Friday 29 July 2016

Dewa launches Ideal Home initiative

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched the Ideal Home initiative, which encourages people to develop a culture of sustainable use of resources and to adhere to safety and security norms. The initiative, which will conclude in September, has been launched in coo


New crop of robots to vie for space in operating room

Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world. Within five years, one in three US surgeries - more than double current levels – is expected to be performed with robotic systems, with surgeons


Empower to take part in Wetex exhibition

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, will showcase its latest efforts to adopt environmental initiatives at the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2016) in October. The even


Olayan Kimberly-Clark expands production in Bahrain

Olayan Kimberly-Clark has announced the expansion of its manufacturing operations enabling local production of Huggies diapers in Bahrain for the first time, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Empower backs green economy report

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, will support the State of Green Economy Report 2017 for Dubai Carbon as its platinum sponsors. Since its launch, the Green Economy Report sheds light on Dubai&rsq


Muscat reservoir to pump potable water from 2019

Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) said that potable water from the Wadi Dayqah reservoir is likely flow into the water grid supplying parts of Muscat Governorate by early 2019, according to a report. PAEW envisages a supply of around 67,000 cu m per d


Nestlé to offer Solar Impulse pilots' diet for elderly

The food Nestlé developed for the pilots of Solar Impulse - the first ever solar-powered plane to complete a round-the-world trip - was the only ‘fuel’ on board during their epic adventure. Although that fuel is spent, now that Bertrand Piccard and André


First baby with Zika-related defect born in Spain

Spain has recorded its first case of a baby born with the microcephaly birth defect associated to the Zika virus, health authorities said on Monday. The mother had been diagnosed with the virus in May and had decided to keep the baby, a spokeswoman for the regional health authori


Dubai Cosmetic Surgery, NMC Hospital ink partnership deal

Dubai Cosmetic Surgery clinic and NMC Healthcare, one of the largest private sector healthcare providers in the UAE, have announced a business collaboration in a bid to boost medical tourism in UAE. According to Anisa Vrabac – Dubai Cosmetic Surgery spokesperson and head of


UAE Ministry, Al Sharq Hospital sign medical services deal

The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a cooperative agreement with Al Sharq Hospital in Fujairah, UAE, to facilitate the provision of medical services and treatment for ministry employees. The agreement forms part of the ministry’s efforts to build effective partnerships w

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