Wednesday 27 March 2019

Watts helps bring clean water to Indian schools

Watts Water Technologies, a leading global manufacturer of plumbing, heating, and water quality products and solutions, recently funded and helped install two water filtration systems that provide clean drinking water for children and families in need in India.  


Abu Dhabi Crown Prince grants $1.52bn for R&D

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has approved Dh5.6 billion ($1.52 billion) in support of the Research and Development (R&D) scheme as part of the Ghadan 21 programme.


Bahrain-origin exports surge 5pc to top $465m

The value of Bahrain’s national origin exports increased by five per cent as it reached BD177 million ($465 million) during February versus BD169 million for the same month of the previous year, said the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA). The top 10 countries ac


OAPFD, Oman Cables sign deal to enhance in-country value

The Omani Authority for Partnership for Development (OAPFD) has signed a cooperation agreement with Oman Cables Industry (OCI) to enhance the in-country value (ICV) and develop Omani youth. The agreement aims to support youth training programmes and raise the efficiency of the na


$120m new chemical unit to be set up in Salalah Free Zone

Oman's Deepak Oman Industries Project has laid the foundation for its $120 million integrated chemical complex in Salalah Free Zone. The project includes the construction of a complex that will produce about 225,000 tonnes per year of chemicals, including calcium chloride and


Oman implementing $26bn oil and gas, petchem projects

Oman is currently implementing a string of projects worth $26 billion aimed at the sultanate's economic diversification, a senior official has said.   The mega projects, including oil and gas, refinery and petrochemical investments, will position the Sultana


Etihad Credit Insurance, FAB to assist UAE exporters

Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) to assist UAE-based exporters and local businesses in managing their trade finance needs and to support their international expansion ambitions.


Firm imports 40 tonnes of honeybees through RAK airport

Al Najeh Honey, a leading honey producer in the Gulf region, recently brought 40 tonnes of live honeybees through the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport in the UAE. On March 14 the honeybees landed in Ras Al Khaimah on an Egypt Air Cargo flight from Cairo, Egypt, for the first


DHL appoints country managers for Iraq, Turkey

DHL Global Forwarding, a leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has appointed Usam Alyasin and Ingo-Alexander Rahn as country managers in Iraq and Turkey, respectively. Both of them will report to Amadou, chief executive officer, DHL Global Forwardi


HBMSU joins forces with Signify for innovation free zone

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) is planning to join forces with Signify, which was formerly known as Philips Lighting, as part of its preparations and readiness to launch the first innovation and economic free zone among UAE universities. This initiative falls in lin

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