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    Ahmad Bin Shafar highlights the importance of District Cooling at ‘Energy Action Forum' as a solution to increase energy efficiency

    Dubai, UAE, 23 September 2019:   Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, participated in the panel discussion entitled ‘The Current State of SDG 7: Energy Efficiency’, along with Minister of Mines and Energy, Government of Colombia, Minister of the Environment, Government of Italy and Director General, European Partnership for Energy and the Environment, as part of the ‘Energy Action Forum’ “Accelerating Energy Transition 2020 and Beyond”. This took place in the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit 2019, which is being taking place at the UN headquarters.  The forum aims to unite the efforts of global leaders through their governments, along with the private sector and civil ......read more

    Middle East Energy Poised to Power Global Sector

    New identity for long-running Middle East Electricity platform is a ‘strategic move for industry that goes well beyond electricity’ – Informa  Middle East Energy 2020 to tap into a digital future as pioneering exhibition and knowledge exchange event stays at the forefront of rapidly evolving power industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:    After 44 highly-successful editions, Middle East Electricity will evolve into Middle East Energy in 2020 - an energetic transformation which aims to keep the region’s leading power industry event at the forefront of a rapidly-evolving sector.  As demand for digitised and renewable energy solutions increase across the globe, the future-focused Middle East Energy platform will debut at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from ......read more

    WCU: Oil market rattled by Aramco attack

    September 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE A dramatic week in crude oil saw the Brent futures contract jump the most on record before deflating on continued growth and demand concerns. Gold traded higher but within the tightest range in two months, despite heightened geo-political risks, the second US rate cut in this cycle and a softer dollar. Low level trade talks between US and China received attention, with the market quietly hoping for a breakthrough when senior-level negotiations continue in earnest next month. The year-long trade war was mentioned by the OECD as its main reason for once again lowering the outlook for global growth in 2019 and 2020. It said that global growth momentum had tumbled toward lows last seen during the financial crisis, with protectionist policies taking an increased toll on confidence and investments. ......read more

    International Maritime Organization appoints first Emirati woman as IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador

    In the presence of the UAE Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Al Nuaimi: “The appointment of Dr. Aysha Al Busmait as IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador confirms the ability of Emirati women to strengthen the maritime sector locally and globally. She is an active partner in advancing the path of development and progress in various fields.” UAE. September 18, 2019- The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the appointment of Dr. Aisha Al Busmait, Director of Government Communications at the Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, as IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador, in the presence of H.E. Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, Chairman of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport (FTA), and several ministers and representative members ......read more

    Galadari Engineering set to triple capacity with new DIP plant

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 18, 2019:   Galadari Engineering Works (GEW), a subsidiary of the Galadari Industrial Division, is gearing up to boost production and service capacity by setting up a new plant at the Dubai Industrial Park with an investment of around Dh100 million.  The new high-tech plant, which will expand GEW capacity by three times compared to its current facility in Al Quoz Area, has been designed to meet the growing regional and global construction demands.  A groundbreaking ceremony for the new premises spread over  600,000 square feet was held in the presence of Suhail Abdullatif Galadari, Director and Executive Committee Member; Mohammed Abdullatif Galadari, Director and Executive Committee Member; and  Mohamed Yahya Kazi Meeran, Director and Group CEO, all of ......read more

    Disruption – a Constant for the Energy Sector in the Coming Decade

    BCG held a C-Suite roundtable at the World Energy Congress 2019 exploring what it will take for energy players to win in the coming decade This includes accelerated corporate action, organizational change, and optimization of social & business value as a result of pressures from digital transformation, energy transition and increased volatility   Abu Dhabi, September 16, 2019 : Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has paved the way forward for increased corporate action from energy sector players in the changing business environment of tomorrow following an exclusive, invitation only roundtable discussion held on the sidelines of World Energy Congress 2019, which took place in Abu Dhabi.   “Aligning strategic imperatives to the disruptive forces in energy will be essential for organizations across the ......read more

    Portuguese Secretary of State for Energy Visits Noor Abu Dhabi Solar Plant

    Abu Dhabi, 14 September 2019:  His Excellency Joao Galamba, Portugal’s Secretary of State for Energy, visited Noor Abu Dhabi this week, during a tour hosted by a delegation from the Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), led by Othman Al Ali, EWEC’s Chief Executive Officer, and other senior management. The Minister received an update on the plant, one of the world’s single largest solar projects, as well as a briefing on the upcoming construction of a 2,000 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power project to be located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi emirate. The Noor Abu Dhabi plant will offset the emirate’s CO2 emissions by 1 million metric tons, equivalent to removing 200,000 cars from the emirate’s roads. With 3.2 million solar panels installed across an 8 square kilometre site, Noor Abu ......read more

    Region's Largest Gas & Oil Technology Showcase and Conference Back for 3rd Year

    Innovation and Transformation Key to Growth of Oil and Gas Sector, Says GOTECH 2019 Chairman September 14, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates More than 100 top drawer companies will be exhibiting their cutting-edge technologies and solutions at GOTECH 2019, the third annual conference of its kind to be held at Dubai World Trade Center from 21 – 23 October 2019.  GOTECH 2019 is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance of UAE, Chairman of Dragon Oil. Organized by renowned UAE-based oil and gas operator Dragon Oil, GOTECH 2019, the largest gas and oil technology showcase and conference in the region, expects to widen its purview and engage more government organizations, companies and professional societies.  This initiative, which has ......read more

    ENEC and TENEX renew MoU

    ENEC and TENEX to continue exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in the field of nuclear fuel cycle   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 September 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in the field of nuclear fuel cycle management, with the TENEX, Joint-Stock Company, part of the Russian ROSATOM State Corporation Company, a global supplier of uranium products with more than six decades of experience in innovative nuclear fuel cycle solutions.   The new MoU was signed during the 24th World Energy Congress at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi, by His Excellency Engineer Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of ENEC, and Polgorodnik Sergey, Director General of TENEX, in a ceremony attended by senior ......read more

    Energy Transition is Accelerating Across Countries Worldwide According to 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index

    Abu Dhabi…September 11, 2019:  Today the World Energy Council, in partnership with Oliver Wyman, unveiled the latest progress for almost 130 countries on developing policies for Energy Security, Equity and Environmental Sustainability.     The 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index, created by the World Energy Council, in partnership with global consultancy Oliver Wyman, a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies, provides an objective rating of national energy policy and performance across three dimensions: Energy Security, Energy Equity and the Environmental Sustainability of Energy Systems.     Launched today during the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the World Energy Trilemma Report and Index provide a ranking of countries’ energy performance using global and ......read more

    Pan Emirates Home Furnishing welcomes Autumn with its new collection

    • PAN Emirates launches Autumn with its new collection with 30 – 70 per cent discount • PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2019:  Ready, get set, autumn! Changing seasons bring amazing new colours to the environment. Trees take on a new hue, and the entire skyline inspires different emotions. As autumn starts to knock on the door, its time to let it in. Inspired by the colours of autumn, Pan Emirates brings you a selection of items that will evoke the same emotions as the outdoors.   Throw a cushion on the couch, or add in a elegant coffee table that spruces up the décor. With Pan Emirates, there’s always something to catch our attention. This season, black is ......read more

    Masdar and the Land Art Generator Initiative Announce Winning Designs for Energy Generating Public Artwork at the 24th World Energy Congress

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 10, 2019:  The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) have today announced at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi the winners of this year’s LAGI international design competition. Sponsored by Masdar, LAGI 2019 Abu Dhabi challenged design teams to create large-scale works of public art that also produce clean kilowatt-hours for the Masdar City grid using technologies such as solar and wind. “Masdar is proud to sponsor this special edition of the LAGI competition, in the same year that Abu Dhabi has the privilege of hosting the 24thWorld Energy Congress. It is fitting that the capital’s flagship sustainable city is supporting the competition, which complements the holistic approach that Masdar City takes towards ......read more

    Introducing the Dyson V11TM Absolute cord-free vacuum

    Dyson's most powerful, intelligent vacuum .   • Up to 60 minutes fade-free floor cleaning with Dyson’s most powerful battery.  • 20% more suction power than the Dyson Cyclone V10™ vacuum.  • Captures 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns  expelling cleaner air   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 10, 2019:   Dyson has unveiled the Dyson V11TM cord-free vacuum, the result of more than a decade of cord-free vacuum and Dyson digital motor development. 315 engineers were involved in the project, with over 32,500 parts prototyped.   Three microprocessors on board the Dyson V11TM vacuum bring a new level of intelligence to the clean, monitoring performance up to 8,000 times a second. The microprocessors are located in the Dynamic ......read more

    Tabreed demonstrates commitment to enhancing energy efficiency with ISO 50001 certification

    Tabreed first district cooling company in the region to receive ISO 50001:2018 certification   September 10, 2019:   National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading UAE-based district cooling developer, has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001:2018 certification for the successful implementation of its Energy Management System. Tabreed is the first district cooling company in the region to have been certified under the revised version (2018) of the ISO 50001 standard.   Tabreed’s Energy Management System, developed in accordance with its operational excellence and due focus on  energy efficiency requirements across all its 75 plants in the region, has enabled the company to receive the ISO 50001 certification. This ISO standard is based upon ......read more

    A Journey of Belief: Caroline Leon goes the extra mile with DHL as she attempts to climb highest MENA mountain peaks

    • First female mountaineer to climb 15 of the highest peaks across MENA region in 30 days  • As a partner, DHL Express will provide logistics services and on-ground support in each country    Dubai, 09 September 2019:  DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced a partnership with Caroline Leon, a pioneering mountain climber who is the first woman to attempt to climb 15 of the highest peaks in the MENA region, totaling around 40,000M in height, in just 30 days.    DHL Express will provide logistics support to Caroline as she travels through the region as well as offer on-ground support in each country. This initiative reflects DHL’s commitment and passion to connect the world and support individuals with extraordinary abilities ......read more

    UAE Welcomes Energy Industry's Thought Leaders at World's Most Influential Energy Event

    • UAE Minister of Energy hails “historic” 24th World Energy Congress  • Over 15,000 attendees, 4,000 delegates, 72 ministers, 1000 media professionals, and 300 exhibitors heading for Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre this week   Abu Dhabi, Sunday 8 September 2019:  Global energy thought leaders are expected in the UAE this week as Abu Dhabi hosts the 24thWorld Energy Congress on 9-12 September, 2019, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. The World Energy Congress is the World Energy Council’s global flagship event offering a unique platform for global energy leaders to explore new energy futures, critical innovation areas, and new strategies.   Following a successful international bid that was won by the UAE ......read more

    Driverless trucks set to deliver more success to UAE logistics

    Roads and regulations for autonomous vehicles in the UAE will further strengthen the country’s logistics industry, say experts   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 08, 2019:   The UAE, which ranks ninth in KPMG's 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index, is getting its roads and regulations ready for the use of driverless trucks to further boost the efficiency of the country’s logistics industry, believe experts. A driverless electric lorry had started making deliveries on Swedish public roads in May this year in what its creators claimed to be the world’s first initiative of its kind in the sector. “Driverless technology is set to transform transportation, logistics and transit infrastructure globally. The UAE government -- which leads the Arab World in innovation and wants ......read more

    Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) Announced as a Host Sponsor of World Energy Congress

    Abu Dhabi, Saturday 7 September 2019:  The 24th World Energy Congress has today announced Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) as a Host Sponsor and key exhibitor, at the upcoming Congress.  The inclusion of EWEC in the 24th World Energy Congress, taking place from September 9 to 12 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), means most of the UAE’s major energy companies will feature prominently at the four-day event. Officially formed in 2018, EWEC succeeds the former Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company. It operates within the portfolio of the Abu Dhabi Power Corporation and plays vital planning and commercial roles to ensure electricity and water is supplied in the emirate of Abu Dhabi as well as parts of the Northern Emirates. As host sponsor, EWEC will showcase its contribution to energy ......read more

    ENEC to showcase economic, social and environmental benefits of nuclear energy at World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi

    ENEC is an official host sponsor of 24th World Energy Congress and official Youth sponsor     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 07 September 2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) will showcase the positive impact that nuclear energy has economically, socially and environmentally at the 24th edition of the World Energy Congress. The event is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and will be held in Abu Dhabi from 9-12 September 2019 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).  ENEC is an official host sponsor of the Congress as well as the official Youth Sponsor.    ENEC will highlight the transformational potential of peaceful nuclear energy in diversifying global energy sources, supporting ......read more

    A Purr-fect weekend with Kittysnip adoption day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 03, 2019:   Kittysnip, a Dubai-based animal welfare group, has organised a number of pet adoption days, over the course of September, to re-home abandoned and vulnerable cats and kittens who have been found neglected or injured.   Come and meet a number of spayed, neutered and fully vaccinated cats and kittens looking for their forever home and a companion for life.  11am to 5pm every Friday, September 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Dubai Garden Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40), Al Quoz and September 21 and Arabian Ranches Golf Club 11am-5pm. As well as hosting cat adoption days, Kittysnip has been working to promote Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) especially for feral cats across Dubai that can’t be adopted. After being neutered, the cats are released back to the ......read more

    Grandweld successfully concludes KOC project with multiple early deliveries

    Solidifying UAE-Kuwait relations, the fully integrated shipyard demonstrates versatile and efficient operations through completing such extensive projects in short turnaround times 2nd of September 2019:  Grandweld Shipyards, the UAE-based shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering solutions specialists, has successfully completed the construction and delivery of 10 boats for one of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s (KPC) subsidiaries, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per terms agreed upon in a May 2017 signed contract, Grandweld constructed a grand total of 6 Pilot boats and 4 Crew transport boats for KOC.  The completion of this contract marks a significant milestone for Grandweld, as the reputable shipbuilding company was able to construct and deliver the majority of agreed upon deliverables ahead of time. Such ......read more

    Bring on the Bling with Metallics from 2XL Furniture & Home Decor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 02, 2019:   Including a metallic piece in a design scheme is a great way to add depth to a space. 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers a spectacular choice of metallic artefacts and furniture pieces that can fit into any setting with ease.   Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Metallic touches are a great way to energize a space while adding a touch of elegance. Just a hint of metal can instantly brighten up your interiors while giving a certain prized look. The trick for using metal objects is to mix these with different softer textures to balance the design. Copper, brass, gold and pewter too can be combined without overdoing it – as always less is more.”   Metals not only look cool and playful but also add ......read more

    Cosm, Designed by Studio 7.5 for Herman Miller, Takes Home Red Dot's Best of the Best Product Design Award in the “Office Chairs” Category

    This recent award win rounds out Cosm’s first year of success on the market, taking home a suite of awards for the revolutionary design.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 01, 2019:   Herman Miller introduced Cosm, designed by Studio 7.5, in Milan coinciding with Salone Del Mobile, April 2018. The chair officially hit the market in Autumn 2018. Over the last year, the market response for this revolutionary chair has been impeccable.    Today, Cosm chairs have been sold to more than 1,700 companies in 90 countries around the world.  Cosm is Herman Miller’s first task chair with an automatic tilt. It also has the industry’s first suspension armrest. To experience Cosm is—as Studio 7.5 says—to forget gravity. And now people can have that comfort ......read more

    Mother-Daughter Duo from KSA to Pay Tribute to UAE with Unique Paintings at Year of Tolerance Art Exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 01, 2019:   Saudi artist Reem Alsubiy and her mother Dahana Salem will come together to pay tribute to the UAE at the Year of Tolerance Art Exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor. The duo will convey the message of peace and hope alongside 100 leading and emerging, local and international artists,  with their unique paintings being displayed at the show from 11th to 14th September at the 2XL store on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah.   Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Art is one of the most universal and powerful languages that transcends boundaries and cultures and we are very excited to see so many diverse styles and nationalities united by the theme of tolerance. Both Reem Alsubiy and Dahana Salem are exceptional artists ......read more

    Add Style to Your Dining Room with Stunning Sideboards from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 01, 2019:    Looking to store tableware and other dining essentials? 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers fabulous options with a superb range of cabinets and sideboards to match any style and space. Best of all most of these can easily transition from one room to another while seamlessly working as an extra storage piece.    Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “A room is defined by the furniture one chooses. Sideboards and buffet tables come in handy in a dining room not only for storing dinnerware but also for entertaining and add character to the decor. We have a great selection of stylish cabinets and credenzas at 2XL Furniture & Home Decor that are both decorative and functional. Ranging from classic to contemporary, ......read more

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    Back to school fun with PAN Emirates

    • PAN Emirates launches back to school  festival • PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2019:  As the month of September rolls in, the shopping season starts. Bags and backpacks, stationary and cases, bottles and books, it’s time to go back to school! Returning from a fun and relaxing vacation, your little ones are starting new. A new year deserves a refreshed look and feel.   Get your children ready for the new academic year with a new ......read more

    24th World Energy Congress Poised to Attract Largest Attendance as Countdown Begins

    Abu Dhabi, Wednesday 28 August 2019:  With less than two weeks to go until the 24th World Energy Congress, the UAE Organizing Committee has today given an update on the number of delegates, ministers and exhibitors that will be attending the global event in Abu Dhabi. Taking place from September 9 to 12 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the prestigious event will see the presence of more than 15,000 attendees from the UAE and abroad including 4,000 delegates and 66 ministers. The exhibition, taking place across a space of 35,000 square metres, will feature over 200 ......read more

    BoConcept Announces an Exclusive 25% Sale at the Villa Store

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  28, August 2019:    Known for its contemporary furniture and accessories offering - BoConcept, the Danish furniture brand, announced its exclusive sale for the season at their Villa store in Jumeirah for the month of September. The brand is offering a flat 25% discount across all display products at the store, including the plush sofas, a plethora of accessories to choose from to lighting options.  Add a distinct personality to your home with BoConcept’s Design Sale.  ...read more

    Toyota Supports Tokyo 2020 with Specially-designed ‘APM' Mobility Vehicle

    Offering "last one-mile" transport, relief to staff and visitors during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020   Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2019: Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced recently that to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, it is developing a special new product, the APM (Accessible People Mover), a mobility vehicle designed expressly for use at the Games.   Through the Games, Toyota aims to provide all people with the freedom to move, or what it calls, "Mobility for All." ......read more

    Cap on sulphur emissions to drive global demand for LNG as shipping fuel

    Seatrade ShipTech Middle East set to discuss the impact of changing global regulations on the marine fuel market    August 22, 2019:  Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a conventional source of energy in the maritime industry will continue to grow because of its technological advantages in meeting the standards and requirements in limiting the emissions of sulphur, a greenhouse gas. According to marine fuel expert Sergey Ivanov, the global sulphur cap of 0.50 per cent which is set to be implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) next year could drive ......read more

    Ikea 2020 Catalogue Launches With a Fresh Start

    United Arab Emirates, 22 August 2019:  Swedish Furniture giant, IKEA, launched today its all-new 2020 Catalogue at an event in its Dubai Festival City Mall store. This year’s catalogue theme is ‘A fresh start’ and focuses on how important mental and physical rest is for people to feel happy and live life to the fullest.  In its 2020 edition, the catalogue aims to launch product ranges that are affordable, high in quality and sustainable in nature for each season. IKEA has come up with innovative solutions that are relevant and have a distinct look and ......read more

    Unit 3 Transformers Energized at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    Main Power Transformer and Gas Insulated Bus (GIB) safely and successfully energized at Unit 3 allowing the beginning of preparations for Hot Functional Test   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 August 2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has achieved another milestone in the construction of Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, being built at the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ENEC has safely and successfully energized Unit 3’s Main Power Transformer and Gas Insulated Bus (GIB), an important step in the continued testing and ......read more

    Empower's summer awareness campaigns, to create a safe environment for future generations

    Bin Shafar: “Customers can save in their district cooling service bill and tackle climate change through simple steps” Dubai, UAE, 18th August 2019:  As part of its continuous and solid approach and efforts to improve the performance of district cooling systems and make them more integrated, energy efficient and supporting for the rapid transition to a “green economy”, the summer awareness campaigns launched by the Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, guides it’s customers to ......read more

    Modular Sofa's by Boconcept

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:  Designed for the contemporary home, modular sofas let you create and recreate the perfect setup as you see fit. Go from a comfortable retreat to an inviting lounge in an instant and enjoy great versatility in how you can configure the layout of your space. Picking the right modular sofas for your home is down to getting the right look and feel right.  BoConcept modular sofas come equipped with durable fabrics and premium leathers in contemporary designs and colours.  ...read more

    Acclaimed Coin Collector to Pay Homage to UAE with Rare Coin Collection at ‘Year of Tolerance' Art Exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:   In coins can be found centuries of learning. Acclaimed coin collector Ram Kumar Tolani will join 50 local and international artists to pay tribute to the UAE with a unique display of rare coins at the ‘Year of Tolerance’ Art Exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor.  The stunning 4-day show, being held at the 2XL store on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah from 11th to 14th September 2019, will bring together over  200 spectacular art works on a single platform with a common message of ......read more

    Spare a thought for abandoned cats today – International Cat Day!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:  Today, many people will know that it’s International Cat Day, which is often used to not only celebrate the special bond between humans and cats, but also to advocate for the safety and well-being of cats. Unfortunately, the number of animals being abandoned on the streets by their owners and illegal breeders is rising drastically in the UAE. This is now becoming a pressing issue, so many cats are needlessly suffering on our streets.  To combat this, EAWS (Emirates Animal Welfare Society) is hoping to work with ......read more

    US $859bn Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Projects Underway or Planned in the MENA Region as Global Demand for Energy Rises

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE lead the way with strategic investments designed to maximize value and open up new revenue streams ADIPEC 2019 will be catalyst for robust oil and gas industry growth as companies forge new partnerships and tap into the emerging commercial opportunities investments are creating Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 August 2019:  Oil, gas and petrochemical projects, valued at more than US $859 billion, are either underway or planned in the Middle East and North Africa, of these US $283 billion are projects are being implemented, as the region gets ready to meet ......read more

    Empower awards network extension contract worth AED 25 million

    To meet the needs of major development projects in Dubai Dubai, UAE, 7 August 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has awarded contract worth AED 25 million to extend its cooling service pipeline network in order to meet the needs of major development projects in Dubai. This extension work will be completed by the end of 2019, and will link ‘Al Wasl Tower 2020’ and the ‘Yotel Hotel’ in Sheikh Zayed Road, ‘The Address Hotel’ and the ‘One JBR ......read more

    DuPont Reports Second Quarter Results

    2Q19 GAAP EPS from continuing operations of $(1.48); Adjusted EPS of $0.97, up 9 percent versus prior year 2Q19 GAAP Income (loss) from continuing operations of $(1.1B); Operating EBITDA of $1.4B   Operating EBITDA margins improve 170 basis points on disciplined cost control and higher local price Raises full year pro forma adjusted EPS guidance to $3.75 to $3.85; lowers organic growth to slightly down versus prior year; driving additional cost actions $2 billion share repurchase program authorized upon stand-up as independent company; $250 million repurchased to ......read more

    2XL Furniture & Home Décor to Host a Mega Group Art Exhibition as a Tribute to Year of Tolerance

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  05, August 2019:    In celebration of the ‘Year of Tolerance’ in the UAE, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor has announced a mega 4-day art exhibition that will bring together over 100 spectacular art works on a single platform from 11th to 14th September 2019.   Paying tribute to the nation will be over 30 artists from diverse backgrounds and nationalities with a common message of ‘T.O.L.E.R.A.N.C.E.’ The show will be held at the recently revamped stunning 2XL Furniture & Home Décor store on Al Wasl Road and ......read more

    DMCA discusses importance of promoting safety and operational efficiency at Maritime Advisory Committee meeting

    Ongoing efforts between the public and private sector to help lay the foundations for maritime safety 04 August 2019. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee. The meeting, which was attended by maritime stakeholders from both the public and private sectors, included key discussions on how to provide full support in the ongoing efforts to maintain the highest global maritime safety standards in Dubai's territorial waters while also placing strong focus on the move to enhance readiness and ......read more

    Spread the Joy of Eid with IKEA

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  04, August 2019:      With Eid Al Adha around the corner and lots of family gatherings planned, it’s time to get creative. Whether it is doing something extra special for your own home or gifting goodies to your loved ones, IKEA is here to save the day! The Swedish brand has compiled a gifting guide with some thoughtful gifts that are bound to put a smile on your family and friends faces when you visit them during this festive season.  KNIXHULT| 245 AED | Floor lamp, bamboo A gift that will lighten up every corner of ......read more

    RAKEZ partners with Smart4Power to reduce energy and water consumption by 38%

    through a retrofit initiative – “Among the highest achievements in the region for comprehensive retrofit projects”. At a signing ceremony, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAKEZ, signed an agreement to retrofit nine RAKEZ buildings and reduce energy and water consumption through a guaranteed savings contract. Ras Al Khaimah, 3 August 2019: Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) has contracted with Smart4Power, one of the Middle East’s leading energy efficiency solutions providers, for a retrofit project covering nine buildings, including a district ......read more

    Cut Plastic Use and Boost Hydration with the GROHE Blue Home Water System

    • Smart water system prevents the use of a high number of plastic water bottles every year and reduces CO2 emissions. • Users can choose among still, medium and sparkling and even add magnesium to their water – all perfectly chilled and delivered by a single faucet • State-of-the-art filter system can get rid of chlorine, biocides, pesticides and bacteria in geographical regions with insufficient water quality   Dubai, United Arab Emirates , 1st August 2019:   The bottled water market globally is rapidly growing with approximate 600 million ......read more

    Tabreed reports solid results for the first half of 2019 with underlying net profit up 11%

    1 August, 2019 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading UAE-based regional district cooling developer, released today its consolidated financial results for the first half of 2019. The company continues to meet the region’s growing demand for district cooling and delivers solid performance and growth.   Financial highlights – six months ended 30 June 2019: Group revenue increased by 3% to AED 671.9 million (H1 2018: AED 650.7 million) Core chilled water revenue increased by 3% to AED 634.4 million ......read more

    Danube Home offers upto 90% discount from 1st to 3rd August 2019

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  31, July  2019:    This time, Dubai is buzzing once again with another edition of Dubai summer surprises that kick started from June 21, 2019. As we all know, it is known for discounted offers given by brands to make sure you can shop till you drop. As the final countdown of Dubai summer surprises has begun the interior home solution brand, Danube Home joined the bandwagon by announcing almost 90% off across most of its product. Demonstrating a fresh, cosmopolitan way of living, Danube Home’s collections’ take inspiration from ......read more

    Every MEOWment counts, meet your PURRever friend at Kittysnip cat & kitten adoption day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  31, July  2019:   Kittysnip, a Dubai-based animal welfare group, has organised a number of pet adoption days, over the course of August, to re-home abandoned and vulnerable cats and kittens who have been found neglected or injured.   Come and meet a number of spayed, neutered and fully vaccinated cats and kittens looking for their forever home and a companion for life.  11am to 5pm every Friday, August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at Dubai Garden Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40), Al Quoz.  As well as hosting cat adoption ......read more

    DMCA facilitates smoother ship traffic for Dubai's newest range of waterfront projects

    Authority to provide naval assistance to vessels through the use of AIS system designed to ensure maritime safety and safe navigation 30 July 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates  The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed that it has started facilitating ship traffic for new waterfront projects in Dubai. The move falls in line with the continuing efforts to promote and develop the emirate's maritime industry based on global standards and in line with the set goals and objectives of the Maritime Sector Strategy.  The authority has reportedly completed the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Finalists for Smart City Middle East Awards

    The Exchange reaches finals for “Smart Government Administration” category with its SAHMI CRM Digital Transformation Program Abu Dhabi, 30th July, 2019:  Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) recently achieved the finals of the 'Smart City Middle East Awards', hosted by International Data Corporation (IDC) at Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab hotel. The Exchange reached this stage for the “Smart Government Administration” category with its SAHMI CRM Digital Transformation Program (SAHMI).  H.E. Khalifa Al Mansouri, ADX Acting Chief Executive, ......read more

    Bring Some Summer Vibrancy To Your Dinner Table With Maiolica

    Maiolica’s Top Best Seller Summer Picks From Across The Mediterranean   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30th July 2019:   Maiolica, the Dubai based e-commerce platform for handmade homeware and all things Mediterranean has launched its summer collection bringing together the highest quality of niche yet authentic homeware and home décor, to the UAE.  With its carefully handpicked tabletop, dinnerware and table accessories, Maiolica promises you a vibrant summer collection which will add a hint of colour to your dinner table.  Maiolica’s Top Best ......read more

    MaK Middle East's Turbocharger Services reinforces MENA maritime industry

    Through local inventory, certified technicians and a best in class workshop The Caterpillar company’s turbocharger services have bolstered the MENA region by replicating MaK Asia’s success formula in Singapore, Shanghai and Guangzhou UAE – Dubai – 29th of July: MaK Middle East LLC, a Caterpillar company established in Dubai in 2017, launched its Dubai Maritime City (DMC) workshop last year, including a comprehensive range of turbocharger maintenance, overhaul, repair, upgrading and modification service options. The company has since presented the capabilities to ......read more

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