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: July 14, 2014
UAE. Regional pioneer in the design, fabrication and construction of steel structures, targets major expansion in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: July 11, 2014
UAE. The concession represents an installed capacity of up to 80,000 refrigerated tons for the new Central Business District and Al Maryah Island.
Posted: July 11, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. 20-year Current Market Outlook reflects 4.2% increase in demand, led by Asia-Pacific market, including China; Single-aisle airplane segment is fastest growing.
Posted: July 9, 2014
UAE. One of the world's leading producers of specialty chemicalsnow has a large sales, technical support and logistics support team of more than 20 persons based in the region.
Posted: July 9, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The company has offered on-the-job training opportunities to five Saudi women engineers who will be trained across diverse businesses of the company in the Kingdom
Posted: July 9, 2014
UAE. Commercial aerospace may be reaching its peak as the "war on costs" continues in defence and new players and technologies enter the industry; Sector driven by continued expansion of Middle East-based carriers which are increasing their scale and scope through massive fleet orders.
Posted: July 7, 2014
UAE. Caters to huge demand for cranes in the region amidst rampant construction; Massive cost, time savings as delivery time cut from 16 weeks to 4 weeks.
Posted: July 4, 2014
UAE. GDF SUEZ holds a 20% equity interest in the project with the remaining 80% held by ADWEA (Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority).
Posted: June 30, 2014
UAE. Cumberland announces merger with Japanese engineering heavy-weight, in the first merger of its type in the industry.
Posted: June 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "A remarkably effective new tool in overcoming various types of explosives that up to now were dealt with by human beings."
Posted: June 19, 2014
UAE. Combined revenues for the top 500 stand at US$383.67 billion, while net profits reach US$71.68 billion; Industrials sector records the highest volume of companies with 107 entries.
Posted: June 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Honeywell Aerospace and UOP continue legacy of innovation.
Posted: June 18, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. New offerings will help provide long awaited solutions to airlines' quest for differentiated cabin interior designs while also helping to take out significant weight.
Posted: June 12, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. SABIC has passed the milestone of having more than 10,000 patents either issued or pending approval.
Posted: June 11, 2014
UAE. Emirates will drop 50 A350-900 airliners and 20 of the larger -1000, Airbus said in a statement. The order for aircraft due from 2019 was valued at US$16 billion at the list price when Emirates announced the deal in 2007.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 1, 2014
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Consumer spending also remained robust; Non-oil exports rebound owing to greater production of petrochemicals and plastics.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Oil markets since 2011 have become less price sensitive to actual supply disruptions, especially to those geopolitical events that have taken place since the Arab Spring.
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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