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Bahrain’s forward drive

Overcoming challenges presented by the global financial crisis and the oil price crash of 2014, Bahrain government is moving ahead with its diversification plan, bolstering its manufacturing and non-oil economy. “The industrial sector, today, is one of the fastest growing sectors in our economy. It is forecast to grow even further in line with the...

Robust growth

As APM Terminals Bahrain CEO and managing director Mark Hardiman prepares to hand over the reins to ...

Hunter to take over as new MD of KBSP

APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), has appointed Susan Hunter as ...

GPIC: building on its success

Bahrain-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has continued to build on its success in ...

Asry clocks modest growth in 2018

After a turbulent couple of years, Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard (Asry), the Ara ...





Ripe with growth opportunities

With its strategic geographic location and fast-growing population, the Middle East is a diverse and thriving market ripe with growth opportunities for international food and beverage companies and investors, said a report. Many countries in the region are heavily reliant on food imports. The GCC, in particular, is home to a young population with high...

Sadafco focuses on expansion

Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (Sadafco), a leading dairy and foodstuff producer, has managed to ...

GCC chocolate market to grow by 12pc

The chocolate market in the GCC region is poised for solid growth over the next five years registeri ...

Embracing new technology vital

The future of the GCC’s food manufacturing sector, including its confectionery and bakery segm ...

Saudi firm to build bottling plant in Al Ain

ZonesCorp, one of the largest developers of purpose-built economic zones in the UAE, said it has rea ...





From scalability to customisation

Manufacturers in the Middle East must do things differently to win market share in today’s environment. To survive and thrive, manufacturers must focus on growth, and one of the ways they can achieve this is to leverage Industry 4.0 technologies. In fact, according to research from PwC, for businesses in the Middle East, Industry 4.0 creates the...

Workz produces eSIM for smart water project

Dubai-based Workz Group, a leading mobile security and IoT solutions provider, has partnered with a ...

Working in flow

It is much easier to create, change and move objects in the imagination than in the real world. In t ...

Samsung stresses role of foundries in 4.0

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, said it expected foun ...

PythonX technology upgrade pays off

Faced with multiple challenges, Anderson Steel, a third-generation, family-owned structural steel fa ...





Alba commissions Line 6 in record time

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), last month, finally became the world’s largest aluminium smelter, following the commissioning of Potline 6, which involved energising the pot for the first time. With this key milestone, Alba, along with Bechtel, the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contractor, achieved a major construction...

Aluminium crucial to UAE economy

The UAE’s aluminium industry’s total contribution to the national economy is estimated a ...

EGA: making an impact

Emirates Global Aluminium, or EGA, the largest industrial company in the UAE outside the oil and gas ...





NAQEL: stretching its wings

Having diversified its service offerings and expanded its geographical footprint, logistics major NAQEL Express is all set to achieve its vision of becoming a regional logistics leader in the Middle East. “In 2019, we will continue to pursue our ‘customer first’ philosophy by developing our people and network and by creating innovative...

GAC adds facility in Abu Dhabi

The year 2018 was a remarkable period for Gulf Agency Company (GAC), one of the world’s larges ...

Al Madina Logistics, Duqm Port sign deal

Al Madina Logistics and Port of Duqm have signed an agreement to build an integrated complex to mana ...

HyperloopTT, HHLA set up shipping JV

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, (HyperloopTT), a leader in provision of innovative solutions ...

Trends that will disrupt industry

Thanks to customer expectations, the supply chain, and logistics industry have evolved significantly ...





Trubell opens new distribution centre

Boasting cutting-edge technology in warehouse and fleet management systems and introducing regional- and world-first facilities, Truebell’s 25,000-sq-m purpose-built facility at the Dubai Industrial Park (DIP) is set to capitalise on Dubai’s position as a favourable place for international trade and logistics. The centre, equipped with more...





Tenders

Gulf Industry Magazine brings you the latest tenders available in the Gulf region. BAHRAIN Tender No RFP20183926206999 Sewage treatment plants • Documents can be obtained from the Ministry of Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning), Bahrain, for a payment of BD100, Tender bond: BD4,000, Phone: +973-17545315 • CD: January...





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