Regional News
October 2019

Aluminium Bahrain, soon to be the world’s largest aluminium smelter with Line 6 expansion, has announced the establishment of the first-of-its-kind spent pot lining (SPL) treatment plant in the GCC.






October 2019

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the UAE, has announced a major milestone at its new Al Taweelah alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi, with 600,000 tonnes of alumina produced since the company began operations at the new refinery in April.






October 2019

Airbus Cabin Electronics has inaugurated its first Service Centre for the Africa and the Middle East regions at Dubai Airport Freezone. The facility will serve local and regional carriers as well as customers in India and Turkey and will be an important addition to Airbus’ continued growth and investment in these regions.






October 2019

Pyrotek, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the aluminium industry based in Washington, is set to open a major manufacturing plant within the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) in Dubai. Designed by Dubai-based Pax-Kent International, the new plant is set for launch in November and is scheduled for occupancy in January next year.






October 2019

Oman-based Majis Industrial Services has signed an agreement with Unicorn International to set up a photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant for its facilities at Sohar Port at an investment value of RO500,000 ($1.3 million).






October 2019

Oman's ranking in the World Bank’s Global Logistics Performance Index went up from 59 to 43 between 2014 and 2018, said the organisers of the upcoming Oman Economic & Free Zone Summit in Muscat, Oman.






October 2019

Leading auto giant Mercedes-Benz Cars said its regional unit has signed up Egyptian German Automotive Company (EGA) as its new manufacturing partner for local assembly of its passenger cars in the country. The German group had in June inked a deal with Amr Nassar, Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry for setting up the assembly plant.






October 2019

Yusuf bin ahmed kanoo group (YBA Kanoo), one of the largest family-owned businesses in the region, has announced that its major business divisions have achieved the ISO 9001:2015 certification for their quality management system.






October 2019

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (Rakez) has recently added another Indian conglomerate to its client portfolio – Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (MSSL), a global leader in automotive wiring harnesses.






October 2019

Bahrain's Labour Fund Tamkeen said it has signed a strategic agreement with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion of Thailand (Osmep) to foster collaboration in the entrepreneurial landscape in both the countries.






October 2019

Huntsman Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, has announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai, UAE.






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