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Amazon Web Services to open Mideast base

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced its plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East based in Bahrain by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch. Currently, AWS provides 44 Availability Zones across 16 infrastructure regions worldwide, with another 14...

GCC construction projects hit $2.4trn

The total value of 21,893 active construction projects in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) reached ...

Saudi Arabia approves VAT implemenation

The General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) in Saudi Arabia said its board of directors has approv ...

Indian investments into GCC rising rapidly

The GCC nations and India are strengthening historic ties across cultural, trade, defence and politi ...

Indian major to set up $300m plant in Sohar

Shrivallabh Pittie Group (SVP), one of the largest manufacturers of cotton yarn in India and a globa ...





Alba hosts global aluminium conference

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based world’s leading aluminium smelter, hosted the 32nd International Aluminium Conference in Bahrain, last month. Held under the patronage of the Bahrain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, His Excellency Zayed bin Rashed Al Zayani, this conference featured many keynote speakers, to include...

Focus on global maritime innovation

The Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) second Dubai Maritime Agenda will open its doors in ...

Adnec named as host, partner

Worldskill Abu Dhabi 2017 has announced the signing of an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Exhibiti ...

Dubai SME to host 30 entrepreneurs

Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Dubai SME), a p ...

Honeywell to host first tech summit in Kuwait

In support of Kuwait’s long-term strategy to become a global hub for the oil, gas and petroche ...





Diary of events

Gulf Industry Magazine updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East.   AMERICAN EXPRESS WORLD LUXURY EXPO October 4 to 6 A selection of the world’s leading luxury brands. Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia   MIDDLE EAST PROCESS SAFETY CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION (MEPSC) 2017 October 10 to 11 Organised by...

In Brief

Gulf Industry Magazine updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East. OCTOBE ...





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