Latest Riyadh Stories

2011-03-27 05:18:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), has announced its participation at the upcoming Data Center Dynamics Conference in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, taking place on 28th March, 2011 at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh. This comes as the ITC launched its Colocation services to further strengthen its positioning towards the business sector and to meet customer needs in relevant Data Center solutions.

2011-01-30 07:18:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The consumption level of plastics in the GCC has increased dramatically from 19 kg per capita in 2000 to 39 kg per capita in 2010 and should reach the kind of levels seen in developed markets by 2020 according to one of the world's leading petrochemical suppliers in the region. Packaging has been identified as the fastest growing segment, followed by construction and wire and cable.

2011-01-25 04:20:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a question for the elevator engineers at the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE.

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.

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 in...

2010-09-13 10:08:00

LONDON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- bmi, British Midland International, the second largest airline operating from London Heathrow, has launched a worldwide seat sale on flights to destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Russia and CIS countries.

2010-08-17 08:00:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium of "Saudi Tabreed" and the "SNC Lavalin-Canada" signed a contract with " Rayadah investment company" (RIC) , the developer of King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, a contract to design and build a district cooling services for the air-conditioning systems of the office towers at the King Abdullah Financial District including the operation and maintenance of the system for a period of ten years. The total...

2010-07-20 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $41 million to design, manufacture and supervise the construction and commissioning of two new air cooled condenser dry cooling systems for the Riyadh PP11 power plant to be constructed in Saudi Arabia.

2010-04-01 22:06:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Holding Company, Chaired by HRH Prince Al Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today lit the iconic Kingdom Tower, in Riyadh blue to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100401/NY80747 ) Prince Al Waleed bin Talal, who is the largest foreign investor in the United States, [investments include, AOL, Apple, Citibank, Newscorp, and the Four Seasons Hotels] lent his support to the 'Autism Speaks' global...

2010-02-18 09:32:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, February 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ACWA Holding, Toyobo Co., Ltd. and ITOCHU Corporation have established a new company to manufacture reverse osmosis membrane elements for seawater desalination on Tuesday February 16th, 2010 under the patronage of H.E.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.