• Blaze hits steel factory in Bahrain industrial city


    A huge fire ripped through a steel factory at Salman Industrial City in Bahrain yesterday morning, but was quickly put out by Civil Defence personnel who pressed 17 vehicles into service. No casualties were reported in the incident.

  • QDB's Tasdeer takes part in Singapore food show


    Qatar Development Bank (QDB), in its endeavour to support the food and beverages SMEs, recently participated in the Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) 2018, in Singapore, through its export development agency 'Tasdeer'.

  • Dubai Chamber welcomes new govt moves


    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed UAE's plan to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership of firms and issue 10-year visas for foreign investors.

  • Scientechnic declares 4-day working week for Ramadan


    UAE-based Scientechnic, part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, has announced a four-day working week throughout the month of Ramadan.

  • Trade finance digitisation grows, but results slow


    More than 60 per cent of banks have implemented or are in the process of implementing technology solutions to digitalise their trade finance operations, according to a new study.

  • Airbus’ Tactilon Dabat recognised with award


    Airbus’ Tactilon Dabat has been awarded “Best evolution to future broadband” during the annual International Critical Communications Awards, which took place recently at the Critical Communications World (CCW) in Berlin, Germany.

  • US tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from China to stay


    China will remain subject to the US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, despite the White House announcing this week that the US would hold off on implementing a series of tariffs against the country, said a report.

  • Seatrade Maritime unveils new awards, category


    The Seatrade Maritime Awards, a major awards body for the maritime sector, has introduced several new award categories to showcase the outstanding achievements within the maritime and shipping industries and across regions.

  • Samsung launches Galaxy A6, A6+ in UAE


    Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched the Galaxy A6 and A6+ in the UAE, the devices combine everyday convenience and stylish design with an advanced camera.

  • Esco, Philips unit partner for energy solutions


    Shaker Group’s Energy Services Company (Esco), a leader in energy efficiency solutions, has signed an agreement with Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, to deliver efficiency studies and retrofitting, focusing on LED lighting.

  • Al Bahar sets up Dubai solar plant for Caterpillar


    UAE-based Al Bahar, a major dealer of Caterpillar machinery, heavy equipment and power systems, has successfully completed the installation of its first solar project in Dubai, UAE, for Caterpillar Middle East.

  • UK’s TSC, Texpo partner for transport innovation


    UK’s Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), a transport solutions firm, has signed an agreement with Dubai & UK based IT infrastructure company Texpo, aiming to export UK expertise to drive transport innovation in GCC Countries.

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