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    Natuzzi Italia Super DHF Discount ‘Made in Italy' products from the House of Natuzzi

    Dubai, UAE  -  September 23, 2021:   As fall season rolls around and temperatures begin to decline, there is no better time to revamp your house vibe and style with Natuzzi Italia’s eclectic, dynamic and luxurious design, also the Dubai Home Festival has begun! Lasting till the end of September, enjoy a part sale on select items from Natuzzi that will add style to your home décor and make all your guests appreciate your designer’s eye. Natuzzi Italia offers a magnanimous collection for the living room, dining room, bedroom along with additional furnishings and accessories. These collections will give you ample choice to decorate your home and will be the missing ingredient needed to elevate your surroundings.   Invest in eclectic Natuzzi Italia products this DHF to avail the best ......read more

    Society of Petroleum Engineers' Conference Underlines Importance of Accelerating Oil Gas Investments; Reiterates Commitment to Addressing Climate Change

    September 23, 2021:  Participants in the 97th edition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), underlined the importance of accelerating investments in the oil & gas industry, identifying disruptive technologies and knowledge-based solutions to the challenges of climate change,  primarily the transition toward net zero emissions. Organised by Dragon Oil, an upstream oil and gas exploration, development, and production company fully-owned by Dubai’s Government, the 2021 edition of the ATCE concluded in Dubai today after three days of reviewing groundbreaking papers through special technical sessions to accelerate the application of innovations in every technical discipline related to the oil & gas industry. The event ran from September 21st-23rd in ......read more

    Advanced Digital Technologies Hold the Key to Meeting Energy Industry's Decarbonisation and Emissions Targets

    At Gastech 2021, the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry explores how AI, big data and robotics can future proof businesses in a net-zero world Technologies exist to increase efficiencies, reduce emissions and capture carbon and should be utilised to support decarbonisation as we move towards the energy transition Dubai – 22 September 2021– Facing unprecedented demands to deliver wholesale decarbonisation of energy, the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry is increasingly turning to advanced digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and robotics to future proof businesses and ensure they thrive in the drive to net-zero energy. At Gastech 2021, the world’s largest exhibition and conference supporting the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry, industry professionals have ......read more

    Withstanding A Category 4 Hurricane, Trina Solar's 670W Module Shows Its Mettle

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 21, 2021:  After passing advanced serial load tests for non-uniform snow-load and 20,000 cycles of dynamic mechanical load, Trina Solar's 210mm Vertex 670W module has passed the extreme wind tunnel test. The result further confirms that ultra-high-power modules can maintain their outstanding performance even when subject to extreme weather. Trina Solar, with the third-party authoritative organization CGC (China General Certification), conducted the wind tunnel test on the 210mm Vertex 670W dual-glass module (2.384×1.303m). The 210 Vertex 670W module remains intact when wind speed reached 62m/s (216km/h or 134 mph), which is equivalent to the low end of a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. The wind tunnel test results prove that the 210mm Vertex module ......read more

    Tanagra Continues 40th Anniversary Celebrations With “Tanagra Reimagined”

    2021 symbolizes a very special year for Tanagra, marking the brands 40th Anniversary and slowly ending with a look towards the future – towards a Tanagra Reimagined. At the cusp of 2022, Tanagra welcomes its customers to a new era surrounded by innovation, technology, creativity, and inspiration at the heart of art de vivre. Since its inception in 1981, Tanagra has made remarkable strides, achieving an outstanding level of excellence in transforming home décor into a journey of self-expression. Tanagra is now proud to offer the most luxurious and contemporary lifestyle brands alongside new experiential tech solutions welcoming the younger generation.     For a sweet end to the 40th Anniversary, Tanagra has joined forces with b8ta to bring in product innovation with high tech collectibles dedicated to young luxury ......read more

    World's First 3D and Eco-Friendly Surface Barrier Launches in the Middle East

    Dhofar Global and VPS Worldwide introduce Citrox Protect to offer powerful sanitization solutions against many types of bacteria and viruses   Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of health and hygiene products in the Middle East, has partnered with Virus Protect Services (VPS) Worldwide to introduce the Citrox Protect range of products to the region, an innovative cleaning and sanitization brand designed to enhance health and safety in various facilities across sectors. Considered as one of the world’s most powerful natural biocide and disinfectants, the innovative product range also brings the world’s first 3D microbiota surface barrier for a wide array of surfaces.  Citrox Protect products are made of natural and environment-friendly formulations which can be used both for daily sanitisation cleaning ......read more

    UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Opens the 5th Arab Water Forum

    UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Opens the 5th Arab Water Forum participated by 22 Arab countries pledging strong commitment to water security for peace and sustainable development   H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei: The Arab Water Forum is a leading platform for cooperation and collaboration to support the water sector and accelerate efforts to address challenges of water scarcity     Date: Dubai, UAE, September 21, 2021   News Announcement:   1. The UAE is developing three water desalination projects in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Umm Al Quwain with combined capacity of 420 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD), H.E. Engr. Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, announced;   2. Once commissioned in 2023, these will raise the water desalination capacity of ......read more

    Wide international participation in 7th World Green Economy Summit on 6-7 October 2021

    With the theme ‘Galvanising Action for a Sustainable Recovery’ For the 1st time, WGES will be held in person and virtually, to allow the largest number of participants from all over the world to benefit from its activities Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2021: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Chairman of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) confirmed that preparations are complete for the 7th WGES, one of the largest green-economy-centric events in the world. WGES is organised by DEWA and the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) in partnerships with the UN Development Programme. It will take place on 6-7 October 2021 at Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020 Dubai. The 7th WGES will be organised both in person and virtually to allow the largest number of participants ......read more

    Dubai Design District Launches d3 Rethink Interiors

    ● d3 Rethink Interiors takes place in d3 between 19 to 30 September 2021 as part of Dubai Home Festival ● Exciting initiative will bring together premium d3 furniture and home retail brands, to offer up to 40% discount at participating stores, as well as hosting an expert panel discussion revolving around emerging design trends ● Visitors can spend AED2,000 or more at participating home stores and lucky winner gets a chance to win a AED25,000 gift voucher   Dubai-UAE: 20 September 2021 – Dubai Design District (d3), a global centre for art, architecture, fashion, design, and retail, is announcing its participation in the 3rd Edition of the Dubai Home Festival with its d3 Rethink Interiors initiative taking place from Sunday, 19 September to Thursday, 30 September 2021.    d3 Rethink ......read more

    Dragon Oil Looks to Double Production to 300,000 b/d by 2026

    Ali Rashid Al Jarwan:  -2021 Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition will focus on recharging confidence in oil & gas in a post COVI-19 world. -ATCE offers visitors engaging experience to discover latest technologies in E&P industry. Dubai, Sunday, September 19,2021:  Dragon Oil is eying new developments in Turkmenistan, Iraq and Egypt after having survived the challenges of 2020, according to Ali Rashid Al Jarwan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dragon Oil, an upstream oil and gas exploration, development, and production company fully-owned by Dubai’s Government.  “At Dragon Oil, we are determined to achieve our sustainable growth targets through unlocking new opportunities around the world, including Turkmenistan, Iraq and Egypt. The board has put ......read more

    AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation Sign Agreement for Tourism and Maritime Enhancement Projects in Aqaba - Jordan

    New Cruise Terminal to be Developed by AD Ports Group as Part of Strategic Plan to Enhance Maritime and Tourism Sectors      Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sept 19, 2021: AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation that will see AD Ports Group take on the establishment of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed in Aqaba.  It will be the first facility to be developed by AD Ports Group in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and its first cruise facility outside of the United Arab Emirates.  The new terminal will serve as a gateway in the Port of Aqaba that will receive cruise ships passengers visiting the Red Sea, in addition to serving as a major attraction for the residents of Aqaba with a wide range of tourism, ......read more

    Dubai Home Festival Returns With Exciting Mix of Interior Design Inspiration and Great Shopping Deals

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 September 2021:  Proving that home is where the heart is, the latest edition of the Dubai Home Festival (DHF) will set pulses racing with a great selection of sales, deals, promotions and much more. Taking place for the third time, the annual shopping festival will inspire residents to give their flat or villa a long overdue end of year makeover. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), DHF will be held from 19 to 30 September with exciting offers on a wide range of homeware must-haves to be found at malls and stores across the city.  Shoppers can browse the latest furniture styles and up to date collections from their favourite international brands while innovative homegrown stores will showcase unique items and products that offer something a little out of the ......read more

    Qatar's Minister of State for Energy Affairs to speak at Gastech 2021 Alongside Other Global Energy Leaders

    H.E. Eng Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi to take part in Opening Ministerial Panel as world’s energy industry meets face-to-face for the first time since the pandemic began  Stellar line-up of speakers to provide unique insights into the future of energy at the world’s foremost exhibition and conference for the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry September 13, 2021:   H.E. Eng Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs and President and Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Petroleum will join a stellar line-up of government ministers and energy industry leaders speaking at Gastech, the world’s foremost exhibition and conference supporting the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, from September 21-23, Gastech will be the ......read more

    LG Xboom 360 Delivers Premium Sound With Stylish Design Anyplace, Anytime

    Omnidirectional, High Quality Sound and Refined Design Make LG’s  Newest Versatile XBOOM Speaker Perfect for Both Indoor and Outdoor Use  Dubai, September 8, 2021:  The new LG XBOOM 360 speaker (model RP4) from LG Electronics (LG) features a conical-cylindrical design and delivers authentic, omnidirectional audio that is perfect for any space or occasion. Pleasing to the eye, the speaker’s unique form factor enables LG XBOOM 360 to radiate sound in all directions for a lifelike performance with impressive power and clarity. Ideal for today’s lifestyle focused on small social gatherings, this stylish speaker will make its debut in key markets starting this month. The attractive conical-cylindrical shape of LG XBOOM 360 isn’t just pleasing to the eye, its function is to accommodate the ......read more

    Restoring Earth's Vitality Through Greener Everyday Choices

    Through Company’s Eco-conscious Technologies that Protect the Earth, Making a Difference Every Day is Far Easier for Everyone One of the major theme on the environment issues is Ecosystem Restoration. Hugely important to our planet’s biodiversity, ecosystems represent the interaction between living organisms — people, plants and animals — and the diverse environments they reside in, whether that be a diverse rainforest or sprawling concrete jungle created by man.   There are seemingly limitless ways of bringing new life to environments that have been ravaged by humankind, and giant corporations, nations and international organizations are working together more than ever to alleviate greenhouse gases, save rare plants and animals on the brink of extinction and enrich the biodiversity of our lands. ......read more

    Strong Cargo Demand Continues in July

    1 September 2021 2021: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released July 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend. As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted, all comparisons below are to July 2019 which followed a normal demand pattern. • Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was up 8.6% compared to July 2019. Overall growth remains strong compared to the long-term average growth trend of around 4.7%. • The pace of growth slowed slightly compared to June which saw demand increase 9.2% (against pre-COVID-19 levels). • Capacity continues to recover but is still 10.3% down compared to July 2019.   • Economic conditions ......read more

    How the Samsung Jet™ Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Has Transformed Household Cleaning

    August 30, 2021:  With the technological evolution advancing and new innovations opening up a whole new world of possibilities for consumers, Samsung’s attention recently returned to the home appliances space, where demands for next-generation products have continued to increase exponentially. Awareness concerning the importance of hygienic cleaning has never been higher, nor have expectations for devices capable of removing outdated processes from the equation and delivering newfound value to end-users. As such, anticipation surrounding the Samsung Jet™ cordless vacuum cleaner’s market introduction this past Spring was understandably widespread – and the results since have not disappointed.  Backed by a host of powerful features and functionalities, the Samsung Jet™ cordless vacuum cleaner has ......read more

    Empower Signs an Agreement to Acquire and Supply the Meydan Master Community With 382,000 Rt District Cooling Energy

    • Supply to cover 750 buildings in the city   Dubai, UAE - 30, August 2021: In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airlines and Group, and Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, has signed an agreement to provide district cooling services to Meydan master community with a total capacity of 382,000 refrigeration tons (RT) to meet the needs of the 750 existing and upcoming buildings in the City and acquire the existing district cooling plant for a value of AED 100 million.   His Excellency Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Chairman of Meydan City ......read more

    UAE wins bid to host 28th Universal Postal Union Congress in 2025

    August 25, 2021: The UAE has once again reaffirmed its strengths and capabilities to host significant international conferences after winning the bid to host the 28th edition of the Universal Postal Congress which will be held in Dubai in 2025. This latest achievement reflects the country’s position as one of the world’s leading international business centres and regional hubs. The country’s strategic location, advanced infrastructure, world-class offerings combined with high levels of safety and security, business-friendly processes, and future-forward solutions, proved the ideal candidate. The announcement was made during the 27th session of the global conference, which is currently in its final week in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Commenting on UAE’s win to host the next Universal Postal Congress, ......read more

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids Accelerates Sustainable Mobility in Sweden and Expansion of Electric Buses

    Pioneering Grid-eMotionTM Fleet charging infrastructure solution supports the increase of quiet, exhaust-free buses in Västerås - one of the country’s biggest cities  Dubai - August 25, 2021:   Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it has won an order to supply its Grid-eMotionTM Fleet smart-charging infrastructure solution to Västerås – one of Sweden’s largest cities – enabling it to sustainably expand its electric bus fleet. The contract was awarded by Holmbergs EL AB who will deliver the project to public transport operator, Svealandstrafiken AB. The transition to an electrified transportation sector is key to accelerating Sweden’s carbon-neutral energy future. The Swedish government is driving to reduce transportation emissions by 70 percent by 2030 ......read more

    Trina Solar's 100 Mw Agricultural Pv Solar Project Fitted With 210 Modules Connected to Grid

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 19,2021:  A 100MW agricultural photovoltaic solar project fitted with Trina Solar’s 210 Vertex modules, situated in Luotian County, Hubei province, China, was connected to the grid recently. The project, covering 160 hectares, uses Trina Solar's 210 Vertex 550W series and is expected to generate 110 million kWh of electricity a year, which may offset 42,000 tons of standard coal and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 104,500 tons a year. With the completion of the project, agricultural production and PV power generation will be effectively combined to achieve both agricultural development and solar energy utilization, which not only improves land use but also promotes local economic benefits. The 210 Vertex module, based on large 210mm silicon wafers, achieves ......read more

    Cook With Confidence: Lg Introduces New Cooking Innovations in Ksa With Air Fry and Knock-on Instaview Technology

    The Latest Innovation from LG Makes Preparing Tasty Meals at Home Easy for All RIYADH, 18 AUGUST 2021:  Consumers have come to expect a better integration of kitchen appliances as technology continues to innovate to create a more advanced culinary experience. The LG Electronics (LG) connected smart kitchen collection of ovens, refrigerators and dishwashers are working together to help simplify the task of food preparation as well as the dreaded meal cleanup.  As part of its mission to make the cooking experience more seamless and enjoyable, LG has now launched the new LG InstaView ThinQ Range with Air Fry. Bringing together LG’s staple technologies with smart recipe solutions provides a seamless package that will inspire users to create nutritious meals in the comfort of their own homes. Healthier Cooking with ......read more

    SolarWinds to Hold Virtual EMEA and APJ Channel Partner Summits

    Digital event will feature product strategy sessions, and technical and sales accreditation training  Global c-suite and leadership team to present keynote sessions    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 18, 2021 –  SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, has announced it will host its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Virtual Partner Summit 2021 (August 23 – 27), and Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) Virtual Partner Summit 2021 (September 6 – 10). The events offer a collegial setting for in-depth training and enablement, virtual networking opportunities, and exchange of experience. New this year, SolarWinds President and CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna and Chief Product Officer Rohini Kasturi will lead the keynote sessions at both ......read more

    W7Worldwide Releases 7-Step Communications Guide to Transform the Oil & Gas Sector Post COVID-19

    August 16, 2021: The collapse in demand due to Covid-19 restrictions on travel and the global decline in economic activity had a significant impact on the oil and gas industry.  However, according to the Oil and Gas Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030, the global oil and gas market is expected to grow from $4677.45 billion in 2020 to $5870.13 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.5%. This growth is mainly due to companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $7425.02 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 6%.    The oil and ......read more

    Introducing Winnow Premium Artisanal Candles

    The up-and-coming brand is making waves with unconventional and unique candles  August 15, 2021:  Calling all candle lovers! Winnow is revolutionizing premium home decor with artisanal candle creations. Winnow, which means to get rid of something undesirable or unwanted, does exactly as it’s name by enriching your home with a tranquil, opulent atmosphere and removing any negative vibes instantly with a single light. The Dubai-based homegrown brand carefully hand-pours every artisanal candle with love, with every creation consciously being vegan, eco-friendly and cruelty-free. The modern, sculptural candles are not only appealing to the eyes, the beautiful scents are an aromatic delight for the nose made up of 100% organic soy. Winnow celebrates female and male forms of all shapes and sizes with inclusive body ......read more

    Qatar Post employees rise to ‘The Creativity and Innovation Challenge 2021

    Doha, Qatar –August, 12 2021: In an internal Challenge to motivate and be inspired by its own people, Qatar Post received no less than 60 fresh ideas from Qatar Post employees – covering everything from process and service improvements, to environmental and sustainability initiatives. Such creativity not only delivers innovative solutions for Qatar Post customers, but also cultivates a culture of smart thinking, showcases the company’s ‘industry best practice’ in innovation, and helps Qatar Post support the modernization goals set out in Qatar’s National Vision 2030. The 10 selected finalists pitched their ideas to Qatar Post Executives – and the best initiatives have already gone forward to a Strategy team for detailed evaluation of feasibility and effectiveness, with a view to rolling ......read more

    Trina Solar Joins SBTi Initiative, Underling Its Support for 1.5°C Emissions Reduction Target

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 10, 2021:   Trina Solar has formally joined the global Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and signed the Business Ambition for 1.5°C pledge. This once again underlines the company's commitment to helping to limit the rise in the global temperature to 1.5°C through its own actions to reduce emissions. Trina Solar has committed itself to being a global energy transformation leader and to promote global sustainable development, and to achieve the goals of carbon neutrality and peak carbon dioxide emissions.  “Trina Solar joined SBTi to better fulfill its mission of ‘Solar Energy for All’,” said Gao Jifan, the company’s chairman. "We will draw on our strategic advantages, our strong product development and innovation ......read more

    Empower's 'Set and Save 24°C' Campaign Continues to Consolidate the Practices of Green Economy Culture.

    Dubai residents responds to Empower's 'Set and Save 24°C’ campaign to optimise energy consumption Dubai, UAE, 08 August 2021: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, revealed a remarkable progress in its summer campaign 'Set and Save 24°C’, which it launched in June 2021 for a period of three months with the aim of encouraging the country's population in general and Empower's 140,000 customers in particular, to focus on the optimal use and rationalization of energy, especially during the summer period, where the power consumption for cooling is at its peak. The Company commended customer’s positive interaction with the campaign to achieve energy savings and reduce the consumption bills, stressing that ......read more

    Natuzzi's Buddie Collection – The Italian Version of Contemporary

    “Telling stories with different poetic inspirations” - Mauro Lipparini   August 08, 2021:  Internationally renowned architect and designer Mauro Lipparini is recognised as a leading innovator in the field of Italian minimalism. Honored in such worldwide competitions as the Good Design® Global Awards, Lipparini builds on an aesthetic foundation of bold forms and decisive lines, employing a range of colours, textures, and visual concepts that imbue his work with a distinctive spirit of pleasure and possibility.   The Buddie collection is more of an ecosystem than a group of pieces. The theme that runs through the veins of Buddie is customisation and modulation in a contemporary setting. The abacus of Buddie is made of seven different modules which can be combined according to the needs of each, to form ......read more

    Schneider Electric Moves Forward With Its Sustainability Impact Targets, Mobilizing Support From Employees, Partners and Customers

    August 05, 2021: Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published today its half-year progress overview on setting up and advancing on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets. Schneider Electric, named as the world’s most sustainable corporation 2021 by the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index, announced the acceleration of its sustainability strategy in January, aligned to its commitments regarding climate, resources, trust, equal opportunities, generations, and local communities. Since then, the Group has successfully launched The Zero Carbon Project, its initiative to halve carbon emissions of its top supply chain partners by 2025, a call to action already joined by 91% of them. By engaging, training, and supporting the sustainable transformation of each of its ......read more

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids Introduces Next Level of TXpert™ Remote Services for Transformers

    Service solutions including remote monitoring via secure, wireless communication provide the special care transformers need over their average 40 year lifespan Dubai, August 04, 2021: Hitachi ABB Power Grids is taking the next step towards digitalization with the development of a new range of TXpert™ Remote Services for transformer fleets. The range includes remote monitoring, consulting, troubleshooting, and guidance using augmented reality.  Data collection is straightforward but making effective use of that data is the real challenge. Working together remotely, Hitachi ABB Power Grids supports customers in analyzing large amounts of data and creating comprehensive reports that include the next steps required for optimal maintenance.  “Digitalization and the amount of collected data can be overwhelming. ......read more

    EAD and Nawah Released Rescued Turtles Back into Their Natural Habitats

    Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s JV Operating and Maintenance Subsidiary Nawah Partner Released Rescued Turtles Back into Their Natural Habitats Abu Dhabi - 01,  August 2021:  As part of an ongoing partnership, The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Nawah Energy Company, the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), have released a group of rehabilitated turtles into Abu Dhabi waters in Al Dhafra region. This partnership reflects the dedication of EAD, ENEC and Nawah towards the conservation of biodiversity, as well as their commitment to the local environment. The turtles were initially rescued by Nawah’s team of environmental volunteers, who conduct regular checks of the ......read more

    EAD and Wetlands International Launch a New Online Portal for the World's Waterbird Populations

    United Arab Emirates - 27 July 2021:  The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Wetlands International launched the Waterbird Populations Portal (WPP), an online interactive platform containing the most recent data on the status and distribution of the world’s waterbird populations. The launch was held at a global webinar, organised by the Wetlands International in partnership with EAD. The Agency provided financial support for the development of the portal which was launched followed by a panel discussion. The discussion featured a leading international panel including representatives from the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), African Eurasian Migratory Bird Agreement (AEWA), East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF) Site ......read more

    Snoonu Launches its Most Recent Venture ‘Snooflower'

    The new service is dedicated to the delivery of flowers and will be available free of charge for all Qatar residents. 26, July 2021 – Doha, Qatar:  Snoonu, Qatar’s fastest growing delivery-services company, is pleased to announce it has recently launched a new exclusive service on its App dedicated to the delivery of flowers, ‘Snooflower’. With the launch of this new service, customers can now choose from a variety of flower retailers across Qatar and enjoy receiving their special flower arrangements delivered free of charge to their doorsteps. ‘Snooflower’ launched on 18th July, in time for Eid Al Adha to enable shoppers to enjoy a convenient and fun flower shopping experience from the comfort of their homes. Unlike local delivery applications, Snoonu has curved its niche into ......read more

    Empower Awards Construction Contract Worth AED 133 Million for its 32,000 RT District Cooling Plant at Al Khail Gate

    Dubai, UAE - 26, July 2021: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has awarded the main construction contract to build its new permanent plant at Al Khail Gate with a total value of more than AED 133 million. Construction has already begun and is managed under the direct supervision of Empower's in-house projects team. The new advanced plant will have a total capacity of 32,000 refrigeration tones (RT) that will cover the Al Khail Gate development, which is, yet one of Dubai’s vital residential projects comprises 33 buildings with 5665 units. Empower emphasized that it would go on directing well-informed investments towards expanding its operations in Dubai. This echoes the company’s commitment towards the ......read more

    Snoonu CEO Undertakes Mystery Shopper Experience as ‘Snooner'

    The experience aimed to gauge the level of customer satisfaction with the company’s services, as well as the daily experience of delivery drivers with customers and merchants, and the means to improve the process. 26, July 2021 – Doha, Qatar: Snoonu, Qatar’s fastest growing delivery-services company, recently embarked on an exceptional campaign to improve delivery services and gauge customer satisfaction using mystery shopper experiences.  The campaign kicked-off with CEO Hamad al Hajri personally working 3 shifts as a Snoonu delivery driver, a ‘Snooner’, in a bid to experience first-hand the interaction between his delivery team and the different facets of the business’ daily operations, including customers and merchants. Al Hajri performed the deliveries in the Doha area wearing ......read more

    Breathe Easy with the New Ranges from Crate & Kids

    • Environmentally and socially responsible sourcing  • Organic materials and GREENGUARD Gold Certified furniture • Breath of fresh air for Majid Al Futtaim’s home and décor category     Dubai, UAE - July 25, 2021: Sized down yet still effortlessly stylish, the furniture, décor and more at Crate & Kids has been designed especially for little ones – and the parents who love to play and create with them. The homeware brand is owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, offering modern designs for today’s families whilst inspiring future generations to imagine a world beyond four blank walls.   The Spring-Summer Collection from Crate & Kids foregrounds creativity, personality and peace of mind. As the homeware category shifts gears in the UAE with a ......read more

    Herman Miller and Knoll Announce New Name: MillerKnoll

    MillerKnoll, now one of the largest and most influential modern design companies in the world, is uniquely positioned to catalyse the transformation of the industry and redefine modern design   UAE: 22 July 2021:  Herman Miller (NASDAQ: [MLHR / TICKER]) today announced that, after completing the acquisition of Knoll, Inc. (“Knoll”) on 19 July, 2021, the combined company will move forward as MillerKnoll. Herman Miller and Knoll, along with their legacy brands, will continue forward as part of MillerKnoll. In addition, MillerKnoll will have a new operating model that will ensure strong brand ownership, transforming the industry and redefining modern design.    “We are excited to introduce MillerKnoll, a collective of dynamic brands coming together to design the world we live ......read more

    Samsung Launches Latest Generation of ‘The Frame' in the UAE

    18 July 2021:  Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced that ‘The Frame 2021’ is now available for purchase across the UAE. Consumers today expect experiences tailored to their needs, personal tastes, and style, with Samsung’s Lifestyle TV category offering screens designed for every consumer and every space. The Frame, in particular, is an elegant work of art that will give any space the inspiration it deserves. Mustafa Sadick, Regional Director, Head of Visual Display Group, Samsung Gulf Electronics, said: “The Frame’s official introduction to the UAE market is a major moment for those that value art and entertainment. As an endlessly personalizable innovation, the latest generation of The Frame is a canvas that mirrors one’s style and what they love. We are proud to have delivered a TV ......read more

    National Geographic Announces Largest Shark! Event Yet Kicking Off Monday July 19th on National Geographic Wild'

    July 15, 2021:  National Geographic is making a splash this July with the ninth annual SHARK! (previously SHARKFEST) on National Geographic Wild. The must-sea summer event swims onto screens on Monday, July 19th, with two weeks of fin-tastic specials, all highlighting the captivating science and stunning cinematic visuals of the apex predators. The event kicks off with the premiere of SHARK BEACH WITH CHRIS HEMSWORTH at 8:30PM UAE / 7:30 PM KSA. The one-hour documentary special follows the global movie star as he embarks on a personal mission to investigate how we can live more harmoniously with sharks. Other original SHARK! specials include SHARK ATTACK INVESTIGATION: THE PAIGE WINTER STORY, where experts unpack the details of Winter’s attack and the inspirational story of how the teen remains an advocate for sharks. ......read more

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    Badr Al-Olama appointed as Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company

    September 04, 2021: Emirates Post Group Company (EPGC) has announced the appointment of Badr Al-Olama as the Chairman of the organization. With Al-Olama at the helm, and with his strong leadership and business acumen, EPGC is set to forge ahead with its diversification, digitalization and expansion efforts aimed at further enhancing the presence of its brands in local, regional, and international markets.   Commenting on his appointment, Al-Olama said: “I am honored to lead, alongside the Board and management, the next phase of business transformation for Emirates Post ......read more

    UAE wins membership and joins the Universal Postal Union's Council of Administration and Postal Operations Council

    During the 27th Universal Postal Union Congress in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire UAE, August 28, 2021: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has won membership in the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) Council of Administration (CA) and the Postal Operations Council (POC) for the 2022-2025 cycle. Nominees were selected based on geographical representation during the 27th edition of the Universal Postal Union Congress, hosted by Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Emirates Post Group, led by the Group CEO Abdulla M. Alashram, represented UAE during the Universal Postal Congress, joining government ......read more

    Sharjah Ports and Border Points Committee Carries out all Recommendations to Advance Performance of Sharjah Ports

    Sharjah, July 14, 2021:  The Organizational Committee of Ports and Border Points in the Emirate of Sharjah announced the implementation of all recommendations issued by it during the first half of this year related to the development of workflow to improve the general performance of all ports of the emirate, as well as the provision of the necessary facilities for the entry of goods and passengers, while adhering to the necessary precautionary and preventive measures. This came during the 7th periodic meeting held at the Khatmat Milaha Border in Kalba, under the chairmanship of HE ......read more

    Take Cleaning to the Next Level with Samsung's Jet™ Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

    July 14, 2021:  Household cleaning is a chore familiar to all of us. Without a regular cleanse, our homes quickly begin to diminish in terms of appearance and presentability. Dust can build-up, which is particularly unhealthy for families with children. Pet hair can also linger, which is a frequent invenience for those of us with pets. Or perhaps couples with demanding work hours invite friends around on a weekend, but do not have the time they need to clean their home as they would like. Whatever the scenario may be, the need for household cleaning reform is clear to all of us. Yet ......read more

    Trina Solar Opens Distribution Facility in South Africa

    • Caters to the Rapidly Increasing Demand for Solar Energy in South Africa  • Brings Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation to the Region     Dubai, UAE - 14 July, 2021:  Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a world leading PV and smart energy total solution provider, has announced today that it will launch a distribution facility in South Africa. This comes as a step that further caters to the company’s overarching expansion strategy to grow ambitiously in the region.    The new facility comes as part of Trina Solar’s commitment to ......read more

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids Launches Global Network of Collaborative Operations Centers and Grid Automation Shield Program

    With a follow-the-sun model, the network of Collaborative Operations Centers offers customers expert customer service and lifecycle management for protection and control systems, 24/7 Dubai, June 13, 2021: Extending its global base of engineering and service centers, Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced the opening of Collaborative Operations Centers (COC) for grid automation solutions at key regional centers around the world.  In addition, Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced its new lifecycle management program which enables customers to map and track their installed assets. The ......read more

    Submissions Deadline for Prestigious ADIPEC Awards extended to Monday July 12 Due to Unprecedented Interest From Energy Industry

    • High level jury for energy industry’s leading awards announced; includes UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources   • 2021 ADIPEC Awards will honour projects, innovators and ideas at the forefront of the energy industry’s transformation as it responds to the accelerating demand for sustainable energy   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 6 July 2021– The deadline for submissions for the 2021 edition of the prestigious ADIPEC Awards has been extended until Monday, July 12, following ......read more

    PMI Pulse of the Profession® 2021 Report Uncovers Benefits of Organizational Agility During Times of Great Change

    The premier MENA survey of project professionals takes a deep dive into how successful organisations can nimbly shift during exponential disruption. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01, July 2021 - Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading association for project professionals and changemakers, released its annual Pulse of the Profession® report. Although organisations went through significant disruption in the past year, and many projects were put on hold, the report found that organisations in the MENA region were able to rise to the challenge. In fact, of those ......read more

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is evolving to become Hitachi Energy and broadens commitment to a sustainable energy future

    Coinciding with its first-year anniversary, the global technology and market leader   announces that it will be changing its name and corporate brand from October 2021 Dubai – July 1, 2021 – Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it will be evolving to become Hitachi Energy from October 2021. The decision to change name has board and shareholder consent and coincides with the business’ first-year anniversary since it started operations on 1 July, 2020. Hitachi Ltd. has an 80.1 per-cent stake in the joint venture and ABB Ltd. holds the ......read more

    King Koil Offers Discounts and Raffle Draws this DSS

    New luxury collection products included as part of up to 40% discount   Dubai, UAE - July 01, 2021: The 24th edition of Dubai’s iconic Dubai Summer Surprises festival kicks off on July 1st and will last well into the summer season ending on September 4th. King Koil, one of the leading mattress brands in the region, will be joining in the merriment by offering massive savings on all products, as well as a weekly raffle draw! Featuring up to 40 % discount on all King Koil products, as well as a weekly raffle draw where 9 lucky winners will receive 50% of their total purchase ......read more

    Western Furniture offers the most for less this DSS

    25 – 75 percent part-sale on all brands from 1st July till 4th September      July 01, 2021:  The highly anticipated Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) 2021 will kick off on July first and last until September fourth, and Western Furniture will definitely be a part of the festivities with a 25%-75% part sale on exquisite items from our luxurious Italian brands.   With offerings from top tier brands including Calligaris, Gamma, Gruppo Tomasella, Zanette, Natuzzi Editions, Reflex, Tonin Casa, Miniforms, Bonaldo and Draenert, there’s something for ......read more

    ENEC and EDF to sign Memorandum of Understanding on Research and Development

     Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and France’s EDF sign Letter of Intent ahead of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at UAE-France nuclear cooperation event E-FUSION  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 June 2021:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed a Letter of Intent with France’s electricity company  EDF to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on research and development (R&D) in the nuclear energy sector.  The collaboration is part of ENEC’s commitment towards progressing the UAE’s ......read more

    Danube Home Launches their all new Tiles, Bathroom and Kitchen E-Catalogue!

    June 30, 2021: The region’s leading one-stop shop for all home improvement & furnishing needs – Danube Home, launched their all-new Tiles, Bathroom, and Kitchen (TBK) e-catalogue 2021 on the 29th of June at the Danube Home megastore in Al Barsha. From indoor and outdoor furniture to décor, soft furnishing and so much more, Danube Home boasts of a stellar portfolio of products that enhance the lifestyle of their customers. Now with their latest offering in the Bath ware, Tiles, and Kitchen category, Danube Home encourages and urges customers to experience living at its ......read more

    Empower Celebrates World Refrigeration Day 2021

    Dubai, UAE, 25 June 2021:  Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) joins the celebration of the World Refrigeration Day which celebrates on 26 June every year. The Day aims to raise awareness and understanding among the general public, of the significant role that the refrigeration and air conditioning industry and technology play in the modern life and society. On the World Refrigeration Day, Empower urged developers and builders to adopt the environmentally friendly District Cooling solutions that reduces carbon emissions and contribute to conserving the natural ......read more

    Beko unveils eco-friendly appliances for a healthy planet

    Beko’s innovative products reflect the brand’s sustainability mission as GCC consumers seek eco-friendly alternatives for sustainable living 24 June 2021 – Beko, Europe’s leading home appliance brand, believes that humans and the planet are interconnected. To raise awareness of Beko’s sustainability mission, the brand held a virtual showcase of its eco-friendly appliances today with Arçelik’s CEO Hakan Bulgurlu, CMO Zeynep Yalım Uzun and CCO Ragıp Balcıoğlu and with a special guest from the World Business Council for Sustainable ......read more

    Energy Efficiency Will Help the Middle East Build a Greener and More Sustainable Future

    June 23, 2021:  ABB’s highly efficient electric motors and variable speed drives can help the Middle East reduce CO2 emissions in critical water supply and cooling applications.  Countries across the Middle East are adopting national action plans and strategic initiatives to support a greener economy – many of these initiatives address the need for increased energy efficiency.   Egypt Vision 2030, Saudi vision 2030, Kuwait Vision 2030, UAE Water Security Strategy 2036 and UAE Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals and other initiatives are addressing ......read more

    Transform your Home into your Dream Office with Natuzzi's Exquisite Desk Selection

    June 17, 2021:  Before 2020, the phrase “Work from home” was only reserved for freelancers and sick employees, but now it is the common case for most employees given the recent pandemic. It is a true testament to these changing times and how the human race has adapted to them. Natuzzi Italia has a selection of high-tier desks that are just perfect to help you get in that mindset and transform the home space in to the quintessential office environment. Productivity is often enhanced by ambience and surroundings that boost potential – allow Natuzzi’s ......read more

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