Saturday 18 April 2015

Chinese out in force at ME aluminium event

The fourth edition of the biennial Aluminium Middle East event saw strong participation from Chinese companies who are eager to strengthen their relations with the Middle East which is among the fastest growing economic regions in the world. The 2015 Aluminium Middle East a three


Toshiba develops low power control technology

Toshiba Corporation has developed an innovative low power control technology for micro controllers supporting multi-sensor wearable devices. Applied to an activity monitoring application using the company’s TZ1001MBG microcontroller (MCU), the new control technology ac


Postal sector urged to embrace innovation

The postal sector is a critical actor in delivering solutions that foster inclusion and help the international community achieve its sustainable development goals, a conference heard. The current postal paradigm, however, must be broken and decision makers at all levels - governm


Global flame retardants' market to hit $7bn

Global demand for flame retardants is projected to expand 4.6 per cent per year through 2018 to 2.8 million metric tonne, valued at $7 billion. The gains will be stimulated by an acceleration in electronic product, motor vehicle, and wire and cable production, particularly in the


Saudi in deal to buy stake in Canadian grain firm

Saudi Arabia's state-owned agricultural investment firm and US grain trader Bunge Ltd will buy a controlling stake in Canadian grain handler CWB in a bold move by the Gulf state to secure food supplies. G3 Global Grain Group, a joint venture of Bunge and Saudi Agricultural an


Sudan buys Sawiris stake in Ariab Mining for $100m

Sudan has taken full ownership of Ariab Mining Company after purchasing a 44 per cent stake from Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris in a $100 million deal, said the country's minister of mining. Ahmed Sadiq al-Karouri told Reuters the government had already paid half of the


Bahri confirms Q1 net profit doubles

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), the exclusive oil-shipper for Aramco, said its first-quarter net profit more than doubled, broadly reaffirming the estimated earnings issued last week. The company's net profit for the three months to March 31 was SR398.4 mil


100 firms to take part in PaintExpo Eurasia

About 100 firms from 11 countries will participate at the 3rd PaintExpo Eurasia, a leading trade fair for industrial coating technology, which will take place later this year in Istanbul, Turkey. The event will take place from October 15 to 17, at the Expo Centre Istanbul.


Injaz Saudi, Raytheon debut ‘Little Engineer Program’

Injaz Saudi Arabia, along with Raytheon Company, has launched The Little Engineer Program’s debut in Saudi Arabian classrooms this month. The programme has been designed to inspire student interest in science and math education, and to consider studying engineering, which w


Artec 3D unveils high-speed full-body 3D scanner

Artec 3D, a leader in 3D scanners, is unveiling the world’s first high-speed full-body 3D scanner for 3D portraits at the ongoing Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Show (DEAL) in Dubai, UAE. The Artec Shapify Booth includes four wide view high resolution 3D scanners

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