Dake Rechsand partners with Goumbook and Jebel Ali Hotels & Resorts  to plant Ghaf trees using breathable sand

مسودة تلقائية

Dubai, March 11th, 2021: Dake Rechsand partnered with Goumbook and JA Hotels & Resorts to plant a total of 20 Ghaf saplings in Dubai’s resort, supporting the social enterprise’s long-running ‘Give a Ghaf’ campaign to conserve the threatened indigenous plant. Goumbook teamed up with Dake Rechsand, a Dubai-based company offering sustainable solutions in water conservation and desert farming, to run a series of experiments in the UAE, in order to grow plants and trees in desert regions. Dake Rechsand’s proprietary breathable sand, with its ability to retain water for extensive…

Insights from GROHE around the new importance of Hygiene

Insights from GROHE around the new importance of Hygiene

GROHE Design Series 2021: Insights from GROHE around the new importance of Hygiene In the course of its continuing efforts to support the design community, GROHE held the first 2021 edition of its GROHE Design Series event virtually, tackling the new Hygiene focus in the Hospitality sector, as well as the shift in consumer behavior around Health and Wellbeing, ending with a spotlight on sustainability in MENA. The Digital Dialogue between Renu Misra, Leader, MENA, LIXIL EMENA, Patrick Speck, Leader LIXIL Global Design EMENA, and Catherine Belbin, Editor and Editorial Consultant, was…

Make Laundry Day More Efficient With LG TWINWash

Make Laundry Day More Efficient With LG TWINWash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire) — Since 2015, LG Electronics (LG) has been empowering homeowners to take care of their laundry with greater ease and efficiency, with the introduction of the company’s revolutionary TWINWash system. LG’s TWINWash washing machines feature a main washer drum for larger loads of clothing and bedding, while the TWINWash Mini (which sits underneath and keeps a slim profile) is ideal for delicate fabrics, and smaller loads. The TWINWash system is unique in that it empowers users to operate two cycles, simultaneously – eliminating the risk…

 FIRST HOTEL ON PALM JUMEIRAH TO GROW ITS FRESH PRODUCE IN HOUSE

 FIRST HOTEL ON PALM JUMEIRAH TO GROW ITS FRESH PRODUCE IN HOUSE

ANDAZ DUBAI THE PALM  Andaz Dubai The Palm launches new container farm in partnership with GCAF   Boutique, lifestyle hotel Andaz Dubai The Palm, a city favourite for its community inclusive atmosphere, chic restaurant concepts and eclectic interiors has partnered with Dubai-based GCAF (Green Container Advanced Farming) to introduce their very own organic container farm right on the terrace of their Palm Jumeirah location. The hotel’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been a focus since its 2019 opening, with multiple initiatives to reduce single use plastic and use of environmentally friendly…

Ideas for Boosting Food Safety, Security with Local Food Producers

Ideas for Boosting Food Safety, Security

Minister of Climate Change and Environment Explores Ideas for Boosting Food Safety, Security with Local Food Producers Move aligns with Designing the Next 50 project His Excellency Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, met with the management of Emirates Industry for Camel Milk & Products (EICMP) and Armela Farms to get their input on boosting food security in the UAE. EICMP produces the leading brand Camelicious, while Armela Farms is a large-scale commercial producer, packer, and distributor of water-grown lettuce and kale. The meeting aligned…

With a cooling capacity of 50,000 RT

بطاقة إنتاجية تصل إلى  50،000 طن تبريد لخدمة المشاريع الجديدة

Empower awards a set of contracts worth AED190 million to build its new plant in Business Bay Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 October 2020: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced the award of a set of contracts worth AED190 million, for constructing it’s fourth district cooling plant in Business Bay, Dubai.  The new plant will have the capacity to deliver 50,000 refrigeration tons (RT) and will be adding up to the total cooling capacity of Empower’s Business Bay project which will be…

Hitches & Glitches launches green FM packages for mosques

Offering includes cleaning, HVAC, MEP and civil works as well as support to acquire GBAC Star accreditation and Green Globe certification Dubai-based smart and green maintenance specialist Hitches & Glitches (H&G), part of the Farnek Group, has launched a specialised sustainable cleaning, maintenance and repair package, especially for the UAE’s mosques. The package also includes support to enable mosques to achieve sustainability, health & safety goals according to GBAC Star accreditation and Green Globe certification requirements. “H&G has assembled highly trained and multi-skilled teams, that are not only fully conversant…

Emicool becomes an active member of the first Association of District Cooling Operators; supports efficient district cooling

Emicool’s green initiatives include using hybrid solar power to plants and implementation of advanced electric vehicle fleet Dubai, UAE, October 13th, 2020: Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) LLC, a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has announced becoming an active member of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s first Association of District Cooling Operators, extending full support in raising efficiency of district cooling plants to improve water and electricity consumption in the emirate of Dubai. “According to industry reports, the global…

Kurita Europe and AquaChemie DMCC set up a new joint venture entity to serve the GCC Region

اتفاقية بين شركتا كوريتا أوروبا المحدودة وأكواكيمي مركز دبي للسلع المتعددة

New JV includes two production plants in the UAE and Saudi Arabia with 230,000 metric tons of production capacity per annum in the initial phase Kurita AquaChemie to offer specialty chemicals and services to chemical and other process industries in the GCC region First unique JV between a strong multinational and an equally capable local partnerGCC customers to benefit from higher-valueoffering with patented and innovative Kurita products & servicesSpecialty chemicals market in the GCC region pegged at more than US$350 million Dubai, UAE, September 30, 2020: Japanese multinational, Kurita Water…

Virtual WETEX and Dubai Solar Show expand green technologies  in the UAE and region

معرضا “ويتيكس” و “دبي للطاقة الشمسية” بنسختهما الافتراضية

Since its launch in 1999 by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) has witnessed significant growth. It has become one of the most prominent international exhibitions in water, electricity, energy, environment, oil, gas, green buildings, and environmental sustainability. This makes it a strong supporter of the vision of the Government of Dubai in building a sustainable future for the Emirate. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX, noted that thanks to the directives of…