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    Beauty in Its Purest Form: GROHE Launches New Ceramic and Bathtub Line Essence

    The sleek, minimalist Essence design reflects the trend towards timeless elegance GROHE completes its offer: bathtubs complement the concept of full bathroom solutions Expansion of PerfectMatch: Essence harmonises with several faucet lines Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2019:  Reduced to its essentials and yet hard to beat in terms of aesthetics: lusciously curved, organic forms, slim and highly functional. Based on the reduction to pure elegance, a bathroom design line has been created that exposes the beauty of ceramics presented in its purest form – Essence.   The washbasins and vessel basins as well as toilets and bidets feature natural, delicate lines. As a full bathroom solutions supplier, GROHE will also be offering bathtubs as part of the new Essence ceramic line starting in April, ......read more

    APICORP 2019 OUTLOOK: Total Planned and Committed MENA Investments in Energy Sector estimated to be USD 1 trillion over next five years

     The share of non-government led investments increased to 22% from last year   Saudi Arabia has the largest committed and planned investments in the medium-term followed by UAE and Kuwait  The power sector constitutes 36% of total investment in the region  The oil sector remains important with just over half of projects now committed accounting for USD 304 billion of investments  MENA remains a primary growth region for gas demand over next five years - with 2% growth per year  The petrochemical sector is in the ascendant, with total investments marking over USD 123 billion   Most of the MENA region will see a greater transition towards gas, downstream and petrochemicals sector, and significant renewable energy additions Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  April 23, ......read more

    In 2019 first quarter, the amplified Schneider Sustainability Impact reaches 6.23 out of 10

    Following the excellent progress on SSI in 2018, objectives for 9 indicators out of 21 have been raised With a result of 35% renewable electricity consumption, Schneider Electric continues its steady progress towards its 80% goal in 2020  More than 49,000 metric tons of avoided primary resource consumption Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2019:  For the fifth year, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces its financial and non-financial results together for the first quarter of 2019. Each quarter, Schneider Electric publishes 21 indicators from the Schneider Sustainability Impact, measuring progress towards its ambitious sustainability commitments for 2018 to 2020, in line with the COP 21 and United Nations objectives. With a total score of 6.23 out of 10 in Q1 ......read more

    DHL Express announces strategic partnership with Vinculum Solutions to facilitate cross-border ecommerce in the MENA region

    Dubai, 23 April 2019:  DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has partnered with Vinculum Solutions, a leader in omnichannel retailing, to simplify cross border eCommerce solutions for online brands and retailers. This will enable local eCommerce retail providers to grow their businesses by extending their reach to overseas markets through a simple, dynamic and effective solution with the potential to build an international consumer base. Domestic, locally-based eCommerce online retailers will now easily be able to sell their goods globally through Vinculum’s flagship eRetail solutions and DHL’s world renowned network of cross border delivery services. This partnership comes at a time when cross border ecommerce is on the rise, with reports indicating that the market is ......read more

    LIN SCAN successfully inspects unpiggable loading line in UAE using state of the art technology

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2019:   On 6th February 2019, LIN SCAN successfully completed the cleaning and inspection of three strategic crude oil loading lines in the UAE that had been deemed unpiggable. Within 120 days, thanks to excellent planning and innovation, LIN SCAN carried out the geometric and metal loss inspection survey using its high-resolution Magnetic Flux Leakage tool and submitted digital intelligent inspection reports for the integrity assessment of these lines.   Other companies had previously attempted to inspect these lines using a Tethered UT tool and failed due to complex onshore routing and lack of proper cleaning. By utilising only one drop-out spool, LIN SCAN successfully installed a single-entry, temporary pigging facility (trap) for bi-directional pigging operations at the ......read more

    Snap up home styling sessions and get interior design inspiration at City Centre Mirdif this Home Festival

    Mall Gift Cards worth AED 50,000 will be up for grabs weekly; shoppers can triple their chances by spending with selected international homeware and furniture stores  Shoppers can win two-hour interior design sessions at Dubai’s inaugural Home Festival from April 18 until May 1 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 21, 2019:   From statement furniture to homeware sporting this season’s geometric patterns and concrete accents, let your home reflect your personality with vibrant collections at City Centre Mirdif.    From April 18 until May 1, City Centre Mirdif will be part of Dubai’s inaugural Home Festival, a new initiative to showcase the growing home furnishing and appliances industry in Dubai, and offer residents opportunities to win big when they shop at participating home ......read more

    Schneider Electric named among 100 of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute for the 9th consecutive year

    Schneider Electric is recognized for the ninth consecutive year for putting values and ethics at the heart of its strategy  The ranking recognizes Schneider Electric’s long-term commitment to business ethics at all levels Schneider Electric will expand its ethics charter with a chapter on digital responsibility, making it a leader in this area   Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2019:  Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing ethical business standards. It is the ninth year that Schneider Electric has received this accolade, proving the group’s long-term commitment to ethical business in all ......read more

    LIN SCAN successfully cleans unpiggable UAE loading lines

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 April 2019:  On 6th February 2019, LIN SCAN successfully completed the cleaning and inspection of three strategic crude oil loading lines in the UAE that had been deemed unpiggable. Within 120 days, thanks to excellent planning and innovation, LIN SCAN carried out the geometric and metal loss inspection survey using its high-resolution Magnetic Flux Leakage tool and submitted digital intelligent inspection reports for the integrity assessment of these lines.   Other companies had previously attempted to inspect these lines using a Tethered UT tool and failed due to complex onshore routing and lack of proper cleaning. By utilising only one drop-out spool, LIN SCAN successfully installed a single-entry, temporary pigging facility (trap) for bi-directional pigging operations at the onshore ......read more

    Celebrate Ramadan With Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort

    Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019:  Combining the pristine beauty of the UAE’s East coast with Le Méridien Al Aqah’s exquisite offerings, Fujairah’s family-friendly beach resort is gearing up to usher in the holy month of Ramadan. The culinary leaders at this luxury beach resort have created a delightful menu that honours Middle Eastern culinary traditions while catering to the discerning preferences of guests. Bringing a selection of regional specialities, the Iftar buffet will open post-sunset (Maghrib) at the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant Views Brasserie and Hajar Ballroom. The culinary team has planned an elaborate feast, boasting of traditional Middle Eastern delicacies, fresh juices, piping-hot grilled meats as well as mouth-watering desserts, priced at AED 99 (Sunday-Wednesday) and AED 123 ......read more

    From Cleanly Functionality to Utmost Convenience: GROHE's Manual Bidet Seat and Smart Toilet Provide Ultimate Hygiene

    GROHE expands smart toilet portfolio with appealing solutions for every need Manual bidet seat: Cleaning with water, without power connection  Sensia Arena: from the individual settings to the innovative antibacterial features, greatest possible convenience and hygiene Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 April 2019.   In recent decades, the bathroom has changed from a pure functional area to a comfortable living space. The demands on toilets continue to increase which plays a decisive role in the daily routine of hygiene. This is exactly where GROHE comes into play with its new manual bidet seat for toilet ceramics. With the alternative to the fully integrated GROHE Sensia Arena smart toilet the pleasant and nurturing cleaning with water is now possible when using the toilet at an attractive price and without ......read more

    APICORP Reports 2018 Record Financial Year with net profit increase to USD182m

    2018 marks a record financial year for APICORP  Total assets grew by 11% Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2019:   The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, held its 43rd General Assembly for 2019 in Muscat, Oman.  The meetings were attended by the shareholders of APICORP representing its member states, the ten Arab oil exporting countries.    The net profit for the Corporation in 2018 increased to USD 182.3 million, a 76 percent year-over-year increase and is the highest in APICORP’s history. This was driven by returns from a capital gain of USD 86.7 million on the sale of APICORP’s equity stake in National Petroleum Services (NPS) as well as remarkable growth achievements of net interest income and dividend income at 67 ......read more

    Grandweld Shipyards delivers four Crew Boats to Kuwait Oil Company

    As per the contract’s delivery deadline 17 April 2019:   The UAE-based, Grandweld Shipyards, has recently announced a delivery of four Crew Boats to Kuwait Oil Company “KOC”. As per the contractual agreement signed in May 2017, Grandweld should build six Pilot Boats and four Crew Boats for KOC. Five boats have been delivered and the remaining five will be delivered in June 2019. Furthermore, the newly constructed four boats were specially designed to meet the requirements of KOC, in accordance with Lloyd's Register’s classification rules in order to provide the highest operational efficiency and safety, and have been delivered promptly without delay. Commenting on this development, Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards clarified, “Our long years of experience in the ......read more

    BP and Schneider Electric Sign Five-Year, Global Frame Agreement

    Schneider Electric to serve as one of BP’s Main Electrical Contractors  Intention to drive value, innovation and safety for BP’s upstream projects EcoStruxture architecture to improve lifecycleTotEx spend from design to commissioning to operations Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019:  BP, a global energy producer, has selected Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, as one of its main electrical contractors (MEC) in a five-year global framework agreement.    Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will provide full-scope design and engineering services, including optimization, project management and integration, procurement and supply chain management, and full support from commissioning through to operations after start-up for ......read more

    RAK Petroleum plc announces share buyback offer

    Not for Direct or Indirect Release, Publication or Distribution, in Whole or in Part, Into or in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates or Any Other Jurisdiction in Which Offers or Sales Would Be Prohibited by Applicable Law. Please See the Important Notice at the End of This Announcement. Dubai, UAE, April 15, 2019: Buyback Offer RAK Petroleum plc, the Oslo-listed oil and gas investment company (the “Company”), announces its intent to repurchase such number of its class A shares with ISIN GB00BRGBL804 (the "Shares") at the Repurchase Price (as defined below) up to a maximum aggregate consideration of US$ 15 million in accordance with the authorization provided at its Annual General Meeting on 1 June 2018 (the ......read more

    Capture the Ramadan Spirit with Home and Soul Dubai

    Dubai, UAE, April 14, 2019:  While the humility and spirituality are at the heart of the holy month of Ramadan, changing your immediate environment can both set the tone and introduce an aura of peace and calm. Whether you’re hosting an Iftar, a Suhoor soiree or just looking to simply update your homeware for the special occasion, then look no further than Home and Soul Dubai, as they have plenty of items that can help decorate your home for the festive period.   Bangkok Pendant (895 AED): This stunning light fixture lends itself to offering a warm and serene environment making it the perfect option for creating that traditional charm during the holy month.   Lisbon Décor Vase (375 AED): Individual bespoke pieces give originality to each section of the house. Vases are a wonderful way to add an organic touch ......read more

    Schneider Electric Extends Award-Winning Galaxy UPS Series with the Galaxy VS for Critical Infrastructure and Edge Applications

    Compact and flexible design ideal for any environment 99% online efficiency and Lithium-ion battery option reduce Total Cost of Ownership EcoStruxure™ Ready simplifies management and servicing Modular design for faster deployment and servicing Dubai, UAE, April 14, 2019:  Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today introduced the Galaxy VS, a highly efficient, modular, easy-to-deploy, 10-100 kW, three-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) designed to meet the critical power requirements of IT, commercial, and industrial facilities.    With its compact and flexible design, the Galaxy VS addresses the unique requirements of edge computing and small data centers where space and access are at a premium. Up to 99% efficient and with optional ......read more

    DP World, UAE Region to Unveil Door-to-door Solutions at GPCA

    Strengthening Dubai's Position as a Hub for Petrochemicals and Chemicals Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 April 2019:   DP World UAE Region will showcase its latest range of offerings for the petrochemicals and chemicals sector at the 11th Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) trade show that will be held from 15-17 April 2019 in Dubai. The company will highlight new door-to-door logistics solutions that cover the full breadth of the supply chain and support customers every step of the way. These solutions are based on generating and leveraging synergies from integrating the activities of its numerous businesses –including Jebel Ali Port, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai Trade, and many others – and creating one of the most efficient and robust supply chains in the GCC. Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and ......read more

    Caparol Paints rebrands packaging on a ‘go green' drive

    The leading German paint manufacturer unveils green buckets, made of recyclable food grade plastic to reduce the burden on environment. Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2019:  Caparol Paints, a global provider of German paints and coating solutions, has announced the rebranding of its product packaging with new green buckets. With a ‘Go Green’ motto, the new look-and-feel of Caparol products is a significant improvement over the old packaging.  This initiative falls in line with the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda, which aims at sustainable infrastructure development in the country. This rebranding marks Caparol’s commitment to join hands for protecting the environmental interests of residents, businesses and organisations. Caparol takes the responsibility to find a balance through economy, environmental ......read more

    TMS launches Ship Finance and Trade conference

    Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2019:  The Maritime Standard, the Dubai-based publisher and events organisers, has announced that the fifth annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will be held on Wednesday 6th November at Sofitel Abu Dhabi. This represents a move to a new, more modern venue. Trevor Pereira, managing director, explains: “The Ship Finance and Trade conference has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, thanks to the tremendous support of industry professionals across the region, and in particular the encouragement and backing of Abu Dhabi Ports. We have decided to return to Abu Dhabi, but to a different venue, to access both the high quality facilities and the capacity needed to keep pace with the requirements of attendees.” Aimed at influential decision makers and ......read more

    Abdul Latif Jameel Energy continues advance in Australia in drive to grow capacity eight-fold by 2024

    The solar plant will produce enough energy to supply more than 45,000 Australian homes, while avoiding the emission of 175,000 tons of CO2 per year FRV has invested USD 700m in Australia since 2012  Company investing USD 900m worldwide in 2019 alone in strategy to increase installed capacity eight-fold by 2024 in projects around the world Dubai, UAE, 10 April 2019:  Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and a global leader in the development of renewable energy projects, has announced that its latest project in Australia, the Lilyvale solar plant, is now up and running.   The 100 MW ac project produced its first Kwh of energy last month and is expected to reach full capacity in the coming months following a testing phase. Located in the Queensland Central Highlands region, ......read more

    At Hannover Messe 2019, Schneider Electric showcases digital collaboration and productivity solutions to power connected industry

    Schneider Electric Exchange is the world’s first cross-industry open ecosystem that unleashes the power of collaboration in an open environment Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure architecture and platform gives unprecedented productivity with IIoT-ready solutions for machine builders A new range of EcoStruxure Advisor apps and services help companies start their digitization journey Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 8, 2019 –   Closely aligned to the “Integrated Industry – Industrial Intelligence” theme of Hannover Messe, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, will showcase a range of digitally connected products, solutions, and services that help customers either begin their digitization journey, or accelerate their digital ......read more

    Helmii X HOUSE of HAWKES design collaboration: Removable bed covers for every season

    Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  Helmii, the UAE’s first online, customised furniture store, has partnered with interior designer Kathryn Hawkes, founder of HOUSE of HAWKES, for their first-ever collaboration. Together they have designed and manufactured a stylish new bed with removable covers for the entire frame. Whilst this is not uncommon for sofas, this is a first for beds in the region, offering versatility over the traditional upholstered headboard.    It is practical – easy to remove, with washable and dry-cleanable cover options – and also on-trend in its contemporary simplicity; a different cover and a few colour-schemed accessories and you have a new room in no time. You can change colours between seasons, between guests, or whenever you like as it only takes a minute!  The launch ......read more

    Schneider Electric Combines Physical Infrastructure with Cisco's HyperFlex™ Edge for New Micro Data Center Options

    Offering several new, customizable reference designs for flexibility and fast deployment at the Edge Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today new solutions for micro data centers that couple APC by Schneider Electric physical infrastructure with Cisco’s HyperFlex Edge, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for quick and efficient deployment in edge environments in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East & Africa) and NAM (North America & Mexico).   Together, Schneider Electric and Cisco can now offer IT global channel partners and system integrators access to several new reference designs for HyperFlex deployments that can be used as-is or be customized to meet specific micro data center needs. ......read more

    The Maritime Standard launches 2019 Awards

    Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:   Dubai-based publisher and events organiser, The Maritime Standard, has officially launched the Maritime Standard Awards 2019. The company has confirmed they will be held at The Atlantis, the Palm Dubai, on Monday, 21st October. This is the sixth time in a row that this famous and iconic venue has been chosen to stage the Awards, reflecting the high calibre and quality of the event. The TMS Awards, widely accepted as being the leading event of its kind in the region, is a glamorous occasion which aims to recognise and reward exceptional performance and achievement within the maritime industry. Managing director, Trevor Pereira, says, “I am really looking forward to this year’s Awards and delighted to be returning to the Atlantis. It is always a joyous, celebratory occasion and I am ......read more

    DHL Express hosts Egyptian Football Superstar Mohammed Salah in Dubai

    Partnership reinforces DHL’s commitment and passion to bring people together through global campaign ‘The Human Network’  Dubai, UAE, 4 April 2019:   DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, held an exclusive event with African footballer of the Year - Mohammed Salah and offered key DHL customers across the MENA Region the chance to meet with the legendary midfielder at the Address Hotel Downtown Dubai.    In early 2019, DHL Express stunned the world with their thought-provoking ‘The Human Network’ campaign with Mohamed Salah. Mohamed deactivated his social media accounts after posting the cryptic message “2019 Resolution: Time to get in touch, for real,” which left his fans wondering why he suddenly disconnected. DHL ......read more

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    TMS Tanker Conference date and location confirmed

    Dubai, UAE, April 04, 2019:  The Maritime Standard, the Dubai-based publisher and events organisers, has announced that the fourth annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference will be held on Tuesday 22nd October at The Atlantis, the Palm, in Dubai. This follows a successful move to this high-quality venue last year, which facilitated a significant increase in attendance.  Aimed at influential decision makers and opinion formers in the tanker shipping and related business sectors, the one-day Conference will highlight regional and global trends in the crude, products and ......read more

    The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) issues USD 300 million 5-Year Dual Listed Floating Rate Formosa

    The transaction from APICORP is the third successful “Formosa” bond since its first Formosa issuance in 2016 Dubai, UAE, April 03, 2019:   The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development bank, rated Aa3 by Moody’s with a positive outlook, successfully issued its third Formosa bond after accessing this market earlier in 2016 and 2017. The Aa3 rated USD 300 million 5-year Note which matures on April 01, 2024, offers investors a floating rate coupon.  The transaction attracted robust investor demand with order book ......read more

    How lighting can transform the aesthetic of a room

    Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:  Lighting is an essential ingredient when you’re decorating a room – not the afterthought that many of us consider, especially as the right lighting can lift your spirits and make you more relaxed and productive.   If you’re tempted to spend more of your time picking out furnishings or puzzling over layouts, remember that lighting can completely transform a space – not just by brightening dark corners, but by affecting your emotions.   With so much to consider, Carol Sukkar from Home and Soul Dubai shares her top ......read more

    Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri opens the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1st April 2019:   Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority,  Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State responsible for future food security, opened the 6th edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zaidi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment . The Global Forum ......read more

    UPS Announces New Management Hire in the Middle East as Expo 2020 Dubai Approaches

    Regional insider, Hussein Wehbe, named Managing Director for the Middle East, will contribute to UPS’s targeted growth in key international markets As the Official Logistics Partner, UPS will deliver Expo 2020 Dubai which is expected to generate 25 million visits with 192 participating countries  Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:   UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the appointment of Hussein Wehbe as the managing director for the Middle East market. Wehbe will report to Rami Suleiman, UPS president for Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA). As part of ......read more

    Next Stage of Testing Completed at Unit 2 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    Structural Integrity Test (SIT) and Integrated Leak Rate Test (ILRT) successfully completed for Unit 2 SIT and ILRT demonstrate Unit 2’s exemplary structural safety performance under normal and extraordinary circumstances  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 31 March  2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has recently completed the Structural Integrity Test (SIT) and Integrated Leak Rate Test (ILRT) at Unit 2 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. These significant pre-operational tests incorporated all the lessons learned from the same tests on Unit 1, ......read more

    Natuzzi Italia unveils Icon Collection

    The new design collection brings together décor elements that can accentuate any space  Dubai, UAE (28 March 2019):   Natuzzi Italia, one of the internationally acclaimed Italian luxury furniture brands, launched the new Icon collection consisting of modular sofa, side tables, end tables and lamps.  Designed by Michele Menescardi, the collection is inspired by the dandyish, elegant and relaxed atmospheres of a London sitting room, revisited with a contemporary twist and distinctive for its soft and generous forms, fine materials and warm and homely feel.  The ......read more

    Turkish Cargo sponsored the carriage of historical artifacts from the Topkapı and Dolmabahçe Palaces to Japan.

    Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2019:  Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand of Turkish Airlines that provides service to 124 countries, carried 186 historical artifacts, owned by Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces, to Tokyo, the capital of Japan, as the sponsor carrier, in order to be displayed at the exhibition titled as "The Ottoman Empire and Tulip Culture" held as part of the events organized for 2019 which was declared as the "Year of Turkish Culture" across Japan. Before the carriage operation through Istanbul – Narita route, the artifacts in Topkapı and ......read more

    Schneider Electric accelerates its practices of gender equality and inclusion forward with 100% leadership commitment to UN Women's Empowerment Principles

    Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN’s guidelines on gender equality and empowerment Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric’s practices of inclusion and furthers the company’s goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2019 –   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today that it is the first multi-national company to  achieved ......read more

    Give Spring 2019 an interior facelift with these on-trend colours

    Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019:  With spring comes a new opportunity to revitalise your home. And what better way, than to explore all the sumptuous colours that Spring has in store. Composed of rich, deep hues alongside lighter warm and cool neutrals, this year’s colour collection is a modern version of old-school elegance and refinement. A selection of dark hues expresses a worldly, exotic yet heritage aesthetic, with fairer, softer options providing balance. Below Anjali Goel, Head of Design at La Sorogeeka Associates, shares her recommendations for the colour trends to inspire you ......read more

    40 tons of live honey bee land at Ras Al Khaimah Airport for the first time in 2019

    Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019:  On Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 40 tons of live honeybees landed at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport on an Egypt Air Cargo flight from Cairo for the first time in 2019. Many customers were waiting to welcome the bees and take them to various farms across the UAE. Al Najeh Honey entrusted Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK) with this task and the entry of the honeybees to UAE was executed flawlessly by RAK airport offering best handling services thereby ensuring that the honey bee shipment is delivered and handed over to the consignee in the ......read more

    Philippines consulate general visits Danube Home

    Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai visited regions fastest growing retailer Danube Home at Al Barsha showroom and met with Philippine community to give them a motivational speech and also opened door to discuss problems of the community face to face. Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai said: “For the consular services, despite financial and budgetary constraints, we will notch it up a bit and hope to make the consulate premises and procedures more convenient and comfortable for our people. I ......read more

    Top Tips on choosing the perfect Coffee Table

    Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  The coffee table occupies a unique place in the heart of a living area where ideas and conversations are brewed over, so choosing the perfect design can certainly have an impact on one’s home. With endless options available in the region, Carol Sukkar from Home and Soul Dubai shares her top tips on how to select your dream coffee table without the extra stress that can come with the process: Decide the material: Marble is quite trendy this season being both stylish and sophisticated. Marble can integrate beautifully into the decor and complements ......read more

    IKEA survey reveals that although the bedroom is the most essential room in households in Qatar, it is the most unorganised

    A survey responded by over 2,500 residents in Qatar sheds light on how habits in the bedroom and organisation can have an effect on overall wellbeing Dubai, March 21, 2019:   This month IKEA conducted a survey to understand people’s habits, organisation concerns and associations to their bedrooms. The independent online survey gathered findings from 2500 respondents spread across Qatar. Insights from the survey revealed that the bedroom ranks as the most essential room in the home, where the most time is spent, yet it is the room that respondents rarely invest in and find ......read more

    Schneider Electric Partners with Vericlave to Strengthen Customers' Cyber Posture

    Fortifies end-to-end cyber portfolio to protect industrial installations Advanced technology shrinks attack surface by more than 90 percent Cuts cybersecurity deployment and ownership costs by 50 percent or more   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 21, 2019 –   Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has entered into a global partnership with Vericlave, a leading cybersecurity technology provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will provide Vericlave’s advanced ......read more

    IKEA X TOM DIXON X YOU

    Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  About a year ago the first part of DELAKTIG was launched: a platform for living for you to customise and adapt to all the twists and turns of your life. Now it’s time for part two. Together, IKEA and industrial design icon, Tom Dixon, have designed the one piece of furniture you might ever really need in life...  “We called it an open platform for living, and Tom kept referring to it as a bed, so of course we couldn’t stop after the first DELAKTIG launch. The bed is a key piece of furniture in any home – I mean, everyone needs ......read more

    ENOC Group to offer over 200 job opportunities at Careers UAE 2019

    Dubai, UAE; March 19, 2019: As part of its commitment towards human capital development, ENOC Group will offer over 200 job opportunities across upstream, downstream and corporate divisions within the Group to UAE nationals. These rewarding career opportunities will be showcased by the Group at the UAE Career Fair, to be held from March 19 to 21 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. ENOC is recruiting young talented Emirati nationals in the energy sector in specialisations including chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering, sales, marketing and business development and the legal ......read more

    Schneider Electric accelerates the transition to low carbon economy at the One Planet Summit 2019

    • Schneider Electric executives collaborate with other sustainability leaders on how to deliver tangible actions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges   • Company demonstrated how low carbon economy can be a reality now including business and the most vulnerable population alike    Dubai, March 18, 2019 – Almost 4 years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, President of France Emmanuel Macron organized on March 14th in Nairobi (Kenya) the first regional edition of the One Planet Summit, co-chaired with Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the ......read more

    Packaging Manufacturer TNA Opens Its New Regional Office at DAFZA Industrial Park

    March 18, 2019; Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  TNA – a leading global supplier of integrated food processing and packaging solutions – successfully held the opening ceremony for its Middle East operations at DAFZA Industrial Park. The official opening ceremony was held at the new headquarters, in the presence of Nasser Al Madani Assistant Director General, Dubai Airport Freezone Authority, Mukul Shukla General Manager MENA & India, TNA and Nadia Taylor, director and co-founder, TNA, along with DAFZA and TNA senior executives and senior dignitaries. The new facility will ......read more

    Empower saves electricity worth AED 3 billion in 2018

    Cumulative saving of 1,160 Mega Watt electricity Dubai, UAE, 17 March 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has achieved total electricity savings of 1160 MW, worth AED 3 billion, in 2018 “As per its vision, Empower adopts an integrated strategy that contributes in raising customers awareness about conservation of energy. We thrive to reduce energy consumption and protect the environment and the natural resources, through our energy efficient district cooling services. This, in turn, supports the ......read more

    Al Mouj Marina recognizes top SMEs

    The initiative focuses on providing support to business   Dubai, UAE, 16 March, 2019:   Al Mouj Marina recently recognised the achievements of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMES) which operate within it, in an initiative launched by the CEO of Al Mouj Muscat.   The initiative focuses on providing SMEs with support to enhance their businesses, particularly their customer service standards, through various improvements. These include office and workspace refurbishments as well as marketing exposure on various platforms. As part of the initiative, Al Mouj ......read more

    First edition of Abu Dhabi Engine Week coming soon to the capital

    Marks an exciting and entertaining new addition to the emirate's events calendar  Abu Dhabi, 14 March 2019 -   Abu Dhabi is set to host the inaugural Abu Dhabi Engine Week, aimed at car and adventure enthusiasts from across the UAE and wider Gulf region. From 28 March – 6 April, Engine Week will present a packed 10-day schedule of exciting activities in locations throughout the emirate. The event is expected to attract thousands of participants to its various programmes, which include five main events: Custom Show Emirates and Abu Dhabi International Motor Show ......read more

    Global Robotic Vacuum Cleaner market expected to cross USD 3 million by 2021

    Robot vacuums are growing in popularity – combining convenience with performance Dubai, UAE: 14 March 2019:   Reducing the tedious and time-consuming task of cleaning is empowering. Today, cordless and lightweight robot vacuums take cleaning to a whole new level with their versatility and efficiency. It’s no surprise that consumers are beginning to prefer smart technology such as these robotic appliances over traditional canister and stick vacuum cleaners, with robots accounting for 20 per cent of the market worldwide. While earlier robotic vacuum cleaners ......read more

    Go on, catch the summer moments

    Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2019:  Many of us have been there: dreaming of long vacations far, far away from the routines of every day. We’re right there with you. Although, mounds of time off on lavish adventures is not always possible to achieve. Nonetheless, there’s a common need to let go and reset once summer comes around.  So, this summer is all about catching those understated moments; the small opportunities that make celebrating summer easy. Like having ice cream for lunch, enjoying a spontaneous picnic, or going for an after work swim.  Meet the collection ......read more

    South Energy signs agreement for its first solar project

    2MWp photovoltaic system set to provide green energy for five of Dubai South facilities Solar plant to generate more than 3,000,000kWh of clean & renewable energy annually Initiative set reduce CO2 emissions by 1,500 tons annually March 13, 2019: In line with Dubai’s efforts to increase sourcing energy needs from renewable energy and meet the goals under Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, South Energy, the energy solution arm of Dubai South, has signed an agreement with HCT Technical Services LLC (HCT), a DEWA-approved solar contractor for the Engineering, Procurement and ......read more

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