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Michelin supports Bahrain Standards Exhibition

April 22, 2018

Ebrahim K Kanoo the exclusive distributor of Michelin tyres in Bahrain recently participated and showcased Michelin s latest offerings at the Bahrain Standards Exhibition which was held at the Bahrain... View more

Adopt global standards, use more data for increased safety - Iata

April 19, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging aviation stakeholders to follow global standards and make greater use of operational data in order to safely accommodate an additional 3.8 ... View more

Rotana setting high standards in luxury

April 6, 2018

Rotana one of the leading hotel management companies in the region aims to set high standards in luxury hospitality as it moves towards its goal of operating 100 properties by 2020. The UAE based grou... View more

GPCA, GSO sign MoU on chemical sector standards

February 20, 2018

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) and the Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on developing world-class standa... View more

Barakah nuke plant ‘setting global standards’

January 14, 2018

UAE s Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant as the first nuclear energy plant in the Arab world sets a new standard for all countries developing or looking to develop peaceful nuclear energy programmes said th... View more

Bahri Ship complies with EU emission standards

August 30, 2017

Bahri Ship Management one of the six business units within Bahri has become one of the first shipping companies to comply with the submission of EU MRV (monitoring reporting verification) plans for th... View more

Dubai Customs, Emirates ink service standards deal

July 29, 2017

Dubai Customs has signed a service level agreement with Emirates Airlines to ensure higher standard of performance maintain a secure environment for customers and staff and provide high quality servic... View more

ADGM implements G20 reporting standards

July 18, 2017

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has implemented the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Regulations in support of the UAE s international obligation in implementing the standards of joint disclosures and t... View more

Dubai starts trial run of new Euro standards bus

July 9, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the test run of a VDL bus the first bus to join RTA fleet compatible with the European Emissions Standards (Euro 6). Such buses are characteriz... View more

Global standards key for sustainable Russian aviation growth

June 29, 2017

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) called on the Russian Federation to implement global standards and best practices in order to maximise the economic and social benefits generated by ... View more

Emirates Float Glass wins award for safety standards

May 14, 2017

Emirates Float Glass (EFG) a subsidiary of Dubai Investments has won an award from the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) in recognition of its environmental health and safety standards in the indust... View more

Global standards, cooperation and data key to aviation safety

April 24, 2017

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) urged aviation safety stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to a safety framework based on global standards cooperation and dialogue and effecti... View more

Emirates sets standards for on-board medical care

February 7, 2017

Flight diversions due to inflight medical emergencies make up a tiny portion of the millions of flights operated annually but it is costly for airlines. With more people traveling by air the actual nu... View more

Key summit to discuss financial crime, global standards

January 5, 2017

The key challenges that financial institutions and corporates in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) face in complying with international standards and fighting financial crime will be the focus o... View more

Dewa sets new standards for Conservation Award

December 26, 2016

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) organised a workshop for educational institutions to introduce the new categories and standards of the Conservation Award. The 11th edition of the Conserva... View more

Sabic research unit sets high standards

November 20, 2014

SAUDI Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) is to have one of the highest patent numbers per researcher among major chemical companies according to a top official. We have six researchers for each pate... View more

Eastern Mangroves sets new standards

February 24, 2013

THE Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara has stunned the hospitality industry in Abu Dhabi with its latest offering the Royal Mangroves Residence which sets a whole new standard in opulence space... View more

Setting new standards

November 28, 2011

Featuring 336 guest rooms including 70 suites and two Presidential Suites the St Regis Doha will offer a new style of luxury for Qatar Set to open in early 2012 the St Regis Doha will be Starwood s se... View more

Setting standards in industrial hand safety

November 29, 2010

THROUGH continual investment in research and product development at their state-of-the-art UKAS accredited Innovation Centre combined with a reputation for quality and exceptional levels of customer s... View more

Setting new standards with first international launch

August 29, 2010

THE Mövenpick hotel Ramallah is set to become the city s only modern five-star branded international hotel when it opens in the Palestinian city in October. The property which is ideally situated in t... View more

Victrex meets Bosch standards

July 19, 2010

BUILDING on decades of cooperation between Robert Bosch and Victrex Polymer Solutions a division of Victrex have announced that an increasing number of Victrex Polymer Solutions material grade specifi... View more

Lifting standards improve in the Middle Eastern region

May 31, 2010

WITH a history that stretches back to the building of the Pyramids over 2 000 years ago overhead lifting continues to play a critical role in a wide range of industries. The oil and gas sector is cert... View more

Millennium Hotel sets green standards

February 28, 2010

Viewed as the most important international topic nowadays broadening the green concept and green practices can and should start at no cost by doing simple things that can start from one s home. From s... View more

R&D centre sets new standards

September 21, 2009

SAUDI Aramco s research technology development and deployment in surface upstream and downstream operations are undertaken by its Research and Development Centre (R&DC). In addition the centre is resp... View more

Agro-Hytos sets standards with new Exapor Max2

August 31, 2009

As one of the world s leading manufacturers of innovative solutions for the hydraulics industry with the introduction of Exapor Max2 Argo-Hytos has opened a new chapter in the history of hydraulic fil... View more

Setting the standards for the fire, gas detection industry

June 28, 2009

DETECTOR Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) is the world leader in optical flame and combustible and toxic gas detection systems with premier products setting the standard in the industry. In addit... View more

Forging alliances across the world and keeping standards

May 25, 2008

GLOBAL Suhaimi Company believes in forging alliances across the world to serve its customers better wherever they are. The company says it is committed to developing a global network of dynamic partne... View more

AHQ sets new standards with world-class energy services

December 30, 2007

Abdel Hadi Abdullah Al Qahtani Group of Companies established in 1940s has expanded to cover various activities. We are focusing our activities to achieve sustainable improvements in the earning power... View more

Panduit sets safety standards

October 28, 2007

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that 122 lives a year in the US can be saved with the implementation of lockout/tagout (Loto). Panduit fully understands that reli... View more

Kaeser sets new standards

September 23, 2007

Kaeser Kompressoren a global manufacturer of energy efficient screw compressors has quietly been going about its business in establishing an enviable reputation for the supply of instrument air skid p... View more

Setting quality standards in pipes

July 29, 2007

ARABIAN PIPES COMPANY (APC) a Saudi Joint Stock Company is the largest manufacturer of medium range High Frequency Electric Resistance Welded (HF-ERW) steel pipes in the Middle East providing quality ... View more

Custom Consoles setting standards

April 3, 2007

Custom Consoles announced the delivery of two large control desks to Yokogawa Middle East for installation at a major gas plant in Oman. Both desks were custom-designed to Yokogawa s specification and... View more

Maintaining standards

September 24, 2006

Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi) is recognised as a major engineering and international EPC main contractor with a proven track record for both onshore and offshore projects.... View more

Plant to meet top quality standards

March 26, 2006

One does not need to look hard today to see the many opportunities and challenges in both the petroleum and petrochemical business worldwide. This was stated by Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) Presi... View more

Emerson sets new safety standards

February 5, 2006

After rounds of audits in all world areas the TÜV organisation has certified that all of the engineering work done by safety instrumented systems engineers from Emerson Process Management consistently... View more

Al Manshar Rotana to set the standards

January 4, 2006

Rotana Hotels recently announced the signing of new management agreements for major properties in Abu Dhabi Beirut Damascus Doha Dubai Khartoum Kuwait and Sharm El Sheikh. The latest additions to Rota... View more

Setting the standards

September 25, 2005

Kaeser Kompressoren the global manufacturer of energy efficient screw compressors have quietly been going about their business in establishing an enviable reputation for the supply of instrument air s... View more

Corinthia Bab Africa sets new standards

July 5, 2005

Soaring 28 storeys high above Tripoli s waterfront skyline the fabulous Corinthia Bab Africa takes pride of place as Libya s first and only five-star hotel. The stunning twin-tower property is also te... View more

Intermap setting new standards

June 12, 2005

Accurate measuring and analysis of footpaths in Powys is just one innovative use to which Intermap s NEXTMap Britain digital landscape map is being put. When using the NEXTMap digital terrain model En... View more

Qatif sets standards

April 24, 2005

Saudi Aramco has reaffirmed its unique and internationally renowned capability to construct and operate mega projects by bringing the expanded Qatif Producing Plants Project on line to produce hundred... View more

Hilton Istanbul sets the standards

March 5, 2005

Situated in 62 acres of gardens right in the heart of the city the Hilton Istanbul is half an hour from the airport and within walking distance to the city s business shopping and entertainment distri... View more

Bapco setting new standards

March 2, 2005

Bapco s 1 billion refinery development programme is an implicit part of the Kingdom s ongoing policy to consistently upgrade modernise and expand and meet international environmental maintenance and p... View more

VigilantPlant is setting new world standards

March 2, 2005

As the next step in the Vigilance campaign started in 2003 Yokogawa Electric Corporation and its group of companies have launched VigilantPlant a concept that brings together the Yokogawa suite of pro... View more

Towers Rotana sets high standards

November 8, 2004

LOCATED on the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai s thriving new business district Towers Rotana Hotel is 10 minutes away from Dubai International Airport. It stands tall opposite the Dubai World Tra... View more

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh sets the standards

April 11, 2004

Kingdom Centre Riyadh is the site of the newest Four Seasons a 249-room Hotel occupying ten floors of the grand new Kingdom Centre complex the city s best location for business travelers from around t... View more

‘The challenge is to keep up the standards set by the company’

December 3, 2003

Jonna Simon speaks to Rainer J Burkle general manager of the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Q: As general manager I presume you were just starting to build up a customer base when the 9/11 disaster hit the tou... View more

Petron set to import gas oil for meeting standards

September 7, 2003

Philippine s state-run refiner Petron Corp looks set to import lower sulphur gas oil in November to meet standards required in the Clean Air Act a company source said. Under the new mandate the capita... View more

Chedi looks to set new standards

July 9, 2003

Designed in the style of traditional Omani architecture with an Asian flair the latest addition to Oman The Chedi Muscat is looking at setting standards in the style-conscious Gulf region. We are a li... View more

Bangkok Conrad out to set new standards

March 2, 2003

Conrad Hotels the luxury brand of the Hilton Group has added another flagship property to its global portfolio with the opening of the Conrad Bangkok. The latest addition to Conrad s 15-strong portfol... View more

Philippines set to enforce higher gasoline standards

December 10, 2002

The Philippines said it would enforce higher quality standards for gasoline as scheduled from January 1 and that the measures under the Clean Air Act likely would have only a minimal impact on oil pri... View more

Ball valves meet safety standards

November 11, 2002

Flow Control Technologies (FCT) the major French pipeline ball valve manufacturer has an extensive track record of supplying critical service valves to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The reputati... View more

No compromise on high standards at International

September 23, 2002

OGN: How long has IPC been operating in Saudi Arabia? INTERNATIONAL: International has been present in the Middle East since the early 1970 s and strengthened its operations in Saudi Arabia by commiss... View more

Setting standards in environmental preservation

January 21, 2002

Adnoc has established an envious reputation for the measures it takes to ensure environmental protection. Setting policies which help enforce rigid standards Adnoc has realised a number of ambitious p... View more

Portable gas detectors set new industry standards

September 24, 2001

WITH A technologically-advanced design the G20 and G40 Portable Gas detectors from General Monitors set a new industry standard for personal safety monitoring. A compact design featuring full-sized el... View more

Unleaded at last! Plants set green standards

September 24, 2001

FOLLOWING EXTENSIVE preparations Saudi Aramco s domestic refineries at Ras Tanura Riyadh Jeddah and Yanbu finally began the transition from leaded to unleaded fuel production at the beginning of this ... View more



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