Issue : Feb 2009 Online Content
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Morocco: Power transmission network projectSubscription
Construction of a 225/22kV electricity post as part of a power transmission network project. Closing date: 1 April 2009
GAC opens new office in IndiaSubscription
GAC has expanded in Gujarat, India with the opening of its new office in Vadodara. The new office is the eighth logistics office and the 24th in its network in the country.
Hydra Aviation JV formed at IdexSubscription
Abu Dhabi's Hydra Trading and UK company, Air Touring launched a joint venture company called Hydra Aviation during Idex. Hydra Aviation debuted the Socata TBM 850 - a new class of airplane at the defence show. The plane targets (within a limited geographically area) of high net-worth clients and corporate executives.
Marriott eyes 31 more hotels in MenaSubscription
Marriott International has announced its global expansions up to 2014 would include 17 new properties in the UAE, nine in Saudi Arabia, three in Qatar, one in Bahrain, and one in Egypt. The company expects nearly 600,000 rooms by year-end 2009. Other hotels in the pipeline include one in Algeria, 19 in China, 23 in India, eight in Thailand, five in the Caribbean and Latin America, five in France, six in the UK and six in Mexico.
Qatar to set internet policySubscription
ictQatar has announced it is in the process of developing a policy for governing internet services and is set to launch an online consultation seeking the public's opinion on how internet services within Qatar should be kept safe and secure, The Peninsula has reported. The policy covers filtering of internet content and how filtering errors will be rectified; what type of content can be hosted on servers; what type of data will need to be retained for law enforcement purposes; user ...
Jeema acquires Aquafina factorySubscription
Jeema Mineral Water, announced it has recently bought the factory of Aquafina in Dibba, Fujairah. The sale is also in line with the signing of a co-packing agreement with Dubai Refreshments Co, under which Jeema would undertake the monitoring of the package operations of Aquafina trademark. The deal seeks to improve the manufacturing process of Jeema and assist in the production of new bottle sizes for the company.
Qatar: Pedestal cranesSubscription
Replacement of production station pedestal cranes. Closing date: 29 March 2009
Design and supply of equipment for a gas turbine power station. New closing date: 10 April 2009
UAE: Photocopying and fax machinesSubscription
Supply of photocopying and fax machines. Closing date: 15 March 2009
Construction of a gas oil separation plant. New closing date: 15 March 2009