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KKC Industries WLL (iCOOL), a manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products, will produce air conditioning insulation pipes at the Bahrain facility. Choosing Bahrain as their regional hub iCOOL aim to produce 480 containers in their first year equating to over US31 million in revenue. Their products will be exported to the Middle […]
Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has issued a licence to StaceX’s Starlink to operate in Bahrain. It is the first such licence to be issued in the Gulf for the internet services which operates mainly in North America, Europe and Australia. Starlink will ensure the Kingdom continues to have access to the most advanced communications […]
Bahrain’s national carrier has begun direct flights from Bahrain to Manchester accessing the vast northern catchment area. The route has been on the cards for a while and it’s operation will bolster trade, investment and tourism to the regions. The flights started operating on 1st June with twice weekly flights and is served by a […]
The post office is competing with 20 other international projects for the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture which is granted every three years. Built in 1937, it is one of the oldest buildings in Bahrain. It has been restored to its original form including the original lateral balconies. It also includes a new extension […]
The Al Dur2 IWPP, an Independent Water and Power Project, has begun operating at Haya Power & Desalination Company located in Al Dur, Bahrain. Acwa Power is a leading Saudi developer of power and desalination projects. It will generate power based on Combined Cycle Gas Turbine(CCGT) technology and produce 227,000 cu m/day of desalinated water. […]
Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) will procure the project as an integrated public private partnership (PPP) consisting of a prequalification followed by the main tender process. The list of pre-qualified bidders include two of Bahrain’s utility providers. The metro project will be implemented in four phases with the first phase comprising of two […]