Monday 27 April 2015

Rolls-Royce appoints new CEO

Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce has turned to one of Britain's most successful technology executives, Warren East, to restore its fortunes after a year marred by falling profit, job cuts and cancelled orders. The British company's announcement yesterday said that John R


DI’s coloured solar panels gets huge response at Wetex

Dubai Investments (DI), a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, said its energy-efficient coloured solar panels and eco-friendly innovations have received overwhelming response at Wetex 2015 exhibition, which will conclude today (April 23) in Dubai, UAE.


Top industry experts to attend major agro-food event

More than 85 industry experts from across the globe will be in Lagos, Nigeria, to take part in the 'Agro-food & Plast-Print Pack Nigeria 2015’ expo which opens next week. The event will see companies display various latest technologies and offer solutions for the developm


Sohar Poultry to expand broiler farm capacity

Oman’s Sohar Poultry plans to expand the capacity of its broiler farm by 40 per cent, a report said. The expansion will be implemented in a new location, according to a filing to the Capital Market Authority, reported Oman Observer. Initial plans, wh


Volvo ropes in rival Scania CEO for big role

Swedish truckmaker Volvo has named Martin Lundstedt, the head of rival Volkswagen-owned Scania as its chief executive, replacing embattled Olof Persson who has led a sweeping efficiency drive. Volvo, vying for dominance of the truck market with Germany's Daimler and VW, also


Qatar commercial vehicle market set for 13pc growth

Increasing construction activities and rising tourism will drive the commercial vehicles market in Qatar to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of more than 13 per cent over the next five years, a report said. Predominant reasons for this brisk growth are increasing cons


Emirates SkyCargo launches Orlando operations

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Dubai-based Emirates, is set to expand its US cargo network to 11 destinations, when the airline launches a daily service to Orlando, Florida from September 1. The Dubai – Orlando route will be served by a Boeing 777-200 LR, which has a


Drydocks World wins top HSE award

Dubai-based Drydocks World & Maritine World have won an award at the ADNOC HSE awards for “bringing safety and environment benefits” to the industry in partnership with the National Drilling Company (NDC). The award ceremony was held yesterday (April 21), at the I


Samsung launches new curved monitor line-up

Samsung Electronics Company has added five new models to its curved monitor line-up. The new line-up consists of the 29-inch SE790C; 31.5-inch SE590C; 27-inch SE591C; 23.5-inch SE510C and 27-inch SE510C, are aimed towards meeting the diverse multimedia entertainment and multi-tas


World Free Zone names new deputy CEO

The World Free Zones Organization, a Dubai-based non-profit association for free zones, has appointed Abdulla Qassem as its deputy chief executive officer. A UAE national, Qassem has over 22 years of global business experience and has served as a Emirati delegate to the United Na

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