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    Light Up Your Life With Natuzzi Lamps

    United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lighting indefinitely has a major impact on a space, and more often than not it can easily be overlooked when you plan to design your room. The right kind of light changes and enhances the ambience of a home. One can play around with light, be it a cosy feel, or a bright & vivid feel, you can alter the look and feel of the space altogether. The house of Natuzzi is known for creating exquisite pieces and its lamps are to die for. We have assorted some really incredible lamps that you can add you home.                

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    Tips on How to Choose the Right Cat Food

    United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:  Your cat is just like any other member of your family. To ensure you offer them best choices for their health, look for foods with a nutritionally balanced offering. In addition, pet parents should also consider other key factors as age, price, type of brand and several other elements before buying food for their feline friends. Here are some tips from Eurovets, to help you avoid some common mistakes. Balanced diet with the right food groups Balanced diet is the key. Eurovets recommends looking for a nutritional adequacy label while buying food for your pet. Since cats are carnivores, meat is a key component of achieving the balanced diet. Cats also need animal protein, fat, and other vitamins and minerals -- and they can get these nutrients from many different sources. For ......read more

    ADNOC Distribution Joins Key UAE Suppliers Qualified to Provide Nuclear Quality Products for Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    - ADNOC Distribution becomes the first petroleum products company in the UAE to be qualified on the Nawah Nuclear Approved Supplier List (NASL)  - ADNOC will supply a range of products including lubricating oil, engine coolant and anti-rust, grease, and fuels - 73 companies now qualified on Nawah’s NASL list, with their products demonstrating the highest safety related category.  - Nawah Quality Assurance, working in coordination with ENEC’s Business and Industrial Development Team is supporting growth of local nuclear supply chain      15 September 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiary responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), have marked a key milestone in ......read more

    Jebel Ali Port Welcomes Mega Container Ship HMM Gdansk on Its Maiden Visit

    Port call by mega vessel with a capacity of 24,000 TEU signifies Dubai’s resilience as a global trade hub despite the pandemic Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 September 2019:  Global trade enabler DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port welcomed HMM GDANSK, one of the world’s largest container vessels, which is now on the return leg of her maiden international voyage between the Far East and Europe. Jebel Ali is the only port in the Arabian Gulf region connected to the arterial FE3 (Far East 3) loop with the ability to accommodate mega vessels. HMM GDANSK is 400 metres long and has a capacity of 24,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent container units). The vessel and its crew led by Captain Hyungik Cho were welcomed by DP World UAE Region, and other officials from Jebel Ali Port.  The landmark mega carrier ......read more

    Global Energy Weekly: Oil Demand: Down but not yet Out

    Key takeaways    •         It will take 3 years for global oil demand to recover from Covid to its new normal assuming we have a vaccine or a cure •         Long term oil demand will peak at 105 mn b/d by 2030 on electric car proliferation, and then decline to 95 mn b/d by 2050 •         If heavy vehicles also switch to alternative fuel, electric or more likely hydrogen, demand could drop to 76 mn b/d by 2050       Oil demand suffered a major setback from COVID-19… Oil demand took the largest hit ever recorded in 1H20, as road and air travel collapsed during the global lockdown. Demand contracted 16 mn b/d YoY in 2Q20 on IEA estimates, 5 fold the previously largest ever quarterly demand drop ......read more

    A Decade of Innovation and Discovery Within the Natural World

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - September 6, 2020:  In just 10 years, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has made significant discoveries and contributed important knowledge to our rapidly changing natural environment. From rising sea-levels to the discovery of new species, researchers at NYUAD are investigating the future of our planet and taking a multidisciplinary approach to solving some of humanity's greatest challenges.    Highlights of the past decade of NYUAD research into the natural world include:    1. Rising seas Greenland and parts of Antarctica are disappearing at an alarming pace. Scientists have trekked to remote locations across the globe to  measure and witness polar ice loss first-hand, recording glaciers cracking apart and icebergs larger than cities plunging into the ocean.Research lead: ......read more

    Gulf Navigation Holding Starts Distinctive Phase With a New Board of Directors

    Shareholders and investors count on the new board and their extensive experience to help the company make a comeback and regain its leadership in the maritime and shipping sectors in the UAE and across the region Dubai, UAE, 5 September 2020:  In its recent meeting, the General Assembly of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (“GNH” or “Company”), a maritime and shipping company listed in the Dubai Financial Market, has approved a new Board of Directors chaired by Sheikh Theyab bin Tahnoon bin Mohammad Al Nahyan. The General Assembly also appointed Eng. Abdulla Atatreh as Vice Chairman. Mr. Mohamed Alhammadi, Dr. Abdulaziz Alongary, and Mr. Waleed Mohammad have been approved as new members of the board in addition to the current members — Dr. Abdul Rahman Mahmoud Al Afifi and Mr. Ahmad Kilani. The new ......read more

    Trina Solar Has Been Recognized as a Top Bankable Module Supplier for 5 Consecutive Years

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  September 01, 2020: Trina Solar Co., Ltd. (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, was once again named the 100% Bankable Module Supplier Brand as announced in the 2020 PV Module and Inverter Bankability report, published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The judges unanimously recognized the company’s stable financial status, reliability, product quality and excellent brand influence.    According to Bloomberg Bankability reports issued since 2012, Trina Solar has achieved 100% bankability six times, and has topped the list for the past five years. Again, a performance unmatched in the industry. The indicates that Trina Solar's modules can help project developers obtain bank financing more easily. It ......read more

    Own the Bonaldo ‘Total Look', A Harmony of Neutrals

    By Western Furniture United Arab Emirates, August 31, 2020:   "Bonaldo Total Look" is a project that introduces sophisticated coordinated atmospheres for settings which share Bonaldo’s stylistic flair. This concept brings together Bonaldo's products in a unique language of identifying the precise interior style and its subsequent consistent use throughout every space. Harmony of Neutrals, one of the six settings suggested by Bonaldo gives inspiration to decorate spaces with a precise style, and fulfil all furnishing requirements. Harmony of Neutrals: nuances and materials that recall nature are the protagonists of this space: a harmony made of soft hues and elegant shapes. In this setting Bonaldo suggests the Art table with the Artika chairs, the Frinfri coffee tables, the Structure Sofa and the ......read more

    Crate and Barrel Fall 2020: Classic Artistry Meets Modern Craft

    • Crate and Barrel pays homage to classical workmanship • New themes embody the Modern prairie, Urban retreat, and New Deco • The youthful and constantly evolving Trove collection is inspired by Danish design     Dubai, UAE, 26 August 2020:  This fall, Crate and Barrel brings a renewed focus to modern craft. The Fall 2020 collection features items stylised in new designs and grounded in time-honoured artistry. With new items arriving mid-August and throughout September, the collection aims to lean into the warm tones and changing climate of the new season, making the home a destination to be enjoyed.   Influenced by the work of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Modern Prairie designs encourage being at home with nature, embracing it in crafted detail, earthy textures, and ......read more

    IKEA Launches 2021 Catalogue

    Celebrating the 70th birthday of the catalogue, the 2021 edition has been transformed into a handbook for better everyday life at home United Arab Emirates, 25 August 2020:  Swedish furniture giant, IKEA, launched today its all-new 2021 Catalogue at a one-of-its-kind virtual event which hosted over 200 attendees. This year’s catalogue, which is the 70th edition, is created as a handbook that feels like a friendly and optimistic problem-solver full of smart tips, hands-on ideas and small affordable shifts, rooted in real life at home. It is a way of sharing knowledge and a point of view that a better home creates a better everyday life. The handbook is filled with “how-to’s” that show how creating a better home doesn’t have to be complicated, expensive or time consuming. IKEA believes that ......read more

    Shop Elegant Living Room Furniture at Pan Emirates

    • PAN Emirates Home Furnishings unveils its latest elegant living room furniture collection • PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates 25 August 2020:  PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, introduces its new living rooms elegant furniture. Add elegance to your living room with luxury coffee tables, sofas, ottomans & more at Pan Emirates Home Furniture. From gradient shades, lively designs, and detailed patterns.    PIANCA CORNER SOFA SET (Price: AED 7,995) Leave your stress behind and enter the world of supreme comfort with PIANCA CORNER SOFA SET. Strong wood structure offers durability, while smooth ......read more

    ‘Emirates Post' Marks International Year of Plant Health With Commemorative Stamp

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 19 August 2020:  Emirates Post is issuing a distinctive commemorative stamp to mark and promote 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), as designated by the United Nations. Part of a global campaign, this issuance aims to raise awareness about the significance of protecting plant health and its knock-on effect in alleviating poverty and food shortage as well as promoting environmental and economic wellbeing.    According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), up to 40% of food crops are lost due to plant pests and diseases annually, which leaves millions of people without enough food and seriously damages agriculture. Protecting plants from pests and diseases is more cost effective than dealing with full-blown plant health emergencies. The stamp is part of a worldwide ......read more

    Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Unit 1 Successfully Connects to UAE's Transmission Grid

    - First megawatts of clean electricity from peaceful nuclear energy now delivered to the UAE’s transmission network   - Connection safely and successfully completed through collaboration with Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO)   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - August 19, 2020:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today announced that its operations and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), has safely and successfully connected Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant to the UAE grid, and is despatching its first megawatts of clean electricity to the Nation. During the process, the generator in Unit 1 was integrated and ......read more

    Sustainable Consumption at the Touch of a Button: GROHE Blue Water System Nominated for the German Sustainability Award Design 2021

    ● German Sustainability Award Foundation awards prize for sustainable design for the first time ● As a resource-saving solution, GROHE Blue reduces water consumption, CO2 emissions and plastic waste ● Tackling the global plastic waste problem is an important component of GROHE's sustainability strategy   17 August 2020:  Having already been nominated for the 13th German Sustainability Award for companies, the global brand for complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings is now delighted to be nominated for the first German Sustainability Award Design 2021 for its GROHE Blue water system. A top-class jury of experts will decide on the finalists at the end of September. The winner will be announced at the German Sustainability Award ceremony on 4 December 2020 in Düsseldorf.   For ......read more

    ISH 2021: GROHE to Withdraw from Participation for Health and Safety Reasons

    ● GROHE will not participate in next year’s ISH 2021 ● Health and safety is top priority: for employees, customers and everyone involved  ● Participation in other fairs in the EMENA region are under evaluation     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 11, 2020:  Following thorough internal discussions, GROHE announces today to withdraw from participating in next year’s ISH 2021. Three main reasons led to this difficult decision: as a global brand and part of LIXIL, the company values come first: respect and doing the right thing. In line with the efforts made during the pandemic to protect employees, business partners and customers with strict hygiene and safety measures, health and safety remain a top priority for GROHE: for employees, customers and everyone involved in the ......read more

    Why Should you Opt for Certified Organic Food for Birds

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 09, 2020:  Birds, particularly parrots are well known to be sensitive to environmental toxins, such as certain metals, chemical cleaners, and overheated plastic-coated cookware. Chemicals that normally are only irritating to humans and other animals can be extremely toxic to birds. Yet little thought is given to the potential cancers, neurological problems, hormonal imbalances, allergies and disruptions of their fragile immune systems that may be attributed directly to pesticide residues on foods that birds ingest or to the inherent dangers of commonly used pet food preservatives such as Ethoxyquin.   In such situations, organic is the answer. Opting for organic foods is an effectual choice for birds and planetary health. Buying organically grown food, free of harmful chemicals, ......read more

    Schneider Electric Ranked #1 in the 2020 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15

    • Schneider climbs 2 spots since last year   Dubai, UAE, Augst 8th 2020:  Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced it has been ranked #1 in the 2020 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15 (June 2020).   For many years Schneider Electric has given priority to the digitalization of its supply chain. The Group launched the Tailored Sustainable Connected Supply Chain 4.0 program to create a customized, sustainable and connected Supply Chain from end to end - across procurement, manufacturing, planning and delivery pillars. "Our network of suppliers, smart factories sites and distribution centers have adopted digital processes and tools to improve our energy consumption, our product quality and cost. During the past months where ......read more

    Sedar Global's Top Tips For Designing And Decorating A Kid's Space

    Creative Director at leading interior label Sedar Global gives his top tips on how to  get your kids back to school ready with a fun and functional home space to call their own  With kids now spending more time than ever in the home, creating an inspiring space for your little one to play and grow is more important than ever. Decorating a kid’s space should be a fun experience, however creating a beautiful, functional room that your child will love both now and for years to come can be hard to achieve. Need a little advice? Famous for its bespoke made to fit services and use of materials and wallpapers from some of the finest factories across the globe Creative Director of Sedar Global, Nahel Selo give his top tips on decorating a kid’s space that harnesses the beautiful qualities abundant in children - ......read more

    National Geographic Abu Dhabi Launches Sharkfest 2020 on 5th August 2020 at 9 Pm UAE Time/8 Pm KSA Time

    THE CHAMPS ARE BACK, AND THEY’RE READY TO CHOMP!   SUMMER’S FAN-FAVORITE EVENT TEES UP 6 ORIGINAL SPECIALS FOR AN EPIC, FIVE-WEEK SHARKFEST MARATHON     Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 6, 2020: National Geographic Abu Dhabi is bringing the highly anticipated eight annual SHARKFEST back to screens across the Middle East from 5th August.  Spotlighting the kings of the ocean, National Geographic Abu Dhabi will air 6 full weeks of action-packed shark programming (starting 5th August 2020 at 9PM UAE Time/8PM KSA Time) with 6 original premieres and the best shark programming from the networks’ massive library as part of its biggest-ever shark spectacular.  Over the course of 6 weeks, National Geographic Abu Dhabi will feature a variety of jaw-dropping SHARKFEST originals and ......read more

    Reduced Coral Reef Fish Biodiversity and Functioning Under Temperatures That Mirror End-of-century Climate Predictions

    Fast facts  ● An international team of researchers, hosted and supported by NYU Abu Dhabi, have found that small, bottom-dwelling reef fishes on the world’s hottest coral reefs in the southern Arabian Gulf are much less diverse and abundant than on nearby reefs with less extreme temperatures  ● The paper, published in Nature Communications, examines ‘cryptobenthic’ fishes in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, linking the reduced diversity and productivity of communities in the Arabian Gulf to energetic deficits that preclude the existence of many species   Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 4, 2020:  As global warming continues to escalate, there are lasting implications to consider, including the changes to biological communities in vital habitats such as coral reefs. A team of ......read more

    Greenpeace Condemns Barakah Nuclear Power Plant as Wasteful and Dangerous

    United Arab Emirates, August 04, 2020:   Greenpeace MENA condemns the start-up of unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafrah Region of Abu Dhabi, as a wasteful investment in the wrong technology that will only deplete the scarce water resources of the “Emirates”. Julien Jreissati, programme manager at Greenpeace Middle East and North Africa, commented: "Nuclear energy is not the energy of the future, and definitely not the solution. With it we are leaving our future generations with nothing but a toxic legacy of radioactive and dangerous nuclear waste". He continued: ”The UAE has been a regional leader in developing and investing in cheap, safe and green renewable energy such as solar. This innovative country should keep its focus on capitalising on its abundant and ......read more

    Emirates Post Marks the Launch of UAE's Mars Mission and Opening of Barakah Power Plant With Commemorative Stamps

    The launch of the stamps marks two extraordinary milestones for the United Arab Emirates    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 04 August 2020: Emirates Post has announced the intended launch of commemorative stamps to mark two national milestones - the launch of UAE’s satellite to Mars and the opening of the Barakah power plant. The UAE became the first Arab nation to send a probe to Mars with the launch of the Hope Probe and is also the only Arab nation with the capacity to produce nuclear energy with the opening of the Barakah power plant in Abu Dhabi.  With the design process already underway, Emirates Post is aiming to issue the collector’s item later in the year.    With both events, His Excellency, Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company, said that the UAE ......read more

    Safe Start-up of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Successfully Achieved

    - Start-up is major step in process for upcoming generation of emissions-free electricity  - Process undertaken in line with regulatory requirements and highest international standards for nuclear quality and safety   02 August 2020, Abu Dhabi,  UAE: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has successfully started up Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafrah Region of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). This step is the most historic milestone to date in the delivery of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, as part of the process towards generating clean electricity for the Nation for at least the next 60 years.   Since receipt of the Operating License from the ......read more

    Schneider Electric Shows They Are Acting to Build a Green and Inclusive Future for All Through H1 Extra-financial Results

    • Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons • The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals  • The Tomorrow Rising Fund, by the Schneider Electric Foundation, moves forward with recovery and resilience by supporting education and training programs    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 01, 2020:   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces their financial and extra-financial year results. Each quarter, Schneider Electric publishes 21 indicators from the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) which measures their progress towards their ......read more

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    Amazon, Apple Retain Their Standing Among the World's Most Valuable Brands

    BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking reveals strong brands across categories prove resilient to extreme stress Just launched, the report examines pandemic impact and implications for future growth   • Investment in marketing and brand-building critical for business recovery post-COVID-19  • Innovation and creativity key drivers of growth as BrandZ Top 100’s total worth hits $5 trillion and delivers US$277bn in additional brand value growth • Amazon maintains no. 1 spot and accounts for a third of the Top 100 total growth • TikTok ......read more

    The Sober Elegance of Calligaris by Western Furniture

    Calligaris collection includes fabric and leather beds with contemporary and welcoming shapes, available in a large variety of colors. Also available in the "container" version, which offers extra space, accessible without effort thanks to an easy and safe mechanism.    SLEEPING In the sleeping area, the sober elegance of Calligaris is best expressed, leaving space for sleep, dreams and intimacy with beds and furniture that tiptoe into the room. Calligaris beds are the result of the desire to offer everyone an island of well-being, which reflects the ......read more

    Empower Launches Its Summer Campaign to Rationalize District Cooling Energy Consumption

    Dubai, UAE, 29 June 2020:   As part of its efforts to raise awareness about the importance of adopting sustainability practices and provide environment friendly district cooling services, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has launched a consumption rationalization campaign under the theme ’ Set your AC at 24°C Auto and Save’. The campaign will run until the end of summer and aims to encouraging its customers to rationalize the district cooling consumption during the summer season by setting the air- conditioner thermostat at 24°C, as well as ......read more

    Bring Summer Home With the Latest Tropical-inspired Collection From 2xl Furniture & Home Décor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2020:   As the summer temperatures continue to rise, it’s time to unleash your wild side and bring a bit of sunshine into your home. Give your interiors a sweet taste of the exotic with the latest collection from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor that will transform your living space into a tropical paradise.  Inspired by the warm and vibrant colors of faraway lands, the new tropical collection features a wide range of home furnishings and unique accessories that can instantly uplift your interiors and give you a holiday vibe all ......read more

    5 Top Tips To Help You Nail A Statement Ceiling

    Say goodbye to traditional white ceilings and create a striking interior with a wallpapered ceiling by Sedar Global Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2020:   Forget accent walls statement ceilings are the new hot interior trend. The ceiling rarely plays the starring role in a room. It is often forgotten, or simply given a simple whitewash. However, according to wallpaper specialists Sedar Global, the fifth wall is becoming more mainstream. Nahel Selo Creative Director at Sedar Global comments “with people spending more time in the home than ever before, wallpapered ......read more

    Dubai Businesses Explore Opportunities in Mozambique's Growing Oil and Gas Sector

    - Dubai Chamber webinar attended by over 130 business leaders from the UAE, Mozambique and Southern Africa   - Event familiarised Dubai-based companies with competitive advantages of doing business in Mozambique and process of setting up in the African country    - Khan: Dubai-based companies that have the right level of expertise and investments to fill gaps in the Mozambican market     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2020:    Mozambique is on its way to becoming one of the world’s largest energy producers, and its growing ......read more

    Peak Demand for Fossil Fuels in 2019 Has Become a Real Possibility

    New Analysis by Boston Consulting Group Reveals That the COVID-19 Crisis May Have Accelerated Peak Demand for Fossil Fuel by More Than a Decade, Causing It to Reach Its Zenith in 2019   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 28, 2020:   As the short-term economic fallout of the global COVID-19 pandemic becomes increasingly visible, recent research by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) suggests that the crisis may have a significant long-term impact on global energy markets. Most notably, it may have caused demand for fossil fuels to reach its peak last year. BCG’s article, ......read more

    Emirates Insolaire Solar Panels at DEWA Innovation Centre to Generate more than 360,000 KWh Electricity Annually

    3,339 panels covering 2,000 Sqm to result in approximate cost savings worth AED 158,000 annually Dubai, UAE, 28th June 2020:   Emirates Insolaire, a pioneer in the development and application of new solar technologies and a joint venture of Dubai Investments PJSC and Swissinso SA, Switzerland has announced the undertaking  of the installation of solar panels at the DEWA Innovation Centre project, part of Dubai's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR Solar Park), being developed as the largest single-site solar park in the world based on the independent power ......read more

    Contemporary Coffee Tables for your H from the House of Natuzzi

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 27, 2020:   A coffee table is more than just a place to put down your coffee or books. It’s that sacred corner of the home where the most important decisions take place, and definitely some beautiful memories are made there too.    One might wonder what color, shape and size is best for the right coffee table, and Natuzzi Italia’s vast collection of coffee tables will ease this dilemma of you. Be it a square, rectangle, round, trapezial or any other shape, every table from the house of Natuzzi were crafted to ......read more

    Crude Oil Headwinds on Virus and Technicals

    By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy Saxo Bank   Crude oil's rally to the highest levels since early March has paused with the technical outlook beginning to look more challenging. The attention has for now turned from OPEC+ and successful production cuts to concerns that a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases may slow the process towards a further recovery in global demand. On tap today we have EIA's weekly inventory report at 14:30 GMT. What is our trading focus? OILUKAUG20 – Brent Crude Oil (August) OILUSAUG20 – WTI Crude Oil (August) XOP:arcx – ......read more

    Pan Emirates Unveils Exclusive 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 25 June 2020:  PAN Emirates 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 across its showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah or shop through the online store.   The new collection consists of a wide range of ......read more

    DP World Presents: Enabling Smarter Conversations Leadership in Unprecedented Times

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 25, 2020:   Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director of the Renault DP World F1 team and Keith Pelley, CEO of the European Tour, open up over the challenges they have faced and the important decisions they have had to make in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of a three episode mini-series produced by their partner in common, DP World. The conversation highlights the contrasting personalities of each CEO, but also shines a light on their shared approach to progressive leadership and their determination to ensure sport continues to deliver for ......read more

    Siemens Energy signs Al Hamudhia 400kV Substation contract with Iraqi Ministry of Electricity

    • Providing reliable power supply to Ramadi, Fallujah, Saqlawyah, Khalediyah cities and surrounding areas in Al Anbar governorate • Enabling efficient transmission and a higher utilization of Al Anbar power plant’s generated power to support demand growth     Siemens Energy and the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity have signed a contract for the Al Hamudhia substation, which will provide reliable and efficient power supply to the cities of Ramadi, Fallujah, Saqlawyah, Khalediyah and surrounding areas in Al Anbar governorate, North West of ......read more

    ADNOC Distribution Ranked No1 Retail Brand in Forbes Middle East Top 100 2020

    Abu Dhabi, UAE. 22 June 2020:   ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience store retailer, has been named the No1. retail brand in the region in the Forbes Middle East Top 100 Companies 2020.  Compiled of the largest and most successful listed companies in the region, the validation comprises in-depth research and data from all stock exchanges in Arab countries, and analysis of market value, sales, assets and profits. ADNOC Distribution, ranking at number 52 overall, is one of 21 UAE companies to be listed, with GCC companies accounting for 90% of the ......read more

    Western Furniture Offers 5 Tips to Declutter Your Home Using Miniforms Furnishings

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 21, 2020:   Decluttering is a task for some but, a hobby for others. It is not just about getting rid of unnecessary junk but also place them in a well and organized manner within the four walls of any storage unit.     Here are 5 easy solutions that will help you declutter your home in a uber fashionable way: 1.      Select your choice of furnishing which you may use as storage or display like cabinets, sideboards, table with storage, bookcase or shelves. 2.      Use tables to place centre pieces like ......read more

    Sharaf DG Energy Implements a Simple Energy-Conservation Initiative to Save Dubai Healthcare City AED 550,000+ Annually

    Dubai, UAE, 21st June 2020 – Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a free economic zone set up to meet the demand for high-quality healthcare, has adopted a simple yet effective energy-conservation initiative with the help of Sharaf DG Energy. In just 30 days, the renowned Dubai-based solar energy and lighting company retrofitted DHCC’s entire parking area. The scope of the project provided a smart car parking solution across all DHCC blocks, which now manages the entire supply, installation and maintenance of high-quality LED energy saving lighting solutions. The outcome of the ......read more

    Schneider Electric Extends Strategic Partnerships with AVEVA, Lenovo and Stratus to Enable IT/OT Convergence

    ● Co-developed with AVEVA, industrial edge reference designs enable system integrators to simplify IT deployments and facilitate their customers’ digital transformations ● Schneider Electric Exchange digital community connects IT solution providers and system integrators to expand their business  ● New tools, training, and community programs open easy-to-implement business models for system integrators     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 20, 2020:    Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management ......read more

    Trina Solar Unveils Trinapro Mega, An Ultra-High-Power Smart PV Solution

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - June 20, 2020 - Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, announced the global launch of TrinaPro Mega, an ultra-high power smart PV solution featuring modules with power output exceeding 500W. With further improvements in product selection and integrated design, the solution enhances the overall system performance and reduces the levelized cost of energy (LCOE). Following the debut of the Vertex ultra-high-power new 500W-plus module in February, TrinaPro Mega marks yet another benchmark for the era of the 500W power ......read more

    GROHE Smart Control Review

    I used the GROHE Euphoria 260 Shower System and here’s what happened: Upon arrival, I was drawn to the sleek design and the beautiful chrome finish. I couldn’t wait to have it installed so we could finally experience the magic.  After coronavirus hit Dubai, my monthly trips to the spa came to a halt. I never expected to find anything to replace this until I tried this GROHE shower system. The product has one main shower head followed by another shower handset that rests under the main head. You have the option to pre-set the temperature and pressure of the shower. ......read more

    Trina Solar Appoints Al-Raebi as Authorized Distributor in Yemen

    Dubai, UAE: June 16, 2020 - Trina Solar Co., Ltd ("Trina Solar" or the "Company") has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Yemeni photovoltaic firm Al Raebi for Trading Co. to be its authorized distributor in Yemen. The agreement comes as a further commitment of Trina Solar’s expansion plans and towards increasing its footprint in the Middle East & Africa region. Al-Rabei’s appointment as authorized distributor will ensure that Trina Solar’s quality service and products will be available by supplying tier 1 PV modules with high ......read more

    BofA - Global Energy Weekly: Learning to LUV oil

    Global Energy Weekly: Learning to LUV oil BofA Global Research Media Relations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 14, 2020:   Refer to important disclosures at the end of this report (see link below). Please note, you may quote directly from this research report solely in your reporting as a member of the media; however all quotes must be cited as having come from a BofA Global Research report. All other copying, redistribution, retransmission, republication and any other unauthorized dissemination or use of the contents of the report or the link thereto are ......read more

    Crude Oil Weakness Emerging Following OPEC+ Decision

    By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2020:   Crude oil has run into profit taking following the OPEC+ expected and already priced in decision to extend production cuts to end July. Multiple challenges to oil's continued recovery exists and with that in mind we suspect the expected consolidation phase has started. Later today we have two risk events on tap with the EIA's Weekly Petroleum Status Report being followed by the FOMC rate decision. What is our trading focus? OILUKAUG20 – Brent Crude ......read more

    Trina Solar Issues First a-shares on Shanghai Sci-tech Innovation Board

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2020:   Trina Solar Co Ltd today became the first Chinese PV product, PV system and smart energy company to trade on the Shanghai Stock Exchange Science and Technology Innovation Board (Trina Solar; code: 688599), also known as the STAR Market.   At the listing ceremony, Gao Jifan, Chairman and General Manager of Trina Solar, struck the gong, witnessed by assembled VIP guests.    Gao said: “Global warming and environmental pollution are growing problems, making energy transformation an extremely urgent issue. This will ......read more

    Schneider Electric 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report Demonstrates That Flexibility and Resilience Are Critical For Energy And Sustainability Success

    ● Energy management increasingly important as strategic lever in highly volatile, disruptive environment ● New innovations in technology simplify data management for complex energy management projects  ● Tackling climate change becomes a critical part of energy investments as organizations pursue long-term sustainability   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 June 2020:   Schneider Electric today released its 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report. The report, the third in an annual series, examines how organizations are ......read more

    Live in Absolute Comfort With Natuzzi Sofas During Lockdown

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020:   Everyone deserves to live in comfort, be it in lockdown or otherwise. The right kind of sofa will either transport you into a land of sheer tranquillity or give you the most grieving back. Natuzzi sofas are designed to offer you the comfort you desire.   Natuzzi’s each and every model is designed in Italy, in the Natuzzi Style Centre. Natuzzi’s team of designers, architects and interior designers’ study current international fashion, art and furnishing trends, exploring emerging lifestyles and creating sofas ......read more

    Honeywell Announces Opening of Gas Detector Factory in Saudi Arabia

    • New facility will form part of Honeywell’s alignment to Saudi Vision 2030 and localization commitments, supporting economic diversification • Honeywell becomes the first international company to produce industrial gas detectors in Saudi Arabia     June 02, 2020 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a global technology leader, has today announced it will open a new facility for the production of gas detection devices in Saudi Arabia. The factory underscores Honeywell’s commitment to the In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program.   Established to ......read more

    Trina Solar Recognized as a "Top Performer" Module Manufacturer for Sixth Consecutive Time

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2020:   Trina Solar Co., Ltd ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), the world's leading PV and smart energy total solution provider, has been recognized as a "Top Performer" for outstanding product reliability and performance among global PV module manufacturers by PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), the leading independent test laboratory for the global downstream solar industry.  The company is one of only two PV module manufacturers with worldwide reach to gain the recognition for the sixth consecutive time since ......read more

    MHPS Captures Global Gas Turbine Market Share Leadership Again

    -- Demand Surges for Advanced Class Gas Turbines --    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020:   Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) ranks first in market share by megawatts for gas turbine orders in 2020 according to data obtained from McCoy Power Reports. First quarter global orders of 2,638 MW brought MHPS’ market share to 28.5 percent globally. This increase in gas turbine market share was largely responsible for worldwide order booking increasing 19.7 percent during MHPS’ fiscal year ending March 31, 2020. “The extremely competitive ......read more

    Give the Gift of Time and Convenience This Eid With Lg Electronics

    The Best in Smart Appliances to Celebrate Eid  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020:   Reflect the spirit of Eid with thoughtful gifting from LG Electronics. With a variety of products across different functions, these gifts deliver intelligent convenience all year round. Elevate at home needs with these specially priced offers from LG.    LG TWINWash  Product Model: FH0C9CDHK72_F70E1UDNK12   With the LG TWINWash, laundry is made easier than ever before by having the ability to wash two loads simultaneously leaving users with more time ......read more

    Tips to Keep Pets Clean and Happy while Social Distancing

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020:   The current crisis – COVID 19 has made it crucial for people across the globe to practice social distancing by avoiding social events and shared public spaces.  While this might be a good time to spend time with family and pets, it is important to adapt to this change by practicing cleanliness to ensure that your pet and home stay fresh and clean. Here are some tips – Wash and Clean Bedding - Whether it is washing your dog's or cat's bedding, ensure that you keep up a regular cleaning schedule. Dirty ......read more

    LG Prioritizes Home Comfort With Latest Air Conditioners for GCC Market

    DUALCOOL ACs Deliver Superior Performance and Reliability   May 17, 2020:   With the weather heating up and AC usage in full swing, there has never been a more crucial time for homeowners to evaluate the efficiency of their air conditioners.  Across the Gulf region and around the world, people are spending more time at home, putting increasing pressure on residential ACs to deliver round-the-clock comfort. It is therefore no surprise that repair shops are seeing a spike in AC maintenance requests during this time and especially in the summer months.  To ......read more

    This Ramadan Invest in Serta's Premium Mattresses

    30 to 40 percent off on a wide range of premium mattresses & sleep accessories to achieve the desired sleep experience   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2020:   Serta, maker of the world’s best mattress, has introduced Ramadan exclusive sale across its wide range of premium sleeping products, up to 30 to 40 percent off on mattress grades and sets that include a mattress & a base as well. The offer lasts until 30th May 2020. Serta introduced this exclusive Ramadan sale after the government eased restrictions on sales and promotions. Shoppers can avail a ......read more

    Pan Emirates Opens a New Store in Dubai Festival City Mall

    • Pan Emirates Home Furnishing invests AED 3 Million on its new extended facility spanning across 1700m2 in Dubai Festival City Mall. • Pan Emirates Home Furnishing Dubai Festival City Mallstore is looking to reach out to residents of neighbouring localities with its elaborated collection and detailed rangeof affordable and stylish furnishing & decor collection.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May14, 2020:  PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, has launched its new ......read more

    Smart Cooking to Save Time With Lg Appliances This Ramadan

    Intelligent Kitchen Solutions Make Every Stage of Meal Prep Efficient and Enjoyable      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020:    As families continue to enjoy the Holy Month of Ramadan, finding time to cook, while also connecting with loved ones remains important. With a great deal of preparation involved in providing a home-cooked iftar meal, smart cooking with intelligent appliances can play a crucial role in saving precious time, making meal prep efficient and more enjoyable.  LG Electronics (LG) offers a range of intelligently designed kitchen ......read more

    Reduced Demand for Global Oil Supply May Be Permanent

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020:   Robert Minter, Investment Strategist at Aberdeen Standard Investments, explains the impact of the pandemic on the O&G sector worldwide and offers some predictions for the next 12 months.   Some stress had already begun to appear in the global oil markets at the turn of the year. The US and Europe were in the middle  of an unusually warm  winter, which reduced  energy demand. In the US, investors were prioritising capital discipline over production increases and had started raising interest rates for lower credit ......read more

    Go for a Green Ramadan This Holy Month With Tips From Veolia Middle East

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020:   Ramadan is known as a time of moderation, however, every year there is an increasing concern surrounding global food wastage and other environmental issues, such as the over-use of plastic, carbon footprint growth and a significant rise in household waste.    With the UAE being one of the top nations for per capita waste generation in the world, environmental protection is considered one of the main objectives of the UAE’s developmental policies. According to Dubai Carbon, on average a person generates around 2.7kg of ......read more

    New Hygiene Demands Put Spotlight on Innovative Bathroom and Kitchen Concepts

    • Consumers seek intelligent solutions to improve hygiene at home • Private and public architecture needs to pivot to a health-based approach that addresses increased hygiene needs • Coen van Oostrom, Founder and CEO of EDGE, predicts that new health measures will play a key role in a new generation of workplaces     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th May 2020:   With new hygiene measures being rolled out around the globe, intelligent architectural concepts can play a key role in improving consumer health and safety. Especially spaces such ......read more

    Daikin Mini VRV 5-s with climate-friendly R-32 refrigerant soon to be available in MEA

    Newly developed system seen to help reduce carbon emissions in air-conditioning sector 11 May 2020 - Daikin Middle East and Africa (MEA) recently announced that the “Mini VRV 5-s” air-conditioning system with climate-friendly R-32 refrigerant will soon be available in the region as the company moves to strengthen its contributions to the MEA region, following the rising environmental protection and sustainability-related initiatives. The newly developed Mini VRV 5-s was launched in Europe recently, marking a milestone in Daikin Europe’s bid to help reduce carbon ......read more

    ENEC CEO Addresses Global Energy Community During Atlantic Council Fireside Chat

     H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of ENEC, sat down via video conference with Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, for a virtual fireside chat on COVID-19 and the future of the decarbonized global power system  H.E. Al Hammadi: ”Over 700 people are working on the Barakah plant project to meet the timeline”     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 09 May 2020:   His Excellency Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), recently sat down via video conference with Frederick ......read more

    Trina Solar Vertex Module Reaches 515.8W Power Output Reviewed by TÜV Rheinland

    The Vertex module sets new industry benchmark with its ultra-high power output   Dubai, UAE – 04 May 2020:   Trina Solar Co., Ltd ("Trina Solar" or the "Company") announced that its Vertex module is able to reach 515.8W power output, based on the test result by TÜV Rheinland’s independent evaluation. This is another major breakthrough and milestone after Trina Solar had commenced formal mass production of the Vertex pilot line on March 18 and the shipment of the first Vertex order on March 27. The Vertex is one of the first ......read more

    Embrace the Holiday Spirit With a Ramadan Collection From 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 04, 2020:   Ramadan is the time of joy and blessings as we open our hearts and homes to share some wonderful moments with friends and family. As we continue to observe the Holy month, it’s time to add some decorative accents and create a beautiful home ambiance for those memorable Iftar and Suhour nights.  Whether you are looking to put together the perfect table setting, add a touch of warmth to your living room or surprise your loved ones with a unique Eid gift, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers an elegant range of contemporary ......read more

    MHPS J-Series Gas Turbine Fleet Achieves One Million Commercial Operating Hours

    • Achieves world record reliability of 99.3% • Latest enhancement is the largest, most fuel-efficient gas turbine in operation anywhere in the world • 30% renewable hydrogen capable, with 100% capability in development       Dubai - UAE, May 4, 2020:   Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems’ (MHPS) J-Series gas turbine installed fleet today reached one million hours of commercial operation, nearly double that of similar sized gas turbines from competitors. This gas turbine series - the company’s largest and most advanced - ......read more

    Crate and Barrel Enlivens the Holy Month Through Exclusive Collaborations With Regional Designers

    • The Ramadan 2020 collection features traditional patterns, hues, and scents for a peaceful month of reflection      Dubai, UAE, 04 May 2020:   Crate and Barrel has collaborated with regional designers Silsal, Ozlem Tuna, and Lava Moments to launch a special Ramadan collection that showcases and celebrates the beauty of the Arab region. To present authentically Islamicate designs, the new collection comprises a mix of private labels exclusive to the home furnishing store. Launched in April, the new collection draws inspiration from traditional Arab ......read more

    Ramadan Tips From Western Furniture on How to Accessorize Your Home With Calligaris Products

    Western Furniture recommends Ramadan perfect accessories for your home from Calligaris    Dubai, UAE - May 30, 2020:   Accessories bring life to any home. A simple rug, mirror, or a centrepiece can change the dimension of your home altogether. What better occasion than Ramadan to style up your home with conventional pieces from Calligaris. Accessories with a high rate of creativity complete the rooms with the simplicity of their elegance, creating a perfect aura for the holy month. Now sober & classic, now colorful & unconventional, never excessive, ......read more

    Bringing Creativity Into the Kitchen This Ramadan

    Quick, Precise and Healthy Cooking at Home with LG NeoChef™   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 29, 2020:    As people find themselves spending more time at home this Ramadan, cooking can be an ideal way to keep busy and stay connected with loved ones. Whether cooking alone, as a family, or over videocall with friends and colleagues, preparing meals for iftar and suhoor can now be made easier and more enjoyable than ever before, with the help of smart kitchen solutions.  To make kitchen work simple, LG Electronics (LG) created its range of NeoChef™ ......read more

    Gulf Renewable Lab Receives Accreditation from GCC Accreditation Center

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 29, 2020:  Gulf Renewable Lab, a joint venture between global safety science organization UL and GCC Electrical Testing Laboratories (GCC Labs) has received accreditation by GCC Accreditation Center (GAC) in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017.   The recently inaugurated Gulf Renewables Lab met the technical competence requirements and management system requirements that are necessary for it to consistently deliver technically valid test results.   The laboratory received the accreditation as a result ......read more

    Commodity Weekly: Oil Bounces but Risk of Tank Tops Still Weighing

    While the US stock market, led by technology, healthcare and media, continues to send a signal that all is well you only have to look beneath the surface to find that it is not the case. Massive amounts of stimulus have found their way into the stock markets but not to the man on the street with unemployment rising and consumer confidence plummeting. These developments have put many government and health authorities under considerable pressure to reduce lock downs.  While some may be successful many are not yet ready and the impact on growth and demand will continue to deteriorate. ......read more

    GROHE Sensia Arena: the Smart Toilet as a Smart Assistant for Your Home

    ● A clean and comfortable home thanks to innovative technology ● Smart functions facilitate daily use and cleaning of the smart toilet ● Carefully designed to offer new levels of cleanliness and hygiene     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23rd April 2020:   Washing, cooking or cleaning – intelligent technology is increasingly used in private households to save time and energy and to guarantee a clean and comfortable home. As a global brand for innovative sanitary ware, GROHE aims to make people's lives easier and more ......read more

    DHL Launches Dedicated Air Freight Service From China to Africa and Middle East

    • Much-needed personal protective gear will make up the bulk of the cargo • Leveraging DHL’s global network and Dubai’s status as a transit hub, the solutions will bridge the current gap in uplift from China     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 21, 2020:     DHL Global Forwarding has launched a dedicated 100-tonne weekly air freight service for organizations and governments shipping goods from China to Africa and Middle East. Capitalizing on Dubai’s strategic geographical location as the gateway to countries in the region, the ......read more

    BNC Network Press Release: USD 12.9 Billion Worth of Energy Projects were Awarded in the GCC in Q1 2020 Registering a 53% QoQ Hike

    BNC Network Energy Sector Drives Construction in Q1 2020 USD 12.9 billion worth of energy projects were awarded in the GCC in Q1 2020 registering a 53% QoQ hike     Key Highlights   • Oil & gas projects worth USD 7.3 billion were awarded across the GCC in Q1 2020 • USD 19.2 billion worth of urban construction projects were completed in the first quarter of 2020 • UAE construction sector leads Q1 2020 with 12.4 billion worth of new project announcements, 9.4 billion worth of contract awards and 18.4 billion worth of project ......read more

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