• 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.

  • Expo Dubai committee seeks one year delay

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    A virtual meeting of its Steering Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai has collectively agreed to explore with the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the World Expo governing body, the possibility of a one year delay to the opening of Expo 2020.

  • Property Finder unveils new e-initiatives amid Covid-19 lockdown


    Property Finder, a leading property portal, said it has launched a raft of new online initiatives, to allow prospective buyers to view properties as if they were there in person through online viewings amid the current coronavirus lockdown in the UAE.

  • Lootah BCGas unveils Covid-19 support programme


    SS Lootah Group, a provider of gas utility and infrastructure services in the UAE, said its key subsidiary Lootah BCGas has announced a Dh15 million ($4.1 million) Covid-19 support programme in co-operation with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Caparol Arabia launches antimicrobial interior paint


    Caparol Arabia, the UAE’s leading German-quality paint manufacturer, has launched an innovative and sustainable solution that provides better protection against harmful micro-organisms.

  • HVAC solutions 'vital to prevent spread of virus'


    Saudi-based Al Salem Johnson Controls has highlighted the importance of HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) solutions in preventing the spread of virus infections and diseases amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Caparol Arabia launches antimicrobial interior paint


    Leading German paint manufacturer Caparol has announced the regional launch of its ‘CapaCare Protect’, an innovative and sustainable solution that provides better protection against harmful micro-organisms.

  • Emerson introduces new data visualisation software


    Emerson, a global automation technology and engineering company, has released Micro Motion ProcessViz, a standalone, cost-effective software solution for flow meter process data visualisation.

  • Dubai metro, tram and marine services suspended until April 5


    The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it has extended the suspension of public transport services - metro, tram and marine - across the emirate until April 5 as part of the National Disinfection Programme.

  • Shaker Group's revenue for 2019 surges 14pc to $234m


    Shaker Group, a leading Saudi manufacturer of air-conditioners and home appliances, has registered a full-year revenue of SR882.8 million ($234.2 million) for 2019, up 14.1 per cent over the previous year, while its net loss narrowed by 74.8 per cent.

  • Unique Group inks rental deal with UK offshore company


    Leading integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider Unique Group, has signed an exclusive rental agreement with UK-based underwater leak detection systems expert Otaq Offshore for its innovative products in the Middle East region.

  • Savills welcomes Dubai Free Zones stimulus package


    Leading real estate advisor Savills said the economic stimulus package by Dubai Free Zones, which includes rent payments deferral by 6 months, payments by monthly instalments and refunding of insurance, will help ease the burden on corporate tenants.

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