Sunday 23 July 2017

DP World to help Indonesia develop ports

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World will provide assistance to Indonesia in the development of the Kuala Tanjung greenfield port and logistics zone and Belawan port in North Sumatra. DP World and Indonesian authorities recently signed an agreement in this regard.


Stratasys solution used to make aircraft cabin parts

US-based Stratasys, a 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, said that its recently launched Fortus 900mc Aircraft Interiors (AI) Certification Solution has been adopted by leading parts supplier Western Tool & Mold to produce aircraft cabin components that meet stringent


Qatar plans $435m food storage, processing facility

Qatar will build a QR1.6 billion ($435.3 million) food storage and processing facility at Hamad Port capable of supplying a stockpile for three main commodities – rice, sugar, and edible oils – for 3 million people for two and a half years, said a report. Qatar’


Port of Salalah to add dedicated jetty for LPG exports

Oman's Port of Salalah plans to add a dedicated jetty for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exports as part of its infrastructure enhancements, said a senior official of the port. The new jetty, designed to support the export of LPG from a new LPG extraction plant under developme


Oman to sign mining strategy deals with consultancies

Oman’s Public Authority for Mining (PAM) will sign a contract with SRK Consulting and its supportive companies, Mayer Brown and Wood Mackenzie, to implement a new mining strategy, said a report. The general strategy for the mining sector is one of the major projects underta


Sadara announces start-up of its amines facility

Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, has successfully started up its amines plant.    The Sadara amines plant is composed of two separate facilities, the ethanolamines plant and the ethyleneamines plan


Emirates Hospital acquires 60pc of Mobile Doctors 24-7

Emirates Hospital, a member of KBBO Group, has acquired 60 per cent ownership of Mobile Doctors 24-7 (MD 24-7), a round-the-clock, state-of-the-art population health management provider. The acquisition makes KBBO Group the majority shareholder in MD 24-7, said a statement.


Oman, Qatari businessmen plan 3 projects

Businessmen from Oman and Qatar are expected to launch three manufacturing projects, said a senior official from Zubair Corporation. The company has three projects under consideration based on partnerships between Qatari and Omani businessmen, C S Badrinath, CEO, Zubair Corporati


Route 2020 Dubai Metro line work on track

Work on the Route 2020 Dubai Metro project is progressing according to the approved schedule and it has already achieved over 12 per cent completion, said a senior official. "The project contractor is currently installing piles at a depth of 25 to 30 m, and work had started on cas


Saudi Industrial Energy City to contribute $6bn to economy

The planned Industrial Energy City project, to be developed in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Region, will provide thousands of direct and indirect jobs and contribute SR22.5 billion ($6 billion) to the nation's economy, said Engineer Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry

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