Monday 24 April 2017

Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions launches 3G Festival

Bahrain-based Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions is adding a new dimension to its popular “3 Exhibitions under One Roof”, with a festival. The festival takes place at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre on the sidelines of the Gulf Property Show, Gulf Interiors


Doosan Bobcat names new EMEA president

Doosan Bobcat, one of the world's biggest compact construction equipment companies, has appointed Alvaro Pacini as its new president for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. In his new role, Pacini will be responsible for Doosan Bobcat’s EMEA business, representi


Global steel demand to hit 1.5bn tonnes in 2017

Global steel demand will grow by 1.3 per cent to more than 1.5 billion tonnes in 2017, and increase by 0.9 per cent to a little over 1.548 billion tonnes in 2018, said a report. China will likely see flat demand this year, followed by a two per cent decline in 2018, stated Platts


Saudi-Korean JV to set up $50m chemical plant

Saudi-based Maydan Industry for Industrial Development & Investments Company will join forces with Ahmad Kassim Al Amoudi Group Company (AKA) and the South Korean technology company SFC to establish a manufacturing plant in PlasChem Park. said a report.   


Genetec announces new unified security platform

Genetec, a provider of open-architecture security and public safety solutions, has announced the general availability of its unified security platform Security Center 5.6. The platform’s key enhancements include additional cybersecurity measures, a new HTML5-based web clien


Dubai RTA signs 960 bus rental contracts

Dubai Road and Transport Authority has made 960 bus rental contracts with interested parties in the Emirate as part of its Tajeer service.  The service offers a variety of buses for rent to lift employees of those entities, which are keen on supporting RTA’s efforts to


EDM to launch new VR cabin crew training simulators

UK-based EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, will launch its new range of virtual reality (VR) cabin crew training simulators at the World Aviation Training Symposium (WATS), next month in the US. The event will take pl


MG Motors debuts electric supercar concept in Shanghai

MG Motors, a British automotive brand, is debuting its new MG electric supercar concept -- MG E-motion -- at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show, China. The brand is seeing a significant revival thanks to recent scientific and technical innovation, delivering a stunning new


Sabic, Exxon select site for US joint venture

Sabic and ExxonMobil Chemical Company have announced the selection of a site in San Patricio County, Texas, for potential development of a jointly-owned petrochemical complex – currently under study – on the US Gulf Coast. The proposed multi-billion dollar investment


Global air freight sees strong start to 2017

Notwithstanding an easing in the quarterly pace of growth over the past three months, year-on-year growth in air freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) has made a strong start to 2017, said the International Air Transport Association in a new report. Air freight outperformed wider world

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