Sunday 19 November 2017

Esco to power Dewa water reservoirs with solar PV

Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco) has been awarded the development, and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to be installed at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) water reservoirs. The installation of solar PV systems on Dewa’s water reservoi


Italian group wins contract for new Bee’ah HQ

Bee’ah, a leading regional environmental management company based in Sharjah, UAE, has awarded a major contract to Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, an Italian multi-disciplinary design practice, to design the interiors of its new, futuristic headquarters.  


Abu Dhabi launches fund to combat diseases

Abu Dhabi has launched the Reaching the Last Mile Fund to raise $100 million with the aim of eradicating, eliminating, and controlling preventable diseases that hinder the health and economic prospects of the world’s poorest people. The fund was launched by Sheikh Mohamed b


Carillion JV wins $315m Oman hospital project

Carillion, a leading British facilities management and construction services company, said its joint venture firm in Oman has been awarded a £240-million ($315 million) contract to design and build the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah. The contract, which has been awar


19pc Emiratis in Dubai diabetic, says survey

The second phase of the Dubai Diabetes Survey has revealed that the total prevalence of diabetes amongst Emiratis in Dubai is 19 per cent, while the total of undiagnosed diabetes cases of Emiratis is 11 percent and the rate of those at the pre-diabetic Emiratis is 18.6 per cent. 


Esco signs service agreement with Dubai Police

Etihad Energy Services Company (Esco) has signed a service agreement with Dubai Police to provide energy efficient and sustainable solutions for its 34 facilities including police stations, prisons, and offices. “Dubai Police has always been at the forefront of green and su


UAE ranks fifth in global obesity index

The UAE United Arab Emirates is ranked fifth in global obesity index, with 40 per cent of 11 to 16 year olds and 20 per cent of children under the age of 11 classified as obese, according to the Food Security Index. Moreover, the UAE has the fifth most incidence of diabetes among


Foundation Holdings CEO wins top award

Abhishek Sharma, CEO of Foundation Holdings, has been named the ‘Emerging Indian CEO in the UAE’ at the UAE-India Economic Forum 2017 award ceremony held in Dubai recently.   Foundation Holdings is a strategic, global investment firm focused on build


Zulekha Hospital celebrates silver jubilee

The UAE-based Zulekha Hospital celebrated its Silver Jubilee with the message “25 years of compassion and care”.     The celebration took place in Zulekha Hospital Sharjah in the presence of Dr Zulekha Daud, founder and chairperson of Zulek


Medical tourism startup opens base in Ras Al Khaimah

Medigo, a Berlin-based medical tourism startup, has launched operations in Ras Al Khaimah with the support of Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK DED).   Medigo is a healthcare connector, arranging higher quality care, shorter waiting times, a

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