Weaving the fabric of life for 125 years true to tradition, but perfect for a modern home Sedar Global Interiors Creative Director Nahel Selo gives his top tips on how to create memorable interiors and ambience for the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2020: Among many homes across the region, this spiritual month is a time for remembering and reviving traditional routines. It is also the season to spend quality time in the home with loved ones. Famous for window, wall and pillow customisation Sedar Global’s new collections from internationally renowned brands are now available to shop and order from the comfort of your home through Sedar’s newly launched e-commerce www.sedarglobal.com.
Providing the perfect go-to to refresh your home décor into a very festive ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 25, 2020: There’s nothing quite like self-care and the new homeware collection from Marks & Spencer offers just that. This spring, one can revitalise and refresh their home with a range of wellness inspired pieces from Marks & Spencer’s e-commerce website in the UAE. From honeycomb textured bedlinen for the ultimate night’s sleep and lanterns adorned in nature inspired prints, to artificial flowers which have blossomed from a budding trend into a full-grown sensation – Marks & Spencer has everything one needs to turn their home into a serene oasis.
As nothing beats a good night’s sleep, Marks & Spencer has launched a selection of bedlinen to make climbing into bed to get some shut eye that little bit easier. For those who favour a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 25, 2020: Ergo collection is one of the classiest assortments of furnishings from the house of Natuzzi Italia. Not on is it the Winner of Red Dot Award 2019, but it also boasts of the FSC®-certified wood from sustainably-managed forests adhering to strict environmental, social and economic standards. The Ergo Collection is composed of a bed, chaise-longue, chandelier, valet stand, chest of drawers, floor lamp, rug and mirror.
Ergo bed is an elegant depiction of an ultramodern and vintage boudoir, evoking the timeless etch of the time. Its soft and soothing shape gives out a perfect image of what is essential for your bedroom, to make it comfortable.
Capturing attention in a way other fixtures can’t, pendant lamps make a ......read more
As many of us settle into a routine of working from home, companies have never been better prepared to take advantage of the technology now available to meet these new demands.
However, this greater flexibility in how we are working comes with drawbacks. To stay connected with our colleagues, remote working requires greater usage of electricity and energy, between plugging in our machines, using appliances more often, and the temptation for regular trips to the coffee machine or boiling water for a cup of tea.
This means we are using far more energy without realizing it, and in turn seeing our electricity bills rise. But there are some simple tips and tricks you can implement into your daily work at home routine that will help you use energy more efficiently and save money on your electricity bills in the ......read more
LG’s Advanced Refrigerators and Dishwashers Promote Hygiene in the Home
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2020: As homeowners strive to maintain clean and healthy environments, increasing emphasis is being placed on the kitchen, as an area which requires greater attention.
With research indicating that kitchen fittings can often harbor and encourage bacterial growth, LG Electronics (LG) is designing its appliances with hygiene at their forefront, to provide homeowners with greater peace of mind.
Advanced Food Storage and Preservation with Hygiene Fresh+™
LG’s advanced refrigerators are embedded with Hygiene Fresh+™, a unique patented system designed to promote the hygienic storage of food and keep it in optimal condition.
Hygiene Fresh+™ ......read more
Dubai, UAE; March 23, 2020: Hormann’s new Iso Speed Cold 100 door is the optimum solution for all areas with high temperature differences, thanks to its heated panels and special seals between the building structure and the ground. It is perfect for use as a high-speed door in cold-storage halls or to save energy in production and distribution areas.
It can insulate refrigerated or cold store areas even if the temperature is down to –28 °C. This low maintenance springless door has a depth of 100 mm and a stucco-textured surface on the interior and exterior, with a Grey white base on RAL 9002, which can be changed to almost 200 different color bases. The double-skinned door leaf is foam-filled with CFC free polyurethane (PU) rigid foam, therefore giving it exceptionally high strength and making it possible to ......read more
The home furnishing store’s latest relaxed and free-flowing collection celebrates art with a variety of internationally inspired designs
Dubai, UAE, 22 March 2020: This spring, Crate and Barrel is bringing to its Dubai stores the charm of an artist home that is authentic to its dweller through the recently launched Spring 2020 collection. The new Artist Studio collection celebrates the art of space, craftsmanship, texture, and detail through a variety of furniture and décor inspired by revered international design capitals.
Drawing from Portugal’s earthy palette of dusky pinks and rich blues, Crate and Barrel has the ideal furniture sets to curate that relaxed, casual, and welcoming living space. For the living room, artistic splashes feature across the Fiale and Estela throw pillows, ......read more
17 March 2020 (Geneva) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its members continue to support governments in their efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Since the crisis began, air cargo has been a vital partner in delivering much-needed medicines, medical equipment (including spare parts/repair components), and in keeping global supply chains functioning for the most time-sensitive materials. This has been done through dedicated cargo freighter operations, utilization of cargo capacity in passenger aircraft and with relief flights to affected areas.
Air cargo is also instrumental in transporting food and other products purchased online in support of quarantine and social distancing policies implemented by states.
The dramatic travel restrictions and collapse of passenger demand have ......read more
Vigilance and good biosecurity are the best forms of defence against disease both in terms of prevention and time to bring an outbreak situation under control. F10® – a total spectrum disinfectant - wishes to encourage everyone to take responsibility for biosecurity to avoid the devastating effects that diseases can have on animals and humans.
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All disinfectants are not created equal. Carefully read the label to understand a product’s uses and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12, March 2020: The UAE’s leading home-grown indoor, patio, and outdoor furniture brand, PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, has announced its new spring collection across all showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Fujairah.
PAN Emirates is looking to add the spring cheer into homes through a wide range of furnishing and accessories that feature modern, classic, transitional, ethnic and rustic designs.
The new spring collection form PAN Emirates offers a spectacular range of nature-inspired colours and patterns across its range of home furnishing. From the elegantly designed Techtoma bed frame, the stylish and vibrant Proxima Rocking Chair or the ultra-chic olive green three-piece Scenario Counter Table Set. Every piece of furniture and accessory from the latest ......read more
• 3.5kW, 5U, DX based solution is designed for fast installation and servicing
• Rack mounted design frees up IT floor space
• Low maintenance requirements make Uniflair Rack Mounting Cooling ideal for edge computing and micro data center applications
March 11, 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced the introduction of its first rack mounted data center cooling solution. The Uniflair Rack Mounted Cooling 3.5kW, DX solution addresses the escalating demand for rack-based cooling for micro data centers and edge computing where space can be at a premium.
Available globally, the new offer frees up valuable IT floor space by placing the IT cooling at the bottom of any IT rack. The solution can be integrated ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2020: 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, the leading luxury furniture retail chain in the UAE, has announced the opening of its 4th showroom in Abu Dhabi at The Galleria Al Maryah Island. It is the luxe brand’s 11th store in the emirates and is part of its strategy to reach the largest customer base in premier shopping destinations.
The new 51,000 square feet 2XL store at The Galleria showcases the brand’s latest collection of furniture, lighting and accessories designed for sophisticated and elegant living.
Inaugurating the state-of-the-art showroom, Mr. Suood Al Sadi, General Manager of 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “We are proud to open our latest store in The Galleria Al Maryah Island a luxury lifestyle destination in Abu Dhabi. ......read more
The Crate and Kids line shapes spaces for babies, toddlers, and beyond
Dubai, UAE, 9th March 2020: Home furnishing retailer Crate and Barrel is catering to the wants and needs of the modern and discerning parent through Crate and Kids, a furniture and accessory collection dedicated to spaces for the little ones. The collection is aimed at bringing out a child’s unique personality while optimising space through modern design.
Every item in the collection has a character of its own while boasting a sophisticated finish that blends with a variety of décor. The Jenny Lind White Twin Bed is adorned with dozens of intricate woodturnings that distinguish the piece through its beautifully detailed and playful look. Complementing the product is the Kids Wrightwood ......read more
Contemporary hand tufted carpets
Dubai, March 9, 2020: The new Forma Collection by Hands Carpets features twelve designs, inspired by the language of shapes that has no singular translation. It attempts to create an unconventional dialogue between the individual and the space, expressed through the reinterpretation of typical form.
Beautifully hand tufted in 100% bamboo silk, each carpet is an elegant expression of luxury, brought alive through an infinite interplay of pile height variances, colours, textures, and patterns.
“The carpets break design tradition,” says Mr Ravi Patodia, Managing Director. “These uncommon shapes explore the paradox between the formal and the informal, the obvious and the hidden. And alter the ......read more
Public and private sector efforts held up as benchmark during thought-leading session titled ‘Decarbonisation and Sustainable Development Goals’
‘Expo site is a blueprint for future smart city’ - Markus Strohmeier, Siemens
Session told energy services companies (ESCO) in the Emirates have increased tenfold in past two years
Dubai, UAE: 04 March 2020: Greater focus on energy efficiency will help reduce costs and aid Middle East energy sector players meet the dual challenge of meeting growing demand for power while reducing carbon footprint, according to industry experts during a thought-provoking plenary session titled ‘Decarbonisation and Sustainable Development Goals’ on the sidelines of Middle East Energy 2020, the 45th edition of the global energy platform, which runs until March 5 ......read more
• Safe Completion of Fuel Assembly Loading in Unit 1 at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Marks the Start of Nuclear Operations for Electricity Generation
• Certified Operators Begin Process to Gradually Produce Clean Electricity
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3 March 2020: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced today that, following the successful completion of fuel assembly loading into Unit 1, the UAE has officially become a peaceful nuclear energy operating nation. The Nation also becomes the first country in the Arab World to achieve this status, joining a limited group of countries worldwide that have successfully developed the intellectual and infrastructural capacity to use nuclear energy to generate safe, clean, and reliable baseload electricity.
The milestone was achieved this ......read more
• Dubai Shopping Malls Group to reward with more than 16 million worth of prizes during the 15-day campaign
• Mega prize winner will take home a brand new GAC GA8 sedan by Gargash Motors
• A total of 3-winners will get AED 5,000 worth of cash prizes each
• 19 malls with their F&B outlets, over 1000 high-street restaurants & select food outlets at all Dubai Airports are participating this Dubai Food Festival
Dubai; March 2020: During the most celebrated and the biggest food festival of the UAE, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) along with Dubai Festival & Retail Establishment (DFRE) and Zomato will reward over 200,000 food enthusiast with over 16 million worth of prizes, biggest ever in the history of “DINE & WIN” promotion. The 7th edition of the ......read more
Digitalisation and renewables will be front and centre across three days as Energy & Utilities Market Outlook report forecasts annual investment in renewable energy to top US $35 billion in MENA
Dubai, UAE: 02 March 2020: Power sector leaders have arrived in the UAE for this week’s mega Middle East Energy exhibition and probing conference series which begins a three-day run at the Dubai World Trade Centre tomorrow (March 3).
Set against the background of an industry in the midst of major disruption and transformation, the show, previously known as Middle East Electricity, has attracted more than 1,100 exhibitors from more than 130 countries. Industry heavyweights will demonstrate breakthrough technologies that are changing the entire energy eco-system, with power capacity in the MENA region set for annual 6.4% ......read more
Continent to see increased focus on geothermal, wind, solar & biomass
Dubai, UAE: 01 March 2020: African’s rich renewable sources are being underused even though the continent aims to connect 60 million new households to electricity grids by 2030. The under-utilisation claim was made by Wnaguli Charles Wainaina, the Chief Procurement Officer of the Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd ahead of his buying visit to Middle East Energy, the mega global power event, which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre from March 3-5.
Mr Wataina, who is being hosted at Middle East Energy organised by Informa Markets, said recently the African power scene had undergone transformation to a more renewable focus but needed to boost efficiency of the approach.
“There has been a paradigm shift in ......read more
20 French Companies Exhibiting on the French Pavilion
9-11 March 2020 , ADNEC
United Arab Emirates, March 1st- 2020 - Business France the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy will be organizing the French pavilion at VIV MEA 2020, the trade fair devoted to livestock wich takes place from 9 to 11 March 2020 in Abu Dhabi.
The French pavilion will be hosting 20 French companies (including 14 new exhibitors) specialized in: Animal feed & nutrition, animal health, Equipment and innovative solutions for hatchery & laboratory and Efficient egg processing lines, packaging. The national pavilion will showcase the latest French technologies in the livestock industry and allow professionals to set up meetings with these companies on the spot.
Covering several ......read more
1 March 2020: Nothing adds colour and atmosphere to a room quite like a wallpaper. Bring the spring cheer into your homes this season with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor. The luxe brand offers a spectacular range of nature-inspired fresh and floral backdrops that can transform any room. A lively floral motif can make an enormous difference to a space.
Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “The possibilities with wallpapers are endless. These can dramatically change a room and very often give the illusion of a painting. Whether you are looking for a quick refresh or a total overhaul, with the beautiful and charming range of wallpapers at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, your rooms can instantly come to life. Our exciting selection ranges from classic and understated tones to bold and modern ......read more
Leading interior label Sedar Global has officially launched its e-commerce
offering consumers the latest in digital product customisation services and unveiling new brands available to shop at Sedar for the very first time
Dubai, UAE, February 29, 2020: Specialised in catering to the window and wall interior industry for over 125 years, Sedar Global has officially launched its e-commerce site. Now delivering to homes throughout the UAE and with further locations to be added by March 2020, including KSA, Bahrain, Oman and other countries in the region.
Following on from the success of over 23 retail stores across 8 countries in the GCC, MENA regions and Canada, Sedar is making window and wall décor retail experiences more interactive. Launching a website for shoppers to purchase ......read more
• Largest-ever cybersecurity alliance advances industry collaboration to defend digital economy
• Improves the security, stability and resilience of cyberspace in an increasingly digital world
• Supports the commitment to an open, transparent and collaborative culture that focuses on people, processes and technology
February 27, 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has joined the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, a watershed agreement among its signatories to enhance the cybersecurity ecosystem and to defend the digital economy from cyberattacks.
The Cybersecurity Tech Accord is a public commitment among 144 global companies to protect and empower civilians online and to improve the security, stability and resilience of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 27, 2020: 2XL Furniture & Home Décor and Swiss-Belhotel International in collaboration with The Designers’ Studio have announced the ‘2XL Interior Design Challenge’ for the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) taking place in Dubai from 19 to 22 April 2020. As part of the challenge participating members will submit design proposals to decorate Swiss-Belhotel International’s stand at ATM out of which one will be chosen by a panel of judges to execute the design using 2XL furniture and accessories.
Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “We are delighted to collaborate with 2XL Furniture & Home Decor and The Designers’ Studio for ......read more
• The first VFS Global plastic bottle-free Visa Application Centre in the world
• Plastic bottles and cups replaced with ecofriendly bio-degradable paper cups
• Initiative expected to reduce plastic usage by over 50,000 bottles annually in Dubai
In a key environmental initiative, VFS Global, the world's largest visa outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, proudly breaks free from plastic bottle usage starting from its Visa Application Centre in Dubai. The initiative aims to decrease plastic pollution rates that threaten natural resources and congest the environment worldwide and help reduce carbon footprint overall for workers and visitors alike.
Located at Wafi Mall, Falcon, Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2, the Dubai centre becomes the ......read more
Continuing the rapid transformation of its energy mix, improving efficiency and driving sustainability
16 October 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) and a leading company in the integrated coordination of planning, purchasing and supply of water and electricity across the UAE, has received six proposals for its “Fujairah F3” Independent Power Producer (IPP) project.
The Fujairah F3 project includes development, financing, construction, operations, maintenance and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 October 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy with Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM). The signing was held in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of the official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the United Arab Emirates.
The document was signed, by His Excellency Engineer Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of ENEC, and Alexey Likhachev, Director General of ROSATOM, during a ceremony attended by ......read more
Global yacht segment forecasted to reach USD 74.7 billion by 2022
16 October 2019. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), in collaboration with the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing - Dubai (DTCM), successfully organized a 'Sea Dubai' workshop recently. The session, which was attended by representatives from waterfront hotels operating in the emirate, represents a forward step in the move towards engaging Dubai's stakeholders to promote the experience generated by boats, yachts and other forms of marine leisure. The workshop is part of ......read more
Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, participated today in an insightful tech talk roundtable discussion joining top executives from some of the leading local and international companies at the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) in Dubai.
Speaking about ‘Reinventing retail in the blended consumption era’ from the perspective of a successful Emirati brand, Amit said, “At 2XL we are doing our best to take advantage of the latest technology advancements for operational efficiency, better business conversion, gaining new customers and ensuring ......read more
First-of-its-kind facility in the region adopting waste to energy solutions to convert farm waste into gas used to power facilities
Dubai, UAE, 12 October 2019: Mazoon Dairy Company has commenced operations of the first-of-its-kind biogas plant in the region in Al Sunaynah, which uses waste from cows to produce gas that is used as alternative energy to operate some facilities at the factory. The switching on of the plant took place in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Saeed Al-Awfi, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries in Oman and the Board of ......read more
Winning entries announced in awarding ceremony held in the presence of H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Winners to represent the UAE in coming Pitch @Palace GCC in Bahrain this November
Abu Dhabi, 09 October 2019
The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) has announced four innovative Emirati entrepreneurs as the top winners of this year's edition of Pitch@Palace UAE during an awarding ceremony held today (October 09, 2019) at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al ......read more
Latest milestone aligns with UAE Government’s Emiratization policy under National Agenda
9 October 2019 – Serco Middle East (Serco ME) has announced that the company surpassed another milestone in August 2019 as part of its Dubai Metro contract with the number of UAE nationals working for the Dubai Metro Team increasing to 210. Emirati’s now occupy 40 different roles across the majority of departments and functions and 13 per cent comprise the organisation’s Dubai Metro workforce following the latest recruitment drive.
Serco ME have established numerous career ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 08, 2019: When decorating a living room, the sofa comes first. Whether you want your family and friends to linger over conversations or enjoy movie nights, a sofa must cater to multiple requirements. 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers a fabulous range of sofas to swoon over from classic to modern with stylish detailing and multiple configurations.
Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “A sofa is a universal home staple and a focal point of a living room.
However, a sofa ......read more
Next generation 9PHD UPS unit installed and tested at Ulker Saudi Arabia’s facility
Oct 8, 2019- Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading information technology (IT) and communications solutions provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), recently achieved a milestone after successfully completing the installation and testing of Eaton 9PHD 200 kVA heavy-duty industrial UPS for the first time.
Al Falak installed the next-generation Eaton 9PHD UPS, which is designed to maintain a steady, uninterrupted, clean power supply, in the manufacturing facility of ......read more
Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba has announced its collaboration with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to create inspiring stage settings. Supported by corporate partners such as Siemens, Allergan, FedEx, Philip Morris, PWC, Emaar and General Motors and co-hosted by Emaar Hospitality, WIL is the largest female economic empowerment platform in the Middle East and will be held in Dubai on October 28 and 29 at the soon to be opened Address Sky View Hotel Dubai.
Aleksandra Dimitrova, Executive Producer, WIL Economic Forum, stated, “To make sure that the attendees are ......read more
Home improvement and lifestyle store invited customers to be part of the Catalogue in a unique collaboration
Dubai, October 07, 2019: If you are looking to refresh your outdoor living space, look no further. ACE, the home improvement and lifestyle store, has announced the launch of its new and exciting Outdoor collection across all its nine stores in the UAE.
The new Outdoor range is an important result of ACE’s year-long transformation studying new living priorities, space constraints, budget requirements and a strong sense of conscious living growing ......read more
Award-winning IT management software provider equips technology professionals with tools to help monitor, manage, and secure today’s complex IT environments
Dubai, UAE – October 7, 2019 – SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week, October 6 – 10, 2019, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company, who holds the May 2019 Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice distinction for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics^ will ......read more
• PAN Emirates invests AED 5 Million on its new store spanning across 48,000 sq. ft.
• PAN Emirates Burjuman store is looking to reach out to residents of neighbouring localities with its distinct, affordable and stylish furnishing collection.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 3, 2019: PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, has launched a new store in Burjuman. The store that was officially launched on October 2, 2019 is its 13th store in the UAE.
The home-grown ......read more
By HE Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi, The Minister of State for Food Security, UAE
Sustainable agriculture is at the heart of the comprehensive food security strategies of many nations today as they seek to eliminate hunger within their respective territories, while at the same time ensuring they protect the environment. This practice focuses on providing a sufficient supply of nutritious food to the citizens without adding further pressures on natural resources in the face of exponentially booming populations.
Observing the best agricultural practices that ......read more
Zaitoun Green Shipping emphasizes the significance of shipbuilding efficiency
The company highlighted its continuous efforts on how to improve the vessels’ efficiency to align with the IMO2020 compliance and beyond
Dubai – United Arab Emirates- 2ND October 2019: The Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has participated at the 9th edition of “Gulf Intelligence Energy Market Forum” that was held from the 30th September to the 1st of October 2019. The forum carried out the theme of ‘IMO2020- Megatrends and the Energy Transition’; where key industry ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 02, 2019: Whether it snows in your part of the world or you’re enjoying tropical sunshine, this season is about gathering your loved ones, being cosy and enjoying time together. Everyone has their own way of celebrating.
Whether you put up a tree or simply light a candle, it is easy to create a home that is designed for belonging.
Two designer families from two different parts of the world – Sarah and Jens Fager from Sweden and Naeem Biviji and Bethan Rayner from Kenya – created a holiday-inspired collection that makes ......read more
Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba, the largest female economic empowerment platform in the Middle East will take place in Dubai on October 28 and 29 at the soon to be opened Address Sky View Hotel Dubai. Supported by corporate partners such as Siemens, Allergan, FedEx, Philip Morris, PWC, Emaar and General Motors and co-hosted by Emaar Hospitality, this year’s forum will gather senior executives, men and women who want to shape the economies and societies of tomorrow to ‘Dare to Build a Better Future’, to lead in times of constant change with vision and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 29th September 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has achieved the objectives of its annual summer campaign, which began in June 2019 to reduce district cooling energy consumption, under the slogan ‘Switch to 24°C and save more’. This is part of Empower’s efforts to support sustainability and to deliver a world-class service of environmentally friendly district cooling.
The campaign relied on innovative methods to reduce temperature inside homes using ......read more
26 September, 2019; Dubai, UAE: Danube Home, one of the leading home interior solution brands in UAE launched its exclusive Garden Collection 2020 and on 25th of September 2019 at Emirates Hills – Sajan’s Villa. Present on the occasion were Adel Sajan - Director Danube Group, Shubhojit Mahalanobis - General Manager Danube Home, Sayed Habib - General Manager of Buying along with other senior management of the company. As part of the garden launch, a new 19/20 catalogue was introduced, featuring more than 1500 items, serving as a complete resource guide for outdoor ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 25 September 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced the commencement of providing district cooling services to the first phase of Deira Waterfront project. The district cooling project is part of the contract between Empower and Ithra Dubai LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD).
Empower specified that its district cooling project for Deira Waterfront will be executed in two phases using innovative technologies in district cooling. The first ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 24 September 2019: Whether it’s getting to work, meeting family and friends in nearby cities or visiting remote desert areas, travelling by road is the most convenient method of transport in the UAE.
Across the Emirates, tens of thousands of people get behind the wheel to drive to their destination every single day, and Abu Dhabi is no different. The flow of traffic along the UAE capital’s modern highways is maintained and safety ensured thanks to the use of state-of-the-art technology and the very latest construction materials and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 23, 2019: As a parent, your worst nightmare is when your children grow up and expect their own space. With houses getting smaller and smarter, you find the need for your children to cohabitate and you want this shared space to work for them because you believe it will be a great experience. The question is ‘how can you make a big impact with a small investment? And what can you do to transform small space to a functional smart space?
IKEA loves new ideas and wants to help you ‘start fresh'. The Swedish home ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 23 September 2019: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, participated in the panel discussion entitled ‘The Current State of SDG 7: Energy Efficiency’, along with Minister of Mines and Energy, Government of Colombia, Minister of the Environment, Government of Italy and Director General, European Partnership for Energy and the Environment, as part of the ‘Energy Action Forum’ “Accelerating Energy Transition 2020 and Beyond”. This ......read more
New identity for long-running Middle East Electricity platform is a ‘strategic move for industry that goes well beyond electricity’ – Informa
Middle East Energy 2020 to tap into a digital future as pioneering exhibition and knowledge exchange event stays at the forefront of rapidly evolving power industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 23, 2019: After 44 highly-successful editions, Middle East Electricity will evolve into Middle East Energy in 2020 - an energetic transformation which aims to keep the region’s leading power ......read more
September 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
A dramatic week in crude oil saw the Brent futures contract jump the most on record before deflating on continued growth and demand concerns. Gold traded higher but within the tightest range in two months, despite heightened geo-political risks, the second US rate cut in this cycle and a softer dollar. Low level trade talks between US and China received attention, with the market quietly hoping for a breakthrough when senior-level negotiations continue in earnest next month.
The year-long trade war was mentioned by the OECD as its main reason for once ......read more
In the presence of the UAE Minister of Infrastructure and Transport
Al Nuaimi: “The appointment of Dr. Aysha Al Busmait as IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador confirms the ability of Emirati women to strengthen the maritime sector locally and globally. She is an active partner in advancing the path of development and progress in various fields.”
UAE. September 18, 2019- The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the appointment of Dr. Aisha Al Busmait, Director of Government Communications at the Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, as IMO Goodwill ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 18, 2019: Galadari Engineering Works (GEW), a subsidiary of the Galadari Industrial Division, is gearing up to boost production and service capacity by setting up a new plant at the Dubai Industrial Park with an investment of around Dh100 million.
The new high-tech plant, which will expand GEW capacity by three times compared to its current facility in Al Quoz Area, has been designed to meet the growing regional and global construction demands.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new premises spread over 600,000 ......read more
BCG held a C-Suite roundtable at the World Energy Congress 2019 exploring what it will take for energy players to win in the coming decade
This includes accelerated corporate action, organizational change, and optimization of social & business value as a result of pressures from digital transformation, energy transition and increased volatility
Abu Dhabi, September 16, 2019 : Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has paved the way forward for increased corporate action from energy sector players in the changing business environment of tomorrow following an exclusive, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 14 September 2019: His Excellency Joao Galamba, Portugal’s Secretary of State for Energy, visited Noor Abu Dhabi this week, during a tour hosted by a delegation from the Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), led by Othman Al Ali, EWEC’s Chief Executive Officer, and other senior management. The Minister received an update on the plant, one of the world’s single largest solar projects, as well as a briefing on the upcoming construction of a 2,000 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power project to be located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi ......read more
Innovation and Transformation Key to Growth of Oil and Gas Sector, Says GOTECH 2019 Chairman
September 14, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
More than 100 top drawer companies will be exhibiting their cutting-edge technologies and solutions at GOTECH 2019, the third annual conference of its kind to be held at Dubai World Trade Center from 21 – 23 October 2019.
GOTECH 2019 is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance of UAE, Chairman of Dragon Oil.
Organized by renowned UAE-based oil and gas ......read more
ENEC and TENEX to continue exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in the field of nuclear fuel cycle
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 September 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in the field of nuclear fuel cycle management, with the TENEX, Joint-Stock Company, part of the Russian ROSATOM State Corporation Company, a global supplier of uranium products with more than six decades of experience in innovative nuclear fuel cycle ......read more
Abu Dhabi…September 11, 2019: Today the World Energy Council, in partnership with Oliver Wyman, unveiled the latest progress for almost 130 countries on developing policies for Energy Security, Equity and Environmental Sustainability.
The 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index, created by the World Energy Council, in partnership with global consultancy Oliver Wyman, a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies, provides an objective rating of national energy policy and performance across three dimensions: Energy Security, Energy Equity and the Environmental ......read more
• PAN Emirates launches Autumn with its new collection with 30 – 70 per cent discount
• PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2019: Ready, get set, autumn! Changing seasons bring amazing new colours to the environment. Trees take on a new hue, and the entire skyline inspires different emotions. As autumn starts to knock on the door, its time to let it in. Inspired by the colours of autumn, Pan Emirates brings you a selection of items ......read more
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• Up to 60 minutes fade-free floor cleaning with Dyson’s most powerful battery.
• 20% more suction power than the Dyson Cyclone V10™ vacuum.
• Captures 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns expelling cleaner air
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 10, 2019: Dyson has unveiled the Dyson V11TM cord-free vacuum, the result of more than a decade of cord-free vacuum and Dyson digital motor development. 315 engineers were involved in the project, ......read more
Tabreed first district cooling company in the region to receive ISO 50001:2018 certification
September 10, 2019: National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading UAE-based district cooling developer, has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001:2018 certification for the successful implementation of its Energy Management System. Tabreed is the first district cooling company in the region to have been certified under the revised version (2018) of the ISO 50001 standard.
Tabreed’s Energy Management ......read more
• First female mountaineer to climb 15 of the highest peaks across MENA region in 30 days
• As a partner, DHL Express will provide logistics services and on-ground support in each country
Dubai, 09 September 2019: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced a partnership with Caroline Leon, a pioneering mountain climber who is the first woman to attempt to climb 15 of the highest peaks in the MENA region, totaling around 40,000M in height, in just 30 days.
DHL Express will provide ......read more
• UAE Minister of Energy hails “historic” 24th World Energy Congress
• Over 15,000 attendees, 4,000 delegates, 72 ministers, 1000 media professionals, and 300 exhibitors heading for Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre this week
Abu Dhabi, Sunday 8 September 2019: Global energy thought leaders are expected in the UAE this week as Abu Dhabi hosts the 24thWorld Energy Congress on 9-12 September, 2019, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
The World Energy Congress is the World ......read more
Roads and regulations for autonomous vehicles in the UAE will further strengthen the country’s logistics industry, say experts
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 08, 2019: The UAE, which ranks ninth in KPMG's 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index, is getting its roads and regulations ready for the use of driverless trucks to further boost the efficiency of the country’s logistics industry, believe experts.
A driverless electric lorry had started making deliveries on Swedish public roads in May this year in what its creators claimed to be ......read more
Abu Dhabi, Saturday 7 September 2019: The 24th World Energy Congress has today announced Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) as a Host Sponsor and key exhibitor, at the upcoming Congress.
The inclusion of EWEC in the 24th World Energy Congress, taking place from September 9 to 12 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), means most of the UAE’s major energy companies will feature prominently at the four-day event.
Officially formed in 2018, EWEC succeeds the former Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company. It operates within the portfolio of the Abu ......read more
ENEC is an official host sponsor of 24th World Energy Congress and official Youth sponsor
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 07 September 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) will showcase the positive impact that nuclear energy has economically, socially and environmentally at the 24th edition of the World Energy Congress. The event is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and will be held in Abu Dhabi from 9-12 September 2019 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 03, 2019: Kittysnip, a Dubai-based animal welfare group, has organised a number of pet adoption days, over the course of September, to re-home abandoned and vulnerable cats and kittens who have been found neglected or injured.
Come and meet a number of spayed, neutered and fully vaccinated cats and kittens looking for their forever home and a companion for life.
11am to 5pm every Friday, September 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Dubai Garden Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40), Al Quoz and September 21 and Arabian Ranches ......read more
Solidifying UAE-Kuwait relations, the fully integrated shipyard demonstrates versatile and efficient operations through completing such extensive projects in short turnaround times
2nd of September 2019: Grandweld Shipyards, the UAE-based shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering solutions specialists, has successfully completed the construction and delivery of 10 boats for one of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s (KPC) subsidiaries, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per terms agreed upon in a May 2017 signed contract, Grandweld constructed a grand total of 6 Pilot boats and 4 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 02, 2019: Including a metallic piece in a design scheme is a great way to add depth to a space. 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers a spectacular choice of metallic artefacts and furniture pieces that can fit into any setting with ease.
Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Metallic touches are a great way to energize a space while adding a touch of elegance. Just a hint of metal can instantly brighten up your interiors while giving a certain prized look. The trick for using metal ......read more
This recent award win rounds out Cosm’s first year of success on the market, taking home a suite of awards for the revolutionary design.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 01, 2019: Herman Miller introduced Cosm, designed by Studio 7.5, in Milan coinciding with Salone Del Mobile, April 2018. The chair officially hit the market in Autumn 2018. Over the last year, the market response for this revolutionary chair has been impeccable.
Today, Cosm chairs have been sold to more than 1,700 companies in 90 countries around the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 01, 2019: Saudi artist Reem Alsubiy and her mother Dahana Salem will come together to pay tribute to the UAE at the Year of Tolerance Art Exhibition by 2XL Furniture & Home Décor. The duo will convey the message of peace and hope alongside 100 leading and emerging, local and international artists, with their unique paintings being displayed at the show from 11th to 14th September at the 2XL store on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah.
Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Art is one of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 01, 2019: Looking to store tableware and other dining essentials? 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers fabulous options with a superb range of cabinets and sideboards to match any style and space. Best of all most of these can easily transition from one room to another while seamlessly working as an extra storage piece.
Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “A room is defined by the furniture one chooses. Sideboards and buffet tables come in handy in a dining room not only for ......read more
• PAN Emirates launches back to school festival
• PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2019: As the month of September rolls in, the shopping season starts. Bags and backpacks, stationary and cases, bottles and books, it’s time to go back to school! Returning from a fun and relaxing vacation, your little ones are starting new. A new year deserves a refreshed look and feel.
Get your children ready for the new academic year with a new ......read more
Abu Dhabi, Wednesday 28 August 2019: With less than two weeks to go until the 24th World Energy Congress, the UAE Organizing Committee has today given an update on the number of delegates, ministers and exhibitors that will be attending the global event in Abu Dhabi.
Taking place from September 9 to 12 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the prestigious event will see the presence of more than 15,000 attendees from the UAE and abroad including 4,000 delegates and 66 ministers. The exhibition, taking place across a space of 35,000 square metres, will feature over 200 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, August 2019: Known for its contemporary furniture and accessories offering - BoConcept, the Danish furniture brand, announced its exclusive sale for the season at their Villa store in Jumeirah for the month of September.
The brand is offering a flat 25% discount across all display products at the store, including the plush sofas, a plethora of accessories to choose from to lighting options.
Add a distinct personality to your home with BoConcept’s Design Sale.
Offering "last one-mile" transport, relief to staff and visitors during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2019: Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced recently that to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, it is developing a special new product, the APM (Accessible People Mover), a mobility vehicle designed expressly for use at the Games.
Through the Games, Toyota aims to provide all people with the freedom to move, or what it calls, "Mobility for All." ......read more