Tuesday 30 August 2016

Coca-Cola replenishes all water used globally

The Coca-Cola Company and its global bottling partners, the Coca-Cola system, have announced that they have met their goal to replenish the equivalent amount of water used in their global sales volume back to nature and communities. Coca-Cola is the first Fortune 500 company to a


Sany wins major mobile port machinery deal in Saudi Arabia

Sany Port Machinery, a company specialised in manufacturing port machinery, recently exported 31 mobile port machines, valued at almost $7.5 million, to King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. This is the largest mobile port machinery order the company has ever fulfilled, s


Safety milestone for Orpic at MSPP project

State-owned Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has revealed that its Muscat-Sohar Product Pipeline (MSPP) project has achieved a milestone of 5 million man hours without lost time injury (LTI), said a report. With more than 2,000 personnel on board, MSPP


Nakilat Damen delivers 5 vessels for Qatar’s New Port Project

Qatari shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has delivered five vessels as part of an 11-vessel order for Qatar’s New Port Project (NPP), one of the world's largest greenfield port developments. Built entirely at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Ra


Bahrain posts $468m non-oil trade deficit in July

Bahrain's non-oil foreign trade posted a deficit of BD177 million ($468.5 million) during July 2016, according to the kingdom's Information & eGovernment Authority. The total value of imports reached BD326 million ($864.7 million) during July 2016, said a statement fr


French Tech Gitex pavilion to host 22 firms

The French technology pavilion, a Business France initiative, will be hosting a total of 22 French exhibitors and start-ups that specialise in digital technology at the upcoming Gitex, to be held in Dubai, UAE, in October. The event will take place from October 16 to 20, at the n


Abu Dhabi Ports sets up women’s committee

Abu Dhabi Ports, in commemoration of Emirati Women’s Day, has launched its first Women’s Committee which aims to reinforce the unique role women play in the ports sector and wider local community. Abu Dhabi Ports is the master developer, manager and operator of ports


Thyssenkrupp to supply 500 elevators to Doha Metro

Thyssenkrupp has been awarded a contract to manufacture, supply, install and maintain more than 500 elevators and escalators for the Red Line North, Green Line and two additional major stations of Doha Metro network in Qatar. The metro network will consist of four lines: Red, Gre


Alba awards new PDS contract to Siemens

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world's leading aluminium smelters, has announced that it has awarded Siemens the power distribution system (PDS) contract for Power Station 5 (PS 5), as part of its Line 6 project. Under the terms of this contract, Siemens will be respons


Qatar Science & Technology Park appoints new MD

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar’s primary hub for technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship, has appointed Dr Maher Hakim as its managing director.   Dr Hakim is a sought-after expert and educator in technology innovation and entrepreneurship,

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