New regional manager for WatchGuard
WatchGuard Technologies has announced the opening of its new office in the region, located in Dubai Internet City and the appointment of John Spoor as their regional manager for the Middle East. » Read more
RRC secures major Omani oil project
RRC Middle East (RRCME) was recently called in by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC) to help manage health and safety during the 46-day total turnaround of its Sohar refinery and petrochemical plant for major essential maintenance. » Read more
Kuwait’s construction projects valued at $250.6 billion
The value of Kuwait’s construction market and its influence on the strength of the GCC’s position as an international hub has been highlighted in a recent report. » Read more
Dedicated area for critical infrastructure security announced for ISNR 2014
As preparations gather momentum for the upcoming International Security, Safety and National Resilience Exhibition and Conference (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2014), Reed Exhibitions has announced the event will feature an expanded format and include a pavilion for 'Physical Security for Critical Infrastructure Projects'. » Read more
Taller crash barriers tackle truck issue
Taller trucks, especially those found in the Middle East will not be able to tumble over anti-terrorist, crash-proof bollards, according to Delta Scientific leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle. control systems. » Read more
Abu Dhabi customs place order for high-end cargo inspections systems for Khalifa Port
American Science and Engineering has been awarded a contract from Abu Dhabi Customs for two OmniView Gantry cargo and vehicle inspection systems with dual- energy for material discrimination and one Z Portal cargo and vehicle screening system to protect the new Khalifa Port.
Anthony R Fabiano, AS&E's President and CEO of AS&E said: "We have a long-standing association with Abu Dhabi Customs and actively support their goal to balance minimum restrictions on trade while providing maximum security by utilising the best inspection technologies. We are committed to working side-by-side with Abu Dhabi Customs to meet their stringent security requirements to secure their ports and borders from smuggling, trade fraud, and other threats."
The flagship Khalifa Port when completed will the first semi- automated port in the region and one of the biggest ports in the world, handling an initial capacity of two million TEU container traffic and 12 million tons of general cargo annually. In order to help protect the Ras Ghanada coral reef, Khalifa Port is being built on a reclaimed port island.