BUSINESS

Utico sounds out banks for a US$500m Sukuk
May 21, 2020
CEO said raising money to increase debt is not Utico’s core focus but to ensure sustainability.
IRENA and ESCAP step up joint efforts to support Asia-Pacific’s crisis response
May 17, 2020
Organisations will offer recommendations to governments positioning the energy transition as an integral part of the immediate response to the crisis.
60th meeting of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviews work progress and coronavirus protection measures
May 16, 2020
Members suggested an online workshop for the council’s member companies to learn about DEWA’s sustainable procurement and supply chain practices.
Bahrain awards tenders worth $4.9billion in 2019
May 11, 2020
Bahrain continues to invest in infrastructure projects to drive economic growth.
Drones being used to obtain digital models for construction projects
May 10, 2020
ACCIONA is using drones during the tunnel construction phase to obtain digital models.
SCAD: Natural stone hits the highest price increase among Building Materials groups in March 2020
May 07, 2020
The report compared building materials prices for March 2020 with February 2020, March 2019, as well as Q1 of 2020 with Q1 and Q4 of 2019.
Area managing director for Grundfos Kostas Poulopoulos on improving sustainability across the region’s water infrastructure network.
May 05, 2020
“We want manufacturers, engineers to take a step back and look at what needs to be done to make our networks more sustainable.”
The UAE has underlined its desire to keep international supply chains open
May 04, 2020
Leaders have made a pledge to an initiative from counterparts in New Zealand and Singapore to intensify co-ordination during the Covid-19 pandemic.
KEO director of MEP engineering Martin McFadden predicts shake-up
May 03, 2020
“I think that this journey will accelerate from this point."
BSRIA publishes new edition of BG29: Pre-Commission Cleaning of Pipework Systems
May 02, 2020
BG 29/2020 is the sixth edition of the guide, replacing BG 29/2012.
Dubai Chamber hosts webinar advising firms on how best to ensure continuity of supply and distribution chains
Apr 28, 2020
It was the 10th such online talk hosted by the chamber’s Sustainability Network and Supply Chain Task Force.
Johnson Controls delivers mission critical 'essential products, services and personnel' during Covid-19 Pandemic
Apr 27, 2020
As the crisis evolved, the company implemented local and regional contingency plans across the globe assuring employee safety and customer support.
Renewable energy can support resilient and equitable recovery
Apr 22, 2020
IRENA's first Global Renewables Outlook shows decarbonisation of the energy system supports short-term recovery.

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