Friday 14 December 2018

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INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS MODEL
Sadara, Veolia to build waste to energy facility in Saudi Arabia

Sadara Chemical Company said it has signed an agreement with Veolia Middle East, a world leader in resource management and recovery, for the construction and operation of a sustainable industrial waste-to-energy facility in Jubail Industrial City II.

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AIRPORT, MARINAS, LUXURY HOTELS
Red Sea unveils masterplan for mega tourism project

Saudi-based Red Sea Development Company has unveiled the master plan of its mega project, which will position the kingdom on the global luxury tourism map, eventually creating 70,000 jobs and attracting one million visitors per year to the country

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FULL OWNERSHIP OF BAHRAIN SITE
Arla buys Mideast Kraft cheese business from Mondeléz

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has reached an agreement with American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company Mondeléz to acquire its processed cheese business in the Middle East region, which is currently licensed under the Kraft b

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SPECIAL REPORT
Are men now more calorie-conscious than women?

More men than women in the UAE actively look up the calorie content on Google or an app and would want the entire menu to have the calories displayed (46 per cent versus 37 per cent respectively), according to a new YouGov survey.

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SPOTLIGHT
Global wearables sales to grow 26pc in 2019: Gartner

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8 per cent from 2018, according to leading research and advisory firm Gartner in a new report.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
National Day celebrations

Hundreds of employees from Gulf Air gathered today at the airline’s headquarters in Muharraq to celebrate the occasion of Bahrain’s 47th National Day and the anniversary of His Majesty the King's Accession to the Throne.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Arada awards construction deals for 800 Sharjah homes

The UAE's newest developer Arada has awarded three main construction contracts for the construction of nearly 800 homes at its landmark projects - Aljada and Nasma Residences - coming up in the northern emirate of Sharjah.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Dana Gas hits 70,000bpd record production in November

UAE-based Dana Gas said its group production surged to a record 70,000 barrels per day (bpd) following the successful drilling programme in Egypt and the ramp up of production from its debottlenecking project in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

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Finance & Capital Market

Dubai non-oil private sector posts strong growth

Dubai’s non-oil private sector showed a stronger improvement in November with data reflecting faster expansions in business activity and new work and a stable trend in employment, said a report.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Scale-ups offer big window for economy growth: study

Countries can enrich the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and have a huge positive economic impact compared to that of regular SMEs, if they give one particular segment known as ‘scale-ups’ the focus it needs, a report said.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Arla buys Mideast Kraft cheese business from Mondeléz

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has reached an agreement with American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company Mondeléz to acquire its processed cheese business in the Middle East region, which is currently licensed under the Kraft b

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Jumeirah Group opens first luxury 'eco-conscious' resort

Overlooking 400-m of mesmerising sand dunes on Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island is Jumeirah Group's new luxury “eco-conscious” resort, which offers a luxurious, family-friendly and environmentally-sensitive holiday destination.

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IT & Telecommunications

Yokogawa Electric enhances field assistant software

Yokogawa Electric Corporation said it has enhanced the field assistant software for the field inspections of industrial facilities and is releasing it today as Field Assistant R2.03.

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Lifestyle

Danish confectionary brand Lakrids opens in Dubai

Leading confectionary brand Lakrids by Johan Bülow, which boasts a unique combination of Belgian chocolate and Danish liquorice, has unveiled its first flagship boutique at The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping mall in the UAE.

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Health & Environment

Dubai to set up state-of-the-art cardiology centre

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is in the process of establishing a state-of-the-art cardiology centre, Humaid Al Qutami, director general of the DHA, has revealed.

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Education, HR & Training

Dubai education ‘likely to get more affordable’

The education sector in Dubai is expected to face pressure with a further 13 schools slated to open next academic year, bringing the total number of private schools in the Emirate to 207, said property consultant Knight Frank in a report.

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Miscellaneous

Ebrahim K. Kanoo celebrates Bahraini Women’s Day

Ebrahim K Kanoo, a diversified business conglomerate based in Bahrain, celebrated Bahraini Women’s Day to honour all of the Bahraini women working with the company.

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