San Francisco moved to restrict the sale of plastic water bottles on city property on Tuesday, the first such action by a major US municipality and the latest in a string of waste-reduction measures that included a ban on plastic grocery bags.
Saudi Arabia’s non-oil exports grew 9.2 per cent year-on-year in December as returns reached SR19.9 billion ($5.3 billion), said a report.
The steep rise in exports revenue is owed, by weight, to high demand for plastics, an
A first of its kind plastic recycling factory has opened in Bahrain.
Al Majid Recycling Plastic and Metal factory in Salmabad aims to reduce the amount of plastic dumped in Bahrain by 35 per cent, said a report in the Gulf Daily N
The investments in Saudi Arabia’s plastics sector has reached $50 billion, while its petrochemical industry is set to achieve a production capacity of over 100 million tonnes per annum by 2015, said a recent study.
SA Group, a global provider of specialist support services for the aviation and aerospace industries, has launched a plastic engineering solution that can provide rapid and long-lasting repairs to monolithic plastics.
The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) said it has begun manufacturing thermoplastic grades at its affiliates in Jubail and Yanbu and in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, which could revolutionize the domestic pipelines sector with environmentally
The GCC annual consumption of plastics, which is presently 3.4 million metric tons, is likely to cross 5.5 million metric tons by 2015, with Qatar meeting the bulk of the supply, said a report ahead of a leading industry event in Doha.
Five international engineering firms have bid to build a 50,000 tonnes-per-year polyacetal plant at Ibn Sina, an affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic), industry sources said.
Sabic said the project to produce a p
Five of the biggest names in American business have formed a group to accelerate the development and use of plant-based plastic.
Coca-Cola Co, Ford Motor Co, H.J. Heinz Co , Nike Inc and Procter & Gamble