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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...
Empower concluded its participation in 18th WETEX
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 12 October, 2016 7:07 am
The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world’s largest district cooling services provider, concluded its participating in the 18thWater, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016 and the third World Green Economy Summit (WGES) that were held in Dubai as...
German Leading Pump Manufacturer Wilo Participates in WETEX 2016
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 11 October, 2016 11:05 am
Wilo Middle East FZE, the leading pump manufacturer Headquartered in Germany, partook in the 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) held in Dubai during 4–6 October 2016 under the theme ‘At the Forefront of Sustainability.’ This marks the fourth...
Summertown Interiors: Dubai Municipality’s green rating system set to improve corporate sustainability
Environment & Energy | Monday 10 October, 2016 10:23 am
The Dubai Municipality’s decision to introduce Al Safat, a green building rating system for new buildings in Dubai is set to improve corporate sustainability, according to Summertown Interiors, the UAE’s leading fit out contractor specialising in green interiors.   The...
Kingdom emerges third globally in ethylene output
Environment & Energy | Monday 10 October, 2016 5:25 am
Saudi Arabia maintained its leading position as the third largest producer of ethylene worldwide after the United States and China, with 17 million tons annually in 2016, and $17 billion average sales per year. Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) comes in the second place in the global...
First Solar Commissions 52.5MW Shams Ma’an Plant in Jordan
Environment & Energy | Sunday 9 October, 2016 4:35 pm
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has commissioned the 52.5 megawatt (MW)AC Shams Ma’an project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on schedule.    The plant is owned by a consortium of investors consisting of Diamond Generating Europe Ltd., Nebras...
Dubai announces another year of positive results and savings for the Demand Side Management Strategy 2030
Environment & Energy | Sunday 9 October, 2016 3:56 am
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launched its 2015 Annual Report for the Demand Side Management Strategy at WETEX 2016.   The Council announced another year of positive results of the Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy of Dubai, which delivered over 5% of electricity consumption...