Thursday 19 January 2017

Honeywell launches gas detecting portable monitor

Honeywell, a technology and manufacturing leader, has announced the launch of the BW Clip4, a new four-gas, portable monitor with a two-year runtime, in the Middle Eastern market. The “fit and forget” portable monitor once turned on can operate continuously for two ye


Mimecast appoints senior sales executive

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company with major operations in Dubai, UAE, has appointed Eli Kalil as its new senior vice president of global channel sales. In his new role, Kalil will be responsible for the strategy and implementation of all Mimecast’


Capintro Partners names new sales director

UK-based Capintro Partners Limited, an investment management advisory firm specialised in introducing Middle Eastern investors to global investment opportunities, has appointed Bruce Crystal as its managing director of sales.   With a strong record of accomplishments spanning


Gulf Mining plans big industry investment

Oman-based Gulf Mining Group plans to invest in a substantive portfolio of mining-related ventures including a potash mine over the 2017-2018 timeframe, a report said. Planned initiatives include investments in a new calcium carbonate project in Sohar, a ferro-manganese smelter i


Iran, Germany ink tie-up for locomotive production

Iran has signed a deal with Germany to cooperate on the production of 50 diesel locomotives for use in the Iranian rail network, a report said. The locomotives will be jointly produced by Germany's engineering giant Siemens and Iran Power Projects Management Company (Mapna),


GCC aluminium production tops 5m T in 2016

Collectively the five aluminium primary producers EGA (UAE), Alba (Bahrain), Ma’aden Aluminium (Saudi Arabia), Qatalum (Qatar) and Sohar Aluminium (Oman) have produced 5.22 million tonnes of primary Aluminium in 2016. "During 2016 GCC aluminium smelter and downstream h


Aramco launches Saudi Arabia’s first wind turbine

State-run Saudi Aramco has commissioned the kingdom’s first wind energy turbine, developed in partnership with GE aiming to support the renewable goals of Saudi Vision 2030. The project will power Saudi Aramco’s facility in Turaif in northwestern Saudi Arabia, providi


BAT agrees to acquire Reynolds for $49 billion

British American Tobacco (BAT) has agreed a takeover of Reynolds American, the maker of Camel and Newport cigarettes, for a consideration of $49.4 billion to acquire the remaining 57.8 per cent of Reynolds not already owned by BAT. Reynolds shareholders will receive for each Reyn


SteelFab 2017 sees record visitor turnout

SteelFab 2017, a leading trade show for the metal-working, metal-manufacturing and steel fabrication industry in the region, is witnessing a huge turnout of visitors comprising businessmen, investors, decision-makers and representatives of steel, iron and heavy industries manufacturers.


Grundfos showcases latest products at WFES

Denmark-based Grundfos, a leading pump manufacturer globally, is participating along with a number of renowned Danish companies, at the ongoing World Future Energy Summit (WFES), being held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event kicked off on January 16, and will conclude on January 19, at

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