• Arla buys Mideast Kraft cheese business from Mondeléz

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    European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has reached an agreement with American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company Mondeléz to acquire its processed cheese business in the Middle East region, which is currently licensed under the Kraft b

  • SNC-Lavalin names Mideast head of mining and metallurgy


    SNC Lavalin, a leading infrastructure and project management company, has appointed Sohail Samdani as the senior vice president and general manager for the company’s mining and metallurgy sector in the Middle East region.

  • KBR commissions new ammonia plant in Indonesia


    KBR, a global provider of differentiated professional services, has announced that it has fully commissioned its first PurifierPlus ammonia process-based greenfield plant at PT Panca Amara Utama (PAU) in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

  • GCC chemical industry patent applications on the rise


    There has been a sharp rise in the number of GCC chemical industry patent applications over the last few years, which stands at 2,400. The number of chemical patents obtained in the region too grew by 6 per cent per annum, said a senior official.

  • Equate Group gets $1.9bn term loan extension


    The Equate Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, has announced the successful completion of an amendment and extension exercise on its $1.9 billion term loan and $1-billion revolving credit facility (RCF).

  • Nissan to roll out limited editions of GT-R50


    Nissan, a leading automotive manufacturer, has confirmed the production design of the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign, the ultimate expression of the GT-R, and has opened the official order books for the 50-vehicle limited run.

  • A10 Networks outlines 5G strategy, new solutions


    US-based A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has outlined its strategy, solutions, and roadmap to help mobile carriers future-proof their networks for the coming wave of 5G and demanding new applications.

  • Ebrahim K Kanoo appointed Dulux distributor in Bahrain


    Dulux paints, a leading global premium decorative paint brand of AkzoNobel, has appointed Ebrahim K Kanoo, a diversified business conglomerate in the region, as its new distributor for the Bahrain.

  • UAE’s new maritime draft law likely in early 2019


    The first draft of the UAE’s new maritime law is expected to be ready in early 2019, and will then be passed to stakeholders for feedback, before being submitted to the federal government for approval.

  • Yara Marine opens new office in China


    Norway-based Yara Marine Technologies has officially opened its new office in Shanghai, China, in order to meet the increasing demand for its exhaust gas cleaning systems for new builds and retrofit projects.

  • Tamkeen to help boost Bahrainisation in industrial sector


    Labour Fund Tamkeen has joined hands with Fives Group, a global industrial engineering group, and Bahrain Polytechnic to launch an ambitious educational initiative aimed at increasing the number of Bahraini workforce in the industrial sector.

  • IIoT tech in manufacturing sector 'triggers cyber attacks'


    High penetration of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology in critical infrastructure and the manufacturing sector has resulted in rising incidences of cyber-attacks, especially in the energy and utilities sectors, said an expert.

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Arla buys Mideast Kraft cheese business from Mondeléz

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has reached an agreement with American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company Mondeléz to acquire its processed cheese business in the Middle East region, which is currently licensed under the Kraft b...


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