Wednesday 26 July 2017

Egypt aims to attract $30bn investment to SCZone

The Egyptian government aims to attract foreign and local investments worth $30 billion to the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) over the next five years, said an Egyptian ministry official. The ministry is cooperating with the SCZone in order to attract these investments in sect


UAE's contribution to maritme sector highlighted

The UAE’s contributions to the global maritime industry and its unprecedented achievements in the field were highlighted at a key meeting currently under way in Dubai. The meeting of the General Committee of the International Maritime Organization, organised by the UAE&rsqu


Thyssenkrupp introduces 'toii' platform to link machines

Germany-based thyssenkrupp has introduced the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform ‘toii’, which is an in-house development that connects machines of different makes and generations. Using 'toii' all machines can communicate with each other. Due to pr


'UAE Week' planned in Japan in Q1 2018

Plans are under way to organise a ‘UAE Week’ in Japan during the first quarter of 2018, participated by officials from the public and private sectors, it was revealed today. The announcement came during a meeting between Abdullah Al Saleh, the UAE Ministry of Economy&


200 firms for Bahrain process engineering summit

More than 200 exhibiting companies and over thousands of visitors are expected to take part in the fourth edition of Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (Mepec), being held later this year in Bahrain. The event will be held under the patronage of HRH Princ


Rockwell Automation continues to expand MES applications

US-based Rockwell Automation has continued to build out its scalable MES applications to allow operations to configure their environment without programming, add more applications, increase DCS process system integration, and expand deployment options. Rockwell Automation is one


New version of Wellness at Sea app for seafarers launched

The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers aims to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers. The enhancements to the free app, sponsored by Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, now g


Oman antimony roaster project budget up to $96m

Oman-based Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP) has increased the capital budget for developing the Oman antimony roaster project in Sohar to $96 million, said a report. London-based Tri-Star Resources, which has a 40 per cent stake in SPMP, revealed that the process t


Accenture to provide digital experience at Expo Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai is teaming up with leading global professional services company Accenture to create a powerful and engaging digital experience for millions of visitors from around the world. The deal will cover information security and customer relations to virtual assistance and geolo


Iran, Alstom sign deal to produce subway cars

France-based Alstom, a multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, recently signed a major deal with Iran to produce subway cars, said a report. The agreement was signed at a ceremony in Tehran in which Iran's Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Moh

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