Company News

Posted: 08-08-2011
UAE. Emirates, Dubai's flagship carrier, said the European Union's planned carbon emission scheme may cost it as much as US$1 billion over 10 years, as it joined others airlines in objecting to the tax. From January, airlines flying to or from Europe will have to buy permits from the EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) for 15% of the carbon emissions produced during the entire flight. "It (the scheme) will have a very significant impact on Emirates," Andrew Parker, Emirates' senior vice president for industry and environmental affairs, said at a conference in Dubai. "It's safe to assume som
Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. New two-day event will bring together SMB-focused resellers from across the GCC and Iran. 60-plus exhibitors and 300 reseller executives set to attend inaugural event in Dubai.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. Abraaj, IFC and the IFC ALC Fund exit 30% of their stake to Sanlam Group and 7.5% to Saham Group; Exit facilitates a partnership between the two largest insurance groups in Africa.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. Answering consumer demands, with 60% of UAE residents ordering take-away at least once per week; DST Global leads US$100 million Series D investment.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. Automated parcel locker system furthers development of express delivery and e-commerce industries; Customers will be able to pick up packages from nearby lockers at their convenience.
Posted: November 25, 2015
LEBANON. Deloitte hires over 600 employees in FY15 in the Middle East to support demand for professional services.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. The fund is designed to provide financing solutions for innovators across various sectors in the UAE.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. The summit will be addressed by more than 40 speakers, including scientists, ministers and academic experts from oldest universities in the world, during the three-day event.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. "Using 3D printed technology for large scale projects would depend on the construction materials you use, it could get very big in terms of area, it could get very big in terms of having entire towns printed."
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. Centre plays a vital role in the company's commitment to develop value added plastics and applications; has filed over 200 patents in two years.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. Inaugural SIAL World Summit addresses innovation as GCC consumer food imports from US increase by 7% in 2014.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage solutions now available to Red Hat business partners, embedded partners, and cloud and service providers.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. The long-term goal is to implement renewable energy-powered desalination plants in the UAE.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. Unique pilot programme offers four viable solutions for renewable-powered energy efficient desalination, transforming the industry into a more sustainable model that can be used across the globe.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. Eikon users now have access to comprehensive coverage of Islamic capital markets and MENA private companies.
Posted: November 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Creates a new global biopharmaceutical leader with best-in-class innovative and established businesses; Broadens innovative pipeline with more than 100 combined mid-to-late stage programs in development.


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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