Monday 5 December 2016

GAC breaks ground on new Dubai logistics facility

GAC Dubai, a leading provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, has broken ground on the site of its newest contract logistics facility in Dubai South, UAE. The facility will bring its total capacity to more than 200,000 pallet positions serving customers active in the


Doosan launches eco-friendly generators in Riyadh

Doosan Portable Power and Saudi Diesel Power Equipment Division recently launched Doosan’s latest, eco-friendly hi-tech generators at an event held at the Marriot Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. At the event, potential clients were brief on the product, engaged in a Q&A


Sial ME 2016 opens in Abu Dhabi

Sial Middle East 2016, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries, welcomed more than 900 exhibitors and buyers from around the world as it opened today (December 5) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan


Saudi non-oil sector rebounds from October low

Saudi Arabian non-oil private sector growth rebounded in November, following a back-to-back slowdown in September and October, a report said. Output, new orders, purchasing activity and input stocks all rose sharply and at faster rates than in the prior month, according to the la


Sohar signs agreement with China’s Shenzhen Port

Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman and Shenzhen Port in China have signed an agreement covering the development of mutually beneficial trade and shipping business as part of the Chinese One Belt One Road initiative. Dong Yanze of the Ports Administration of Shenzhen Municipality and


High voltage cables and accessories market to top $41bn

The global high voltage cables and accessories market is projected to grow from an estimated $30.83 billion in 2016 to $41.27 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 per cent, according to a report. Major factors such as grid interconnections, offshore windf


Asry launches programme to bolster safety protocols

Bahrain-based Arabian Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry) said the new improvements programme aimed at bolstering its safety protocols, processes and adherence, was a major success. Asry Chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa inspected the safety improvements and toured the v


Saudi 'set to become ME's automotive hub'

Saudi Arabia is on course to establish itself as the new automotive hub for the Middle East region, said a senior official from 3M, a global science-based company. "Currently the largest importer of vehicles and auto parts in the region, the kingdom accounts for approximatel


Leminar opens new duct production line in Doha

Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, a leader in quality HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) ductwork manufacturing in the region, has inaugurated its state-of-the-art FFC-UK manufacturing line for fire-rated ducts in Doha, Qatar.  The new line will allow Lemina


UAE non-oil sector regains momentum in Nov

The UAE’s non-oil private sector regained some growth momentum in November, thereby reversing the slowing trend seen in each of the prior three months, a report said.  A robust expansion of new work was a key factor behind improving business conditions, according to th

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