Posted: 12-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL.First, the bad news - China's constrained rare earth supplies will be an "irreversible trend" and prices will remain at high levels, according to Zhang Zhong, general manager of Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Hi-Tech Co. Zhang should know, as his concern is China's leading rare earths producer - the Baatou mine produces more than 95 percent of China's production, while Chinese mines currently account for 97 percent of global supplies. The increase in global demand for rare earth metals has sent prices soaring in world markets. According to the China Nonferrous M
Posted: November 22, 2014
OMAN. One of the world's most advanced fuel efficient LNG carriers; The 162,000 cubic metres capacity vessel was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea.
Posted: November 22, 2014
UAE. During event keynotes, Samsung shows upcoming line of FreeSync-enabled Ultra-High Definition Displays and Capcom announces evaluation of AMD Mantle API.
Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Kellogg made the offer to buy Bisco Misr, outbidding competitor Abraaj Group.
Posted: November 20, 2014
UAE. Conares is the second largest private sector steel plants in the Gulf region; "Local steel manufacturers are capable to offer internationally competitive costs in the UAE," says Bharat Bhatia.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Metito announces a strategic partnership with TPTec, a clean-tech start-up company focusing on developing new, clean and efficient technologies for multiple applications in the water sector.
Posted: November 14, 2014
QATAR. 6th Annual Middle East District Cooling Summit in concludes in Qatar with a number of recommendations.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. The Dubai Tram was launched to foster multimodal transportation use and to reduce traffic congestion and pollution. This first Tramway in the entire Gulf region is expected to serve about 27,000 passengers per day.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Council announces UAE "Robots for Good" Award as first initiative to encourage innovation in health, education and social services.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Collaboration further consolidates Masdar Institute's contribution to expand aerospace knowhow and support Strata's growth mandate.
Posted: November 4, 2014
UAE. "The region should use treated sewage effluent (TSE) as the precious resource it is and stop thinking of it as waste or a useless by-product."
Posted: October 31, 2014
UAE. UAE textile industry is undergoing major reorientation toward non-clothing applications; UAE export share ahead of Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherland and China; World textile and apparel trade expected to reach US$805 billion by 2015.
Posted: October 30, 2014
UAE. The project assigned by Tanmiyat Group includes the design and build of an underground sewage treatment plant for this new Dubai Land development, located along Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
Posted: October 30, 2014
UAE. 777-300ER makes up the majority of airline's fleet.
Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. The report to be launched at the GPCA Sustainability Conference details the three pillars of sustainability: planet, people and profit.
Posted: October 21, 2014
UAE. Airlines in the Middle East will require 2,610 new airplanes over the next 20 years; Local commercial financing totals more than 65% of regional deliveries in 2013.


date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of Keynesian policies. Those who are not blinded by left-wing dogma should take a good look at where the road of permanent stimulus ultimately leads.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The path to the acceptance of the participatory approach to development was forged, through trial and error, over several decades until the 1990s, when its global recognition by development practitioners became well-established.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.