Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: Back in 2009 when the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation was formed, the UAE was without a single nuclear energy engineer. ENEC wasn’t concerned however, as it followed the UAE’s leading approach to developing the national talent, and with it the national intellect, it would need to ensure the sustainable success of its civil nuclear energy program. Fast forward to today and not only does the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program have hundreds of UAE Nationals with nuclear engineering degrees, but it has now added a further 39 certified UAE National nuclear operators to the 30 UAE National nuclear operators that have certified since 2020.
This has brought the total number of certified Senior Reactor Operators (SROs) and Reactor Operators ( Ros) in the country up to 193, 69 of whom are ......read more
Dubai – June 01, 2023: TCL, the world's top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, today unveiled its latest multi-category products for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market at an exclusive launch event in Dubai. TCL also announced its partnership with Arsenal Football Club as the Official Regional Consumer Electronics Partner of the Club, with the event being highlighted by a special appearance by Arsenal Legend, Robert Pires.
From stunning picture quality with its 2023 C Series Mini LED and QLED TVs and an exciting range of upgraded domestic appliances and air conditioners to enable a healthier and more convenient lifestyle, TCL’s latest product line-up underscores its commitment to bringing customers in the region the very best in technological innovation.
Expanding Imaginations Through Innovative ......read more
Announcement of New Office and Warehouse opening in South Africa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Trina Solar, the world's leading provider of PV and smart energy total solutions, has responded to the growing demand in South Africa by expanding its operations. With continuous investment in the South African market over the years, the company has recently opened a new office in Johannesburg and a warehouse in Cape Town. This expansion has fueled Trina Solar's unprecedented growth in the region, as evidenced by a record-breaking tripled solar PV module sales volume in 2023.
Recognizing the market's potential, Trina Solar’s new office and warehouse aim to enhance the company's distribution network in South Africa. This addition, along with an existing warehouse in Durban, will allow the company to deliver ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 30th May 2023: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), has issued Resolution No. (3) of 2023 on the policy of protected areas in Abu Dhabi, in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and in alignment with 2023 being declared the UAE’s Year of Sustainability.
Abu Dhabi is a leader on the federal and regional levels in terms of establishing and managing natural reserves, which are the most effective tool for protecting biodiversity. The marine reserves in the emirate form 14 per cent of the total marine biome, while the terrestrial reserves make up 17 per cent of the total land area. The established protected natural reserves ......read more
NEW DASHBOARD PROVIDES REAL TIME VESSEL STATUS UPDATES TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY AND VISIBILITY OF SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
Dubai, UAE – 29 May 2023: CARGOES Community by DP World has launched a new dashboard for shipping lines at the company’s Jeddah terminal, bringing the customer experience fully digital. With this update, CARGOES Community System is now one of the most advanced port community systems available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – allowing shipping lines to obtain real-time status updates of any registered vessel coming in or out of the terminal in a simple and cost-effective way. The CARGOES Community System includes container management features that allow users to check the status of their containers and update information related to detention, hold, and release.
Prior to this ......read more
In a world marked by rapid change and an unprecedented demand for the safe and efficient transportation of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, Qatar Airways Cargo and Envirotainer are proud to strengthen their strategic ties to deliver an unparalleled customer experience while prioritising sustainability in their operations.
Recognising the pressing need to address environmental concerns, Qatar Airways Cargo and Envirotainer have joined forces to offer a more sustainable solution for shipping temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals to where they are needed most. By capitalising on both organisations’ extensive network capabilities, along with Envirotainer's cutting-edge Releye® solution, CO2 emissions for shipments can be reduced by up to 90% compared to other solutions. The Releye® RLP and RLP solutions also ......read more
Sleep in the Lap of Luxury with the Ultimate Bed: The Eros Bed by Tomassela
Dubai, UAE – 24 May 2023: Western Furniture, a leading luxury furniture store in Dubai, is pleased to present the Eros bed by Tomasella, a sleek and modern bed that provides its occupant a serene refuge for deep sleep.
The Eros Bed is the result of Tomasella’s commitment to innovation, style, and comfort. Its unique design is a combination of the latest technology and craftsmanship, making it a standout piece of furniture that will impress even the most discerning customers.
One of the most striking features of the Eros Bed is its headboard. Made of top-quality ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – May 24th, 2023: In line with the Vision 2030 objective of transforming the Kingdom into a leading industrial powerhouse and global logistics hub, the Ministry of Transport & Logistics Services (MOTLS) has laid out an ambitious strategy that aims to develop the Kingdom's transport & logistics sector and address the increasing global demand for logistics services.
Ever since, the sector has witnessed unprecedented growth and progress, making its mark on the global logistics industry, a direct outcome of the continuous efforts by MOTLS. In the recently released Logistics Performance Index 2023 (LPI) recently published by the World Bank, Saudi Arabia made significant progress, moving up 17 ranks to achieve 38th position, from 55th in 2018.
To bolster the ......read more
Fujairah, UAE - May 24, 2023: On World Turtle Day 2023, Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort has recently witnessed sea turtles laying eggs on its beach, with the support of Fujairah Environment Authority (FEA), Fujairah Research Centre (FRC) and Jumeirah Group’s Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP).
To help aid the situation. Dr. Juan Diego Urriago, Marine Consultant, and Fujairah Marine Ranger Abdullah Bakhsh were dispatched to manage the situation and protect the nest from disturbances and predators. Out of the seven surviving species of sea turtles, the UAE is home to five, with hawksbill turtles being the only species known to nest on the west coast annually. However, there have been only three verified records of nests along the entire east coast, with none in Fujairah.
The following day, Barbara Lang-Lenton, Director of ......read more
• The brand achieves impressive performance in 2022, eyes further expansion as it enters new era of growth in the region
• Panasonic to open new state-of-the-art Regional Parts Center; Second edition of the Panasonic Influencer Affiliate Program set to launch
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has revealed that it will accelerate its growth strategy for the MEA region. Underpinned by the brand’s inspiring new global motto — Create Today. Enrich Tomorrow. — Panasonic laid out its plans on expanding its regional market share, eyeing double-digit revenue growth for 2023, as it continues to strengthen its commitment to cater to the evolving customer demands for its industry-leading products and solutions.
The announcement ......read more
• The brand achieves impressive performance in 2022, eyes further expansion as it enters new era of growth in the region
• Panasonic to open new state-of-the-art Regional Parts Center; Second edition of the Panasonic Influencer Affiliate Program set to launch
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has revealed that it will accelerate its growth strategy for the MEA region. Underpinned by the brand’s inspiring new global motto — Create Today. Enrich Tomorrow. — Panasonic laid out its plans on expanding its regional market share, eyeing double-digit revenue growth for 2023, as it continues to strengthen its commitment to cater to the evolving customer demands for its industry-leading products and solutions.
The announcement ......read more
Representatives from 113 Countries and the European Union discuss steps to accelerate the energy transition pathway at IRENA’s 25th Council Meeting
United Arab Emirates, 23 May 2023 – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) convened Members in Abu Dhabi today for its twenty-fifth Council meeting to outline actionable steps to accelerate a just and inclusive energy transition, six months out from the 28th Climate Change Conference (COP28), which is hosted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year.
IRENA’s biannual, two-day meeting, with Antigua and Barbuda serving as Chair and the United States of America as Vice-Chair, showcases how each Member is working to increase global renewable energy capacity, in the aftermath of ongoing energy and geo-political crises.
Speaking ahead of the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 22nd May 2023 – In accordance with its mandate as the legislator and regulator of the energy sector in Abu Dhabi, responsible for issuing strategies, overseeing their implementation, and ensuring the achievement of sustainability and climate neutrality goals, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) organised its first workshop on updating the Abu Dhabi Demand Side Management and Energy Rationalization Strategy 2030. The government entities that participated in the workshop included the Department of Municipalities and Transport, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Al Ain City Municipality, Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, Al Ain Distribution Company, and Abu Dhabi Energy Services.
The workshop aimed to highlight and discuss key developments and achievements of the DoE ......read more
Date: 23 May, 2023 Media City Qatar (MCQ), an emerging, collaborative global home for media and creative talent in Doha, has signed a new multi-year contract with Bloomberg Media, securing the annual ‘Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg’ (QEF) until 2027.
An official signing ceremony took place at QEF today. The contract was signed by Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Thani, CEO of Media City Qatar, and Mr. M. Scott Havens, CEO of Bloomberg Media.
The Forum, now in its third edition, showcases Qatar’s position within the global business world and serves as a platform for exchange and dialogue to bolster economic opportunities locally and globally. Hosted for the first time at the ‘Katara Towers’ in Lusail Marina District and under the theme “A New Global Growth Story,” ......read more
New 136-inch 4K Display Puts the ‘Theater’ in Home Theater
DUBAI, May 23, 2023 – LG Electronics (LG) has announced the launch of the new LG MAGNIT in the UAE, a massive 136-inch 4K display from the LED Signage lineup that brings a theatre-like experience to the living room.
The new LG MAGNIT keeps immersive display as a key focus, especially with its overwhelming visuals delivered by the LG Micro LED Technology. This brings in 24 million self-emissive LEDs, that create stunning colors and deep contrast. LG has also replaced traditional RGB packaging with a full black coating, thereby enhancing color vividness and details, for a more immersive experience overall. The display is also proven to emit lower levels of blue light, thereby reducing visual fatigue.
At the heart of this new display sits ......read more
• Consumers love to become creators – even when it comes to bathroom design
• The versatile GROHE portfolio supports different design visions brought to life by professionals
• Wide-ranging GROHE Colors Collection is complemented by the on-trend color Phantom Black and now allows consumers greater expression of their personal lifestyle
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22nd of May 2023: Individuality has become increasingly important in the field of interior design in recent years. Consumers love to search for inspiration on their own to find the perfect solutions for their home. So it is not surprising that in the bathroom, as elsewhere in the home, more and more emphasis is placed on design. The once functional room should now correspond more closely to individual self-care needs and reflect ......read more
• Project win includes upgrade of Steam Turbines and Generators for eight steam units as well as control system at Sabiya Power and Water Distillation Station
• Upgrade to extend lifetime of steam turbines & generators by up to 20 years, increasing efficiency and ensuring safe and reliable power generation and water production in Kuwait
Sabiya Power Station in Kuwait
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - May 15, 2023 – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), announced that it had been awarded a long-term contract by the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity & Water & Renewable Energy to optimize the performance of the Sabiya power and water distillation station and boost its efficiency, in line with Kuwait Vision 2035 to meet the country’s ......read more
The SunZia Transmission Project, enabled by HVDC Light®, links New Mexico’s wind farms to Arizona’s grid, increasing renewable energy to the Western States.
SunZia Transmission will utilize the same corridor as the Western Spirit Transmission line, which was developed by Pattern Energy
UAE, Dubai, May 14, 2023 – Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, has been selected by Pattern Energy to supply its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and other advanced technologies for the SunZia Transmission Project. It will connect the 3,500-megawatt (MW) SunZia Wind project in New Mexico to the power grid in Arizona and Southern California, which will be among the world’s largest transmission links delivering renewable energy.
Hitachi Energy’s ......read more
MoIAT launches the “Technology for Climate Action” dialogues initiative ahead of COP28 to deep dive into key enabling climate technologies
Policymakers, energy companies, academics, tech firms, industrial corporations and investors gather at UAE Climate Tech to address barriers to unlocking hydrogen economy as part of the first dialogue.
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 11 May 2023 – Industry, technology and energy leaders gathered in Abu Dhabi to address the major challenges facing the widescale adoption of green hydrogen and the growth of the hydrogen economy.
The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) hosted a dialogue session at the UAE Climate Tech forum, which took place on May 10-and11 in the run-up to COP28 in November. The forum convened 1,000 global policymakers, CEOs, experts, technology ......read more
Abu Dhabi’s energy and water efficiency expected to improve significantly.
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 9th May 2023 – In accordance with its mandate for issuing and implementing policies, laws and regulations that regulate the energy sector, the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) continues its efforts, during the Year of Sustainability 2023, to accelerate the implementation of policies and regulations that support the Abu Dhabi vision, the UAE Net Zero 2050 Strategic Initiative, and related strategies that aim to promote the sustainability of the energy sector.
DoE has announced today that it aims to implement its Demand Side Management Regulations from 1st July 2023. These Regulations form a comprehensive framework for designing, implementing, and evaluating energy and water efficiency initiatives related to demand side ......read more
Department shines a light on its latest climate-friendly policies and initiatives, in partnership with some of the most important entities in government and private sectors
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 05 May 2023: Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) will be participating as the main sustainability partner at the World Utilities Congress 2023, being held from 8-10 May, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
The DoE pavilion is located in Hall 5, stand 5110, where it will be showcasing its most significant policies, regulations and initiatives that are driving the energy and water transition in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with strategic partners.
Since its establishment in 2018, the DoE has been developing progressive climate-friendly policies and regulations that support national and ......read more
ENEC MD & CEO H.E. Mohamed Al Hammad, the president of WANO, visited its Shanghai branch office and received updates on their latest activities
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 7 May 2023: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced the signing of three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with the Nuclear Power Operations Research Institute, the China National Nuclear Corporation Overseas and the China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation.
The signings of the MoUs were attended by His Excellency Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ENEC.
The MoUs with the Nuclear Power Operations Research Institute and the China National Nuclear Corporation Overseas were signed by Ahmed Al Mazrouei, Executive Director for Fuel Procurement and Analysis at ENEC and the Chinese ......read more
• Qatar Airways Cargo proudly launches its first hub, in partnership with RwandAir
• QAS Cargo provided consultancy support to RwandAir for its cargo handling processes
At 13:00 Central Africa Time today, Qatar Airways Cargo’s Moved by People Boeing 777 freighter landed at Kigali International Airport. In the company of local dignitaries, freight forwarders, partners, and customers, Qatar Airways Cargo’s Chief Officer, Guillaume Halleux, and Yvonne Makolo, Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir officially launched operations at the Kigali Africa Hub.
The Boeing 777 aircraft will fly from Doha to Kigali, twice a week. Since March, Qatar Airways Cargo has created an intra-Africa service between Kigali and Lagos (three times per week), and a weekly service from Istanbul via ......read more
Agreement reinforces ADNOC Gas’ position as a reliable global supplier of natural gas, an important fuel for the energy transition
Value of agreement is expected to be in range of 1 billion USD to 1.2 billion USD under current market conditions
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 1, 2023: ADNOC Gas plc (“ADNOC Gas” or the “Company”), a world-class integrated gas processing company, today announced a three-year supply agreement with the French multi-energy company TotalEnergies Gas and Power Limited a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, a French multinational energy company, for the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
The deal underscores ADNOC Gas’ position as a global LNG export partner of choice and cements TotalEnergies as a key strategic partner for ADNOC Gas in the LNG market, ......read more
• The Green Planet is offering a unique chance to adopt the loving occupants of the biodome for a full year.
• This adoption opportunity will support The Green Planet’s research, educational, and animal welfare programs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 April 2023: Residents of the UAE can now officially ‘Adopt an Animal’ at The Green Planet Dubai, a tropical rainforest home to over 3,000 plants and animals across four indoor rainforest levels. Through this initiative, animal lovers will be able to adopt Lemon the sloth, Kendrick the lemur, Amal the slow loris, Goldie the blue and gold macaw, and Coco the toco toucan for the duration of one year.
The adopted animals will be under the expert care of the trained individuals at The Green Planet. Through this program, The Green ......read more
More than one in ten global pharmaceutical shipments are entrusted to Qatar Airways Cargo’s Pharma service each year: a growing product that is now evolving under its Next Generation strategy.
Qatar Airways Cargo today announced the relaunch of its Pharma product in line with its Next Generation and VISION 2027 strategy. The relaunch includes several enhancements that benefit its customers and streamlines the handling of different categories of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, including animal healthcare items that fall under the umbrella of Pharma.
“In less than a decade, Qatar Airways Cargo has grown to become an acknowledged carrier of choice when it comes to pharmaceutical products,” says Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways. “Since we first launched our pharma ......read more
- The partnership aims to address global challenges, including the treatment of cancer cells and climate change
Dubai, UAE – 18 April 2023: UAE-based company MBM Holding signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Portland Holdings Investco Limited, a Canadian investment company based in Ontario, to collaborate on co-investments and partnerships across various fields, including nuclear medicine, targeted radionuclide therapy (TRT), as well as nuclear and renewable energy. The MoU was signed by Saeed Al Mutawa, CEO of MBM Holding, and Michael Lee-Chin, President and Chairman of Portland Holdings.
As part of the collaboration, the two parties seek to address global challenges by adopting innovative solutions in health sciences and nuclear and clean energy, particularly for treating cancer cells and ......read more
• A vessel carrying 30,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat to Yemen
• Shipment supported by WFP, governments of the United States, France and Spain
• Over USD $200 million in donations raised for Grain from Ukraine programme
April 17, 2023 – As part of Volodymyr Zelenskyy's ‘Grain from Ukraine’ humanitarian programme, a ship carrying 30,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat has arrived at the port of Ras Saleef, Yemen, today. This shipment was supported by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) with financial assistance from the governments of the United States, France, and Spain.
According to HUMAN APEAL, more than 20 million people are in need of humanitarian help in Yemen. Hunger has reached extreme levels, with 2.3 million children needing treatment ......read more
• The route is launched in partnership with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
• The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter will offer close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity
Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced direct freighter service from Bogotá, capital of Colombia to Dallas Fort Worth in Texas. The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter departs from Bogota on Mondays and flies to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
The freighter offers close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity and will be transporting perishables like flowers, fruits, vegetables, coffee, as well as live animals, machinery and other general cargo destined for DFW.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said: “The Americas is highly important for us and we have a strong presence in the region. Through ......read more
• ATM 2023 will focus on ‘Working Towards Net Zero’ from 1-4 May at DWTC
• Milestone edition witnesses 27% year-on-year rise in exhibitor participation
• Over 150 speakers across 63 sessions, spanning travel, tourism, hospitality and more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 April 2023: Travel professionals and policymakers from across the globe will explore how the tourism sector is ‘Working Towards Net Zero’ at the 30th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 May 2023.
The four-day event will feature over 150 speakers across 63 sessions, as policymakers and industry figures from around the world outline how they are working to drive decarbonisation within the sector. Ministers from the UAE, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 April 2023: South Energy, a leading energy provider, has announced the successful installation of solar panels across 10 buildings at Sakany, the first leasehold staff accommodation development at Dubai South, with a capacity of 933 kWp. 35% of the buildings’ consumption will be supplied by clean energy generated from the solar plant.
The new initiative by South Energy aligns with its mandate to contribute to the government’s ongoing sustainability efforts, especially with 2023 being the ‘Year of Sustainability’ and the UAE hosting COP 28, the international climate convention held annually by the United Nations.
South Energy, which is located at Dubai South, was established in 2017 as a key driver for sustainable development, supporting the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy. South ......read more
• The latest collection of furniture and décor is set to bring people together to share ‘Crate’ moments that matter
• New gift registry service takes the guesswork out of gift giving
• In-store cooking masterclasses set to inspire moments of sharing over food
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March, 2023: Crate and Barrel, which is owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, has unveiled its stunning Ramadan collection to help hosts, guests and interiors enthusiasts to celebrate at home. The new mix of contemporary and traditional furnishings, local motifs, and extensive gifting options articulates the joy and generosity of the Holy Month.
To inspire further moments of togetherness over food, Crate and Barrel will be hosting cooking masterclasses in UAE stores. Chef ......read more
5-year partnership agreement will help power houses, C&I and utility projects in Yemen
Dubai, UAE: 23 March 2023 - Trina Solar and Al-Raebi for Trading (Al-Raebi) signed a 5-year partnership agreement to supply 500MW of module shipments for the Yemeni market. Trina Solar will supply Al-Raebi with 100MW of its n-type i-TOPCon cell technology modules in 2023. The 5-year agreement will cater to the country’s increasing energy needs.
With the advanced technology of i-TOPCon cells and 210mm module technology, cell efficiency and module power of the Vertex N series have been comprehensively upgraded, bringing module efficiency to as high as 22.4%, with power reaching 605W and 695W for residential, C&I PV applications and utility settings.
Al-Raebi, Trina Solar’s authorized distributor in Yemen, will ensure that the ......read more
• Indoor multi-purpose vertical farming platform for fresh produce in partnership with ZERO marks the operational phase of ADQ’s AgTech Park
• Project tests and adapts breakthrough technologies under local climate conditions to transform the nation’s food and agricultural landscape
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2023: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, announced the operational phase of its cutting-edge AgTech Park ecosystem with the launch of a vertical farming project in partnership with ZERO, a high-impact technology company headquartered in Italy. The ZERO project is the first of several controlled environment agricultural concepts that will be housed in the AgTech Park and will aim to enhance indoor farming locally, as well as explore and push the boundaries of ......read more
Saudi Arabia, March 20, 2023 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the launch of its FedEx International Economy® and FedEx International Economy® Freight services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The deferred services will enable businesses in Saudi Arabia to expand their global reach in a cost effective and reliable way.
FedEx International Economy® and FedEx International Economy® Freight are affordable, cross-border, customs-cleared, door-to-door services with a day-definite delivery. The services allow customers to save on less time-sensitive deliveries of shipments up to 68kgs using FedEx International Economy®, as well as medium to heavy shipments ranging from 68kgs to 1,000kgs using FedEx ......read more
• 92 percent of business leaders surveyed believe that fluctuating energy costs and instability still pose a threat to business competitiveness
• Impacts on the workforce include reductions in investment in recruitment, training, development, and salaries
• Four out of five are also concerned about the security of energy supply, with over half highlighting the impact on their decarbonization goals
Dubai; 20th March 2023: Research shows that businesses around the world remain concerned about the impacts of energy security and prices, which could be a catalyst for a range of environmental, social and economic ripple effects. According to ABB Electrification’s Energy Insights survey1 of 2,300 leaders in 10 markets around the world, including the UAE, from small and large businesses across a ......read more
• DuBox, an AMANA company, shifts 85% of construction from its Saudi sites to new Rabigh factory
• The founding of this factory is aligned with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which prioritizes economic diversification and sustainability
• Nearly half of the talent employed at the Rabigh factory is Saudi
Jeddah, KSA; 20 March, 2023: Leading regional design-build contractor AMANA is consolidating its leadership in modular construction with a new factory in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The factory is a response to the surging demand in the Kingdom for offsite manufacturing technologies enabled by DuBox and is vital to successful project delivery for the Kingdom’s raft of ambitious hospitality and entertainment projects. DuBox shifted 85% of construction from its Saudi megaproject sites such as ......read more
Dividend of AED 1.285 billion (10.285 fils per share) approved for H2 2022 to bring total 2022 dividend to AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share)
General Assembly also approves changes to the dividend policy setting 2023 at a minimum of AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share)
Following the successful completion of its acquisition in Egypt, ADNOC Distribution to rebrand flagship service stations with its first opening in Q3 2023
Company continues electric vehicle (EV) chargers roll-out in Q1 increasing to 36 charging points across UAE while building partnership with TAQA for E2GO
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 16, 2023: ADNOC Distribution (ISIN: AEA006101017) (Symbol: ADNOCDIST), the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, announced today that its shareholders have approved all agenda items, including an amendment to ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 16 March 2023: Ramadan is a time of reflection, contemplation, and gathering with loved ones. With this in mind, Western Furniture is proud to present a collection of furniture and accessories, perfect for creating a warm and welcoming environment in your home. The range of products from Italian brands such as Natuzzi Editions, Tonin Casa, Tomasella, and others add elegance and sophistication to your home decor.
The Console Table and Circo Mirror by Natuzzi Editions are perfect for creating a peaceful and serene atmosphere in your home spaces.
Tonin Casa, another well-known Italian brand, offers a range of stylish and functional lighting solutions, including the Etoile Ceiling Lamp, Winderly Mirror, Blade Table, Tartan Sideboard, Goldie Lamp, Dreamy Ceiling Lamp, Dreamy Table Lamp, ......read more
Dubai, UAE (15 March 2022) – Natuzzi Italia, a premium furniture brand from Italy, is excited to announce its home furnishings and accessories ideas for the holy month of Ramadan. These products are designed to provide homeowners with a comfortable and stylish atmosphere for family gatherings during the holy season.
The Ramadan-suggested products feature a range of furniture items including the Adam Dining Table, Adam Central Table, and Edgar Dining Chair. These pieces are crafted with elegance and functionality in mind, and are made from high-quality materials to ensure durability. The collection also includes accessories like the Pebbles set of 4 Bowl, which is perfect for serving dates, sweets, and other traditional Ramadan treats.
"Ramadan is a special time for families and friends to come ......read more
With V-planet, a plant-based dog nutrition food, dogs can enjoy all the benefits of animal protein without any health concern with a longer and healthy life
The dog population is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2 percent to 88,300 in 2026, compared to 81,600 recorded in 2021;
The dog food sale in the UAE is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.4 percent to US$69.2 million in 2026, up from US$39 million recorded sale in 2021;
The global pet food industry has reached great heights in recent years, amassing an estimated worth of over US$91.1 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 10 February 2023: Spring has arrived and it’s time to enjoy the perfect outdoor weather across the region with Williams Sonoma Home. For cooler nights, layer warmth and texture into every space with hundreds of new arrivals for a calm and neutral approach to design. From the rhythmic patterns of wood to woven textures and reflective surfaces, the latest collection is inspired by nature.
The Larnaca outdoor collection has a sleek modern aesthetic available in light wood, white, charcoal grey and weave, with customizable cushions to suit all home ......read more
Dubai UAE, 28 February 2023: Calligaris, the internationally renowned contemporary furniture brand renowned for its perfect balance of Italian style and great functionality, is proud to present the Abrey family.
Created by the celebrated design duo of Gabriele and Oscar Buratti, the Abrey family which is available at Western Furniture – UAE promises to revolutionize the dining experience, providing supreme comfort in the home.
The Abrey Round Table features an elegant circular ceramic marble top supported by a statement ash wood base with tapered legs and a wide cross bar ......read more
Al Mansouri: COP 28’s success is an overall National responsibility that requires the participation and contribution of the government and private sectors, all of society, as well as cooperation with international partners. We extend an open invitation to all to join hands to make COP 28 a successful and distinguished event
Al Malek: The UAE follows a practical and realistic methodology to make a significant shift in the maritime sector and climate action
COP 28: The COP28 presidency is working, as directed by the wise leadership, to ensure that the event ......read more
Fast-charging Grid-eMotion® Fleet will help the country progress towards its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2023 - Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, has won an order from Admiral Global DMCC, a Dubai regional headquartered e-mobility and energy solutions provider for industries, to supply the first charging infrastructure for electric truck fleets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The scalable, grid-to-plug fast-charging solution will make it possible for fleets of ......read more
Get ready for meaningful gatherings with those that matter most
Dubai, UAE, 2 February 2023: This Ramadan, West Elm showcases a beautiful range of elevated essentials for setting the table whilst coming together to dine and give thanks. Whether your family is big or small, the moments that matter throughout the Holy Month are those spent together.
As a time for reflection and appreciation, West Elm has created understated, minimalistic dinnerware pieces that mark the occasion. With metallic touches and intricate Arabesque patterns, the collections are perfect for hosting an ......read more
UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer reports Y-o-Y growth in EBITDA by 15% and Net Profit by 22%, with total fuel volumes increasing by 8% and commercial volumes up by 19% during 2022
ADNOC Distribution maintained growth momentum throughout Q4 2022 by opening 21 new UAE service stations, expanding local network beyond 500 sites mark
Non-fuel retail transactions increased by 15% during 2022, driven by ongoing focus on customer-centric initiatives such as ADNOC Rewards
ADNOC Distribution has successfully renewed its supply agreement with ADNOC for a new 5-year ......read more
Give the gift of pioneering airflow technology for the hair and the home
With Valentine’s Day just round the corner, there’s no better time to show a loved one how much they mean than by gifting them one of Dyson’s pioneering innovations. From floor and homecare to special edition colourways of Dyson’s popular hair care technologies, there’s no gift quite like Dyson’s unparalleled technology and sleek design.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Dyson have launched a limited-edition Topaz Orange haircare range, including the iconic ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 February 2023: Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi’s flagship deep-water port, has set a new Guinness World Records™ title for assembling the Largest shipping container logo/image.
The Khalifa Port team assembled 676 containers in the shape of AD Ports Group’s logo at its South Quay to earn the new Guinness World Records™ title. The total length of the logo formed by the containers was 1,000.4 metres, while the width reached 174 metres. This record nearly doubles the previous standard, set by Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar Terminal in ......read more
February 7, 2023: Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with Louvre Abu Dhabi, launched a special commemorative stamp that highlights the significance of the museum in celebrating the long-standing cultural heritage of the UAE. The stamp further emphasises the pioneering position of Louvre Abu Dhabi as a hub for cultures and human civilisation, along with being a sanctuary for arts, museums and cultural institutions. The new postal stamp is in line with the Group's objective of documenting and highlighting key features of the country's civilisational monuments.
Louvre Abu ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has achieved 80.5 per cent OTP for freighter departures and 84.1 per cent OTP for freighter arrivals, ahead of its 80 per cent target
• The carrier surpassed its 85 per cent DAP target, achieving 86.6 per cent
• PharmaLife performance continued to outpace previous years, driven by the launch of new product features, a commitment to world-class standards and the establishment of Pharma Corridor 2.0
• 6 per cent more horses were moved via the carrier’s SkyStables product compared to the previous ......read more
• Consolidated Revenues of $27.0B, Down 2.7% from Last Year
• Consolidated Operating Margin of 11.8%; Adjusted Consolidated Operating Margin of 14.1%
• Diluted EPS of $3.96; Adjusted Diluted EPS Up 0.8% Over Last Year to $3.62
• Declares a Quarterly Dividend of $1.62, a Per Share Increase of 6.6%, and Authorizes a New $5B Share Repurchase Program, Replacing the Existing Authorization
January 31, 2023 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced fourth-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues of $27.0 billion, a 2.7% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2021. ......read more
January 31, 2023: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) conducted an awareness workshop for Dubai Government entities, during which it highlighted in detail the importance of energy retrofits associated with financing solutions and DSCE Directive No. 1 of 2015 regarding building retrofits and audits for government entities. Additionally, DSCE invited Etihad and the Department of Finance (DOF) to share their expertise and underline the significance of energy retrofits to Dubai Government entities.
During the workshop, DOF displayed energy consumption trends and consumption-wise ......read more
• Middle East Energy Outlook Forecasts Tapering Down of Regional Demand
• Region Set For Investment In Future-Proof Tech To Deliver Resilience & Cost Efficiencies
Dubai, UAE – 23 January 2023: The Middle East is now embracing a major energy sector transition towards a decentralised, decarbonised, and digitalised future with regional nations looking to improve energy security by reducing fossil fuel dependency, cutting CO2 emissions, and enhancing segment-related investment resilience, according to a new report.
Yet the sector outlook ......read more
January 23, 2023: THE FITOUT, one of the leading service providers of comprehensive interior solutions in the Middle East, successfully completed its latest interior developments for the Newby Tea Cafe in Abu Dhabi. The cafe features THE FITOUT’s unique and sustainable range of interior solutions, which also comprised of civil, floor, and lighting work among others. The project's success was enhanced by its early completion, adding another milestone to the company's growing record of accomplishments.
THE FITOUT used its distinctive range of interior solutions to develop ......read more
Company to cut emissions, install solar panels at service stations and use biofuels to power its fleet of vehicles
New sustainability milestones unveiled during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week will future proof ADNOC Distribution’s business and deliver sustainable long-term shareholder value
ADNOC Distribution becomes first UAE fuel retailer to tap into sustainability linked financing with USD 1.5bn loan
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20, January 2023: ADNOC Distribution (ISIN: AEA006101017) (Symbol: ADNOCDIST), announced plans, today, to reduce its carbon intensity by 25% by ......read more
On the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of Arab Permanent Postal Commission
19, January 2023: On the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of Arab Permanent Postal Commission, Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with Egypt Post, announced the issuance of a joint commemorative stamp in celebration of 50 years of bilateral relations between the UAE and Egypt. The stamp echoes five decades of respect and cooperation between both countries, as well as the depth of relations demonstrating the bonds of brotherhood and comprehensive partnership between the nations.
The stamp launch is ......read more
• Sustainable financing solutions help in funding transformative green projects and to accelerate the private sector’s energy transition
UAE - Dubai 19, January 2023 – The UAE is investing heavily in environmentally friendly energy projects and witnessing significant increases in its clean energy production. The nation’s commitment is exemplified through forward-looking initiatives such as the recent launch of the UAE Energy Strategy 2050 as well as its progress thus far in launching 11 environmentally-friendly energy projects worth $43bn ......read more
• From 2 February 2023, Etihad Cargo will operate an additional direct freighter service to Shanghai, bringing the total number of freighter flights to eight per week
• Etihad will also introduce an additional passenger flight to Shanghai from the same week, bringing the total cargo capacity out of Shanghai to 850 tons per week and the total number of direct passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and China to five per week
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, will further expand its ......read more
AI Center of Excellence will focus on finding carbon neutral solutions for existing energy resources and improving access to new AI technologies for Arabic speakers
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 18, 2023 - Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) formally launched an AI Center of Excellence on Tuesday, January 17, as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week’s World Future Energy Summit. The Center aims to advance collaboration to improve the adoption of AI technology and help drive sustainability. The ......read more
January 17, 2023: His Excellency (HE) Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) commented on the importance of the visits of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Yoon Suk Yeol, President of the Republic of Korea, to the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. The visit represents the UAE leadership’s long-standing support for the megaproject, which is the cornerstone of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. The Barakah Plant today plays a pivotal role in providing ......read more
The strategic collaboration will provide fully financed utility-scale solar photovoltaic plants to speed up progress to net zero.
Dubai, January 13, 2023 – Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all, announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sun Africa and its sister company, UGT Renewables, to collaborate on utility-scale solar photovoltaic power generation projects that will accelerate the energy transition and provide access to energy in emerging and developing markets worldwide.
The partners are ......read more
A Stunning Achievement, the Larger-Than-Life 97-inch OLED TV Comes With
Real Time Video and Audio Wireless Transmission up to 4K 120Hz
DUBAI, January 12, 2023 — LG Electronics (LG) is introducing its 97-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED M (model M3), the world’s first consumer TV with Zero Connect1 technology, a wireless solution capable of real-time video and audio transmission at up to 4K 120Hz. The revolutionary new OLED TV M3 delivers superior picture and sound quality as well as greater flexibility to install and connect. A stunning achievement of technology and design, LG’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 10, January 2023: Trina Solar has maintained its AAA status for the third consecutive quarter in the PV ModuleTech bankability rankings released by PV Tech for Q4 2022.
The company’s continued presence within the highest category validates its ongoing high performance level in manufacturing capacity, technology innovation, product shipments and financial status and underlines its position as an industry leader in each of these areas.
Trina was an early mover among leading module suppliers in n-type technology and is expected to add further capacity in the year ......read more
Al Ain, January 6th, 2023: The National Water and Energy Center at the United Arab Emirates University, in cooperation with the Fujairah Research Center and the Fujairah Environment Authority, conducted water resources- related studies in the Emirate of Fujairah. This research is aligned with the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036, which aims to ensure the sustainability of water during natural conditions and extreme emergency conditions and comes in line with the UAE applicable laws and the specifications of the World Health Organization and contribute to the prosperity and progress of society ......read more