Wednesday 7 December 2016

Cognizant opens new office in Saudi Arabia

US-based Cognizant, a leading global provider of information technology, consulting and business process services, has expanded its operations in the Middle East region with the opening of a new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The move will help its clients to leverage the techni


Sadara Chemical Company leading the drive to a more robust regional downstream industry

Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) participated in the 11th Annual GPCA Forum that took place from November 27 to 29 in Dubai, UAE.   Going with the theme of this year’s event “Competitiveness: Riding New Waves,” the company underscored its visio


IFA names new Arab Board members

The International Fertiliser Industry Association (IFA) has named new members to its Board of Directors during a meeting held on the sidelines of the IFA’s Strategic Forum in Dubai.   Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) president and chairman of I


Bibby Offshore wins significant North Sea contract with Shell

Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has announced that it has secured a significant contract with Shell.    The campaign, due to commence in Q1 2017, will see Bibby Offshore provide engineering and subsea construc


Al Hassan wins $67m UAE waste treatment plant deal

Oman-based Al Hassan Engineering has won a $67.1-million contract from Intecsa Ingenieria Industrial (Intecsa) for its BeAAT treatment plant expansion project in Abu Dhabi, UAE, said a report.   The scope of work includes civil, building, steel structure, piping, mechanical,


Doosan launches eco-friendly generators in Riyadh

Doosan Portable Power and Saudi Diesel Power Equipment Division recently launched Doosan’s latest, eco-friendly hi-tech generators at an event held at the Marriot Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. At the event, potential clients were brief on the product, engaged in a Q&A


Sohar signs agreement with China’s Shenzhen Port

Sohar Port and Freezone in Oman and Shenzhen Port in China have signed an agreement covering the development of mutually beneficial trade and shipping business as part of the Chinese One Belt One Road initiative. Dong Yanze of the Ports Administration of Shenzhen Municipality and


High voltage cables and accessories market to top $41bn

The global high voltage cables and accessories market is projected to grow from an estimated $30.83 billion in 2016 to $41.27 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 per cent, according to a report. Major factors such as grid interconnections, offshore windf


Asry launches programme to bolster safety protocols

Bahrain-based Arabian Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry) said the new improvements programme aimed at bolstering its safety protocols, processes and adherence, was a major success. Asry Chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa inspected the safety improvements and toured the v


Leminar opens new duct production line in Doha

Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, a leader in quality HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) ductwork manufacturing in the region, has inaugurated its state-of-the-art FFC-UK manufacturing line for fire-rated ducts in Doha, Qatar.  The new line will allow Lemina

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