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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...
Intersolar Middle EastIntersolar Middle East 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...
Middle East Stone 2016Middle East Stone 2016 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...
INDEX International Design Exhibition 2016INDEX International Design Exhibition 2016 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 ...
INDEX International Design Exhibition 2016INDEX International Design Exhibition 2016 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...
Middle East Stone 2016Middle East Stone 2016 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  

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