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Dubai Customs and Ministry of Environment explore joint mechanism to act on seizures of CITES-listed species
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 February, 2015 2:44 pm
Dubai Customs received at its headquarters a delegation from the UAE Ministry of Environment & Water (MOEW), to explore and determine an appropriate joint mechanism to act on seizures of species listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES),...
DEWA inaugurates Mai Dubai bottled drinking water company and factory
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 24 February, 2015 7:52 am
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the Mai Dubai bottled drinking-water company and factory in Yalayis on Al Qudra road in Dubai. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Ahmed...
Portucel Soporcel Group boosts growth in the Middle East with Premium products
Environment & Energy | Sunday 22 February, 2015 10:05 am
The Portucel Soporcel group, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF (uncoated woodfree) printing and writing paper, and Portugal's second largest exporter, selling to 127 countries, is set to take part for the third year running in Paperworld Middle East, in Dubai, from 2nd to 4th March, the largest...
DEWA delegation meets major Malaysian companies and investors in Kuala Lumpur to promote WETEX 2015
Environment & Energy | Sunday 22 February, 2015 12:42 am
A delegation from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) visited Malaysia in response to an invitation from the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), to enhance relationships with Malaysian companies and organisations, and promote the Water, Energy, Technology and...
King Croc and Queen Croc at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo set to expand their family
Environment & Energy | Thursday 19 February, 2015 4:02 pm
The King Croc family at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is growing. The female companion of King Croc, one of the world’s largest reptiles that took residence in Dubai in June 2014, has laid 59 eggs, several of which are ready to hatch over the incubation of period of 80 days. At 80 years of age...
The UAE Inaugurates Three Micro Grid Solar Plants in Fiji
Environment & Energy | Thursday 19 February, 2015 12:40 am
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s minister of foreign affairs, today inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that brings clean energy to some of Fiji’s outer islands. Constructed by Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, the clean energy project is the...
Over 100 waste collection trucks in UAE to run on biofuel by 2015 end
Environment & Energy | Friday 13 February, 2015 8:23 am
Municipal solid waste is being converted into fuel for vehicles in the UAE, thereby considerably minimising carbon emission from fossil fuels and the negative environmental impact of waste.A prominent waste management company in the capital has started using biofuel in six trucks and its entire...
ADCO achieves top ACCA honour
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 February, 2015 1:54 am
The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) has been globally recognised by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) as providing outstanding professional development opportunities for its Finance Department employees. The ACCA Approved Employer certificate was...
CPP, NAWAH Strike Agreement Aimed at Iraq Market
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 February, 2015 12:32 am
Pipeline engineering and construction leader China Petroleum Pipeline, along with distributor and logistics service provider North America Western Asia Holdings, announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq....
Al Ain Zoo’s expert Veterinary team rescues distressed Giraffe
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 February, 2015 2:22 pm
Al Ain Zoo’s Veterinary team recently came to the rescue of a distraught female giraffe that was suffering from a problematic labour with a stillborn calf.Al Ain Zoo’s team of veterinarians answered the call from Emirates Park Zoo, after the stillborn calf became trapped in the mother’s birth ...