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Mining technology trends to be addressed at the 6th Mine tech Forum 2015

“Fleming Gulf is pleased to announce Automation & Robotics as its conference theme for the landmark event, 6th Mine Tech forum to be held in Santiago, Chile on October 13-15, 2015.” Based on state copper commission's (Cochilco) latest estimate in terms of mineral production, the goal of increasing Chile’s copper output is projected 6 million tonnes for this year. Growing environmental concerns along with decline in commodity prices is demanding

10th Annual HR Strategies In Energy Opens

19 May 2015, Dubai – The 10th Annual HR Strategies in Energy, a gathering of regional and global HR experts in the Energy sector, was inaugurated at the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Hotel, Dubai, U.A.E. Conceptualized under the theme of “Bridging the Talent Gap - Innovation & Learning in Changing Times”, the forum, in its tenth year, also included HR strategies from the power & utilities sector in

Saudi Arabia Accelerating Efforts in Cyber Security.

Leading up to the 2nd Annual Kingdom Cyber Security Knowledge Sharing Workshop in Riyadh,Fleming Gulf caught up with Bill Leigher- Advanced Solutions Director Intelligence, Information and Services at Raytheon Company, USA to analyze current and future trends in cyber security. With cyber threats becoming more complex and indefinite, businesses have to keep up with innovative cyber security applications. No longer just an IT priority, the awareness regarding cyber securitycontinues to grow,

Effective EHS Management Plans and Solutions for GCC Construction Industry

4th Middle East OHS Strategy Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi on 5 -7 May 2015 will bring industry experts and solution providers to address issues related to construction industry. Despite the oil price uncertainties, GCC economies are enjoying a strong fiscal position. The major contributor is the GCC region's construction sector which has observed continued investment from private developers and government clients in new infrastructure and real estate projects. Contracts

LatAm Mine Water Conference Returns to Brazil with it's 4th Edition

The 4th edition LatAm Mine Water Conference will be held on 26-27 August 2015 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Mining companies in Latin America have been feeling the impacts of water risks and are aware of the significance of good environmental stewardship. With water being seen as a scarce resource, mining in remote areas with limited access to freshwater is being increasingly threatened. Additionally, flooding, climate change and detirioration of

Global asset integrity leaders discuss the future of Pipeline Integrity Manageme …

Summit saw asset integrity leaders from across the globe congregate to discuss and debate the latest technology developments in the field of Pipeline Integrity Management 20 April, 2015, Abu Dhabi: Fleming Gulf's 5th Annual Global Pipeline Integrity and Technology Summit opened today at the Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi. Focusing on the theme "Technology that integrates Excellence", the summit featured insightful discussions regarding current market needs in order to face the challenges

Imbibing Operational Excellence for a Promising Future in Africa’s Financial S …

A financial service operator’s optimal goal is to leverage with technology and resources to captivate efficiency and win customer trust. Developing a world class operational excellence framework that supports the business must remain a top priority for the banking and financial services industry. Banks and financial institutions are on a continuous drive to change and improve their operating models and cultivate competitive advantage, efficiency and desirable customer experience. African financial sector is

Forum highlights the Importance of Offshore safety

2nd Offshore Safety & Risk Forum, a two-day event, for ensuring offshore safety, kicked off yesterday at the Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel in Norway. The event commenced with opening remarks from Jim Trodden, Offshore Installation Manager for Chevron and conference Chairman for day one. Trodden also addressed the audience on 'Achieving Excellence in Process Safety' focussing on developing process safety strategies to control risks and prevent catastrophe. Speaking on how

Technology Empowering Healthcare

Technology has bestowed a great leap of advancement to mankind. With the emerging technologies in the healthcare industry we are now able to discover better cures, convenient medical procedures and processes not only for the patient but for the practitioner as well. Latest techniques such as EHR, EMR, ICT, digitization, Business Intelligence(BI), have made day to day work more efficient and time saving. Business intelligence can be described as a

Outreach 2015: Shaping Tomorrow's Digital Landscape

In a world of digital revolution and fast changing consumer behavior, prudent companies are recognizing that a comprehensive digital strategy and sound execution holds the key to redefining customer engagement and service in industries and regions, across the globe. With eCommerce revenues skyrocketing, companies are gaining a greater appreciation of digital marketing as a major revenue stream, engagement channel, and a competitive advantage. Organizations are taking steps to position themselves

Fleming Gulf Announces 2nd Edition African Mine Security Summit in Johannesburg

Mining although one of the biggest contributors to the African economy, is burdened with a wide rage of concerns when it comes to security. Rampant illegal mining, theft of precious metals and corruption has given rise for stringent security and control measures to be implemented although significant challenges arise due to remote locations, depth and extreme conditions. Going a step further in advancing knowledge about safeguarding the African mining industry

DIESL and Orient Electricals Experts at Fleming Gulf’s Supply Chain Summit

Fleming Gulf, organized their first supply chain conference - Supply Chain India Submit, in Mumbai, India on the 13th and 14th of November at the plush ITC Grand Central Hotel in the heart of the city.  The company, one of the leading providers of business intelligence through industry-specific conferences, webinars and skills enhancement training courses, has been organizing networking forums in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America since

Rotating around the central theme “New Thinking in a Dynamic Region”, The 6t …

The 6th edition of the conference started with a special feature; Fast Fire Session with industry expert, Irfan Siddiqui, President & Chief Executive Officer - Meezan Bank ltd., the feature of this session was; 20 very fast ‘Yes‘/‘No‘ questions were addressed to the CEO. The Annual CEO Roundtable, Regional Growth vs Global Opportunities, focused on understanding the scope for optimizing regional growth and global opportunities to select correcting strategies. This

A Move Towards Prioritization of Use of Rail in Africa

The World Bank is adjusting its approach to rail projects by giving a tighter focus on business oriented developments, economic medium term sustainability of projects and strengthening of rail regulatory framework. Henry Longchamps, Senior Transport Specialist at World Bank illustrated further on World Bank involvement in the railways sector in Sub-Saharan Africa at the 3rd Annual African Railway Summit that commenced on 18th November 2014 at Hotel Radisson Blu Gautrain,

E-commerce setting new trends in Supply Chain Management

With a busy lifestyle, Indians today have very little time for themselves. With the nose to tail everyday traffic and hectic office schedule and personal life commitments, people want to make their lives simple and easy and what a quick fix to complete some of their regular shopping needs. E-commerce portals such as Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, Jabong and many more have made life for the modern man simpler. According to

3rd Annual Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Mining Comm …

Over 100 Information technology experts from mining firms, and IT solution providers gathered in Vancouver yesterday for the opening day of the 3rd Annual Global Mining IT and Communication Summit, at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Organized annually by Fleming Gulf Conferences, the summit showcases the importance of information and communication technology to accelerate productivity and optimize costs in mining. Day 1 of the summit yesterday was dedicated to presentations on integration

Facilities Management Summit Opens

Fleming Gulf's 2nd Annual Facilities Management Summit opened today at the Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park, Qatar and saw over 80 participants, ranging from industry experts, property owners, investors, architects and solution specialists, gathering under one roof to showcase the importance of a comprehensive Facility Management (FM) plan for professionals involved with the management of sizeable real estate portfolios. Supported by Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) and

Healthcare IT India Summit set for May 2015

Fleming Gulf Conferences will be hosting the Healthcare India Summit for the third consecutive year, offering participants networking opportunities and insights from industry experts. The conference will be held in Bengaluru on 7-8 May 2015. According to recent research by Frost and Sullivan, India's healthcare IT market is expected to triple to US$1.45 billion in 2018, from the US $381.3 million recorded in 2012. The report listed patient demographic

Ensuring Insurance: 5th Annual Middle East and Africa Insurance Summit

Middle East and Africa promises astounding growth and potential in the insurance sector with the Middle East witnessing a rapid trend of mandatory health insurance in major countries along with an increased awareness for product innovations and enhancing the distribution channels. Authorities and administrative heads of Middle East and Africa, are involved in a continuous effort to promote the growth and development of the region's insurance industry. Laws have been

5th Edition of Waste Management Middle East Opens in Dubai

Initiatives are being taken to ensure a better waste management plan by both government and industry. During the recent Arab Environment Day, H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water spoke of the role of technology and innovative solutions that will enable a sustainable environment, coinciding with the launch of the Carbon Footprint App by the Ministry. Taking into account the vision for an eco-friendly and sustainable nation

Chairman, World Trade Centre to address at Supply Chain India Summit

According to a recent article in the Times of India, the current estimated size of the supply chain industry is about Rs 18,000 crore and is expected to reach Rs 50,000 crore by 2016. The 2014 Supply Chain India Summit will take place on November 13th and 14th in Mumbai, India. Taking place at The ITC Grand Central Mumbai, this conference will start with the keynote speech of Vijay Kalantri, Vice

Experts deliberate on latest techniques and innovation in Enhanced Oil Recovery

The CAGR of 28.7 percent indicates that the Global Enhanced Oil Recovery Market is highly lucrative. However, an increasing global energy demand is not alone in accounting for an increased interest in Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) activities. Rise in oil prices, aging and less productive oil fields, demographic factors and expanding population base are leading to increasing demand for oil and rapid growth in the market. It also indicates an

Global practices and learnings boosts SME development in the Middle East

Small and Medium Enterprises potentially hold the key to the economic development of the Middle East region. The SME sector in this region is on the stride of constant growth, thus linking this growth with global practices and techniques is crucial to boost the development of this sector. Keeping this growth strategy in the forefront, the 5th edition of the Middle East SME Forum, will aim to showcase

Pan Industry Supply Chain Conference to be held in Mumbai

In the quest to achieve optimum efficiency, companies have realized the true importance of a robust supply chain. In a dynamic market like India, the supply chain can potentially leverage the competitive advantage of a company and significantly raise profitability. In an effort to further raise the value of the supply chain and mitigate associated challenges, Fleming Gulf has launched the Supply Chain India Summit, to be held on 13-14

Improving Reliability to Ensure Continuous Operations

The evolution being witnessed in the Reliability & Maintenance area has brought to the fore the need of proactive and predictive maintenance and also establishing a reliability process which helps in efficient asset management at an optimal cost. Andre Luiz Moreira, Director Operations from Mercedes Benz, Brazil will deliver talk on Improving Reliability to Ensure Continuous Operations at 3rd Annual Plant Reliability and Major Maintenance Forum. Brazil will witness industry

4th Annual Smart Grids Smart Meters Summit Opens in Abu Dhabi, UAE

The 4th Annual Smart Grids Smart Meters Summit opened in Abu Dhabi today with a call to utilities companies to understand the significance and savings brought by the integration of technology into energy grids. The two-day summit, officially supported by the Ministry Of Energy, U.A.E, hosted representatives of government authorities, policy-makers, regulatory authorities, utility providers and technology specialists. The summit was inaugurated by H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui,

4th Annual Global Refining Technology Forum kicks off in Doha, Qatar

With varied challenges like economy changes, varying regulatory standards and process optimization, refineries world over are always on the lookout for solutions to maximize productivity while keeping costs at a minimum. Continuous technological advancements in refining and increasing energy demands has seen a lot of joint ventures in setting up new refineries or revamping current operations in existing refineries. Fleming Gulf through its Global Refining Technology Forum series, endeavors to

Dubai Addresses key financial trends at the region’s largest retail banking ga …

In the fast moving world of finance, payments and card technologies, Dubai is set to address the key issues within the region’s largest and longest running retail banking event. The 10th Middle East Retail Banking Forum and Exhibition is scheduled for the 6 – 7 April 2015 within the heart of Dubai’s finance district – the Ritz Carlton, DIFC. Key issues currently within the banking and finance industry revolve around payment

Al Khobar Forum Gathers Global Corrosion Experts To Address Related Issues

Corrosion is one of the most prevalent factors contributing to breakdowns in operations across numerous industries like oil, gas, manufacturing and construction. Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI), appearing in pipelines underneath the insulation is responsible for 40-60% of the maintenance and repairs costs. Mere inspection of these pipelines can be expensive if there arises a need for the insulation to be removed. In an effort to address CUI and related issues,

Developing SMEs in Middle East Through Global Insights and Practices

Small and medium enterprises play a significant role in growing, diversifying and strengthening a country’s economic base. They create employment, enhance competitiveness, and contribute positively to socio-economic indicators such as GDP growth and the number of middle-income households in an economy. The 5th Annual Middle East SME Forum will bring forth industry leaders to share their successful experience and address the audience with updated information, policies and SME supported

7th Edition MENA HR Summit Focuses On 'People Strategy Driving Business Strategy …

The 7th edition of the MENA HR Summit organised by Fleming Gulf, taking place between 15 – 17 September 2014 at Le Royal Meridien, Abu Dhabi, UAE is aimed at serving HR professionals from across the region who are keen on developing value-added HR strategies in today’s workforce scenario. From discussions on crucial HR issues to exploring new opportunities as well as learning best practices from leading HR stalwarts from

Contribution To The Global Revolution in Islamic Retail Banking

“Dubai Islamic Bank Seeks to Secure 40 Percent Stake in Panin’s Shariah Unit” "Malaysian Islamic banking assets make up more than 85 per cent of total in Southeast Asia’s Islamic banking industry" "Pakistan ranks ninth globally in terms of development of the Islamic financial services industry" "Turkish Banks to Boost Islamic Finance" "The International Bank of Azerbaijan assigns Shariyah Review Bureau to supervise the growth of its Shari'a Compliant Community Based Project's" "Britain became

Mine Water Conference Gets Underway in Peru

Experts from the mining industry, local governments, solution providers and research institutions have gathered in Peru to elaborate on latest topics and trends on mine water management – a crucial concern in Latin America. The conference opened on Wednesday with Juan Carlos Sevilla Gildemeister, Head of Water Authority, Autoridad Nacional Del Agua giving an overview of water resources management and mining in Peru, followed by an insight into latest Government

Annual Managing Local Talent Summit to highlight and discuss Nationalization cha …

Fleming Gulf, organizers of market-leading summits across the GCC, announced the launch of it's 6th Annual Managing Local Talent that will take place between 10 -12 November, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Doha, Qatar. As one of the principal platforms for open dialogue and discussions on nationalization initiatives and policies in the region, HR professionals from across multiple sectors will congregate at the annual event to witness

Banking in Africa - From the point of view of an expert

Leading up to the 6th Annual Retail Banking Africa Forum organized by Fleming Gulf Conferences on the 2 - 4 September 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the team caught up with Mr. Kashif Naeem , EVP & Group Head Retail, SME & Microfinance:Bank of Khartoum - Sudan. When asked about the culture of retail banking in Africa compared to other matured markets, Mr. Naeem said, "Africa is largely unbanked. With over

Mining Industry Leaders to Discuss Technology Improvements at Chile Conference.

How far can technology change go in helping mining companies raise operational margins, drive productivity and cut costs? Mining innovators from CODELCO, BHP Billiton, Cochilco, Griffin Coal Mining, Kairos Mining, Hochschild Mining, Newmont, CSIRO and the Center for Excellence in Mining Innovation will share first hand experiences on the subject at the 5th Annual Global Mining Technology Forum in October. Marco Orellana, CIO of the world's largest copper producer –

Aspects of Heavy Oil Refining to be Addressed at the Global Refining Technology …

Dr. M R Raizi, Professor Chemical Engineering Department - Kuwait University and Editor in Chief - International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Tech+971 4609 1570nology has joined the speaker panel for the 4th Annual Global Refining Technology Forum to be held from 15 - 17 September 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Doha in Qatar. Refineries world over are facing various challenges when it comes to utilizing resources to cope

Floating LNG Experts to congregate in Malaysia to discuss the latest development …

Natural gas is one of the most important resources in the world today, mainly because it is one of the cleanest burning fossil fuels and its diverse household and industry applications. Ample amount of natural gas resources world over has tilted the focus of companies on exploring, producing and refining natural gas for consumption. Companies are now looking at tapping into water based natural gas fields, investing in Floating LNG

Top Industry Experts and Practitioners to Analyze Mine Water Management Strategi …

The 3rd LatAm Mine Water Conference commences in 4 weeks at the Radisson Decapolis Miraflores Hotel – Lima, gathering a mix of government officials, mining firms, solution providers and research institutions to share skills and latest strategies to curb water degradation that results from the mining process. Juan Carlos Sevilla Gildemeister, Head of National Water Authority, Peru (Autoridad National Del Agua) will start off the summit with his keynote. Gildemeister

5th Annual Middle East SME Forum to be supported by Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerc …

Fleming Gulf announces the dates of yet another edition of celebration of entrepreneurship development in the Middle East through the 5th Annual Middle East SME Forum, on 21 – 22 October 2014, Abu Dhabi – UAE. After 4 successful Middle East SME Forums, Fleming Gulf is back with its 5th edition of the Middle East SME Forum. Apart from presentations and sessions to showcase government initiatives, success stories from SME owners

Waste Management Forum to be supported by Dubai Municipality

Waste management has become an increasingly important feature on the social and economic policy agenda for Middle East nations. Recent news has suggested that most of the GCC nations are taking positive footsteps towards reducing waste output from across industry sectors. On one hand, where Oman is set to launch reverse vending machines as a device to encourage recycling, Sharjah's new smart bin initiative as an intelligent collection technology will optimise

Islamic Retail Banks rise a step higer to being the One-Stop Financial Solution …

Globally, Islamic banking is an increasingly visible alternative to conventional banks. Identifying the sources of Islamic banking’s expansion and ways to stimulate its continued growth is therefore of interest to policymakers. Islamic banking is not only growing in size, but also in sophistication, with products offered ranging from Shariah-compliant credit cards to insurance and investment products. Islamic bankers have realised the importance to continually improve, re-evaluate and improvise their

LNG and FLNG projects rise globally with increasing energy demand

Recently BP's Chief Executive Bob Dudley announced that BP is set to sign a deal to supply LNG worth $20 billion to China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). With increasing demand for energy, especially natural gas, there has been a significant rise in LNG and FLNG projects globally. Focus for companies has tilted on exploring, producing and refining natural gas for consumption from stranded gas fields facilitating cross border operations

Saudi Aramco joins the speaker panel for Corrosion Under Insulation Forum

Assets in offshore oil and gas operations are most vulnerable to corrosion due to its continuous exposure to water and moisture. Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) appearing in pipelines, responsible for 40-60% of maintenance and repair costs, is hard to detect from the insulation protecting the pipes. Being equipped with the right techniques and tools has become vital for companies in order to avoid breakdown in operations. Fleming Gulf is organizing the

Natural Gas Vehicles- Not an Option but a Preferred Choice

Natural gas is almost 75% less costlier than oil and has proved to help reduce the biggest concerns that countries today are facing regarding CO2 emission especially from Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDV). Fazal Ali Khan, CNG Development Manager at Emirates Gas LLC (ENOC Group) will talk about, how Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) are not an option but a preferred choice, at the Middle East NGV Summit. He will provide the

Hospitality Conference in Bengaluru to Address Pivotal Industry Challenges

Recent studies suggest that the travel and tourism industry accounts for 9% GDP and 260 Million jobs all around the world. Also known for its hospitality around the world, Indian hoteliers have to face some of the toughest challenges. Studies reveal that the major obstracles faced by the hotel owners in India are mostly due to the lack of skilled labour. It has also been found that the rising cost

Skyscraper and Prefab India Summit 2014 : Raising the Skyline of Modern India

“Globalisation has brought in numerous foreign architects to work in India. Some have contributed to the betterment of the Indian urban and built environment, and some have not. Neverhtheless, foreign architects tend to charge higher fees because of the higher costs of their doing work in their own countries.”, stated Dr. Ken Yang Principal of Hamzah & Yeang, and one of the key note speakers at Skyscrapers and Prefab India

Regional Growth vs Global Opportunities – the debate for the future of Islamic …

With estimated assets of commercial banks to grow at a CAGR of 19.7% over 2013–18 across the QISMUT countries, Islamic banks are expected to reach US$1.6t by 2018 (2012: US$567b). Globally, Islamic banks are already serving c. 38 million customers which will be rising thus resulting in growth of Islamic banking assets to US$3.4t by 2018. Islamic banking is an increasingly visible alternative to conventional banks. The industry is not only

Spirax Sarco to conduct a workshop at the Global Refining Technology Forum Qatar

Qatar Petroleum in a recent joint venture agreement with Total from France, is planning to build a $1.5 billion condensate refinery in Qatar's Ras Laffan Industrial City. According to an article by Hydrocarbon Processing, Qatar's Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada stated that the new refinery "will give Ras Laffan a total installed condensate refining capacity of about 300,000 bpd, making it one of the largest single site facilities of its kind

2nd Global Trigeneration Summit - Driving Efficiency, Driving Sustainability

The use of trigeneration technology is spreading throughout developed countries like Australia, UK, USA and some European countries. Trigeneration, also known as combined heat, power and cooling (CHPC), is the process by which waste heat produced by a co-generation plant is used to generate chilled water for air conditioning or refrigeration. Trigenerative technologies have a range of purposes that can be used in public and private institutions such as airports,

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