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    Schneider Electric Gulf Wins Best Employee Benefits & Well Being Strategy Award in Private Sector

    Company wins at the 8th Gov HR Summit for its holistic focus on employee wellbeing over the past five years  Dubai, UAE, 27 October 2020:  Schneider Electric has won the Best Employee Benefits and Well Being Strategy Award for the Private Sector at this year’s GCC Gov HR Summit. The judges commended Schneider Electric for its holistic approach to its employee wellbeing over the past five years; they called out the company’s five-pillar programme that supports employees with their physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing. The GOV HR Summit 2020 is the Gulf’s signature event for human resource professionals from both the public and private sectors. The summit brings together HR professionals from across the region with the aim of sharing and highlighting best practices. This year’s event ......read more

    Trina Solar's Vertex 600W+ Series Modules Obtained the Industry's Worldwide Recognized IEC Certifications

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 26th October:  Trina Solar Co., Ltd. (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, announced recently that the Vertex 600W and 550W series of glass-backsheet and dual-glass modules passed the TÜV Rheinland Photovoltaic Module IEC standard serial test and obtained two certificates, IEC 61215 and IEC 61730. The Vertex series became the first 600W+ high-power PV module that achieved IEC certifications in the PV industry. Trina Solar’s Vertex modules (600W & 550W), using 210mm size cells, have the characteristics of high power, high efficiency and high reliability, suitable for large-scale ground mounted PV power plants and large industrial and commercial rooftop projects. Besides Trina Solar's leading ......read more

    Emirates Post Marks the Start-up of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant With Commemorative Stamp

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 October 2020:   Emirates Post in collaboration with the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is issuing a distinctive commemorative stamp to celebrate the start-up of the first unit of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Barakah Plant, the first operating nuclear energy plant in the Arab World, recently started to generate clean electricity in a safe, reliable, and environmentally friendly manner, supporting the diversification of the Nation’s energy portfolio while in parallel reducing the UAE’s carbon footprint.   When its four units are fully operational, the Barakah plant will provide up to 25% of the UAE’s electricity needs, while preventing 21 millions of carbon emissions every year.   The ......read more

    Emirates Post marks UAE's Mars Mission with Commemorative Stamps

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 October 2020:  Emirates Post, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and the UAE Space Agency, is issuing the distinctive commemorative stamp, Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe, to celebrate the UAE’s historic first mission to Mars and its broader space ambitions.    The commemorative stamps feature four different images, two of which illustrates the design of the satellite and two of the historic moment of its launch into space. The initial run of the commemorative stamps comprises of 100,000 stamps along with 1,000 First Day Cover Sheets, available for sale at the Emirates Post Central Customer Happiness Centres and on Emirates Post’s dedicated web shop emiratespostshop.ae starting October 20.   The Hope Probe is designed to orbit ......read more

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids Acquires Pioneer Solutions and Strengthens Energy Portfolio Management

    Acquisition will expand Energy Market Operations offering and empower energy market participants with leading digital capabilities to navigate the evolving regulatory environment and renewable energy goals.  DUBAI – October 21, 2020: Hitachi ABB Power Grids has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Pioneer Solutions, a provider of industry-leading front-to-back-office Commodities/Energy Trading and Risk Management (C/ETRM) solutions, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA. This expansion will give the business the most comprehensive offering in the market. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020.  Pioneer Solutions has been recognized as an industry leader, being named in the top five of Energy Risk’s Software Survey & Rankings for the past seven years. The company ......read more

    Pan Emirates Unveils Its Pink-themed Home Decoration Collection

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2020: Pan Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading indoor, patio, and outdoor furniture brand in the region, introduces the all-pink line up of furniture and home décor accessories collection that is set to brighten up the living space with vibrant colour and stylish designs. The collection includes Sofa Sets, Cushions, Poufs, Serving Trays, Canvas and more. SPECTRE 3 SEATER SOFA (AED 2795) Enhance the visual aesthetics of your living room as you bring home SPECTRE 3 SEATER SOFA. Its soft pink velvet upholstery not only feels soft against your skin but also adds a luxurious touch to your interiors. The gorgeous button tufting creates a striking appeal making it a perfect centerpiece in your decor. Its backrest can be easily flipped to expand the seat for you to enjoy a quick nap during the day or ......read more

    OriginsCollective.com Launches “The Artists” Series Featuring New Art on Cushion and Ottomans Covers

     Fifteen exclusive artistic design collections have been added to the ever-growing Origins Collective catalogue. Every month, five of the artists’ designs will be revealed.    United Arab Emirates,  October 20, 2020:  Home style and interior décor concept, Origins Collective, has just launched “The Artists” series featuring the work of UAE and regional artists transformed into cushion and ottoman covers. Each month, five new designs will be revealed, celebrating the artists’ creativity while also offering shoppers a fresh new batch of colorful and inspiring designs. The ranges can now also be purchased on OriginsCollective.com.    Origins Collective strives to blend modern classics with a contemporary nod – think, bright, breezy and fun, blended with style ......read more

    HVAC Trends That Are Reshaping the Industry

    Sustainability, Efficiency, and Millennials are Driving New Innovation and Development    United Arab Emirates,  October 19, 2020:   HVAC innovations and advancements continue to reshape 2020, with many new trends across the industry set to impact businesses in the coming months and years ahead.  Specializing in quality HVAC product, LG Electronics (LG) strives to continuously innovate and deliver solutions that make life easier, greener, and more efficient.  As the industry continues to grow at a remarkable rate, Mr. Suraj Kumar, Technical Manager – Air Solutions, LG Electronics Gulf shares the top HVAC trends influencing innovations in air solution technology: A Push for Greener Solutions  Environmental awareness and the need for more eco-friendly solutions and services ......read more

    4 Ways To Work Winter Festive Interior Trends Into Your Home

    Transform your home into a winter wonderland with top tips on some of this season’s favourite home trends from Sedar Global the leader in window and wall interiors Creative Director Nahel Selo  United Arab Emirates,  October 19, 2020:   Capture the joy of the season and work one of this year’s festive design trends into your interiors, creating a memorable space to celebrate the holiday season in the safety of your home with Sedar Global’s Winter- Festive 2020 collections. From a real classic vintage festive interior including tartan and plaid fabrics and natural elements, to a festive colour theme in naval, grey or modern pastel palettes. Or adding custom designed sparkle to soft furnishings with Sedar’s in house Swarovski Atelier, whatever your style preference Nahel Selo Creative Director ......read more

    Danube Home Launches Its Bigger and Better Online Shopping Platform!

    United Arab Emirates,  October 15, 2020:  Danube Home, the one stop shop for all home interior needs in the region announced the launch of their new and improved e-commerce platform on the 10th of October 2020.  The new interface boasts of several new features that are sure to give customers an unmatched shopping experience from the comfort of their homes.  “We have always worked towards providing customers the best shopping experience as well as the most comprehensive range of global products with an aim to suit the design aesthetics of our cosmopolitan clientele. Since COVID-19, we have seen a massive boom in online shopping and we think it is the best time to tap into this market with all guns blazing. This is why we have made our diverse portfolio of products available on our e-commerce site.  To ......read more

    Portuguese Excellence in Design Brought to Dubai by ACL - A Cimenteira do Louro

    Explore Mediterranean interiors and exclusive launches at this year's Dubai Design Week Dubai, UAE, October 14 2020:   A Cimenteira do Louro (ACL), a luxury home building material brand has a long- standing history of creating beautiful homes, offices, building and infrastructure. Over four decades of design and inspiration comes together to create stunning range of floorings and wall coverings. With a focus on innovation, quality materials and skilled craftmanship, the collections showcase unique designs to suit every style and taste. Founded in 1975, ACL - A Cimenteira do Louro, is a premier interior design brand by merging elements of nature with arts to provide a unique dynamism to each aspect of your surroundings. Combining the aesthetic values with the quality and robustness of the products, a unique ......read more

    Emicool Becomes an Active Member of the First Association of District Cooling Operators; Supports Efficient District Cooling

    Emicool’s green initiatives include using hybrid solar power to plants and implementation of advanced electric vehicle fleet    Dubai, UAE, October 13th, 2020: Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) LLC, a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has announced becoming an active member of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s first Association of District Cooling Operators, extending full support in raising efficiency of district cooling plants to improve water and electricity consumption in the emirate of Dubai.  “According to industry reports, the global DC Sector is set for growth in the coming years and it becomes vital for government and the utility providers to streamline the process towards greener, more environmentally ......read more

    Pink October: SPECTRE 3 SEATER SOFA

    United Arab Emirates,  October 11, 2020:  This October enhance the visual aesthetics of your living room as you bring home SPECTRE 3 SEATER SOFA. Its soft pink velvet upholstery not only feels soft against your skin but also adds a luxurious touch to your interiors. The gorgeous button tufting creates a striking appeal making it a perfect centerpiece in your decor. Its backrest can be easily flipped to expand the seat for you to enjoy a quick nap during the day or simply lounge back with great comfort. Its strong metallic chrome-finish legs and base highlight its opulence while offering great support to this piece. Blending the solace of plush seating and the glory of an accent piece, this sofa is indeed a glamorous addition to your space.   About PAN Emirates Home Furnishings   Pan Emirates Home ......read more

    Bosch Launches Highly Resilient EVO Spark Plugs in the Middle East

    Specifically, for turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engines    Robust spark plugs for particularly high demands  Spark-plug know-how, production competence and experience since 1902  Bosch spark-plug technology for a wide range of applications    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 05, 2020:  Today, Bosch announces the launch of highly resilient EVO spark plugs in the Middle East. Modern turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engines place particularly high demands on their spark plugs’ resilience and reliability. The new Bosch EVO spark plug is a particularly a robust spark plug engineered to reliably ensure a stable ignition throughout its long service live – even if it is subject to the extreme conditions it faces in modern engines. Thanks to its ......read more

    Vertex 550W Modules Go Into Mass Production

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 01, 2020:   Trina Solar announces that its mass production of Vertex 550W ultra-high-power modules in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, has begun with the opening of a new manufacturing plant. The new Vertex factory was completed in 2020. It is equipped with advanced equipment and industrial facilities, and highly automated and intelligent operating systems. The mass production of the 550W module is a milestone in speeding up the industrialization of ultra-high power module technological innovations and their application. Vertex 550W ultra-high power modules contain three key advanced technologies, including multi-bus grid, non-destructive cutting and high-density packaging. At the beginning of this year Trina Solar launched the Vertex 500W+ module. Not only does this ensure high ......read more

    Autumn / Winter 2020 Colour Trends with C'est ici

    **How to bring your home to life for the new season **        United Arab Emirates,  September 30, 2020:  It may still be summer here in the UAE but as Autumn / Winter approaches, there is no better time to refresh and update your home, creating a constantly evolving space that includes all of the things that you love. In keeping in line with global trends, Autumn is the time for many of us to snuggle up with blankets and Autumnal scented candles as the temperature drops, creating a cosy and comfortable, warming space.    If you’d prefer not to invest at this time in more costly pieces of furniture, keeping up-to-date with the key colours of the season are a great way to revamp your existing decor, whether in the form of a feature wall or with some new accessories, giving a nod ......read more

    Gamma's Latest Products: a Décor Connoisseur's Haven

    By Western Furniture United Arab Emirates,  September 29, 2020:  A picture indeed speaks louder than words. Western Furniture brings you a treat for your eyes. Check out the latest products from the house of ‘Gamma Arredamenti.’  

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    Embellish Your Home Like a Pro

    Assorted Natuzzi mirrors & accessories just for you – by Western Furniture     United Arab Emirates,  September 28, 2020:  Mirrors & accessories complete a living space, gives it character, adds vibrancy and creates a sense of harmony. These additions bring out the soul of a room. Selecting the right mirrors and accessories is quite important and so is how you choose to arrange then in your home.        We have assorted some exquisite pieces from Natuzzi Italia mirrors and accessories that you can choose to bring home and add more life to your living space.      

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    Empower Successfully Concludes its Summer Campaign 'Set your AC at 24°C Auto and Save'

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 September 2020:  Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced the successful conclusion of its summer campaign, which was launched in June this year under the slogan 'Set your AC at 24°C Auto and Save'. The aim of the campaign was to encourage Empower customers to rationalize energy consumption during summer by setting their air- conditioner thermostat at 24°C, which helps them to save in their monthly bills and to play a role in protecting the environment, saving energy and conserving the natural resources. The campaign targeted different customers in residential and commercial buildings that Empower serves with its district cooling, with a total of 120,000 customers.   The company renewed ......read more

    Win AED 100,000 Worth Room Makeovers with IKEA

    United Arab Emirates,  September 28, 2020:  Are you looking to give your home a fresh look? Have you made your wish list from the 2021 IKEA Catalogue? Do you have your eyes on one of the bedroom sets from the new catalogue?  Great news! You no longer have to hold yourself back. You can now refresh your homes with IKEA’s stylish furniture and home accessories during the Dubai Home Festival that runs from 24th September to 10th October. On a minimum spend of AED 250, 10 lucky customers win makeovers worth AED 10,000 each in the biggest homeware celebration that offers special shopping rewards to interior lovers. With countless inspiring ideas and solutions, you will be able to revamp your entire home. Whether it’s for your living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom or outdoor area, IKEA’s classic, ......read more

    Trina Solar's Vertex 600w/550w Series Ultra-High Power Modules Pass Tüv Rheinland's Comprehensive Reliability Test

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 27, 2020: Trina Solar Co., Ltd announced that the company's Vertex 600W/550W series ultra-high power modules had passed the comprehensive reliability test by TÜV Rheinland. This is another major breakthrough and milestone after Trina Solar was granted both the IEC 61215 PV module performance standard and the IEC 61730 PV module safety standard certificates in March 2020.  Based on Trina Solar's superior multi-busbar technology, the Vertex series adopted a low voltage, high string power design and integrated advanced technology solutions including non-destructive cutting and high-density cell interconnect technology, significantly enhancing both micro-crack and heat spot resistance performance while further reducing system costs and the levelized cost of energy (LCOE). The ......read more

    Danube Home Launches Its All New “My Garden 2021” E-Catalogue!

    United Arab Emirates,  September 24, 2020:  Danube Home, the leading one-stop retail solution for all home interior and improvement needs in the region, announced the virtual launch of its latest Garden collection 2021 on 24th September 2020 at the Danube Home showroom where Mr.Adel Sajan - Director Danube Home, Mr.Shubhojit Mahalanobis - General Manager Danube Home and Mr.Sayed Habib - General Manager Business Development Danube Home addressed the media and other esteemed guests virtually. “The COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 a challenging year with travel restrictions, social distancing, and fear in the air. At the same time, it offered a chance for individuals and organizations to reset and reshape the world in a more sustainable way. Following this shift with the new normal, Danube Home decided to take the paperless ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Zayed Issues Directives for the Conservation and Propagation of the Newly Discovered Harmal Plant

    The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi discovers a new Peganum harmala plant species in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, 24 September 2020: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), has directed the propagation of the Harmal (Peganum harmala) plant. This comes after the Agency announced the discovery of the plant species for the first time in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.  As such, the Peganum harmala plant has now been included in the important local plant conservation and propagation programmes run by EAD’s plant nursery in the Al Dhafra region’s Baynunah area. Belonging to the hierarchical Peganum family, the newly discovered species is completely different ......read more

    Executive Council Issues a Resolution Transferring Ownership of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to ADQ

    Executive Council issues a resolution transferring ownership of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to ADQ   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 24, 2020:  Abu Dhabi Executive Council has issued a resolution transferring ownership of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to ADQ. Transferring ENEC’s ownership shall not affect licensing, permissions, exceptions and approvals from federal and local government entities regarding ENEC, nor any of its affiliated companies.  In addition, the resolution shall not affect the obligations and responsibilities of ENEC, nor any of its affiliated companies, including Abu Dhabi government’s obligations towards the ENEC, including contracts, agreements and warranties approved prior to the issuance of this resolution. The resolution ......read more

    Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant reaches 50% Power as UAE Delegation Participates in 64th IAEA General Conference

    - Milestone achievement announced during the UAE side event held on Tuesday, 22 September at the 64th IAEA General Conference in Vienna - 50% power achieved as part of the Power Ascension Testing (PAT) of Unit 1 of the Barakah plant, an important step towards commercial operations   United Arab Emirates,  September 22, 2020:   Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), announced today that the reactor of Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has achieved 50% of its electricity production capacity.    The milestone achievement was announced on the sidelines of the 64th Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, where ......read more

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    Metito Group-led Consortium with Jinko Power and AlJomaih Group awarded 55 MWe ac grid-tied solar power plant in Bangladesh

    • The Consortium wins the project with the record-breaking lowest bid to develop a 55-megawatts electric ac plant • The solar power plant will significantly contribute to the Bangladesh government’s agenda towards sustainable use of energy-mix   21 January 2019 – The Government of Bangladesh has awarded the Rangunia 55-megawatts electric (MWe) ac grid-tied solar power plant project to the Consortium led by Metito Group together with Jinko Power and AlJomaih Group (the Consortium). The project will be developed on a Build Own Operate (BOO) basis under a 20 ......read more

    Schneider Electric's commitment to sustainability recognized in two leading rankings

      • The Group is ranked in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ‘A-List’ • The rankings were announced on the opening day of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos    January 21, 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been given two significant rankings - including a top place on among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ranking of Clean Capitalism magazine Corporate Knights, and a place on the ......read more

    UAE Delegation Meets with Senior U.S. Government Officials in Washington, DC to Commemorate Ten-Year Anniversary of Peaceful Civilian Nuclear Energy Cooperation

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2020:    A senior delegation of officials from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, visited Washington, DC last week to highlight progress around the development of the country’s peaceful nuclear energy program. Their visit to the United States also coincided with the ten year anniversary of the signing of the U.S.-UAE Agreement for Peaceful Civilian Nuclear Energy Cooperation (also called a 123 Agreement).   Led by ENEC CEO H.E. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, the delegation met with U.S. ......read more

    Herman Miller Launches New Lino Chair in the Middle East

    • High-performance work chair at exceptional value • Scientifically-backed comfort • Minimal environmental impact – 97% recyclable     UAE, 20th January 2020:    Herman Miller, the global design and furniture manufacturer has launched their latest work chair, Lino, in the Middle East, UK and Europe, following it’s successful introduction in the United States in 2018. Charged with designing a high-performance work chairs at exceptional value, award-winning designers Hecht and Colin found inspiration in constraint. Thanks to their ......read more

    TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020 and will be held during UAE Maritime Week, part of Expo 2020

    Global ports, shipping, maritime trade logistics and supply chain event will be held 7 - 9 December in Dubai and co-located for the first time with the Seatrade portfolio of maritime events 19 January 2020 – TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020, taking place for the first time as part of UAE Maritime Week  at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre, co-located with Expo 2020 Dubai – promoted as “the world’s greatest show”. As part of the global portfolio of TOC conferences and exhibitions that champion ports and terminals as key enablers of maritime trade ......read more

    New Year, New IKEA!

    Single-use use plastic products like straws, plates, cups, freezer bags, garbage bags and plastic-coated paper plates and cups to be removed from the home furnishing range globally Swedish home furnishing giant has successfully met it’s 2020 Sustainability Goals    Dubai, UAE, 15 January 2020:  Stepping into the new year with new ambitions that are in line with the commitment it made on June 2018 towards making a positive impact for people and the planet, IKEA today announced the successful phase out of single use plastic from the home furnishing range ......read more

    Tabreed Energy Services Launched

    January 14, 2020 -  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:  The National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading  international district cooling developer based in the UAE, establishes ‘Tabreed Energy Services’, a new entity consolidating its service businesses to provide customers with an integrated set of consultancy, operations and maintenance services, that will help them optimize the energy efficiency of their buildings and developments.  Building on more than 20 years’ of experience in offering management services as a ......read more

    Clean, Baseload electricity from Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will complement renewables in UAE's clean energy transition

     ENEC highlights the benefits that nuclear energy will bring at World Future Energy Summit 2020 Nuclear energy produces emissions-free electricity 24/7   14 January 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has partcipated in the ongoing World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020, to showcase the impactful role that nuclear energy will play in sustainably powering the growth of the country, in line with the UAE Energy Strategy 2050.   The Strategy includes a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions ......read more

    Open your homes to a new furry-member with the Red Paw Foundation

    Animal-lovers looking to bring home a new furry member must mark their calendars this January!  Red Paw Foundation is hosting its first cat and dog adoption day of 2020 on Friday, January 17. Get ready to meet a bunch of adorable kittens, cats and play with the dogs, Pongo, Gypsy, and Jack at House of Paws, Al Qouz, from 1 pm to 5 pm. All the rescue cats and dogs of the Red Paw Foundation are a fascinating bunch that have immense amounts of love to give to their fur-ever families.  The Red Paw Foundation is a non-profit organization that is registered with the UAE government ......read more

    EEC Engie Deploys Schneider Electric's New Medium Voltage SF6-Free Switchgear Technology

    • New green and digital electrical distribution equipment helps the utility meet environmental challenges • Schneider’s technology uses pure air insulation and vacuum interruption to eliminate use of the SF6 greenhouse gas • EcoStruxureTM for Electricity Companies helps ensure business continuity through connected electrical equipment and sensors January 12, 2020 - Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced a new pilot project with EEC Engie last month, an electric utility in New Caledonia and the ......read more

    ADNEC to Host the World Future Energy Summit 2020

    WFES to bring together government and business leaders to ADNEC   Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 January, 2020:   Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has finalised its preparations to host the World Future Energy Summit 2020 (WFES) and its co-located events including WFES Energy, WFES Water, WFES Solar, WFES ecoWASTE, WFES GREEN BUILDINGS, WFES MOBILITY to be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, running at ADNEC from January 13 to 16. This is the ......read more

    Go Bold with Blue from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor'

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2020:   Pantone has chosen the universal favourite ‘Classic Blue’, or Pantone 19-4052, as its colour of the year for 2020 and so has 2XL Furniture & Home Décor. In its latest collection, the brand offers numerous products in this timeless and enduring hue suggestive of the infinite sky at dusk. Embedded in its simplicity is boundless peace and tranquility.   Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Colours have an enormous impact on our senses and moods. Blue is the colour of the ......read more

    It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life, and I'm FELINE good

    8th January 2020 Kittysnip’s adoption days bring together kittens and cats from various backgrounds and circumstances including abandoned, neglected and injured cats. This New Year, The Dubai-based animal welfare group will host the adoption day this Friday 10th January from 11am to 5pm at the Dubai Garden Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40).  Kittysnip is also hosting adoption days every Friday throughout January. For more information, please contact Kittysnip via email: kittysnip@gmail.com or on Instagram: kittysnip_uae and Facebook: @kittysnipadoptiondxb ENDS ...read more

    Top Tips on Achieving a Well-Kept Kitchen with Whip It!

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 07, 2020:   The kitchen is often the heart of the household. It is where most of your time is spent with family and friends. You cook, you clean, and after a long day, this is the room where comfort can mostly be found. It is essential for your kitchen area to be organised to maintain a clear and tidy space for you and the family to enjoy, and with a little help from Delna Prakashan, Author of the fab new cookbook Whip It, you will have all of the top tips needed to achieve just that.   Top tips from Delna Prakashan on achieving a ......read more

    Add a Festive Touch from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to Usher in Chinese New Year

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 06, 2020:   Chinese New Year is around the corner and the perfect time to redecorate your home, spruce up your favourite corner or prepare for a festive party. Whether you go for traditional red and gold combination for an Asian-inspired mood or choose blue and white scheme based on the 2020 Chinese calendar, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers a fascinating range of products to make your celebrations special.   Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Being in a cosmopolitan country like UAE ......read more

    Stay Neutral with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor for Chic and Cozy Settings

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 05, 2020:   Cozy up with stunning products in neutral hues and warm textures from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor this season. It is not only a safe colour scheme but one that never goes out of style while making the space look elegant and relaxing.        Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Creating a cozy setting does not require an overload of bright hues. Monochromatic tones have a classic appeal and are ideal for achieving a calming environment. At 2XL we have a beautiful ......read more

    2XL Furniture & Home Décor Unveils Special Offer For Dubai Shopping Festival 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 02, 2020:   The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2020 is here and so is the mega sale combined with free Samsung TV at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor. On purchase of AED 15000 and above, 2XL buyers will get a 55-inch Samsung TV Free while enjoying up to 70% off on all furniture and home décor items. Customers will also get FREE 65-inch and 75-inch Samsung TV on spend of AED 30,001 and AED 50,001 respectively at all 2XL stores.   Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “DSF is one of the most important ......read more

    Crate and Barrel's Holiday 2019 Collection Introduces Merry Modernity

    The home décor store has an all-new holiday-themed collection perfect for adding a festive touch to any room   Dubai, UAE, 30 December 2019:   From cosying up on the couch, hosting the perfect dinner party, or adding a festive splash to the living room, Crate and Barrel has it all in the home décor store’s Holiday 2019 collection, available today. With a focus on rustic Nordic themes, the familiar red and green colour pallete, and metallic glimmers to light rooms to life, the seasonal collection produces a fresh new look for welcoming in loved ones and a warm ......read more

    Attendees from 170 Countries Expected as World Future Energy Summit Extends its Global Business Reach

    Eight National Pavilions Set to Exhibit at the World Future Energy Summit;  Smart Cities Exhibition and Forum Added to Sustainability Conversation; Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX) Returns for Third Edition, With Mobility Start-Ups as an Additional Pillar for 2020; 33,500 Buyers, Distributors, Project Owners, Consultants and More Will Look to Abu Dhabi in Search for New Technologies and Products   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  - December 26, 2019:  The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi is further reinforcing its reputation as a global marketplace ......read more

    Empower awarded contracts with a total value AED1.130 billion in 2019

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; December 24, 2019:   Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has awarded contracts with a total value of AED1.130 billion during 2019, to various companies as part of the development of District Cooling infrastructure in Dubai. The contracts included engineering consultancy; plant and other constructions, design and operation of cooling plants; expansion of district cooling pipe network; development of new networks to serve the latest projects in Dubai, as ......read more

    Hormann introduces noise canceling high performance HD acoustic door

    Dubai, UAE; December 23, 2019:   A soundproof room is only as good as its door. If the door does not meet acoustical standards, then sound will easily pass through it to adjoining spaces. To prevent this and ensure a peaceful soundproof environment, Hormann has launched their new acoustic Hinged Doors (HD) that is also fireproof.  The newly launched door is noise canceling as it blocks out all sounds from the exteriors. The door comes with STC sound test rating up to 45 db. It guarantees noiseless and peaceful interiors at all times.  Darius Khanloo, Managing ......read more

    We wish you a meowy Christmas

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 23, 2019:   Looking for a new feline friend to add to your family? Come along and meet a number of spayed, neutered and fully vaccinated cats at Kittysnip’s adoption day on Friday 27th December at the Dubai Garden Centre from 11am-5pm. Kittysnip’s adoption days bring together kittens and cats from various backgrounds and circumstances including abandoned, neglected and injured cats. The Dubai-based animal welfare group is also hosting adoption days every Friday throughout January. ...read more

    Reinforcing both ICV's ranking KFS collaborates with Grandweld to build two crew boats

    Grandweld reaffirms that the “Made in the UAE” brand is able to compete and provide standards of quality and efficiency in opposition to the best global shipyards while providing exceptional after-sales services to the shipping sector in the UAE and the Arab region Dubai - UAE, 22 December 2019: Continuing to grow its business, Grandweld Shipyard, the UAE based shipyard that specializes in designing, building, and maintaining ships and boats, concluded 2019 with outstanding success, giving it a strong momentum to achieve better results in 2020. The shipyard signed an agreement ......read more

    Winter Sale! Up to 70% Discount at the Ethan Allen Winter Sale

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 22, 2019:   Upgrade your home with icons of livable luxury with an uncompromised level of craftsmanship from Ethan Allen. You can now get beautifully designed and crafted classics that become a timeless addition to your home, at unbeatable discounts from Ethan Allen’s End Year Sale with up to 70%. Until 2nd of February 2020 the discount will be on selected items for living, dining, bedrooms & accessories.    Ethan Allen is a premium American furniture brand that prides itself on creating products that are ‘easy to ......read more

    Largest IKEA Store in Dubai Now Open in Jebel Ali

    New store includes home planning projectors, self-service food ordering, a living wall and much more  First three customers were gifted iconic IKEA products like POÄNG Armchair, LÖVBACKEN Side table and IKEA 365+ cookware set keeping alive the tradition of making every IKEA store opening special Gift vouchers worth AED 1000 were also given to 25 lucky customers   United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 18th December 2019:  If you saw the pile up of cars on Sheikh Zayed Road going towards Abu Dhabi and wondered where the traffic was headed to, then you have witnessed ......read more

    PAN Emirates opens a new store in Festival Plaza Mall, Jebel Ali

    • PAN Emirates invests AED 3 Million on its new store spanning across 12,000 sq. ft. • PAN Emirates Festival Plaza Mall store is looking to reach out to residents of neighbouring localities with its distinct, affordable and stylish furnishing & decor collection.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates – December 18, 2019:  PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, has launched a new store in Festival Plaza Mall. The store that was officially launched on December 18, 2019 is its 14th ......read more

    Empower Sets a Clear Vision to Keep Up with Urban Growth and Preserve Natural Resources

    Dubai, UAE; December 18, 2019:   Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, confirmed that district cooling service is one among the globally approved solutions by the UN, to help preserving the environment by efficiently saving energy and water every year. This technology plays a major role in combating climate change and water shortage resulting from population growth and changes in the systems of utilizing natural resources.. District cooling solutions help directly with urban development, being a key ......read more

    Three60 Communities saves AED 4.75 million by adopting energy efficient initiatives across portfolio

    Single mixed use community in DIFC recorded year on year savings of AED 2.4 million between January-September to make single biggest contribution Environmental footprint reduced for over 20 other communities through water and electricity consumption reduction 15 December 2019 – Three60 Communities, a subsidiary of Eltizam Asset Management Group and a leading regional provider of management services to premium residential and commercial communities, has announced year on year energy & water savings exceeding AED 4.75 million between January and September 2019, through the ......read more

    Tasneef prioritizes Emiratization to enhance UAE maritime

    The increasingly reputable classification society is bolstering its name, as well as the status of the country, by training Emiratis and enabling them to emerge as tomorrow’s industry leaders    Abu Dhabi_UAE_ 15 December 2019:   Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF) has rapidly progressed in less than a decade to establish itself as a leading classification society in the region. Tasneef has successfully accomplished this by relentlessly prioritizing the best interest of its clients, implementing its expertise across the local maritime sector, and ......read more

    Empower Pilots the world's First unmanned District Cooling plant

    With an output capacity of 50k RT   Dubai, UAE:  15th December 2019:  Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced pilot operation of the world's first unmanned cooling plant at Jumeirah Village Circle in Dubai, with a total cooling capacity of 50,000 Refrigeration Tons (RT). Empower explained that the highest international standards have been maintained in the construction and building design of the new plant, as it took into account the criteria of sustainable green buildings, and ......read more

    Entertain in Style with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    The festive season is here, and it is time to jazz up your dining room. Be it an intimate dinner, family celebration or a grand holiday bash, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, has got you covered. The festive collection at 2XL includes superb range of luxe dining tables, gorgeous decorations, spectacular centerpieces, creative candle lights and extravagant tableware and cutlery sets.    Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “The festive season calls for opulence. You can elevate the dining experience of your guests by transforming the ......read more

    Emerson Releases New Magnetic Slurry Sensor and Transmitter Designed to Help Customers Cut Through the Noise

    Flow measurement solution helps improve product quality, reduce raw material cost and minimize waste and re-work December 11, 2019 – Emerson’s Rosemount™ MS Slurry Sensor with the Rosemount 8782 Slurry Transmitter is a slurry magnetic flow meter specifically designed for high noise and slurry applications for use in the oil and gas, mining, and pulp and paper industries. Featuring robust coils and advanced signal processing, a responsive yet stable flow signal is possible even in high noise applications. With over 25 years of experience delivering products for these ......read more

    FTA collaborates with IMO in highlighting liabilities and compensations in marine accidents

    Dr. Al Nuaimi: UAE prioritizes maritime safety and implementation of best practices when dealing with ship-based marine pollution and accidents UAE, 11 December 2019 – H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of Federal Transport Authority- Land & Maritime (FTA) led the opening of the ‘Regional Workshop on Maritime Agreements for Civil Liabilities and Compensations’ organized by the FTA in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The workshop will run until December 12, 2019 at ......read more

    Adoption of district cooling services supports global trends to combat climate change

    Dubai, UAE, 11th December 2019:   Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, confirmed that district cooling is a key pillar in combating climate change worldwide. Countries are moving towards maintaining a sustainable environment, by adopting environmentally-friendly solutions and services, to create a better future for generations to come. This comes in line with the global approach to combat climate change.   Advantages Empower highlighted that district cooling is one of the best ......read more

    Renewable energy rises to the top of Middle East's energy agenda

    • Middle East electricity demand to triple by 2050 • More than $100bn worth of clean energy projects already in pipeline • Cost of installing photovoltaic solar in Middle East has fallen by 73 per cent since 2010   Dubai, UAE 11 December:    The Middle East’s energy and utilities sector is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, with the shift towards renewable energy and digital innovation at the heart of ambitious energy diversification programmes. As governments seek to increase energy security and maximise returns from hydrocarbon ......read more

    Empower achieves 40% Emiratisation in its senior management in 2019

    Dubai, UAE, 8th December 2019:    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, revealed that it has achieved 40% Emiratisation in its senior management, and 33% in its middle management. Empower also highlighted that 15% of company’s 750 employees are Emiratis, out of which 48% are female Emirati employees and 52% are male Emirati employees. This supports gender balance in the work environment and attracts young Emirati talents, to work in the district cooling sector.  This comes within the ......read more

    Shop at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor and Get a Samsung TV Free

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 08, 2019:   2XL Furniture & Home Décor has launched a fabulous offer to attract shoppers this season. On purchase of AED 15000 and above, 2XL buyers get a 55-inch Samsung TV Free while enjoying a mega sale of up to 70% off on all furniture and home décor items. Customers will also get FREE 65-inch and 75-inch Samsung TV on a purchase of AED 30,001 and AED 50,001 respectively.    Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “During this time of the year a lot of people spruce up their homes in ......read more

    Pottery Barn Kids Launches the Holiday Season Collection

    Welcoming the holiday season with a festive inspiration   UAE, 8 December 2019 – The cold festive season is already marking its presence and it is just about time to explore the latest collection inspired by the holiday season at Pottery Barn Kids. Customers will be inspired with fun decorative ideas once they step into the Pottery Barn Kids stores, where they will feel the cold magic in the air encouraging them to add the holiday season vibe to their homes. The latest collections feature the gold and red shimmery accessories, green towels and smooth-styled ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal Offers New Baggage Services to Ease Transfers for Cruise Passengers

     Baggagement - International Service Provider to Operate New Services at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal     Abu Dhabi–UAE, December 7 2019:  Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, today announced the launch of a new baggage service designed to ease transfers for cruise ship passengers.    Baggagement – an international baggage management company – has been engaged to provide its services to cruise ship passengers arriving in the UAE to join cruise ships leaving from Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal at Zayed ......read more

    ENEC Hosts Knowledge Sharing Forum Focused on Business Continuity Management

    Representatives of UAE government entities shared best practices in business continuity management discussing the value it brings to businesses     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 7 December 2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has hosted a Knowledge Sharing Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The forum convened representatives and delegates from a diverse range of UAE government entities. Attendees learned about latest best practice in business continuity management within the peaceful nuclear energy industry and how these best practices can be implemented across other ......read more

    Set Up Stylish Outdoor Spaces with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 05, 2019:   It is time to prep up the outdoor spaces to enjoy the beautiful weather. Both design and efficiency need to be kept in mind while choosing items for outdoors. 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers a fantastic range of products for outdoor lounging, entertaining and al fresco dining.   Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Whether you have a large garden or a tiny balcony the right furniture and décor can turn any space into a stylish and relaxing nook. Each item must be chosen ......read more

    New Service Enables Remote Performance Monitoring of Multiphase Flow Meters for Confidence and Continuity in Shale Operations

    Emerson launches IIoT-enabled Connected Services to support multiphase flow meters in unconventional shale 04 December 2019 – Oil and gas producers have a new means of optimizing wellhead production that lowers operating costs while increasing safety, thanks to a newly launched service from Emerson that leverages cloud-based technologies to remotely monitor flow meter performance at the wellhead. The Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Performance Monitoring service provides operators with actionable recommendations to optimize meter performance and enable proactive maintenance, ......read more

    Give a cat a loving home

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 04, 2019:   Kittysnip, a Dubai-based animal welfare group, has organised a number of pet adoption days, over the course of December, 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, December 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Dubai Garden Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40), Al Quoz. ...read more

    ENEC welcomes visit by senior Emiratis to headquarters in Abu Dhabi

     Group of 50 senior Emiratis from Sharjah visit ENEC’s headquarters  Senior officials  from ENEC and its subsidiaries brief senior citizens on the importance and progress of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 4 December 2019:   The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has hosted a visiting group of 50 senior Emiratis, members of the Sharjah Social Services Department branch in Dibba Al-Hisn, at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The group had previously expressed interest in learning about the UAE ......read more

    3rd Saudi Maritime Congress announced for March 2020

    December 1, 2019 – It has been announced today (December 1, 2019) that the 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in partnership with Founding Strategic Partners, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and Bahri, the event will be held from 22-23 March under the patronage of Transport Ministry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and will highlight the achievements of the Kingdom’s shipping industry. The event will provide an ideal platform for local and global industry leaders and authorities to examine the prospects for ......read more

    ENEC Releases 'Tasamoh' a Rehabilitated Green Turtle and organizes Beach Cleanup at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    ENEC releases a rehabilitated green turtle back into the sea at the beach next to the Barakah plant while employees conduct annual beach cleanup     Abu Dhabi, UAE - 29 November 2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) organized the release of a rehabilitated Green turtle back into her natural habitat in Barakah, while employees participated in a beach cleanup. The activities are a result of ENEC’s commitment to sustainability and the preservation of the UAE’s natural heritage.   Following the beach cleanup, during which employees ......read more

    Spice Up with Shades of Brown from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor

    Sharjah, UAE - November 28, 2019:  The onset of winter is the perfect time to incorporate darker, richer tones into your home. Brown infuses a space with warmth and is a great equalizer exuding timeless elegance in interiors. Mixing different textures and colours can instantly transform an area. Whether you are planning a complete makeover of your rooms or simply a touch up, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers a wide choice of items in brown appealing to both classic and contemporary tastes.        Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home ......read more

    With a mission to make water available everywhere, S4SUN by DAB makes its debut at the BIG 5 Dubai

    • Italian water tech major DAB presents the solar energy pumping system which can be used in regions without electricity. • DAB, present at Stand C31, Hall 1, Big 5 Dubai 2019, also showcases FX submersible pumps for lifting and movement of civil and industrial waste water.     DUBAI - November 26, 2019:   DAB Water Technology, an Italian frontrunner in the global water management industry, launched in Dubai solar energy pumping system S4SUN, which can be used in regions without electricity. DAB also launched DAB FX submersible pumps that are ......read more

    Al Dhafra residents learn about nuclear energy and Barakah plant progress at ENEC public forum

     More than 300 Al Dhafra residents and stakeholders attended ENEC’s latest public forum  Senior officials  from ENEC and operating and maintenance subsidiary Nawah delivered informative presentations and answered questions   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 26 November 2019:   More than 300 residents, students and stakeholders attended a public forum organized by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) at the Baynounah Educational Complex in Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi.   The forum highlighted the strategic nature and national significance of ......read more

    Luxury Wedding Gifts from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor'

    Dubai, UAE - November 26, 2019:  It is the wedding season and that means buying gifts which can be challenging! 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers an array of gorgeous accessories and luxury decorative items that would make any couple happy. There are chic and simple products that will surprise and delight the newlyweds and would fit proudly into any home.    Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “The best wedding gifts are those that are charming as well as useful. At 2XL Furniture & Home Décor we offer beautiful household ......read more

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