Regional News
September 2019

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, announced the completion of 10 million working-hours without any Lost Time Injury (LTI) on August 27 for the first time in the history of its operations since 1971.






September 2019

The value of Bahrain’s national origin exported goods reached BD230 million ($606.1 million) during July compared to BD229 million in the same month of 2018, marking an increase of 0.4 per cent, said the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA).






September 2019

Raysut Industrial City, part of the Oman’s Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn), has informed that a total of 32 investment applications of industrial, commercial and service activities were received during the first half of 2019.






September 2019

A total of around 8,000 businesses are operating in the Ajman Free Zone as it saw an 8.23 per cent increase in new businesses during the first six months of 2019.






September 2019

Jotun, a leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has signed an agreement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen to provide its hull performance solutions (HPS) anti-fouling coating system across 42 vessels in the leading shipowner’s advanced RoRo fleet.






September 2019

Maanshan Iron and Steel Company (Masteel), a leading Chinese steel manufacturer, has announced the formal establishment of Masteel Middle East in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai, UAE.






September 2019

Duqm Hongtong Pipes Company recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Oman’s first factory for manufacturing reinforced thermopolyethlene pipes at the Special Economic Zone of Duqm (SEZD), said a report.






September 2019

Egypt’s exports to the G7 group of countries grew by 8.6 per cent year-on-year to $3.8 billion during the first six months of 2019, according to data released by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (Capmas).






September 2019

UK-based Savannah  Resources, a leader in the mining industry, said that it has been advised by Oman’s Public  Authority  for  Mining (PAM) that it intends to grant mining  licences  over  the  Mahab  4  and  Maqail  South  high-grade  copper  deposits.






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