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: March 3, 2015
UAE. Over the past five years, Senaat invested over AED 16 billion (US$4.4 billion) developing the metals sector.
Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. Senaat plans to invest 5 billion dirhams (US$1.4 billion) in industry over the next two years as Abu Dhabi diversifies its economy away from oil.
Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. IDEX this year saw more than 100,000 visitors and 159 delegates participating in the event and the conferences.
Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. Global energy group Total will blend and market an original brand of oil products targeting the construction machinery sector across the Middle East.
Posted: February 24, 2015
Unmanned technology was the central focus of the third day of IDEX as a flying demonstration by many of the world's most sophisticated unmanned vehicles took to the skies.
Posted: February 23, 2015
UAE. AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defence.
Posted: February 23, 2015
UAE. Under what is known as the "Phase 3 Enhancements Package" (P3E), the contract will see the jet receive upgrades including improvements to the maintenance and mission systems and the integration of the MBDA Brimstone 2 precision missile.
Posted: February 21, 2015
UAE. "Growth in the defence budgets of GCC countries has been particularly high over recent years, and now accounts for about 83% of overall military spending in the Middle East."
Posted: February 19, 2015
UAE. OCI N.V. announced the formal commencement of proceedings to effect a demerger of the company's engineering and construction business from its fertilizer and chemicals business.
Posted: February 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Detailed study of the Kingdom's water reuse recommends four major policy options including education and outreach, removing barriers, incentives and mandates and regulation.
Posted: February 18, 2015
UAE. The Airbus Group has a long standing partnerships and a strong presence In the Middle East with representative offices in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Egypt.
Posted: February 18, 2015
UAE. 2015 Global aerospace and defence industry to grow around 3%; Deloitte report signals continued strength of commercial aerospace from rising passenger travel demand and production of next generation fuel-efficient aircrafts.
Posted: February 13, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. New facility to address growing enterprise and datacenter cabling requirements in Saudi; Company keen to employ Saudi technicians.
Posted: February 7, 2015
UAE. "It is possible that the next technological leap for the petrochemical industry is formulated by an engineer in Abu Dhabi, a scientist in Doha or a researcher in Riyadh or Dhahran City."
Posted: February 7, 2015
UAE. UAE has more than 600 furniture factories,representing 13% of industries in country; Dubai WoodShowwill be held from 14 to 16 April, 2015.


date:Posted: April 26, 2015
UAE. Financial services industry losing out as customer reward programme satisfaction ranks low, according to Collinson Latitude; Consumer expectations have changed: they expect to be rewarded for their custom 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the device of their choice.
date:Posted: April 25, 2015
JORDAN. Lower oil prices will support growth prospects, ease pressure on public finances, and help contain current account deficits. Bilateral loans and grants will support financing needs.
date:Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. "Arab cinema industry must get more commercial and international," says Mohamed Hefzy, the award winning Egyptian producer and director; More investment is needed in Arab entertainment sector to enable the players to raise the bar, according to Fortress Capital Investments.