WFES 2018 to map transition to sustainable economies

WFES 2018 to map transition to sustainab…

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 06:03

The 11th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), one of the leading global events for advancing renewable energy and clean technology, will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre...

Expo 2020 drives Dubai's 2018 fiscal budget

Expo 2020 drives Dubai's 2018 fiscal bud…

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 04:02

The Dubai Ruler, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, HH Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the Government of Dubai’s 2018 General Budget Law No (21) for the...

INTERMAT report flags US$1,886.8bn worth of projects in EMEA in next 30-40 years

INTERMAT report flags US$1,886.8bn worth…

Monday, 11 December 2017 06:02

The UAE and Qatar plan to invest a total of US$281.84bn by 2033, with two most promising sectors being buildings and roads, according to INTERMAT Construction Industry Observatory

Technical Review Middle East weekly digest  - 3rd - 7th December

Technical Review Middle East weekly dige…

Sunday, 10 December 2017 04:26

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 3rd - 7th December 2017

'Harmonic distortion causes 60 per cent poor power quality globally'

'Harmonic distortion causes 60 per cent …

Sunday, 10 December 2017 03:24

The increasing use of non-linear loads in recent years has been driven by the use of electrical components in almost every industry 

AW Rostamani Shift Car Rental to launch new green fleet in UAE

AW Rostamani Shift Car Rental to launch …

Friday, 08 December 2017 09:41

A first in the GCC region, AW Rostamani Shift Car Rental will pioneer the leasing and renting of electric cars with the cutting edge Renault Zoe that offers a 300km...

NFT expands Potain fleet in Kuwait

NFT expands Potain fleet in Kuwait

Thursday, 07 December 2017 06:03

Regional tower crane rental and Potain dealer NFT has received contracts for several projects in Kuwait, including the supply of 26 Potain tower cranes for the construction of a new...

Positive market trends continue to reflect at IranConMin 2017

Positive market trends continue to refle…

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 05:16

Around 20,500 visitors attended this year’s IranConMin – a trade fair for mining, construction machinery and construction systems – which took place from 4-7 November in Tehran

The UAE commences renewable energy training programme for Pacific Island countries

The UAE commences renewable energy train…

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 06:35

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) has launched a two-year renewable energy training programme for Pacific Island countries

Specim's hyperspectral camera analyses material samples

Specim's hyperspectral camera analyses m…

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 04:56

Specim Spectral Imaging Ltd has launched the world’s first mobile hyperspectral camera, Specim IQ, to analyse material samples in industries ranging from food and health to forensic investigation, recycling, art...

SIMEST partners with Ansaldo Energia for international expansion

SIMEST partners with Ansaldo Energia for…

Monday, 04 December 2017 03:11

SIMEST has acquired 11 per cent stake in Ansaldo Energia Switzerland, a wholly- owned subsidiary of Ansaldo Energia, an Italian power engineering company

'Egypt looks to export electricity by 2018'

'Egypt looks to export electricity by 20…

Sunday, 03 December 2017 18:50

The 2017 edition of Electricx, from 3-5 December, has more than 200 exhibitors in attendance at Cairo International Convention Centre, Egypt

Siemens to support Iraq in modernising four power plants

Siemens to support Iraq in modernising f…

Thursday, 30 November 2017 06:36

With an aim to help in enhancing Iraq’s energy supply, Siemens has signed a contract with the country’s Ministry of Electricity

The luxury villa project of Dubai Properties is on track

The luxury villa project of Dubai Proper…

Thursday, 30 November 2017 06:08

Abdul Rahim Architectural Consultants (ARACO), a consultant in design and engineering services in the UAE, has announced the completion of 35 per cent construction in The Villa project

Do you have the oldest functioning SVERKER test set?

Do you have the oldest functioning SVERK…

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 10:05

If you do, then Megger has an exciting opportunity for you

The UK-based investment fund acquires the UAE’s Enviromena

The UK-based investment fund acquires th…

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 06:11

Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP), the UK-based independent infrastructure investment advisory company, has acquired Enviromena Power Systems, a portfolio company of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)

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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