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Aramco and American Concrete Institute announce new Center of Excellence for Nonmetallics in Building and Construction

– Aramco Americas becomes founding member of US-based innovation hub – New center aims to achieve more sustainable building solutions through advances in nonmetallic technologies FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aramco and the American Concrete Institute (ACI) announce the launch of NEx: A Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials to develop and promote […]

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UAE announces 2,180 new COVID-19 cases, 2,321 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 244,357 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the […]


WAM REPORT: UAE launches pioneering initiatives to enhance environmental sustainability in land transport sector

ABU DHABI, The land transport sector represents one of the major environmental challenges worldwide, causing about 18 per cent of all emissions from human activity, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which estimated the number of vehicles roaming the world’s streets beyond one billion. In the UAE, to reduce the negative impacts […]


Masdar celebrates groundbreaking on Uzbekistan’s first wind farm and agrees to extend project capacity

ABU DHABI, Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, announced today that it signed an Implementation Agreement with the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan to extend the capacity of its utility-scale wind farm project – the first such project in Uzbekistan – to up to 1.5 gigawatts (GW). The agreement was signed […]


It’s impossible to ignore call of UAE’s mountains at SHD

SHARJAH, They may have had limited resources “but life in the mountains was one of absolute freedom,” reminisced Ras Al Khaimah resident Saeed Sabat Al Dhuhouri, as he offered a personal insight into a unique way of life at the recreated “Mountain Environment” set up at the 18th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD). It […]


Ras Al Khaimah International Airport welcomes Rossiya Airlines

RAS AL KHAIMAH, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK Airport) has opened up a new service to Russia through a partnership with Rossiya Airlines, with the inaugural flight from the carrier arriving from the Russian city of Yekaterinburg – Russia’s fourth-largest city and the second-largest in Siberia – today (2nd April). The airport’s commencement of […]