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 12, 2015
UAE. GE Aviation has successfully completed its first transfer of avionics manufacture and support capability to the Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) in Saudi Arabia for the T-165 Hawk.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. MOU continues strong partnership to explore new opportunities together ranging from integrated sensors, weapon systems, civil aviation, and land warfare systems, to cyber.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. GCC chemical exports valued at US$62 billion in 2014, more than double that of ten years ago.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. How do you turn an air-to-air missile into an even more robust solution for ground-based air defense? Give it longer reach and integrate it into a proven air defense system.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. Aviation growth in the Middle East has been so impressive, few regions of the world can match it; some 2,500 new passenger and freighter aircraft required over the next 20 years.
Posted: November 10, 2015
IRAQ. Honeywell Process Solutions and Honeywell UOP will help Karbala refinery meet Iraq's growing energy demand.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. The agreement details a framework for Boeing's operations which will include a spare parts warehouse, a distribution facility and a regional maintenance training facility.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. Enables GE to drive operational efficiencies with customers; Uniting analytics and physics with software built on Predix.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. Aircraft and new to market operating systems purchased at the Dubai Airshow.
Posted: November 9, 2015
UAE. The world's fastest, largest and most complex 3D-printed drone was unveiled at Dubai Airshow, forming the centrepiece of the region's debut 3D Printshow.
Posted: November 9, 2015
UAE. Emirates also signs second services contract with GE Aviation for its existing 777 fleet for further 12 years valued at US$36 million.
Posted: November 9, 2015
UAE. Asia becomes the top region for corporate R&D spend as Europe falls behind and North America remains consistent, according to PwC's Strategy& 2015 Global Innovation 1000; The Middle East has only one company listed, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).
Posted: November 5, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Significant contribution in carbon capture and storage through initiatives such as the world's largest CO2 purification plant; Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) taking place from November 1-5 in Riyadh.
Posted: November 5, 2015
UAE. Aviation market worth an estimated US$730 billion; Hub aggregation, diverse business strategies, infrastructure investment drive traffic growth.
Posted: November 4, 2015
Dubai WoodShow scheduled for April 2016 will see major expansion, reflecting the growth in the domestic furniture sector and increase in demand for imported timber from global and regional markets.


date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
date:Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. EMAAR, Shell, and Emirates lead The LinkedIn InDemand list of the most sought-after employers in the region based on millions of interactions from members; Rather than relying on questionnaires, InDemand measures the actual behaviour of professionals as they explore their career journey.
date:Posted: November 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Commodities still under pressure; Oversupply in the oil market continues to be a concern; Gold consolidating as December rate hike now priced in.
UAE. "Middle Eastern interest in African investment opportunities has been noteworthy historically given that Sub-Saharan Africa is just next-door. Over the last decade, Dubai logistics and air travel have become Africa's hub and link point for China and the rest of Asia."
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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