Big Changes, Little Changes Are Coming

Big Changes, Little Changes Are Coming

In addition to the terminology and language changes in the new ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards, which are projected to go into effect toward the middle of 2018, the standards also include several big changes to the equipment itself.New features, such as Platform Load Sense and Dynamic Terrain Sensing, will be incorporated into the design of many mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), as well as new provisions for machines rated “Indoor Only.”
GCC urban projects worth $32bn at tendering stage

GCC urban projects worth $32bn at tendering stage

Just over 800 urban construction projects with a combined value of around $32bn (AED 117.44bn) are currently in the tendering phase in the GCC, according to BNC Network.The total value of urban construction contracts could top $50bn by the end of the year, the research and intelligence provider said today.
Saudi invites bids for major 400MW wind-power project

Saudi invites bids for major 400MW wind-power project

Saudi Arabia is inviting bidders for the construction of a 400MW utility-scale wind-power project, a first of its kind in the Kingdom.The plant is being planned for Dumat Al Jandal, located in the northwestern Al Jouf region, Bloomberg has reported according to an emailed statement from the Energy Ministry.
How to Optimize Plasma Cutter Performance

How to Optimize Plasma Cutter Performance

While some start cutting with a Miller plasma cutter immediately after taking it out of the package, it's smart to take some time and learn the intricacies of plasma cutter performance. This article discusses best practices that will help you make the best cut possible, regardless of material or thickness.
Tall, Taller, Tallest – The GCC’s Upcoming Tall Towers

Tall, Taller, Tallest – The GCC’s Upcoming Tall Towers

With UAE already having the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa and KSA having the Jeddah Kingdom Tower, currently under construction and expected to be taller than the Burj Khalifa, the region is set to witness an influx of tall towers in the near future.
Diesel genset market expected to cross US$1.54bn by 2026

Diesel genset market expected to cross US$1.54bn by 2026

In the recent report of "Middle East Diesel Genset Market By Type, Medium Power, High Power, By End User Segment, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2026," Research and Markets, world’s leading market research store, has forecasted that diesel gensets market in the Middle East will cross US$1.54bn by 2026.
Kuwait’s $2.4bn causeway project nears completion

Kuwait’s $2.4bn causeway project nears completion

The KWD 738mn ($2.4bn) Sheikh Jaber causeway project in Kuwait will be launched by the end of next year.
Bahrain plans key infrastructure development projects

Bahrain plans key infrastructure development projects

The Kingdom is set to start implementing a series of infrastructure development projects, to iron out traffic congestion and improve road networks.
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