• GE joins Saudi digital industrial innovation drive


    Saudi Arabia’s National Digitization Unit (NDU) has signed an agreement with technology major GE to help drive digital transformation across critical industries, including healthcare, water and mining in the kingdom.

  • Dnata tests blockchain for freight transport


    Dubai-based dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has created a new value proposition for cargo service delivery through the use of blockchain technology in conjunction with Emirates Innovation Lab, IBM and flydubai Cargo.

  • ShipServ appoints business director for EMEA


    UK-based ShipServ, a leading maritime e-procurement platform, has appointed Philip Uhrskov Nielsen as its business and account director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

  • Lanxess to build $23m high-tech plastics plant in China


    Germany-based Lanxess, a specialty chemicals group, is strengthening its presence in the growth market China by building a new plant for high-performance plastics in Changzhou for around €20 million ($23.68 million).

  • PepsiCo-Jordan backs project to empower women


    PepsiCo-Jordan has signed an agreement with the Jordan River Foundation, committing to provide financial support for the development and expansion of Al-Karma Kitchen, one of JRF’s key development projects in Jabal Al-Nasr, East Amman, Jordan.

  • Iran’s Zisco signs mining machinery deal with Czech firm


    Iran-based Zarand Iranian Steel Company (Zisco) signed a contract with the Czech Republic's OSTROJ to import machinery and engineering services in the field of underground coal mining, said a report.

  • Projiso to showcase range of spray systems at Big 5


    France-based Projiso, an expert in the manufacturing and the marketing of spray systems, revealed that it is offering a large range of products with multiple high-performances properties at the upcoming the Big 5 Show, in Dubai.

  • Panasonic showcases latest cameras at Sharjah event


    Panasonic’s pioneering Lumix cameras and camcorders - specifically designed to capture pristine images and high quality videos, are on display at Xposure, at the ongoing International Photography Festival 2017, in Sharjah, UAE.

  • Importance of Knowledge Index highlighted


    A high-profile panel at the fourth annual Knowledge Summit in Dubai highlighted the importance of data gathering and the inaugural Global Knowledge Index released recently.

  • Crescent launches $150m venture capital arm


    The Crescent Enterprises, a multinational company headquartered in the UAE, has launched a venture capital arm with plans to invest $150 million over the coming three years, a report said.

  • Gulf Stevedoring appoints new managing director


    Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of the Gulftainer group of companies, has appointed Richard James as its new managing director.

  • Technal launches hi-tech building façade solutions


    Technal, a market leader in propriety architectural aluminium systems, has tied up with major insulation solutions provider SideRise Group to launch building façade solutions which are compliant with the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code 2017.

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