Suqia Extends Deadline to Apply for 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to 1 September 2019

Suqia Extends Deadline to Apply for 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to 1 September 2019

Suqia Extends Deadline to Apply for 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to 1 September 2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 July 2019—(AETOSWire) The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) extended the deadline to enter the second Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award to 1 September 2019. Applicants participating in the award will compete to win prizes totalling USD 1 million. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai launched the award to encourage research…

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KOC Awards Halliburton Integrated Offshore Services Contract

KOC Awards Halliburton Integrated Offshore Services Contract

First offshore project in Kuwait since the early 1980s KUWAIT CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced the companies have signed an Integrated Offshore Drilling Services contract for six high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) exploration wells on two jack-up rigs in the Arabian Gulf. Through Halliburton Project Management, the Company will provide and manage drilling, fluids, wireline and perforating, well testing, coring, cementing, coiled tubing, and all offshore logistical services. Additionally, Halliburton will provide the offshore rigs and supply vessels for the project. “As part of KOC’s plan…

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S BLOCK in Southeast Asia:Explore Vietnam, Exploring Danang; Discover Blockchain, Discovering S BLOCK

S BLOCK in Southeast Asia:Explore Vietnam, Exploring Danang; Discover Blockchain, Discovering S BLOCK

BERN, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The Digital Economy Application Summit by S BLOCK was successfully held on 26 June 2019 in Danang, Vietnam. This particular summit was hosted by S BLOCK Vietnam Community, co-organized by Magic Kingdom Club in collaboration with Top Market Group Finance and Black Hole Finance media. Recently, due to the emergence of high-quality projects such as S BLOCK, Vietnam has once again set off a blockchain boom, and Vietnam has reached its highest point in market attention! Recently, according to the reliable source, S BLOCK Vietnam Community held…

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Global Launch of S BLOCK, Kicked Off in Singapore on June 22nd

Global Launch of S BLOCK, Kicked Off in Singapore on June 22nd

BERN, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The globally renowned 2019 WBF Singapore Technology Conference was held in Marina Bay Sands Hotel on June 22nd, 2019. S BLOCK, the conference co-host, unveiled itself and announce its mission to “Unleash your digital assets” for the first time. The conference brought together numerous industry elites and blockchain enthusiasts from all around the world, including more than 500 industry veterans from over 30 countries, such as Switzerland, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Australia, Argentina and Canada. Insiders shared profound global industry insights. This conference draws great…

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MetLife Names Michael Mansour as Head of Growth Partnerships

MetLife Names Michael Mansour as Head of Growth Partnerships

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– MetLife today announced the appointment of Michael Mansour as Head of Growth Partnerships, Gulf, Levant, and Turkey. Mansour joined MetLife from UAE health insurer Daman and brings more than 20 years sector experience with leading multinational insurers including Zurich and Alico. With his in-depth business development and distribution knowledge across the industry’s various lines of business, Mansour will lead the development and implementation of MetLife’s growth strategy and create value by fostering new and existing partnerships. Mansour began his career in 1999 with Alico and…

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OKEx Native Token OKB and OKLink Stablecoin USDK Listed on Bitfinex

OKEx Native Token OKB and OKLink Stablecoin USDK Listed on Bitfinex

VALLETTA, Malta– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— OKEx, a world-leading cryptocurrency exchange, announced the listing of its native token, OKB, on another leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitfinex. Bitfinex will also list USDK, which is a stablecoin co-developed by OKLink, a blockchain technology company, and Prime Trust, a registered Trust Company based in Nevada, US (Read more). The nine new trading pairs will officially open on Bitfinex from 10am, June 13, 2019 (UTC), including USDK/USD, BTC/USDK, ETH/USDK, USDT/USDK, EOS/USDK, OKB/USD, OKB/BTC, OKB/ETH and OKB/USDT. Empowering OKEx’s ecosystem, OKB allows OKEx users to perform various tasks…

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OKEx Lists USDK, Compliant USD-Pegged Stablecoin by OKLink and Prime Trust

OKEx Lists USDK, Compliant USD-Pegged Stablecoin by OKLink and Prime Trust

VALLETTA, Malta– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– OKEx, a world-leading cryptocurrency exchange, today announced its new listing of USDK, a US Dollar-pegged stablecoin co-launched by its strategic partner OKLink and Prime Trust. The new stablecoin will be listed on OKEx’s fiat-to-token (C2C) trading platform against six fiat currencies – CNY, VND, GBP, RUB, EUR and TRY, and spot trading platform with 11 trading pairs as below as well. BTC/USDK · ETC/USDK · TRX/USDK LTC/USDK · BCH/USDK · BSV/USDK ETH/USDK · EOS/USDK · USDT/USDK OKB/USDK · XRP/USDK USDK is a ERC-20 stablecoin co-developed by…

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High-Level Mission from Mainland China and Hong Kong Explores Opportunities in the UAE

High-Level Mission from Mainland China and Hong Kong Explores Opportunities in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 June 2019, (AETOSWire): A high-level joint business and professional mission from China and Hong Kong congregated in Dubai for a two-day business programme that focused on cooperation and investment opportunities in the UAE. The mission, co-organised by the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, comprised some 70 investors and services professionals from the Mainland China and Hong Kong. Delegates include those with an interest and expertise in…

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Thermally separated automatic sliding doors

Thermally separated automatic sliding doors

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 17, 2019, (AETOSWire): GEZE have enhanced the “all-rounder” of the GEZE sliding door portfolio with new additional features. Even better, stronger, more efficient and more sustainable, the new ECdrive T2 door drive is now available. Its flexibility makes it even easier for our customers and partners to reach their goals. In sliding door systems with insulation glazing and thermally separated profiles it offers comfort and makes an important contribution to thermal insulation in façade entrances. GEZE is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers…

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Saudi Arabia Lubricant Sales Volume is Expected to Reach over 500 Million Litres by 2023: Ken Research

Saudi Arabia Lubricant Sales Volume is Expected to Reach over 500 Million Litres by 2023: Ken Research

GURGAON, India—(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – Ken Research in their latest publication “Saudi Arabia Lubricants Market Outlook to 2023 – By Automotive (Passenger Car Motor Oil, Heavy Duty Engine oils, Hydraulic Oils, Gear Oils & transmission, and Greases), Industrial lubricants (Engine Oils, Turbine oils, Hydraulic oils, Industrial Gear oils, Transformer oils, Compressor oils, Greases); By Origin (Mineral, Synthetic and Semi-Synthetic)” observed that the market is expected to register a positive CAGR of 3.4% in terms of revenue and a CAGR of 0.8% in terms of sales volume / domestic consumption of lubricants during 2018–2023.…

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Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering demonstrated a BVLOS combat UGV at a live fire exercise

Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering demonstrated a BVLOS combat UGV at a live fire exercise

TAPA, Estonia–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering demonstrated a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) combat UGV armed with a 40mm AGL and a 12.7mm HMG in April during a live fire exercise held in Tapa, Estonia. The joint warfare system consists of the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle and the ADDER DM Remote Weapon Station and is intended as a force multiplier for dismounted troops that can be utilized in both urban and rural areas. The combat UGV is a tracked all-terrain system with ground clearance up to 60…

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Milrem Robotics Delivered Two THeMIS UGVs to the Dutch Army

Milrem Robotics Delivered Two THeMIS UGVs to the Dutch Army

OIRSCHOT, The Netherlands– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— The Robot and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Unit of the 13th Light Brigade of the Royal Netherlands Army received two THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles developed by Milrem Robotics in April for their Concept Development and Experimentation Project. Milrem Robotics delivered the two UGVs in the middle of April for the Army’s project that looks into how to exploit the possibilities new unmanned platforms provide for increasing combat power and decreasing risk to soldiers. The THeMIS UGVs were delivered in transport configuration together with initial spare parts…

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Turkeyol: The Volume of Trade Between the Middle East and Turkey Has Surpassed 40 Billion US Dollars

Turkeyol: The Volume of Trade Between the Middle East and Turkey Has Surpassed 40 Billion US Dollars

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– The figures provided by e-commerce platform Turkeyol indicate that the volume of trade between the Middle Eastern countries and Turkey grew by 25% in the last decade to 42,913 million US Dollars. The largest growth of trade volume was recorded with Iraq with 141%, followed by Yemen with 105%, Jordan with 97% and Saudi Arabia with 59%. 75% of the trade between Turkey and the Middle Eastern countries was with Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The volume of trade between the…

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First Step of Steel Wood Industries, a Dubai Based SDB-Factory, Into Europe to Aid in “Carbon Capture” and “Negative Carbon Dioxide Footprint”

First Step of Steel Wood Industries, a Dubai Based SDB-Factory, Into Europe to Aid in “Carbon Capture” and “Negative Carbon Dioxide Footprint”

Steel Wood Industries Announces Expansion into Europe after Signing a LOI with Job Service Spa of Italy; The Engine of Serious Negotiations Ignites; Unleash the Bull. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire):  Steel Wood Industries, SWIdxb, Dubai Ranch, announces the signature of LOI in April of a multi-million-euro expansion of operations in Italy with Job Service Spa Italy. Ghassan Afiouni, Managing Partner of Steel Wood Industries and Mr. Postiglione Luigi CEO of Job Service Spa forecast to see SWItaly operating on European land. The Technology-based facility is entering the European Market…

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Spark Security Services Contributes to the Success of Asian Cup 2019

Spark Security Services Contributes to the Success of Asian Cup 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 February 2019, (AETOSWire): Spark Security Services, part of the Spark Group, expressed pride in their contribution to the success achieved by the UAE in organizing the activities and competitions of the AFC Asian Cup 2019. Spark Security Services participated in different activities including the coordinating, planning, and mobilization of security and management personnel in four stadiums across Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. The fixed security service hours exceeded 50,000 hours, while the working hours in the stadiums that hosted the games reached around 46,000…

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Melbourne witnesses a spectacular SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon for the second consecutive year

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, coinciding with the first anniversary of its operations to Melbourne, successfully concluded SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon event at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival for the second consecutive year. The 2018 event set a new record in the 41 year-long Festival history with 34,734 participants across the five distances- the highest figure yet including a sell out event for the SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon. Among 12000 participants, Australian International Representative Brett Robinson (1:04:15) and Commonwealth Games…

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Light desserts to complete and complement summer meals

As the barometer soars through July and August, it is time to bid farewell to pies and puddings and say hello to lighter and more refreshing sweets that complement memorable meals with friends and family. Here’s a snapshot of some light and delectable desserts to wrap up summertime meals. POCO LOCO | TAMALITOS DULCES AND SUSPIRO DIP Put this colourful dessert on your must have list when you next crave some sweet nothings. Poco Loco, the Latin America restaurant at The Beach has lately included this delicious dessert made with sweet…

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Enjoy Exclusive Long-Stay Offers at First Central Hotel Suites

Whether you are travelling to Dubai for business or leisure, or a little bit of both, First Central Hotel Suites is the ideal choice for long stay accommodation with fabulous offers. Benefit from the amazing long-stay rates at the hotel starting from AED 5500++ for a Classic Studio when booking 30 nights or more. Wael El Behi, General Manager of First Central Hotel Suites, said, “People visit Dubai for many reasons – often for extended periods. Whether you are on a long visit for business or leisure or simply in…

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“فولفو للسيارات” تسجّل أرباحاً تشغيلية قياسية قدرها 4.2 مليار كراونة سويدية في الربع الثاني من 2018

أعلنت “فولفو للسيارات” اليوم، أن أرباحها التشغيلية الفصلية (3 أشهر) سجلت أعلى معدلات لها على الإطلاق، إذ بلغت 4.2 مليار كراونة سويدية للربع الثاني من العام 2018، بنمو قدره 28.6 في المئة مقارنة بالفترة نفسها من العام الماضي مدفوعة بزيادة قوية في مبيعات التجزئة العالمية. وقفزت الإيرادات في الربع الثاني من العام الجاري بنسبة 26.9 في المئة لتصل إلى 66 مليار كراونة، حيث ارتفعت مبيعات التجزئة بنسبة 14.6 في المئة  لتصل إلى حوالي 170232 سيارة. وبلغ هامش الربح التشغيلي لتلك الفترة 6.4 في المئة، بارتفاع 6.3 في المئة للفترة نفسها…

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