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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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    Innovative Solutions in Construction Industry are Key to District Cooling Energy Efficiency

    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 to host public forum in Al Dhafra Region

    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

    EWEC receives bids for the world's largest solar power plant project in the Al Dhafra region in Abu Dhabi

    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

    Ethan Allen Collaborates With Mawaheb From Beautiful People

    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

    Holidays are more special with PAN Emirates

    • 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

    Bring the world home with Maisons du Monde's globally inspired 2019 Fall Collection

    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

    Discover GROHE's latest innovations and digitally enhanced products at Dubai Design Week 2019

    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

    Al Masaood's Projects & Engineering Services Division highlights its technology-driven energy solutions at ADIPEC 2019

    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

    Emerson to feature ‘Insight through Digitalization' at ADIPEC 2019

    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

    KPMG Comment: Oil and Gas sector outlook

    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

    2XL Furniture & Home Décor Wins ‘Décor Retailer of the Year' Trophy at Design Middle East Awards 2019

    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

    PCFC discusses wider horizons for trade and logistic services with Dubai business groups

    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

    JYSK Has You Covered For The Festive Season

    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

    Italy's Leading Energy Innovators Calls to Create Partnerships at ADIPEC 2019

    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

    Etihad ESCO to install rooftop solar PV System at BITS Pilani Dubai Campus

    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

    Middle East Energy Assembles High-powered Advisory Board to Chart Industry Future

    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

    Evonik Showcases Oil and Gas Portfolio at ADIPEC

    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

    DuPont Reports Third Quarter Results

    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

    GROHE Icon 3D wins Best Product Design at Blueprint Awards 2019

    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

    The French Oil & Gas Industry on display at ADIPEC

     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

    IKEA's Virgil Abloh Statement Pieces Now Available in the UAE

    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

    Create your own Wonderland with REDTAG!

    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

    New oil discovery in Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt - AspenTech statement

    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

    MHPS highlights the pivotal role of hydrogen in enabling and accelerating the transition to a clean energy system

    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

    Herman Miller Acquires Remaining Shares of naughtone

    • 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

    Globelink West Star Shipping celebrates 30 years of excellence and growth in freight forwarding

    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

    ENEC Hosts Stakeholder Forum in Abu Dhabi

    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

    UAE set to submit requirements for second term re-nomination to International Maritime Organization Council

    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

    Three60 Communities wins property management services contract for Muscat Bay

    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 Moving Towards 100% Reuse of TSE

    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

    DEWA renews cooperation with Honeywell to expand smart grids in Dubai

    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

    Tonino Lamborghini presents its luxury Home accessories at the Dubai experience store Casa Milano

    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

    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits Empower stand at WETEX 2019 and views the world's first unmanned District Cooling plant

    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

    EWEC and ACWA Power Announce the Financial Closing of the World's Largest Reverse Osmosis Desalination Project

    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

    Casa Milano unveils its first luxury sanitary and tiles brand store in Dubai

    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

    Hormann introduces faster and more energy efficient fourth generation garage door operators

    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

    EWEC receives six proposals for Fujairah F3 power plant project

    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

    ENEC and Rosatom continue cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy

    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

    DMCA and Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing organizes workshop for waterfront hotels to create unique experience for Seagoers

    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, Highlights Latest Tech Trends Transforming Retail at MRF 2019

    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

    Mazoon Dairy inaugurates the first biogas plant in the region

    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

    Unique and highly-creative business ideas help four Emirati entrepreneurs shine as top winners at 2019 Pitch @Palace UAE

    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

    Serco Middle East's support towards Emiratization evident in 210 UAE Nationals working at its Dubai Metro Team

    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

    Sofas for Lavish Lounging from 2XL Furniture & Home Decor

    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

    Al Falak successfully installs Eaton 9PHD UPS in Saudi Arabia for the first time

    Next generation 9PHD UPS unit installed and tested at Ulker Saudi Arabia’s facility Oct 8, 2019- Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading information technology (IT) and communications solutions provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), recently achieved a milestone after successfully completing the installation and testing of Eaton 9PHD 200 kVA heavy-duty industrial UPS for the first time.  Al Falak installed the next-generation Eaton 9PHD UPS, which is designed to maintain a steady, uninterrupted, clean power supply, in the manufacturing facility of ......read more

    WIL Economic Forum to Partner with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to Create Inspiring Settings for Speakers

    Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba has announced its collaboration with 2XL Furniture & Home Décor to create inspiring stage settings. Supported by corporate partners such as Siemens, Allergan, FedEx, Philip Morris, PWC, Emaar and General Motors and co-hosted by Emaar Hospitality, WIL is the largest female economic empowerment platform in the Middle East and will be held in Dubai on October 28 and 29 at the soon to be opened Address Sky View Hotel Dubai. Aleksandra Dimitrova, Executive Producer, WIL Economic Forum, stated, “To make sure that the attendees are ......read more

    ACE launches its new and inspirational Outdoor collection

    Home improvement and lifestyle store invited customers to be part of the Catalogue in a unique collaboration Dubai, October 07, 2019:   If you are looking to refresh your outdoor living space, look no further. ACE, the home improvement and lifestyle store, has announced the launch of its new and exciting Outdoor collection across all its nine stores in the UAE.    The new Outdoor range is an important result of ACE’s year-long transformation studying new living priorities, space constraints, budget requirements and a strong sense of conscious living growing ......read more

    SolarWinds to Showcase Enhanced Orion Platform at GITEX Technology Week 2019

    Award-winning IT management software provider equips technology professionals with tools to help monitor, manage, and secure today’s complex IT environments   Dubai, UAE – October 7, 2019 – SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week, October 6 – 10, 2019, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company, who holds the May 2019 Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice distinction for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics^ will ......read more

    PAN Emirates opens a new store in Burjuman

    • PAN Emirates invests AED 5 Million on its new store spanning across 48,000 sq. ft. • PAN Emirates Burjuman store is looking to reach out to residents of neighbouring localities with its distinct, affordable and stylish furnishing collection.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 3, 2019:  PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, has launched a new store in Burjuman. The store that was officially launched on October 2, 2019 is its 13th store in the UAE.   The home-grown ......read more

    Why sustainable agriculture matters

    By HE Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi, The Minister of State for Food Security, UAE Sustainable agriculture is at the heart of the comprehensive food security strategies of many nations today as they seek to eliminate hunger within their respective territories, while at the same time ensuring they protect the environment. This practice focuses on providing a sufficient supply of nutritious food to the citizens without adding further pressures on natural resources in the face of exponentially booming populations.   Observing the best agricultural practices that ......read more

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