Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2018: Mubadala Petroleum and its partners PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali) and Sarawak Shell Berhad have reached the Final Investment Decision for the Pegaga gas field development in Block SK 320, offshore Malaysia.
The project will now proceed to the construction and installation stage.
Mubadala Petroleum is Operator of Block SK 320 with 55 percent interest, PETRONAS Carigali holds 25 percent, and Sarawak Shell Berhad 20 percent interest respectively.
Mubadala Petroleum and its partners are expected to invest in excess of USD 1 billion into the development with first gas expected by third quarter of 2021.
Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri, CEO of Mubadala Petroleum, commented: “The Pegaga gas project is Mubadala Petroleum’s first development in Malaysia and represents an important ......read more
The leading German paint brand has introduced colours and textures to redefine homes and other spaces this summer
Dubai, March 21, 2018: Caparol Paints, a leading player in the global paints industry, has introduced its summer shades for 2018. The summer colours are inclusive of a wide palette of pastel and bright shades.
Caparol Paints has gone big with colours that create soothing and stylish effects while adding aesthetically to the most inclusive quality of a space - paint. Caparol has aptly named the shades according to the colours and are categorized under core shade types. Rose, flamenco, apricot and lavender fall into the pink-purple shade category while arctic, arctis, patina and moos are categorized under the blue-green shades. Curcuma and curry form shades of yellow.
Commenting on Caparol’s ......read more
Are you a full time mum but a big kid at heart? We have the perfect job for you
Dubai, 18 March 2018: Think your powers of observation and deduction could rival those of the great Sherlock Holmes? If so, your services could be in demand at Dragon Mart as it launches a massive job hunt for a Toy Detective to explore the mall for the coolest kids’ toys on the market.
This unconventional job – open to all mothers over 21 years old living in the UAE – requires oodles of passion and commitment as well as a keen eye for the best children’s toys at Dragon Mart. The chosen Toy Detective must also be ready to share her adventure and recommendations with other mums across the UAE.
The successful candidate will be appointed as Dragon Mart’s Toy Detective for a one month, taking on an intensive role ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 15 March, 2018 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) witnessed significant interest from Emiratis seeking job opportunities in the charity and social work domain at Careers UAE 2018.
During its participation in the leading job fair for UAE nationals that concluded today at the Dubai World Trade Centre, AMAF’s representatives introduced job seekers to the Foundation’s work, objectives and initiatives. In addition, they offered the Emirati youth advice on how to build a successful career in humanitarian work.
Over the course of the three-day event, AMAF received over 1200 job applications from Emirati students and fresh graduates. The Foundation will review the applications and select suitable candidates according to the recruitment needs of each department. New hires will ......read more
Digitalization and clean energy integration transforming the energy landscape in the country
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: ABB, the pioneering technology leader, has recorded steady and sustained growth in the United Arab Emirates in 2017.
“ABB is seeing profitable growth and a huge opportunity in this market as we are partners to both the energy and industrial revolution that is taking place in the country and around the world,” said Mostafa Al Guezeri, Managing Director, ABB.
The company has been a stable partner to the country’s development and is continuing to push boundaries by supporting the transformation of energy landscape.
Commenting on ABB’s four-decade history in the UAE, Mostafa Al Guezeri, Managing Director, said, “A land of endless possibilities is how the UAE ......read more
MyDHL+ simplifies and streamlines the international shipping process
Dubai, 14th March 2018 – DHL, the world’s leading international express delivery services provider, has unveiled MyDHL+, an industry-leading global shipping application in the UAE, which will bring new levels of speed and simplicity to the cross-border shipping process.
Shippers ranging from small businesses to large global corporations will be able to benefit from MyDHL+ and its intelligent, streamlined interface – which means fewer steps and considerably greater functionality than anything DHL has previously offered.
MyDHL+ is mobile friendly that can be accessed on all mobile web platforms and integrates the functionality of 13 different applications on a single user-friendly platform. ......read more
Under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”
Dubai, UAE, 13th March 2018: Dubai Customs participated in Careers UAE 2018 in its 17th year, organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre from 13 to 15 March 2018 under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”. The participation is part of Dubai Customs efforts to qualify and develop national human capital, being a main pillar of the UAE Vision 2021.
On the first day, Dubai Customs launched its “Innovation in Customs” initiative that helped showcase the innovations of its employees. The initiative serves also as an interactive platform to help male and female nationals learn about the innovative environment at Dubai Customs.
Farid Hassan Al Marzouqi, Executive Director – Human ......read more
Dual projects designed to enhance Seychelles' capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources
ADFD-funded energy projects electrify thousands of homes in island nation
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 March, 2018: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, today announced an allocation of AED64.2 million for the development of two projects in the Republic of Seychelles that will enhance the country's capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources.
Confirming the Fund’s support, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD signed two agreements, the first with His Excellency Didier Dogley, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Seychelles, and the second with Philip Morin, CEO of the ......read more
Mubadala Petroleum signs agreement with Italian company Eni to purchase interest in Shorouk Concession • Mubadala Petroleum acquires 10 percent interest in the Shorouk Concession in Egypt
Abu Dhabi, 12 March 2018: Mubadala Petroleum and Italy’s Eni signed an agreement to purchase a 10 percent stake in the Egyptian Shorouk Concession. The signing ceremony was presided over by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy. The stake in the offshore Shorouk Concession encompasses the giant Zohr gas field located in the Mediterranean Sea.
The agreement was signed by HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 07, 2018: Well known for anticipating market shifts and integrating them into highly creative architectural concepts, Design International is set to open the latest addition to its office network at Building 4 of d3 in the presence of dignitaries and the trendy community of the Dubai Design District attending the 2018 edition of the Italian Design Day on 6th March.
Speaking ahead of the office opening, Davide Padoa, said: “We are delighted to open our new office in Dubai. This is testament to our long-standing connection with the region and reflects our admiration for the way the city of Dubai has chosen to embrace the architecture and design industries. We look forward to working in the Dubai Design District with its stimulating vibe that reflects innovation in a space that ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 06, 2018: The Embassy of Italy to the UAE, the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai and the Italian Trade Agency in Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Design District are all set to host “The Night of Italian Design” at d3 today evening, in Building 7, starting at 6.30 PM. The event, which is open to the public, has 22 Italian design showrooms, representing over 100 Italian brands, joining as part of a walking tour in the evening. There will also be eight other brands that will display their designs in Building 7 and in the common areas of d3. An opening keynote speech will be delivered by internationally renowned architect and designer Fabio Novembre, selected for the occasion as Italy’s “Design Ambassador” to the UAE.
The event is part of “The Italian ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 March 2018: Under the patronage of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment AgraME, which opens tomorrow (6 March) at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to attract buyers, both locally and internationally, looking to source the latest products and innovative solutions.
Offering a complete end to end solution of products and services, the show has a renewed focus on the Crop Farming, Animal Farming, Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors with a supporting free-to-attend content agenda. All four show verticals are in growing markets, with the MENA aquaculture industry expected to witness production volumes of 2.9 million tons by 2030 and the global animal healthcare market is expected to grow to USD 32.04 billion during the period 2018-2022.
Speaking ahead of the exhibition which opens on ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 March 2018 – Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of the Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), today announced that it will install a 290-kilowatt (KW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system to serve the facility of Khazna Data Centres (Khazna) in Masdar City.
In the presence of Khaled Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace, Renewables and Information Communications Technology for Mubadala, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, and Hassan Al Naqbi, Chief Executive Officer of Khazna, signed a collaboration agreement on the project, aimed at further advancing Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a hub for renewable energy and clean technology.
Under the terms of the agreement, Masdar’s Energy Services unit will install a solar PV system ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Attractive, original, Made in France, this watchmaking creation adopts a very trendy style thanks to its interchangeable double strap. Now the Charisma Twist watch is unveiling its new Liberty straps.
Delicately adorned with fabrics, the Charisma wristwatches are decorated with six different flower prints each more attractive and colorful than the next. The inescapable trend of the season, the "Liberty" pattern matches beautifully when it comes to accessorizing an outfit!
Each Charisma Twist comes with a simple and ingenious system that allows you to change the color of your bracelet in the blink of an eye.
The Twist expresses elegant charm with a wraparound bracelet that embraces even the finest wrists. This attractive Charisma Twist watch takes ......read more
As an integral part of its initiatives to save the marine environment
The association aims to cultivate and promote an environmental consciousness within the maritime community
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries has successfully announced its collaboration with the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association “HELMEPA” in order to establish the first of its kind non-profit “United Arab Emirates Marine Environment Protection Association- UAEMEPA”. Both parties prepared and signed a Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Marine Environment”, based on HELMEPA’s founding Declaration “To Save the Seas”.
UAEMEPA offers the opportunity, for all those who care for the environment and are ......read more
Sustainability performance improved once more
More than 50,000 employees serving as sustainability ambassadors
Partnership launched to stop ocean plastic
Leading positions in international indices and ratings
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: “In 2017, we made clear progress in implementing our sustainability strategy and reaching our sustainability targets. We are proud of the fact that many international rating agencies have recognized our achievements with excellent ratings and have acknowledged Henkel as one of the world’s leading companies in the area of sustainability,” said Kathrin Menges, Executive Vice President Human Resources and Chair of Henkel’s Sustainability Council.
Creating sustainable value
Henkel aims to create sustainable ......read more
Blanc D’ivoire transforms into new lifestyle concept store blending furniture, fashion design, accessories, and coffee
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: Home and Soul is the evolution of many years travelling to beautiful places and many years of experience within Dubai and the design industry as a whole. Formerly Blanc D’ivoire, Home and Soul Dubai provides a unique concept and lifestyle store like no other.
Owned and curated by Carol and Wael Sukkar, Home and Soul is a true ‘ hidden gem’ found in leafy Jumeirah. Selling beautiful home wear, interior pieces, plants, gorgeous items for your kids, fashion and jewellery brands and its very own coffee shop Fiks - it’s the ultimate lifestyle destination for transforming your home, picking up a gift or treating yourself to a leisurely ......read more
Discover French innovations from March 6 to 8 at the French Pavilion, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: Business France is once again presenting the world-class, innovative and dynamic French electricity sector via the French Pavilion at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition from the 6th to the 8th of March. As a key platform for the introduction of new products and services in the world of electricity, this flagship exhibition continues to be a springboard for French businesses looking to expand in the region. The exhibitors at the French Pavilion are geared to welcome the thousands of participants expected and to showcase their latest novelties.
France, one of the global leaders in the electricity industry (leading exporter in Europe), will showcase a diverse offering across the sector with ......read more
Service now available in 124 countries and territories, including UAE & KSA
UPS expanded service in 57 countries and territories including India, Brazil, and South Korea
5 new countries received Express service including Bangladesh and Madagascar
Guaranteed delivery in 1-3 business days by 10:30 a.m., noon, or 2 p.m., depending on the destination
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: UPS (NYSE: UPS) has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express™ package service to reach 124 countries and territories, providing an earlier delivery option for customers to more locations. UPS now reaches more countries and territories with express midday than any other carrier.
The UPS Worldwide Express service offers guaranteed delivery in 1-3 business days by 10:30 a.m., noon, or 2 p.m., depending on the destination. In ......read more
Mr. Dietrich brings more than 27 years of international nuclear industry experience
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 February 2018: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has appointed Peter Dietrich as the Corporation’s Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO). Mr. Dietrich brings substantial international industry expertise from his 27-year career in the nuclear sector.
The position of ENEC CNO serves a strategic function to the organization in supporting the successful development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, including assessing the program plan for the delivery of Units 1 to 4 in adherence to the highest standards of nuclear safety and quality.
Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi ENEC CEO, said: “I welcome Peter to the executive team that is leading the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and I look forward to ......read more
The global leader in paints offers insights into innovative design and usage techniques to the community of painters
Dubai, February 28, 2018: Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, recently conducted an exclusive workshop for painters at its facility in Dubai Industrial Park. More than 70 painters from across the UAE attended the event.
The workshop was designed to be an interactive session where the painters were given a detailed demonstration and training on basic to advanced levels of paint applications. It involved familiarizing painters with Caparol’s ETICS-technology and familiarizing the German company’s legendary decorative paints. It also involved a session on mastering the art of perfect paint application.
Commenting on the workshop, Mr. Mowaffaq Balish, Commercial Director ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 27, 2017: 2XL, the leading luxury furniture and home décor brand in the UAE, has launched a new luxury dining room set consisting of cushioned beige colour chairs with matching light wooden colour table. Made of wood veneer, the grey oak dining room set, “Portofino” can accommodate a group of eight easily. The chairs have wooden legs and the rectangular table has stylish thick solid legs giving shock-resistant stability that bears more weight. The collection has a minimalist design which makes it a stylish addition to any kitchen or dining room. Its beige and wooden colour combination easily allows it to match with any colour scheme.
According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager, 2XL, “Portofino is ideal for large family gatherings or house party. Dining is so much more than just the ......read more
Thoughtful designs of unrivalled quality with John Lewis SS18 collection
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: With John Lewis heritage and design at its heart, the SS18 collection celebrates authenticity and craftsmanship, inspired by palette of materials, colors and textures across shape and pattern, spanning our entire Home assortment, all intended to elevate everyday items and bring our customers joy through design.
Our SS18 Coastal colour update is a refined core of soft neutrals and grey tones mixed with a range of calming blues. This colours are used alongside solid woods, linen and natural materials. For SS18 our accent colours have been influenced by the seaside town of Margate in Kent, giving a more retro, industrial feel.
We have introduced some new feature pieces this season to project a sense ......read more
Opportunity to help local truck drivers drive more safely
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 22nd February 2018 – Puma Energy, the global integrated midstream and downstream energy company, hosted its first Be Road Safe event specifically created for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Dubai on Thursday, February 22nd. The event aims to promote the importance of road safety and highlight existing risks across the region. 48 countries have taken part in the initiative to date through the Road Safety Relay.
The UAE Be Road Safe event, sponsored by Puma Energy and Impala Terminals, took place at Puma Energy’s Gulf Refining Company building in the port of Jebel Ali, Dubai. Event supporters included DP World, Trakhees, Department of Planning and Development and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), ......read more
The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will contribute to meeting the UAE Energy Strategy and the realization of the UAE’s voluntary commitments to the Paris Agreement
The project will improve air quality by cutting down up to 21 million tonnes of carbon emissions every year
Abu Dhabi-UAE – 21 February 2018 - His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Cabinet Member and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant today, where he witnessed the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ‘s (ENEC) commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi also observed the significant progress being made across all four nuclear energy units being built at the plant in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi.
His ......read more
Q4 2017 Highlights
• Q4 2017 Revenues increases 11% to AED 656 Million compared to Q3 2017
• Company returns to Profitability and records AED 0.7 Million of Net Profit for Q4 2017 compared to a Net Loss of AED 359 Million recorded in Q3 2017
• Total Projects Backlog stands at AED 5.5 Billion as of December 31st 2017
• New project awards valued at AED 494 Million secured during FY 2017
Dubai, UAE – February 14, 2018 – Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and ......read more
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer: Dubai is a global model for clean energy and green economy
Dubai-UAE: 14 February, 2018 – A holistic view of the energy sector is driving innovation at the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), said His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of DEWA, on day three of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.
Speaking at a session titled ‘How Innovation Is Shaping the Future’, he noted that DEWA’s holistic approach to utilities management focuses ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 13, 2018: 2XL Furniture and Home Décor, UAE’s homegrown retailer for luxury furnishings, has launched its new Malmo Bed in light blue with floral motifs, to turn the bedroom into a place of peaceful retreat. The bed features a white frame with wooden curved legs.
According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager at 2XL, “This beautiful bed creates a shabby chic paradise with floral designs on a blue background. It has a calming effect on the senses, which is what you need after a busy day. It will go very well with matching wall papers to enhance the ......read more
Recent A.T. Kearney report released during the World Government Summit identifies three key steps required for the Middle East to prepare for the future of energy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 13 February 2018 — Growing global diversification of the energy mix and an increased share of natural gas, renewables and electrification, is challenging conventional approaches and business models in the energy value chain. Oil rich nations have a window of opportunity to transform and be well positioned to benefit from this shifting global energy landscape, according ......read more
Brands to be recognized as Consumer Superbrands or Business Superbrands for this first time based on who their end customer is
Dubai, UAE, February 11, 2018: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that the voting process to choose the brands in the UAE which will be recognised and honoured as a Superbrand 2018 has commenced. This year Superbrands has decided to segregate brands as Consumer Superbrands (the UAE’s strongest B2C brands) and Business Superbrands (the UAE’s strongest B2B brands) in order to recognize the relationship ......read more
First global money transfer business in Middle East to offer real-time, seamless payment solutions by using blockchain technology
Dubai, 10 February 2018: UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced it has partnered with San Francisco-based Ripple to enable instant, seamless and real-time cross-border payments. This makes UAE Exchange the largest payment solutions provider in the Middle East to use Ripple’s blockchain technology to process payments globally in real time.
Through this ......read more
Strong air flow from LG Puricare™ air purifier allows the usage of the largest piece of fabric in a work-of-art by Daniel Wurtzel, by transforming ordinary materials into something extraordinary
DUBAI, UAE, 10 Feb 2018: Betting on health-conscious products, besides focusing on premium products, such as smarter appliances with IoT functionalities for the upcoming phase of growth, LG Electronics is impressing the Air Solutions products segment with the newest, smart air solution for home – the LG PuriCare™ air purifier.
Using an innovative approach ......read more
Dubai, February 08, 2018: United Furniture, a leading furniture and furnishings brand in the UAE, is celebrating the month of romance and love with its latest collection introduced in store.
The wonderful and elegant collection aims to add to the love and create a thousand ways to express one’s feelings by transforming the home into a love filled space.
Commenting on the latest Valentine’s Day collection, Mr. Anup Ravindranath, Sales Director, United Furniture, said “Home is where we all come back to our loved ones. Our latest Valentine’s Day ......read more
PAN Emirates Home Furnishings opens its doors in Remal Mall, Al Ain
PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, a local label in luxurious indoor, patio and outdoor furniture that is sure to light up any living space, is proud to open its newest retail store at the Remal Mall, Al Ain. With the new store launch, PAN Emirates has an outreach of 10 stores across the country.
The ceremony saw the Owner and MD, Mr. Abdul Rahman AlShamsi, the ......read more
Forest Green takes top spot as ‘Colour of Year’; the distinctly elegant colour creates an interesting contrast along with bright and pastel hues
Dubai, February 06, 2018: Walls speak a thousand words and convey powerful stories that expresses and reflects the personalities of those living there. Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry has unveiled an avant-garde palette of colours and themes that tell the untold story of time as part of its colour trends for 2018.
Caparol has been a front-runner in colour trends and ......read more
Dubai, February 05, 2018
WHAT: Great discounts to help you completely refurbish your outdoor spaces!
DESCRIPTION: From garden furniture to patio heaters, charcoal barbecues to garden hose sets, Al-Futtaim ACE is offering unbelievable discounts on its wide variety of Outdoor products. Make the best of the great weather with products designed to help you enjoy outdoors!
WHERE: Al-Futtaim ACE stores across the UAE
Dubai: Dubai Festival City, Sheikh Zayed Road and First Avenue Mall, Motor City
Abu Dhabi: Yas Island, Mina Road and Dalma ......read more
February 05, 2018 – Industry experts are optimistic that the oil and gas storage industry in some key global markets is poised for significant increase driven by strong oil demand, vibrant logistics activity in the oil and gas, and robust international and domestic trade activities. The international oil storage sector is projected to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 4.2 per cent from 2017 to 2023 as per the report of the Allied Market Research firm.
Southeast Asia is one of the leading global markets with considerable growth potential. According to the report by Aruvians ......read more
Fourth Quarter 2017 Highlights
DowDuPont reported a GAAP loss per share from continuing operations of $0.52. Adjusted earnings1 per share increased 41 percent to $0.83, compared with pro forma adjusted earnings per share in the year-ago period of $0.59. Adjusted earnings per share excludes significant items in the quarter totaling net charges of $1.26 per share, as well as a $0.09 per share charge for DuPont amortization of intangible assets.
Net sales increased 13 percent to $20.1 billion, with gains in all operating segments and geographies, from pro forma net sales of $17.7 billion ......read more
Introduction of Diamatec technology
Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative bathroom solutions operating across Europe, Middle East and Africa, is proudly introducing Ipalyss – an exceptional range of vessels. The high-end, ultra-thin design product range was made possible through the creation of an extremely durable ceramic material, Diamatec.
Drawing on over 100 years of ceramic expertise, combined with an unsurpassed quality in craftsmanship, inspired by Bernard de Palissy, the famous 16th Century French ceramicist who relentlessly pursued the secrets of very ......read more
Under recently-launched Al Naboodah Electrics, the new business is dedicated to providing renewable energy solutions in partnership with Jakson Group
Dubai, UAE, January 05 2018 – Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates with a diverse portfolio of businesses, is entering the solar energy space with the launch of its newest business stream, under Al Naboodah Electrics. As a renewable energy solutions provider, Al Naboodah Electrics recently entered into an exclusive partnership with Jakson Group, a ......read more
“Handling breakbulk and project cargo is in our DNA,” says Mohammed Al Muallem
Dubai, 05 February 2018: Global trade enabler DP World, UAE Region is showcasing its breakbulk and project cargo handling capabilities at the Breakbulk Middle East 2018 conference and exhibition in Abu Dhabi starting 6 February, 2018.
A senior delegation is representing the company at the event held under the patronage of HE Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure and Development, and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority.
Jebel Ali Port, operated by DP ......read more
Remittances from the GCC remain strong; 2018 expected to witness continued growth
Dubai, February 5, 2018: Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands, witnessed a 10% growth in its global operations in 2017. The growth was backed by new partnerships in crucial corridors, innovative solutions, and a global expansion in the Xpress Money agent network.
Xpress Money’s traditional corridors from GCC remained strong. From the UAE, Philippines, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Egypt, were the top remittance receiving corridors. ......read more
Experts cover the latest international best practices in drone safety standards, energy storage solutions and risk management for solar and wind projects at WFES.
Abu Dhabi, February 04, 2018 — UL (Underwriters Laboratories, a safety science leader, introduced a team of energy experts from across the globe to a captivated audience at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi.
The trio of energy experts educated visitors and delegates on the latest best practices to help ensure new energy technology is embraced and safely implemented, including topical ......read more
H.E. Abdullah Al Saleh, the UAE Ministry of Economy’s Undersecretary for Foreign Trade Affairs, and H.E. Iurie Usurelu, Minister of State for Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment of the Republic of Moldova, discussed areas of joint cooperation, ways to develop them, and how to take advantage of the diverse opportunities and possibilities of the countries during a meeting held at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
Among the attendees were H.E. Juma Mohammed Al Kait, the Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Foreign Trade Affairs, and a number of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018: Milano, wholly-owned by Danube Group is UAE’s leading brand in sanitary, electrical products, water purifier, hardware and tiles, announced an increase of over 35 percent business growth in 2017. Individually, the following divisions saw a significant annual growth rate, sanitary 30%, tiles 58%, hardware 62% and electrical 80%. As a solid contributing factor to this success, the company sold 160,000 water heaters in 2017 as compared to 60,000 in 2016 along with the launch of new products under the group’s portfolio.
“With consistent ......read more
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) hosted a high-level delegation from the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce to explore the prospects for cooperation in areas that support the common aspirations of the global maritime sector. The meeting also emphasized the commitment of both parties in enriching knowledge and exchange of the most successful experiences and best practices in the sector, with maritime training and technological innovation as a key pillars for upgrading all aspects of the maritime cluster.
Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, welcomed Prof. Hans-Joerg Schmidt-Trenz, ......read more
Dabur Egypt, one of the most trusted and recognized brands in the field of personal and healthcare products, has witnessed key growth in its product portfolio in 2017, which has resulted in many significant achievements, including its recent success in entering six new markets. The successful move has allowed the company to widen the reach of its products from Egypt to the rest of the world. Dabur Egypt’s steady growth reflects the company's successful implementation of a strategic plan for growth and expansion in the country while also further reinforcing its efforts to consolidate ......read more
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation has revealed that it has already started to adopt and implement the final phase of its strategy related to the incoming second terms of the Maritime Advisory Council, an initiative aimed at promoting and developing close partnerships between the government and private sectors to promote Dubai as a global maritime capital. The beginning of the new term signals a new stage of further cooperation in the efforts towards integration between maritime leaders from the public and private sectors in order to drive ......read more
UAE, January 30, 2018 -Brazil's trade relations with the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Algeria, Iraq, Oman, Bahrein and Kuwait, scaled new heights in 2017, recording a Year-on-Year growth of 18.43 per cent in exports from USD 11.5 billion in 2016 to 13.6 billion in 2017 and 23.37 per cent in imports from USD 5.2 billion in 2016 to 6.4 billion in 2017. The figures were released by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC).
Brazilian exports to Saudi Arabia accounted for USD 2.6 billion, up 6.9 per cent from 2016, while exports to the UAE amounted to USD 2.5 ......read more
January 29, 2018, Abu Dhabi – Rosatom participated in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) that took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on January 15-18. The WFES is the foremost global annual event dedicated to advancing renewable energy and clean technologies. The Summit is traditionally held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Rosatom presented an exposition inspired by the so-called ‘green square’ ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: The founder of IKEA and Ikano, and one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, has peacefully passed away, at his home in Småland, Sweden, on the 27th of January. Surrounded by his loved ones, he died at the age of 91, following a short illness.
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Småland in southern Sweden. At the early age of 17 he founded IKEA - the business that became his lifelong commitment. Ingvar’s driving force was the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 28, 2018: 2XL’s elegant cream colour living room collection, Sanorita in tufted soft fabric adds a touch of contemporary glamour to the living room.
The perfect balance between comfort and style, Sanorita can be customised with colourful cushions to match the existing interiors of any living room.
According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager at 2XL, “Sanorita creates an inviting atmosphere and it beautifully suits modern and traditional spaces alike. Its cream colour and tufted style add timeless charm and sophistication to your home.”
The Sanorita ......read more
3 new stations to open in Dubai
3 major station extensions in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 24, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading fuels and convenience retailer, has announced plans to open at least 13 new service stations in 2018 including, for the first time, sites in Dubai and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Three new service stations are planned for strategic locations across the Emirate of Dubai, nine new stations will open in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Fujairah and at least one site will open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 24 January 2018 - Midea (Midea Group Co Ltd, SZSE 000333), the world’s largest home appliance company and #1 major appliances producer, presents new game changing products for UAE and MEA markets at Midea’s first Kitchen Appliances Middle East and Africa Convention. Paving way for new generation living, the revolutionary and surprisingly friendly new home appliances are - Versa Microwave, Mini-dishwasher and the Terminator Vacuum Cleaner.
Versa Microwave is powered by the unique fast circulating hot air technology also ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 January, 2018 - Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, hosted a regular meeting of its Standing Technical Committee (STC) to examine the progress achieved by the Council’s Standardisation Services department in developing harmonised standards for various sectors related to quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Engineer Ahmed Al Jabri, Deputy Chairman of STC and Director of Municipal Planning Department at Department of Urban Planning and ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2018– Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, continues its strong start in 2018 with its latest announcement of a new labour camp in Dubai aimed at boosting performance, productivity and projects delivery in the UAE. The development is part of DSI’s ongoing UAE-wide operational improvements and sustains the momentum of its recently completed debt restructuring which has infused new credit facilities for ongoing and new projects.
The camp will ......read more
Ground breaking technology on show from 850 exhibiting companies from 40 countries
Major water security milestones and investments announced for Abu Dhabi at International Water Summit
USD 45 million worth of contracts signed by Tadweer at EcoWASTE Exhibition
Abu Dhabi, 22 January 2018: More than USD 15 billion worth of projects and funding was announced at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) and its co-located events, the International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition, which took place during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 from 15 – 18 ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE:21 January 2018 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has awarded Emirates Motor Company (EMC) the first Abu Dhabi Certification for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment.
EMC, the authorised distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of ALFAHIM, received the certification for the Mercedes wall-mounted 11kW and 22kW electric vehicle chargers. QCC has verified that the products conform to international electrical ......read more
In yet another major milestone in its efforts to boost Dubai’s global maritime leadership, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 31000:2009 for implementing its Risk Management Framework that meets the highest international standards. The international recognition highlighted DMCA’s leadership in applying best risk management practices to build a secure and sustainable maritime sector that supports the country’s economic diversification policy and preparations for a post-oil economy and to perform well ......read more
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem: We continue to invest in infrastructure to enhance Dubai's competitiveness
Dubai, January 20, 2018: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) the flagship free zone subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World has opened the “Jafza Bridge” for traffic, linking Jafza North and Jafza South across Sheikh Zayed Road.
The bridge, built in collaboration with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will facilitate the flow of traffic between Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone, and Al Maktoum International Airport. It further enhances the efficacy of the ......read more
Al Suwaidi: we are committed to implement international best practices to preserve the environment
20 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: H.E. Engineer Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Department of Energy, met with executives and directors of several national energy companies participating in the Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX), an international platform based in Abu Dhabi that was launched as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
Al Marar visited stands of several government entities participating in CLIX, including Nawah. He also ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: Renewable energy solutions that can deliver on-demand electricity and store energy when renewable resources are available, is the key component for transitioning into fossil fuel-free power generation. Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, which is part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and the Swedish solar technology company Cleanergy have signed a service agreement to jointly engage in research on solutions for a Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system to integrate with Cleanergy’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Stirling-based ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 January 2018: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has partnered with e-mobility think tank Global EVRT for the ‘Electric Vehicle Road Trip Middle East 2018’, starting on January 18th with an inaugural event at Crowne Plaza® Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. The collaboration will install electrical vehicle charging stations across select IHG hotels in the Middle East, including Crowne Plaza® Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, Crowne Plaza® Sohar, Crowne Plaza® Muscat, ......read more
Tadweer signs waste contracts worth AED165 million at EcoWASTE Exhibition
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy Secures Financing for Mexican Solar Farm that will Power 150,000 Homes
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority launches tender for world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination plant
ACWA Power announces plans to become first utility scale generator to adopt SolarCoin
17 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The second day of the World Future Energy Summit, International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition saw a number of new business agreements signed by participating ......read more
Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA, announced its partnership with Siemens Tech and Smart4Power for the execution of an Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) Project at the Dubai International Airport, which involves the implementation of energy efficiency measures at Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Concourse B. The 7 year long project will guarantee a total of 23 per cent reduction on annual energy bill.
The proposed energy efficiency measures for the Dubai International Airport terminals ......read more
Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority unveil the world’s largest manmade water reserve
16 January 2018, Abu Dhabi: The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018 today opened its doors to some of the world’s most important sustainability stakeholders at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The event, and its co-located events, International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition will continue throughout the week, closing on Thursday, January 18th.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Presents Nine Zayed ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 Jan 2018 – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented awards to nine winners of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at the awards ceremony during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, marking the historic 10th anniversary of the world’s preeminent sustainability award and 2018 as the Year of Zayed.
The ceremony was marked by the participation of Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of Mauritania and HRH Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II, Crown Prince of Jordan.
His ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 16, 2018 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, today stated that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, President of the UAE, has always guided the UAE towards educating young people on the principles of sustainable development, in line with the vision and approach of the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
HH Sheikh Mohammed stressed this as he attended the Opening Ceremony of Abu Dhabi ......read more
January 15, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) today (Monday, January 15, 2018) led a comprehensive seminar on energy efficiency simultaneous with the opening day of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The seminar which saw the participation of renowned FM experts forms part of MEFMA’s ongoing efforts to integrate sustainability into all facets of facilities management (FM) in the region.
Top-level representatives from Emrill Services, Talisen International, Enova, Farnek Services, Khansaheb Facility ......read more
DFMC plans to open 4 more showrooms in the first quarter of 2018
Dubai, UAE (January 16, 2018): Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company LLC (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in the Middle East, has announced today the opening of King Koil’s flagship store at Ibn Battuta Mall, the world’s largest themed shopping mall.
Strategically located in Andalusia Court (near the hypermarket entrance), the 2243 sq. ft showroom will offer customers a unique and comfortable shopping experience with its NEW modern concept and style, making the whole process of buying a ......read more
January 15, 2018 - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, shared new insights in innovation in district cooling and its role in developing smart cities at the latest State of Green Economy Report launched on Thursday, (January 11, 2018) at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Empower CEO Ahmad Bin Shafar was recognised at the function with a plaque of appreciation for the company’s continuous support and contribution to the initiative as one of the sponsors of the report to promote sustainability.
Developed by the ......read more
ENEC is a Platinum Sponsor of the 11th World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 January 2018: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is participating in the World Future Energy Summit 2018 (WFES) to highlight how clean, safe and efficient nuclear energy will help the UAE meet its commitments under the Paris Climate Change Agreement, in addition to demonstrating how nuclear energy is supporting the diversification of the nation’s economy and energy mix as a part of the UAE Energy Plan ......read more
January 14, 2018- Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling service provider, is participating at the 11th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), the leading event for the clean energy and energy efficiency, which is being held from 15 to 18 January 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The company sheds the spotlight on the role of energy and water efficiency in the future of sustainable cooling and is also showcasing the latest model of its energy-efficient district cooling plant in Business Bay. Customers, developers ......read more
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 14 January 2017 — The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), has today launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. The Commission will examine the immediate and longer-term geopolitical implications of global energy transformation driven by large scale-up of renewable energy in the context of global efforts to tackle climate change and advance sustainable development. The Commission will be chaired by Mr. Olafur Grimsson, the former ......read more
Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) is a key Strategic Partner of World Future Energy Summit and International Water Summit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and its Group of Companies are participating as a key strategic partner of the 2018 World Future Energy Summit and 2018 International Water Summit. The last will be hosted by Masdar at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme ......read more