Saturday 21 September 2019

UAE authorities gear up for World Maritime Day 2019

The UAE’s Federal Transport Authority-Land and Maritime is all set to take part in the World Maritime Day 2019 activities being held in London on September 26. This year's event is being held under the slogan, ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime Community’ and


Top global experts set for Saudi Logistics Conference

Leading global industry experts will be in capital Riyadh next month to discuss a host of key issues related to supply-chain management and the future of logistics services at the third edition of Saudi Logistics Conference. To be held from October 13 to 15 at the Four Seasons Ho


Yokogawa acquires British plant maintenance group

Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a major provider of industrial automation solutions, has announced that it has acquired the entire stake in UK-based RAP International as part of its expansion strategy. RAP is a key specialist in providing digitised solutions that support risk asse


Huntsman opens new polyurethanes unit in Dubai

Huntsman Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, has announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai, UAE. Situated within the Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone (Jafza), the purpose-built facility strengthens Huntsman’s dow


Firm uses SSAB steel to make waste containers

Colombia-based Fanalca, a garbage truck manufacturer, makes solid waste collection equipment and containers using Hardox wear plate and Strenx performance steel produced by SSAB, SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. “We began large-scale production last year when we


Economic, export diversification 'needed to survive climate crisis'

Economic and export diversification is the best response to the challenges posed by climate change in developing countries that depend on commodities, according to UNCTAD’s Commodities and Development Report 2019. The diversification could be horizontal, which entails ventu


Abu Dhabi, China State Grid Corp ink cooperation deal

The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has signed a MoU with the State Grid Corporation of China, SGCC, aimed at supporting the emirate's energy sector as it transitions towards more efficient consumption practices and expands its clean and renewable energy. The agreement o


SAMI-Navantia signs $991m defence contract

SAMI Navantia Naval Industries (SAMI-Navantia), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Navantia, yesterday signed a €900 million ($991.14 million) contract with the Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to collaborate on Combat System Integration (CSI) on the Avante 22


300 global firms look to connect with ME’s lighting sector

More than 300 exhibitors from 30 countries will demonstrate their latest technology at Light Middle East, the region’s leading industry networking and lighting sourcing exhibition and conference, to be held next month in Dubai, UAE. The event will take place from October 15


Belkin, Linksys and Phyn to demonstrate IoT at Gitex

Belkin, Linksys and Phyn will jointly showcase connected things, connected home, and smart utilities for the first time at the upcoming Gitex 2019 in Dubai, UAE under the new Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) entity. Gitex Technology Week is running from October 6 to 10 at Du

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