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Construction of $125m Dubai-backed Fujairah business hub progresses

Neha Bhatia, Construction Weekly Online Summary Construction on Dubai Investments' $125m (AED460m) Fujairah Business Centre is “progressing ahead of schedule”, it has been revealed. [...] The business centre has a total built-up area of 9.64ha, and features two 19F+1R towers, each of which...

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How can the UAE move towards a more sustainable future?

George Berbari, Construction Week Online Summary Sustainability might well be the buzzword of the moment in business and in politics around the world with everybody talking about embarking on the best practices for a sustainable future. In the UAE however, sustainable and responsible practices...

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District cooling at world’s tallest skyscraper

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary A building in Dubai , set to be the world’s tallest, is to be provided with district cooling . The contract was awarded to local Al-Fouzan General Contracting Co. and the work is to be finished within 12 months, Jeddah Economic Co, the...

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Dubai’s Nakheel awards contracts worth Dhs430m for Deira Islands

Aarti Nagraj, Gulf Business August 9, 2017 Summary Dubai developer Nakheel has awarded four contracts – collectively worth more than Dhs430m – for its mega Deira Islands development, it announced on Wednesday. The contracts cover islands A and B of the four-island development, a statement...

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ASHRAE to inaugurate first international training centre in Dubai

Climate Control Middle East Summary ASHRAE will inaugurate its first international training centre in Dubai on September 19, 2017, the society said in a Press communiqué. The Global Training Center will serve ASHRAE members and other building systems professionals in the GCC region, and...

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Empower presents best practices at US summit

GDN Online June 27, 2017 Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, shared some of its latest best practices and innovations at a major district energy conference in the US. International District Energy...

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France's Engie buys 40% stake in UAE's Tabreed

Baset Asaba, Utilities-ME June 22, 2017 Summary Engie SA (ENGIE.PA) has agreed to buy a 40% stake in Dubai's National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) TABR.DU and help drive the company's expansion in emerging markets such as Turkey, India and Egypt. Engie is buying the stake for 2.8...

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Empower’s Employee Development Initiatives Accelerate Professional Growth in District Cooling Industry

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, stressed its commitment to enhance the role of employees in the district cooling, enriching their knowledge in the industry and the technology, by...

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Empower’s ‘24⁰C Cool’ Campaign Marks 5.6 Percent Reduction in Consumption in the First Month

Albawaba Business, Press Release Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, continues its summer campaign, ‘‘24⁰C Cool’, which was launched in July 2018. The three-month campaign seeks to reduce energy consumption through...