Sunday 5 April 2020

Dubai RTA closes customer centres until April 9

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is closing customer happiness centres and amending the business hours of others from April 1 to 9 to cope with coronavirus (Covid-19) and to further enhance the smart service offering. According to the plan, customers happiness ce


Saudi Arabia launches new anti-human trafficking steps

Saudi Arabia has launched its National Referral Mechanism, which outlines best practices for handling cases of trafficking in persons, specifying the coordination of roles and responsibilities of the mandated authorities in the kingdom.    The mechanism has


ADPower in deal to build two waste-to-energy plants in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) said it has signed an agreement with Tadweer for the development of two waste-to-energy plants with a total capacity of 1.5 million tonnes per year. They will reduce CO2 emissions by 2.5 million tonnes annually.   ADPower wi


Pipeline specialist Stats Group expands Oman operations

Stats Group, a leading provider of specialist engineering services for the oil and gas sector, said it has boosted its presence in Oman with the opening of a new workshop, storage and testing facility in the capital Muscat.   The expansion comes aft


Stockholm’s golden bridge arrives safely

A 143-metre-long golden bridge that will connect Stockholm’s Gamla Stan island with Södermalm on the mainland has safely completed its voyage from China, thanks to GAC Sweden’s expert management of its arrival in the Swedish capital.   The bridg


UAE issues decree to regulate private sector jobs

The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has allowed private sector businesses affected by the Covid-19 measures to restructure the contractual relationship with employees, reported the Gulf News.    These contractaul changes are


Oman suspends new development projects as low oil bites

Oman has announced several major steps to alleviate the impact of slumping oil prices on its finances including the suspension of new projects, as well as capital expenditures for the year pending the re-evaluation of these projects in the next fiscal year, said a report.  


Schneider offers free courses for universities, engineers

Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched a free online educational portal to help students, teachers, engineers and business owners learn more about energy management.    Energy Uni


Emerson launches transducer with metal 3D-printing

Emerson has released the Daniel T-200, a titanium-housed transducer, for its gas ultrasonic flow meter product line, marking the first use of metal 3D printing to enhance the acoustic performance of ultrasonic flow meters in custody transfer applications.   


Lockheed Martin wins $933m US, Saudi missile contracts

US-based Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, has been awarded an extra $932 million to supply intermediate-range interceptor missiles to the US and Saudi Arabia.    The contract is another sign of the missile and missile defense powerh

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