Wednesday 4 May 2016

Sluggish factory activity sets global tone for Q2

Asian factories barely grew in April and those in the euro zone did little better despite heavy discounting, setting a sluggish tone on Monday for the global economy in the second quarter. Japanese manufacturing activity shrank last month at the fastest pace in more than three ye


RSA Logistics wins award at Scata

RSA Logistics, a leading Dubai-based third party logistics (3PL) company, was awarded the ‘3PL Service Provider of the Year’ recognition at the 10th annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (Scata) held recently in Dubai, UAE. Scata is ITP Publishing’s annual pl


Emirates Steel celebrates 'Steel Safety Day’

Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE, recently organised a safety awareness campaign targeting its internal workforce, celebrating in conjunction with World Steel Association’s ‘Steel Safety Day’. More than 1,000 employees p


Khalifa Port RoRo traffic up 31pc in Q1

Abu Dhabi Ports, the operator of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad), has recorded a 31 per cent increase in roll-on-roll-off (RoRo) traffic at Khalifa Port in the first quarter of 2106. Abu Dhabi Ports, the operator of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad), has recorde


Warehouse tech investment on the rise

Seventy per cent of decision makers worldwide are planning to accelerate investment in warehouse technologies by 2020, according to a new report. Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations’


Intertek to take part in Beauty World Middle East

Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries around the world, said that it will be take part at the upcoming Beauty World Middle East, in Dubai, UAE. Beauty World is one of the largest international trade fairs for buyers of beauty products, hair, fragrances and


Bombardier announces top in-flight connectivity solution

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that its Bombardier Wave (Wireless Access Virtually Everywhere) ultra-high-speed in-flight connectivity and productivity solution has been awarded a supplemental type certificate (STC) from Transport Canada (TC). The new system, which al


Construction sector to boost MEA masterbatch market

The masterbatch market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over nine per cent in the next five years amid growing demand from the building and construction sectors besides packaging, said a report. Masterbatch


Alba blames aluminium price collapse as Q1 profit falls 88pc

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), owner of one of the world's largest aluminium smelters, reported a 88.6 per cent fall in first-quarter net profit on Monday as a result of a collapse in aluminium prices. Alba's net income for the three months to March 31 was BD4.2 million ($11.2


New land-based fish farm planned in Sur

The Omani government has planned to set up in Sur a major bio-marine industrial cluster, anchored by the nation’s first ever land-based fish farm, as part of its efforts to kick-start the development of a successful aquaculture industry in Oman, said a report. The Public Es

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