Thursday 23 March 2017

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. “In the capacity of an organisation that for 65 years


Ascend Performance to showcase products in Germany

US-based 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. The event will take pla


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.  HFZA hosts over 6,500 companies from over 160 countries, em


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, said it has won key recognition from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and s


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 by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) for its $3.6-billion plastic project coming up in Liwa region. The contract was awarded by CCJV, a joint ventu


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. The global export of creative goods grew to approximately $538 billion


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 in the tendering stage the figure is set to hit a new high, according to a report. Sezad has also awarded a c


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). Abdulaziz bin Hamad Al Ageel, secretar


Empower’s transmission pipelines cross 236 km

UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), a leading district cooling services provider, has revealed that its network of district cooling transmission pipelines crossed 236 km by the end of 2016. The remarkable expansion of Empower’s network of distr


Ajman Free Zone’s e-commerce licences up 35pc

Ajman Free Zone, a leading free zone in the Northern Emirates, announced that its e-commerce licence issuance to an array of new regional and global digital enterprises year-on-year soared by 35 per cent in 2016. A statement from the free zone said the surge in demand for e-comme

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