Saudi tops GCC in polymer production
Saudi Arabia has emerged as the biggest producer of polymers in the GCC with a 74 per cent share of the region's total capacity amounting to 17.6 million tonne, said a report.
Saudi ‘leads region for solar power potential’
While Saudi Arabia holds the largest potential for solar power in the region, the two emirates of the UAE – Dubai and Abu Dhabi – have also announced significant investments in solar farms with large scale projects, a top official said.
ME ‘well-set to meet global polypropylene demand’
The Middle East is well-positioned to increase its exports of polypropylene (PP) and satisfy the rising global demand in the event of all scheduled PP projects being realized, a report said.
Bahrain’s NIIT in pact to boost vocational training
The National Institute for Industrial Training (NIIT), the only industrial institute of its kind in Bahrain, has partnered with Germany’s Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles to promote cooperation in the fields of apprenticeship and training.
Hyundai Oilbank enters GCC lube market
A-MAP, an automotive aftermarket global player, has partnered with Korea’s advanced oil refinery Hyundai Oilbank to launch its new range of lubricants for both automotive and industrial segments in the Gulf region.
Abu Dhabi vehicle firm Al Wathba gets new identity
Al Wathba Services, a key vehicle management business headquartered in Abu Dhabi, has rebranded itself as Massar (path in Arabic) with immediate effect.
Dubai Silicon Oasis wins key ISO certificates
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has received the ISO 50001:2011 and 14001 for improving its energy and environmental management system.
BASF scraps Gazprom asset swap deal
German chemicals group BASF and Russia's Gazprom have abandoned a gas assets swap deal planned for this year as companies across Europe continue to suffer from growing tensions between Moscow and the West.
TUI plans German shipping unit stake sale
Europe's leading travel group TUI is in talks with investors interested in buying its stake in Hapag-Lloyd as an option in its long-planned exit from the German shipping company, TUI's chairman told a newspaper.
Saudi Rail to showcase latest rail industry developments
International exhibitors are set to showcase the latest developments in the railway industry and highlight opportunities in the region, according to a report.
DMCA assists fishermen in getting marine driving licenses
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has started assisting fishermen in the emirate in obtaining their marine craft driving licenses after completing the necessary requirements.
ABB boosts Mideast presence with big wins
Switzerland-based ABB has reaffirmed its position as one of the prominent players in the Gulf’s power generation and transmission sector with a new contract it received in recent months.
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Gulf Industry Fair
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.
Over 100 companies from more than 16 countries participated in the seventh Gulf Industry Fair from 4th to 6th February 2014 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC).