• Hamriyah Free Zone signs deal with Al Aliyo Hydrofarms


    The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority has just added another industry leader to its global base of investors after signing an investment agreement with Al Aliyo Hydrofarms, the hydroponic fodder farming industry, at Gulfood 2021.

  • Global economy to rebound in 2021, says report


    After a major downturn of the global economy in 2020 caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and despite renewed lockdowns in some parts of the world, the global economy is expected to rebound in 2021, a new report said.

  • Daimler Truck, Volvo Group form fuel-cell JV called cellcentric


    Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. They have agreed to rename the company cellcentric GmbH & Co. KG, a statement said.

  • More GPCA members sign OCS pledge to address plastic waste


    Major players from across the plastic value chain in the Arabian Gulf have adopted Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) in an effort to address plastic waste, the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), announced today (March 2).

  • SRTI Park launches new energy innovation hub in Sharjah


    The Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) has announced the launch of the MEA Energy Innovation Hub, which will serve as the regional gateway to innovation and business growth focusing on energy, low carbon and oil and gas.

  • Toyota breaks ground on new hitech Woven City


    Toyota Motor has joined hands with its group company responsible for a wide range of mobility development projects anchored in software, Woven Planet Holdings, to break ground on its new hitech development, Woven City, in the Japanese city of Susono.

  • Almunajem Foods expands its Jeddah meat factory


    Almunajem Foods, one of the largest private food companies in Saudi Arabia, has announced the expansion of its meat processing factory in Jeddah to keep pace with increasing demand for its products

  • IHC opens biggest seafood processing facility in Dubai


    International Holding Company (IHC) has opened a new AED 200 million ($54.45 million) seafood processing facility which will process, store and distribute a quarter of the seafood consumed in the UAE.

  • Oman suspends commercial activities from 8pm to 5am


    Oman’s Supreme Committee has decided to close all commercial activities in the between 8 pm and 5 am from March 4 to 20 to protect society and individuals from the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, a media report said.

  • DP World starts operations at Luanda terminal in Angola


    Global marine terminal operator DP World has begun operations at the multipurpose terminal in the Port of Luanda, Angola, following a 20-year concession deal signed in January. DP World Luanda is set to invest $190 million in the terminal's facilities.

  • Hempel appoints new global head of renewable energy


    World-leading coatings manufacturer Hempel has announced that David Heal has joined the company to head up its renewable energy segment, as it looks to strengthen its leadership position as part of its commitment to sustainability.

  • Milipol Qatar 2021 attracts multi exhibitors line up


    Milipol Qatar 2021, the 13th international event for Homeland Security and Civil Defence in the Middle East which will run at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from March 15 to 17, has attracted a multi-national exhibitor line-up

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