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2011-01-24 01:43:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a high incidence of fires across the MENA region, Civil Defence Authorities are insisting on higher standards of fire safety across the board. The MENA region is currently experiencing a spectacular growth of building development and huge capital investment particularly from international shareholders. Qatar, in particular, has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Therefore, it is expected that standards of fire...

2011-01-20 06:39:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal announced recently the launch of four major road and sewerage projects at a total cost of QR 1.48bn", The Peninsula, 11 January 2011 Qatar's decision to invest US$ 100 billion ahead of the 2022 World Cup has lead to an upsurge of infrastructure projects. Eng. Nasser Ali Al Mawlawi, Chairman of Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal has already awarded 2 contracts worth US$ 251.48 million since the...

2011-01-16 07:58:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi Arabia has adopted sustainability as a fundamental focus in the Kingdom's recent boom in construction projects. The Saudi Green Building Council and local authorities are committed to developing a set of green building codes for the country which will enhance sustainability through the Kingdom's culture, heritage and national identity. Saudi Arabia's growing sustainable industry and booming economy are being driven by the...

2011-01-12 07:05:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health (http://www.gulfcoastfund.org), along with leaders from communities most impacted by the drilling disaster, applaud the work of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and are united in the urgent need to implement reforms. Key recommendations supported by community leaders include: The formation of a Gulf of Mexico Regional Citizens Advisory...

2010-12-14 00:01:26

With billions suffering worldwide daily, the U.S. Company First Defense Nasal Screens presented a natural solution to medical experts from around the world and introduced their Middle East Distributor for the entire Arab World representing 17 Middle Eastern countries. (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 First Defense Nasal Screens (FDNS) a United States Company presented their new revolutionary product "First Defense Nasal Screens" to health care experts from around the world at the World Allergy...

2010-11-24 06:58:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As construction projects in Saudi Arabia hit over US 500 billion, the demand for experts to execute and deliver these ambitious projects is rising dramatically. Developers, master planners, architects, contractors, consultants and interior designers must collaborate effectively across all phases of design and construction to ensure project success. Ensuring successful project delivery is dependant on consistent continuity, keeping costs...

2010-11-04 07:21:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Oman Infrastructure Report Q4 2010, published recently by companiesandmarkets.com, Oman's infrastructure sector will remain one of the most active in the region thanks to continued government spending, the economy's relative insulation from the downturn and the focus on reforming its investment climate to attract foreign investors. The same report states that 'the construction industry is valued at US$3.7bn this year and...

2010-10-27 09:17:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Municipalities and Rural Affairs and the International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC), leading figures in global transportation will share their experiences and insights with Saudi Arabian transportation officials at a forum which will be held in January 2011. The Chairman of the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee, Brian Simpson MEP, will share his wealth of expertise...

2010-10-26 10:44:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When the largest economy in the Middle East announced its US $400 billion infrastructure investment plans, the perception was that Saudi Arabia would take a slow and steady approach. However, the increasing demand for power and utilities coupled with the strain on existing transport infrastructure is driving development goals faster, with the people in charge meeting on a regular basis with stakeholders and suppliers. His Excellency Dr....

2010-10-09 22:59:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent survey conducted by the International Quality and Productivity Centre, 44% of the 2,895 Energy sector respondents have chosen retention and employee engagement as the topmost HR challenge in the Oil & Gas sector compared to 19% for recruitment. Continuous intake programs and intensive training have helped the industry address the recruitment challenge well. Now it is the next step of engaging and retaining the staff that has...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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