Thursday , 18 October 2018

Mineral & Natural Resources

UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) and Carbon Ambassadors support Nairobi clean drinking water project

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has sponsored an innovative project by a team from the Carbon Ambassadors Programme, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in cooperation with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (Dubai Carbon). The Carbon Ambassadors Programme was launched by Dubai …

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Ministry of Environment and Water announces new phase of ‘Nakheelna’ Initiative

Decrease the infection percent of Red Palm Weevil to reach 1.5 percent with the end of 2017 UAE, The UAE, which is considered a leading country in the development of palm agriculture, has both economic and sentimental value for the palm tree sector. Its support for palm tree agriculture in the past has led to the industry’s remarkable growth. With …

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Technology transfer key to developing Saudi mining and minerals sector

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Technology and its appropriate implementation are essential to achieving the desired gains in resource utilisation, operational efficiency, safety, and security in Saudi Arabia’s mining and minerals sector. A noted international expert, Dr. Peter Stegmaier, Executive Vice President, Strategic Business Development, Hexagon Mining, representing Atheeb Intergraph Saudi Company (AISC), recommends computerising the complete mining lifecycle, from exploration …

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Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By Puneet Kollipara – SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data and …

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Masdar Institute Revealing Desalination Nanotechnology Progress and More at World Water Forum 2015

Delegation from Masdar Institute to Discuss Progressive Innovations for Water Security at Global Conference in South Korea Abu Dhabi – The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced it will present innovative water and desalination technologies at the World Water Forum 2015 in South Korea. The 7th …

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Takreer, Sadara Chemical Company and Petro Rabigh join ME-TECH 2015

The region’s leading refining and petrochemical producers are taking part in the 5th edition of ME-TECH – the Middle East Technology Forum for Refining and Petrochemicals that takes place in Dubai on 17 & 18 February at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. The conference has proved to be the essential meeting place for the Middle East downstream industry and an …

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New wells learning centre to boost Omani skills

PDO/Shell training facility opens at Mina Al Fahal A state-of-the-art training facility for experienced wells professionals and newcomers has been officially opened at PDO ‘s Mina Al Fahal headquarters by His Excellency Dr Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy, the Minister of Oil and Gas. The Wells Learning Centre, a joint venture between PDO and Shell, is a first for the …

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Sustainability in Water Technologies to help combat the GCC Water Crisis

Technologies like hybrid desalination and recycled produced water will help suffice the increasing water demands Ensuring water security for sustenance and growth has been a constant challenge for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. With increasing population and growth in industrial and agricultural activities, pressure on existent water resources is further amplified. Focus of the water sector in the GCC …

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Saudi Arabia: Almajdouie Logistics supporting Yanbu 3 Desalination Project

On May 22nd, 2014 Almajdouie Logistics has transported an Evaporator weighing 5,736.8 tons (gross weight during transportation), and believed to be the World’s heaviest, at the Yanbu 3 Desalination Project, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A total of six Evaporators will be transported by Almajdouie Logistics; four Evaporators will be fabricated in Vietnam and shipped to the site jetty at Yanbu, …

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Riyadh Governor opens SABIC’s state-of-the-art research facility in support of Saudi Arabia’s economic development, company’s ambitious innovation drive

Riyadh Governor Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz inaugurated the SABIC Plastics Application Development Center (SPADC) at the Riyadh Techno Valley, King Saud University , today, Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud, Chairman of SABIC and the Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu, welcomed the Riyadh Governor and thanked him for his patronage of …

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