• GCC total industrial investment hits $395bn


    The total investment in the GCC's industrial sector is estimated at $394.9 billion, with 17,596 factories employing approximately 1.66 million workers, according to a senior official at Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC).

  • UAE gears up for debut global industrialisation summit


    Over 1,200 delegates including government leaders, policymakers, academics, and industry representatives from across the globe will be in Abu Dhabi, UAE, for the debut Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS).

  • Al Duqm wins $163m Oman chemical project contract


    Oman-based Al Duqm Global Construction said it has won the main contract for the construction of the sultanate's first sebacic acid plant being developed at a cost of RO63 million ($163 million) in Duqm region.

  • DP World delivers 4.5m litres of water to Somaliland


    Dubai-based marine terminal operator DP World said it has begun delivering over 4.5 million litres of water to people living in the drought-hit villages of Somaliland. It is being distributed in 410 tankers, carrying 11,000 litres each.

  • LG announces sale of 15th million refrigerator worldwide


    LG Electronics (LG) announced the sale of its 15th million refrigerator worldwide powered by its proprietary Inverter Linear Compressor, the appliance division’s most successful core technology.

  • Arab Brazilian Chamber 'monitoring Brazil meat probe'


    The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) recently released a statement declaring that it is closely following the developments of operation Carne Fraca, which is the ongoing investigation on meat processing plants.

  • Ascend Performance to showcase products in Germany


    Ascend Performance Materials’ technical experts and sales team will showcase a range of its PA66 products for the automotive industry at the International Congress of Plastics In Automotive Engineering (VDI Conference) to be held in Germany.

  • HFZA to take part in StocExpo MEA


    Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA), the second largest and fastest growing industrial free zone in the UAE, will be supporting this year’s StocExpo Middle East Africa, to be held in Dubai on April 26 and 27.

  • Leminar wins British Safety Council award


    Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, a leader in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) ductwork manufacturing sector in the region, has won recognition from British Safety Council for maintaining a healthy and safe workplace.

  • Al Hassan Engineering wins Oman's Liwa project deal


    Al Hassan Engineering Company said it has been awarded a RO38-million ($98 million) construction contract for a plastic project being developed by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company in Liwa region of the sultanate.

  • UAE’s foreign trade of creative industries at $30.7bn


    The total value of the foreign trade of creative industries in the UAE was recorded at $30.7 billion in 2015, reflecting a seven per cent increase in its non-oil trade activities, according to a recent study.

  • Oman's Sezad awards $1.6bn construction contracts


    Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) has awarded RO625 million ($1.62 billion) construction contracts till date and with new infrastructure projects under tender the figure is set to hit a new high, said a report.

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