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13 Apr 2016

Cityscape Abu Dhabi: Masdar City expansion plans approved

13 Apr 2016 | Davina Munro

Master plans for phases two and five get green light
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11 Apr 2016

Masdar hits halfway mark in Moroccan solar project

11 Apr 2016 | Gavin Davids

Abu Dhabi company installs 9,000 of 17,670 solar home systems
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03 Apr 2016

UAE environment minister meets with quarry and crusher operators

03 Apr 2016 | Jerusha Sequeira

Effort to make facilities more sustainable
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18 Feb 2016

Iveco banks on natural gas and hybrids for emissions reduction

18 Feb 2016 | Anirban Bagchi

Firm calls for integrated approach to reduce CO2 emissions
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19 Jan 2016

Meraas set to open rainforest ‘bio-dome’ in Dubai

19 Jan 2016 | Davina Munro

The Green Planet to house over 3,000 species of plants and animals
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18 Jan 2016

UAE funds renewable energy projects worth $46m in developing countries

18 Jan 2016 | Jerusha Sequeira

Four projects to result in nearly 12MW of new energy capacity
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16 Jan 2016

Green building market to grow in 2016 - AESG

16 Jan 2016 | Gavin Davids

Success of COP21 talks to boost energy conservation, Saeed Alabbar says
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13 Jan 2016

Saudi ‘to invest over $100bn in renewable energy’

13 Jan 2016 | Jerusha Sequeira

Kingdom’s energy demand expected to grow to 100 GW in 2040
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30 Dec 2015

Dubai’s DEWA issues RFPs for phase 3 of solar park

30 Dec 2015 | Ben Flanagan

Move marks next step in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park plan
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16 Dec 2015

Egypt’s Sisi to launch desert reclamation project

16 Dec 2015 | Gavin Davids

North African country looking to raise amount of available farmland
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15 Dec 2015

UAE’s Masdar and Chinese developer ink MoU

15 Dec 2015 | Davina Munro

Partnership to explore opportunities across various industry sectors
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10 Dec 2015

Tadweer looks to set GCC construction waste standards

10 Dec 2015 | Jerusha Sequeira

Abu Dhabi body developing waste-management masterplan
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29 Nov 2015

Hong Kong construction threatens endangered ‘pink’ dolphins

29 Nov 2015 | Gavin Davids

Two megaprojects could have devastating impact on the dolphin’s habitat, conservationists warn
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24 Nov 2015

The Big 5: DEWA boss urges investment in renewables

24 Nov 2015 | Staff Writer

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer asks construction industry to invest in renewable energy
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23 Nov 2015

The Big 5: ‘Green’ product range a necessity, says Ideal Standard

23 Nov 2015 | Gavin Davids

Developers are becoming increasingly concerned about meeting environmental standards, says plumbing and sanitary ware supplier
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23 Nov 2015

The Big 5: Fujairah Rockwool Factory demonstrates insulation products

23 Nov 2015 | Clayton Vallabhan

Company is showcasing energy-saving insulation, fireproof cladding and soundproofing products
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05 Nov 2015

Abu Dhabi real estate database ‘to improve green building policy’

05 Nov 2015 | Gavin Davids

Enhanced data-sharing to highlight positive aspects of sustainable developments, says representative of Estidama initiative
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21 Oct 2015

Dubai’s Majid Al Futtaim achieves ‘Green Star’ sustainability rating

21 Oct 2015 | Gavin Davids

Retail giant clinches highest possible rating in Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark
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04 Oct 2015

Lack of regulation ‘stalls adoption of green construction vehicles’

04 Oct 2015 | David Thompson

Green technologies are available but the Gulf market is reluctant, says MAN Truck and Bus exec
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22 Sep 2015

Jordan begins operations of $287m wind farm

22 Sep 2015 | Jerusha Sequeira

The Tafila Wind Farm project has a total capacity of 117MW, and consists of 38 wind turbines
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31 Mar 2010

Factory in a can launched in Dubai

31 Mar 2010 | The Big Project ME

Framecad, in conjunction with New Zealand trade and enterprise, has launched its fully-contained mobile factory for producing steel frames for…
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31 Mar 2010

Factory in a can launched in Dubai

31 Mar 2010 | The Big Project ME

Framecad, in conjunction with New Zealand trade and enterprise, has launched its fully-contained mobile factory for producing steel frames for…
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Qatar?s US subsea tunnel to go ahead

31 Mar 2010 | The Big Project ME

Qatar will go ahead with plans for a 12km subsea tunnel linking Doha’s new airport with the financial centre at a cost of more than US…
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Qatar?s US subsea tunnel to go ahead

31 Mar 2010 | The Big Project ME

Qatar will go ahead with plans for a 12km subsea tunnel linking Doha’s new airport with the financial centre at a cost of more than US…
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Firms urged not to hike cement prices

31 Mar 2010 | The Big Project ME

The UAE Contractors’ Association has called on cement producers in the country to withdraw their decision of increasing the minimum price…
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Firms urged not to hike cement prices

31 Mar 2010 | The Big Project ME

The UAE Contractors’ Association has called on cement producers in the country to withdraw their decision of increasing the minimum price…
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28 Feb 2010

Limitless seeks to revise payments

28 Feb 2010 | The Big Project ME

Limitless, one of Dubai World’s property units, is renegotiating payment schedules with construction companies on three big Dubai developments…
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28 Feb 2010

Limitless seeks to revise payments

28 Feb 2010 | The Big Project ME

Limitless, one of Dubai World’s property units, is renegotiating payment schedules with construction companies on three big Dubai developments…
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28 Feb 2010

ACC responds to news reports of employee disputes

28 Feb 2010 | The Big Project ME

KSA contractor denies that there has been staff upheaval at the firm over pay conditions and contracts
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28 Feb 2010

ACC responds to news reports of employee disputes

28 Feb 2010 | The Big Project ME

KSA contractor denies that there has been staff upheaval at the firm over pay conditions and contracts
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30 Jan 2015

Masdar to deliver 12 MW of solar power in Mauritania

30 Jan 2015 | Ashish Saraf

When complete, the solar-power projects are expected to displace 6m liters of diesel fuel annually.
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26 Jan 2015

Saudi Arabia's Acwa in $2bn Moroccan solar power deal

26 Jan 2015 | Ashish Saraf

Acwa and Spanish firm bag contract to build two solar power plants in southern Morocco.
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09 Sep 2014

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers gets Green Globe Certification

09 Sep 2014 | Shruthi Saraf

Abu Dhabi hotel was praised for having a good sustainability management plan.
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09 Jan 2014

Why Oman is a great place to be an endangered turtle

09 Jan 2014 | Lorraine Bangera

BGreen looks at one of the Gulf state's success stories: its efforts to protect the Green Turtle
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18 Sep 2014

UAE uses 1.8b MWh to power its economy each year

18 Sep 2014 | Shruthi Saraf

Amount of energy sufficient to power all of the nation’s households for more than 15 years
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13 Dec 2012

Maria Yee: Forest-first furniture design

13 Dec 2012 | Staff Writer

BGreen’s Personality of the Month: American designer Maria Yee has sustainability at the forefront of her designs.
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Qatar Green Building Council set for first annual conference

02 Feb 2015 | Jerusha Sequeira

Sustainable construction to come under the spotlight at meeting to be held in Doha in April
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02 Feb 2015

Low oil prices to have ‘no impact on Dubai’s solar ambitions’

02 Feb 2015 | Ashish Saraf

Cheaper crude will not see the emirate drop its clean energy plans, says Dubai Supreme Council of Energy chief
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03 Feb 2015

Access Infra Africa targeting 350MW in renewable energy

03 Feb 2015 | Anoop Menon

Venture plans to invest $500m in power projects across the continent
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11 Feb 2015

Dubai, Abu Dhabi ‘most sustainable’ cities in Middle East

11 Feb 2015 | Gavin Davids

Sustainable Cities Index ranked how cities handle expansion of infrastructure and development
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