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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 ...
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Connects Warehouses to FEWA
Environment & Energy | Friday 6 February, 2015 1:29 am
In an effort to substantially reduce clients’ electricity bills, Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has connected all its remaining warehouses and staff accommodations in the RAK FTZ Technology Park to the Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) national grid. The move will ensure...
GE Oil & Gas Announces Key Downstream Long-Term Services Agreement with Qatar Fertiliser
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 12:38 am
GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) today announced its Downstream Technology Solutions (DTS) business has been awarded a long-term service contract with Qatar Fertiliser Company QSCC (QAFCO) to help optimize the performance of the company’s fertilizer plant in Mesaieed, Qatar. QAFCO is one of the world’s...
 ‘Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development’ officially launches ‘Gulf Forum to Enhance Food Security
Environment & Energy | Monday 2 February, 2015 7:46 am
The Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) officially announced in a press conference on 1 feb. the launch of ‘Gulf Forum to Enhance Food Security and Support Small and Medium Scale Farmers,’ which will take place on March 2, 2015 at the Fairmont Hotel Bab Al Bahr in ...
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy signs 
MoU with UNIDO to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency in GCC
Environment & Energy | Thursday 29 January, 2015 12:41 am
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has signed a three-year renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to promote collaboration in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and to develop sustainable energy projects and programmes to...