Regional News
June 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, has achieved an outstanding safety milestone of 6 million working-hours without lost time injury (LTI) on May 26.






June 2019

The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) reported that a total of $980.4 million worth of products were exported by Brazil to Arab countries in April of this year. The figures recorded during the first month of the second quarter marks an increase of 40.






June 2019

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has announced the start-up of a new Dh15 million ($4.1 million) pre-treatment and crusher facility for spent pot lining in a step forward for the recycling of industrial waste.






June 2019

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC), has successfully closed the Republic of Guinea’s largest-ever project financing for a greenfield mining project, in a step forward for EGA’s bauxite mining project and for Guinea’s economy.






June 2019

Dubai Customs has launched a new disruptive berthing service for the vessels using the Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai).






June 2019

A total of 6,377 new companies joined Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the first four months of 2019, bringing membership growth to 20 per cent compared to the 5,316 members accounted for in the same period last year. The number of renewed members reached 39,338 between January and April 2019, marking a year-on-year (yoy) increase of 3.






June 2019

Chinese manufacturing giant East Hope Group is working with Abu Dhabi’s Kizad on the feasibility of setting up a development worth more than $10 billion at the industrial hub.






June 2019

Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) has signed six agreements to strengthen infrastructure across the economic zone. Sezad chariman Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah Al Jabri signed these agreements.






June 2019

Kanoo Shipping, one of the largest specialised shipping agencies in the region and a fully-owned business of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), has announced the opening of a general agency office, Kanoo Shipping India, in Mumbai which will allow it to have a complete port coverage in India.






June 2019

APM Terminals Bahrain, the exclusive operator of Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), recently marked the Global Safety Day, highlighting this year’s theme – “Safety Differently – Learning from the way we work”.






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