Wednesday 29 March 2017

DuBox rolls out UAE's first 3D printed concrete structure

DuBox, a UAE-based specialist in off-site construction and modular, single- or multi-storey building designs, is showcasing the country’s first locally 3D-printed concrete element. The 3D printed part is on display at the inaugural Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation


UAE's Strata creates ME's first 3D-printed aircraft interior part

Strata - a composite aero-structures manufacturing facility in the UAE - Siemens and Etihad Airways Engineering have successfully created the Middle East's first 3D-printed aircraft interior part as part of a pilot project, said a report. The part, a plastic frame which surro


ZonesCorp to develop $435m auto hub in Abu Dhabi

ZonesCorp, the largest developer and operator of purpose-built industrial zones in the UAE, is set to develop Rahayel City, a new, world class, integrated ‘auto hub’ in Abu Dhabi at an estimated cost of Dh1.6 billion ($435 million). Unveiling the plans at the ongoing


Abu Dhabi Ports launches new free zone

Abu Dhabi Ports, in response to the rising demand from both foreign direct and existing investors, has launched a major free trade zone within the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), at ongoing the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit 2017 (GMIS). The event wh


Alba launches first annual sustainability report

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), an international aluminium smelter, recently launched its first annual Sustainability Report, attesting its ongoing commitment to sustainable development, transparency and accountability.   The report was developed to share the company’s journ


Top Globe Express Services executives discuss global strategy

Globe Express Services, a leading logistics services firm, recently hosted a meeting of its C-level executives from across the world at its office in France, aimed at reviewing its accomplishments in 2016 and to draft a three-year business plan. The officials from all GES offices


Total to invest $1.7bn in Texas petchem expansion

Total is entering a partnership with Borealis and Nova to form a joint venture with the aim of building an ethane steam cracker and a new Borstar polyethylene unit on the US Gulf Coast. Total is expected to hold a 50 per cent interest in the new joint venture.  


Sharjah Tatweer organises SLP visit to Masdar Clean Energy

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has successfully organised a visit of the latest batch of participants of the Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) to Masdar Clean Energy, a commercially driven renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. STF is a part of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundat


Intercoil International launches Vispring

Intercoil International, a leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture in the Middle East, has announced the regional launch of award-winning British brand Vispring. Vispring is the go-to bed manufacturer for royalty, celebrities,


UAE eyes $70bn industrial investments by 2025

The UAE government aims to attract new industrial investments worth more than $70 billion by 2025, said a report. The investments from the Emiratis in the industrial sector has risen to Dh112 billion ($30.5 billion) last year, accounting for 86 per cent of the total investments i

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