Saudi's Safco urea plant start-up delayed till May
The start-up of a new urea plant owned by Saudi Arabia Fertilizers Company (Safco) will be delayed to mid-May this year, the company said on Thursday.
SNC-Lavlin inks Qatar project contract
SNC-Lavalin, a global engineering specialist solutions provider, said it has awarded Saft, a key manufacturer of high-tech industrial batteries, a contract to supply its Sunica.plus batteries for a Qatar Petroleum project.
Alba honours 250 staff for long-service
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the leading employers in Bahrain, honoured more than 250 workers celebrating 10 years of service with the company at a ‘Long Service Award’ ceremony today (March 26).
Yemen shuts major sea ports
Yemen shut its major seaports on Thursday, industry and local sources said, after neighbouring Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck the Iran-allied Houthi forces who have been fighting Yemen's Western-backed president.
Indian group wins Saudi chemical plant contract
Addar Chemicals Company, a leading conglomerate in Saudi Arabia, has awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to India's Nuberg Engineering for its new chemical plant in the kingdom.
Top cargo conference to take place in Abu Dhabi
WCA, a leading network of independent freight forwarders with over 5,700 member offices based in 191 countries around the world, is set to host its annual conference in Abu Dhabi next year.
Mitsui acquires stake in Turkish packaging firm
Mitsui & Co has taken a 15 per cent stake in unlisted Turkish packaging firm Sarten, as the Japanese trading house looks to take advantage of Turkey's economic growth and proximity to Europe and the Middle East.
Japan plans to invest $5.6bn in Indonesia
Japanese companies will invest $5.6 billion in Indonesia, following President Joko Widodo's visit to Tokyo, the head of Indonesia's investment board said.
Emirates Transport, Keolis to joinlty bid for projects
Emirates Transport (ET) and the French public transport group Keolis have signed a memorandum of understanding in Dubai to jointly bid for upcoming operation and maintenance tenders within the UAE public transport sector.
RAK FTZ wins award for CSR
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has won an award from the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) for its corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Almarai gets $67m compensation for bakery fire
Saudi Arabia's Almarai, the Gulf's largest dairy company, received SR250 million ($66.7 million) from an insurer in compensation for a fire at one of its bakeries, it said on Thursday.
Honeywell, Transworld expand engine parts deal
Honeywell Aerospace has extended its agreement with Transworld Aviation in the Middle East to include component supplies for two of its most widely used turboshaft engines in the region — the T53 and T55.
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The Gulf Industry Fair is the highly acclaimed trade exhibition for the GCC which has established itself as the unrivalled marketing platform for specialist industrial products and service providers, distributors and agencies representing the key segments of: Aluminium, Industrial Processes and Manufacturing, Steel and Alloys, Energy & Environmental Protection, Logistics & Industrial Facilities, Ports & Maritime Industries, Training for Industry and Industrial Safety & Security.
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