AEC Online
Printable version Bookmark this page Notify a colleague or friend about this page Bookmark and Share

Product news 2012

News

News
Request for Information Preview Summary Company Date Website
Jotun opens new Inspiration Centre in UAE Jotun opens new 'Inspiration Centre' in UAE
The newly opened centre in Rashidiya, which has an area of 1,800 square feet, is decorated with high quality interior finishes, LED TV's for product promotional videos and is manned by professional staff who can attend to questions and requests made by...
Jotun UAE Ltd (LLC)Jotun UAE Ltd (LLC) 28 Dec 2012  
Jotun introduces stain-free and hygienic indoor paints to its Fenomastic range Jotun introduces stain-free and hygienic indoor paints to its Fenomastic range
Staying true to its reputation of being ahead of its time, Jotun has once more expanded its product range with these new Fenomastic paints in order to match the challenging needs of the consistently prospering Middle East Interior Paint Market.
Jotun UAE Ltd (LLC)Jotun UAE Ltd (LLC) 27 Dec 2012  
Upscale developments drive demand for electronically switchable glass solutions Upscale developments drive demand for electronically switchable glass solutions
Widely used by leading architecture firms, interior designers, property developers, luxury hoteliers, and blue-chip companies around the world, SmartGlass illuminates environments, creating multi-functional spaces that adapt and respond to the needs of...
  24 Dec 2012  
DuPont launches new lightweight Nomex firefighting garments in the Middle East DuPont launches new lightweight Nomex firefighting garments in the Middle East
The garments tailored specifically for the hot and arid conditions of the Middle East. The outer shell of the garments consists of DuPont® Nomex®, a flame-resistant fiber that has been used by fire fighters and emergency responders around the world for...
  20 Dec 2012  
New Company: Gale Pacific New Company: Gale Pacific
A company specializing in the manufacture of consumer and commercial outdoor knitted and coated fabrics and products utilizing these fabrics. The product range includes Commercial 95 Knitted Shadecloth, Gazebos, Umbrellas, Exterior Window Shades, Awnin...
Gale Pacific FZEGale Pacific FZE 19 Dec 2012  
Electric power generation seminar with a difference Electric power generation seminar with a difference
The event was a platform for the attendees to have a close look at a 2500 KVA open set and a 500 KVA sound attenuated FG Wilson DG Sets that were on display. Their technical questions regarding product specification and features were answered. A servi...
FG Wilson (Engineering) FZEFG Wilson (Engineering) FZE 18 Dec 2012  
GCC infrastructure investment to focus on design stage planning GCC infrastructure investment to focus on design stage planning
As infrastructure investment and projects gather speed, the GCC is to continue investing approximately US$700 billion on modernizing infrastructure and social services with the UAE alone accounting for around US$100 billion.
  18 Dec 2012  
Intersec 2013 in Dubai to be held under patronage of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Intersec 2013 in Dubai to be held under patronage of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
It is likely to attract close to 1,000 exhibitors – a record and significant milestone for the Middle East’s largest and most comprehensive trade platform for security, safety and fire protection. Going by current feedback, organisers expec...
  18 Dec 2012 Website
New Company: Ruud Lighting Arabia New Company: Ruud Lighting Arabia
BetaLED, a division of US-based Ruud Lighting Inc., was established to dedicate resources to the emerging use of LED technology for general illumination. We provide the lighting market with high-quality, specification-grade luminaires for interior and ...
Ruud Lighting Arabia (LLC)Ruud Lighting Arabia (LLC) 17 Dec 2012  
Powertech Switchgear felicitated by ABB Powertech Switchgear felicitated by ABB
ABB’s Authorized Value Provider Program program is designed for distributors, technical distributors, system integrators, service providers and panel builders. It provides the third party partners a unified, consistent solution for the complete A...
Powertech Switchgear IndustriesPowertech Switchgear Industries 13 Dec 2012  
A strong platform underfoot for seasonal refurbishment projects A strong platform underfoot for seasonal refurbishment projects
The traditional holiday shutdown period provides a window of opportunity to introduce a new floor finish, creating an inspired finish for processing and manufacturing centres in the United Arab Emirates to mark the start of the New Year - and aiding he...
  12 Dec 2012  
CanaSafe quadBlock reusable earplugs CanaSafe quadBlock reusable earplugs
The four flanges design of this earplug ensuring ultimate seal of ear canal while providing maximum comfort specially when worn for prolonged period. The high visibility color, on the other hand, allows supervisors to effortlessly identify the proper f...
CanaSafeCanaSafe 11 Dec 2012  
LEED Gold certification awarded to Cummins ME LEED Gold certification awarded to Cummins ME
The environmental impact of the building design, construction and operation industry is significant. Buildings or facilities like Cummins annually consume more than 30% of the total energy and more than 60% of the electricity. A new resolution on the ...
Cummins Middle East FZECummins Middle East FZE 11 Dec 2012  
Interface brings nature to urban spaces with new global collection Interface brings nature to urban spaces with new global collection
At the cutting edge of design, Urban Retreat is inspired by people’s instinctive love of nature, a science known as ‘Biophilia’. The collection comes in three distinctive designs and is an elegant solution for built environments wish...
  10 Dec 2012  
New Autodesk FormIt App New Autodesk FormIt App
Design professionals are increasingly working on the go and Autodesk FormIt helps them to capture building design concepts digitally anytime, anywhere ideas strike,” said Nicolas Mangon, senior director, AEC strategy and marketing, Autodesk. R...
  10 Dec 2012 Website
Dubai Airport Freezone Achieves Superior Energy Performance  with the Energy Management Certification Dubai Airport Freezone Achieves Superior Energy Performance with the Energy Management Certification
In compliance with Dubai’s vision to be a role model to the world in energy security and efficiency, Dubai Airport Freezone has successfully obtained an international standard for energy management (ISO 50001:2009) for its daily operations using ...
  9 Dec 2012  
GCC construction contractor awards for new power, water projects tipped to value US$32.4 billion in 2013 GCC construction contractor awards for new power, water projects tipped to value US$32.4 billion in 2013
A fresh flow of GCC construction contractor awards for new power and water projects are on the grid and expected to be worth $US32.4 billion in 2013, according to the latest GCC Power and Desalination Report from research firm Ventures Middle East. Aft...
  9 Dec 2012  
Hempel inaugurates new Sadafat Trading outlet in Dubai Hempel inaugurates new Sadafat Trading outlet in Dubai
The outlet is fully equipped with Hempel’s state-of-the-art tinting machine equipped with a portable spectrophotometer and trained staff to provide professional advice on colour finishes and special interior effects for coating and painting requi...
  9 Dec 2012  
Saudi market for construction machinery to increase over 30% Saudi market for construction machinery to increase over 30%
The country plans to invest US$ 806 billion in upcoming projects, planned until 2030. Additionally, the market is currently witnessing a shift in dominance from two of largest construction companies, Saudi Bin Laden and Saudi Oger, due to an increasing...
  4 Dec 2012 Website
The worlds longest glassmaking demonstration... The world's longest glassmaking demonstration...
Glass artists like challenges, at least ‘ours’ do, hence imagination, creativity, diversity in the pieces, techniques and skills, that constantly extended and demolished barriers for this intriguing material, were displayed during the 27 ho...
The Stourbridge Glass Collection LimitedThe Stourbridge Glass Collection Limited 4 Dec 2012 Website
US sportswear brand goes for LEDs US sportswear brand goes for LEDs
LEDs are the perfect light source for store lighting: Thanks to their natural color rendering properties, their directed light and the availability of different tones of white light, LEDs fulfill all the varying requirements for illuminating clothing, ...
  29 Nov 2012  
MENA region needs US$250 billion capital injection in power sector by 2017 MENA region needs US$250 billion capital injection in power sector by 2017
The total amount of required capital investment includes power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (GTD), and accounts for more than 200 planned and announced energy-related projects in the MENA region valued between US$100 million and US$20 bill...
  28 Nov 2012 Website
Pre-insulated Sandwich Panel Ductwork versus Galvanized Insulated Ductwork Pre-insulated Sandwich Panel Ductwork versus Galvanized Insulated Ductwork
PAL International has been the pioneer in pre-insulated foam ducting and the top brand most widely used in prestigious projects worldwide. PAL is committed to provide the latest technologies and ensure the consistent quality of ducting fabrications and...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 28 Nov 2012 Website
Aquafront - bringing the kitchen to life with integrated kitchen aquariums. Aquafront - bringing the kitchen to life with integrated kitchen aquariums.
Each unit will be a bespoke handmade glass aquarium and will be made available as an integrated accessory for new and existing customers. Features include state of the art equipment and technology such as LED lighting, a built in computer monitor syste...
  27 Nov 2012 Website
High Horsepower Master Rebuild Center High Horsepower Master Rebuild Center
The center, the first of its kind in the region, aims to cater to rebuilding engines above 19 liters which are most commonly used in commercial marine vessels, prime power generation and mining – where reliability is a must. “Firstly, we ca...
Cummins Middle East FZECummins Middle East FZE 27 Nov 2012  
New Retro Nouveau range from Bagno Design New Retro Nouveau range from Bagno Design
The new collection embraces the traditional style with a contemporary twist, beautifully complemented with matching bathroom fixtures for a complete look. With the new mixers from the Princess Nouveau series, Bagno Design offers a modern interpretation...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 27 Nov 2012 Website
RAK Ceramics picks up ‘Brand Excellence Award’ at World Brand Congress RAK Ceramics picks up ‘Brand Excellence Award’ at World Brand Congress
The World Brand Congress is the single largest event on a global scale that recognises the world’s most successful and sought-after brands. RAK Ceramics joined over 500 marketing and branding elite who convened for the congress with representativ...
  27 Nov 2012  
Safety Meets Ex i: One Module, Twice the Safety Safety Meets Ex i: One Module, Twice the Safety
Just 24 mm wide but with guaranteed safety: The 750-663 for PROFIsafe applications is used when safety of personnel is called for in hazardous Zones 0 and 1. This 4-channel digital module is installed in the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750 together with the classi...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 27 Nov 2012  
Taylor Wessing wins legal advisor of the year award at UAE’s first solar awards Taylor Wessing wins legal advisor of the year award at UAE’s first solar awards
The award recognises Taylor Wessing’s outstanding advocacy for clean energy in the UAE and its position as one of the world's foremost legal advisors to companies in the sustainability sector. The firm’s clients in Europe, the Middle East ...
Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLPTaylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP 27 Nov 2012  
Danube consolidates its market presence in Qatar with the opening of a new showroom Danube consolidates its market presence in Qatar with the opening of a new showroom
Faced with rapid growth in construction activity on the back of its programme to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup along with the development in transport and educational infrastructure, Qatar’s construction industry is set to maintain its top positio...
  26 Nov 2012  
US study finds health and environmental risk in building insulation US study finds health and environmental risk in building insulation
Researchers in the United States are calling for a change to the US building codes, following a study showing that the mandatory flame retardants routinely added to foam insulation are not only harmful to human health and the environment, but also make...
  26 Nov 2012 Website
Ducab presented their range of OGP products at ADIPEC Ducab presented their range of OGP products at ADIPEC
Products on display included the entire range of low voltage, medium voltage and high voltage cables complemented by the instrumentation and pilot cables. Widely used across OGP industries, Ducab’s cables are manufactured to BS and IEC standards.
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 25 Nov 2012  
Waste not, want not - the business benefits of implementing a waste reduction initiative Waste not, want not - the business benefits of implementing a waste reduction initiative
Across the many initiatives related in the campaign to save the earth, moves to reduce the amount of industry-related waste is vital to today’s businesses. Minimising waste, saving water and keying in a reduction in the use of raw materials canno...
Emerson FZE - InSinkErator DivisionEmerson FZE - InSinkErator Division 25 Nov 2012 Website
Hansgrohe SE introduces new catalogue with a digital difference Hansgrohe SE introduces new catalogue with a digital difference
In addition to browsing for product information this latest innovative app consists of fun and entertaining functions that bring products and designs to life. One of the most exciting features is the configurator tool which lets consumers see how diffe...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 21 Nov 2012 Website
Interface named most sustainable large corporate at International Green Awards Interface named most sustainable large corporate at International Green Awards
Up against global brands such as Hitachi, Iberdrola, ITC Hotels and Pearson Plc, Interface won out due to its long-standing commitment to sustainability and the extent to which it is embedded within the organisation. In 1994, Interface set itself the b...
  21 Nov 2012  
Regional first for Plum Sheep as it achieves ‘Greenguard Certification’ for products manufactured in the UAE Regional first for Plum Sheep as it achieves ‘Greenguard Certification’ for products manufactured in the UAE
Established in 2001, the Greenguard Environmental Institute was founded with the mission of protecting human health and quality of life by improving indoor air quality and reducing chemical exposure. According to the experts at Greenguard, indoor air q...
  20 Nov 2012  
Assured protection for car parks Assured protection for car parks
Leading flooring manufacturer Flowcrete has redeveloped its world-renowned Deckshield ED system to offer enhanced protection to outdoor car parking structures across the Middle East. The reformulated coating now includes protection against extreme UV e...
  19 Nov 2012  
Belhasa Projects wins new sports and coatings contracts in Singapore, India and Qatar Belhasa Projects wins new sports and coatings contracts in Singapore, India and Qatar
The company is in the process of constructing a 9,600 square metre Rugby field in Centaurus Centre of Excellence in Singapore. Belhasa Projects will use Rhino Turf, a high quality exciting, ‘state of the art’ range of synthetic turf product...
  14 Nov 2012  
Autodesk liberates designers with industry’s first cloud-based pay-as-you-go simulation Autodesk liberates designers with industry’s first cloud-based pay-as-you-go simulation
With Autodesk Simulation 360, designers, engineers and analysts can more easily predict, optimize and validate the performance of things in the world around us. The virtually infinite power of the cloud allows complex engineering tests that were once l...
  13 Nov 2012  
Launch of innovative new children’s furniture – that adult specifiers can understand! Launch of innovative new children’s furniture – that adult specifiers can understand!
Designed for 3-7 year old, this range of innovative, eye-catching and carefully designed furniture, complies with all safety regulations and the more stringent toy regulations and is therefore safe as well as fun.
Fairytale Furniture Ltd.Fairytale Furniture Ltd. 13 Nov 2012  
Great success for Laticrete RAK at Big 5 2012 Great success for Laticrete RAK at Big 5 2012
The numbers of visitors from the neighboring countries, African and Asian Continents, East European Countries were in large quantities than the previous years. In fact, the visitors started flooding the exhibition halls much before the specified openin...
Laticrete RAK Co. LLCLaticrete RAK Co. LLC 12 Nov 2012  
Dow Corning to feature performance-enhancing silicone solutions for greener buildings at Greenbuild 2012 Dow Corning to feature performance-enhancing silicone solutions for greener buildings at Greenbuild 2012
The panel is a high-efficiency insulation product featuring five to 10 times better thermal resistance than conventional insulation materials. The panel also has a thin-profile construction and enables slim wall constructions to maximize usable floor ...
  11 Nov 2012  
Glass - latest designs, trends and inspirations Glass - latest designs, trends and inspirations
The recent Index interior design show featured a gathering of top quality speakers from around the globe, including 2 seminars by Steve Parker, founder and managing director of The Stourbridge Glass International Collection, who flew over from England....
The Stourbridge Glass Collection LimitedThe Stourbridge Glass Collection Limited 10 Nov 2012  
Schneider Electrics Energy University Introduces Professional Energy Manager Certification Schneider Electric's Energy University Introduces Professional Energy Manager Certification
The exclusive program, developed in cooperation with the acclaimed Institute of Energy Professionals (IEP), the longest running energy education program in the US, gives energy-focused individuals across the world an exciting new option for earning a h...
  8 Nov 2012 Website
Low carbon footprint positions American hardwoods among worlds most eco-friendly building materials Low carbon footprint positions American hardwoods among world's most eco-friendly building materials
The American Hardwood Export Council has highlighted the environmental credentials of American hardwoods through the release of its ISO-conformant report on the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of rough-sawn kiln-dried hardwood lumber. The release of the re...
  7 Nov 2012  
New FM services launched to international market at FM Expo 2012 New FM services launched to international market at FM Expo 2012
We have seen the launch of the very latest in facilities management (FM) services and technology, as exhibitors utilise the event to access the regional and international market on site during the four day event. Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centr...
  7 Nov 2012  
Rubber World Industries showcases diverse portfolio of rubber based building materials at the Big 5 Rubber World Industries showcases diverse portfolio of rubber based building materials at the Big 5
The products consist of eco-friendly, cost effective rubber based insulated products that boast of strong features like ready to be used without wastage, dust free, fiber free, CFC free, zero ODP and have low VOC, making them mold and mildew resistant....
  7 Nov 2012  
Emirates Building Systems Showcases Latest Line-up of Industrial Products at The Big 5 Show 2012 Emirates Building Systems Showcases Latest Line-up of Industrial Products at The Big 5 Show 2012
It is displaying a new portfolio of steel products such as chimneys, stalks and tanks that are used in the oil and gas industry, alongside its established portfolio of structures for offices, residences, high-rise towers and other commercial, instituti...
  6 Nov 2012  
Mapei launch new Mapefix range of chemical fasteners at The Big 5 Show 2012 Mapei launch new Mapefix range of chemical fasteners at The Big 5 Show 2012
The new product line provides superior adhesive solutions for anchoring heavy loads, structural loads and light loads. The Mapefix EP, Mapefix PE SF and Mapefix VE SF have been certified according to ETA European Standards, which guarantees the quality...
  6 Nov 2012  
DuPont unveils the new colour palette of DuPont Corian and new applications at the Big 5 DuPont unveils the new colour palette of DuPont Corian and new applications at the Big 5
The renewed colour palette includes 72 tones conceived to better meet the requirements of architecture and design professionals as well as those of an extremely wide range of furnishing companies. From new whites to greys, from classic colours to more ...
  5 Nov 2012  
Emrill leads green revolution with the launch of Emrill Energy Services Emrill leads green revolution with the launch of Emrill Energy Services
It brings together the Total Energy Management expertise of CESand Energy Engineering from Crowley Carbon Services to provide 26 years experience and an unparalleled track record with some of the world’s most prestigious organisations including V...
  4 Nov 2012  
Euroclima air handling units for indoor pools Euroclima air handling units for indoor pools
The new ETA POOL range has been developed to provide optimum comfort conditions with the minimum energy consumptions. The new ETA POOL range is declined in two packaged product lines: ETA POOL SPA for small pool applications and ETA POOL OLYMPIC for me...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 8 Oct 2012  
Faisal Jassim Trading Company at the Big 5 Faisal Jassim Trading Company at the Big 5
The company specialises in the electrical and mechanical fields related to the building services industry. First established in 1988, the company has since forged for itself a respected reputation of expertise and excellence and has evolved into an eng...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 3 Nov 2012  
French building industry taking up quarters at the Big 5 French building industry taking up quarters at the Big 5
There will be major groups and specialised firms, representing the various trades in the building industry: architecture and interior design services, façade and roofing products, plumbing fixtures, tooling, protective and safety equipment, composite m...
  4 Nov 2012  
Introducing Fibercill DWM Introducing Fibercill DWM
A new product combining precision MDF profiles wrapped in either real wood veneer, paper foil or PVC laminates. These highly consistent defect free wrapped mouldings are ideal for use in construction, refurbishment, shop fitting, furniture manufacture ...
Fibercill LimitedFibercill Limited 3 Nov 2012  
LATICRETE Goes Direct for Exterior Stone Veneer at Hanseong Baekje Museum in Seoul, South Korea LATICRETE Goes Direct for Exterior Stone Veneer at Hanseong Baekje Museum in Seoul, South Korea
The Hanseong Baekje Museum gets its name from one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea that ruled the land during the 4th and 5th Centuries. Hanseong was what they called present-day Seoul, and the Baekje Dynasty dates back to 18 B.C. as the first and most i...
Laticrete RAK Co. LLCLaticrete RAK Co. LLC 27 Aug 2012  
Laticrete to showcase new products at the Big 5 Show in Dubai Laticrete to showcase new products at the Big 5 Show in Dubai
New single component liquid applied wet area waterproofing system, which can bond to concrete, metal and PVC pipes will make the complicated waterproofing easier and faster. Also LATAPOXY 310 Epoxy Adhesive, which can totally replace the mechanical sys...
Laticrete RAK Co. LLCLaticrete RAK Co. LLC 3 Nov 2012  
Hansgrohe SE supplies bathroom fittings for Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas Hansgrohe SE supplies bathroom fittings for Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas
The resort’s 306 rooms, suites and villas are equipped with the Axor Citterio range. Citterio is a timeless, classic collection developed in cooperation with internationally renowned designer and architect Antonio Citterio. Axor Citterio has tran...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 2 Nov 2012  
ATEX- and IECEx-Certified up to 60°C ATEX- and IECEx-Certified up to 60°C
WAGO continues to expanded its line of Ex products: More than 50 components within the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750 have been approved for Ex applications. Recently ATEX- and IECEx-certified products for operating in temperatures up to 60°C include: Eight- and ...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 1 Nov 2012  
Evolution dimming control system from Mode Lighting Evolution dimming control system from Mode Lighting
Evolution brings together the many different types of lighting control protocol into a single package simplifying the specification and installation process, breaking away from the traditional limits of control systems by allowing controls to be adapte...
Creation Gulf Trading LLCCreation Gulf Trading LLC 1 Nov 2012  
First-class operation and maintenance contract - service you can depend on... First-class operation and maintenance contract - service you can depend on...
A principal component of Cummins’ legendary service is its active partnership with customers, which includes long-term aftermarket support using the latest technology in addition to a skilled workforce. Cummins ensures customers enjoy increased e...
Cummins Middle East FZECummins Middle East FZE 1 Nov 2012  
New Serge Serrari composite membranes  at the Dubai Big 5 New Serge Serrari composite membranes at the Dubai Big 5
Composite membranes are made from a weave of micro-cables covered with several layers of high-performance polymers. Serge Ferrari® Précontraint technology consists of applying the coating while keeping the warp and weft threads in tension throughout th...
  1 Nov 2012  
Powertech - the preferred supplier for the education and healthcare sectors Powertech - the preferred supplier for the education and healthcare sectors
The construction industry in the region has seen a marked improvement in recent months in contrast to the rather stagnant last few years. Many ambitious projects have taken off and we are no longer talking about off-plan projects, but real ones whose f...
Powertech Switchgear IndustriesPowertech Switchgear Industries 1 Nov 2012  
Painting the Ivory Tower green in Qatars Education City Painting the 'Ivory Tower' green in Qatar's Education City
At Qatar Foundation’s Education City, late-night study sessions will soon be solar powered. Or at least, the low energy light bulbs used to burn the midnight oil will be solar powered. With solar panels almost saturating the roofs of the new 12-b...
  31 Oct 2012  
Emirates Green Building Council unveils speaker line-up for Annual Congress Emirates Green Building Council unveils speaker line-up for Annual Congress
The two-day Congress under the theme ‘Innovations in Sustainability’ with several leaders representing the foremost public and private sector entities to share their views on the Congress theme with the audience. They will focus on sustaina...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 30 Oct 2012 Website
Osram Displix LED for extreme conditions Osram Displix LED for extreme conditions
Large-format outdoor displays, for example at rock concerts, at sporting events or for perimeter advertising, are the most important target applications for the new Displix black and Displix blackprint multichip LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors. The...
  29 Oct 2012 Website
Etisalat launches energy saving solution for Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Etisalat launches energy saving solution for Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
The solution aims to reduce energy consumption in existing facilities and infrastructure across the UAE by monitoring real time performance data of existing energy consuming equipment on a continuous basis and adopting optimization measures
  25 Oct 2012  
Siemens and Accenture providing smart metering solutions for utilities globally Siemens and Accenture providing smart metering solutions for utilities globally
Combining Accenture's smart grid capabilities, which include advanced IT expertise, and deep industry knowledge, with Siemens' smart grid and smart metering technology as well as extensive experience in utility operations, will help utilities improve t...
  23 Oct 2012  
Schneider Electric drives sustainable energy efficient cities Schneider Electric drives sustainable energy efficient cities
Building upon Schneider Electric’s regional accomplishments including the SABIC R&D Centre in Riyadh Techno valley, the demand for the company’s solutions for both new and existing buildings is set to grow, with various high profile solutio...
  22 Oct 2012  
3.5% growth expected for Kuwaiti construction with $125b spend projected until 2015 3.5% growth expected for Kuwaiti construction with $125b spend projected until 2015
Kuwait has always been seen as a market with significant spending budgets and lots of potential within the GCC’s construction industry, further highlighted by the substantial rise in Kuwaiti construction companies participating in The Big 5 over ...
  17 Oct 2012 Website
Acti 9 - a complete high performance modular system Acti 9 - a complete high performance modular system
A complete final distribution system that provides innovative load monitoring and control, and easily connects to any facility management system and serves as an essential element in energy efficiency solutions. With five generations and 40 years of in...
  15 Oct 2012  
FM Expo report reveals top challenges in the facilities management industry FM Expo report reveals top challenges in the facilities management industry
Facilities managers are constantly being faced with the challenge of meeting energy management legislation and adhere to incentive schemes set by utility providers, causing them to have to think significantly ahead as it becomes more costly to update F...
  15 Oct 2012 Website
Kronotex Mammut Laminate Flooring Kronotex Mammut Laminate Flooring
For extremely heavy loads or to create a sophisticated and natural look, Mammut is a floor which can meet all requirements. The panels are extra hard, extra long and, what’s more, extra practical.
Greenwood General Trading LLCGreenwood General Trading LLC 4 Oct 2012  
Interface sustainability ambassador wins leadership award Interface sustainability ambassador wins leadership award
Ana Seixas, Director of Marketing, Middle East, Africa & India at Interface, won the Sustainable Leadership Award during the Asian Leadership Awards ceremony at the Taj Palace Hotel, Dubai and was the only winner whose job role is not directly related ...
  11 Oct 2012  
Construction of Outlet Village to start in 2013 Construction of Outlet Village to start in 2013
The large format destination is set to host a total of 160 top-tier outlet stores. Phase-one of the development will feature 100 high-end brands, while Phase-two will consist of 60 additional outlet stores. With Dubai’s tourism industry marking e...
  10 Oct 2012  
The Total Office achieves ‘LEED Silver Certification’ for its flagship Dubai showroom The Total Office achieves ‘LEED Silver Certification’ for its flagship Dubai showroom
The LEED Green Building Rating System for Commercial Interiors is a set of performance standards for certifying a building's design and construction in order to promote healthy, durable, affordable, and environmentally sound practices in tenant space d...
  10 Oct 2012  
In the need of professional, on time delivery of swimming pools? In the need of professional, on time delivery of swimming pools?
Oasis Dreams are specialists in constructing new swimming pools, water features and Jacuzzis. We also do refurbishment and maintenance, and can provide all your swimming pool requirements.
Oasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLCOasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLC 9 Oct 2012  
Introducing HyTools Introducing HyTools
An app packed with hydronic calculation tools. Optimising complex hydronic systems has never been easier or more convenient. You now have all the balancing, pressurising and radiator control tools you need right on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch ̵...
TA HydronicsTA Hydronics 9 Oct 2012  
Now approved by ADDC and AADC Now approved by ADDC and AADC
Powertech is approved by ADDC (Abu Dhabi Distribution Company) for ratings including 250A , 400A , 630A & 800A of Withdrawable type Low Voltage Panels. It is also in the approved vendor list of the Al Ain Distribution Company (AADC) for assembly of sw...
Powertech Switchgear IndustriesPowertech Switchgear Industries 9 Oct 2012  
His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works for the UAE Inaugurates INTERMAT Middle East 2012 His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works for the UAE Inaugurates INTERMAT Middle East 2012
The region’s largest exhibition for construction equipment, machinery and materials welcomed senior executives from some of the biggest names in the construction world that include: Liebherr, Sennebogen, Miller UK, WireCo World, Erkat, Terex Finl...
  8 Oct 2012 Website
New aspirating smoke detectors with innovative detection technology New aspirating smoke detectors with innovative detection technology
Aspirating smoke detectors (ASD) continuously take air using an air sampling pipe network from the detection area and analyze the air for smoke particles. However, conventional models do a poor job of distinguishing between dust and smoke and are there...
  8 Oct 2012  
Newer construction projects in Middle East less sustainable than decade old constructions, says expert Newer construction projects in Middle East less sustainable than decade old constructions, says expert
Saeed Alabbar of AESG argues that improper usage of technology and focus on aesthetics and modern designs have actually made buildings in the region less efficient than before; he suggests measures that need to be taken to address this.
  4 Oct 2012  
Large-scale solar thermal desalination plants will benefit UAE Large-scale solar thermal desalination plants will benefit UAE
The use of the solar driven-desalination with patented integrated MSF/MED technology targets 30% reduction of water cost through ‘sustainable energy production, as well as ‘efficient energy delivery and/or use’. Because of the high av...
  3 Oct 2012 Website
Ministry of Public Works and Department of Municipal Affairs for Abu Dhabi to Launch “Investment and Innovation in Construction Summit” Ministry of Public Works and Department of Municipal Affairs for Abu Dhabi to Launch “Investment and Innovation in Construction Summit”
Distinguished speakers will provide in-depth presentations and discussions on Public Private Partnerships as well embedding sustainability into Abu Dhabi’s new building codes. They will also discuss plans for asset class development in a municipa...
  3 Oct 2012 Website
Hakkasan Dubai wins ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ award Hakkasan Dubai wins ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ award
The ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ category garnered a total of seven nominations this year. The nominees included the ‘Bab Al Bahr Spa’ and ‘Metdist Offices’ by Bishop Design; the ‘A...
  2 Oct 2012  
Catherina2 LED fixtures Catherina2 LED fixtures
The energy-efficient luminaire is optionally available with motion sensor and emergency module and has a long operational lifetime. Duris E 5 LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors, a mid-power LEDs which were specially developed for applications requirin...
  1 Oct 2012  
Sustainable construction reaches new heights with UAE leading  way on certified building Sustainable construction reaches new heights with UAE leading way on certified building
Industry experts point to an increased awareness and demonstration of sustainable, environment-friendly practices in the UAE’s construction sector in the last two to three years. This has been further demonstrated by the UAE taking pole position ...
  30 Sep 2012 Website
Lack of renewable knowledge stalling mid east sustainable energy drive Lack of renewable knowledge stalling mid east sustainable energy drive
Johan de Villiers, President, Power Systems, of power and automation technology group ABB in the Gulf, said that the region is blessed with an abundance of the proven renewable energy source, sunlight, but more needs to be done through multi-stakeholde...
  29 Sep 2012  
Danubes Industrial Complex at Technopark Inaguarated Danube's Industrial Complex at Technopark Inaguarated
H.E. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade, officially inaugurated a state-of-the-art Industrial Complex and warehouse unit, accompanied by Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman of Danube Group and other high-ranking officia...
  28 Sep 2012  
US$600 million Sharm El Sheikh luxury resort US$600 million Sharm El Sheikh luxury resort
The Radamis’ Sharm El Sheikh resort is Crystal Lagoons’ latest Egypt project with the company already licensing its technology in what will be the world’s largest manmade lagoon as part of the Citystars Sharm El Sheikh resort. This 12...
  27 Sep 2012  
Middle East Pool & Spa 2012 opens in Dubai Middle East Pool & Spa 2012 opens in Dubai
The fifth edition of the biennial exhibition has commenced today at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in the presence of H.E. Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality. The exhibition has attracted the p...
  24 Sep 2012 Website
JUMPFLEX®-To-go app from Wago JUMPFLEX®-To-go app from Wago
The free app brings the entire functional scope of PC-based software to all mobile end user devices running the Android operating system. With the new application, which runs on Android Version 2.3 and higher, it is possible to change input and output ...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 20 Sep 2012  
Special Hotel Shower Renovation Offer Special Hotel Shower Renovation Offer
We are now offering Hotel Shower Renovation options during the month of September 2012 with the promotion of 1 FREE shower with every 10 shower purchase (10+1). Upgrading your guests’ showering experience should not necessarily mean messy constr...
  20 Sep 2012  
Axor Starck Organic: Harmony of Head and Heart Axor Starck Organic: Harmony of Head and Heart
After three years in the making, the world premiere of the Axor Stark Organic bathroom collection took place last night at the Ewert in Berlin, Germany. It received a rapturous applause from over 800 guests that had travelled from around the world to w...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 19 Sep 2012  
Middle East Insulation supplies Ruwais Refinery expansion project Middle East Insulation supplies Ruwais Refinery expansion project
A total of more than 73,000 square meters of Plastisol coated 38/200 Single Skin Profiles, Curved Panel Profiles, Flashings, and PBR (Profile Bend Ridge) to be supplied. This will cover roofing and wall requirements for 59 buildings within the expansi...
Middle East Industries LLCMiddle East Industries LLC 18 Sep 2012  
Opening doors just got easier Opening doors just got easier
Designed specifically to protect buildings against fire and smoke whilst providing ease of accessibility, the new range enables the disabled, children and particularly the elderly to overcome the problem of not having sufficient strength to open a fire...
  18 Sep 2012  
Vulcanic to present its unique electrical heating and temperature control solutions Vulcanic to present its unique electrical heating and temperature control solutions
Compatherm heating units provide an advanced, efficient solution for heating applications at high pressures and temperatures. With its unique heating elements developed by Vulcanic; Compatherm offers significant advantages over other methods of direct ...
  18 Sep 2012  
Trento LED by Ruco Licht Trento LED by Ruco Licht
The company stands for innovative lighting technology which can fulfil almost every customer requirement. Lighting made to measure provides optimum light at optimum economic viability. Furniture stores, shops of all types and sizes are amongst our cust...
Creation Gulf Trading LLCCreation Gulf Trading LLC 17 Sep 2012 Website
CanaSafe SunShield CanaSafe SunShield
Worn to minimize exposure to the burning heat, while the absorbing charachtaristics of its textile helps absorb the sweat. It can be used with any hard hat in the market to help protecting your workers while working outdoor.
CanaSafeCanaSafe 16 Sep 2012  
Heavy machinery trends for the GCC’s US$1 trillion infrastructure investment plans Heavy machinery trends for the GCC’s US$1 trillion infrastructure investment plans
Governments across the GCC plan to invest US$1 trillion to develop their infrastructure according to a recent report by Deloitte. Of these countries, Mr. Nabil Salim, AAA Construction Equipment Director, emphatically states that Qatar and Saudi Arabia ...
  16 Sep 2012 Website
Modular control panel for very large fire detection systems Modular control panel for very large fire detection systems
To provide maximum security, the Sinteso FC2080 control panel offers multiple levels of redundancy. For example, it has a redundant CPU card with automatic switchover in the event of malfunction, redundant software and an integrated degrade mode for fo...
  16 Sep 2012 Website
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to Address Key Sustainability Challenges Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to Address Key Sustainability Challenges
The United Arab Emirates will build on its global leadership as a catalyst for addressing the pressing challenges of sustainability, including challenges directly impacting the UAE and Abu Dhabi, during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), which runs ...
  15 Sep 2012 Website
World’s first LED high-intensity lighting system in wind test site in Denmark World’s first LED high-intensity lighting system in wind test site in Denmark
Since the masts are 250-meter-high, the high-intensity lights will be installed on three levels on each mast: 83 m, 167 m and 250 m above the ground level. On each level there will be three 120° beam light heads which cover the full 360°, as required b...
  15 Sep 2012 Website
Discover QuickServe®, Cummins’ source of power for Legendary Service Discover QuickServe®, Cummins’ source of power for Legendary Service
It consists of steps that have been proven globally as best practice for managing service. QuickServe®'s intuitive customer interface ensures consistency which enables the delivery of continuous legendary service and customer satisfaction. In addition,...
Cummins Middle East FZECummins Middle East FZE 13 Sep 2012  
Contract Awarded for Construction and Maintenance of Dubai’s First Eco-Friendly Mosque Contract Awarded for Construction and Maintenance of Dubai’s First Eco-Friendly Mosque
Conforming to green building criteria, the project will install thermal insulation, programmed and automatic thermostats, suction fans with energy recovery units, and use natural light and heat reflective colours especially at the interfaces and roof. ...
  12 Sep 2012  
New: Green Pools Conference, Best Practice Award and the Project Village New: Green Pools Conference, Best Practice Award and the Project Village
In light with the regional construction industry that is reasonably moving forward with forecasts mounting to over USD 98 billion in various projects, the demand for pool and spa products and services will be explored during the fifth edition of the bi...
  12 Sep 2012 Website
Qatar Public Works Authority and IQPC launch the ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar Public Works Authority and IQPC launch the ITS and Road Safety Forum
This international forum and exhibition will be dedicated to showcasing state-of-the-art technology and best practice road safety initiatives. Among the higlights is the participation of Williams Advanced Engineering, a division of Williams F1 with a b...
  12 Sep 2012 Website
Siemens launches app for HVAC controllers Siemens launches app for HVAC controllers
It allows remote access to HVAC controllers via smartphone, thus maximizing security and minimizing energy consumption. HomeControl is available now free of charge in the Apple App Store.
  8 Sep 2012 Website
UK engineering group appoints sustainability expert for Qatar UK engineering group appoints sustainability expert for Qatar
Leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Hilson Moran Qatar, has announced that British-national Matt Kitson has been appointed as its new Regional Director. Kitson, whose career with Hilson Moran spans more than 12 years, is based in the com...
  5 Sep 2012  
Emirates Glass partners launches self-cleaning glass projects in Turkey Emirates Glass partners launches self-cleaning glass projects in Turkey
Emirates Glass has received orders worth AED 20million for projects that require the installation of self-cleaning glass. These include HAMP, I-Tower, Gold Tower, Nida Tower, and Gursan. EGL is currently working with Feryapi on two projects, I-tower an...
  4 Sep 2012  
Intercoil to open state-of-the-art manufacturing facility Intercoil to open state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
In a step that reinforces its aggressive expansion plans and growing market leadership, Intercoil International, the Dubai-based sleep products manufacturer, today announced plans to open its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Ras Al Khaimah in Q ...
  2 Sep 2012  
US hardwood lumber and veneer exports to Middle East and North Africa top USD 43.22 million in first half of 2012 US hardwood lumber and veneer exports to Middle East and North Africa top USD 43.22 million in first half of 2012
Of this total, exports of American hardwood lumber reached a value of USD 31.10 million and a volume of 44,444 cubic metres, marking an increase of 20 percent and 13 percent respectively over the January to June period of 2011. In addition, direct ship...
  2 Sep 2012  
Bechtel’s project management skills support delivery of port megaproject Bechtel’s project management skills support delivery of port megaproject
Sustainability was a key element on the project. Bechtel managed the design and build of the $240 million, eight-kilometer long, award-winning environmental protection breakwater to safeguard the Ras Ghanada coral reef during both port construction and...
  1 Sep 2012  
Let’s turn buildings into energy savers – it just takes insight Let’s turn buildings into energy savers – it just takes insight
It’s time to transform the role of buildings from energy wasters to energy savers. Making a difference starts with gaining insight into the saving opportunities hidden in every building. A revolution in attitudes has begun with increasing global...
TA HydronicsTA Hydronics 1 Sep 2012 Website
Ducab lauds distributors and retailers at Sales Awards Gala Ducab lauds distributors and retailers at Sales Awards Gala
In an initiative designed to recognize the contribution of its distributors, resellers and sales teams to record sales, Ducab - one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality power cables and wires in the Middle East - feted them at its Ducab Dragons...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 29 Aug 2012 Website
Engineering software enhancements make it  easier to model, track, and reduce CO2 emissions Engineering software enhancements make it easier to model, track, and reduce CO2 emissions
Process manufacturers face increasing regulatory requirements, emissions penalties and rising operating costs. Using Aspen Plus software, AspenTech customers can turn these challenges into business advantage through reduced energy and emissions costs ...
  29 Aug 2012  
KANOO Machinery General Manager Predicts Next Year’s Biggest Projects KANOO Machinery General Manager Predicts Next Year’s Biggest Projects
“The projects I see as most significant are all based in Saudi Arabia,” said Mr. Jennings. “They are the Riyadh Metro, the Jeddah to Medina High Speed Rail, the King Abdulla Financial District in Riyadh, Jizan and KAEC Ports, and also...
  29 Aug 2012 Website
Scholarship Grant for AUS Students Scholarship Grant for AUS Students
Middle East Industries is a firm believer and supporter of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). They believe that their continued growth and success comes from being a responsible and conscientious company. They see to it that they actively perform t...
Middle East Industries LLCMiddle East Industries LLC 29 Aug 2012  
Italian flair from the Middle East arrives in Clerkenwell Italian flair from the Middle East arrives in Clerkenwell
Bagno Design has unveiled its first ever facility in the UK with a stunning new Architectural & Design Centre in London. Launch events took place over three consecutive evenings, each with a different cultural theme, to celebrate the launch and formall...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 27 Aug 2012  
Available now!! Heras first ceiling LED spotlight Available now!! Hera's first ceiling LED spotlight
The SR 68-LED’s light source comes from extremely energy-efficient Osram LEDs, which have a power input of 4.8 watts and average life of at least 30,000 hours, ensuring a perfect lighting mood with low energy consumption. The luminaire can be rot...
Creation Gulf Trading LLCCreation Gulf Trading LLC 27 Aug 2012  
Comprehensive Remote Access... Comprehensive Remote Access...
The TO-PASS® Web connector from WAGO enables simple and comprehensive integration of fault detectors in I&C systems. Telecontrol and monitoring of remote sites or mobile devices is no problem at all for TO-PASS®. Using the Web connector, TO-PASS® telec...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 27 Aug 2012  
New high-performance power supply for single-phase networks worldwide New high-performance power supply for single-phase networks worldwide
Siemens Industry Automation Division has extended its range of single-phase power supplies: The Sitop smart product family has been expanded with three single-phase 24 V power supplies with rated output voltag s of 2.5 A, 5 A and 10 A as well as two 12...
  27 Aug 2012  
DuPont refrigerants completes successful action against counterfeiting in United Arab Emirates DuPont refrigerants completes successful action against counterfeiting in United Arab Emirates
In late 2007, a suspected trader of counterfeit refrigerants was identified in a market survey. In 2008, purchases were made on behalf of DuPont in the U.A.E., and DuPont confirmed the goods as counterfeits. The counterfeits were found in cylinders of ...
  15 Aug 2012 Website
Robert Bird Group increases design productivity with Autodesk Revit Architecture Robert Bird Group increases design productivity with Autodesk Revit Architecture
The company had been using AutoCAD successfully for many years, but needed to speed up design and drafting time in order to decrease time to market, without producing more errors in the process, increasing work rate or reducing the required quality of ...
  15 Aug 2012  
Gulf Extrusions exports to Indian market grow threefold in the first two quarters of 2012 Gulf Extrusions exports to Indian market grow threefold in the first two quarters of 2012
The GCC and African markets have likewise contributed to the increase in production with projected growth rates of 7 per cent and 6 per cent, respectively, in 2012. Gulf Extrusions also pointed out that the increase in production is part of the company...
  14 Aug 2012  
More than $4 trillion worth of construction projects in MENA puts the region centre of the industry stage More than $4 trillion worth of construction projects in MENA puts the region centre of the industry stage
There is currently an estimated US$4.2 trillion of ongoing construction projects in the MENA region, with the UAE representing the biggest slice of that, at US$698 billion1. With sectors such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), expecti...
  13 Aug 2012 Website
Luminaires from any manufacturer can be simply and rapidly upgraded to LED Luminaires from any manufacturer can be simply and rapidly upgraded to LED
The energetic refurbishment of street lighting is currently a hot topic for local authorities, and according to a recently published survey, street and park lighting consists of approximately 40% of total electricity costs for many municipalities. On t...
  3 Aug 2012  
New economy range goggle for the construction industry New economy range goggle for the construction industry
"The new OrilliA™ goggle raises the bar both for excellent protection and user comfort” said Farah Haddad, director of sales and business development in CanaSafe™ Middle East “Construction workers require a comfortable yet conve...
CanaSafeCanaSafe 1 Aug 2012  
Create a pleasurable shower experience for every family member Create a pleasurable shower experience for every family member
Hansgrohe SE, has launched the new Raindance Lift Shower Panel to create a pleasurable shower experience for every member of the family.
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 31 Jul 2012 Website
Empower endorses Booz & Company’s findings Empower endorses Booz & Company’s findings
Consistent use of district cooling in GCC could lead to reduction in power plant generated energy consumption, equivalent to 200,000 barrels of oil per day. Ahmed bin Shafar, CEO of Empower said: “The findings of Booz & Company are clear evidence...
  31 Jul 2012  
Innovative cities from UAE, Saudi and Australia highlight sustainability strategies Innovative cities from UAE, Saudi and Australia highlight sustainability strategies
The urban setting across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is now under increasing pressure due to the rapid urbanisation in the past ten years, prompting regional authorities to step up efforts in combating key urban challenges. According...
  31 Jul 2012  
Oasis Dreams in Oman Oasis Dreams in Oman
We have partnered up with Wolf Contracting and plan to introduce our technologies and knowledge in Swimming Pools, Water Features and Jacuzzis to Omani residents.
Oasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLCOasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLC 31 Jul 2012  
Fuse Terminal Block for Photovoltaic Systems Fuse Terminal Block for Photovoltaic Systems
The new 811 Series fuse terminal blocks are ideal for use in renewable energy systems, such as in generator terminal boxes for photovoltaic systems. As with all WAGO products, screwless connection technology is also the main feature of the 811 Series: ...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 26 Jul 2012  
Influx of counterfeit protective equipment may put lives at risk in the Middle East Influx of counterfeit protective equipment may put lives at risk in the Middle East
DuPont recently received a favorable, albeit still provisional decision against a group of textile manufacturers doing business and operating in the European Union and India, and distributing products to the United Arab Emirates and elsewhere in the GC...
  25 Jul 2012  
Win! Win! Partnership with DANLERS Energy Saving Controls Win! Win! Partnership with DANLERS Energy Saving Controls
Passive Infra-red occupancy switches play an important role in reducing energy costs at London’s 2012 premier sporting event. DANLERS PIR ceiling surface-mounted plug-ins have been installed in the London Olympics site services areas, significant...
Creation Gulf Trading LLCCreation Gulf Trading LLC 25 Jul 2012  
Emirates Green Building Council launches e-library to provide educational resources on sustainability. Emirates Green Building Council launches e-library to provide educational resources on sustainability.
A one-stop-source for publications related to green building practices, the new tool is an extremely valuable resource to the industry. Over 300 technical reports, by different authors, are already available online and can be easily searched with a uni...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 24 Jul 2012 Website
Musanada Registered Supplier Musanada Registered Supplier
Middle East Industries is now an approved supplier to Musanada of Abu Dhabi. As an integral component of the Emirate's vision of becoming one of the top governments in the world, Musananda focus on bringing together and providing services that are comm...
Middle East Industries LLCMiddle East Industries LLC 24 Jul 2012  
GCC governments invest US$100 billion in water sectors to combat water scarcity in the region GCC governments invest US$100 billion in water sectors to combat water scarcity in the region
Population growth and deterioration of water quality has prompted GCC governments to embark on major spending to combat water scarcity and ensure sustainable resources for the future. According to a recent report by Ventures Middle East, GCC government...
  23 Jul 2012  
Danube reinforces its presence in Al Ain with a new showroom Danube reinforces its presence in Al Ain with a new showroom
Over the last few years, an upswing in furniture market in the UAE has been noticed. A recent report from Proleads, a leading UAE-based research firm, shows that the total value of interior design contracting projects from 2009 to 2010 in the GCC reach...
  21 Jul 2012  
Siemens launches wireless fire detection system. Siemens launches wireless fire detection system.
The system combines a failsafe wireless network with patented ASA technology (Advanced Signal Analysis) to ensure optimal fire detection. The system is especially suitable for use in locations where the wiring of fire detectors is impossible or undesir...
  20 Jul 2012 Website
Air filtration makes financial sense in Abu Dhabi Air filtration makes financial sense in Abu Dhabi
Trion, the air purification specialist for commercial kitchens, has recently supplied a number of its AIR BOSS® Model 75 electrostatic air cleaners to Abu Dhabi’s new Central Business District (CBD) on Al Maryah Island. Supplied to HVAC contracto...
  16 Jul 2012  
Fluidra Middle East - Sponsor of Middle East Pool & Spa Exhibition 2012. Fluidra Middle East - Sponsor of Middle East Pool & Spa Exhibition 2012.
In addition to sponsoring the event, Ms. Shaheera Mohammed Azam, Engineer in the Water Treatment Department of Fluidra Middle East will deliver a key note speech on 24th of September at the Innovation Podium. Ms. Azam will present attendees with a weal...
  13 Jul 2012 Website
Balancing just got an upgrade Balancing just got an upgrade
On its first release TA-SCOPE raised the bar in hydronic balancing – and now this unique handheld instrument has been updated with even more game-changing features. TA-SCOPE makes balancing a building’s HVAC system a faster, easier and more...
TA HydronicsTA Hydronics 12 Jul 2012  
ABB Authorized Value Provider ABB Authorized Value Provider
Powertech Switchgear Industries FZE is proud to be awarded the ABB authorized value provider of ABB low voltage drives for sales, support and engineering services. The value provider program was detailed and comprehensive allowing for a large degree of...
Powertech Switchgear IndustriesPowertech Switchgear Industries 11 Jul 2012  
Were greening up the marketplace as well as our manufacturing space We're greening up the marketplace as well as our manufacturing space
In 2005, Greenheck was one of the first manufacturers in the air movement and control industry to join the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Since then, the company has worked closely with the USGBC, ASHRAE and its in-house product engineers to identi...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 11 Jul 2012 Website
Empower bags a golden award at 103rd Annual IDEA Conference in Chicago. Empower bags a golden award at 103rd Annual IDEA Conference in Chicago.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower said: “This is the eighth time we have won laurels at this international conference in our eighth year of participation. This recognition reflects our achievements in adopting world class district cooling infrastr...
  10 Jul 2012  
Largest stockist of premium quality hardwood Largest stockist of premium quality hardwood
Established in the fast developing Emirate of Sharjah, Al Nibras has evolved from trading decorative materials to supplying softwoods and plywood to specializing in hardwoods and engineered woods. In the beginning, the Company mainly supported building...
Al Nibras Gen. Tr. Co. LLCAl Nibras Gen. Tr. Co. LLC 10 Jul 2012  
Current Transformer Terminal Blocks Added to WAGOs Rail-Mount Terminal Block Line. Current Transformer Terminal Blocks Added to WAGO's Rail-Mount Terminal Block Line.
The new 2007 Series Disconnect/Test Terminal Blocks are specially designed for use in current and voltage transformer circuits. They feature a highly functional design and are just 99.6 mm long and 8.0 mm wide. Intuitive orange disconnect links simplif...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 8 Jul 2012  
General Manager of Sennebogen Middle East predicts ‘good possibilities’ in the future of the GCC construction industry. General Manager of Sennebogen Middle East predicts ‘good possibilities’ in the future of the GCC construction industry'.
The Middle East region is currently poised for growth in the construction and infrastructure sectors. Many senior managers and industry influencers all predict that these sectors will experience profitable development both in the short term and long te...
  8 Jul 2012 Website
3M Middle East and Africa hosts exclusive customer event in Dubai. 3M Middle East and Africa hosts exclusive customer event in Dubai.
The top leadership’s visit which included executives from St. Paul, Minnesota to the UAE marked the unveiling of global major’s expansion plans across wider Middle East and Africa including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, Nigeria and Kenya. The ...
  6 Jul 2012  
Flooded with light: European Headquarters with Outdoor Visibility Flooded with light: European Headquarters with Outdoor Visibility
The OSRAM subsidiary Siteco illuminates the new European headquarters of Fossil Europe GmbH. The comprehensive lighting concept ranges from glarefree office lighting to atmospheric light for prestigious indoor and outdoor spaces.
  5 Jul 2012  
Middle East infrastructure projects receive global recognition. Middle East infrastructure projects receive global recognition.
A range of projects that span the Middle East have received global recognition after being chosen among the 100 most innovative and inspiring urban infrastructure projects in the world, in the much anticipated second edition of KPMG’s Infrastruct...
  4 Jul 2012 Website
Gulf Extrusions underlines capabilities in green aluminium extrusions through KSA project win. Gulf Extrusions underlines capabilities in green aluminium extrusions through KSA project win.
The company has been on the path of sustainable development through the years by taking initiatives in various areas such as Plant Buildings; Process and Products. In the area of plant buildings for instance, the company makes use of wind energy in the...
  2 Jul 2012  
Room operation with a special touch Room operation with a special touch
A variety of operating controls are typically found in rooms with a large number of different elements (HVAC, lighting, shading, projectors, etc.), or those that have a complex floor plan. With its new Touch Panel solution for room operation, the Sieme...
  2 Jul 2012  
Middle East’s Largest Equipment Rental Company to Build New Complex at Dubai Industrial City. Middle East’s Largest Equipment Rental Company to Build New Complex at Dubai Industrial City.
The new complex will house Bryne’s main offices in Dubai as well as the General Rental and Projects and Events Divisions, and will include offices, warehouses and workshops with an estimated staff of 160 employees. Byrne currently operates out of...
  1 Jul 2012  
Cummins Power Train 2012 Cummins Power Train 2012
Power Train focuses on various aspects of power generation such as Mechanical & Electrical Fundamentals of Generator Set Installation, Digital Paralleling Basics and its Advantages, Understanding Generator Set Ratings, The Changing World of Emission St...
Cummins Middle East FZECummins Middle East FZE 28 Jun 2012  
Flexible work spaces key to future work practices. Flexible work spaces key to future work practices.
As modern employment options continue to evolve and move into the Middle East markets, research shows that companies internationally are re-evaluating their office needs for the future. Due to flexi-hours, job sharing, hot-desking and even tele-commuti...
  28 Jun 2012  
Bayer initiative for sustainable building honored at Rio summit. Bayer initiative for sustainable building honored at Rio summit.
A network of experts managed by Bayer MaterialScience has been honored at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro as a worldwide model for sustainable building...
  24 Jun 2012  
Al Feroz International Trading Al Feroz International Trading
A multi activity group recognized and reputed in Qatar Business community for past four decades, specialized in building materials, hardwares, construction chemicals, power tools, plumbing, electrical products, waterproofing materials, water heaters, w...
Al Feroz International Trading W.L.L.Al Feroz International Trading W.L.L. 20 Jun 2012  
Ducab wins 4th consecutive recognition as a ‘Superbrand’ Ducab wins 4th consecutive recognition as a ‘Superbrand’
The company was one of a mere handful of industrial and manufacturing brands honored with recognition as a ‘Superbrand’, in an award for marketing excellence normally associated with well known consumer and retail businesses. There were a t...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 20 Jun 2012  
Laticrete Technical Design Manual - Mass Transit Ceramic Tile and Stone Laticrete Technical Design Manual - Mass Transit Ceramic Tile and Stone
Laticrete has a history of providing solutions to Mass and Rapid transit system around the Globe. The book is the result of many years of experience working with Metro system. The oldest Laticrete project is in Canada (1959) – Toronto Metro and t...
Laticrete RAK Co. LLCLaticrete RAK Co. LLC 20 Jun 2012 Website
WAGO Corporation’s new connectors for larger terminal blocks WAGO Corporation’s new connectors for larger terminal blocks
It extends the functionality of TOPJOB®S 2006, 2010 and 2016 Series Terminal Blocks. More than standard through connections, the TOPJOB®S connectors insert directly into jumper slots to connect sub-assemblies and test circuits, e.g., electric motors. ...
WAGO Middle East FZCWAGO Middle East FZC 20 Jun 2012  
Cooling tower filtration energy savings and ROI calculator Cooling tower filtration energy savings and ROI calculator
When it comes to cooling tower filtration, the benefits of installing an effective filtration system can be measured in actual money. And those cost savings can be HUGE. If you systematically consider the local kilowatt hour costs, labor costs, water c...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 19 Jun 2012 Website
Siemens well placed to boost Qatars economic development with energy solutions. Siemens well placed to boost Qatar's economic development with energy solutions.
At the Siemens Technology Forum, an event held recently in Doha, company experts from the region and Germany met with key customers in Qatar’s oil, gas and petrochemical industry to demonstrate how they can benefit from the comprehensive life-cyc...
  18 Jun 2012  
Emrill the first Facilities Management Company awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label. Emrill the first Facilities Management Company awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label.
The company's policies and strategies are founded on enduring CSR initiatives and have proved effective in paving the way for improved short term and long term corporate performance. Emrill has used every opportunity to fulfill its corporate social res...
  18 Jun 2012  
Swimming Pool Installation - Simplified Swimming Pool Installation - Simplified
Stay cool and bring the solution to your home in just 14 working days. Being the specialist in swimming pools and water features, latest designs and ideas are being provided to our customers. With our up to date technologies, pools are executed and rea...
Oasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLCOasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLC 18 Jun 2012  
Siemens expands range of central inverters Siemens expands range of central inverters
Central inverters from Siemens have been assigned comprehensive certifications, and are suitable for use worldwide. In addition to the UL (Underwriters Laboratories), CSA (Canadian Standards Association), and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commiss...
  16 Jun 2012  
Intercoil International honoured with Dubai Chamber CSR Label for 2012. Intercoil International honoured with Dubai Chamber CSR Label for 2012.
The recognition to Intercoil reinforces its various endeavours and initiatives to further the CSR cause and honours its contribution to adopt and lead sustainability practices. Intercoil International was among eight companies which were honoured with ...
  14 Jun 2012  
Aldi Future Store awarded the German Award for Lighting Design. Aldi Future Store awarded the German Award for Lighting Design.
The new lighting concept at Aldi Future Store in Rastatt is one of the winners of the German Award for Lighting Design 2012. The project, a joint venture by start.design and Osram subsidiary Siteco, was awarded the Jury Energy Efficiency Award. Includi...
  12 Jun 2012  
Autodesk Announces Autodesk Fabrication Software for MEP Engineers and Contractors. Autodesk Announces Autodesk Fabrication Software for MEP Engineers and Contractors.
The new Autodesk Fabrication tools reflect our commitment to provide downstream project solutions to extend the benefits of a BIM workflow for the MEP engineering, contractor, and construction markets to help them reduce inefficiencies, lower costs, an...
  12 Jun 2012  
CanaSafe™ iNNovAir™ - The most innovative disposable mask in the market. CanaSafe™ iNNovAir™ - The most innovative disposable mask in the market.
It was developed as a result of extensive research and field-testing, offer CanaSafe™ customers an innovative cost cutting solution for disposable filter facemasks; its unique design allows the multiple use of the protective anti-collapse mesh wi...
CanaSafeCanaSafe 12 Jun 2012  
AHEC and PE International conclude first critical review meeting for Life Cycle Assessment research into American Hardwoods. AHEC and PE International conclude first critical review meeting for Life Cycle Assessment research into American Hardwoods.
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, has underlined its determination to ensure that sustainably managed hardwoods receive full environmental recognition, amidst a ...
  11 Jun 2012  
Siemens acquires Brazilian company for smart metering solutions. Siemens acquires Brazilian company for smart metering solutions.
Introduction of smart metering solutions has become a worldwide aim to improve energy efficiency, allow introduction of distributed generation and electrical vehicles, increase of customers' awareness of their energy consumption, operational cost reduc...
  10 Jun 2012  
Arlene Foster, Enterprise Minister from Northern Ireland, visits FG Wilson facility in JAFZA. Arlene Foster, Enterprise Minister from Northern Ireland, visits FG Wilson facility in JAFZA.
In line with the long-standing regional leadership of the FG Wilson brand, senior members of Northern Ireland’s department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment recently visited FG Wilson (Engineering) FZE Facility located at the Jebel Ali Free Zon...
FG Wilson (Engineering) FZEFG Wilson (Engineering) FZE 7 Jun 2012  
Autodesk 123D Catch for iPad turns your photos into 3D models. Autodesk 123D Catch for iPad turns your photos into 3D models.
Complementing the desktop and newly released online versions, the Autodesk 123D Catch app allows users to capture the world around them in 3D while on the go. Imagine the potential for photos of vacation memories, family or other mementos brought to l...
  6 Jun 2012 Website
Have a cool summer and save energy. Have a cool summer and save energy.
Thermo-Shield Roof Coats greatly reduce thermal shock and heat penetration by keeping roof surfaces much cooler in hot summer weather. They offer UV protection and low VOC’s. They display excellent dirt pick-up resistance and retain their flexibi...
Ozone Energie Solutions FZEOzone Energie Solutions FZE 6 Jun 2012 Website
INTERMAT strengthens presence under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. INTERMAT strengthens presence under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
Clarion Events Middle East and its partner, Comexposium France, is proud to announce that the second edition of INTERMAT Middle East will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Federal Minister of Public Wo...
  6 Jun 2012 Website
Schneider Electric and KROHNE announce partnership to offer complete automation and instrumentation solution. Schneider Electric and KROHNE announce partnership to offer complete automation and instrumentation solution.
Schneider Electric’s PlantStruxure process automation architecture helps customers achieve energy and productivity improvement by creating a single environment to measure energy use, process data, asset utilization and machine performance. To com...
  6 Jun 2012  
ColourStyle DMX Controller ColourStyle DMX Controller
A controller which has been designed with the non-technical user in mind. With the use of DMX fixtures in architectural applications on the increase the requirement for a simple to program, simple to operate controller has become essential but has not ...
Mode Lighting Middle East LLC 5 Jun 2012  
Jotun aims for stronger MENA market presence with new ‘Closer to Consumer’ strategy. Jotun aims for stronger MENA market presence with new ‘Closer to Consumer’ strategy.
The launch of the new products and the newly packaged ‘Jotashield’ complements the company’s move towards consolidating its UAE market leadership while at the same time reinforcing customer ties. Industry reports have revealed that th...
Jotun UAE Ltd (LLC)Jotun UAE Ltd (LLC) 5 Jun 2012  
New light creates bright sparks. New light creates bright sparks.
A study investigating the effects of light on the performance of students at two schools in Ulm, Germany, was carried out by the "ZNL TransferZentrum für Neurowissenschaften und Lernen" (Transfer Centre for Neuroscience and Learning) in conjunction wit...
  5 Jun 2012  
Danube’s initiative to promote young talent paved way for the best interior designers. Danube’s initiative to promote young talent paved way for the best interior designers.
The Danube-APID Student Interior Design Competition was developed as an adjunct to typical course work, where students could utilize skills learned through their current academic development, in the design of an interior environment with far-reaching a...
  3 Jun 2012  
Lumiglass Industries LLC Receives UKAS Certification for Armour Glass Line. Lumiglass Industries LLC Receives UKAS Certification for Armour Glass Line.
The testing was conducted at The King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) testing and evaluation laboratory in Jordan, an accredited laboratory by UKAS. The research and development team from Lumiglass was present for the testing of the c...
  2 Jun 2012  
Hempel fortifies eco-friendly product line as part of its ‘Green Revolution’ initiative. Hempel fortifies eco-friendly product line as part of its ‘Green Revolution’ initiative.
Underlining the strength of its eco-friendly product line, Hempel further revealed that some of its products are now registered and listed in the Manual of Green Building Materials issued by the Government of Dubai.
  30 May 2012  
Leading geoscience player establishes headquarters at Dubai Industrial City. Leading geoscience player establishes headquarters at Dubai Industrial City.
The facility will cater to the company's growing business, which serves organizations such as Dubai Municipality, Road & Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Nakheel, Emaar, Aldar, as well as Wade Adams, Arabtec, DUT...
  30 May 2012  
Briton Compact Sliding Door Operator opens doors to customers. Briton Compact Sliding Door Operator opens doors to customers.
The operator is a self-contained electro-mechanical drive unit ideal for surface applied applications of both new and existing sliding doors; it combines simple functionality with subtle elegance and robust construction. Manufactured in high-grade extr...
  29 May 2012 Website
Emirates Extrusion Factory acquires aluminium factory in Dubai. Emirates Extrusion Factory acquires aluminium factory in Dubai.
As part of the deal, it acquires a 10,000 sq. meter factory on leased-land of 35,000 sq. meter at Techno Park, a special free zone under the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority. The transaction includes the procurement of machinery such as extrusion press in...
  23 May 2012  
Hansgrohe SE launches international photo competition to find ‘world’s most magical water locations’. Hansgrohe SE launches international photo competition to find ‘world’s most magical water locations’.
All participants will be entered into a draw to win 111 great prizes with the top prize of a €5,000 luxury holiday for two to one of the world’s most beautiful water locations. Eleven of the best photos will be selected by a panel of industr...
  21 May 2012 Website
The digital world enters the bathroom. The digital world enters the bathroom.
Much like a tablet, this innovative system is equipped with five individual functions, of which any three can be used simultaneously, and it is controlled intuitively and conveniently with the touch of a button. The mini-computer controls shower operat...
  21 May 2012  
Batting Maestro-Sunil Gavaskar named the new brand ambassador of Danube. Batting Maestro-Sunil Gavaskar named the new brand ambassador of Danube.
Established in Dubai 19 years ago, Danube has grown from a small trading firm in 1993 to one of the largest building materials company in the region. The company has in stock more than 25,000 products and value added services in-house and operates from...
  20 May 2012  
Doha Festival City construction makes significant progress. Doha Festival City construction makes significant progress.
Set to become a driving force behind Qatar’s diverse economic development and covering a total area of 433,847sqm, Doha Festival City will have over 260,000sqm of gross leasable area accommodating entertainment and leisure facilities, supermarket...
  20 May 2012  
Glass LLC hosts Glass and Glazing Federation’s technical conference. Glass LLC hosts Glass and Glazing Federation’s technical conference.
A key highlight of the technical conference included a presentation by Brian Waldron, Chairman of ISO TC160 – Glass and Glazing in Buildings, CEN TC129 – Glass in Building and BS520 - Glass and Glazing. During his presentation, Waldron offe...
  17 May 2012  
Commercial architecture and design in the middle east reaching a stage of maturity. Commercial architecture and design in the middle east reaching a stage of maturity.
Architecture and design in the Middle East is at a point of inflection as the industry moves to create a distinct design vernacular. This visual language is being shaped by the region’s cultural diversity and a young, internationally educated an...
  16 May 2012  
Sustainability no longer an option, regional hoteliers told. Sustainability no longer an option, regional hoteliers told.
The irrefutable benefits of sustainability in the Middle East hospitality industry, has been bought to the fore by internationally-recognised Green Globe Certificate (GGC), at a number of high profile seminars in Dubai recently. GGC which has an exclus...
  16 May 2012  
Emirates Float Glass unveils carbon management programme. Emirates Float Glass unveils carbon management programme.
The company recently appointed sustainability consultants Green Technologies to conduct a carbon footprint analysis of its world-class manufacturing facility in Abu Dhabi. The study, based on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, a corporate accounting and repo...
  15 May 2012  
Etisalat to showcase e-Hospitality services at The Hotel Show. Etisalat to showcase e-Hospitality services at The Hotel Show.
Responding to the growing information and communication technology (ICT) requirements of the region’s hospitality industry, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation - Etisalat, today announced that it will showcase its latest e-Hospitality service...
  15 May 2012  
Construction underway on Dubai World Central’s Aviation District. Construction underway on Dubai World Central’s Aviation District.
Majestic Wings, which is co-owned by H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan and H.E. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Al Nahyan, will develop a class ‘A’ hangar facility. Majestic Wings joins an exclusive and growing list of companies that have be...
  14 May 2012  
Electric Way LLC Electric Way LLC
Established in 2003 with a vision of playing an active role in the supply of electrical materials to the construction and power generation sectors in the United Arab Emirates and surrounding regions. Since establishment, our main focus has been on cabl...
Electric Way LLCElectric Way LLC 13 May 2012  
Leading UAE precast concrete companies to host one-day seminar ‘precast for all’. Leading UAE precast concrete companies to host one-day seminar ‘precast for all’.
Precast concrete is gaining popularity in the Middle East construction industry as a preferred structural solution. Architectural and structural precast concrete components save time, cut costs and provide a high-quality look. They also add to the sust...
  13 May 2012  
Powertech Switchgear Industries Powertech Switchgear Industries
One of the leading Low Voltage Panel Builders in the UAE with a team of over 95 qualified, experienced and trained personnel, modern equipments and state-of-the-art production facilities in Dubai and Ajman and a sales office in Abu Dhabi. Our Quality M...
Powertech Switchgear IndustriesPowertech Switchgear Industries 13 May 2012  
The Hotel Show 2012 brings green initiatives to the forefront. The Hotel Show 2012 brings green initiatives to the forefront.
With sustainability, environmentally responsible policies and green technology being implemented by the hospitality sector around the world, The Hotel Show brings the Green Initiative to the forefront of this year’s event. The largest and most i...
  13 May 2012  
Osram illuminates 2012 European Football Championship. Osram illuminates 2012 European Football Championship.
Osram will be installing the latest light technology in four stadiums for the European Football Championship, which is to be held in Poland and the Ukraine from June 8 to July 1, 2012. The National Stadium in Warsaw is the absolute highlight. Osram wil...
  8 May 2012  
Region needs to up-the-ante on fire safety. Region needs to up-the-ante on fire safety.
The recent outbreak of fires region-wide should be seen as a signal for governments, organisations and communities to ensure that world standard safeguards are in place, according to Mr. Yusuf Abdulrahman Fakhro, Director of Bahrain-based, Yusif bin Yu...
  8 May 2012  
EmiratesGBC networking event highlights energy efficient systems for air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. EmiratesGBC networking event highlights energy efficient systems for air-conditioning and refrigeration systems.
Held at Media Rotana International, the session featured Cas Khoo, President of Articmaster Inc, USA, as guest speaker. The discussion on ‘Energy Efficient Solutions for Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Systems’ highlighted the different te...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 7 May 2012 Website
Virtually plan your dream bathroom. Virtually plan your dream bathroom.
The luxury bathroom and kitchen fittings specialists, Hansgrohe SE, has announced the launch of another innovative and smart creation, their first iPhone application, Hansgrohe@Home. The Hansgrohe@home application allows you to virtually create your dr...
  7 May 2012  
Fire safety in high rise occupancy. Fire safety in high rise occupancy.
Knowledge in the field of fire protection is undergoing development and recognition that will enable buildings to be designed for fire safety more rationally and efficiently. After years of trial and error, we are able to develop concepts and criteria ...
  3 May 2012 Website
Laticrete RAK at Project Qatar 2012. Laticrete RAK at Project Qatar 2012.
A the pioneers in the field of producing excellent tile and installation system since 1956 has about 15 manufacturing units all over the world. The joint venture with RAK ceramics, Ras Al Khaimah, presently world’s largest ceramic, porcelain tile...
  3 May 2012  
Blossoms Nursery gets a cool roof with Thermo-Shield. Blossoms Nursery gets a cool roof with Thermo-Shield.
It is one step closer to becoming a 'Green Nursery', following a comprehensive 'Energy Savings Plan' put forward by the consultants, Farnek Avireal. As part of the plan, works on insulating the metal roofs of the classrooms and the children’s gym...
Ozone Energie Solutions FZEOzone Energie Solutions FZE 2 May 2012  
Dubais flagship eco-store The Change Initiative to carry DuPont sustainable products. Dubai's flagship eco-store 'The Change Initiative' to carry DuPont 'sustainable' products.
The store will carry a comprehensive range of sustainable living solutions covering energy conservation, waste management, organic food and various lifestyle items. At the 4,000-square-metre store, DuPont will showcase DuPont™ SentryGlas® high pe...
  2 May 2012  
Energya Cables Saudi Arabia and Jeddah Cables Company. Energya Cables Saudi Arabia and Jeddah Cables Company.
Leading manufacturers of a wide range of cable products with extensive design and production capabilities, as well as a long-standing dedication to customer service, both companies proved to be one of the highly preferred choices for cable supply in th...
Jeddah Cables CompanyJeddah Cables Company 2 May 2012  
Energy-efficient modular variable speed drive for HVAC systems. Energy-efficient modular variable speed drive for HVAC systems.
The Siemens G120P variable speed drive is suitable for applications that require an economical, energy-efficient and easy-to-operate drive for pumps or fans. It operates in a power range from 0.37 to 90 kilowatts (kW). The device has a modular structur...
  1 May 2012  
Over US$ 98 billion projects to be explored during this years ME Pool and Spa. Over US$ 98 billion projects to be explored during this year's ME Pool and Spa.
Over 130 projects have been set to cater for the hospitality industry and more than 319 villa projects have been valued at 118 billion dollars. With these projects in development, the UAE takes the lead accounting for 37.69% of the total GCC developmen...
  1 May 2012  
3M Gulf announces debut participation at  Project Qatar 2012. 3M Gulf announces debut participation at Project Qatar 2012.
The ninth edition of Project Qatar which will be held from 30 April to 03 May, will witness 3M host an impressive 30 square meter exhibition stand that will feature globally proven industry solutions. 3M Gulf’s I&TB division will showcase key sol...
  29 Apr 2012  
Free flow for all media. Free flow for all media.
The GEABloc is a welded high-performance plate heat exchanger designed for extreme pressure and temperature ranges. These units feature high heat recovery rates, extremely low space requirements and a clearly lower price compared to conventional shell-...
  27 Apr 2012  
Eco-friendly development launches region’s largest plant nursery. Eco-friendly development launches region’s largest plant nursery.
Greenworks will offer a full range of landscaping services to both B2C and B2B customers, from the sale of plants and trees, to landscape design, construction and maintenance, as well as seasonal services for both indoor and outdoor plants. The mainten...
  26 Apr 2012  
Unified sustainable GCC-wide building regulations can create more opportunities and benefit society. Unified sustainable GCC-wide building regulations can create more opportunities and benefit society.
Matthew Plumbridge, Consultant for Environment and Sustainability Planning at the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs said that regional standardised building codes would be beneficial in driving the sustainability movement in the GCC, in turn at...
  26 Apr 2012  
American Hardwood Export Council supports development of ‘green building codes’ in Bahrain. American Hardwood Export Council supports development of ‘green building codes’ in Bahrain.
The announcement coincides with the opening of ‘gulfBID’, the leading annual exhibition for the construction industry in the Northern Gulf, which opened April 24, 2012 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre. In addition to promoting...
  25 Apr 2012  
Intercoil launches the luxury ‘Beautyrest Black’ mattresses. Intercoil launches the luxury ‘Beautyrest Black’ mattresses.
The Beautyrest Black collection boasts world-class technology, with its Advanced Pocketed Coil Springs, which offers true seclusion with virtually zero partner disturbances, and Transflexion Comfort Technology designed to ensure consistent comfort. In ...
  25 Apr 2012  
Autodesk Introduces 2013 Building and Civil Infrastructure Software. Autodesk Introduces 2013 Building and Civil Infrastructure Software.
The design suites and cloud services help meet the demand for BIM by providing access to a broad set of tools that support projects from conception to construction and the 2013 software portfolio offers significant additions to the design suites, as we...
  24 Apr 2012  
Emirates Green Building Council technical workshop discusses waste water treatment in urban developments. Emirates Green Building Council technical workshop discusses waste water treatment in urban developments.
Aimed at exploring the opportunities and barriers in the use of wastewater collection and recycling for secondary usage, the workshop discussed various aspects involved including project design, regulations and product knowledge. The members discussed ...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 24 Apr 2012 Website
Every stage of construction supply chain to attend inaugural edition of World ecoConstruct. Every stage of construction supply chain to attend inaugural edition of World ecoConstruct.
Featuring 12 days worth of global summits, workshops and training courses, WORLD ecoConstruct is expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors and will be the centre of attention when industry heavyweights gather to learn how best to capitalise on inno...
  20 Apr 2012  
UPCs complete sustainable communities initiatives take centre stage at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2012. UPC's complete sustainable communities initiatives take centre stage at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2012.
Planning complete sustainable communities is a benefit to all people and will improve the quality of life for residents in Abu Dhabi as we address the four sustainability pillars of Estidama - environment, social, cultural and economic. By doing so, we...
  19 Apr 2012  
Empower applies Reverse Osmosis technology in DIFC plant to produce significant quantities of polished water. Empower applies Reverse Osmosis technology in DIFC plant to produce significant quantities of polished water.
The technology is marked by low level of energy consumption in comparison with other distillation systems. The power consumed ranges between 6 to 8 kilowatts per hour, means thousand gallons of fresh water produced from brackish water. This ratio varie...
  18 Apr 2012  
Product news from Middle East Industries. Product news from Middle East Industries.
We are supplying quality products and services of high standards at competitive prices in the world of manufacturing Cladding, Insulation, Fire rated steel doors, Overhead doors and Aluminum composite panels. Our team consisting of professional enginee...
Middle East Industries LLCMiddle East Industries LLC 17 Apr 2012  
At Milan Design Week... At Milan Design Week...
Interface, Inc. has announced the launch of a new global brand and an edgy, innovative new collection. Both underscore the carpet tile manufacturer’s design and sustainability leadership. Interface is the only carpet company present at the exclu...
  16 Apr 2012  
Sanipex Group opens a new design centre in Doha. Sanipex Group opens a new design centre in Doha.
Located on the 10th floor of Muraikh Tower, the 330 m2 space is the latest addition to the Sanipex portfolio of over 20 showrooms and offices across the globe. This Design Centre creates the perfect atmosphere for any designer wishing to put together i...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 16 Apr 2012 Website
Schneider Electric Named among Ethisphere Institute’s 100 Worlds Most Ethical Companies. Schneider Electric Named among Ethisphere Institute’s 100 World's Most Ethical Companies.
Schneider Electric’s ranking reflects its concentrated effort over the course of several years to implement and maintain upright business practices and initiatives that contribute to the Group’s success and raise the bar for ethical standar...
  16 Apr 2012  
The Hotel Show 2012 brings key global players to region. The Hotel Show 2012 brings key global players to region.
With home markets delivering little or no growth for many of the world’s hospitality sector suppliers, the fast growing Middle East and North Africa region provides excellent business growth opportunities. According to the February 2012 STR Globa...
  16 Apr 2012 Website
Corodex to Introduce Eco-Friendly Sanitation System to Qatar. Corodex to Introduce Eco-Friendly Sanitation System to Qatar.
The system has been such a success that it won the coveted, “Water Reuse Project of the Year” in United Arab Emirates at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2012, the only awards programme in the GCC to recognise completed quality projects...
  15 Apr 2012  
TRADA study confirms excellent strength, hardness and durability of Southern Yellow Pine. TRADA study confirms excellent strength, hardness and durability of Southern Yellow Pine.
The study confirmed the excellent strength, hardness and durability of Southern Yellow Pine (SYP), according to a statement issued by American Softwoods (AMSO), the promotional partnership formed by three major U.S. softwood trade associations. The ann...
  15 Apr 2012  
Abu Dhabi’s existing buildings to be sustainably enhanced for the benefit of the economy. Abu Dhabi’s existing buildings to be sustainably enhanced for the benefit of the economy.
Matthew Plumbridge, Consultant for Environment and Sustainability Planning at the DMA said that there are a number of ongoing projects in Abu Dhabi that are setting the sustainability benchmark, citing the Comprehensive Cooling Plan (CCP) by the Execut...
  10 Apr 2012  
Sustainability standards to assist growing construction opportunities in GCC. Sustainability standards to assist growing construction opportunities in GCC.
Amid a more assertive drive from GCC governments to implement green building codes on all construction and infrastructure projects, industry experts foresee these output methods as a short-term reality that will complement growing economic opportunitie...
  8 Apr 2012  
Valve sizing and selection made easy. Valve sizing and selection made easy.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division has introduced a free iPhone application which makes it easy to find the right Acvatix combi valve and the matching actuator for each desired application. Aimed at planners and installers, the Combi Valve Size...
  8 Apr 2012  
Autodesk expert discusses sustainable technologies in Qatar’s construction industry Autodesk expert discusses sustainable technologies in Qatar’s construction industry
Middle East Geospatial Forum will revolve around the theme Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Middle East with the aim of highlighting the significance of geospatial technology in promoting sustainable development for the region. Various sessions ...
  4 Apr 2012  
Control your home or office lighting from anywhere in the world. Control your home or office lighting from anywhere in the world.
Floorplan plugin-software-app running on iPad users can navigate a building and use the multi-touch features of the iPad to zoom into areas. Energy usage is shown live on the screen. Users can set lighting levels globally, or by area or by channel. Use...
Mode Lighting Middle East LLC 2 Apr 2012  
Irrigation system saving up to 85 per cent of water set to change the face of agriculture in the region. Irrigation system saving up to 85 per cent of water set to change the face of agriculture in the region.
The system was installed in two of the Al Dahra Agricultural Company greenhouses and open field farms in Al Ain, where it was compared to regular drip irrigation systems. Initial tests revealed that not only did the EPIC system save 85 per cent more wa...
  1 Apr 2012  
MAPEI conducts themed monthly training workshops for construction practitioners and developers. MAPEI conducts themed monthly training workshops for construction practitioners and developers.
The theme for the March workshop was ‘A Specification-led Approach to Concrete Repair’, covering topics such as understanding the causes of concrete deterioration, concrete repair options; typical concrete problems; MAPEI’s solutions;...
  1 Apr 2012  
Pioneering building design system facilitates cost-effective structural use of wood in tall buildings. Pioneering building design system facilitates cost-effective structural use of wood in tall buildings.
The report highlights wood products' ability to offer flexible tower construction, meet building codes and be price competitive with other building material options. These attributes, combined with responsible and sustainable harvesting of natural reso...
  28 Mar 2012 Website
Solar3D explores plan to integrate its solar cell into roof tiles. Solar3D explores plan to integrate its solar cell into roof tiles.
The company intends to collaborate with Redwood Renewables, a solar roofing company, on this study to provide a first look at how the Solar3D silicon-based technology will perform in Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) applications. In theory, the ...
  28 Mar 2012 Website
Most significant way to save energy and reduce carbon footprint cost-effectively is window film. Most significant way to save energy and reduce carbon footprint cost-effectively is window film.
The comprehensive independent analysis of window film, conducted by California-based firm ConSol, shows that in existing commercial structures window film's energy savings alone can offer a payback of less than two years, or up to a seventy percent ret...
  27 Mar 2012 Website
Samsung Electronics launches DVM Desert units in Saudi Arabia. Samsung Electronics launches DVM Desert units in Saudi Arabia.
The company has moved forward and expanded its AC business by transforming into a complete AC solution company and introducing the Digital Variable Multi (DVM) air conditioning system, a new generation in multi-zone modular systems that uses variable-c...
  27 Mar 2012  
Strong economic fundamentals to drive the growth of the GCC construction sector. Strong economic fundamentals to drive the growth of the GCC construction sector.
Alpen Capital today announced the publication of its GCC Construction Industry Report as a part of its Industry Research services. The report focuses on key emerging trends, fundamental growth drivers, noteworthy challenges in the industry, and profile...
  27 Mar 2012  
High performance personal protective equipment - first on the Apple Store. High performance personal protective equipment - first on the Apple Store.
CanaSafe is a manufacturer of Personal Protective Equipment featuring a portfolio of high performance products. The CanaSafe brand is synonymous with top-quality and innovative products that provide specialist protection for all walks of industry.
CanaSafeCanaSafe 26 Mar 2012 Website
Mahindra Middle East opens USD 3.5 million transformer cores facility. Mahindra Middle East opens USD 3.5 million transformer cores facility.
The company was Mahindra Group’s first foray in the Middle East when it set up an electrical steel service centre in Sharjah, in 2005. MME is the largest supplier of processed electrical steel in GCC, and has the distinction of being the first su...
  26 Mar 2012  
Going green can help construction companies slash up to 30 per cent off operating costs. Going green can help construction companies slash up to 30 per cent off operating costs.
“Most of the savings that construction companies can potentially achieve from ‘going green’ are realised through good design with minimal wastage of materials,” said Ziadat, who will address delegates at the infrastructure ARABI...
  25 Mar 2012  
iPhone app to support HVAC product replacements. iPhone app to support HVAC product replacements.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division has introduced a new iPhone app called "Old2New replacement guide". This software helps planners and installers with the replacement of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment by displaying success...
  23 Mar 2012 Website
Leading design experts to discuss aesthetics, function and sustainability of modern workplaces. Leading design experts to discuss aesthetics, function and sustainability of modern workplaces.
The changing nature of organisations, work and workplaces will form the focus of professional debate and insight at The Office Exhibition 2012. Through a series of high-level addresses and interactive seminars, regional architects, designers and execut...
  21 Mar 2012 Website
OSRAM at the Prolight + Sound: lighting more flexible, brighter, more robust. OSRAM at the Prolight + Sound: lighting more flexible, brighter, more robust.
For unconventional advertising use OSRAM has developed the Kreios G1 image projector. It projects the image of a special template – the so-called gobo – in a brilliant light quality onto walls, floors and objects. The motif can simply be ch...
  21 Mar 2012  
3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive Helps Set New Guinness World Records® Title. 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive Helps Set New Guinness World Records® Title.
The vehicle lift was conducted by engineers Jens Schoene and Dr. Markus Schleser of RWTH Aachen University. Guinness World Records adjudicator Olaf Kuchenbecker was on hand to witness the lift and certify the new record. The German team had to meet sev...
  15 Mar 2012  
Bayer MaterialScience and WSP Environment and Energy to co-operate on sustainable construction solutions. Bayer MaterialScience and WSP Environment and Energy to co-operate on sustainable construction solutions.
The key focus of the cooperation will be on optimizing the energy demand of buildings through building envelope insulation concepts, energy-efficient building technologies, renewable energy applications, and interior solutions to increase user comfort ...
  15 Mar 2012  
Hardware+Tools Middle East serves the specialized needs of regional construction sector. Hardware+Tools Middle East serves the specialized needs of regional construction sector.
An industry showcase and platform of choice for manufacturers to dis-play their latest range of products as well as to seek new markets. For buyers and distributors it is a great platform to scout out the latest developments in the industry and source...
  14 Mar 2012 Website
Interface opens the doors to the Awarehouse. Interface opens the doors to the Awarehouse.
Dutch architects Claessens Erdmann collaborated with InterfaceFLOR VP of Branding Michele Iacovitti to design an innovative, multi-functional space with a variety of areas and zones; these include office space, a sustainability corner, product and bran...
  14 Mar 2012  
Facilities Management in the Middle East will be one of the World’s Leading FM industries. Facilities Management in the Middle East will be one of the World’s Leading FM industries.
Donald Trump opened the inaugural Middle East Facility Management Association Conference this week, predicting that the industry will be one of the leading FM industries in the world. He stressed that the nature of recent developments will have a profo...
  13 Mar 2012  
New insulation system for hot water tanks scores with patents. New insulation system for hot water tanks scores with patents.
The insulation system with polyester fiber-fleece provides up to 30 percent less heat loss in standby mode compared to conventional insulations. The patented aluminum closure strip enables a simple quick opening of the outer cover by only one person. T...
  13 Mar 2012  
The Big 5 Saudi sees successful week for the Saudi construction market. The Big 5 Saudi sees successful week for the Saudi construction market.
A significant part of this year’s event focused on sustainability and innovation within this sector, with almost 30 per cent of exhibitors classing their products within this category. UK company Dura Composites is a strong advocate for this and ...
  13 Mar 2012  
Energy efficiency through intelligent presence-dependent lighting and climate control. Energy efficiency through intelligent presence-dependent lighting and climate control.
Motion and presence detectors for lighting and HVAC controls optimize comfort while reducing energy consumption. Intelligent constant light level control and demand-dependent room climate control ensure that offices, hallways and commercial spaces are ...
  12 Mar 2012 Website
Masdar extends smart building expertise to disaster affected areas of Japan. Masdar extends smart building expertise to disaster affected areas of Japan.
Alamira Noor Bani Hashim, a UAE national working as an Urban Planner in Masdar City, one of the integrated units of Masdar, recently participated in the International Energy Seminar on Smart Community Proposals for Reconstructing Disaster-Affected Area...
  12 Mar 2012  
Construction companies failing to adapt to green building standards at risk. Construction companies failing to adapt to green building standards at risk.
Construction companies in the Middle East are slow to adopt best practice green building standards because they perceive no immediate economic benefits but will...
  11 Mar 2012 Website
Philips brings the future of sustainable retail and hospitality lighting solutions live at the Illuminesca event in Dubai. Philips brings the future of sustainable retail and hospitality lighting solutions live at the Illuminesca event in Dubai.
‘Illuminesca’ will showcase Philips’ latest retail and hospitality LED lighting innovations in the form of eight different mini demonstrations, highlighting how light can create a unique shopping experience or a memorable stay in a ho...
  11 Mar 2012  
Establishing Industry Benchmarks for World Class Stadiums. Establishing Industry Benchmarks for World Class Stadiums.
Today‘s sports facilities are relied upon to host more and varied events. Qatar, after winning the bid to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup, plans to set the benchmark for stadium development. The iconic nature of a stadium is usually defined by its d...
  10 Mar 2012  
Al Rahmani General Trading Company. Al Rahmani General Trading Company.
Established around in the early 1900s by the late Haji Yousuf Al Rahmani as a small trading establishment. With the passage of time, it has grown contributing considerably to the development of UAE. Today the House of Rahmani is the undisputed leader i...
Al Rahmani General Trading Co. LLCAl Rahmani General Trading Co. LLC 8 Mar 2012  
QGBC celebrates International Womens Day with engineering community. QGBC celebrates International Women's Day with engineering community.
Melanie Robson, Chair, NAWIC-Qatar opened the event and introduced internationally renowned architect Kathryn Findlay, who is currently designing The Doha Art Foundation and Official Residence for The Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Qatar, a...
  8 Mar 2012 Website
Autodesk Launches Cloud-Based Alternative for Product Lifecycle Management. Autodesk Launches Cloud-Based Alternative for Product Lifecycle Management.
Autodesk PLM 360 is the latest offering to build upon the company’s leadership with cloud-based solutions. Unlike traditional PLM systems - which have historically been expensive and complicated — Autodesk PLM 360 is instant-on and easily c...
  5 Mar 2012 Website
The Big 5 Saudi to open access to $163.5 billion of opportunities in the Saudi construction market. The Big 5 Saudi to open access to $163.5 billion of opportunities in the Saudi construction market.
The Mayor of Jeddah, His Excellency Dr. Hani Abu Ras, will officially inaugurate the event, taking place from 10-13 of March at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events. Encompassing two halls, one purpose built for the event, The Big 5 Saudi 2012 will ho...
  5 Mar 2012  
Donald Trump to open MEFMA’s first international FM conference being held in Dubai. Donald Trump to open MEFMA’s first international FM conference being held in Dubai.
Under the auspices of RERA, MEFMA is announcing its inaugural conference that has attracted globally renowned speakers to help promote the value of integrated FM to stakeholders in the wider construction industry.
  1 Mar 2012  
Habtoor Leighton Group awarded USD 130 million Jewel of the Creek. Habtoor Leighton Group awarded USD 130 million Jewel of the Creek.
The contract involves the construction and completion of the substructure works for four basement levels and ground floor slabs on the waterside site between Al Maktoum Bridge, Baniyas Road and the Floating Bridge. The plot area is 123,955 square metre...
  28 Feb 2012  
International Interior Design Association to identify best commercial design in the Middle East at The Office Exhibition 2012. International Interior Design Association to identify best commercial design in the Middle East at The Office Exhibition 2012.
Interior designers, interior architects or design firms based anywhere around the world are eligible to enter ‘The Office Exhibition Interior Design Competition.’ The projects submitted should be based within the Middle East and completed w...
  28 Feb 2012  
Solar energy in the spotlight at Wetex 2012. Solar energy in the spotlight at Wetex 2012.
The focus on solar energy technologies stems from the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and his directives towards building a sustainable future for the Emirate of Dubai....
  28 Feb 2012  
New ambitious environmental agreement signed - a giant step towards green desert. New ambitious environmental agreement signed - a giant step towards green desert.
A cornerstone of the pilot project is greenhouses utilizing seawater to provide cool and humid growing conditions for vegetables. The greenhouses will also produce freshwater themselves. The greenhouses will be coupled with a state of the art parabolic...
  27 Feb 2012 Website
Sustainable build and design at forefront of real estate development. Sustainable build and design at forefront of real estate development.
New research states that 2012 will see U$15.068 billion worth of contracts awarded in the Emirates - an increase of 26.57 per cent from last year. The latest figures from research specialists Ventures Middle East have been released in the build-up to W...
  26 Feb 2012  
BASF helps ensure longevity of new Al Mafraq Hospital extension. BASF helps ensure longevity of new Al Mafraq Hospital extension.
BASF Construction Chemicals' Rheocrete 222+, a combined waterproofer and organic corrosion inhibitor, met the stringent requirements. To date, over 380,000 litres of the admixture has been supplied, making it the biggest ever project using this product...
  25 Feb 2012  
Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council organises first Estidama Developers Forum. Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council organises first Estidama Developers Forum.
The Estidama Developers Forum, which was attended by key executives representing the Emirates' development industry, presented the overarching strategy of the Emirate's sustainability programme and its progression and milestones, the findings after the...
  24 Feb 2012 Website
Al-Jazeera Paints opens three new branches. Al-Jazeera Paints opens three new branches.
Eng Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Jasser, the mayor of Dwadmi and Mr. Mohammed bin Saqr Althowayb Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce recently opened Al-Jazeera Paints showroom in the city of Dwadmi (360 km from the capital Riyadh), and the opening ceremony wa...
  23 Feb 2012  
Top manufacturers and distributors confirm their return to The Office Exhibition 2012. Top manufacturers and distributors confirm their return to The Office Exhibition 2012.
Responding to the increased demand from international and regional manufacturers, the 2012 exhibition will enjoy 30 per cent more floor space than the previous year. With 60 per cent of the show already sold, event organiser dmg :: events says exhibito...
  23 Feb 2012 Website
Habtoor Leighton Group secures US$515 million Habtoor Palace hotels development. Habtoor Leighton Group secures US$515 million Habtoor Palace hotels development.
The new development will be located on the site of the existing Metropolitan Hotel - Dubai’s oldest hotel – on Sheikh Zayed Road at the southernmost point of the “Old Town” development, which includes the Burj Khalifa and the Du...
  22 Feb 2012  
Emirates Green Building Council is setting up task forces to drive UAE’s green vision. Emirates Green Building Council is setting up task forces to drive UAE’s green vision.
Ten task forces will attain to various objectives during the year including the setting up of a green financing scheme and technical guidelines to make existing buildings more environmentally sustainable; developing a comprehensive programme of events ...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 21 Feb 2012 Website
Interview with John John Drewett - Director of Concrete Repairs Ltd. Interview with John John Drewett - Director of Concrete Repairs Ltd.
Concrete on its own does not present a corrosion problems but it is often used in construction with steel reinforcement to provide strength in tension. This steel is protected from corrosion when embedded in highly alkaline concrete with low levels of ...
  21 Feb 2012 Website
Cummins engines - clean, efficient, dependable and durable. Cummins engines - clean, efficient, dependable and durable.
Cummins in the Middle East is responsible for Distribution, Power Generation, and Engine Business and Aftermarket Support. One key achievement is they have recently established a certified training center which is dedicated to internal and external cus...
Cummins Middle East FZECummins Middle East FZE 19 Feb 2012  
The Hotel Show set for record success as GCC hospitality sector booms. The Hotel Show set for record success as GCC hospitality sector booms.
The GCC hospitality industry is expected to enjoy high growth in 2012 as international hotel chains establish new properties in the region to support anticipated increases in inbound tourism. Combined with increased spend on restoration and refurbishme...
  19 Feb 2012 Website
OSRAM presents new lighting perspectives at Light+Building. OSRAM presents new lighting perspectives at Light+Building.
The Parathom Classic A75 LED lamp offers customers energy savings of approximately 400 euros per lamp, when considering the entire service life. This lamp is the first LED-substitute for the 75W-light bulb available on the European market and can be us...
  17 Feb 2012  
Alstom and Cofely Besix FM to provide maintenance service for the Dubai tramway. Alstom and Cofely Besix FM to provide maintenance service for the Dubai tramway.
The contract is for the maintenance of the rolling stock and fixed installations to be delivered by Alstom and Cofely Besix FM for phase 1 of the Dubai tramway project. This phase 1 includes the supply of 11 Citadis tramsets, 10 km of track, 13 station...
  15 Feb 2012  
Gerab Energy Systems introduces innovative green technology for HVAC and chillers. Gerab Energy Systems introduces innovative green technology for HVAC and chillers.
The new technology can help in achieving up to 20 per cent energy savings for all HVACs from 1 to 1000 tonnes. The new green technology also extends the life of the compressors with zero maintenance required. Adnan Sharafi, Director, Gerab Energy Syste...
  15 Feb 2012  
WETEX Showcases energy-efficient technologies in vital sectors. WETEX Showcases energy-efficient technologies in vital sectors.
Organized by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for the past 13 years in accordance to the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, and under the...
  13 Feb 2012  
Alumco LLC licensed to use DuPont SentryGlas Expressions for decorative glass in the Middle East and Africa. Alumco LLC licensed to use DuPont SentryGlas Expressions for decorative glass in the Middle East and Africa.
The agreement allows Alumco to produce and distribute high-definition, decorative laminated safety glass to meet growing demand for custom designed imagery and aesthetics in laminated glass. Alumco was chosen by DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions to hel...
  12 Feb 2012  
Atlas Copco showcases new generators and lighting masts at Middle East Electricity. Atlas Copco showcases new generators and lighting masts at Middle East Electricity.
With a canopy constructed of linear medium density polyethelene (LMDP), the QAX30 30kVA portable generator is designed to be exceptionally durable, able to withstand the harshest of conditions and treatment. his was most aptly demonstrated during the t...
  9 Feb 2012  
New Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank headquarters awarded green building certification. New Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank headquarters awarded green building certification.
The building has applied best practice design principles. It has concentrated on minimizing energy and water intake and waste output, maximizing recycling and environmental quality. Energy efficiency measures have resulted in cost savings of almost 23....
  9 Feb 2012  
International companies seek opportunities to capitalise on Saudi construction boom. International companies seek opportunities to capitalise on Saudi construction boom.
More than 75 per cent of the exhibitors taking part in this year’s The Big 5 Saudi will represent international companies. Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mansour Bin Mutaib Bin Abdulaziz the event is now in its second year,...
  8 Feb 2012 Website
Salaam Street and Tunnel wins project of the year at Middle East Electricity awards. Salaam Street and Tunnel wins project of the year at Middle East Electricity awards.
Abu Dhabi Municipality and Ruud Lighting Arabia were the standout winners at the Middle East Electricity Awards, taking home the Project of the Year Award for their joint collaboration on the Salaam Street and Tunnel project in the UAE capital. Contest...
  8 Feb 2012  
Siemens Headquarters in Masdar City chosen for top architectural award. Siemens Headquarters in Masdar City chosen for top architectural award.
The jury explained their decision for selecting the Siemens headquarters in Masdar City, one of the integrated units of Masdar, saying: "This is a thorough investigation of the design of large floorplate space in an extreme climate, with a well-explain...
  8 Feb 2012  
Masdar City chooses SoFi to monitor carbon in buildings. Masdar City chooses SoFi to monitor carbon in buildings.
Commenting on the use of SoFi, Alan Frost, Director of Masdar City, said: “Through SoFi we can monitor carbon performance during construction and quantify how well we are meeting our goals. This is vital for Masdar and our stakeholders in terms o...
  7 Feb 2012 Website
Ducab high quality power cables and accessories. Ducab high quality power cables and accessories.
Ducab High Voltage factory inaugurated in November 2011, joint venture of Ducab with DEWA and ADWEA, represents the next step in the ongoing growth of Ducab since its opening. This latest addition extends the manufacturing range to the highest world st...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 5 Feb 2012  
Eurocooler - cooling radiators for transformers. Eurocooler - cooling radiators for transformers.
Since 1937, Eurocooler has carved out a position of force with the biggest manufacturers by bringing them its expertise and a response adapted to their needs in the field of cooling for transformers of all powers. Certified ISO 9001: 2000 with TÜV, the...
  5 Feb 2012 Website
Siemens secures first wind turbine orders in Africa. Siemens secures first wind turbine orders in Africa.
The Haouma Wind Farm project will be built in Northern Morocco, approximately 30 km east of Tangier, and six km south of the Mediterranean coast. At 50 MW, Haouma will feature 22 Siemens SWT-2.3-93 wind turbines. Foum El Oued will be built in one of th...
  5 Feb 2012  
SureSet resin bound paving. SureSet resin bound paving.
Leading resin bound paving supplier SureSet has appointed a new agent to promote, supply and install the company’s product range in the UAE and neighbouring countries. Based in Dubai, Tanseeq LLC will now be promoting the extensive SureSet range ...
  5 Feb 2012  
Jotun Paints at Qatar Projects 2012. Jotun Paints at Qatar Projects 2012.
The company’s participation is part of Jotun’s continuing move to strengthen its market presence across Qatar’s rapidly growing paint segment, which has been estimated to be worth over QAR 300 million, The move is also aimed at Jotun&...
  2 Feb 2012  
Corodex Industries partners with Biorem for bio-friendly odor control systems. Corodex Industries partners with Biorem for bio-friendly odor control systems.
Biorem Inc is a leading clean technology company that designs, supplies and distributes a comprehensive line of high-efficiency biological-based air emissions control systems. These systems are used to eliminate odors, volatile organic compounds (VOCs)...
  1 Feb 2012 Website
LEDs illuminate supermarkets. LEDs illuminate supermarkets.
The Jerónimo Martins Group is among the first European retail companies to equip its new stores entirely with innovative LED lighting, a move that will save the company 50 percent of its lighting energy costs in future – thanks to Oslon SSL LEDs ...
  1 Feb 2012 Website
The leading supplier of diesel generator sets in the Middle East. The leading supplier of diesel generator sets in the Middle East.
FG Wilson (Engineering) FZE supplies standard and customized diesel generator sets ranging from 6.8 to 2,500 kVA. Primarily powered by Perkins engines, these products can be used in prime or standby applications depending on the customer’s indivi...
FG Wilson (Engineering) FZEFG Wilson (Engineering) FZE 31 Jan 2012  
High end laminates for floors and walls. High end laminates for floors and walls.
Greenwood General Trading is the sole agent and stockist of Kronotex Gmbh, Germany, The leading manufacturer of high end laminates flooring in Europe and United States. The variety and durability of high end laminated flooring from Kronotex gives our c...
Greenwood General Trading LLCGreenwood General Trading LLC 30 Jan 2012  
Emirates Building Systems invests in state-of-the-art industrial laser cutting machines. Emirates Building Systems invests in state-of-the-art industrial laser cutting machines.
With the capacity to cut stainless steel, aluminum and carbon steel, the machines are extremely useful in structural applications where the volume and precision of the metal required for production is critical. Tubular trusses and three dimensional str...
  29 Jan 2012  
Renewable energy integration a valuable proposition. Renewable energy integration a valuable proposition.
Bruce Smith, Business Advisor for the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), said that the abundance of renewable energy sources, particularly solar, in the UAE compared to unpredictable sources in Europe, means the country is ideally posit...
  29 Jan 2012  
Spancrete Global Services at Big 5 Saudi Arabia. Spancrete Global Services at Big 5 Saudi Arabia.
Over the past 60 years, Spancrete has sold its hollow core production systems worldwide and has a long history of producers in the Middle East, including locations in Turkey, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Spancrete Global Services manuf...
  29 Jan 2012 Website
Suntech Power launches two innovative solutions. Suntech Power launches two innovative solutions.
The SuperPoly 290 STP-24/Vd module from Suntech features cells made from cast mono technology. The innovative panel offers an industry leading efficiency of 14.9 per cent and positive power tolerance of 0/+5 per cent, in addition to extended wind load ...
  25 Jan 2012  
Thermo-Shield weatherproofing on Mercato Mall. Thermo-Shield weatherproofing on Mercato Mall.
Since the mid 1990's SPM Thermo-Shield coatings, manufactured in the US, have been applied in various projects in the UAE and the Middle East region. SPM Thermo-Shield is making a strong push by targeting the exterior and interior wall coatings segment...
Ozone Energie Solutions FZEOzone Energie Solutions FZE 25 Jan 2012 Website
DuPont achieves zero landfill status in Building Innovations business. DuPont achieves zero landfill status in Building Innovations business.
By completely eliminating landfill - not just reducing it - DuPont Building Innovations has created a new standard for environmental stewardship. The Drive to Zero project was comprehensive in other ways, too. Manufacturing byproducts, unusable raw mat...
  22 Jan 2012 Website
New Gamma room temperature controllers from Siemens. New Gamma room temperature controllers from Siemens.
One outstanding feature of these new room temperature controllers are the logically arranged LED displays which indicate operating and error states. Room users are able to see not only that a room is not being operated within the optimal temperature ra...
  21 Jan 2012 Website
Corodex presents fire fighting CAF System ‘Firexpress’ to Dubai Civil Defence. Corodex presents fire fighting CAF System ‘Firexpress’ to Dubai Civil Defence.
The Firexpress motorcycle has a self-contained system with two interconnected 25 litre tanks for premixed water and foam. The fire fighting CAF (Compressed Air Foam) system motorcycle has been tested for structural integrity, rider stability and is bas...
  18 Jan 2012  
Qatar Green Building Council establishes  Green Infrastructure Interest Group. Qatar Green Building Council establishes Green Infrastructure Interest Group.
Aiming to foster the development of green infrastructure as a national resource capable of delivering a wide range of environmental, economic and social benefits, the Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has inaugurated the Green Infrastructure Interest...
  17 Jan 2012  
Water zones - preparing, cooking, cleaning and drinking. Water zones - preparing, cooking, cleaning and drinking.
In a typical residential kitchen, second only to the stove, most people spend their time standing at or working next to the kitchen sink. With the popularity of the modern dishwasher, this work area, unlike the rest of the kitchen, has changed very lit...
  17 Jan 2012  
DuPont showcasing advanced fire suppression solutions at Intersec 2012. DuPont showcasing advanced fire suppression solutions at Intersec 2012.
Since the 1950s DuPont has provided the technology to safely protect the world’s most important assets. Today the DuPont™ FM-200® waterless fire suppressant is regarded as the world’s preferred choice when protecting assets, people an...
  15 Jan 2012  
Emirates Green Building Council’s ‘Focus Day’ at World Future Energy Summit. Emirates Green Building Council’s ‘Focus Day’ at World Future Energy Summit.
Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) will highlight the importance of introducing and strengthening energy efficiency measures in existing buildings at its Focus Day to be held in conjunction with the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) on Janua...
Emirates Green Building CouncilEmirates Green Building Council 15 Jan 2012  
Hospitality industry warms up to new technology to treat food waste. Hospitality industry warms up to new technology to treat food waste.
Dulsco has successfully concluded trials on “Converta”, which turns organic waste into solid usable bio-compost in 48 to 72 hours. Combining modern engineering with bio-sciences, Converta contains two major chambers that treat organic waste...
  15 Jan 2012  
New technology to harvest fresh water from the submarines springs in the sea. New technology to harvest fresh water from the submarines springs in the sea.
Nymphea Environnement introduces a new resource in water never exploited by men until now: the submarine springs of fresh water. Like common surface springs, numerous submarine springs are present all over the world. Sometimes very deep, sometimes at ...
  15 Jan 2012  
Laticrete RAK. Laticrete RAK.
World leader in the manufacture of high-strength shock and weather resistant tile and stone installation systems and waterproofing products. LATICRETE is one of the most specified companies around the Globe and for over 55 Years, the LATICRETE system m...
Laticrete RAK Co. LLCLaticrete RAK Co. LLC 12 Jan 2012  
Crystal Lagoons to present sustainable cooling technology at World Future Energy Summit. Crystal Lagoons to present sustainable cooling technology at World Future Energy Summit.
This revolutionary technology for cooling industrial and thermal power plants, eliminates marine pollution from cooling-dependent industries, something critical for the Arabian Gulf that today is under pressure from industrialization, and has put in ri...
  11 Jan 2012  
High-end swimming pools for any taste. High-end swimming pools for any taste.
Oasis Dreams is introducing a new lifestyle concept on leisure through its offer of high-end pools. Oasis Dreams are the exclusive distributors for Waterair Swimming pools for GCC and India. Waterair is an internationally renowned French Swimming pool ...
Oasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLCOasis Dreams Middle East Landscaping LLC 11 Jan 2012  
New lighting technology reduces energy needs by 65 per cent. New lighting technology reduces energy needs by 65 per cent.
Industry players assembling in Dubai next month for the world’s leading power event will be presented with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures that typically reduce energy needs by 65 per cent, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars annually...
  11 Jan 2012  
Middle East Industries Group - from cladding to fire rated steel doors. Middle East Industries Group - from cladding to fire rated steel doors.
The group comprises three companies: Middle East Insulation, Bin Ghurair Trading LLC and Resolco Insulation LLC.
Middle East Industries LLCMiddle East Industries LLC 10 Jan 2012  
3M Gulf announces participation at SteelFAB  2012. 3M Gulf announces participation at SteelFAB 2012.
The industrial and transportation business unit of 3M Gulf which will be participating with an 18 sqm exhibit will showcase its complete abrasives product portfolio including the recently launched 3M™ Cubitron™ II and 3M™ Scotch-Weld&...
  9 Jan 2012 Website
Dubai launches Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Dubai launches Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
This is the first utility-scale production capacity park of its kind in the region and a prelude to the introduction of promising projects to use renewable energy in electricity production in Dubai. This project will use solar radiations that are avail...
  9 Jan 2012  
Middle East can become major exporter of renewable energy. Middle East can become major exporter of renewable energy.
While the world continues to look at renewable energy as an alternative option to power their economies, one solar energy expert is confident that the Middle East can be a major exporter of the infinite resource in the future. Vahid Fotuhi, Chairman of...
  8 Jan 2012  
Solar energy to generate 10 per cent of electricity production in Saudi Arabia by 2020. Solar energy to generate 10 per cent of electricity production in Saudi Arabia by 2020.
The government hopes that the Kingdom’s nascent solar industry will create up to 15,000 jobs and is encouraging the development of solar farms, plants for processing of raw materials and assembly, and other related facilities. Investors have alre...
  8 Jan 2012  
Schneider Electric launches containerised power and cooling facility modules. Schneider Electric launches containerised power and cooling facility modules.
With leading power and cooling product brands including APC and Uniflair in its portfolio, Schneider Electric is uniquely positioned as an end-to-end solutions provider to address the need for fast, flexible, easy and predictable data center solutions....
  4 Jan 2012  

  2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

*Request for Information
 
(Please check companies and/or products above. Not to be used to promote your products or services.)
 
*Name:    
*Email:    
Company:    
*Company type:    
*Phone:    
*Address:    
*Request:    
    (* = Mandatory field) 
     



Skyscraper Banner