Wednesday 28 January 2015

HFZA explores Indian steel sector

Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) recently participated in the biggest integrated stainless steel expo 'Indinox 2015' in Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India) to promote its services. Indinox is one of the most prestigious events in the region for the stainless steel i


Sadara, CCB to help develop chemical units in Jubail park

Saudi Arabia-based Sadara Chemical Company and Chemie-Cluster Bayern (CCB), a leading business management consultant in Germany, have signed an agreement to cooperate and jointly support the development of chemical-based value chains in PlasChem Park in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. This coope


UAE team shares business set-up with Filipino investors

A delegation from the Ras Al  Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) visited the Philippines seeking to enhance trade between the UAE and the Philipines. The mission, let by RAK FTZ chief executive officer Peter J Fort, sought to create new investment relationships between the tw


Alba concludes CEO Town Hall meetings

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has reaffirmed its commitment to enhance transparency and direct communication between management and employees, as it marked the conclusion of the series of Town Hall Meetings that were held during January. An initiative from Alba’s chief executive


Khalifa Port employs UAE's first female quay crane operator

Abu Dhabi’s flagship Khalifa Port, the first semi-automated port in the GCC region and one of the most technologically advanced ports around the globe, has employed the first female quay crane operator in the UAE. Ayesha Hassan AbdulRahman Al Marzooqi, a 28-year-old Emirati


GAC wins worldwide agency deal with BG Group

GAC, a leader in global shipping services, has been appointed sole provider of hub agency services for the worldwide LNG fleet of BG Group, which has a broad portfolio of business interests focused on exploration and production of liquefied natural gas. The agreement also covers


Manitou to showcase material handling solutions for aviation sector

Manitou, a leader in rough terrain material handing, will showcase its range of personnel lifting devices and parts handling solutions for civil and military aviation in the Middle East at an event in Dubai, UAE, next month. The Aircraft Interiors and MRO Middle East will take pl


Bahrain Steel sees big output boost this year

Bahrain Steel, a wholly owned unit of Foulath Holding, expects to ramp up production by more than 80 per cent in 2015 and reach its full annual capacity of 11 million tonnes in 2016. The pelletising plant's output was up 40 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous year, but


Saudi printing sector grows 8pc as economy thrives

Saudi Arabia’s $800 million printing industry is the oldest and biggest in the GCC and is growing at an annual rate of eight per cent per annum. The printing of newspapers remains resilient with almost 5.2 million copies of dailies and two million copies of magazines publis


Kansai Paint event focuses on employee engagement

Kansai Paint, a Japan-based leader in the paint and coatings industry, is focusing heavily on employee engagement as more than 200 managers convened in Dubai to review last year’s business accomplishments and challenges against achieved its objectives this year. The ‘

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