• Nuberg wins $150m UAE chemical plant contract


    India-based Nuberg Engineering said that it has won a contract to set up a $150-million chemical complex for UAE's leading industrial conglomerate, Al Ghaith Industries.

  • ACWA, Mitsui group secure financing for Oman power plant


    A consortium including ACWA Power and Japan's Mitsui & Co has secured financing for the $630 million Salalah 2 power scheme in Oman, the Saudi Arabian company said on Thursday.

  • Oman growth may slow to 2-3pc, says Moody's

    DEFICITS TO WIDEN
    Oman's economic growth is expected to slow to an average 2 per cent to 3 per cent per year until 2019 from an average 4.9 per cent between 2005 and 2014, rating agency Moody's Investors Service has said.

  • Exporters run for high ground as China growth story unravels


    The alarming scale of China's economic slowdown is pushing European exporters to accelerate a move into premium goods and services, sacrificing volumes if necessary to sustain margins.

  • Sabic distributes 60,000 school bags in Saudi


    Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) distributed 60,000 school bags in Saudi Arabia through 128 charities under its annual 'Back to School' programme for the academic year 2015-16.

  • Smart solar palm trees spring up in Dubai


    A new species of palm tree has started sprouting around Dubai. But instead of producing dates, the fronds of the Smart Palm harness the sun's energy to allow people to look up city information, access Wi-Fi and charge their phones.

  • Saudi escalator market set for 7pc growth


    Growing construction industry, high rise buildings and expansion of public and private infrastructure will boost Saudi Arabia’s elevators and escalators market to grow at a CAGR of 7.2 per cent during 2015-21, a report said.

  • Cortec unveils new brochure on VpCI technology


    Cortec, a leader in environmentally friendly VpCI corrosion protection, has published a brand new brochure delivering information on its latest-technology products and services in the field of marine and shipbuilding industries.

  • RATP Dev appoints new director for Asia, ME


    RATP Dev, a subsidiary of French state-owned public transport operator RATP Group, has appointed Olivier Badard as its director of the Asia and Middle East business unit from September 1.

  • Three top banks to back Saudi trade finance event


    Riyad Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi and Saudi Hollandi Bank, three of the Middle East’s leading banks, have been announced as the Platinum Sponsors of the 3rd Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit 2015, to be held in November, in Riyadh.

  • Qatar's construction chemicals market to grow at 13pc


    The market for construction chemicals in Qatar is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 13 per cent from 2015 to 2020, according to a recently released TechSci Research report.

  • Software AG unveils smart logistics blueprint


    Software AG has unveiled a Smart Logistics blueprint for its Digital Business Platform, which combines capabilities to digitise, analyse and monetise assets by enabling cutting edge digital applications.

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