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Dubai-based TURN8 Concludes Its Growth Accelerator Program For Tech Startups
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 4:52 pm
Startup accelerator TURN8 recently concluded their growth program for new global tech startups. The event celebrated the startups validating their business models, accelerating their sales and marketing efforts, and raising additional funding.  The event was supported by DP World, Forbes...
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 1:18 pm
Rafiah Ibrahim, Head of Region Middle East and Africa at Ericsson was recognized at the ‘Best Leader’ in the telecom vendors leadership category at the prestigious .Gov Awards Gala Dinner, held on May 18th , 2016 at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai.  Over the last 35 years, Rafiah ...
SGS to build 40 new seismic stations
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 8:39 am
The Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) has drawn up a plan to set up a national network comprising 220 monitoring stations for monitoring seismicity. The SGS has completed the construction of 180 stations till now and it is expected to set up the remaining 40 stations within the next three years. In...
‘No plans to merge petchem businesses’
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 8:34 am
Saudi Aramco and Saudi Basic Industries Corp. have denied they had any plans to merge their petrochemicals businesses after media reports on the possibility. “The companies wish to clarify that they have no plans to pursue this option,” they said in a joint statement. “Both...
15th OIC Trade Fair opens in Riyadh Today
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 8:19 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar today will inaugurate the 15th OIC Trade Fair which will kick off in Riyadh under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) in cooperation with the OIC, the ...
GCC to save $3.5b with energy-efficient buildings
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 7:41 am
GCC countries can save $3.5 billion with energy efficient buildings, industry experts announced in the build-up to the International Design Exhibition (INDEX) in the UAE. With energy and facilities management combining for 90 percent of a building’s costs, energy efficient buildings can...
L’azurde publishes IPO Red Herring prospectus
Business & Money | Saturday 21 May, 2016 5:26 am
Following the announcement on 9 May 2016 of its intention to float, L’azurde Company for Jewelry (“L’azurde” or “the Company”)  today announces the publication of the Red Herring Prospectus for the initial public offering (the “IPO” or the...
APSCO hosts a seminar about industrial oils for cement plants
Business & Money | Friday 20 May, 2016 7:00 am
Arabian Petroleum Supply Company (APSCO), in conjunction with Exxon Mobil, hosted a seminar around the uses of Mobil industrial oils, especially the synthetic oils. This seminar comes within APSCO program for continued support for its clients. The two-day seminar, which was held in Dubai, ...
Re-launching RetrofitTech KSA - Discover opportunities in KSA’s retrofit market
Business & Money | Friday 20 May, 2016 5:52 am
RetrofitTech KSA is a specialized seminar exploring the challenges and opportunities in KSA’s emerging retrofitting and refurbishment industry to achieve energy efficiency goals.  As Saudi Arabia continues to diversify its economy beyond oil exports, energy intensity of the...
Metro tunnel visit raises opportunities for Saudi contractors
Business & Money | Friday 20 May, 2016 5:15 am
 A delegation from the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has raised possible opportunities for Saudi contractors to participate in the Riyadh Metro project during a tour of the project in the capital city. The delegation from the RCCI’s Committee of Contractors was led by ...