• Abu Dhabi delays announcement of winning bid for 1.5GW solar plant


    Abu Dhabi has postponed the announcement of the winning bid for a 1.5 gigawatt (GW) solar power plant to be developed in the Al Dhafra region in light of rules barring large group meetings due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • 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.

  • 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 tonne every year and collectively reduce CO2 emissions by 2.5 million tonnes.

  • Pipeline specialist Stats Group expands Oman operations


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

  • Stockholm’s golden bridge arrives safely


    A 143-m-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.

  • 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, said a report.

  • 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, 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.

  • Emerson launches transducer with metal 3D-printing


    Emerson, a global engineering company, 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.

  • Lockheed Martin wins $933m US, Saudi missile contracts

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    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.

  • Leva Hotels inks deal for two Oman properties


    Dubai-based Leva Hotels & Resorts, a dynamic lifestyle hotel brand in the Middle East region, said it has signed management agreements for two new hotels in Muscat, Oman, as part of its expansion strategy for GCC, Africa and Europe.

  • Dubai RTA suspends paid parking for two weeks


    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that paid and multi-storey parking in Dubai will be free of charge for two weeks starting from today up until April 13.

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Abu Dhabi delays announcement of winning bid for 1.5GW solar plant

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