Siemens and Strata to develop 3D-printed aircraft interior parts for Etihad Airways

Siemens and Strata to develop 3D-printed…

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 09:26

Siemens AG, Strata Manufacturing PJSC and Etihad Airways have announced partnership to develop first 3D-printed parts for Etihad Airways’ aircraft interiors in the MENA 

Portugal-based construction firm forays into UAE market

Portugal-based construction firm forays …

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 07:19

Innovative technologies and a construction boom are not only driving growth in the Middle East and the GCC region but also creating lucrative opportunities for regional and international construction firms

ABB installs 315 kW solar plant in its office

ABB installs 315 kW solar plant in its o…

Monday, 23 January 2017 17:06

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated ABB’s new 315 kW solar power plant, one of the largest of its kind in...

Caterpillar launch new 980L medium wheel loader for the Middle East and beyond

Caterpillar launch new 980L medium wheel…

Monday, 23 January 2017 10:17

The new 980L medium wheel loader is to feature greater operator comfort, more power, greater fuel efficiency, drive-train refinement and safety enhancement over its predecessor, the 980H  On 20 January 2017,...

MESIA release winners of the 2017 Solar Awards

MESIA release winners of the 2017 Solar …

Sunday, 22 January 2017 07:18

In partnership with the World Future Energy Summit 2017, the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) unveiled the winners of the 2017 Middle East Solar Awards on 18 January  

Safe lockout for large gate valves

Safe lockout for large gate valves

Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:59

Safely lock out gate valves with diameters up to 18 inch (457 mm) with the Brady’s new Collapsible Gate Valve Lockout. Easily store or carry the device thanks to its...

Mercedes-Benz launch special edition Actros to celebrate 20th anniversary

Mercedes-Benz launch special edition Act…

Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:40

Mercedes-Benz Trucks MENA have launched a special edition truck to celebrate its flagship model, Actros, and its 20th anniversary 

Kuwait to spend US$15.6bn on infrastructure in FY2017-18

Kuwait to spend US$15.6bn on infrastruct…

Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:27

Kuwait is set to spend around US$15.6bn (KD4.74bn) on infrastructure and other projects in fiancial year 2017-2018 with the private sector contributing 16.9 per cent of the investment

Outokumpu win stainless steel order for bridge project in Kuwait

Outokumpu win stainless steel order for …

Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:27

Outokumpa Long Products have won a contract to provide 1,600 metric tonnes of stainless steel rebar for the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Al-Sabah highway bridge project in Kuwait

SABIC return to World Economic Forum with ICEhouse

SABIC return to World Economic Forum wit…

Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:21

Innovative SABIC composite materials that have opened up a vast new array of possibilities for designers in diverse industries are taking centre stage at the World Economic Forum as part...

Promoting low carbon development at WFES 2017

Promoting low carbon development at WFES…

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 14:25

Dubai Carbon, a locally developed think tank for environmental economics, is playing a key role in promoting sustainable development in Dubai and the wider region

Renovating older buildings can save up to 50 per cent of energy costs

Renovating older buildings can save up t…

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 07:31

Government initiatives to make older buildings more energy efficient could achieve dramatic reductions in the UAE’s electricity consumption, one of the speakers at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) Energy...

Volvo CE headquarters to move from Brussels to Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo CE headquarters to move from Bruss…

Monday, 16 January 2017 10:20

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) announced on 12 January that it is moving its global headquarters from Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo opens

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo opens

Monday, 16 January 2017 07:55

HVAC R Saudi Expo also opens alongside the events that is taking place 15 - 17 January 2017 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events 

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo to debut in January 2017

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo to de…

Thursday, 12 January 2017 07:27

The Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is to host the FM EXPO Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo between 15-17 January 2017

Volvo to push boundaries at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017

Volvo to push boundaries at CONEXPO/CON-…

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:15

From industry-first size classes to technology advancements in machine interfaces and customer support capabilities, it will be clear to visitors why Volvo chose ‘push boundaries’ as its theme for CONEXPO/CON-AGG...

New industry products at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2012

Big 5 new industry productsThe events featured product demonstrations from exhibitors such as Hyundai. (Image source: The Big 5)The latest products and innovations from heavy industry and concrete related industries have been unveiled at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2012

Among the exhibitors was Austria-based Doka, which launched a cost-effective housing solution for the residential construction sector. Compared with traditional formwork, Dokaflex 15 offers a reduction in the price of panel and slab formwork systems and speeds up construction workflows. Doka facilities in the Middle East are also offering an exclusive and cost-effective ready-to-use pre-assembly service.

In addition, the Boecker Group from Germany demonstrated its aluminium trailer crane and glass handling equipment, designed and manufactured in Europe and the USA.

Meanwhile, SCHOECK introduced Isokorb, a unique technology that reduces power consumption while being environmentally efficient.

The outdoor arena hosted numerous other live demonstrations on the first day from suppliers such as MAN Truck and Bus, United Motors, Hyundai and Al Wasit. The demonstrations included concrete cutting, drilling machinery, formwork and lifting equipment.

Middle East Concrete and PMV Live are taking place alongside The Big 5 from 5-8 November in Sheikh Saeed Halls.

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