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EMAL’s ideas win international reward

Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) has taken home top honours for its highly successful Suggestion Scheme programme at The 27th Ideas UK Conference. Testament to the company’s key pillars of Operational Excellence, EMAL won the “Health and Safety Trophy”, and entered the history books as the second organisation in UAE since Emirates Airlines in 1998 to have [...]

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0-160km/h in 5.9 seconds… by electric bike

French brand Voxan unveiled its new electric motorcycle, Wattman, as a world premiere at the Paris Motorcycle Show. Through Wattman, Voxan has achieved a major revolution in French motorcycle history with the presentation of an ultra-powerful and upscale machine, radically innovative in its technology and its architecture. With 200 HP and an instantaneous torque of 200Nm [...]

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BGreen Awards 2013 winners share their secrets

Around 300 people attended the BGreen Awards 2013 ceremony held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel on Thursday November 28 to see awards in 12 categories recognising the sustainability initiatives of a range of private and public sector organisaitons. Lorraine Bangera and Anoop Menon spoke with each of the winners as they stepped off the stage [...]

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BGreen Awards 2013: The Winners

More than 300 people attended one of the biggest evenings in the UAE last night for the BGreen Awards 2013. The glittering ceremony at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai recognised the sustainability achievements of organisations across the country in 12 categories. Among the guests were government delegations from Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce [...]

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BGreen Awards 2013 finalists revealed.

The shortlist for the region’s leading sustainability awards next week have been revealed. There are 11 categories for the BGreen Awards 2013 which will be held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai on Thursday November 28. There are three finalists in each category. Most Sustainable Small or Medium Business, The award aims to recognise [...]

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Establishing cleaner coal

New technology is transforming the way coal is used to generate clean energy, making it a possible solution to help meet the future energy needs in the MENA region. Lorraine Bangera reports Coal is one of the world’s most abundant fossil fuels, but its use for power generation produces an estimated 14 billion tonnes of [...]

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