Sunday 29 March 2015

Emirates Transport, Keolis to joinlty bid for projects

Emirates Transport (ET) and the French public transport group Keolis have signed a memorandum of understanding in Dubai to jointly bid for upcoming operation and maintenance tenders within the UAE public transport sector. Keolis is a world leader in passenger transport, operating


RAK FTZ wins award for CSR

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ), a leader in community outreach activities and environmentally sustainable business practices across the UAE, has won an award from the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) for its corporate social responsibility (CSR).


Almarai gets $67m compensation for bakery fire

Saudi Arabia's Almarai, the Gulf's largest dairy company, received SR250 million ($66.7 million) from an insurer in compensation for a fire at one of its bakeries, it said on Thursday. "This payment on account is not in respect of a specific claim item, but intended


Honeywell, Transworld expand engine parts deal

Honeywell Aerospace has extended its agreement with Transworld Aviation in the Middle East to include component supplies for two of its most widely used turboshaft engines in the region — the T53 and T55. Transworld Aviation is already a regional distributor of Honeywell&rs


Nexans wins structure cabling vendor award

Nexans, a global leader in cables and cabling systems, has been named the ‘Structured Cabling Vendor of the Year 2015’ at the sixth Network World Middle East Award 2015 held in Dubai, UAE. This award recognised Nexans for its innovative cabling solutions portfolio, key regi


Alba reaffirms equal opportunities at work place

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has reaffirmed its reputation as a company that champions equal opportunities at the work place by providing sponsorship to the 63rd FCEM World Congress which concluded in Bahrain today (March 26). Alba also hosted a gathering for members of the congress,


UAE boatmaker brings $10m superyacht to Bahrain

A new $9.5 million superyacht being showcased by UAE-based boatmaker Gulf Craft at the Amwaj Marina Boat Show that starts today (March 26) is the flagship of the company's designs on the region's leisure maritime industry. In an exclusive interview with the GDN, the compa


Xerox unveils gold and silver metallic inks on new presses

Xerox, a leading business services, technology and document management company, have unveiled new Pantone metallic gold and silver specialty dry inks. The inks can create and produce more profitable jobs with guaranteed image accuracy and vibrant colours with Xerox&rsqu


Dubai's new firm to target mid-size ports worldwide

Dubai's Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) has established a new company, P&O Ports, to focus on developing and operating medium-sized, multi-purpose ports worldwide.   P&O Ports is wholly owned by the Government of Dubai as a subsidiary of PCFC.


Catalyst, German firm set up e-commerce JV in Qatar

Qatar-based Catalyst and 004 GmbH, based in Germany, have signed an MoU to establish a joint venture in Qatar to pursue e-commerce business opportunities. The signing coincided with German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel's visit to Doha. The joint venture compan

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