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    Record Number of Innovations at the ISH: GROHE is Shaping the Future of Water

     On 11 March, the 2019 ISH will open in Frankfurt am Main, Germany: More than 2,400 international exhibitors will present their bathroom and kitchen novelties and other innovations.  For the first time ever, GROHE will position itself as a leading global brand for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management.  As part of a new concept for their trade fair booth, GROHE will clearly put the consumer at the centre of attention, using three themed environments to present their different solution and design concepts.    21 February 2019:  GROHE, a leading global brand for complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, will be showcasing a record number of innovations at the ISH, the world's leading trade fair for the responsible use of water and energy ......read more

    Rare Expressions of Elevated Living: ANCA

    “Rare Expressions of Elevated Living” Dubai, UAE - February 20, 2019 - Globally recognized, ANCA is an FFE Manufacturing Company established in 1985 that has continued to expand its presence through its bespoke offering in retail and residential. Designing and delivering the highest quality furniture, fixtures and equipment, while combining the most innovative manufacturing technologies with ancient handicraft techniques, ANCA creates products which embody rare expressions of style, far removed from mass production and imitations.  ANCA launches two collections a year, classic and luxurious in nature, alongside bespoke furniture manufacturing services for large projects, providing full customization services. Each creation flaunts the finest craftsmanship traditions via an unparalleled combination of detailing, ......read more

    Lukoil Marine Lubricants ME awarded 3-year tender by OSC

    As per the deal, Lukoil will supply Oman Shipping Company’s fleet of 39 vessels Dubai, United Arabi Emirates – 20th  of February 2019:  Lukoil Marine Lubricants Middle East, the subsidiary of Russia’s Lukoil Oil Company and located in the UAE, has inked a guaranteed three-year contract with Oman Shipping Company (OSC). The recent signing took place at the Amwaj Rotana in Jumeirah Beach Residence and the parties involved in the signing of the agreement was June Manoharan, Director, Lukoil Marine Lubricants and Ibrahim Bakhit Al Nadhairi, Technical Director, Oman Shipping Company. The deal provides OSC the option of extending the partnership an additional two years to ultimately bring the agreement to a total of five years, granted the company finds Lukoil’s supply services satisfactory. As per the ......read more

    Western Furniture shares the best 2019 interior design tips to give it a go

    Elevate your entire home aesthetics with a roster of enviable interior design trends   Dubai, UAE (February 19, 2019): Upscale furniture retailer, Western Furniture has shared the latest trends and tips for home decoration to tackle 2019 in style. The retailer of home decor products from various Italian brands such as Natuzzi Italia, Reflex Angelo, Flou, Gruppo Tomasella, Gamma, Calligaris, Draenert and Bonaldo has emphasized on what styles will be in trend this year and a guide on how to incorporate these looks into your own home and capture the heart of your guests.     Ms. Gayatri Dongre, Senior General Manager, Western Furniture, said “New year is the ideal time to de-clutter, re-prioritize, and reinvigorate your interior. With each New Year, we have seen a shift in designing patterns. This year, ......read more

    Mubadala Petroleum Signed South Andaman PSC in Indonesia

    Abu Dhabi, 18 February 2019:  Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has signed the Gross Split Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for South Andaman, as awarded by the Government of Indonesia pursuant to the 2018 Indonesian Third Direct Tender Round. Following the signing, Mubadala Petroleum is the operator of both the South Andaman and the adjacent Andaman I PSC and a partner in the Andaman II PSC.   The South Andaman PSC is located in the underexplored but proven North Sumatra basin offshore Aceh. With participating interests now in three adjacent blocks, Mubadala Petroleum is the largest net acreage holder in the area, securing the core of the North Sumatra basin for future exploration growth.  Mubadala Petroleum has been involved in the region since 2011 through Joint Study Agreements. The PSCs have the ......read more

    The UAE's Pioneering Nuclear Energy Program Discussed During ‘Government Leadership Talks'

    Entitled “Pioneering Nuclear Energy; Emirati Leadership” the session was led by H.E. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation  The session, held at ENEC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, highlighted the key role played by peaceful nuclear energy in powering the future growth and prosperity of the UAE   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 18 February 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) hosted a special session for alumni of the UAE Government Leadership Program (UAEGLP) entitled “Pioneering Nuclear Energy: Emirati Leadership.” The session was held as a part of the Government Leadership Talks series, part of the UAEGLP, and organized by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Future.   The session was ......read more

    MHPS Is Global Market Share Leader in 2018 for Heavy Duty Gas Turbines

    J-Series Reliability and Efficiency Propel Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to Global Leadership   Dubai, UAE (February 18, 2019) - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has achieved a major milestone in the global Power Generation sector, securing 2018 market share leadership in global orders for heavy duty gas turbines (100 MW and above). The result is based on data compiled by McCoy Reports, the premier reporting agency in the gas turbine market. This segment is the most closely watched by industry experts because it represents the most advanced technology and drives energy production globally.   MHPS market leadership was driven by the J-Series gas turbine and its industry-leading 64+% efficiency and 99.5% reliability. Globally, MHPS' heavy duty turbines captured 41% global market share. For the ......read more

    Pan Emirates unveils new collection

    PAN Emirates Home Furnishings unveils its latest collection PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates 18-February-2019: PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio, and outdoor furniture brand in the region, invites you to explore the fabulous new collection in store across UAE. The new collection consists of a wide range of furniture pieces in bright, quirky colours and designs that can be used as a statement piece as well.   Shoppers can enjoy a range of options from Victorian, Rustic, Country, Spring, Boho, Classic, Transitional and Modern designs. Give your home a fresh new look to celebrate the season with friends and family.   PAN Emirates Home Furnishings is making your shopping ......read more

    Furniture brand, helmii, embraces Clean Sleeping as we approach Sleep Awareness week 2019

    Clean Sleeping is set to be this year’s hottest predicted lifestyle trend February 14, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   As we approach Sleep Awareness Week 2019 (March 11-17), furniture brand helmii shares the importance of a Clean Sleeping program which, combined with the concepts of Feng Shui and the infamous Marie Kondo’s house principles, is sure to bring you a restful and better night’s sleep every day.  2018 was all about clean eating and the growth of the raw food movement but this year’s newest biggest predicted lifestyle trend is ‘clean sleeping’ which includes low lighting, no clutter, natural linens and zero technology.  Dr. Sarah Rasmi, Licensed Psychologist & Founder of Thrive Wellbeing Centre, says “Getting a good night's sleep is important for our physical and ......read more

    AgraME collaborates with the UN to adopt ‘Sustainable Development Goals' to increase food security in the region

    Representative from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation to speak at the AgraME Conference in Dubai. 14 February, Dubai, UAE: Under the Patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, AgraME, the regions longest running exhibition for Agriculture have collaborated with the UN to enable food security in the region through adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their upcoming Conference.  Taking place on 5 – 7 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the event will be hosting a high level, free-to-attend conference which focuses on the SDG’s and covers key advancements and trends within the MEA Industry in Agriculture Investment, Animal Health, Aquaculture and Controlled Environment Agriculture.  The UN SDG’s have been created as a framework for the ......read more

    Etihad ESCO announces completion of Hatta Solar retrofit project

    7,756 photovoltaic (PV) solar panels installed over roofs of 554 Hatta villas Project to generate 3,612,357-kilowatt hour (KWh) of power annually Annual reduction of CO2 emissions by 2,159 tons among many benefits   UAE, 13 February 2019 – With DEWA’s support and sponsorship, Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced the successful completion of the Hatta solar retrofit project, which included installation of 7,756 photovoltaic (PV) solar panels over the roofs of 554 Hatta villas. The project, which forms part of DEWA’s Shams Dubai initiative, aims to generate 3,612,357-kilowatt hour (KWh) of energy annually out of 554 newly retrofitted villas. The average peak power of the solar PV system installed (kWp) on ......read more

    Nexans to present its cutting-edge umbilical offer at EGYPS 2019

    Dubai UAE, February 11, 2019 – Nexans, a global actor in cabling systems and services and an industry leader in umbilicals, will be attending the EGYPS 2019 exhibition and conference on February 11-13.  Through several umbilical deliveries in East Mediterranean, Nexans has confirmed its role as a trusted and committed partner in the in the oil and gas industry. This has also recently been confirmed by a recent award of three new umbilical projects in the area. Nexans’ track record of long tie-backs and deep water applications have been key criterias when being awared the recent contracts.  “Nexans is committed to supporting the East Mediterranean region in exploring the great potential of the energy business . Over the years, we have supplied umbilical solutions to numerous major projects in the area, ......read more

    Billy is 40 years old..

    I don't do labels BILLY, 40 February 10, 2019 - Dubai, UAE In IKEA terms, BILLY is quite a well-known piece of furniture. With 40 years of history behind it, there’s been a BILLY bookcase (or two) in millions of homes. Now we can read on our smartphones an encyclopedia that would once fill a large bookcase. Which begs the question: if your books are just ones and zeroes in a ‘cloud’ – is BILLY out of date? With millions of identities There have been regular refinements as well as new colours and more options. Yet the BILLY bookcase formula has been much the same for more than a generation. And that might be why BILLY fits so comfortably into many people’s lives. We spend so much time online, yet we still need to store an ‘offline profile’ too. Those physical reminders, ......read more

    DHL Global Forwarding unveils first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics in Dubai

    Center consolidates DHL Global Forwarding’s existing humanitarian logistics services for faster, more reliable supply chain support globally It will enhance the global network for humanitarian logistics services, by connecting to expert regional teams based in Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe Center’s location in Dubai facilitates collaboration with existing aid and humanitarian organizations based in the city, as well as logistics hubs including the International Humanitarian City   DUBAI, UAE - Media OutReach - February 7, 2019 - DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has consolidated its portfolio of humanitarian logistics services within its first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics, designed to meet growing global demand for these ......read more

    ENEC Marks Innovation Week with a Focus on Youth, Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability

    ENEC Innovation Week activities included an Innovation Majlis, hackathons, and collaboration with academia to foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence Abu Dhabi, UAE - 07 February 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, hosted an Innovation Majlis, a hackathon, and youth events as part of its UAE Innovation Month activities. The initiatives were designed to foster and sustain a culture of innovation, future planning and adoption of smart solutions across all of ENEC’s business units and subsidiaries. UAE Innovation Month is one of the largest innovation initiatives in the world. Jointly developed by the Government and private sector entities, the initiative aims to strengthen the UAE’s global presence and increase ......read more

    dnata strengthens position in freight forwarding industry

    Dubai, 6 February 2019 - dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, strengthens its position in the UAE and international freight forwarding industry by increasing its ownership in two of its Dubai-based joint venture companies. dnata has purchased a 50% stake in Dubai Express, Freightworks LLC and a 25.5% stake in Bolloré Logistics LLC, UAE from Kanoo Group LLC. As a result of the transaction, dnata is now the sole owner of Dubai Express, Freightworks LLC and holds a majority stake of 51% in Bolloré Logistics LLC, UAE.   The parties have agreed not to disclose the details of the transaction. The current leadership teams will continue to manage the business and operations. Bernd Leo Struck, Senior Vice President UAE Cargo & DWC Airline Services, dnata, and Chairman of Freightworks and Bolloré ......read more

    ENEC Marks Innovation Week with a Focus on Youth, Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability

    ENEC Innovation Week activities included an Innovation Majlis, hackathons, and collaboration with academia to foster innovative thinking and the pursuit of excellence Abu Dhabi, UAE - 06 February 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, hosted an Innovation Majlis, a hackathon, and youth events as part of its UAE Innovation Month activities. The initiatives were designed to foster and sustain a culture of innovation, future planning and adoption of smart solutions across all of ENEC’s business units and subsidiaries. UAE Innovation Month is one of the largest innovation initiatives in the world. Jointly developed by the Government and private sector entities, the initiative aims to strengthen the UAE’s global presence and increase ......read more

    Breakbulk Middle East bridges gender gap to promote equality

    Aligned with the International Maritime Organization’s 2019 World Maritime Day theme, the 4th annual edition of BBME promotes women in leadership through an uptick of female involvement Dubai – United Arab Emirates – 6th of February 2019: Breakbulk Middle East, the GCC’s leading breakbulk and project cargo event, is doing its part to actively build up the female maritime landscape. This year’s two-day conference will be held under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime and will feature a variety of industry women in leadership roles. The exhibition which is set to take place on the 11th and 12th of February at the Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, UAE, will move the sector one ......read more

    Discover the Latest Collection from Home and Soul Dubai

    Add the perfect finishing touch to your home this month   Dubai, UAE, February 05, 2019:  The unique lifestyle concept store Home and Soul Dubai have become synonymous with contemporary design and timeless quality when it comes to their home product offering. To continue with this trend, founders Carol and Wael Sukkar have continued their journey to find a new range of high-quality, hand-crafted home accessories that consist of natural, raw materials to add to their wonderful range of home products.   Where heritage meets natural homemade interior design, the new homeware accessories are sourced from Bali, the perfect destination for fans of bohemian style and art. The beautiful hand-made products are made from a combination of natural materials and is designed specifically to have more than one use to ensure ......read more

    ENEC's CEO Highlights Strategic Importance of UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program at Abu Dhabi University

    Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi addresses UAE high ranking military students at Abu Dhabi University ENEC CEO delivers series of lectures on the role of UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program in advancing the nuclear energy industry locally and internationally     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 2 February 2019: Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), addressed high ranking UAE military students at Abu Dhabi University on the unique qualities of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, as a part of a wider lecture series aimed at highlighting the UAE Program’s benefits to the nation, and leading role within the international nuclear energy industry.   As a part of a special course on International Nuclear Politics under the Master's Program in ......read more

    Celebrity Influencers rally behind K9 Friends as 219 dogs adopted

    Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2019:  The influencer community has mobilized to support K9 Friends get abandoned dogs adopted in Dubai.   The initiative is part of K9 Friends’ ongoing campaign to help abandoned dogs. The campaign launched over a year ago with provoking ads for ‘second-hand dogs’ on Dubizzle. The ads were placed in every classified category from clothing to home appliances, raising awareness about the issue of people abandoning dogs in Dubai.  Since then, the campaign has garnered support from some of the biggest influencers in Dubai.  Among the celebrity influencers to post about the campaign were TV hosts @BasselAlzaro and @tamara.jamal, @fashion_pirate beauty queen Zeynab, Grazia Style Awards winner @Olafarahat, and many more.  Posting on their stories, they told of ......read more

    Hormann's JAFZA factory starts production of steel fire rated hinged doors

    Dubai, UAE, 30 January 2019:  Hormann’s new factory in JAFZA has started rolling out steel fire rated hinged doors to meet demands from Middle East customers.  One of the world’s largest producers of industrial, commercial and residential doors, Hormann opened its new 4,800 square meter production line in JAFZA in the last quarter of 2018. With a capacity to produce 35,000 doors a year, the new facility redefines Hormann’s operations in the region. Hormann’s steel hinged doors are designed to protect property and life in the event of a fire. The door serves as a fire and smoke barrier. Studies have shown that more people have lost lives due to smoke asphyxiation than due to fire. Though serving as regular doors at all times, the doors provide ready egress from a fire area during a fire, inhibit ......read more

    Emirates Steel signs marine services agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports worth AED1 billion

    30 January 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (SENAAT), has signed a strategic agreement with Abu Dhabi Marine Services (SAFEEN), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, which has been valued at AED 1 billion. The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Steel, Eng. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, and Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Ports, in the presence of Captain Adil Banihammad, Acting CEO – Marine Services, Abu Dhabi Marine Services – SAFEEN, and a number of senior officials and engineers from both parties. The agreement, which will be implemented in January 2021 and will extend over the following ten years, is the result of Emirates Steel’s commitment ......read more

    SENAAT to Showcase Over 172 Job Vacancies at Tawdheef 2019

    28 January 2019, Abu Dhabi –  UAE:   SENAAT, one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE, is all set to showcase a wide range of job opportunities at Tawdheef, the region’s leading recruitment event, taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.  As an Industrial Partner for seventh consecutive year, the Abu Dhabi-based industrial conglomerate will offer over 172 potential job openings and career-development opportunities, which represent a wide range of disciplines at the group level and at its portfolio companies, including Emirates Steel, Al Foah, Arkan, National Petroleum Construction Company, Al Gharbia Pipe Company and Ducab.    H.E. Eng. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, CEO of SENAAT, said: “A well-nurtured human capital is one of our greatest ......read more

    German Sustainability Award: GROHE Again Holds Top Position

    Global brand for innovative sanitary products was voted among the top 3 of the "most sustainable big companies in Germany". The jury acknowledged GROHE’s continuous commitment for (further) developing sustainable products. GROHE managed to establish sustainable production processes in a resource-intensive industry. United Arab Emirates , Dubai , 27 January 2019.   For the third time, GROHE, a leading global brand for complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, has successfully achieved a leading position at the German Sustainability Award in the category "Big Companies", making it one of the top 3 of the "Most Sustainable Big Companies in Germany". The award ceremony took place on Friday and was part of the conclusion to the German Sustainability Day which was celebrated ......read more

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    CASIO to bring new PRO TREK Smart watch with color maps to Middle East

    February 17, 2019 CASIO is bringing to the Middle East the new addition to its PRO TREK Smart series of wrist devices for outdoor enthusiasts. Aptly called the WSD-F30, the new model will be available soon in the regional market with more state-of-the-art features compared to its two predecessors, the rugged WSD-F10 and WSD-F20, which were released in 2016 and 2017, respectively.      The new WSD-F30 timepiece is an update that comes with Extend Mode to enable the use of offline color maps and GPS for up to three days on just a single charge. In Extend Mode, time and ......read more

    ESD Bags Market - Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast to 2026

    ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) bags such as anti-static bags, metallized bags, and conductive bags are used for storing electronic component, which are prone to damaged caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). It is made from plastics such as Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and polyethylene. The bags have three distinctive colors: silvery for metallized film and pink or black for polyethylene. ESD bags are used to prevent electrostatic damage of electronic items during transportation. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects ......read more

    TSSC continues to raise the bar on cold chain innovation with latest sustainable solutions

    February 04, 2019: Technical Supplies & Services Company (TSSC), a leading manufacturer of advanced building materials and systems in the Middle East and a member of Harwal Group, announced that its latest innovative technologies for the cold chain industry continue to gain traction, serving the ever-growing demand for energy-efficient solutions in the region in line with the highest international and environmental standards. TSSC stated that the company’s solar technology for refrigerated trucks, eutectic plate systems and telematics technology are some of its latest innovation ......read more

    Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre kicks off 2019 with an event-packed calendar

    First ‘Breakfast with EMAC’ seminar on 21st January EMAC as Silver Sponsor at ‘The Fourth Annual Middle East Bunkering Convention’ Dubai, UAE, 27 January, 2019:   Gearing up for 2019, EMAC’s first Breakfast session is back discussing Ship Sale and Purchase (S&P) on 21st January at its DIFC offices. Presented by Alessandro Tricoli,  Partner and Head of Shipping at Fichte & Co Legal, the seminar will provide insights around the specific contract types and negotiation pitfalls. S&P is one of the most important agreements in ......read more

    Create your cozy corner with PAN Emirates this valentine

    PAN Emirates Home Furnishings reveals fantastic collection this valentine PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – January 26, 2019:   PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio, and outdoor furniture brand in the region, brings you wide valentine collection.    Select this sophisticated 3-seater sofa, the Zindelo feels as good as it looks. The luxuriously rich velvet elicits a feeling of elegance and class. Comfortable and stylish, ......read more

    Ideal Standard starts collaboration with renowned Italian design studio Palomba Serafini Associati

    Collaboration with Ludovica and Roberto Palomba builds on the company’s strong design heritage working with some of the world’s most iconic Master Designers to redefine design for modern living January 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Ideal Standard, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high quality residential, commercial and healthcare bathroom solution, operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, announced in December 2018 at the Milan Triennale its collaboration with prominent Italian architects and design studio Palomba Serafini Associati. The company also declared ......read more

    Saudi Plastic and Petrochemical Exhibition 2019 set to launch with government and private sector backing

    Big opportunities to help increase petrochemical output in the Kingdom to USD 453.3 billion by 2030 January 23, 2019 –   Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal Bin Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Jeddah, the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is set to host the 16th edition of the Saudi Plastic and Petrochemical Exhibition, organized by Riyadh Exhibition Company. The event, taking place from 27-30 January 2019, will host industry leaders from the Kingdom, the region and around the world as they discuss the latest developments related to the ......read more

    Empower achieves steady growth in 2018 with Net Profit exceeding AED 800 Mn

    Empower also achieved the milestone of Revenues crossing the mark of AED 2.0 bn for the first time Total Cooling Capacity reached to 1.43 million RT in 2018 Customer base expanded to 100,000 and the total number of buildings served by Empower DCS reaches to 1,090. Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has achieved a net profit of AED 804 million in 2018, with an increase of 4% year on year (YoY) 2017. Empower’s total revenues reached AED 2.03 bn with an increase of approximately ......read more

    ENOC ‘Women in Energy Awards' recognises achievements in the energy sector

    Eight women from diverse backgrounds within the energy sector win inaugural awards   Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2019:  ENOC Group’s inaugural ‘Women in Energy Awards’ honoured eight women in a first-of-its-kind award ceremony held to recognise women’s achievements within Dubai’s energy sector.    The biennial awards which were previously announced on ‘Emirati Women’s Day’ in August of 2017 saw several strong entries from nine government entities across three major categories.    A third-party judging ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Global Market Registration Authority

    ADAFZ and ADGM Registration Authority to work in partnership to enhance their customer offerings and strengthen the position of Abu Dhabi as a pioneering market for economic development 21st January 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ), a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Registration Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM Registration Authority) to promote the position of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a financial centre. The MoU was signed by Rowan Michael Kelly, Senior Vice President ......read more

    Crescent Petroleum signs MoU to sponsor Special Olympics

    Sharjah, UAE January 20, 2019:   Crescent Petroleum, the Middle East's first and largest private exploration and production company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 to sponsor the World Games taking place 14-21 March, underscoring its commitment to empowering people of determination and encouraging their inclusion in all aspects of life in line with the Year of Tolerance.  Crescent Petroleum is an Official Supporter of the Games, and has committed to provide ......read more

    Popular Danish Homeware Brand, JYSK, Opens Third Store

    The new Burjuman store follows the success of its flagship launch in Umm Suqeim and City Centre Mirdif and will offer more choice and convenience to consumers in the Bur Dubai area  Dubai, UAE, 20 January 2019:   Danish retail chain, JYSK, pronounced ‘yusk’, has today announced the launch of its third store opening in Bur Dubai.  Following the hugely successful opening of its debut location in Umm Suqeim in early 2018, as well as City Centre Mirdif in August, the Scandinavian homeware pioneers will be offering consumers even more choice with its largest ......read more

    Space, AI, renewable energy to get priority as sectors open for more foreign investment in 2019 - law firm

     Legislation recognising ICOs as securities among legal reforms to act as a beacon for increased foreign investment, says STA senior partner Dubai, UAE, 19 January, 2019:   Space, artificial intelligence and renewable energy are priority sectors in the UAE, and it is expected they will be amongst those to be opened up to higher levels of foreign investment in 2019, according to legal experts. Legislation recognising ICOs as securities, as well as, new laws on netting, dispute resolution and giving more flexibility to public joint stock companies are among the other ......read more

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Visits Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah     16 January 2019:   H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in a recent visit to the UAE. H.E. Eng. Al Falih commended the Emirati workforce who are highly skilled in the nuclear sector and committed to developing their skills and knowledge. H.E. Eng. Al-Falih was briefed on the ......read more

    RAK Petroleum plc: Changes in Share Capital

    Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  RAK Petroleum plc, the Oslo-listed oil and gas investment company, announces that, as the result of a request by Afaq Al Roya Trading (LLC) to release the restrictions on its 9,000,000 Restricted Class A Shares, and a request by another shareholder to release the restrictions on his 180,000 Restricted Class A Shares, 9,180,000 Restricted Class A Shares have been re-designated as Class A Shares and 9,180,000 Class B Shares, representing 18,360,000 votes, have been transferred to the Company and cancelled.   Following these actions having become ......read more

    ENEC Showcases Commitment to Sustainability at the World Future Energy Summit

    ENEC sponsoring and exhibiting at WFES 2019 ENEC committed to sustainable working practices across all aspects of its business Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 January 2019:   The Emirates Nuclear Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, are participating for the seventh year in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019 as partners, sponsors and exhibitors.  WFES is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, a unique and wide-ranging sustainability gathering that brings together local UAE leadership and industry experts, ......read more

    “Growth through quality continues to be the engine of our business” confirms new CEO of DHL Express

    John Pearson became official Board Member for DHL Express on January 1, 2019 With focus on quality and digitalization DHL Express will ensure its leadership in the industry Dubai, UAE, January 16th, 2019:   The new CEO of DHL Express, John Pearson, is expecting continued positive developments for the global express market and the company, thanks to booming cross-border e-commerce, digitalization and its excellent positioning in all industry verticals. Member of the Board effective January 1, 2019, Pearson was instrumental for DHL Express’ decade long success story ......read more

    Ajman Free Zone encourages global and Indian investors at 25th edition of the Partnership Summit, Mumbai

    Ajman, UAE (January 16, 2019)   Senior representatives of Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) attended the 25th Edition of The Partnership Summit in Mumbai and showcased the myriad benefits for Indian and global investors of locating their businesses in the Emirates business destination.  The Partnership Summit, (held on 12th and 13th January) is an annual event which provides a global platform to debate, deliberate and engage Indian and global leaders on economic policy and growth trends in India.  The 25th Edition of The Partnership Summit was inaugurated by the Vice President of ......read more

    Saudi energy minister on the country's Crown Prince: His ability to lead the kingdom is unshaken and will never be shaken

    For CNN Business, John Defterios spoke to Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih.  During the interview, Al-Falih told CNN he doesn't "see a big economic recession" but that corrective actions are "easily within our control." As the United States Secretary of States Mike Pompeo prepares to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Al-Falih suggests the two countries will continue to work well together due to “common interests, common values.” Al-Falih also speaks about the Crown Prince’s ability to ......read more

    Sultan Awards Oil & Gas Exploration Concession to Italy's Eni

    HH Ruler of Sharjah Receives Eni Ceo Claudio Descalzi    SHARJAH, Sharjah Government Media Bureau, January 14, 2019:  His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received this morning (Sunday) in his office Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni, Italy’s largest energy company, in the presence of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Petroleum Council, HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and HH Sheikh ......read more

    Global Energy Forum: His Excellency Khalid Al-Falih's address on day three

    Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  As part of the third Global Energy Forum, His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered the opening address for day three of the Forum.  His Excellency Al-Falih later joined Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, on a panel titled 'An Update On Saudi Vision 2030 and The Oil Market' . ...read more

    Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation Celebrates 3rd Barakah Excellence Awards

    Winners of 3rd edition of Barakah Excellence Awards announced during special ceremony Awards part of ENEC’s internal recognition program designed to promote and encourage excellence Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 January 2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, celebrated the third edition of its Barakah Excellence Awards with a special ceremony held at ENEC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. During the ceremony, this year’s award-winning employees were announced.    The ......read more

    Plastics to be the main driver for crude oil demand

    ArabPlast 2019, closed on a grand note witnessing the participation of more than 900 companies from 32 countries Advanced economies currently use up to 20 times more plastic than developing economies on a per capita basis, underscoring the huge potential for global growth Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2019:   Industry experts at ArabPlast 2019 indicated that plastics will be the main driver for crude oil demand, accounting for more than 33 percent of oil demand growth globally in the period to 2030. ArabPlast 2019 - the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber ......read more

    DMCA concludes awareness campaign on maritime safety

    Dubai 08 January 2019:   Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has recently concluded “Maritime Safety Awareness Campaign”, which, as the name suggests, intends to raise awareness around maritime safety measures on all fishing vessels and equipment. The campaign is part of DMCA’s relentless efforts to regulate and streamline all the components of the maritime cluster in the emirate.  The campaign, which was held at the Fishermen Port3 in Um Suqeim, saw a very positive turnout from 250 fishermen who came to learn the best and latest world practices which ......read more

    Reinventing your living space with Home and Soul

    Dubai, UAE, January 08, 2019:  Everyone loves how festive their homes look during the Christmas period, but January can tend to find you itching for a clean slate and a fresh start, especially with everything appearing a little dull without the holiday glitz. As we wave goodbye to 2018 and all the trends and colours that come with it, we are welcoming 2019 with renewed enthusiasm and a craving for fresh aesthetics, with a little help from our friends at Home and Soul Dubai.   Home and Soul Dubai, the unique lifestyle retail concept store, is truly your one-stop-shop for all ......read more

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