Wednesday 28 September 2016

Computer, electronic devices manufacturing grows in GCC

The GCC computer and electronic products manufacturing industry has achieved significant growth in the past few years, with the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) posting 4.8 per cent since 2011, a report said. The private sector’s contribution was significant in meeting th


Enec completes 70pc work at UAE nuclear plant

Work is progressing well on the Barakah nuclear power project in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with about 70 per cent of the construction completed at all the four units of the plant, said a report, citing the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec). The major contract for the four 1,400-MW


Ericsson to showcase new digital technologies at Wetex

Ericsson will be showcasing a variety of its smart grid, utilities, cloud and sustainability solutions at the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) 2016 in Dubai, UAE, next month. Ericsson is the Platinum Sponsor at the event, to be held from October 4 to 6 at t


Italian food firms to take part in Dubai expos

Major Italian food and drink companies will participate at Dubai World Trade Centre's (DWTC) trio of specialist food events later this year, following a partnership deal between DWTC and Italian Trade Agency (ICE), the official government organisation which promotes Italian companies intern


UK brand consultancy names new Mena advisor

Global brand consultancy Industry has appointed Abdullah J Wallace as the strategic advisor for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, based in Bahrain. Prior to this, Wallace was an advisor to the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) and started The Bahrain Banker, a quar


C5 rolls out Cloud 10 tech accelerator programme

Technology investment firm, C5, has announced the launch of its Cloud 10 technology accelerator programme or ‘Scalerator’ powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), the region's first disruptive technologies growth platform. Based in London, (Cape Town, Luxembourg) and Bahra


Jotun lauds EU antifouling copper rule

Jotun, a global leader in marine antifouling coatings, has welcomed the recent European Union (EU) rule on the use of copper in marine antifoulings stating that it will ensure continued delivery of powerful benefits for both the shipping industry and environment. Copper is a key


HCE sets voting deadline for 3Gs stand awards

Bahrain-based Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE) said the last date for casting votes via Facebook for the best stand at its summer trio of exhibitions - Gulf Construction Expo (formerly called gulfBID), The Gulf Property Show and gulfInteriors Exhibition - will be October 17.  


Emicool wins top honours at US show

UAE-based Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) said it has won top industry awards in two categories at the 107th International District Energy Association (Idea) annual conference and trade show held recently in Minnesota, US. The company bagged the Silver Award for the ‘gr


Abu Dhabi Ports gets key ISO certification

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the UAE capital, has won ISO 10002:2014 certification in customer feedback management system. This accomplishment reflects Abu Dhabi Ports’ commitment to customer service, lo

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