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Excellence led by employee commitment

MD’S PERSPECTIVE

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Reaching out to local talent

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Recognition for manufacturing excellence

COVER STORY

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02 MD’s Perspective Excellence led by employee commitment
ISSUE NO: 55

12 Industry Focus Marking a new milestone

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Issue Date: May 2009 Editorial: Ducab Marketing Department Production & Content: Alfred Britto Budoor Al Yousuf Herleen Mehta Pujha Patankar Reem Bin Ahmed

14 Market Pulse Changing the rules of the game

Reaching out to local talent Ducab in the spotlight at Middle East Electricity 2009 Getting a pulse of the Bahrain market Networking with rugby Tapping the Qatar OGP market Gaining the spotlight at WETEX

15 Spotlight Making connections with Ducab Connect 16 Inside View Ducab storms into corporate cricket finals Care for the environment – Ducab’s green initiative Commitment to Global standards Ducab Suggest - Power of ideas Safety at work

We thank each one for their contributions towards making CABLETALK a success.

Teeing off in style at the BBG Annual Golf Day Strengthening the national workforce Power investments for the future

CABLETALK is a publication of Ducab. It is intended for circulation amongst the staff, customers and organizations dealing with the company. Ducab’s head office is located at the Jebel Ali Industrial Area, PO Box 11529, Dubai, UAE. Tel: +971 4 808 2500, Fax: +971 4 808 2511 Email: marketing@ducab.com Website: www.ducab.com, Toll Free: 800 ducab

Ducab cable drums on the roll... 08 Cover Story Recognition for manufacturing excellence

is our most recent accomplishment – winning the coveted Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award for manufacturing sector. not only at Ducab but the world around us. We received overwhelming response to the 30 Years Anniversary . Ducab annual cricket tournament has not only brought out the team spirit of our staff but also helped us bond with our key customers such as ETA. Cable tonnes output and sales orders are not the only activities that have kept us busy. As we draw closer to our 30th Anniversary it will be a pleasure to highlight our celebrations in subsequent editions of CableTalk. Not surprisingly. the spirit of team building seems to grow and prosper further more as the years pass.logo design competition and I sincerely thank each and everyone who participated in the competition. We begin with the construction sector. Every anniversary is a reason for celebration and more so when we reach such a great milestone! I wish you all a fantastic quarter ahead and look forward to your feedback. Furthering our commitment to growth and expansion. NASA Multiplex.both for us and our JV partners. it’s also really interesting to deal with them both . It is exciting enough to have participated in exhibitions in Bahrain and Qatar for the first time but it only gets better knowing that the feedback we received was highly encouraging . Adding to our pride. the local markets there have welcomed us with open arms. we announced the plan for our new HV Cable Systems factory in a landmark decision through partnership with DEWA and ADWEA. We promise to keep you abreast with the milestones on this project in the due course. Ashish Chaturvedy Marketing Manager . which industry experts predict will see consolidation and lay greater emphasis on the infrastructure projects. the winner will be announced shortly. It aims to give regular insights on various aspects of the economy. especially during such hard times. BILT ME etc. Furthermore. Such tournaments are not only a great way to enhance personal interaction with our customers.on and off the field! We are introducing the Market Pulse column in this issue.12 Marking a new milestone INDUSTRY FOCUS 15 Making Connections with Ducab Connect SPOTLIGHT 16 Ducab storms into corporate cricket finals INSIDE VIEW EDITORIAL A new quarter and just another reason for a new edition of CableTalk! Putting together this edition was a real challenge given the quantum of events that have unfolded.

knowledge and the country’s infrastructure. Markets have changed and we must respond to maintain our leadership with better service. Closer to home we recently launched one of our most ambitious and exciting expansion programmes in partnership with DEWA and ADWEA . customers and stakeholders. it is your support that has helped us earn this honour. the tough get going. this new business gives Ducab people an opportunity to upgrade their skills and knowledge and build yet another new capability in the UAE’s industrial base. It is this commitment and passion of Ducab employees that is the driving force for “Business Excellence”.Excellence led by employee commitment A s the old adage goes. now is the time for businesses to be tough. It is a great honour this passion has been recognised with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2008 in the Manufacturing Category. Despite the recent changes in the local markets we are still confident of growth for the company and indeed. The new JV plant will be one of the few purpose-built EHV facilities worldwide and will certainly be one of the most modern and up to date. Our focus on internal efficiency and excellence is also showing results in different ways. already under construction near the head-quarters in Jebel Ali.Ducab HV. service and value will be appreciated in these markets. will take us into the most demanding high technology areas of energy cable manufacturing. Manufacturing cables up to 400kV. Faced with unprecedented challenges in local and world markets. There is competition wherever we go but we are confident that our traditional strengths of quality. Ducab is one of those businesses and we believe that addressing the reality of the current situation is the only way forward. The new AED 500 million Ducab HV factory. Thank you all Best regards Andrew Shaw Managing Director . presented to us in April 2009. investing in people. Continual Improvement calls for the active involvement of every employee at all levels in the company. MD’S PERSPECTIVE 2 Our cover story features this prestigious award and I am proud to take this opportunity to thank all Ducab staff. We are fortunate in these times that we have a large base of high quality and resilient customers with whom we work closely. to prove their resilience and demonstrate their strengths. when the times get tough. the economic turmoil is presenting additional opportunities. The enthusiastic response to the Ducab Suggest “cost saving month” in February highlights this commitment and the insightful and practical thinking that is so valuable for the growth of the organisation. offering support to our existing customers and introducing our brand to new markets. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award and the investment in Ducab HV are indeed the latest milestones in Ducab’s part in the growth story of the UAE. In the MENA region Ducab is aggressively expanding its regional sales network. innovative ideas to support our customers and more efficient use of our resources.

In line with Ducab’s approach to focus on exhibitions this year. about the company’s participation and future plans. Ducab Chairman.” said Mr. MEEE was a successful event as the Ducab team had the opportunity to interact with a lot of new potential customers.Participates in Tawdheef careers exhibition D ucab highlighted its commitment to hiring and training nationals by participating in the Tawdheef Careers Exhibition held in Abu Dhabi from February 3 to 5. to meet the company’s requirements in the Jebel Ali and Mussafah factories.both fresh graduates and those looking for career progression. Ahmad bin Hassan Al-Shaikh.” The event was a huge success with more than 1. N ow in its 35th year.000 local. 2009. regional and international exhibitors. Ducab is the only power cable manufacturing company in the UAE that operates a copper rod factory. bringing more capacity to the market while providing excellence in services and value for money. and recorded 100 potential enquiries for its product range. “Ducab is committed to delivering excellent value to all our clients in 2009.000 from 98 countries. Ducab participated in this prestigious exhibition. held from February 8 to 10. Ducab’s HR team interacted with several potential job aspirants. and a visitor turn-out of over 49. Ducab showcased its extensive range from cables to copper and connect at the exhibition thus attracting industry professionals from around the world. the Middle East Electricity Exhibition (MEEE) is a benchmark for the regional power industry. 2009 at the Dubai International Convention Centre. Tawdheef is one of the premier career events in the capital city focused on recruitment and attracting local talent. to demonstrate its one-stop-shop competency in the cable spectrum. NEWS BYTES 3 Ducab attracted over 850 registered customers at its . stand over three days. “We are continuing to grow our operations. Leaders from various business sectors participated in a bid to reach out to the UAE nationals .

Ducab extensive range of products on display at PowerGen ME expo ucab showcased its extensive range of products in Bahrain at the PowerGen Middle East exhibition held in the Kingdom from 17 to 19 February.Sales & Marketing.” Ducab team leveraged this opportunity to network with existing and potential customers from Bahrain and the region and be up-to-date with the rest of the infrastructural developments. the joint venture BICC MET WLL has served Bahrain with a complete range of cables and accessories and has achieved an impressive growth. The Bahrain display marks Ducab’s plans to highlight its product range across the region. D D NEWS BYTES ucab organised a Corporate Hospitality gettogether at the Rugby World Cup Sevens held in Dubai from March 5 . said “We aim to continuously grow our business and establish new business relationships with participants at the exhibition. 2009. as well as reinforce our position in the regional cable market. “A number of our clients are rugby fans and therefore this was a right opportunity to network and create strong bonds with our partners” says Mr. .E. 4 Ducab is the first cable manufacturing company in the world to receive ISO 14001 Environmental certification. Senior management from Ducab who attended the event welcomed them at special corporate chalets. Ducab showcased its range of copper rod and Ducab Connect products. 2009. Bahrain City Centre. Ducab has supported infrastructure developments in the Bahrain market through its sales office in the Kingdom for the past fourteen years headed by Mr. The hospitality experience included food and beverage services to the invited guests and arrangement of special seating plans to watch the game. Minister of Works. The exhibition was dedicated to the water and power industries and Ducab got a pulse of the new developments in the industry. Fahmi bin Ali Al-Jowder. The networking event was a huge success with clients and customers appreciating and enjoying rugby over the three days. Major projects in Bahrain include: Gulf Air Headquarters. H. Since the inception in 1995.7. Ducab invited its key clients and their families to the event. Kingdom of Bahrain inaugurated the exhibition and expressed great interest in Ducab’s plans for expansion and new products while visiting the stand. Ducab Chairman. Chew W. Thomas Mathew. At PowerGen Middle East. Tan. GM . Ahmad bin Hassan Al-Shaikh. Bahrain Financial Harbour and Alba Aluminium Company and the Lulu Island project. Mr.

The DNGCE offered the opportunity to familiarize with the latest trends in the OGP market and network with the local stakeholders. managers and engineers of power. A large number of OGP consultants and contractors visited the Ducab stand. H. The participation marked an increased focus of Ducab outside the home market addressing the OGP segment. The company was one of the 60 plus exhibitors from over 20 countries at the expo held at the Doha Exhibition Centre. a new joint venture with DEWA and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA). desalination. Ducab’s signature orange colour branding of the stand gave it a stand-out appeal. Ducab also made best use of the opportunity to network and interact with industry professionals at the gala dinner held at the Al Bustan Rotana on March 30. Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance visited the Ducab stand where the team presented an overview of the company’s progress achieved over the years. contractors. trade representatives. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. in addition to decision-makers from various government departments. government officials. Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of Energy & Industry. The event was attended by independent water and power producers. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah. energy and environment sectors. consultants. Ducab is the first UAE cable company to receive ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification. Representatives from multinational OGP companies.H. water & sewerage plants and consultants. organised by Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA). highlighted the achievements in water.HV. Ducab used this opportunity to network and tie-up with strategic partners to pursue innovative solutions. The company’s participation helped gain several enquiries from leading names in the industry in the region. project financiers. Furthermore. several key clients from the OGP and Utilities sectors were identified and the exhibition is expected to help the company establish strong partnerships in Qatar. media and other service providers attended this event. the company participated in the 7th Doha Natural Gas Conference and Exhibitions (DNGCE).H. The three day annual regional event held from March 29 to 31. 2009. I D His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits stand ucab was in the limelight at WETEX 2009. held in the Qatari capital from March 9-12. NEWS BYTES 5 .n line with Ducab’s strategy to reach out to new geographic markets through strategic marketing initiatives. The highlight of our participation at WETEX was the announcement of the launch of Ducab . The exhibition was inaugurated by H. 2009.

The company also leveraged public participation at the event by highlighting its core competencies in the cable industry. Sheikh Majed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited Ducab’s stand. Ducab’s HR team introduced the National Development W NEWS BYTES 6 Ducab is the first power cable manufacturing company in the UAE to receive the Emirates Quality Mark Award. the tournament among also saw a lot of networking visitors. Dennis King and Jagdish Shah while the other team consisted of Jon Vail.‘Nearest Pin’ and ‘Beat the Pro’ at selected holes were also awarded. Brett Bass. They were proud to present the BBG Ducab Golf Trophy to the member with highest Stableford points score.H. Ducab achieved a remarkable 100% increase in the UAE national workforce after its participation at the fair last year. All the UAE nationals at Ducab are given the opportunity to undergo training programmes in relevant areas to establish a clear career path for professional and personal advancement. This was further reiterated with its participation in the Careers UAE held from March 29 to 31. A celebratory evening barbeque dinner was held following the event attended by Mr. . H. golfers took D ucab was the Gold Sponsor at the British Business Group (BBG) Annual Golf Day on 12th March 2009 and had two participating teams - While a passion for golf was the binding force of the day. Interviews were conducted with potential candidates to assess their expectations and share what Ducab has to offer. inaugurated the exhibition. Ducab reached out to a large cross-section of young UAE nationals highlighting career opportunities at the company. the participants and Ducab participates in Career Fair 2009 programme to the youngsters and gave a preview to the various training and retention strategies on the spot. nurturing and supporting the UAE national workforce.H. There was much excitement in store as the two teams clashed with some of the titans in the game from the city’s amateur circuit. H. Individual and team prizes for the ‘Longest Drive’.the first led by Walter Bailey with K V Ramaseshan. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The team led by Jon Vail came third in the entire event in which 170 part. recruiting. Ducab always played a key role in identifying. Paul Greenacre and Alan Feasby. 2009 at the Dubai International Convention Centre. Andrew Shaw and his wife. Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance.H. ith national development initiatives in the forefront. Sheikh Mansour and H.

H. The UAE will need an additional 20. With this forecast. Director of Privatization.Ducab was Gold Sponsor of Arabian Power & Water Summit he energy landscape of the Arab world and the investments planned in the power sector were the highlights of the Arabian Power & Water Summit organized by MEED. Efficient Power for Urban Development. Ducab cables are making a mark everywhere. IN AFGHANISTAN IN HATTA IN JEBEL ALI Ducab’s Mussafah 1 cable manufacturing facility is operating the first “horizontal lead sheathing line” in the world manufactured by Folkesandelin in Sweden. more than US$50 billion (AED183 billion) will be invested in the power sector in the Gulf countries in the next seven years in which the UAE alone with invest US$18 billion (AED66 billion). Desalination and Alternative Energies and Customer Focus. delivered the key note address. a joint venture with DEWA and ADWEA.E. it’s presence was also noted in a remote town in Afghanistan. T represented Ducab in a contractor discussion panel where he highlighted Ducab’s commitment to investment for the future with the new Ducab HV plant. Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA). Abdulla Saif Al Nuaimi. While the bright orange Ducab cable drums are a common sight in the UAE. General Manager Manufacturing. The projected demand for additional capacity in the GCC is 57. Ducab participated in the event as a Gold Sponsor to the Summit held on March 30 & 31. it clearly indicates the towering importance of power and water in the years to come. Raising Finance. These included Sustainable Business Development.000 megawatts (MW) in the next seven years and of which 35% is UAE’s demand. NEWS BYTES 7 . This high volume of investments is to meet the projected demand for an additional capacity of power by the GCC region in seven years. 2009 at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Ducab HV will reduce the country’s dependence on imports of high voltage cables and also provide more than 100 job opportunities. More than 400 delegates attended the Summit where 58 leading industry speakers discussed various topics related to power and water. Graham Cheetham. According to research by MEED. Privatisation as an answer to Energy Shortage.000 MW.

it was a proud moment for Ducab as the company won the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al . UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. It is a reward that highlights our commitment to quality and excellence. Maktoum Business Award in the Manufacturing category. presented the award to 8 Indeed. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.COVER STORY RECOGNITION FOR MANUFACTURING EXCELLEN Dubai’s most coveted Business Award for Ducab’s manufacturing capabilities I t is an honour with no parallels.

Organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry. a large number of businessmen and members of the media. Crown Prince of Dubai.Mr. His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. attended by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. groups and trade centers. Ahmad bin Hassan Al Shaikh. Deputy Ruler of Dubai. representatives of business councils. Board members of Dubai Chamber. dignitaries. Chairman of Ducab at a glittering ceremony held recently. heads of Government departments. the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Awards is now in its fourth year COVER STORY 9 NCE .

’’ His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri. Ducab has forged strong bonds with its suppliers. Ducab’s leading-edge: For Ducab. re-export. Ahmad bin Hassan Al Shaikh said: “It is an honor to accept this award for Manufacturing and to be recognized for our contribution to the UAE. winning the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award in the Manufacturing Category comes from years of commitment to quality and excellence. Mr. mostly from Europe. construction. and the impact of the firm through its contribution towards the nation and society. strategic initiatives. It is therefore with a great sense of pride that Ducab received the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award. and honours the outstanding contribution of the winners to the economy. With great attention to detail. said. Minister of Economy and chairman of the awards jury.and zeal of competition. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed has been an ardent advocate on the need to diversify the economy and focus on the growth of the manufacturing sector. corporate social responsibility. His commitment to quality and business excellence is legendary and is an inspiration for the business community. quality imperatives. real estate. In all 18 winners were adjudged from 234 participanting companies representing various cross-sections of the economy. The performance criteria include the output and the outcome which reflects the achievements implemented by the establishment. finance. corporate culture and corporate social responsibility. “The winners would be an example for others to follow as the participating companies will get accurate evaluation and feedback report on their performance and achievements and can come back for the award’s next session with renewed ability Assessment Criteria The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Awards are presented on the basis of a stringent evaluation process that takes into consideration several management and performance criteria. It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees and the support of Sheikh Mohammed.” Out of the nine categories manufacturing. This relationship 10 COVER STORY . supply chain and logistics and UAE Free Zones manufacturing. thus ensuring that the best and latest equipment is made available. Five elements are considered – leadership perspectives. starting from the purchase of state-of-art machinery. Ducab won the award along with Dubai Aluminium Company and Al Khaleej Sugar for their business achievements in the manufacturing sector. every aspect of the company’s manufacturing process has been streamlined.

maintenance and design respectively. a Swiss company. instrumentation and control equipment. y’s a quest supported by the company’s stakeholders. where possible. Ducab will now set its goals on upholding the values ingrained in the Award while also creating new trends in corporate social responsibility.with suppliers has been instrumental in Ducab taking delivery of innovative machinery like Single Twist Armouring Machines and advanced systems like CCV Tube Cooling Systems. Continuously improving its competencies. Ducab uses advanced software systems such as Cordys. A strong manufacturing plant will help Ducab attain these goals. “Ducab utilises the very latest in . “The company holds the distinction of being the pioneer in the world to use a horizontal lead extruder at the Mussafah Ducab (M1) factory.” added Cheetham. cable companies in new territories. for low-voltage XLPE power cable production. General Manager. Salute to the workforce The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award is not only a recognition for the modern equipment used at Ducab but also a salute to the workforce.to become the regional leader in cable manufacturing. Maximo and Advaris – all seamlessly integrated – for testing. Ducab has implemented a novel Gas Control System at the Copper Rod Plant in Mussafah. Manufacturing. the Enterprise Resource Planning System. at Ducab. tencies. Ducab was also the first to use the Quick Colour Change from Maileffer. The machinery re has been carefully selected to ensure e. the highest quality in cable manufacture. The key driver is to set up strategically positioned factories. This in unison with various other dynamic initiatives has stationed the company at the leading edge of copper rod production. for the first time in the region. in the region. Dedicated and forever focused on new learning the team at Ducab is aligned with the organisation’s goals of being the region’s best cable manufacturer. 11 COVER STORY . Ducab was also the premier user of BaaN.” said Graham Cheetham. and the first to be approved by BASEC (British Approval Service for Electric Cables). and is a key user of Advanced Cable Measurement Systems utilising digital imaging for dimensional analysis. introduce new products in existing and new territories. and acquire. The Award indeed is another milestone in Ducab’s Vision 2015 . g thereby rendering its manufacturing y facilities par excellence.

It was attended by senior officials of all the three companies and prominent print and broadcast media members. The announcement of Ducab – HV was at a press conference at WETEX exhibition. Ducab – HV. Dubai on 30th of March 2009.000 square meter manufacturing factory that is currently under construction next to Ducab’s facility in Jebel Ali. have joined forces with Ducab in a new joint venture to manufacture high voltage cable systems. the two major UAE utility providers. will each have 25 per cent stake in the new joint venture.Announces joint venture HV facility with DEWA and ADWEA I n a landmark agreement signed on the sidelines of the WETEX exhibition. ADWEA and DEWA. This joint venture is in line with Ducab’s commitment to explore and identify growth opportunities and therefore the company has joined hands with two of the UAE’s leading utility providers – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) to set up this manufacturing facility. 12 INDUSTRY FOCUS . will operate from a 22. Ducab will hold a 50 per cent share while DEWA and ADWEA. The new company.

a subsidiary of ADWEA. 13 INDUSTRY FOCUS .” Ducab HV will support this demand in the future.000 tonnes per year of 66 to 400 kV cables. Mr. the new facility will be operational in the last quarter of 2010 and has the capacity to manufacture 30. His Excellency Saeed Mohd Al Tayer MD & CEO of DEWA observed that the project is a reflection of the UAE’s vision to grow the industrial sector and national infrastructure. Saeed Al Darmaki. said that the plant will play a key role in supporting the nation’s economy and will be a milestone for the UAE industrial sector. He said the partnership complements Abu Dhabi Government’s Strategic Plan to diversify the economy and create new job opportunities for Emiratis. The importance of Ducab HV was highlighted by Ducab Chairman Mr. Ahmad bin Hassan Al-Shaikh who said “As the population in the region continues to grow so too does the demand for electricity and power.Billed to reduce the country’s dependence on imports of high voltage cable systems that are used in energy transmission lines. Deputy Managing Director of TRANSCO.

Iraq Algeria & Morocco for the developers and contractors. At the same time. it is Saudi Arabia. The world’s tallest tower – the Burj Dubai and the first metro network in GCC will be inaugurated on 09/09/09. 743 2500 Source: Proleads. RETENDERING STATISTICS OCT-08 KIND OF PROJECTS NUMBER OF PROJECTS VALUE ($M) K The pace of the home markets is now reaching to a more realistic level rather than the inflated growth rate. Abu Dhabi is addressing the pent up demand for housing and preparing for the expected growth in the coming years through infrastructure development. This will encourage companies to look within and beyond the GCC and expand their geographic reach. 87% of the participating companies had at least one project canceled or postponed in the last 3 months.by Herleen Mehta eeping pace with the sprinting infrastructure developments was a challenge in early 2008. . MAR-09 NUMBER OF PROJECTS VALUE ($M) Civil Power & Water 3 2 1353 2000 28 4 28. The incremental demand for housing is forecast at over 1. Qatar and UAE with Abu Dhabi in particular which will lead the construction activity. water & wastewater projects (14%). companies need to be flexible with a quality & service focus to succeed and survive. A survey was conducted in a recent conference . The emerging trend witnessed in the conference.3mn population under the age of 30 years and so their housing requirement is huge. They want to draw benefit from the fall of construction material prices. s. April 2009 The developers and contractors are now paying more attention to the ‘project economics’ and are looking at feasibility. while one third faced the same with 5 or more projects.. The results of which clearly indicated the tempo of the market. and we see a lot of projects being retendered. The regional drive to develop schools. All the projects were racing to finish and the developers and contractors along with suppliers were booked to full capacity.3 million units over the next 7 years – which requires an investment of nearly $180bn. To capture and utilize these opportunities in this dynamic market. The most attractive regions outside the GCC are Libya followed by Egypt. roads & bridges projects (13%). was the prominence of government-funded infrastructure and building projects in the Gulf construction sector. hospitals and affordable housing is expected to provide the strongest opportunities in the coming year with nearly 22% saying that the public-sector building projects would provide the best new opportunities. The credit issue surfaced around October 2008. Ducab has been involved in both of these projects with supply of low and medium voltage ge c cab cables. and then onwards projects were either put on-hold or even cancelled. Over 60% of the participating companies saw their ‘forward order book’ shrink compared to the last year. Fast forward to the present.Arab World Construction Summit organised by MEED. It was the on-time delivery which was the key factor to winning an order. UAE. Saudi Arabia has 70% of their 24. Within the GCC. This is followed by power projects (21%). Looking within & beyond GCC 14 MARKET PULSE The UAE home market had a lot of projects initiated in the period of 2007-08 which are now seeing the light of the day. able les.

Contributing to the overall growth philosophy of the company. cable marking devices.” says division in 1999. Duca Connect aims to Ducab be the best and nothing less. Ducab Connect. who now leads and drives its growth. enhance our pro product offering.. . a key project of Roy Heatherington.5 sq mm conductor size through to 1000 sq mm. Ducab Connect has made rapid strides of growth since its inception. Connect’s professional technical service support provides and complete any design cable risks with Ducab Connect adopts a ‘one-stopshop’ approach to service the market. To overcome this and to offer support to its customers.L. and uphold its operational of your philosophy ‘Connecting c cables to our world.L. is state-of-the-art despatch ensuring timely delivery of product to both major contractors and key distribution partners.O. Ducab realised that the primary cause of failure of electrical cables and faults in electrical distribution networks is associated with joints and terminations. Ducab Connect Manager. Ducab set up the “Connect” Ducab Connect also features the complete range of compression tooling and associated connectors ranging from 1.” says Roy Heatherington. Ducab Connect Manager.E.) a facility. The recently hub. “Connect offers a comprehensive range of cable glands and cable support products such as cleats and fixings targeting the industrial market sector. Ducab Connect is led by two strategic drivers – regional coverage and product diversity.O. cable pulling too that will further and stripping tools. It compliments Ducab’s cable offering and has created an ideal platform to reach out to the oil. This includes a variety of polymeric insulation materials. This academy facilitates enhancement of u knowledge and upgradation of skills lay in jointing and laying cables. an effort backed up by its extensive range of products at the Jebel Ali . The Ex range of hazardous area cable glands are designed to the latest international standards for increased safety and flameproof applications. earthin earthing and lightening produ protection products. system solutions and avoids associated non-compatibility of cable size and design.I n the endeavor to offer complete range of cables and its accessories.’ 15 SPOTLIGHT Heatherington.Centre of Logistics Excellence (C. revamped ‘Connect’ C. Ducab Connect is led by one of the most technically competent teams in the region. typically XLPE or EPR.E. We are now penetrating utility business opportunities with our LV and MV joints and terminations. and reward original pla we are now planning to introduce in a number of innovative products later this year wh which includes a new ca range of Ex cable glands. transition jointing systems which are also available to permit the connection of dissimilar cables commonly required within the electrical industry. “At Ducab we ce celebrate spontaneity origin thinking and thus. which catalyses innovation to meet the demanding requirements of customers. Ducab set up a modern Jointer Academy in the year 2000. Ducab Connect provides the means of jointing all types of power cables up to 36kV. gas and petrochemical sector. cable prod management products.

David Rawlins. Ducab’s adherence to the highest standards in safety of its products was further endorsed in the results of the BASEC UK (British Approvals Service for Cables) audit in February. 16 Ducab has won the Dubai Quality Award Gold Category for best UAE industry. It was an exciting finish to a nail-biting cricket schedule. Though the team lost its second match against Dulsco. divisions and even organisations are forgotten. was the man of the match. and the runners-up trophy is an inspiration for the team to vie for the top honours next year. Cricket has always been a popular game among staff and the organization has always been supportive to the game – even sponsoring the Ducab Cricket Cup annually. which previously have won the ISO 9001:2000 certification. ETA’s Abdeen who scored 99 not out and hauled three of the Ducab wickets was adjudged man of the match and man of the series. winning by 74 runs. And it is this spirit and passion that is carried out of the work place and on to other activities – be it sports. Bharat from Ducab was selected as the best batsman of the tournament and Vishal as the best bowler. Ducab’s Health and Safety Management System is certified to British Standards OHSAS 18001:2007. the Jebel Ali team won T their match by an impressive 93 runs against Baker Hughes. Eight years since our cricket team played the finals of the corporate tournament. KIT won the toss and elected to bat and were all out for 152. Mr. Although Ducab lost in the finals against ETA Ascon. who scored 51 not out. Ducab. This year saw a total of 12 teams participating in four pools including two from Ducab – Ducab Jebel Ali and Ducab Mussafah.” The RoSPA Awards ensure that winners have the best health and safety management systems in place. the high average of 10. Ducab’s batsmen stormed the turf and won the match by 8 wickets with nine balls to spare.” In a strong endorsement of workplace safety and health. Haji Mohammed. operation. cultural or teamwork. “This has now been further acknowledged with prestigious global certifications. . Managing Director. Bharat was declared man of the match. Cricket is a true test of survival of the fittest where all barriers of departments.” said Mr. Andrew Shaw. BASEC auditor Mr. Though Ducab Mussafah could not make it to the quarter finals. Ducab has been awarded the RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Award for 2009. Semi-finals was payback time as Ducab Jebel Ali clashed with KIT after two years.31 runs per over took it to the top of the league. Imran was the man of the match scoring 73 runs off just 35 balls and bagging two wickets to boot. “W INSIDE VIEW e have always been committed to upholding the highest standards of safety and quality across all aspects of our Ducab has also won “Safety at Work” award from Dubai Municipality in 2008. The opening game was a cakewalk for Jebel Ali. Richard Bryden completed QHSE systems audit for all three sites and has recommended for ISO 9001:2008 approval for Copper Rod factory and the PVC Plant in addition to successful transition to the new version of ISO 9001:2008 at all sites. the team put up a brave fight. 2009 saw some heavy-wattage cricketing action from Ducab Jebel Ali as the team emerged runners-up against ETA Ascon. said: “Ducab has shown a commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its employees and others. RoSPA Awards Manager. Announcing the award.he true force behind Ducab’s achievements is its “Spirited and passionate people”. scoring 82 runs. what prevails is the spirit of sportsmanship.

The event was also a celebration of teamwork with several employees joining hands to plant the trees. With this approval Ducab has full range of LPCB approved Fire Resistant cables. Some 35 employees gathered at the Jebel Ali facility on December 26. At an earlier audit by BASEC held in December. Ducab-FR SC single core cables from 16 to 630 sq mm received LPCB UK (Loss Prevention Certification Board) manufactured at Ducab . Abu Dhabi.’ an annual event at the company. approval recently. Ducab also received ISO 9001:2000 approval for the Mussafah 2. Highlighting the commitment to make a meaningful change. 2008.C aring for the environment is more than a buzzword at Ducab – it is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility. covering 1. and a work ethos for its employees.5 sq mm to 240 sq mm. 17 INSIDE VIEW . water them and maintain the area clean. both single core and multi core cable The new version of ISO 9001 was published only in November 2008 and Ducab accomplished the transition to the new version in a very short span of time.Mussafah1. Ducab embarked on a green initiative to plant more trees. Ducab is planning several such events in the future to make a difference to the world. These cables are fire resistant cables Ducab has won the Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award for the last 18 years. This was part of the ‘Ducab Friends of the Environment Day. to plant trees around the factory premises. which are mandatory in markets like Hong Kong. and BASEC product approval certificate for BS 6004 cables. Ducab truly commits to maintain and adhere to global quality standards.

Furthermore. the employee suggestion scheme of the company has gained a several hundred suggestions. From a ‘suggestion box in the corner’ to part of the corporate ethos. 18 Ducab has also achieved certification for the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Standard. Talk about the power of ideas. cost and feasibility of implementation. Start of 2009 witnessed an outbreak of suggestions of special themes like Cost Saving in February and Customer Service in March. in 2008 a total number of 208 suggestions were received out of which 121 were accepted and implemented. employees not only have an impact on decision making but also aim to increase productivity. Health & Safety Controller. while in 2007. S efficiency and effectiveness. cost savings and benefits. In the first year. profitability and growth of Ducab. Ducab Suggest put into action a rewards system in additional to its points system. The workshops were supported by safety posters displayed at all sites and also aimed at enhancing g shopfloor participation. 251 suggestions were received and 50 have been implemented. which in turn benefits all. The best practices in the UK were displayed to employees. Video The Safety various featured handbook highlights the various safety standards to be adopted at the workplace. 50% of 110 suggestions were taken through. Every year. safety and environmental objectives. The rewarding system presents a monetary incentive for all valid suggestions even those that may be rejected at a later stage. indeed! U INSIDE VIEW pholding Ducab’s commitment to the highest standards of safety.ince its launch in July 2005. Ducab Suggest now is supported by an online system whereby electronically employees can make their suggestions and receive prompt feedback from the management. Several presentations and videos showcasing safety’s aspects of injury prevention and was appreciated by the participants. improvement in quality and contribution towards health. Ducab Suggest also acknowledges the employee who leads the implementation process with the title of “Ducab Suggest Partner”. This came well-tuned to the market trends as cost saving and customer service are the key issues. wherein employees are motivated to think innovatively and contribute toward continuous improvement. . who review the suggestions and implement them when found suitable. Suggestions are evaluated for originality. The Quality Department administers the scheme in collaboration with individual departmental heads. Through this programme. The focus of the workshop was to prevent hand and finger injuries. the company has unveiled the Employee’s Guide to Safety at Work. led a series of safety workshops at Ducab’s factories in Jebel Ali and Mussafah 1 and 2. Ducab Suggest implements carefully selected ideas. although Ducab already has an outstanding safety record. George Frank. To further encourage employees.

S ta f f N e w s Employee of the Month December ‘08 January ‘09 February ‘09 March ‘09 Mohammed Sulaiman Vocational Trainee Special Cable Unit Keith D’Souza Sr.Application Software Theetharappan Shanmuganathan Sales Manager .Ducab Connect Roy Ian Heatherington Marketing Officer (Developee) Reem BinAhmed Assistant Manufacturing Engineer (Developee) Ahmed S Rashed Ali Al Alkeem Assistant Electrical Engineer (Developee) Majid Abdalla Hussain Harmoudi Quality Technician Tony Thomas Alumkal Sankar Krishnan Kripesh Krishnan Balaganesh Sankaran Jeyamurugan Bose Satheesh Kumar Arumugam Abu Abraham Thomas Ramkumar Raghavan Shanavas Podi Kunju Ratheesh Kumar Divakaran Krishnakumari C Shanmukhayya Roogi Yard Supervisor Sunil Kumar Kariyan Karnavar Learning Apprentice Abdulla Sabeeh Saghroon Salboukh Al Noufali Ahmed Al Housani Sultan Al Wahshi Ahmed Quwaireh Al Musabi Assistant Operator Trainee Ajay Sreenath Madhusoodanan Sathyalal M Sathyaseelan Benty G Augustine John Berly Francis Prinson Diaz Joseph Lijoy Kaliath Michael Sujil Manayatt Sudhakaran Antony Alwin Mendez Joseph Liyan William Thomas Sumith M Ashokan Augustine Lakayil James Gokulakumar V Ambujakshan Nair Yard Worker Muhammad Mehboob Kuntola Sailoo Trainee Process Worker Majid Ahmed Mubarak Abdulla Balabd Banichetb Mohamed Hassan Al Aghbari AC Mechanic Kishore Kumar Fitter Cum Fabricator Jinoj Issac Heavy Duty Driver Harjinder Singh Forklift Operator Marlon Alcala De Leon Devender Adhi Adhi Ashalu . (M1) Welcome Aboard Manager . Accounts Officer Credit Control & Collections Manoj Kumar Operator Sheathing Line (M2) Ali Al Tameemi Electrical Engineer Maintenance Dept.

10. 16 & 19. 2009) • Sunil Nekkuth Melath • Dyson Denis Lewis • Raynald Abejon Operania Basic Fire Fighting (Dec. 7. 2008) • Christopher Bancuyo Marollano • Midhun G Prasannakumari • Kim Anthony Manjares Santos • • • • • • • • • • • Amelito Colico Jaradal Haq Nawaz Khushminder Singh Al Jay Reyes Calupig Raymond Balajadia Limgenco Dennis Esteybar Hachaso Mervin Olaes Escober Abhilash Unnikrishnan Jefry Cabacungan Yasarmon Karayil Suresh Kumar Raveendran Nair • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Roy C George Samuel Herana Tangonan Revikumar Velayudhan Nair Alwyn Joe D’souza Nelson Joseph Baretto Peter Lawrence Gasper Dsouza Alfred D’souza Reji Cyriac D’mello Gerard Anson Anthony Monteiro Mehran Ibrahim Parham Simplicio Raimondo Bras Dsilva Pradip Balakrishna Bute Atiq Al Janahi Basic Fire Fighting (Jan. 2009) • Pinjari Mahammad Rafiq • Steevan Nary Concesso • Praveen Kumar K V Bottle Neck Management (Feb. 2. 1.4. 2008) • Renn Paolo Jocson Arca • Heherson Ibanez Villanueva • Preetham Prabhakar Kotian • Laxman Mudari • Sandy Naagas Santos • Danny Boy Peralta Dio • Apinut Arpoonnithi • Dhananjay Yogendra Singh • Edwin Baskar Duraisamy • Premkumar Sakkarapani • Editha Ortiz Manuel • Jijo Paul • Dhanesh Paul Katharath Basic Fire Fighting (Dec. 6.Moving UP Promoted as Commercial al Manager Manag ger Srinivasa Vaithiyanthan S Promoted as Raw Material rial l Storeman Store re ema m n Mousool Pathayapura Promoted as Assistant Operators Operator rs Paul Rogelio Felbert Joby Mattamana Mathew Santhosh Kiran Ryan A Matias Promoted d as Fo Forklift orklift O Operator perat Rohit R ohit Kuma Kumar mar ma r Su S Suresh resh re sh Promot Promoted ted as O Op Operators perator rs Manoj K Ku Kumar uma mar r Tristan Noriel Deepak Christy Lathesha D Yermal Manoj Kumar Sujesh Pattan Suresh Kumar Dasan Ashley Sandeep Patole Pushparaj Perumal Samy Vincent Jaison Rebero Training Abb Drives Acs 550 Training (Feb.11. 2009) • Shylesh Kumar • Rohan B Peter • Abdulgafoor Babumiya Shaikh • Majid Harmoudi • Ahmed Al Zaabi • Mithun Adhoor • Jeyamurugan Bose • Balaganesh Sankaran • Qaiser Bashir Ahmmed • Satheesh Kumar Arumugam Basic Fire Fighting (Jan. • Atiq Al Janahi Business Objects-Web Intelligence (Webi) (Mar. 2008) • Jimmy Ibanez Olendan • Althaf Hussain Moidin • Pardeep Hari Singh • Vazeer Basha Garnimitta • Muralidhara G Shettigar • Clint Balbona Lorena • Allan Gaa Nicolas • Jouse Jr Hidalgo Ines • Louie Angelo Medalla Villano • Perpetuo Cecogo Pacete • Aju Jose • Shanmugam Anand • Manilal Madhavan Leela • Sunil Joy Basic Fire Fighting (Dec. 2009) • Benty George • Sumith M Ashokan • Gokulakumar Ambujakshan Nair • Sathyalal Manjilas Sathyaseelan • Sujil Manayatt Sudhakaran • Joseph Lijoy Kaliath Michael • Antony Alwin Mendez • Joseph Liyan • Ajay Sreenath Madhusoodanan • Augugtine Lakayil James • Francis Prinson Diaz Basic Fire Fighting (Jan. 3. 2009) • Lawrence John Fernandes • Cyril Ronald Mendonca • Shyam Ramachandran Business Objects-Web Intelligence (Webi) (Mar. 3 . 19. 2009) • Daniel Kunjumon • Sunil Nekkuth Melath • Dyson Denis Lewis Abb Drives Acs 550 Training (Mar. 10 . 2009) • Danish Farooqui • Editha Ortiz Manuel • Anthony J Mascarenhas • Laith Al Madi • Sunil Kumar Satija • Kavpreet Kaur • Rajamani Venkatavaradhan • Simon Baker • Mahmood Haji Albalooshi • Robert Mccrory • Eloisa Evangelista Anives • Mansour Al Jedayeh • John Elias Fernandes • Raghavan Manoharan • Ramachandran Satish Kumar • Anish Kumar • Thangavel Soundara Pandian • Carlo Felix • Vijayalakshmi Rajasekharan • Rajendran Prayankott Veedu • Aqeel Mohamed • Antonio Martino Cardoso • Aftab Alam Iraki • Matthew Procter • Mathusuthana Kumaran S. 13. 2009) • Asma Al Sheibany • Cheril Cabuang Bunag .

2009) • Venkatesan Santhana Krishnan Developing Management Skills (Feb. 2.12.11. 2009) Major Singh Boparai English Language Training (Nov. 2009) • Diago Benedito Prato • Anthony J Mascarenhas • Pradeep Harald D’souza • Lou Avegail Bautista Landicho • Suhas C Appiparambath • Herleen Mehta • Budoor AlYousuf • Mehran Ibrahim Parham • Rajendran Prayankott Veedu • Ghariba Salem • Stuart Varghese • Jacqueline Ganao Malingin • Anwar Hussain • Babu Prabhakaran Nair . 17. 14 . 2009) • Khalid Ahmad • Khaled Al Azzani • Gerson Lucio Borges • Major Singh Boparai • Pradeep Singh • Arun Thombre • Thamarappallil S Sreekumar • Muhammad Saeed Hamid • Shehzad Haroon • Mohammed Imran A A Khan • Nazarath Mahmood • Margaret Benji George • Pujha Patankar • Mohammed Basha Syed • Abdul Rasaque Kolakodan • Munir Ahmed • Ahmed Rashid Ali • Baqar Mohammed Abdul Azeem Business Report Writing Training (Mar. 2009) • Ali Alnahdi • Ashok Chandra Roy • David Douglas • Ukkuru David Thekkekara • Graham Michael Rafferty • Ian John De Bruin • Keshavadas Sukumar Nair • Laith Al Madi • Matthew Procter • Mohammad Markhan • Thangavel Soundara Pandian • Roy Heatherington • Sandeep Suresh Bendre • Shailendra Pratap Singh • Srinivasa V Subramanian • Theetharappan Shanmuganathan • Varghese Samuel • Ulhas Arvind Menon • Junaid Irfan Siddiqi • Jatin Arora • Maryam Althani • Venkatesan Santhana Krishnan Customer Service (Feb. 2008) • Mohamed Umar Saleem Jumbo • Eman Binthaleth • Laila Marafi • Ali Al Tameemi • Sandeep Bendre • Shailendra Pratap Singh Customer Service (Jan. 25 . 21.19. 2009) • Reem BinAhmed • Prakash Joseph Fernandes • Mymunisa Begum • Abdul Raheem Al Marzouqi • Sharon Lawrence • Daniel Kunjumon • Selvyn Joseph Moraes • Hadi Eldewik • Brijesh Kumar Verma • Abdalla Abdelreda Taymour Mirza • Shaima Mayouf • Jawaher Bin Ghalaita • George Frank • Melwyn Fernandes • Tahani Alshehhi Customer Service (Mar. 3. 2009) • George Frank Development & Training of Security Personnel (Jan. 2009) • Khalid Ahmad • Tahani Alshehhi • Amal Bin Ghelaita • Fahad Almuhairi • Maryam Al Yahya • Maryam Al Shehhi • Reem Bin-Ahmed • Jawaher Bin Ghelaita • Khalid Alfalasi • Ali Shahbal • Eman Binthaleth • Majid Mohammad • Ahmed Al Zaabi • Majid Harmoudi Cable Systems Course (Dec. 2009) • Sudip Dutta Sunip Kumar • Abdul Raheem Al Marzouqi • Ashish Chaturvedy • Jayarajan Kadachi • Raghavan Manoharan • Manoj Pillai • Mansour Moh’d Al Jedayeh • Raihan Aamir • Samih Hassan Zamzam • Ramachandran Satish Kumar • Sriram Athemoola Balakrishna • Krishnamurthy Mookandi Nadar • Dhiraj Kumar Sinha • Riaz Ul Islam • Abdulah Eldoukhei Customer Service (Feb. 8 . 24.18. 15 . 11. 2008) • Abdel Aziz Elsayed Interpersonal Skills (Feb. 11 .28. 2009) • Anthony J Mascarenhas • Pradeep Harald D’souza • Lou Avegail Bautista Landicho • Herleen Mehta Customer Service (Feb.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Shrikrishna Ratnakar Nesarikar Sandri David Madhu Michael Samperi Manalo James Chirayath Devassy Mousool Pathayapura Anthony Gesper Santamaria Penha Leon Louis Kariyan Karnavar Sunil Kumar Tapas Kumar Manna Ian John De Bruin Sumesh N Sangaran John Paul De Leon Lopez Budoor AlYousuf Pooja Patankar Herleen Mehta Surinder Pal Singh Sahota Bagesh Singh Arvin Philip Quadros Vivek Kumar Jain Anil Kumar A C Pillai Abdel Aziz Elsayed Leo Romero Olindo Sweedy Arche Fernandes • • • • Aqeel Mohamed Mohd Danish Farooqui Sreejesh K Ramachandran Stephen Joseph • Amal Bin Ghelaita Customer Service (Feb 15. 10 . 5. 2009) • Ali Shahbal • Ranbir Singh • Sweedy Arche Fernandes • Eustus Oswald Martin Correa • James Chirayath Devassy • Sumesh N Sangaran Kutty • Jehad Abbas • Ponniah Ramachandran • Venkateswara Somayajula Rao • Pradhan Prashanta Kumar • Mohamed Al Ozaibi • Sudarsanan Thankappan • Anthony Gesper Santamaria • Cheril Cabuang Bunag • Asma Al Sheibany • Dalia Elsayed Sharaf Abdel Gelil • Ayesha Al Hashemi • Raman S Narayanasamy • Majid Harmoudi • Adeodato Carl Mascarenhas Data Analysis Techniques for Engineers & Technologists (Mar.Dec.

17 2008) • Kavpreet Kaur • Junaid Irfan Siddiqi • Surinder Pal Singh Sahota • Venkatesan Santhana Krishnan • Remesh N P • Kristine Garcia Tanatan • Maryam Al Naqbi • Mathusuthana Kumaran V S. 2009) • Anthony Gesper Santamaria • Ranbir Singh • Eustus Oswald Martin Correa • Sumesh N Sangaran Kutty • Venkateswara Somayajula Rao • Sagar Rajaram Kumathekar • Pradhan Prashanta Kumar • Asma Al Sheibany • Dalia Elsayed Sharaf Abdel Gelil Interpersonal Skills (Mar. 19 .25.Product Training (Apr. • Abdulla Al Hashimi • Srinivasa Rao Bandarupalli • Dimple Renji Abraham • Sowmia Jose Marokky • Eloisa Evangelista Anives • Maryam Al Shehhi • Mahmood Haji Albalooshi • Adel Alhousani • Fatma Aljanahi • Mohammed Basha Syed • Melwyn Fernandes • Ashraf Madalan • Joseph D’souz Mentoring / Coaching Skills Training (Jan.• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Rajendran Prayankott Veedu Ghariba Salem Stuart Varghese Jacqueline Ganao Malingin Anwar Hussain Babu Prabhakaran Nair Mohd. 8 . 22 . 14 . 5 . 01. 10.23. 9. 2009) • Ramkumar Vijaykumar Menon • Abdul Rasaque Kolakodan • Daniel Kunjumon • Selvyn Joseph Moraes • Khalid Ahmad • Hadi Eldewik • Brijesh Kumar Verma • Khalid Alfalasi • Anish Kumar • Babu Prabhakaran Nair • Rajamani Venkatavaradhan • Remesh N P • Mathusuthana K Vadivel S.7.20.22. 2009) • Ayesha Al Hashemi • David Douglas • Ukkuru David Thekkekara • Graham Michael Rafferty • Keshavadas Sukumar Nair • Laith Al Madi • Ashish Chaturvedy • Raghavan Manoharan • Manoj Sivasankara Pillai • Mansour Moh’d Al Jedayeh • Ramachandran Satish Kumar • Theetharappan Shanmuganathan • Junaid Irfan Siddiqi • Shailendra Pratap Singh • Matthew David Procter • Alex Fisken Interpersonal Skills (Mar. 2009) • Margaret Benji George • Anjunath Shivarajayya Hiremath • Atiq Al Janahi • Pradeep Singh • Arun Thombre Dattatraya • Sunil Kumar Satija • Sagar Rajaram Kumathekar • Sriram Athemoola Balakrishna • Sunil Kumar Natakkal • Fabio George Kizhakoodan • Nissam Ashraf • Abdel Aziz Elsayed • Syed Shahid Ali • Editha Ortiz Manuel • Ali Shahbal • Ahmed Rashid Ali • Vijayanand Keraba Thorawat • Ahmed Al Zaabi • Majid Harmoudi • Abdulah Eldoukhei Nebosh International Certificate (Feb. 22. 4. 2009) • Alfred Britto • Budoor AlYousuf • Ashish Chaturvedy • Pooja Patankar • Herleen Mehta • Reem BinAhmed Interpersonal Skills (Mar. 2009) • Mohammad Markhan Interviewing Skills (Apr. 2009) • Maryam Al Naqbi . Danish Farooqui Sreejesh K Ramachandran Stephen Joseph Sudip Dutta Ashish Mathew Abdul Raheem Al Marzouqi Thangavel Soundara Pandian Pradeep Singh Sugesh Poranenoor Orkattery Shahid Yaqoob Muhammad Shiju Interpersonal Skills (Mar. 2009) • Mymunisa Begum • Ghariba Salem Introduction To Cables . • Jatin Arora • Minin Anthony D’souza • Subbiah Arumugam • Ukkuru David Thekkekara • Snehalkumar S Masram • Brijesh Kumar Verma • Jayarajan Kadachi • Hamda Jassim • Anisa Al Baloushi • Aqeel Mohamed • Sunil Kumar Satija Minitab Onsite Training (Feb. 21 . 2009) • Theetharappan Shanmuganathan • Manoj Pillai • Sudip Dutta • Ali Alnahdi • David Douglas • Jayarajan Kadachi • Maryam Althani • Vasu Kumar Ramakrishnan • Mohammad Markhan • Riaz Ul Islam • Roy Heatherington • Srinivasa V Subramanian • Varghese Samuel • Dhiraj Kumar Sinha • Abdulah Eldoukhei • Samih Zamzam • Ian John De Bruin • Robert Mccrory Interviewing Skills (Jan. 2009) • Reem BinAhmed • George Frank • Abdalla Mirza • Ahmed Rashid Ali • Anisa Al Baloushi • Diago Prato • Eman Binthaleth • Gerson Lucio Borges • Mohammed Imran A A Khan • Mahesh Arakkal Anto • Major Singh Boparai • Margaret Benji George • Maryam Al Naqbi • Muhammad Saeed Hamid • Pradeep Singh • Shaik Abdullah Ismail • Shehzad Haroon Interpersonal Skills (Mar. 12. 2009) • Michel Bekhazi • Samih Zamzam • Jatin Arora • Ulhas Arvind Menon • Abdulah Eldoukhei • Junaid Irfan Siddiqi • Ashish Chaturvedy • Mohammad Markhan • Keshavadas Sukumar Nair • Matthew Procter • Jayarajan Kadachi • Mansour Al Jedayeh • Raihan Aamir • Ramachandran Satish Kumar • Graham Michael Rafferty • Manoj Pillai Minitab Onsite Training (Dec.

26 2 26.9 9) ) (Module (Feb. r.. ar. 31 . 20 2009 2009) 009 09) ) • Rajamani Ra Raj ajamani Venkatavaradhan Venkat tavaradh dhan • Eloisa Elo oisa Evangelista Eva angelista a Anive Anives es • Eman a Binthaleth • Usm Usman man Iqbal Iqb bal • She Shehzad ehzad H Haroon aroon • Anis Anish sh Kum Kumar mar • Menezes Me enezes Savio Savio C Clement lement • Austin Au ustin Apo Apolin olin Fer Fernades rnades • Sweedy Sw weedy Arche Arche F Fernandes ernande es • Sumesh Sumesh N Sang Sangaran garan Ku Kutty utty • Penha Leon Leon Lo Louis ouis • Arvin Philip Philip Qu Quadros uadros • Pras Prashanth shanth Ca Carlo arlo • Sajith Saji jit ji th Kumar ar r Gopala a Krishna Pillai • Sankar Sa Krishnan Kri ris ri shnan • Sreejesh h K Rama Ramachandran achandran (Modul (Module ule 8) (Ma ul (Mar. 24 & 26 26.. . 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