Tuesday 12 December 2017

Al Rawdah becomes first solar powered poultry farm in UAE

Emirates Modern Poultry Company (Al Rawdah), the largest poultry farm in the UAE, has announced the conversion of its food processing unit at their Dubai facility into a solar powered plant, making it the first solar powered food processing unit in the UAE.   


Alba celebrates appointment as safety course training provider

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s leading aluminium smelters, celebrated its recent appointment as an approved and licensed training provider for the course ‘Managing Safely’ by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), UK.  


Rakez wins fDi Award for cost-effective business solutions

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (Rakez), the umbrella authority of RAK Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and RAK Investment Authority (Rakia), has been named as the most cost-effective economic zone by the prestigious fDi Global Free Zones of the Year Awards 2017.   Taking


EGA female engineers visit Ma’aden refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, has sent 13 female UAE national engineers to Ma’aden’s alumina refinery in Saudi Arabia as part of preparation work for the start-up of EGA’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi.


Cargotec adopts Orange IoT services

Orange Business Services and Cargotec have signed a three-year, multimillion euro agreement for worldwide IoT connectivity that helps Cargotec keep goods moving efficiently and safely.    Cargotec, with headquarters in Finland, is a leading provider of carg


Korean firms briefed on VAT impact

Korean companies in the UAE were briefed on the implementation of VAT and the immediate effect it will have on their projects across the GCC by EY at a seminar in Dubai.   The seminar was held under the auspices and with the support of Korean Business Council (K


Mideast exports 'top $765bn in 2016'

Middle Eastern countries recorded exports of $765.8 billion and imports of $665.2 billion in 2016, said a top official, citing a report by World Trade Organisation (WTO). The region recorded the highest exports growth (+4 per cent), given its thriving air transport sector, touris


Dubai, TUV in electrical appliances testing deal

Dubai Municipality has signed an agreement with TUV Rheinland, Hong Kong Limited, on recognition of test reports issued by the Renewable Energy and Electromechanical Laboratories of Dubai Central Laboratories (DCL). "The move will help DCL to issue conformity certificates as


Saudi UPS market set to grow at 4pc: study

Emerging IT/ITeS market, rising SME sector, growing data centre spending as well as booming tourism and hospitality sectors will drive Saudi Arabia’s UPS (uninterruptible power supply) market revenue to grow at a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 4 per cent during 2017-23, a report


Cofely Besix FM wins Ducab deal

Cofely Besix Facility Management has won a contract from leading UAE-based cable manufacturer Ducab to provide hard mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) facility management (FM) services. The three-year contract includes a comprehensive maintenance contract to provide MEP ha

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