Tuesday 24 January 2017

E3 chosen PMO for Abu Dhabi World Energy Congress

The organising committee of the 2019 Abu Dhabi World Energy Congress has signed the project management office (PMO) contract with Energy Events Experts (E3) to ensure the efficient delivery of the milestone event and support the work of the committee. The signing was attended by Engine


K5 Middle East to showcase fire safety trends at Intersec

K5 Middle East, a firefighting products, solutions and technologies company, will showcase the latest trends in fire safety at Intersec 2017, leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, to be held in Dubai, UAE. The event, a leading trade fair for security, safet


GAC restructures senior level management

GAC, a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, has announced new management appointments at group and individual company level. Martin Wallgren has been appointed the group’s chief information officer (CIO), a newly created role which recognis


Bahri reports $469m net profit

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a leader in logistics and transportation, has reported a net profit of SR1.76 billion ($469.3 million) for the year ending December 31, 2016. The company announced the results following its ordinary general assembly meeting, whic


Masdar partners with Thales for hybrid airship

UAE-based Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, has signed a MoU with French company Thales/Thales Alenia Space and a French engineering university Mines ParisTech to develo


World Future Energy Summit sees 60pc growth in buyer demand

The 10th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) ended Thursday, with strong growth in commercial activity surrounding the event and the number of hosted business meetings surging by more than 60 per cent. Hosted by Masdar as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, WFES a


Yokogawa UK wins control system order for fuel pipeline

Yokogawa UK has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency (BPA), a leading provider of engineering services to the oil and gas pipeline sector, for a management and control system for a multi-product fuel pipeline system. This project will replace BPA’s existing pi


Continental reports 11pc growth in Mideast net sales

Germany-based Continental, a premium tyre manufacturer and international automotive supplier, has announced an 11 per cent growth in net sales in the Middle East at its annual regional retail partner conference, held recently in the UAE. The company’s growth in 2016 is a te


UAE’s UPS market sees growth with rise in SMBs

The UAE uninterruptible power supply (UPS) market has been witnessing considerable year on year growth over the past decade as the number of small and medium businesses (SMB) and other commercial establishments have continuously risen during the period, said a report. The number


Emirati engineers join satellite training in Japan

A delegation of Emirati engineers attended a specialised training programme, held in Tokyo, Japan, for developing the UAE’s space science and satellite technology capabilities. The training comes as part of the capacity building programme launched by the UAE Space Agency in

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