• UAE's total battery trade hits $1.42 billion


    The UAE's total trade in primary and secondary batteries in 2015 totalled $1.42 billion, 68.6 per cent of which is claimed by direct trade, while the UAE free-zone market accounted for 31.4 per cent thereof, a report said.

  • Egypt’s El Dabaa NPP to install latest reactors


    Rosatom, Russia's atomic energy corporation, has reported that the Middle East region’s first VVER-1200 reactors will be installed at Egypt’s El Dabaa NPP, which will feature four units of the type with a total power output of 4,800 MW.

  • Focus on value added products, aluminium firms told


    Regional aluminium companies must diversify their downstream product portfolio to include added value products such as automotive and high-grade products, industry experts said.

  • Alba concludes Line 6 FEED study


    Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, has concluded the optimization process of Line 6 Expansion Project with the completion of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study.

  • Steelcase wins ‘Best Commercial Product Design’ award


    Steelcase, a leading office furniture solutions provider, was awarded the ‘Best Commercial Product Design’ for its Brody WorkLounge at the recent Index Architecture and Design Awards (IADA) 2017.

  • Sadafco to distribute $34.6m in dividends


    Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (Sadafco) held an annual general meeting and approved the distribution of dividends amounting to SR130 million ($34.66 million) at SR4.00 ($1.04) per share, the equivalent of 40 per cent of capital.

  • Automechanika, Italy’s AICA plan to collaborate


    Automechanika, a leading B2B trade fair brand, and Italian Garage Equipment Manufacturers Association (AICA) announced their plans to work closely together in the future, during a recent press conference held in Bolonga, Itlay.

  • Hyundai looks to increase presence in Iran


    Hyundai Motor Group aims to develop a stronger presence in Iran’s auto market, said an Iranian motor company official.

  • Russia's Irkut announces maiden flight of new aircraft


    Russia's Irkutsk Aviation Plant, an affiliate of Irkut Corporation, revealed that the maiden flight of its MC-21-300 commercial aircraft took place yesterday (May 28) at the plant’s airfield.

  • Alba chairman visits Line 5, Line 6 Expansion site


    Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has reported that its chairman of board of directors Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Bin Daij Al Khalifa visited Alba Reduction Line 5 and Line 6 Expansion Project last week to review its ongoing progress.

  • Bahrain's imports reach $999.6m in April


    Bahrain’s value of imports reached about BD377 million ($999.6 million) in April, according to a report which encompasses balance of trade, imports, exports and re-export (national origin).

  • Honeywell joins top firms in delivering preferable refrigerants


    Global technology leader Honeywell today announced that it is collaborating with Integrated Industrial Gases (IIG), Trane and Ashrae to deliver environmentally preferable refrigerant solutions to Saudi Arabia.

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