Sunday 26 February 2017

Building the ship of the future

Ships of the future will have to be lighter, smarter, cleaner, more reliable, more efficient, and safer. Sounds like a tall order, but that’s where the industry is headed, say experts. DNV GL and Rolls Royce concur: Technologies available today will combine with those just


GCC set to pump $320bn into power projects

The total value of GCC power projects in the pipeline stands at more than $320 billion at present, of which over $100 billion are linked to the renewable and alternative sources, according to a report. In recent years, the interest in renewable energy across the GCC has been on t


Dewa’s Smart Centre gets good response

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (Dewa) said its Smart Centre has achieved remarkable results with growth in smart adoption surging from 64 per cent in 2015 to 70 per cent last year. The Smart Centre was launched as part of the Customer Happiness Centre and aims to i


Neutral Fuels makes biofuel from dairy waste

After two years of research into new and improved ways to create biofuels, Dubai-based Neutral Fuels has become the first company to successfully use butter, cream and ghee waste as a feedstock for creating commercial biofuel. Importantly, the new fuel is of the same high quality


CCC, Rexa to modernise steam turbines

Rexa, the industry leader in Electraulic Technology, and Compressor Controls Corporation (CCC), a leading supplier of turbomachinery control solutions, have announce a joint initiative to modernise steam turbine controls for enhanced performance based upon each company’s core competency.


Atech presents simulation solutions at Idex

Brazil-based Atech, a company of the Embraer Group, has brought to Idex 2017 its systems for the simulation of real military operation environments. Idex 2017, which opened in Abu Dhabi on February 19, ends today (Febraury 23).   Atech, with extensive experienc


IGG signs deals with 6 international firms

International Golden Group (IGG), the Abu Dhabi-based supplier of high-end defence and security systems, signed six agreements for joint cooperation in the supply of defence systems with global companies at the Idex 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The companies include Thales Optronique, Fras


UAE Armed Forces signs $925m deals

The UAE Armed Forces has announced 20 new deals worth over Dh3.4 billion ($925.7 million) on the fourth day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, Idex 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The national companies were awarded 13 deals, while the remaining seven deals went to intern


Siemon publishes guide on PoE lighting apps

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has published a new guide on the Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting applications. The ‘Zone Cabling and Coverage Area Planning Guide: 60W PoE Lighting Applications’ will provide guidance to infrastructure des


RAK Precast deploys Acotec panel PRO technology

RAK Precast, a company based in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, said it is set to deploy Elematic Acotec PRO production line at its Dubai factory to boost the company's production of non-load bearing interior precast partition wall panels. It was delivered by Elematic Oyj, a global lead

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