Saturday 23 March 2019

Emirates Glass puts spotlight on key industry issues

Leading global companies were in Dubai to take part in the International Architectural Glass Conference which put the spotlight on key topics including the lessons learnt from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy, security and acoustic glazing. The event was hosted by Emirates Glass,


Danfoss’ China factory among ‘world's smartest'

Denmark-based Danfoss said that its compressor factory in Wuqing, China, features on the World Economic Forum's list of 16 world's smartest factories. The Wuqing factory features automatically-guided vehicles which drive up and down the aisles and supply workers with comp


Khimji Ramdas helps transport Ceco's pressure separators

Khimji Ramdas Shipping recently partnered with Ceco Environmental Peerless Manufacturing Company as inland haulers in Oman for the export of high and low pressure separators made in Oman. The haul, executed in coordination with the Ministry of Transport and the Royal Oman Police


Equate launches Elevate programme

Kuwait-based Equate Group, a global petrochemical producer, said it is launching ‘Elevate’ programme within the group’s companies around the world and the community at large, as part of taking employee equality and diversity to new heights. The programme is spon


305 exhibitors showcase solutions at Paperworld

More than 305 exhibitors from 42 countries are showcasing their latest technologies and solutions at the Paperworld Middle East which opened today (March 18) under the theme ‘More than Paper’ in Dubai, UAE. Paperworld Middle East, the region’s largest internatio


Lanxess to expand benzyl alcohol capacity by 30pc

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is expanding its production capacity for the industrial chemical benzyl alcohol for the global market by around 30 per cent. The two-stage expansion of the plant at the German site in Krefeld-Uerdingen is scheduled for completion by the end of


UAE releases roadmap for innovation-driven food security in ME

The UAE’s bid to become one of the world’s top 10 food secure nations took a major step forward, when Mariam Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, released an innovation-driven food security roadmap for the Middle East. Designed to further the objectives of t


$1bn wind power project planned in Duqm

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has revealed that the sultanate’s first utility-scale wind power project, with a world-scale capacity of 300 MW, is expected to come up in Duqm by 2023, said a report. Dubbed ‘Wind 2023’, the wind-based independent


Acwa-led consortium wins Oman solar project

A consortium led by Saudi-based Acwa Power has won the licence to build Oman's first utility-scale solar photovoltaic independent power project (IPP). The $400-million project will be built at Ibri in Dhahirah Governorate, said a report. The announcement was ma


Dubai to set up Virtual Stock Guarantee scheme

Dubai Customs has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Free Zones Council to help with the implementation of the “Virtual Stock Guarantee” initiative. The agreement follows the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President

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