Lockheed Martin, AEC to set up sniper pod facility in Saudi Arabia
US-based Lockheed Martin and Saudi Arabia's Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) will establish a Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) expanded repair capability facility in the kingdom.
Emirates Float Glass commissions new facility
UAE-based Emirates Float Glass (EFG) has successfully commissioned a new facility aimed at enhancing its production capabilities to cater to the automotive glass sector.
Renault opens $6.5m workshop in Qatar
Al Attiya Motors & Trading Co (AMTC), the exclusive importer of Renault Trucks in Qatar, has opened a new custom built state-of-the-art workshop in Doha, Qatar, UAE.
Mideast cleaning industry to grow 275pc
The cleaning and hygiene industry in the Middle East is set to rise from Dh80 billion ($21.7 billion) to Dh300 billion by 2020, a 275 per cent growth, according to a recent report.
Flowserve to supply pumping systems for solar plants
Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, is manufacturing key pumping systems for two solar energy projects in Africa, following the completion of engineering.
Petchem firms boost Saudi corporate earnings; 17pc growth seen
The combined net profits of Saudi Arabia's leading companies are expected to rise 17 per cent in 2014 and a further 11 per cent in 2015, largely on the back of petrochemical producers and banks.
Julphar to recruit 300 Emiratis
Julphar, a leading UAE-based pharmaceutical firm, has announced plans to recruit 60 Emiratis every year to reach a total of 300 over the next five years.
Falcon 7X jet joins South African air show
Dassault Aviation, a French aircraft manufacturer of military, regional, and business jets, is showcasing its large cabin, long range business jet, Falcon 7X, at the Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) expo in Gauteng, South Africa.
Asian businessmen 'facing red tape hurdle' in Bahrain
Bureaucratic red tape and unequal treatment are a deterrent to continued investment in Bahrain’s economy, Asian businessmen and traders have complained.
Power cuts major obstacle to investment in Egypt
Power cuts dogging Egypt have become the biggest obstacle to luring back foreign investment after three years of political upheaval, the country's investment minister has said.
Boeing, SpaceX to build 'space taxis' for Nasa
Nasa will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending US dependence on Russia for rides, officials said.
Alba may look into additional listing in Saudi Arabia
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) may look into an additional listing of its shares in Saudi Arabia, in what would be the latest blow to Bahrain's stock market which has suffered from low trading volumes since the financial crisis.
High-value contract wins from international firms have reinforced Lamprell’s...
Bahrain Alloys Manufacturing Company (Bamco) has been producing at capacity over the...
Ameeri Industries Company WLL has announced it is looking forward to the manufacturing...
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), India’s largest power projects exporter,...
Holland-based Fugro, recently in the news in connection with the search for the missing...
SONY Mobile Communications has introduced in the Gulf the Xperia M2 Aqua, the first...
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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.
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).