• Agility 2017 net profit surges 16pc to hit $228m


    Kuwait-based Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has reported a net profit of KD68.5 million ($228 million) for 2017, as against KD59.1 million in the previous year, marking an increase of 16 per cent.

  • Gulf Property Show search engine goes live


    A dedicated search engine linked to Gulf Property Show, a leading boutique showcase for the real estate development sector in the Northern Gulf, has opened for business. The top property expo will be held in Bahrain from April 24 to 26.

  • Omani firms to showcase offerings at Doha mall


    A total of 28 leading Omani fashion, craft and food businesses will showcase their latest offerings at the Ezdan Mall in Doha, Qatar, from March 1 to 4.

  • Bosch establishes Connected Mobility Solutions division


    Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, revealed that its new Connected Mobility Solutions division will bring together over 600 associates to develop and sell digital mobility services.

  • Start-up movement picking up steam in Arab world


    Start-up movement is gaining pace slowly but steadily in the Arab world, including in countries such as Oman and Egypt as hundreds of new technology start-ups are gradually being nurtured every year by venture capital funds.

  • Panasonic plans security solution for autonomous cars


    Panasonic Corporation and Taiwan-based Trend Micro have partnered to jointly develop cyber security solution to detect and prevent cyber-attacks against autonomous and connected cars.

  • Geze unveils retrofitting programme for Mideast


    Geze, one of the world's leading developers of construction systems for doors, windows and safety technology, has unveiled a new R programme tailor-made for the Middle East with a focus on refurbishment, remodelling and replacement.

  • Over 50 firms for Offshore Arabia summit


    More than 50 companies from 40 countries are expected to take part in the upcoming Offshore Arabia Conference & Exhibition in Dubai, UAE.

  • Kenya to host renewables expo alongside Big 5


    A new event dedicated to East Africa’s multi-billion-dollar renewable energy market will debut alongside Kenya’s largest building and construction event, The Big 5 Construct East Africa 2018.

  • UAE launches innovative guide for companies


    UAE’s Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with the National Research Council (CNR), has launched a new guide in both English and Arabic versions highlighting the Ministry's role in the implementation of the UAE National Innovation Strategy.

  • Doha Cables wins $337m Qatar supply contract


    Doha Cables said it has been awarded a two-year contract worth QR1.24 billion ($337 million) by Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) for the supply of low- and medium-voltage electric cables.

  • Sezad signs two construction projects for Duqm Port

    SERVICE CORRIDOR UPGRADE
    Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) has signed two agreements worth a total of RO48.4 million ($125.5 million) for the construction of a service corridor for Duqm Refinery products and two roads at Duqm Port.

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