Wednesday 23 August 2017

DED delegation visits Emirates Global Aluminium

A delegation from Abu Dhabi's Department of Economic Development (DED) recently visited Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) at Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) and were briefed on the company’s contributions to Abu Dhabi and the national economy of the UAE, said a report. Du


Alba Line 6 project achieves 2m man-hours without LTI

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, has reached an outstanding safety milestone with the Line 6 Expansion Project achieving 2,080,693 safe man-hours without lost time injury (LTI) on July 31. This achievent by the company was in line with


Emirates Metallic Industries selects Epicor ERP solution

US-based Epicor Software Corporation has announced that Emirates Metallic Industries Company (EMIC), a leading manufacturer of metal packaging solutions in the UAE, has selected its global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP. Knowledge Web Consultancy, an Epic


United Stainless Steel back on stream

United Stainless Steel Company (USCO), the region's first stainless steel mill, is now back on stream in Bahrain, nearly six year after operations were halted due to market conditions, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. For further details, visit 


UAE-US non-oil trade tops $30bn in 2016

Non-oil trade between the UAE and the US increased to more than Dh111.1 billion ($30.3 billion) in 2016, against $27.8 billion in 2015, said Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy. The figure included free zone trade as well, said a Wam news agency report.


Kahramaa, Voltamp Oman sign $96m contract for transformers

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has entered into a QR350 million ($96.1 million) contract with Voltamp Oman for the supply of 4,900 transformers for the electric distribution grid in Qatar, said a report. Kahramaa recently signed two agreements in this


Oman firm appoints engineering consultant for mega poultry project

A’Namaa Poultry Company has appointed local Omani firm Semac Consultants as the engineering consultant for its mega poultry project in Ibri, which is being set up with an investment of around RO100 million ($259.7 million), said a report. An agreement to this effect was sig


Midsummer to supply two compact Duo solar cell systems

Sweden-based Midsummer, a leading technology provider of equipment for cost-effective manufacturing of flexible CIGS thin film solar cells, has received a new order for two compact Duo solar cell manufacturing systems. Due to a strong demand for lightweight, flexible modules, the


Dafza issues comprehensive halal industries guide

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) recently issued a comprehensive halal industries guide as part of its initiatives to contribute to Dubai’s vision of becoming the capital of the Islamic economy. The first-of-its-kind guide titled ‘Dubai: The Global Gateway


JAC to become first T53 engine service center in MEA

Honeywell has signed a license agreement with Jordanian Aeronautical Systems Co. to provide support services for Honeywell’s T53 series of engines. The turboshaft engine is best known for powering some of the world’s most iconic helicopters for over 50 years, includin

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