per cent till 2020, reaching a market size of $41.17 billion in 2020, according to a new report by Allied Market Research. Allied Market Research, a global market research com


Daimler to cut another 1,500 jobs at Brazil truck plant

Daimler said it was cutting another 1,500 jobs at a trucks plant in Brazil in response to a slump in demand in the country. The affected employees at the Sao Bernardo do Campo factory near Sao Paolo were notified on Friday, a spokesman for Daimler said on Monday. B


Toshiba to provide propulsion systems to Seibu Railway

Toshiba Corporation is set to provide high performance propulsion systems for new Series 40000 trains that Seibu Railway Co will bring into service on lines serving Tokyo and its suburbs in spring of 2017.    The propulsion systems will comprise totally enc


Gulf Industry Fair to focus on economic diversification

Gulf Industry Fair 2016 (GIF), to be held in Bahrain in February, will unveil a series of events and initiatives to further the economic diversification and industrialisation of the GCC. The annual industrial event will take place at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre fr


Jeddah gears up for Saudi Aerospace Summit

Global and local aviation companies will flock to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, this December for the first annual Saudi Aerospace Conference and Exhibition (SACE), co-located with Saudi Aviation Training Show. The exhibition will showcase the latest technologies, products and will demon


Alba's Line 5 completes a decade of operation

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest aluminium smelters in the world, recently marked the 10th year of operations of its Reduction Line 5. Inaugurated by HRH, The Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in 2005, Line 5 was a historic milestone in the Middle E


Emirates SkyCargo to increase cargo capacity to Iran

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to increase its cargo capacity to Iran, when Emirates begins its five daily non-stop flights to Mashhad from September 1.   Mashhad will become Emirates’ second Iranian destination after the capit


Key sectors to spend $237bn on ICT in 2019

The manufacturing, energy and utilities sectors will spend a combined total of €206.51 billion ($237.26 billion) on information and communication technology (ICT) in 2019, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting

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