• Abu Dhabi launches industrial sustainability project

    The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has launched the ‘Industrial Sector Sustainability’ project, an initiative aimed at adopting a sustainable approach to all manufacturing operations of industrial facilities in Abu Dhabi.

  • Iridium selects partners for new satellite IoT device

    Iridium Communications today announced six beta partners for its newest satellite IoT device, the Iridium Edge Solar – an intelligent, secure and maintenance-free solar-powered remote asset management device.

  • Jotun launches new collection celebrating Arab Culture

    Jotun, one of the world's leading paint manufacturers, has launched its latest Exterior Colour Collection featuring 17 colours that reminisces the past, present and future of the Arab world embracing the region's legacy and culture.

  • Shell doubles precipitated alumina powder production

    Shell Catalysts and Technologies (SC&T) has successfully completed the expansion of its Port Allen, Louisiana plant in the US, doubling its capacity to produce precipitated alumina powder.

  • Logistics companies are driving access to critical healthcare

    From vaccines to surgical implants, numerous medical and healthcare products are derived from biological sources that make them highly sensitive to fluctuations in temperature, humidity, pressure, light exposure, as well as shock events.

  • ArcelorMittal to build EAF steel facility at Calvert

    ArcelorMittal has announced its intention to build an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel making facility at AM/NS Calvert in Alabama.

  • GDA virtually holds board and annual meetings

    The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) has announced the successful conclusion of its first Board of Directors Meeting of 2020 virtually followed by the Annual General Assembly Meeting the same day.

  • Lanxess to sell organic leather chemicals business

    Germany-based Lanxess, a speciality chemicals company, is selling its organic leather chemicals business to TFL Ledertechnik, a global supplier of leather chemicals and a unit of US investment company Black Diamond Capital Management.

  • Bilfinger signs first digitalisation contract with Saudi Tabreed

    Babcock Borsig Service Arabia has signed its first digitalisation contract with Saudi Tabreed for analysis and optimisation of the operation of chiller modules, marking Bilfinger Middle East's foray into the digitalisation segment.

  • AIM, Bedayat to host start-up roadshow

    The Annual Investment Meeting in partnership with its Sustainable Partner, Bedayat by Sustainable City, will present the UAE Emirates Startup Roadshow on September 17 and 20.

  • Blue Ocean acquires 3 new international brands

    Blue Ocean Global Group, a Dubai-based diversified business conglomerate that represents some of the world’s best-performing telecom, electronics and small domestic appliances as master distributors, announces the acquisition of three international brands

  • Bahrain-based CTM360 named cybersecurity winner

    CTM360, a Bahrain-based cybersecurity firm specialising in Digital Risk Protection, had recently announced that it had been named a Top 100 cybersecurity startup for 2020 at the Cyber Defence Magazine (CDM) Awards.

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