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Forward Thinking: Forecasting for the New Year Forward Thinking: Forecasting for the New Year
Towards the end of the financial year we look at projects we have in hand and what we have coming along. We do the research on what construction is going on in the UAE and try and correlate to when it’s actually going to be delivered. The majority of p...
  31 Dec 2017  
Close your eyes: Albal Design lets Index experience visual literacy Close your eyes: Albal Design lets Index experience visual literacy
By having clients relax their mind and simply glide over the page, the team at ALBAL Design have discovered that they can find a direct route to every client’s most central personality traits, using what they call ‘Visual Literacy’. Asking clients to s...
  28 Dec 2017  
Solar Power Coming to Nestlé Factories in Dubai Solar Power Coming to Nestlé Factories in Dubai
The lease-to-own model enables Nestlé to benefit from solar power with no upfront capital investment, and to lock in an electricity tariff lower than that of DEWA’s. The contracts are to design, install, operate and maintain a total of over 7 MW of sol...
  27 Dec 2017 Website
Scientechnic’s new sheet metal factory offers tailor-made metal enclosures Scientechnic’s new sheet metal factory offers tailor-made metal enclosures
The sheet metal manufacturing division of Scientechnic LLC, the flagship company of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, recently inaugurated its new 65,000 square foot factory at Jebel Ali Industrial 2. The factory has been designed and built to offer boutique a...
  26 Dec 2017  
Caparol’s External Thermal Insulation and Finish System Gets DCD Approval Caparol’s External Thermal Insulation and Finish System Gets DCD Approval
The inspiration behind designing the technology was from the need to save energy and improve the climate inside the buildings. Capatect ETICS system substantially reduces cooling costs by maintaining the temperature. With the temperatures soaring in t...
  24 Dec 2017  
Entries for the 2018 Index Architecture & Design Awards now being accepted! Entries for the 2018 Index Architecture & Design Awards now being accepted!
The annual awards celebrate exceptional creativity, innovation and passion in design over the preceding year. Taking place on the second evening of INDEX in a glitzy, informal setting in the Dubai World Trade Centre, the awards ceremony features as the...
  21 Dec 2017  
Al Tayer inaugurates 1MW solar panel plant at Emirates Modern Poultry Al Tayer inaugurates 1MW solar panel plant at Emirates Modern Poultry
The electricity from this plant will power the food processing unit at Emirates Modern Poultry. This is part of the Shams Dubai initative to encourage building owners to install photovoltaic panels to generate electricity from solar power and connect t...
  21 Dec 2017  
Daikin’s Next Generation Energy Efficient Inverters Reduce CO2 Emissions by 80% Daikin’s Next Generation Energy Efficient Inverters Reduce CO2 Emissions by 80%
Daikin’s new Inverter Split Wall-Mounted leads the way in achieving up to 70% energy reductions with an Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of 13.3 at T1 condition compared to the traditional split AC. These energy efficient features make it the most energy ...
  21 Dec 2017  
INDEX 2018: An Exploration of Self-Expression INDEX 2018: An Exploration of Self-Expression
Clients and end users have more creative input than they have ever had when dealing with interior designers, product designers and contractors, no matter what the scale of the project. With that, the pendulum of control has swung back to the people. Th...
  21 Dec 2017  
Intersec 2018 points to latest technologies as tech-driven and networked homes transition from fantasy to reality Intersec 2018 points to latest technologies as tech-driven and networked homes transition from fantasy to reality
In the GCC, high per capita incomes and growing preferences for luxurious, networked and high-tech homes is also a key factor, with the UAE (US$203 million) and Saudi Arabia (US$182 million) comprising 38 per cent and 34 percent respectively of the ent...
  20 Dec 2017  
The American Concrete Institute announces educational partnership with the Big 5 Heavy Show in Dubai The American Concrete Institute announces educational partnership with the Big 5 Heavy Show in Dubai
The Concrete Essentials Seminar Series will take place during the inaugural Big 5 Heavy show. Big 5 Heavy organizes the show into five different sections - concrete, PMV, roadworks, mining, and building materials manufacturing. This show will be the o...
  20 Dec 2017  
AUSE and AUS highlight R&D opportunities in robotics and 3D printing for construction industry AUSE and AUS highlight R&D opportunities in robotics and 3D printing for construction industry
The robotics and 3D printing in the construction industry workshop is in line with AUSE’s commitment to boost scientific and technical innovations that support Sharjah’s efforts in building a knowledge-based economy. AUSE has further encouraged this st...
  20 Dec 2017  
KSA Mining Sector Contribution to GDP to Reach USD 64 billion by 2030 KSA Mining Sector Contribution to GDP to Reach USD 64 billion by 2030
According to the report prepared for The Big 5 Heavy, Saudi Arabia currently dominates the GCC mining market with the most ambitious growth targets. Saudi Vision 2030 has embarked to create 25,000 jobs in the mining sector, and seeks to nearly quadrupl...
  20 Dec 2017  
HxGN SMART Build Selected as Virtual Design and Construction Platform for Singapore Construction Projects HxGN SMART Build Selected as Virtual Design and Construction Platform for Singapore Construction Projects
It has powerful functionality for multi-party collaboration, visualisation and issue/task-based tracking and management. The solution also supports VDC practices, where the project partners are expected to collaborate closely to achieve best project ou...
  19 Dec 2017 Website
Transparent Solar Technology Represents Wave of The Future Transparent Solar Technology Represents 'Wave of The Future'
See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, bulkier rooftop solar units, scientists report today in Nature Energy.
  17 Dec 2017  
What is the Link Between Indoor Air Quality and How Smart You Are? What is the Link Between Indoor Air Quality and How Smart You Are?
We know that exposure to pollution has a direct and often adverse effect on our health, but recent studies have begun to show that pollution affects cognitive function in human beings. According to Alternet, a Harvard study found that normal indoor lev...
  17 Dec 2017  
New Reactive Flame Retardant for PUR/PIR Insulation New Reactive Flame Retardant for PUR/PIR Insulation
When formulated into rigid polyurethane products, it leaves no footprint and eliminates concerns about exposure to humans or the environment. This reactive chemistry meets the sustainability goals as stated by leading voices in certification and compli...
  17 Dec 2017  
Fugro Completes Deep Foundation Testing for Signature Tower in Dubai Fugro Completes Deep Foundation Testing for Signature Tower in Dubai
Many ultra-high capacity piles and barrettes are being designed today as a direct result of Fugro’s ability to verify their capacity. In Dubai Fugro performed additional tests to confirm the assumptions of the design were within safe working loads.
  16 Dec 2017 Website
Shedding light on a new type of project: Amager Resource Center Project Report Shedding light on a new type of project: Amager Resource Center Project Report
Kalwall translucent sandwich panels provided a critical solution in this truly global project, with their aesthetic beauty, energy efficiency and, most importantly, their best-in-class explosion-venting properties. Kalwall panels are used in areas of t...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 13 Dec 2017 Website
INDEX to host ‘Ventura Dubai’, the Middle East’s first Ventura Project INDEX to host ‘Ventura Dubai’, the Middle East’s first Ventura Project
Ventura Projects play an integral part in that objective, and since forming in 2005 the firm has worked with more than 7,500 designers worldwide. The design body was inundated with requests from more than 100 European designers keen to take part in Ven...
  13 Dec 2017  
The Big 5 to return in 2018 with an expanded platform The Big 5 to return in 2018 with an expanded platform
Meeting the evolving demand of construction professionals is our number one priority. For this reason, recognizing the outstanding performance of the dedicated HVACR Hall during the last edition of the show and the growing demand for energy efficient a...
  13 Dec 2017  
Modula System: Tailormade By Stocco Modula System: Tailormade By Stocco
Modula is a flexible tool in the hands of professional interior designers. It can be thought of and designed to meet different aesthetic and practical needs. It is used to design spaces from scratch or create tailor-made solutions for environments that...
Stocco SrlStocco Srl 12 Dec 2017 Website
DAB Euroswim/Europro Pool Pumps DAB Euroswim/Europro Pool Pumps
With such reliable performance pumps and long lasting we consider it will be a great addition to our range of products in the region, About DAB Euroswim/Europro pool pumps DAB offer high performance self-priming centrifugal electric pumps with built-in...
Aqua Middle East FZCAqua Middle East FZC 12 Dec 2017  
Hormann launches automatic bollard variants for higher security levels Hormann launches automatic bollard variants for higher security levels
These bollards allow for automatic lifting and lowering by integrated hydraulic operator and come with the option of Emergency Fast Operation (EFO)function. Automatic bollards successfully restrict access to car parks, controlling vehicle access in and...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 10 Dec 2017 Website
The excellence of Ritmonios shower and wellness program The excellence of Ritmonio's shower and wellness program
The sensations, perceptions and positive emotions felt by the people within the shower area are factors that the Company has always taken into account in order to be able to offer flexible, versatile, linear and refined solutions, easily adaptable to d...
  6 Dec 2017 Website
Matrix COSEC Elevator Based Access Control Matrix COSEC Elevator Based Access Control
Security issues corresponding to controlling access, is perceived as prime concern and a strenuous challenge in various sectors like Corporate Office, Manufacturing Units, BFSI, Healthcare and Hotels. These arduous challenges require meticulously plann...
  6 Dec 2017 Website
Global players line-up solutions for Mid Easts US$9.6 billion homeland security market Global players line-up solutions for Mid East's US$9.6 billion homeland security market
More than 100 of the 1,300-plus exhibitors will showcase their frontline range of products and solutions at the dedicated show section, from airport security technology, armoured vehicles and Special Forces equipment to electronics, surveillance and de...
  5 Dec 2017  
Cladtech International to manufacture and install facades for Jeddahs Sail Tower Cladtech International to manufacture and install facades for Jeddah's 'Sail Tower'
The Tower covers the construction of a 60-storey tower that will contain a 242 luxury hotel rooms; 104 serviced apartments and parking spaces for 600 cars.
  3 Dec 2017  
Central Testing Laboratory Participates in the Big 5 2017 Central Testing Laboratory Participates in the Big 5 2017
Suitable for work in dust, sand and off-road environments that are unique to the region, the lab is mounted on a heavy truck that can be easily deployed to construction sites, and fitted out with state-of-the-art testing equipment. Staffed by a team of...
  29 Nov 2017  
The future of design-centric BIM just got brighter The future of design-centric BIM just got brighter
The world’s most versatile design-centric BIM workflow just got better, and it is available today. From design through documentation in one product, BricsCAD BIM changes everything. It brings you the power of advanced solid modelling with the simplicit...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 29 Nov 2017  
Caparol Paints showcases External Thermal Insulation Composite System at The Big 5 Caparol Paints showcases External Thermal Insulation Composite System at The Big 5
The ETICS technology has been designed to save energy and improve the climate inside the buildings. It substantially reduces heating and air conditioning costs by maintaining temperatures. ETICS is a highly efficient system that ensures an improvemen...
  29 Nov 2017  
Al Anwar Ceramics Launches Largest Exterior Ceramics Tiles in Big 5 Exhibition Al Anwar Ceramics Launches Largest Exterior Ceramics Tiles in Big 5 Exhibition
Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles Company SAOG enjoys the distinction of being the first manufacturer of ceramic tiles in the Sultanate of Oman. Established in 1998 in Nizwa, the company markets its range of glazed wall and floor tiles under the brand name ‘Al Sh...
  28 Nov 2017  
Chinese Giant Hisense announces launch of New Generation VRF Systems at the Big 5 Chinese Giant Hisense announces launch of New Generation VRF Systems at the Big 5
The new generation VRF systems G+ series units are 27% more efficient, compared to the earlier M series VRF systems. The system is equipped with new generation cutting edge high-pressure chamber asymmetric scroll compressor, with unique internal oil se...
  28 Nov 2017  
Growing international participation in Dubai for the Big 5 Growing international participation in Dubai for the Big 5
The United Arab Emirates are an innovative and interesting market for new ideas, technologies and materials. The Big 5 is a good platform to show this and present the knowledge and competence of companies from Baden-Württemberg to a wide range of visit...
  27 Nov 2017  
KDK showcases Indoor Air Quality Products for a  Healthy Life at Big 5 2017 KDK showcases Indoor Air Quality Products for a Healthy Life at Big 5 2017
Established in 1909, KDK Company was founded under the name “Kawakita Denki Kigyosha”, an electrical engineering company. KDK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of superb-quality and high-performance fan products. In 1913 KDK produced the firs...
  27 Nov 2017  
Summit draws government officials to Dubai for the Big 5 Solar Summit draws government officials to Dubai for the Big 5 Solar
The summit comes in response to an increasing focus upon energy diversification strategies which seek to supply a population surge and increased industrial activity in the GCC region. Studies on the back of this transition have estimated that the GCC c...
  27 Nov 2017  
Panasonic Homes & Living showcases Lighting & Electrical Solutions at Big 5 Panasonic Homes & Living showcases Lighting & Electrical Solutions at Big 5
Panasonic Homes & Living offers a wide range of Wiring devices, LED lighting solutions, and Low Voltage Devices. Key highlight of this showcase will be the brand’s latest switches that come with super slim design, advanced switching technology and high...
  27 Nov 2017  
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum opens the Big 5 and the Big 5 Solar 2017 His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum opens the Big 5 and the Big 5 Solar 2017
Beyond the high-level conferences, The Big 5 and The Big 5 Solar offer more than 80 complimentary and CPD-certified Talks delivered by industry experts. Business, Technology, Sustainability, Project Management, MEP, Architecture and Solar Talks will al...
  26 Nov 2017  
18th edition of Airport Show to introduce two new co-located events 18th edition of Airport Show to introduce two new co-located events
Global interest in the Middle East aviation has remained strong given the excellent growth record. According to International Air Transport Association global passenger traffic results for 2016 Middle East carriers had the strongest regional annual tr...
Dubai Airport Show 2018Dubai Airport Show 2018 26 Nov 2017  
Middle East Electricity Show surges as regional demand dynamics shift Middle East Electricity Show surges as regional demand dynamics shift
The 2018 edition will host more than 1,615 companies from 66 countries, supported by 24 dedicated country pavilions. Covering the entire value chain of electricity products and services across the show’s five sectors, Informa anticipates its highest t...
  26 Nov 2017  
Lasrgest construction industry event to kick-off in Dubai on Sunday. Lasrgest construction industry event to kick-off in Dubai on Sunday.
The Big 5 has expanded its educational offer this year. Beyond the returning “Excellence in Construction Summit” on November 26, the event will also feature the first “Big 5 Innovation in Precast Summit” on November 26 and 27. More than 80 regional and...
  23 Nov 2017  
Beyond 2020: Expo 2020 Dubai drives abiding infrastructure development Beyond 2020: Expo 2020 Dubai drives abiding infrastructure development
According to the “Expo 2020 Dubai - Infrastructure Development Report” prepared by BNC Network for The Big 5, the total estimated value of project investments to develop the Expo site is between USD 2 billion and USD 4 billion, while over USD 8 billion...
  21 Nov 2017  
Geotechnical investigation starts for Dubai strategic sewer tunnel project Geotechnical investigation starts for Dubai strategic sewer tunnel project
When completed in 2022, the project will eliminate over 100 pump stations around the city that currently transfer sewage to treatment plants in Al Warsan and Jebel Ali. Dubai Municipality, which has commenced a Geotechnical Investigation for the projec...
  21 Nov 2017  
Daikin’s commitment to develop sustainable systems with a lower impact on the environment Daikin’s commitment to develop sustainable systems with a lower impact on the environment
Across the world, 1.6 billion new AC units will be installed to 2050, according to figures published by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In terms of increased carbon emissions it is the equivalent of creating several new countries, and has prompt...
  20 Nov 2017  
Schneider Electric Inaugurates Innovation Hub on Wheels at Dubai Silicon Oasis Schneider Electric Inaugurates Innovation Hub on Wheels at Dubai Silicon Oasis
Designed to run digital demos using videos and customer references, the Innovation Hub on Wheels presents 17 user case studies across six domains of expertise that highlight the value of the EcoStruxure architecture. These user domains include building...
  19 Nov 2017 Website
Augmented Reality safety glasses eye Middle East debut at Intersec 2018 Augmented Reality safety glasses eye Middle East debut at Intersec 2018
Italian safety equipment manufacturer Univet will introduce in the Middle East for the first time its VisionAR Smart Glasses, which integrate Sony's holographic waveguide technology into eye protection, allowing wearers to view real time data without l...
  16 Nov 2017  
Gyproc specified for new Dubai Media City Hotel Gyproc specified for new Dubai Media City Hotel
Dubai-based Architectural Consultants, Arch Group, insisted on the use of Gyproc systems throughout the project, in order to meet the very high standards of acoustics and fire safety demanded by both the operator and its discerning guests. All wall and...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 15 Nov 2017 Website
FLIR System Receives Delivery Order Totaling $17.174 Million for FLIR identiFINDER R300 FLIR System Receives Delivery Order Totaling $17.174 Million for FLIR identiFINDER R300
The identiFINDER R300 is a belt-worn spectroscopic pager that virtually eliminates false alarms and false positives by providing continuous radiation detection capability and full threat identification. Under the contract, all DHS components will be ab...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 15 Nov 2017 Website
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. 15 Nov 2017 Website
Dr. Saidi to examine regulation and policy at the Global Solar Leaders Summit Dr. Saidi to examine regulation and policy at the Global Solar Leaders Summit
Decarbonisation is a major investment opportunity for generations to come and ‘climate’ must be integrated into economic decision-making processes at the levels of government, society and businesses. This means a major shift by policymakers and busines...
  15 Nov 2017  
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 15 Nov 2017 Website
Dubai Design District hosts major events during Dubai Design Week Dubai Design District hosts major events during Dubai Design Week
d3 is an iconic design destination encompassing interior, fashion, food and lifestyle. For the third year running, the Design Quarter has been transformed into a wonderland where VIP guests, international designers, industry experts, connoisseurs, memb...
  14 Nov 2017 Website
The Middle Easts largest interior design event launches its first edition in Qatar The Middle East's largest interior design event launches its first edition in Qatar
The renowned INDEX brand – which has grown to host exhibitions across the Middle East, Asia and Africa in recent years – is expected to draw more than 3,000 designers to the capital for three-days of networking, buying and industry focused seminars tha...
  14 Nov 2017  
NEW: BricsCAD V18 - The All-in-One Solution for General Design, BIM and Mechanical NEW: BricsCAD V18 - The All-in-One Solution for General Design, BIM and Mechanical
Bricsys represents the future of the .dwg format, with comprehensive workflows for general design, mechanical design and BIM. Here’s the best part – all of these workflows are available in one product, based on .dwg – the industry standard file format....
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 13 Nov 2017 Website
The 18th Airport Show introduces new co-located events The 18th Airport Show introduces new co-located events
The world’s largest annual airport event expects to bring together more than 300 exhibitors from over 90 countries under one roof to display their innovative and game-changing products offered to key decision-makers across the Middle East, North Africa...
Dubai Airport Show 2018Dubai Airport Show 2018 13 Nov 2017  
Bricsys 24/7: next generation AEC collaboration Bricsys 24/7: next generation AEC collaboration
It wis designed to help teams connect in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) business. Bricsys 24/7 is new, but its project management and collaboration tools have been in use for over a decade.
  13 Nov 2017 Website
Farnek brings customer care to an international standard Farnek brings customer care to an international standard
The ISO 18295 certification specifies service requirements for customer contact centres and provides a framework for efficiency of service and provisions and management for consistent customer service. These include communication with customers, compla...
  9 Nov 2017  
Celebrating 20 years, Intersec looks ahead to further success Celebrating 20 years, Intersec looks ahead to further success
From humble beginnings in 1999, when it featured 61 exhibitors from 13 countries, Intersec has developed into a global powerhouse, with 19 of the world’s top 20 security solutions providers among the 1,300-plus exhibitors on board in 2018. The three-d...
  9 Nov 2017  
Caterpillar and Al-Bahar to showcase their lates at The Big 5 Heavy Exhibition Caterpillar and Al-Bahar to showcase their lates at The Big 5 Heavy Exhibition
Rapid population growth, international events like Expo 2020, and investments in a variety of sectors, including hospitality and mining, are boosting heavy equipment’s sales in the GCC, so we feel this is the right time for us to reinforce our leadersh...
  9 Nov 2017  
King’s UAE hospital on the Middle East Architect Award’s shortlist King’s UAE hospital on the Middle East Architect Award’s shortlist
Now in its 10th year, the Awards bring together the very best in projects from the region, including key markets such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The range of shortlisted entrants in this year’s edition is fierce and will be scrutinised by an expert p...
  6 Nov 2017 Website
Hyperloop TT brings the future of travel to the UAE and beyond Hyperloop TT brings the future of travel to the UAE and beyond
While high-speed trains are energy intensive, the Hyperloop system can produce more energy than it consumes, using a combination of renewable energy sources including solar, wind and kinetic. Hyperloop’s efficiency also consists in being able to transp...
  6 Nov 2017  
Growing appetite in region for cutting-edge security solutions Growing appetite in region for cutting-edge security solutions
A number of the leading providers of security and safety systems in the region have made their presence felt at Intersec and have provided customised solutions to some of the leading establishments from fields as varied as logistics, real estate, trans...
  5 Nov 2017  
Ring Introduces Next Generation Smart Video Doorbell to the Middle East Ring Introduces Next Generation Smart Video Doorbell to the Middle East
With 1080p HD video and built-in night vision, you can get crisp video details at any time of the day. Its adjustable motion sensors let you get the ideal setting for you and your home, so you can cut down on false alarms and the quick-release recharge...
  5 Nov 2017 Website
The World of Solar Energy re-imagined at the Global Solar Leaders Summit 2017 The World of Solar Energy re-imagined at the Global Solar Leaders Summit 2017
With 25+ speakers, 200+ delegates and 300 top-level governments anticipated to attend the summit, the objective of GSLS is to create a conference that focuses on how to action the strategies & the vision outlined by solar experts. It will ensure ample ...
  2 Nov 2017  
Mega-Projects Boost UAE Design Market to USD 36 Billion by 2019 Mega-Projects Boost UAE Design Market to USD 36 Billion by 2019
The UAE and the Middle East are global hubs for showcasing how architecture and design innovations can transforming how we work, live, and play. At The Big 5 Dubai, designers can experience how felt can provide safe, comfortable, and cost-effective exp...
  1 Nov 2017  
Annual GCC HVAC Summit: It’s almost here! Annual GCC HVAC Summit: It’s almost here!
The 2nd edition of the GCC HVAC Summit, now recognized as the region’s largest gathering of global experts and specialists in the HVAC sector, is expected to follow the footsteps of its predecessor to tackle major issues that are being faced. The event...
  31 Oct 2017  
New Spatial Manager for BricsCAD New Spatial Manager for BricsCAD
From the previous main version, all the 'Spatial Manager' suite applications have experienced a great leap in functionality and performance. The new version improves all the tools included over the last nineteen months adding amazing news.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 31 Oct 2017 Website
Introducing Gripples new Black Angel and the enhanced black range of products Introducing Gripple's new Black Angel and the enhanced black range of products
Gripple is pleased to announce the launch of the new Black Angel and the enhanced black range of products. This new product line is available in ready-to-use suspension kits and has a premium black finish to further enhance aesthetics of a variety of s...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 31 Oct 2017 Website
New TAB 7 and TAB 7S Video Door Entry Phones New TAB 7 and TAB 7S Video Door Entry Phones
Both are available with Due Fili Plus and IP technology, capacitive keyboard, large 7” colour LCD monitor with 800x480 pixels image resolution and a large speaker with crystal clear sound to the outside and can easily be installed in existing Elvox vid...
  31 Oct 2017 Website
GCC hospitality and leisure sector has $200 billion projects underway GCC hospitality and leisure sector has $200 billion projects underway
Hospitality and leisure markets in the UAE and Saudi Arabia currently make up 74% of all related projects in the GCC region. According to the “GCC Hospitality and Leisure & Recreation” report by BNC Network for The Big 5, the expanding tourism sector i...
  31 Oct 2017  
Farnek first to launch carbon neutral cleaning Farnek first to launch carbon neutral cleaning
The initiative accommodates environmentally-conscious businesses in the UAE, that want to offset their carbon footprint, neutralising the environmental impact of their cleaning operation, by investing in a range of projects that replace the use of foss...
  31 Oct 2017  
Vela Arco: An eternal classic, a precursor of trends Vela Arco: An eternal classic, a precursor of trends
An eternal classic, a precursor of trends. VELA is a collection which over time has successfully interpreted the elegance of STOCCO design. Its rounded shape is an unparalleled classic and even today remains the favourite of many. The washbasin units o...
Stocco SrlStocco Srl 31 Oct 2017 Website
Concrete Colours by Ritmonio - The Colours of The World Concrete Colours by Ritmonio - The Colours of The World
After a consistent chromatic and stylistic study and a steady search made by the company for new techniques for the production of this material, it is born from the concept concrete colours, the project "The colours of the world", in which the handle i...
  31 Oct 2017 Website
Grundfos Introduces Its Energy Check Services to the UAE Market Grundfos Introduces Its Energy Check Services to the UAE Market
It will assist organizations manage energy rising prices, reduce energy costs and improve their green image as buildings and facilities rely on pumps to manage their water supply, and heating and cooling systems. The new energy checks can also help org...
  30 Oct 2017  
Suqia highlights efforts to provide clean water to millions worldwide during its participation at WETEX 2017 Suqia highlights efforts to provide clean water to millions worldwide during its participation at WETEX 2017
As part of ‘The Year of Giving’ initiative, Suqia currently oversees the implementation of over 60 projects across 15 countries. These include the construction and development of water plants, artesian wells and water supply networks, which are expecte...
  26 Oct 2017  
3M Announces New Fire, Water, Smoke and Sound Tapes 3M Announces New Fire, Water, Smoke and Sound Tapes
Each tape is designed for specialized functionality and application. 3M Fire and Water Barrier Tape is ideal for sealing perimeter joints (curtain wall joints) and other construction joints, as well as selected through penetration applications. This ta...
  24 Oct 2017 Website
EFLO International introduces a new solution for the industrial and domestic wastewater treatment EFLO International introduces a new solution for the industrial and domestic wastewater treatment
The firm’s innovative and robust new three product range - EfloMBBR, EfloIFAS and EfloHYB - offers various carrier types in order to target the specific needs of different customers and applications. EfloMBBR is a very compact, versatile and operator-f...
  24 Oct 2017  
Pushing the limits of architecture: 3D printing seeks new world record in Dubai Pushing the limits of architecture: 3D printing seeks new world record in Dubai
Speaking at the Excellence in Construction Summit, the high-level conference organized by The Big 5 on November 26, Kelsey, the CEO of Cazza - the world’s leading 3D printing company, will unveil how Dubai is gearing up to become the next hub of this w...
  24 Oct 2017  
GSFMO and Penetron work to secure food supply in Saudi Arabia GSFMO and Penetron work to secure food supply in Saudi Arabia
Approximately 5,500 m3 (7,200 yds3) of concrete were treated with PENETRON ADMIX to ensure complete impermeability and optimal durability of the new Al-Ahsa silos. Over the past 12 months, the GSFMO has also expanded grain storage capacity at numerous ...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 24 Oct 2017 Website
DEWA invites public to participate in activities of WETEX DEWA invites public to participate in activities of WETEX
WETEX 2017 will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 23 to 25 October 2017. Covering an area of over 70,000 square metres, the event will play host to 2,000 exhibitors from 50 different countries. This year’s theme i...
  23 Oct 2017  
We clean oil to better quality than when it was new We clean oil to better quality than when it was new
Waagene Purifiner has been on the world market for over 15 years, and our cleaning technology shows that it works on all types of oil. From mineral oil to synthetic oil, as well as EAL oil.
  18 Oct 2017 Website
Top 10 ongoing residential projects plug USD 21.6 BN into UAE construction market Top 10 ongoing residential projects plug USD 21.6 BN into UAE construction market
The USD 6.8 Billion Dubai South residential villages stand at the top of the BNC list in value. With completion estimated in late 2022, the five community-based settlements will feature around 20,000 units. The project will also include educational, re...
  17 Oct 2017  
Experts present compelling insights on ‘Powering Smart, Happy and Efficient Cities’ Experts present compelling insights on ‘Powering Smart, Happy and Efficient Cities’
The Congress hosted discussions under three themes: Powering Efficient Cities, Powering Smart Cities and Powering Happy Cities. Opening the ‘Powering Efficient Cities’ sessions, Karim Elgendy, Founder & Coordinator; Senior Sustainability Architect, Car...
  17 Oct 2017 Website
BricsCAD does Sheet Metal design the right way BricsCAD does Sheet Metal design the right way
Do you create new sheet metal part designs, or rework existing ones? Your best choice is BricsCAD. BricsCAD is free of the conceptual errors that plague history-based MCAD modelling systems. Your designs can be modified without the fear of modelling fa...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 16 Oct 2017 Website
WETEX 2017 attracts key industry players in water desalination, treatment, and conservation technologies WETEX 2017 attracts key industry players in water desalination, treatment, and conservation technologies
This year's WETEX provides large spaces that bring together key industry players from around the world under one roof. This covers all aspects, from water treatment, desalination plants, pipes of all kinds, to coolers and heaters, as well as other prod...
  16 Oct 2017  
Better information management key to success Better information management key to success
“I see cost, waste and carbon all being the same. If you reduce the amount of vehicle movements on a construction site you save time, money and emissions,” says Guy Hammersley, formerly BRE Executive Director & Group Director for BIM (Building Informat...
  15 Oct 2017 Website
Ritmonio shower head covers in coloured concrete Ritmonio shower head covers in coloured concrete
The colour of the lava stone Vulcano or the magic of Oceano? The shades of the Canyon rock or the purity of Artide? Playing with the different combination, having fun with the colours and creating a perfect match between the shower and the handles will...
  14 Oct 2017 Website
Joint European approach is needed to develop a worldclass digital construction sector Joint European approach is needed to develop a worldclass digital construction sector
The construction equipment industry is operating below its digital potential. Within the next years, companies need to adapt their organizations, further digitise their machines and operations and promote open innovation along the way. This will be cen...
  14 Oct 2017 Website
IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East as hospitality sector fuels further growth IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East as hospitality sector fuels further growth
Analysts Frost & Sullivan estimate the market will be worth US$4.8 Billion by 2021, growing at a 17 percent compound annual growth rate from its US$2.2 billion value in 2016. Video surveillance accounts for a 75 percent of total market share, followed...
  12 Oct 2017  
The UAE Ministry of Energy to patron The Big 5 Solar 2017 The UAE Ministry of Energy to patron The Big 5 Solar 2017
Set to become a premier platform for solar industry professionals to network and do business in the Middle East, The Big 5 Solar pursues the escalating green demands in the GCC market by showcasing solar technologies from local and international exhibi...
  11 Oct 2017  
GCC Construction Sector worth USD 1.7 Trillion pushes demand for precast solutions GCC Construction Sector worth USD 1.7 Trillion pushes demand for precast solutions
Leading the GCC, the UAE makes up approximately 45% of on-going builds in the region, with Dubai alone accounting for over half the recorded developments. Government sponsorship is energizing the expansion of infrastructure in the Emirate as the city p...
  9 Oct 2017 Website
Pinpoint Accuracy: Garmin Project features Kalwall Panels Pinpoint Accuracy: Garmin Project features Kalwall Panels
VertiKal Panels Part of $200 Million Expansion Project at Company Headquarters of GPS Giant. The industry leader in diffuse natural daylighting solutions was picked for another high-profile project when McCownGordon Construction and Gould Evans archite...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 9 Oct 2017  
Long-standing exhibitors mark two decades of global growth at Intersec 2018 Long-standing exhibitors mark two decades of global growth at Intersec 2018
Pelco will continue to focus on solutions that deliver meaningful innovations that deliver the specific features and functionality that users need for their specific video surveillance needs. More specifically, we’ll feature specific solutions for oil ...
  5 Oct 2017  
HVAC spend on construction projects to pass USD 1.5BN in Dubai HVAC spend on construction projects to pass USD 1.5BN in Dubai
in the Emirate of Dubai only, the value of project investments with HVAC applications in the early stages of construction has reached USD 59 billion. Boosted by government initiatives like the UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai 2021 Smart City Plan, new gre...
  5 Oct 2017  
Hormann launches thermal insulated industrial sectional doors Hormann launches thermal insulated industrial sectional doors
Sectional doors open vertically and thus create more space in front and behind the door. The door sections are parked flat underneath the ceiling, vertically above the opening or in line with the roof. The outside and inside of the door is Stucco-textu...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 5 Oct 2017 Website
Design fast and convenient with CADprofi Design fast and convenient with CADprofi
It helps in designing architectural and mechanical projects, as well as plumbing and electrical installations. Thanks to many features available in the CADprofi program you will perform your job much faster.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 4 Oct 2017 Website
Fast Trak: Rapid Trapeze Brackets Fast Trak: Rapid Trapeze Brackets
Specifically designed for projects where ceiling space is at a premium, Fast Trak delivers significant benefits with its pre-fabricated short track feature. The system can be multi-tiered to allow efficient use of space for additional services, making ...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 3 Oct 2017 Website
WETEX to take place from 23 to 25 October 2017, coincides with 4th World Green Economy Summit and 2nd Dubai Solar Show WETEX to take place from 23 to 25 October 2017, coincides with 4th World Green Economy Summit and 2nd Dubai Solar Show
Over the last 18 years, WETEX has established itself as one of the largest and most important international exhibitions in water, environment and energy, and has strengthened Dubai’s position as an international role model for sustainability. WETEX sup...
  3 Oct 2017  
Regolo Awarded With Best of Best At Iconic Awards 2017 Regolo Awarded With 'Best of Best' At Iconic Awards 2017
Iconic Awards is the international competition for architects, designers, the construction sector and industry organized by the German Design Council. It acknowledges visionary architecture, innovative products and sustainable communication from all fi...
  2 Oct 2017 Website
Better Subdivision Design in BricsCAD Better Subdivision Design in BricsCAD
On many projects, easy access to elevation data is essential for preliminary design or for watershed modeling. The Satellite to Surface feature in Civil Site Design allows designers to access accurate data in minutes.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 1 Oct 2017 Website
UAE is aligned with global timeline to implement ‘Nearly Zero Energy Buildings’ UAE is aligned with global timeline to implement ‘Nearly Zero Energy Buildings’
To support the nation in achieving its green vision, EmiratesGBC undertook a comprehensive study of nZEBs including its various concepts and their global implementations. The UAE’s current initiatives, strategies, building codes and rating systems were...
  29 Sep 2017 Website
Visitors flock to opening of largest exhibition in KSA Visitors flock to opening of largest exhibition in KSA
The opening of the first ever Restatex Cityscape Riyadh was immensely successful, with hundreds of visitors queuing up to gain insight on their next real estate purchase and see the future of KSA epitomised in our exhibitors’ projects. Al Jarbou are sh...
  28 Sep 2017  
Celebrating 20 years, Intersec looks ahead to further success Celebrating 20 years, Intersec looks ahead to further success
From the beginning, Intersec has paved the way for leading safety and security providers to access regional markets and facilitated many of the beneficial partnerships and relations forged over the years. By continuing to prioritise the showcasing of t...
  28 Sep 2017  
Minister of Housing opens Restatex Cityscape Riyadh Minister of Housing opens Restatex Cityscape Riyadh
As KSA begins its real estate overhaul, the government is making headway with its Saudi Real Estate Institute, which it launched last month. SREI is one of the initiatives launched by the Ministry of Housing, within the National Transformation Plan 202...
  28 Sep 2017  
UAE recognised as a booming market and regional hub for the Global Glass Industry UAE recognised as a booming market and regional hub for the Global Glass Industry
Bringing the latest in laser technology to process glass with both surface marks and subsurface engraving, CERION Laser promises low production costs and unprecedented opportunities for decorative glass that the outdated sandblasting techniques cannot ...
  27 Sep 2017  
Unique IQ offers advice on how to effectively implement Remote Workforce Systems and solutions Unique IQ offers advice on how to effectively implement Remote Workforce Systems and solutions
Digital tools can make implementing care and facilities management processes seamless, but not selecting the right partner for you, can create more headaches. To effectively implement a digital strategy, you need a system that’s intuitive to use, to g...
  27 Sep 2017 Website
Otis Elevators Selected for Riyadh Metro Otis Elevators Selected for Riyadh Metro
The scope awarded to Otis comprises of all elevators and escalators within the three lines of the metro for all stations across Riyadh, two train depots, and three car parking facilities over a total area of 72 kilometers. Otis, which operates in Saud...
  27 Sep 2017  
Developers to unveil innovative projects Developers to unveil innovative projects
Carolina Palms, is a community offering 89 quality built homes in three themes with 24-hour security, a community centre enriched with a modern gym, a health club, several pools, retail facilities, restaurants and catering, cafes, a kindergarten and mu...
  26 Sep 2017  
Restatex Cityscape Riyadh offers diverse portfolio of projects from across the region Restatex Cityscape Riyadh offers diverse portfolio of projects from across the region
Official Dubai Land Department figures show that in the 18 months from January 2016 to the end of June this year, the biggest GCC investors in Dubai real estate other than Emiratis were Saudis who made a total of 5,366 transactions worth AED12.5 billio...
  25 Sep 2017  
Four Co-Located Events to Kick-off in Dubai Four Co-Located Events to Kick-off in Dubai
Beyond showcasing thousands of innovative solutions from global manufacturers and service providers, the four events will offer over 100 free to attend and CPD certified educational sessions, including two high-profile conferences: the Facilities Manag...
  24 Sep 2017  
Assa Abloy launches innovative master key solution Assa Abloy launches innovative master key solution
CY110 features patented key technology with expected patent lifetime until 2036. It has been certified to the toughest requirements of EN 1303:2015, including five minutes drilling and 15kN pulling and it is pick and bump resistant (KD only). With an o...
  24 Sep 2017 Website
ARACO appointed to three Dubai projects valued at a combined AED395 million ARACO appointed to three Dubai projects valued at a combined AED395 million
The, mixed-use projects with different heights are located in International Media Production Zone, Al Furjan and Jumeirah Village Circle Dubai. Abdul Rahim Architectural Consultants (ARACO) will take responsibility for the architectural, MEP and struct...
  24 Sep 2017 Website
EmiratesGBC to launch UAE’s first ‘Nearly Zero Energy Buildings’ Report EmiratesGBC to launch UAE’s first ‘Nearly Zero Energy Buildings’ Report
The UAE’s ongoing strategies, initiatives, building codes and rating systems that highlight the role nZEBs can play in achieving the UAE’s green vision are documented in the report. It also highlights the findings of a survey commissioned by EmiratesGB...
  24 Sep 2017  
Landscaping Infrastructure & Urban Development Solutions on display Landscaping Infrastructure & Urban Development Solutions on display
The best and latest for outdoor spaces and urban landscaping will be on display at The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show 2017, from 25 to 27 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Arcadia Landscaping, Orient Irrigation, Asbeton, Mertoglu, Park Kent...
  20 Sep 2017  
Glass recycling in the UAE Hospitality Industry key to meeting sustainability goals Glass recycling in the UAE Hospitality Industry key to meeting sustainability goals
The hospitality industry, growing at 7% annually, with revenues forecast to reach US$9.8 billion by 2020, is a key player in any environmental program. The Emirate of Dubai hosted over 9 million tourists in 2016 only, and 25 million visitors are expect...
  20 Sep 2017  
Vision 2030 sets great expectations for real estate investment in KSA Vision 2030 sets great expectations for real estate investment in KSA
With Vision 2030 a major driver for real estate investment, respondents were asked what impact Saudi Arabia’s economic blueprint for a post-oil era will have on the country. Half of respondents expect the plan to increase real estate market development...
  20 Sep 2017  
The New FLIR Exx-Series: Advanced Thermal Imaging Reimagined from the Handle up The New FLIR Exx-Series: Advanced Thermal Imaging Reimagined from the Handle up
FLIR redesigned the Exx-Series from the handle up to deliver the best performance, resolution, and sensitivity of any pistol-grip handheld thermal camera. The new Exx-Series cameras are packed with the features you need to quickly troubleshoot electric...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 19 Sep 2017 Website
The Big 5 Heavy 2018 To Host Leading Provider of Construction Equipment The Big 5 Heavy 2018 To Host Leading Provider of Construction Equipment
One of the oldest companies in the concrete laying industry, Compagnia Italiana Forme Acciai, otherwise known as CIFA have chosen The Big 5 Heavy 2018 as their mouthpiece in the GCC region. Their participation at the event is expected to boost long-ter...
  19 Sep 2017 Website
Increased demand for American hardwoods in UAE, Pakistan, Lebanon and Jordan Increased demand for American hardwoods in UAE, Pakistan, Lebanon and Jordan
Total exports of U.S. hardwood lumber and veneer to the Middle East and North Africa region reached USD 51.65 million for the first half of 2017, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for ...
  19 Sep 2017 Website
How Middle East Hotels Can Now Identify a Guests Perfect Temperature, Comfort Preferences How Middle East Hotels Can Now Identify a Guests Perfect Temperature, Comfort Preferences
FreshBed is an innovative system focused on delivering the perfect climate under the duvet. A guest or hotel employee can set temperature and ventilation to the guest’s personal preference within the thermoneutral temperature zone. From experience, we ...
  19 Sep 2017 Website
EmiratesGBC organises first ‘Developers Forum Roundtable’  to strengthen green buildings in the UAE EmiratesGBC organises first ‘Developers Forum Roundtable’ to strengthen green buildings in the UAE
It was the first in a series of bespoke events for the members of the EmiratesGBC Developers Forum which brought together local semi-government and listed developers to increase the engagement of developers in sustainable development and green building...
  19 Sep 2017 Website
Introducing the new generation of Hardox wear plate for tipper bodies, buckets and containers Introducing the new generation of Hardox wear plate for tipper bodies, buckets and containers
Typical working conditions include loading and unloading of heavy and sharp rocks in quarries and mines, handling large and heavy steel scrap, and in demolition when pieces of concrete with rebar are loaded or dropped into tippers.
  19 Sep 2017 Website
Penetron Goes to Market – and Saves the Basement Penetron Goes to Market – and Saves the Basement
The Marine Products Distribution Center consists of a below-grade basement floor and three above-grade floors with an open area covering 4,600m2 (50,000 square feet) that includes a seafood market, a raw fish center, cold storage, and fish processing f...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 19 Sep 2017 Website
HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum opens the Hotel Show and the Leisure Show HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum opens the Hotel Show and the Leisure Show
At The Hotel Show, now in its 18th year, everything needed to build, develop or maintain a hotel or restaurant in the region will be represented from decor to in-room technologies. Major exhibitors this year include: Restonic, Diversey, HP, Poly Produc...
  18 Sep 2017  
Saudi Arabias Mid-Market MENA Hotels Debuts in the UAE Saudi Arabia's Mid-Market MENA Hotels Debuts in the UAE
Located in close proximity to the Mall of the Emirates, MENA Plaza Albarsha Dubai has been conceptualised to be an address for both business and leisure travellers. Featuring 90 rooms and suites, the hotel is equipped with facilities including two dini...
  18 Sep 2017  
Introducing the NEW Remote Control Introducing the NEW Remote Control
With a better and more ergonomic design than the previous model, this remote commands the door by pressing any of the 4 buttons, to select the desired operating mode. Another advantage of the new remote, is that the receiver and its antenna, are alread...
Motion4Motion4 18 Sep 2017 Website
Saudi Based Designs Group Gears Up for a Strong Presence  at The Hotel Show Dubai Saudi Based Designs Group Gears Up for a Strong Presence at The Hotel Show Dubai
A pioneer in providing integrated hotel solutions, construction and management services, Designs Group will be showcasing its wide range of products and services at The Hotel Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 18 to 20th September, 2017. With ov...
  17 Sep 2017 Website
From Pillow Menus to The Ultimate In Mattress Luxury From Pillow Menus to The Ultimate In Mattress Luxury
Research conducted by The Hotel Show, the Middle East’s biggest hospitality showcase, taking place in Dubai this week, discovered that younger travellers are finding themselves somewhat old before their time – with one of their biggest vacation conside...
  17 Sep 2017 Website
Groundbreaking luxury water homes float in on time for Cityscape Global 2017 Groundbreaking luxury water homes float in on time for Cityscape Global 2017
Equipped with the latest technology, the state-of-the-art buildings are the UAE’s first water homes that will feature both pedestrian and boat access, are located at the heart of the marina taking shape at Marasi Business Bay and set to become the deve...
  14 Sep 2017  
Public access lagoons to transform Middle East urban lifestyle Public access lagoons to transform Middle East urban lifestyle
The idyllic concept of Public Access Lagoons, offering perfect beaches and accompanying scenery, will make them the must have 21st Century accompaniment to urban life, creating infinite business opportunities for Crystal Lagoons.
  12 Sep 2017  
Developer Uses New Cladding Technology to Boost Fire Resistance Developer Uses New Cladding Technology to Boost Fire Resistance
Developed in Spain and made from extruded porcelain, it has been specified by ARTAR Real Estate Development for the 36-storey Mada Residences building rapidly taking shape at the heart of Dubai’s Downtown district.
  12 Sep 2017 Website
Met - metropolitan future kitchen Met - metropolitan future kitchen
A flexible piece of furniture that is able to move, transform and adapt to new lifestyles and consumption, projected into a future of environmental sustainability. The big counter becomes a console and an orderly, pleasant living area.
  12 Sep 2017 Website
Laminam Oxide Moro coats the interiors of the Takaosanguchi Railway Station designed by Kengo Kuma in Tokyo Laminam Oxide Moro coats the interiors of the Takaosanguchi Railway Station designed by Kengo Kuma in Tokyo
Mount Takao is completely permeated by nature, yet just one hour away from the centre of Tokyo. Considered a sacred location, and with the Yakuo-in Temple on the mountainside, it is a destination for both pilgrimage and mere tourism owing to its seven ...
Laminam Middle EastLaminam Middle East 11 Sep 2017  
Cofely Besix Facility Management receives NADCA Certification Cofely Besix Facility Management receives NADCA Certification
NADCA is a global trade association, dedicated to providing information and helpful tools to the HVAC inspection, cleaning and restoration industry, and support their members in attaining success with standards, education, certification, marketing and ...
  10 Sep 2017  
Real Estate Developers Offer Range of Exclusive Deals for Investors at Cityscape Global Real Estate Developers Offer Range of Exclusive Deals for Investors at Cityscape Global
This year sees the introduction of on-site sales for all UAE projects, which means visitors will be able to compare investment options in one place and make purchasing decisions right on the show room floor.
  10 Sep 2017 Website
Dubai developers align with new Dubai building code at Windows Doors & Facades 2017 Dubai developers align with new Dubai building code at Windows Doors & Facades 2017
The new directive prohibits the use of flammable materials and components that hinder fire resistance in facades. The announcement is part of the Municipality’s ongoing efforts to develop construction practices through the application of the highest in...
  7 Sep 2017 Website
Energy saving and innovative fan coil units from Finland Energy saving and innovative fan coil units from Finland
In a normal hotel room, the Grand Vari fan coil unit consumes as much energy as one LED lamp. The EC motor allows a stepless adjustment of the fan from 0 to 100%. The annual energy consumption is only a fraction of any previous solution.
Chiller Oy GulfChiller Oy Gulf 6 Sep 2017 Website
Middle East Interest in British Real Estate Market Buoyant, Fuelled by Weakened Pound Middle East Interest in British Real Estate Market Buoyant, Fuelled by Weakened Pound
While the weak British pound has had a negative impact on many people residing in the UK, investors from countries with currencies tied to the US dollar, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, have shown healthy signs of interest driven by lower ...
  6 Sep 2017 Website
Alstom inaugurates Lucknow Metro in India Alstom inaugurates Lucknow Metro in India
The design of the train is a tribute to the city's cultural richness, with the front end conceived in the spirit of the gates to some of the city's most important monuments, including the Bara Imambara congregation hall, Asifi mosque and Rumi Darwaza g...
  6 Sep 2017  
Dubai student accommodation - a leading real estate  investment opportunity Dubai student accommodation - a leading real estate investment opportunity
In the last 12 years, the United Arab Emirates has established five public and 58 private institutions with over 100,000 total student enrolments. The rapid growth in educational institutions is a direct response to growing demand for higher education ...
  6 Sep 2017  
Japanese architect Nikken to showcase multi-billion dollar projects at Cityscape Global Japanese architect Nikken to showcase multi-billion dollar projects at Cityscape Global
This includes one of India’s most successful real estate launches, Godrej Origins’ The Residences at The Trees, in Mumbai. Aimed at upper middle-class locals and Non-Resident Indians (NRI), work began on the development in 2015, with completion slated ...
  6 Sep 2017 Website
On the Right Track: Kalwall brightens remodeled MTA Station On the Right Track: Kalwall brightens remodeled MTA Station
When Hicksville Station was selected to undergo a $122 million facelift, Kalwall provided a vital solution. One of the most eye-catching features of the station’s new look is 1,678 linear feet of 23’ wide Kalwall Kalcurve® that forms the canopies on th...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 5 Sep 2017 Website
Habito - The New Kid on the Block Habito - The New Kid on the Block
To meet the high standards of safety and comfort specified by client, Al Muhareibi Real Estate, the architects had to provide high acoustic performance of Rw55dB between apartments, in conjunction with at least 60 minutes fire resistance to protect the...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 5 Sep 2017 Website
Rosberg integrates BricsCAD in ProDOK NG Rosberg integrates BricsCAD in ProDOK NG
ProDOK NG is Rosberg’s I&C CAE system for the planning and operational support of process engineering plants. Rosberg designed ProDOK NG to guarantee rational, consistent project planning and documentation. ProDOK NG ensures an integrated planning proc...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 2 Sep 2017 Website
Schneider Electric announces the 12 finalist teams for Go Green in the City 2017 Schneider Electric announces the 12 finalist teams for Go Green in the City 2017
The finalists will now prepare for the last challenge of the competition: presenting their final case study to a panel of Schneider Electric executive jury. Each team will continue to be mentored by a Schneider Electric volunteer, who will offer advice...
  30 Aug 2017 Website
Restatex Cityscape Riyadh held under the patronage of Housing Minister Restatex Cityscape Riyadh held under the patronage of Housing Minister
The broad bid to reshape and boost the kingdom’s real estate sector, under its National Transformation Program (NTP) and Vision 2030, has been met with overwhelming support and we will see this support realised at this year’s exhibition. Under the NTP,...
  29 Aug 2017  
Abu Dhabi University to offer Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture Abu Dhabi University to offer Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture
Accredited locally and internationally, the program aims to produce innovative architects and designers capable of developing energy-efficient buildings and infrastructure, and to support the construction of smart and sustainable cities in the UAE and ...
  26 Aug 2017  
New security certification for buildings can offer peace of mind for residents of the Middle East New security certification for buildings can offer peace of mind for residents of the Middle East
Recent incidents across the globe have brought into focus the concept of security in the built environment and increased the focus placed on the role of security in the design and operation of the buildings in which we live and work.
  24 Aug 2017  
Duet Bathroom Collection by CEA Duet Bathroom Collection by CEA
The collection is characterised by the circle/square dualism, emphasised by the difference of satin finish for the former and polished for the latter. The two forms are combined giving three-dimensional effect to the faucet handle. Ceadesign ornamental...
  22 Aug 2017  
Regions largest flat and container glass event to kick-off in Dubai Region's largest flat and container glass event to kick-off in Dubai
Gulf Glass 2017 will feature over 140 regional and international exhibiting brands, displaying the latest products and solutions for industry professionals in the Middle East. Some big industry names participating at the event this year include HIET, M...
  21 Aug 2017  
Design Haus Medy; Professional Engineers with an Artistic Nature Design Haus Medy; Professional Engineers with an Artistic Nature
Headed by a German chief architect Medy Navani, the group of energetic professional interior designers and architects work internationally on commissions including boutique hotels, restaurants, retail spaces and luxury residential in the Middle East, E...
  21 Aug 2017  
Latest contract win extends Farnek’s residential portfolio in Abu Dhabi Latest contract win extends Farnek’s residential portfolio in Abu Dhabi
The contract, which starts immediately, will utilise Farnek’s specialised support services covering all Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) requirements, and will include general cleaning, waste management, pest control, management of the Defects...
  21 Aug 2017 Website
Lindner Metal Ceilings are Cradle to Cradle Certified Lindner Metal Ceilings are Cradle to Cradle Certified
Our goal is to avoid waste from the very start of the cycle, meaning that products are designed in a way that their components are either reused directly or that they can serve as raw material for a different product while maintaining their quality lev...
Lindner Middle East L.L.C.Lindner Middle East L.L.C. 21 Aug 2017 Website
Glass Industry blown forward in MENA sustainability sweep Glass Industry blown forward in MENA sustainability sweep
It’s clear to see that these opportunities are truly being grasped by global construction and architectural contractors alike. Canadian Solar Inc. has just committed to supplying DEWA with 268MW solar modules aimed to power the massive Expo 2020 event....
  20 Aug 2017 Website
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Drives 18 Sustainable Development Projects in Afghanistan Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Drives 18 Sustainable Development Projects in Afghanistan
Spanning crucial sectors, such as agriculture, housing, energy, transport, industry and health as well as social services, to date, the Fund has allocated AED1.2 billion in Abu Dhabi government grants and concessionary loans to 18 development projects ...
  20 Aug 2017  
Award Winning Add-ons for BricsCAD Award Winning Add-ons for BricsCAD
Whatever your area of design, GlobalCAD has the add-on product you need to increase productivity and save time. Our add-ons support BricsCAD Pro and Platinum, AutoCAD, and selected versions of AutoCAD LT.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 18 Aug 2017 Website
RAICO to Feature Kalwall Panels in Curtain Wall System RAICO to Feature Kalwall Panels in Curtain Wall System
The THERM+ framing system offers a wealth of possibilities such as the ability to conceal fixings and screws, making for a seamless finish and the flexibility to use a frame in aluminum, timber or steel. It also presents the opportunity for semi-unitiz...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 17 Aug 2017 Website
Cityscape joins forces with Restatex to launch the largest Real Estate Exhibition KSA Cityscape joins forces with Restatex to launch the largest Real Estate Exhibition KSA
The partnership signifies a turning point for real estate in the kingdom, not only because it combines a wealth of industry knowledge from two leading exhibition organisers but, more importantly, because of the ability of Ramtan and Cityscape to influe...
  16 Aug 2017  
Shortlist revealed for coveted Cityscape Awards for emerging markets Shortlist revealed for coveted Cityscape Awards for emerging markets
Covering categories across sectors such as Commercial, Leisure & Hospitality, Community, Culture & Tourism, Residential, Retail, and Sustainability, the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets offer international architects and leading real estate develo...
  15 Aug 2017  
Dornbracht among top global brands now featured in  flagship BAGNODESIGN showroom Dornbracht among top global brands now featured in flagship BAGNODESIGN showroom
Internationally renowned brands featured include the new collaboration with leading German brassware manufacturer Dornbracht, adding to the line of existing top brands represented by the group in the Middle East; as well as Axent, Nicolazzi and GSI.
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 13 Aug 2017 Website
Expo 2020 Dubai: SMEs receive over 50% of 2017 awarded contracts Expo 2020 Dubai: SMEs receive over 50% of 2017 awarded contracts
‘Connecting minds, Creating the Future’ is the theme of Dubai Expo 2020, underpinned by the three sub-themes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability. Fulfilling the latter focus, Expo 2020 will draw at least 50 percent of power from renewable energ...
  13 Aug 2017  
Housekeepers reveal the lengths they go to in making sure Dubai’s hotels stay the best in the world Housekeepers reveal the lengths they go to in making sure Dubai’s hotels stay the best in the world
The competition will be a great experience for all of the teams involved and for everyone watching. We’ll be sure to throw in some curveballs – whether this is a guest asking for something unusual, or adding a unique item to be cleaned – to keep the te...
  9 Aug 2017 Website
Virtual Reality for BricsCAD BIM - Experience your building before it is built Virtual Reality for BricsCAD BIM - Experience your building before it is built
Design your building with BricsCAD BIM and with the click of one button, explore it like never before. You can walk through your building, fly around, change materials or let the sun go down. Present your design to your customers and let them FEEL how ...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 8 Aug 2017 Website
Farnek first FM to offer smart weather forecasts to  building managers Farnek first FM to offer smart weather forecasts to building managers
By using a dashboard to access the data captured and processed by LandWatch, teams at Farnek will be trained to monitor conditions in certain areas on a daily basis and advise both building owners and management, of the best time to schedule work.
  8 Aug 2017 Website
UAE heads top 10 biggest commercial and retail projects in the GCC UAE heads top 10 biggest commercial and retail projects in the GCC
The UAE commercial and retail construction is beating comparable GCC markets in both estimated value and number of projects, according to the latest Major Commercial & Retail projects in the GCC report prepared by BNC for The Big 5 Dubai. Four out of t...
  8 Aug 2017 Website
ARACO confirmed to design Emirati housing project ARACO confirmed to design Emirati housing project
Designed in modern, Andalusian, Islamic and heritage styles, the homes range from four to eight bedrooms and homeowners can select wall colours, fittings and fixtures. Abu Shaaban added: “The Bayti initiative provides citizens with houses based on the ...
  8 Aug 2017  
USD 629 billions worth of UAE construction projects push FM market to record high USD 629 billions worth of UAE construction projects push FM market to record high
The biggest dedicated FM show in the region, FM EXPO 2017 will be held from 25-27 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Both local and international exhibitors will be showcasing the latest facilities management products and solutions with a focus...
  8 Aug 2017 Website
115 Years and Cooler Than Ever 115 Years and Cooler Than Ever
Carrier marks the anniversary of modern air conditioning by highlighting recent innovative advancements and milestones that make our technology relevant today and quite simply, cooler than ever. Carrier, a world leader in high-technology heating, air-c...
  7 Aug 2017  
Cityscape Conferences to highlight innovative solutions in architecture Cityscape Conferences to highlight innovative solutions in architecture
Taking place one day before the Cityscape Global exhibition, the Conference will host keynote presentations and panel discussions from leading industry experts on Sunday 10 September at The Conrad Dubai.
  6 Aug 2017 Website
Trimble Announces Tekla 2017 Software for the Construction Industry Trimble Announces Tekla 2017 Software for the Construction Industry
For general design, the new version of Tekla Structures BIM software offers more control over direct modification, which allows users to create an accurate structural model quicker and easier. There is a faster organizer for finding and fixing parts, a...
  5 Aug 2017 Website
Hormann prioritizes workplace safety at loading points Hormann prioritizes workplace safety at loading points
Hormann has launched Wheelblocker – a new piece of safety equipment that locks lorries into the loading bay, designed to prevent workplace transport injuries that usually happen during the unloading and loading process. The manually-operated system loc...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 2 Aug 2017  
De Boer wins design and build contract for the region’s largest semi-permanent exhibition hall De Boer wins design and build contract for the region’s largest semi-permanent exhibition hall
Sustainability is a key feature of the building, which has an expected life span in its current location of between five to ten years. Following this, it can be dismantled and reused in a new location, as exhibitions move to a permanent facility being ...
  27 Jul 2017  
Al Ghurair sustainability initiatives result in substantial power and carbon footprint reductions Al Ghurair sustainability initiatives result in substantial power and carbon footprint reductions
Al Ghurair’s switch to Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting systems across a number of its hospitality, commercial and retail properties reduced power consumption by 9% from 2014 to 2016, amounting to 1.6 million kW hours saved, which is equivalent to t...
  26 Jul 2017  
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 25 Jul 2017 Website
Lindner Cube: Room-in-Room System Lindner Cube: Room-in-Room System
Lindner Cube is an ideal spatial planning element for installation in large offices or buildings with high ceilings. The application ranges from boardrooms and meeting points to individual “Think Tanks” in open-plan offices. The electricity supply in L...
Lindner Middle East L.L.C.Lindner Middle East L.L.C. 23 Jan 2017  
FLIR Maritime Introduces First Cooled Thermal Camera to Award-Winning M-Series Line: FLIR M500 FLIR Maritime Introduces First Cooled Thermal Camera to Award-Winning M-Series Line: FLIR M500
The FLIR M500 cooled thermal night vision camera is our most technologically advanced M-Series camera ever. Designed around a cryogenically cooled Mid Wave Infrared (MWIR) thermal sensor, it excels at both short and ultra-long range target detection an...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 25 Jul 2017 Website
Soaring demand for glass in the MENA construction market Soaring demand for glass in the MENA construction market
To supplement the needs of the glass industry in the Middle East, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa is geared up to bring back Gulf Glass, a leading flat and container glass event in the region. Comprising of properties that make it a fully-recycla...
  23 Jul 2017  
ECC awarded joint-venture project with McLaren Construction ECC awarded joint-venture project with McLaren Construction
One of the most established and diverse contracting companies in the region, Engineering Contracting Company LLC (ECC), has been awarded a multi-storey carpark project opposite Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), comprising circa 2,800 parking spaces. Con...
  22 Jul 2017 Website
Dubai to invest 8 USD Billion into Smart City infrastructure Dubai to invest 8 USD Billion into Smart City infrastructure
According to the BNC Smart City report commissioned by The Big 5, the largest and most influential construction event in the region, the first wave isof initiatives are focused on connection and technological infrastructure; such as Smart Governance. T...
  20 Jul 2017  
Clam-Our for buyers anticipated as worlds biggest giant clam shell comes to Dubai Clam-Our for buyers anticipated as world's biggest giant clam shell comes to Dubai
The largest giant clam shell on record was discovered off the Japanese island of Okinawa in 1956, with a weight recorded at 270kg. My biggest clamshell weighs about 100kg more. Today’s giant clamshells, Tridacna Gigas, are heavily protected. Since my c...
  20 Jul 2017  
UAE-based projects will be available for purchase at 16th edition of  Dubai’s flagship real estate event UAE-based projects will be available for purchase at 16th edition of Dubai’s flagship real estate event
Dubai remains the most transparent real estate market in the MENA region and recorded an improvement in JLL’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index for 2016. According to the property consultant, the Dubai Government and the Dubai Land Department are t...
  18 Jul 2017  
Vista Essence, new office furniture collection Vista Essence, new office furniture collection
Vista Essence is a light and functional office furniture collection, expression of a design which combine essential and pleasantness; Vista Essence is a re-styling of one of our best-seller, Vista. Main innovations are a A-frame leg, in addition to the...
  18 Jul 2017 Website
Alstom presents to RTA a full size train Mock-up for the Route 2020 Alstom presents to RTA a full size train Mock-up for the Route 2020
A full-size mock-up of the Dubai Metro was unveiled to HE Mattar Al Tayer and his accompanying RTA delegation. During this successful visit, the RTA took the opportunity to inspect the aesthetic design and the interiors of the train and validated all c...
  18 Jul 2017  
Interventions needed to aleviate negative affects of soaring temperatures on workers Interventions needed to aleviate negative affects of soaring temperatures on workers
Portacool, the worldwide manufacturing leader in the portable evaporative cooling industry, will be a fundamental supplier for the development of cooling stations for labourers on various construction sites. These cooling stations are designed specific...
  18 Jul 2017 Website
Solar Absorber Aims to Make Solar Thermal Power Generation More Efficient and Affordable Solar Absorber Aims to Make Solar Thermal Power Generation More Efficient and Affordable
The solar absorber, developed with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), features an ultrathin nanocomposite film made of silver and silica, topped with silver nanoparticles. It absorbs nearly 100% of the sunlight’s energy from the ultraviol...
  18 Jul 2017  
New HVAC Systems with Wide Capacity Range and Higher Efficiency for UAE Customers New HVAC Systems with Wide Capacity Range and Higher Efficiency for UAE Customers
Carrier’s XPower VRF is ideal for the Middle East region as it operates in high ambient conditions - up to 54°C - with a high efficiency ratio (EER) of 14. It consists of 12 different types of indoor units with a wide capacity range, including fan coil...
  18 Jul 2017 Website
Calce, the new range of textured-effect shower trays Calce, the new range of textured-effect shower trays
The new range of shower trays in MineraLite, a composite of minerals and resins, which combines high performance with an extremely natural look, presenting an unusual surface texture that reproduces a spatulated cement effect, to give the shower tray a...
  13 Jul 2017 Website
Inauguration of the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system Inauguration of the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system
Thyssenkrupp unveils one of the industry's most forward-thinking innovations created since the 19th century: the world’s first rope-less and sideways-moving elevator system, Multi. Instead of one cabin per shaft moving up and down, the MULTI offers mul...
  13 Jul 2017 Website
Penetron Worldwide: Seaplane Terminal, Rose Bay, Australia Penetron Worldwide: Seaplane Terminal, Rose Bay, Australia
The upgrade to the Rose Bay Seaplane Facility provides numerous benefits to Sydney and the local area by maintaining a historic site, providing improved seruves for seaplane customers and preserving a valuable tourism asset. Sydney Seaplanes is one of ...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 10 Jul 2017 Website
World’s first building made from hardwood cross-laminated tulipwood opens in Oldham World’s first building made from hardwood cross-laminated tulipwood opens in Oldham
Maggie’s Oldham, the world’s first building made from hardwood crosslaminated timber (CLT), was opened recently in the UK. Designed by dRMM Architects and supported by the American Hardwood Export Council, the opening is a pivotal moment for modern arc...
  9 Jul 2017  
Italamp Adria, the contemporary alternative to a chandelier Italamp Adria, the contemporary alternative to a chandelier
While the most characteristic elements of chandeliers – the central stem and bobeches – have been maintained, they have been redesigned in a play of balances to create a bold effect. Adria is a “destructured” suspension light that stunningly combines t...
  9 Jul 2017 Website
Pentagon Parking Protected by Penetron Pentagon Parking Protected by Penetron
The Penetron treatment will keep water and road salt (chlorine) out of the concrete, which eliminates the primary cause of the previous deterioration. The renovated parking structure is now assured increased durability and a longer service life. Due to...
  2 Jul 2017 Website
Finding a suitable faucet for your dream bathroom in an Eid makeover Finding a suitable faucet for your dream bathroom in an Eid makeover
You have the choice between faucets with two handles or single lever faucets. When planning a bathroom suitable for the elderly, or if children use the faucet, you should focus on easy handling. Fittings with a simple push of a button allowing you to t...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 27 Jun 2017 Website
A Collection by Italian Architect Gae Aulenti A Collection by Italian Architect Gae Aulenti
A line of 5 doors, signed by the Italian designer and architect Gae Aulenti. Bright, light, design. They represent the perfect solution for every room. A touch of class for a modern and charming house. Cocif is chosen and its products perfectly fit in ...
Xport GroupXport Group 27 Jun 2017 Website
WEG launches new SSW900 soft starter series WEG launches new SSW900 soft starter series
The high-performance soft starters provide gentle starting and stopping of three-phase induction motors along with comprehensive motor protection. The soft starter supports direct motor connection in wye or delta configuration, as well as wye/delta swi...
  27 Jun 2017  
Lowering the carbon in concrete Lowering the carbon in concrete
Concrete is one of the best materials for resilient, durable and energy efficient structures and buildings over their life cycle. But concrete can become a significant source of carbon. Andy Spencer, Sustainability Director for Cemex UK and Chair of th...
  26 Jun 2017 Website
Masters of free form, high precision, abrasive waterjet cutting in space Masters of free form, high precision, abrasive waterjet cutting in space
The waterjet cutting process is often preferred for high-tech parts manufacturing, since a cold cutting process eliminates impact on material structure, with no micro cracks or heat affected zones. With a high precision and structured 5-axis machine sy...
  21 Jun 2017 Website
Amoeba Wall Project featuring Kalwall earns more awards Amoeba Wall Project featuring Kalwall earns more awards
Kalwall translucent sandwich panels were an essential feature of the design, giving the wall structural integrity and aesthetic appeal. The combination of beauty and flexibility earned the project three awards, including a prestigious Golden A’ Design,...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 20 Jun 2017 Website
Customer Testimonial by Nancy Seltzer from Regency Tower Customer Testimonial by Nancy Seltzer from Regency Tower
An Arabic man living in Puerto Rico got this medallion installed in his home. Ceiling Medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist. Finished in metallic colors to match chandeliers, lights fixture and ceiling fans. Can be used for interior ...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 20 Jun 2017 Website
Greenline Interiors Awarded Contracts for Wafi Hotel in Dubai and Shaza Hotel in Riyadh Greenline Interiors Awarded Contracts for Wafi Hotel in Dubai and Shaza Hotel in Riyadh
The Wafi Hotel project will be completed in two phases, with phase one consisting of 475 hotel rooms and 97 apartments, while phase two has 26 suites, 2 ambassador suites and 1 royal suite (all without soft furnishing), as well as partial public areas....
  20 Jun 2017  
SysCAD 2017 now runs on BricsCAD SysCAD 2017 now runs on BricsCAD
SysCAD is the leading software for the construction of windows, doors and curtain walls directly in a CAD program. Since 1989, SysCAD has been the perfect tool for metalworkers and designers in the field of profile system applications.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 18 Jun 2017 Website
Hormann launches door operator especially suitable for hospitals and offices Hormann launches door operator especially suitable for hospitals and offices
The automatic doors also feature convenient opening, allowing for barrier-free passage. Speed control ensures a uniform opening and closing speed. An integrated programme switch allows for custom settings. One can conveniently operate the automatic doo...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 15 Jun 2017  
LG Chem to Supply RO Membranes to Egypts Largest Seawater Desalination Plant LG Chem to Supply RO Membranes to Egypt's Largest Seawater Desalination Plant
Salt concentration and water temperature in the Red Sea area including El Galalah are the highest in the world, requiring RO membranes to satisfy difficult conditions. But LG Chem’s RO membranes are 25 percent superior to competitors in terms of filter...
  12 Jun 2017 Website
SSAB’s Strenx & Hardox steel used in Kiruna Wagons winning entry for the Swedish Steel Prize SSAB’s Strenx & Hardox steel used in Kiruna Wagons winning entry for the Swedish Steel Prize
When comparing with other systems, a complete unloading system for the Helix costs 1/7th of what a rotational wagon costs. Furthermore, the Helix uses parts of the potential energy of the ore to push the wagon forward as it unloads. This means no extra...
  12 Jun 2017 Website
The sails that enhance and respect any kind of outdoor space The sails that enhance and respect any kind of outdoor space
Inspired by the sea, the Sails range, with fabrics and marine-derived technology, are designed to protect from the sun, resist weathering and of course, salt corrosion. A sun shading range that offers wide dimensions, different installation system and ...
  11 Jun 2017  
Designers look ahead to 2018 after fruitful visit to Index Designers look ahead to 2018 after fruitful visit to Index
Set amongst a lush green environment, the show – held in tandem with workspace, the region’s premier office furniture gathering, and Middle East Covering, which unites the leading companies in surface design – also hosted a pool of influential Design T...
  7 Jun 2017  
Solar panels to power four more Majid Al Futtaim malls by 2018 Solar panels to power four more Majid Al Futtaim malls by 2018
The deal is set to cut the four malls’ carbon dioxide emissions by 3,200 tons per year – the equivalent of taking 700 cars off the roads – and will see the technology installed at Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif and ...
  7 Jun 2017  
Dubai Design District nurtures local design students Dubai Design District nurtures local design students
In its continued bid to nurture the development of the region’s young designers, artists and creative thinkers, Dubai Design District, d3, in partnership with three of Dubai’s leading universities - Zayed University, American University of Dubai and Un...
  7 Jun 2017  
UK electrical safety body to open in Dubai as GCC authorities look to minimise fire incidents UK electrical safety body to open in Dubai as GCC authorities look to minimise fire incidents
Electrical faults are the most common cause of fire across the GCC. A study by Dubai Statistics Centre revealed 22% of fires between 2011 and 2013 were caused by electrical faults such as the one which started the fire at The Address Downtown Dubai on ...
  6 Jun 2017  
Design International Honoured With  ‘Designer of The Year’ - Special Commendation Design International Honoured With ‘Designer of The Year’ - Special Commendation
This award is extremely important for the architecture practice, being recognised for their commitment to innovation and forward thinking designs, and is a true reflection of the hard work and dedication of each and every individual.
  6 Jun 2017 Website
Case Study: Weir & Mcclafferty Dental Care Case Study: Weir & Mcclafferty Dental Care
Fine Stratos was specified for the reception area to create a light, welcoming space. Fine Stratos is an elegant ceiling with a fine textured surface that fits perfectly with the interior design. Its 88% light reflectance and full light diffusion help ...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 5 Jun 2017 Website
EmiratesGBC launches online ‘Green Building Tooltips’ to promote sustainable best practices EmiratesGBC launches online ‘Green Building Tooltips’ to promote sustainable best practices
A rich online resource on best practices that will help the construction industry and community make their built environments more sustainable, the EmiratesGBC Green Building Tooltips aim to provide relevant information on green buildings for an audien...
  5 Jun 2017 Website
Kalwall featured in winning 2017 RBA London Award Project Kalwall featured in winning 2017 RBA London Award Project
In jury comments, the station is described as a “charming and creative building.” Kalwall panels not only provided an aesthetic beauty, but their lightweight properties factored into the design of the building. The ability to eliminate shadows, hotspot...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 5 Jun 2017 Website
Hydraulic breakers from Chicago Pneumatic first choice for major infrastructure projects Hydraulic breakers from Chicago Pneumatic first choice for major infrastructure projects
RX breakers have already proven essential in excavation operations along a 47 kilometre stretch of Qatar’s GTC 600 project that is connecting four mega reservoirs with the aim of irrigating the Northern half of the country. RFC used a combination of RX...
  1 Jun 2017  
Al Ghurair Construction partners with Sky-Frame as exclusive supplier of seamless glass solutions in the Middle East Al Ghurair Construction partners with Sky-Frame as exclusive supplier of seamless glass solutions in the Middle East
Sky-Frame’s unique glass products have netted the company several industry and corporate awards since its inception, enabling the company to become the go-to name among design-oriented leaders in architecture. True to its brand promise “A view, not a w...
  1 Jun 2017  
Schneider Electric Makes Industry Simpler and More Profitable with EcoStruxure for Industry Schneider Electric Makes Industry Simpler and More Profitable with EcoStruxure for Industry
The IIoT-enabled, open and interoperable system architecture for plants and machines leverages the company’s next-generation System Platform 2017, powered by Wonderware TM, delivering a new standard for operational excellence for industrial organizatio...
  31 May 2017 Website
Workshop gets the silent treatment with new noise cancelling acoustic Workshop gets the silent treatment with new noise cancelling acoustic
Controlling sound was the main driver for choosing Heradesign for the multi-functional workshop. The individual teaching areas are separated by 4m high open-top walls. Loud machinery is often in use in one space whilst elsewhere at the same time tutori...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 31 May 2017 Website
Do you pay too much for your CAD software? With BricsCAD you get more for less. Do you pay too much for your CAD software? With BricsCAD you get more for less.
The BricsCAD interface will make you feel right at home from the very beginning. Navigating through drawings becomes easier than ever, thanks to a distinctive ribbon. It’s the fastest way to access tools through our tabbed CAD interface.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 30 May 2017 Website
VitrA Frame Collection - Geometric and pure design for authentic pleasure VitrA Frame Collection - Geometric and pure design for authentic pleasure
Authentic and modern design merge with the finest technology and functionality in this collection. Offering black, white-oak and taupe color options addressing any taste, Frame’s uniquely designed products create an unusual bathroom experience for its ...
  30 May 2017  
Team Player at the Sink: Complete Solutions for the New Kitchen Centrepiece Team Player at the Sink: Complete Solutions for the New Kitchen Centrepiece
This ergonomically shaped lever handle can be switched or turned to select precise temperature and water volume. These settings remain constant throughout the day. Water flow from the mixer can be turned on or off by simply pressing the Select button s...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 29 May 2017 Website
Daikin Launches Premium Efficiency Air Cooled Chillers Daikin Launches Premium Efficiency Air Cooled Chillers
The heart of the EWAD-MZ Chiller is Daikin’s proven Screw Compressors incorporated with industry-first Variable Volume Ratio (VVR) technology that allows the internal compression ratio to optimize the chiller’s performance at all ambient conditions.
  28 May 2017  
Losberger and De Boer Structures create one of the leading global providers in temporary space solutions Losberger and De Boer Structures create one of the leading global providers in temporary space solutions
The combination of Losberger and De Boer, which will have a joint turnover of approximately € 330 million and employing c. 1,200 employees, will result in a leading company in the rental and sale of temporary accommodations in the Industrial, Event, an...
  27 May 2017  
Middle East Stone 2017 Highlights GCC demand for International Supply Middle East Stone 2017 Highlights GCC demand for International Supply
More than 300 exhibitors representing 26 countries have been showcasing the latest materials at the Middle East and North Africa’s largest annual gathering for the natural stone, marble, granite and ceramics community since Monday. Italian giants, Mape...
  25 May 2017  
Design celebrated at Index Awards as Dubais leading Interiors Festival opens up to consumers for its final days Design celebrated at Index Awards as Dubai's leading Interiors Festival opens up to consumers for its final days
The event – which welcomed hundreds of local and international professionals from across the design community – took place on the second evening of INDEX, the Middle East’s biggest interior design exhibition. For the first time in its 27-year history, ...
  25 May 2017  
Glass is a wonderful material - it is a living material in continuous movement Glass is a wonderful material - it is a living material in continuous movement
Collier perfectly reflects the spirit of Italamp and the desire to boldly decorate, with a hypnotic style that can modify the look of an interior and reinvent itself with continually changing shapes. The LED lighting system is composed of 8 glass eleme...
  24 May 2017 Website
Portuguese Delegation Forecasts Interiors Industry Trends at Middle East Covering 2017 Portuguese Delegation Forecasts Interiors Industry Trends at Middle East Covering 2017
The upcoming months in the construction industry will centre around smart cities, eco and technology innovation, renewable energies, and environmentally friendly raw materials. This is according to the Portuguese Delegation of companies present at Sta...
  24 May 2017  
Inaugural Tool It! Challenge hits nail on the head at Hardware + Tools Middle East 2017 Inaugural Tool It! Challenge hits nail on the head at Hardware + Tools Middle East 2017
The Inaugural Tool It! Challenge has proved to be a massive hit, and we’re delighted with the industry response to this inaugural competition. This is something that’s never been done before, and it’s pleasing to see leading manufacturers get on board....
  24 May 2017  
Majid Al Futtaim Celebrates Big Wins  at the MENA Green Building Awards 2017 Majid Al Futtaim Celebrates Big Wins at the MENA Green Building Awards 2017
Recognized as ‘Developer of the Year’ is underpinning the company’s achievements and ongoing commitment to sustainable development and green building practices. Earlier this year, Majid Al Futtaim launched their Net Positive strategy that aims to signi...
  24 May 2017  
Hormann introduces flexible high speed doors for the food industry Hormann introduces flexible high speed doors for the food industry
It is suitable for all applications where hygiene and food safety is paramount. Since it is made entirely of stainless steel, the door can be very easily cleaned with high -pressure cleaning systems and water. And above all, no counter weights or sprin...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 24 May 2017 Website
MAPEI showcases complete and economical stone installation solution at the Middle East Stone Exhibition MAPEI showcases complete and economical stone installation solution at the Middle East Stone Exhibition
During the exhibition, Mapei will launch Mapestone System, which is a complete solution to obtain durable, long-lasting architectural stone road surfaces resistant in extreme temperatures. Featuring exceptional characteristics that produce high durable...
  22 May 2017 Website
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Launches 27th Annual Index Design Series His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Launches 27th Annual Index Design Series
INDEX has an immensely strong 27-year history. Our challenge is to keep that going, and we feel that with all our innovations for 2017 – namely the Design for the Senses show theme and lush green décor – we have a show that will excite, engage and exhi...
  22 May 2017  
Dubai’s hardware and tools trade valued at AED5.07 billion in 2016 Dubai’s hardware and tools trade valued at AED5.07 billion in 2016
According to figures released by the Dubai Customs today (22 May), Dubai imported AED3.6 billion worth of hardware and tools last year, while exports and re-exports into neighbouring countries were valued at AED1.467 billion. The USA maintains its posi...
  22 May 2017  
Flush-mounted USB ports - Excellent performance, great versatility Flush-mounted USB ports - Excellent performance, great versatility
An intelligent, practical and functional home is able to provide concrete answers to daily needs. Vimar's flush-mounted USB ports have been conceived from this premise, with the aim of simplifying everyday life and providing rapid recharging of the ele...
  21 May 2017 Website
Middle East Stone Welcomes Leading Suppliers as Third Annual Expo Gets Underway Middle East Stone Welcomes Leading Suppliers as Third Annual Expo Gets Underway
Running from Monday through Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Middle East Stone provides stone buyers, traders, architects, designers and contract flooring professionals access to the very latest industry products – from stones, marble and cera...
  21 May 2017  
Noura Alghandi, 23, Named Index Design Entrepreneur of the Year Noura Alghandi, 23, Named Index Design Entrepreneur of the Year
Founded in November 2014, ALBAL now employs a multi-national team who work on interior and architectural design projects ranging from homes to private-yachts. As their professional reputation grows, however, so does the support Noura and her team offer...
  21 May 2017  
Winners of 2017 MENA Green Building Awards Winners of 2017 MENA Green Building Awards
At a carbon-neutral awards ceremony held at Roda Al Murooj hotel in Dubai, the winners in various professional categories were honoured in the presence of government officials, industry leaders, representatives of academia and media. The Dr. Owainati S...
  18 May 2017  
Groundbreaking ceremony for Armacell manufacturing facility in Bahrain Groundbreaking ceremony for Armacell manufacturing facility in Bahrain
Starting production in 2018, the Armacell Group, through Armacell Middle East Company S.P.C., will manufacture a comprehensive range of products at the BIIP, including high-density materials and elastomeric insulation for heating, ventilation and air-c...
  18 May 2017  
Portuguese Delegation to exhibit at Middle East Covering in 2017 Portuguese Delegation to exhibit at Middle East Covering in 2017
The five companies from the construction, manufacturing, interior design and smart cities industry, will be at Middle East Covering, the region’s dedicated event for the interior surface industry. Of the 200 international brands, showcasing more than 2...
  17 May 2017  
Green Bridge Wins MEED Quality Award Of The Year Green Bridge Wins MEED Quality Award Of The Year
Now in the sixth year, the MEED Quality Awards for Projects recognize both the construction element of projects delivery and value and quality of a project throughout its entire life cycle. Green Bridge was given the award for the engineering elements,...
  17 May 2017  
Bathroom inspiration at every turn – welcome to BAGNODESIGN Chelsea Bathroom inspiration at every turn – welcome to BAGNODESIGN Chelsea
Spanning two floors, the showroom in Chelsea has the prestige to go with the postcode, with inspiring displays and beautiful products at every turn. Irrespective of design intent or budget, BAGNODESIGN Chelsea has a solution, whether customers are loo...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 16 May 2017 Website
Manar chooses Aquaroc Fibre Cement Board Manar chooses Aquaroc Fibre Cement Board
Aquaroc board is an asbestos-free high density board, reinforced with cellulose fibre, which has been developed to combine high mechanical strength with excellent water resistance. It will be used throughout the centre to provide a robust and maintenan...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 16 May 2017 Website
Multi-awarded winning Aquablade: A New Era in Flush Techniology Multi-awarded winning Aquablade: A New Era in Flush Techniology
AquaBlade technology outperforms all existing toilets in terms of hygiene. Traditional toilets leave a significant area of the bowl unwashed, particularly at the back of the bowl. A fully glazed channel is positioned close to the top of the bowl ensur...
  16 May 2017  
PENETRON’s Five Star Solution for Shekvetili Luxury Hotel PENETRON’s Five Star Solution for Shekvetili Luxury Hotel
Penetron Admix was used to protect all below-grade structures of the Shekvetili Five Star to best withstand the seaside environment. In addition, the indoor and outdoor swimming pools and the aquarium were treated with the crystalline admixture, a tota...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 16 May 2017 Website
Fiesta Faux Leather Tile Fiesta Faux Leather Tile
It is an immitation of Leather and it is to be used on ceilings and walls for decoration and soundproofing. Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. specializes in unique ceiling décor. Mainly ceiling tiles made from various materials. Tin Plated Steel, Aluminum...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 16 May 2017 Website
How designers are turning to fish skin, rice and nuts in the quest for sustainability How designers are turning to fish skin, rice and nuts in the quest for sustainability
Fish skin leather has been used for some time in fashion, but is now finding its way into the hands of very good designers in the interiors world. This is because the raw material is much more readily available to them and is using what is otherwise mo...
  16 May 2017  
HH Sheikh Ahmed opens Airport Show 2017 on robust growth in aviation HH Sheikh Ahmed opens Airport Show 2017 on robust growth in aviation
The aviation industry expansion in the Middle East continues to surpass average global growth rates. Future projections are equally promising and are behind the ongoing and considerable investment in aircraft, technology and infrastructure. The Airport...
  16 May 2017  
GCC Contractor Awards to Hit USD 85.6 Billion In 2017 GCC Contractor Awards to Hit USD 85.6 Billion In 2017
The UAE tops the regional ranking, with estimated US$ 40.5 billion building contractor awards coming up this year, followed by Qatar (US$ 16.7 billion) and Saudi Arabia (US$ 16 billion). The 2017 figures confirm the UAE construction market’s positive t...
  16 May 2017 Website
Chicago Pneumatic receives landmark order for LED light towers in the Middle East Chicago Pneumatic receives landmark order for LED light towers in the Middle East
To highlight the benefits of opting for LED, it was carried out a live demonstration to compare a metal halide light tower and a CLPT V15 LED at its client’s premises. During this exercise, the contractor’s technical team observed the features of both ...
  16 May 2017  
New technologies driving a stone revival across interior design New technologies driving a stone revival across interior design
Stone now regularly finds its way into intricate flooring patterns, surface design and décor in ways never deemed possible. This has expanded the market, as people seek materials like stone that are not only aesthetically impressive, but tell their own...
  15 May 2017  
Knauf AMF is the educated choice for Joseph Swan Academy Knauf AMF is the educated choice for Joseph Swan Academy
One of the biggest challenges with this project was timing, the work to replace all ceilings and fit new energy-efficient lighting had to be completed during the summer holidays before the pupils returned for the start of the new academic year. The tea...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 15 May 2017 Website
Honeywells Airport Innovations Take Flight at The Airport Show 2017 Honeywell's Airport Innovations Take Flight at The Airport Show 2017
More than 500 airports globally, almost every air transport and business aircraft, and most of the world’s airlines trust Honeywell to take them to new heights. A specific example in the Middle East is last year’s announcement of Honeywell’s ‘follow th...
  15 May 2017  
Project Qatar 2017 ends on high note with over 230 meetings through its B2B Matchmaking Platform Project Qatar 2017 ends on high note with over 230 meetings through its B2B Matchmaking Platform
Considered as the country’s largest exhibition for building, environmental technology and materials, Project Qatar 2017 facilitated about 230 pre-arranged business-to-business (B2B) meetings between the region’s leading companies and the show’s visitor...
  15 May 2017  
17th Airport Show opens in Dubai tomorrow 17th Airport Show opens in Dubai tomorrow
The Airport Show 2017 will mirror the growth of Middle East’s aviation industry as it expands in terms of local, regional and international participation, government support as well in terms of new attractions including a Global Aviation Summit and New...
  14 May 2017  
Shortlist revealed for the 2017 Index Architecture & Design Awards Shortlist revealed for the 2017 Index Architecture & Design Awards
Bishop Design, Broadway Interiors, Pallavi Dean Interiors, Perkins & Will, Wilson Associates and Gensler are just some of the big name firms in the running. Despite halving category numbers from 16 to eight, this year’s IADA were inundated with more th...
  11 May 2017  
Large-Scale projects attract French experts to Airport Show Dubai 2017 Large-Scale projects attract French experts to Airport Show Dubai 2017
With an airport infrastructures and equipment market expected to reach $100 billion by 2020, 250 million passengers planned for airports in the GCC, the region represents a strategic destination for French exporting companies. Grouped together in a nat...
  11 May 2017  
Project Qatar 2017 workshop series highlights advanced quality & sustainability in construction Project Qatar 2017 workshop series highlights advanced quality & sustainability in construction
Qatar’s construction sector is keen to address the pertinent issues that affect the sector to ensure that the country adopts global best practices and sustainability trends. The series of workshops were carefully chosen to help contribute in knowledge ...
  10 May 2017  
HP Partners with Covering Expo for Sense-tingling Sense-able Photo Competition HP Partners with Covering Expo for Sense-tingling Sense-able Photo Competition
The contest is on the hunt for pictures that truly stimulate the senses of all those who see it; images that make the viewer really feel the shot. Those could be photos that capture finger-itching textures, body-shaking impacts, heart-stopping moments,...
  10 May 2017  
Shower solutions built in to the bathroom architecture with Moov by Glass 1989 Shower solutions built in to the bathroom architecture with Moov by Glass 1989
A range marked by innovation, elegant design, spaciousness and versatility, offering made-to measure and special solutions: these are the winning features of the Showering range by Glass1989, which is further expanded with new collections of shower tra...
  9 May 2017  
American Hardwood Cocoon Finds a New Home at Dubai Creek Harbour American Hardwood Cocoon Finds a New Home at Dubai Creek Harbour
Originally built for Downtown Design Dubai 2016, the installation has found a new home at Dubai Creek Harbour (DCH), initially as a part of RiseDCH, a brand-new lifestyle experience, which brings ‘The Future of Living’ to Dubai, in a showcase of emergi...
  9 May 2017  
A Passion for Sustainable Living A Passion for Sustainable Living
Quooker offers different tap solutions, installed in your kitchen sink, that immediately dispenses filtered, 100 degrees C boiling, chilled and sparkling water right from the tap. By installing a Quooker system you save time and energy, which ultimate...
  9 May 2017 Website
Electric Way Inaugurates Largest Regional Center for Cables and Power Solutions Electric Way Inaugurates Largest Regional Center for Cables and Power Solutions
The new premises extend over 100,000 square feet, and involves investments totaling AED 20 million. The warehouse will house over 7 thousand products, making it one of the largest warehouses and center for electrical equipment in the UAE.
  9 May 2017  
MEED names Gulf region’s highest quality construction projects MEED names Gulf region’s highest quality construction projects
The UAE topped the region with eight GCC award winners, followed by Qatar with five and Kuwait with three. Bahrain and Oman each had one regional winner. Saudi Arabia took home three awards including the MEED Quality Project of the Year, which went to ...
  9 May 2017  
Heradesign offers multi-functional versatility on a grand scale Heradesign offers multi-functional versatility on a grand scale
City of Glasgow College is the largest and most diverse tertiary education establishment in Scotland. Its Riverside campus opened its doors in 2015 aiming to lead the global maritime college community. City campus opened in 2016 creating twin site, fla...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 9 May 2017  
Al-Futtaim Engineering to supply York air conditioners for Jumeirah Hills, The Palaces. Al-Futtaim Engineering to supply York air conditioners for Jumeirah Hills, The Palaces.
As part of its contract, the Al-Futtaim company will supply Ducted, Package units and Fresh air handling units for each of the 60 ultra-modern and luxurious Jumeirah Hills, The Palaces. Dr. Hayan Sayed, CEO of Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, sai...
  4 May 2017  
The cooperation between Ritmonio and Studio Micheli has begun The cooperation between Ritmonio and Studio Micheli has begun
The Capsule collection of the Haptic series is elegant, smart, innovative, a fluid but well-defined shape characterized by rigorous and clean features - explains Micheli himself. Functionality and high aesthetic value blend together creating a well-des...
  3 May 2017 Website
Honeywell Showcases ‘Smart’ Vision for Mosques In The Middle East Honeywell Showcases ‘Smart’ Vision for Mosques In The Middle East
As regional governments increasingly mandate sustainability initiatives to curb high energy consumption, Honeywell is highlighting its latest building management systems (BMS) and energy dashboards, as well as the award-winning Honeywell VisionPRO® 800...
  3 May 2017  
A High Tech Solution For High Tech Research A High Tech Solution For High Tech Research
The lab, which is encased by Kalwall panels, comes under the auspice of the United States Department of Energy. Kalwall panels, which meet the U.S. Department of Defense’s Anti-Terrorism Force Protection requirements, are commonly used in government fa...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 3 May 2017 Website
Project Qatar 2017 is set to receive 516 exhibitors from 33 countries Project Qatar 2017 is set to receive 516 exhibitors from 33 countries
The groundwork and business networking needed in order to optimize the capabilities the global construction has to offer require a dedicated platform for companies of all sizes to build business relations and secure major successful deals. Project Qata...
  3 May 2017  
Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company opens their renovated showroom Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company opens their renovated showroom
The showroom has now been aesthetically and functionally enhanced, and serves as a one-stop shop featuring the entire portfolio of BMTC’s solutions as well as a dedicated space for extra-low voltage (ELV) systems. The showroom has smart technology upgr...
  2 May 2017  
SSAB EcoUpgraded Steel Reduces CO2 Emissions for Transport Vehicles and Construction Machinery SSAB EcoUpgraded Steel Reduces CO2 Emissions for Transport Vehicles and Construction Machinery
A global sustainability initiative from global steel manufacturer, SSAB, is helping customers reap the environmental rewards of using high-strength steel. SSAB EcoUpgraded is highlighting the benefits of upgrading to high-strength steel, which include ...
  2 May 2017 Website
Hormann launches multipurpose external door with best thermal insulation value Hormann launches multipurpose external door with best thermal insulation value
The multi-purpose door MZ ThermoPlus offers first class thermal insulation with a 67-mmthick door leaf and a particularly high UD-value of up to 0.87 W/(m²·K). The MZ Thermo / MZ ThermoPlus are very stable and robust thanks to the fully filled door lea...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 2 May 2017 Website
Architects and Interior Designers Use Felt Material to Cut Costs and Deliver Comfortable Spaces Architects and Interior Designers Use Felt Material to Cut Costs and Deliver Comfortable Spaces
In response to the growing popularity of felt among architects and designers, Hunter Douglas has seen strong Middle East interest on the recently-launched world’s first new felt linear ceiling, called HeartFelt. The system can be customized to differen...
  1 May 2017 Website
GCC Construction 2017 - Outlook improves as region adjusts to new reality GCC Construction 2017 - Outlook improves as region adjusts to new reality
The outlook for construction companies in the GCC will improve in 2017, according to the latest industry research report from Middle East business intelligence service MEED. In Outlook for GCC Construction 2017, MEED reports that the region still offer...
  30 Apr 2017 Website
Installed generation capacity in MENA region to reach a massive 440GW by 2020 Installed generation capacity in MENA region to reach a massive 440GW by 2020
MENA Power 2017, a new research report from Middle East business intelligence service MEED shows that governments across the MENA region are making increasing commitments to achieve diversification in their power sectors to improve energy security and ...
  25 Apr 2017  
Auger Torque opening Middle East operations centre in the UAE Auger Torque opening Middle East operations centre in the UAE
The official launch, held today at United Motors Heavy Equipment in Abu Dhabi, provides the launch pad for Augur Torque’s regional roll out and development of the dynamic Middle East region. Invited guests and VIPs include key dignitaries from British ...
  25 Apr 2017 Website
Paper Mill Expansion Built on PENETRON Paper Mill Expansion Built on PENETRON
The newest upgrade at International Paper’s (IP) Savannah, Georgia, paper mill was a new feed conveyor system used in the production of linerboard, a type of heavy paper stock. Because of the site’s high water table and proximity to the saltwater of th...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 25 Apr 2017 Website
Alternative Evaporative Cooling Solutions Encouraged as the Hospitality Market Continues to Grow Alternative Evaporative Cooling Solutions Encouraged as the Hospitality Market Continues to Grow
Evaporative cooling will help upcoming hotels gain cooling benefits without having an adverse effect on the environment, and a minimal impact on the bottom line. These products allow hotels and venues to fully utilize outdoor spaces efficiently. Additi...
  24 Apr 2017 Website
Would you pay 210,000 AED for a pillow made of gold? Therapist to unveil worlds most expensive pillow at Index Would you pay 210,000 AED for a pillow made of gold? Therapist to unveil world's most expensive pillow at Index
That golden fabric makes up both sides of the sleep-aid, while its zipper comes studded with no less than four diamonds and a huge 22.5ct sapphire. Heading out for the night? Then pack it in its custom made Louis Vuitton case and you’re bed ready no ma...
  24 Apr 2017  
KONE Wins Order for 8 New Projects by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia KONE Wins Order for 8 New Projects by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE's objective is to offer the best People Flow® experience by developing and delivering solutions that enable people to move smoothly, safely, comfortably and without waiting ...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 24 Apr 2017 Website
Naturally bright ideas from Knauf AMF Naturally bright ideas from Knauf AMF
It’s spring, when outside abounds with light, warmth and colour, and so too can acoustic panels with the Heradesign and Topiq Sonic ranges from Knauf AMF. AMF Topiq Sonic is a range of smooth, monolithic ceiling rafts available in a wide range of angul...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 24 Apr 2017  
Project Lebanon: the largest construction trade exhibition in the Levant region returns to BIEL, Beirut. Project Lebanon: the largest construction trade exhibition in the Levant region returns to BIEL, Beirut.
Opportunities are piling up as Lebanon embarked on a new journey. The election of a new President has boosted market sentiment. The Lebanese Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) is already supervising USD 3.4 billion pipeline of public work...
  24 Apr 2017  
Wilo Middle East Organizes First Seminar in Pakistan Wilo Middle East Organizes First Seminar in Pakistan
The seminar represented a valuable platform to acquaint customers with the state-of-the-art solutions and technologies provided by Wilo for building services, water management and industrial sectors. “Wilo has always been keen to foster its relationshi...
  24 Apr 2017 Website
Acquachiara to create a wellness path for the home environment Acquachiara to create a wellness path for the home environment
More than 20 new jutting or flush-mounted showerheads made of stainless steel alternating with spotlights for a highly emotional effect. Rolling, spray, mist, rainfall, sheet of water or Kneipp jets.Light is featured in particularly emotional jets, com...
  24 Apr 2017 Website
Gripple facilitates BIM with launch of Data Library Gripple facilitates BIM with launch of Data Library
The global construction industry has seen a steady rise in the adoption of BIM – a digital, collaborative process for creating and managing information on a construction project across the project lifecycle – with a number of government-led mandates ac...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 23 Apr 2017 Website
New look for Catalina doors. We are glad to present new colours! New look for Catalina doors. We are glad to present new colours!
Nowadays, Cocif presents over 300 door models characterized by italian design and windows made of different materials and finishes including “classe A+” type, the best in terms of energy efficiency. Cocif is chosen and its products perfectly fit in wit...
COCIF Middle EastCOCIF Middle East 23 Apr 2017 Website
Binghatti Developers Wins Best Architecture Company at Gulf’s Premier Real Estate Awards Binghatti Developers Wins Best Architecture Company at Gulf’s Premier Real Estate Awards
Showcasing Binghatti’s signature style in design and architecture, the developer’s portfolio includes nearly 30 projects in total. Ten new developments are still under construction throughout several areas of the UAE including a one million square foot...
  20 Apr 2017  
New ZigBee certified radio-frequency control New ZigBee certified radio-frequency control
The new two-rocker button control with 2.4 GHz standard 802.15.4 radio-frequency transmitter is the ideal solution for ensuring practicality, freedom of installation and versatility: this device can be positioned almost anywhere, even on glass or wood ...
  20 Apr 2017 Website
Project Qatar gears up for 14th edition as construction sector poises for major boom Project Qatar gears up for 14th edition as construction sector poises for major boom
The country is seen heading towards a major construction boom as mega-infrastructure projects get underway such as underground railways and several stadiums, as well as a substantial number of industrial and private buildings for the upcoming FIFA 2022...
  20 Apr 2017  
The Sideview collection - The storage unit becomes a partition The Sideview collection - The storage unit becomes a partition
The Sideview collection goes beyond the design furniture concept of satisfying storage needs and, thanks to an integrated “open wall” becomes a furnishing element for those who want to make their home one of a kind, giving interiors a personal touch, d...
  19 Apr 2017 Website
Japan’s Kansai Paint set to expand in the GCC Japan’s Kansai Paint set to expand in the GCC
Having grown to over 1,000 employees in the Middle East, the globally recognized Japanese company is set to tap into the $3.6 billion coatings industry in the region. The key markets in the GCC for Kansai Paint are KSA, which accounts for 35 percent of...
  19 Apr 2017  
Enviroserve UAE to Set up World’s Largest Integrated Electronics, Waste Recycling Plant Enviroserve UAE to Set up World’s Largest Integrated Electronics, Waste Recycling Plant
The first plant-of-its-kind plant will recycle the entire range of end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment ranging from consumer and industrial to commercial and military appliances, such as air conditioners, batteries, IT equipment, household ...
  19 Apr 2017 Website
Popular Swedish market hall the recipient of international award Popular Swedish market hall the recipient of international award
The Temporary Market Hall on Östermalmstorg in Stockholm wins the Architizer A+ Award in the Commercial Retail category, in competition with over 100 projects. Swedish architecture firm Tengbom shows itself as a force to be reckon with internationally.
  18 Apr 2017 Website
French Construction Industry To be Discovered  at Project Qatar 2017 French Construction Industry To be Discovered at Project Qatar 2017
In a sector where safety is outstanding, the select delegation of French companies attending Project Qatar will be renowned for their expertise in the area of high-quality projects, such as 5-star hotels and villas, public buildings such as shopping ma...
  18 Apr 2017  
Global Success for Solcon Industries’ Medium Voltage DriveStar Global Success for Solcon Industries’ Medium Voltage DriveStar
For over 40 years, Solcon Industries has delivered innovative solutions. The DriveStart, an IGBT-based medium voltage soft starter, is available up to 6.6kV at 750A, and is the perfect addition to Solcon’s motor control solutions. “Solcon has remained ...
  18 Apr 2017 Website
Structurflex  is proud to be one of the sponsors of the 1st Dolphin Swimming Championship 2017 Structurflex is proud to be one of the sponsors of the 1st Dolphin Swimming Championship 2017
While we in Structurflex Middle East provide protective covers & shading systems, we also try to contribute with Sport associates who shade the future of our youth with better health, fitness and wellness. Structurflex is a specialist contractor provid...
Structurflex Middle East Contracting LLCStructurflex Middle East Contracting LLC 18 Apr 2017 Website
UAE tool operators drill, cut, and grind to glory at Tool It! Challenge UAE tool operators drill, cut, and grind to glory at Tool It! Challenge
The three-day competition will take place at Hardware + Tools Middle East 2017. It will comprise three categories: Woodwork Routing and Screw Driving; Plumbing; and Metalworking, with leading professional tool manufacturers Bosch, 3M, RIDGID, and Nitto...
  18 Apr 2017  
AXOR Uno: Perfection in Purism AXOR Uno: Perfection in Purism
Implemented at the highest technological levels, AXOR Uno is the quintessence of Purism: clean, minimalistic, subtle. This collection embodies the most fascinating shapes of Purism, both in form and in function. Each individual product reflects valuati...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 18 Apr 2017 Website
KOA announces the winner of the University Design Challenge KOA announces the winner of the University Design Challenge
The students had two criteria options from which to choose. The first one was to design the co-working space in line with the design aesthetic of the brand in a way that would enhance collaboration between members. The second option required students t...
  17 Apr 2017  
AUTOBIM3D, the 3D HVAC application from the AUTOFLUID 10 suite, is now compatible with Bricscad V17 AUTOBIM3D, the 3D HVAC application from the AUTOFLUID 10 suite, is now compatible with Bricscad V17
The trade’s favourite CAD software suite for HVAC, sanitary fluids and medical or industrial fluids. Each of these tools are designed and developed at Tracéocad to serve only one goal: enable you to design your technical drawings in the fastest, smarte...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 17 Apr 2017 Website
GCC Drives USD 50 Billion Education Project Pipeline GCC Drives USD 50 Billion Education Project Pipeline
Across the GCC, public and private educational organizations are pouring USD 50 billion in investment into more than 500 educational projects. With the world’s largest international school market, the UAE alone is adding over 200 schools and 300,000 st...
  17 Apr 2017  
Schneider Electric Opens Submissions for Student Challenge ‘Go Green in the City’ Schneider Electric Opens Submissions for Student Challenge ‘Go Green in the City’
Business and engineering undergraduate and post-graduate students from all over the world can join the competition until 12 May, 2017. Teams must submit a case study illustrating their ideas for innovative energy management solutions in cities related ...
  17 Apr 2017 Website
We always try to be modern and contemporary, not forgetting the classic We always try to be modern and contemporary, not forgetting the classic
Quarzo gives off a soft light and expresses simple, understated opulence. Giving the impression of a precious, sought-after jewel, it draws the eye and enhances settings where light is an essential decorative component. A versatile solution, it is suit...
  13 Apr 2017 Website
American Hardwood Collaboration with Benedetta Tagliabue of EMBT & Benchmark for Interni’s Material Immaterial Exhibition American Hardwood Collaboration with Benedetta Tagliabue of EMBT & Benchmark for Interni’s Material Immaterial Exhibition
Made from American red oak, soft maple, cherry and tulipwood, Too Good to Waste seeks to question the validity of the current relationship between wood consumption and fashion. Contrary to popular perception, not all forests are disappearing. In fact, ...
  13 Apr 2017  
SoftServe in Kharkiv, Ukraine opens a new office SoftServe in Kharkiv, Ukraine opens a new office
Each SoftServe office has its unique style but the company always takes into account employees’ feedback and recommendations while designing a project. A new Kharkiv office is located in the historic city center. It offers an open space model as well a...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 12 Apr 2017 Website
Xport Group is proud to be the first supplier of SS Gold Embossed Panels for the Dubai Frame Project Xport Group is proud to be the first supplier of SS Gold Embossed Panels for the Dubai Frame Project
Launched in 2013 by Dubai Municipality, the Dhs160m project, designed to look like a giant window frame, was originally slated to open in 2015. In November last year, it was announced that it was 85 per cent complete. Towering 150 metres high and 93 me...
Xport GroupXport Group 11 Apr 2017 Website
Swedish Steel Prize 2017 finalists lead the way with innovative design concepts Swedish Steel Prize 2017 finalists lead the way with innovative design concepts
Truly innovative design concepts pushing utilization of high-strength steels to the limits characterize this year’s four finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on May 11.
  9 Apr 2017 Website
Arab construction technology expert elected President of the American Concrete Institute Arab construction technology expert elected President of the American Concrete Institute
The announcement was made during the ACI Spring Convention in Detroit, Michigan. Along with Awad, Randall W. Poston, Senior Principal for the Texas-based Pivot Engineers, was proclaimed as new Vice President who will serve a two-year term. Additional...
  6 Apr 2017  
Knauf signs investor partnership agreement with Dubai Quality Group Knauf signs investor partnership agreement with Dubai Quality Group
This partnership has been signed with the objective of providing more towards meeting the requirements in improving performance at the organizational level. Through the investor partnership with Knauf, we look forward to further strengthening our colla...
Knauf LLCKnauf LLC 4 Apr 2017  
Saudi Arabias Hotel Market worth $4.3 Billion in 2017 Saudi Arabia's Hotel Market worth $4.3 Billion in 2017
Over the last five years Saudi Arabia’s hotel market value has grown steadily by 4.2% to 6.4%. One of the key factors in driving this growth is the Government’s Saudi Vision 2030 – the Kingdom’s ambition to become the leading Arab Nation – which has sp...
  4 Apr 2017  
Global hardware and tools manufacturers continue to target buyers from wider Middle East Global hardware and tools manufacturers continue to target buyers from wider Middle East
The current market for tools and machinery in the UAE has been estimated at over AED 10 billion and this is trending even higher, which makes the region a coveted prize for global hardware and tools brands. The previous edition of Hardware+Tools Middle...
  4 Apr 2017 Website
New on AEC Online: Stocco Bathroom Furnitures New on AEC Online: Stocco Bathroom Furnitures
Stocco is a modern business, leading in the quality bathroom furniture sector, whose unique Italian design is acclaimed all over Europe. With the brands Tailormade and DailyDesign, Stocco responds to new desires of living. Two separate proposals that a...
Stocco SrlStocco Srl 3 Apr 2017 Website
Stone Leaders Turkey Target Saudis Enormous Potential to Match Export Amibitions Stone Leaders Turkey Target Saudi's "Enormous Potential" to Match Export Amibitions
With a national stone export target of US$6billion by 2023, Turkey’s leading stone providers view their own bold targets as being reflective of Saudi Vision 2030 – and head to the Kingdom with the intention of doing business with the region’s biggest c...
  3 Apr 2017  
LG Electronics TO Unveil Groundbreaking Hospitality Technologies in Saudi Arabia LG Electronics TO Unveil Groundbreaking Hospitality Technologies in Saudi Arabia
The LG Dual-view Flat OLED display provides customers a two-sided media experience in Full HD resolution. The LG Dual-view Curved Tiling OLED display has a curved design using slim tiles to form customizable displays that link up to four tiles. The 65-...
  4 Apr 2017  
Innovative solutions on display on first day of the Future Cities Show 2017 Innovative solutions on display on first day of the Future Cities Show 2017
Building on the UAE Centennial Plan 2071, which aims to make the UAE the best country in the world, as announced by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the first day of the inaugura...
  2 Apr 2017  
KONE opens its renewed high-rise elevator test laboratory in Tytyri, Finland KONE opens its renewed high-rise elevator test laboratory in Tytyri, Finland
In total, the transformed site at Tytyri comprises of 11 elevator shafts with a combined length of 1.6 kilometers. Seven shafts are dedicated for super-tall and mega-tall testing, with the remaining four shafts available for mid- and low-rise testing. ...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 2 Apr 2017 Website
Cayan Tower gives Hitches & Glitches MEP contract with a twist Cayan Tower gives Hitches & Glitches MEP contract with a twist
A masterpiece of contemporary design and style, the 73-storey tower, was designed by the international award-winning architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) architectural group, the same group who created the concept design for the Burj ...
  2 Apr 2017  
BricsCAD V17.2: up to 5x speed increase, faster command access and new workflows! BricsCAD V17.2: up to 5x speed increase, faster command access and new workflows!
The display performance of BricsCAD V17.2 is spectacular. We've improved REGEN speed for users who use raster images within their 3D models. Overall, entity selection is enhanced with 5x faster display highlight rendering. You can ZOOM faster, especial...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 2 Apr 2017 Website
All-Star Judging Panel Revealed as Index Design Awards Extend Entry Deadline All-Star Judging Panel Revealed as Index Design Awards Extend Entry Deadline
In the face of overwhelming demand, the entry deadline, which was due to close on March 31, has been extended by 10 days – allowing potential winners until April 10 to submit their designs for full review by the panel. IADA judge Sharon Jutla said: “Th...
  30 Mar 2017  
Panasonic Brings Japan Quality Living to the ASEAN Region Panasonic Brings Japan Quality Living to the ASEAN Region
It introduces Panasonic’s Japan Quality houses which will solve growing issues in the ASEAN region, including houses with leaky roofs and cracked walls, as well as polluted air inside caused by air pollution and haze outside. Houses in the ASEAN region...
  30 Mar 2017 Website
Zeyad Bin Bassam Mohammed Al Bassam Inaugurated The Big 5 Saudi 2017 Zeyad Bin Bassam Mohammed Al Bassam Inaugurated The Big 5 Saudi 2017
Some of the region’s most prominent industry experts will deliver 48 CPD certified workshops across the four days of the event. Visitors attending The Big 5 Saudi have the opportunity to attend for free this year’s broad educational offer, focusing on ...
  29 Mar 2017  
Binladin Group Lead Construction Giants Heading to Jeddah for Debut Stone & Surface Saudi Binladin Group Lead Construction Giants Heading to Jeddah for Debut Stone & Surface Saudi
Responsible for many of the world’s biggest building projects, the multi-national firms view the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a booming market for construction. With ambitious plans to make Saudi the leading Arab nation by 2030, the government is ploughi...
  29 Mar 2017  
Airport Show records significant interest from regional Airport Buyers Airport Show records significant interest from regional Airport Buyers
Over $100 billion worth of airport projects, intended to address capacity gap, are underway and planned across the Middle East, according to a recent report from business intelligence service MEED. Airport passenger volumes in the region were 11 per c...
  29 Mar 2017  
Pininfarina Makes Its Middle Eastern Debut Pininfarina Makes Its Middle Eastern Debut
The first Pininfarina large-scale project in Dubai is the interior design of the Innovation Center in the Sustainable City, a modern application of social, economic and environmental sustainability developed by Diamond Developers. Pininfarina’s unique ...
  27 Mar 2017 Website
Dulsco Begins Construction Work for New Recycling Plant at Dubai Industrial Park Dulsco Begins Construction Work for New Recycling Plant at Dubai Industrial Park
Scheduled for completion in 2018, the AED25 million integrated waste management unit has been designed to provide the waste management industry in Dubai and the wider UAE with environment friendly solutions utilizing cutting-edge technologies. Concerni...
  25 Mar 2017  
Peter Lik Launches LIK Squared, Gallery-Inspired Wall Décor Peter Lik Launches LIK Squared, Gallery-Inspired Wall Décor
Award-winning photographer, Peter Lik, is proud to announce the official launch of LIK Squared, a cutting edge, online service that offers stunning imagery of all types to those who wish to complement their interior at an affordable price. After years ...
  25 Mar 2017 Website
Margraf Marble at Baglioni Luxury Hotels Margraf Marble at Baglioni Luxury Hotels
After collaborating with the Four Seasons Hotels, Hilton and JW Marriott, another major international group in the luxury hospitality industry has chosen Margraf as a partner of excellence to give the interiors a unique and sophisticated touch
  23 Mar 2017  
Apollo Faux Tin Ceiling Tile Apollo Faux Tin Ceiling Tile
Purchased your tiles to add beauty, class and a touch of elegance to our upfit of our boutique. the only word is WOW! They are so so amazing! Everyone loves them! They were so easy to install and very well made. I wish I had a drop ceiling in my house ...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 23 Mar 2017 Website
Index Promises a Walk on the Wildside with Forest Revamp for 2017 Index Promises a Walk on the Wildside with Forest Revamp for 2017
A pride of big name celebrity designers are set to be found prowling deep in the INDEX jungle too. London style icon Henry Holland and Welsh award-winning luxury guru Bethan Gray will lead the pack, taking part in their own exclusive In Conversation se...
  23 Mar 2017  
90% of buildings at Bluewaters undergoing work on façades as the island nears completion 90% of buildings at Bluewaters undergoing work on façades as the island nears completion
The new destination will be home to Ain Dubai, the tallest and largest observation wheel in the world. More than 90 percent of the buildings at Bluewaters have undergone work on their facades, including all 10 apartment buildings and 17 townhouses, whi...
  22 Mar 2017 Website
Value of New Builds Across the GCC Bulldozes through USD 1 Trillion Mark Value of New Builds Across the GCC Bulldozes through USD 1 Trillion Mark
New research commissioned by Middle East Stone and compiled by data analysts BNC found that those projects are worth a combined US$1,097.9billion – more than a trillion dollars. Buildings and sprawling urban development’s account for more than half of ...
  21 Mar 2017  
Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Inaugurated Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Inaugurated
This phase of the solar park is the first and largest solar-energy project in the region, based on the Independent Power Producer model. It was accomplished through a partnership between DEWA and the consortium led by ACWA Power from Saudi Arabia, the ...
  21 Mar 2017 Website
With BricsCAD you can either buy or rent a license - it is your choice... With BricsCAD you can either buy or rent a license - it is your choice...
When you buy BricsCAD, you get the perpetual right to use the software without monthly or yearly fees. If you sign up for our All-In maintenance, and at some time in the future make the decision not to renew it – your software will continue to run.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 20 Mar 2017 Website
Farnek secures ESCO accreditation Farnek secures ESCO accreditation
Members of the accreditation board come from the RSB and from Etihad Energy Services, which was established to fulfil the role of “super-ESCO” in Dubai, to implement a city-wide strategic buildings energy efficiency programme, with tangible social, env...
  20 Mar 2017  
ACTS bags quality control, geotechnical and testing works on Qatar stadiums ACTS bags quality control, geotechnical and testing works on Qatar stadiums
Besides these latest appointments on the World Cup stadiums, ACTS has been awarded important quality control works for other key projects in the Middle East including the Doha Metro Project, the Riyadh Metro, the King Abdulaziz International Airport an...
  20 Mar 2017 Website
Dutch tech firm awarded autonomous transport contract for waterfront living destination in Dubai Dutch tech firm awarded autonomous transport contract for waterfront living destination in Dubai
Home to Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest and largest observation wheel in the world, Bluewaters is a destination under construction 500 metres (1,600 ft) off the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) coastline, opposite The Beach and near Dubai Marina, in Dubai...
  19 Mar 2017 Website
H.B. Fuller Opens Office in Dubai H.B. Fuller Opens Office in Dubai
As a leading global manufacturer of industrial adhesives, the company offers solutions for the hygiene, construction, oil and gas, packaging, graphic arts, filtration, and the tapes and labels markets with a focused approach for the Middle East and Egy...
  19 Mar 2017  
Sustainability Leads UAE Architecture Trends for 2017 Sustainability Leads UAE Architecture Trends for 2017
In 2017, technology will continue to revolutionise the global architecture industry, however when it comes to practice rather than theory, a return to a more classic authenticity in design and materials is likely to be a distinguishable feature of the ...
  19 Mar 2017 Website
Schneider Electric Launches Unica Schneider Electric Launches Unica
The versatile range adopts to user preferences and offers a wide range of flush-mounting boxes, terminals, multi-standard sockets, outlets and more, featuring more than 150 electrical and electronic functions, and a range of colors and materials.
  19 Mar 2017 Website
DuBox to showcase the first 3D printed concrete element in UAE DuBox to showcase the first 3D printed concrete element in UAE
The company is sponsoring a pilot project at the inaugural Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit which will be held at the Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, UAE, from March 27-30, 2017. A joint initiative by the UAE Ministry of Economy and the Unit...
  19 Mar 2017 Website
Ritmonio: Italian Luxury Brands in the showroom of Purity Trading in Dubai Ritmonio: Italian Luxury Brands in the showroom of Purity Trading in Dubai
The Dubai Design District has been enriched with the showroom of Purity Trading has been inaugurated. Purity Trading is a strategic dealer for the Middle East area that gathers the most important brands of the Luxury design made in Italy.
  16 Mar 2017 Website
Metamorphosys – Texture Table by Flavio Albanese Metamorphosys – Texture Table by Flavio Albanese
The mutable spirit of the table is rooted in two key concepts: metamorphosis and metaphor. Marble, as a natural element, is separated from its natural ambient (meta-foreign material), and man-processed to become an artwork. This transformation process,...
  15 Mar 2017 Website
AHEC unveils ‘Seed to Seat’ furniture collaborative at ‘Design Days Dubai’ AHEC unveils ‘Seed to Seat’ furniture collaborative at ‘Design Days Dubai’
The seven seats, which were designed and made by some of the most prominent and exciting designers based in the UAE, are on show in a creative display that highlights the sustainable credentials of the American hardwood resource. The designers involved...
  14 Mar 2017 Website
Seoli Innovations launches smart glass in Middle East Seoli Innovations launches 'smart glass' in Middle East
Manufactured according to the highest international standards and adapting to today’s rising design challenges, Seoli smart glass provides a seamless solution that transforms from a transparent state to an opaque film in a switch of a button. The smart...
  14 Mar 2017 Website
Crystal Lagoons to promote healthy living in 2017 Crystal Lagoons to promote healthy living in 2017
The lagoon at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District One, a luxury residential development, once completed, is expected to boast more than 36 hectares, forming the world’s largest manmade lagoon, almost four-times bigger than the world’s la...
  14 Mar 2017  
Introducing the new EvoDrive automatic door operator with magnetic linear technology in the Gulf Introducing the new EvoDrive automatic door operator with magnetic linear technology in the Gulf
The EvoDrive is a drive unit specifically engineered and designed for use in the automation of sliding doors in interiors of hotels, private villas, restaurants, airports, hospitals, office buildings, contributing to the convenience and comfort of the ...
Motion4Motion4 17 Oct 2016 Website
The Moisture Meter Gets a little help with the FLIR MR176 Imaging Moisture Meter With IGM The Moisture Meter Gets a little help with the FLIR MR176 Imaging Moisture Meter With IGM
The FLIR MR176 Imaging Moisture Meter Plus with IGM is an all-in-one tool equipped with a built-in thermal camera that can show you exactly where to measure moisture. Featuring Infrared Guided Measurement (IGM) technology, the MR176 helps you quickly s...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 4 Aug 2016 Website
Case Study: The Opus by Omniyat, Dubai featuring Standard Hanger & M6 Stud Case Study: The Opus by Omniyat, Dubai featuring Standard Hanger & M6 Stud
The Opus by Omniyat is a prestigious development in downtown Dubai in the heart of the Burj Khalifa district. Designed by the world-famous architect Dame Zaha Hadid, it is a mixed-use building containing six basement levels of parking, a design hotel, ...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 30 Mar 2016 Website
Riyadh Leads Hotel Development in Saudi Arabia with almost 50 Projects Riyadh Leads Hotel Development in Saudi Arabia with almost 50 Projects
Riyadh leads the hotel boom closely followed by Jeddah. Across the country, the exclusive industry report reveals that 170 hotels and 60,395 rooms are currently in various stages of the construction pipeline. Hilton is noted as one of the top hotel ope...
  14 Mar 2017  
Axor Montreux: Authenticity in Perfection Axor Montreux: Authenticity in Perfection
Axor Montreux stands for technological advancement: state-of-the-art technology and engineering turn taps, shower pipes and accessories into charming and innovative re-interpretations of the 20th century without compromising comfort. The first classica...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 1 Nov 2016 Website
UAE’s Ducab Unveils state-of-the-art Fire Performance Cable Testing Lab to Respond to Market Need UAE’s Ducab Unveils state-of-the-art Fire Performance Cable Testing Lab to Respond to Market Need
The new fire test facility at Ducab is equipped with the latest laboratory, operated by highly qualified and trained manpower and offers various fire and smoke tests in accordance with BS8519 Code of Practice. IEEE 1202 is specifically used for testing...
Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab)Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab) 24 Jan 2017 Website
Glass 1989 Presents the New Hoshi Finnish Sauna Glass 1989 Presents the New Hoshi Finnish Sauna
The new sauna, available in nine standard sizes, is available to meet the needs of those who have a limited budget but do not want to forego the unique pleasure of a sauna. Easy to install and use, Hoshi features a minimal, linear design. Made of fine ...
  8 Mar 2017 Website
Investment toward airport security high on priority for region’s airports Investment toward airport security high on priority for region’s airports
Increase in passenger numbers and the increased need for security reforms amid unrest in many parts of the world, have increased the need for security reforms and there is major focus on investment toward security. Globally, the airport security market...
  8 Mar 2017  
Dubai WoodShow and DIFAC Show kick-off Dubai WoodShow and DIFAC Show kick-off
This year’s edition of Dubai WoodShow witnesses participation from key industry players as - ACIMALL, AFEMMA, AIMSAD, American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and ATIBT. As the first industry-specific show, visitors are also exploring some of the best p...
  7 Mar 2017  
KONE wins order for Riyadh’s metro in Saudi Arabia KONE wins order for Riyadh’s metro in Saudi Arabia
KONE will equip Riyadh’s metro line 3 which is the longest out of the 6 lines in the project stretching along a 41km spread across 22 stations. The order will comprise 262 KONE escalators and 156 KONE elevators of which 96 will be scenic. The solutions...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 7 Mar 2017  
Panasonic Eco Solutions to Address Residential Water Supply Systems Panasonic Eco Solutions to Address Residential Water Supply Systems
UAE’s residential pumps market was estimated around USD 63.8 Million in 2014 by Frost & Sullivan and considering these figures, Panasonic Eco Solutions division expects the residential water pump market to reach USD 83.4 million by the end of 2017 with...
  6 Mar 2017  
Entries Now Open for the INDEX Architecture & Design Awards Entries Now Open for the INDEX Architecture & Design Awards
Celebrating exceptional creativity, innovation and passion in design, IADA will unite the region's leading creative lights at a glitzy gala showcasing the finest architecture and design projects, products and professionals from the proceeding year. Wit...
  5 Mar 2017  
HOMAG which operates in more than 100 countries to participate at the Dubai WoodShow 2017 HOMAG which operates in more than 100 countries to participate at the Dubai WoodShow 2017
HOMAG’s participation at Dubai WoodShow adds real value to the show. As one of the top industry players, its participation signifies the importance of Dubai WoodShow all over the world. It will be great to witness the industry experts and veterans gath...
  5 Mar 2017  
Renowned industrial designer Karim Rashid designed the Karan kitchen for Rastelli Renowned industrial designer Karim Rashid designed the Karan kitchen for Rastelli
The kitchen is the heart of the home. With that in mind, I took what is often a banal archetype of kitchenware and turn it into an elegant communal experience. The concept revolves around an open pedestal island. The tapered curve of the island invites...
  5 Mar 2017 Website
Alstom showcases its complete rail transport solutions at Eurasia Rail Turkey 2017 Alstom showcases its complete rail transport solutions at Eurasia Rail Turkey 2017
Among the solutions Alstom will present on its booth, are Euroduplex High Speed Train with an optimised performance for conventional & high-speed lines; Pendolino , a high-speed train that operates on both conventional & high speed lines; The APS tech...
  4 Mar 2017 Website
Villa Rivesto - Exterior and interior by Margraf Villa Rivesto - Exterior and interior by Margraf
Villa Rivesto, located in the Sicilian town of Marsala, is a marvellous example of contemporary residential building in which Margraf marbles play a leading role both in creating the architectural space that evokes an atmosphere of elegance and design ...
  4 Mar 2017 Website
Juffali Technical Equipment Company inaugurates the first Kärcher Showroom in Saudi Arabia Juffali Technical Equipment Company inaugurates the first Kärcher Showroom in Saudi Arabia
Kärcher’s domestic cleaning machines are displayed at the new showroom, in addition to a wide range of industrial and commercial cleaning equipment. The ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by Sheikh Amin Juffali, JTECO Chairman; Mr. Hartmut Jenner, C...
  3 Mar 2017  
German wood businesses head to Dubai WoodShow German wood businesses head to Dubai WoodShow
The German wood industry is one of the world's prominent technology and innovation leaders. The country’s tradition of building, processing and refining wood dates back several hundred years. In-line with their industrious-business centred spirit, seve...
  2 Mar 2017  
Global changes in construction: Kalwalls insights from BAU Global changes in construction: Kalwall's insights from BAU
Our technology, with its best in industry thermal and solar heat gain performance, was a conversation starter for business people concerned with the high cost of energy and the ways to be efficient. Renovations, in particular, present cladders the chal...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 2 Mar 2017  
Replacing Old Air Conditioners will Lead to 70% Savings in Cost of Energy in UAE Replacing Old Air Conditioners will Lead to 70% Savings in Cost of Energy in UAE
Generally, a high-quality air conditioner can last for up to 15 years if it is maintained properly through regular servicing including the cleaning and changing of filters, coils, and in some cases a refrigerant change. However, “This will only take yo...
  1 Mar 2017  
Future Growth in Construction Based on Massive Investments in Utilities Future Growth in Construction Based on Massive Investments in Utilities
There are currently 401 active projects in the UAE’s utility sector, with an estimated value of USD 83.5 billion. The utilities sector constitutes 4% of the number of active construction projects and 11% of the total estimated value of ongoing constru...
  1 Mar 2017  
Free eBook: BricsCAD for AutoCAD Users Free eBook: BricsCAD for AutoCAD Users
This book helps you make the transition to BricsCAD. Here you learn about the benefits of using BricsCAD while saving your firm a lot of money on software expenditures. You’ll read about the advantage to switching to BricsCAD, how similar it is to Auto...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 28 Feb 2017 Website
KONE revolutionizes elevator maintenance with new customizable KONE Care service KONE revolutionizes elevator maintenance with new customizable KONE Care service
The launch of 24/7 Connected Services comes a year after KONE and IBM announced a multiyear agreement in which IBM will provide cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and services to drive innovation in the elevator and escalator industry. B...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 28 Feb 2017 Website
The transparency of Reflex in the guise of the Arké Classic design The transparency of Reflex in the guise of the Arké Classic design
Eight shades available, to create combinations that blend into any living context. In particular, completing the Arké colour range, the new shade ivory represents the ideal finish for those preferring warm, neutral shades. For a cover plate that makes ...
  28 Feb 2017 Website
Lindner Nortec Calcium Sulphate Raised Floor obtains Cradle to Cradle Certification Lindner Nortec Calcium Sulphate Raised Floor obtains Cradle to Cradle Certification
Thanks to continuous efforts in research and development, Lindner has laid the foundations for a closed loop of manufacture, NORTEC being the pioneer product. The carrier panel for this raised floor is produced from FGD gypsum, processed water and cell...
Lindner Middle East L.L.C.Lindner Middle East L.L.C. 28 Feb 2017 Website
London Icon Harrods to mark first UAE Interiors Venture by designing VIP Oasis at Index London Icon Harrods to mark first UAE Interiors Venture by designing VIP Oasis at Index
The Harrods brand is one of the most recognizable anywhere in the world, held in universal esteem as the sophisticated supplier of the finest luxury, and known for providing visitors to their Knightsbridge store a truly one-off retail experience. Harro...
  27 Feb 2017  
Finnish Private Sawmills from the Arctic Circle Participate at Dubai Wood Show Finnish Private Sawmills from the Arctic Circle Participate at Dubai Wood Show
There are four core attributes that distinguish Finnish wood giving it its unique qualities: it grows slowly, the end product is beautiful and of the highest quality, deliveries are reliable year round and it is all sourced from certified forests. The ...
  26 Feb 2017 Website
US$728.5bn Value of Saudis Megaprojects Leads to Stone Room US$728.5bn Value of Saudi's Megaprojects Leads to Stone Room
Taking place for the first time in Jeddah, Stone & Surface Saudi will facilitate the procurement of the stone, marble and contract flooring provided by both domestic and international suppliers to the Saudi-based designers, architects and project manag...
  26 Feb 2017  
Restore Wellness Innovation Restore Wellness Innovation
AquaSpecial is the novel wellness industry division of Aqua Industrial Group SPA, in this division we design and engineer wellness centers, spas and pools in partner with the most important designers and architects. AquaSpecial focus in 4 business iden...
Aqua Middle East FZCAqua Middle East FZC 23 Feb 2017 Website
More Awards for Aspen Community School Design Featuring Kalwall More Awards for Aspen Community School Design Featuring Kalwall
The Colorado and Colorado West chapters of the American Institute of Architects, the voice of the architectural profession, each recently acknowledged the school with the Award of Excellence for Commercial/Institutional Construction. The school’s desig...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 23 Feb 2017 Website
Penetron Waterproofs Hotel on the Silkroad Penetron Waterproofs Hotel on the Silkroad
The local PENETRON team in Uzbekistan provided valuable support and experience for an effective design mix and choice of topical applications. They were able to show how PENETRON technology was an ideal solution PENETRON crystalline products were mixed...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 23 Feb 2017 Website
Kedry Prime, the new pergola by KE, suitable for every outdoor space Kedry Prime, the new pergola by KE, suitable for every outdoor space
Extremely easy to install, Kedry Prime can be fit in any outdoor landscape: the pergola system has a special roof with adjustable blades which allows minimum height overall dimensions and enhances the structure linear design. Moreover an integrated per...
  23 Feb 2017 Website
Nearly 30,000 New Hotel Rooms to Open in Saudi Arabia in 2017 Nearly 30,000 New Hotel Rooms to Open in Saudi Arabia in 2017
Major new hotels forecast to open throughout the Kingdom this year include Assila Hotel Rocco Forte, TIME Qurayyat Hotel, Nobu Hotel Riyadh, Swiss-Belhotel Al Khobar and the highly-anticipated Abraj Kudai Towers, which will become the world’s biggest h...
  22 Feb 2017  
Civil Site Design for BricsCAD V17 Civil Site Design for BricsCAD V17
Civil Site Design delivers rapid road, pipe and land development design Civil Site Design provides you with highly efficient and simple-to-use civil design tools for road network design, highways, road reconstruction, site grading, surface creation, st...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 19 Feb 2017 Website
Saint-Gobain chooses Masdar City to build first  “Multi-Comfort House” in the Middle East Saint-Gobain chooses Masdar City to build first “Multi-Comfort House” in the Middle East
Saint-Gobain first developed the concept of Multi-Comfort construction in 2004. It covers all aspects of comfortable home living, and of occupying tertiary buildings such as offices, shops and public buildings. In total, 18 Multi-Comfort houses have be...
  19 Feb 2017  
Berger Paint’s ‘Colours of Arabia’ Campaign Wins Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards Berger Paint’s ‘Colours of Arabia’ Campaign Wins Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards
The 10 films developed for social media touches the emotional chord of the society. The story revolves around a journey of a grandfather with his grand-daughter, Noor, who is blind. Noor’s quest of seeing the world drives her Jiddo to travel with her a...
  17 Feb 2017  
First-of-its-kind coloured solar panels from Emirates Insolaire to be installed on Dubai buildings soon First-of-its-kind coloured solar panels from Emirates Insolaire to be installed on Dubai buildings soon
The solar panels from Emirates Insolaire also offer high efficiency in generating energy from solar power, with each photovoltaic module capable of generating 170 to 190 watts per square meter for roof installation or 110 to 130 watts per square meter ...
  15 Feb 2017  
Gyproc performance systems for High-Tech Building Gyproc performance systems for High-Tech Building
Gyproc’s advanced lightweight partition and lining systems are helping to deliver the high performance office and laboratory spaces required by leading global technology companies at QSTP Tech4, one of two new buildings under construction at Qatar’s Sc...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 1 May 2016 Website
First Hyatt Opens in Riyadh First Hyatt Opens in Riyadh
The Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya has 261 guestrooms, including 40 suites which are spread across 28 floors. All guestrooms and suites feature panoramic views of the city of Riyadh, incorporating local touches and design elements, including patterned leat...
  14 Feb 2017  
Panasonic is showcasing its latest sustainable living concepts for the region at MEE 2017 Panasonic is showcasing its latest sustainable living concepts for the region at MEE 2017
Promoting renewable energy and eco-friendly living is central to Panasonic’s business philosophy. With huge investment being made into energy sector, the region offers a lot of opportunities for innovative products we are developing in this segment. Mo...
  14 Feb 2017  
Majid Al Futtaim begins construction of new ‘My City Centre Sur’ Oman Majid Al Futtaim begins construction of new ‘My City Centre Sur’ Oman
Located in one of Oman’s growing coastal cities in the eastern province, My City Centre Sur is set to become a key destination for both residents and the increasing number of tourists visiting nearby attractions.
  14 Feb 2017  
Saudi Arabia Live Projects Combined at Estimated US$ 700 Billion Saudi Arabia Live Projects Combined at Estimated US$ 700 Billion
Taking an in-depth look at what is revolving currently in the Saudi market, the main growth is witnessed in the urban construction and transport sectors which constitute approximately 68% of the total projects’ value in the country. When looking at thi...
  14 Feb 2017  
Dortmund-Based Pump Manufacturer Starts Work on Its New Middle East Facility Dortmund-Based Pump Manufacturer Starts Work on Its New Middle East Facility
The 8,000 square metres Wilo complex will have its own assembly line and also feature office space, showrooms, a logistics centre and dedicated training rooms. The training rooms, the so-called “Wilo-Academy”, offer dealers, engineers, installations an...
  13 Feb 2017  
New! Special Version of Automatic Door for WC Rooms New! Special Version of Automatic Door for WC Rooms
The EvoDrive automatic door operator with magnetic linear motor technology, can be equipped with a specific software version and a set of push buttons, for use in public toilets. Compact operator (just 60mm high x 65mm deep) with linear motor technolog...
Motion4Motion4 13 Feb 2017 Website
Toilitech Automatic Public Toilets with Plus Technology Toilitech Automatic Public Toilets with Plus Technology
Management, cleaning and disinfection of toilets with PLUS® technology guarantees a perfect wash, disinfection a drying of the toilet. This combined, patented system washes and dries the toilet bowl, scrubs and removes all debris from toilet floors, an...
PTMatic Middle EastPTMatic Middle East 13 Feb 2017 Website
French electricity sector experts supporting the Middle East Electricity Exhibition French electricity sector experts supporting the Middle East Electricity Exhibition
The french pavilion should once again make a splash thanks to the diverse offering on display. The entire sector will be represented: power generation, transmission and distribution equipment and applications, products and systems for protection, secur...
  12 Feb 2017  
Solare Double Glazed Soundproof Walls Solare Double Glazed Soundproof Walls
Solare double glazed walls are an outstanding alternative to solid glass walls. They deliver a 44 Rw (db) acoustic rating and allow for optional blinds. Acoustic performance and elegance. Solare Double Glazed glass wall systems have the option of priva...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 6 Feb 2017 Website
MirroFlex Ceiling Tiles MirroFlex Ceiling Tiles
MirroFlex Structures are decorated thermoplastic sheets with high impact resistance and are available in a wide variety of patterns and colors. They can be used as a value-added product in areas that vertical grade High Pressure Laminates are typically...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 6 Feb 2017 Website
Experience Water in Revolutionary Dimensions: Strong Appearance by AXOR and hansgrohe Experience Water in Revolutionary Dimensions: Strong Appearance by AXOR and hansgrohe
The AXOR brand is a pioneer in the development, construction and production of avant-garde design objects for luxury bathrooms and kitchens. The brand’s taps, showerheads and accessories lay claim to perfection in design, manufacturing and functionalit...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 6 Feb 2017 Website
Grundfos Launches Its First CRN Pumps Assembly Line in the Middle East Grundfos Launches Its First CRN Pumps Assembly Line in the Middle East
The opening of the assembly line located at the company’s facilities in Jebel Ali in Dubai comes following an extensive feasibility study that examined numerous product types. In his remarks on the launch of the assembly line; Stewart Procter, Grundfos...
  31 Jan 2017  
Middle East Electricity 2017 to Boost Smart City Collaboration Middle East Electricity 2017 to Boost Smart City Collaboration
Developing Smart Cities is a key focus of the Middle East energy industry, with key government projects such as the Smart Dubai initiative driving growth in this area. Dubai Municipality are partnering with this year’s Middle East Electricity on the Sm...
  30 Jan 2017  
Panasonic wiring devices receives Emirates Quality Mark Panasonic wiring devices receives Emirates Quality Mark
Implemented by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA), Emirates Quality Mark certification includes a rigorous process that ensures imported and locally-produced products meet strict UAE, GCC, and international standards.
  25 Jan 2017 Website
CADprofi 2017 for fast and accurate design CADprofi 2017 for fast and accurate design
Helps in designing architectural and mechanical projects, as well as plumbing and electrical installations. The Architectural module can be used to create construction plans, cross-sections and elevation views. The application’s convenient functions fa...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 25 Jan 2017 Website
4th Edition of IDF Oman: Oman’s biggest Interior, Design and Furnishing exhibition 4th Edition of IDF Oman: Oman’s biggest Interior, Design and Furnishing exhibition
For the fourth year running, MEDINIT SRL will manage the Italian Pavilion which will comprise of over 40 companies which will showcase some unique and new products for the Omani market. Once again, Alfardan Motors LLC will support the expo by displayin...
  24 Jan 2017  
Dormakaba showcases its new comprehensive range of access solutions at Intersec Dormakaba showcases its new comprehensive range of access solutions at Intersec
Visitors at Intersec can witness dormakaba’s comprehensive product portfolio relating to Security & Safety Systems. The company will showcase flexible, scalable security solutions, tailored and customised as per global standards and requirements. dorm...
  23 Jan 2017  
The Biggest Wood and Woodworking Machinery Trade Show is set to break records in the Middle East The Biggest Wood and Woodworking Machinery Trade Show is set to break records in the Middle East
Organisers 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 ...
  23 Jan 2017  
The Preferred Choice of Excellence: Kalwall Enhances Award-Winning Projects The Preferred Choice of Excellence: Kalwall Enhances Award-Winning Projects
Kalwall products were featured at The Conservatory Green (EC-8) in Denver, Colo., Lanier Technical College in Oakwood, Ga., and Coronado Elementary School in Richmond, Calif. Kalwall translucent sandwich panels are known for their beauty and ruggedness...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 23 Jan 2017 Website
Panasonic Showcases Rugged Security Camera Aero-PTZ at Intersec Panasonic Showcases Rugged Security Camera Aero-PTZ at Intersec
It provides Full HD 60fps imagery with a 30x optical zoom lens within a tough fibreglass body resistant to both erosion and salt corrosion and suitable for harshest desert weather conditions. The camera features hybrid image stabilisation technology an...
  22 Jan 2017  
Dubais Biggest Interiors Show Aiming for Record Numbers as the INDEX Brand Branches Out Dubai's Biggest Interiors Show Aiming for Record Numbers as the INDEX Brand Branches Out
The show positions itself as the bridge between manufacturer and procurer, bringing trade and consumer customers together with leading suppliers of interior products from across the globe. Seven in every ten exhibitors choose INDEX as their only annual...
  23 Jan 2017  
His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Intersec 2017 His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Intersec 2017
The 19th edition of the annual showcase was flagged off by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who was accompanied by senior government officials, organisers, and high-ranking representatives from the regional security indus...
  22 Jan 2017  
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. Dubai International Airport, which overto...
  23 Jan 2017  
Bristol VMD partners with Bronto Skylift to establish first UAE-based service center Bristol VMD partners with Bronto Skylift to establish first UAE-based service center
Bronto’s product range includes approximately 50 models with a range of 17 to 112 meters working height. During the past 50 years, the company has delivered approximately 6,700 platform units to fire brigades and industrial customers in more than 120 c...
  22 Jan 2017 Website
FLIR Launched Five New Thermal Cameras at CES 2017 FLIR Launched Five New Thermal Cameras at CES 2017
These innovative new thermal imaging devices further extend the utility and value of low-cost thermal imaging into consumer and small business applications. The third generation FLIR ONE builds upon the FLIR ONE legacy, providing a powerful, introducto...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 22 Jan 2017 Website
K5 Middle East announces construction of first manufacturing facility in Middle East K5 Middle East announces construction of first manufacturing facility in Middle East
Demand for fire safety systems and equipment is expected to get a major boost as World Expo 2020 draws near and as work on major construction projects progresses up to 2021. Sales of detection systems and equipment – including smoke and heat detectors ...
  22 Jan 2017  
Panasonic Introduces i-PRO Extreme Surveillance Technology for GCC Market at Intersec Panasonic Introduces i-PRO Extreme Surveillance Technology for GCC Market at Intersec
Industry studies indicate that the regional commercial sercurity market is expected to be worth US$10.2 billion by 2020, growing annually by 24 per cent from its US$3.8 billion value in 2015. The i-PRO Extreme platform is available on Panasonic’s new l...
  22 Jan 2017  
Labtec wins contracts to supply lab furniture and fire-rated doors in UAE and Eritrea Labtec wins contracts to supply lab furniture and fire-rated doors in UAE and Eritrea
The company is currently negotiating projects to supply fire-rated doors and wardrobes for a number of projects in Dubai, with total contract value exceeding AED 28 million. The ISO-9001 certified LABTEC, which operates an 8,000 square metre facility i...
  22 Jan 2017  
Renovating Older Buildings Can Save Up To 50% of Energy Costs Renovating Older Buildings Can Save Up To 50% of Energy Costs
Government initiatives to make older buildings more energy efficient could achieve dramatic reductions in the UAE’s electricity consumption, one of the speakers at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) Energy Efficiency Expo said today. Speaking on the...
  19 Jan 2017  
Efficient Cleaning Solutions Focus of Kärcher’s Participation at EcoWASTE 2017 Efficient Cleaning Solutions Focus of Kärcher’s Participation at EcoWASTE 2017
Kärcher has been a pioneer having introduced systems such as eco!efficiency and eco!logic into our cleaning machines years ago, but we continue to research and develop systems that promote energy efficiency while maintaining high efficacy,’’ commented ...
  18 Jan 2017  
Updates on UAE Fire Safety and Life Protection codes completed and to be announced at Intersec 2017 Updates on UAE Fire Safety and Life Protection codes completed and to be announced at Intersec 2017
The changes and developments in the UAE guide for Fire Safety and Life Protection will be announced on the first day of the Intersec Fire Safety Conference on 22nd January, where H.E. Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, the Director General...
  17 Jan 2017  
Record breaking visitors at HVAC R Expo Saudi 2017 Record breaking visitors at HVAC R Expo Saudi 2017
This year, big industry names such as Carrier, Zamil Air Conditioners, Abdul Latif Jameel, YORK, Johnson Controls, Aquatherm, Advance World Air Conditioning Ltd, Mekar, Portacool, Samsung and UL – Underwater Laboratories, to name a few, showcased to th...
  17 Jan 2017  
FM Expo Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo end on a high note FM Expo Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo end on a high note
Saudi Arabia’s facilities management market, the largest in the GCC, has plenty of room to grow in both value and sophistication. Fuelled by Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Plan, which includes improving facilities management...
  17 Jan 2017  
Dubai Investments targets booming solar energy market across Middle East region Dubai Investments targets booming solar energy market across Middle East region
The solar panels from Emirates Insolaire offer high efficiency, with each PV module capable of generating 170 to 190 watts per square metres for roof or 110 to 130 watts per square metres for facades. According to an analysis by Frost and Sullivan, the...
  17 Jan 2017  
Vice Chairman Mazen Bin Mohammed Battarjee, Inaugurates HVACR Expo Saudi 2017 Vice Chairman Mazen Bin Mohammed Battarjee, Inaugurates HVACR Expo Saudi 2017
More than just an exhibition, HVACR Expo Saudi offers 15 free CPD-certified workshops delivered by industry experts who will share their unique insight into the market’s current trends, challenges and best practices. Popular workshops include Saudi mar...
  16 Jan 2017  
FM Expo Saudi and Saudi Clean opened today FM Expo Saudi and Saudi Clean opened today
Technology can improve how buildings are maintained, but the challenge is that the prevalent contract structures in Saudi are very much input based and focused on cost per person. The overall economics of the whole building cycle can be handled much mo...
  15 Jan 2017  
Win a Hybrid Toyota Prius at the 10th World Future Energy Summit Win a Hybrid Toyota Prius at the 10th World Future Energy Summit
Prius is the World’s Most Successful Hybrid Vehicle. Attendees of the event, the Middle East’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to sustainability, will automatically enter the draw to win a Toyota Prius, as part of a focus on the future of m...
  15 Jan 2017  
Penetron Admix Helps Clean Up the Bay Penetron Admix Helps Clean Up the Bay
Because of the increasingly strict standards for treated wastewater released into the Chesapeake Bay watershed, utility operators have continued to upgrade their plants. The Martinsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant, originally built in 1917 and located o...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 15 Jan 2017 Website
Saudi Vision 2030 to have positive knock-on effects for HVACR Industry as economy diversifies away from oil Saudi Vision 2030 to have positive knock-on effects for HVACR Industry as economy diversifies away from oil
The economic impact could signal a move towards new cutting-edge products and the creation of a local base of technicians. Other nations in the region may be inspired to take similar measures, providing a boost to the industry that goes beyond the Saud...
  15 Jan 2017  
France Maintain Its Presence In The Middle Eastern Renewable Energy, Solar And Water Markets France Maintain Its Presence In The Middle Eastern Renewable Energy, Solar And Water Markets
Energy competitiveness clusters from France will make their first appearance at WFES this year. They represent a network of scientific and technical experts in the domain of renewable energies. They will be on the French pavilion to find out more abou...
  12 Jan 2017  
Honeywell Introduces Inncom Elements - Designer Guestroom Controls Honeywell Introduces Inncom Elements - Designer Guestroom Controls
The distinctive Inncom Elements collection is inspired by natural materials such as wood, leather, and stone. Each Elements switch may be tailored to specific design requirements with 16 high-quality finish materials and a range of guestroom functions ...
  12 Jan 2017  
KONE wins order for Bahrain International Airport expansion KONE wins order for Bahrain International Airport expansion
Serving as a gateway for Bahrain to the rest of the world, BIA is expected to handle 14 million passengers annually from the current nine million. The airport currently hosts over 40 airlines and is home to the Kingdom’s national carrier, Gulf Air. KON...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 11 Jan 2017  
Public launch of Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency features at Intersec 2017 Public launch of Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency features at Intersec 2017
SIRA was formed by the Dubai Government with a wider remit than the Department of Protective Systems it replaces, continuing all the licensing and regulatory functions held by DPS, but broadening its work further into research and development. SIRA wil...
  11 Jan 2017  
FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo to debut next week FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo to debut next week
The event is one of two dedicated exhibitions running for the first time, with Saudi Clean Expo also co-located on site, along with the established HVAC R Expo Saudi. Saudi Arabia represents the largest facilities management market in the GCC, and is o...
  11 Jan 2017  
Exciting ‘Clean Technology’ Competition Returns to the International Water Summit Exciting ‘Clean Technology’ Competition Returns to the International Water Summit
We want to help bring the next-generation of technologies in water sustainability into the market, and connect innovators, investors, partners and end-users to achieve that,” said Piers Clark, Chairman of Isle Utilities. “The finalists will appear in f...
  10 Jan 2017 Website
EcoWASTE Will Highlight Positive Solutions for a Cleaner, Healthier Environment EcoWASTE Will Highlight Positive Solutions for a Cleaner, Healthier Environment
Leading international experts will share practical experience to create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable environment, at the fourth EcoWASTE conference and exhibition to be held from 16 to 19 January as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (...
  10 Jan 2017 Website
The IE5 classified MGE-motors from Grundfos to be launched during WFES The IE5 classified MGE-motors from Grundfos to be launched during WFES
The latest generation motors maximizes the benefits of extreme energy efficiency and outstanding pump performance, providing another testimony of the company’s sincere and deeply rooted commitment towards sustainability and the environment.
  10 Jan 2017  
Honeywell Announces Key Enhancements to Video Surveillance Portfolio to Meet Improved Regulations Honeywell Announces Key Enhancements to Video Surveillance Portfolio to Meet Improved Regulations
This announcement comes as regional government bodies take strategic measures to ensure security regulations are being enforced. As a result, enhanced smart video surveillance equipment is central to effective monitoring solutions across all industries...
  10 Jan 2017 Website
Knauf AMF helps create a world-class learning environment Knauf AMF helps create a world-class learning environment
The school is built using hard sound reflective materials, including glass and concrete, which can create a poor acoustic environment. Thermatex Alpha ceilings were fitted in the classrooms to provide the correct level of sound absorption and attenuati...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 10 Jan 2017  
Jeddah To Host Leading Hospitality and Stone Expo in 2017 Jeddah To Host Leading Hospitality and Stone Expo in 2017
With the launch of Saudi Arabia’s National Vision 2030, a series of new hospitality, infrastructure and urban construction projects have been announced this year. The Government-led initiative seeks to double the number of hotel rooms in the Kingdom by...
  10 Jan 2017  
A year of high profile luxury hotel projects for Hansgrohe A year of high profile luxury hotel projects for Hansgrohe
The UAE led the way in 2016 with some truly outstanding new properties – several of whom opted to install products by German luxury bathroom fittings specialist Hansgrohe, along with its interior design solution arm Axor. We have been delighted to see ...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 10 Jan 2017  
Sustainability, A Key Topic at Second Edition of HVACR Expo Saudi Sustainability, A Key Topic at Second Edition of HVACR Expo Saudi
The building programme, which includes mega projects such as Sudair City Development, Jazan Economic City (JEC) and the national railway network, will increase the demand for HVAC systems over the coming years. There is also an airport expansion projec...
  10 Jan 2017  
Unauthorised drones in Middle East take a nose dive as remote detection and disabling technology arrives in Dubai Unauthorised drones in Middle East take a nose dive as remote detection and disabling technology arrives in Dubai
Civil Aviation Authorities are in the process of installing custom made systems for drone detection and prevention to combat the problem. Jason Quek, TeleRadio’s Regional Sales Director, said SkyDroner can meet their needs.
  8 Jan 2017  

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