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Alba has signed a memorandum of understanding with General Electric (GE) whereby the latter will initiate a technical and commercial feasibility study to transforming power generation in the aluminum smelting industry by installing the GE 9HA technology at PS 5. To read more click here.
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has introduced a ‘Bahrain tourist visa service exclusively for passengers flying across its global network. Travelers with return Gulf Air tickets can now apply for a visa to Bahrain online via: visa.gulfair.com or by visiting their local Gulf Air sales office. To read more click here
Bahrain’s Petroleum Company (BAPCO) has awarded athe US$4.2 billion deal to modernize refinery facilities to Korean based, Samsung Engineering Co. The modernisation is expected to boost barrel production from 267,000 to 360,000 per day. To read more click .
AWS will be setting up it’s first Middle East Cloud technology data centre here in Bahrain and is expected to be operational by early 2019. Bahrain was chosen by AWS as the right location after it decided to digitise all government and ministry operations through cloud services under a new strategy called Cloud First. To […]
Bids will be invited for the building of Bahrain’s first solar power plant expected to be completed by the end of 2019. To read more click here.
The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and FinTech Consortium (FTC) have launched Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), the largest dedicated FinTech hub in the Middle East and Africa. Bahrain will be added to FTC’s global network of locations alongside New York and Singapore, and will be focused on assisting in the development of Fintech firms in the country. […]