Tuesday 23 December 2014

Jeeves joint venture launches operations in Doha

Jeeves of Belgravia, a London-based garment care company offering dry cleaning and laundry services, has opened its operations in Doha, Qatar. The company is capitalising on the growing local and regional demand for world-class dry cleaning and laundry services, said a report in


EAG inducts new Embraer Legacy business jet in Oman

Empire Aviation Group (EAG), a Dubai-based private aviation services company, has inducted a new Embraer Legacy 650 business jet into its managed fleet based in Oman. The Legacy 650 is for an existing owner and will be managed for private use only from Oman, where EAG manages thr


Egypt set to pass mining, industrial land laws

Egypt will pass laws next week related to mining and the allocation of industrial land as it pursues reforms to attract foreign investors deterred by political turmoil, the investment minister said on Tuesday. But Asharf Salman gave few details about the content of the laws at a


Aluminium-agriculture to spur Bahrain-Russia ties

Aluminium, aircraft, chemicals, biotechnology, agriculture and pharmaceuticals have been identified as key areas of bilateral trade and investment between Bahrain and Russia, a top Russian minister said. Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov told the Gulf


ABB, Hitachi in deal to form power grid JV in Japan

ABB and Hitachi has signed a deal to form a new joint venture for high voltage direct current (HVDC) system solutions in Japan. The new entity, to be based in Tokyo, will be responsible for the design, engineering, supply and after-sales services related to the DC system of HVDC


Technip sells diving assets in Gulf of Mexico

Technip, a leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry, has completed the sale of its diving assets in the US Gulf of Mexico to Ranger Offshore. The sale reinforces Technip’s strategy to focus on its core North America subsea business


Inkas to set up 2nd manufacturing facility in DIP

Leading manufacturer of quality armoured transport and special purpose vehicles Inkas Vehicles has planned to set up another manufacturing facility in the Dubai Investment Park (DIP), a leading integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in the Middle East, wholly-owned by Dubai


Airedale extends training programme to Middle East 

Leading British manufacturer of precision air conditioning, IT cooling, chiller and comfort solutions, Airedale International has launched its data centre design and maintenance training programme in the Middle East, as part of its commitment to support customers and business partners in the re


Abraaj sells 21pc stake in Integrated Diagnostics Holdings

Private equity firm Abraaj Group said it had sold a 21 per cent stake in Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH), a healthcare diagnostics service provider, to emerging markets private equity firm Actis. IDH, which resulted from the 2012 merger of Al Mokhtabar and Al Borg Laborator


ME pumps and compressor industry on ‘strong footing’

The pumps, pipes and compressors industry is on a strong footing in the region, driven by robust investments in oil and natural gas pipeline and exploration projects, and strong industrial and manufacturing activity.   The inaugural three-day Middle East Pumps, Valves, Pipes

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