Wednesday 27 July 2016

Empower backs green economy report

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, will support the State of Green Economy Report 2017 for Dubai Carbon as its platinum sponsors. Since its launch, the Green Economy Report sheds light on Dubai&rsq


Muscat reservoir to pump potable water from 2019

Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) said that potable water from the Wadi Dayqah reservoir is likely flow into the water grid supplying parts of Muscat Governorate by early 2019, according to a report. PAEW envisages a supply of around 67,000 cu m per d


Nestlé to offer Solar Impulse pilots' diet for elderly

The food Nestlé developed for the pilots of Solar Impulse - the first ever solar-powered plane to complete a round-the-world trip - was the only ‘fuel’ on board during their epic adventure. Although that fuel is spent, now that Bertrand Piccard and André


First baby with Zika-related defect born in Spain

Spain has recorded its first case of a baby born with the microcephaly birth defect associated to the Zika virus, health authorities said on Monday. The mother had been diagnosed with the virus in May and had decided to keep the baby, a spokeswoman for the regional health authori


Dubai Cosmetic Surgery, NMC Hospital ink partnership deal

Dubai Cosmetic Surgery clinic and NMC Healthcare, one of the largest private sector healthcare providers in the UAE, have announced a business collaboration in a bid to boost medical tourism in UAE. According to Anisa Vrabac – Dubai Cosmetic Surgery spokesperson and head of


UAE Ministry, Al Sharq Hospital sign medical services deal

The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a cooperative agreement with Al Sharq Hospital in Fujairah, UAE, to facilitate the provision of medical services and treatment for ministry employees. The agreement forms part of the ministry’s efforts to build effective partnerships w


Dulsco wins Superbrand award

UAE-based Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource and waste management solutions, has won the Superbrand award for the second consecutive year.  Dulsco is the only waste management company and HR solution providers in the region to be awarded the Superbrand status, a sta


Expert welcomes single health insurance policy plan

Further growth is expected in the health insurance sector in Saudi Arabia after the full application of the single health insurance policy for the employer, according to an insurance expert. The new policy follows the resolution of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCH


Canada to set up field hospital in Iraq

Canada will establish and staff a field hospital in Iraq as a part of its contribution to the expected battle for Mosul, a report said. “As part of our ongoing commitment, Canada will soon deploy up to 60 medical personnel who will be leading a medical facility alongside co


Ezdan cuts water usage by 60pc at homes complex

Qatar’s Ezdan Real Estate Company has installed about 262,000 water-saving devices in more than 15,000 of its Al Wukair residential units, resulting in a reduction of up to 60 per cent in the overall water consumption. Group COO Dr Mousa Al Awwad said that “Our strate

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