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2012-08-12 23:03:30

MENA and African nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa are pushing forward new nuclear construction projects that offer global engineering firms over $300 billion of new contracts from 2012. (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 The 3rd Annual MENA Nuclear Construction Conference takes place in Dubai on the 25-26 September and is the only meeting that will bring together key buyers from each nation to build their $multi-billion supply chains. The MENA nuclear...

2012-07-26 02:24:32

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Solar International, Inc., (www.envisionsolar.com) (OTC BB: EVSI), the leading solar shaded parking array designer and developer, announced new business development initiatives in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Spain through a partnership with Aconfort - member of Al Habtoor Enterprises, based in the UAE and Spain. The partnership with Aconfort, a leading solar energy company in the Middle East and Spain, will immediately open up...

2012-07-25 02:27:33

LONDON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KnowledgeView, of London and Beirut, has introduced a state of the art iPad App that allows architects, interior designers, project developers, systems integrators and others to publish their complete portfolio with photos and video galleries on the Apple iPad, with geo-information and related Web-mobile views. KnowledgeView will customize the App according to clients' brand and host it. As part of the package, the 'EasyPublish' authoring...

2012-07-02 18:20:20

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG names Middle East projects among 100 of the most innovative global infrastructure projects that make cities liveable, sustainable and renewable A range of projects that span the Middle East have received global recognition after being chosen among the 100 most innovative and inspiring urban infrastructure projects in the world, in the much anticipated second edition of KPMG's Infrastructure 100 report. (Photo:...

2012-06-04 02:20:57

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region is in the early stages of its smart grid development but stands to realize strong benefits, including minimum savings of $300 million to $1 billion per year for Gulf countries. Smart grid is an opportunity for MENA countries to incorporate their vast solar and renewable resources, manage growing demand, reduce carbon emissions and cut down on electricity system losses, according to a new study...

2012-05-29 10:22:48

- Top State Department Policy Makers Must Brief Secretary Clinton to Publicly Call Upon UAE to Grant Shahin Immediate and Reasonable Bail and a Fair and Open Trial - WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following last week's release of the United States Department of State's annual report on Human Rights Practices in which it recognized a number of areas in which the United Arab Emirates - and especially the Emirate of Dubai - had failed to show its respect for human...

2012-05-27 18:20:16

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Find any business location anywhere in the UAE as 'Local Search' introduces unique virtual addressing system for every building and company Doing business often starts with finding a business but the UAE has no single unified addressing system and so finding companies and their physical locations can often be a long and frustrating process. However, wasting valuable time trying to find a company is set to become a...

2012-05-23 06:23:39

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an open letter addressed to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, Zack Shahin, an American citizen held in prison in Dubai (UAE) for more than four years without bail, trial, or conviction, asked the Democratic incumbent and his Republican challenger to speak out publicly on his behalf. Now ten days into a hunger strike in which he declares his "life hangs in the balance," Shahin is protesting that top U.S. government...

2012-05-19 23:05:12

$5 million donation from United Arab Emirates to children's wing includes intensive care unit for community's tiniest residents Joplin, Mo. (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 The most vulnerable of Joplin, Missouri´s newborns will soon receive sophisticated care in their own community, through the generosity of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in Washington, D.C. Today, during a ceremony in Joplin, Mercy leaders and UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba announced details of a $5...

2012-05-15 22:20:04

LONDON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence IQ last week published its 2012 report on the UAE vehicles market, ahead of the Armoured Vehicles UAE 2012 Conference taking place later this month in official partnership with the UAE Armed Forces. The report provides an overview of future demand in the region, explores the contenders for the UAE's $2 billion 8x8 tender, and features an exclusive special report into one of the major industry stakeholders Streit Group, who...