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RWI will introduce new rubber pipes at The Big 5

Rubber World Industries LLC (RWI), manufacturer of closed-cell rubber insulation ‘Gulf-O-Flex’ in the Gulf and South East Asia, will be launching its Elastomeric Rubber Insulation Pipes at The Big 5 Show this year. The show will run from November 25-28 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The new addition will be a part of its [...]

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Sustainable Building conference series in Dubai

Sustainable Building 2013 (SB13) conference will be held in Knowledge Village Dubai from December 8-10 this year. It is part of a major series of international conferences taking place around the world. The conferences in this series are designed to promote all aspects of the cause of sustainability. SB13 Dubai will be an International, full-paper [...]

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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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Saudi beach resort lands Green Globe award

Movenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia, has been awarded Green Globe certification after a comprehensive sustainability audit, which was carried out by Farnek Middle East, the lead sustainable consultancy in the MENA region. Following Movenpick Hotels & Resorts’ corporate responsibility strategy, this upscale hotel is dedicated to preserving the environment. Sustainable practices have [...]

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Dubai Municipality voices concern on air quality in schools

Indoor pollution can be higher than outdoors in some parts of the Middle East because of air-conditioning and chemicals leaking from building materials, Dubai Municipality has warned. Its head of public safety Eng Sultan Essa Al Suwaidi (picture on the right) revealed the risk as his department at Dubai Municipality announced a new study to [...]

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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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