Building Materials
April 2017

Aurecon, a global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, played a key role in designing solutions that ensured the Qatari construction industry a steady and reliable supply of gabbro, a construction material for concrete and asphalt.






April 2017

QATAR National Cement Company (QNCC) is set to commission two cement mills during the first half of 2017 as part of its plan to boost its cement production capacity by 5,500 tonnes per day, said a report, citing a top official.






April 2017

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, and Arkan, a leading building materials company, have agreed to test the use of a by-product of aluminium smelting in Arkan’s cement plant in Al Ain, improving the environmental performance of both companies.






April 2017

Arkan, a leading building materials industrial conglomerate, has announced its decision to permanently close down the company’s cement plant, Emirates Cement Factory (ECF) at Al Ain, UAE as part of its regional strategy.






April 2017

An increase in building materials price could push up the prices of apartments, villas and office space, if not contained in the next few months, said a Dubai-based property developer.






April 2017

Terex Corporation, a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products, has introduced a new generation of its Genie ZX-135/70 Boom lift.






April 2017

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a major order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for the Line 3 of Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia. The Line 3 is the longest of the six lines in the project stretching along 41km and spread across 22 stations.






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