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Bricsys joins buildingSMART to give the .dwg community access to the huge potential of the BIM approach Bricsys joins buildingSMART to give the .dwg community access to the huge potential of the BIM approach
There are hundreds of .dwg based engineering applications for the AEC space. We want to guide them to openBIM. We recently released a set of API’s in order to bring them closer to IFC certification and become part of this openBIM journey. We will conti...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 29 Dec 2016 Website
EGBC and Dubai Supreme Council of Energy discuss doubling green building efficiency by 2030 EGBC and Dubai Supreme Council of Energy discuss doubling green building efficiency by 2030
The joint workshop was held to discuss the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), a public-private partnership of cities, businesses and organisations, which aims to improve energy efficiency in buildings. The BEA is one of six accelerators under Susta...
  26 Dec 2016  
Shades of Ritmonio: elegant in style and strong in personality Shades of Ritmonio: elegant in style and strong in personality
A wide choice of finishing and materials is the answer of Ritmonio to the ever growing needs of customization of the house design. Several proposals to make the choice of everybody unique and characteristic. Ritmonio offers a wide range of finishing fr...
  20 Dec 2016 Website
Germany, UK, France, Italy lead international exhibitor charge at Intersec 2017 in Dubai Germany, UK, France, Italy lead international exhibitor charge at Intersec 2017 in Dubai
The record international coverage is spearheaded by a 10 per cent year-on-year increase in exhibitors from Germany and the UK, as 82 German companies (64 pavilion and 18 standalone exhibitors) line-up alongside 143 British companies (86 pavilion and 57...
  20 Dec 2016 Website
KEF Infra One - World’s First and Largest Fully Integrated Offsite Manufacturing Park KEF Infra One - World’s First and Largest Fully Integrated Offsite Manufacturing Park
It spans one million square feet and features a diverse range of cutting-edge technology that can revolutionise manufacturing and delivery processes in the construction industry. With a vision to fast forward India into one of the world’s leading hubs ...
  19 Dec 2016 Website
Sage and SAW Software Mill announces launch of Sage X3 for Construction Sage and SAW Software Mill announces launch of Sage X3 for Construction
As new technologies such as Industry 4.0 mechanisms, and technological processes are introduced into the construction sector, a strong business management solution is necessary to keep operations running smoothly. Sage X3 which runs entirely on a brows...
  19 Dec 2016  
Arabian Construction Company to Build an Iconic Luxury Residential Tower in Cyprus Arabian Construction Company to Build an Iconic Luxury Residential Tower in Cyprus
The new tower will be located on 28th October Avenue, Limassol's prime seafront boulevard, and is set to become a Cyprus landmark that will redefine the coastal skyline - a beacon that represents the island’s progress. All 83 apartments across the 37 s...
  19 Dec 2016  
The City of Helsinki: New Generation City Information Models for Helsinki The City of Helsinki: New Generation City Information Models for Helsinki
The versatile models enable the calculation and visualisation of city analyses, for example on the possibilities of alternative energy sources, greenhouse gas emissions and the environmental impact of traffic. The models can also be applied to the need...
  16 Dec 2016 Website
Airport Show 2017 to showcase massive airport expansion plans in Middle East Airport Show 2017 to showcase massive airport expansion plans in Middle East
Representatives from airports across the region will talk about their expansion plans and explore the latest technologies at the 17th edition of the Airport Show, the world’s leading B2B airport industry event, from May 15-17, 2017, which will also sta...
  14 Dec 2016 Website
Grundfos to Embark on a Drive for Waste Management and Recycling Its Pumps Grundfos to Embark on a Drive for Waste Management and Recycling Its Pumps
In line with its commitments towards sustainability, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, Grundfos, will embark on a drive for waste management and recycling its pumps. The drive aims to transform waste into reusable energy and hi...
  14 Dec 2016  
Pantone reveals 15-0343 Greenery as its 2017 Color of the Year Pantone reveals 15-0343 Greenery as its 2017 Color of the Year
The new 15-0343 Greenery is a life-affirming shade that best exemplifies the pursuit of personal passions and vitality. The more submerged people are in their own modern realities, the greater their innate craving to immerse themselves in the physical ...
  14 Dec 2016  
Students Drive Innovation in GCC’s USD 2 Trillion Construction Pipeline Students Drive Innovation in GCC’s USD 2 Trillion Construction Pipeline
The Dubai Design Museum, Islamic Animation Center in Riyadh, and Muscat Viewer and Exposition Center were named as among the GCC’s most innovative projects in the Archiprix International 2017 competition, announced ahead of The Big 5. Experts agree tha...
  12 Dec 2016 Website
Honeywell Puts Building Control in Occupants’ Hands Honeywell Puts Building Control in Occupants’ Hands
The new app provides digital identification and integrates with core building functions, including access and comfort control, to enhance building occupants’ experience with the touch of a screen. The app’s access control capability eliminates the need...
  12 Dec 2016 Website
ACTS wins material testing bid for Riyadh Metro Project ACTS wins material testing bid for Riyadh Metro Project
The new three-year contract will see ACTS operating one of the largest site laboratories for infrastructure in the Kingdom with the setting up of an 800 m2 laboratory space to perform the expert services required under this assignment. The laboratory i...
  12 Dec 2016  
Hormann launches DOBO System to safeguard warehouses Hormann launches DOBO System to safeguard warehouses
The system allows docking of a truck or trailer while its doors are still closed. Once in the unloading position at the dock, the warehouse doors can then be safely opened. Until that time the goods remain well-protected inside the vehicle. For additio...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 8 Dec 2016  
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Set to Drive Business Opportunities as Investment in Renewables Reaches Record High Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Set to Drive Business Opportunities as Investment in Renewables Reaches Record High
Hosted by Masdar, the forthcoming ADSW theme is ‘Practical Steps Towards a Sustainable Future’. The week’s anchor event, the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a strong focus on technology, innovation an...
  7 Dec 2016 Website
IP-based video surveillance zooms in on Middle East retail sector offering bottom-line benefits beyond security IP-based video surveillance zooms in on Middle East retail sector offering bottom-line benefits beyond security
Swedish company Axis Communications is one of more than 1,200 exhibitors at Intersec, and will offer up a range of intelligent solutions based on IP (Internet Protocol) video analytics that have multiple applications across a range of sectors, includin...
  7 Dec 2016 Website
The Future of Making Things Becomes a Reality at Autodesk University Middle East The Future of Making Things Becomes a Reality at Autodesk University Middle East
Speaking at the event, Callan Carpenter, VP, Global Named Accounts at Autodesk said, “AU Middle East was an inspiring platform for all our users to explore the future of design; whether that is architectural, technological or fashion. With 650 attendee...
  7 Dec 2016  
Protect your hearing before it is too late Protect your hearing before it is too late
Every day, millions of people around the world are exposed to noise at work and all the risks this can entail. While noise is most obviously a problem in industries such as manufacturing and construction, it can also be an issue in a wide range of othe...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 6 Dec 2016 Website
Cool Roofs to Reduce Urban Heat Island Effect Cool Roofs to Reduce Urban Heat Island Effect
In the Middle East, heat islands cause a significant increase in daytime and night temperatures. In summer utility companies are brought under stress by the peak energy demand – increasing air-conditioning costs, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions,...
Ozone Energie Solutions FZEOzone Energie Solutions FZE 5 Dec 2016 Website
America’s City of the Future Builds on PENETRON America’s City of the Future Builds on PENETRON
This project is the second largest urban development in the country and Florida’s biggest building project ever. Set for a grand opening in 2018, the Paramount Miami Worldcenter will comprise seven residential and office buildings, several hotels, incl...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 4 Dec 2016 Website
Honeywell Launches Regional Security and Fire Technology Roadshow in Oman Honeywell Launches Regional Security and Fire Technology Roadshow in Oman
The roadshow discuss regional best practice and the latest industry trends and technologies with leading Omani consultants, end-users, partners and distributors in the fields of video surveillance, access control, smoke detection as well as evacuation ...
  4 Dec 2016  
Cosentino’s ultracompact surface Dekton obtains the “Environmental Product Declaration” Cosentino’s ultracompact surface Dekton obtains the “Environmental Product Declaration”
In order to obtain an Environmental Product Declaration, the Cosentino Group R&D department assessed the environmental impact of Dekton during 2015 at all stages of its life cycle. The results obtained reflect the optimum analysis of the following phas...
  1 Dec 2016  
DEWA signs agreement with Masdar for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park DEWA signs agreement with Masdar for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park includes a Creativity & Innovation Centre that will be equipped with the latest renewable and clean technologies to sharpen national capabilities, boost the competitiveness of business, develop new renewabl...
  28 Nov 2016  
GCC’s largest facilities management market earns a brace of dedicated exhibitions as FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo launch GCC’s largest facilities management market earns a brace of dedicated exhibitions as FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo launch
As the industry leaders, FM Expo Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo provide platforms for our speakers, exhibitors and visitors to learn from experts, delve into key industry influencing trends and discover new and innovative technologies. As Saudi Arabia...
  28 Nov 2016  
Laminam slabs in Philippe Starcks project for the South Beach Hotel in Singapore Laminam slabs in Philippe Starck's project for the South Beach Hotel in Singapore
The infinity pool ambience that is a privileged point from which it’s possible to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view is covered with LAMINAM slabs of Oxide collection, Grigio colour with a thickness of 3+mm. Cut into apparently irregular geometric po...
Laminam Middle EastLaminam Middle East 27 Nov 2016  
Chicago Pneumatic high pressure compressors support unique blast hole drilling machines in India Chicago Pneumatic high pressure compressors support unique blast hole drilling machines in India
The new machines are industry first conceptualised units in which the compressor is mounted on a crawler excavator, where usually conventional blast hole drills rigs or truck mounted compressor units connected to drills are used. They are mounted on ex...
  24 Nov 2016  
Dynamic new products and innovations on show at Middle East Concrete & PMV Live 2016 Dynamic new products and innovations on show at Middle East Concrete & PMV Live 2016
When the concrete industry has exhausted the same means for years, it is time to focus more on innovation. The Liebherr product development team is doing an exceptional job in growing the product range, catering to changing customer and market changing...
  24 Nov 2016  
The BIG 5 awards most innovative, green construction product in the Middle East The BIG 5 awards most innovative, green construction product in the Middle East
The robust international participation to The Big 5 2016 reinforces Dubai’s position as central business hub of the broader Middle East region. The Turkish Government, which is Platinum Sponsor of the event, is strongly investing on The Big 5 to suppor...
  24 Nov 2016  
‘Deco-Concrete Day’ at Middle East Concrete 2016 attracts thousands of construction professionals ‘Deco-Concrete Day’ at Middle East Concrete 2016 attracts thousands of construction professionals
Thousands of industry professionals attended the ‘Deco-concrete Day’ today at Middle East Concrete (MEC) and PMV Live 2016, discovering how decorative concrete can be used in commercial and industrial application, turning dreary floors and walls into w...
  22 Nov 2016  
Honeywell Announces Burj Khalifa as UAE’s Smartest Building Honeywell Announces Burj Khalifa as UAE’s 'Smartest' Building
The Honeywell Smart Building Score Awards program, developed by Honeywell, a Fortune 100 global technology and Internet of Things (IoT) leader, assessed the smartness of buildings across the region based on three key indicators – how green, safe and pr...
  22 Nov 2016  
TRL and the Ministry of Municipality & Environment win ‘Green Research’ award TRL and the Ministry of Municipality & Environment win ‘Green Research’ award
QGBC's Sustainability Awards aims to recognize the efforts, commitment, and contributions of individuals, institutions and organizations in furthering sustainable development and environmental protection in Qatar and beyond. The awards, which welcome n...
  22 Nov 2016  
2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Sheet Metal Design and BIM 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Sheet Metal Design and BIM
BricsCAD is the only CAD system in the world to base all these design functions on the industry-standard .dwg file format on Windows, Linux and MacOS. At Bricsys, we know that countless new features do not equal productivity. When you use a CAD tool, ...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 22 Nov 2016 Website
Eclipse Glass Pocket Doors Eclipse Glass Pocket Doors
Eclipse Pocket doors slide smoothly into any of our double glazed wall systems. They retract between the fixed panels for an ultramodern entryway. Interior Sliding Glass Pocket Door Systems maximizes the use of Double Glazed Acoustic Glass Wall Systems...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 21 Nov 2016 Website
The competition ramps up at the Action Zone at Middle East Concrete & PMV Live 2016 The competition ramps up at the Action Zone at Middle East Concrete & PMV Live 2016
Industrial robots usage is predicted to increase by 30 per cent by 2020 in GCC countries with a large percentage used on construction projects. In the GCC, DigiRobotics customers that use robots in manufacturing include Doha National Museum, Al Forsan ...
  21 Nov 2016  
HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Opens The Big 5 2016 HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Opens The Big 5 2016
The Big 5 is the largest construction event in the Middle East, and its Summit is a rich opportunity for all stakeholders who look forward to develop the construction industry. Our endorsement of The Big 5 2016 and the Excellence in Construction Summit...
  21 Nov 2016  
Technoform backs environmental laws in the UAE Technoform backs environmental laws in the UAE
Technoform has offered numerous innovations that back environmental laws and sustainability that meet UAE Vision 2021. It also strives to increase the use of aluminum insulation profiles through cutting-edge technologies. Technoform dominates the marke...
  21 Nov 2016  
EVO Windows Legno/Alluminio: Evolution of the Wooden Window EVO Windows Legno/Alluminio: Evolution of the Wooden Window
EVO’s main feature is the section of the wing’s frame that is only 70 mm wide, less than the usual 80 mm, achieved by using solutions that ensure the best performance in terms of thermal insulation, certified sound-proofing, safety and reliability over...
COCIF Middle EastCOCIF Middle East 20 Nov 2016 Website
Ducab cables power Office of the Future Ducab cables power Office of the Future
The Office of the Future, the world’s first entirely 3D-printed office, was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Ducab is connecting the Office of the Future wi...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 20 Nov 2016  
Honeywell provides next-generation insulation solutions Honeywell provides next-generation insulation solutions
To meet its Montreal Protocol commitments, the region’s foam industry is phasing out the use of polyurethane foam containing hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), chemicals that are ozone-depleting and have high global-warming-potential (GWP). Further, in...
  20 Nov 2016  
Excitement mounts as the go-to event of the year for infrastructure professionals kicks off tomorrow Excitement mounts as the go-to event of the year for infrastructure professionals kicks off tomorrow
As well as providing excellent networking opportunities and the chance to view the latest equipment and industry innovations, there will be over 50 CPD-certified and free-to-attend forums, workshops and seminars delivered by industry experts, sharing t...
  20 Nov 2016  
73,000 Construction Professionals from 140 countries gather in Dubai for the Big 5 2016 73,000 Construction Professionals from 140 countries gather in Dubai for the Big 5 2016
A smart revolution is taking place within the construction industry and The Big 5 2016 is one of its major boosters, bringing technological innovation to the regional construction market. Microsoft will be exhibiting at the event this year for the firs...
  20 Nov 2016  
Brilliant bathroom bookstands and eye-catching accessories for those private moments Brilliant bathroom bookstands and eye-catching accessories for those private moments
A new range of brilliant bathroom stands and eye-catching accessories in a variety of finishes and designs, are now available for discerning specifiers, interior designers and private clients from The Sterlingham Co Limited, a UK based company with mor...
The Sterlingham Company LtdThe Sterlingham Company Ltd 20 Nov 2016  
GCC infrastructure professionals to enhance their skill set and boost their competitive edge in the US$100 billion industry GCC infrastructure professionals to enhance their skill set and boost their competitive edge in the US$100 billion industry
Over 50 free-to-attend and compelling seminars, forums and workshops scheduled at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2016. These workshops are tailor-made for construction professionals in the region and attract the leading thinkers and innovators from ...
  20 Nov 2016  
SUNY Cortland Project Featuring Kalwall Skylights One of Main Winners of AS&U Awards SUNY Cortland Project Featuring Kalwall Skylights One of Main Winners of AS&U Awards
The student life center includes a common area, café, and sports and workout areas. The skylights that feature the Kalwall panels flood the athletics portion of the building in diffuse natural light that spills into the common area. The Kalwall panels ...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 19 Nov 2016 Website
AED 7.34 Trillion Construction Activity In GCC Boosts Timber Industry AED 7.34 Trillion Construction Activity In GCC Boosts Timber Industry
Organizers of the 12th edition reveal an optimistic outlook for the timber industry, following a recent report from Deloitte that highlights AED 7.34-trillion GCC construction projects are in the pipeline with Saudi, UAE and Qatar taking the top three ...
  18 Nov 2016  
Big Industry Names to Showcase Engineering Excellence and Innovations at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2016 Big Industry Names to Showcase Engineering Excellence and Innovations at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2016
These companies are renowned for their commitment to quality, solidity, efficiency and safety and visitors to the shows will benefit hugely from their engineering excellence and practicality. It will give them instant access to key suppliers of the kin...
  18 Nov 2016  
Intersec 2017 shines spotlight on emerging technologies as Middle East outpaces global growth in biometric solutions Intersec 2017 shines spotlight on emerging technologies as Middle East outpaces global growth in biometric solutions
The Middle East is a world-leader in biometrics, regardless of economic ups and downs. There’s a higher awareness about safety and security issues and consequently customers plan to allocate the corresponding budget. Additionally, Tech-savvy GCC govern...
  17 Nov 2016  
Expert to speak about emerging trends and the impact on heavy machinery industry Expert to speak about emerging trends and the impact on heavy machinery industry
Major manufacturers are playing their part by developing advanced fuel-efficient diesel engines and equipment and engines adhering to lower emissions. JCB for example has recently developed its advanced fuel-efficient diesel engine ecoMAX using the 16 ...
  17 Nov 2016  
L&T exploring additional project opportunities in building GCC infrastructure L&T exploring additional project opportunities in building GCC infrastructure
With the India-UAE business relations constantly evolving, Larsen Toubro seeks to play a wider role in implementing more infrastructural projects in India and the GCC countries according to Mr.D.K. Sen, Senior Executive Vice-President (Infrastructur...
  15 Nov 2016  
Dubai Metro Extension Plan provides Massive Opportunity for Infrastructure Sector Dubai Metro Extension Plan provides Massive Opportunity for Infrastructure Sector
Dubai is changing and making the car a less attractive option for getting around and the metro system is playing its part by helping to reduce traffic congestion and accidents and minimize environmental pollution. The cost of building the metro has rea...
  16 Nov 2016  
French firm ARCHITECTURE DU BOIS – Terrasses grad will make its debut appearance at the Big 5 Show in Dubai French firm ARCHITECTURE DU BOIS – Terrasses grad will make its debut appearance at the Big 5 Show in Dubai
The company will unveil its latest decking products when it takes part in the Big 5 Show, at the pavilion run by Business France. The construction of external wooden structures is governed by specific rules, adherence to which conditions their longevit...
  15 Nov 2016  
Knauf AMF helps Al Mamoura achieve a world-class education facility Knauf AMF helps Al Mamoura achieve a world-class education facility
Thermatex Antaris ceiling tiles were chosen for the school’s classrooms, specialist science laboratories and circulation areas to meet the high acoustic requirements stipulated by the acoustic consultants. These areas can be busy, bustling and often no...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 14 Nov 2016  
Spa-Like Bathrooms Fit for a Luxurious Island Retreat Spa-Like Bathrooms Fit for a Luxurious Island Retreat
Helping to create beautiful bathrooms and washrooms, Sanipex Group is a supplier to the prestigious Blue Waters Island in Dubai, with its products being chosen for the resort’s retail units, residential apartments and family hotel. Situated off the coa...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 14 Nov 2016 Website
Dekton, protagonist of the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar Dekton, protagonist of the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar
This project has become a real showcase of the wide range of colours of Dekton, using up to twelve different colours of the material, such as Domoos, Keon, Korus, Trilium, Ventus or Zenith, among others. Furthermore, as proof of the company’s involveme...
  14 Nov 2016  
Buoyant Outlook As Regional Governments Target US$100 Billion Spending Spree On Infrastructure Projects Buoyant Outlook As Regional Governments Target US$100 Billion Spending Spree On Infrastructure Projects
The GCC governments are looking to spend US$604 billion in the next three years which will include US$100 billion on infrastructure projects. They are also targeting private-public partnerships to safeguard project continuity in the region. As well as ...
  13 Nov 2016  
Budget for the Expo 2020 Dubai Site to Exceed USD 8 Billion Budget for the Expo 2020 Dubai Site to Exceed USD 8 Billion
The budget for the Expo 2020 site is estimated between USD 8.1 and 8.7 billion, according to the latest BNC report commissioned by The Big 5, well above the initially forecasted USD 7 billion. Situated midway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the Expo site ...
  9 Nov 2016 Website
Dubai WoodShow inaugurates Timber Legality & Climate Change Forum Dubai WoodShow inaugurates Timber Legality & Climate Change Forum
The stronger presence of international wood and woodworking companies, associations & media has continuously provided the show with the newest trade techniques, industry knowledge and innovative technologies. We are proud that our aim of providing a hi...
  8 Nov 2016  
KONE wins order for One Central, one of Dubai’s latest carbon-neutral mixed-use development KONE wins order for One Central, one of Dubai’s latest carbon-neutral mixed-use development
Twenty two KONE MiniSpace elevators and ten KONE MonoSpace elevators will enable smooth people flow in all of the twelve towers, which range in height from 12 meters to 88 meters. The KONE E-Link remote monitoring system will provide real-time informat...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 8 Nov 2016  
New Imaging All-in-One Multimeter for Safe & Effective Inspection New Imaging All-in-One Multimeter for Safe & Effective Inspection
The FLIR DM284 makes test and measurement quick, easy and effective and its combined capabilities also reduce the number of tools that electricians need to carry to conduct a thorough inspection. IP54 rated and drop-tested to 3m, the FLIR DM284 carrie...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 8 Nov 2016 Website
Empower completes district cooling infrastructure for iconic DAMAC Towers project Empower completes district cooling infrastructure for iconic DAMAC Towers project
The four-tower development comprising 1,200 luxury serviced suites in three towers, offers sumptuous living with a Hollywood flavour. The fourth tower houses the world’s first Paramount Hotel and Paramount Residences. Each of the four towers stretches ...
  7 Nov 2016  
DEWA announces 222 buildings with photovoltaic installations as part of Shams Dubai DEWA announces 222 buildings with photovoltaic installations as part of Shams Dubai
Shams Dubai encourages building owners to install photovoltaic (PV) panels on their rooftops to generate electricity from solar power. The electricity is used onsite and the surplus is exported to DEWA’s grid. An offset between exported and imported el...
  7 Nov 2016  
$80 Billion worth of construction projects boost Saudi Arabias HVACR market $80 Billion worth of construction projects boost Saudi Arabia's HVACR market
Rising power demand and stringent energy efficiency regulations developed by the Saudi Government are among the key challenges faced by the HVACR industry in the country. This is why, according to the report, the district cooling technology is the numb...
  7 Nov 2016  
Hormann innovates its rolling shutter range with latest accessory package Hormann innovates its rolling shutter range with latest accessory package
With a powerful FU operator, the shutter benefits from soft-start, soft-stop technology and can perform up to 30 door cycles per hour. Hormann’s popular Light Grille is integrated into the side guides to ensure safe operation, even at high closing spee...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 6 Nov 2016  
ThyssenKrupp honored with ‘2016 Project of the Year’ award by Elevator World ThyssenKrupp honored with ‘2016 Project of the Year’ award by Elevator World
Iwalk establishes a new benchmark in the industry by revolutionizing the way moving walks are devised, manufactured and installed. The new concept reduces installation space to a minimum without compromising capabilities. It offers greater comfort and ...
  5 Nov 2016  
Africas Largest Data Center Builds on Penetron Africa's Largest Data Center Builds on Penetron
Teraco Data Environments, the leading data center provider in Africa, builds and maintains secure data centers for client information systems and networking equipment. Teraco currently owns and manages data centers in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 4 Nov 2016 Website
Jotun Powder Coatings Unveils Sustainable Design Opportunities Jotun Powder Coatings Unveils Sustainable Design Opportunities
The collection provides a versatile, durable and easy-to-maintain finish that replicates the realistic look of wood on aluminum or steel objects. Furthermore, the collection delivers superior exterior performance under severe climatic conditions as it ...
  3 Nov 2016  
GCC Cities Demonstrate Leadership in Water Security GCC Cities Demonstrate Leadership in Water Security
As demand for domestic, agricultural and industrial uses continues to grow, the UAE and other GCC states continue to offer a prime market for innovations that can increase supply and reduce waste, while also considering broader sustainability issues. T...
  3 Nov 2016  
BricsCAD V17 is now available and supports 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Sheet Metal Design, and Building Information Modeling BricsCAD V17 is now available and supports 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Sheet Metal Design, and Building Information Modeling
BricsCAD V17 brings the power of Building Information Modeling to the .dwg world. Create intuitively without limitation as you would do in SketchUp – but be faster and more precise. BricsCAD BIM combines in one product the most advanced 3D sketch model...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 2 Nov 2016 Website
Kansai Paint Unveils New Colour Forecast for 2017 in the GCC Kansai Paint Unveils New Colour Forecast for 2017 in the GCC
The colour forecast has been curated around four unique themes ranging from prominent features of the region to the varying inspirational phases of an individual’s life. Warm, neutral, bright and simple colours are all included in the forecast and afte...
  2 Nov 2016  
Reassurance is key to a sustainable concrete future Reassurance is key to a sustainable concrete future
Masdar is attempting to become the world’s most sustainable and low carbon eco-city by initiating environmentally-friendly building projects and dramatically reducing energy consumption, water and waste. There is still work to be done in Masdar but whe...
  1 Nov 2016  
Ceilings firm Knauf AMF chosen for Pizza Hut and KFC outlets in Dubai Ceilings firm Knauf AMF chosen for Pizza Hut and KFC outlets in Dubai
Americana selected the Heradesign Superfine ceiling system for the Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet at Jumeirah Beach Residence and Pizza Hut at Al Ghurair Centre Dubai, and has specified Knauf AMF ceilings for all the new restaurants for the group and it...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 1 Nov 2016  
Crystal Lagoons to debut in multi-billion dollar Saudi real estate developments Crystal Lagoons to debut in multi-billion dollar Saudi real estate developments
The new developments are expected to include residential units comprising apartments, villas and condominiums, a range of hotels, a business park, medical facilities, a range of universities and schools, an extensive retail offering and a cultural cent...
  31 Oct 2016 Website
71,000 New Hotel Rooms in the Pipeline in Dubai 71,000 New Hotel Rooms in the Pipeline in Dubai
There are approximately 1,692 hospitality and leisure-recreation projects in the GCC, according to the BNC Project Intelligence Database. The UAE has the highest market share: it makes up approximately 42% of all hospitality and leisure-recreation proj...
  30 Oct 2016  
SFA, the French inventor of the famous SFA Sanibroyeur will be exhibiting at Big 5 SFA, the French inventor of the famous SFA Sanibroyeur will be exhibiting at Big 5
For over 50 years, SFA’s ambition has been to enable anyone to install a toilet, bathroom, kitchen and utility room anywhere in a house without having to carry out major works. As the French inventor of the famous SFA Sanibroyeur, our Group is one of t...
  27 Oct 2016  
DC Pro Engineering Awarded Prestigious Dubai Chamber CSR Label DC Pro Engineering Awarded Prestigious Dubai Chamber CSR Label
The certification acknowledges international best practices in terms of strategies, policies, practices and implementation of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Receiving the highly prestigious award from His Excellency Majid Saif Al G...
  27 Oct 2016  
Shaikhani Group bags coveted construction industry awards for excellence Shaikhani Group bags coveted construction industry awards for excellence
Mahmood Abu Baker Shaikhani, Managing Director of Shaikhani Group, received the coveted award on behalf of his team at the glittering ceremony. It is the group’s second such honour within a month after the company was honoured with an industry-leading ...
  25 Oct 2016  
CEMOM, the French hinge specialist, will be exhibiting its latest products at the Big 5 show CEMOM, the French hinge specialist, will be exhibiting its latest products at the Big 5 show
Backed by four decades of experience in the production of hinges and 10 years in the case of concealed hinges, CEMOM-MOATTI is proud to present the two latest offerings: ESTETIC 80 for doors weighing between 70 and 80kg; ESTETIC 100 for doors weighing ...
  25 Oct 2016  
Gambini Terracotta-Concrete Effect Tiles Gambini Terracotta-Concrete Effect Tiles
Gambini Group owes its progress and willingness to take up fresh challenges to its family-run structure. Over the years, the Group’s owners have focused closely on the gradual evolution of the brand, placing the accent on the product quality that has a...
Gambini Group Industrie Ceramiche SrlGambini Group Industrie Ceramiche Srl 25 Oct 2016 Website
The GCC HVAC Summit Dubai: Ensuring Sustainability The GCC HVAC Summit Dubai: Ensuring Sustainability
At this event, there will be discussions and deliberations on technological advances and landmark events which are helping shape this industry. Along with the boost in the regional demand for HVAC technologies, due to the increase in the construction a...
  25 Oct 2016  
Project Lebanon: The Biggest Construction Exhibition in the Levant Project Lebanon: The Biggest Construction Exhibition in the Levant
Project Lebanon has not only established itself as the gateway for the reconstruction of Syria, but is the region’s biggest platform for building international partnerships. The majority of Lebanese expatriates maintain commercial and economic relation...
  25 Oct 2016  
Saudi, UAE, lead upward trend in GCC’s US$1.36 billion fire safety systems market Saudi, UAE, lead upward trend in GCC’s US$1.36 billion fire safety systems market
Fire & Rescue is one of seven show sections at Intersec 2017, and has nearly doubled in size over the last four years. The section, which attracted 350 exhibitors in 2016, is expected to continue its growth trend in 2017, having attracted the likes of ...
  24 Oct 2016  
Silestone presents Iconic White, the purest, lightest and brightest white Silestone presents Iconic White, the purest, lightest and brightest white
The Spanish star TV chef Karlos Arguiñano has chosen Silestone Iconic White for the new kitchen of his program “Karlos Arguiñano in your kitchen”. Iconic White is the colour of the worktop where the renowned Spanish chef prepares his daily recipes for ...
  24 Oct 2016 Website
BricsCAD V17 - the dwg approach to BIM BricsCAD V17 - the dwg approach to BIM
BIM for BricsCAD V17 adds sites, BIM patches, rooms and and an extensive structure browser. On top of that, detail sections and sections views are improved significantly. BricsCAD BIM lifts creativity, not complexity. With BricsCAD BIM you can go throu...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 23 Oct 2016 Website
Karcher’s Steam Cleaners Rids Uninvited Guests Karcher’s Steam Cleaners Rids Uninvited Guests
Guarding against these germs is a difficult task. However, steam cleaners that function by heating water into steam at 100°C, are all-purpose cleaners that can be used on a variety of surfaces to remove dirt, grime, and to sanitize. Some steam cleaning...
  22 Oct 2016  
3M to Showcase Innovative and Sustainable Fire Suppression Solution at ADIPEC 2016 3M to Showcase Innovative and Sustainable Fire Suppression Solution at ADIPEC 2016
In November of 2015, 197 parties to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer agreed on a "Dubai Pathway" for controlling climate-change-inducing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) such as FM-200, a path similar to that taken by halon. “...
  21 Oct 2016 Website
KONE wins order to equip Lusail Light Rail Transit System in Doha, Qatar KONE wins order to equip Lusail Light Rail Transit System in Doha, Qatar
To ensure accessibility and seamless transfer for the passengers through the stations, the KONE equipment will include 49 Elevators, 82 Escalators, 8 horizontal autowalks. The Lusail Light Rail Transit network will comprise 10km of underground track, f...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 20 Oct 2016 Website
Durable and Timelessly Elegant: AMF Mondena Metal Ceilings Durable and Timelessly Elegant: AMF Mondena Metal Ceilings
Metal ceiling tiles are virtually maintenance free, have a very long product life and are insensitive to environmental conditions. Using metal tiles has many advantages: Demounting for maintenance is quick and easy, problem-free cleaning thanks to the ...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 17 Oct 2016 Website
Diamonds in the Sky Faux Leather Decorative Ceiling Tile Diamonds in the Sky Faux Leather Decorative Ceiling Tile
The deep black version is dark, sophisticated, and romantic, and the snowy white version is clean, crisp, light, and airy. Both versions feature nine puffy pillows of faux leather dotted with a tiny shimmering glass crystal square. Each type provides a...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 17 Oct 2016 Website
IDF Oman: Oman’s Only Interiors + Design + Furnishing Exhibition IDF Oman: Oman’s Only Interiors + Design + Furnishing Exhibition
The key objective of the exhibition is to display the latest in technology, usage of materials and innovative approaches to interior design, décor & furniture. IDF has helped meet the growing demand, by bringing together all the leading companies in th...
  16 Oct 2016  
Lunar Smart Glass: Privacy & Clarity Lunar Smart Glass: Privacy & Clarity
The primary component to this solution is the intelligent glass and corresponding electric current. This provides a multi layered approach, compressing Electrified Privacy Film within a clear adhesive and glass shell at each end. This electrified priva...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 16 Oct 2016 Website
TAKT - Sensitive Marble TAKT - Sensitive Marble
A company offering unique expertise approaching the market in a highly innovative fashion. Drawing on a solid local expertise, but with a strong international flavor, TAKT aims at introducing itself as a unique partner for end-customers, contractors, i...
  12 Oct 2016  
Grundfos Launches its Innovative Solar Inverter (RSI) Grundfos Launches its Innovative Solar Inverter (RSI)
The new off-grid IP66 Solar Inverter (RSI) introduced by Grundfos converts traditionally powered SP submersible pump irrigation systems into modern solar powered installations, not only making the water supply system self-reliant and independent, but a...
  12 Oct 2016  
The Dubai Economic Council’s strategic partnership with The Big 5 “Excellence in Construction Summit” The Dubai Economic Council’s strategic partnership with The Big 5 “Excellence in Construction Summit”
The construction sector is considered among the key pillars of Dubai’s economy beside trade, tourism and banking. According to a recent international report, the value of Dubai’s construction projects in execution and planning stages is expected to rea...
  10 Oct 2016 Website
Margraf Marble, a Protagonist in Milan’s Redevelopment City Life Project Margraf Marble, a Protagonist in Milan’s Redevelopment City Life Project
The key structural and redevelopment element of the new neighbourhood will be the large public park, one of the largest in Europe once finished. Covering about 170,000 sqm, it provides for the integration of cycle and pedestrian paths and broad direct ...
  9 Oct 2016  
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Inaugurates 18th WETEX and First Dubai Solar Show HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Inaugurates 18th WETEX and First Dubai Solar Show
The show hosted 18 national pavilions and attracted the participation of 29 government bodies. At its pavilion, DEWA was explaining its journey of achievements over many years through a large television screen. Also, it highlighted Al Namoos, a bespoke...
  4 Oct 2016  
ParkCAD now available for BricsCAD ParkCAD now available for BricsCAD
Car Park Design on BricsCAD has never been easier as ParkCAD is now fully compatible with BricsCAD. BricsCAD users can now use the advanced features and included parking standards in ParkCAD to design multiple parking sites in minutes.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 3 Oct 2016 Website
ENOC showcases smart solutions at WETEX 2016 ENOC showcases smart solutions at WETEX 2016
For the first time this year, ENOC will host a series of educational sessions at the ENOC stand over a span of three days. The sessions which comprise live demonstrations and presentations; target high school and university students and will cover a nu...
  4 Oct 2016  
Huawei Showcases FusionSolar at Dubai Solar Show Huawei Showcases FusionSolar at Dubai Solar Show
The smart PV solutions have been widely deployed in solar plants around the world. Huawei optimizes and innovates the entire process of the power plant construction and operations. With its designs that integrates digital information technology and wit...
  3 Oct 2016  
Glacier, Fiord and Tundra, the lustrous, new proposals inspired by natural stone Glacier, Fiord and Tundra, the lustrous, new proposals inspired by natural stone
Dekton XGloss, the innovative line of polished high-tech ultra-compact surfaces, characterized by its dazzling, crystalline shine, came into being in February 2016, with five unique colours, included in the “Dekton XGloss Solid” collection, by virtue o...
  3 Oct 2016  
Middle East security, safety, and fire protection markets on double-digit growth paths Middle East security, safety, and fire protection markets on double-digit growth paths
Led by the Gulf nations of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, regional countries are making rapid strides to upgrade infrastructure and secure their countries, with research from analysts Frost & Sullivan (F&S) highlighting the tremendous potential that remains...
  3 Oct 2016 Website
Brazil Takes Penetron to the Hilton Brazil Takes Penetron to the Hilton
The Hilton Hotel’s location in the Barra da Tijuca, a waterfront district surrounded by lagoons on all sides, brought up concerns about the high water table at the construction site. Given this situation, the Penetron Brazil team worked with the develo...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 3 Oct 2016 Website
DEWA awards tender for first building in UAE to be fully printed onsite DEWA awards tender for first building in UAE to be fully printed onsite
The building will be printed using a system of robotic arms at the desert location. The risks of working in an unshielded open environment have to be addressed and the logistics accurately controlled during the printing operation.
  1 Oct 2016  
Honeywell Highlights ‘Smart’ Energy Efficiency Solutions at WETEX 2016 Honeywell Highlights ‘Smart’ Energy Efficiency Solutions at WETEX 2016
In line with its commitment to support local industries in meeting the region’s energy efficiency and sustainability goals, Honeywell will highlight its innovative portfolio of energy and water technology solutions at the 18th Water, Energy, Technology...
  30 Sep 2016 Website
Hormann introduces Spiral doors with non-contact roll-up technology Hormann introduces Spiral doors with non-contact roll-up technology
Forming a compact spiral guide, the sections are securely guided into a spiral bracket without any contact. With the high-performance 3-phase frequency converter control (FU) and the chain mechanism with spring compensation, the door reaches an opening...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 28 Sep 2016  
Studio Bruno Guelaff wins ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ award Studio Bruno Guelaff wins ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ award
According to Guelaff, the owners of Unique Properties wanted not only a space that would satisfy their logistical needs but more importantly a space that would make a bold design statement all the while creating a modern urban environment for their emp...
  28 Sep 2016  
Carpet Deep-cleaner Offering 30 % Gain in Productivity Carpet Deep-cleaner Offering 30 % Gain in Productivity
The award winning all-purpose BRC 40/22 carpet deep-cleaner was launched and demonstrated at the UAE Professional Housekeeper’s Group meeting. The machine was well-received by hospitality professionals who showed interest in the machine’s unique funct...
  28 Sep 2016  
The Opening of Intersolar Middle East exhibition and conference, a successful starting point for growth The Opening of Intersolar Middle East exhibition and conference, a successful starting point for growth
Intersolar Middle East covered the complete value chain of PV with 100 international exhibitors from manufacturing companies as Centrotherm and Schmid, cell- and module makers such as Solarworld, Canadian Solar, and Sharp, inverter companies like Froni...
  27 Sep 2016  
18th WETEX takes place on 4-6 October attracting 1,900 exhibitors from 46 countries over 63,700 sqm 18th WETEX takes place on 4-6 October attracting 1,900 exhibitors from 46 countries over 63,700 sqm
The 18th WETEX will be the largest exhibition so far in terms of display area, number of exhibitors, and anticipated number of visitors. This year, WETEX expects to attract 1,900 exhibitors from 46 countries around the world, compared with 1,696 exhibi...
  26 Sep 2016 Website
Dubai architecture start-up win big at prestigious MENA real estate awards Dubai architecture start-up win big at prestigious MENA real estate awards
BMA Studio, an ambitious multi-disciplinary firm offers comprehensive services in architecture, interior design and landscape Design for residential, commercial, and institutional clients. The firm maintains a diversified practice and has developed ex...
  25 Sep 2016  
Alstom unveils its zero-emission train Coradia iLint at InnoTrans Alstom unveils its zero-emission train Coradia iLint at InnoTrans
Coradia iLint is a new CO2-emission-free regional train and alternative to diesel power. It is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, its only emission being steam and condensed water while operating with a low level of noise. Alstom is among the first railw...
  23 Sep 2016  
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy lists savings and results of Demand Side Management Strategy Dubai Supreme Council of Energy lists savings and results of Demand Side Management Strategy
We are working to achieve our wise government’s directives, the UAE National Vision 2021, and the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a smart, integrated, and connected city that is sustainable with its resources, improve living standards, and enhance Dubai’...
  21 Sep 2016  
Shams Dubai initiative creates new energy landscape in Dubai Shams Dubai initiative creates new energy landscape in Dubai
The use of PV panels to produce energy is growing around the world. Following the success of large utility scale projects, Solar PV has permeated into models for individual homes and rooftops. It is now common for residential and commercial buildings t...
  21 Sep 2016  
GE brings groundbreaking new technology to strengthen efficiency of region’s solar industry GE brings groundbreaking new technology to strengthen efficiency of region’s solar industry
Enabling the renewables industry to gain in efficiency while lowering the cost of electricity, GE’s Silicon Carbide (SiC) technology promises unprecedented power conversion efficiency levels. SiC is the defining feature of GE’s latest LV5+ Series Solar...
  21 Sep 2016  
Turn Your Smart Phone into a Brilliant Phone with Flir ONE for iOS and Android Turn Your Smart Phone into a Brilliant Phone with Flir ONE for iOS and Android
Explore the world around you in ways you never thought possible. Simply attach FLIR ONE to your smartphone or tablet and experience a new vision of the world. FLIR ONE offers non-contact spot temperature measurement, patented MSX Technology, and automa...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 20 Sep 2016 Website
American hardwoods to feature widely at 2nd Dubai Design Week American hardwoods to feature widely at 2nd Dubai Design Week
Aiming to highlight the beauty, versatility and environmental credentials of American hardwoods, AHEC is collaborating with T.ZED Architects on an installation at Downtown Design 2016 by repurposing thermally-modified American ash that was previously u...
  20 Sep 2016  
Ahmad Bukhash explore the city’s new architectural trends and discloses innovative guidelines for master developers Ahmad Bukhash explore the city’s new architectural trends and discloses innovative guidelines for master developers
The DCCA is mandated to promote Dubai as one of the world’s most attractive cities for creative businesses. In order to promote creativity in its free zones, the Authority is therefore developing master plans that include community facilities, arcades ...
  20 Sep 2016 Website
Kuwait: USD 12 Billion worth of Mega Healthcare Projects in the Pipeline Kuwait: USD 12 Billion worth of Mega Healthcare Projects in the Pipeline
The healthcare economy in the GCC is expected to register a strong growth in the coming years. Medical treatment, hospital activities and allied human health activities in the Gulf are likely to reach USD 71 billion by 2020, a 76% increase from USD 40....
  19 Sep 2016  
EmiratesGBC Congress to discuss UAE’s achievements in sustainable development EmiratesGBC Congress to discuss UAE’s achievements in sustainable development
The annual gathering of regional and international experts, who represent diverse sectors of the sustainable built environment and related industries, will highlight how the nation’s success in green buildings can be leveraged to formulate a roadmap of...
  18 Sep 2016 Website
Get Creative with KONE! Get Creative with KONE!
KONE Elevator Costume Contest runs from 1st until 31st October on Instagram and Facebook. The contest is open to the residents of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Egypt and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. To participate, upload your photo to Fa...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 18 Sep 2016 Website
Swedish Design Days in Dubai Swedish Design Days in Dubai
The Association for Professional Interior Designers (APID) continues to work towards establishing the best interiors community in the region and through Swedish Design Days we can show the diversity of contemporary Swedish design and how designers cons...
Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID)Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) 18 Sep 2016 Website
Infinity Edge Double Glazed Pivot & Hinged Doors Infinity Edge Double Glazed Pivot & Hinged Doors
Infinity Edge Double Glazed acoustic doors fit seamlessly into the Solare Double Glazed system for superior sound resistance and style. This amazing acoustic door system includes the best of aesthetic appearance, privacy capabilities and solid construc...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 18 Sep 2016 Website
Middle East Façades Summit speakers to debate smart solutions  for buildings cooling systems Middle East Façades Summit speakers to debate smart solutions for buildings cooling systems
Minimising sun exposure is a particularly pressing issue in high-rise buildings, where extensive solar insolation combined with soaring temperatures, humidity levels and extensive usage of glazed façades cause greenhouse effect, resulting in higher ene...
  15 Sep 2016  
Restoration of Milan’s Torre Arcobaleno Restoration of Milan’s Torre Arcobaleno
Dating back to 1964 and once upon a time an anonymous water reservoir on the site of the important FS Milano Porta Garibaldi railway station, the Tower was first renovated ahead of the football World Cup held in Italy in 1990, a project that turned a d...
  15 Sep 2016 Website
Bringing the Civil Engineering Office to the Field Speeds Up the Work Bringing the Civil Engineering Office to the Field Speeds Up the Work
OpenRoads Navigator is built specifically for civil engineers, surveyors, designers, and other professionals to use while working in the field. The application helps users make faster, more informed decisions throughout the lifecycle of a project, redu...
  15 Sep 2016  
Celebrating Contemporary Kitchen Design at Küchenmeile A30 in Germany Celebrating Contemporary Kitchen Design at Küchenmeile A30 in Germany
Just like in previous years, many top industry brands will again stage inspiring shows, featuring, among other things, the latest colours and textures in the Cosentino Dekton and Silestone lines. Among these, Cosentino’s new polished surfaces from the ...
  14 Sep 2016  
Hansgrohe displays ‘shower power’ with innovative products Hansgrohe displays ‘shower power’ with innovative products
In 2016, Hansgrohe’s unique Crometta Showerhead range has answered the local need for water saving with its EcoSmart version, which limits water flow to nine litres per minute – and in the case of the new Crometta Green hand shower, to six litres per m...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 14 Sep 2016  
RAKtherm Further Increases Footprint in the Global Market RAKtherm Further Increases Footprint in the Global Market
RAKtherm uses advanced German technology to manufacture and deliver the most modern high-performance piping systems with a service life of 50 years to support major MEP projects across GCC, North and South Africa, South and East Asia, and Europe. RAKth...
  10 Sep 2016  
New Italian Construction Force Sets Up in UAE New Italian Construction Force Sets Up in UAE
Two of Italy’s leading construction industry names have formed a joint venture, which is headquartered in the UAE, to bring 360 degree, advanced architectural, turnkey, manufacturing, engineering as well as project management and building solutions to ...
  8 Sep 2016  
Luxury Rentals Buy into PENETRON Solution for Foundation Luxury Rentals Buy into PENETRON Solution for Foundation
Fort Lauderdale’s newest luxury rental development, the Modera Port Royale, hit the market on schedule thanks to the advantages of PENETRON crystalline technology. The building’s foundation elements were treated with PENETRON ADMIX as a permanent water...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 8 Sep 2016 Website
OrganoClick from Sweden Named National Champion in the European Business Awards 2016/17 OrganoClick from Sweden Named National Champion in the European Business Awards 2016/17
OrganoClick is a Swedish cleantech company that develops, produces and markets functional materials based on environmentally friendly fiber chemistry. Examples of products that are marketed by OrganoClick are the water repellent fabric treatment Organo...
  7 Sep 2016  
GCC Delivers on USD 2 Trillion Mega-Projects with European Best Practices GCC Delivers on USD 2 Trillion Mega-Projects with European Best Practices
The GCC hosts a mega-project pipeline worth USD 2 trillion, especially in mega-projects tied to Expo 2020 in Dubai, the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, and Saudi Vision 2030 projects such as the King Abdullah Financial District, according to a recent survey...
  6 Sep 2016  
Complete Package to Protect Car Park Surfaces Unveiled Complete Package to Protect Car Park Surfaces Unveiled
Flowcrete Middle East has launched the Car Park Protection Suite to provide car park developers and operators with a one-stop-shop solution for protective parking facility components such as floor screeds, coatings and vehicle safety accessories. The c...
  6 Sep 2016  
Organiser of The Big 5 2016 announces new floor plan to meet industry needs Organiser of The Big 5 2016 announces new floor plan to meet industry needs
The new floor plan is the result of a meticulous analysis of the industry’s current needs. The five product sectors in which exhibitors will be grouped this year are: Building Interiors & Finishes, MEP Services, Building Envelop & Special Construction,...
  4 Sep 2016  
Last call to exhibit in Abu Dhabi Hardware Show ADHS 2016 powered by MITEX! Last call to exhibit in Abu Dhabi Hardware Show ADHS 2016 powered by MITEX!
Do not miss the exhibitor registration deadline to join the first and only specialized exhibition related to the hardware and tools industry in United Arab Emirates. The key players of the industry including Knipex, Bosch, Wera, Rennsteig, Gedore, Weic...
  30 Aug 2016 Website
LMD-TS Torsion Spring Ceilings back in the standard range LMD-TS Torsion Spring Ceilings back in the standard range
The ceiling systems are equipped with pivot-mounted springs to allow two-sided swing-down of ceiling panels along T-profile. Nonius or wire is used for the suspension from the easy-to-mount substructure. Integrated lighting solutions extend the ceiling...
Lindner Middle East L.L.C.Lindner Middle East L.L.C. 30 Aug 2016 Website
The GCC HVAC Summit: Need for a more sustainable HVAC The GCC HVAC Summit: Need for a more sustainable HVAC
In order to shape the HVAC industry for the better, the regional players of this industry must focus on adoption of a better and a more sustainable approach. The GCC HVAC Summit, has urged the GCC’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) indu...
  29 Aug 2016  
The Gaia Awards 2016 are set to explore most sustainable construction products in MENA region at The Big 5 The Gaia Awards 2016 are set to explore most sustainable construction products in MENA region at The Big 5
In spite of these challenges, the UAE was named one of the top 10 markets for green building space by the US Green Building Council in 2015 with the eighth-largest stock of LEED certified buildings outside the United States. Dubai was also ranked eight...
  25 Aug 2016  
Thyssenkrupp contributes to enhancing urban mobility in Qatar Thyssenkrupp contributes to enhancing urban mobility in Qatar
The company has been awarded a contract to manufacture, supply, install and maintain more than 500 elevators and escalators for the Red Line North, Green Line and two additional major stations of Doha’s upcoming metro network. The metro network in Qata...
  25 Aug 2016  
Solar Energy in Dubai: Sun is our Limit Solar Energy in Dubai: Sun is our Limit
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority took the responsibility to contribute to this promising goal by announcing The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site strategic renewable energy project of its kind in the world, is base...
  25 Aug 2016  
541 Projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East Hotel construction pipeline 541 Projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East Hotel construction pipeline
The UAE and Saudi Arabia remain the most active hotel construction hotspots in the region. The busiest year for hotel openings leading up to 2020 is forecast to be 2017 with 189 projects and 58,527 rooms. Notable hotel openings scheduled for 2017 inclu...
  24 Aug 2016  
Green Cleaning to Drive Innovation in Regional Cleaning Industry Green Cleaning to Drive Innovation in Regional Cleaning Industry
From a cleaning-only perspective, green cleaning reduces the use of water and chemicals and improves the effectiveness of cleaning programs. It also impacts organisations’ sustainability efforts by reducing energy consumption. Continuous improvement, i...
  23 Aug 2016  
SADAFCO Launches Solar Power Project in Riyadh SADAFCO Launches Solar Power Project in Riyadh
Covering a surface area of about 1,600 m2, over 2,000 solar cells have been installed atop the carport structures in the parking area offering the additional benefit of sun shade for cars. The project will operate high performance thin film photovoltai...
  23 Aug 2016  
Grundfos to showcase state-of-the-art sustainability solutions at Wetex Grundfos to showcase state-of-the-art sustainability solutions at Wetex
Grundfos has a long history of technological innovation in its pump solutions, which are used in many contexts, including the construction sector for air-conditioning, fire protection, water supply and wastewater. Their smart pumps are used in large bu...
  23 Aug 2016  
Future Concrete Conference in Beirut  to focus on construction site management Future Concrete Conference in Beirut to focus on construction site management
Keynote speakers addressing challenging issues and new developments in contemporary industry include: Beirut Mayor Jamal Itani, President of the Order of Engineers & Architects Beirut Khaled Chehab, Lebanon, German consultant on lean construction Tobia...
  23 Aug 2016  
Happy Toilet Healthy City Happy Toilet Healthy City
Established in 2014, Toilitech is the brand with which PTMatic commercializes self-cleaning toilets, automatic public toilets, prefabricated toilets, eco-friendly toilets and urban furniture integrated solutions. Toilitech serves the international mark...
PTMatic Middle EastPTMatic Middle East 23 Aug 2016  
Empower introduces Mobile Chiller Trailers to ensure 24/7 uninterrupted district cooling service Empower introduces Mobile Chiller Trailers to ensure 24/7 uninterrupted district cooling service
This project is one of the many service continuity concepts that Empower has been implementing after successful tests. “Due to the unprecedented success of this pilot project, EMPOWER made a plan to increase the number of the chiller trailers to be use...
  22 Aug 2016  
US$400 Billion worth of construction projects ongoing in Dubai US$400 Billion worth of construction projects ongoing in Dubai
The Dubai construction market is on an upward trajectory, the report shows. Although approximately 21% of them are on hold, a large number of projects are in advanced stages of construction, with an estimated value of over US$100 billion. Per the BNC p...
  21 Aug 2016  
Heradesign helps create a cultural icon Heradesign helps create a cultural icon
Heradesign is a range of high-performance ceiling and wall panels manufactured from sustainably sourced wood-wool. With its distinctive woven surface, Heradesign brings a natural warmth and visual energy to interiors. This visual appeal has been used t...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 21 Aug 2016  
Gripple Case Study: The Edge, Dubai Gripple Case Study: The Edge, Dubai
The Edge is a 9,300 sqm commercial office development located in the heart of Dubai Internet City. Oracle will be the building’s major tenant, signing a 10 year lease on five of the six floors. The building has 8,300 sqm of underground parking space; o...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 21 Aug 2016  
Quartz Floor Hits the Right Notes at Award Winning Painted Rock Quartz Floor Hits the Right Notes at Award Winning Painted Rock
Sitting high atop a bluff, overlooking Skaha Lake in BC’s Okanagan Valley - on what was once the centre of the largest apricot orchard in the British Commonwealth - the winery boasts 60 acres of vines, a striking new tasting room and spectacular vistas...
  20 Aug 2016  
DEWA awards construction contract for 400 kV power transformer at Hassyan Clean Coal Power Plant DEWA awards construction contract for 400 kV power transformer at Hassyan Clean Coal Power Plant
This project supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy, which aims to provide 7% of Dubai’s energy from clean energy sources by 2020. It will increase this target to 25% by 2030 and 75% by 2050. DEWA works to achieve the fifth pillar of the Dubai Clean ...
  16 Aug 2016  
Façade Summit to Focus On Fire Safety in Building Design Façade Summit to Focus On Fire Safety in Building Design
Construction industry experts and government officials assembling in Dubai next month will tackle the threat of fires in the region, an issue highlighted by recent blazes in high-rise towers. The latest statistics, published this month by Guardian Weal...
  16 Aug 2016 Website
Hormann introduces high speed internal door for air purification Hormann introduces high speed internal door for air purification
Hormann Middle East has introduced V 3015 Clean, a high speed roller door with a transparent curtain incorporating spring steel stabilization. The Hormann V 3015 Door is an internal door used for clean rooms with a fully transparent curtain that has a ...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 14 Aug 2016  
Dubai to Be Springboard for Floating Homes  Taking Owners Back to Nature Dubai to Be Springboard for Floating Homes Taking Owners Back to Nature
Dubai has earned a global reputation for launching unique and spectacular real estate projects, and a Dutch developer hopes the emirate will now provide a successful springboard for stunning floating homes designed to take their owners back to nature.
  13 Aug 2016 Website
Penetron Protects Rio 2016 Olympics Infrastructure Penetron Protects Rio 2016 Olympics Infrastructure
From Guanabara Bay to the upper seats of the Maracanã stadium, PENETRON technology stands behind much of the new infrastructure built for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil opening on Friday, August 5th. Officially called the Games of the...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 9 Aug 2016  
WETEX 2016 to display sustainable solutions, clean energy and sustainable development technologies WETEX 2016 to display sustainable solutions, clean energy and sustainable development technologies
Obviously, the Gulf region is actively investing in clean and renewable energy, which represents significant opportunities for companies specialised in renewable energy. A recent report by The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that th...
  9 Aug 2016  
AHEC, Alison Brooks Architects and Arup to collaborate on ‘The Smile’ for the London Design Festival AHEC, Alison Brooks Architects and Arup to collaborate on ‘The Smile’ for the London Design Festival
The Smile is a huge curved hollow tube made of cross-laminated tulipwood. It touches the ground at one point, like a wheel. Entering The Smile through an opening where the curved form meets the ground, the visitor can walk from end to end of the 34-met...
  8 Aug 2016 Website
Digital Marketing Top of the Agenda for UAE Hoteliers Digital Marketing Top of the Agenda for UAE Hoteliers
“Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy for Revenue Optimisation”, a certified training masterclass in partnership with MODUL University Dubai, will take place at the 17th edition of The Hotel Show Dubai 2016, set to take up an entire day of the event...
  8 Aug 2016  
Rio 2016: Made a Mano is already there, waiting for you Rio 2016: Made a Mano is already there, waiting for you
Casa Italia, in Rio 2016, has the ambitious goal of presenting Italy, the real and genuine one, to an international audience, through a series of images and iconic objects, that have made it an historically cultural milestone. “Horizontal" (horizontal)...
  7 Aug 2016  
Green buildings and sustainable urban planning in Kuwait: a wealth of business opportunities to be explored Green buildings and sustainable urban planning in Kuwait: a wealth of business opportunities to be explored
For the development of truly sustainable cities, however, proper urban planning is paramount: “A building cannot operate in a sustainable way if surrounding facilities do not support its functions”, Dr. Spanos warns. The design of street blocks can red...
  5 Aug 2016  
Creating today the history of tomorrow Creating today the history of tomorrow
After 110 years from its foundation, a time during which it has become a hallmark of world architecture, Margraf has inaugurated the first edition of Marble Stories in Chiampo, near Vicenza. It is an international exhibition, which will focus every yea...
  4 Aug 2016  
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has joined the BEA partnership Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has joined the BEA partnership
Dubai is committed to speeding up the implementation of BEA, to reduce emissions caused by the building sector, while monitoring its progress. Measures will include updating policies and building codes, developing more creative techniques to enhance ef...
  4 Aug 2016  
Smart building solutions find footing in UAE Smart building solutions find footing in UAE
The UAE is leading the way in this collaboration with more than two-thirds of the 1,236 Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)-certified projects. It is also the frontrunner in the region in implementing unified building codes for new build...
  4 Aug 2016  
Gyproc systems chosen for Dubai’s innovative rotating tower Gyproc systems chosen for Dubai’s innovative rotating tower
Working closely with Consultant, Atkins and Partners Overseas and Main Contractor China State Construction Engineering, Gyproc’s acoustics experts were able to develop a complete internal lining solution, based on the company’s lightweight metal-frame ...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 4 Aug 2016 Website
New mid-sized forward and reversible plate compactor New mid-sized forward and reversible plate compactor
Made to handle tough working conditions, the MV 504 has a bottom plate made of Hardox 400 grade steel that is extremely durable and resistant to wear and tear, making it suitable for intensive usage. The compactor is equipped with a heavy duty frame to...
  4 Aug 2016  
Silestone by Cosentino launches its new website Silestone by Cosentino launches its new website
A highlight of the new features of the website is an exclusive professional area where architects, designers, kitchen and bathroom shops, and stone masons have access to technical product information and a photo gallery of projects. The download sectio...
  4 Aug 2016 Website
Lumisplash Laminates: Value engineered for maximum functionality and design Lumisplash Laminates: Value engineered for maximum functionality and design
Lumisplash backsplashes help enhance new or existing kitchen designs while adding additional decorative light. Trim-to-size, cut-out outlets and more at the job site without affecting luminance. With Lumisplash Laminates, you can express your company’s...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 4 Aug 2016 Website
Having the right part for your crane Having the right part for your crane
Konecranes offers genuine spare parts as well as replacement parts for all makes and models. Konecranes can usually source original equipment manufacturer parts not only for their own equipment but for all makes and models of hoists and cranes. As an a...
  3 Aug 2016  
2,400 New Hotel Rooms will open in Abu Dhabi throughout 2016 2,400 New Hotel Rooms will open in Abu Dhabi throughout 2016
New hotel openings anticipated for the Emirate by the close of 2016 include: Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl; Gloria Downtown Hotel; and Bab Al Qasr. Bab Al Qasr will be the first hotel to open as part of ‘The Biltmore Collectio...
  3 Aug 2016  
Perkins+Will Appoints New Architectural Design Director for Dubai Office Perkins+Will Appoints New Architectural Design Director for Dubai Office
Firas Hnoosh has joined the firm to oversee all architecture work originating from the Dubai practice, helping to grow its multidisciplinary architectural design portfolio. Firas’ international leadership experience will help take our burgeoning archit...
  2 Aug 2016  
Dubai set to become international hub for 3D printing Dubai set to become international hub for 3D printing
Factors such as 3D printing evolving from developing prototypes to end-user products, mass customisation, production of complex parts, government investments in 3D printing projects, and improvements in manufacturing efficiency are expected to drive th...
  28 Jul 2016  
Seven great bathroom design trends of 2016 Seven great bathroom design trends of 2016
As we hit the half-way mark of 2016, German luxury bathroom fittings specialist Hansgrohe reveals seven stylish bathroom design trends noticed in the industry so far, from accessories and shapes, to the latest technology. When it comes to showering, e...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 27 Jul 2016  
Atlantas Largest Development Builds on PENETRON Atlanta's Largest Development Builds on PENETRON
The first stage of construction, including the below-grade structures treated with PENETRON crystalline technology, for the Atlanta region’s largest office development project was completed in July. The PENETRON ADMIX-treated concrete is now permanentl...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 27 Jul 2016 Website
Laminam slabs for the new buildings of University of Sydney Business School Laminam slabs for the new buildings of University of Sydney Business School
The vision for the University complex is to create a global, 21st century business Learning environment that fosters productive interactions with the business community, responding to the needs of current and future tertiary students in a compelling mo...
Laminam Middle EastLaminam Middle East 26 Jul 2016  
54,000 New Hotel Rooms in UAE Pipeline 54,000 New Hotel Rooms in UAE Pipeline
Paramount Hotel Dubai, expected to open by the end of 2017, will be the first ever Paramount Hotels & Resorts property as well as the operator’s UAE flagship hotel. The hotel, part of a mixed use complex also housing 1197 serviced residences, offers a ...
  26 Jul 2016  
Wilo to invest in new facilities for the Middle East Wilo to invest in new facilities for the Middle East
Significantly, the new facility will include the ‘Wilo Academy,’ the training center where distributors, engineers, installers and end users will receive training on its various water technology solutions. The firm believes that this will greatly assis...
  25 Jul 2016  
Aldar Awards AED 440 Million Contracts for Nareel Island and Al Merief Developments Aldar Awards AED 440 Million Contracts for Nareel Island and Al Merief Developments
Nareel Island is a premium high-end plot development located on the coast in Al Bateen, spread over two islands. The development consists of 148 villa plots – with some units offering waterfront access – in addition to a stunning lagoon, marina, clubho...
  20 Jul 2016  
Study for new Windows, Doors and Façades event highlights growing demand for green buildings in UAE Study for new Windows, Doors and Façades event highlights growing demand for green buildings in UAE
Architects and developers need to prioritise lower heating and air conditioning costs to achieve energy efficiency, says the report which was commissioned by dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa, organisers of the Windows, Doors and Façades trade ex...
  20 Jul 2016 Website
Thyssenkrupp contributing to improve commuting experience in Saudi Arabia’s capital Thyssenkrupp contributing to improve commuting experience in Saudi Arabia’s capital
Riyadh Metro is part of the Riyadh Public Transit System project, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Lines 1 and 2 are the first package of the six-line metro system that will run for a total length of 176 kilometers across the city with 85 s...
  20 Jul 2016  
Dubai South Invests AED 1 Billion to Bring Innovative Urban Living Concept to Life Dubai South Invests AED 1 Billion to Bring Innovative Urban Living Concept to Life
An attractive, affordable community catering to families and young professionals, Dubai South’s Residential District includes schools, nurseries, hospitals, retail outlets, F&B options, a post office, swimming academy and a sports centre. The pedestria...
  18 Jul 2016  
Kuwaits largest construction event to take place as government earmarks $68.9bn for construction spend in 2016. Kuwait's largest construction event to take place as government earmarks $68.9bn for construction spend in 2016.
Last year, The Big 5 Kuwait grew by 21% across all participants, with a 43% growth in international exhibitors. The latest trends, findings, insights and issues in the sector will be discussed at The Big 5 Kuwait in free-to-attend CPD-certified worksho...
  17 Jul 2016  
Fire Rated Double Glazed Glass Walls Fire Rated Double Glazed Glass Walls
Fire Rated Double Glazed systems let you have it all. The acoustics, aesthetics and privacy of our Solare Double Glazed system with the added benefit of being fire rated. AvantiSystemsUSA supplies and installs a family of architectural glass wall and g...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 17 Jul 2016 Website
Knauf AMF makes easy work of sound control Knauf AMF makes easy work of sound control
This contemporary development includes a new 14 classroom block, library, reception area, technology and art rooms, dining area and a multi-use hall. Knauf AMF ceiling and wall solutions were chosen to provide outstanding acoustic control and enable th...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 17 Jul 2016 Website
Bullet Resistant Doors Bullet Resistant Doors
Bullet Resistant Wood Door assemblies are complete and pre-hung with a heavy duty continuous hinge and are available in UL 1-8 levels.
ArmortexArmortex 17 Jul 2016  
A Historic Landmark Gets a Modern Look Thanks to Kalwall A Historic Landmark Gets a Modern Look Thanks to Kalwall
The expansion of the Trinity Methodist Church in East Grinstead, England signals a new direction for the church and its congregation. The glowing and uplifting ambiance created by Kalwall translucent sandwich panels beautifully illuminates that message...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 12 Jul 2016  
MAG 5 Property Development Announces Contractor for MAG 5 Boulevard MAG 5 Property Development Announces Contractor for MAG 5 Boulevard
With a construction value estimated at AED 700 million, MAG 5 Boulevard will comprise of 1,172 residential units, complemented by an array of retail, dining, leisure and entertainment amenities. The project will break ground this month and is destined ...
  11 Jul 2016 Website
Distinctive Dual Towers Built on Penetron Distinctive Dual Towers Built on Penetron
Located only 18 feet (5.2 m) above sea level and featuring a rooftop pool on both the North & South Towers, PENETRON was tapped for a durable waterproofing solution. The originally specified conventional waterproofing system and dewatering of the job s...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 11 Jul 2016  
Sydney University Constructors Learn from Penetron Sydney University Constructors Learn from Penetron
This job was one of the major upgrade projects for the Sydney University Campus in recent memory. With a footprint of approximately 4,500 m2 and with 4 below-ground floors and 7 above-ground floors, extensive shotcrete walls were initially placed on pe...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 11 Jul 2016  
Climate Abu Dhabi 2016 exhibition calls for presenters Climate Abu Dhabi 2016 exhibition calls for presenters
Interested organisations can apply for different forum and seminar slots. The seminar slots are recurring daily, ensuring an extended reach for presenters during different exhibition days. In order to guarantee a wide variety of issues, they are groupe...
  10 Jul 2016  
The Laminam Star Maker Slab Designed by Mac Stopa Wins the Red Dot Award 2016 The Laminam Star Maker Slab Designed by Mac Stopa Wins the Red Dot Award 2016
Produced in the 1000x3000mm size with 5 mm thickness, the futuristic Laminam Star Maker slabs are characterized by a geometric pattern of small pentagonal stars, a graphic structure that allows to create multiple layout simply by rotating the slabs of ...
Laminam Middle EastLaminam Middle East 10 Jul 2016  
Daikin VRV IV Receives QCC Certification Daikin VRV IV Receives QCC Certification
Daikin's VRV IV has become even smarter; not only is it especially equipped to handle the sizzling heat of the Middle East, but with its unique VRT technology, it constantly monitors ambient temperature and continuously adjusts not only the refrigerant...
  10 Jul 2016  
CABRTech and Bentley Systems Advance BIM for Buildings in China CABRTech and Bentley Systems Advance 'BIM for Buildings' in China
Through a partnership launched in 2012, CABRTech, the leader in Chinese building software founded by China Academy of Building Research and Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, col...
  3 Jul 2016  
Grundfos iSOLUTIONS - Smart Technology to Measure, Manage and Use Resources More Wisely Grundfos iSOLUTIONS - Smart Technology to Measure, Manage and Use Resources More Wisely
It is an innovative response to the many inefficient, unreliable and outdated pumps and pump solutions in a market where manufacturers have traditionally concentrated on engineering the pump itself to improve its efficiency. Rather than focusing on jus...
  3 Jul 2016 Website
Farnek wins MEP contract for IMG Worlds of Adventure Farnek wins MEP contract for IMG Worlds of Adventure
The contract, which will start immediately, entails MEP maintenance of the full IMG Worlds of Adventure site that spans an impressive 1.5 million square feet, including the food and beverage, retail and cinema areas. Commenting Markus Oberlin, CEO of F...
  3 Jul 2016  
BASF’s Construction Chemicals Consolidate World’s First 3D-Printed Office Structure BASF’s Construction Chemicals Consolidate World’s First 3D-Printed Office Structure
The futuristic workspace serves as the temporary office for the Museum of the Future, currently under construction in Dubai’s Emirates Towers premises. BASF’s grouting and anchoring solutions, offered under the company’s Master Builders Solutions brand...
  30 Jun 2016  
DEWA announces selected bidder for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park DEWA announces selected bidder for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park
The selected bidder for the project is a Masdar-led consortium including the Spanish companies FRV (Fotowatio Renewable Ventures) and Gransolar Group. The consortium bid a Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE), of USD $2.99 cents per kilowatt hour (kW/h...
  29 Jun 2016  
Knauf AMF enhance the acoustics in the new building at the Bielefeld University of Applied Science Knauf AMF enhance the acoustics in the new building at the Bielefeld University of Applied Science
It is the 36,000 square metres of wood wool acoustic panels provided by Knauf AMF, the ceiling specialists, that make it possible to have the quiet learning environment required for the EUR 180 million new building at the Bielefeld University of Applie...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 29 Jun 2016  
10,000 New Hotel Rooms to Open in Dubai in 2016 10,000 New Hotel Rooms to Open in Dubai in 2016
New properties opening in the coming months include: W Dubai, Al Habtoor City; Lapita Hotel Dubai at Dubai Parks and Resorts; Hard Rock Hotel Dubai Marina; Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah; and Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. The Hotel Show Dubai i...
  28 Jun 2016  
Karcher to Introduce New Deep-Cleaning Carpet Machine Karcher to Introduce New Deep-Cleaning Carpet Machine
The carpet cleaner is a 3-in-1 machine with functionalities to dispense cleaning solutions, work the solution into the carpet, and finally to clean the solution and dirt from the carpet. The BRC 40/22 has spray nozzles on the front of the machine which...
  27 Jun 2016  
Hansgrohe joins partners, architects, and designers at iftar to mark successful first half of 2016 Hansgrohe joins partners, architects, and designers at iftar to mark successful first half of 2016
The event was to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan, and acknowledge an exceptional start for the company in 2016. The first six months has seen the brand open two new showrooms in Abu Dhabi and Jordan, In February. In Abu Dhabi, the showroom serves as an ...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 26 Jun 2016  
APID hosts IFI for their 2nd Executive Board Meeting of 2016 in Dubai APID hosts IFI for their 2nd Executive Board Meeting of 2016 in Dubai
The event was made possible from the generous hospitality of Dubai Tourism and support from DDFC, d3, American University in Dubai, MAS Paints, Galaxy Trading, Placemaking ME, Design Design, Kinnarps, Bears & Sanblas. Ensuring a smoothly run and overwh...
Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID)Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) 26 Jun 2016 Website
Emirates Insolaire gets strong enquiries at Intersolar Europe Emirates Insolaire gets strong enquiries at Intersolar Europe
As the demand for energy-efficient solar technology surges in Europe, GCC and the globe, Emirates Insolaire is expecting sales of 50,000 square metres of coloured Kromatix solar glass. In 2015, total installed output in Europe rose to almost 100 GW, ma...
  26 Jun 2016  
PENETRON Helps Protect Russia’s Historical Sites PENETRON Helps Protect Russia’s Historical Sites
For many historic renovations, PENETRON remains the preferred concrete-enhancement solution. The newly reopened Grand Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, underlines the effectiveness of PENETRON materials for renovation and concrete repair. Recently, the...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 25 Jun 2016 Website
The Bigger Picture: Dubai International as Viewed from Space The Bigger Picture: Dubai International as Viewed from Space
Dubai International makes an indelible impression even when viewed from outer space with the addition of Concourse D. Concourse D, which is the last major facility that DXB has space for, has boosted the airport’s annual capacity to 90 million passenge...
  25 Jun 2016 Website
GCC Fuels USD 100 Billion in Airport Construction Projects GCC Fuels USD 100 Billion in Airport Construction Projects
Comfortable airport terminals will be key for growing the number of passengers in the GCC’s USD 100 billion worth of airport projects, industry experts announced today. With the International Air Transport Association projecting Middle East passengers ...
  24 Jun 2016 Website
Crossrail’s Common Data Environment Advances to Cloud Crossrail’s Common Data Environment Advances to Cloud
Europe’s largest construction project, Crossrail has been designed in a virtual environment for 3D, 4D, and 5D BIM, powered by Bentley’s comprehensive modeling software. Bentley’s asset information management solution, AssetWise, based on Bentley’s eB ...
  24 Jun 2016  
New Exhibition to Create Shortcut Between Building Facade Buyers and Suppliers New Exhibition to Create Shortcut Between Building Facade Buyers and Suppliers
As new health and safety laws being implemented by the Dubai Civil Defence impacting the use of materials used in building façades, suppliers and manufacturers are keen to tap into a growing market in the GCC during a new three-day exhibition. The summ...
  24 Jun 2016  
Construction Companies in Qatar Turn to Evaporative Cooling to Increase Productivity Construction Companies in Qatar Turn to Evaporative Cooling to Increase Productivity
Especially on sites where traditional cooling is cost prohibitive or inefficient, companies that offer evaporative cooling solutions can help keep working environments cool, keep workers more hydrated and in turn help businesses run more efficiently. T...
  23 Jun 2016  
Honeywell’s EBI Enables Greater Connectivity for Smart, Connected Facilities Honeywell’s EBI Enables Greater Connectivity for Smart, Connected Facilities
Enterprise Buildings Integrator R500 leverages the connectivity of today’s buildings to help make them more strategic assets that are green, safe and productive. The new features help facility managers better streamline management and decision-making, ...
  23 Jun 2016  
Tyco to Preview the Next Generation of Sprinkcad Tyco to Preview the Next Generation of Sprinkcad
SprinkCAD Sprinkler System Design Software Suite from Tyco Fire Protection Products provides comprehensive tools for sprinkler system design, hydraulic calculation, fluid delivery time calculation, and more. SprinkCAD 3D is now available for full 3-D m...
  21 Jun 2016  
American Hardwood Export Council to collaborate with UAE-based designers for ‘Seed to Seat’ American Hardwood Export Council to collaborate with UAE-based designers for ‘Seed to Seat’
This is the second collaboration with Downtown Design and builds on prior initiatives in the Middle East and internationally, which have aimed at creatively promoting American hardwoods, and have involved the likes of Zaha Hadid, David Adjaye, Matteo T...
  20 Jun 2016 Website
New Facades Exhibition to debut marking niche segment growth in Middle east New Facades Exhibition to debut marking niche segment growth in Middle east
The exhibition will open with The Middle East Façades Summit centred around the theme, ‘innovation, efficiency, security and quality control in façade design and engineering’, which will feature two distinctive keynote speeches delivered by government ...
  19 Jun 2016  
Truglins adding the colour and character to construction Truglins adding the colour and character to construction
A new range of colourful characters called ‘The Truglins’ have been designed and made by Rainbow Trugs in the UK and are set to bring practical help and colour to building, interiors and construction in the Gulf. These hard wearing containers are alre...
Rainbow Trugs 19 Jun 2016  
EmiratesGBC Networking Seminar highlights steps to improve air quality inside buildings EmiratesGBC Networking Seminar highlights steps to improve air quality inside buildings
Engineer Ali Ahmed Elian of Dubai Central Laboratory opened the Seminar by presenting Dubai Municipality’s regulations, on existing testing facilities and on the schemes to register products and to label paints and solvents based on their low VOC conte...
  19 Jun 2016  
Having the right part for your crane Having the right part for your crane
One of the biggest challenges industrial and manufacturing facilities face on a regular basis is equipment maintenance and the potential issues that can arise when a piece of vital equipment goes down. For most of these facilities, cranes are a critica...
  19 Jun 2016  
Keeping a Princess Dry and Durable with PENETRON Keeping a Princess Dry and Durable with PENETRON
Opening just in time for the late winter and spring season in Greece, the luxurious Blue Lagoon Princess Hotel chose PENETRON crystalline technology to keep the complex dry and resistant to incursion of saltwater. A village style 238-unit luxury comple...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 18 Jun 2016 Website
Trojan Holding to build the future of 100 Young Engineers Trojan Holding to build the future of 100 Young Engineers
The initiative will offer engineering students at universities throughout the UAE the chance to shadow Trojan’s teams as they manage the planning, design and execution process of various construction projects. The Trojan initiative is led by the CEO, E...
  15 Jun 2016  
GEZE Middle East Opens Showroom at the New Dorspec Facility in Doha GEZE Middle East Opens Showroom at the New Dorspec Facility in Doha
The facility showcases the latest range of automatic and mechanical door solutions and offers architects and consultants a firsthand demonstration of how the moving door technology can be craftily integrated into any interior and exterior design. The i...
  14 Jun 2016  
Laminam presents World Atlas Book at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale Di Venezia Laminam presents World Atlas Book at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale Di Venezia
LAMINAM, specialist in the production of large-size ceramic slabs with minimum thickness for exteriors and interiors, proves its strong bond with the world of Architecture by taking part, as a Supporter, in the 15th International Architecture Exhibitio...
Laminam Middle EastLaminam Middle East 13 Jun 2016  
NORTEC raised floor system won in the category Upcycled/Recycled Products during Workspace@INDEX NORTEC raised floor system won in the category Upcycled/Recycled Products during Workspace@INDEX
During the Workspace@INDEX exhibition that took place at Dubai World Trade Center from 23 - 26 May, the NORTEC raised floor system has been announced as the winner in the category “Upcycled/Recycled Products”. For the fourth time, the Workspace@INDEX e...
Lindner Middle East L.L.C.Lindner Middle East L.L.C. 13 Jun 2016  
New era in hotel luxury begins with pairing of EDITION and BAGNODESIGN New era in hotel luxury begins with pairing of EDITION and BAGNODESIGN
Each of the 200 guest bathrooms in EDITION Abu Dhabi will feature a freestanding bath from BAGNODESIGN, custom-crafted from BAGNOTEC Stone, a blend of stone, marble and polymer resin solutions. Hard-wearing, durable and simple to clean, the material is...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 12 Jun 2016 Website
Gyproc goes to Bollywood Gyproc goes to Bollywood
In excess of AED 1million of high performance acoustic systems and panels from drywall specialist Gyproc Middle East and sister company, Ecophon, are being used to meet demanding acoustic standards at the world’s first Bollywood Theme Park – part of th...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 12 Jun 2016 Website
Dubai Investments wins glass contracts for tallest building, iconic projects in Pakistan Dubai Investments wins glass contracts for tallest building, iconic projects in Pakistan
The new projects are a strong endorsement of the growing reputation of Emirates Glass in Pakistan and the company is eyeing strong growth over the next few years – particularly for high performance, eco-friendly glass which significantly reduce energy ...
  11 Jun 2016  
Living Culture Marrakech Congress Centre by Tabanlioglu Wins ‘The Plan’ Award Living Culture Marrakech Congress Centre by Tabanlioglu Wins ‘The Plan’ Award
The striking, robust new congress centre for Marrakech by Istanbul-based international architecture practice Tabanlioglu Architects, has won the prestigious ‘The Plan’ magazine award for future projects in the Office & Business category. The new congr...
  10 Jun 2016  
Emrill wins three major industry awards and crowned FM Company of the Year’ Emrill wins three major industry awards and crowned 'FM Company of the Year’
The world class service provider consistently challenges traditional boundaries to offer diverse and unique policies to its staff, partners and clients. Emrill’s 6-day volunteering policy and CSR committee has successfully encouraged the development of...
  10 Jun 2016  
Knauf AMF ceiling systems improve the sound and appearance of the new VR-Bank Schwerin headquarters Knauf AMF ceiling systems improve the sound and appearance of the new VR-Bank Schwerin headquarters
In the new headquarters of the VR-Bank Schwerin, employees can now work in a relaxed acoustic environment. This is made possible by the ceiling systems from the Grafenau acoustic specialists Knauf AMG, which absorb most of the sound energy. In the hist...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 9 Jun 2016  
Black Suspension Solutions Black Suspension Solutions
Gripple’s ready-to-use suspension kits now come with the option of a black finish to further enhance the aesthetic appeal of the range. The slim and unobtrusive aesthetics of Gripple’s wire suspension system have always proved perfectly suited to the d...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 8 Jun 2016 Website
New on AEC Online: Giuliani Soc. Coop New on AEC Online: Giuliani Soc. Coop
GIULIANI is a leading Italian company specialized in aluminum curtain walls and metal frames manufacturing for large projects. GIULIANI carries out the design, production and installation phases through its two main departments: Building Envelopes and ...
GIULIANI Soc. CoopGIULIANI Soc. Coop 7 Jun 2016 Website
EmiratesGBC marks stronger participatory role in World Green Building Council EmiratesGBC marks stronger participatory role in World Green Building Council
EmiratesGBC is the world’s eighth Green Building Council and has been a member of WorldGBC since its inception in 2006. It is also a member of the WorldGBC Established GBC Network, which was founded to link all the different GBCs across the world to sh...
  7 Jun 2016  
New on AEC Online: Gambini Group New on AEC Online: Gambini Group
Gambini Group owes its progress and willingness to take up fresh challenges to its family-run structure. Over the years, the Group’s owners have focused closely on the gradual evolution of the brand, placing the accent on the product quality that has a...
Gambini Group Industrie Ceramiche SrlGambini Group Industrie Ceramiche Srl 6 Jun 2016 Website
Literary Museum Goes Underground with PENETRON Literary Museum Goes Underground with PENETRON
PENETRON ADMIX is a key ingredient in South Africa’s first “green” museum, the National English Literary Museum, which opened its doors in April. The partially underground building uses PENETRON ADMIX to ensure a durable concrete structure in a harsh c...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 5 Jun 2016 Website
DEWA CSP solar projects to generate 1,000 MW in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park DEWA CSP solar projects to generate 1,000 MW in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park
DEWA intends to build the largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world, using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model. DEWA has released a tender for leading international CSP consultants to submit their proposals for advisory service...
  3 Jun 2016  
The Sustainable City officially starts clean energy production The Sustainable City officially starts clean energy production
The city’s project is in line with The Dubai Clean Energy Strategy, which aims to provide 7 per cent of Dubai’s energy from clean energy sources by 2020. It will later increase this target to 25 per cent by 2030 and 75 per cent by 2050. The Sustainable...
  2 Jun 2016  
New on AEC Online: Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. New on AEC Online: Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. specializes in unique ceiling décor. Mainly ceiling tiles made from various materials. Tin Plated Steel, Aluminum (comes in 75 different colors), Solid Copper, Faux Tin (PVC), Styrofoam, Faux Leather. Our products can dec...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 29 May 2016 Website
The Sustainable City reveals the innovative designs by Danish Cebra The Sustainable City reveals the innovative designs by Danish Cebra
The Sustainable City School offers a modern alternative to the often very dense and air-conditioned school buildings that we often experience in hot climates. The students pass directly from the classrooms and out into open learning landscapes with gre...
  28 May 2016  
Chicago Pneumatic generators power construction of Riyadh Metro Project Chicago Pneumatic generators power construction of Riyadh Metro Project
Eighty robust and versatile stationary generators from Chicago Pneumatic are playing a key role in powering the construction of one of the world’s largest metro systems in the capital of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Metro Project opened in 2014 and is sche...
  26 May 2016  
TRL and Qatar Standards release guidebook on new construction standards TRL and Qatar Standards release guidebook on new construction standards
The new guide is a collaborative project between TRL, Qatar Standards, Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Qatar University, and key stakeholders in the construction industry, with funding coming from the Qatar National Research Fund at Qatar Foundation....
  26 May 2016 Website
Solar energy student contest in Dubai to build on regional commitments made at COP21 Solar energy student contest in Dubai to build on regional commitments made at COP21
Under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy, the nationwide competition attracted academic teams from across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt and Qatar. The teams will demonstrate how 25 percent reduction...
  26 May 2016  
Heradesign creates calm in a demanding environment Heradesign creates calm in a demanding environment
Sobha Hartland School comprises primary and secondary education in one large campus in the heart of Dubai. The school prides itself on its extensive facilities, particularly in sport where it encourages children to play a wide range of activities and t...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 26 May 2016  
12 Dubai Hotels Win at Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 12 Dubai Hotels Win at Middle East Hotel Awards 2016
Twelve Dubai hotels won across 24 award categories to dominate the Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 this week. A total of 70 hotels and hotel suppliers from across the region were shortlisted. Other winners came from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Saudi Arabi...
  25 May 2016  
Interface Introduces New Global Collection Inspired by Classic Textiles Interface Introduces New Global Collection Inspired by Classic Textiles
Uncomplicated, hand crafted and imperfect are attributes that are increasingly sought after in the materials with which we surround ourselves, given the hectic nature of modern life and all its newness. Developed by Interface’s exclusive product design...
  24 May 2016  
Dubai’s trade for hardware and tools valued at AED5.74 billion in 2015 – Dubai Customs Dubai’s trade for hardware and tools valued at AED5.74 billion in 2015 – Dubai Customs
Dubai’s trade for hardware and tools was valued at AED5.74 billion in 2015 according to figures released today by Dubai Customs, as the Middle East’s dedicated exhibition for hardware, tools, and machinery gets underway. According to Dubai Customs, the...
  24 May 2016  
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Middle East Stone and Middle East Covering H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Middle East Stone and Middle East Covering
Middle East Stone and Middle East Covering, the MENA region’s most dedicated events for the stone, interior surface materials, marble and ceramic industries was inaugurated by that H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE...
  23 May 2016  
Armortex Bullet/Blast Protection Fiberglass Composite Panels Armortex Bullet/Blast Protection Fiberglass Composite Panels
Armortex@, the manufacturer of Armortex@ composite fiberglass panels. This composite material is made using woven roving ballistic grade fiber. We weave the cloth in-house where it is mechanically iniected with a thermoset resin and placed in a hydra...
ArmortexArmortex 23 May 2016 Website
63% Increase in Entries for Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 63% Increase in Entries for Middle East Hotel Awards 2016
Ahead of the Middle East Hotel Awards (MEHA) 2016 this week (24th May 2016), judges have revealed a 63% increase in entries. From hundreds of entries, judges noted particular increases in entrants from hotels in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon a...
  23 May 2016  
Al Shirawi FM to unveil new smart platform at FM Expo 2016 Al Shirawi FM to unveil new smart platform at FM Expo 2016
Al Shirawi FM, the UAE’s leading single-source provider of Integrated Facilities Management for commercial, residential, hospitality, industrial, educational and retail projects, is set to unveil a new smart platform at the latest edition of FM Expo, s...
  22 May 2016  
The Sustainable City awarded ‘Green Residential Building’ accolade The Sustainable City awarded ‘Green Residential Building’ accolade
The Sustainable City - the region’s first fully integrated sustainable community in Dubai – has won the ‘Green Residential Building’ accolade in the ‘Green Building of the Year’ category at the Emirates Green Building Council 2016 Awards. Attended by T...
  22 May 2016  
KE Protezioni Solari flies to Dubai for Outdoor Design & Build KE Protezioni Solari flies to Dubai for Outdoor Design & Build
On the stand, the spotlights in particular on the new flagship models for this season: Qubica - the awning designed by Robby Cantarutti available in Flat, Plumb and Light versions, Kedry Plus, - the innovative bioclimatic pergola with louvres embodies ...
  22 May 2016 Website
Southern Yellow Pine dominates the market for American softwoods in the MENA region Southern Yellow Pine dominates the market for American softwoods in the MENA region
Global exports of Southern Yellow Pine from the U.S. reached a record volume of just over USD 375 million in 2015, which represented a jump of seven percent over the 2014 figures. The top three destinations for Southern Yellow Pine exports remain uncha...
  21 May 2016  
Evaporative Coolers Gain Share Over Traditional Coolers in the GCC Evaporative Coolers Gain Share Over Traditional Coolers in the GCC
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Germany and the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia report that summer temperatures are forecast to increase more than twofold, reaching 50 degrees Celsius during the day and not lower than 30 degrees Cel...
  20 May 2016  
Floor Cleaning Solutions a Highlight of Karcher’s Participation at FM Expo Floor Cleaning Solutions a Highlight of Karcher’s Participation at FM Expo
Floor cleaning solutions range from sweepers, scrubbers, driers, and vacuum cleaners, and some of Karcher’s machines can tackle a combination of these activities. “One of the most important criteria for FM companies when using floor cleaning solutions ...
  20 May 2016  
The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016 Opens The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016 Opens
The 4th annual Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016 opened Tuesday (17th May 2016) Under the Patronage of His Highness Prince Abdullah bin Saud bin Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chairman of the Tourism Committee in Jeddah, who was accompanied by Mohammad A....
  18 May 2016  
Countdown to the biggest edition yet of INDEX and workspace at INDEX Countdown to the biggest edition yet of INDEX and workspace at INDEX
INDEX, the GCC’s biggest event for sourcing interiors and design products, and workspace at INDEX, the region’s only exhibition dedicated to commercial interior design, have seen significant growth over the years and are back with even bigger editions...
  18 May 2016  
Etihad ESCO and DIFC sign an energy performance contract to cut energy use by 72% Etihad ESCO and DIFC sign an energy performance contract to cut energy use by 72%
Due to the increasing importance of green energy, DIFC will replace internal and external light bulbs and street lights with LED lights. This will increase and improve energy efficiency and sustainability. According to the contract, DIFC will achieve 7...
  17 May 2016  
STYRO to Supply Advanced Fire and Shock Resistant Products to Major Projects in the UAE STYRO to Supply Advanced Fire and Shock Resistant Products to Major Projects in the UAE
STYRO, a leading Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) manufacturer in the Middle East today announced that it will participate at the INDEX exhibition taking place from 23-26 May, 2016 at Dubai World Trade Centre. At the event, the company will feature its most ...
  17 May 2016  
Number of Hotel Rooms in Jeddah Forecast to Double by 2018 Number of Hotel Rooms in Jeddah Forecast to Double by 2018
The ‘Jeddah Hotel Market Overview’ report by JLL prepared ahead of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016 (17th – 19th May 2016) reveals that the current supply of 8,600 rooms (Q1 2016) in the city will double – with another 8,600 rooms forecast to be added ...
  16 May 2016  
Innovation meets design: is 3D printing the way to the future? Innovation meets design: is 3D printing the way to the future?
Innovation is central to the design and construction industry and in Dubai where ambitious targets for 3D printing’s future role in the industry have been announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, it is clear that innovation is ne...
  16 May 2016  
Emirates Insolaire targets sales of 50,000 square metres of solar glass during 2016 Emirates Insolaire targets sales of 50,000 square metres of solar glass during 2016
The company is presenting its unique technology, highlighting adaptability of its sustainable technology as also the growth potential of its Kromatix coloured solar panels – the first-of-its-kind in the world - at the 3rd Annual Smart Skyscrapers Summi...
  16 May 2016  
Saudi Hospitality Industry Adapts to Rise of Millennial Travellers Saudi Hospitality Industry Adapts to Rise of Millennial Travellers
Millennial travellers are forecast to become the dominant consumer group globally by 2020, yet the future appears closer for Saudi Arabia. A new report by Euromonitor International prepared for The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia reveals that in 2016, 10.3 mil...
  16 May 2016  
Acqualina Stands Tall with PENETRON Acqualina Stands Tall with PENETRON
The newly finished Mansions at Acqualina, a beachside luxury residence in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, counted on PENETRON ADMIX to provide a durable and waterproof foundation for the 46-floor tower construction. Adjacent to the Acqualina Resort & Spa, ...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 16 May 2016  
Daniel Libeskind and Cosentino unveil in Frankfurt the “Musical Labyrinth” installation made with Dekton Daniel Libeskind and Cosentino unveil in Frankfurt the “Musical Labyrinth” installation made with Dekton
Since May 9, 2016, Frankfurt has been home to the installation “Musical Labyrinth” by the renowned American architect Daniel Libeskind. In a new collaboration with Cosentino Group, leading producer and distributor of innovative surfaces for architectur...
  15 May 2016  
Hormann introduces Timber internal doors with high quality Duradecor surface Hormann introduces Timber internal doors with high quality Duradecor surface
Hormann Middle East has introduced high quality Timber internal doors to give homes a cosy feel. With a Duradecor surface, the doors boast of heat resistance, robustness, impact resistance, and strong antistatic and colour-fast properties which combine...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 15 May 2016  
Where Champions Train: Kalwall Lights Up Broncos’ Indoor Facility Where Champions Train: Kalwall Lights Up Broncos’ Indoor Facility
Top-flight training facilities are a must for any professional sports team and that is certainly true for cold-weather teams in the National Football League. And when it comes to training facilities, the Super Bowl 50 champion Denver Broncos have one o...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 15 May 2016  
Vintage size - The new collection of Margraf Modular Marble floor and wall tiles 'Vintage size' - The new collection of Margraf Modular Marble floor and wall tiles
Trends change and evolve to then come back. Even in interior design. For those who love a 'retro' style, Margraf has broadened its offering of modular marble products with the new 'Vintage size' collection that reinterprets the small rectangular format...
  15 May 2016 Website
Saudi Arabia Hospitality Awards to Launch at Hotel Show in Jeddah Saudi Arabia Hospitality Awards to Launch at Hotel Show in Jeddah
Details of the inaugural Saudi Arabia Hospitality Awards (2017) will be announced by organisers’ dmg events at The Hotel Show in Jeddah this month. The launch will take place during the second day of the annual The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia (18th May 201...
  15 May 2016  
GE achieves breakthroughs in Saudi Arabia-based ‘Hot & Harsh’ research GE achieves breakthroughs in Saudi Arabia-based ‘Hot & Harsh’ research
The GE Manufacturing Technology Center includes a manufacturing facility of high technology equipment for the power, water and oil and gas industries; a service and repair shop for advanced turbine equipment; and a training center that will offer the l...
  14 May 2016  
The rapid renewal of stone and covering projects in the region: interior trends shape the market The rapid renewal of stone and covering projects in the region: interior trends shape the market
Dominated by the spending power of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the MENA region’s vibrant interior design sector is expected to be worth $8.2bn in 2016 according to figures in the Dubai Design Outlook 2015 report. It is a market seeing a resurgence...
  11 May 2016  
Saudi Arabias Mega-Projects in Focus at Vision Conference 2016 Saudi Arabia's Mega-Projects in Focus at Vision Conference 2016
Ramzi R. Solh, CEO of Commercial Development at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), is the latest addition to the line-up for the 2nd annual Vision Conference, Saudi Arabia. The conference is a key feature of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, from...
  11 May 2016  
EmiratesGBC lends momentum to achieve Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings in the UAE EmiratesGBC lends momentum to achieve Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings in the UAE
Discussing the definitions and innovations of Zero-Energy Buildings, the Focus Day is part of the ongoing series of industry events organised by EmiratesGBC to strengthen awareness and promote tangible action on built environment sustainability. The Fo...
  11 May 2016  
AESG Launches Middle East’s First HEPA Filter Testing Service AESG Launches Middle East’s First HEPA Filter Testing Service
The consultancy firm believes the healthcare sector stands to gain the most benefit from this service as Gary Williams, Director of Commissioning at AESG explains, “The industry norm regarding HEPA filters today is an install and forget approach. Unfor...
  11 May 2016  
French company introduces Navya Arma, a driverless shuttle at the Airport Show French company introduces Navya Arma, a driverless shuttle at the Airport Show
The environmentally friendly vehicle uses electrical energy, its batteries can be recharged by induction and can last from 5 to 13 hours, and can adapt to any situation by avoiding the static and dynamic obstacles. The design of the shuttle is the frui...
  11 May 2016  
EmiratesGBC to honour winners of 2016 Awards for best practices in sustainability on May 18 EmiratesGBC to honour winners of 2016 Awards for best practices in sustainability on May 18
In the presence of representatives of key industry leaders from Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, World Green Building Council and the Green Building Councils from Lebanon, Qatar and Jordan, the awards will be presented...
  10 May 2016  
Latest innovative smart technology and solutions on display at Airport Show Latest innovative smart technology and solutions on display at Airport Show
Prominent among the latest technology devices to enhance passenger comfort and efficiencies that are being showcased include the Intelligent Trolley and Trolley Security Scanner by Denmark-based Exruptive, an associate company of Dubai-based emaratech,...
  10 May 2016  
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed opens 16th Airport Show on strong upward growth in aviation industry H.H. Sheikh Ahmed opens 16th Airport Show on strong upward growth in aviation industry
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, inaugurated the 16th Airport Show at the Dubai International ...
  9 May 2016  
Bristol Fire Engineering Honored with 2016 Dubai Quality Appreciation Award Bristol Fire Engineering Honored with 2016 Dubai Quality Appreciation Award
Bristol, the leading manufacturer of world-class firefighting and fire protection equipment in the Middle East, won the award for achieving exceptional business values and exuding excellence in its all-round business practices in the field of manufactu...
  9 May 2016  
Single or double-girder crane? Konecranes experts help advise you on the right crane choice Single or double-girder crane? Konecranes experts help advise you on the right crane choice
A common misconception about overhead cranes is that double-girder cranes are perceived to be more durable and of higher quality than single-girder cranes. “Both types of overhead cranes are, however, equally durable and of the same high quality,” says...
  9 May 2016  
See tile design in an exciting new light at the BAGNODESIGN Tile Studio in Dubai See tile design in an exciting new light at the BAGNODESIGN Tile Studio in Dubai
Showcasing the latest collections of the most innovative tiles for the bathroom environment, from premier brands including FAP, Johnson Tiles, Cerdisa, the Tile Studio provides visitors from the local and international design community with inspiration...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 9 May 2016 Website
Karim Rashid @ INDEX Karim Rashid @ INDEX
With INDEX 2016 just being TWO WEEKS from its doors opening, the excitement is mounting. With so many new and innovative features such as the Trend Hub with Scarlet Opus, 2016 promises to be the biggest and best year yet. As part of the new Design Inno...
  8 May 2016  
New flush-mounted USB ports New flush-mounted USB ports
An intelligent, practical and functional home is able to provide concrete answers to daily needs. Vimar's new flush-mounted USB ports have been conceived from this premise, with the aim of simplifying everyday life and providing rapid recharging of the...
  8 May 2016 Website
Taiwan set to bring a new line of Eco-friendly building products to Qatar Taiwan set to bring a new line of Eco-friendly building products to Qatar
Taiwan has developed a new line of eco-friendly (green) building products which are set to be unveiled in Qatar. More than five companies will be part of a ground-breaking news conference 3:30pm 10th May Suite 1C at this year’s Project Qatar exhibition...
  8 May 2016  
Design Talks Seminar Series Design Talks Seminar Series
The Design Talk seminar series at INDEX and workspace at INDEX is a favourite feature for visitors of the show – and 2016 is shaping up to be the best series yet! With a comprehensive range of panel discussions, presentations and workshops focusing on ...
  8 May 2016  
Aluminium	floorings, the latest trend from the Salone del Mobile Aluminium floorings, the latest trend from the Salone del Mobile
An innovative flooring solution devised by the Italian interior design brand EnjoyALL merges extruded aluminium with tinged resin. EnjoyFLOOR highlights the modern and sharp feel of metal through unique and refined design, allowing for the utmost custo...
  8 May 2016  
Hansgrohe’s Crometta shower range combines responsible use of water with high-end design Hansgrohe’s Crometta shower range combines responsible use of water with high-end design
National and international certification for sustainable building and renovation such as DGNB, BEEAM and LEED are becoming increasingly important in the project business. Water and energy efficiency are among the key criteria to receiving building cert...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 8 May 2016  
HOERBIGER headquarters relocates to Seestadt Aspern, Vienna HOERBIGER headquarters relocates to Seestadt Aspern, Vienna
HOERBIGER is a global player which stands for high performance components for compressors, industrial motors and turbines, car engines and in a wide range of applications in mechanical and plant engineering. In Seestadt Aspern, a new central group head...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 8 May 2016  
KOLIBRIE by KE, not a simple umbrella, but a truly unique design KOLIBRIE by KE, not a simple umbrella, but a truly unique design
Versatility, elegance, convenience, quality. These are the main features of KOLIBRIE, the new shading system, which enhances KE products already wide range. The KOLIBRIE features only one support column, which is capable of 360° rotation thanks to the ...
  7 May 2016 Website
New Sterlingham website set to simplify bathroom fittings selection and design New Sterlingham website set to simplify bathroom fittings selection and design
A new design website by UK premier bathroom fittings designers and manufacturers The Sterlingham Co Ltd is set to thrill interior designers and discerning clients. Prior to a Gulf wide launch in the coming months, the company is supporting designers, s...
The Sterlingham Company LtdThe Sterlingham Company Ltd 4 May 2016  
Retailers and designers use innovative techniques to expand their spaces Retailers and designers use innovative techniques to expand their spaces
The role of materials in defining outdoor spaces is changing. Once architecture dominated how an urban area or shopping district might look, but that has changed as brand design seeks to express itself outside the tangibility of a restaurant, cafe or s...
  3 May 2016  
Meraas Unveils The Outlet Village Meraas Unveils The Outlet Village
The design of The Outlet Village is inspired by San Gimignano, a breath-taking hilltop town in the Tuscan countryside whose historic centre was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990 in the interest of preserving its unique medieval tower houses...
  3 May 2016  
FLIR announces availability of world’s first thermal imaging clamp meter FLIR announces availability of world’s first thermal imaging clamp meter
FLIR announced availability in Europe of the world’s first thermal imaging clamp meter – the FLIR CM174 Imaging Clamp Meter with IGM™ (Infrared Guided Measurement). The CM174 600A AC/DC Clamp Meter has a built-in thermal camera that powers FLIR’s IGM t...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 14 Mar 2016 Website
Introducing The Swing Series by Kludi RAK Introducing The Swing Series by Kludi RAK
In 1992 Itamar Harari, an Italian Architectural Designer, who is in his Mid 40’s, opened his studio in Milano which was dedicated to Architectural and Industrial design, and also provided Artistic Direction and Consultancy for Companies. His creative i...
Kludi RAK LLCKludi RAK LLC 3 May 2016  
Clima Uno’s Air Handling Unit awarded higher rating under Eurovent Certification Programme Clima Uno’s Air Handling Unit awarded higher rating under Eurovent Certification Programme
Clima Uno, a renowned Italian brand for air handling units and fan coil units and fully-owned subsidiary of Al Shirawi Group, announced that its air handling unit was awarded higher ratings of Thermal Transmittance (T2) and Thermal Bridging of the casi...
  3 May 2016  
Regulating room acoustics with Lindner Partition Systems Regulating room acoustics with Lindner Partition Systems
To make the most of your rooms, Lindner offers acoustic solutions which lend you more design freedom and effectively optimise the space: Lindner Plus Acoustic Elements in conjunction with Lindner Life Glass Partitions, Lindner Logic Solid Partitions, R...
Lindner Middle East L.L.C.Lindner Middle East L.L.C. 3 May 2016 Website
Bath Time Good Time Bath Time Good Time
VitrA is the only brand in global markets offering every component of the bathroom as well as an expansive range of ceramic and porcelain wall and floor tiles. In addition to lines intended for residential use, the brand provides an extensive range of ...
  3 May 2016  
Dubai Investments wins steel structures contract for second phase of Riyadh Metro Project Dubai Investments wins steel structures contract for second phase of Riyadh Metro Project
The Riyadh Metro contract is part of the AED 51 million worth of projects won by Emirates Building Systems across Saudi Arabia and Oman, as demand for steel structures increases amidst infrastructure developments in the GCC countries. Emirates Building...
  1 May 2016  
Airport Show 2016 Dubai – large scale airport projects attract French companies Airport Show 2016 Dubai – large scale airport projects attract French companies
Gathered together in a 120 square metres national pavilion, the French exhibitors will present their innovative and varied products and know-how to buyers from all over the Middle East, and Business France will organize networking meetings for them wit...
  1 May 2016  
Bellagio Kitchen from Italy Bellagio Kitchen from Italy
The Bellagio kitchen revives the charm of a life of simplicity and family traditions, playing on the material energies which defy the signs of ageing and fashion. This model stands out for the different solutions it can provide and for the many details...
  1 May 2016  
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer receives delegation from Masdar HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer receives delegation from Masdar
The delegation included Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, and Bader Al Lamki, Director of Clean Energy at Masdar. Al Tayer congratulated Al Ramahi on his new position as CEO of Masdar, commending his achievements during his career at Masdar. Al ...
  28 Apr 2016  
LG Electronics to reveal ‘innovative display technologies’ at Hotel Show LG Electronics to reveal ‘innovative display technologies’ at Hotel Show
In response to the demand for creative marketing solutions from the Kingdom’s hospitality industry, LG Electronics will also introduce an all-new 86-inch "Ultra Stretch" digital signage solution (86BH5C) optimized for displaying dynamic digital content...
  28 Apr 2016 Website
KONE wins major order for Qatar’s Doha Metro project KONE wins major order for Qatar’s Doha Metro project
KONE will design, supply and install altogether 189 KONE MonoSpace Special and KONE Transys elevators, 253 KONE TransitMaster escalators and 102 TransitMaster autowalks tailored for passenger use in the Red and Gold lines. The elevator technology will ...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 28 Apr 2016  
Grundfos Gulf Distribution Opens Studio Miyah in Dubai Grundfos Gulf Distribution Opens Studio Miyah in Dubai
e intricacy of pump manufacturing is explained at Studio Miyah through speech bubbles, visual aids, presentations, and videos. These interactive tools give visitors insight into pump solutions and the environment in which they operate. Visitors’ intera...
  26 Apr 2016  
Qatar can learn from London in building sustainable, smart public transport system Qatar can learn from London in building sustainable, smart public transport system
Like other Gulf countries, Qatar is forging ahead with major rail infrastructure development as part of moves to persuade consumers to use trains and buses over cars, and the Doha Metro, planned for completion in 2018, is scheduled to carry 600,000 pas...
  26 Apr 2016  
Regulating Fire Safety in the UAE Construction Sector Regulating Fire Safety in the UAE Construction Sector
Over the past few years a spate of serious building façade fires has triggered a global debate on the quality of fire safety regulations and standards for buildings, particularly in high-rise buildings. From China to France and Germany to the UAE, whil...
  25 Apr 2016  
Gripple halved the Installation time of HVAC ducting at the mixed-use commercial development Gripple halved the Installation time of HVAC ducting at the mixed-use commercial development
The Mirdif Lifestyle Park is a mixed-use commercial building in Dubai. It has five units for food and beverage outlets, 28 shops including clinics and barber shops as well as other commercial units. The G+2 building also has two basements for parking, ...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 25 Apr 2016 Website
ACTS completes geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys for Doha Metro Project ACTS completes geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys for Doha Metro Project
The Doha Metro will be one of the most advanced rail transit systems in the world. It will have four lines – namely the Red, Green, Gold and Blue metro lines – planned over a total length of approximately 240 km, and will feature 106 stations over the ...
  25 Apr 2016  
Middle East Stone: Connecting MENA region’s stone community Middle East Stone: Connecting MENA region’s stone community
Middle East Stone, the MENA region’s dedicated event for the stone, marble and ceramic industry, returns from May 23-26 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The region’s leading trade fair dedicated to the stone industry is anticipating over 15,000 key buy...
  25 Apr 2016  
Heradesign acoustic panels create unique interiors in Kent school Heradesign acoustic panels create unique interiors in Kent school
Innovative Heradesign ceiling and wall panels from Knauf AMF were chosen for the new Valley Invicta Primary school in Kent. Heradesign is a versatile product that can be fitted as a suspended ceiling, hung as rafts or fins, or directly onto walls or ce...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 24 Apr 2016 Website
Chicago Pneumatic launches toughest ever range of portable compressors Chicago Pneumatic launches toughest ever range of portable compressors
The use of polyethylene canopies makes the Red Rock compressors remarkably lightweight, with all models weighing in at less than 750 kg, and therefore can be easily towed by a standard passenger car. The compact design of the new compressors means that...
  24 Apr 2016  
More regulation needed to reduce food and construction waste More regulation needed to reduce food and construction waste
According to experts at the event, concrete constitutes for most of the construction waste. “In fact, a minimum of 15-20 per cent of the total waste generated in the lifetime of a construction project can be diverted from landfill only by recycling con...
  24 Apr 2016  
Tabanlioglu Architects renovate Beyazit Public Library in Istanbul Tabanlioglu Architects renovate Beyazit Public Library in Istanbul
First founded in 1884, the State Library building was originally the soup kitchen and Caravanserai of a complex that included a kitchen, a primary school, a hospital, a madrasah and a hammam. The library is a section of the Kulliyah of the Beyazıt Mosq...
  24 Apr 2016  
The Sustainable City in Dubai partners with Emirates Wildlife Society - World Wildlife Fund The Sustainable City in Dubai partners with Emirates Wildlife Society - World Wildlife Fund
In line with the partnership, Diamond Developers will support EWS-WWF’s climate and energy programme for the next three years. EWS-WWF will relocate its Dubai offices to Sustainable City and support the Development’s sustainability performance through ...
  24 Apr 2016  
Qatar’s Construction Market: A World of Opportunities Qatar’s Construction Market: A World of Opportunities
New studies and reports signal continued evidence of Qatar’s construction growth despite the drop in oil prices, driven by the National Vision (QNV) 2030 – the country’s economic diversification policy – as well as the rapid approaching deadline for th...
  21 Apr 2016  
Alstom and Qatar Rail unveil the design of Lusail Citadis tram Alstom and Qatar Rail unveil the design of Lusail Citadis tram
The design of the Lusail tram, with its front shaped like the bow of a vessel, is inspired by the Dhows, traditional boats of the area. The tram’s blue tones also reflect the sea, inviting passengers to climb aboard and take a cool break from the heat ...
  20 Apr 2016  
KONE MonoSpace - 20 years of innovation KONE MonoSpace - 20 years of innovation
March 14, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of KONE MonoSpace, a machineroomless elevator concept. KONE's hoisting technology, dubbed the EcoDisc, with a motorized traction system eliminated the need for elevator machine-rooms in buildings ...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 19 Apr 2016  
INDEX and workspace at INDEX return to Dubai for most innovative year yet INDEX and workspace at INDEX return to Dubai for most innovative year yet
INDEX and workspace at INDEX, the region’s favourite design exhibitions, will take place this year from 23-26 May 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Welcoming over 30,000 architecture, design, interiors and retail professionals over four days, the s...
  18 Apr 2016  
Axor Extends Invitation to Architects and Designers to “Create your own Spout” with Alternative Materials and Forms Axor Extends Invitation to Architects and Designers to “Create your own Spout” with Alternative Materials and Forms
Building on the technological capabilities of the Axor U-Base, Axor (www.axor-design.com) envisioned a new dimension of individualization: washbasin spouts crafted from alternative materials with total freedom of form for seamless integration in the in...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 18 Apr 2016  
The versatility of extruded aluminium as a new trend in interior design The versatility of extruded aluminium as a new trend in interior design
Versatile, prestigious and highly customizable. The creative lab of EnjoyALL, an interior design brand devising exclusive solutions through the use of extruded aluminium, are featured in the Nardi Elettrodomestici stand at EuroCucina 2016 at the 2016 S...
  17 Apr 2016  
Middle East airports invest heavily in technology for enhanced security Middle East airports invest heavily in technology for enhanced security
As the Middle East outpaces global growth in air traffic, airports in the region are investing millions of dollars toward airport technology and system upgrades to ensure seamless passenger experience alongwith security. According to IATA, the Middl...
  17 Apr 2016 Website
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer opens Schneider Electrics Power to the Cloud Conference and Exhibition HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer opens Schneider Electric's Power to the Cloud Conference and Exhibition
The event took place in the Sheikh Rashid Hall, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. HE Dr Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), HE Wesam Lootah, CEO of Smart Dubai Government, HE Majdi Abed...
  17 Apr 2016  
PENETRON Technology Helps Expand Water Supply PENETRON Technology Helps Expand Water Supply
PENETRON crystalline technology ensures the durability of the new Webster Water Treatment Plant – the central component in the East Side Water Supply Project (ESWSP). The Monroe County Water Authority officially commissioned the new plant and tunnel sy...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 14 Apr 2016 Website
Shaw Contract Group launches Vertical Layers Collection Shaw Contract Group launches Vertical Layers Collection
The design-led collection provides designers and specifiers with a unique proposition – a set of starting points they can utilise, amend, adapt and scale as they see fit for their projects. Designs can be mixed and overlaid, offering flexibility and al...
  14 Apr 2016 Website
Fire Containment & Ballistic Protection For Critical Infrastructure Fire Containment & Ballistic Protection For Critical Infrastructure
The ArmorGuard Ballistic Wall is a complete fence system designed to provide ballistic protection for critical infrastructure. The system uses louvered ballistic material through-bolted to I-beam posts. Ballistic panels can either be alternated on the ...
ArmortexArmortex 14 Apr 2016 Website
The Cosentino Group presents Dektonhenge by Apparatu in Milan Design Week 2016 The Cosentino Group presents Dektonhenge by Apparatu in Milan Design Week 2016
The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design, presents from the 12th to the 17th of April, in Via Savona 35, during Milan Design Week 2016 the astonishing project ...
  14 Apr 2016  
Billion Dollar Launches Steal the Spotlight at Cityscape Abu Dhabi Billion Dollar Launches Steal the Spotlight at Cityscape Abu Dhabi
Aldar Properties took centre stage with its launch of Yas Acres, a new residential and leisure development on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island which has 1,300 villas available to buy. Giant floating overhead screens displaying the development attracted a high f...
  13 Apr 2016  
Four Crystal Lagoons to feature in development in Egypts Sokhna mountains Four Crystal Lagoons to feature in development in Egypt's Sokhna mountains
The development will bring six stunning lagoons spanning a total area of four hectares plus three kilometres of sandy beaches to the landscape, providing future IL Monte Galala-Sokhna residents and visitors with stunning views of both the mountains and...
  13 Apr 2016  
UPC Launches Enhanced Street Design Tool at Cityscape Abu Dhabi UPC Launches Enhanced Street Design Tool at Cityscape Abu Dhabi
The unveiling follows a nine-month re-design process in which the UPC consulted with a wide range of stakeholders. The result is a streamlined tool that can be used in a greater number of design scenarios, can be customised for use in urban environment...
  13 Apr 2016 Website
Hardware+Tools Middle East 2016 looks ahead to standout show Hardware+Tools Middle East 2016 looks ahead to standout show
Hardware+Tools Middle East 2016 is set to showcase the entire spectrum of hardware, tools, materials and machinery and attract more exhibitors and trade buyers than previously, as regional demand continues to grow. With market estimates indicating that...
  12 Apr 2016  
CENTRIA expands the Cascade Metal Panel System CENTRIA expands the Cascade Metal Panel System
The most dynamic line of single-skin profile panels on the market just raised the bar. CENTRIA’s Cascade metal panel system is changing the landscape of single-skin façades once again with nine new profiles, leading to hundreds of custom configurations...
Centria InternationalCentria International 12 Apr 2016 Website
New Masdar Institute Tool to Help Abu Dhabi’s Urban Planners Design a Cooler, More Sustainable City New Masdar Institute Tool to Help Abu Dhabi’s Urban Planners Design a Cooler, More Sustainable City
To help ensure that Abu Dhabi city is optimized for sustainability, an innovative, 3-dimensional urban microclimate model of Abu Dhabi’s downtown area is being developed by a team of researchers from Masdar Institute and MIT. The model will serve as a ...
  11 Apr 2016  
Shift to Mid-Market Hotel Development in Saudi Arabia to Boost Tourism Shift to Mid-Market Hotel Development in Saudi Arabia to Boost Tourism
The hospitality industry in Saudi Arabia is witnessing a significant shift towards the development of mid-range hotels in 2016, according to a new report. With a market dominated by 5-star hotels, the new report from TOPHOTELPROJECTS commissioned by Th...
  10 Apr 2016  
Increasing green initiatives in the Gulf lead to higher use of wood Increasing green initiatives in the Gulf lead to higher use of wood
The announcement was made on the sidelines of the Dubai WoodShow 2016 being held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.. The US and European companies are catering for the demand for hardwood in the Middle East that is being a major t...
  5 Apr 2016  
Cree chooses BIMobject Hercules as their digital platform Cree chooses BIMobject Hercules as their digital platform
In the Cree BIM processes everything is modularized and pre specified by what is defined in the catalogue of BIM objects for the designers. Doing so, Cree manages to create a process that is totally industrialized, and montage on the construction site ...
BIMobject ABBIMobject AB 5 Apr 2016 Website
DEWALT extends the XR(R) 18V Brushless drill and impact range with three new models DEWALT extends the XR(R) 18V Brushless drill and impact range with three new models
Research by DEWALT has shown that modern tradesmen and building contractors undertaking repetitive drilling and fastening work, require tools that offer reliable and powerful performance, a compact design, and ease of control. DEWALT has therefore expa...
DEWALT Industrial Tools - Middle East & Africa HeadquartersDEWALT Industrial Tools - Middle East & Africa Headquarters 5 Apr 2016  
Another Award-Winner: Verti-kal and the John Fry Sports Park Pavilion Another Award-Winner: Verti-kal and the John Fry Sports Park Pavilion
The influence of Kalwall on the award-winning John Fry Sports Park Pavilion in Edmonton, Alberta is obvious and immediate. Verti-kal panels encase the building, allowing it to glow softly at night and bathe the locker rooms in diffuse natural daylight ...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 4 Apr 2016 Website
Grundfos Pumps Reduce Energy Consumption, Lower Carbon Emissions and Save Money Grundfos Pumps Reduce Energy Consumption, Lower Carbon Emissions and Save Money
Optimizing pumps makes sense, not just for the environment but also financially. Grundfos offers a pump inspection service and an energy check report, that details client’s current pump installation and potential savings. Many customers can improve the...
  4 Apr 2016  
Domus to set new standard for Serviced Staff Housing Domus to set new standard for Serviced Staff Housing
Domus Staff Housing provides dedicated furnished, serviced and managed modular staff housing solutions for the region. Using inventive interior design to ensure privacy, safety and operational ease, Domus Staff Housing provides a well-timed solution in...
  4 Apr 2016  
Kludi RAK Profile Star Kludi RAK Profile Star
The clear, geometric lines of the Profile Star range with their precision-honed edges and surfaces give this range of fittings a classy and elegant look. A slight curve to the spout represents the natural pattern of gently flowing water. The bidet fitt...
Kludi RAK LLCKludi RAK LLC 3 Apr 2016 Website
Daimler Trucks is connecting its trucks with the internet Daimler Trucks is connecting its trucks with the internet
The completely connected truck initiates a radical change in transport which will make traffic even more effective and efficient – not only for drivers, haulers and vehicle manufacturers, but also for society as a whole. The combination can reduce fuel...
  3 Apr 2016  
‘City of Play’ Project was declared winner of British Council-organsied Unlimited Doha Design Prize 2016 ‘City of Play’ Project was declared winner of British Council-organsied Unlimited Doha Design Prize 2016
A total of 21 finalists from UK, Qatar and other GCC states took part in the final stage. Drawing attention from Qatari, regional, and UK architects, the eventwas wrapped up with a presentation of the final proposals at the Doha Fire Station, followed ...
  3 Apr 2016  
Avanti Systems Eclipse Cloud Assisted Close Avanti Systems Eclipse Cloud Assisted Close
Eclipse Cloud premium sliding glass doors are the newest innovation in modern entryway design. This system goes beyond our standard sliding doors, where precision, technology and design meet.
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 3 Apr 2016 Website
Neon green like a highlighter: Acoustic boards decorate the STABILO administration building Neon green like a highlighter: Acoustic boards decorate the STABILO administration building
About 100 employees from the Marketing and Sales departments of the international writing instrument manufacturer work in an excellent acoustic environment in the new STABILO CUBE administration building. This is made possible by the use of Heradesign ...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 31 Mar 2016  
DUCAB Fire Performance Cables DUCAB Fire Performance Cables
Fire Performance Cables are intended for applications requiring circuit integrity during fire. These cables generate very low smoke and are halogens free thus helping to save human life and protect the sensitive equipments. Ducab’s Fire performance cab...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 31 Mar 2016 Website
Gyproc Service Keeps Hotel Sector On Track Gyproc Service Keeps Hotel Sector On Track
Delivering high performance partitions and lining systems quickly to meet a tight build program, and supporting this with regular on-site visits with both the main contractor and dry lining sub-contractor to answer any installation or detailing issues ...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 31 Mar 2016 Website
Desjoyaux Swimming Pool Systems Desjoyaux Swimming Pool Systems
How can rapid construction be combined with enduring reliability and the freedom to create any shape of pool you like? The Desjoyaux casing structure concept, known as the Active Permanent Casing, solves this conundrum. The shape and size of your pool ...
Al Kharafi Swimming PoolsAl Kharafi Swimming Pools 30 Mar 2016 Website
Tabanlioglu Demonstrates Architectural Excellence at the AR MIPIM Awards 2016 Tabanlioglu Demonstrates Architectural Excellence at the AR MIPIM Awards 2016
Distinguished for their innate skill of harmonising people and places when designing structures, the Astana Train Station was built upon a similar philosophy that articulates urban space whilst promoting positive change, as transportation becomes a key...
  28 Mar 2016  
MEED reveals national winners of quality projects in the Gulf region MEED reveals national winners of quality projects in the Gulf region
A total of 50 projects from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates earned the distinction of being the highest quality projects at the country level in this year’s edition of the MEED Quality Awards for Projects, in ass...
  28 Mar 2016  
International delegation compliments ‘The Sustainable City’ project International delegation compliments ‘The Sustainable City’ project
The development comprises a five-cluster residential complex, with each cluster featuring a central wind tower, solar-shaded parking lots, pedestrianised streets, five playgrounds, Meanwhile, among the development’s other advantages and attractions wil...
  28 Mar 2016  
Flowcrete on the Right Track at Hong Kong Velodrome Flowcrete on the Right Track at Hong Kong Velodrome
The floors across the facility would be subjected to constant traffic, wear and use, meaning that an exceptionally durable solution was required. The entire flooring project took 15 months to complete and was finished in time for the velodrome’s packed...
  24 Mar 2016  
Margraf and Damien Hirst in London: The Pharmacy 2 is born Margraf and Damien Hirst in London: The Pharmacy 2 is born
Thanks to a long tradition in the processing of marble and to the use of cutting-edge technologies, Margraf was chosen by the Caruso St John Architects firm to create an extremely original floor: a white surface of marble resin, inlaid with 21 large pi...
  23 Mar 2016  
Hansgrohe Achieves Record Turnover in 2015 Hansgrohe Achieves Record Turnover in 2015
The Hansgrohe Group concluded its 2015 financial year once again with record sales and earnings. Thorsten Klapproth, Chairman of the Executive Board at Hansgrohe SE and Udo Kraus, Vice President Controlling and Finance, announced the results at the com...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 22 Mar 2016  
Forced Entry and Detention Products from Armortex Forced Entry and Detention Products from Armortex
Forced Entry and Detention products are designed to prevent or deter unauthorized entry or exit from buildings and structures. Products may include bullet resistant and/or blast protection. Available Armortex® products include Department of State (DOS)...
ArmortexArmortex 22 Mar 2016 Website
Omniyat Appoints Brookfield Multiplex as the Main Contractor of One at Palm Jumeirah Omniyat Appoints Brookfield Multiplex as the Main Contractor of One at Palm Jumeirah
Expected to set the standard for this new era of luxury development in Dubai, the project’s form is a pure expression of its function. Divided vertically into three cores, with each core allowing access to a maximum of two apartments per floor, it is d...
  22 Mar 2016  
Karcher to Participate for the First Time at 13th Annual ‘The BIG Show,’ Oman Karcher to Participate for the First Time at 13th Annual ‘The BIG Show,’ Oman
Karcher will display various machines than can be used in the construction and building industry, but the highlight will be the UHP (ultra-high-pressure) 13/35 cleaner. The Karcher stall will be located at the national pavilion for Germany in stall num...
  22 Mar 2016  
AED 440 million aluminium plant to be built in Abu Dhabi AED 440 million aluminium plant to be built in Abu Dhabi
The new plant for Emirates Aluminium Rolling, a joint venture between DUBAL Holding, a subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai focused on investing in energy, commodities and industrial projects, Dubai Investments – the leading, diversified inves...
  22 Mar 2016  
workspace at INDEX 2016: Home of Commercial Interior Design workspace at INDEX 2016: Home of Commercial Interior Design
Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 23–26 May 2016, workspace at INDEX is the largest commercial interior design exhibition in the Middle East. The annual event gives designers the opportunity to network and discover state-of-the-art prod...
  22 Mar 2016  
Makkah leads hotel construction in Saudi Arabia with pipeline of 24,000 rooms Makkah leads hotel construction in Saudi Arabia with pipeline of 24,000 rooms
The Holy City of Makkah is leading hotel development in Saudi Arabia with 24,133 rooms currently in the construction pipeline, according to a new report. Riyadh follows with 10,053 rooms and Jeddah with 6,980 rooms under development, with the majority ...
  22 Mar 2016  
INDEX 2016: Global Platform for Interior Design INDEX 2016: Global Platform for Interior Design
Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 23–26 May 2016, INDEX 2016 is the biggest sourcing platform for interiors and design products in the Middle East. Home to over 30,000m2 of global brands and suppliers for hospitality, residential and re...
  22 Mar 2016  
Chicago Pneumatic launches new walk behind roller Chicago Pneumatic launches new walk behind roller
To ensure operators are protected, the MR7005 features automatic hydraulic brakes that respond when the pressure drops. On the other hand, if the pressure goes up, the brakes are automatically released. The roller also comes equipped with a vibration r...
  20 Mar 2016  
New and smarter toilet roll dispensers on the BIMobject Cloud New and smarter toilet roll dispensers on the BIMobject Cloud
Global hygiene and paper company SCA that owns the Tork brand has recently launched new smart toilet roll dispensers for high traffic washrooms as BIM objects. When working on these types of design projects BIM users need solutions that can keep up. To...
BIMobject ABBIMobject AB 17 Mar 2016 Website
British Council finalises shortlist for Unlimited Doha Design Prize British Council finalises shortlist for Unlimited Doha Design Prize
Currently, 21 shortlisted contestants, including 5 from Qatar, 6 from the GCC and 10 from UK, are developing the concepts of their designs, and going through various educational activities, before their final submission of drawings, models, photographs...
  16 Mar 2016  
Hormann Introduces PortaMatic door operator for barrier-free convenient living Hormann Introduces PortaMatic door operator for barrier-free convenient living
Providing effortless operation of doors and added convenience, Hormann Middle East has introduced its unique PortaMatic door operator that allows for automatic opening and closing of timber and steel internal doors via hand transmitter or button. Wheth...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 16 Mar 2016  
Jotun Powder Coatings Unveils New Innovation in Sustainable Technology Jotun Powder Coatings Unveils New Innovation in Sustainable Technology
Inspired by the enchanting Northern Lights, The Aurora Collection builds on the brand’s promise for innovative, eco-friendly products. Useable on both aluminum and steel, the coatings provide an impeccable metallic effect and noticeable consistency in ...
  14 Mar 2016  
French solar streetlights manufacturer equipped Mohammed Bin Rashid City with its 74w LED French solar streetlights manufacturer equipped Mohammed Bin Rashid City with its 74w LED
In the era of researches for the renewable energy sources, the city of Dubai recently builded a 9km cycling and jogging track which contains a wide cycling and a jogging track with special running floor material. To ensure good visibility when cycling ...
  14 Mar 2016  
Daikin’s AHU factory in Jebel Ali is Now Eurovent Certified Daikin’s AHU factory in Jebel Ali is Now Eurovent Certified
The basis for the unit design follows the Professional Air Handling Unit design in our factory in Milan, Italy. While following the design and processes from our factory in Italy, we had access to a wide range of options and best practices in the const...
  14 Mar 2016  
Expert outlines need for sustainable FM in hospitals Expert outlines need for sustainable FM in hospitals
In general hospitals need to be cleaned according to four major risk bands, which would cover very high to low risk areas, for example - intensive care, general ward, rehabilitation and administration respectively. Energy savings in hospitals can be ma...
  9 Mar 2016  
Saudi Arabia’s imports of softwood lumber amounted to 1.07 million m³ between January and July 2015, a 24% increase over 2014 Saudi Arabia’s imports of softwood lumber amounted to 1.07 million m³ between January and July 2015, a 24% increase over 2014
Organisers of the 11th edition of Dubai WoodShow 2016, the largest trade fair for wood products in the Middle East which will take place from 4 – 6 April 2016, has revealed, quoting a recent study by Woodstat, a statistics firm that keeps tabs on the l...
  9 Mar 2016  
Arabian International Home Show offers new ideas in interior design excellence in the region Arabian International Home Show offers new ideas in interior design excellence in the region
The inaugural Arabian International Home Show opened its doors Tuesday to hundreds of professional designers, contractors and interiors suppliers from across the GCC, eager to learn what will keep them in front of the curve when it comes to designing l...
  9 Mar 2016  
Emirates Insolaire’s solar glass at Danish school to create one of the world’s largest photovoltaic façades Emirates Insolaire’s solar glass at Danish school to create one of the world’s largest photovoltaic façades
A total of 12,000 solar panels, covering a total area above 6,000 square meters, will be installed on the façade of CIS Nordhavn, making it the first school across the globe to have complete photovoltaic façade and one of the largest building integrate...
  9 Mar 2016  
The Big 5 Saudi Opens: International construction products on display and in action The Big 5 Saudi Opens: International construction products on display and in action
The Big 5 Saudi, the largest construction event in Jeddah, was opened yesterday by the Mayor of the Jeddah Municipality, Hani Abu Ras. On a tour of the event Mayor Hani Abu Ras noted the large number of regional and international companies exhibiting. ...
  8 Mar 2016  
Power market is optimistic Power market is optimistic
Region most important event for power sector - Saudi Power, now running in its 19th Edition will take place from 9th May to 11th May 2016. Despite the slump in oil prices, the Saudi economy has grown by 5% as per report in Arab News. It is evident; gov...
  8 Mar 2016  
The BIG Show Oman to take place from March 28 to 31, 2016 The BIG Show Oman to take place from March 28 to 31, 2016
The 13th edition of The BIG Show Oman (Builders International Gathering), the recognized and well-established building, construction and interior design event in Oman, will take place against a backdrop of investments in the country’s infrastructure, c...
  8 Mar 2016  
Gyproc secures more hospital projects Gyproc secures more hospital projects
A focus on the healthcare sector has brought further successes for lightweight systems manufacturer, Gyproc Middle East, with news that the company’s high performance partition and lining systems have been chosen for Saudian National Guard Health Affai...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 8 Mar 2016 Website
Unlimited Doha Design Prize to reveal shortlisted participants Unlimited Doha Design Prize to reveal shortlisted participants
British Council, lead organiser of the event, revealed today that it has shortlisted 21 contestants who have been invited for a week-long design residency in Doha. 10 participants from the shortlisted architects come from the UK and the remainder from ...
  8 Mar 2016  
The evolution of climate control, remotely The evolution of climate control, remotely
The range of Vimar timer-thermostats and thermostats has expanded thanks to the new timer-thermostat with integrated Wi-Fi. The ideal solution for those who want to keep the climate in the different rooms of their home under control, remotely too, than...
  8 Mar 2016 Website
DC PRO Engineering Championing Female Leaders in Engineering Industry DC PRO Engineering Championing Female Leaders in Engineering Industry
At present, female electrical engineers, mechanical designers and engineering draftswomen constitute 25 per cent of the total workforce at DC PRO, a leading global authority in the field of District Energy and renowned regional sustainability leader in...
  8 Mar 2016  
Safety for hoists and cranes in explosive environments: Konecranes builds on vast experience Safety for hoists and cranes in explosive environments: Konecranes builds on vast experience
Material handling plays a significant role in safety for hazardous environments, whether in chemical and petrochemical plants, oil refineries, gas power plants, waste water treatment plants, paint shops and other industrial sites.
  8 Mar 2016  
Beach Towers Stand Tall on PENETRON Beach Towers Stand Tall on PENETRON
With the initial phase of construction using PENETRON crystalline concrete technology completed this month, the Paraiso Bay project now moves to the first two of four residential luxury towers. This remarkable development, outsized even for Miami, is d...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 8 Mar 2016  
Introducing Dekton XGloss by Cosentino, an innovative line of lustrous ultra-compact surfaces Introducing Dekton XGloss by Cosentino, an innovative line of lustrous ultra-compact surfaces
The Cosentino Group, global leader in the production and distribution of innovative surfaces for architecture and design, demonstrates once again its capacity for innovation with the launch of Dekton XGloss, a new line of polished high-tech ultra-compa...
  6 Mar 2016 Website
More Building Services and Smart Technology Engineering graduates needed, say experts More Building Services and Smart Technology Engineering graduates needed, say experts
Emirates Green Building Council has joined hands with Heriot-Watt University to host a forum for students to highlight the importance of the green building industry to future prospective members. At the forum, graduate and undergraduate students from H...
  6 Mar 2016  
Grow your business at the home of the worlds largest and busiest airports - Airport Show, Dubai Grow your business at the home of the world's largest and busiest airports - Airport Show, Dubai
With less than 3 months before the 16th edition of Airport Show, the region’s aviation industry continues to post impressive results with passenger numbers on steady growth, aircraft movements up and regional hubs keeping their mantles as the world’s f...
  2 Mar 2016  
The NEW free Knauf AMF room acoustics app for iPhone and iPad! The NEW free Knauf AMF room acoustics app for iPhone and iPad!
The Knauf AMF Room Acoustics Calculator makes it easy to design the acoustics of a room according to the following standards: DIN 18041 (Germany, Switzerland), ÖNORM B 8115-3 (Austria), Arrêté du 25 avril 2003 (France). Initially some physical data and...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 2 Mar 2016  
Emirates Insolaire highlights future growth plans Emirates Insolaire highlights future growth plans
The company is presenting its unique technology and highlighting the adaptability of its sustainable technology as also the growth potential it offers at Solar Middle East exhibition – the region’s largest solar trade event at Dubai World Trade Centre....
  1 Mar 2016  
Grundfos’ Award from DEWA Highlights Company’s Dedication to Sustainability in the UAE Grundfos’ Award from DEWA Highlights Company’s Dedication to Sustainability in the UAE
The award underscores Grundfos’ dedication to sustainable and energy-efficient practices in the UAE. Sustainability has always been a core value at Grundfos and a fundamental part of its business strategy. The pump manufacturer considers a focus on dev...
  1 Mar 2016  
Ducab launches PowerOverFire campaign in partnership with Dubai Civil Defense Ducab launches PowerOverFire campaign in partnership with Dubai Civil Defense
Ducab, the UAE-based leading manufacturer of high-quality cables and cabling products, today announced the launch of the PowerOverFire campaign for 2016 with the Ducab Truck in partnership with Dubai Civil Defense. As silver sponsor of the event, Ducab...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 29 Feb 2016  
Interior Design Trends in the UAE to be discussed at the Arabian International Home Show Dubai Interior Design Trends in the UAE to be discussed at the Arabian International Home Show Dubai
Sustainability, technology influences, and holistic health considerations are some of the interior design trends in the Middle East to be discussed at the Design Studio, a 3-day certified professional design conference running from 8-10 March at the Co...
  28 Feb 2016  
Azizi Developments launches Royal Bay Residence project on Palm Jumeirah Azizi Developments launches Royal Bay Residence project on Palm Jumeirah
The building has been designed with 45 degree orientation to allow all the living rooms, kitchen and bedrooms to get sea view. Sizes range between 802 sqft to 1,638sqft for the apartments, while prices start at approximately AED 2.2 million and go up t...
  27 Feb 2016  
International Business Council Unveils the 6th edition of Leaders in Architecture MENA 2016 International Business Council Unveils the 6th edition of Leaders in Architecture MENA 2016
International Business Council has announced that it will host the Leaders in Architecture MENA summit on the 25th and 26th of April 2016 in Dubai, UAE. Part of their signature Architecture and Design series, the summit is bringing together 150 industr...
  25 Feb 2016  
A natural material playing a starring role in the kitchen A natural material playing a starring role in the kitchen
Margraf marbles are extremely distinctive and their extraordinary beauty can enhance any ambience, creating unique settings for demanding and refined clients who are increasingly seeking excellence and genuine Italian style.
  25 Feb 2016  
Brand new platform to showcase innovative community solutions Brand new platform to showcase innovative community solutions
The event is about the environment in which we work, relax and play. It aims to bring together under one banner five distinct dedicated event brands, and with them all of the businesses that provide the services that support our lives and our communiti...
  25 Feb 2016 Website
Chicago Pneumatic introduces lightweight and powerful forward plate compactor Chicago Pneumatic introduces lightweight and powerful forward plate compactor
To help operators save money on previously time-consuming maintenance jobs, the new forward asphalt plate compactor comes equipped, as standard, with an integrated, tubeless water distribution system that prevents asphalt from sticking to the plate. Th...
  24 Feb 2016  
Unique sustainable glow-in-the-dark paving Unique sustainable glow-in-the-dark paving
Evaglow by Making Ground is a unique and sustainable paving system that glows in the dark creating a decorative and eco-friendly way of illuminating patios, pathways and general paving areas. It doesn’t require any cables or electricity and is the perf...
  23 Feb 2016  
FLIR Systems to Power the New Cat S60, the World’s First Thermal Imaging Smartphone FLIR Systems to Power the New Cat S60, the World’s First Thermal Imaging Smartphone
FLIR has announced that Bullitt Group will integrate FLIR’s Lepton microcamera in the new Cat S60, creating the world’s first thermal imaging smartphone. The Cat S60 smartphone, part of the extensive Cat Phones lineup of ruggedized handsets, is the lat...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 23 Feb 2016  
DEWA approves 143 PV consultants and contractors DEWA approves 143 PV consultants and contractors
Trainees learned about the technical requirements, safety standards, and DEWA’s guidelines for installing PV panels on rooftops to generate electricity and connect it to DEWA’s grid. The training is part of DEWA’s efforts to ensure PV systems are desig...
  22 Feb 2016 Website
Effective access control Effective access control
Created by KONE’s in-house design team and crafted from the highest quality materials, KONE Turnstile 100 sets a new standard for access gate, usability, monitored access, flexibility, and visual appearance. It is the ideal solution for modern office b...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 21 Feb 2016  
Penetron Crystalline Waterproofing Coating: Case Study on Zara Expo Tunnel, Italy Penetron Crystalline Waterproofing Coating: Case Study on Zara Expo Tunnel, Italy
Penetron is a surface-applied, integral crystalline waterproofing material, which waterproofs and protects concrete in-depth. It consists of Portland cement, specially treated quartz sand and a compound of active chemicals. Penetron needs only to be mi...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 21 Feb 2016 Website
Qubica - the awning designed to be always beautiful, even when it is closed Qubica - the awning designed to be always beautiful, even when it is closed
Qubica is a sum of high industrial technology and italian design and his versatility makes Qubica an exclusive product. Main feature is the strong customization: customer can choose between vertical or horizontal dimension and 4 colours. Colours, which...
  20 Feb 2016 Website
Dubai Investments reduces carbon footprint through eco-friendly initiatives Dubai Investments reduces carbon footprint through eco-friendly initiatives
In a major recognition of its eco-friendly strategy, Dubai Investments’ glass subsidiary Emirates Float Glass [EFG] was conferred the Emirates Appreciation for Environment award by UAE Ministry of Environment and Water recently, in collaboration with Z...
  20 Feb 2016  
Vimar Arké is here Vimar Arké is here
A new way of living household energy. With all the quality expected from Italian-made goods. Designed in the present for the future, Arké is the Vimar solution to today's needs: a simple yet current and long-lasting object that offers a concrete, intel...
  20 Feb 2016 Website
BIMobject Cloud reaches 150,000 users and 4 million downloads BIMobject Cloud reaches 150,000 users and 4 million downloads
BIMobject has reached several milestones, that put the company into a very clear and leading position as the BIM object cloud solution for the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction industry) market worldwide. Professional BIM users now exceed...
BIMobject ABBIMobject AB 18 Feb 2016 Website
Massive airport developments in Middle East to push global aviation growth Massive airport developments in Middle East to push global aviation growth
The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) has revealed that spending on airport construction projects globally has risen to over US$441 billion. Highlighting Middle East airport developments as key to global investments in the sector, CAPA states tha...
  18 Feb 2016  
Amager Resource Center: One of the highest profiled sustainable design projects in the world currently underway Amager Resource Center: One of the highest profiled sustainable design projects in the world currently underway
Kalwall translucent sandwich panels are the industry leaders in diffuse natural daylighting and energy efficiency, but that’s not what made them desirable for one of the highest profiled sustainable design projects in the world currently underway, the ...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 18 Feb 2016  
Rolls-Royce to showcase high and medium-speed gas and diesel engines at Middle East Electricity Rolls-Royce to showcase high and medium-speed gas and diesel engines at Middle East Electricity
Rolls-Royce will be showcasing medium-speed and high-speed power generation products on Stand S1 F30 at the Middle East Electricity trade fair taking place in Dubai between 1st and 3rd March 2016. The product range comprises a variety of power generati...
  18 Feb 2016  
Tengbom is Scandinavia’s Most Innovative Architecture Firm Tengbom is Scandinavia’s Most Innovative Architecture Firm
Fast Company has listed the world’s most innovative companies in its annual round-up, in which Tengbom occupies fourth position in the list of architectural practices and the only architecture firm from the Nordics. Fast Company’s motivation notes Teng...
  18 Feb 2016 Website
Demonstration of Williams Fire Fighting Equipment Demonstration of Williams Fire Fighting Equipment
Concorde-Corodex Group, the UAE-based leader in firefighting and rescue equipment, has kicked off a month-long roadshow across the GCC showcasing the Williams Fire & Hazard Control most popular firefighting products, a US-based industrial firefighting ...
  18 Feb 2016  
Blast Proof Products for Greater Security Blast Proof Products for Greater Security
Do you need a blast proof window or a blast proof door for your application? For 35 years, Armortex has served some of the world’s most demanding industries by supplying blast resistant glass, windows, doors and other products. Our highly effective pro...
ArmortexArmortex 17 Feb 2016 Website
More than 47,000 Hotel Rooms Under Development in Saudi Arabia More than 47,000 Hotel Rooms Under Development in Saudi Arabia
A record 47,431 rooms and 124 hotel projects are currently under development in Saudi Arabia, according to a new report. The majority of projects are in the final construction and pre-opening stages with 52 projects and almost 20,000 rooms set to open ...
  17 Feb 2016  
Hormann launches APU 67 Thermo Industrial Sectional Doors Hormann launches APU 67 Thermo Industrial Sectional Doors
Engineered to meet the demand for improved thermal insulation, the newly launched APU 67 industrial sectional door from Hormann Middle East features a 67mm deep profile that incorporates thermal breaks between sections, to offer even better thermal res...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 16 Feb 2016  
Hansgrohe Expands its Retail Presence in the Region with two new showrooms Hansgrohe Expands its Retail Presence in the Region with two new showrooms
German luxury bathroom fittings specialist, Hansgrohe, is opening a new showroom in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, as well as launching a space in Ammam, Jordan, in partnership with Al Nabulsi & Al Amad home décor company. The latest regional openings are...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 16 Feb 2016  
Crystal Lagoons provides centrepiece for launch of new South-East Asia tourism projects Crystal Lagoons provides centrepiece for launch of new South-East Asia tourism projects
Crystal Lagoons incorporated a number of unique interactive attractions designed to provide a diverse range of experiences for keen water sport enthusiasts and families alike, such as a bungee jumping platform and cable water ski facility, with the lag...
  14 Feb 2016  
Carollo Engineers to Standardize on Bentley’s EADOC Capital Project Management Offering Carollo Engineers to Standardize on Bentley’s EADOC Capital Project Management Offering
As a long-standing user of EADOC, Carollo Engineers has firsthand knowledge of the solution’s ability to help manage risks, track construction documents and communications, and control costs for construction managers at engineering/construction managem...
  14 Feb 2016  
Emrill Awarded ‘Best Facilities Management Partner of the Year’ by wasl properties Emrill Awarded ‘Best Facilities Management Partner of the Year’ by wasl properties
Held annually by wasl properties, the Best Facilities Management Partner of the Year Awards were created to honour the company’s premium service providers, with all Facilities Management partners entering put through a rigorous selection process to det...
  10 Feb 2016  
The world’s most exciting lighting show is coming to Abu Dhabi The world’s most exciting lighting show is coming to Abu Dhabi
LuxLive Middle East follows on from the massive success of LuxLive in the UK where over the past 5 years, the show has quickly established award winning success as a leading industry platform and the largest annual lighting event in Europe. From energy...
  10 Feb 2016 Website
Gyprocs Round Table Discussion on Education Sector Gyproc's Round Table Discussion on Education Sector
Gyproc’s growing focus on the UAE Education sector was again highlighted on 7th December when the company’s Dubai Head Office provided the venue for a round table discussion on modern school design, hosted by Middle East Architect. Technical and sales ...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 9 Feb 2016  
Silestone Slab Vases – a part of Form Us With Love’s jubilee exhibition at Stockholm’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts Silestone Slab Vases – a part of Form Us With Love’s jubilee exhibition at Stockholm’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts
During Stockholm Design Week in 2012 Cosentino presented Silestone Slab Vases in collaboration with the Swedish design studio Form Us With Love. At this years edition of Stockholm Design Week the vases will be displayed once again, this time as a part ...
  9 Feb 2016  
Konecranes comprehensive and systematic approach to maintenance Konecranes' comprehensive and systematic approach to maintenance
Lifecycle Care is a systematic, consistent, comprehensive and professional approach to maintenance, supported by world-class tools and processes. The foundation of Lifecycle Care is inspections and preventive maintenance. Konecranes tailors their CARE ...
  8 Feb 2016  
Saudi Electricity Company Orders Six More GE Gas Turbines Saudi Electricity Company Orders Six More GE Gas Turbines
Saudi Electricity Company is turning to longtime partner GE for help in quickly meeting the rising demand for fast power in isolated desert areas. SEC has ordered six more of GE’s trailer-mounted, fast-starting TM2500+ mobile aeroderivative gas turbine...
  8 Feb 2016  
Applications sought for Unlimited Doha Design Prize 2016 - a week long design-residency in Qatar Applications sought for Unlimited Doha Design Prize 2016 - a week long design-residency in Qatar
The Unlimited Doha Design Prize is open to architects, urban designers, engineers, 3D designers, technologists and researchers. During the residency 20 participants – 10 from the Gulf and 10 from the UK – will take part in a live one week design-resid...
  8 Feb 2016 Website
$1.2 Trillion Worth of Construction Projects Planned or Underway In Saudi Arabia $1.2 Trillion Worth of Construction Projects Planned or Underway In Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's most popular construction event is back for the sixth year with more exhibitors and the biggest free education seminar programme in the country. The Big 5 Saudi 2016 in Jeddah from 7 - 10 March will bring together many of the world's lea...
  8 Feb 2016  
Dubai WoodShow renews partnership with European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers Dubai WoodShow renews partnership with European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers
The Dubai WoodShow, the largest trade fair for wood products in the Middle East, has renewed its agreement with European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers (EUMABOIS), a nonprofit Federation grouping 14 national Associations and 2 single...
  8 Feb 2016  
Middle East Electricity, the Largest Power Exhibition in the World Middle East Electricity, the Largest Power Exhibition in the World
Following a hugely successful 40th Anniversary edition, Middle East Electricity (MEE), the largest power exhibition in the world, will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 1-3 March 2016, and is once again set to break records and bring togeth...
  7 Feb 2016  
Highlights of the Formal Inauguration of 3rd IDF Oman Highlights of the Formal Inauguration of 3rd IDF Oman
The exhibition will feature more than 105 companies, with over 65 international companies from across the globe surpassing the past two editions. More than 35 companies will be represented by Italy which is managed by MEDINIT SRL for the 3rd year runni...
  7 Feb 2016  
FLIR TG130 Helps Reduce Energy Costs FLIR TG130 Helps Reduce Energy Costs
Today FLIR announced availability of the new TG130 Spot Thermal Camera that allows homeowners and small businesses to quickly find and troubleshoot temperature-related issues. Designed for inspections and repairs, the TG130 helps visually pinpoint temp...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 7 Feb 2016 Website
Ducab Announces First Marine Offshore Project in Abu Dhabi Ducab Announces First Marine Offshore Project in Abu Dhabi
Ducab, the UAE-based leading manufacturer of high-quality cables and cabling products, has announced a new project with JOPETWIL Industrial Company LLC, a subsidiary of Control Contracting and Trading Co. (CCTC), on the Jack-Up Barge ‘JOPETWIL 300’. Th...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 5 Feb 2016  
Industry Leaders Gather To Tackle Energy Efficiency at EEES 2016 Industry Leaders Gather To Tackle Energy Efficiency at EEES 2016
Hosted by founding partners GE and The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the invitation-only summit comes following a year of continued global energy crises and renewed volatility in the crude oil market – making the informative program of roundta...
  4 Feb 2016  
Ducab offers exciting career opportunities for Emirati talent at Tawdheef 2016 Ducab offers exciting career opportunities for Emirati talent at Tawdheef 2016
Ducab, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of high quality cables and cabling products, today announced that it will be offering 30 career opportunities for Emirati talent at ‘Tawdheef 2016’, which will be held from February 1-3 at Abu Dhabi Nationa...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 3 Feb 2016  
Chicago Pneumatic to launch tough and reliable construction equipment at BAUMA 2016 Chicago Pneumatic to launch tough and reliable construction equipment at BAUMA 2016
Chicago Pneumatic is expanding its range of construction equipment with the launch of several new tough, reliable and highly efficient portable energy, light compaction and rig-mounted attachment products at BAUMA 2016, taking place in Munich on 11-17 ...
  3 Feb 2016  
Osram presents lighting innovations at the Light + Building Preview Osram presents lighting innovations at the Light + Building Preview
Shortly before the world's leading trade fair of lighting opens its doors, Osram will present its first highlight products at the Light + Building Preview in Munich and Hamburg. Among other things, the lighting manufacturer will display the extended LE...
  3 Feb 2016  
DEWA reviews CISCO advances in smart city DEWA reviews CISCO advances in smart city
DEWA takes pride in providing fast, easy and integrated services, which are accessible through a variety of smart tools on a 24/7 basis. This reflects DEWA’s ongoing efforts to make use of high-end technology and applications to increase the efficiency...
  1 Feb 2016  
New FLIR FC-Series ID Thermal Security Cameras Introduce Built-in Analytics to Reduce False Alarms New FLIR FC-Series ID Thermal Security Cameras Introduce Built-in Analytics to Reduce False Alarms
FLIR Systems, Inc. recently announced the release of the FC-Series ID thermal security camera, the latest camera in its FC-Series line – now available in EMEA. The FC-Series ID combines built-in analytics for high performance intrusion detection, indus...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 31 Jan 2016 Website
InSinkErator recognized for continued contribution to UAE State of Energy Report InSinkErator recognized for continued contribution to UAE State of Energy Report
On receiving the award, Mohamed Karam, Senior Business Development Manager, for InSinkErator Middle East & Africa said, “This recognition is a testament of our innovation that directly contributes to targets set by the UAE Government of diverting waste...
  27 Jan 2016  
Pilot Solar-Powered Irrigation Project in Saudi Arabia Pilot Solar-Powered Irrigation Project in Saudi Arabia
The pilot project - jointly funded by First Solar Saudi Arabia and the Al Watania Agriculture Company - is powered by First Solar’s advanced thin film PV modules. The facility produces 1,476 MWh of electricity per year, reducing greenhouse gas emission...
  27 Jan 2016  
Hansgrohe set to launch new Abu Dhabi Showroom Hansgrohe set to launch new Abu Dhabi Showroom
Leading German bathroom designer Hansgrohe is further expanding its operations in the UAE with a brand new showroom in Abu Dhabi. Set to open its doors in early March, the stylish new premises will present the company’s leading products – including the...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 26 Jan 2016  
Margraf Marble a Natural Material for Exteriors Margraf Marble a Natural Material for Exteriors
Natural materials that enhance, creating a modern and refined elegance, perfectly meeting the needs of design, durability and strength, to provide architects and designers manifold aesthetic solutions through a broad range: Bush-hammered or flamed Blu ...
  26 Jan 2016  
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA organise Solar Decathlon Middle East with AED 10 million in prizes Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA organise Solar Decathlon Middle East with AED 10 million in prizes
University teams from around the world re invited to participate in the Solar Decathlon Middle East, which was created through an agreement between the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA, and the United States Department of Energy. Dubai will hos...
  25 Jan 2016 Website
PENETRON Helps BMW Cars Roll off the Line in Brazil PENETRON Helps BMW Cars Roll off the Line in Brazil
PENETRON ADMIX was utilized in the on-site water and sewage treatment system at Brazil’s new BMW automobile plant in Araquari, Santa Caterina. PENETRON technology helped ensure the tanks at the plant, which opened in December 2015, are waterproof for d...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 25 Jan 2016  
The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia Returns for 2016 The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia Returns for 2016
dmg events and MICE Arabia, organisers of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia, announce its 2016 edition will take place 17-19th May at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events, Under the Patronage of His Highness Prince Abdullah Bin Saud Bin Mohammed Bin Abdul...
  21 Jan 2016  
No need to carry a catalogue: Smartphone App gives architects the details they need No need to carry a catalogue: Smartphone App gives architects the details they need
Free app "AMF Infocenter" brings information about the products of ceiling specialist Knauf AMF to smartphones and tablets. Thanks to Knauf AMF, architects no longer have to drag hefty product catalogues around the construction site. The Grafenau-based...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 21 Jan 2016 Website
Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognises Nine New Winners Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognises Nine New Winners
Former Prime Minister of Norway, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, yesterday received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at an awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Brundtland, Deputy Chair of The Elders and Vice Chair of the United N...
  20 Jan 2016  
Solar to Lead Morocco’s Fast-Paced Renewable Energy Business Opportunities Solar to Lead Morocco’s Fast-Paced Renewable Energy Business Opportunities
Morocco’s recently-announced goal to generate more than half of its electricity from renewables by 2030 presents strong business opportunities, energy experts announced today at the World Future Energy Summit. By 2030, Morocco aims to generate 52 perce...
  20 Jan 2016  
Energy Efficiency Expo to Launch at World Future Energy Summit 2017 Energy Efficiency Expo to Launch at World Future Energy Summit 2017
Energy efficiency in buildings, transportation, and manufacturing will play a key role – by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy, improving electricity access and reliability, and reducing pollution, which in turn support economic growth, while...
  20 Jan 2016  
Sanipex bathroom solutions chosen for Dubai’s first opera house Sanipex bathroom solutions chosen for Dubai’s first opera house
Products chosen for this prestigious project include contemporary M-Line brassware, statement piece Montecristo glass washbasins, curvaceous Urban wall-mounted WCs and elegantly styled Community wall-mounted urinals. Sanipex also supplied a whole host ...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 20 Jan 2016  
NAFFCO: Founding Sponsor of Intersec  Exhibits its Range of Fire Safety Products NAFFCO: Founding Sponsor of Intersec Exhibits its Range of Fire Safety Products
Every year since 1999, NAFFCO, a leading firefighting solutions provider, actively participated in Intersec – the largest event for Security & Safety. From 17 January to 19 January, NAFFCO will be presenting the latest products and trends in safety and...
  19 Jan 2016  
GE unveils white paper at WFES 2016 with strategies for improved energy and water resource management GE unveils white paper at WFES 2016 with strategies for improved energy and water resource management
GE has partnered with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to prepare the report titled, 'Water, Energy, Risks & Rewards - Challenges Opportunities and Ideas for Innovation at the Water-Energy Nexus' will be distributed to visitors at the Summit at GE’s...
  19 Jan 2016 Website
Concorde-Corodex Group introduces structure-piercing firefighting system to UAE Civil Defence and region-wide Concorde-Corodex Group introduces structure-piercing firefighting system to UAE Civil Defence and region-wide
The PyroLance is a handset that can propel an ultra-high pressure stream of water or foam through materials including brick, marble, concrete and steel plate, allowing fire crews to safely control fires before entering a burning structure. The niche te...
  19 Jan 2016  
MENA to See USD 35 Billion in Annual Renewable Energy Investment Through 2020 MENA to See USD 35 Billion in Annual Renewable Energy Investment Through 2020
Governments, banks and landlords in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are urged to join forces to promote solar rooftop adoption, saving on energy costs and creating “green” jobs, industry experts announced today in the build-up to the World Futu...
  18 Jan 2016  
Meraas to Launch The Green Planet Meraas to Launch The Green Planet
Within The Green Planet, a majestic green canopy will cover the lush tropical vegetation, recreating the natural habitat of an abundance of species and giving visitors striking glimpses into the beauty of another world. The bio-dome will seamlessly int...
  18 Jan 2016 Website
DEWA to showcase promising initiatives and projects at World Future Energy Summit 2016 DEWA to showcase promising initiatives and projects at World Future Energy Summit 2016
DEWA actively participates in energy- and water-themed national and international events to exchange skills, experiences and best practices with various concerned parties and explore the latest updates and advanced green technology solutions that can f...
  18 Jan 2016  
Hormann Introduces Garage Sectional Door DSU in Contemporary Design Hormann Introduces Garage Sectional Door DSU in Contemporary Design
Hormann Middle East, the market leading industrial, commercial and residential door manufacturer has introduced its garage sectional door DSU with added beauty, safety and convenience. The doors come as a complete package that includes panels, tracks,...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 17 Jan 2016  
Doubling of MENA’s Urban Waste by 2025 Strains Government Budgets Doubling of MENA’s Urban Waste by 2025 Strains Government Budgets
The Middle East and North Africa’s urban waste volume doubling by 2025 is straining budgets and forcing governments to reinvent strategies, experts announced today in advance of EcoWaste’s MENA Municipalities Roundtable. By 2025, the Middle East and No...
  17 Jan 2016  
World Future Energy Summit Launches Future Cities Forum for Global Insights on Middle East’s Urbanization World Future Energy Summit Launches Future Cities Forum for Global Insights on Middle East’s Urbanization
Delivering global insights and best practices for Middle East cities to sustainably manage their long-term urbanization, the World Future Energy Summit announced today the launch of the new Future Cities Forum. The Future Cities Forum, on Wednesday, 20...
  17 Jan 2016  
DORMA Gulf unveils the ST FLEX Green Sliding Doors, an eco-friendly slender profile glass solution DORMA Gulf unveils the ST FLEX Green Sliding Doors, an eco-friendly slender profile glass solution
The ST FLEX Green is an appealing system that brings together low thermal transmission co-efficient, making the doors energy-efficient by effectively controlling the heat transferred from outside its facility, within. Compliant with the German energy-s...
  17 Jan 2016  
Avanti Systems Transverto Monoblock Pre-Built Interior Glass Walls Avanti Systems Transverto Monoblock Pre-Built Interior Glass Walls
The Transverto Monoblock aluminum-framed system ships in pre-assembled units that will bring your space from dream to done faster than any other system we offer.
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 14 Jan 2016  
Unprecedented Youth Engagement Planned for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Unprecedented Youth Engagement Planned for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Speaking on the importance of the array of youth engagement activities, Masdar CEO Dr Ahmad Belhoul said, “One of the most important missions of ADSW is to engage our local community in the UAE – especially our youth community – to understand more abou...
  13 Jan 2016  
Experts Call for Water Technology Innovation as GCC Braces for Dry Weather Conditions Experts Call for Water Technology Innovation as GCC Braces for Dry Weather Conditions
With the UAE’s high rate of water consumption, population growth, and increasing demand for irrigation water comes a great need for innovation in water technology to conserve resources, enhance water production, and manage demand, experts have urged ah...
  13 Jan 2016  
Spending on Middle East physical security market set for 36 per cent boost in 2016 Spending on Middle East physical security market set for 36 per cent boost in 2016
Global analysts Frost & Sullivan estimated the regional demand for physical security equipment will be worth US$5.2 billion in 2016 compared to US$3.8 billion in 2015. Physical security solutions such as intruder alarms, video surveillance, electronic ...
  13 Jan 2016  
Integrity Sinks by Cosentino Integrity Sinks by Cosentino
The Sink That Changes Everything. No pieces, no creases, no limits. Integrity wants your kitchen to be whole; a place where there is no start or finish. Integrity gives you the sensation of unity, of perfect integration with the rest of the elements of...
  12 Jan 2016 Website
Saudi’s USD 100 Billion in Renewable Energy Projects to Meet Skyrocketing Power Needs Saudi’s USD 100 Billion in Renewable Energy Projects to Meet Skyrocketing Power Needs
More than USD 100 billion in Saudi renewable energy projects will help meet its skyrocketing energy demand and diversify its energy sector, industry experts said today in the build-up to the World Future Energy Summit. The Kingdom’s energy demand is ex...
  12 Jan 2016  
Linkasink Sinks Linkasink Sinks
Linkasink is an American brand with a collection of washbasins that gathers unique and contrasting styles. A royal look created in porcelain and gold leaves; or a vintage mood in white bronze. Round or square, top or under counter sink you will fin...
  12 Jan 2016  
Dubai to Host Exclusive Luxury Home Furnishings Event in March Dubai to Host Exclusive Luxury Home Furnishings Event in March
This is the first time Dubai will be hosting a home show purely dedicated for the high-end market and the event will feature international luxury companies from countries including Oman, Egypt, Italy, UK, Qatar, Slovenia and UAE. Most companies have di...
  11 Jan 2016  
Flanagan Lawrence wins competition for the Szczecin Summer Theatre Flanagan Lawrence wins competition for the Szczecin Summer Theatre
The brief called for design proposals to maximise the flexibility of the 1976-designed theatre for a variety of performances on the stage, and to add a new roof to enclose both the stage and the audience. The underside of the roof, which covers the sta...
  11 Jan 2016  
Project Qatar will be back to the Heart of Doha in 2016 Project Qatar will be back to the Heart of Doha in 2016
Aiming at ensuring the most favorable exhibition experience and accommodating the exponentially growing needs of the exhibition for both visitors and exhibitors, Project Qatar, the 13th International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibit...
  11 Jan 2016  
Flowfresh Solves Procter & Gamble’s Flooring Specification Search Flowfresh Solves Procter & Gamble’s Flooring Specification Search
The company’s baby care and feminine care units needed new floors that would provide an attractive, hygienic and visually appealing surface for an extended period of time despite the many challenges that such a large-scale processing plant would inflic...
  11 Jan 2016  
Saudi Arabia Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainably Meeting Country’s Surging Water Demand Saudi Arabia Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainably Meeting Country’s Surging Water Demand
A rapidly growing population, on track to reach 39.1 million by 2030, and a staggeringly high consumption rate, at a total of nearly 1600 liters per capita per day, has motivated Saudi Arabia’s efforts to boost sustainable water production and curb sky...
  11 Jan 2016  
UAE home to 36% of furniture factories in GCC, and controls significant imports in timber sector UAE home to 36% of furniture factories in GCC, and controls significant imports in timber sector
Dubai WoodShow brings together building materials suppliers and dealers, importers, exporters, furniture manufacturers, contractors, developers, machinery manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, dealers, flooring companies, architects, interior designe...
  11 Jan 2016  
Al Ain Hospital: Design Support Helps Gyproc Win Major Hospital Project Al Ain Hospital: Design Support Helps Gyproc Win Major Hospital Project
In depth technical support throughout the early design stages of Al Ain new 719-bed hospital project has led to the specification of more than AED 10.5 million of Gyproc high performance dry lining and ceiling systems. Involvement at the early design s...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 11 Jan 2016  
Osram presents a worldwide innovation at CES in Las Vegas Osram presents a worldwide innovation at CES in Las Vegas
Smart lighting solutions are carving out their place in ever more living rooms. When it comes to smart homes, Osram has already demonstrated its innovative capacity in the past with its smart lamps and luminaires in the Lightify series. Now Osram is ca...
  10 Jan 2016  
Intersec shines spotlight on smart home technology’s growing influence on safety and security Intersec shines spotlight on smart home technology’s growing influence on safety and security
The Middle East alone commands ten per cent of the global smart home market according to industry reports, while Frost & Sullivan, another analyst, estimates that face recognition and smart access control technologies will be implemented in 21 per cent...
  6 Jan 2016  
Konecranes new Hook Latch Trigger available in the Middle East Konecranes new Hook Latch Trigger available in the Middle East
The Konecranes Hook Latch Trigger assists in the fast and easy handling of hook attachments, enhancing safety and productivity. The Hook Latch Trigger allows the crane operator to have both hands free to handle the load attachment when inserting or rem...
  6 Jan 2016  
Dubai WoodShow 2016 to showcase exquisite wood and woodworking material Dubai WoodShow 2016 to showcase exquisite wood and woodworking material
Adding to last year’s edition of the leading show, seven national pavilions of USA, Spain, France, Malaysia, Sweden, Canada, and China participated at the show. Dubai WoodShow 2016 will open doors for other pavilions including Turkey and India. This ex...
  5 Jan 2016  
Atlas Copco ZDXtend high pressure compressed air system serves a major PET bottler in UAE Atlas Copco ZDXtend high pressure compressed air system serves a major PET bottler in UAE
Reliability and efficiency are the key to select a compressed air vendor for PET bottling and Emirates Refreshments PJSC (Jeema Mineral Water) have provided this honor to Atlas Copco taking into account the vast experience of working with Atlas Copco a...
  5 Jan 2016  
Reducing Carbon Footprint of Desalination ‘Crucial’ to Achieving Water Sustainability in the GCC Reducing Carbon Footprint of Desalination ‘Crucial’ to Achieving Water Sustainability in the GCC
GCC utility providers and businesses must invest in energy efficient water desalination to reduce the carbon footprint and hefty expenses associated with increased power consumption, urge experts. Driven by the launch of the Global Clean Water Alliance...
  5 Jan 2016  
Solar energy investments will help achieve net zero energy buildings Solar energy investments will help achieve net zero energy buildings
The UAE has the right regulatory environment to foster solar energy investments, which will help achieve net zero energy buildings to support the nation’s sustainable development goals, experts said at a Focus Day organised by the Emirates Green Buildi...
  3 Jan 2016  

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