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Alba reports net income of $212m

ALUMINIUM Bahrain (Alba) has announced it posted a net income of $212 million (BD79.8 million) for 2013 and increased the year’s total dividend by 28 per cent to $135 million. The net income was down from $257 million in 2012, attributable primarily to an $85 million one-time gain from the Alcoa settlement reached in Q4 of 2012 and lower London Metal...

Majaal site for garment plant

FIRST Bahrain’s Majaal Warehouse Company has signed a tenancy deal with a Bahraini-Saudi joint ...

Recent Asry jobs include conversion

ASRY announced it recently completed a conversion job and accomplished repairs to several vessels. ...

Hempel’s Jeddah plant opens

HEMPEL Paints formally opened in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, its largest decorative paints factory in the ...

QCS to cover new ground

QUALITY Control Services (QCS), a leading non-destructive testing (NDT) company in the Gulf, reporte ...





Plastivision attracts top players

WITH the UAE becoming a leading source for petrochemicals and plastics, key regional players are making a beeline to lend their support to a major industry event in Sharjah. Six of the region’s petrochemical giants have confirmed their sponsorship of the Plastivision Arabia trade fair and the concurrent International Conference for Plastics...

Show offers Buyers Club membership

METAL & Steel (M&S) Saudi Arabia 2014, which takes place in Riyadh from April 7 to 10, has a ...

Printing industry awaits show

THE regional printing industry is expecting a growth surge as it continues to attract most of the ne ...

Wetex registers big growth

THE Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2014), to be held from April 4 to 16 ...





Unqualified success

THE seventh Gulf Industry Fair (GIF), billed as the regional showcase for the Northern Gulf, drew renewed attention to an important part of the region known for high-scale investments and entrepreneurial abilities. The event was declared an unqualified success with deals, high-pitched networking and displays of new products and technologies from local,...

A strong platform for business

GULF Industry Fair, held  in the first week of February, proved a strong platform for SMEs and ...





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