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Dow Chemical to build reverse osmosis manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia

Dow to build Saudi reverse osmosis plant Subscription Required

27 July 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Plant will manufacture component for desalination facilities

Mining

Qatar Mining wins Malian gold concessions Subscription Required

20 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

State-owned operator to carry out exploration at four sites in West African state

Steel

Sabic’s $4.2bn steel plants put on hold Subscription Required

20 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Further studies regarding project feasibility for two steel mills to be carried out

Petrochemical plant

Oman awards five technology licences on Liwa Plastics Subscription Required

16 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Petrochemicals deals worth $80m handed to Randall, Axens, CB&I, LyondellBasell and Univation

Abraaj Group targets North African investments Subscription Required

15 July 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Private equity firm confirms interest in Egypt’s Bisco Misr

Maaden signs $210m copper mine deal with Barrick Gold Subscription Required

13 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Saudi mining company now has 50 per cent share in Jabal Sayid mine close to Medina

Maaden $5bn financing attracts high number of foreign banks Subscription Required

3 July 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Financing deal marks growing international bank appetite for Saudi Arabian Mining Company

Bahrain approves gas allocation for Alba Subscription Required

2 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Region’s oldest smelter at Aluminium Bahrain in line for gas that would allow sixth potline expansion

Saudi Aramco to retender Ras Tanura in late 2014 or early 2015 Subscription Required

1 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Front-end engineering and design being reconfigured to fit new scope of work for the Ras Tanura refinery clean fuels and aromatics project

Oman seeks interest in Liwa Plastics construction tender Subscription Required

1 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Companies ask to express interest in $3.6bn petrochemicals project in Sohar

Sabic joint venture yet to sign petrochemicals plant deal Subscription Required

30 June 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Nothing has been finalised on project to build two petrochemicals facilities in Saudi Arabia, say sources

Dubai-based electrochemical group Cumberland acquired Subscription Required

30 June 2014 | By Mark Watts

Hitachi Zosen says acquisition of Cumberland will expand its operations in electro-chlorination services

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Start-up of Saudi urea plant pushed back Subscription Required

25 June 2014 | By Mark Watts

Safco-5 fertiliser plant to start up in the first quarter of 2015 amid construction delays

Linde wins design deal on Salalah ammonia plant Subscription Required

23 June 2014 | By Mark Watts

Construction deal of Omani chemicals project expected to be tendered at the end of 2014

Saudi Arabia’s Almarai to invest in Egypt Subscription Required

22 June 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Dairy company Almarai announces $345m investment

Middle East May steel output surged 7.3 per cent Subscription Required

22 June 2014 | By Mark Watts

Rising steel production in region driven by Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran

State-owned company to build Egyptian wheat silos Subscription Required

9 June 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Arab Organisation for Industrialisation to build 25 silos in North African state

Sipchem and Sahara postpone $5.8bn merger Subscription Required

9 June 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

New company not workable under current regulatory framework in Saudi Arabia

Comment

Phosphates mining

Riyadh’s third pillar of success Subscription Required

1 May 2014

Maaden proves itself with project to build major phosphates development in the kingdom

Dubai

SMEs to become more competitive Subscription Required

14 April 2014 | By Melissa Song Loong

Several planned initiatives should improve conditions for SMEs

Refinery

Chemicals plan hits fuel hurdle Subscription Required

3 April 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

A planned oil-to-chemicals project in Yanbu has huge potential, but could be derailed by the amount of subsidised fuel it needs for power

Analysis

Construction equipment

Construction surge boosts Saudi Arabia's equipment sales Subscription Required

29 June 2014 | By Jeff Florian

Construction equipment suppliers respond to increase in demand as rising government expenditures bolster the kingdom’s construction market

World sugar output 2010-11

Oversupply dampens sugar outlook Subscription Required

3 April 2014 | By Mark Watts

Regional producers are facing low prices, slowing demand growth and new competition

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