Tuesday 25 April 2017

Dubai bus compliance with timetables hits 74pc

The compliance of public buses in Dubai, UAE with the approved timetables had soared from 69 per cent in 2015 to 74 per cent in 2016, said the director-general of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).  Bus actual compliance with the scheduled journeys continued to clock 9


Jebel Ali Customs transactions hit new high in Q1

Jebel Ali Customs Center, the modern facility and one of the major customs centers in Dubai, UAE has carried out around record 729,000 customs transactions during the first quarter of the year, said director Yousuf Al Hashemi. “Thanks to the use of the latest technologies a


Shell Development Oman holds training courses

Shell Development Oman (SDO) has launched its Professional Courses for 2017 and has held two training courses this year as part of its ‘Training for Development’ social investment theme.   So far, ‘Human Resources Management’ course has been held in S


ASC to provide early warning system in Saudi province

American Signal Corporation (ASC), a manufacturer of mass notification, disaster warning, and emergency notification systems, has entered in to the final implementation phases of its large-scale multi threat, multi channel early warning system in Saudi Arabia. The system will be


ULC to distribute Petronas engine oils in Saudi Arabia

Petronas, a leading oil and gas company in Malaysia, has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Unified Lubricants Company (ULC) for the exclusive distribution of its high-quality engine oils and other products in the kingdom. The contract follows Petronas' agreement w


Aces plays key role in Riyadh Metro development

Jordan-based Arab Center for Engineering Studies (Aces), the region’s leading geotechnical engineering and material testing firm, said it continues to play a major role in the Saudi government's ambitious Riyadh Metro project providing specialised services to all three consortia (Fast


Alba’s Q1 net income jumps 506pc to $68 million

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading global aluminium smelter, posted a net income of BD25.6 million ($68 million) in the first quarter of 2017, compared to BD4.2 million ($11 million) in Q1 2016, a 506 per cent increase year-on-year (YoY). Alba’s total sales for the first q


Gulf Business Machines to adopt LinkedIn tool

Gulf Business Machines (GBM) has become the first regional IT company in the GCC to adopt LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator tool for its sales force. LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator enables salespeople to more easily tap into the world’s largest professional network to find


Oman Wanfang plans further investment in Duqm park

Oman Wanfang, a Chinese-owned company behind the development of the China-Oman Industrial Park in Duqm, plans to line up further investors having recently received commitments of $3 billion for projects in the park. The company is eager to leverage Oman’s geographical proxi


Iran hosts top petchem event

Top executives of oil and gas companies from 18 countries are taking part in an international conference on petrochemical industry in Tehran to explore Iran's emerging role in global markets, said a report. The International Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) opened on Saturday (

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