Tuesday 28 March 2017

A' Saffa Foods to raise production capacity

Oman-based A' Saffa Foods, a leading poultry and processed food producer, said its board of directors has approved an expansion plan to raise chicken meat production capacity by 100 per cent. The total capital expenditure of the expansion will be RO45 million ($116.9 million)


Symtech Solar Mena appointed as Mena distributor

Symtech Solar Mena, renewable energy company, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor and installer for the Symtech Solar Group in Oman and the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, said a report. The company will support and install the complete range of Symtech So


Orpic plans to raise polypropylene plant’s capacity

Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) plans to increase the capacity of its polypropylene plant to 340,000 tonnes of high quality polypropylene per annum from the current 200,000 tonnes a year, said a report. The Sohar Refinery of Orpic is the main supplier of


GPIC achieves output targets

The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) exceeded all production targets for 2016 and achieved new records, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication. To read further, please visit


UAE SMEs optimistic on business growth this year

Business owners of small- and medium-sized enterprises in the UAE remain optimistic about their growth prospects this year, according to a survey.   Of the 138 SMEs that participated in the survey conducted by Meed, a leading business intelligence service provid


UAE gears up for debut global industrialisation summit

Over 1,200 delegates including government leaders, policymakers, academics, and industry representatives from across the globe will be in Abu Dhabi, UAE, for the debut Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS). The GMIS will take place at the Paris-Sorbonne Univers


Al Duqm wins $163m Oman chemical project contract

Oman-based Al Duqm Global Construction said it has been awarded the main contract for the construction of the country's first sebacic acid plant being developed at a cost of RO63 million ($163 million) in Duqm region. The project, being promoted by Omani-Indian joint venture


DP World delivers 4.5m litres of water to Somaliland

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World said it has begun delivering over 4.5 million litres of water to people living in villages in the Sahil region of Somaliland. The water will be distributed in 410 tankers, carrying 11,000 litres each. The aid is estimated to re


LG announces sale of 15th million refrigerator worldwide

LG Electronics (LG) announced the sale of its 15th million refrigerator worldwide powered by its proprietary Inverter Linear Compressor, the appliance division’s most successful core technology. LG saw sales of its premium refrigerators increase 8 per cent last year compare


Arab Brazilian Chamber 'monitoring Brazil meat probe'

The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) recently released a statement declaring that it is closely following the developments of operation Carne Fraca, which is the ongoing investigation on meat processing plants. “In the capacity of an organisation that for 65 years

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