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Water networks launched in six villages in Samtah - Jazan
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 August, 2021 1:44 am
The National Water Company (NWC) commenced operation of water networks in six villages in Samtah governorate, Jazan region. The goal is to meet the growing demand on water services and reinforce the water resources system and infrastructure of water and environmental services. The villages included ...
Dumat Al-Jandal wind farm turbine trial run begins
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 August, 2021 12:44 am
The Ministry of Energy announced the start of the trial operation of the first turbine in the Dumat Al-Jandal wind farm project in the northern Al-Jouf region. The project, which will exploit wind energy in the production of electricity, is the first project of its kind that comes within the...
MoU to boost palm and dates market in AlUla
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 August, 2021 12:40 am
 The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Center for Palms and Dates (NCPD) to boost the palm and dates sector, achieve production efficiency from AlUla dates and market them locally and internationally.The MoU included working on...
Month-long international auction for falcon breeders to begin on Aug. 5
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 3 August, 2021 12:19 am
A month-long International Falcon Breeders Auction (IFBA) being organized for the first time in Saudi Arabia is set to begin on Aug. 5 (Thursday) at the Saudi Falcons Club Grounds in Malham, north of Riyadh. Commenting on the preparations to host the global event, Saudi Falcons Club's official ...
Schneider Electric partners with UAE-based sustainability enterprise Goumbook   
Environment & Energy | Sunday 18 July, 2021 11:22 am
The landmark partnership agreement will allow both firms to join forces to bring regional sustainability issues to the forefront and support Schneider’s mission to be a global company that promotes local community action.   Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital...
New discovery shines light on Saudi Arabia’s ancient marine environment
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 6 July, 2021 12:29 am
The discovery of the fossilized remains of an ancient whale that went extinct 37 million years ago in Saudi Arabia’s Jouf region has revealed secrets about the Kingdom’s geology and ancient marine environments. The findings, made public on June 29, include a graveyard of fossilized...
Oracle Commits to Powering Its Global Operations with Renewable Energy by 2025
Environment & Energy | Thursday 1 July, 2021 8:36 am
Oracle expanded its commitment to sustainability by pledging to power its global operations, both its facilities and its cloud, with 100% renewable energy by 2025.“Relying on renewable energy is an important step toward a more sustainable future,” said Oracle Chief Executive Officer Safra Catz. ...
Saudi company signs deal with Argentinian firm to manufacture foot-and-mouth disease vaccine
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 29 June, 2021 9:34 am
A Saudi company MAS has joined hands with Argentine biotechnology company Biogenesis Bago to manufacture a vaccine for foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease and set up a specialized research center to support livestock.  The CEOs of the companies signed an agreement here on Monday in the presence...
Saudi Arabia’s NEOM and KAUST partner to create the world’s largest coral garden in the Red Sea
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 23 June, 2021 9:23 am
 Officials in Saudi Arabia have announced a joint project to establish the largest coral garden in the world at NEOM, the futuristic mega-city being built in the Kingdom’s northwest. NEOM and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) said that the project that will...
Saudi Arabia Observes World Hydrography Day
Environment & Energy | Monday 21 June, 2021 9:24 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia joins the world in observing the World Hydrography Day, which was adopted by the United Nations and observed annually on 21 June, to enhance the security and safety of navigation and maritime transport, especially in the protected international areas and...
Arabian Travel Market 2023 to make Net Zero pledge
Arabian Travel Market 2023 to make Net Zero pledge
Thursday 29 September, 2022 8:40