• Borouge breaks ground on 5th polypropylene unit in Abu Dhabi

    PETCHEM PRODUCTION BOOST
    Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and Borealis of Austria, has begun construction of its fifth polypropylene unit in Ruwais. On completion, it will boast a production capacity of 480,000 tonnes per year.

  • Thyssenkrupp supplies elevators to Bahrain 'twistscraper'


    Thyssenkrupp Elevator, a global leader in passenger transportation systems, said it has delivered 16 elevators and two escalators to Bahrain’s 200-m United Tower, a twisted shape building located on the north-eastern shore of capital Manama.

  • Orascom inks deal with Thomas Cook for Egypt hotels


    Orascom Development Holding has signed a deal with leading holiday company Thomas Cook to develop two hotels in Egypt next year. The first will be a 100-room waterfront property in the Red Sea area, while the second one will be located in El Gouna.

  • UAE joins Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction


    The UAE has become a member of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC), a United Nations initiative aimed at facilitating the global transition towards zero-emission, efficient and resilient buildings.

  • UL to help design energy-efficient buildings in Mena


    Global independent safety science company UL has introduced a new testing and commissioning service for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region that helps determine the energy efficiency of buildings.

  • Red Sea unveils masterplan for mega tourism project


    Saudi-based Red Sea Development Company has unveiled the masterplan of its mega project, which will position the kingdom on the global luxury tourism map, eventually creating 70,000 jobs and attracting one million visitors per year to the country.

  • Entertainment, tourism to bolster Saudi property sector


    Saudi Arabia’s real estate market is expected to experience exponential growth as the kingdom focuses on advancing its entertainment and tourism sectors, said a new whitepaper released by leading global real estate advisor CBRE.

  • JPA Design welcomes new regional head for Mena


    London-based JPA Design, a world leader in hospitality and transport design, is strengthening its presence in the Middle East with the appointment of industry professional Carol Finnie as regional director, Middle East and North Africa (Mena).

  • Adnoc awards feed contract for Ruwais chemical plant


    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), and its project partner Cepsa, have awarded a front-end engineering design (Feed) contract for the development of a mega Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) plant in the Ruwais region of the UAE capital.

  • Over 1,300 exhibitors to showcase key solutions at Intersec


    More than 1,300 exhibitors from 59 countries will be showcasing their latest offerings at Intersec 2019, a leading trade and networking event for safety, security and fire protection, to be held next month in Dubai, UAE.

  • Dubai RTA opens new training centre


    Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened a new training centre at the Dubai Marina, aiming to upgrade the skills and abilities of employees, which will serve RTA’s strategic objectives and goals.

  • Mubadala, Dubal Holding to sign desal deal with EGA

    25-YEAR PACT WORTH $272m
    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), Mubadala and Dubal Holding are set to sign an agreement to develop a state-of-the-art power block and a water desalination plant at EGA’s smelter in Jebel Ali, Dubai, a media report said.

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Borouge breaks ground on 5th polypropylene unit in Abu Dhabi

Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and Borealis of Austria, has begun construction of its fifth polypropylene unit in Ruwais. On completion, it will boast a production capacity of 480,000 tonnes per year....



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