Industrials

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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: August 9, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Nigeria Mining Week to gather burgeoning industry's leaders in Abuja.
Posted: August 7, 2017
UAE. IFS now holds the largest portion of the global A&D Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) market according to research and advisory firm ARC Advisory Group.
Posted: August 2, 2017
UAE. Offerings empower plant-floor workforce, support teams for quicker troubleshooting.
Posted: July 31, 2017
UAE. Financing provided by GCC based banks with syndication led by Emirates NBD; The raise will support the group's global operations to realise growth plans.
Posted: July 26, 2017
UAE. Capabilities improve user experience, add warehouse application.
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. The global management consulting firm strengthens its Energy, Industrial and Consumer Goods, and Public Sector Practice Areas from within its own cohort of talent.
Posted: July 4, 2017
UAE. Nexans was recognised for its innovations that helps build cost effective and efficient next generation Data Centre infrastructure.
Posted: June 29, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Written into the defaults of our DNA is the impulse to create. Engineering is far more than a job. It's a way of seeing the world and believing we can improve upon it.
Posted: June 28, 2017
UAE. Global defence subsector grew by 2.1% to US$351.3 billion as military spending increases; European commercial aerospace grew by 6.7%, outpacing the US which only grew marginally by 1.3%, for second consecutive year.
Posted: June 19, 2017
UAE. The software is vital to manufacturers, allowing them to forecast customer demand, and schedule resources -such as machines, people, and raw materials - based on real-time data.
Posted: June 5, 2017
UAE. We are on the cusp of Industry 4.0, the fourth Industrial Revolution. Over the next decade, Industry 4.0 will emerge to meet demand for tailor made products at affordable prices.
Posted: May 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The company will initially manufacture products and provide services across: Air Systems; Land Systems; Weapons & Missiles and Defense Electronics.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
Posted: April 27, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Swicorp was involved throughout the entire process - from origination to due diligence, to deal structuring and negotiations of transactional documentations.
Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. The asset was acquired in November 2012 with an objective of producing an average annual yield of 7.75% to investors, and an IRR of around 11% over a three-year holding period.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 21, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
date:Posted: October 21, 2017
UAE. 65% of GCC CEOs are more optimistic than their global counterparts about disruption; 87% embrace disruption as being more of an opportunity than a threat.
date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
INTERNATIONAL. Leadership commitment, resilience and collaboration critical to success; 40% of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, followed by the compromise of sensitive data (39%), harm to product quality (32%), and harm to human life (22%).
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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