Waste management - the next-generation driver for realising a green economy

Waste management - the next-generation d…

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:38

  The UAE has identified waste management as one with enormous potential to create employment and generate entrepreneurial opportunities

SDLG launches new backhoe loader in Middle East and Africa

SDLG launches new backhoe loader in Midd…

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:35

  SDLG has launched a new backhoe loader for the Middle East and African markets - SDLG B877F 

Solar technology key to achieve UAE’s 2050 Energy Strategy

Solar technology key to achieve UAE’s 20…

Monday, 16 October 2017 07:28

In a persistent effort to achieve the goals of the 2050 Energy Strategy, the UAE Ministry of Energy is encouraging the public and private sectors to develop innovative IPP arrangements...

ME RoTIC highlights ground-breaking technologies for rotating machinery equipment

ME RoTIC highlights ground-breaking tech…

Sunday, 15 October 2017 05:30

The Middle East Rotating Machinery Technology and Innovation Conference & Showcase (ME RoTIC), which runs from 10-12 October at Sofitel, The Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai highlighted some of the...

Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 8th - 12th October

Technical Review Middle East weekly dige…

Sunday, 15 October 2017 04:00

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 8th - 12th October 2017  

Cat set to launch three next generation excavators in MEA

Cat set to launch three next generation …

Friday, 13 October 2017 19:20

Three Next Generation 20-tonne size class excavators from Caterpillar — the 320 GC, 320 and 323 — are due to be rolled out across Middle East and Africa in Q2...

Saudi Arabia’s FM market to reach US$49.82bn by 2030

Saudi Arabia’s FM market to reach US$49.…

Thursday, 12 October 2017 06:04

The value of Saudi Arabia’s flourishing facilities management (FM) market is expected to reach US$49.82bn by the end of 2030, the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) has predicted

Bobcat launches improved T870 compact tracked loader

Bobcat launches improved T870 compact tr…

Thursday, 12 October 2017 05:55

Bobcat has launched a new version of the company’s top-of-the-range T870 compact tracked loader featuring a new torsion suspension undercarriage, replacing the previous T870 model with a roller suspension system,...

ARABAL 2017 to put Middle East’s aluminium industry in spotlight

ARABAL 2017 to put Middle East’s alumini…

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 06:32

Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL) is set to take place in Muscat from 7-9 November 2017 and comprise of a two-day conference and exhibition featuring over 60 international experts under...

EcoSys 8 offers industry-first for full life cycle projects performance

EcoSys 8 offers industry-first for full …

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 04:02

Hexagon PPM, provider of asset lifecycle solutions for design, construction, and operation of industrial facilities, announces the release of EcoSys 8, the first software platform to offer an integrated solution...

GlassPoint's solar project in Oman presents new cost-saving results

GlassPoint's solar project in Oman prese…

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:19

Technical paper co-authored with Petroleum Development Oman presented at SolarPACES details 55 per cent cost reductions compared to pilot

EY launches new cloud-based platform to enhance performance of supply chain and manufacturing

EY launches new cloud-based platform to …

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 05:20

EY MENA has announced the rollout of EY Catalyst, a leading operational excellence cloud-based platform that can help clients significantly enhance their performance improvement programs in supply chain and manufacturing

Siemens shunt reactors support power infrastructure development in Oman

Siemens shunt reactors support power inf…

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 04:22

L&T in Oman has selected Siemens to supply four shunt reactors to the Oman Electricity Transmission Company (SAOC)

Masdar and ADFD sign cooperation deal to support renewable energy projects in Caribbean region

Masdar and ADFD sign cooperation deal to…

Monday, 09 October 2017 06:36

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, to finalise financing and to bolster collaboration in implementing projects within the framework...

‘Rental mining equipment demand on the rise’

‘Rental mining equipment demand on the r…

Monday, 09 October 2017 05:06

Rise in demand for precious metals as well as coal has generated a huge demand for rental mining equipment globally

Atkins to develop PPP sanitation infrastructure upgrade in Saudi Arabia

Atkins to develop PPP sanitation infrast…

Sunday, 08 October 2017 04:43

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, has won an advisory services contract from state-owned National Water Company (NWC) as part of a consortium to provide sustainable sanitation services in...

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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