• Oman Wanfang plans further investment in Duqm park


    Oman Wanfang, a Chinese-owned company behind the development of the China-Oman Industrial Park in Duqm, plans to line up further investors having recently received commitments of $3 billion for projects in the park.

  • ZonesCorp to focus on top projects at Hannover Messe


    ZonesCorp, the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones in Abu Dhabi, will showcase its most important projects in the industrial sector at the Hannover Messe exhibition in Germany.

  • German firms increase presence at Automechanika Dubai


    German pavilion, with double digit growth, will lead the international charge of 25 country pavilions at the Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show next month.

  • ABB showcases key digital solutions at Hannover Fair


    ABB, a pioneering technology leader, will present its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, ABB Ability, at this year’s Hannover Fair, which opens today (April 24).

  • Kone lands big Saudi supply contract


    Kone Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won the order to supply 153 elevators in eight different projects commissioned by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia.

  • Metsec strengthens Mideast presence with Dubai office


    Voestalpine Metsec, the UK´s largest specialist cold roll-forming company providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries, has opened a Dubai office as part of its expansion programme in the Middle East.

  • Orascom begins production at US greenfield plant


    Egypt-based Orascom Construction, a leading engineering and construction contractor, said it has started production at Iowa Fertilizer Company, the first world-scale greenfield nitrogen fertilizer plant to be built in the US in 25 years.

  • Dubai bus compliance with timetables hits 74pc


    The compliance of public buses in Dubai, UAE with the approved timetables had soared from 69 per cent in 2015 to 74 per cent in 2016, said the director-general of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

  • Jebel Ali Customs transactions hit new high in Q1

    SEIZURES UP 24pc
    Jebel Ali Customs Center, the modern facility and one of the major customs centers in Dubai, UAE has carried out around record 729,000 customs transactions during the first quarter of the year, said director Yousuf Al Hashemi.

  • Shell Development Oman holds training courses


    Shell Development Oman (SDO) has launched its Professional Courses for 2017 and has held two training courses this year as part of its ‘Training for Development’ social investment theme.

  • ASC to provide early warning system in Saudi province


    American Signal Corporation (ASC) has entered in to the final implementation phases of its large-scale multi threat, multi channel early warning system in Saudi Arabia.

  • ULC to distribute Petronas engine oils in Saudi Arabia


    Petronas, a leading oil and gas company in Malaysia, has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Unified Lubricants Company (ULC) for the exclusive distribution of its high-quality engine oils and other products in the kingdom.

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