Saturday 23 September 2017

Saudi Aramco takes part in Riyadh SME forum

Saudi Aramco took part in the four-day Biban SMEs Forum 2017, organized by the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (Monsha’at), which concluded yesterday (September 20) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Abdulaziz Al-Abdulkarim, vice president for Procurement & Supply Chain Ma


Iran gets $70m French loan to revamp transport

The French government has granted a $70-million loan to Iran to renovate its transport system, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development was quoted as saying in a media report. Abbas Akhoundi was speaking in a meeting with France's Secretary of State Jean Baptiste Lemoyne,


Industrial sector boosts Sharjah GNP by $11bn

The Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 has revealed that the industrial sector alone has pumped approximately Dh40 billion ($10.9 billion) of the emirate's gross national product (GNP) accounting for 25 per cent of the total output. Panel discussions at the event also revealed that the S


MECTW partners with top global laundry expo

Gulf Laundrex-Linen Care Expo, a part of 'Middle East Cleaning Technology Week' (MECTW) which offers unique and innovative technology, will this year bring together world’s leading laundry sector event EXPOdetergo International from Milan, Italy. EXPOdetergo Interna


ABB wins major order for rapid charging columns

ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By the end of 2017, ABB will have delivered an additional 117 rapid-charging columns at the locations of service station operator Tank & Rast,


Global adhesives market to reach $105bn

The global adhesives market is estimated to reach $105 billion by 2020 on the back of growing demand from the construction sector, according to a report. The global adhesive market has been dominated by building and construction segment and it is expected that this segment will continu


Expo 2020 Dubai outlines business opportunities at Sydney forum

The lasting benefits of working with Expo 2020 Dubai will be outlined at a gathering of more than 1,000 delegates from 110 countries at the World Chambers Congress in Australia this week. The Congress, which takes place in Sydney from September 19-21 and is attended by government


Halal Expo Dubai ends on positive note

The 9th Halal Expo Dubai concluded at Roda Al Bustan Hotel on a successful note with majority of the 100 exhibiting companies reporting having brisk business with local and international trade visitors – part of the 4,000 people who came to the two-day business-to-business event. &


GE wins 50MW Egypt solar plant contract

Technology giant GE has been awarded a contract by the Egyptian government to build a 50MW solar power plant in the country. It is GE’s first full turnkey contract to build a solar power plant. As per the agreement, GE will provide 4.4-MW solar skids featuring GE’s LV


FNS gears up to be a top maritime services firm

Fujairah National Shipping (FNS) has launched an ambitious bid to become one of the top three maritime services companies in the region by the end of 2018, by offering new and improved services. Based at the Port of Fujairah and taking advantage of the port’s strategically

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