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

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

    Why Should you Opt for Certified Organic Food for Birds

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Greenpeace Condemns Barakah Nuclear Power Plant as Wasteful and Dangerous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Furniture Collection Brings Harmony With a Human Touch Into Your Home

    • 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 Compressors Selected for Gas Reservoir Storage Project with Saudi Aramco

    • 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 With Every Purchase in New-look ADNOC Rewards

    • 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

    Importance of Healthy Diet for Your Bird

    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

    Emirates Post Introduces Smart Places – a Digital Location Management Service

    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

    EWEC Announces Partners to Develop the World's Largest Solar Power Plant

    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

    This DSS add a Contemporary look to your Home with Western Furniture Products

    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

    Trina Solar Unveils Vertex 600w Series Module and Expects Mass Production of 550w Series Later in Year

    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 Opens a New Store in Cityland Mall, Dubai

    • 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

    Green Petrochem Announces Expansion Plan in Hamriyah Free Zone

    • 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

    Schneider Electric to Upgrade DP World's Sokhna Basin 2 With Ecostruxure Power Smart Energy Distribution System

    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

    Abu Dhabi Records Species Conservation World's First With Historic Birth of Arabian Bustard via IVF

    • 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

    Emirates Post Employee Recognised With Global Award for Delivering Great Customer Service

    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

    39 Photovoltaic Companies Band Together to Give Industry a Fillip as 600W+ Photovoltaic Open Innovation Ecological Alliance

    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

    8 Budget-Friendly Ways to Glam Up Your Home

    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

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    ENEC Completes Construction of Unit 2 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    - ENEC hands over the systems of Unit 2 to Nawah Energy Company for commissioning, marking the end of construction activities for the second of four units at Barakah - Nawah team now commences operational readiness activities. Regulatory approval from FANR required, and international assessments to take place prior to Unit 2 - Unit 2 successfully completed advanced testing, demonstrates its exemplary structural safety performance and that its systems and components meets the highest standards of safety and quality.    14 July 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Emirates Nuclear ......read more

    Empower Organises Summer Training Programme for Emirati Youth in the District Cooling Sector

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 14, 2020:    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, launched this year’s professional summer training programme for national graduates and institute students with a view to encouraging them to engage in the promising district cooling sector. A group of students have been joined to the new program from Zayed University, Al Ghurair University, the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Higher Technical College. Empower pointed out that the continuation of skill ......read more

    An EU Carbon Border Tax Could Impact the GCC Oil Exporters and Be the Next Disruptive Force in Global Trade

    A tax on carbon emissions tied to imports would cut profits for foreign suppliers of oil, steel, and other goods with high greenhouse gas footprints but could pose an opportunity for GCC companies to gain a competitive edge, BCG research finds   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 08, 2020:   A plan being considered by the European Commission to tax the carbon emissions attributed to imported goods could create competitive advantages for foreign companies with low greenhouse gas footprints--and “serious near-term challenges” for other exporters, adding to ......read more

    10 Million Plastic Packaging Saved: Grohe Launches Initiative to Reduce Plastic

    ● LIXIL EMENA has set itself the goal of creating plastic-free product packaging for its GROHE brand by 2021 ● Thanks to the initiative, approx.10 million plastic packaging could already be saved until today ● Cooperation with Pacific Garbage Screening (PGS) supports common vision to reduce the environmental impact of plastic waste   7 July 2020 -  In 2018, GROHE, a leading global brand for complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, launched its initiative to replace plastic in product packaging with more sustainable alternatives. Until ......read more

    Ras Al Khaimah Municipality Reports Significant Progress in Energy Efficiency

    The second annual report for the implementation of the Ras Al Khaimah Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy 2040 was released on the newly launched Reem website.     Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, July 06, 2020:  Ras Al Khaimah Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy 2040 has completed its second year of implementation in 2019. Last week Ras Al Khaimah Municipality released the second edition of the annual report for the strategy. The report describes progress of the strategy, including achievements, new initiatives and expected developments in the coming ......read more

    Empower Continues Its Commitment to Implement International Standards

    Successfully renewed three ISO certifications in Quality Management System, Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Dubai, UAE, 06 July 2020:   Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has successfully renewed three ISO certifications in Quality Management System (ISO 9001: 2015), Environmental Management System (ISO 14001: 2015), and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001: 2007), that are related to internationally ......read more

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids Commences Operations

    Complementary portfolios and technology strengths to ensure continuity, enhance customer value and bring growth opportunities.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 01, 2020:   In accordance with the agreement signed on December 17, 20181 , Hitachi Ltd. and ABB Ltd today announced the completion of all required procedures as planned, and the formation of Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. Hitachi has an 80.1 percent stake in this new joint venture entity (which has business volume of approximately 10 billion USD2 ) and ABB holds the balance. Toshikazu Nishino, Executive ......read more

    Market Access Concludes Second Cohort With Several Corporate-startup Collaborations Announced

    • Dubai Startup Hub Market Access programme’s second cohort attracted 44 startup submissions, 55% of which came from outside the UAE   • Corporate members Emirates NBD, Sumitomo and Accenture team up with 9 startups offering cutting-edge solutions to existing challenges     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 01, 2020:    Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has announced the successful conclusion of the Market Access programme’s second cohort, which saw several high-potential startups joining ......read more

    Deloitte: Should GCC Countries Re-Calibrate Their Strategies Given Low Oil Prices?

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 01, 2020:   The dual crisis engendered by the conflict over production levels within OPEC + and the reduced demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted a global, sector-wide downturn in the Oil and Gas (O&G) industry that has left the oil-dependent economies vulnerable in terms of fiscal revenue. Demand for oil has fallen by over 18 percent since the beginning of the year, leading to a steep decline of more than 70 percent in the price of oil. Deloitte has just released its new report, Impact of oil industry crisis on the GCC and ......read more

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

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

    The Sober Elegance of Calligaris by Western Furniture

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

    Empower Launches Its Summer Campaign to Rationalize District Cooling Energy Consumption

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

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

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

    5 Top Tips To Help You Nail A Statement Ceiling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Contemporary Coffee Tables for your H from the House of Natuzzi

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

    Crude Oil Headwinds on Virus and Technicals

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

    Pan Emirates Unveils Exclusive New Collection

    • PAN Emirates Home Furnishings unveils its latest collection • PAN Emirates Home Furnishings showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah in the UAE.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates 25 June 2020:  PAN Emirates PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, the leading home-grown indoor, patio and outdoor furniture brand in the region, invites you to explore the fabulous new collection across its showrooms in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Fujairah or shop through the online store.   The new collection consists of a wide range of ......read more

    DP World Presents: Enabling Smarter Conversations Leadership in Unprecedented Times

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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