Nissan and DeNA to start robo-vehicle mobility service trial

Nissan and DeNA to start robo-vehicle mo…

Sunday, 25 February 2018 13:15

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. will begin a field test of Easy Ride, the robo-vehicle mobility service being developed by both companies, on 5 March in Japan

SEZAD signs contracts worth US$125.72mn for road projects at Duqm Port

SEZAD signs contracts worth US$125.72mn …

Sunday, 25 February 2018 09:57

Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) has signed two contracts worth US$125.72mn for the two roads and a service corridor at Duqm Port

Commvault partners with SETS for data management solution in Lebanon

Commvault partners with SETS for data ma…

Sunday, 25 February 2018 06:21

Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data management, has appointed SETS to distribute Commvault’s backup, recovery, archive and cloud solutions to customers across Lebanon and the Levant region

Hira Walraven opens US$5.45mn facility in Dubai

Hira Walraven opens US$5.45mn facility i…

Sunday, 25 February 2018 06:03

Hira Industries LLC and the Netherlands-based Walraven Group have opened a new facility called Hira Walraven at National Industries Park (NIP) in Dubai

Salini Impregilo signs US$1.3bn construction contract in Saudi Arabia

Salini Impregilo signs US$1.3bn construc…

Thursday, 22 February 2018 10:30

Italian firm Salini Impregilo has signed a construction contract worth US$1.3bn with Saudi Arabia

Kobelco launches new hydraulic crawler cranes

Kobelco launches new hydraulic crawler c…

Thursday, 22 February 2018 06:42

Kobelco Construction Machinery has launched new hydraulic crawler cranes with a maximum lifting capacity of 300MT for standard crane and 350MT with an SHL specification

Bee’ah’s MRF becomes world-leading producer of recovered plastics

Bee’ah’s MRF becomes world-leading produ…

Thursday, 22 February 2018 06:28

Bee’ah, the Middle East’s award-winning environmental management company, has announced that its Material Recovery Facility (MRF) has become one of the world’s largest producers of recovered plastics, following the installation...

Hormann launches emergency lift barriers to increase security

Hormann launches emergency lift barriers…

Thursday, 22 February 2018 06:04

Hormann, provider of doors, gates, frames and operators in the Middle East and Africa, has introduced new lift barriers equipped with Emergency Fast Operation (EFO) emergency function to secure passages...

Tecnoware introduces new UPS EVO DSP PLUS TT 100-200KVA

Tecnoware introduces new UPS EVO DSP PLU…

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 04:46

Tecnoware has introduced new UPS EVO DSP PLUS TT 100-200KVA, aiming to protect computer from any irregularities in the AC line

Iran plans to build small-scale power plants in the north

Iran plans to build small-scale power pl…

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 06:23

Iran’s Energy Ministry has launched plans to establish 40 small-scale power plants with distributed generation systems in the Northern provinces of Mazandaran and Golestan with the help of the private...

Oman names advisors for privatising five power firms

Oman names advisors for privatising five…

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 06:16

Oman’s state-owned electricity holding firm, Nama Holding, has appointed a consortium of advisors, jointly led by London Economics and Lazard Freres, to privatise its five subsidiary power distribution and transmission...

Coperion Middle East opens new service centre in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Coperion Middle East opens new service c…

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 06:00

Coperion Middle East Co, Ltd has opened a new facility in the Jubail 2 district with a two day customer event in early February 2018

JinkoSolar and Marubeni’s Sweihan project wins MESIA award

JinkoSolar and Marubeni’s Sweihan projec…

Monday, 19 February 2018 06:27

The record-breaking 1,177MW Sweihan project, co-developed by JinkoSolar, Marubeni, and the Abu Dhabi Electricity and Water Authority (ADEWA), won ‘Large Scale Solar Project of the Year’ by the Middle East...

Abu Dhabi Ports opens ME’s first Port Digital Innovation Lab

Abu Dhabi Ports opens ME’s first Port Di…

Monday, 19 February 2018 06:21

Abu Dhabi Ports has launched the first Port Digital Innovation Lab, as part of its commitment to innovation, through providing a platform for creative minds in the UAE to develop...

Volvo CE’s electric compact excavator prototype wins INTERMAT Innovation Award

Volvo CE’s electric compact excavator pr…

Sunday, 18 February 2018 06:36

Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) electric compact excavator prototype, the EX2, has won equipment and machinery award at the INTERMAT Innovation Awards in the earthmoving and demolition category

Iraq receives US$30bn aid to rebuild economy

Iraq receives US$30bn aid to rebuild eco…

Sunday, 18 February 2018 06:33

International donors and investors have pledged US$30bn to help Iraq rebuild its economy after its massive war against the Islamic State group

Winners of Gaia Awards 2011 announced at The Big 5

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Winners of the prestigious construction environmental awards, the Gaia Awards 2011, were announced today (November 22, 2011) at the Green Build Congress, being held as part of The Big 5 2011.

Nuuon Trading LLC, wireless home automation and security systems providers, bagged the Gold Award for its EnOcean Technology.

Supported by Build Green, the Gaia Awards honor the products that have successfully demonstrated sustainable and energy efficient features. Among 21 finalists, two companies (Bladeroom Group, Red Engineering and Carlisle Hvac/Trimac) won silver awards while four (Enolgas Bonomi SPA, Waterpro SA, Cocomosaic Indonesia, and Smart Box Industries LLC) walked away with bronze awards.

UAE companies in final

Regional companies also made their presence felt this year with a number of UAE companies including Arminox Middle East Fzc, Jotun UAE Ltd, Pittsburgh Corning Middle East, Technoform Middle East and Wmc Metal Industries making it to the final.

Gaia_Awards_2011Winners of the prestigious construction environmental awards, the Gaia Awards 2011, were announced today (November 22, 2011) at the Green Build Congress.

Andy White, event director for The Big 5, said, "The standard of entries increases year-on-year and this year has been no exception – congratulations to all companies who made the winners this year, especially Nuuon Trading. Its EnOcean technology is outstanding and I am certain it will make a significant impact on the market."

Winning green solutions

"As the importance of environmental responsibility continues to increases across the international construction industry, the technologies and innovations that are being put forward for Gaia Award become further advanced and it has been fantastic to see the commitment to the environment from so many companies. The Big 5 provides a showcase to help raise the profile of the winning green solutions, and we know from previous Gaia Winners that the awards can make a real difference to their business."

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