Friday 29 May 2015

Fertiliser issues probed at Turkey conference

A high-level delegation of the Arab Fertilisers Association (AFA), led by its chairman and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) president Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery, took part in the 83rd International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA) Annual Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.


Agility gets shareholder nod to issue long term bonds

Kuwait-listed logistics company Agility has said shareholders approved all items on its agenda at its annual general meeting, including plans for issuing long term bonds. Under the agenda, shareholders were asked to approve issuing long term bonds denominated in Kuwaiti dinars or


Agriculture equipment firm opens Future Farm

AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held an official opening ceremony of its Future Farm and Learning Center near Lusaka, Zambia. “We are very pleased to announce the grand opening of our first Future Farm in Africa,” said R


Yokogawa to launch new enterprise automation solution

Yokogawa Electric Corporation is set to release  FAST/TOOLS R10.02, the latest version of a web-based real-time operations management and visualisation software package that brings changes to real-time process information intelligence, tomorrow (May 29). The release has been


Saab, DigitalGlobe to build earth 3-D model

US satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe and Sweden's Saab AB have announced a new joint venture aimed at building an accurate 3-D model of the earth and capturing billions of dollars in new business. Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe, said the two compani


Growing aluminium supply hurts prices

Aluminium hit its weakest in a year yesterday on rising supplies amid fears that the market is headed for the worst period in three years. Aluminium is in oversupply with a huge stock overhang, and output has continued to rise this year, with the latest industry figures showing d


Saudi public sector leadership growth highlighted

Saudi public sector leaders are reasonably well prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world but need development in certain areas, said an industry expert. "Around the world the image of the authoritarian hero-leader is being challenged, and the Middle East i


Port delays in Bahrain ‘won't hit perishable products’

Fears that perishable goods arriving at Khalifa Bin Salman Port in Bahrain could spoil due to delays clearing customs have been allayed. Officials from the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) said yesterday (May 27) that they had been inundated with calls from traders


Alba, union reach accord on allowance

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) management and Alba Labour Union have reached an agreement on a dispute related to an allowance. As part of the agreement, it was decided that the BD20 ($52.68) allowance will be granted for year 2015 consistent with prior practice, the company said.


Mena region makes significant strides in food security

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region has made significant improvements in food security between last year and this, increasing 2.4 points in its overall score due to gains in affordability, according to a report. The 2015 Global Food Security Index, released by DuPont,

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