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Infrastructure in focus

While the construction market in Abu Dhabi is gloomy, industry experts forecast better things to come as the oil-rich emirate adjusts to the new normal of low oil prices. Abu Dhabi’s top 10 ongoing projects have a combined value of Dh134 billion ($37 billion) – all of which are expected to be completed within the next three years, according to a...

Abu Dhabi projects at a glance

Link to Abu Dhabi projects at a glance ... ...

Saadiyat sanctuaries

Construction work is in progress on three major residential projects on Saadiyat Island, ...

Maryah magnet

Construction of Gulf Related’s flagship development Al Maryah Central is proceeding ...





Call for reuse of storm water

The region needs to draw up a plan to conserve water through harnessing its stormwater run-off, says ROBIN APPLEBY*, adding that Polypipe’s innovative approach provides a solution. In an arid region, water is undisputedly a valuable and precious commodity – and it’s in acutely short supply. Already arguably the least water-secure region ...

Waterscan sets new standards in recycling

An innovative greywater recycling system, designed and installed for the Premier Inn at ...

Zurn’s way to reduce consumption

Pressure-reducing valves (PRVs) from Zurn Industries can reduce water consumption by 33 ...

AWMS to floor show with top drainage lines

Gatic’s innovative access covers and channel drainage, and Harmer’s leading ...

Silent range creates a buzz

Advanced Plastic Industries (API), a prime manufacturer of high quality plastic pipes and ...





Formwork raises metro’s profile

RMD Kwikform says its systems have helped tackle the challenging aspects on the elevated sections of Doha Metro’s Red Line South. Formwork and shoring solutions from the UK-based RMD Kwikform have helped shape key elevated concrete sections of the Doha Metro in Qatar. With Phase One well under way, the construction of the Red Line South (RLS) ...

Elephant rides high at Royal Atlantis

Elkon’s powerful Mobile Master-150 Elephant, claimed to be the highest-capacity ...

Flexcrete solution helps bridge cracks

In response to customer demand, Flexcrete Technologies of the UK has launched a new ...





Bomag’s lightest ...and largest

A light compactor designed for use in confined spaces and a powerful cold planer are among Bomag’s latest offerings. Bomag says its new BVP 10/30 single direction vibratory plate is the lightest compactor in its class, weighing just over 46 kg, for easy transport vehicle loading and unloading. The compactor boasts a narrow 300-mm plate width, ...

Terex Bid-Well looks to expand globally

Now part of the Terex Materials Processing Systems (Terex MPS), concrete paving equipment ...





Wacker boosts lab capabilities

Germany’s Wacker is expanding its services as demand for silicone and polymer products grows in the region. Germany-based chemicals group Wacker is strengthening its presence in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) by expanding the service portfolio of its technical centre in Dubai, UAE. The centre of excellence located at the Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) ...

Termiticides best bet for protection

Termicides have evolved over the years to provide durable, effective and non-toxic ...





Solar One secures niche market

A Bahrain-based company, which has pioneered production of solar panels in the country, is looking to boost its capacity by 50 per cent by the year-end. Bahrain-based Solar One, which launched operations early this year with the manufacture of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, has chalked out concrete plans to capitalise on the niche solar energy market that ...

CP powers 6,000-home project

A total of 14 robust stationary generators from the US-based Chicago Pneumatic (CP) are ...

UAE nuclear plant marks milestone

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has made significant progress on the ...





Geberit bathrooms in limelight

This year’s Geberit catalogue for the Gulf will, for the first time, also include its bathroom series comprising ceramic sanitary appliances and bathroom furniture. The series, which include the Citterio, Xeno2, iCon, Smyle, and Abalona, will now be sold solely with the Geberit logo in the Gulf region. “With this step, our customers will be ...

Geostar gets smarter with LQS

Leister Technologies of Switzerland, a global market leader in the areas of plastic ...

Trimble launches new Tekla 2017 versions

Trimble has announced three new versions of its Tekla software solutions for structural ...





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Gulf Construction, launched over 36 years ago, is an authoritative and respected journal that provides unmatched coverage of the Gulf region through annual country and project reports, editorial features, news, contracts and tender information. Each month, the magazine provides editorial coverage on a wide range of topics which are of interest to ...





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