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US firm inks deal to supply PV modules to Dubai solar park

28 Jun 2015 | Jerusha Sequeira

First Solar will supply 2.36 million photovoltaic modules for second phase of the upcoming Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park
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26 Jun 2015

ALEC to target UAE’s growing solar and renewables market

26 Jun 2015 | Gavin Davids

New ALEC Energy division to offer financing assistance to companies that implement solar-power systems on their rooftops
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19 Jun 2015

Bucket crushers offer on-site recycling capabilities for contractors

19 Jun 2015 | Stian Overdahl

Compact but highly productive, excavator-mounted crusher buckets allow contractors to recycle construction waste on-site
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UAE’s EmiratesGBC launches guidelines for retrofitting buildings

16 Jun 2015 | Jerusha Sequeira

In Dubai alone, it is estimated that 30,000 out of the 120,000 existing buildings have a high energy saving potential
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09 Mar 2015

YBA Kanoo opens solar power facility in Saudi Arabia

09 Mar 2015 | Stian Overdahl

Car shelters double as solar panels in green-energy plant
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Read more

 

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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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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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…
Read more

 

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…
Read more

 

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…
Read more

 

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
Read more

 

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
Read more

 

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.
Read more

 

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.
Read more

 

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.
Read more

 

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
Read more

 

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
Read more

 

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.
Read more

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
Read more

 

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
Read more

 

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
Read more

 

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
Read more

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