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2009-01-19 01:00:00

Masdar sees opportunities to advance renewable energy solutions in global markets ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Masdar chief executive Dr. Sultan Al Jaber announced today that Masdar, a multi-faceted future energy initiative wholly owned by the Mubadala Development Company, is well-positioned to capitalise on the "undeniable momentum and long term viability" of renewable energy technology in his keynote speech at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. Dr....

2009-01-13 08:00:48

Arabian countries that rely on dollars from oil are now pumping enormous sums into green energy research to stay ahead of the curve. Abu Dhabi is an oil-exporting country, and we want to become an energy-exporting country and to do that we need to excel at the newer forms of energy, said Khaled Awad, director of a zero-carbon city rising in the Abu Dhabi desert. The second annual World Future Energy Summit, which starts Monday in Abu Dhabi, signals the region's intent to maintain its hold on...

2008-10-17 06:00:16

Thales has won a $36.7m contract from the Abu Dhabi Airports Company to integrate communications at Abu Dhabi International Airport's new air traffic control center tower. France-based Thales will provide integrated advanced A automation features needed for air traffic control and airport ground control systems and aeronautical information systems. Richard Deakin, senior vice president of Thales Air Systems, said: "With one of the biggest airport infrastructure developments ever conceived...

2008-10-09 06:00:35

Occidental Petroleum has signed a preliminary agreement with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company to appraise and develop the Jarn Yaphour and Ramhan oil and gas fields in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Oxy will operate both fields and hold a 100% interest in the newly created concessions. The Jarn Yaphour field is located onshore near the capital city of Abu Dhabi. Development activities at the field will commence immediately and first production from the field is expected in 2009. Gross...

2008-10-07 12:00:46

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b32e85/abu_dhabi_national) has announced the addition of the "Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Refining Operation Asset Summary Report" company profile to their offering. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Refining Operation Asset Summary Report Summary Global Market Direct's Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Refining Operation Assets Summary Report is an essential source for company data and information. The report...

2008-10-06 06:00:26

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Circle Conference, a program of the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, today announced the launch of its second annual international film conference. A strategic initiative aimed at creating new filmmaking opportunities in the Middle East, The Circle will bring together dozens of leaders from the international entertainment community including top producers, financiers, executives and filmmakers on October 6-8, 2008 at...

2008-09-30 03:00:28

Abu Dhabi Investment House has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese construction firm, Shanghai Construction Asia, known as SCAC. The signed memorandum of understanding is designed to establish a 50-50 joint venture in order to acquire up to 16 real estate projects across China worth $6 billion. Rashad Janahi, managing director and board member of Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH), said: "The signing of this memorandum of understanding (MoU) signifies ADIH's commitment to...

2008-09-11 12:00:38

The Tokyo Electric Power Company has signed a technical consulting agreement with the Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, regarding the development of a master plan of the Abu Dhabi Transco transmission system up to the year 2018. Rapid power demand increase is anticipated in Abu Dhabi in line with the economic growth in recent years. Additionally, development of a large-scale urban area is planned around the Abu Dhabi Island, the economic...

2008-09-09 12:00:41

Perot Systems, a provider of IT services, has completed the roll-out of a hospital information system in multiple hospitals and primary healthcare centers in Abu Dhabi. In April 2007, the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi engaged Perot Systems to prepare an assessment of the project to help ensure that it would be implemented and deliver the desired benefits. The goal of the program was to create a system that would provide an electronic medial record (EMR) and maximize administrative...

2008-08-19 15:00:59

Searidge, a provider of technology solutions and services and its partner in the Gulf region, Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies, an airport systems integrator, have won a contract from the Abu Dhabi Airports Company to supply the IntelliDAR system for advanced surface surveillance. According to the Searidge, IntelliDAR is a non-cooperative system, which provides surface surveillance capabilities enabling air traffic controllers to have full situational and visual awareness of the...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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