IPA leadership in Tbilisi for UNESCO World Book Capital 2021 handover

تتويج تبليسي بلقب “العاصمة العالمية للكتاب للعام 2021”

Bodour Al Qasimi shares IPA plans for post-COVID book industry revival with Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association International Publishers Association (IPA) President Bodour Al Qasimi and Secretary General José Borghino were in Georgia on World Book and Copyright Day (23 April) to witness Kuala Lumpur hand the UNESCO World Book Capital title to Tbilisi. The IPA leadership joined Mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze, Deputy Mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Anwar bin Mohd Zain and numerous other dignitaries for the ceremony, which every 23 April triggers 12 months with the new city…

Raysut Cement Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for US$30 million Duqm Plant in Oman

Raysut Cement Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for US million Duqm Plant in Oman

Muscat, Oman, (AETOSWire): Raysut Cement Company (RCC), Oman’s largest cement manufacturer held a groundbreaking ceremony triggering the start of the construction of its new US$30 million grinding unit in Duqm in Oman. The development of Duqm plant, a strategic expansion for the Muscat Stock Market-listed RCC will complement the company’s leadership in cement manufacturing adding another 1 million tonnes to the group output, taking the total to 7.4 million tonnes per annum. “The groundbreaking is a milestone for RCC on two counts. It will contribute significantly to our ambitious capacity…

Pioneer Cement of UAE to develop US$200 million Greenfield Cement Project in Georgia

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tbilisi, Georgia and Muscat, Oman—(AETOSWire):   The UAE based Pioneer Cement Industries (“Pioneer Cement”), part of Oman based Raysut Cement Company SAOG (RCC) is in the process of setting up a 1.2 m tonnes per annum capacity integrated cement plant in Georgia, Eastern Europe. Pioneer Cement owns concession to limestone mines in Georgia that will provide the key raw materials to this project.  Georgia provides Pioneer Cement an opportunity to diversify from the Middle East into a market with large infrastructure growth and shortage of clinker…