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GE prepares oil & gas industry careers at MEPEC 2013

GE highlighted the importance of nurturing youth talent for the oil & gas industry through special sessions organised for university students at the Student Program being held as part of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (MEPEC) 2013 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre from September 29 to October 2, 2013. [...]

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From toxic free wax candles to sustainable abayas – Dubai’s green scene takes residence of Dubai Marina Mall

A celebration of sustainability is currently taking place in Dubai Marina Mall with more than 35 exhibitors throughout region showcasing household appliances as well as arts and crafts all with one objective, to supply the consumers of Dubai with eco-friendly alternatives. Future Green show, in association with Goumbook, put on the festival to highlight how [...]

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Availon wins full maintenance contract for Vattenfall’s wind farm

Availon, a leading wind farm service provider, announced today that it was awarded a complete maintenance contract for Vattenfall’s 12MW Jänschwalde wind farm, located near Cottbus in the German federal state of Brandenburg. Availon was already in charge of maintaining three of the turbines since 2012, and it has now taken over the responsibility for [...]

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Leadership is top priority for business sustainability says new study

Sustainability endeavors continue despite the economic downturn, but study highlights opportunities to further embed them throughout organizations and business strategies Senior leadership engagement is the most frequently (44%) cited factor in determining the success of companies’ sustainability strategies over the next three years Leading companies need to advocate sustainability benefits to encourage adoption by the wider [...]

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Solar panels soon available at IKEA

Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide. The company started selling solar panels made by China’s Hanergy in its store in Southampton on Monday. It will sell them in the rest [...]

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Recycling gadgets at City Centre malls

The focus on electronics comes on the back of a recent report from Business Monitor International citing a growth in the UAE retail sector based on a boost in development of the consumer electronics market. Flat screen televisions and smartphones are noted as the main growth drivers. “Electronics is one of the biggest retail categories across all [...]

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