ARABAL 2014, the 18th International Arab Aluminium Conference, had a successful three-day run in Bahrain with the participation of chief executives of all Gulf smelters and officials from various areas of specialisation in the aluminium and allied fields. More than 600 delegates from across the global aluminium industry were present.
THE chief executive of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has said he is bullish about the aluminium market even as aluminium specialists said non-China markets are largely abandoning their cutbacks on production. “We’re expecting demand to come.
QATALUM will resort to debottlenecking rather than go in for a major expansion in the foreseeable future, its chief executive Tom Petter Johansen has said. Johansen, who attended the Arabal conference in Bahrain, said he did not expect to see major changes on the price front.
ALUMINIUM Bahrain (Alba) and Majaal Warehouse Company, the small and medium enterprises (SME)-focused developer and operator of industrial facilities, have renewed their support to Gulf Industry (GI) Fair 2015 scheduled to take place from February 3 to 5 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC).
THE importance of the Saudi market to Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Company (Asry)’s growth strategy was highlighted at a maritime event in Dammam recently.
WITH the UAE all set to introduce a label to certify halal products, the halal industry is eagerly awaiting the first major gathering of scholars, government bodies and industry experts since the move was announced.
PROVIDING an up-close and in-person look into the latest automotive designs, new launches and technology, the four-day International Automobile Show was held at Expo Centre Sharjah in late November.
THE UAE and the rest of the GCC have become a lucrative market for Thai jewellery designers and manufacturers, prompting them to focus more on the country and the region.
VISITORS to the Big 5 at the World Trade Centre in Dubai got an understanding of Australian firm Euclideon International’s Hologram Room, one of the attractions of the Innovation Trail, this year’s new feature at the construction exhibition.
ADIPEC, the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, was deemed the biggest and most successful in the event’s 30-year history with exhibitors from global and regional companies highlighting the latest innovations and speakers voicing opinions about the state of the oil and gas industry and its future.