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2009-09-08 09:46:00

GORINCHEM, The Netherlands, September 8 /PRNewswire/ -- XSPlatforms has won a prestigious multimillion Euro contract to supply ten large telescopic installations for Abu Dhabi's Sowwah Square project. The contract is a result of XSPlatforms' previous made-to-measure projects in the United Arab Emirates through its own branch in Dubai. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090908/359162 ) The project Abu Dhabi's Sowwah Square project totals 29,400 square meters of...

2009-08-10 04:00:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, August 10 /PRNewswire/ -- - Regional and International Defence Experts Meet to Discuss Design Optimization Strategies to Ensure Armoured Vehicles are Equipped to Withstand any Potential Attack International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC), the global provider of tailored, industry-driven conferences, will be assessing the latest technologies and management strategies to effectively balance armoured vehicle capabilities. Armoured Vehicles...

2009-07-29 08:23:41

Three Canadian ferries that cost $460 million in British Columbia have been sold to an Abu Dhabi company for a fraction of their real cost. CTV News in Vancouver reported the FastCat ferries commissioned by the socialist provincial New Democratic Party in the 1990s for about $200 million will be shipped to the Middle East next month. Only two of the vessels went into service in 1999, but were berthed soon after because of complaints of the damage being done to shorelines by their significant...

2009-06-29 18:54:00

Abu Dhabi's Masdar City, the world's first carbon-neutral, zero-waste city, to house IRENA's headquarters ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has been selected to house the secretariat of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), marking the first time an international organization has chosen a Middle East city for its headquarters. IRENA will be located in Abu Dhabi's Masdar City, the world's first...

2009-05-12 15:35:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The regional outdoor architecture and landscaping industry remains upbeat about the outlook for the future of the industry with many companies confirming their presence at the Gulf Landscaping event in Abu Dhabi. The Gulf Landscaping exhibition runs from the 9th - 10th November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and is an opportunity for companies in this industry to network and do business with buyers and decision makers from...

2009-03-30 10:34:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.A.E. facilities management market is well placed to weather the current economic downturn being felt around the region according to United Business Media, the organisers of Working Buildings Middle East incorporating Fit-Out Middle East; the international trade exhibition due to take place on the 9th and 10th of November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). (Photo:...

2009-03-27 08:30:00

BERLIN, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The sustainable energy supply is a key issue at the forefront of the German-American trade partnership. Despite the global recession, the renewable energies industry continues to project growth. The 1st German American Energy Conference will be held from March 30 to April 2, 2009 in Berlin to discuss the prospects of expanding the transatlantic sustainable energy partnership. Germany, driven by the eastern federal states, is a global leader in...

2009-03-26 14:34:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abu Dhabi continues to invest in the development of outdoor landscaping in the capital, despite the less than favourable economic conditions the world is currently facing. The 'Plan Abu Dhabi 2030' which was introduced last year ensures that landscaping development in the emirates continues, and plans for a national park with both green and sand belts. The Government has introduced the 'Green Gradient' concept, ensuring...

2009-02-04 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, a premier land development engineering and environmental consulting firm, has announced that Langan International, its wholly owned subsidiary, opened two new offices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE): Abu Dhabi and Dubai. By establishing operations in two Middle Eastern locations Langan expects to further strengthen its reach and experience in the region, where the firm has supported numerous large projects...

2009-01-20 07:48:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, January 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the individuality and prestige of the Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower concept, the International Board of Trustees of The American Institute of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) felt it necessary to create a completely new category of the Star Diamond Award, honoring innovative and unique projects. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090120/335406-a ) (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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