A stop at a hot shop offers a behind-the-scenes look at molten glass and how it moves from the furnace to finished art. Groups can observe the process via demonstrations or step-in with actual gloves-on help.
The Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) Library currently under construction in Dubai’s Al Jaddaf area is designed to meet two green building rating systems. ASGC, the main contractor of the project, told Construction Week that the library aims to achieve platinum ratings under LEED and Dubai Municipality’s Al Sa’fat.
LiSEC set itself the target of developing the most efficient cutting table for flat glass. The result speaks for itself: The brand new high-performance machine in the new LiSEC design with the name SprintCut cuts flat glass automatically and quickly thanks to the state-of-the-art motive power engineering.
Sisecam Flat Glass, a subsidiary of Sisecam Group, introduced its new glass products especially Sisecam Temperable Solar Control Low-E and Sisecam Temperable Low-E at ‘‘The Big 5 Show 2017’ - International Construction Fair organized in Dubai 26-29 November 2017.
Guardian Glass and the Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE) kicked off a long-term joint training program which started with an interactive seminar recently conducted in Al Jubail under the title "Glass in Green Buildings". SCE members in the audience included prominent engineers, architects, and glazing and energy efficiency specialists from KSA’s government and private sectors.
21 November 2017
H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), officially inaugurated four co-located, premium events at the Dubai World Trade Centre today: FM Expo, Windows, Doors & Facades Event, The Big 5 Outdoor Design & Build Show, and Gulf Glass.
25th September 2017
Specialist firm, Hiet, will join industry peers to discuss the latest technologies and emerging trends in the glass industry at a leading show- Gulf Glass.
20 August 2017
The UAE commercial and retail construction is beating comparable GCC markets in both estimated value and number of projects, according to the latest Major Commercial & Retail projects in the GCC report prepared by BNC Network for The Big 5 Dubai. Four out of the five UAE based projects are being developed in Dubai, making it the construction hub of the GCC.
August 06, 2017
To supplement the needs of the glass industry in the Middle East, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa is geared up to bring back Gulf Glass, a leading flat and container glass event in the region. Comprising of properties that make it a fully-recyclable material, glass has been gaining popularity with the construction fraternity, who are constantly seeking innovative and green construction solutions.
20 June 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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