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    Masdar inaugurates one of the world's largest offshore wind farms in showcase of industry partnership

    402MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm now supplying 410,000 UK homes, displacing 893,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually Flagship project delivered ahead of schedule; significant cost efficiencies achieved Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company a 35% shareholder in Dudgeon alongside Statoil (35%) and Statkraft (30%)  Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017:  Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, today inaugurated its third wind farm in the United Kingdom, bringing the combined power generating capacity of all three projects to 1 gigawatt (GW) – enough clean energy to supply nearly 1 million homes.    Together with its partners Statoil and Statkraft of Norway, Masdar staged the official “switch on” of the 402-megawatt (MW) Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, located 32 kilometres off the Norfolk coast in ......read more

    Make Room for Play and Celebration With IKEA During Dubai Design Week

    Visit the IKEA exhibition at the heart of Dubai Design Week, inspiring celebration and play Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, has created a grand exhibition, inspired by a magical playhouse fantasia, which is now open to the public at Dubai Design District. Kicking off Dubai Design Week on November 14th and open until November 25th, visitors will be taken on a journey from wishing trees to topsy turvy illusions.  Whether children or adults, IKEA wants to remind the nation of the little things in life that matter, that  good things can happen if you say yes to more fun! IKEA recently conducted its third global Play Report, exploring the importance of play for adults as well as children. The findings showed that play is a tool for people to sustain a healthy life, ......read more

    Financial Times names Masdar City best free zone for renewable energy

    Also collects awards for start-up support, R&D investment and facilities upgrades Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; November 21, 2017:  Masdar City has been named “Best Free Zone for Start Up Support” by the Financial Times and has collected three other prestigious global awards.    The Global Free Zone of the Year Awards hosted by the FT’s fDi Magazine are among the most high-profile awards in the free zone sector, with approximately 65 free zones entering this year’s competition. This is Masdar City’s second consecutive year receiving awards.    In addition to the Best Free Zone for Start Up Support award, Masdar City took home awards for Best Free Zone for Renewable Energy, R&D Incentives and Facilities Upgrades. Now home to more than 500 companies, the ......read more

    2XL captures the essence of vintage living with Prague Sofa set

    Dubai, UAE; November 21, 2017:  UAE’s leading luxury furniture and home dcor brand 2XL’s Prague tufted sofa set reminds one of the bygone eras. Its soft hues render a harmonious atmosphere to the living room. Hand-finishing tufted buttons accentuate the design of the sofa and each roll arm is punctuated with multiple buttons, adding to its elegance. A pair of solid front legs finish in classic walnut and antique glaze.  The coffee table in the collection features a modern design with merging rectangles.  According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager, 2XL: “This is the sofa for those who like the vintage look. Pairing it with a modern coffee table and side tables, creates a unique style. We also have beautiful chandeliers in store to go with the Prague sofa.” Strong and durable, the frame is ......read more

    Hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050

    The Hydrogen Council reveals first-of-a-kind study showing hydrogen’s contribution as a key pillar of the energy transition Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 21, 2017:  As global leaders gathered at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, 18 key leaders in their industry verticals, united in the Hydrogen Council coalition, came together to launch first-ever globally quantified vision of the role of hydrogen, developed with support from McKinsey & Company. In addition to being a key pillar in the energy transition, the study shows that hydrogen has the potential to generate US$2.5 trillion worth of business, creating more than 30 million jobs by 2050.  Taking the Hydrogen Council’s vision for hydrogen to the next level, the study entitled ‘Hydrogen, scaling up’ outlines a comprehensive and quantified ......read more

    Fun, Frolic and Entertainment at Milano's Anniversary Celebration

    Dubai, UAE, November 21, 2017:   Milano, an Italian company having a decade of experience in design, production and distribution of sanitary ware and faucets in the global market under Danube Group celebrated its 10th anniversary at JW Marriott Marquis hotel, Dubai on 17th of November 2017.  Present on the occasion was Mr.Rizwan Sajan – Chairman and Founder Danube Group, Mr. Anis Sajan - Managing Director Danube group, dealers of the brand and other senior management of the group.  To mark this milestone, Milano organized its annual dealers meet and gave a preview of the new product portfolio, which included water purifier, DIY tiles and water heater. Additionally, announced a lucrative scheme for dealers in UAE. As per the deal, whoever achieves the desired target will get an opportunity for an all paid ......read more

    John Lewis Christmas 2017

    Dubai, UAE, November 21, 2017:  Buying Christmas decorations for John Lewis must be one of the best jobs in the world. We are always developing new ideas to excite our customers, and this year we have travelled the world to bring together seven brand new decoration themes. Each of our themes is inspired by the fables and traditions of a particular country or region – Folklore takes its cue from Eastern European traditions, whilst Winter Palace tells the story of Russia’s Father Frost and his helper, the Snow Maiden. Being a lover of the great outdoors, my favourite theme this year is Into the Woods, which is set in the mossy, enchanted forests of Ireland. This autumn our shops will take personalisation to the next level as we introduce Christmas Villages into a total of 11 locations, bringing together everything you ......read more

    Quantum Eurostar to implement the largest ESCO project in the UAE leisure and entertainment sector

    Quantum Eurostar, a leading accredited ESCO in the UAE, has signed an agreement with Etihad ESCO, the energy efficiency and saving arm of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. Dubai- November 21, 2017:  Quantum Eurostar Energy Solutions Company (QESCO), a leading accredited ESCO in the UAE, announced ESCO projects in the UAE to undertake innovative energy management solutions projects. QESCO is a joint venture between the EUROSTAR Group, the leading technology innovator in the Middle East and Quantum, an Italian Energy Expert Company. QESCO has also signed a major eight-year period contract with Etihad ESCO, the energy efficiency and saving arm of DEWA. Quantum Eurostar will provide energy saving solutions to some of Dubai’s iconic golf courses – Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Emirates Golf Club and Dubai ......read more

    Mansour bin Mohammed inaugurates Marinas at Mina Rashid

    Mina Rashid to harbor 5,000 luxury yachts and boats Dubai – 20 November 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated today the new Mina Rashid Marina: “Marinas” which will harbor 5,000 yachts and boats and will accommodate 20,000 in the next few years. It is expected to be a new world class touristic maritime and entertainment attraction.  The project, which is carried out by P&O, part of DP World, stretches over 13 square kms and features a number of facilities including an integrated entertainment city: Marina Cube.   His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum toured the place accompanied by Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC). His Highness listened ......read more

    Better Life launches new retail strategy focused on kitchen appliances

    40 new brands including Siemens, SMEG, Gaggenau, Zanussi, Wolf Power and Terim will be among key offerings at Better Life Dubai, UAE (November 19, 2017):  Better Life, one of the leading home appliance retailers in the UAE and a division of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC today announced the launch of an ambitious new retail strategy focused on kitchen appliances to offer a wide variety of options to consumers that meet the requirements of contemporary UAE lifestyles. The strategy aims to provide greater convenience to customers while enhancing the overall look and feel of their kitchens. As part of its focus on kitchen appliances, Better Life has significantly expanded its product portfolio with 40 new brands added to its retail mix. Siemens, Gaggenau, SMEG, Zanussi, Wolf Power and Terim will be among the key multinational ......read more

    LED set to form over 50% of regional lighting market by 2020

    Dubai, UAE, November 18, 2017:  The quest for energy efficiency and ecologically friendly lighting solutions is set to drive demand for green lighting products in the Middle East. These trends are increasingly evident in the build up to Light Middle East 2017, where global lighting majors target the lucrative green lighting market. The leading trade, networking and business generating event for the lighting design and technology industry in the region, Light Middle East returns to Dubai, larger and more representative than ever before. Organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East, are expecting the show to open at least 10% larger than the previous edition in terms of both area and number of exhibitors, underlining the increasing appeal of the region to global players. According to analysts Frost & Sullivan, the global ......read more

    ADFD, IRENA Open New Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries, Invite Applications

    ADFD concessional loans will fund transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 November 2017:  The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within the framework of the ADFD-funded US$350 million (AED1.285 billion) IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, the current funding round of US$50 million in concessional loans marks the sixth of seven annual cycles. “In just the last few years, renewable energy has emerged as one of the most economical choices for new power generation in countries around the globe. Accelerated renewable energy deployment in developing countries expands access to energy, improves health and welfare, creates jobs and drives ......read more

    Schneider Electric at ADIPEC 2017: Real-time Data to Revolutionise Oil and Gas Industry.

    Company Showcases Latest EcoStruxure™ for Oil and Gas Solutions at Booth No. 4250, Hall 4 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:   Real-time data captured from the field and conveyed to the cloud via sensors and analytical engines can impact the profitability of entire oil and gas (O&G) businesses. Building around this concept, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is marking its seventh outing at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017, the definitive event for the region’s O&G industry.  Organised under the patronage of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and supported by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and the UAE Ministry of Energy, the event that ......read more

    H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Tours the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 November 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Al Dhafra Region, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant to witness the latest construction milestones and receive a briefing on progress of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan was hosted by His Excellency Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). H.E. Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and a Member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Mara, Chairman of the Department of Energy, Member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi and ENEC Board Member, H.E. Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General ......read more

    How Might Diversification Away from Oil Affect the UAE?

    The UAE has typically been a country which has benefitted from extracting and selling its ample oil supplies, which has led to it becoming incredibly wealthy as a result. Now, however, the UAE is looking to diversify its economy away from purely oil based, and is exploring other areas in which it could excel. Here are some of the ways the UAE may be affected by this. Collapsing Oil Prices The huge collapse in oil prices due to a massive global oversupply has been well documented, and has been one of the main reasons UAE countries are pursuing alternative economic strategies. It was just a few years ago that oil was more than $100 per barrel, but it plummeted to below $30 per barrel at the start of 2016. Now that the UAE’s oil is worth far less compared to what it once was, there is more reason for the country to invest in ......read more

    Chattels & More returns to Downtown Design showcasing limited edition pieces while KARE makes its grand debut

    Dubai, UAE (November 14, 2017):  Chattels & More, a brand that curates unique furniture and accessories from designers across Europe and is part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, will be unveiling its latest collection and signature pieces during the fifth edition of Downtown Design. The event is the only platform in the Middle East for the region’s trade and design professionals to discover original, high quality objects from all over the world. It takes place from 14 – 17 November at Dubai Design District. In addition, KARE, also a part of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, renowned worldwide for its non-conformist and quirky pieces will be making its grand entrance to the dynamic design exhibition. Chattels & More will be presenting a selection of handpicked, limited edition pieces from leading European brands ......read more

    ADSB successfully expands into oil and gas industry despite low oil prices

    Oil price decline has led to new market opportunity, says CEO Company’s revised strategy turned AED 90.6m (US$24.7m) loss in 2014 to a net profit of AED 71m (US$19.2m) in 2016 New brand identity unveiled at ADIPEC today 14 November 2017 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, announced today that it has expanded its services portfolio to the oil and gas industry. This is the company’s first foray outside of the naval, marine and defense sector, as it opens up to opportunities beyond its traditional industries of focus.   Marking its business success and new direction, ADSB also revealed its new brand identity at ADIPEC today.    Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO ......read more

    Khalifa University Showcases Research Projects in Oil and Gas Sector at ADIPEC 2017

    Faculty and Students from Petroleum Institute Participate in Sharing of Knowledge and Experience Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and to discovery and application of knowledge, has announced it is participating through Petroleum Institute as an academic partner in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017. ADIPEC, which opened today, runs until 16 November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). It has brought together more than 100.000 leading trade professionals, technology experts, and decision makers, in the oil and gas sector. At the university’s stand, faculty and students are showcasing several advanced scientific research ......read more

    Schneider Electric at ADIPEC 2017: Real-time Data to Revolutionise Oil and Gas Industry

    Company Showcases Latest EcoStruxure™ for Oil and Gas Solutions at Booth No. 4250, Hall 4 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre Dubai-UAE: 13 November, 2017:  Real-time data captured from the field and conveyed to the cloud via sensors and analytical engines can impact the profitability of entire oil and gas (O&G) businesses. Building around this concept, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is marking its seventh outing at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017, the definitive event for the region’s O&G industry.  Organised under the patronage of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and supported by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and the UAE Ministry of Energy, the event that runs from ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Residents Learn About Nuclear Energy and Latest Project Updates at ENEC Public Forums

    Hundreds of UAE residents attended ENEC’s latest public forums Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 November 2017:  Hundreds of residents, members of the public and students, attended two successful public forums organized by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The forums were held at Baynounah Educational Complex in the Al Dhafra Region on the 6th November and at Zayed University Convention Centre on 8th November. Following the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, which took place in Abu Dhabi earlier this month, the public forums continued to highlight the importance of nuclear energy as a safe, clean, efficient and reliable source of electricity. Around 448 nuclear energy plants are currently ......read more

    A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini

    From Hong Kong to London, retracing the 13.000 miles of the Tea Route Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  A new record to beat for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini:  After claiming the records for the United States’ “Gold Route” from New York to San Francisco and the “Tea Clipper Trade Route” between San Francisco and Shanghai, China, the latest record attempt follows the route of the clipper ships that at the end of the 19th Century transported their cargoes of tea from Hong Kong to London via the Cape of Good Hope. The current record time, set in 2008 by Frenchman Lionel Lemonchois and his eight-man crew aboard the 100-foot catamaran Gitana 13, is 41 days, 21 hours, 26 minutes and 34 seconds. Giovanni Soldini aims to attempt the record breaking run in January 2018 aboard the Maserati ......read more

    Chattels & More returns to Downtown Design showcasing limited edition pieces in contemporary home decor

    Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017:  Chattels & More, a brand that curates unique furniture and accessories from designers across Europe and is part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, will be unveiling its latest collection and signature pieces during the fifth edition of Downtown Design. The event is the only platform in the Middle East for the region’s trade and design professionals to discover original, high quality objects from all over the world. It takes place from 14 – 17 November at Dubai Design District. Chattels & More will be presenting a selection of handpicked, limited edition pieces from leading European brands with latest additions from Devina Nais – the Icon Collection. The Icon Collection, builds upon three factors - construction expertise, material quality and stylistic consistency, showcasing ......read more

    7% growth of oil and gas companies in Jafza

    Sultan Bin Sulayem: Location is the primary driver for companies setting up in Jebel Ali Free Zone Dubai, November 11, 2017:  Jafza, one of the world’s largest free zones, and a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World has seen 7 per cent growth in the number of oil and gas companies during 2016. DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, : “Jafza’s prime location as a gateway to the Middle East, Africa and South Asia attracts oil & gas companies looking to enhance their presence in these markets and serve their customers more efficiently through our flagship Jebel Ali Port.” Jafza is focused on providing innovative services to its customers in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more

    Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Round of Climate Negotiations

    Nationally Determined Contributions under Paris Agreement must reflect growing business case and global momentum for renewables    Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017:  Countries have an opportunity to significantly increase renewable energy ambition within Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and to accelerate its deployment in line with climate objectives under the Paris Agreement, per a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).   Released today at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, the report found that current NDCs and energy strategies can be substantially enhanced to meet global climate objectives. Entitled ‘Untapped Potential for Climate Action:Renewable Energy in Nationally Determined Contributions’, the report also identifies that renewable ......read more

    Region's first of its kind initiative to launch in November

    The GPCA Legacy Initiative and GPCA Legacy Award “Al Rowad” )) will debut during the 12th Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai to recognize the pioneers of the Arabian Gulf chemical industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 November 2017:  The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) is proud to announce the launch of the GPCA Legacy Initiative and GPCA Legacy Award “Al Rowad” )) dedicated to the pioneers of the chemical and petrochemical industry in the Arabian Gulf.  First of its kind in the region, the annual program will honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to foster and strengthen the development of the chemical and petrochemical industry in one or more of the GCC states. It will further aim to recognize, preserve, and make known the achievements of ......read more

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    Interview With Mr. Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager UAE, Boecker Public Health.

    Boecher participated in Gulfood Manufacturing 2017, during which GoDubai had a chat with Mr. Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager – UAE, Boecker Public Health.   Q.  What are the latest technological innovations by Boecker?   A.  Boecker® is committed to bring the best solutions from around the world to our communities’ doorsteps and we are continuously working to develop and launch innovative products. Recently, we introduced in the UAE market our innovative bird control solution; an advanced laser based technology.  Moreover, Boecker® has ......read more

    Expo 2020 Dubai's key focus on sustainable & healthy built environment to attract multibillion-dollar investments in natural greens

    A growing focus on creating sustainable cities for healthier living environments – one of the main agendas under the sustainability theme of Expo 2020 Dubai - is attracting multibillion-dollar investments in urban landscaping and horticulture across the UAE and the Middle East. Dubai, for example, has allotted about AED 6 billion to further develop 12,000 hectares of land for natural greenery, while Abu Dhabi has invested AED 23 million for landscaping projects in the UAE capital. To meet the increasing demands in the sector, International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM Dubai), under ......read more

    Minister Al Nuaimi expresses UAE's confidence and readiness in upcoming election for the Council membership of IMO

    UAE, November 21, 2017 - H.E. Dr. Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the FTA - Land and Maritime revealed the UAE's readiness for the coming election of new members for the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The Minister expressed his confidence in the vital and effective role that the country can play once it becomes a Category B member of the IMO Council. Al Nuaimi's statement was made at the final coordination meeting of the UAE delegation held today (Tuesday, November 21, 2017). During the meeting, attendees ......read more

    BP wins Advancements in Asset Performance category for Khazzan Gas Production project

    November 15, 2017 – BP Oman has won the prestigious BIM Advancements in Asset Performance of Utilities and Industrial Facilities category in Bentley’s Be Inspired Awards program. The announcement was made during Bentley’s annual Year in Infrastructure Conference, held in Singapore last month. The Khazzan Project in Oman is one of BP’s seven major projects in 2017, and started its production in September 2017. BP Oman was selected as a finalist from more than 400 nominations of projects around the world, and as the winner out of the three finalists in its ......read more

    Drake and Scull International Reports Q3 2017 Financial Results

    Q3 2017 Highlights Recapitalization Program successfully completed Tabarak Investment Injects AED 500 million in Equity Debt restructuring expected to be concluded across key markets in Q4 2017 Q3 2017 Revenue stood at AED 590 million Ongoing UAE projects portfolio contributes 42% of the company’s Q3 2017 revenue The New Management conducts a projects commercial review and records additional provisions, revenue and margin adjustments for legacy projects across key markets  The lack of liquidity prior to the completion of the Recapitalization Program and to the ......read more

    UAE ratifies several International Maritime Conventions & Protocols

    UAE, November 14, 2017 - The UAE has ratified  key International Maritime Conventions and Protocols as part of its efforts to develop  maritime and shipping sector and this will support UAE marketing to International Maritime Organization (IMO) and other IMO Member States .The ratification came after a series of preparations by the Federal Transport Authority (FTA) - Land and Maritime to meet the international requirements and standards set by IMO, including the implementation and  enforcement of the international conventions  and protocols in all relevant  ......read more

    Prestigious private & government entities extend full support to Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2017

    November 13, 2017 - Renowned private and public organizations from across the UAE are extending their full support to the 7th Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) running until the 18th of November 2017 simultaneously at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.   The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the event’s organizer, has announced that Dolphin Energy Limited, Mubadala, Emirates Transport, and Emirates Nuclear ......read more

    Empower's Consultants' Meet discusses new district cooling guidelines for 2018

    Dubai, UAE, November 12 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider held ‘Consultants’ Meet’ in Dubai to discuss the new district cooling guidelines for 2018. The event was attended by over 100 guests, including district cooling technical experts, contractors and consultants. The meeting is part of a series of events conceived to impart the technical knowledge on district cooling among the consultants. “The ‘Consultants’ Meet’ is an effort to connect with our business ......read more

    Sushmita Sen Re-launches the Danube Home Sharjah Showroom

    9th November, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Danube Home, the UAE's leading home improvement brand underwent major renovation in order to offer you a better and improved shopping experience of complete home solutions under one roof. The showroom was re-launched by the stunning Miss Universe and Bollywood Diva Sushmita Sen on 8th of November, 2017 (Wednesday) at 6:00 pm. along with Mr. Adel Sajan, Director Danube Group, Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of Danube Group and other senior management of the Group. The lavish store is spread across two floors and covers an area of 60,000 ......read more

    Home Centre Celebrates 46th UAE National Day with Exclusive Home Dcor Collection

    Dubai-UAE: 08 November, 2017:  To celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the UAE, Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, is set to launch an exclusive National Day home dcor collection ahead of 2 December 2017. Featuring themes inspired by the colours of the UAE flag, the collection will comprise limited-edition products including cushions, tealight holders, decorative tableware, statement curtains and wall art showcasing striking geometric motifs and exquisitely detailed Arabic calligraphy. In line with the Year of Giving, Home Centre has an additional ......read more

    95% of employees believe they would be more productive if they were happier

    A recent study conducted by Oman Insurance Company (OIC) and Bupa Global shows employee productivity hinges on happiness in the workplace Over 72% say work-life balance is the key to overall happiness in the workplace OIC and Bupa Global launch a Wellness Quiz to help people in the UAE to understand their current state of wellbeing so employers can better understand key to workplace happiness  Dubai, UAE, November 8, 2017:  In an effort to help employers understand what motivates employees to be more productive, Oman Insurance Company (OIC) and Bupa Global conducted a ......read more

    IKEA Reveals Nearly Half of Adults in the UAE Play Every Day

    HAPPIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?  Dubai, 7th November 2017:  The UAE could be one of the happiest places in the world, as nearly half of us have admitted to playing every day, according to a poll* conducted by much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA.  Nearly 100% of respondents in the UAE think that it is important to enjoy play as an adult, with many identifying happiness and positivity as the main reasons why. From utilising it to connect with friends and family (26%) to discovering new ways of doing things (24%), play is considered highly important for both ......read more

    DowDuPont Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

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    ENEC to Host Public Forums on Nuclear Energy in Abu Dhabi City and Al Dhafra Region

    Public forums key part of ongoing UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program educational and awareness campaigns led by ENEC Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 05 November 2017:  Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) will host public forums at Baynounah Educational Complex in Al Dhafra region on Monday, 6 November, and at Zayed University Convention Centre, Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, 8 November. The forums play a key part in ENEC’s ongoing commitment to community engagement, focusing on raising awareness and understanding of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy ......read more

    Rock Wettability Research Breakthrough from Khalifa University of Science and Technology May Help Abu Dhabi Achieve Targeted 70% Oil Recovery Goal

    Researchers from the University’s Masdar Institute Developed a Novel Quantum Mechanical Simulation Approach to Predict Carbonate Surface Wettability, which Enhances Understanding of Oil Reservoirs in the Region Abu Dhabi-UAE: 04 November, 2017:   A team of researchers from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have proposed a quantum mechanical simulation technique to predict how liquids move across the surface of solid crystalline structures, which could enhance energy production from the region’s geological petroleum reservoirs. The Masdar Institute is part ......read more

    Pan Emirates Home Furnishings launches its online store and mobile app

    PAN Emirates Home Furnishings launches its online store and mobile app PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Pan Emirates Home Furnishings, a home-grown luxury brand with a unique taste in interiors, launches its online shop and Augmented Reality based mobile application for its customers in the UAE. The Online store will include the whole gamut of specialty products from bedrooms to living room sets , and other accessories to outdoor, patio and modern/classic art furnishings. For a ......read more

    DowDuPont Announces Completion of DuPont's Transactions with FMC

    November 2, 2017 – DowDuPont™ (NYSE:DWDP) today announced that DuPont has completed its acquisition of FMC Corporation’s Health & Nutrition business (FMC H&N), except for the Omega-3 business, and its divestment to FMC of a portion of DuPont’s Crop Protection business. The transaction includes consideration to DuPont of $1.6 billion to reflect the difference in the value of the assets, including cash of $1.2 billion and working capital of $400 million, subject to customary adjustments. The divestiture satisfies DuPont’s commitments in connection with ......read more

    Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation Celebrates Flag Day at its Headquarters and Barakah Site

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 2 November 2017:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) celebrated Flag Day at its headquarters in Masdar City, and at the site of the Barakah Peaceful Nuclear Energy Plant in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi. The activity comes in support of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s call to all federal and local institutions to mark the occasion, which coincides with the anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's accession to the presidency of the UAE. The ......read more

    UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program one of the most diverse, multinational and multicultural nuclear programs in the world

    Her Excellency, Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi delivers special presentation on the role of women in the nuclear industry during the final day of the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi, UAE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 1 November 2017:  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program was praised for its high level of female participation, as well as its position as one of the most diverse, multinational and multicultural nuclear programs in the world during a special presentation on the vital role ......read more

    UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program highlighted as a role model for major projects

    UAE nuclear energy leaders showcased to global industry audience the “The UAE’s Journey Towards Peaceful Nuclear Energy” at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 1 November 2017:  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program was showcased as a role model for other nations around the world considering launching major peaceful nuclear energy projects to meet their growing energy demands. The session took place at the International Ministerial Conference ......read more

    Jury Selects 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize Winners

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 31 Oct 2017:  The Jury of the Zayed Future Energy Prize convened to deliberate and select nine winners across its five categories today. The winners will be announced at the Prize awards ceremony on 15 January 2018 as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).   The Prize recognises notable work carried out by businesses and individuals through the large corporation and lifetime achievement categories. Simultaneously, it serves to help small and medium enterprises and non-profit organisations scale their operations. The Prize also provides funding for high ......read more

    Safety and Reliability of Nuclear Energy Discussed During Second Day of International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century

    More than 700 delegates and nuclear energy experts attended the second day of the IAEA organized conference in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 31 October 2017:  Challenges in developing nuclear energy infrastructure, facilitating international cooperation, and the safety and reliability of nuclear energy were the key topics discussed during the second day of the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, currently being held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). More than 700 delegates and nuclear energy leaders attending the ......read more

    Nuclear energy drives global economic growth and sustainable development

    Crucial role of nuclear energy sector in meeting global energy demands and sustainable development goals highlighted at day one of International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 30 October 2017:  Nuclear energy drives global economic growth, supports sustainable development and is helping to meet growing worldwide energy demands - that was the key message on day one of the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, currently being held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab ......read more

    NAFL President becomes the first Emirati female on board of International Association of Freight Forwarders

    Nadia Abdul Aziz: Committed to further strengthening UAE’s position as the world’s leading logistics hub Logistics industry expected to reach $15.5 trillion by 2025 October 30, 2017, Dubai (UAE):   Nadia Abdul Aziz, President, National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL), has become the first Emirati female from the United Arab Emirates to be nominated as Vice-President on the Global Extended Board of the International Association of Freight Forwarders (FIATA), which represents more than 44,000 forwarding and logistics firms in 150 countries. She was ......read more

    IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in The 21st Century

    Statement by the United Arab Emirates  Delivered by H.E. Suhail Al Mazroui, Minister of Energy and Industry Mr. President, Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. At the outset, I would like to welcome you to the United Arab Emirates and to this  special gathering here in Abu Dhabi to deliberate the future of nuclear energy and its contribution to sustainable development. This is a significant occasion as this is the first time that we are hosting the International Atomic Energy Agency’s prestigious conference in a nuclear new comer country  . I ......read more

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