GLASS NEWS

Abu Dhabi building material prices down in May

The prices of building materials in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last month saw substantial change, with average prices of items in 16 categories witnessing a sharp fall compared to the same period last year, according to a report.

20 June 2017

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Automotive Glass Market worth over $29 Billion by 2024

Automotive Glass Market size will surpass USD 29 billion, or over 1,900 million sq.m by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Global automotive glass market for passenger vehicles will generate over USD 22 billion by 2024. Upsurge in demand for passenger cars, particularly in the emerging countries and their dynamic demographics will be key influencers.

6 March 2017

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1,000-Year-Old Colored Glass Beads Discovered in West Africa

A newly discovered treasure trove of more than 10,000 colorful glass beads, as well as evidence of glassmaking tools, suggests that an ancient city in southwestern Nigeria was one of the first places in West Africa to master the complex art of glassmaking, scientists reported.

13 June 2017

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Al Ghurair Construction has announced its partnership with Sky-Frame

Al Ghurair Construction, part of UAE-based conglomerate Al Ghurair, has announced its partnership with Sky-Frame, Swiss producer of frameless glass sliding door and window systems, as the exclusive supplier of its innovative seamless glass solutions in the Middle East.

31 May 2017

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Flat glass market is expected to witness growth

Grand View Research, Inc. – Market Research And Consulting. According to report published by Grand View Research, Global Flat Glass Market was valued at USD 71.98 billion in 2014. Growing demand for engineered glass in buildings, especially for use in windshields, transparent walls, and windows, is expected to drive the global market over the forecast period.

24 May 2017

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Saint-Gobain building glass celebrates royal opening of Oastler building

Saint-Gobain Building Glass looked on proudly last month as a £27.5m university building it helped to design and create was opened by the University of Huddersfield to provide a new home for its Law School and the School of Music, Humanities and Media.

22 May 2017

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Emirates Glass achieves strong results in 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Emirates Glass LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region, has announced that it has achieved strong results in 2016 compared to 2015 with profits exceeding all previous records, reinforcing its growing reputation and market share in the region.

21 May 2017

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