Saturday 29 August 2015

Bahrain signs air show accords with Russian firms

Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS 2016) high organising committee members, led by Transportation and Telecommunications Minister and deputy chairman of the panel Kamal Ahmed, took part in Russian International Aviation and Space Show in Zhukovsky district. This was in line with preparation


IRClass opens office in Abu Dhabi

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading classification society, has opened an office in Abu Dhabi.   It is the second office location for IRClass in the Middle East, following Dubai, and reflects the society’s strong commitment to the region, said


Northrop & Johnson, Aston Martin sign strategic partnership

Northrop & Johnson and iconic British automotive brand Aston Martin have signed a new strategic global collaboration.    The multi-year partnership agreement is based on a shared heritage in the luxury sector, as well as a dedicated tradition of bespoke


KBR wins Logcap IV task order for US Army in Kuwait

KBR, a leading technolgy, engineering, procurement and construction company serving the hydrocarbons and government services industries, has won a cost plus fixed fee task order in the Arabian Peninsula under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (Logcap) IV contract.  


ACWA, Mitsui group secure financing for Oman power plant

A consortium including ACWA Power and Japan's Mitsui & Co has secured financing for the $630 million Salalah 2 power scheme in Oman, the Saudi Arabian company said on Thursday. The pair, along with local partner Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding, won


Exporters run for high ground as China growth story unravels

The alarming scale of China's economic slowdown is pushing European exporters to accelerate a move into premium goods and services, sacrificing volumes if necessary to sustain margins. As Chinese rivals gain expertise in areas from elevators to healthcare to sweeteners while


Sabic distributes 60,000 school bags in Saudi

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) distributed 60,000 school bags in Saudi Arabia through 128 charities under its annual 'Back to School' programme for the academic year 2015-16.   A ceremony to mark the successful conclusion of the programme was


Smart solar palm trees spring up in Dubai

A new species of palm tree has started sprouting around Dubai. But instead of producing dates, the fronds of the Smart Palm harness the sun's energy to allow people to look up city information, access Wi-Fi, and charge their phones, all for free. Topped with nine leaf-shaped


Cortec unveils new brochure on VpCI technology

Cortec, a leader in environmentally friendly VpCI corrosion protection, has published a brand new brochure delivering information on its latest-technology products and services in the field of marine and shipbuilding industries.    It is well known that cor


RATP Dev appoints new director for Asia, ME

RATP Dev,  a subsidiary of French state-owned public transport operator RATP Group, has appointed Olivier Badard as its director of the Asia and Middle East business unit from September 1.   He will be based in Dubai and serve on the executive committee, wh

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