Regional News
October 2021

Aramco announced a major expansion of its industrial investment programme, Aramco Namaat, with the signing of 22 new memoranda of understanding (MoUs) and one joint venture agreement focused on capacity building in four key sectors: sustainability, technology, industrial and energy services, and advanced materials.






October 2021

Demand for food in the GCC has remained relatively conservative, growing at a slower pace amid economic and geo-political concerns in recent years, according to a latest report on the GCC food industry.






October 2021

Mainland business park National Industries Park (NIP) contributes to the UAE’s agenda of enhancing local food production by providing UAE-based firms with the ideal environment to thrive.






October 2021

The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ) in Oman has signed a land usufruct agreement with the International Marine Products Company, which intends to set up a complex on a 85,000 sq m site for the canning of tuna, sardine and other marine products, Oman Observer said in a report.






October 2021

Oman’s Port of Salalah recently commemorated the 16th Global Safety Day, the employee safety campaign by reaffirming its safety commitment, ‘We lead with care,’ which is at the core of its operations.






October 2021

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is fast emerging as a mining investment hub thanks to its geology, industry ecosystem and sustainability, said a top government official.






October 2021

The recently opened, first fibreglass rebar facility in Saudi Arabia, IKK Mateenbar, will manufacture and supply corrosion-free fibreglass rebar for infrastructure projects in the Kingdom, as well as the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.






October 2021

One of the most critical challenges facing an online retailer is smooth and prompt fulfillment of goods once the order is placed by an online shopper. The fulfillment is typically processed either from traders across multiple locations or from the e-retailer’s own warehouse.






October 2021

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, announced the opening of the new jetty extension and also the additional raw materials storage facilities at its marine terminal.






October 2021

The value of exports of Bahrain origin increased by 103 per cent to BD386 million ($1.01 billion) during August 2021, compared to BD190 million for the same month of the previous year, said the Information &eGovernment Authority (iGA) in a new report.






October 2021

Alstom makes key appointments for Ameca region Salloum Alstom has appointed new members to its Africa, Middle East, and Central Asia (Ameca) leadership team.   Sacha Parneix has been appointed as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Ameca region.






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