Friday , 6 December 2019

Science & Tech

IRENA launches roadmap to double renewable energy by 2030

International efforts to double the share of renewable energy by 2030 are attainable, but need to accelerate substantially if they are to be successful, according to a new global roadmap launched at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly in Abu Dhbai. More than 150 countries are attending the two-day assembly, which has become the world’s pre-eminent policy gathering to …

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Orange and Baidu partner exclusively on an enhanced mobile browser for customers in Africa and the Middle East

Exclusive partnership to help drive mobile data adoption in markets where Orange is seeing an increased demand for mobile data and smartphones. – Baidu signs its first global operator agreement with Orange, on an exclusive basis, to co-develop an enhanced mobile browser designed for emerging markets – The new browser, available in Arabic, English, and a French version in development, …

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Al Futtaim wins major MEP contract in Qatar from ASPIRE Logistics

Al-Futtaim Engineering, one of UAE’s leading multi-disciplinary engineering organisations, today announced that its Qatar operations under the name Hamad and Mohamad Al Futtaim has signed a five-year Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) maintenance contract with ASPIRE Logistics. Owned by the Qatar government, ASPIRE Logistics is a strategic business unit of Aspire Zone Foundation, responsible for building, operating and managing sporting …

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SENAAT promotes its Responsible Industrial Growth at WFES 2013

Senaat General Holding Corporation is participating at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) which will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre between 15 – 17 January, 2013. Participating subsidiaries include, Emirates Steel, National Petroleum Construction Company ( NPCC ), Arkan, Ducab, Al Khazna and DAMCO. SENAAT aims to promote its efforts in the area of environmental conservation. …

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Fast-growing fish variety could benefit Egypt and West Africa

New breeds of fish that grow about 30 per cent faster than the most common commercial strains will boost food security and farmers’ earnings in Egypt and West Africa, according to researchers. Through selective breeding programmes in Egypt and Ghana, two fast-growing strains of the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), an economically important fish that is native to much of Africa, …

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International desalination association convenes first meeting of global energy task force during international water summit

The International Desalination Association (IDA) will convene the first meeting of its global Energy Task force in conjunction with the International Water Summit, which takes place 15-17 January in Abu Dhabi. The goal of IDA’s Energy Task Force is to achieve a 20% reduction in energy consumption in all major seawater desalination processes by 2015. The meeting will be held …

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Queen Rania of Jordan to Speak at Opening Ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today announced that Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan will deliver a keynote speech during the launch of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) at the opening ceremony of the sixth annual World Future Energy Summit and first International Water Summit on January 15. Taking place January 13-17, ADSW is the …

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International desalination association convenes first meeting of global energy task force during international water summit

The International Desalination Association (IDA) will convene the first meeting of its global Energy Task force in conjunction with the International Water Summit, which takes place 15-17 January in Abu Dhabi. The goal of IDA’s Energy Task Force is to achieve a 20% reduction in energy consumption in all major seawater desalination processes by 2015. The meeting will be held …

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Importance of Mobile Business Apps to Soar in 2013

Enterprise apps set for growth with MEAP tools This year will see a dramatic transformation as businesses change the way they deal with mobile devices and the approach taken to developing apps, moving from traditional coding to Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)tools. To date mobile devices and applications have taken the consumer world by storm, but their integration into business …

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Lenovo Intros “Rip and Flip” ThinkPad Helix and First Multimode Mini-Ultrabook

Lenovo Rocks Mobile Computing Experience with Even More Convertible Devices Lenovo (HKSE:0992) (PINK SHEETS:LNVGY) today announced two new additions to its family of convertible laptop-tablet devices: the ThinkPad Helix, a premium convertible for business professionals featuring a “rip and flip” design – a blueprint for the next generation of laptop designs – and a more powerful and productive IdeaPad Yoga 11S, …

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