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The UAE capital is luring producers with juicy bait – the Abu Dhabi Film Commission offers first international projects a 30 per cent cash-back rebate on productions.
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Abu Dhabi has been focusing on growing its media industry in the past few years – as part of its diversification away from an oil economy.

March 3, 2011

Extended Automation System 800xA
08:18 GMT

ABB process automation systems are helping Arab Potash Company expand its extensive potash production and port facilities at the Dead and Red Seas in Jordan.

March 2, 2011

Jeffrey Johnson, President of Boeing Middle East
12:09 GMT
(press release)

The Boeing Company today named Jeffrey Johnson as president of Boeing Middle East. Johnson succeeds Paul Kinscherff, who has been appointed chief financial officer for international finance.

John Bush, Senior Business Operations Manager at Mourjan Marinas IGY
11:40 GMT
(press release)

Mourjan Marinas IGY, the Dubai-based developer and manager of luxury marinas and yachting lifestyle destinations, has announced the appointment of John Bush as its Senior Business Operations Manager.

The Syrian engineers participating in LG's training course
10:16 GMT
(press release)

LG Air Conditioning Academy, the first of its kind in the Middle East, recently held one of its courses to Syrian engineers.

March 1, 2011

Japan Pavilion at Gulfood 2011 will introduce a range of new Japanese beverages to the regional market
12:23 GMT
(press release)

Japan is now looking to consolidate its presence in the Middle East by reaching out to the mass market with a wide range of everyday food products.

Company awarded for Best Stand, Environmental Sustainability initiatives
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Masafi, one of the region’s leading FMCG brands, took the limelight at the Gulfood 2011 Awards ceremony.

February 28, 2011

Nestlé, advocate of food safety
14:30 GMT
(press release)

A leading industry expert opined on the sidelines of the 6th Dubai International Food Safety Conference, which opened today at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Bombardier production line in India
09:57 GMT

Bombardier Aerospace today upped the ante for the rapid delivery of parts to resolve Aircraft on Ground (AOG) situations for its customers in the Middle East and Asia.

Robonaut 2 to start its first mission at the International Space Station
07:41 GMT

About 264 miles above the Earth, Robonaut 2, the dexterous humanoid robot developed by General Motors and the NASA Johnson Space Center has finally arrived at the International Space Station.

February 27, 2011

Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri, CEO of Tawazun Holding
12:57 GMT
(press release)

Tawazun Holding and International Golden Group (IGG) are glad to announce that parties have entered into agreements in 2010 whereby, Tawazun will acquire 26% of the shares in IGG.

Event’s role in strengthening alliances highlighted by international representatives
12:53 GMT
(press release)

The International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) and Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) has served as a major forum for building partnerships and underscoring cross-border relationships.

Colour cosmetics market blossoming in the UAE
09:43 GMT
(press release)

The UAE continues to be a key market for colour cosmetic products.

February 24, 2011

Jotashield Extreme
13:13 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Paints has launched ‘Jotashield Extreme’, a superior exterior paint product in Qatar in response to the growing demand for heat-reflective and eco-friendly paints in the country.

February 23, 2011

GE Healthcare is Gold Sponsor of SHA22
13:28 GMT
(press release)

GE Healthcare is highlighting its advanced cardio care technologies and solutions at the 22nd annual scientific conference of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA22) being held until February 24.

MEP products and services set to boom
11:34 GMT
(press release)

The Middle East market for MEP (Mechanical, Engineering and Plumbing) products and services is set to boom on the back of a revived construction industry.