• Dubai Industrial City, Esma to promote Halal mark

    Leading Gulf manufacturing hub Dubai Industrial City (DI) and the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (Esma) have announced a strategic partnership promoting the national Halal mark within the UAE.

  • Bayer Group inaugurates new office in Amman

    Bayer Group, a German chemical and pharmaceutical company, has announced the inauguration of its new office in Amman, Jordan.

  • Alstom wins two contracts in Turkey

    Alstom has been awarded two contracts, worth around to €5 million ($5.59 million), for the supply of particulate removal systems for industrial processes in Turkey.

  • Gulf Craft showcases $49m worth yachts and boats

    Gulf Craft, a leading yacht and boat builder in the UAE, is showcasing yachts and boats worth Dh180 million ($49 million) including the newly launched superyacht, the Majesty 122 and the Nomad 65, at the Dubai International Boat Show.

  • Over 9,700 visitors attend Saudi PPPP events

    Saudi Plastic & Petrochem 2015 and Saudi Print & Pack 2015 (Saudi PPPP), the longest running industrial show in the kingdom, witnessed the attendance of over 9,700 trade visitors during the three-day run of the event recently.

  • Yokogawa wins control systems order for SEC plants

    Yokogawa Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Japan’s Yokogawa Electric, has won orders to deliver distributed control systems (DCS) for the combined cycle power plants that the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is building in Riyadh.

  • Drydocks World and Maritime World wins top HSE award

    Drydocks World and Maritime World, the international service providers to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, has won the award of excellence in the field of HSE (HSE Project/Initiative of the year) award.

  • Intelsat, ITC to provide satellite services to Solar Impulse

    Intelsat, a provider of satellite services, and ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications, are set to provide ground-to-ground satellite communication services to Solar Impulse during its first round-the-world flight.

  • Samsung line-up adheres to Saudi energy rules

    Samsung Electronics, a home appliance innovator, has unveiled its 2015 line-up of home appliances that adheres to specific requirements stated by Saudi Arabia Standards Organisation (SASO) regarding energy efficiency.

  • ME carriers record strongest freight growth in January

    Middle Eastern carriers continue to post the strongest growth in freight, a report said, adding that their FTKs (freight-tonne-kilometres) expanded 9.2 per cent in January as compared to same month in 2013.

  • UAE industrial rents post solid growth

    The industrial property sector in the UAE witnessed robust growth over the last 12 months, with the rents soaring to a new high largely due to limited, quality industrial accommodation, said a report.

  • Spending boosts Saudi non-oil business growth

    Growth in Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector accelerated to a four-month high in February as lavish handouts to citizens by the new king buoyed the economy despite the plunge in oil prices, a survey of businesses showed on Tuesday.

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