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UAE office workers 'go mobile' to boost productivity

May 31, 2017

UAE office workers are increasingly looking to mobile communications solutions to collaborate and communicate more efficiently according to a research commissioned by IT solutions provider Avaya. More... View more

Jafza, Danube opens classroom for unskilled workers

May 28, 2017

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) a DP World Company and the UAE s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa (MEA) has formally opened its first classroom to train and develop u... View more

3 workers killed at Qatar construction site

May 17, 2017

Three workers have been killed and several others injured in an incident at the construction site of a Qatar Armed Forces project reported the state news agency QNA. Citing the Ministry of Defence QNA... View more

Abu Dhabi TDIC workers' village gets top honours

May 8, 2017

Abu Dhabi s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) said its large-scale housing complex for staff working on Saadiyat Island projects has been named as best and happiest workers village in th... View more

ZonesCorp takes part in 'Happy Workers' event

May 7, 2017

ZonesCorp the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones in Abu Dhabi recently participated in an event for workers organised by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization at the Workers... View more

Xpress Money offers financial literacy to 125,000 workers

April 13, 2017

Xpress Money one of the world s leading money transfer brands has reached out to over 125 000 blue collar workers across the GCC providing them with focused financial literacy training over the last t... View more

Indian ambassador visits workers villages in Abu Dhabi

April 8, 2017

Indian Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri and first secretary Dinesh Kumar accompanied ZonesCorp director general Saeed Eisa Al Khyeli last week took a tour of two workers residential cites in M... View more

Indian ambassador visits workers villages in Abu Dhabi

April 8, 2017

Indian Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri and first secretary Dinesh Kumar accompanied ZonesCorp director general Saeed Eisa Al Khyeli last week took a tour of two workers residential cites in M... View more

ZonesCorp launches sale of workers residential city

March 15, 2017

ZonesCorp the largest developer and operator of purpose-built industrial zones in the UAE has announced that the first part of Razeen Worker Residential City - Razeen A will be offered to investors in... View more

Bahrain must set up townships for expat workers

January 7, 2017

Bahraini authorities have been called to set up labour townships away from capital Manama to accommodate thousands of expat workers including those without proper documents reported the Gulf Daily New... View more

Jafza celebrates ‘Workers Day’

December 27, 2016

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) a DP World company and the UAE s flagship trade and logistics hub recently organised a day of entertainment activities and informative sessions for workers residing in its ... View more

Qatar readies 'cool' helmets for World Cup 2022 workers

December 21, 2016

Qatar s 2022 World Cup Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) said it plans to introduce a new solar powered cooling helmet for workers on its projects during the summer months when temperatur... View more

Qatar plans big housing communities for workers

November 10, 2016

Qatar government has announced plans to offer quality housing for 32 000 workers through development of fully-integrated full service and well-thought-out communities across the country said a report.... View more

Emerson helps UAE workers beat the summer heat

November 7, 2016

Emerson a global leader in technology and engineering said it had collaborated with Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) to provide more than 1 100 labourers and security staff ... View more

Oil workers reject Petrobras offer

October 10, 2016

Brazil s largest oil workers federation said its members voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract offer from Petroleo Brasileiro or Petrobras and were preparing for a possible strike. Leaders of the ... View more

Kuwait oil and gas workers end strike

April 25, 2016

Kuwaiti oil and gas workers last week ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) member s crude production by nearly half the trade ... View more

Oil workers may face the axe but employment still grows

March 28, 2016

Throughout the Houston s Baytown area an estimated 8 billion worth of projects is expected to be finished this year and another 22 billion completed in 2017. This has all propped up employment in Texa... View more

Exxon, workers approve pact

July 6, 2015

Union workers at ExxonMobil s Beaumont Texas refinery agreed to an unusually long six-year contract which sources say the company pushed to assure no work stoppages during a contemplated multibillion-... View more

BP plant workers end strike

May 18, 2015

Striking workers at BP s Whiting Indiana refinery ratified a new four-year contract formally ending a three-month work stoppage said the president of the United Steelworkers (USW) local chapter repres... View more

Workers at Motiva okay deal

March 23, 2015

More than 700 union workers at the largest US refinery unanimously approved a new contract in a vote at their union hall in Port Arthur Texas said union officials. The United Steelworkers union (USW) ... View more

Libyan oil begins to flow even as foreign workers wait

October 9, 2011

SCRIBBLED in blue marker in Arabic on the walls of Brega oil terminal is a message meant to cheer returning workers: Gaddafi is gone and the place has been checked. Oil production has restarted in som... View more

Total plant workers end strike

March 1, 2010

A week-long refinery strike that threatened fuel supply in France and drew in President Nicolas Sarkozy has ended Total said. Workers at five of Total s six French refineries voted to end their protes... View more

Bapco honours diligent, loyal Bahraini workers

January 18, 2010

Thirty-nine Bahrainis were honoured by Bapco for their hard work dedication and loyalty to the company. The employees from the engineering exploration and petroleum engineering finance and information... View more

Refinery safety survey ‘unfair portrayal’ says workers union

December 6, 2007

American Petroleum Institute officials said a United Steelworkers union survey critical of refinery safety doesn t represent the situation at all 149 US refineries. We think it s an unfair portrayal o... View more

Hi-tech ways to protect workers

March 4, 2007

Crowcon s intrinsically safe Detective free-standing transportable gas detector has been granted IECEx and ATEX certification for use in temperatures up to 50 deg C. This makes it ideal for use in exp... View more

3M respirators breathe fresh life into workers' comfort

September 23, 2002

Twenty-five years ago 3M responded to customer needs with new technology and by introducing the first NIOSH-approved maintenance-free respirator which quickly grew into a family of filtering and elast... View more