Saturday 21 October 2017

180 nations gather in Dubai to discover Expo 2020 plans

Hundreds of delegates from across the globe have gathered in Dubai to hear about the plans and progress of Expo 2020 Dubai and to help shape the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.   More than 500 representatives from almos


GlassPoint Solar highlights solution to produce heavy oil

GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry, has discussed ways its solar technology can be strategically deployed to produce heavy oil at the ongoing Kuwait Oil & Gas Show 2017 (KOGS), in Kuwait. The four-day event will conclude later tod


Service robots' use to grow 24pc

The installed base of service robots reached 29.6 million worldwide at the end of 2016, and the installed base of active service robots worldwide is expected to reach 264.3 million by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24 per cent, according to a new research report from Berg Insi


Utico unveils innovative $100m rooftop solar programme

Utico, the Middle East’s leading full service private utility, today unveiled a path-breaking solar investment programme, SolarFree, for homeowners and announced an investment outlay of more than $100 million for the project.   In a statement, Utico said t


GAC Group wins top award

Dubai-based GAC Group, global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, continued its winning streak at this year’s Seatrade Maritime Awards by taking the ‘Ship Agent’ title for the third consecutive year. The accolade was presented to Fred


Evonik celebrates 10th anniversary

Evonik, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies, celebrates this month the 10th anniversary of the creation of its brand name with a series of events across the Middle East. Dr Hendrik Schoenfelder, newly appointed president of Evonik Middle East and Africa (


Investcorp acquires Kee Safety for $370m

Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative global investment products, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Kee Safety, a global supplier of safety solutions and products designed to protect people from hazards, from Dunedin and LDC for an enterprise value of £28


Dubai’s RTA signs partnership with UNDP

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to enhance the cooperation between the two entities. The MoU provides for holding workshops on the sidelines of the Dubai Internat


Bahri reinforces commitment to Saudi’s transportation sector

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a leader in logistics and transportation, is currently participating in the 1st International Symposium and Exhibition on Land and Maritime Border Security and Safety (Challenges and Solutions), in Saudi Arabia. The company revea


ABB to present digital solutions at Oman expo

ABB, a pioneering technology leader, will be presenting its digital substation concept at the 13th GCC – CIGRE International Exhibition and Conference taking place in Oman from October 16 to 18. “Changes in the way the transmission infrastructure is operated means tha

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