• Alba achieves 10m safe working-hours without LTI


    Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the largest smelter in the world ex-China with a production capacity of 1.548 MTPA, is on course to evolve as the safest global smelter after achieving 10 million safe working-hours without Lost Time Injuries (LTI).

  • Adnoc unit boosts VLCC fleet with two strategic acquisitions


    Adnoc L&S, the shipping and maritime logistics arm of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, has announced the acquisition of two additional very large crude carriers (VLCC), bringing the total number of VLCCs added to its fleet in 2021 to eight.

  • GPCA calls for modernisation of WTO


    The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has issued a list of recommendations for the modernisation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in line with supporting free and fair trade and enabling the regional chemical industry’s growth.

  • Dubai Chamber achieves 100% smart transformation of core services


    Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed that it has achieved 100% smart transformation of its core services, marking a new milestone in the organisation’s digital transformation mission.

  • Yokogawa opens manufacturing centre at SPARK Digital Hub


    Process control and industrial automation provider Yokogawa has launched its state-of-the-art technology manufacturing centre at the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) Digital Hub.

  • Middle East confirms remarkable capacity for trade through Virtual Events


    UAE’s Organic Digital Trade Expo held on March 30-31 delivered the largest virtual gathering of the organic, natural and bio-industry in the region with 22,600+ attendees from 42 participating countries.

  • Industrial sector 'must adopt advanced tech'


    There is an urgent need for global industry to accelerate the adoption of advanced technologies across the entire industrial value chain in line with the demands of the digital era and fourth industrial revolution, a major webinar felt.

  • IHC acquires 45% stake in Alpha Dhabi Holding


    International Holding Company, one of Abu Dhabi’s leading conglomerates, has purchased a 45% stake in Alpha Dhabi Holding (formerly Trojan Holding).The transaction follows the IHC board meeting disclosure on March 4.

  • Dubai records $6.7bn FDI with 455 projects in 2020


    Dubai recorded exceptional inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020 with 455 projects worth AED24.7 billion ($6.7 billion), a report said.

  • Siemens, Swire Coca-Cola partner on digitalization


    Siemens and Swire Coca-Cola China have formed a strategic partnership on digitalization to carry out in-depth cooperation in fields such as digital plant construction, supply chain intelligent management and training for digital talents.

  • WTO issues call for proposals for public forum


    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has issued a call for proposals for this year’s Public Forum, whose theme is “Trade beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience” scheduled to take place from September 28 to 30.

  • World Logistics Passport launches redemption platform


    The World Logistics Passport (WLP), which aims to increase trading opportunities between emerging markets and the rest of the world, has launched its latest digital platform for the ‘redemption of benefits’.

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