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Bagno Design - The Collection. Bagno Design - The Collection.
Bagno Design is the premier retailer of luxury bathrooms and tiles across the Middle East, Central and South Asia. At Bagno Design we recognize that everyone has different needs and our professional showroom staff are committed to working with each cli...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 30 Dec 2011  
Researchers develop solar paint. Researchers develop solar paint.
Scientists at the University of Notre Dame are making progress in the creation of solar paint -- paint that acts as a solar power collector to create energy from light. One of the challenges for the researchers moving forward is to increase the efficie...
  27 Dec 2011 Website
InSinkErator launches new line of steaming hot water taps with contemporary design to complement modern kitchens. InSinkErator launches new line of steaming hot water taps with contemporary design to complement modern kitchens.
The new Steaming Hot Water Taps feature the latest in kitchen industry design trends, with sleek lines and the most popular finishes for the contemporary kitchen. The new series of Steaming Hot Water Taps is available in two models – a filtered h...
Emerson FZE - InSinkErator DivisionEmerson FZE - InSinkErator Division 22 Dec 2011  
A facelift for your bathroom... A facelift for your bathroom...
Bathroom accessories make your bath an organized and beautiful place! Simple changes in the bathroom can give your style an instant facelift. A great place to start is with the Bathroom Accessories, where you probably spend the most time daily in front...
  21 Dec 2011  
Global player in fiberglass pipe systems to establish factory at Dubai Industrial City. Global player in fiberglass pipe systems to establish factory at Dubai Industrial City.
The new factory will replace its current operations in Um Al Ramool that was set up in 1972 and consolidate Gulf Eternit’s growing role as a leading supplier of fiberglass pipes to local and regional clients including Dubai Municipality, DEWA, Du...
  19 Dec 2011  
MAPEI wins Sustainable Supplier of the Year award at The Big Project + BGreen awards 2011. MAPEI wins 'Sustainable Supplier of the Year' award at The Big Project + BGreen awards 2011.
The award strongly reaffirms the success of MAPEI’s aggressive investment program in R&D to develop green-certified construction materials, which have been used in many of the...
  19 Dec 2011  
Obelux introduces a battery-free, solar powered LED obstacle light system. Obelux introduces a battery-free, solar powered LED obstacle light system.
Traditionally, these solar systems contain large lead-acid batteries which need to be replaced every 3-5 years, even though the system would have a life-time more than 15 years. These battery changes generate high maintenance costs, particularly in rem...
  19 Dec 2011  
Prevaled Light Engines up to 70 percent more efficient. Prevaled Light Engines up to 70 percent more efficient.
The new Prevaled products are equipped with so-called “Chip-on-Board technology”: individual LEDs are no longer mounted on the printed circuit board, but rather a homogenous surface made of LED chips. This ensures a particularly homogenous ...
  19 Dec 2011  
RAK Ceramics completes renovation of 3,000 sqf Sharjah showroom. RAK Ceramics completes renovation of 3,000 sqf Sharjah showroom.
The showroom is located in a prime location in Sharjah, taking advantage of the growing reputation of the emirate as a key ceramic tile and bathware market hub. RAK Ceramics currently maintains two showrooms in Sharjah, underlining the strong demand fo...
  19 Dec 2011  
Empower launches world-class call center to cater to 16,000 customers. Empower launches world-class call center to cater to 16,000 customers.
The new call center reflects the core values of Empower and reinforces its position on the global front as an organization that delivers efficient service. The system is designed to manage customers’ queries through increased efficiency and produ...
  18 Dec 2011  
Biggest order in Rosenbauers history. Biggest order in Rosenbauer's history.
Rosenbauer, the fire-equipment industry's leading manufacturer, has won an order from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of the Interior to supply fire engineering equipment worth a total of $319 million. 1,125 vehicles are to be supplied, of various types and...
  16 Dec 2011  
Introduction Xylem - the inventor of the submersible pump... Introduction Xylem - the inventor of the submersible pump...
We are Xylem, a new global water technology and equipment company. Formed from several of ITT Corporation’s water, fluid handling and analytics businesses, we now bring to the marketplace a powerful combination of leading brands, products, servic...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 14 Dec 2011 Website
DuPonts environmental footprint continues to shrink. DuPont's environmental footprint continues to shrink.
DuPont delivered a 75 percent decrease in greenhouse gas emissions and a 6 percent reduction in absolute energy use since 1990, while increasing production 40 percent during that same period. Increasingly, DuPont is focused on helping businesses integr...
  13 Dec 2011 Website
German President tours Masdar to see firsthand Abu Dhabi’s efforts to accelerate renewable energy. German President tours Masdar to see firsthand Abu Dhabi’s efforts to accelerate renewable energy.
The President was received by Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, and provided with a comprehensive presentation of Masdar’s innovative approach to developing scalable and commercially viable clean technologies and renewable energy. The briefing ...
  13 Dec 2011 Website
Dornbracht presents Deque to the Middle East. Dornbracht presents Deque to the Middle East.
What makes Deque special is its unique flow style that presents water as the focal point of the design. The flow of water takes on the width of the outlet like a soft cascading sheet from the fixture. Water becomes a delicate, fluid complement to the f...
  12 Dec 2011  
Dow Corning launches online project management system for construction industry. Dow Corning launches online project management system for construction industry.
By registering at the COOL website, members can quickly and easily request construction services such as print reviews, sample tests, and warranties online; receive real-time progress reports; get recommendation letters and documentation sent directly ...
  12 Dec 2011 Website
Multinationals to maximize office space in Gulf. Multinationals to maximize office space in Gulf.
Maximizing office space is now beginning to top the agenda with many regional multinational companies and, although strategies aimed at reducing company overheads are still only recently emerging from the Gulf region, it has already been a major focus ...
  12 Dec 2011  
RW Armstrong won the Architecture Firm of the Year award at The Big Project + BGreen Awards 2011. RW Armstrong won the Architecture Firm of the Year award at The Big Project + BGreen Awards 2011.
The firm was selected for its outstanding design, innovation and vision in a company dynamically conceiving and executing projects in the GCC. The award was announced on December 6, 2011, at The Big Project + BGreen Awards, the prestigious ceremony nig...
  12 Dec 2011  
Jotun Powder Coatings introduces a new line of eco-friendly products. Jotun Powder Coatings introduces a new line of eco-friendly products.
With a promise to give more for less, Jotun Powder Coatings, a leading worldwide manufacturer of powder coating technology, has announced the global launch of its new line of eco-friendly products, Guard Gaze, Guard Miles and Guard Miles+. The new Guar...
  11 Dec 2011  
Ryobi - making life comfortable. Ryobi - making life comfortable.
Ryobi's door closers revolutionizing the field with enhanced beauty and functions. Wide-ranging product development to provide comfort throughout our living environment. Ryobi leads the market for door closers, utilizing sophisticated casting and machi...
Al Murtaza Builders Hardware LLCAl Murtaza Builders Hardware LLC 11 Dec 2011  
State of the art road safety technology to make GCC roads safer. State of the art road safety technology to make GCC roads safer.
SafeZone is a new technology designed, developed and manufactured by Siemens UK, and uses average speed monitoring of all vehicles travelling between designated camera stations every 75 metres of the road. The average speed monitoring stops drivers fro...
  11 Dec 2011  
South and North African cities are greenest among Africas major cities. South and North African cities are greenest among Africa's major cities.
Cities from the south and the north of Africa deliver the best environmental performance of all major African cities. This is the conclusion of the African Green City Index, a unique study commissioned by Siemens and conducted by the independent resear...
  10 Dec 2011 Website
Cambridge Mesh secures U.S. customs area inside Montreal-Trudeau Airport Cambridge Mesh secures U.S. customs area inside Montreal-Trudeau Airport
The combination of strong, yet flexible architectural mesh and a movable system secured by electromagnets makes this application a first for Cambridge – and a first for any manufacturer of metal fabric. Each of the mesh panels are designed to con...
  8 Dec 2011 Website
Microhumus presents a technology for soil building in the desert at WFES 2012. Microhumus presents a technology for soil building in the desert at WFES 2012.
Building healthy soils in the Gulf area that make it green, reduce water consumption and valorize unemployed local resources becomes a reality through Microhumus Consulting and Engineering. The use of local organic and mineral unemployed resources, con...
  8 Dec 2011  
H.H. Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi inaugurates world-renowned glass artist’s factory in Ras Al Khaimah. H.H. Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi inaugurates world-renowned glass artist’s factory in Ras Al Khaimah.
Recognized as one of the greatest glass blowers of his generation, Novaro maintains a portfolio of top-tier clients that include Prince Albert II of Monaco, Sheikh Tariq Al Qassimi, Robert De Niro, Bill Cosby, Mike Tyson and Phillippe Monet. He has als...
  7 Dec 2011  
Carillion Joint Venture wins USD616 million contract in Qatar. Carillion Joint Venture wins USD616 million contract in Qatar.
Carillion, in an 80:20 Joint Venture with Qatar Building Company, has been awarded a USD616 million contract for a major phase of the Msheireb Downtown Doha project developed by Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation for Education, Scien...
  6 Dec 2011 Website
Etisalat and Pacific Controls highlight joint initiative towards reducing UAEs carbon footprint. Etisalat and Pacific Controls highlight joint initiative towards reducing UAE's carbon footprint.
The Emirates Energy Star project, a joint initiative of Etisalat and Pacific Controls, which aims to reduce the carbon footprint levels in the UAE has received overwhelming support and endorsements from the public sector and private sector enterprises ...
  6 Dec 2011  
Jotun announces completion of old and new Cataract Hotel projects in Egypt. Jotun announces completion of old and new Cataract Hotel projects in Egypt.
According to the project owner, EGOTH Company, the design for the rebuilding and renovation was handled by a leading French interior designer, while the contracting company for the project was Arabian Construction Company (ACC). The old Cataract hotel ...
  6 Dec 2011  
Mode Lighting - specialist in design and manufacturing of electronics for lighting. Mode Lighting - specialist in design and manufacturing of electronics for lighting.
Mode Lighting specialise in the design and manufacture of electronics for lighting, including control systems, electronic transformers, cold cathode convertors, LED systems and other components for the lighting industry. Mode Lighting is part of a grou...
Mode Lighting Middle East LLC 4 Dec 2011  
Qatar Green Building Council officially launches ecological interest-group. Qatar Green Building Council officially launches ecological interest-group.
In line with the environment pillar in Qatar’s National Development Strategy 2011-2016, the Solid Waste Interest Group (SWIG), one of the interest groups under Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) was officially inducted into the organisational fr...
  28 Nov 2011  
Super-Click flooring system. Super-Click flooring system.
Super-Click is the most versatile click LVT flooring system in the world. Several years of research and development has gone in to the patented technology, which offers superior locking strength. The product is unique, and differs from any other mechan...
Super-Click InternationalSuper-Click International 27 Nov 2011  
EPIC Green Solutions wins Innovative Technology Award. EPIC Green Solutions wins Innovative Technology Award.
The company, specialising in highly-efficient sub-surface irrigation and drainage systems, was awarded the accolade for the Most Innovative Use/Application of Technology at the H2O Water Awards, which took place on Wednesday, 23rd November, at the Atla...
  26 Nov 2011  
Techno-Mix for a bathroom with modern style and charm. Techno-Mix for a bathroom with modern style and charm.
Now you can turn that dream of your very own bathtub shower into reality in a unique and modern style. Installing a new bathtub shower is a great way to maximize your space so why not treat yourself to a new elegant mixer with a huge range of traditio...
Techno-Mix Sanitary FZCO 25 Nov 2011  
MAPEI unveils Ultralite S1, the greenest locally manufactured adhesive at Big 5 exhibition. MAPEI unveils Ultralite S1, the 'greenest' locally manufactured adhesive at Big 5 exhibition.
MAPEI has unveiled its innovative Ultralite S1 cementitious adhesive at the Big 5 International Building & Construction Show taking place from November 21 to 24, 2011 at the Dubai International Exhibition & Convention Centre. Ultralite S1 has been spec...
  22 Nov 2011  
Up to 60 percent electricity savings with the new retrofit lamp family. Up to 60 percent electricity savings with the new retrofit lamp family.
In 2010, approximately 60 million fluorescent lamps in the T8 category were sold in Germany. Among others, these lamps were used for illuminating parking garages, warehouses or corridors. Many of these are operated in luminaires with conventional contr...
  22 Nov 2011 Website
Bacteria can be banished from our community buildings by break-through product. Bacteria can be banished from our community buildings by break-through product.
A wide-spectrum of bacteria, including MRSA, EHEC, SARS, fungi and viruses, can now be eliminated from hospitals, schools, offices, shops, restaurants and homes safely and easily, according to Swiss-based Sterilos Group. In what is said to be a ground-...
  20 Nov 2011  
Construct differently with the European leader In glued laminated timber . Construct differently with the European leader In glued laminated timber .
The systems and wood frameworks are gauged, studied, manufactured and installed by MATHIS. They provide highly innovative solutions in office real-estate, industrial buildings, logistics, sports and educational facilities and more. In the course of its...
  20 Nov 2011  
RAx room thermostats with higher level of user convenience. RAx room thermostats with higher level of user convenience.
Siemens Building Technologies Division launches a new generation of its proven line of RAA and RAB room thermostats. The products are of modern, ergonomic design and ensure a high level of energy efficiency thanks to improved switching accuracy.
  16 Nov 2011  
SolidPOOL - patented design for a most basic swimming pool. SolidPOOL - patented design for a most basic swimming pool.
With SolidPOOL® you can build pools that are partly or fully above ground. SolidPOOL® is a genuine freestanding structure, free of any struts, which helps optimise the available buildable area, thus representing an ideal solution for small gardens and ...
  15 Nov 2011  
Emirates Green Building Council puts spotlight on developing sustainable built environments at The Big 5. Emirates Green Building Council puts spotlight on developing sustainable built environments at The Big 5.
Emirates Green Building Council is putting the spotlight on how the construction sector can contribute to sustainable development at The Big 5 exhibition. At its dedicated exhibition stand Emirates Green Building Council will showcase its spectrum of a...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 14 Nov 2011 Website
Efficiency record with flexible OLED. Efficiency record with flexible OLED.
OSRAM has recorded yet another important success with regard to research in the field of organic light diodes (OLED). The company’s researchers have developed so-called “flexible” OLED, which attain an efficiency of 32 lm/W – wh...
  11 Nov 2011  
Jotun Paints launches Jotashield Extreme in Egypt. Jotun Paints launches Jotashield Extreme in Egypt.
During the launch event, Jotun presented a demonstration showing the use of an Infra Red (IR) thermometer to measure and demonstrate the features of Jotashield Extreme applied on a model house. Jotashield Extreme offers twice the heat reflective capabi...
  8 Nov 2011  
Meet Sanipex Group at The Big 5 Show in Dubai. Meet Sanipex Group at The Big 5 Show in Dubai.
Sanipex Group - leading supplier of quality bathrooms, tiles and plumbing materials, will be exhibiting at this year's exhibition which will be packed full of innovative products and services and the most up to date market trends. Visit their 186m2 sta...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 7 Nov 2011  
Autodesk expert examines the future of Qatars construction industry. Autodesk expert examines the future of Qatar's construction industry.
Autodesk, Inc. a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, participated at the Qatar Construction Club. With more than 70 attendees, the one-day networking event offered insights, strategies, case studies, in-depth discussions ...
  2 Nov 2011  
Al Ain Zoos expansion project participates in prestigious international LivCom Awards 2011. Al Ain Zoo's expansion project participates in prestigious international LivCom Awards 2011.
The objective of the Project Awards is to recognise innovative projects that demonstrate sustainability and environmental awareness, and have a positive impact on the local community and environment.
  1 Nov 2011 Website
Dubai fire testing laboratory approved by global safety company. Dubai fire testing laboratory approved by global safety company.
The UAE-based building assembly testing laboratory, Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants, announced today that it has been qualified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) as a subcontractor laboratory for fire testing of fire rated doors and damper...
  1 Nov 2011  
Unifico Copper FZC LLC sets up 2 million square meter copper and gold processing facility in Ras Al Khaimah. Unifico Copper FZC LLC sets up 2 million square meter copper and gold processing facility in Ras Al Khaimah.
It has announced the opening of its two million square meter regional operating offices and processing facility for copper and gold in Ras Al Khaimah. The technologically advanced processing facility, which is expected to be operational by the fourth q...
  26 Oct 2011  
InterfaceFLOR launches APP for iPads, PCs and laptops. InterfaceFLOR launches APP for iPads, PCs and laptops.
The InterfaceFLOR Product Selector showcases the company’s entire product portfolio and allows customers to easily order samples and select products. The app features a floor designer tool which allows users to bring their design vision to life b...
  25 Oct 2011 Website
Techno-Mix for the modern kitchen and bathroom. Techno-Mix for the modern kitchen and bathroom.
The modern kitchen and bathroom is a place that serves many roles and these days is often the centre of social and practical activity, functioning as a social gathering plan with our friends and families. That's why is so important for the modern kitch...
Techno-Mix Sanitary FZCO 24 Oct 2011  
Emirates Green Building Council hosts networking event to showcase path-breaking Sustainability Manager Tool. Emirates Green Building Council hosts networking event to showcase path-breaking Sustainability Manager Tool.
Emirates Green Building Council will host a networking event on October 24, 2011, from 6.30pm, at The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai. The event, sponsored by Masdar City, will introduce a new project management tool that promotes sustainable develo...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 23 Oct 2011 Website
Fire safety market in the middle east will reach $1,125 million in 2013. Fire safety market in the middle east will reach $1,125 million in 2013.
Fire fighting and rescue systems are expected to be one of the core growth areas at the 2012 edition of Intersec, the region’s premier showcase and networking platform for the safety and security industry. An analysis earlier this year by busines...
  22 Oct 2011  
Doha Festival City breaks ground to launch construction. Doha Festival City breaks ground to launch construction.
Bawabat Al-Shamal Real Estate Company (BASREC) has announced the commencement of construction for their super-regional retail and entertainment destination, Doha Festival City. Al-Futtaim Group, Qatar Islamic Bank and other investors formed a joint ven...
  21 Oct 2011  
Siemens Student Award 2011 names ten finalists who will compete for a share of USD 45,000 in prize money. Siemens Student Award 2011 names ten finalists who will compete for a share of USD 45,000 in prize money.
The Siemens Student Award 2011 is seeking the best answers to one of the world’s toughest questions, “How can you build sustainable cities in the desert?” An encouraging 630 ideas were submitted by university students throughout the M...
  20 Oct 2011 Website
The Big 5 2011 to host the latest breakthroughs in sustainable HVAC technology. The Big 5 2011 to host the latest breakthroughs in sustainable HVAC technology.
The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) sector is one that has constantly come under pressure during discussions of sustainability and environmental stability. As a result, exhibitors at The Big 5 exhibition 2011 will be putting forward th...
  20 Oct 2011  
Dubai Investments Park to house new MAPEI offices. Dubai Investments Park to house new MAPEI offices.
A part of MAPEI's expansion plans in high-growth markets, the new 12,000 sq. feet office space will help centralize and consolidate operations to cater to the UAE market more efficiently. The relocation of the offices from Al Qouz complements MAPIER...
  19 Oct 2011  
Jotun Paints to showcase Woodshield range across wood industry professionals at Abu Dhabi WoodShow 2011. Jotun Paints to showcase Woodshield range across wood industry professionals at Abu Dhabi WoodShow 2011.
The latest line of stains and varnishes are the results of the leading company’s extensive research and development efforts to utilize the latest technology in developing an innovative wood coating product. Jotun’s participation at the pion...
  17 Oct 2011 Website
His Excellency Abdulla Saif Al Nuaimi opens Power + Water Middle East  Exhibition. His Excellency Abdulla Saif Al Nuaimi opens Power + Water Middle East Exhibition.
Taking place until 18 October at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Power + Water Middle East opens amid huge growth in the power and water sector in the GCC region, where US$125 billion worth of investments will be needed to meet growing de...
  16 Oct 2011 Website
Siemens launches networkable air volume controllers. Siemens launches networkable air volume controllers.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is introducing two new OpenAir air volume controllers capable of communicating using the KNX standard and the plug & play bus protocol PL-Link. This communication capability allows the devices to support state...
  16 Oct 2011 Website
Turbo charging for LED lamps. Turbo charging for LED lamps.
A new LED is stirring up the LED lamp market: The DURIS E 5 from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is an LED intended for the LED retrofit market and designed to achieve uniform distribution of light. With its broad color temperature spectrum, high efficiency ...
  13 Oct 2011  
Habtoor Leighton Group awarded US$290 million mixed-use shopping mall and office project in Qatar. Habtoor Leighton Group awarded US$290 million mixed-use shopping mall and office project in Qatar.
The project represents the first phase of the North Gate mixed-use development in a growing neighbourhood on one of Doha’s strategically important arterial roadways, Al Shamal Road (North Road), north of Doha’s West Bay central business dis...
  12 Oct 2011 Website
Saudi American Glass expands presence with annual output of seven million sq. meters of high performance glass. Saudi American Glass expands presence with annual output of seven million sq. meters of high performance glass.
Saudi American Glass (SAG), a component of Glass LLC, a leading processor of architectural flat glass in the Middle East and a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has expanded its presence in Saudi Arabia through increasing the overall production cap...
  12 Oct 2011  
Integrated facilities management contracts are the future, says Middle Easts Al Shirawi FM. Integrated facilities management contracts are the future, says Middle East's Al Shirawi FM.
‘One stop shop’ facilities management contracts are the future for the FM industry in the Middle East, according to Al Shirawi Facilities Management LLC, one of the region's leading facilities services providers. With the FM sector estimate...
  8 Oct 2011 Website
Type tested switchgear and its significance. Type tested switchgear and its significance.
Dependability of power distribution system is the key to avoid interruption in power and most important - to ensure basic safety itself. This is even more important in severe operating conditions like UAE where heat, dust and humidity are prevalent. Th...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 6 Oct 2011  
Autodesk Cloud enables access to design capability from anywhere, at anytime. Autodesk Cloud enables access to design capability from anywhere, at anytime.
“For more than a decade, Autodesk has embraced the power of the cloud to extend the functionality of our design solutions and help our customers work more effectively,” said Anders Arthur, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa for Autod...
  5 Oct 2011 Website
Collaborative approach needed to overcome Middle East water resource. Collaborative approach needed to overcome Middle East water resource.
The Middle East must adopt a collaborative, multi-stakeholder approach in overcoming pressing challenges for the region’s water issues due to the overuse of surface and underground water resources, according to an industry expert. Adrian Sym, Exe...
  5 Oct 2011  
Dornbracht brings its line of IMO fittings to the Middle East for the first time. Dornbracht brings its line of IMO fittings to the Middle East for the first time.
Home is where the heart is. Being at home means being yourself, arriving at your destination, being relaxed and at one with yourself. Dornbracht introduces the IMO series of fittings and accessories that places the needs of the individual at the heart...
  5 Oct 2011  
Emirates Glass Leaf Awards 2011 recognizes global iconic buildings and designs. Emirates Glass Leaf Awards 2011 recognizes global iconic buildings and designs.
Held at the UK's prestigious Landmark Hotel on 20 September, the awards gathered key industry leaders from the architectural community. This year's jury included Irving Brauer, Principal of Brauer Associates, Lucy Bullivant, an architectural curator, c...
  5 Oct 2011  
HVAC - meeting international changes. HVAC - meeting international changes.
There's no arguing that sustainability is high on the agenda in the Middle East today. Industries and individuals alike are expected to play their part in reducing the overall environmental impact of the region. Adapting specialised practices, acquirin...
  4 Oct 2011  
The Siemens Student Award 2011 receives 630 idea submissions from over 400 universities across the Middle East. The Siemens Student Award 2011 receives 630 idea submissions from over 400 universities across the Middle East.
Launched in May 2011, the Siemens Student Award 2011 is seeking the best answers to one of the world’s toughest questions, “How can you build sustainable cities in the desert?” Students from over 400 universities across the Middle Eas...
  3 Oct 2011 Website
Imdaad commences AED 12 million construction project as first phase of state-of-the-art, 30,000 sqm complex in JAFZA. Imdaad commences AED 12 million construction project as first phase of state-of-the-art, 30,000 sqm complex in JAFZA.
Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the UAE, has announced that it has started construction of a state-of-the-art complex in Dubai’s JAFZA South, which is designed to provide maintenance services for Imdaad...
  1 Oct 2011  
Jotun partners with Emirates Green Building Council to host networking event on ‘Paints and Building Sustainability’. Jotun partners with Emirates Green Building Council to host networking event on ‘Paints and Building Sustainability’.
Jotun Paints, one of the world’s leading producers and suppliers of paints and coatings, and the Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC), an organisation aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building pra...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 26 Sep 2011 Website
Danube opens a new melamine factory in Saudi Arabia. Danube opens a new melamine factory in Saudi Arabia.
The new 10,000 square feet factory is equipped with the latest assembly and production machines that have been imported from China. The new facility has a total production capacity of 5,800 sheets per day. The Danube Al Khaleejiah Building Material Fac...
  25 Sep 2011  
Regional ASHRAE conference concludes with message that the world should go green before it is too late. Regional ASHRAE conference concludes with message that 'the world should go green before it is too late'.
The ASHRAE Chapter Regional Conference, inaugurated by H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, the UAE Minister of Environment & Water and held under his patronage, lived up to its expectations as a key link to the feverish global discussions on HCFCs (Hydro ...
  22 Sep 2011  
Dubai Cranes partners with UKs leading crane manufacturer. Dubai Cranes partners with UK's leading crane manufacturer.
Dubai Cranes and Technical Services Ltd, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments announced it has partnered with Street Crane, UK-based manufacturers of leading volume overhead crane and hoist equipment, to leverage the growing demand and undertake more comp...
  18 Sep 2011  
Making sustainability mainstream. Making sustainability mainstream.
The development of sustainability in the Middle East requires a real push towards financial incentive, enforced energy efficiency requirements and sustainable design knowledge. With more than 40 per cent of carbon emissions said to come from occupied b...
  15 Sep 2011 Website
Dow Corning Sealants help create iconic look of high-profile Capital Gate Project in Abu Dhabi. Dow Corning Sealants help create iconic look of high-profile Capital Gate Project in Abu Dhabi.
Twisting like a corkscrew rising towards the sky, the world’s most inclined tower—the Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi—is the most recent iconic landmark made possible by silicone construction sealant technology from Dow Corning. The centrep...
  14 Sep 2011  
GCC countries to spend over $100 billion on rail networks. GCC countries to spend over $100 billion on rail networks.
Continuing high demand for oil and gas as well as the increasing need for cost-effective means to transport goods and services across the region, has led to a spurt in demand for better transport and communications links throughout the Middle East. Gov...
  10 Sep 2011  
BetaLED® Introduces Sleek Streetlight Addition at Light Middle East 2011. BetaLED® Introduces Sleek Streetlight Addition at Light Middle East 2011.
BetaLED, a division of Ruud Lighting, Inc., introduces the LEDway SLM IP-66, a new addition to its line of LEDway streetlight products. The LEDway SLM IP-66 (single light module) is a sleek, low profile luminaire designed to replace existing traditiona...
  7 Sep 2011 Website
FM EXPO returns to take the stage with The Big 5 Show in November 2011. FM EXPO returns to take the stage with The Big 5 Show in November 2011.
FM EXPO, the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to the burgeoning facilities management industry, is taking its place alongside the construction industry’s biggest event - The Big 5 Show - from November 21 to 24 at the Dubai Internatio...
  6 Sep 2011 Website
Middle East Concrete to provide high-profile platform for precast concrete industry. Middle East Concrete to provide high-profile platform for precast concrete industry.
Leading precast concrete companies in the UAE and across the GCC have thrown their weight behind the inaugural Middle East Concrete (MEC) exhibition, being held alongside the industry leading Big 5 Show at Dubai's World Trade Centre from 21st to 24th N...
  6 Sep 2011 Website
UK interior specialist taps Gulf $8.6 billion interiors market. UK interior specialist taps Gulf $8.6 billion interiors market.
UK-headquartered interior architecture firm Pringle Brandon is putting its distinctive design stamp on the expanding Gulf market with fit out contracts valued at over $9.6 million secured through its Dubai office. Pringle Brandon has over 25 years expe...
  4 Sep 2011  
Green innovations and new technology under the spotlight at Light Middle East 2011. Green innovations and new technology under the spotlight at Light Middle East 2011.
“Going by current trends in the region, there is a lot of interest in the latest developments in the lighting design and tech-nology fields, especially with regard to its impact on the environment and potential for energy and cost savings,”...
  3 Sep 2011 Website
OSRAM celebrates milestone in manufacturing of OLED. OSRAM celebrates milestone in manufacturing of OLED.
With the launch of the pilot production line for organic light emitting diodes (OLED) in Regensburg on 30 August, OSRAM has set an important milestone on the road toward volume manufacturing. As a result of its scope of possibilities and its quality cr...
  30 Aug 2011  
Gulf Extrusions awarded ‘CE - Certificate of Factory Production Control’. Gulf Extrusions awarded ‘CE - Certificate of Factory Production Control’.
Gulf Extrusions, one of the largest aluminum extrusion plants in the Gulf region, has announced that it has been awarded the “CE” Certificate for Factory Production Control, which confirms that Gulf Extrusions products have been manufacture...
  29 Aug 2011  
Cambridge creates curved mesh ceiling panels for flagship apparel store. Cambridge creates curved mesh ceiling panels for flagship apparel store.
Under a soft golden glow of delicately curved stainless steel mesh stands the new Loewe store in Valencia, Spain. Loewe, a luxury fashion retailer owned by LVMH Group – among whose many prestigious fashion subsidiaries include Louis Vuitton, Chri...
  24 Aug 2011 Website
Leading floor covering companies to launch new products at DOMOTEX Middle East 2011. Leading floor covering companies to launch new products at DOMOTEX Middle East 2011.
Leading flooring companies will be launching innovative new products and designs at the 6th edition of the region’s annual showpiece event, dedicated to the floor covering industry DOMOTEX Middle East, to be held at the Dubai International Conven...
  24 Aug 2011 Website
Abdulla Zayed Saqr Al-Nahyan inaugurates BUILDMART showroom in Abu Dhabi’s Mushrif Mall. Abdulla Zayed Saqr Al-Nahyan inaugurates BUILDMART showroom in Abu Dhabi’s Mushrif Mall.
Abdulla Zayed Saqr Al-Nahyan inaugurated the newest Danube BUILDMART showroom yesterday at the Mushrif Mall in Abu Dhabi. The new retail facility is the company’s fifth showroom to be located inside a shopping mall area and complements the compan...
  23 Aug 2011  
Lutron launches its range of wireless energy efficient light control solutions in the Middle East. Lutron launches its range of wireless energy efficient light control solutions in the Middle East.
Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., experts in light control, announces the launch of its wireless solutions range of products in the Middle East on 2nd October. Offering the ultimate in wireless light control and seamless integration, this suite of products ...
  23 Aug 2011 Website
Techno-Mix Cascade series. Techno-Mix Cascade series.
Imagine immersing yourself on waterfalls, being one with the nature, giving you a sense of relief and calmness, a soothing effect flows gently to your body right inside your bathroom. Astoundingly, Techno-mix Cascade Series offers you exactly the same ...
  23 Aug 2011  
SureSet to launch new paving range. SureSet to launch new paving range.
SureSet, an acknowledged leader in resin bound paving, is set to bring its established systems and technology to new international markets. Proven in applications across Europe and Australasia, resin bound paving offers a wide range of aesthetic, perfo...
  19 Aug 2011  
Abu Dhabi receives 19,000TR temporary cooling from RSS. Abu Dhabi receives 19,000TR temporary cooling from RSS.
Rental Solutions & Services (RSS), a global provider of rental power, temporary cooling and mobile water solutions, has successfully installed 19,000TR (66,820kW) of rental cooling in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The United Arab Emirates capital city, Abu...
  16 Aug 2011 Website
Interlock systems for faultless security for the Gulf region. Interlock systems for faultless security for the Gulf region.
Operations in electrical power stations are potentially hazardous; a slight error or moment of inattention can be fatal. RONIS has now developed a full range of interlock systems designed specifically to ensure the safety of users and material during w...
  15 Aug 2011  
Want a garden without wasting water? Green Mat is the answer. Want a garden without wasting water? Green Mat is the answer.
A thin, natural fibre mat created in Dubai is encouraging the bloom of rooftop gardens in the city by radically reducing cooling bills due to the double insulation they provide for homes and high-rises. Green roofs are recognised worldwide for helping ...
  15 Aug 2011 Website
Anti Slip solutions by Foxi & Graph International at the Saudi Build tradeshow in Riyadh and Domotex Dubai. Anti Slip solutions by Foxi & Graph International at the Saudi Build tradeshow in Riyadh and Domotex Dubai.
Foxi & Graph International chose the Saudi Build tradeshow and the Domotex Trade show in Dubai as the venues to introduce its two leading anti-slip floor coverings. Foxi & Graph International has for many years been supplying carpet galleries, ministri...
  14 Aug 2011  
Global market to be worth a whopping US2.8 Billion by 2015. Global market to be worth a whopping US2.8 Billion by 2015.
Growing concerns about the need to conserve resources and limit the wasteful use of energy in our consumption-driven world, has led to increasing interest in innovative methods that promote optimal use of resources. Building and home automation syst...
  10 Aug 2011  
RAK Ceramics wins Best Brand Award and Best Employer Brand Award at CMO Asia Awards 2011. RAK Ceramics wins 'Best Brand Award' and 'Best Employer Brand Award' at CMO Asia Awards 2011.
The awards were among the most recent laurels received by RAK Ceramics, which was also officially confirmed as the world's largest ceramic tile manufacturer for the second consecutive year by the Ceramic World Review. With the latest distinction, RAK C...
  6 Aug 2011  
Advanced materials tear into the building thermal envelope. Advanced materials tear into the building thermal envelope.
Green buildings are already the construction industry’s highest growth sector. This is part of a broader shift towards more energy efficient construction that is driving demand for efficiency improvements in the windows, walls, roofs, and foundat...
  3 Aug 2011 Website
RAK Ceramics retains No.1 ranking as the world’s largest ceramic tile manufacturer. RAK Ceramics retains No.1 ranking as the world’s largest ceramic tile manufacturer.
RAK Ceramics has announced that it has been named once again as the world's largest ceramic tile manufacturer by the Ceramic World Review, the best known and most widely circulated international magazine devoted to ceramic tile and bathware production ...
  1 Aug 2011  
Drake & Scull International progresses into Q3 with AED 3.4 billion worth of projects in H1. Drake & Scull International progresses into Q3 with AED 3.4 billion worth of projects in H1.
Drake & Scull International Abu Dhabi, a wholly owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC has been awarded an AED 170 million contract for the complete Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) works for the second and final package fo...
  27 Jul 2011  
DOMOTEX Middle East 2011 unveils new exhibitors and innovative flooring projects. DOMOTEX Middle East 2011 unveils new exhibitors and innovative flooring projects.
In six weeks time the sixth edition of DOMOTEX Middle East will open its doors to the best in the floor covering industry and will also feature a special showcase of the traditional carpet making trade in Afghanistan. Exclusive hand knotted Afghani car...
  25 Jul 2011 Website
Danube inaugurates second BUILDMART showroom in India. Danube inaugurates second BUILDMART showroom in India.
The new BUILDMART branch measures at 10,000 square feet and will feature an extensive range of building and home materials, particularly focusing on sanitary ware and ceramic tiles. According to Danube, the move to put up the company’s second bra...
  24 Jul 2011  
The Art of Wood Flooring... transforming wood into a central design element. The Art of Wood Flooring... transforming wood into a central design element.
The Art of Wood Flooring... transforming wood into a central design element, Artwood has recently been introduced to great acclaim in the Gulf region. Whilst there is a wide choice of wood flooring now available in the market, few can offer such a cho...
Artwood 24 Jul 2011  
U.S. hardwood industry encourages decisive move towards Environmental Product Declarations. U.S. hardwood industry encourages decisive move towards Environmental Product Declarations.
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, has commended the move towards Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). The announcement highlights the importance of the Lif...
  18 Jul 2011  
One black LED package, two beam angles, five colors. One black LED package, two beam angles, five colors.
The small powerful LEDs in black packages are now available not only in red and yellow but also in blue, green and orange. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has added three colors to its TopLED Black Series 60° beam angle portfolio and now offers all five colo...
  14 Jul 2011  
Jotun Paints partners with key civic groups in move to renovate and restore historic Egyptian landmarks. Jotun Paints partners with key civic groups in move to renovate and restore historic Egyptian landmarks.
Over the last few weeks, various civic groups and Jotun have implemented the repainting of the sidewalks in Al Hussein Street in Azhar, the fences along Al Hussein University Hospital and the replanting and redecoration of the garden in front of Al Hus...
  12 Jul 2011  
Conmex Middle East - 24 to 27 October 2011. Conmex Middle East - 24 to 27 October 2011.
Conmex is the region’s largest and highly focused exhibition dedicated to supplying machinery and equipment to the construction industry, while Transmex Middle East is an exclusive platform for commercial vehicles. Together, they offer a cost-eff...
  6 Jul 2011 Website
Mappy - Acoustic and Thermal Insulation. Mappy - Acoustic and Thermal Insulation.
Mappy Italia is the leading company in acoustic and thermal insulation, boasting over 35 years of experience. The company was founded in 1974 and over the years has managed to became a solid company due to the intuition and technical ability of its ric...
Mappy Middle EastMappy Middle East 6 Jul 2011  
Importance of proper busbar sizing and termination. Importance of proper busbar sizing and termination.
Given a set of electrical, mechanical and environmental bus bar requirements, the focus of the design process is to find the optimum combination of materials, configurations and manufacturing processes that will yield a finished product that meets the ...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 4 Jul 2011 Website
RAK Ceramics introduces environment-friendly bathware products that save 33 per cent more water than previous models. RAK Ceramics introduces environment-friendly bathware products that save 33 per cent more water than previous models.
In line with its ongoing thrust to optimise the environmental benefits of its products, RAK Ceramics has completely converted all water closets from previous nine-litre flushing capacity to six-litre full flush and three-litre half flush, translating i...
  4 Jul 2011  
Smart Cities World MENA 2011 - Dubai, 21 - 24 November 2011. Smart Cities World MENA 2011 - Dubai, 21 - 24 November 2011.
Smart Cities World MENA 2011 is the region’s leading event dedicated to discussing the latest innovation and strategy in building and managing smart cities. It is a place where innovation is showcased, learning is done and new business contacts a...
  4 Jul 2011  
Emirates Green Building Council facilitates customised seminars and workshops to drive sustainable practices in corporates. Emirates Green Building Council facilitates customised seminars and workshops to drive sustainable practices in corporates.
The customised programmes, offered in conjunction with specialised institutes and academic organisations, serve as a perfect opportunity for businesses and organisations to draw on the expertise of Emirates GBC, and align themselves to the green vision...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 3 Jul 2011 Website
Hyundai Introduces New Heavy-Duty Trucks to the UAE. Hyundai Introduces New Heavy-Duty Trucks to the UAE.
Geared to be unleashed in the region, the new line-up of heavy-duty trucks from Hyundai Motor Company, locally represented by Juma Al Majid Est., are stronger, more efficient, and ready to conquer the streets of the UAE. Since their release in Korea in...
  30 Jun 2011  
New EU-exhaust emission directive: major challenge for construction machinery manufacturers. New EU-exhaust emission directive: major challenge for construction machinery manufacturers.
The introduction of the EU-Exhaust Emission Regulation Stage III B poses a challenge for the construction machinery manufacturers. The expense is enormous. A great deal of investment and development capacity is necessary. For the buyers that means high...
  28 Jun 2011  
Silicon Technology Helps Drive Green Building Revolution. Silicon Technology Helps Drive Green Building Revolution.
To support the growing demand of designing and constructing innovative, high-performance and sustainable structures, Dow Corning is strengthening its suite of construction solutions and services for building professionals. “We understand that con...
  28 Jun 2011  
Jotun launches Jotashield Extreme to address increased demand for heat reflective and eco-friendly paints in Saudi Arabia. Jotun launches Jotashield Extreme to address increased demand for heat reflective and eco-friendly paints in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia continues to be the GCC's largest and most dynamic infrastructure market with over USD 100 billion worth of infrastructure projects underway and USD 80 billion worth of pledged housing projects, according to the latest edition of the Saudi...
  27 Jun 2011  
FM EXPO 2011 doubles in size to meet industry demand. FM EXPO 2011 doubles in size to meet industry demand.
FM EXPO, which is the largest exhibition for the facilities management industry in the Middle East, will be double in size with twice as much exhibitor floor space compared with 2010, and two new events being added to the agenda; the Sustainable Facili...
  10 May 2011  
LGs groundbreaking plasma lighting system incorporated at Sharjah International Airport. LG's groundbreaking plasma lighting system incorporated at Sharjah International Airport.
Plasma lighting is an innovation unique to LG, who are also the sole proprietors of this technology. In addition to PLS, LG is increasingly active in the LED lighting market which is growing at a fast pace as it moves to replace conventional lighting, ...
  10 May 2011  
The Future Build - sustainability is only a click away. The Future Build - sustainability is only a click away.
With the launch of 'The Future Build', the region's green building industry is getting a major boost. Now, architects, engineers and contractors finally have a home-grown online database of environmentally sustainable, third-party certified and locally...
  10 May 2011  
The new 2011 BAGNO design price guide released. The new 2011 BAGNO design price guide released.
The new 2011 BAGNO design Price Guide has now been released containing 100’s of new and exciting products. Visit one of our showrooms or our website to request your copy now. Included in this brochure are our newly released own brand mixers, sto...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 8 May 2011 Website
RAK Ceramics opens refurbished central store in Ras Al Khaimah. RAK Ceramics opens refurbished central store in Ras Al Khaimah.
RAK Ceramics, the world's largest ceramic tiles and bathware manufacturing company, has announced that it recently opened its refurbished central storeroom in Ras Al Khaimah which was gutted in a major fire in 2009. The renovated store, which was opene...
  5 May 2011  
1,700 exhibitors, 40,000 visitors and the largest tent Qatar has ever seen. 1,700 exhibitors, 40,000 visitors and the largest tent Qatar has ever seen.
Project Qatar 2011 – the 8th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition is a staggering 73 per cent bigger than the 2010 edition of the show, underscoring the importance of Qatar in the construction landscape since th...
  1 May 2011  
FM EXPO in Dubai brings the world’s experts in facilities management together for the first time. FM EXPO in Dubai brings the world’s experts in facilities management together for the first time.
The inaugural World FM Congress, held alongside FM EXPO in Dubai has already attracted global speakers from NASA, The Sydney Opera House, World Trade Center Amsterdam and Global FM. Organised by dmg :: events, the event will be held between 17-18 May a...
  29 Apr 2011  
Demand for fabricated aluminium in Qatar to be worth USD 436 million by 2015. Demand for fabricated aluminium in Qatar to be worth USD 436 million by 2015.
According to a recent five-year forecast by Ventures Middle East, Qatar’s construction sector which contributes 7.2 per cent to the economy (2009) – is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 12 per cent from USD 7 bill...
  27 Apr 2011  
New workhorse tissue tape completes the  Avery Dennison foam insulation portfolio. New 'workhorse' tissue tape completes the Avery Dennison foam insulation portfolio.
Avery Dennison Performance Tapes has introduced a new pressure-sensitive double-sided tissue tape product for the foam insulation market. Avery Dennison FT 5212 tape delivers ease of conversion and handling coupled with versatile, effective applied p...
  27 Apr 2011  
Gulf Extrusions becomes first GCC extrusion firm to receive ESMA certification. Gulf Extrusions becomes first GCC extrusion firm to receive ESMA certification.
Gulf Extrusions, one of the largest aluminum extrusion plants in the Gulf region, became the first extrusion company in the GCC region to receive the Emirates Quality Mark certification from the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESM...
  24 Apr 2011  
MAPEI launches UAEs first unique, natural and artificial stone testing machine. MAPEI launches UAE's first unique, natural and artificial stone testing machine.
MAPEI, the leading global manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for buildings, has unveiled what is believed to be the UAE's first-ever Stone Testing Machine that helps determine the most appropriate kind of adhesives and ancillary ...
  20 Apr 2011  
Leading UAE construction supplier to reduce CO2 emissions in concrete product by 93%. Leading UAE construction supplier to reduce CO2 emissions in concrete product by 93%.
Unibeton Ready Mix, the leading UAE supplier of sustainable concrete, is working to create a pioneering product that will reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 93 per cent. Representatives from Unibeton discussed future plans at CityBuild Abu Dhabi Awards...
  19 Apr 2011  
Saudi Arabias aluminium production to touch 2.4 million MT in 2016 with planned smelting projects worth USD 19.5 billion. Saudi Arabia's aluminium production to touch 2.4 million MT in 2016 with planned smelting projects worth USD 19.5 billion.
Driven by a rapidly growing population and the recent approval of the largest government budget in the country’s history, Saudi Arabia’s construction sector is expected to continue to grow through 2015, pushing demand for aluminium products...
  19 Apr 2011  
Switching Over While Getting Equipped For The Future. Switching Over While Getting Equipped For The Future.
Starting recently, the new-build Rohrdorf area of the Pielenhofen community near Regensburg is shining in a modern light: the plan is for nine street lights with LED technology from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors to shed their light on the future developmen...
  19 Apr 2011  
European Green Capital on tour - Train of Ideas to depart from Hamburg. European Green Capital on tour - Train of Ideas to depart from Hamburg.
Hamburg, the “European Green Capital 2011”, placed its international ambassador represented by the “Train of Ideas” on the railway, as the Free and Hanseatic City saw the grand opening of this mobile exhibition that will be trav...
  18 Apr 2011  
Milliken presents at The Office Exhibition. Milliken presents at The Office Exhibition.
As a leading manufacturer of carbon neutral carpet tiles, Milliken will be showing with several products from its extensive portfolio, targeting specifiers and designers attending the event, which is the Middle East's largest office fit-out and design ...
Milliken Carpet 18 Apr 2011  
US$452 billion infrastructure developments to lead growth of GCC construction industry. US$452 billion infrastructure developments to lead growth of GCC construction industry.
Infrastructure projects in the GCC countries, currently valued at US$452 billion, can spearhead the growth of the regional construction industry, according to a comprehensive report published in conjunction with CityBuild Abu Dhabi. Massive investment ...
  17 Apr 2011  
LG encourages students to think green at regional kitchen design competition. LG encourages students to think 'green' at regional kitchen design competition.
LG Electronics (LG), the world’s leading innovator in home appliances, has announced the second edition of ‘Conceptualife’ – a regional design competition that provides a platform for university students to unleash their creativ...
  12 Apr 2011  
Techno-Mix Sanitary FZCO - now ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 10002-2004 certified. Techno-Mix Sanitary FZCO - now ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 10002-2004 certified.
Techno-mix Sanitary FZCO, a member of IKK Group take much pleasure to announce as it has been recently awarded as ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 10002-2004 certified company. “We are fully committed to manufacture quality sanitary and bathroom accessories...
Techno-Mix Sanitary FZCO 12 Apr 2011  
Construction commences at state-of-the-art new Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi. Construction commences at state-of-the-art new Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA) has announced that construction work have started on its state-of-the-art new Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi, located in the Mafraq area, Abu Dhabi, adjacent to the existing Mafraq facility. The old facility ...
  15 Mar 2011  
Green Precast System & Technologies International opens office in Beirut, Lebanon. Green Precast System & Technologies International opens office in Beirut, Lebanon.
Green Precast Lebanon has signed agreements for 6 apartment buildings and will commence construction of the structure the next few months with completion expected before the end of 2011. This represents the first in a series of projects currently being...
Green Precast Systems & TechnologiesGreen Precast Systems & Technologies 15 Mar 2011 Website
Cooling Tower Basin Cleaning with Lakos Filtration Solutions. Cooling Tower Basin Cleaning with Lakos Filtration Solutions.
When particulates have accumulated in your cooling tower basin, it leads to loss of efficiency in the condenser water system. Periodic manual cleaning is an option, but it is expensive, and fouling exponentially decreases the heat transfer efficiency. ...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 12 Mar 2011 Website
New Luxury collection mixers by Bagno Design. New Luxury collection mixers by Bagno Design.
The Vermont collection sets new standards with a glamorous appearance and rich design. The Emperor range brings the minimal artistic pattern to the bathroom design setting up a strong appearance which breaks the ordinary and pursues balance in design a...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 14 Mar 2011 Website
Top international brands in office furniture and design confirm their participation at The Office Exhibition 2011. Top international brands in office furniture and design confirm their participation at The Office Exhibition 2011.
Organisers of The Office Exhibition 2011, the Middle East’s premier trade event for office fit-outs, taking place from 17 – 19 May at the Dubai World Trade Centre, confirmed today the participation of some of the biggest names in office fur...
  13 Mar 2011  
Arabian Construction Week 2011 to Address Green Building in Middle East Region. Arabian Construction Week 2011 to Address Green Building in Middle East Region.
The Arabian Construction Week consists of three dedicated trade shows - Green Building Middle East for sustainable construction solutions; Future Build Middle East for innovative construction products; and Civil Engineering Middle East highlighting maj...
  10 Mar 2011  
LED street lighting conquers China. LED street lighting conquers China.
LED technology in street lighting is on the advance across the world. As part of the Chinese "10 cities 10,000 lights" project, three districts in the capital Beijing were equipped with LED street luminaires by the HBTechnology CAST Group, using OSLON ...
  10 Mar 2011  
Digital Touch - Division of Techno-mix Sanitary FZCO. Digital Touch - Division of Techno-mix Sanitary FZCO.
Digital touch proudly offers touch panel switches for lights, curtain controller and air conditioning controller as based on the touch panel technology with the advantages of using handheld remote control to fully control your home. Their acoustics sys...
Techno-Mix Sanitary FZCO 8 Mar 2011  
INTERMAT Middle East 2011 Provides Networking Platform for Machinery and Equipment in the Construction Industry. INTERMAT Middle East 2011 Provides Networking Platform for Machinery and Equipment in the Construction Industry.
According to a recent article in the Gulf News, an estimated US$600 billion will be spent in the construction and infrastructure industries in the MENA region over the next three years. The investment makes INTERMAT Middle East a must-attend for leadin...
  6 Mar 2011  
Construction projects in Abu Dhabi now worth US$562.8 billion. Construction projects in Abu Dhabi now worth US$562.8 billion.
As the regional economy continues on the cautiously optimistic path to recovery, Abu Dhabi is shining as one of the brightest stars in the Middle East’s construction industry, with contracts awarded in the energy, infrastructure and buildings sec...
  27 Feb 2011  
Empower switches to recycled sewage water to run its district cooling plant in Dubai Healthcare City. Empower switches to recycled sewage water to run its district cooling plant in Dubai Healthcare City.
Emirates Central Cooling Corporation (Empower), the largest district cooling service provider in the region, has switched to Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) system of Dubai Municipality to obtain water for its cooling towers in Dubai Healthcare City (DHC...
  27 Feb 2011  
Haya Water opens tender for Baushar Wastewater Network. Haya Water opens tender for Baushar Wastewater Network.
Haya Water (Oman Wastewater Services Company SAOC) is a Government of the Sultanate of Oman owned entity, and is empowered to build, own and operate the Muscat Wastewater Project covering an area of 3,900 km2. The vision of the company is to build and ...
  24 Feb 2011  
FOXX Floating Port Security Barrier protects sensitive infrastructure from waterside attacks. FOXX Floating Port Security Barrier protects sensitive infrastructure from waterside attacks.
Waterside barriers, developed by the Geobrugg AG, Romanshorn / Switzerland Security Engineering Division protect sensitive infrastructures like oil and LNG terminals, ships, harbours and ports, nuclear facilities, dams, bridge piers and waterside indus...
  23 Feb 2011  
Transguard secures new FM contracts. Transguard secures new FM contracts.
The Transguard Group, an Emirates Group company, has been awarded a raft of FM contracts worth millions of dollars, to provide security guards, housekeepers, kitchen staff and pool attendants for a variety of companies throughout the UAE. The more nota...
  21 Feb 2011  
Global Construction Experts to Speak at Summits during Arabian Construction Week 2011. Global Construction Experts to Speak at Summits during Arabian Construction Week 2011.
The Building Smart debate series will focus on the importance and implementation of integrated construction and Building Information Modelling technology in an effective and realistic manner, highlighting success stories in America, Europe and Singapor...
  15 Feb 2011  
UAE contractors upbeat in playing major role in USD 1.3 trillion worth of projects in Middle East. UAE contractors upbeat in playing major role in USD 1.3 trillion worth of projects in Middle East.
UAE contractors have expressed a positive outlook that the Middle East region’s construction sector will enjoy continuous growth and development; an indicative sign that the region is recovering from the global financial crisis. The resilient tur...
  15 Feb 2011  
RAK Ceramics showcasing distinctly inspired collection of ceramic tiles in Spain. RAK Ceramics showcasing distinctly inspired collection of ceramic tiles in Spain.
RAK Ceramics, the world's largest ceramic tiles & sanitaryware manufacturing company, has announced that it is showcasing its range of products, headlined by its Jewel Collection, the Zebra Series, Fossilwood Series and the Afro Fabric collection at CE...
  8 Feb 2011  
Cambridge Architectural Creates Modern Patchwork of Metal Fabric to Adorn Elite US Hospital Parking Garage. Cambridge Architectural Creates Modern Patchwork of Metal Fabric to Adorn Elite US Hospital Parking Garage.
Yale-New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research. With a rich history and a robust offering of care in more than 100 medical specialty areas, ...
  6 Feb 2011  
From waste to beautiful carpet collection. From waste to beautiful carpet collection.
In connection with efforts to reduce the firm's carbon footprint, Danish carpet manufacturer ege carpets is now launching a new collection of carpets, Carré Modular, which is produced from materials recycled from the company's own waste products. The c...
  3 Feb 2011  
Dubai Wood and Wood Machinery Show 2011 challenge - strengthening the global wood industry. Dubai Wood and Wood Machinery Show 2011 challenge - strengthening the global wood industry.
The Dubai Wood and Wood Machinery Show has brought together major players in the wood industry during its 5-year run. In April 2010, exhibitors from 40 countries showcased their products, explored and discovered strong business partnerships and benefit...
  1 Feb 2011  
Jotun Paints empowers consumers in the Middle East through Social Media Networking. Jotun Paints empowers consumers in the Middle East through Social Media Networking.
Jotun Paints, one of the world’s leading producers and suppliers of paints and coatings, has announced that it has integrated Facebook, one of the world’s leading social media networking sites, to its online colour visualisation tool called...
  28 Jan 2011  
InSinkErators Waste Xpress Food Waste Disposer System Reduces Bulk Waste Volume by 85 Percent for Commercial Kitchens. InSinkErator's Waste Xpress Food Waste Disposer System Reduces Bulk Waste Volume by 85 Percent for Commercial Kitchens.
Waste. It’s the messy by-product of serving meals to hundreds of restaurant guests and vacationers at hotels and resorts. But, did you know that food waste disposers and pulper systems provide one of the most cost-effective, convenient, easiest, ...
Emerson FZE - InSinkErator DivisionEmerson FZE - InSinkErator Division 27 Jan 2011 Website
High interest from Gulf buyers in new 7 star residential property in UK High interest from Gulf buyers in new '7 star residential property in UK'
Hackett and James, a Birmingham UK based leader in exclusive residential property development, are already experiencing significant interest from prospective Gulf buyers, even before unveiling their current 7 start property. Typically nestling behind a...
Hackett & James 20 Jan 2011  
Visit the Middle Easts international exhibition and global summits for sustainable and innovative construction. Visit the Middle East's international exhibition and global summits for sustainable and innovative construction.
The Arabian Construction Week, the region's new construction industry international event incorporating three dedicated vertical trade exhibitions and three regional summits on sustainability, innovation and infrastructure, hosted 1000's of dedicated t...
  20 Jan 2011  
English contemporary furniture wins Middle East approval. English contemporary furniture wins Middle East approval.
Interior designers of select Middle East hotels and luxury villas have the opportunity to tap into an exclusive range of UK contemporary wooden furniture through a new commissioning service, English Furniture Collective, dedicated to this market. The s...
  18 Jan 2011  
GCCs aluminium investments reach around USD 30 billion. GCC's aluminium investments reach around USD 30 billion.
Investments into the Gulf’s aluminium industry are currently estimated at around USD 30 billion and could reach as much as USD 55 billion by 2020 due to upcoming smelter expansions and new projects. A fully-integrated aluminium industrial complex...
  13 Jan 2011  
Khansaheb, Knauf, Jotun Paints, Peri, Tiger Profiles, Hadley Industries, Pasco Pavings, RMD Kwikform, Meva... Khansaheb, Knauf, Jotun Paints, Peri, Tiger Profiles, Hadley Industries, Pasco Pavings, RMD Kwikform, Meva...
Just a few of the 500 companies who will be exhibiting at the Arabian Construction Week Exhibition, Abu Dhabi’s largest dedicated trade exhibition for the construction Industry.
  6 Jan 2011  
Greenheck - the leading manufacturer of air-movement and control equipment. Greenheck - the leading manufacturer of air-movement and control equipment.
Greenheck is known worldwide as the leading manufacturer of air-movement and control equipment. Its flagship ventilation products are typically found behind walls, in ductwork or on the roofs of hospitals, office buildings, hotels, shopping malls, rest...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 5 Jan 2011 Website
Machinery worth US$ 4 billion from all over the world to be displayed at ArabPlast 2011. Machinery worth US$ 4 billion from all over the world to be displayed at ArabPlast 2011.
Over US$ 4 billion worth of machinery in hundreds of containers from all over the world is on its way to Dubai to be displayed at ArabPlast 2011, the Middle East's premiere trade show for rubber, plastics and plastic processing, which will be held from...
  5 Jan 2011  
Saudi Arabias transport sector growing by up to 10 per cent annually. Saudi Arabia's transport sector growing by up to 10 per cent annually.
The transport sector in Saudi Arabia is estimated to be growing by 6 to 10 per cent annually, driven by aggressive construction of new roads, railways and integrated community development projects across the country. Development of transport infrastruc...
  5 Jan 2011  
Tabanlıoğlu Architects receive global acclaim at the International Property Awards 2010 in London. Tabanlıoğlu Architects receive global acclaim at the International Property Awards 2010 in London.
Tabanlıoğlu Architects, the renowned Turkish House of Architecture and Design were bestowed the prestigious International Architecture Award (Public Service) for the Tripoli Congress Center at the International Commercial Property Awards held...
  5 Jan 2011  

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