• Abu Dhabi's Borouge plans to set up new production unit


    Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge) has announced plans to significantly boost production of pre-compounded black polyethylene for pressure pipe applications by investing in a production unit which will be ready by next year.

  • Farnek set to benefit from demand for commercial security


    UAE-based facilities management (FM) company Farnek is set to benefit from the increased demand for commercial security, particularly manned security detail, over the next four to five years, in the UAE capital.

  • Dubai Chamber to participate in world congress in Brazil


    Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will join members of the global chambers community at the 11th World Chambers Congress (WCC) to be held next month, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Trukkin raises $3.5m in funding round


    Trukkin, a techno-logistics firm, has raised over $3.5 million in the recent funding round, which included marquee investors from the Al-Namlah Family Group, the Al-Madi Family Group, and the Abanumay Family Group.

  • Brazil exports to Arab states jump 40pc to $980m in April


    The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) reported that a total of $980.4 million worth of products were exported by Brazil to Arab countries in April of this year.

  • Equate posts $183m Q1 net income; down 57pc


    The Equate Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, today announced a net income after tax of $183 million for Q1 2019, a 57% decrease from $435 million in the same period last year.

  • Chinese giant eyes $10bn project in Kizad

    DEAL WITH EAST HOPE
    Chinese manufacturing giant East Hope Group is working with Abu Dhabi’s Kizad on the feasibility of setting up a development worth more than $10 billion at the industrial hub.

  • DP World JV to acquire a 76pc stake of India firm


    Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), has announced the acquisition of a 76% stake in Kribhco, a multi-modal logistics operator in India.

  • Packaging to drive polypropylene growth in India


    Packaging industry, which accounted for a share of 28.8% of the polypropylene demand in India in 2017, is set to drive the country’s polypropylene plant capacity over the next four years, according to a report.

  • Majid Al Futtaim inks strategic deal with Yellow Door Energy


    Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall developer and leisure pioneer in the region, has signed a deal with UAE-based Yellow Door Energy, to bring solar power into the stores of retail giant Carrefour in Jordan.

  • DuPont technlogy delivers low conductivity water for UAE facilities


    DuPont Water Solutions, which offers its industry-leading knowledge on sustainable water management, provided technical assistance to the Safi plant in Ajman to install and manage the system that produces low conductivity water.

  • Dubai's MBR Solar Park key phase to begin ops in June

    600MW ENERGY BOOST
    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said steady progress is being made on the 300MW second stage of Phase Three of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park which will be operational by the end of next month.

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