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Wednesday, 26 October 2016 08:01
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Doosan Bobcat has delivered 20 new Bobcat E20 compact excavators supplied by International Heavy Equipment LLC (IHE) to Oman National Engineering & Investment Co. (SAOG), touted to be first mini-excavators...
Monday, 24 October 2016 08:13
Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidy, Oman’s minister of commerce and industry, said that the government is focused on establishing the public–private partnership (PPP) framework to solve funding challenges and attract...
Thursday, 20 October 2016 07:57
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The recent announcement of new projects signals a steady flow of investments into sectors like infrastructure and manufacturing, which is set to generate contracts for regional steel fabricators in the...
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 07:41
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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 07:23
State-of-the-art manufacturing facility to produce pumps, among other technologies, and provide localized and integrated services to local, regional customers Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s...
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 07:06
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New construction products and technologies have made their debut at The Big 5 2012
Showcasing its new products, UK-based Balmoral Tanks introduced its hot press GRP and steel sectional tanks along with its cylindrical steel tanks. These tanks are all now fully Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) approved for the storage of sprinkler system water storage on a global basis.
Meanwhile, Avant Flooring, a high quality composite laminate, officially launched its presence in the Middle East at the event. The flooring, constructed of tongue and groove panels, is unique in its composition. Researched and developed in Germany, the flooring is waterproof and durable as well as UV- and fire-resistant.
Mapei unveiled its new range of chemical anchors, including the Mapefix PE SF, intended for light loads, and the Mapefix VE SF, suitable for heavy loads.
The show floor was also host to a number of live demonstrations. Roll Roy UK demonstrated its TeleTower, a compact aluminium scaffold tower which can be erected in three minutes. Emerson’s subsidiary, Ridge Tool Co, showcased the RE – 60 60kN Electrical Tool, while Silk Plaster demonstrated a grade material wall covering used in civil and industrial construction for finishing and decorating walls and ceilings.
Stuart Burns, director of the UK's Dura Composites, said, “We come to The Big 5 every year because it produces great results. We meet people, whether they are specifiers or contractors, who actually want to do business.”