Friday 27 November 2015

DP World showcases innovation in logistics sector

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World showcased its innovative approach to the ports and logistics industry to visitors at the global operator’s exhibition stand, which was part of the UAE’s first Innovation Week. In celebrating innovation in the countr


Naffco showcases range of products at Big 5

Dubai-based National Fire Fighting and Manufacturing (Naffco) showcased its range of advanced fire-fighting products at The Big 5 exhibition, held in Dubai, UAE. The four-day event concluded today (November 26), and is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Na


Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar celebrates five years

Qatari shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) recently celebrated its first five years of operation. With 40 vessels delivered or under construction, the yard has proven its capability to support Qatar’s national strategy for economic diversification, said a state


Sabic honoured for support to health sector

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) was recently honoured for its contributions to the health sector at the closing ceremony of the National Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.   The campaign was organised by the Ministry of Health under the a


Advancements in lighting industry in focus

More than 400 attendees from across the GCC had gathered across two days to attend the the fourth Annual Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit 2015 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, recently.   Lighting industry specialists demonstrated and revealed different applicatio


Baalbaki expands with new factory in UAE

Baalbaki Chemical Industries (BCI), a leader in polyurethane systems, polyester polyol, and specialty adhesives, has launched a new polyesters and pre-polymers manufacturing facility in the Hamriyah Free Zone in the UAE. Through this new plant, the company aims to increase the pr


Austria, Oman eye 70pc increase in bilateral trade

The bilateral trade relations between Oman and Austria is expected to experience a major growth of 70 per cent this year, said a senior Austrian official in a report. The trade figures have already touched an all-time record of €101 million ($107.1 million) last year which i


Qatar expo to receive over 100 Chinese firms

More than 100 Chinese companies from the fields of infrastructure, technology and construction will participate in the ‘Made in China Exhibition’ to be hosted by Qatar Chamber (QC), next month in Doha, Qatar, a report said. The event will be held from December 14 to 1


S Korea fines Volkswagen, orders recall over emissions cheating

South Korea on Thursday became the first country outside the United States to punish Volkswagen AG on the basis of its own emissions tests, slapping the German automaker with a record fine and ordering a recall of 125,522 vehicles. The environment ministry said it ordered Volkswa


Kia plans autonomous driving technologies by 2020

Kia Motors today announced its significant investment into the development of new autonomous driving technologies, and its plans to introduce a range of partially-autonomous driving technologies to its model line-up by 2020. The initial stage of investment by Kia, totalling $2 bi

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