Friday 31 March 2017

Sharjah Tatweer organises SLP visit to Masdar Clean Energy

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has successfully organised a visit of the latest batch of participants of the Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) to Masdar Clean Energy, a commercially driven renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. STF is a part of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundat


Intercoil International launches Vispring

Intercoil International, a leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture in the Middle East, has announced the regional launch of award-winning British brand Vispring. Vispring is the go-to bed manufacturer for royalty, celebrities,


UAE eyes $70bn industrial investments by 2025

The UAE government aims to attract new industrial investments worth more than $70 billion by 2025, said a report. The investments from the Emiratis in the industrial sector has risen to Dh112 billion ($30.5 billion) last year, accounting for 86 per cent of the total investments i


Digitalisation 'to impact package printing sector'

Digitalisation will have massive impact on the future of the commercial and package printing sectors, according to some of the biggest names in the industry attending the ongoing Gulf Print and Pack event in Dubai, UAE. The event which opened on March 26 will conclude tomorrow (M


DuPont, Dow granted clearance for merger plan

DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company has announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the companies’ proposed merger of equals. This regulatory milestone is a significant step toward closing the merger transaction, wit


Region’s first Microfactories to come up in UAE

Mubadala Development Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company; the Dubai Future Foundation; and GE Additive are uniting their collective expertise behind the establishment of the first Microfactory in the region.   The project seeks to acc


Smart Dubai outlines artificial intelligence roadmap

Smart Dubai Office (SDO), the government office charged with overseeing Dubai’s transformation into a smart city, hosted a one-day workshop for executives and technical teams from various  government agencies to raise awareness on Dubai’s artificial intelligence service, Saad a


Basrec’s new dock ‘to double capacity’

A brand new floating dock will be installed at Bahrain Ship Repairing and Engineering Company’s (Basrec) facilities in about 14 months, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Gulf transport project value tops $380bn

The total value of 1,381 active transport projects in the Gulf region rose one per cent in a month to Dh1.39 trillion ($379.7 billion) in February, according to a report. In terms of value, the rail sector had the lion's share of  $190.4 billion (about 50 per cent), foll


Nass announces 5pc cash dividend

Shareholders of Nass Corporation will get cash dividend of five per cent for 2016, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication. To read further, please visit

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