• IIoT ‘can unlock big value for industrial plants’


    The Industrial Internet of Things, Big Data and Analytics can unlock huge value for industrial plants by optimizing operations and productivity by connecting processes, assets, and people, said an industry expert.

  • LS HongQi seals $53m Kuwait cable supply deal


    LS HongQi Cable & System, the local manufacturing unit of LS C&S in China, said it has been awarded a 58 billion won ($53 million) contract to supply 132-kilovolt cables for a project in Kuwait.

  • SNC-Lavalin, Aramco sign deal on in-kingdom opportunities


    SNC-Lavalin and Saudi Aramco today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signalling SNC-Lavalin's continued commitment to creating and accelerating opportunities for local work forces in Saudi Arabia.

  • Africa’s automotive aftermarket demand to see 9pc growth


    Africa is turning into a prized continent for the global automotive aftermarket, as international manufacturers turn their attention to a region where spare parts demand is estimated to grow by 9 per cent annually over the next four years.

  • AmCham Bahrain team visits Garmco plant


    A delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) was recently invited to tour the Gulf Aluminum Rolling Mill Company (Garmco) plant in northern Sitra, to discuss cooperation and future plans.

  • Sohar Port and Freezone launches 'green' drive


    Oman's Sohar Port and Freezone (Sohar) has kicked off a new recycling initiative for plastics, glass and paper as part of its environmental initiatives.

  • Omani firm plans waste-to-energy project


    The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) is planning a first of its kind ambitious waste-to-energy project in the sultanate, and will commission a feasibility study for the project soon, said a report.

  • Floating cages fish farming project planned in Qatar


    The Fish Wealth Department of Qatar's Ministry of Municipality and Environment and Al Qamra Holding Group recently signed a contract to establish a fish farming project involving floating cages in the sea, said a report.

  • Aramco offers $16bn projects for SMEs

    IKTVA OPPORTUNITIES
    Over 140 investment opportunities valued at over $16 billion across Saudi Arabia's energy sector were presented at Saudi Aramco's annual flagship localisation event, the iktva SMEs Forum and Exhibition 2017.

  • Sabic, Guangzhou development zone extend tie-up

    KEY MOVE FOR VISION 2030
    Saudi Arabia’s Sabic, a global leader in diversified chemical companies, has signed an agreement on further cooperation with the Administration Committee of Guangzhou Nansha Development Zone.

  • UAE pharma market to top $3.8bn by 2020


    The pharmaceutical market in the UAE is expected to grow from Dh9.61 billion ($2.6 billion) in 2016 to Dh14.11 billion ($3.84 billion) by 2020, driven by increased healthcare spend, mandatory health insurance and growing medical tourism.

  • Al Rawdah becomes first solar powered poultry farm in UAE


    Emirates Modern Poultry Company (Al Rawdah), the largest poultry farm in the UAE, has announced the conversion of its food processing unit into a solar powered plant, making it the first solar powered food processing unit in the UAE.

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