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Building the Racetrack of the Future in an Ancient Home of Kings Building the Racetrack of the Future in an Ancient Home of Kings
When the ‘lights go green in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia’, Formula E drivers will begin their high-speed sprint to the finish line on a brand-new track in front of a roaring crowd. But what the thousands of spectators won’t see is the challenge of a lifet...
  12 Dec 2018  
KONE to equip World Expo 2020 Dubai key venues KONE to equip World Expo 2020 Dubai key venues
The Expo 2020 Dubai grounds are designed in the shape of a flower, with Al Wasl Plaza the main square and central visitor hub that connects three, petal-shaped Thematic Districts, each dedicated to one of the Expo's sub themes: mobility, sustainability...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 12 Dec 2018 Website
Bluesky uses Leica CityMapper to capture major UK cities in 3D Bluesky uses Leica CityMapper to capture major UK cities in 3D
Using the CityMapper, Bluesky was able to capture parts of London, Manchester and Birmingham as well as Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Norwich, Nottingham and Oxford. Bluesky intends to increase its coverage by capturing additional towns and cities acro...
  12 Dec 2018 Website
Axalta reveals sustainable corrosion technology solutions for the oil and gas sector Axalta reveals sustainable corrosion technology solutions for the oil and gas sector
Visitors to the Axalta stand could see first-hand Axalta products such as Nap Gard for the pipeline industry, Plascoat for field joint coating, Abcite for water and off-shore platforms, Imron for color retention and weathering, Corlar for anti-corrosio...
  12 Dec 2018 Website
From a traditional shelving system to an acclaimed storage system From a traditional shelving system to an acclaimed storage system
Rimaster is a leading company in the development and manufacture of cable harnesses, electrical cabinets, electronics, cabs and mechanical systems for special vehicles and industrial systems. Rimaster never compromises on the quality of its products an...
  12 Dec 2018 Website
World Green Building Council and Chatham House form partnership World Green Building Council and Chatham House form partnership
Urban areas and essential infrastructure across Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya and Gaza have suffered large-scale damage and destruction due to multiple, recent and ongoing conflicts. These countries also face severe levels of water stress and environmental...
  10 Dec 2018 Website
GCC’s construction sector to see US$140 billion worth in new contractor awards in 2019 – Ventures ONSITE GCC’s construction sector to see US$140 billion worth in new contractor awards in 2019 – Ventures ONSITE
A November 2018 report said construction contractor awards across the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) building, infrastructure, and energy markets is expected to increase to US$140.5 billion in 2019, compared to US$125 billion in 2018. The total GCC ...
Intersec 2019Intersec 2019 9 Dec 2018 Website
The 8th International District Cooling Conference & Tradeshow The 8th International District Cooling Conference & Tradeshow
An in-depth, special master class on microgrids will be one of the pre-event highlights of the 8th International District Energy Association (IDEA) District Cooling Conference and Tradeshow which will be conducted on December 9, 2018 in Dubai. The conf...
  9 Dec 2018  
Emirates Steel to share insights on steel market trends Emirates Steel to share insights on steel market trends
CEO, Eng. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, will participate in the keynote executive panel, titled ‘Learning from the down cycle to profit in 2019’, which will focus on the short and long term future of the iron and steel industries. Eng. Al Remeithi, as the...
  9 Dec 2018 Website
Losberger De Boer wins build contract for Riyadh City Race Circuit Losberger De Boer wins build contract for Riyadh City Race Circuit
International temporary structures specialists, Losberger De Boer, will build the 190 metre-long pit lane building together with second floor hospitality and viewing facilities. The build site located in Ad Diriyah, the historic centre of the Saudi Ara...
  6 Dec 2018  
New HIMOINSA generators with Stage V engines New HIMOINSA generators with Stage V engines
The new S5 Generators will incorporate all manner of design and innovation features that will make it one of the most technologically advanced and competitive products in the European rental market. HIMOINSA will continue to offer generator sets with S...
  6 Dec 2018 Website
DSI secures AED 600 Million Reem Mall MEP contract in Abu Dhabi DSI secures AED 600 Million Reem Mall MEP contract in Abu Dhabi
The project is being developed by Al Farwaniya Property Developments, a partnership between Agility, its affiliate United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC), and the National Real Estate Company (NREC). Itinera-Ghantoot JV, a joint venture b...
  5 Dec 2018  
ACTS wins Material Testing and Quality Control at the Kuwait International Airport ACTS wins Material Testing and Quality Control at the Kuwait International Airport
It is handling all the Materials testing scope, ranging from soil and aggregate to concrete and steel, and also undertaking a concrete quality control engineering (CQCE) program where a team of ACTS specialized engineers and concrete technologists, in ...
  5 Dec 2018 Website
Leading Women in Construction Awarded at The Big 5 Leading Women in Construction Awarded at The Big 5
Anwaar Al Shimmari, Chief Innovation Officer at the UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development, Cynthia Corby, Audit Partner & Middle East Construction Industry Leader at Deloitte & Touche Middle East, Hind Alowais, Vice President International Partici...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 29 Nov 2018 Website
Connected Tech Will Push Forward GCC Indoor Cooling, Say Experts at Leading HVAC R Expo Connected Tech Will Push Forward GCC Indoor Cooling, Say Experts at Leading HVAC R Expo
On the back of the growing urban market, HVAC R Expo has launched for the first time as part of The Big 5 this week. Both events run until 29 November 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre, with HVAC R Expo open to Project and Design Engineers, Consultants...
HVAC R Expo Dubai 2018HVAC R Expo Dubai 2018 29 Nov 2018 Website
Leaders in Mena Solar Industry Celebrated at The Big 5 Solar Leaders in Mena Solar Industry Celebrated at The Big 5 Solar
Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, the Global Solar Leaders’ Summit has been held at The Big 5 Solar for a 4th edition. Under the topical theme ‘Solar Solutions for Construction’, the summit has brought toge...
The Big 5 Solar 2018The Big 5 Solar 2018 27 Nov 2018 Website
Meet the Tech Disruptors Who Are Shaking Up the Construction Industry Meet the Tech Disruptors Who Are Shaking Up the Construction Industry
A collection of visionary ideas that address the built environment’s most pressing challenges, The Big 5’s Start-up City is a blend of high technology and bold entrepreneurship. Ralf Steinhauer, Director MENA at RSP Architects and one of the experts wh...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 27 Nov 2018 Website
Emirates Steel showcases construction and building products at Big Five 2018 in Dubai Emirates Steel showcases construction and building products at Big Five 2018 in Dubai
Emirates Steel will be showcasing its unique steel product range, which caters to the construction and building industries. Emirates Steel will be attending the event for the 8th year, demonstrating its continued commitment to the regional construction...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 26 Nov 2018  
HH Ruler of Sharjah to receive UK’s Prestigious RIBA Fellowship for contribution to architecture HH Ruler of Sharjah to receive UK’s Prestigious RIBA Fellowship for contribution to architecture
The RIBA accreditation offers a stamp of quality and a professional endorsement for local practices acknowledging an international standard of quality practice. The recent visits by our CEO and President have affirmed this and we anticipate substantial...
  26 Nov 2018  
Easy Ways to Make Your Home Greener Easy Ways to Make Your Home Greener
Green home design is an umbrella term for the myriad of methods used to create eco-friendly homes that are environmentally responsible, resource efficient and sustainable. From integrating materials like glass that markedly reduce energy costs, to taki...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 26 Nov 2018 Website
GCC Construction Projects Worth USD 2.3 Trillion Attract Global Industry Players In Dubai For The Big 5 2018 GCC Construction Projects Worth USD 2.3 Trillion Attract Global Industry Players In Dubai For The Big 5 2018
Today, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates officially inaugurated the 39th edition of The Big 5 International Building and Construction Show, which will run unt...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 26 Nov 2018  
SRTI Park backs Big 5 Dubai 2018’s ‘FutureTech Construction Summit’ SRTI Park backs Big 5 Dubai 2018’s ‘FutureTech Construction Summit’
Under the theme ‘Empowering Innovation in the Construction Ecosystem,’ the ‘FutureTech Construction Summit’ takes place in the opening day of the four-day Big 5 event on November 26, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Construction industry professio...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 25 Nov 2018  
Comfort and Safety in All Phases of Life Comfort and Safety in All Phases of Life
Ageing brings a number of changes. Reduced mobility and seemingly simple movements become increasingly difficult. Even daily activities such as taking a shower or a bath can pose a real challenge. As vital as a refreshing shower or a relaxing bath are ...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 25 Nov 2018  
The Big 5 International Building and Construction Show The Big 5 International Building and Construction Show
To enable French companies to seize new opportunities or reinforce their existing presence, Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will once again be running two French pavilions at the BIG ...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 22 Nov 2018 Website
Pharm Research Associates Choose Boon Edam Tourlock to Secure their Entry Pharm Research Associates Choose Boon Edam Tourlock to Secure their Entry
Pharmaceutical companies require enhanced levels of security due to the sensitive data stored on site. There is always a critical need to monitor and control who is entering the building, to prevent the risks associated with unauthorized access. Beyond...
Boon Edam B.V.Boon Edam B.V. 20 Nov 2018  
DP World partners with UAE’s SirajPower to contribute to nation’s green strategy DP World partners with UAE’s SirajPower to contribute to nation’s green strategy
DP World is already at the forefront of renewable energy innovation and this is a key pillar for its global vision. Over the summer, the company has launched the UAE’s first green storage and warehouse facilities and is set to install 88,000 PV modules...
  20 Nov 2018 Website
EmiratesGBC Launch Building Retrofit Training Advanced Course EmiratesGBC Launch Building Retrofit Training Advanced Course
The Advanced Course aims to deliver in-depth knowledge of building retrofit principles that are relevant to the MENA region and present holistic techniques for improving the environmental performance of existing buildings. It also provides participants...
  20 Nov 2018 Website
6 Events, 5 High-Level Summits, 100+ Workshops, and Over 2,500 Exhibiting Companies - The Big 5 6 Events, 5 High-Level Summits, 100+ Workshops, and Over 2,500 Exhibiting Companies - The Big 5
This year, five exhibitions will run as part of The Big 5, creating one mega event for the entire construction life-cycle: HVAC R Expo – the new event dedicated to the HVACR industry; The Big 5 Solar – bringing solar solutions for construction; the Urb...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 19 Nov 2018 Website
New design - Safely stylish luxurious fire extinguishers enhance interiors New design - Safely stylish luxurious fire extinguishers enhance interiors
A new range of hand finished fire extinguishers with stylish wall mountings are set to practically enhance interiors, when they are launched in the Gulf and selected other global markets in November. UK Based Fast R Solutions, who are fire and safety e...
  14 Nov 2018 Website
Bringing Solar to Dubai’s USD 279.4 Billion Urban Sector Bringing Solar to Dubai’s USD 279.4 Billion Urban Sector
As part of The Big 5, the largest construction event in the Middle East, The Big 5 Solar will display the latest solar innovations and solutions from top brands, offer free access to industry leading education sessions, and host the high-profile Global...
  14 Nov 2018 Website
The UAE Construction Industry Needs Start-Ups, Experts Warn The UAE Construction Industry Needs Start-Ups, Experts Warn
Beyond hosting over 2,500 exhibiting companies from more than 60 countries, The Big 5 2018 will introduce the brand new Live Innovation Zone, displaying a selection of the most innovative products that are shaking up the construction industry today, al...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 14 Nov 2018 Website
Dubai Design District Announces, ‘Design 100’ Competition Winners Dubai Design District Announces, ‘Design 100’ Competition Winners
This year’s winning functional furniture item explores the message of harmony, as promoted by the founding father of the UAE, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. From the side, the shape resembles a dhow with a sail and is also reminiscent of Dubai...
  13 Nov 2018  
BricsCAD V19 Is Here!  - The latest release of the world’s best .dwg-based CAD system BricsCAD V19 Is Here! - The latest release of the world’s best .dwg-based CAD system
The future of the .dwg format is secure with the release of the BricsCAD V19. It extends BricsCAD’s familiar, cost-effective workflows for general drafting, mechanical design and Building Information Modelling. All of these workflows are now available ...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 13 Nov 2018 Website
Perfect acoustics for quality advice Perfect acoustics for quality advice
“We are constantly expanding and improving our quality and services for you as a customer”. The company Wölpert GmbH & Co. KG promise this on their website and over the last year they have fulfilled this promise at their headquarters in Neu-Ulm, replac...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 12 Nov 2018 Website
AUTOBIM3D Xport: the future revealed AUTOBIM3D Xport: the future revealed
Tracéocad has developed the AUTOBIM3D Xport solution in order to meet the needs for enriched 2D plans ready to use on construction worksites and of 3D plans for integration into 3D models. This solution saves time and helps you produce 2D plans that a...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 12 Nov 2018 Website
Dubai Design District Hosts 4th Edition of Dubai Design Week Dubai Design District Hosts 4th Edition of Dubai Design Week
The upcoming edition is set to run in the Design Quarter from 12 to 17 November 2018. Following the success of last year’s event that drew the attendance of more than 60,000 people, Dubai Design Week 2018 features a packed programme agenda comprising o...
  11 Nov 2018 Website
Hormann establishes 4,800sqm production line in JAFZA Hormann establishes 4,800sqm production line in JAFZA
The new production line will serve the demand from all GCC countries and Africa. It also enables Hormann to customize doors for regional customers promptly. In the last 10 years of operations in the region, Hormann has provided its products and service...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 11 Nov 2018  
The Kitchen That Has Everything Now Needs Stylish Good Looks on Tap The Kitchen That Has Everything Now Needs Stylish Good Looks on Tap
This bottleless, plastic-free system gives instant boiling, chilled, still and sparkling water from a single under-sink unit, and the beauty of the product is that it scores as high on design as it does for versatility and efficiency.
  11 Nov 2018 Website
Caparol Paints Opens New Showroom in Sharjah Caparol Paints Opens New Showroom in Sharjah
Caparol Paints designed the new showroom to portray the brand’s German roots by displaying both conventional and modern product ranges. The store marks Caparol’s commitment to strengthen and support its regional reach and distribution. It also enhances...
  11 Nov 2018 Website
Solid growth anticipated for Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market Solid growth anticipated for Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market
A November 2018 report by analysts 6Wresearch estimates the Middle East market for firefighting systems, fire detection & alarm systems, and emergency exit & lighting, will be worth US$3 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate of near...
Intersec 2019Intersec 2019 8 Nov 2018  
Building Automation and Maintenance Summit: Major insights Building Automation and Maintenance Summit: Major insights
Building Technologies Division from Siemens offers energy-efficient, safe and secure buildings and infrastructure. Markus Strohmeier, Head of Building Technologies – Siemens, joins the Summit and will be speaking about ‘Enhancing Building Performance a...
  8 Nov 2018  
National Paints all set to roll out expansion with scheduled opening of 14 showrooms in 2018 National Paints all set to roll out expansion with scheduled opening of 14 showrooms in 2018
All showrooms will house a premium range of National Paints’ decorative, protective, automotive, wood care, powder, P.V.C. and marine paints. The decorative range includes Trust Hygienic with silver ion technology, which prevents the growth of bacteria...
  7 Nov 2018  
Dressed to impress: Façade completed as Dubai Arena prepares for 2019 opening Dressed to impress: Façade completed as Dubai Arena prepares for 2019 opening
With a capacity to accommodate 17,000 visitors, the venue will be able to accommodate many events and genres all year-round. Located at popular Meraas lifestyle destination City Walk, Dubai Arena has been designed to be able to host end-stage, central ...
  4 Nov 2018  
The Big 5 Launches ‘Women in Construction’ The Big 5 Launches ‘Women in Construction’
In 2018, the largest construction event in the Middle East, The Big 5, will launch the first “Women in Construction Seminar & Awards” in association with Mott MacDonald, organisers dmg events announce. In line with the event’s broader mission to develo...
The Big 5 2018The Big 5 2018 4 Nov 2018 Website
New CADprofi Architectural New CADprofi Architectural
The Architectural module can be used to create construction plans, cross-sections and elevation views. The application’s convenient functions facilitate drawing composite walls, architectural dimensioning, and the quick creation of drawing descriptions...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 3 Nov 2018 Website
Liberty Global Elevates Entrance Security with Boon Edam Turnstiles, Security Revolving Doors Liberty Global Elevates Entrance Security with Boon Edam Turnstiles, Security Revolving Doors
The company chose Boon Edam’s Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles at its main building. This building has a receptionist present during office hours to welcome employees, visitors and vendors. The optical turnstiles combine security with aesthe...
Boon Edam B.V.Boon Edam B.V. 1 Nov 2018  
Digital Retrofits: Driving IoT-driven transformation in the building Automation Industry Digital Retrofits: Driving IoT-driven transformation in the building Automation Industry
The buildings automation market is undergoing a rapid digital transformation and software-led solutions are becoming very central to this transformation. A recent analysis report by Verdantix, a leading global research consultancy specializing in energ...
  31 Oct 2018 Website
Benjamin Moore  Paints the Middle East in Unmatched Hues Benjamin Moore Paints the Middle East in Unmatched Hues
Choosing colour is only the first step. Once the hue is locked down, clients explore a range of premium long-lasting products and finishes, with each suitable for a specific purpose. Those looking to paint bathrooms and poolside, for instance, would do...
  30 Oct 2018 Website
BASF inaugurates regional development laboratory at Dubai Science Park BASF inaugurates regional development laboratory at Dubai Science Park
The new 6,000+ sq. ft. facility at Dubai Science Park will be one of only eight regional development laboratories, three of which are located in Europe, two in North America and two more in the Asia Pacific region. The facility comprises a reactive res...
  30 Oct 2018  
Ejadah presents Building Automation and Maintenance Summit Ejadah presents Building Automation and Maintenance Summit
The company, having Idama Facilities Management Solutions and Arkan Security Management Solutions as its wings, is the title sponsor at this summit. Specializing in Total Community Solutions for real estate assets including residential, commercial, ret...
  30 Oct 2018  
Autonomous IP-based video surveillance solutions become the norm in Middle East commercial security market Autonomous IP-based video surveillance solutions become the norm in Middle East commercial security market
Artificial Intelligence will play an important role in the Middle East commercial security market’s future, as interconnected video surveillance systems and autonomous IP-based solutions become the norm, said the boss of a global video surveillance man...
Intersec 2019Intersec 2019 29 Oct 2018 Website
Signify and Etihad ESCO partner on the biggest retrofit project in the region for Dubai Airports Signify and Etihad ESCO partner on the biggest retrofit project in the region for Dubai Airports
Signify and Etihad ESCO partner on the biggest retrofit project in the region for Dubai Airports with the retrofit of 133,000 light points changed to Philips LED lights. The project generates a guaranteed saving over seven years, establishing the leade...
  29 Oct 2018  
Mubadala and FEWA to develop Seawater Reverse Osmosis Plants in the Northern Emirates Mubadala and FEWA to develop Seawater Reverse Osmosis Plants in the Northern Emirates
The mandate is to develop three desalination plants to be located in the Northern Emirates for a total capacity of 135 Million Imperial Gallons per Day (MIGD), which will be developed in two phases in three Emirates - Ras Al Khaimah, Um Al Quwain, and ...
  27 Oct 2018  
Hexagon Acquires Bricsys Hexagon Acquires Bricsys
Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, has announced the acquisition of Bricsys, a fast-growing developer of CAD software that has been at the forefront of providing open, collaborative construction technology solutions since its founding in...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 27 Oct 2018  
Production gets under way in the new HIPOWER manufacturing center Production gets under way in the new HIPOWER manufacturing center
With a production capacity of 10,000 units per year, HIPOWER expects its turnover to grow by 32.9% by 2023 (CAGR 2017-2023). "This would make it HIMOINSA’s manufacturing center with the highest growth over the next four years", states Francisco Gracia,...
  27 Oct 2018 Website
Leading Solar Summit Returns with A New Focus on Construction This November Leading Solar Summit Returns with A New Focus on Construction This November
Under the topical theme ‘Solar Solutions for Construction’, the 2018 summit will bring together government delegates, industry decision makers and thought leaders to discuss the latest industry developments and debate the future of solar in the region....
The Big 5 Solar 2018The Big 5 Solar 2018 25 Oct 2018 Website
Schindler redefines the future of urban mobility Schindler redefines the future of urban mobility
Schindler Ahead offers an innovative digital solution for elevators and escalators, enabling a complete range of new digital products and services. The human-centric platform uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to bring ease in the daily maintenance of u...
  25 Oct 2018  
Spotlight on American Hardwoods at Dubai Design Week 2018 Spotlight on American Hardwoods at Dubai Design Week 2018
The council has announced collaborations with AR Gallery for its ‘Trapeza’ seating installation and with Dubai Design District (d3) for its ‘Design 100’ initiative, both of which will be made using American tulipwood. The two collaborations highlight t...
  22 Oct 2018 Website
Launch of third Dubai Solar Show on 23 October Launch of third Dubai Solar Show on 23 October
The event is the region's largest solar energy exhibition, serving as an important platform for both government and private sectors to contract and build partnerships, review latest technologies in the solar sector and regional current and future proje...
  22 Oct 2018  
Revolutionize your daily shower experience with PowderRain Revolutionize your daily shower experience with PowderRain
The daily shower has become a special part of everyday life. The bathroom is a feel-good oasis where you can escape and recuperate from your hectic schedule. It’s a place in the home where you can retreat; to relax, to destress and to switch off. hansg...
  22 Oct 2018 Website
The Opus by Zaha Hadid opens to businesses The Opus by Zaha Hadid opens to businesses
The Opus is uniquely distinct from the famed architect’s list of iconic projects as it is one of her very first projects in Dubai to have been fully designed from an interior and exterior perspective, where every element of the hotel and residential sp...
  21 Oct 2018  
ENGIE and ALEC join forces to drive Smart4Power into a stronger energy efficiency company ENGIE and ALEC join forces to drive Smart4Power into a stronger energy efficiency company
Smart4Power is an independent energy services company (ESCO) providing energy saving solutions for existing buildings in the public and private sectors. Smart4Power is based in Dubai and has currently several projects in the UAE, KSA and Kuwait. Smart4...
  21 Oct 2018 Website
Thyssenkrupp Elevator’s Multi Collects Three New Awards Thyssenkrupp Elevator’s Multi Collects Three New Awards
Just in time for the CTBUH Middle East Conference in Dubai, MULTI has collected three different awards: the “Internationaler Designpreis Baden-Württemberg”, the “Focus Silver” award in Germany, the German Chamber of Commerce for Spain’s Excellence Awar...
  21 Oct 2018 Website
Siemens and Bentley Systems announce PlantSight digital twin cloud services Siemens and Bentley Systems announce PlantSight digital twin cloud services
For process industries, characterized by ongoing capital projects, the effectiveness of digital twins depends upon the integrity and accessibility of as-operated information presented and continuously updated in trusted 2D schematic and 3D model format...
  20 Oct 2018  
International Concrete Technology Forum 2018 – Dubai International Concrete Technology Forum 2018 – Dubai
Did you know that concrete is the most used material in the world in terms of volume, where about 6 billion cubic meters of concrete is made each year, which equals one cubic meter for every person on Earth? Having said that, it is noticeable that conc...
International Concrete Technology Forum 2018International Concrete Technology Forum 2018 20 Oct 2018 Website
CloudWorx for BricsCAD CloudWorx for BricsCAD
CloudWorx allows users to leverage the power of Leica Geosystems’ JetStream technology for centralized data storage and ease of collaboration while working with big data. With this release, CloudWorx supports Leica Geosystems’ all-new LGS universal pro...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 17 Oct 2018 Website
Emergency Energy in A Desalination Plant Emergency Energy in A Desalination Plant
The generator sets are prepared to respond immediately in the event of an interruption in the supply of energy from the general network, thereby guaranteeing continuous supply and avoiding any alteration in the processes that take place in the water tr...
  17 Oct 2018 Website
EC190 hose provides a fire-resistant solution with outstanding flexibility for rail applications EC190 hose provides a fire-resistant solution with outstanding flexibility for rail applications
Power management company Eaton announces the launch of a new, high flexibility SAE 100R4 hose to complement its range of the EN45545-2 compliant hose solutions for the rail industry. EC190 has been engineered to comply with the new European rail fire s...
  17 Oct 2018 Website
Visit Cairo Woodshow 2018 Visit Cairo Woodshow 2018
Don't miss this event and take advantage of the market demands from the neighboring countries. Cairo WoodShow presents an ideal platform for exhibitors and potential buyers to meet, explore investment opportunities, and to conclude business deals.
Cairo WoodShow 2018Cairo WoodShow 2018 16 Oct 2018 Website
Solar House Prototype by Baitykool competes for Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 Award Solar House Prototype by Baitykool competes for Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 Award
Developed in collaboration with students from Amity University, Bordeaux University, Arts et Métiers School ENSAM, Architecture and Landscape, School of Bordeaux ENSAPBx , An Najah National University, the project Baitykool is a multi-family housing un...
  16 Oct 2018  
Building Automation and Maintenance Summit 2018 Building Automation and Maintenance Summit 2018
Be a part of this grand summit to add value to the maintenance and automation industry by participating in the deliberations and the interactive sessions which will focus on “Enhancing Building Performance and Creating Perfect Places”, Digital Transfor...
  15 Oct 2018  
Dubai readies itself for worlds largest security, safety, and fire protection trade fair Dubai readies itself for world's largest security, safety, and fire protection trade fair
More than 1,300 exhibitors from 59 countries, including 18 of the world’s top 20 commercial security providers, are set to participate at Intersec 2019, which takes place from 20-22 January at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Intersec 2019Intersec 2019 14 Oct 2018 Website
Steelcase To Distribute Officebricks In Europe, Middle East and Africa Steelcase To Distribute Officebricks In Europe, Middle East and Africa
The solution Steelcase proposes is an ecosystem of open, shielded or enclosed spaces where employees can choose the level of privacy they require. This is fundamentally about empowering individuals with choices and giving them control over their work e...
  14 Oct 2018 Website
Saudi Build 2018 to display latest sustainable building innovations Saudi Build 2018 to display latest sustainable building innovations
It will be held in conjunction with the 2018 Saudi Stone Tech 2018 and Saudi PMV Series 2018. All three events will give visitors deep insights into the latest innovations and developments in the construction sector. The Saudi Build 2018 is expected to...
  13 Oct 2018 Website
Barco to Showcase Leading-edge IT Solutions at GITEX Barco to Showcase Leading-edge IT Solutions at GITEX
Barco will introduce its world-leading wireless presentation and collaboration platforms, ClickShare and WePresent. Visitors can also experience the new TouchBack feature on the ClickShare CSE-200 that allows presenters to control the system via touchs...
  13 Oct 2018 Website
Timing Is Everything—When Is the Right Time to Use Bullet-Resistant Glass? Timing Is Everything—When Is the Right Time to Use Bullet-Resistant Glass?
Whether you’re designing a new or remodeled convenience store, medical facility, ticket window, school or any other type of secure building, it’s more cost and time effective to install bullet-resistant materials during construction than to do a retrof...
ArmortexArmortex 12 Oct 2018 Website
Hairline Cracks Cured with PENETRONs Crystalline Technology Hairline Cracks Cured with PENETRON's Crystalline Technology
When the new cooling tower basin at the Praxair industrial gas production facility in Louisiana started to leak water through hairline shrinkage cracks during tests, PENETRON ADMIX – with its crystalline technology – turned out to be the optimal soluti...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 11 Oct 2018 Website
WETEX 2018 documents the UAEs drive towards green energy reliance WETEX 2018 documents the UAE's drive towards green energy reliance
Green energy solutions and techniques will attract the attention of exhibitors and visitors during the exhibition, thus confirming Dubai's leading role in highlighting the importance of green energy around the world. WETEX 2018, the largest edition sin...
  10 Oct 2018 Website
SirajPower adds Apparel Group to its growing portfolio of solar plants in Dubai SirajPower adds Apparel Group to its growing portfolio of solar plants in Dubai
SirajPower has signed a 15 year’s leasing scheme under which it will install, finance and operate a 1.8 MWp PV system on two of Apparel’s warehouses in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA). The solar plant is expected to cover more than 50% of the company’s ele...
  9 Oct 2018  
Manufacturer of decorative cement tiles launches in UAE Manufacturer of decorative cement tiles launches in UAE
Mosaico tiles are made to order and customers can select every aspect of their tiles from the shape, an ever-growing range of patterns and designs, to a wide choice of colours to adorn each tile. Customers can also design their own patterns, for tiles ...
  9 Oct 2018 Website
Himoinsa Develops Voltage Transformer Substations In 10 And 20ft Containers Himoinsa Develops Voltage Transformer Substations In 10 And 20ft Containers
The transformer substations make it possible to increase the voltage from low to medium, or vice versa, depending on the needs of the client in each project. These substations make it possible to transform 6.3 MVA and 3.15 MVA depending on whether a 20...
  9 Oct 2018  
AXOR x Design Hotels Bring Together 25 Years of Design Excellence and Architectural Competence AXOR x Design Hotels Bring Together 25 Years of Design Excellence and Architectural Competence
AXOR’s current product portfolio consists of around 2,000 products, all unique in their philosophy, their formation, and their style. Innovative and timeless iconic products for the sink, shower, and bath. From classic to avant-garde, AXOR collections,...
  8 Oct 2018 Website
Boon Edam Launches Sleek Access Control Pedestal Mount Boon Edam Launches Sleek Access Control Pedestal Mount
Using modern and intuitive technology, the Lifeline Boost pedestal mount guides each visitor through to their destination without delay or inconvenience. As with the Lifeline Speedlane series, a selection of proven and intuitive light symbols indicate ...
Boon Edam B.V.Boon Edam B.V. 8 Oct 2018 Website
DEWA awards AED 93 million contracts for 990 transformers DEWA awards AED 93 million contracts for 990 transformers
These transformers will increase the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of the electricity distribution network in Dubai and will ensure a continuous and stable supply of power to all customers. The supply of these transformers will be completed by ...
  8 Oct 2018  
Linesight manages GCC projects worth over US$10billion Linesight manages GCC projects worth over US$10billion
Linesight offers consultancy services, focusing on cost and project management, across a wide number of industry sectors including retail, commercial, hospitality and data center. Some of their more notable projects include the US$430 million Bahrain M...
  7 Oct 2018 Website
Have no fear of maths, physics and co. Have no fear of maths, physics and co.
Freeze your own shadow, puzzle with a snake cube, create giant bubbles with a cable hoist – all this and more can be tried out by visitors to the “Explorhino Science Center” in Aalen. Natural science can be experienced in the new building. The building...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 7 Oct 2018 Website
Participants at The Windows Doors & Facades Event in Dubai Strike Millionaire Deals Participants at The Windows Doors & Facades Event in Dubai Strike Millionaire Deals
The show, organised by dmg events, gathered over 120 exhibiting companies from around the globe, attracting more than 6,600 visitors. Free educational seminars and the Middle East Facades Summit complemented the event, which showcased the latest and mo...
  7 Oct 2018 Website
Ring to Promote Innovative Home Security Products and Solutions at GITEX Ring to Promote Innovative Home Security Products and Solutions at GITEX
Ring will showcase its latest suite of smart home security products such as Ring Video Doorbell 2 that allows you to communicate with visitors from anywhere, Ring Video Doorbell Pro which in addition to the features of the Video Doorbell 2 has advanced...
  5 Oct 2018  
Konecranes modernises the rotary crane at the DLR test facility for rocket drives Konecranes modernises the rotary crane at the DLR test facility for rocket drives
On the roof of the rocket drive test facility, the crane system must withstand a range of temperatures from minus 5 to plus 40 degrees Celsius with wind, rain, sun and snow in all seasons. Moreover, the state of Baden-Württemberg has more rainfall than...
  5 Oct 2018  
Dulsco Receives Dubai Chamber CSR Label for its Outstanding CSR and Sustainability Efforts Dulsco Receives Dubai Chamber CSR Label for its Outstanding CSR and Sustainability Efforts
The award recognises companies that implement outstanding CSR and sustainability practices in the GCC region, doubling as a framework to inspire establishments across the region to develop and amplify their sustainability and responsibility strategies....
  3 Oct 2018  
FAMCO delivers the first Volvo A45G Articulated Hauler in the UAE FAMCO delivers the first Volvo A45G Articulated Hauler in the UAE
Volvo CE launched the first articulated hauler 50 years ago and has been developing and refining the concept ever since. Today’s powerful workhorses have come a long way from the original 10-tonne model. Backed by a decades-long track record of enginee...
  3 Oct 2018  
District One set to showcase its luxury residential development at Cityscape Dubai District One set to showcase its luxury residential development at Cityscape Dubai
Surrounded by over 26 million sq.ft. of dedicated open spaces, parks, lawns, green corridors, and recreational spaces, District One offers a tranquil and relaxing ambience to its residents. The prestigious property has an 8.4-km cycling and running tra...
  3 Oct 2018  
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Reveals Full-Scale Passenger Capsule Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Reveals Full-Scale Passenger Capsule
The capsule, “Quintero One” is constructed almost completely out of HyperloopTT’s VibraniumTM, a specially made dual-layer smart composite material. It was built at the Southern Spain aerospace facilities of HyperloopTT’s partner Airtificial, a new com...
  3 Oct 2018  
IMKAN Announces New Coastal Destination AlJurf During Cityscape Global IMKAN Announces New Coastal Destination AlJurf During Cityscape Global
Construction on the 370-hectare project boasting 3.4 kilometers of azure beachfront, and the centerpiece of IMKAN’s exhibit at Cityscape Global 2018, will begin in 2019. The master-planned community is slated to become a pristine second-home destinatio...
  2 Oct 2018  
GEZE Is One of Germanys Most Innovative Companies GEZE Is One of Germany's Most Innovative Companies
It was awarded the prestigious TOP 100 Award, securing its position as one of Germany's most successful SME innovators. Gerald Haas, GEZE Managing Director Research & Development, accepted the award from TOP 100 Award.
  2 Oct 2018 Website
Union Properties to Unveil AED 2.5 billion Avenue District at Cityscape Global Union Properties to Unveil AED 2.5 billion Avenue District at Cityscape Global
The first residential community in Avenue District, 313 Avenue, will comprise 67 studios, 156 one-bedroom apartments and 166 two-bedroom apartments. The contemporary low-rise community, offers the finest in leisure, dining, entertainment and sport faci...
  1 Oct 2018 Website
Japanese architect to showcase world’s tallest wooden tower at Cityscape Global Japanese architect to showcase world’s tallest wooden tower at Cityscape Global
Climbing 350 metres, the tower will claim two accolades, the tallest building in Japan and the highest wooden structure in the world when it eventually opens in 2041, which coincides with construction company Sumitomo Forestry’s 350th anniversary.
  30 Sep 2018  
Etihad ESCO organize Dubai Retrofit and Developers Awareness Program Etihad ESCO organize Dubai Retrofit and Developers Awareness Program
The building sector currently accounts for a large share of emissions and is responsible for 60 to 70 percent of UAE’s electricity consumption. Achieving 30% by 2030 commitments will require the active participation and cooperation of the developers in...
  29 Sep 2018  
Helping Others: Kalwall Featured in BBC Hit Show Helping Others: Kalwall Featured in BBC Hit Show
Kalwall, Structura and RAICO teamed up to provide the curtain wall system that envelops the builiding. The façade is comprised of 200 square meters (656 square feet) of Kalwall translucent sandwich panels. The panels are incorporated into RAICO’s innov...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 26 Sep 2018 Website
Eaton’s  aluminum flat face couplings offer significant reliability benefits over plastic equivalents Eaton’s aluminum flat face couplings offer significant reliability benefits over plastic equivalents
Manufactured from aluminum, this coupling provides customers with a lightweight and corrosion-resistant solution. What’s more, the coupling features good resistance to environmental exposure, pressure and mechanical stress, delivering reduced maintenan...
  26 Sep 2018 Website
Pandre Special Architecture wins ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ Pandre Special Architecture wins ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’
The design intent was to create a place of hospitality, entertainment, relaxation and reflection; an informal, modern annex that complements the ‘formal’ Majlis located inside the more traditional family villa. As such, the cantilevered roof and openin...
  26 Sep 2018  
Dubai Can Be Hero City for Global Architecture and Design Sector Dubai Can Be Hero City for Global Architecture and Design Sector
Modern outlook anchored in heritage and culture, and sustainability are key for the region’s architecture and interior design sector, said experts at INDEX. Co-located with the Hotel Show Dubai, Leisure Show, and FIM, over 30,200 people attended the ev...
  26 Sep 2018  
Schneider Electric Introduces New Sustainability Reporting Tools Schneider Electric Introduces New Sustainability Reporting Tools
Resource Advisor, which supports more than 4,500 clients in over 300,000 sites globally, lets organizations track and manage sustainability programs on one centralized platform, increasing the speed and accuracy of data collection and reporting. The so...
  25 Sep 2018 Website
ECC becomes the first locally grown company in the UAE to receive BIM Kitemark certification ECC becomes the first locally grown company in the UAE to receive BIM Kitemark certification
ECC receives a milestone award and recognition from BSI Assurance UK Ltd and is the first local company in the UAE to receive this international accolade. BIM generates greater collaborative potential between the architects, designers and contractors b...
  24 Sep 2018 Website
b.fm to Showcase Innovative Facilities Management Solutions b.fm to Showcase Innovative Facilities Management Solutions
In the residential sector, b.fm manages over 3,500 units; providing a wide range of home services, such as housekeeping, landscaping, repairs, painting, carpentry, property renovation, as well as mechanical, electrical and plumbing works.
  24 Sep 2018  
Boon Edam is All About Tailgating Prevention at GSX 2018 Boon Edam is All About Tailgating Prevention at GSX 2018
Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced they are emphasizing the theme of tailgating in booth #1715 at the GSX (formerly ASIS) exhibition in Las Vegas, NV from September 25-27. GSX is an ...
  24 Sep 2018 Website
UK body to offer training for FM professionals UK body to offer training for FM professionals
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 ...
  23 Sep 2018 Website
Single House De Beir - Sophisticated Atmospheres Near the North Sea Single House De Beir - Sophisticated Atmospheres Near the North Sea
The white walls and floors deliver an intense brightness to the rooms, creating a particularly relaxing sensation. Warmth and sophistication emanate from the features of the rooms picked out in smoked larch, from the dark brown iron panels, to the appl...
  22 Sep 2018 Website
Hormann introduces flexible V4015 high-speed door ideal for tight spaces Hormann introduces flexible V4015 high-speed door ideal for tight spaces
The door comes with an innovative tubular drive and high-speed process, making it ideal for tight spaces. It is safe and economical as it is equipped with the standard light grille and SoftEdge profile for a high level of security, to prevent door syst...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 20 Sep 2018  
Schneider Electric Announces the 10 Teams of Finalists for Go Green in the City 2018 Schneider Electric Announces the 10 Teams of Finalists for Go Green in the City 2018
The finalists must now prepare for the last phase of the competition: presenting their final case study to a jury composed of members of Schneider Electric’s senior management at the Innovation Summit which Schneider Electric organizes in the United St...
  20 Sep 2018 Website
A carbon-neutral American tulipwood pavilion launches at the London Design Festival A carbon-neutral American tulipwood pavilion launches at the London Design Festival
MultiPly, a nine-meter high, carbon-neutral wooden pavilion made entirely of American tulipwood has opened to the public in the Sackler Courtyard of the V&A in time for the London Design Festival on September 15, 2018 and will remain there until Octobe...
  19 Sep 2018 Website
Binghatti Developers to Exhibit its Latest Projects at Cityscape Global Binghatti Developers to Exhibit its Latest Projects at Cityscape Global
The project sits directly on the Dubai Water Canal waterfront in Business Bay and this allows it to offer unobstructed views of the Dubai Water Canal and iconic Dubai Skyline. Consisting of 230 residential units including Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom apartm...
  19 Sep 2018  
New Technology Makes It Easier to Apply BIM on Projects of Any Size New Technology Makes It Easier to Apply BIM on Projects of Any Size
While many countries have been using BIM for years, and some considering mandating the use of BIM on any type and size of buildings, it is only the last few years that BIM has gained some momentum in the Middle East. Then only on larger and complex bui...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 19 Sep 2018 Website
Tadweer Opens New Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling Facility Tadweer Opens New Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling Facility
With a minimum production capacity of 31,000 tons per month and 150 to 200 tons per hour, the new facility recycles construction and demolition waste and provides recycled aggregate for the construction of roads and other infrastructure projects. In ad...
  19 Sep 2018  
KE for Grand Hotel Baglioni in Florence - Kolibrie shades the terrace of B-Roof restaurant KE for Grand Hotel Baglioni in Florence - Kolibrie shades the terrace of B-Roof restaurant
The restaurant area has been renovated and B-Roof was born, a modern setting on the fifth floor of the historic hotel: it offers a unique, special view on Florence’s skyline. On B-Roof’s terrace, an outdoor restaurant area was created, for guests who w...
  19 Sep 2018 Website
Minister of Trade and Industry Inaugurates the Big 5 Construct Egypt Minister of Trade and Industry Inaugurates the Big 5 Construct Egypt
More than just an exhibition, The Big 5 Construct Egypt provides industry professionals with invaluable learning opportunities in the form of free to attend CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified courses. Visitors can attend over 40 worksh...
  18 Sep 2018  
Saudi entertainment resort launches in record time using semi-permanent building technology Saudi entertainment resort launches in record time using semi-permanent building technology
Sustainability is a key feature of the semi-permanent building solution, as the buildings can be dismantled and reused in a new location as and when business conditions change. Given most models are already factory manufactured, temporary structure use...
  17 Sep 2018  
Florida Construction Projects Build on Penetron Technology Florida Construction Projects Build on Penetron Technology
The concrete structures of the Crystal Lagoons must withstand constant contact with water – the perfect application for - PENETRON ADMIX. As a crystalline admixture, PENETRON ADMIX reacts in a catalytic reaction with moisture in fresh concrete to gener...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 16 Sep 2018 Website
INDEX Set to Unveil the ‘Silk Road’ for Interior Design INDEX Set to Unveil the ‘Silk Road’ for Interior Design
Did you know that wool is one of the World’s most sustainable and eco-friendly materials that is able to bring health benefits to interior furniture and furnishings? Visitors get to hear more on this at the Wool Seminar. There will also be a series of ...
  15 Sep 2018  
Hotel Show Dubai Set to Welcome Over 30,000 Visitors Hotel Show Dubai Set to Welcome Over 30,000 Visitors
Taking place at the Hotel Show are two live competitions that have received extraordinary interest from sectors that they are designed for. The Chef’s Table Competition , which has Carrefour as exclusive F&B partner, Diversey as the hygiene sponsor, 17...
  15 Sep 2018 Website
Shining light on a centre of excellence Shining light on a centre of excellence
During the day, the Kalwall is said to enhance daylight and distribute it internally without shadows and glare, while at night it creates a welcoming glow with scallop-shaped backlighting. The unique ability to transmit large amounts of usable light wi...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 12 Sep 2018 Website
Acoustics and design in Kiev’s first green Business Centre Acoustics and design in Kiev’s first green Business Centre
It is the first newly opened Business Centre in the Ukrainian capital for half a decade and is the first property of its kind in the country to be certified to International standards for sustainable construction: the ASTARTA Organic Business Centre. I...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 12 Sep 2018 Website
Saudi Contractors Authority Launch International Contracting Conference and Exhibition Saudi Contractors Authority Launch International Contracting Conference and Exhibition
The two-day event is held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Saudi’s Minister of Commerce and Investment, and hosted by the Saudi Contractors Authority, a newly formed government authority responsible for regulating...
  11 Sep 2018 Website
Tadweer Collects 1,147,844 Tons of Waste across Emirate of Abu Dhabi Tadweer Collects 1,147,844 Tons of Waste across Emirate of Abu Dhabi
At 460,322.16 tons, municipal solid waste accounted for 40.01% of the total waste collected by Tadweer’s facilities in the first six months of 2018, while green waste collected from residential areas and farms recorded 267,716.61 tons or 23.32% of tota...
  10 Sep 2018  
Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry
During this most recent renovation of Dragon’s Cave, the concrete elements were precast on-site using custom forms in a special process. The concrete was treated with PENETRON ADMIX to permanently waterproof the resulting precast elements that were the...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 8 Sep 2018 Website
The Interior Glass Market 2018 The Interior Glass Market 2018
One of the main pros of interior glass: More glass means more light. Designers and customers want large expanses of glass with less framing for more light, unobstructed views, and a feeling of freedom and openness. It’s about defined 12 boundaries that...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 8 Sep 2018 Website
Dubai Land Department reveals achievements of Dubai’s real estate market Dubai Land Department reveals achievements of Dubai’s real estate market
During the reporting period, 1,000 investors received their properties through 900 transactions, with a total value of over AED 12 billion. These substantial figures demonstrate Dubai's superiority, its distinctive position as a preferred international...
  8 Sep 2018  
The new Eaton Dynamax EC881 high pressure hydraulic hose offers  unrivalled capabilities The new Eaton Dynamax EC881 high pressure hydraulic hose offers unrivalled capabilities
In today’s productivity driven environment, owners and operators simply cannot afford machinery downtime. It is therefore imperative that OEM designers and engineers design for reliability. Impulse cycle capabilities are a key measurement in terms of l...
  7 Sep 2018 Website
Honeywell Demonstrates Role of IoT in Kuwait’s Future Smart Buildings Honeywell Demonstrates Role of IoT in Kuwait’s Future Smart Buildings
Kuwait is modernizing its national infrastructure and focusing on smart city developments under the ambitious Kuwait National Development Plan 2035. Driven by these initiatives, buildings are becoming increasingly online and connected, presenting build...
  7 Sep 2018 Website
Hormann Introduces Door V2012 for supermarkets Hormann Introduces Door V2012 for supermarkets
The door comes with an operator and shaft cover manufactured with standard light grille and automatic emergency opening via a counter weight. These features make the flexible plastic curtain door a safe choice for indoor areas with high customer footfa...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 7 Sep 2018  
HE Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Officially Opens Middle East Stone 2018 HE Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Officially Opens Middle East Stone 2018
Reaffirming its place as an important date in the calendar of industry professionals, the three-day exhibition will connect more than 400 suppliers, manufacturers and distributors with thousands of decision-makers from the region.
  4 Sep 2018 Website
AXOR Celebrates 25 Years of Personalized Bathroom Design AXOR Celebrates 25 Years of Personalized Bathroom Design
The uncompromising claim to perfection in design, craftsmanship and functionality is reflected, for example, in the resource-efficient AXOR Starck Organic collection. Thanks to a new spray mode, it offers an innovative solution for the responsible use ...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 4 Sep 2018 Website
HE Sami Al Qamzi Opens Smart Stores Expo 2018 HE Sami Al Qamzi Opens Smart Stores Expo 2018
Bannered under the theme ‘Explore the Future of Smart Retail’, Smart Stores Expo has gathered the industry’s most influential business leaders, decision makers and buyers under one roof. Building upon the success of its launch in Abu Dhabi, this year’...
  4 Sep 2018 Website
Clean Air in Classrooms Improves Student Performance Clean Air in Classrooms Improves Student Performance
Many people are not aware of how bad the indoor air quality in schools can be. Fatigue, headaches, dizziness, coughing, and eye, nose and throat irritation are symptoms of poor air quality in learning environments. Consider this: about 50% of all schoo...
  4 Sep 2018 Website
HE Nawal Al-Hosani Submits Credentials as UAE’s Permanent Representative to IRENA HE Nawal Al-Hosani Submits Credentials as UAE’s Permanent Representative to IRENA
The Mission of the UAE to IRENA represents the country’s interests through promoting collaboration among the member states in advancing the renewable energy agenda worldwide. Abu Dhabi has been home to IRENA since the Agency’s establishment in 2009. IR...
  3 Sep 2018  
Largest marble suppliers to GCC bring wide product range to Middle East Stone Largest marble suppliers to GCC bring wide product range to Middle East Stone
Under the umbrella of the national initiative, Discover Turkey, the country’s pavilion will play host to a number of natural stone organisations promoting the industry. These include: Ege Antik Mermer, Alimoğlu Mermer Granit, Antalya Mermer, Cesan Cran...
  3 Sep 2018 Website
Designs Group Targets Further Growth in the UAE Designs Group Targets Further Growth in the UAE
Saudi based Designs Group, a pioneer in providing integrated hotel solutions as well as construction and management services, will be once again showcasing its wide range of products and services at The Hotel Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre this y...
The Hotel Show 2018The Hotel Show 2018 3 Sep 2018 Website
Schneider Electric Says Middle East Spearheads USD 2.6 Trillion Global Smart Cities Market Schneider Electric Says Middle East Spearheads USD 2.6 Trillion Global Smart Cities Market
As mega-trends such as connectivity, mobility, social media, and new digital business models transform the world, city governments across the region are harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to drive innovation, meet citizen needs, and enhance...
  2 Sep 2018 Website
Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Receives LEED Platinum Certification Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Receives LEED Platinum Certification
The headquarters building of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment in Al Ruwayyah, Dubai, has been awarded the Platinum Status, the highest ranking in the LEED System of the US Green Building Council. Earning 82 points, MOCCAE became the first...
  2 Sep 2018  
EmiratesGBC urges entities region-wide to commit to net zero carbon buildings EmiratesGBC urges entities region-wide to commit to net zero carbon buildings
Announced globally by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment challenges businesses and organisations across the world to take advanced climate action by setting ambitious targets to eliminate operational c...
  31 Aug 2018 Website
Emerson opens Flow Calibration Service Center for Middle East and Africa Emerson opens Flow Calibration Service Center for Middle East and Africa
Emerson has recently opened its Middle East and Africa Flow Service Center at its Dubai campus. The facility will operate as a service center for customers in the Middle East and Africa. “The establishment of the Flow Service Center on Emerson’s Dubai ...
  30 Aug 2018 Website
Huge Middle East Urban, Infrastructure Growth Makes Dubai Focus of Global Stone Industry Huge Middle East Urban, Infrastructure Growth Makes Dubai Focus of Global Stone Industry
Urban construction, which is at the heart of residential, commercial, hospitality and infrastructural developments, accounts for 80% of all stone usage across the Middle East. Among the new mega projects announced over the last 12 months highlighting t...
  21 Aug 2018  
BancoEstado Upgrades Access System with Boon Edam Optical Turnstiles BancoEstado Upgrades Access System with Boon Edam Optical Turnstiles
To upgrade security at the main headquarters building in Santiago and comply with the strict security measures required by an institution its size, BancoEstado deployed a comprehensive access control strategy that included using three of Boon Edam’s Sp...
Boon Edam B.V.Boon Edam B.V. 20 Aug 2018 Website
BricsCAD’s Powerful 3D BIM Workflow BricsCAD’s Powerful 3D BIM Workflow
Unlike conventional 3D BIM, with stop/start workflows – BricsCAD BIM enables full, CAD-accurate 3D modeling from the very start. We offer simple and accurate modeling tools that carry your 3D massing and study models directly into BIM. Better yet, it a...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 15 Aug 2018 Website
Drop-In Decorative Ceiling Tiles Drop-In Decorative Ceiling Tiles
If you want the look of an old-time tin ceiling in your home but are concerned that your existing ceiling is too out of level or might not provide enough support, consider a drop-in decorative ceiling tile system. You might think that you’ve never seen...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. 14 Aug 2018 Website
Dubai Design District to Present Eight Emirati Designers at London Design Fair Dubai Design District to Present Eight Emirati Designers at London Design Fair
Designers will create unique commissions for London, each inspired by this exquisite and treasured archive. The exhibition will then travel to Paris as part of the UAE-France Cultural Dialogue programme, before returning to Dubai for Dubai Design Week ...
  14 Aug 2018  
Grundfos Forum now open to the world through a virtual conference Grundfos Forum now open to the world through a virtual conference
The virtual conference will broadcast live on 15 and 16 August, and On-Demand from 17 August to 14 October. In addition to the access to talks, events and breakout sessions, participants will also get to have their voice heard – they will get to take p...
  13 Aug 2018 Website
Construction disputes in the Middle East being resolved quicker than before Construction disputes in the Middle East being resolved quicker than before
The 2018 Global Construction Disputes Report is an annual study from Arcadis that examines the most common causes of dispute on construction projects, as well as the average duration and value of disputes, and the method of dispute resolution most comm...
  13 Aug 2018  
Emerson Named IIoT Corporate Leader of the Year Emerson Named 'IIoT Corporate Leader of the Year'
Modern manufacturing organizations are continually challenged to do more with less to meet the rapid pace of the global marketplace. Emerson has helped companies navigate these challenges by developing and implementing the Plantweb™ digital ecosystem: ...
  12 Aug 2018  
Elegance, Energy and Harmony in Adriana Lohmanns Lamps by the Interior Design Italia Elegance, Energy and Harmony in Adriana Lohmann's Lamps by the Interior Design Italia
Harmony and form are the key words, useful to give energy and character to the environment. Adriana has succeeded, thanks also to her experience as a consultant on the harmony of furniture and healthy living, to free and manage the energy of many place...
  11 Aug 2018  
The shading sails that enhance any kind of outdoor space The shading sails that enhance any kind of outdoor space
Inspired by the sea, the Sails range, with nautical fabrics and marine-derived technology, is designed to protect from the sun and to resist weathering and salt corrosion. A shading range that offers wide coverage dimensions, multiple installation syst...
  10 Aug 2018 Website
Dubai’s First Ever Sleep Challenge Seeks the City’s Best Snoozer Dubai’s First Ever Sleep Challenge Seeks the City’s Best Snoozer
In the UAE, 90 per cent of people are not getting enough sleep, according to the results published by researchers at the University of Michigan in the United States based on comparing global sleep patterns. A good start for the sleep-starved could be a...
  5 Aug 2018  
3rd Annual GCC HVAC Summit & Awards 3rd Annual GCC HVAC Summit & Awards
The event is officially supported by the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Falcon Chapt...
  5 Aug 2018  
District One begins construction of its Waterfront Residences District One begins construction of its Waterfront Residences
Located in luxurious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City development, this phase comprises of 16 buildings ranging from G+4 to G+16 with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom contemporary apartments. These cutting-edge homes are bathed in natural light streaming through ...
  31 Jul 2018  
Second show of 2018 will offer a different interiors experience Second show of 2018 will offer a different interiors experience
The INDEX show will focus on individual designs and value driven products from Asia, sat alongside premium products from Europe, with design houses from the likes of Italy, India and China giving us great variance. Together, they will allow the show to...
  29 Jul 2018  
Thyssenkrupp with new elevator high-rise test tower and innovation complex Thyssenkrupp with new elevator high-rise test tower and innovation complex
With 18 shafts, the Innovation complex test tower can be used to trial new concepts and product pilots, including high-speed elevators, the two-cabins-per-shaft elevator system, TWIN, as well as the world’s first rope-less and sideways-moving elevator ...
  28 Jul 2018  
The Big 5 Heavy Joins Middle East Concrete and The Big 5 in November The Big 5 Heavy Joins Middle East Concrete and The Big 5 in November
The Big 5 Heavy follows the recently announced return of the popular Middle East Concrete (MEC) event at The Big 5. Dedicated entirely to the concrete industry, MEC will host over 100 concrete exhibitors and four days of world-class education led by Th...
  25 Jul 2018  
Calce Grigio and Filo Argenti for the Business Lounge of Platov Aiport in Rostov-On-Don, Russia Calce Grigio and Filo Argenti for the Business Lounge of Platov Aiport in Rostov-On-Don, Russia
The new Platov international airport in Rostov-on-Don covers a total surface of 50,000 square metres and is a key transport hub as a result of its strategic position. The business lounge with its expansive glazing overlooking the charming landscape of ...
Laminam Middle EastLaminam Middle East 25 Jul 2018  
Hansgrohe Transforms the Hotel Shower into an Oasis of Well-Being Hansgrohe Transforms the Hotel Shower into an Oasis of Well-Being
The 15 different jet types that hansgrohe features in its portfolio offer guests even more options. To name just a few: the classic Rain shower for an invigorating morning shower; the RainAir spray, which washes away the stresses of everyday life; the ...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 25 Jul 2018  
New Connected Building Software to Optimize Space Usage and Operational Costs New Connected Building Software to Optimize Space Usage and Operational Costs
Recent studies indicate most offices around the world are underutilized by as much as half of their actual capacity due to factors such as shifting work schedules, mobile technology usage and changing business needs. However, many facility managers lac...
  25 Jul 2018 Website
SNC-Lavalin wins contract for three substations for prestigious Meydan One development SNC-Lavalin wins contract for three substations for prestigious Meydan One development
It will undertake the full design and delivery of all three 132/11kV gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substations, including the civil design and delivery of three two-storey buildings, all electrical equipment and electro-mechanical works. Deliverables ...
  24 Jul 2018  
PENETRON ADMIX Helps Launch New Tacoma Aquarium PENETRON ADMIX Helps Launch New Tacoma Aquarium
When PENETRON ADMIX is added to a concrete mix, it reduces permeability by permanently sealing microcracks, pores and capillaries, effectively protecting the concrete against water penetration and the effects of deterioration. The crystalline admixture...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 21 Jul 2018 Website
FLIR Debuts Lower-Cost Thermal Imaging Camera for Smartphones and Tablets FLIR Debuts Lower-Cost Thermal Imaging Camera for Smartphones and Tablets
Powered by the FLIR Lepton thermal microcamera core, the FLIR ONE Pro LT builds on the advanced features of the FLIR ONE Pro. Key tools include FLIR’s patented MSX image enhancement, which combines the thermal and a high-definition visible camera image...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 18 Jul 2018  
Bristol Fire Engineering Demonstrates Latest High-Rise Firefighting Equipment Bristol Fire Engineering Demonstrates Latest High-Rise Firefighting Equipment
Capable of extending to up to 60 metres, the Bronto Skylift has been designed to address the increasing need for Civil Defence teams to access greater heights and tackle blazes in residential, office and hotel skyscrapers across the UAE.
  18 Jul 2018  
Barco Names Alpha Data Overture Preferred Partner Barco Names Alpha Data Overture Preferred Partner
Barco’s Overture software delivers an enhanced meeting experience for the enterprise market through automating in-room hardware to respond to how users work and interact. Offering significant mutual benefits, the partnership with Alpha Data aims to imp...
  17 Jul 2018  
BricsCAD DroneDeploy integration BricsCAD DroneDeploy integration
Drone technology allows for safe mapping of terrains and property, producing high-quality surveying results. Whether you are a surveying, land developer, construction engineer, or a full-service A&E firm, utilizing the drones for terrain captures can d...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 15 Jul 2018 Website
‘Yas Bay Arena’ Wins the Sustainable Building Design of the Year ‘Yas Bay Arena’ Wins the Sustainable Building Design of the Year
Yas Bay Arena is uniquely designed to incorporate both sustainable and cultural features. The Arena’s distinctive design strategy to incorporate shading features that provide adequate daylight whilst insulating heat will assist in reducing the energy c...
  11 Jul 2018  
Heart of America Group Relies on Boon Edam Revolving Doors for its Hotels and Restaurants Heart of America Group Relies on Boon Edam Revolving Doors for its Hotels and Restaurants
Whalen and his team explored the possibility of implementing revolving doors after their national chain partners imposed licensing agreements that required automatic doors for entrances. “I was sitting in our brand new, beautiful lobby that had an auto...
Boon Edam B.V.Boon Edam B.V. 10 Jul 2018  
ADU’s Bachelor of Architecture Becomes UAE’s First Program to Earn RIBA Accreditation ADU’s Bachelor of Architecture Becomes UAE’s First Program to Earn RIBA Accreditation
The Bachelor of Architecture program at Abu Dhabi University, an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, earned the Royal Institute of British Architects accreditation, the highest accolade for archit...
  9 Jul 2018 Website
‘Green’ retailers to continue to gain traction with consumers ‘Green’ retailers to continue to gain traction with consumers
Consumers across all demographics are increasingly becoming more eco-conscious as reflected in the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, which found that 55% of global online consumers across 60 countries are willing to pay more for...
  8 Jul 2018  
‘Eclipse’ mood lighting set to fascinate and inspire during summer launch ‘Eclipse’ mood lighting set to fascinate and inspire during summer launch
When you watch an eclipse or the rise and setting of the sun and moon, the atmosphere around you changes and often leads to moments of tranquillity. Imagine having a light that opens and closes serenely, to create the levels of light that you need, or ...
  7 Jul 2018  
CCC identifies the digital tech megatrends to construct a future virtual world CCC identifies the digital tech megatrends to construct a future virtual world
The company worked closely with the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group to serve on the initiative and contribute to the report, which comes as a result of a year-long collaboration with more than 30 leading companies in the engineering an...
  5 Jul 2018 Website
Summertown Interiors completes Deliveroos new Dubai office Summertown Interiors completes Deliveroo's new Dubai office
The new workspace for the rapidly expanding British online food delivery company is reflective of the start-ups disruptive energy with its fresh, funky, and modern ambiance. The office includes an open free flow work environment; a dedicated pantry an...
  5 Jul 2018 Website
260 cranes and hoists at the high-capacity power plant Mannheim 260 cranes and hoists at the high-capacity power plant Mannheim
Each of the 260 cranes and hoists – from a simple chain pulley to the 300 tonne powerhouse crane, which the crane experts of Konecranes installed in the new power plant unit 9 requires a yearly safety-related check (UVV) and maintenance. How is it poss...
  3 Jul 2018 Website
BIM Data Exchange via IFC BIM Data Exchange via IFC
In the business software world, interoperability is important enough that vendors work hard to read and write their competitor’s file formats. In the CAD world, the .dwg file is king. In the beginning, .dwg was a proprietary format. Thanks to the work ...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 3 Jul 2018 Website
Hansgrohe brings pro cyclists into the shower for its new campaign Hansgrohe brings pro cyclists into the shower for its new campaign
Less than a month before the launch of the 2018 Tour de France, hansgrohe presents its campaign: « Your daily dose of energy », in which champions are showcased in an original and unprecedented way. Peter Sagan, sole ambassador of the 2017 campaign, wi...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 3 Jul 2018  
Automatic Revolving Doors Provide Impressive Entry for Iconic Dubai Frame Automatic Revolving Doors Provide Impressive Entry for Iconic Dubai Frame
Selecting the public entrances for the ground floor was an extremely important part of the project. The entrances must visually support the impressive nature of the structure; they must be durable enough for the high volume of visitor traffic expected,...
Boon Edam B.V.Boon Edam B.V. 30 Jun 2018  
OMRAN and Majid Al Futtaim Partner to Develop  Madinat Al Irfan OMRAN and Majid Al Futtaim Partner to Develop Madinat Al Irfan
Madinat Al Irfan is the Sultanate’s largest urban development project and is set to contribute to Oman Vision 2040.The eastern area currently being developed by OMRAN sits alongside Wadi Park just minutes from the newly opened Muscat International Airp...
  28 Jun 2018  
AUS re-creates a Raphaelite masterpiece AUS re-creates a Raphaelite masterpiece
Led by a team of seven architecture students at the university, the re-enactment brought together 61 students, staff and faculty, all meticulously prepared to portray one of the many intellectual giants included in Raphael’s painting. Each participant’...
  26 Jun 2018  
GEZE - Winners of the German Design Award 2018 GEZE - Winners of the German Design Award 2018
GEZE has numerous innovations that make lives better, easier and more pleasant, and that shape the future. Sometimes they are obvious, as in the case of the GEZE ActiveStop door damper. But GEZE often enjoys the added convenience or the enhanced securi...
  26 Jun 2018  
Sharjah Research Academy Hosts a Seminar on New Asphalt Mix Design Specifications Sharjah Research Academy Hosts a Seminar on New Asphalt Mix Design Specifications
In an endeavour to boost the performance of roadways in the UAE, Sharjah Research Academy hosted a seminar jointly with Sharjah Engineering Research Institute of the University of Sharjah on ‘Development of New Asphalt Mix Design Specifications’ at Sha...
  25 Jun 2018  
Bentley Systems Acquires Synchro Software Bentley Systems Acquires Synchro Software
The acquisition broadens Bentley’s ProjectWise construction offerings—which already include ConstructSim, the leader for 4D construction modeling in project delivery of industrial plants. With construction project management in 4D, benefits of BIM can ...
  25 Jun 2018  
Project Lebanon: Gearing up to mobilize Lebanon’s construction activity Project Lebanon: Gearing up to mobilize Lebanon’s construction activity
Building on its entrenched experience in the Lebanese construction sector, Project Lebanon has marked its position as a must-attend event for industry professionals to source construction materials, equipment and services, keep track of the industry’s ...
  20 Jun 2018  
Balance between shape and feature into the bathroom Balance between shape and feature into the bathroom
Available in the following finishes: brushed stainless steel, brushed black stainless steel and champagne stainless steel; DOT316 has been designed to amaze and excite, to meet the needs of those who love minimal and refined design. Thanks to its ident...
  20 Jun 2018 Website
Free BricsCAD Shape now available for Linux, Mac and Windows Free BricsCAD Shape now available for Linux, Mac and Windows
BricsCAD Shape lets you create without limits and save your models as native DWG files. Sculpt your ideas in solids from the start. It’s the power of free-form modeling with full CAD accuracy. BricsCAD Shape comes with a library of 3D components to hel...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 13 Jun 2018 Website
Hormann Introduces door type V3009 for integration in conveyor systems Hormann Introduces door type V3009 for integration in conveyor systems
Due to the low lateral space requirements, this door is specifically designed for integration in conveyor systems and their frequent automated opening and closing cycles. The door control can be integrated in existing PLC systems. A volt-free contact r...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 13 Jun 2018  
Turn your bathroom into a haven of inspiration Turn your bathroom into a haven of inspiration
Featuring exceptional ease of use to pamper yourself, hansgrohe offers two Talis mixer ranges showcasing Select technology: Talis Select S and Talis Select E. Here there is a fusion of form and function – the lever completely disappears, and you can co...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 12 Jun 2018  
Middle East Stone to Host Record Number of  Suppliers as Show Doubles in Size Middle East Stone to Host Record Number of Suppliers as Show Doubles in Size
According to market analysts BNC, the GCC currently accounts for 20% of the global stone market. Economically, that is said to be worth in excess of US$5 billion-a-year and is expected to account for 19.6 billion metric tons of stone by 2020. Across th...
  11 Jun 2018  
RSG Group of Companies signs Al Habbai Contracting as Main Contractor for Sabah Rotana RSG Group of Companies signs Al Habbai Contracting as Main Contractor for Sabah Rotana
To be launched before Expo 2020, the 5-star hotel and hotel apartments has been projected to be completed in 2.5 years. The main contractor Al Habbai Contracting LLC was chosen from a competent list of contracting firms who bid for the project. They ha...
  11 Jun 2018  
The European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation The European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation
CECE and most of the major European construction industry associations have joined forces to draft and agree on “The European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation”, which is released today. The Manifesto calls for strong political leaders...
  11 Jun 2018 Website
Construction of Peikko’s new factory in the United Arab Emirates in progress Construction of Peikko’s new factory in the United Arab Emirates in progress
The new factory consists of over 3,000 m2 of production and warehousing space and includes also modern office facilities. The factory will use the latest technology and automation in order to enhance connection item and DELTABEAM® Slim Floor Structure ...
  11 Jun 2018  
Majid Al Futtaim sets ambitious sustainability targets for Tilal Al Ghaf development Majid Al Futtaim sets ambitious sustainability targets for Tilal Al Ghaf development
Extensive on-site generation of solar power will be a key pillar of Tilal Al Ghaf’s sustainability strategy. Majid Al Futtaim aims to produce 20 percent of the community’s energy needs from renewable solar power, transferring surplus electricity to DEW...
  11 Jun 2018  
SirajPower Inks Solar Deal With Landmark Group SirajPower Inks Solar Deal With Landmark Group
SirajPower will deliver 2.1 MW of solar energy to Landmark’s Group warehouse facility located in Dubai South, and help the company generate over 3.4 million KWH of clean energy annually resulting in a reduction of the Group’s utility bills as well as t...
  11 Jun 2018  
Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro
The test campaign includes the demonstration of the performance of the railway system, from power supply to signalling systems, using the trains which have already been delivered. Alstom, as part of FAST consortium is supplying a fully integrated metro...
  11 Jun 2018 Website
Poetic woven architecture features sustainable American red oak at the Venice Biennale Poetic woven architecture features sustainable American red oak at the Venice Biennale
The poetic structure presented in Venice is composed by various elements intertwined in two levels. The higher level is built with American red oak modules and the lower one with steel modules; and both are woven with fibre glass of different colors, w...
  9 Jun 2018  
Caparol Paints unveils Ramadan inspired colour palette Caparol Paints unveils Ramadan inspired colour palette
Caparol Paints has gone big with colours that create soothing and stylish effects while adding aesthetically to the most inclusive quality of a space - paint. Caparol’s new colours create a harmonious blend of subtlety and brightness by creating an ama...
  9 Jun 2018  
Dubais Address Downtown Hotel Reopens with Stand Out Interior Two Years after New Years Blaze Dubai's Address Downtown Hotel Reopens with "Stand Out Interior" Two Years after New Year's Blaze
#INDEXDubai - With the opening of Address Downtown, Emaar is bringing to life a crowning glory in its hotel assets. Working with world-leading designers and consultants, the all-new Address Downtown ushers in an exceptional lifestyle choice and set new...
  6 Jun 2018  
Dubai Properties Unveils Middle East’s Largest Living Green Wall at Dubai Wharf Dubai Properties Unveils Middle East’s Largest Living Green Wall at Dubai Wharf
Living green walls are vertical gardens that are particularly useful in urban landscaping, where space can be a constraint. Plants naturally remove carbon dioxide and produce oxygen while filtering the air around them through absorbing pollutants. This...
  6 Jun 2018  
Solar Power Arriving in Dubai’s Leading Dry Ice and Industrial Gas Producer Solar Power Arriving in Dubai’s Leading Dry Ice and Industrial Gas Producer
As the solar lease provider, Yellow Door Energy will finance, design, build, operate and maintain the solar plant for the next 20 years, after which the plant belongs to Arabian Industrial Gases. The solar plant will generate over 850 MWh of clean ener...
  6 Jun 2018  
Farnek secures FM contracts worth over AED157 million Farnek secures FM contracts worth over AED157 million
Farnek is mobilising 1,170 additional staff and highly skilled, specialist technicians, to manage a range of services including, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), cleaning, waste management and security.
  4 Jun 2018 Website
ECC Secures Second Contract from Nshama for UNA Apartments ECC Secures Second Contract from Nshama for UNA Apartments
Re-affirming its position as a leading and diverse contracting company in the region, Engineering Contracting Company LLC has been re-appointed to lead on the AED 310,573,000 contract for the design and construction of the UNA apartments in Town Square...
  4 Jun 2018  
Boom Holding Expands its FM Footprint to KSA Boom Holding Expands its FM Footprint to KSA
The MoU was signed by Sameh Muhtadi, CEO of Bloom Holding and Eng. Abdulaziz AlAfaleq, CEO of AlKifah Holding at Bloom’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of senior executives from both sides. Under the MoU, both b.fm and AlKifah are mandated ...
  4 Jun 2018  
Export and import Hatches properties Export and import Hatches properties
For designers and users of geographic information in all its scope, the use of different shapes and sizes of polygonal fills allows to quickly and visually differentiate areas of a map that represent different phenomena, conditions or status: populatio...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 3 Jun 2018 Website
AUS to launch master’s in construction management degree AUS to launch master’s in construction management degree
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), approved the proposal for the Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM), during a meeting o...
  3 Jun 2018  
New Wireless Pressure Gauge App Increases Convenience and Safety New Wireless Pressure Gauge App Increases Convenience and Safety
This Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) application delivers field data from a fleet of wireless pressure gauges as frequently as once per minute. By keeping operators updated on changing conditions remotely, the app allows personnel to make fewer ma...
  3 Jun 2018 Website
PENETRON Technology Helps Russia Stage the FIFA World Cup PENETRON Technology Helps Russia Stage the FIFA World Cup
Over the years, Penetron Russia has gained a comprehensive level of experience and know-how in countless public projects and infrastructure upgrades across the country. The range of infrastructure projects that have benefitted from PENETRON crystalline...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 2 Jun 2018 Website
Where East meets West: Silk Road theme announced for second INDEX event Where East meets West: Silk Road theme announced for second INDEX event
INDEX September will focus on individual designs and value driven products from Asia, sat alongside premium products from Europe. Together, they will allow the show to present a wide selection of interior products to suit the taste and budgets of all o...
  1 Jun 2018  
From an industrial building to a residential loft From an industrial building to a residential loft
Arranged on a total area of over 600 square meters, an industrial building of the early '50s, in the center of Busto Arsizio (VA), has been completely renovated and transformed into a private home for a young family of four.
  29 May 2018 Website
Armortex bullet-resistant “C” channel transaction window frames Armortex bullet-resistant “C” channel transaction window frames
Made from stainless steel, Armortex bullet-resistant “C” channel transaction window frames allow natural voice transmission while providing maximum protection for the personnel behind the window while complementing existing décor. Armortex transaction ...
ArmortexArmortex 26 May 2018 Website
DMGs New Furniture Component & Materials Event  Aiming to Offer the Ultimate Design Toolkit DMG's New Furniture Component & Materials Event Aiming to Offer the Ultimate Design Toolkit
In what is a first of its kind in the region, the three-day event will present a shop-window of base materials and parts, rather than finished products. By gathering hundreds of international suppliers, the show will build a unique one-stop shop for in...
  25 May 2018  
INDEX to Host Second 2018 Show in September Following Hugely Inspiring March Outing INDEX to Host Second 2018 Show in September Following Hugely Inspiring March Outing
September's INDEX is where European design will mix and blend with a Middle-Eastern and Asian aesthetic to create our own 'Silk Road' of interiors. Whether you are sourcing premium brands from Europe or value driven product from Asia, the exhibition wi...
  25 May 2018  
Majid Al Futtaim signs agreement to build a Crystal Lagoon and swimming beach Majid Al Futtaim signs agreement to build a Crystal Lagoon and swimming beach
Lagoon Al Ghaf will be the heart of Tilal Al Ghaf and is in line with Majid Al Futtaim’s placemaking strategy for the community to offer diverse, family friendly recreational choices. Featuring more than 400 metres of sandy white beach and 1.5 kilometr...
  24 May 2018  
AUS architecture professor selected for prestigious Fulbright Program AUS architecture professor selected for prestigious Fulbright Program
Farr, who is currently Assistant Professor of Architecture at AUS, will begin his tenure as Fulbright Scholar in January 2019. His work in generating more ecologically and sustainably sound buildings comes as China’s urbanization progresses at a rate n...
  24 May 2018  
Design a building in as little as ten minutes Design a building in as little as ten minutes
By using the free BricsCAD Shape, you can design a building in as little as ten minutes. The 3D model can be used for conceptual designs and presentations, and is saved as a DWG file for further design and detailing.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 23 May 2018 Website
Geo-referencing captured map images from BricsCAD drawings Geo-referencing captured map images from BricsCAD drawings
Import, export and manage geospatial data. Files, stores or servers. Background base maps. Data structure management. Data viewer and editor. Transformation of coordinates. Capturing raster images from Dynamic Background Maps in ‘Spatial Manager for Br...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 23 May 2018 Website
2018 KSA Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award 2018 KSA Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award
Arabian Security & Safety Services Co. Ltd was named 2018 KSA Manned Guarding Company of the Year Award at the 2018 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet - held on 14th May at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. With an experience of ove...
  23 May 2018  
Caparol Paints Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence of Capastone Caparol Paints Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence of Capastone
A superior quality pure acrylic water-based paint system with coloured inorganic crushed natural stone aggregates for interior and exterior surfaces which are manufactured with cutting-edge German technology. The paint system is inspired by the natural...
  23 May 2018  
Word’s Best Air Purifier Launched in Dubai Word’s Best Air Purifier Launched in Dubai
Since 2009, NatéoSanté has proven its expertise in air quality and is recognised as a technological leader in Europe. The Eolis Air Manager is the result of joint R&D efforts of internal engineers and Airbus Group and has been rewarded several times fo...
  23 May 2018  
Ring Introduces New Smart Security Cameras Ring Introduces New Smart Security Cameras
The new Spotlight Cam features LED light panels that automatically turn on when motion is detected, as well as a 1080p camera with night vision, two-way audio, and a 110-dB siren to let homeowners see activity around their homes and communicate with pe...
  22 May 2018  
Solar in Construction to Help Achieve MENA Sustainability Goals Solar in Construction to Help Achieve MENA Sustainability Goals
A contributor to the report, Anoop highlights that BIPV in the MENA region will be defined by upcoming challenges such as the need for country specific regulations and product testing protocols. He reveals that the ASA have been in talks with major dec...
  21 May 2018  
Hormann launches additional safety features for DOBO system for warehouses Hormann launches additional safety features for DOBO system for warehouses
DOBO system is also perfect for refrigerated warehouses. To fully utilize the floor space of a refrigerated warehouse, the DOBO system is combined with a thermal loading house. The industrial door closes the loading house from the outside. The expended...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 17 May 2018  
Schneider Electric, Danfoss and Somfy Join Forces to Create a Connectivity Ecosystem Schneider Electric, Danfoss and Somfy Join Forces to Create a Connectivity Ecosystem
It brings connectivity for smart homes and smart buildings to maturity by delivering efficient solutions that are easy to integrate and that work simply together. The connectivity solutions are supported by qualified installers, making them simple and ...
  17 May 2018  
GROHE Opens New Dubai Showroom GROHE Opens New Dubai Showroom
For many decades, GROHE has been committed to the brand values of technology, quality, design and sustainability that all illustrate GROHE’s commitment to creating exceptional experiences. All plants of the GROHE manufacturing network make use of high-...
  17 May 2018 Website
Immensa Technology Labs provides ‘Inventory Digitisation’ solution for CCC Immensa Technology Labs provides ‘Inventory Digitisation’ solution for CCC
Through Immensa’s ‘Inventory Digitisation’ solution, parts and components that were traditionally stored in numerous physical warehouses will be converted into a digital format and stored in ‘Virtual Warehouses’. Parts will only be produced when requir...
  16 May 2018  
Savage Saudi Arabia Delivers Locomotives and Equipment to Support Rail Operations Savage Saudi Arabia Delivers Locomotives and Equipment to Support Rail Operations
The locomotives and booster units were imported by ship from Houston, Texas (USA) to the Port of Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and hauled by tractor-trailers to their final destinations. Savage has an agreement to provide rail switching, track maintenance, and...
  16 May 2018 Website
Dar Al Arkan Launches Mirabilia Villas Development with Interiors by Roberto Cavalli Dar Al Arkan Launches Mirabilia Villas Development with Interiors by Roberto Cavalli
Mirabilia, or “Marvels” in Latin, presents a collection of high-end custom-built three to seven bedroom residential villas that range from 300 sq.m. to 1600sq.m. in the fashionable five million square meters “Shams Ar Riyadh” mixed-used development. Th...
  14 May 2018  
Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security Solution Gemalto Strengthens Trust in Smart Energy with Its New End-to-End Security Solution
Today’s highly successful smart grids have become comprehensive IoT networks with millions of connected meters that share massive real time data about people, businesses and energy consumption. The valuable insight they provide enables consumers to sav...
  14 May 2018 Website
Atlas Copco Launches Air Compressor With Up To 35% Less Energy Consumption Atlas Copco Launches Air Compressor With Up To 35% Less Energy Consumption
The drive design of the ZR 90-160 VSD+ incorporates Atlas Copco’s most sophisticated Variable Speed Drive (VSD) technology: NEOS drives combined with permanent magnet motors. The dual motor concept with a smart control algorithm allows both elements to...
  14 May 2018 Website
Binghatti Developers Wins the Developer of the Year Award Binghatti Developers Wins the Developer of the Year Award
Supported by World Green Building Council and several regional Green Building Councils, the 2018 MENA Green Building Awards celebrated achievements, success stories and best practices across the region. The Awards Program’s ultimate goal is to help est...
  14 May 2018  
Saint-Gobain’s First Multi Comfort House in the Middle East  Breaks Ground at Masdar City Saint-Gobain’s First Multi Comfort House in the Middle East Breaks Ground at Masdar City
In the presence of HE Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment and Ludovic Pouille, French Ambassador to the UAE, Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Saint-Gobain, and Mohamed Ja...
  14 May 2018  
Enova and Mall of the Emirates unveil Rooftop Solar PV Plant Enova and Mall of the Emirates unveil Rooftop Solar PV Plant
Majid Al Futtaim recently unveiled the first phase of Mall of the Emirates’ solar PV plant, set to generate 3 GWh of ‘clean’ energy, saving up to AED 1.4 million on energy costs every year. Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, ret...
  13 May 2018  
Structura UK Adds Scotland to Kalwall Distribution Structura UK Adds Scotland to Kalwall Distribution
Structura recently assumed that status after reaching an agreement to distribute Kalwall, the global leader in diffuse natural daylighting solutions, in Scotland. Structura was already Kalwall’s UK distributor in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Gl...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 12 May 2018 Website
Iowa School of Music Case Study Iowa School of Music Case Study
The Reception Area uses the Solare™ Double Glazed Partition System (1/2” glazing thickness for at both panes) and a Single Glazed Door with Ladder Pull Hardware (glazing for doors 1/2″). Due to the height of the transom above the Reception Area doors, ...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA 12 May 2018  
EmiratesGBC honours winners of 2018 MENA Green Building Awards EmiratesGBC honours winners of 2018 MENA Green Building Awards
The MENA Green Building Awards recognise innovation, creativity and excellence in promoting best practice in sustainable built environment. The event this year was the largest yet in the number of award categories as well as partnerships from across th...
  10 May 2018  
Simplicity and elegance for the bathroom of the future Simplicity and elegance for the bathroom of the future
Taormina revisits classic elements in a contemporary interpretation, with graceful lines. With a clear inspiration to the Sicilian seaside village which is the envy of the world for its charm and beauty, the Taormina series is the real expression of th...
  10 May 2018 Website
Smart gates to replace passport officials’ platforms by 2030 Smart gates to replace passport officials’ platforms by 2030
Technologies have been put into strategies and plans to have security checkpoints of the future to make Dubai airports safe and secure for all our clients, he added. Dubai has set up its airports with a view to have them act as smart stations in their ...
  9 May 2018  
KONE Wins Order for Dubai Hills Mall in United Arab Emirates KONE Wins Order for Dubai Hills Mall in United Arab Emirates
KONE will deliver 88 escalators, two inclined autowalks, or travelators, and 66 elevators to ensure smooth people flow for visitors and employees alike. The developers of the project are Emaar Development PJSC in joint venture with Meraas. Dubai Hills ...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 8 May 2018  
New airports under construction with amazing designs, facilities and technology New airports under construction with amazing designs, facilities and technology
In fast-growing economic and populous regions such as Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, investments in new airports construction remain strong. The total value of the global airport construction projects pipeline stands at US$721.7 billion, with th...
  8 May 2018  
Grundfos Dubai Updates Its ISO Certification to the Latest Quality Management Standard Grundfos Dubai Updates Its ISO Certification to the Latest Quality Management Standard
In line with its efforts towards business excellence and commitment to Quality, Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump and water application systems, has recently updated the certification to ISO 9001.2015 – ISO’s latest flagship qua...
  8 May 2018 Website
The leading Finnish firm will present the unique modular guest room, The Hilton Box The leading Finnish firm will present the unique modular guest room, The Hilton Box
Using their innovative modular technology, Admares will build the winning guest room design. Mikael Hedberg, CEO of ADMARES said, “This is another great opportunity to work with a world-class partner in the hospitality industry. ADMARES has successfull...
  7 May 2018  
Optimistic investor sentiment on the back of Cityscape Qatar Optimistic investor sentiment on the back of Cityscape Qatar
The show kicked off in April following its inauguration by HE Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; and over the course of four-days drove confidence in the real estate sector as local and i...
  7 May 2018  
Ariston Thermo Inaugurates New Plant in Bahrain Ariston Thermo Inaugurates New Plant in Bahrain
Under the patronage H.E the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ariston Thermo today inaugurates a new production plant at the Bahrain International Investment Park. The ceremony attended by H.E. Domenico Bellato, Ambassador of Italy to the Kin...
  7 May 2018  
Barco Exhibits Visualization, Secure Content-sharing Solutions at Airport Show Barco Exhibits Visualization, Secure Content-sharing Solutions at Airport Show
Designed for boardrooms, conference rooms and high-end meeting rooms, the ClickShare CSE-800 system allows for simultaneous content-sharing with up to eight people for efficient collaboration and prompt decision-making. Additional benefits comprise aut...
  7 May 2018  
Intertek launches new Sharjah laboratory complex Intertek launches new Sharjah laboratory complex
The facility is now one of the largest independent laboratories in the region, servicing clients in the UAE and the Gulf. This upgrade allows Intertek to cater to more complex requests from local and regional customers and comes at a crucial time when ...
  7 May 2018  
Dubai Airport Show 2018 opens Dubai Airport Show 2018 opens
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group and Patron of Airport Show, opened the 18th edition of Airport Show in D...
  7 May 2018  
Dubai Adds 200MW Solar Energy, Increasing Clean Energy Share To 4% of Installed Capacity Dubai Adds 200MW Solar Energy, Increasing Clean Energy Share To 4% of Installed Capacity
Masdar and DEWA have played an active role in enhancing the cost efficiency and productivity of renewable energy by deploying the latest advances in technology. Solar power complements conventional energy in a relationship that makes perfect economic s...
  7 May 2018  
Farnek gets smart and scoops innovation award Farnek gets smart and scoops innovation award
Farnek was recognised for its innovative and self-developed Smart Watch, which uses a cloud platform integrated with existing platforms to monitor, receive and communicate real-time data to relevant employees. “The Smart Watch provides and translates r...
  6 May 2018  
Airport Show to take-off with cutting-edge technologies and innovative products Airport Show to take-off with cutting-edge technologies and innovative products
For the first time this year, the three days of exhibition and knowledge sharing will also see the launch of the Innovation Awards, with winners selected from a global pool of submissions and industry jury. The 18th edition of the show will host over o...
  6 May 2018  
Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime
The American University of Sharjah recently hosted the ‘Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime,’ which concluded the series of workshops focused on the promotion of the ‘Sharjah Construction Industry Innovation Challenge Program...
  6 May 2018 Website
Gemalto’s Biometric Authentication Technology Revolutionises Automated Border Control Gemalto’s Biometric Authentication Technology Revolutionises Automated Border Control
The solution integrates a highly intuitive iris recognition terminal that allows swift long range iris capture from 35 to 45 centimetres away. This eliminates physical contact with the terminal and improves comfort and ease of use. To use the service, ...
  6 May 2018 Website
FLIR’s line of professional thermal cameras earns Red Dot’s top prize in product design FLIR’s line of professional thermal cameras earns Red Dot’s top prize in product design
The FLIR T500-Series incorporates thoughtful ergonomics into a ruggedized, high-performance thermal imager. A lightweight magnesium interior and 180˚ optical block rotation allow for hours of comfortable operation, and a shatterproof Dragontrail® touch...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 2 May 2018 Website
Manage All Your Site Activities with One App Manage All Your Site Activities with One App
In a project involving many team members, numerous actions and operations are happening between different parties. APROPLAN allows you to track all on-site activities of various stakeholders with to-do and action lists, making the exchange of informati...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 2 May 2018 Website
Building Intelligence Through iConstruct BIM Solutions Building Intelligence Through iConstruct BIM Solutions
iConstruct’s powerful and advanced Building Information Modelling (BIM) Technology is constantly evolving to deliver safety, environmental, cost and scheduling benefits. Utilising the collaboration and review technology of Autodesk Navisworks, iConstru...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 2 May 2018 Website
Kalwall cladding in Kent assures a healing hospital Kalwall cladding in Kent assures a healing hospital
The extensive breakout and catering facilities support theatres, en-suite rooms, outpatient department and ophthalmic suite along with diagnostic imaging, rest and recovery areas. The main contractor was Willmott Dixon Construction. The Kalwall skyligh...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 2 May 2018 Website
Movie Time in Fortaleza – Thanks to PENETRON Movie Time in Fortaleza – Thanks to PENETRON
The central part of the most recent upgrade this year, a three-floor building integrated into the previous main structure, added movie theaters and more designer shops. In addition to the new entertainment facilities and retail areas, a new underground...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 2 May 2018 Website
Invixium Takes Market by Storm with Modern Biometric Technology and Solutions Invixium Takes Market by Storm with Modern Biometric Technology and Solutions
Titan offers customers a multitude of options for access control applications in need of multimodal biometrics (facial recognition as a primary and fingerprint or finger vein authentication as a secondary), with additional functionality for time and at...
  1 May 2018 Website
Panasonic joins global call for increased asthma awareness, highlights improved indoor air quality Panasonic joins global call for increased asthma awareness, highlights improved indoor air quality
Based on estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), asthma affects over 300 million people globally, and is one of the most common noncommunicable diseases suffered by both adults and children. WHO has also estimated that with the current risi...
  1 May 2018  
AXOR and hansgrohe Impress Trade Fair Visitors with New Products and an Anniversary Celebration AXOR and hansgrohe Impress Trade Fair Visitors with New Products and an Anniversary Celebration
With its many award-winning innovations and designs, the premium brand hansgrohe shapes the flow of water in the kitchen and bathroom – spaces where people spend the time they treasure most and experience precious moments in interaction with water. For...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 29 Apr 2018  
Bentley Systems Acquires Plaxis, and Complementary SoilVision Bentley Systems Acquires Plaxis, and Complementary SoilVision
Because infrastructure assets are crucially linked to subsurface environs, they are vulnerable to geo-environmental risks including seismic activity, subsidence, and weather impacts. Leveraging new digital workflows which incorporate real-time monitori...
  27 Apr 2018 Website
Corys Build Centre Inaugurates Flagship Store in Dubai’s Al Quoz Corys Build Centre Inaugurates Flagship Store in Dubai’s Al Quoz
The store offers an extensive range of top-quality MEP and building materials from brands such as Ariston, Stanley, Grohe, Grundfos, Aquaterra, Hepworth, Fein and Rothenberger in one prime location. The 550 square-metre store will provide customers an ...
  25 Apr 2018  
7th Edition of Cityscape Qatar Officially Opens 7th Edition of Cityscape Qatar Officially Opens
For homebuyers and investors, the four-day exhibition provides an opportunity to network, gain valuable market insight, seek advice on their next real estate purchase, and take advantage of exclusive deals, special offers and payment plans on the show ...
  23 Apr 2018  
French Innovation and Technology to be showcased once again at Airport Show Dubai 2018 French Innovation and Technology to be showcased once again at Airport Show Dubai 2018
A representation of the diversity of the sector and French excellence, the French Pavilion will be organised into different specialist fields covering design, construction, equipment and systems as well as services on air traffic control and traffic on...
  23 Apr 2018  
Innovative Acid and Stain-Resistant Protection for Marble and Stone Innovative Acid and Stain-Resistant Protection for Marble and Stone
The new Filamarble Aid is an odourless, solvent-free treatment that protects against the damaging effects of acids, alkaline cleaners and stains. It creates a natural-look polished barrier for stone, marble, limestone and travertine that won’t yellow, ...
  23 Apr 2018  
Grundig – Redefining Kitchen Design and Technology Grundig – Redefining Kitchen Design and Technology
Grundig’s Gourmet Chef Oven makes cooking elaborate, delicious meals easier than ever before. The oven’s intuitive design and innovative technology combine to simplify cooking and cleaning processes, inspire culinary creativity, and produce exquisite r...
  22 Apr 2018  
Ensuring reliable and efficient wastewater removal in commercial buildings Ensuring reliable and efficient wastewater removal in commercial buildings
Want to reduce installation complexity and the risk of backflow? With reliable wastewater lifting stations and pumping stations from Grundfos, you can save on installation costs while providing maximum backflow protection. All while ensuring easier and...
  22 Apr 2018 Website
FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense
FLIR’s advanced thermal imaging payloads for UAS platforms provide first responders a new sense of awareness by imaging heat, seeing through smoke, and seeing at night. DroneSense’s comprehensive solution will enable first responders of all types to bu...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 20 Apr 2018 Website
Confidence in property market as investors and developers descend upon Doha Confidence in property market as investors and developers descend upon Doha
This year’s show boasts a lineup of up to 50 exhibitors across more than 9,000 sqm of exhibition space, and will bring together heavyweight industry stakeholders from Qatar and abroad including Turkey, Georgia, Cyprus, U.S., Pakistan, and the UK. For h...
  20 Apr 2018  
Airport Show attracts influential aviation leaders for Global Airport Leaders Forum Airport Show attracts influential aviation leaders for Global Airport Leaders Forum
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, remarked: “Whether it is the latest scanning technologies, passenger ex...
  19 Apr 2018  
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company signed agreement to develop The Salalah Independent Water Project Oman Power and Water Procurement Company signed agreement to develop The Salalah Independent Water Project
The plant, which will have a capacity to generate 25 million gallons per day of desalinated water using reverse osmosis technology, is procured by Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) under a Build-Own-Operate framework on the back of a...
  19 Apr 2018  
How to Implement BIM on Any Size and Type of Project to Save Costs and Time How to Implement BIM on Any Size and Type of Project to Save Costs and Time
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is gaining popularity in the Middle East region but is mainly applied on larger projects. With simple tools and processes, BIM and 3D modelling can also be applied on smaller projects to increase efficiency and mini...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 25 Feb 2018 Website
A New Material for 100% Future Green Buildings is Born A New Material for 100% Future Green Buildings is Born
Steel Wood Industries revealed an unexpected key solution in green building materials not just able to replace concrete as the core building material but can also be used to fully design building structures from the 100% recycled SWIstainable wood manu...
  18 Apr 2018 Website
GROHE Red Wins the 2018 Kitchen Innovation of the Year Award GROHE Red Wins the 2018 Kitchen Innovation of the Year Award
In an instant, the GROHE Red water system delivers filtered water at a temperature of up to 100° C at any time simply by pressing a button. It is not only easy to operate, but also very safe. The GROHE ChildLock is TÜV tested and certified because at G...
  18 Apr 2018  
The Free BricsCAD Shape for MacOS is here The Free BricsCAD Shape for MacOS is here
BricsCAD Shape is a conceptual modeller for architects, designers and engineers. It speeds and streamlines 3D schematic design capture, using CAD-accurate solids. BricsCAD Shape is free of charge to everyone, with no commercial usage restrictions.
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 18 Apr 2018 Website
12th Edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi Officially Opened 12th Edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi Officially Opened
Real estate industry trends for 2018, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, the Internet of Things, investment in Abu Dhabi and affordable housing were the key themes being followed in the conference, with keynote speeches and panel discussions taking p...
  17 Apr 2018  
Interior Design Innovation Drives UAE’s USD 820 Billion Construction Project Pipeline Interior Design Innovation Drives UAE’s USD 820 Billion Construction Project Pipeline
Ahead of Cityscape Abu Dhabi, Hunter Douglas is seeing strong Middle East interest in its HeartFelt innovative modular and linear felt ceiling system. HeartFelt recently won a prestigious Red Dot Award, and is 100 percent recyclable and certified cradl...
  16 Apr 2018  
Green Building Awards Wins the Support of Leading Business Entities Green Building Awards Wins the Support of Leading Business Entities
Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of EmiratesGBC, said: “The MENA Green Building Awards underline our commitment to highlighting best practices and inspiring more industry stakeholders from across the region to focus on green building practices. The success of ...
  16 Apr 2018 Website
Construction Begins on World’s First Full-Scale Hyperloop Passenger and Freight System Construction Begins on World’s First Full-Scale Hyperloop Passenger and Freight System
With an interior diameter of 4.0 meters, the system is optimized both for passenger capsules and shipping containers. The first phase includes a closed 320 meter system that will be operational this year. In addition, a second full-scale system of 1 km...
  15 Apr 2018 Website
Jeddah to host Green Building Day at Stone and Surface Exhibition Jeddah to host Green Building Day at Stone and Surface Exhibition
The Kingdom is already home to one the highest concentrations of Gold and Platinum LEED certified buildings in the Middle East, with a cluster of more than 50 towers together at the King Abdullah Financial Districts in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia led the way ...
  9 Apr 2018  
Schüco announces partnership with region’s largest event for windows, doors and facades Schüco announces partnership with region’s largest event for windows, doors and facades
Demand for windows, doors and facades is hiking. This year, the UAE counts 9,987 active urban construction projects, valued USD 531.3 billion. 37% of all project values are in the design, concept and tender stages of development in the broader GCC regi...
  8 Apr 2018 Website
Industry Leading Real Estate Companies to Exhibit at Cityscape Qatar Industry Leading Real Estate Companies to Exhibit at Cityscape Qatar
The 2017 edition of Cityscape Qatar ended on a high note that saw more than 6,600 participants over the course of the three-day event, and is expected to attract more participants this year given the event has been extended to four days due to increase...
  5 Apr 2018  
The Belgaum Story of Entrepreneurship: A Varakumar Siddavatam Presentation The Belgaum Story of Entrepreneurship: A Varakumar Siddavatam Presentation
Called the Hydraulics capital of India, Belgaum is a city apart from others is the unique blend of dedicated workforce and entrepreneurial culture that is native in this town. Having interacted and worked with people from North Karnataka, I have long r...
  4 Apr 2018 Website
Second Tool It! Challenge proves a hit at Hardware + Tools Middle East 2018 Second Tool It! Challenge proves a hit at Hardware + Tools Middle East 2018
We introduced the Tool it! Challenge at Hardware + Tools Middle East last year to honour and recognise the skilled and trusted craftsmen that work tirelessly in building some of the UAE’s most loved landmarks, using skills and techniques needed to perf...
  4 Apr 2018  
Expert Chefs to Demonstrate Latest Trends in F&B in the Kingdom at Hotel Show Expert Chefs to Demonstrate Latest Trends in F&B in the Kingdom at Hotel Show
Unilever will also use The Hotel Show as a platform to highlight its latest innovation in its foods portfolio with ‘Knorr Tomato Powder’ - a product which transform 88 dehydrated tomatoes into 6.7 litres of rich tomato sauce in just one minute. The sau...
  4 Apr 2018  
Henkel offers novel 3D Printing material solutions for industrial manufacturing Henkel offers novel 3D Printing material solutions for industrial manufacturing
To accelerate the industrial usage of 3D Printing solutions, Henkel offers a growing portfolio of services and equipment. This includes specialized enabling equipment for automation as well as solutions for curing, impregnation and surface treatment in...
  3 Apr 2018  
Sylvania Middle East to share its innovative Smart Lightning technology at the Dubai RetroFit Tech Summit Sylvania Middle East to share its innovative Smart Lightning technology at the Dubai RetroFit Tech Summit
Retrofitting buildings in UAE has become a leading force behind energy efficiency. The RetrofitTech Summit and Awards 2018 aims to find project opportunities in Dubai whilst showcasing the latest technologies and strategies that will help reduce energy...
  3 Apr 2018 Website
Aggreko saves money using e-sourcing services for their transportation needs Aggreko saves money using e-sourcing services for their transportation needs
The system offers Aggreko the ability to use a variety of eAuction types in collaboration with their integrated supplier list, providing suppliers with an easy to use tool that allows them to bid for individual transportation deliveries across America....
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 3 Apr 2018 Website
BricsCAD V18 wins the Productive Performance Trophy at the Global Industrie Awards BricsCAD V18 wins the Productive Performance Trophy at the Global Industrie Awards
This award is dedicated to innovations that provide significant gains in productivity, key ratios, or engineering performance. The ceremony was attended by the press and many manufacturers, reflecting the diversity and modern nature of the manufacturi...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 3 Apr 2018 Website
Dubai’s trade for hardware and tools valued at AED4.8 billion in 2017 Dubai’s trade for hardware and tools valued at AED4.8 billion in 2017
The 19th edition of the three-day event features 117 exhibitors from nine countries representing over 130 brands, and was opened by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at Dubai’s Roads a...
  2 Apr 2018  
Stage set for return of Hardware+Tools Middle East 2018 in Dubai Stage set for return of Hardware+Tools Middle East 2018 in Dubai
With over 180 brands showcased by 115 exhibitors, Hardware + Tools Middle East, the dedicated regional trade fair for tools, materials and machinery, is set for an impressive three-day run at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre fro...
  1 Apr 2018 Website
Retrofitting to play a major role in reducing Dubai energy demand by 30% by 2030 Retrofitting to play a major role in reducing Dubai energy demand by 30% by 2030
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has set the goal of reducing energy demand by 30% by 2030. To achieve this goal, retrofitting and refurbishing existing buildings has been identified as a core strategy to reduce overall energy demand. Dubai’s Etihad...
  1 Apr 2018  
Abu Dhabi University Students Showcased Innovative Interior Design Projects Abu Dhabi University Students Showcased Innovative Interior Design Projects
As part of its mission to provide academic and training programs that address the requirements of the labor market, ADU offers a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design program across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. All ADU degree programs h...
  1 Apr 2018  
Leaders in Architecture and Design Summit in Dubai 11 and 12 April 2018 Leaders in Architecture and Design Summit in Dubai 11 and 12 April 2018
The largest and most prestigious platform dedicated to promoting and advancing architecture industry across the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Committed to boosting the region’s presence on the global architecture landscape, Leaders in ...
  1 Apr 2018 Website
Minister Moustafa Madbouly Inaugurates 7th Cityscape Egypt Minister Moustafa Madbouly Inaugurates 7th Cityscape Egypt
For investors and homebuyers looking at the Egypt real estate sector this year, 2018 signals a return to a more stable market. According to Oxford Business Group, the country’s improved performance in key sectors, tighter fiscal management and increase...
  29 Mar 2018  
Designs Group Highlights New Trends in Hotel Design at INDEX Exhibition Designs Group Highlights New Trends in Hotel Design at INDEX Exhibition
Hotel experience is an integral aspect of travel. The new generation of hotels are shifting from the traditional architecture and layout as well as interior design. While hotel owners’ aim is to maximize efficiencies through design, travellers are incr...
  28 Mar 2018  
Huge pipeline of GCC construction contractor projects tipped for 2018 Huge pipeline of GCC construction contractor projects tipped for 2018
The three-day event is the Middle East’s only dedicated exhibition for tools, hardware, materials, equipment and machinery, and is expected to feature 115 exhibitors showcasing 180-plus brands targeting the region’s revived construction sector. The bre...
  28 Mar 2018  
Middle Easts Best Spaces Celebrated at 2018 INDEX Architecture & Design Awards Middle East's Best Spaces Celebrated at 2018 INDEX Architecture & Design Awards
Our winners tonight are those creators who over the last year have been at the forefront in continuing to drive the region into an exciting new era of design and architecture. And they are not alone in that: our entire longlist of more than 160 entries...
  28 Mar 2018  
Introducing IdealRain Evo and IdealRain Evo Jet Introducing IdealRain Evo and IdealRain Evo Jet
It is not just a matter of a nicely designed product. Better performance, superior aesthetics, technological advances and improved efficiency is the ultimate goal. With this in mind, we’ve expanded the IDEALRAIN shower range and added two new models: E...
  28 Mar 2018  
Industry Experts Shed Light on the Growing GCC Infrastructure Market Industry Experts Shed Light on the Growing GCC Infrastructure Market
Over 40 complimentary workshops at The Big 5 Heavy are curated by trusted industry experts such as Omar Essam Barakat from The Chartered Institute of Building, who captures the GCC infrastructure outlook: If you are actually in the market, you know tha...
  27 Mar 2018  
BillerudKorsnäs launches disintegrating climate-positive cement sack BillerudKorsnäs launches disintegrating climate-positive cement sack
Disintegrating and climate positive – the award-winning D-Sack has several significant advantages over conventional cement sacks. The sack disappears during the mixing process, which minimizes cement waste, eliminates packaging waste and saves time, wh...
  27 Mar 2018 Website
H.E. Mattar Al Tayer opens inaugural Big 5 Heavy H.E. Mattar Al Tayer opens inaugural Big 5 Heavy
There is plenty to see at The Big 5 Heavy with over 300 exhibitors from more than 30 countries providing visitors with a unique and visually stunning showcase of machinery and innovation for construction industries. Exclusive dealer Al- Bahar have part...
  27 Mar 2018  
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Launches INDEX His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Launches INDEX
INDEX opens at a time of huge growth for the interiors industry in the Gulf, which market analysts Ventures estimate will be worth almost $9billion in regards to fit-out projects across 2018. According to the report, the interiors industry is valued at...
  26 Mar 2018  
UL Offers Their Expert Perspective to the Construction Industry on Fire and Life Safety Codes UL Offers Their Expert Perspective to the Construction Industry on Fire and Life Safety Codes
By making third-party certifications mandatory, the code helps ensure that manufacturers are producing materials to high standards, which follow the guidelines for fire safety certifications as provided by internationally recognised companies like UL. ...
  26 Mar 2018 Website
Rare wooden bath leads the stand-out products heading to INDEX 2018 Rare wooden bath leads the stand-out products heading to INDEX 2018
Designer-cum-explorer Nigel Fenwick will be bringing the ultra-rare gem-stone embalmed bath carved from an ancient log he found deep in the Indonesian rainforest to this year’s INDEX interior design exhibition. Fenwick is hoping to smash the world-reco...
  25 Mar 2018  
mrUsta invites thousands of Ustas to regions dedicated hardware and tools showcase mrUsta invites thousands of 'Ustas' to region's dedicated hardware and tools showcase
Launched in the UAE in 2014, mrUsta has joined hands with Hardware + Tools Middle East 2018 as the exhibition’s official Supporting Partner when it opens from 2 – 4 April 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. It was among th...
  25 Mar 2018  
Leverage the IoT to Create Smart Buildings that Unlock Value Leverage the IoT to Create Smart Buildings that Unlock Value
Building management is getting easier and more powerful thanks to innovative technology that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT). By connecting devices with software and services, today’s buildings – and the people within – are able to work smarter....
  25 Mar 2018 Website
Thyssenkrupp Opens High Speed Test Tower as Part Of New Plant In Zhongshan, China Thyssenkrupp Opens High Speed Test Tower as Part Of New Plant In Zhongshan, China
With 13 shafts, the test tower can be used to trial new concepts and product pilots – including a new high-speed elevator that will reach speeds of up to 18 meters per second, as well as the world’s first rope-less elevator system, MULTI. In order to c...
  24 Mar 2018  
Design International at MIPIM 2018 Design International at MIPIM 2018
From the UAE, Design International presented a range of projects including the retail and leisure destinations of Avenues Mall, Sharjah and Silicon Oasis, Dubai, both of which are currently under construction and due to open in 2019 and 2020 respective...
  24 Mar 2018 Website
Unique façade solutions for energy efficient buildings presented at ZAK World of Façades Unique façade solutions for energy efficient buildings presented at ZAK World of Façades
Over 400 participants at ZAK World of Façades listened to industry experts present the best façade solutions to reduce energy consumption in the Middle East, and to safeguard buildings from fire and smoke related hazards.

According to speake...
  24 Mar 2018  
The BAGNODESIGN 2018 Collection is set to impress The BAGNODESIGN 2018 Collection is set to impress
This year our BAGNODESIGN and AQUAZONE ranges are accompanied by the luxury Brands @ BAGNODESIGN, all in one comprehensive guide. With over 5000 products, this will make browsing a lot easier and allow you to explore a wider range of bathroom products,...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 23 Mar 2018  
Exhibitors to reveal Egypts most prominent mixed-use developments Exhibitors to reveal Egypt's most prominent mixed-use developments
Egypt’s foremost developers are expected to tout their latest projects, with most developments featuring a strong emphasis on lifestyle and community living. According to experts, market trends are indicative of a rise in demand for residential communi...
  22 Mar 2018  
My Green Chapter brings urban living to INDEX My Green Chapter brings urban living to INDEX
Discover the latest statement pieces from the MICA collection; exuding country, classic, light and modern aesthetics. On display will be Tusca, Clemente, Marakesh, Vera, Owen, and Malu. Enjoy these collections in sleek and sophisticated shades of rusti...
  22 Mar 2018  
Stone Expo returns to Saudi Arabia and increased demand for construction materials Stone Expo returns to Saudi Arabia and increased demand for construction materials
Due to the increase in construction projects, there has been a surge in demand for the materials needed to fulfil the significant production and building requirements – none more so than stone. Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia was launched in the Kingdom l...
  21 Mar 2018  
Cityscape Qatar Gears Up for the 7th Edition Cityscape Qatar Gears Up for the 7th Edition
The event aims to connect exhibitors from Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Turkey, and UK with thousands of receptive real estate investors looking for investment opportunities in Qatar and globally. This year, Cityscape Qatar will include more than 10,000 sqm of ...
  20 Mar 2018  
Tourist boom propels Middle East above Europe in terms of planned hotel room openings Tourist boom propels Middle East above Europe in terms of planned hotel room openings
This new report reveals the extent to which the room to project ratio for Middle Eastern hospitality projects is considerably higher than average. Hospitality here is synonymous with luxury, opulence and pushing boundaries in terms of scale, magnitude ...
  20 Mar 2018  
A Successful Grand Opening of the Leading Interior Design Firm A Successful Grand Opening of the Leading Interior Design Firm
The firm’s outlook is to accentuate sophistication and elegance while designing sustainable solutions. Mon Palais design is illustrated by an attention to detail, clean aesthetics, and an uncluttered approach that maximizes the feeling of space.
  20 Mar 2018  
Dubai launches an Integrated Energy Efficiency Training Program Dubai launches an Integrated Energy Efficiency Training Program
It aims to build the right capabilities to achieve Dubai’s ambitious target of 30 per cent reduction in energy consumption by 2030; boost awareness and adoption of new technologies that promote energy efficiency; nurture a community of innovators and t...
  20 Mar 2018  
Carter & White launches stunning bed linen Yacht Collection Carter & White launches stunning bed linen Yacht Collection
To cater to a region with a passion for the nautical life, the team researched the different mattress sizes each yacht brand has for their suites and created exquisite bedding for each size. The new products are suitable for all yacht brands and all ma...
  19 Mar 2018  
New Design Studio Opens At Dubai Design District New Design Studio Opens At Dubai Design District
Covering Concepts will offer a wide range of premium flooring and wall design solution for both residential and commercial projects. The company has partnered with several well-known European brands, such as Havwoods, Wineo, Shinnoki, Querkus, Ravaioli...
  18 Mar 2018  
Leaders in Infrastructure Development Gather in Dubai for One Week Only Leaders in Infrastructure Development Gather in Dubai for One Week Only
With 22,902 active projects in the GCC alone, valued at a total USD 2.4 trillion, International attention towards The Big 5 Heavy in Dubai reflects the promise and opportunity afforded to professionals by thriving construction activity in the UAE and t...
  18 Mar 2018  
Save money and time on your procurement and tenders with e-sourcing solutions Save money and time on your procurement and tenders with e-sourcing solutions
Market Dojo offers a vast array of capabilities that help procurement professionals get the most out of their sourcing activities with our easy to use and intuitive solutions immediately. Designed by procurement specialists, our solutions aim to help y...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 18 Mar 2018 Website
Steel fabrication and metal working in focus as Middle East steel appetite expands Steel fabrication and metal working in focus as Middle East steel appetite expands
In the UAE alone, demand for steel is set to grow at a yearly average of 13-15 percent over the next few years after clocking an impressive 15 percent in 2016 and 2017, according to reports. The annual uptake of steel in the country is set to hit the f...
  15 Mar 2018  
Cityscape Awards illustrate the best and brightest of Egypt’s real estate sector Cityscape Awards illustrate the best and brightest of Egypt’s real estate sector
Sponsored by Maisonette Holding and JLL, the Awards shortlist consisted of some of Egypt’s notable developers and architects who went head-to-head in each of the eight categories. The 33 names vying for top honours this evening are evidence of an Egypt...
  14 Mar 2018  
Schneider Electric Launches Go Green in the City 2018 Schneider Electric Launches Go Green in the City 2018
Across the Arabian Gulf, public, private, and academic sectors are collaborating on developing Smart Cities innovations, especially for Dubai Smart City and Masdar City in the UAE. The Middle East is key for supporting the global Smart Cities technolog...
  14 Mar 2018 Website
Shortlist revealed for the 2018 Index Architecture & Design Awards Shortlist revealed for the 2018 Index Architecture & Design Awards
The final shortlist is now in the hands of eight expert judges. Benjamin Piper, Partner & Design Principal, Killa Architectural Design; Carol Finnie, Head of Design, dwp; Indu Varanasi, Design Director, IR Design; Justin Wells, Head of Lifestyle Interi...
  13 Mar 2018  
Dubai WoodShow takes off with more than 300 exhibitors Dubai WoodShow takes off with more than 300 exhibitors
The three-day international trade show that showcases the latest wood products, woodworking, machine tools and new technology, is participated by more than 300 exhibitors from 55 countries and includes six country pavilions – Canada, China, Finland, Ru...
  13 Mar 2018  
CNN’s Inside the Middle East explores the influence of Zaha Hadid CNN’s Inside the Middle East explores the influence of Zaha Hadid
In a career spanning four decades, Zaha Hadid's pioneering vision redefined architecture and design for the 21st century. Capturing imaginations across the globe, especially in the Middle East, her iconic designs are part of the region's skylines. Two...
  13 Mar 2018  
GCC Mega Builds find success in the finer details GCC Mega Builds find success in the finer details
Applying new technology and easy to enforce regulation encourages industry development, also taking into account the growing GCC construction activity, mining specifically is set to open new international markets for export instead of looking only at i...
  12 Mar 2018  
Cityscape Conference draws roadmap for the future of real estate Cityscape Conference draws roadmap for the future of real estate
The Conference, which is currently taking place at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza, is a prelude to the exhibition and calls attention to Egypt’s ongoing efforts to realise its goals and address the sector’s most pressing needs. Khaled Abbas, Assistant Min...
  12 Mar 2018  
Knauf AMF comes out on top for healthcare Knauf AMF comes out on top for healthcare
Knauf AMF ceilings are successfully installed in several new buildings at the University. This was one of the reasons FaulknerBrowns Architects decided to specify Knauf AMF for the new addition to the University’s Sciences Complex. They were also impre...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 12 Mar 2018 Website
The UAE’s Approach to Solar Energy The UAE’s Approach to Solar Energy
The United Arab Emirates has been relentless in its pursuit of a greener future, locally developing solar technologies and deploying them globally since 2006. UAE-led solar projects have significantly contributed to reducing the cost of opting for sola...
  11 Mar 2018  
SirajPower Continues its Support of Shams Dubai With New Partnership SirajPower Continues its Support of Shams Dubai With New Partnership
SirajPower has set out to finance 50 mw of solar rooftop projects for 2018 in Dubai as part of Shams Dubai. It is also currently the only company offering a full range of activities under the same umbrella, which are related to solar net-metering since...
  11 Mar 2018  
Mill Creek Residences in Miami Stay Dry with Penetron Mill Creek Residences in Miami Stay Dry with Penetron
Mill Creek Residential Trust develops, builds and operates apartment communities in urban areas across the USA. With tens of thousands of residential units under management, Mill Creek engineers and project managers deal with a wide range of constructi...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 9 Mar 2018  
KONE revolutionizes elevator maintenance in Qatar KONE revolutionizes elevator maintenance in Qatar
The company is bringing new levels of flexibility to elevator maintenance, with the introduction of a fully customizable portfolio of services and advanced tools, designed to meet the individual needs of different customers, such as building owners and...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 8 Mar 2018 Website
Conference to highlight Egypt’s real estate plans Conference to highlight Egypt’s real estate plans
Egypt’s ambitious real estate plans will be on the cards at this year’s Cityscape Egypt Conference, as government authorities, real estate stakeholders, and experts reveal how the country will achieve its urban development objectives as part of it Visi...
  8 Mar 2018 Website
The Big 5 Saudi - Premier Construction Event Now Open in Jeddah The Big 5 Saudi - Premier Construction Event Now Open in Jeddah
Saudi Arabia’s Building Technology Stimulus Program has come on-board as Strategic Partner for the event. The fund is a dedicated initiative of the Saudi Ministry of Housing tasked to increase building technologies capacity in support of urban developm...
  7 Mar 2018 Website
Saft battery systems are ready to take the desert heat for Doha Metro Saft battery systems are ready to take the desert heat for Doha Metro
For the metro substations, Saft is supplying over 140,000 maintenance-free Uptimax battery cells to Borri. They will support critical sub-systems, including the UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) serving the Station Power Substation (SPS) systems and c...
  7 Mar 2018 Website
Design International open doors at Dubai Design District Design International open doors at Dubai Design District
Design International’s philosophy is rooted in the belief that every design has its own individual story created with the aim to trigger a unique experience for guests in different environments – be it retail, hospitality, commercial, residential or re...
  7 Mar 2018 Website
Dubai WoodShow offers the latest woodworking technology in the world Dubai WoodShow offers the latest woodworking technology in the world
More than 300 exhibitors from 55 countries will offer the best products and services at the forthcoming edition of Dubai WoodShow that takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from March 12 -14, 2018. Strategic Marketing and Exhibitions, organisers ...
  6 Mar 2018 Website
Imdaad takes home prestigious ‘Innovation in Sustainable Technologies’ award Imdaad takes home prestigious ‘Innovation in Sustainable Technologies’ award
Presented in a glittering ceremony at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai, the awards serve to showcase companies and individuals implementing outstanding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives throughout the region. In additi...
  6 Mar 2018 Website
ZAK World of Facades to examine future trends in façade materials ZAK World of Facades to examine future trends in façade materials
On display will be high-performance insulation materials that play a vital role in decreasing u-values. A u-value is a numerical measurement of the amount of heat lost through a specific material. High performance aluminium and steel curtain wall syste...
  6 Mar 2018  
Stage set for return of Hardware + Tools Middle East in 2018 Stage set for return of Hardware + Tools Middle East in 2018
More than 160 exhibitors are expected to take part in the 19th edition of Hardware + Tools Middle East, as a resurgent regional construction sector – a key driver of demand for power tools and machinery – keeps spirits high for a strong growth phase ov...
  6 Mar 2018 Website
Masdar to Install Rooftop Solar PV Systems at Khazna’s Masdar City Facility Masdar to Install Rooftop Solar PV Systems at Khazna’s Masdar City Facility
Khaled Al Qubaisi, CEO for Mubadala Aerospace, Renewables and ICT, who oversees both Masdar and Khazna, said: “The UAE is committed to building a sustainable nation of the future, and pursuing bold ambitions – aiming to achieve 27% clean energy over th...
  5 Mar 2018  
Convenience at Heart of Kärcher’s New Portable Pressure Washer Convenience at Heart of Kärcher’s New Portable Pressure Washer
The Portable Pressure Washer boasts of light pressure and a default flat stream nozzle which can be used on a variety of surfaces for the removal of multiple sources of dirt which the OC3 Pressure Washer efficiently tackles to thoroughly remove stains....
  5 Mar 2018  
Protecting the panoramic terrace area at the top floor of Hotel Mercure Colosseum Protecting the panoramic terrace area at the top floor of Hotel Mercure Colosseum
Aluminum profiles and opaque white fabric carrying crossbar profiles give to Isola2 pergolas a sleek look; the gray vintage PVC cover, exclusively produced by KE, enhances the modernity and care of all those details that cannot be left to chance.
  5 Mar 2018 Website
Crucial international partnerships to be developed at The Big 5 Saudi Crucial international partnerships to be developed at The Big 5 Saudi
Expected to attract 15,000 visitors, the exhibition will bring under one roof over 400 manufacturers of construction products from around the world. An ideal platform for construction industry professionals to network, secure qualified leads and close ...
  4 Mar 2018 Website
The potential of 3D printing across the Middle Easts thriving construction segment The potential of 3D printing across the Middle East's thriving construction segment
Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and Finland's Oulu University of Applied Sciences has partnered to explore the potential of 3D printing across the Middle East region’s rapidly thriving construction sector. The strategic allianc...
  3 Mar 2018  
The BricsCAD format available on the TraceParts CAD-content platform The BricsCAD format available on the TraceParts CAD-content platform
BricsCAD users can now download CAD models of components from hundreds of supplier catalogues on TraceParts and can incorporate them directly in their design software. This new format supplements the 60 other CAD formats already available on the TraceP...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 1 Mar 2018 Website
Henkel boasts strong sustainability record  in 2017 Henkel boasts strong sustainability record in 2017
Henkel’s sustainable business practices and efforts have also impressed independent sustainability experts, rating agencies and capital markets: Henkel is listed as industry group leader in the “Household and Personal Products” category in the Dow Jone...
  1 Mar 2018 Website
Atlas Copco to unveil game-changing generators and light tower at Middle East Electricity Atlas Copco to unveil game-changing generators and light tower at Middle East Electricity
This will include a new game-changing Variable Speed Generator (VSG) that offers superior low-load performance, a containerised, fuel-saving TwinPower concept for Modular Power Plant (MPP) applications and energy-efficient electric LED light towers fro...
  1 Mar 2018  
Marasi Marina is Latest Addition to Dubai Properties’ Marasi Business Bay Development Marasi Marina is Latest Addition to Dubai Properties’ Marasi Business Bay Development
A short distance away from the world’s tallest tower, the all-new city marina is located at Marasi Drive with easy access to both Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road. The gated community includes a serviced reception building and dedicated parking spac...
  28 Feb 2018  
Bathrooms in Margraf Marble - The Luxury of Being Unique Bathrooms in Margraf Marble - The Luxury of Being Unique
Minimal design, chromatic combinations of different marbles to create a warm and enveloping brightness, and soft and sinuous lines are some of the characteristics of these products made "to measure", with the use of cutting-edge technologies, for deman...
  25 Feb 2018 Website
Momentum Builds Behind Egyptian Developers in 2018 Momentum Builds Behind Egyptian Developers in 2018
For real estate developers and investors looking at Egypt this year, 2018 signals a return to a more stable market. According to Oxford Business Group, the country’s improved performance in key sectors, tighter fiscal management and increased capital i...
  25 Feb 2018 Website
Saudi vision calls for urban development that will last Saudi vision calls for urban development that will last
Vision 2030 targets the contribution to GDP of real estate alone to grow from 5% to 10% by the deadline, in response there are over 3,300 urban projects underway, representing 70% of all KSA construction. There are an incredible 4,700 construction proj...
  22 Feb 2018  
ENEC Demonstrates Commitment to Environmental Protection at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant ENEC Demonstrates Commitment to Environmental Protection at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant
His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi observed the operation of a range of installations and equipment used at the Barakah site for monitoring air and marine water quality, as well as several programs implemented to ensure the protection of the environment and ...
  21 Feb 2018  
Strong Brand Appearance by Axor and Hansgrohe Strong Brand Appearance by Axor and Hansgrohe
When the world’s leading trade fair for furniture and design opens its doors in April, the international furnishing and design industries will gather in Milan. At this year’s Salone del Mobile, AXOR and hansgrohe, the two brands of the Hansgrohe Group,...
Hansgrohe SEHansgrohe SE 20 Feb 2018  
AUS presents seven innovative solutions to real-world challenges at the UAE Innovation Week AUS presents seven innovative solutions to real-world challenges at the UAE Innovation Week
The In-Pipe Inspection Robot was the winning project at the UAE AI and Robotics for Good Award. It focuses on problems the oil and gas industry faces as its pipelines become susceptible to leaks and failures. The outcomes of the project have the potent...
  20 Feb 2018  
Global softwood lumber trade projected to reach record highs in 2017 Global softwood lumber trade projected to reach record highs in 2017
Aiming to increase market share and raise further awareness, American Softwoods (AMSO), the promotional partnership formed by three major U.S. softwood trade associations, has announced its participation at INDIAWOOD, which takes place from March 8 - 1...
  20 Feb 2018 Website
BAGNODESIGN products feature in eclectic new Hotel Indigo, Dubai BAGNODESIGN products feature in eclectic new Hotel Indigo, Dubai
The spa-style bathrooms are designed with layered detail utilising a mix of traditional and modern materials to allow guests to relax and unwind. Due to the variety of alternative finishes, BAGNODESIGN products have been specified to reflect the brief ...
Sanipex LLCSanipex LLC 20 Feb 2018  
French Electricity expertise to be showcased once again this year at Middle East Electricity French Electricity expertise to be showcased once again this year at Middle East Electricity
As the world’s top eighth producer of electricity, with one of the highest quality supplies of electrical power and the world’s seventh-largest exporter of electrical equipment, selected French companies look forward to offer quality products and exper...
  18 Feb 2018 Website
Boss Design Makes Debut at Workspace and Surface Design Middle East Boss Design Makes Debut at Workspace and Surface Design Middle East
Taking centre stage will be Atom - the company’s new and revolutionary furniture collection designed by leading British furniture designer Simon Pengelly. An extensive system consisting of modularized seating, tables, desks and screens, Atom is the mos...
  18 Feb 2018 Website
Real Estate Market conditions point to a new wave of attractive off-plan pricing deals Real Estate Market conditions point to a new wave of attractive off-plan pricing deals
Many of the UAE’s prominent real estate developers, particularly those based in Abu Dhabi, are gearing up to create and unveil new pricing strategies for investors at Cityscape Abu Dhabi. Additionally, a number of Dubai developers will be making their ...
  15 Feb 2018  
MoU signed for the region’s first solar-driven hydrogen electrolysis facility MoU signed for the region’s first solar-driven hydrogen electrolysis facility
The facility aims at testing and showcasing an integrated MW-scale plant to produce hydrogen using renewable energy from solar photovoltaic at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, store the gas, and then deploy for either re-electrification, ...
  13 Feb 2018  
Heradesign proves it’s tough enough inside and out Heradesign proves it’s tough enough inside and out
Heradesign is a range of ceiling tiles and wall absorbers manufactured from sustainably sourced wood-wool with a unique, organic aesthetic that can be made to match any colour as ceilings, fins, rafts and wall absorbers to product visually stimulating ...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 13 Feb 2018 Website
KONE Wins Order for Al Mana Tower in Doha KONE Wins Order for Al Mana Tower in Doha
The stunning 56-stories tower consists of 168 - one, two and three bedroom apartments, and 117 - commercial offices. This high-rise luxury project is spread across 117,508 square meters and is strategically located in Al Dafna. KONE will be equipping t...
KONE (Middle East) LLCKONE (Middle East) LLC 11 Feb 2018  
UNStudios design selected for the new Gothenburg Cable Car UNStudio's design selected for the new Gothenburg Cable Car
The new cable car system will comprise one cable car line with four stations and six towers and is one of a number of projects undertaken by the City of Gothenburg to mark its 400th anniversary in 2021. The cable car system, which will provide fast and...
  11 Feb 2018 Website
FLIR Announces intelliRock III Concrete Profiling Solution with Industry’s First Built-In Thermal Imager FLIR Announces intelliRock III Concrete Profiling Solution with Industry’s First Built-In Thermal Imager
The third generation intelliRock system is the only concrete monitoring tool featuring profiling technology to allow users to detect delamination, monitor insulation performance, and view curing box and specimen temperatures and other temperature extre...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 9 Feb 2018 Website
Al Maha Ceramics Brings State-Of-Art Polishing and Squaring Tiles in the GCC Region Al Maha Ceramics Brings State-Of-Art Polishing and Squaring Tiles in the GCC Region
This is the first time this technology has been brought in the region. Commenting on the sidelines of the launch ceremony, Mr. Masoud Al Harthy, Chairman, Al Maha Ceramics said: “We are delighted to launch our all-new polishing and squaring lines, as w...
  9 Feb 2018 Website
Bringing the Arts to Life: Elgin Artspace Lofts Bringing the Arts to Life: Elgin Artspace Lofts
The Elgin Artspace Lofts is a unique project combining 55 lofts for artists with 5,874 square feet of retail and community space that includes an artists’ gallery. A skylight featuring Kalwall translucent sandwich panels bathes the common space in muse...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation 7 Feb 2018 Website
FLIR Releases High-Resolution Thermal Camera Development Kit for Self-Driving Cars FLIR Releases High-Resolution Thermal Camera Development Kit for Self-Driving Cars
The FLIR ADK features the high-resolution FLIR Boson, which is equipped with an Intel Movidius Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit, a sophisticated, low-power multi-core vision processor that fits within a compact footprint package ideal for automobiles. T...
FLIR Commercial SystemsFLIR Commercial Systems 7 Feb 2018 Website
Make Your Own Bricks, Blocks, Tiles and Pavers! Make Your Own Bricks, Blocks, Tiles and Pavers!
At Stonemaker we are dedicated to bringing you the most productive, low cost concrete manufacturing systems available. And at the core of our belief is that manufacturing high quality concrete products can be done anywhere in the world without huge inv...
StonemakerStonemaker 7 Feb 2018 Website
Five reasons to start Shaping Five reasons to start Shaping
We’re getting compared to Trimble’s SketchUp a lot. If you head straight for that obvious comparison, you’ll miss our key differentiator. The core of Shape comes from the core of BricsCAD itself. The Bricsys products are powered by a modern, 3D direct ...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 7 Feb 2018 Website
Hormann extends its perimeter protection offerings with lift barriers Hormann extends its perimeter protection offerings with lift barriers
The new lift barrier H version from Hormann along with its integrated hydraulic operator is 1300 mm in height and up to 10m in length; and it is fitting with low foundation depths. Its speed lifting is the same as its speed lowering which is 18.5 cm/s....
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 6 Feb 2018 Website
Hollow Metal Windows Hollow Metal Windows
Bullet Resistant Hollow Metal Window Frames are designed for “non-ricochet type” intended to permit capture and retention of attacking projectile, lessening potential of random injury or lateral penetration. Framing system uses cold rolled steel prime...
ArmortexArmortex 6 Feb 2018 Website
BricsCAD Migration – Leaving OtherCAD BricsCAD Migration – Leaving OtherCAD
Welcome to the BricsCAD migration series! We’re here to help you move from AutoCAD® to the latest version of BricsCAD. Why did we create this series? First of all, you work a day job, and we know that time to experiment with software is limited. Furthe...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 6 Feb 2018 Website
New look Surface Design Middle East has all projects covered New look Surface Design Middle East has all projects covered
The exhibition, heading into its fourth year, offers a one stop shop for any designer, architect or contractor’s flooring, wall and ceiling needs across four sectors; Architectural Exterior & Interior Surface Materials, Composite/Resilient Flooring, Te...
  5 Feb 2018  
The 2018 Most Innovative Building Product Goes to AeroBarrier The 2018 Most Innovative Building Product Goes to AeroBarrier
It helps builders achieve the most stringent energy efficiency standards, sealing the building envelope easily and cost effectively, reducing air leakage to almost zero. For the category of Most Innovative Building Product, there were seven finalists, ...
  4 Feb 2018 Website
Cemex-Tec Award Launched Globally Cemex-Tec Award Launched Globally
The award annually recognizes entrepreneurs and students who develop high-impact proposals and projects regarding sustainable development, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This award offers funding, specialized workshops, and networking opportunities.
  4 Feb 2018 Website
Criocabin Generation R-290 - goes light on the environment Criocabin Generation R-290 - goes light on the environment
In the report, it’s said that the EU holds a leader role when it comes to implement policies on products environmentally sustainable. EU Gas Regulations have been among the first worldwide to progressively reduce hydrofluorocarbons refrigerants (HFC) i...
Criocabin S.p.A.Criocabin S.p.A. 1 Feb 2018 Website
New on AEC Online: Wilsonart High Pressure Decorative Laminate New on AEC Online: Wilsonart High Pressure Decorative Laminate
HPL is commonly used as the decorative surface for countertops and cabinets, work surfaces, laboratory surfaces, backsplashes, partitions, retail fixtures, panel applications, furniture, built-ins, signage/displays, decorative wainscoting, and walls. W...
WilsonartWilsonart 1 Feb 2018 Website
Expansion and Redevelopment define Saudi Arabia Construction Climate Expansion and Redevelopment define Saudi Arabia Construction Climate
The call made by Saudi Vision 2030 to diversify KSA’s economy is driving construction activity across all markets; government plans to strengthen religious tourism anticipate an influx of pilgrims to the Grand Mosque and Mataf instigating its expansion...
  31 Jan 2018  
Dubai’s leading firms create self-reflecting canvases for INDEX Design for Expression launch Dubai’s leading firms create self-reflecting canvases for INDEX Design for Expression launch
The concept was to bring our Design for Expression theme to life through the inspired minds of Dubai’s design community. We know how incredible these designers are, but even that couldn’t prepare us for the truly exceptional pieces we had in our galler...
  29 Jan 2018  
Newform Ufficio - President, The Executive Range In Canaletto Walnut Newform Ufficio - President, The Executive Range In Canaletto Walnut
Wood has always been trusted to be the best companion of mankind. We turned our gaze to this natural material in the study of the executive range President. We address a clientele in search of quality, style and elegance, without neglecting functionali...
  27 Jan 2018 Website
The new pergola system where light becomes an innovative furniture element The new pergola system where light becomes an innovative furniture element
Due to the Vertika Gennius system, the pergola can be integrated with lateral and frontal drop-down awnings. Vertika Gennius offers an extensive variety of fabrics (transparent, filtering and darkening) to meet any lighting requirement and wind /rain p...
  23 Jan 2018  
MULTI Elevator Finalist for Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s Innovation Award MULTI Elevator Finalist for Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s Innovation Award
Thyssenkrupp Elevator’s groundbreaking rope-less and sideways-moving elevator, MULTI, has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Innovation Award by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The winner will be selected at the first ann...
  23 Jan 2018  
Galadari Trucks’ Second Komatsu Excavator Contest Sees Competition at Full Throttle Galadari Trucks’ Second Komatsu Excavator Contest Sees Competition at Full Throttle
Thirty of the country’s top excavator operators from as many companies across the UAE rose to the challenge and put on quite a show at the second annual Komatsu Excavator Operator Contest, leaving the audience spellbound with their moves and countermov...
  23 Jan 2018  
AECOM Launch Its Inaugural Global Report: The Future of Infrastructure AECOM Launch Its Inaugural Global Report: The Future of Infrastructure
As governments around the world face a time of unprecedented complexity and transformation, The Future of Infrastructure report showcases how infrastructure development is complicated by rapid urbanization, demographic change and the maturing of our di...
  23 Jan 2018 Website
Hormann introduces road blockers for optimized security of entrances and exits Hormann introduces road blockers for optimized security of entrances and exits
Whether its protection of private or public property, we set the standard when it comes to security. Our road blockers come with optional EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) to ensure optimal security. With our portfolio of road blockers, we can be a strong...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 23 Jan 2018  
Bricsys Launches FREE 3D Modelling Software for Architects and Engineers Bricsys Launches FREE 3D Modelling Software for Architects and Engineers
BricsCAD Shape is a free 3D conceptual modelling tool for architects and engineers. It speeds and streamlines schematic design and presentation work. Designs made with BricsCAD Shape are saved as DWG files and can directly be used in other versions of ...
Bricsys NVBricsys NV 22 Jan 2018 Website
EmiratesGBC outlines 9 priority areas for 2018 to promote sustainable development EmiratesGBC outlines 9 priority areas for 2018 to promote sustainable development
The UAE has taken several steps over the last few years to build a green economy for sustainable development in line with this vision. For instance, with regards to green building standards, the UAE is already aligned with the global timeline to adopt ...
  22 Jan 2018 Website
Panasonic Showcases New i-PRO Extreme PTZ Camera with Advanced Analytics Panasonic Showcases New i-PRO Extreme PTZ Camera with Advanced Analytics
The WV-X6531NS comes complete with an optional Vehicle Incident Detection analytics, while offering full 360° continuous panning and an ultra-long 40x optical zoom lens with integrated gyro-senor, along with the new PTZ provides Intelligent Zoom Stabil...
  22 Jan 2018  
His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Intersec His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Intersec
Intersec has played a significant contributory role in enhancing the safety and security of our society by bringing the latest innovations and developments within reach of Middle East buyers and establishments. The show’s success underlines the importa...
  21 Jan 2018  
CO2-cured Concrete Advances Performance and Sustainability of Building Materials CO2-cured Concrete Advances Performance and Sustainability of Building Materials
Solidia addresses the cement industry’s goal of reducing its carbon emissions, which contribute 3-5% of global CO2 pollution. Solidia’s processes start with an energy-saving, sustainable cement, then cure concrete with CO2, reduce the carbon footprint ...
  21 Jan 2018 Website
Altronix Showcases Latest Power and Transmission Solutions at Intersec 2018 Altronix Showcases Latest Power and Transmission Solutions at Intersec 2018
Altronix NetWay Spectrum Hardened PoE Switches and Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters accommodate single or multi-mode fiber, as well as composite cable, which combines fiber with copper to simultaneously deliver low-voltage power and data at distances...
  19 Jan 2018  
Dormakaba introduces enhanced safety and security with Secure Safe Access Temporary function Dormakaba introduces enhanced safety and security with Secure Safe Access Temporary function
This function for mechanical cylinder solves this problem and enhances safety of occupants and property via a mechanical master key system which grants temporary access to certain persons simple, fast, safe & secure by a small turn of the key- You deci...
  19 Jan 2018 Website
Landmark Announcements For Solar Industry At Third Day of World Future Energy Summit Landmark Announcements For Solar Industry At Third Day of World Future Energy Summit
The third day of the World Future Energy Summit saw a number of exciting developments for the solar energy space, as the International Solar Alliance signed letters of intent for USD 5 billion worth of financing and the initiation of eight new projects...
  18 Jan 2018  
Masdars Pilot Programme Finds Solar Energy-Powered Desalination to be Commercially-Viable Masdar's Pilot Programme Finds Solar Energy-Powered Desalination to be Commercially-Viable
The outcomes of the pilot projects were published in a report presented during the IWS Insight Session titled Energy efficient desalination: Results from the Ghantoot pilot studies. The findings of the report revealed that solar energy-driven seawater ...
  18 Jan 2018 Website
55,000 new homes to push the US$17.7 billion GCC interior fit-out sector 55,000 new homes to push the US$17.7 billion GCC interior fit-out sector
The exhibition showcases innovative furniture technologies, products and brands. At display by the global players of the furniture industry, it gives the visitors a chance to educate themselves about the latest products in surfaces and fittings, elemen...
  17 Jan 2018  
US$2.4 trillion worth of construction to boost the use of wood in the GCC US$2.4 trillion worth of construction to boost the use of wood in the GCC
The wood and wood-based products sector will get a further boost with the delivery of more than 25,000 homes in Dubai this year, according to industry reports, especially when new home-owners start purchasing their furniture and home décor products. Wi...
  17 Jan 2018  
HVACR industry heats up at Jeddahs largest dedicated expo HVACR industry heats up at Jeddah's largest dedicated expo
Having played host to the successful launch of the world’s first Wind-FreeTM air-conditioner by Samsung, HVACR Expo Saudi will continue to bring together the most innovative HVACR solutions and equipment from over 80 local and international manufacture...
  17 Jan 2018  
Intersec 2018 prepares for big opening in Dubai Intersec 2018 prepares for big opening in Dubai
New features in 2018 include an indoor Drone Zone, where the Dubai Police and Dubai Civil Defence are among those delivering live demonstrations of their latest drones and UAVs in action,” added Pauwels. In addition the Fire and Security Conference, th...
  17 Jan 2018  
Worlds largest desalinated water reservoir unveiled in the desert World's largest desalinated water reservoir unveiled in the desert
On Monday, the United Arab Emirates unveiled the world's largest desalinated water reserve in the middle of Abu Dhabi's Liwa desert. It holds 5.6 billion gallons of water and cost $435 million to build. This reservoir connects to 315 underground wells ...
  17 Jan 2018 Website
Penetron Helps Saudis Stay Hydrated Penetron Helps Saudis Stay Hydrated
This project was completed to ensure a reliable supply of drinking water during peaks in demand, when pilgrims travel to Jeddah, and disruptions in the normal flow when our desalination plants are being overhauled. PENETRON, a surface-applied, integral...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 17 Jan 2018  
Masdar and Statoil collaborate to explore battery storage solution at Hywind Scotland Masdar and Statoil collaborate to explore battery storage solution at Hywind Scotland
The battery will be located at the onshore substation of Hywind Scotland – which is located off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland – and connected to the offshore wind farm at the grid entry point. Sebastian Bringsværd, Head of Hywind Development in ...
  17 Jan 2018  
HVACR Expo and high-level efficiency meeting open in Jeddah HVACR Expo and high-level efficiency meeting open in Jeddah
The meeting played a fundamental role in helping preserve the Kingdom’s wealth of energy resources and strengthen the national economy complementing the Saudi National energy efficiency program. The meeting comes under the initiative of the EU GCC Clea...
  15 Jan 2018  
New technologies strengthen the airport security landscape New technologies strengthen the airport security landscape
Airport Security Middle East will highlight the latest technology from biometrics, scanning, face recognition, border control, access control, CCTV and other security solutions from across the world. The event will also include a dedicated conference w...
  15 Jan 2018  
The World’s First Wind-Free air-conditioner by SAMSUNG is launched in Saudi Arabia The World’s First Wind-Free air-conditioner by SAMSUNG is launched in Saudi Arabia
The Wind-Free Air-conditioner provides customers with the ideal condition by maintaining the comfortable room temperature, using Wind-Free Cooling to gently disperse cold air through 21,000 micro air holes. “ A two-steps cooling system which first lowe...
  15 Jan 2018  
Criocabin G-Concept: Revolution in the Butchershops Criocabin G-Concept: Revolution in the Butchershops
G-CONCEPT proves to be a real revolution in the field of refrigeration concerning the cycle of time and meat conservation. No need any more to remove and throw away the oxidized surface layer of the meat which turns out in a considerable waste of produ...
Criocabin S.p.A.Criocabin S.p.A. 14 Jan 2018 Website
DEWA is Efficiency Sponsor of 11th World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi DEWA is Efficiency Sponsor of 11th World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
The Summit is a prominent platform to exchange ideas and best practices, learn about the latest technologies, and best practices, as well explore investment opportunities in the clean energy sector in the regions, which is one of the most promising mar...
  14 Jan 2018  
Business Breakfast to explore new opportunities in Egypt’s real estate sector Business Breakfast to explore new opportunities in Egypt’s real estate sector
Under the theme: Exploring new frontiers on Egypt’s landscape, the Business Breakfast – a prelude to Cityscape Egypt – will hone in on the core issues central to Egypt’s real estate sector. It will take a close look at the status of the real estate sec...
  11 Jan 2018  
French companies to support the global energy transformation at the WFES 2018 French companies to support the global energy transformation at the WFES 2018
The figures for the renewable energies sector in France speak volumes about how the sector is positioned in Europe and across the world. With 21.4 million tonnes of oil equivalent produced in 2015, France is the third-largest producer of RWEs (Renewabl...
  11 Jan 2018  
Next Week at FM EXPO Saudi: Facilities Management Leaders’ Summit Returns Next Week at FM EXPO Saudi: Facilities Management Leaders’ Summit Returns
Leading into the first segment of the summit, ‘Macro Market Trends and Updates’, their talking points will introduce visitors to the evolving facilities management market in Saudi Arabia – they will identify key targets set in Saudi Vision 2030 and exa...
  10 Jan 2018  
5th IDF Oman to be organized from 06 – 08 February 5th IDF Oman to be organized from 06 – 08 February
Surpassing the previous four editions, IDF Oman will feature over 150 local and international companies. More than 80 international companies will present their products at the exhibition mainly in search of partners and distributors in the local marke...
  10 Jan 2018  
Crystal Lagoons to target Oman where tourism investment is set to top US$1.7 billion by 2026 Crystal Lagoons to target Oman where tourism investment is set to top US$1.7 billion by 2026
The cutting-edge technology has already proven to be a major success in the GCC, particularly in Oman, where Alargan Towell Investment Company has started work on a 50-hectare multi-million-dollar, mixed-use development. Crystal Lagoons will build a 40...
  9 Jan 2018 Website
Unipods to deliver second batch of bathroom pods for Masdar City’s residential complex Unipods to deliver second batch of bathroom pods for Masdar City’s residential complex
The excellent work and craftsmanship of the first batch of bathroom pods combined with the on-time delivery of the order, paved the way for the second order of 1,700 new units. The bathroom pods are a full turnkey bathroom solution that have been manuf...
  9 Jan 2018 Website
Saudi Arabias largest HVAC-R event to attract over 6,000 visitors in Jeddah Saudi Arabia's largest HVAC-R event to attract over 6,000 visitors in Jeddah
Bringing together experts and decision makers, the meeting will address collaboration opportunities between Saudi Arabia and the European Union on HVAC standards, certification and labeling. Defined as a “key initiative in Saudi Arabia” by SASO’s Vice ...
  9 Jan 2018  
New $218M Waterfront Project opens in Jeddah New $218M Waterfront Project opens in Jeddah
The new 4.2 km development in Saudi Arabia’s commercial hub adds new park areas, a 650 metre walkway as well as three new beaches in the area, Saudi Gazette reported. The new public area with 17 plazas, sculptures, fountains, a water park and 8,000 sq/...
  7 Jan 2018  
Launch of LCS3, Legrand’s New Structured Cabling Offer Launch of LCS3, Legrand’s New Structured Cabling Offer
It represents a major upgrade of Legrand’s structured cabling offer, providing networks with greater performance, scalability and efficiency. It enables greatly increased speeds, through high-category RJ45 connectors and even more high-performance new ...
  7 Jan 2018 Website
ADNEC Gears Up to Host Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 ADNEC Gears Up to Host Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018
With ADNEC teams working around the clock, the preparations for hosting ADSW 2018 have entered the final stages. We are confident that this mega event will reinforce its dominant status as one of the leading international platforms for the renewable en...
  7 Jan 2018  
ATC Forum to make debut at Airport Show 2018 ATC Forum to make debut at Airport Show 2018
The Air Traffic Management (ATM) tops the chart of existing as well as future challenges, with the airports and civil aviation authorities eagerly looking up to meaningful platforms to deliberate about effective solutions. The Arab world’s second bigge...
  4 Jan 2018 Website
According to recent research Saudi HVAC-R market to hit USD 6.36BN in 2022 According to recent research Saudi HVAC-R market to hit USD 6.36BN in 2022
Saudi Arabia has emerged as the largest market for indoor cooling and refrigeration in the GCC, making up close to 50% by value. The lucrative market has attracted many top companies from across the globe to expand their operations in the region. With ...
  2 Jan 2018  

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