Monday 23 January 2017

Emirati engineers join satellite training in Japan

A delegation of Emirati engineers attended a specialised training programme, held in Tokyo, Japan, for developing the UAE’s space science and satellite technology capabilities. The training comes as part of the capacity building programme launched by the UAE Space Agency in


ADT completes underwater clean-up at Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) in cooperation with Al Mahara Diving Centre and Tadweer Waste Treatment has completed an underwater clean-up operation at Khalifa Port. Organised to ensure the protection and sustainability of the marine ecosystem, the operation took place recently and s


DP World joins UN-led humanitarian efforts

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World will provide pro bono expertise and resources to help the humanitarian community respond to major disasters after joining leading logistics and transport companies to become part of the Logistics Emergency Teams (LET).   D


Russia to build major power plant in Iran

Iran and Russia have signed an agreement worth billions of dollars for Russian companies to build a power plant in Iran and enhance the power generation capacity of another plant, said a senior official. The Russians will improve the efficiency at Ramin Power Plant in Khuzestan P


Task force to speed up Dubai Industrial Strategy

A pharmaceuticals and medical equipment taskforce has held a number of meetings and workshops to identify key initiatives that will help drive growth and achieve the objectives of the Dubai Industrial Strategy. A key enabler of Dubai Plan 2021, the strategy aims to establish the


York showcases latest innovations at Saudi event

Saudi Arabia-based Al Salem Johnson Controls (York), a leading provider of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, security systems and controls, showcased its latest energy efficient innovations at the HVACR Saudi Expo 2017, which concluded yesterday (January 17), in the ki


IFC to oversee Masdar solar project funding in Jordan

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar has selected International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to oversee the funding of the largest solar power plant in Jordan. The announcement follows the signing of a power purchase agreement (PPA) in


Masdar to build waste-to-energy plant in Sharjah

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar said it plans to build a cutting-edge waste-to-energy plant in Sharjah, UAE, in partnership with Bee’ah, a leading environmental management company in the Middle East. Announcing this today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2


InSinkErator opens first MEA training centre

InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson, a top manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use, opened its first dedicated training centre for the Middle East and Africa region.  The training centre is located at the Emerson headquarters in Jebel Ali Free Z


Transworld picks Ramco for payroll solution

Dubai-based Transworld Group, a leading logistics conglomerate, has selected India’s Ramco Systems’ human capital management (HCM) and payroll solution to automate its human resources (HR) hire-to-retire functionality on a single unified platform. Ramco HCM with Globa

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