Manufacturers & Procurement

The region needs to draw up a plan to conserve water through harnessing its stormwater run-off, says ROBIN APPLEBY*, adding that Polypipe’s innovative approach provides a solution. In an arid region, water is undisputedly a valuable and precious commodity – and it’s in acutely short supply.

Gatic’s innovative access covers and channel drainage, and Harmer’s leading range in building drainage will be in the spotlight on Alumasc Water Management Solutions’ (AWMS) stand at The Big 5 show in Dubai, UAE, this year.

Grease management systems are becoming increasing important in ensuring efficient public sewage systems as well as preventing water pollution, says the UK-based ACO Building Drainage, which specialises in the development of corrosion-resistant drainage systems.

Elkon’s powerful Mobile Master-150 Elephant, claimed to be the highest-capacity mobile concrete batching plant in the world, has started producing concrete for Dubai’s newest icon, The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences. The powerful mobile concrete batching plant has been installed at the crescent of The Palm Jumeirah.

A Bahrain-based company, which has pioneered production of solar panels in the country, is looking to boost its capacity by 50 per cent by the year-end.

This year’s Geberit catalogue for the Gulf will, for the first time, also include its bathroom series comprising ceramic sanitary appliances and bathroom furniture. The series, which include the Citterio, Xeno2, iCon, Smyle, and Abalona, will now be sold solely with the Geberit logo in the Gulf region.