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Saudi Agriculture 2016 Wraps up this year’s Edition Almost 18,365 visitors in 4 days
Environment & Energy | Monday 24 October, 2016 2:07 am
the Saudi Agriculture Exhibition held from 2 to 5 October 2016, at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center wraps up this year edition with Great success. The Exhibition organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company and accredited by UFI, was held under the patronage of H.E. Minister...
Oil-price downturn coming to an end
Environment & Energy | Thursday 20 October, 2016 3:37 am
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih said on Wednesday that the oil-price downturn was coming to an end. Speaking at the Oil & Money conference here, Falih called for new investments to avert a supply shortage in the future. “We are ...
Global and regional experts on sustainability to address  5th EmiratesGBC Congress 2016 on Oct. 25 & 26 in Dubai
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 19 October, 2016 1:39 pm
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders in sustainability are making a beeline for Dubai to take part in the deliberations of the fifth EmiratesGBC Congress 2016 hosted by Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by...
Empower achieves impressive 8.9% saving on District Cooling energy consumption
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 October, 2016 3:36 pm
The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced that it achieved 8.9% savings in energy consumption of district cooling during its four-month summer campaign “Saving Starts at 24°C”, which was...
Well-established Gulf petrochemical industry to lift GCC stock markets says ArabPlast organizers
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 October, 2016 12:51 pm
Although some upstream oil operators have posted results that have missed expectations, their derivative segments and other petrochemical businesses are seeing the upside of the oil price erosion revealed Satish Khanna, General Manager, Al Fajer Information and Services, co-organisers of ArabPlast, ...
SEC, GE drive Saudi Arabia’s electricity digital transformation
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 October, 2016 6:23 am
SAUDI Electricity Company (SEC) has selected GE as its solutions provider to drive a nationwide digital transformation of electricity in Saudi Arabia. GE and SEC will work together to make SEC’s power generation capabilities one of the world’s most efficient and reliable, as it prepares ...
Rescued Cheetah Cubs Raised at Emirates Park Zoo and Resort
Environment & Energy | Saturday 15 October, 2016 1:00 am
 Emirates Park Zoo and Resort rescued Jasper and Shazly, two cheetah cubs from the Saudi Arabian border. Officials confiscated 15 cubs who were being smuggled into the country, with the intent of selling as pets. All 15 are suspected of being taken from the wild. Originally, Emirates Park...
Watts Opens New Sales, Distribution and Learning Center in Dubai
Environment & Energy | Saturday 15 October, 2016 12:58 am
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS)  announced the relocation of its sales and distribution facility in Dubai to a new location in Jebel Ali, and the opening of a new Watts® WorksSM Learning Center in the same facility. The new Watts Works Learning Center in Dubai will...
OPEC invites Russia to meeting, eyeing higher oil price
Environment & Energy | Thursday 13 October, 2016 4:42 am
OPEC said it was inviting Russia and other key non-members to a meeting later this month as the oil group and Moscow seek to tighten cooperation to boost historically low crude prices. The announcement came after a meeting in Istanbul between several top OPEC energy ministers with their Russian...
GPCA’s Waste Free Environment campaign chosen as CSR Initiative of the Year
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 12 October, 2016 1:26 pm
Waste Free Environment (WFE), the community based environmental awareness and anti-litter campaign organized by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) was chosen as the 2016 “Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year” at the 7th Oil and Gas and...