Saturday 25 February 2017

Alba signs MoU with Bahrain Polytechnic

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for co-operation with Bahrain Polytechnic. The MoU was signed between Alba’s chief executive officer Tim Murray and acting CEO of Bahrain Polytec


Boeing wins 2-year training contract from UAE

Boeing has received a two-year, $18.7 million contract from the UAE to provide C-17 Globemaster III logistics support and training simulator maintenance. Boeing, which originally manufactured the C-17, will support the UAE’s inventory of realistic, motion-based training dev


Rockwell Collins expands UAE internship program

Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in the development of innovative aviation solutions, has announced plans to expand its internship program with Khalifa University based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The company said as part of its ongoing internship program, its latest class of interns at Khalif


National talent ‘helps diversification plans’

About 77 per cent of regional business executives believe incubating national talent contributes to economic diversification strategies in the Middle East, a London Business School (LBS) survey said. The survey of more than 200 business executives, including members of London Bus


70pc of UAE employers plan to hire this year

Nearly seven in 10 employers (69 per cent) in the UAE are planning to hire in a year’s time, according to the latest Middle East Job Index Survey, compiled by top job site and research and consulting group YouGov.      Hiring intentions in the next th


Bahrain firm eyes growth with diversified team

Bahrain-based SteppingStone Global, a consulting, coaching and training provider, has expanded to include a more diversified and multinational team that provides a wide scope of consulting services for the region, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To


Oman SMEs win Shell solar PV project deal

Shell Development Oman has awarded contracts to two Omani small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for  installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in schools in the pilot phase of its ‘Solar into Schools’ project. The pilot school sites are located in Al Buraimi,


Al-Ebdaa Bank appoints 25 new specialists

Bahrain-based Al Ebdaa Bank for Microfinance has appointed 25 new loan specialists after they had completed a specialised training session organised in cooperation with the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (Agfund). Newly-appointed employees attended rehabilitation courses to


Rockwell Collins strengthens Middle East team

Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in the development of innovative aviation and high-integrity solutions, has announced plans to increase its local presence in the Middle East region and appointed new leadership. Although the company has a 20-year presence in the Middle East, it is exp


Dubai Police wants ban on social media in schools

Dubai Police is set to launch an awareness drive in schools across the emirate asking students to avoid surfing and chatting on social media sites when at schools following complaints from parents in this regard, said a report. The Police will also co-ordinate with the Ministry o

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