• ABB announces breakthrough in DC transmission


    ABB has announced a breakthrough in high voltage direct current (HVDC) Light, a technology it pioneered 20 years ago, making it possible to transmit large amounts of electricity over ever greater distances, economically and efficiently.

  • Saudi firm unveils new decorative paint range


    Saudi-based Middle East Paints Factory has chosen the Gulf Interiors expo, the leading regional showcase for luxury interiors, design and furniture being held in Bahrain, to launch three new decorative paint ranges – 3D, Bella and Rita.

  • New UAE free zone opens to European markets

    ABU DHABI'S KIZAD EXPANDED
    Abu Dhabi Ports has announced that its Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone will open to European markets, revealing details to an international audience during the sixth annual UAE Business and Investment Forum at Hannover Messe, Germany.

  • Bahrain's 3G expos draw crowds with new products, services


    New and innovative products and services for the building and construction sector and a number of interesting real estate projects are drawing crowds to the 3G exhibitions which opened in Bahrain today.

  • Siemens highlights digital tech at Hannover fair


    Siemens is demonstrating how companies of any size can benefit from the digital revolution over an area of 3,800 sq m at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial fair, running until April 28 in Hannover, Germany.

  • Adidas, Siemens partner in digital production


    Adidas and Siemens have announced plans to collaborate in the digital production of sporting goods at the ongoing Hannover Messe in Germany.

  • Exova wins Qatar fire engineering consultancy deal


    UK-based Exova Warringtonfire said it has been signed up by top Asian architecture company DP Architects to provide fire engineering consultancy for residential and commercial projects in the new city of Lusail, Qatar.

  • GAC Dubai wins FMCG supply chain management award


    GAC Dubai’s world-class service to the Middle East’s busy fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector has earned it the FMCG Supply Chain Management Award in this year’s Logistics Middle East Awards.

  • Global robot market ‘likely to hit $188bn by 2020’


    The robotics industry has grown at an annual rate of 17 per cent, and the worldwide market is expected to reach $188 billion by 2020, says a report released by LG, a leading global electronics company.

  • British Royal honour for Lulu Group


    Y International (UK) Ltd, part of Abu Dhabi-based Lulu Group International, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017, the most prestigious award for business excellence in the UK.

  • Meat safety: Brazil’s minister to visit UAE, Saudi


    Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Blairo Maggi, has announced plans to visit the UAE and Saudi Arabia to reassure the countries on the safety of Brazilian meat and poultry products.

  • Milaha reports $64.8m Q1 profit


    Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has reported a net profit of QR236 million ($64.81 million) for the three months ended March 31, 2017, compared to QR352 million ($96.67 million) for the same period in 2016.

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