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The report expects that if Qatar loses its hosting right of the World Cup, the infrastructure spending will lose execution focus and face potential delays.
July 18, 2014 - 00:18 GMT
The nominal effect of the World Cup cancellation is credit positive, as capital spending would be lower and more efficient, according to the bank.

October 9, 2012

12:31 GMT

EMAL powered its Phase I potline amperage up from 350 kA to 380 kA current, improving efficiency to increase annual production from 750,000 to 800,000 metric tonnes of aluminium per annum.

October 8, 2012

Nikhil Desai from Masafi receives the UAE Green Brand Award
11:41 GMT
(press release)

In a step that further builds its market leadership across the Gulf and Middle East and reinforces its commitment to sustainability, Masafi has been honoured the first UAE Green Brand award.

During the agreement
10:19 GMT
(press release)

On 25 September, Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) signed a contract for the provision of aluminium fluoride (AlF3) with the Italian-based company Fluorsid.

08:47 GMT
(press release)

Xerox is unveiling new enhancements to its FreeFlow Digital Workflow Collection so printers can stay competitive in an increasingly demanding industry.

China's low price for steel is causing alarm amongst Egyptian manufacturers
06:30 GMT

A wave of alert follows the announcement that a Chinese steel freight will be sold for around EGP 700-800 less than Egyptian steel.

Sharbatly Mosque
05:33 GMT
(press release)

GROHE, the world's leading premium brand for sanitary fittings, announced the latest regional implementation of its global water sustainability initiative, GROHE WaterCare, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

October 7, 2012

Former head of Egypt's administrative watchdog has no idea why Morsi saked him
13:03 GMT

As the body's general secretary assumes his former post, Safwat El-Nahas says the reasons that President Morsi replaced him on Thursday remain a mystery.

Samsung Electronics
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Samsung has been selected as one of the preferred technology partners to implement the first phase of the pilot project in five out of eight schools.

Strikes are reported at Foxconn factories where the iPhone 5 is made
08:19 GMT

Thousands of workers at a Foxconn plant in China have reportedly been on strike over working conditions. The plant where the iPhone is made has struggled with labour rights and has seen a spate of suicides over recent years, along with allegations of the mistreatment of staff.

Philips Satin
05:39 GMT

The secret to beautiful looking skin is the Philips Satin Perfect epilator, which guarantees long-lasting results, ideal for women who have a lot of responsibilities and little time to spend on hair removal.

October 4, 2012

Manufacturing took dropped in  Palestine in a worrying sign for the economy
13:03 GMT

The economy of Palestine took another blow on Thursday as the Quantity of Industrial Production Index (IPI) registered a decrease of 6.25 per cent in manufacturing output.

Mobile Blood Bank at EMAL
10:58 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Aluminium stepped up its drive to keep employees fighting fit as it conducted its second annual Health Week to raise awareness and ensure the health and well-being of employees, and the community.

Panasonic mobile beauty product
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa has announced the immediate availability of a stylish line of compact and portable beauty & grooming products for men and women.

Finalists being presented with gift voucher
09:15 GMT
(press release)

10 amateur chefs and culinary artists were selected to cook their innovative recipes in just one hour, using LG’s Charcoal Lightwave oven, in front of an audience and a judging panel at The One & Only Royal Mirage in Dubai.

October 3, 2012

Acer RL80
08:36 GMT
(press release)

The Acer RL80 offers a fabulous multimedia experience for any home, whether tucked away in the corner of your desk or nicely concealed behind a monitor or TV.