● GROHE will not participate in next year’s ISH 2021
● Health and safety is top priority: for employees, customers and everyone involved
● Participation in other fairs in the EMENA region are under evaluation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 11, 2020: Following thorough internal discussions, GROHE announces today to withdraw from participating in next year’s ISH 2021. Three main reasons led to this difficult decision: as a global brand and part of LIXIL, the company values come first: respect and doing the right thing. In line with the efforts made during the pandemic to protect employees, business partners and customers with strict hygiene and safety measures, health and safety remain a top priority for GROHE: for employees, customers and everyone involved in the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 09, 2020: Birds, particularly parrots are well known to be sensitive to environmental toxins, such as certain metals, chemical cleaners, and overheated plastic-coated cookware. Chemicals that normally are only irritating to humans and other animals can be extremely toxic to birds. Yet little thought is given to the potential cancers, neurological problems, hormonal imbalances, allergies and disruptions of their fragile immune systems that may be attributed directly to pesticide residues on foods that birds ingest or to the inherent dangers of commonly used pet food preservatives such as Ethoxyquin.
In such situations, organic is the answer. Opting for organic foods is an effectual choice for birds and planetary health. Buying organically grown food, free of harmful chemicals, ......read more
• Schneider climbs 2 spots since last year
Dubai, UAE, Augst 8th 2020: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced it has been ranked #1 in the 2020 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15 (June 2020).
For many years Schneider Electric has given priority to the digitalization of its supply chain. The Group launched the Tailored Sustainable Connected Supply Chain 4.0 program to create a customized, sustainable and connected Supply Chain from end to end - across procurement, manufacturing, planning and delivery pillars.
"Our network of suppliers, smart factories sites and distribution centers have adopted digital processes and tools to improve our energy consumption, our product quality and cost. During the past months where ......read more
Creative Director at leading interior label Sedar Global gives his top tips on how to get your kids back to school ready with a fun and functional home space to call their own With kids now spending more time than ever in the home, creating an inspiring space for your little one to play and grow is more important than ever. Decorating a kid’s space should be a fun experience, however creating a beautiful, functional room that your child will love both now and for years to come can be hard to achieve.
Need a little advice? Famous for its bespoke made to fit services and use of materials and wallpapers from some of the finest factories across the globe Creative Director of Sedar Global, Nahel Selo give his top tips on decorating a kid’s space that harnesses the beautiful qualities abundant in children - ......read more
THE CHAMPS ARE BACK, AND THEY’RE READY TO CHOMP!
SUMMER’S FAN-FAVORITE EVENT TEES UP 6 ORIGINAL SPECIALS FOR AN EPIC, FIVE-WEEK SHARKFEST MARATHON
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 6, 2020: National Geographic Abu Dhabi is bringing the highly anticipated eight annual SHARKFEST back to screens across the Middle East from 5th August.
Spotlighting the kings of the ocean, National Geographic Abu Dhabi will air 6 full weeks of action-packed shark programming (starting 5th August 2020 at 9PM UAE Time/8PM KSA Time) with 6 original premieres and the best shark programming from the networks’ massive library as part of its biggest-ever shark spectacular.
Over the course of 6 weeks, National Geographic Abu Dhabi will feature a variety of jaw-dropping SHARKFEST originals and ......read more
● An international team of researchers, hosted and supported by NYU Abu Dhabi, have found that small, bottom-dwelling reef fishes on the world’s hottest coral reefs in the southern Arabian Gulf are much less diverse and abundant than on nearby reefs with less extreme temperatures
● The paper, published in Nature Communications, examines ‘cryptobenthic’ fishes in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, linking the reduced diversity and productivity of communities in the Arabian Gulf to energetic deficits that preclude the existence of many species
Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 4, 2020: As global warming continues to escalate, there are lasting implications to consider, including the changes to biological communities in vital habitats such as coral reefs. A team of ......read more
United Arab Emirates, August 04, 2020: Greenpeace MENA condemns the start-up of unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafrah Region of Abu Dhabi, as a wasteful investment in the wrong technology that will only deplete the scarce water resources of the “Emirates”. Julien Jreissati, programme manager at Greenpeace Middle East and North Africa, commented: "Nuclear energy is not the energy of the future, and definitely not the solution. With it we are leaving our future generations with nothing but a toxic legacy of radioactive and dangerous nuclear waste".
He continued: ”The UAE has been a regional leader in developing and investing in cheap, safe and green renewable energy such as solar. This innovative country should keep its focus on capitalising on its abundant and ......read more
The launch of the stamps marks two extraordinary milestones for the United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 04 August 2020: Emirates Post has announced the intended launch of commemorative stamps to mark two national milestones - the launch of UAE’s satellite to Mars and the opening of the Barakah power plant. The UAE became the first Arab nation to send a probe to Mars with the launch of the Hope Probe and is also the only Arab nation with the capacity to produce nuclear energy with the opening of the Barakah power plant in Abu Dhabi.
With the design process already underway, Emirates Post is aiming to issue the collector’s item later in the year.
With both events, His Excellency, Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company, said that the UAE ......read more
- Start-up is major step in process for upcoming generation of emissions-free electricity
- Process undertaken in line with regulatory requirements and highest international standards for nuclear quality and safety
02 August 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has successfully started up Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafrah Region of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). This step is the most historic milestone to date in the delivery of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, as part of the process towards generating clean electricity for the Nation for at least the next 60 years.
Since receipt of the Operating License from the ......read more
• Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons
• The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
• The Tomorrow Rising Fund, by the Schneider Electric Foundation, moves forward with recovery and resilience by supporting education and training programs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 01, 2020: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces their financial and extra-financial year results. Each quarter, Schneider Electric publishes 21 indicators from the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) which measures their progress towards their ......read more
• The Newent Collection for Bentley Home – a refined new aesthetic style honours creativity and sophistication
• Individual pieces feature exquisitely hand-crafted techniques to bring classic simplicity and modern luxury to Middle Eastern homes
• Bentley Home’s exceptional master craftspeople, based in Forli, Italy, combine long-established traditions with modern technology
• Bentley Motors and Bentley Home design and manufacturing processes are united by shared core values and synergies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 29, 2020: With the launch of the Newent Collection, Bentley Home is offering a unique insight into its extraordinary creation process and crafting secrets. Each piece of exquisite furniture is individually finished by hand and fuses traditional ......read more
• Siemens Energy to supply 20 compressor trains for a critical gas project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)
• The project will enable the operator to manage its surplus gas volumes efficiently to meet seasonal demands
July 29, 2020: Siemens Energy was selected to provide centrifugal compressor systems for Saudi Aramco’s Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage (HUGRS) project. The plant includes a gas injection facility with a capacity of 1,500 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) (42,475,270 cubic meters per day, or m3/d) and a withdrawal facility capable of processing up to 2,000 MMSCFD (56,633,693 m3/d) of gas.
Siemens Energy received the order from Samsung Engineering, who was awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the ......read more
• Earn points on all purchases that can be redeemed for products and services across ADNOC Distribution stations and ADNOC Oasis stores
• 500 bonus points for members who download the app
• Free car sanitization for all new members with first transaction
• More than 750,000 customers already registered for ADNOC Rewards
Abu Dhabi, 29 July 2020: ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading fuel and convenience retailer, announced today an exciting enhancement to its popular rewards program, ADNOC Rewards. Starting this Eid holiday, customers can now earn loyalty points on every purchase of fuel and non-fuel products.
There are also a range of special launch offers to kick off the new program. Those who download and login to the ADNOC Distribution app for the first time will receive ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 28, 2020: Your bird's diet is more than just food – it is the entire basis for its good health, lifespan, appearance, energy and even good behaviour. It has been noted that improper nutrition is the cause of 90% of health problems and the leading cause of death in pet birds. The value of a proper diet over the life of the bird is monumental. Birds fed a poor diet will become malnourished, which will start a chain of events leading to a decline in the bird's overall health. But what is a healthy diet and how can you be sure you are feeding your bird appropriately?
According to Namit Bedwa- Companion Sales Manager at Eurovets, “Premium, certified organic ingredients are best for bird’s diet. We recommend Harrison’s bird food, which is made from premium whole ......read more
UAE, 26 July 2020: Emirates Post is expanding its product offering with the introduction of a digital location management service for UAE businesses called Smart Places. In partnership with Local Knowledge, a dedicated local listings management company, the new service will provide an easy and accessible solution to business owners who seek to claim and update their business on Google Maps as well as other important digital platforms. Smart Places is an innovative digital transformation product specifically designed for bricks and mortar businesses as a “we do it for you” service to ensure they are discoverable on today’s mobile digital mapping platforms, apps, search engines and in-vehicle navigation systems.
A study conducted by Ipsos Research1 showed that 54% of business references on Google ......read more
Consortium comprising TAQA, Masdar, EDF and JinkoPower sign Power Purchase Agreement with EWEC, for a 2 GW solar power plant
Competitive bid process results in record-low tariff for solar power, set at AED 4.97 fils/kWh (USD 1.35 cents/kWh)
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 26 July 2020: The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a leading company in the coordination of planning, purchasing and providing of water and electricity across the UAE, announced the award for the world’s largest solar power plant. The project was awarded to a consortium led by Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) and Masdar, with partners EDF and JinkoPower, for the development of the 2 GW Al Dhafra Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Independent Power Producer (IPP) project, which will be located approximately 35 kilometers from Abu Dhabi city. The ......read more
Avail 25 to 75 per cent discount on classy ‘Made in Italy’ furniture
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 25, 2020: The long-overdue wait has come to an end for enthu shoppers to finally shop till they drop with Dubai Summer Surprises. And participating in this DSS, Western Furniture is offering huge discounts on premium ‘Made in Italy’ furniture starting from 25 to 75 off.
This DSS indulge yourselves with the much-awaited shopping extravaganza and especially for those who are looking for some exquisite home furnishings at discounted prices to redecorate your space, just the way you like it. The offers last until the 29th August, giving you ample time to visualize as many home setups as you like and choose the right pieces to make your imagination come to life.
Western ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 25 July 2020: Trina Solar Co., Ltd (‘Trina Solar” or the “Company”) has announced the launch of two next-generation Vertex series modules with power output of up to 600W. The company expects to realize the mass production of a 550W series in the final quarter of this year.
Several representatives of upper, middle and lower streams of the industrial value chain of the 600W+ Photovoltaic Open Innovation Ecological Alliance, representing manufacturers of silicon, wafers, cells, modules, trackers, inverters, materials and equipment, took part in a launch event and witnessed the new next-generation Vertex series modules.
Dr Zhang Yingbin, Head of Product Strategy and Value Management at Trina Solar, said at the event: "The next-generation Vertex modules ......read more
• Pan Emirates Home Furnishings, invests AED 5 Million on its newly opened store, spanning across 36000 sq.ft in Cityland Mall, on Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road near Global Village.
• Pan Emirates Home Furnishings’ Cityland store is looking to serve the residents of neighbouring localities with its elaborated and detailed range of affordable and stylish furnishing & decor collection.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 July 2020: PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, has launched its new store in Cityland Mall, the biggest retail and entertainment destination located beside Global Village.
With 19 stores across the GCC, the home-grown furniture brand is enthusiastic to enhance its customer ......read more
• Petrochem to lease 200,000 sq. ft. plot of land and establish additional storage facilities with expected storage capacity of 150,000 cbm
• Petrochem’s daily production capacity amounts to 800 metric tons of petrochemical products while annual refining capacity exceeds 2.1 million barrels
Sharjah, July 22, 2020: Green Petrochem, one of the most conducive players in the oil industry across the UAE, has announced an expansion plan in the Hamriyah Free Zone to boost its storage capacity and meet the growing demand for its services.
The expansion plan was announced last recently during a ceremony held to sign a lease agreement with the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA).
Under the contract, the petrochemical company will ......read more
Technology will help save energy and maintenance costs, reduce carbon emissions, make the facility greener and future-proof it for new innovations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 22, 2020: Schneider Electric has been selected by DP World, a leading enabler of global trade, to implement an end-to-end smart energy MV, LV distribution system at DP World’s Sokhna Basin 2 Terminal, situated near the southern entrance to the Suez Canal on the Red Sea.
The solution will improve safety, save on electricity and maintenance costs, and reduce carbon emissions at one of Egypt’s largest ports. The EcoStruxure Power solution is Internet-Of-Things-enabled, which will allow DP World to run a variety of digital applications, analytics and other technologies across the system, to further improve operations and ......read more
• Milestone birth is significant step in saving species listed as ‘Near Threatened’
• Paves way for the return of Arabian bustard to the southwestern Arabian Peninsula
• Landmark project spotlights Abu Dhabi’s pioneering efforts to conserve the environment and wildlife on local and international levels
Abu Dhabi, UAE — 21 July 2020: Abu Dhabi’s commitment to protecting endangered species and the environment have continued apace with the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, announcing the successful birth of the first-ever Arabian bustard (Ardeotis arabs) through artificial insemination.
The procedure was successfully completed at Abu Dhabi’s National Avian ......read more
Simple act of kindness to deliver important business letters results in local customer service employee being hailed as a CX Hero by Genesys
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 21, 2020: Customer service employees deal with hundreds of inquiries during their shifts. Most interactions are solved on the spot, but some require employees to go the extra mile by showing special care for customers’ needs by contacting the concerned departments and gathering all necessary information to clearly and accurately answer inquiries. One such example comes from an Emirates Post call monitoring agent, Saif Jehangir Sayed, who has been named as a Customer Experience (CX)Hero by Genesys. The global leader in cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions recognized Saif for helping a distraught customer locate and retrieve an ......read more
Dubai, UAE – July 16, 2020: The 600W+ Photovoltaic Open Innovation Ecological Alliance was announced today – a formation of 39 firms that aims to create a new collaborative and innovative ecosystem through open collaboration, synergizing the main resources of the industry chain and integrating core processes such as R&D, manufacturing and applications.
In a declaration adopted by the 39 members of the alliance, member companies said they will work together to build products, systems and standards for a next-generation technology platform, committing to maximize the customer values of 600W+ ultra-high power modules and other related solutions at the application end.
PV is becoming one of the strongest driving forces for energy transformation. To bring more value to customers and promote sustainable ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 July 2020: A glamorous home is not always about expensive furniture or a huge space. By adding something as simple as a decorative mirror or throwing in some pillows, your entire space can feel vibrant and refined. Pan Emirates Home Furnishing lined up some ideas which will instantly add a whimsical touch to your décor without taking much time or money.
1 - Make the most of the hallway: Your hallway is the first thing that your guests will see and hence it is very important to set the perfect tone to the entire space. Combining a stylish console table and a decorative wall mirror is just what you need to make a great first impression.
2 - Get playful with pillows throwing: In some accents pillows on to your bed or to your sofa is a fool-proof way to liven things up. They create an ......read more
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 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
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
• 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
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
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
Dubai, UAE, 25th November 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, confirmed that utilising of innovative solutions in the construction industry is one of the key factor for energy efficiency in district cooling services. This came in conjunction with The Big 5 Exhibition, the largest and most influential building and construction show in the Middle East, being held from 25 to 28 November, 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
The exhibition discusses the changing economic landscape, promoting ......read more
ENEC CEO, H.E. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, and senior officials to highlight the progress being made at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in preparation to commence unit 1 start-up in early 2020
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 23 November 2019: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) will host a public forum at the Baynounah Educational Complex in Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi, on Monday, 25 November, 2019.
The forum is a core component of ENEC's ongoing commitment to engage with the local community on the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and its ......read more
The plant is expected to be almost double the size of EWEC’s ‘Noor Abu Dhabi’ solar plant - the current largest operational single-site Solar PV plant in the world
23 November 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The 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 in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and beyond, has received bids for its 2 GW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Independent Power Producer (IPP) project, ......read more
Dubai, UAE - November 21, 2019: Renowned American furniture brand, Ethan Allen, has collaborated with Dubai based art studio Mawaheb from Beautiful People to create an exclusive painting which will be available for purchase, with 100% of the proceeds going towards supporting Mawaheb’s contribution to society.
The idea of the collaboration was conceived by Ethan Allen to give back to the community and feature the artwork from the studio’s inspiring artists of determination in the Ethan Allen flagship showroom located on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.
The creative ......read more
• PAN Emirates launches holiday 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 – November 19, 2019: The season is changing, and with the advent of winter, comes the start of the festive season. At Pan Emirates, we are your partners, helping you bring joy and cheer into your home. We’ve got the right products in the right colours to ensure you feel happy and festive every time you walk into your ......read more
Five themes comprise the new line, available to purchase at Mall of the Emirates and City Centre Mirdif today
Dubai, UAE, 19 November 2019: The turning of the season has brought with it a globally inspired Fall 2019 collection from Maisons du Monde, the global interior décor brand founded by French creative visionary Xavier Marie. The collection is available to explore and purchase in the UAE today at Maisons du Monde’s Mall of the Emirates and City Centre Mirdif stores.
The new line has been inspired by styles from around the world and offers something to suit a breadth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 November 2019: GROHE, a leading global brand for full bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, will be present at Dubai Design Week between 11 to 16 November. Hosted at Dubai Design District, the event will see GROHE present an interactive exhibit showcasing its latest world-class innovations, including individual system solutions and digitally-enhanced products.
GROHE is aiming to reshape the sanitary industry through its latest innovations, with a focus on Shaping the Future of Water through digitized water controls and intelligent water management. ......read more
Abu Dhabi, November 11, 2019 - Al Masaood’s Projects & Engineering Services Division (PESD) is participating for the 21st consecutive year in the 2019 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). Taking place under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the event is set to gather over 110,000 regional and international participants.
During the event that will run from November 11 to 14, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Masaood’s Projects & Engineering Services ......read more
Improving operational performance and reducing plant downtime crucial for companies to increase throughput
November 11, 2019– Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced that it is exhibiting at ADIPEC 2019 from November 11 to 14, 2019 to showcase the latest technologies that can help companies improve their capital projects and operational performance. Themed ‘Insight through Digitalization, Emerson’s booth will present a wide range of solutions that drive asset performance, improve safety and enhance profitability for end user operations.
Emerson, through its Plantweb ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: A slew of exciting developments are transforming the oil and gas (O&G) industry globally. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are driving a digital revolution. Organizations within the industry are focusing on extensive capital investment.
The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) which opens today brings together the very companies, decision and policy makers that shape the future of oil and gas supply across 4 days of focused business, dialogue and knowledge transfer that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: 2XL Furniture & Home Décor was declared the winner of the ‘Décor Retailer of the Year’ trophy at the Design Middle East Awards 2019. The sought-after award was presented in collaboration with du at a gala ceremony held at Sofitel The Palm Dubai recently and was aimed at celebrating excellence and outstanding creativity in design from across the region.
Upon receiving the coveted prize Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “We are delighted to be recognised by ......read more
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem: Government bold initiatives back trade and business sectors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation confirmed that the Dubai government-led policy initiatives and investments improved growth prospects in trading partners, and preparation to host Expo 2020 are providing the bedrock for increased investment in Dubai.
In his opening speech at the 3rd Customs Consultative Council (DCCC) meeting 2019 which Dubai ......read more
Add a little Nordic flare to your home with these must-have festive pieces
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 November 2019: Now that we have officially plunged into the festive season there is no excuse not to get yourself down to JYSK to shop their beautiful collection for this season.
With a large selection of products and pieces to choose from you can get your hands on everything from a full size Christmas Tree, Nordic style wreaths, ornaments, candles, festive wrapping paper, unique plush toys and much more at great prices.
The ......read more
Manufacturers of the latest design and technology solutions for the oil and gas sector will be at the upcoming oil and gas exhibition.
Dubai, UAE; 9 November 2019: Italy will be strongly represented once again during the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC). Aiming to identify solutions and strategies that will shape the future of the industry, the Italian energy innovators will demonstrate its know-how at ADIPEC, taking place from 11 to 14 November 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Over a hundred companies, 32 ......read more
The project is set to generate an estimated 750,000 kWh energy annually for the campus
6 November 2019 - Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced the signing of an agreement with BITS Pilani Dubai Campus for the installation of a rooftop solar PV system of capacity 500 kWp.
The agreement was signed by Ali Al Jassim, CEO, Etihad ESCO; Ranendra N Saha, Director, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus; and Krishna Kumar Singh, General Manager, BITS Pilani, Dubai. Upon ......read more
Collective comprising 21 regional experts outline key issues to be explored at global energy platform in Dubai from 3-5 March, 2020
45th edition of three-day mega event will feature 150+ high-calibre conference speakers, leveraging the UAE’s position as a leader in sustainability and technology to shape the direction of an industry in transformation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 06, 2019: Middle East Energy (formerly Middle East Electricity), the global energy platform, has assembled a high-powered advisory board of industry heavyweights ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 05, 2019: Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, participates this month at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) held November 11-14, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
“We are participating at ADIPEC for the second year in a row because we believe we have many solutions that can help the regional oil and gas industry to achieve production goals more efficiently. For us, ADIPEC presents a great platform to connect with the most important regional ......read more
3Q19 GAAP EPS from continuing operations of $0.49; Adjusted EPS of $0.96, up 2 percent versus prior year
3Q19 GAAP Income from continuing operations of $372 million; Operating EBITDA of $1.4 billion
Operating EBITDA margins improve 20 basis points versus prior year with pricing gains, disciplined cost control and benefits from portfolio actions more than offsetting softer volumes and currency pressure
Reiterates full-year guidance for organic revenue of slightly down versus prior year and narrows the guidance range for pro forma adjusted EPS to $3.77 to $3.82
More than $800 million ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 November 2019: GROHE Icon 3D has been announced as winner of the Best Product Design at the Blueprint Awards 2019. The Blueprint Awards are revered for recognising those at the very forefront of innovation in design and architecture. GROHE was in excellent company in the competitive category, up against fellow industry heavyweights such as Gensler, Minarc and Zaha Hadid Design. The winners were announced in a ceremony at Fabric, London on 17th October.
“To have been named the winner of such a prestigious award with 14 strong contenders, ......read more
Inaugural French Award Ceremony on Day 2
44 Exhibiting Companies on the French Pavilion
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Convention Center– November 11th to 14th, 2019
United Arab Emirates : November 3, 2019: The French pavilion, organized by Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will gather 44 companies, of which 10 are first time exhibitors, this year at ADIPEC trade show, the world's 2nd largest event in the O&G sector, from November 11 to 14, ......read more
The collection of 15 pieces consists of a range of fashion-forward homeware
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 2 November 2019: IKEA launch today its most hyped collaboration with world renowned creative Virgil Abloh, artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear line and founder of Milan based label Off-White. Aimed at students and home owners moving into their first home, the Swedish home furnishing retailer named the collection MARKERAD, which means ‘clear cut’ or ‘crisp’ in Swedish.
Virgil, alongside IKEA’s creative team ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 30, 2019: As Winter approaches and the days get shorter, our focus shifts inside to concentrate on everything to do with our homes. REDTAG's winter home collection is full of new pieces, which celebrate the time of year and spice up our lives with fresh seasonal trends.
The shift in season also brings new ideas for every room in the house. Why restrict layers to fashion alone, this is the time to layer up and create beautiful textures at home as well. Create your own cosy winterland with REDTAG Homeware, which blends ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 29, 2019: The recent breaking news about a large new oil discovery in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt - with estimations of about 200 million barrels of oil in place – is significant. This will further drive the rapid development of the offshore E&P business as well as the onshore, midstream and refining sectors as Egypt’s oil and gas industry modernizes and expands. Not only is it significant for Egypt, but also for the region, global energy markets and AspenTech’s business in the Middle ......read more
Saudi Arabia strongly positioned to evolve into a global supply hub of commercially competitive hydrogen fuel
Riyadh, KSA, 30 October 2019: Talking to senior industry stakeholders at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) panel on ‘Fueling the Future’, Akimasa Muyama, Director, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) said, “We clearly believe in the ‘Hydrogen Society,’ a future in which hydrogen, a carbon free fuel, will be a significant part of the world’s energy ......read more
• Further accelerates global growth of the naughtone brand
• Increases Herman Miller’s collaborative and ancillary product offerings
United Arab Emirates, - October 30, 2019: Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLHR), the global designer and furniture manufacturer, announced today it has acquired the remaining shares of contemporary British furniture designer naughtone for approximately $46.1 million. Solidifying its ownership of naughtone directly aligns with Herman Miller’s strategic priority to accelerate profitable ......read more
DUBAI – October 30, 2019: Globelink West Star Shipping (GLWS), a global leader in freight forwarding industry, is celebrating thirty years of its operations. The Dubai-headquartered GLWS is part of Singapore-based CWT Globelink Group with extensive network presence in 133 locations across 30 countries worldwide.
GLWS has been a valued partner for numerous businesses across the Middle East providing them a repertoire of logistics services and comprehensive solutions. The company has shown tremendous growth in logistics and freight forwarding business catering to key ......read more
representatives of more than 30 Governmental entities received an update on the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant and the ongoing development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 30 October 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has hosted a Stakeholder Networking Forum in Abu Dhabi City, bringing together representatives from more than 30 governmental entities from across the UAE. Stakeholders learnt about the latest developments on the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, as well as the latest progress updates on operational ......read more
Bid for Category B Membership demonstrates UAE’s keenness to play a lead role in region’s maritime segment
UAE, 29 October 2019 – The UAE has confirmed readiness in submitting its file for re-nomination for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Council, which will be holding its elections on November 29, 2019 in London. The country's nomination for a second term demonstrates its keenness to play a leading role in the Middle East region's maritime sector.
The UAE, which accounts for 35 per cent of total maritime ......read more
Latest agreement aligns with company’s plans to further expand its operations in the Sultanate of Oman
27 October 2019 – Three60 Communities, a subsidiary of Eltizam Asset Management Group and leading regional service provider in quality and innovative community management, has been awarded another contract after signing an agreement with Muscat Bay to provide community and property management services for the Muscat Bay project. Inspired by Oman’s rich history and warm authentic culture, the development has been designed to become a vibrant cosmopolitan residential ......read more
RAS AL KHAIMAH WASTE WATER AGENCY signs a TSE Water sales agreement with Durrat Al Khaleej Sweet Water Company
United Arab Emirates - October 27, 2019: At a special meeting dated on October 23, 2019 RAS AL Khaimah waste water agency (RAKWA) and Durrat Al Khaleej Sweet Water Company have signed a Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) water sale agreement. The agreement would see some 2500 cubic meters of TSE water, per day, delivered to Durrat Al Khaleej in the second quarter of 2020 and looking forward to increasing the volume to around 5000 cubic meters per ......read more
Renewed collaboration to install 250,000 additional smart meters across Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 23 October 2019: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) renewed its collaboration with Honeywell to install 250,000 additional smart meters across Dubai, bringing the total number of Honeywell smart meters installed as part of ‘Smart Applications via Smart Grid and Meters’ initiative to approximately 1 million.
The project aims to provide smart infrastructure for electricity transmission and distribution networks, to ensure the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 22, 2019: A little less than a week after the launch of its first showroom, Casa Milano was visited by Ferruccio Lamborghini, Ceo and Vicepresident of Tonino Lamborghini Spa, the famous Italian brand of luxury accessories, hotels and real estate projects.
Casa Milano features products of luxury tiles and sanitary of over 40 of the top-notch brand from across the world including Tonino Lamborghini, Versace, Roberto Cavalli ,Novellini, Mia Italia, Villeroy&Boch and many more. The director of the newly launched showroom, Azhar ......read more
Dubai, UAE 21st October 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), visited the pavilion of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling service provider, at WETEX 2019 in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where he was briefed on the latest developments and innovations in district cooling sector.
During the visit, His Highness listened to a detailed explanation by Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO ......read more
Mubadala Investment Company and Abu Dhabi Power Corporation to own 60% of the project, and ACWA Power to own 40%
Abu Dhabi, 19 October, 2019: 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, and ACWA Power, the leading Saudi-based developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants, have confirmed the successful financial closing of the world’s largest reverse osmosis ......read more
Premium bath décor and design brand offers on-site product immersion with an exclusive list of international brands
17th October, 2019, Dubai: United Arab Emirates: experiential luxury tiles and sanitary brand, Casa Milano, has unveiled its first expansive 30,000 square-feet showroom flagship store on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Renowned Industrial Designer, Karim Rashid graced the occasion along with Azhar Sajan, Director of Casa Milano which will house over 40 international luxury brands, including Versace, Tonino Lamborghini, Roberto Cavalli, Novellini, Mia ......read more
Dubai, UAE; October 17, 2019: Spurred on by their commitment to innovation, Hormann has introduced new fourth generation garage door operators that are more energy efficient and faster to operate, than previous versions. The new Promatic 4 operator is up to 40 % faster and Supramatic E4 and Supramatic P4 are 75 % faster, when opening a door, in comparison to ProMatic series 3.
They also stand out for their energy-efficient LED lighting, ensuring even garage illumination and they use less than 1-watt power consumption when in standby mode. Another significant factor is ......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