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Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2015 to highlight investment opportunities across SME sector

03/03/2015 / Dubai / FDI / Middle East / UAE / congress / investment / meeting / news / sme

Investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be a key topic of discussion at the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2015, to be held from 30th March to 1st April at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai.

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UK party leaders urged to set end date for dirty coal

02/03/2015 / Greebpeace / UK / WWF / coal / dirty coal / energy / environment / government / news / pollution

Leading environmental, development, and health organisations have warned Britain’s political leaders that coal pollution risks derailing the UK’s climate targets unless they agree on a clear deadline and concrete measures to phase out dirty coal by the early 2020s.

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Prysmian to showcase latest technology and major contracts at Middle East Electricity 2015

27/02/2015 / Dubai / Middle East / Prysmian / cables / electricity / energy / gas / news / oil / power / telecoms

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will showcase state-of-the-art technologies at MEE 2015, the Middle East's largest event for the electrical industry, taking place in Dubai from 2-4 March 2015. Prysmian will be presenting a wide range of cables and systems for the oil, gas and petrochemical sector, and showcasing innovative specialities such as Drylam® and Airguard™ Cable System, FP® fire resistant cables, and power distribution cable solutions. The Group’s product portfolio at the event will focus on the full range of state-of-the-art power cables, including HV and EHV underground and submarine cable systems for applications such as interconnections between power grids, links between natural or artificial islands and the mainland, and connections to, or between, offshore oil production facilities.

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Dubai set to become site of Middle East’s first tropical rainforest

26/02/2015 / DAMAC / Dubai / development / news / property / rainforest / real estate

Dubai is set to become home to the Middle East’s first tropical rainforest, as the Emirate continues its drive to attract tourism from all over the world. The tropical ecosystem has been announced by leading luxury developer DAMAC Properties. The educational and cultural dome will be housed within the company’s AKOYA Oxygen master development community as one of the premium attractions within an expansive retail and entertainment zone.

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Meeting the challenges of small-bore tubing systems for deeper & harsher offshore environments

26/02/2015 / OTC / Parker / energy / equipment / gas / news / offshore / oil / technology

At OTC 2015 - the Offshore Technology Conference, held in Houston, Texas, from 4-7 May – leading manufacturer Parker will unveil new solutions for building tubing systems capable of meeting the immense challenges posed by higher pressures and corrosion mechanisms as oil and gas exploration and production moves into ever deeper offshore environments. The new technology will evolve the well-known ranges of small-bore tube fittings and valves from the Instrumentation Products Division of Parker Hannifin - the global leader in in the field of motion and control technologies.

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