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Al-Hejailan and Dow form joint venture

Al-Hejailan Group and Dow have formed a joint venture to design, build and operate a polyacrylic acid (PAA) and emulsion polymers plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Al-Hejailan will hold a 75% stake in the joint venture, and Dow will have 25% ownership. This partnership will enable Al-Hejailan and Dow to meet growing customer demand for coatings and water treatment applications in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East region, as well as penetrate new markets.  The...

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ITALMATCH CHEMICALS and BIOLAB ARABIA signed...

Italmatch Biolab Industrial will use Italmatch's raw materials and technology and Biolab's local manufacturing infrastructure to produce and sell additives and final solutions for Industrial Water & Process Treatment in...

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Al-Hejailan, Dow JV to build polyacrylic...

GCC & Middle East Al-Hejailan Group and Dow's announcement to form a joint venture was covered by the leading newspapers & digital hubs across the GCC & Middle East, including the...

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Armetal Metal Industries New Plant

In response to the increase of high quality projects, and the numerous prestigious upcoming projects, Armetal’ s Board of Directors decided to  purchase a land of 16,000 sq. m in...

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Aramco Awards Engineering Contract

By Kevin Baxter   Three companies selected for five-year Maintain Potential Programme scheme Offshore contract of the largest in the region.  First time Aramco has chosen more than one company...

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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies And Research...

The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) is an independent, non-profit research institution dedicated to researching energy economics, policy, technology, and the environment across all types of energy....

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BioLab Embarks On Four-Phase Expansion

BioLab Arabia Ltd “BLA” is a Saudi Chemical company based in Jubail Industrial City. BLA produces Antiscalants chemicals used in Thermal and RO desalination plants, in cooperation with UK based,...

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Official Inauguration Of Horizon Teleports In...

Moosburg, Munich, Germany, 15 May 2014 – HorizonSat has officially opened its new teleport – Horizon Teleports located north of Munich – implementing the latest state-of-the-art satellite technology and network...

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Philips Buys 51% Stake In Saudi...

Netherlands-based Royal Philips announced Monday that it has entered into agreements to acquire 51 percent of General Lighting Company (GLC), a lighting company in Saudi Arabia for $235 million (on...

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Armetal Metal Industries New Plant

In response to the increase of high quality projects, and the numerous prestigious upcoming projects, Armetal’ s Board of Directors decided to purchase a land of 16,000 sq. m in Riyadh Industrial City, southern Riyadh, to establish its new facilities consisting of 6,000 sq. m of factory with the latest machineries and equipment, and 1,000 sq. m of offices.

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BioLab Embarks On Four-Phase Expansion

BioLab Arabia Ltd “BLA” is a Saudi Chemical company based in Jubail Industrial City. BLA produces Antiscalants chemicals used in Thermal and RO desalination plants, in cooperation with UK based, BWA Water Additives company.
BLA presently has a formulating capacity of 48,000 MT, and is currently expanding its plant with a first phase investment, which will cost US$25 million.

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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies And Research Centre (KAPSARC)

The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) is an independent, non-profit research institution dedicated to researching energy economics, policy, technology, and the environment across all types of energy. KAPSARC is located in Riyadh. The project was designed by the famous Zaha Hadid with a state of the art design containing irregular shapes and spaces intended to reveal the identity of the project.

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Philips Buys 51% Stake In Saudi Lighting Firm

Netherlands-based Royal Philips announced Monday that it has entered into agreements to acquire 51 percent of General Lighting Company (GLC), a lighting company in Saudi Arabia for $235 million (on a cash-free, debt-free basis) plus additional transaction costs.
Philips will buy the GLC stake from a consortium of shareholders including Alliance Holding, the Hejailan Group, and The Carlyle Group, it said in a statement.

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Official Inauguration Of Horizon Teleports In Moosburg, Germany

HorizonSat has officially opened its new teleport – Horizon Teleports located north of Munich – implementing the latest state-of-the-art satellite technology and network infrastructure.
Horizon Teleports, a division of Dubai-based HorizonSat, is the result of the vertical integration of ground services into HorizonSat’s current broad, satellite services operations. HorizonSat is a well-known and experienced satellite communications provider and serves corporate, governmental and military clients as well as Telco Operators, ISPs and TV Broadcasters throughout the world, especially in the EMEA region. 

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Aramco Awards Engineering Contract

Saudi Aramco has awarded three international engineering consultancies the contract for its Maintain Potential Programme (MPP), the engineering services contract that focuses on offshore operations.
The three companies are: KBR (US), Mustang Engineering (US) and WorleyParsons (Australia)

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