• Growing aluminium supply hurts prices


    Aluminium hit its weakest in a year yesterday on rising supplies amid fears that the market is headed for the worst period in three years.

  • Agility gets shareholder nod to issue long term bonds


    Kuwait-listed logistics company Agility has said shareholders approved all items on its agenda at its annual general meeting, including plans for issuing long term bonds.

  • Urban planners to discuss Mena public transport


    Urban planners from across the Mena region will assemble in Dubai, UAE, next week to address key public transport system issues and examine potential sustainability plans to enhance the competitiveness of the regional transport sector.

  • Agriculture equipment firm opens Future Farm


    AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held an official opening ceremony of its Future Farm and Learning Center near Lusaka, Zambia.

  • Yokogawa to launch new enterprise automation solution


    Yokogawa Electric Corporation is set to release its latest version of a web-based real-time operations management and visualisation software package that brings changes to real-time process information intelligence, tomorrow (May 29).

  • Saab, DigitalGlobe to build earth 3-D model


    US satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe and Sweden's Saab AB have announced a new joint venture aimed at building an accurate 3-D model of the earth and capturing billions of dollars in new business.

  • Pilosio wins Saudi mosque expansion contract


    Pilosio, a leading European player in the production of scaffolding systems for the construction industry, said it has won a multi-million-dollar contract in Saudi Arabia to support the massive mosque expansion project in Madinah.

  • Be’ah conducting waste-to-energy initiative’s feasibility study


    The government-owned Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (Be’ah) plans to complete a detailed feasibility study of its landmark waste-to-energy initiative by the third quarter of this year.

  • June Opec meeting 'won't cut output'


    Opec is not expected to cut oil production at its meeting in June, and the meeting is expected to be a short one, Saudi Arabia's Al Hayat newspaper quoted an unnamed Opec source as saying on Thursday.

  • GPIC executive to head top fertiliser association


    GPIC president Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery has been named president of the International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA).

  • Saudi public sector leadership growth highlighted


    Saudi public sector leaders are reasonably well prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world but need development in certain areas, said an industry expert.

  • Nebras in deal to study Senegal energy project


    Qatar-based Nebras Power has signed an agreement with the National Electricity Company of Senegal and Mitsui Company of Japan to conduct a feasibility study for an energy project in the West African country, a report said.

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