• Bahri appoints new CEO

    National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a leader in logistics and transportation, has appointed Abdullah Aldubaikhi as its new chief executive officer, effective January 1.

  • Big boost to SMEs in $19bn Saudi stimulation plan

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued a royal decree approving the private sector stimulation plan and allocating a total of SR72 billion ($19.2 billion) for the plan.

  • Nigeria confirms participation at Expo 2020 Dubai

    The most populous country in Africa, Nigeria, has confirmed that it will share its youth and innovation expertise with millions at the Expo 2020 Dubai.

  • Ducab among top sponsors for Tekno event in Dubai

    Ducab, a leading manufacturer of high-quality cables and cabling products, revealed it is the platinum sponsor for Tekno 2017 under the industrial sector of Wire and Cable Arabia, to be held next week in Dubai, UAE.

  • 11 agreements, MoUs signed at Saudi SME forum

    Eleven agreements and memorandum of understanding (MoUs) were signed at the 2017 iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition, organised by Saudi Aramco, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

  • Qatari authority announces $1bn investments

    The Ministerial Group for the Encouragement and Participation of the Private Sector in the Economic Development Projects of Qatar has revealed a number of investments worth more than QR4 billion ($1.085 billion) in different fields.

  • Oman to launch electronic waste processing plant

    The Gulf region’s largest electronic waste (e-waste) processing plant is expected to come into operation in Oman’s Salalah in Dhofar Governorate before the end of 2018, said a key executive associated with the venture.

  • Continental launches new range of tyres for ME market

    Continental, the premium German tyre brand, has become the first manufacturer to develop a full range of tyres specifically for the Middle East market.

  • SAP unveils SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub

    SAP, an enterprise application software provider, has unveiled a new way for customers to simplify and speed the use of cloud-based people and organisational data across their businesses with the SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub solution.

  • PepsiCo names new CEO for Asia, Mena

    PepsiCo has announced that effective January 1, 2018, Mike Spanos, currently President, PepsiCo Greater China Region, will become Chief Executive Officer, Asia, Middle East and North Africa (Amena).

  • LS HongQi seals $53m Kuwait cable supply deal

    LS HongQi Cable & System, the local manufacturing unit of LS C&S in China, said it has been awarded a 58 billion won ($53 million) contract to supply 132-kilovolt cables for a project in Kuwait.

  • SNC-Lavalin, Aramco sign deal on in-kingdom opportunities

    SNC-Lavalin and Saudi Aramco today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signalling SNC-Lavalin's continued commitment to creating and accelerating opportunities for local work forces in Saudi Arabia.

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Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, announced a major safety milestone as its Casthouse achieved 5 million hours without...

Attracting an investment of more than $267 billion, with 620 industrial projects manufacturing close to 100 basic products, the industrial cities of...

Oman’s biggest port and main shipment centre the Port of Salalah is all set to take forward its expansion plan, aimed at boosting the hub’s...

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has partnered with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) and...

Manufacturing is in the middle of a dramatic transformation that will profoundly alter plant floor operations over the next five years. In order to...

The growth and development of Oman’s transportation and logistics infrastructure has recently received a number of catalysts with the aim of...

Cargo, breakbulk sector under spotlight

More than 100 exhibitors, representing the end-to-end value chain for the transport of oversize cargo, will be present...

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