Sunday 4 June 2023

Adnoc in deal for manufacture of electrolysers in UAE

In a major boost to UAE's hydrogen economy, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with John Cockerill Hydrogen, a major developer of large-scale technological solutions, and Strata Manufacturing, a composite aero structures manufacturing fac


Cleveland implants world’s first dual cardiac device in heart patient

In a major medical breakthrough, Global health system Cleveland Clinic has successfully implanted a dual cardiac device in the first patient in the world as part of a clinical trial, which aims to potentially treat heart failure symptoms.    The t


Burjeel Medical City picked to join WIN Consortium

Burjeel Medical City has been selected for membership in the Worldwide Innovative Networking in Personalised Cancer Medicine (WIN) Consortium.    This achievement marks another significant milestone for the healthcare provider as it continues to expand its


APM Terminals to pick vendor for solar project in July

APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) in Bahrain, has said it will finalise a contractor for a key solar project in the first week of July 2023.   The company recently launched a solar power project worth BD3.8 million ($1


Interest grows in Mena carbon markets

Despite the buzz around carbon markets, the Mena region has been a wary laggard in setting up its own emission trading systems (ETS).   However, things have started to heat up in the last 12 months, with growing interest in voluntary carbon markets (VCM), led by


Public-private tie-ups are ‘key to UAE’s decarbonisation’

Public-private partnerships and ecosystems are key to the UAE’s ambitious decarbonisation efforts, the UAE’s Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology, Sarah Al Amiri, has said.   Speaking at the opening panel se


Beeah inks deal to develop global standard for waste recycling

A landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed to develop a ground-breaking global standard for waste recycling. Using blockchain, the new standard will authenticate and incentivise recycling activity globally, enabling organisations to receive recycling credits and meet sustain


Leading cardiologists to discuss developments in heart valves

Cardiologists will discuss the latest heart problems and injuries as well as address complex cases in the treatment of mitral valve disease at the second medical educational valve programme organised by the Gulf Intervention Society (GIS).   The event from June


Finance and sustainability leaders gather at 4th IFID in Bahrain

More than 300 finance leaders and sustainability and fintech experts discussed “Embedding ESG into Islamic Finance – Opportunities for Innovation and Growth” at the 4th Islamic Finance Innovation Day (IFID).   Held at the Gulf Hotel, with the s


28 companies pledge to reduce carbon emissions in UAE

Some 28 companies operating in the industrial sector in the UAE pledged to implement goals to reduce carbon emissions just ahead of the UAE's hosting of the COP28 conference in November and December 2023.    These companies are the sixth batch to join t

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