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APICORP: Access to Private Sector Financing and Increased Energy Efficiency Amongst Key Recommendations for Sustainable Growth of MENA Energy Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:02am

Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.
  • At the APICORP workshop on Energy Transition, the participants identified the need for countries to develop new regulatory models with higher standards of governance to create the right incentives and enable higher private sector participation.
  • This involves outlining clear and specific national and local environmental concerns, setting targets and establishing independent authorities to oversee the implementation of the entire process."
  • This will allow the private sector to fill the gaps that energy majors, national oil companies (NOCs) and governments cannot meet alone and enable better risk sharing.

APICORP: Access to Private Sector Financing and Increased Energy Efficiency Amongst Key Recommendations for Sustainable Growth of MENA Energy Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:00am

Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga, CEO of APICORP, said,"In this age of rapid evolution for the energy industry, greater stakeholder collaboration between leaders of the energy and finance markets is of critical importance.
  • At the APICORP workshop on Energy Transition, the participants identified the need for countries to develop new regulatory models with higher standards of governance to create the right incentives and enable higher private sector participation.
  • This involves outlining clear and specific national and local environmental concerns, setting targets and establishing independent authorities to oversee the implementation of the entire process."
  • This will allow the private sector to fill the gaps that energy majors, national oil companies (NOCs) and governments cannot meet alone and enable better risk sharing.

Miral and Warner Bros. to Open World's First Warner Bros. Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in 2021

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:17am

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
  • Set to open in 2021, construction of the USD 112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40% complete.
  • The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the award-winning Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and is set to be a major addition to Yas Island's immersive hospitality and leisure attractions.
  • Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Hotel.

Miral and Warner Bros. to Open World's First Warner Bros. Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in 2021

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:10am

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel The WB Abu Dhabi is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
  • Set to open in 2021, construction of the USD 112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40% complete.
  • The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the award-winning Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and is set to be a major addition to Yas Island's immersive hospitality and leisure attractions.
  • Today, Yas Island is home to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina and seven hotels, including the flagship Yas Hotel.

Bilfinger Middle East Signs a 3-year Blanket Agreement Contract for the Maintenance of Disinfection Systems at TRANSCO Pumping Stations for Hypo-chlorination Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 4:00am

ABU DHABI, U.A.E., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (TRANSCO) has awarded Bilfinger a multimillion USD, three year blanket maintenance contract from 2019 to 2022.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, U.A.E., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (TRANSCO) has awarded Bilfinger a multimillion USD, three year blanket maintenance contract from 2019 to 2022.
  • The objective will be to ensure that the equipment is in excellent condition.
  • "We are delighted and thankful to TRANSCO for their continued trust in our services.
  • Bilfinger is primarily active in the regions Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East.

Bilfinger Middle East Signs a 3-year Blanket Agreement Contract for the Maintenance of Disinfection Systems at TRANSCO Pumping Stations for Hypo-chlorination Sector

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 4:00am

ABU DHABI, U.A.E., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (TRANSCO) has awarded Bilfinger a multimillion USD, three year blanket maintenance contract from 2019 to 2022.

Key Points: 
  • ABU DHABI, U.A.E., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (TRANSCO) has awarded Bilfinger a multimillion USD, three year blanket maintenance contract from 2019 to 2022.
  • "We are delighted and thankful to TRANSCO for their continued trust in our services.
  • This agreement is a leap forward in our affiliation and we only see more optimistic opportunities ahead."
  • Bilfinger is primarily active in the regions Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East.

Jumeirah Group Adds Capri Palace in Italy to Its Expanding International Portfolio

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:16am

In line with Jumeirah's commitment to offering exceptional culinary experiences, Capri Palace, Jumeirah is home to three of the island's Michelin stars.

Key Points: 
  • In line with Jumeirah's commitment to offering exceptional culinary experiences, Capri Palace, Jumeirah is home to three of the island's Michelin stars.
  • Capri Palace, Jumeirah is also revered as a wellness destination, with the exclusive Capri Beauty Farm upholding a loyal international following.
  • Capri Palace, Jumeirah will open for the 2020 season on April 23, 2020, bringing the existing Jumeirah international portfolio to six hotels in Europe, including Jumeirah Frankfurt, Jumeirah Port Soller, Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Grosvenor House Suites Jumeirah and The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah.
  • For more information on Capri Palace, Jumeirah, visit www.capripalace.com

Jumeirah Group Adds Capri Palace in Italy to Its Expanding International Portfolio

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:03am

In line with Jumeirah's commitment to offering exceptional culinary experiences, Capri Palace, Jumeirah is home to three of the island's Michelin stars.

Key Points: 
  • In line with Jumeirah's commitment to offering exceptional culinary experiences, Capri Palace, Jumeirah is home to three of the island's Michelin stars.
  • Capri Palace, Jumeirah is also revered as a wellness destination, with the exclusive Capri Beauty Farm upholding a loyal international following.
  • Capri Palace, Jumeirah will open for the 2020 season on April 23, 2020, bringing the existing Jumeirah international portfolio to six hotels in Europe, including Jumeirah Frankfurt, Jumeirah Port Soller, Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Grosvenor House Suites Jumeirah and The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah.
  • For more information on Capri Palace, Jumeirah, visit www.capripalace.com

Cargill Invests $113 Million in Ivory Coast and Ghana Site Expansions, $12.3 Million Towards Sustainability and Traceability Programs

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:37pm

At the same time, Cargill is also investing $12.3 million over the next three years to expand sustainability and supply chain traceability programs in the two countries.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, Cargill is also investing $12.3 million over the next three years to expand sustainability and supply chain traceability programs in the two countries.
  • Cargill's $3.4 million investment in sustainability and social programs in Ghana will go towards expanded or new programs with partners to create a more sustainable cocoa sector.
  • Cargill has been active in Ivory Coast since 1997 and employs 490 people in four locations: Abidjan, Daloa, Gagnoa and San Pedro.
  • Our Cargill Cocoa Promise underlines our commitment to enable farmers and their communities achieve better incomes and living standards.

Cargill Invests $113 Million in Ivory Coast and Ghana Site Expansions, $12.3 Million Towards Sustainability and Traceability Programs

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:34pm

AMSTERDAM, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is investing over a $113 million to expand its cocoa processing sites in Yopougon, Ivory Coast and Tema, Ghana.

Key Points: 
  • AMSTERDAM, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is investing over a $113 million to expand its cocoa processing sites in Yopougon, Ivory Coast and Tema, Ghana.
  • At the same time, Cargill is also investing $12.3 million over the next three years to expand sustainability and supply chain traceability programs in the two countries.
  • Cargill's $3.4 million investment in sustainability and social programs in Ghana will go towards expanded or new programs with partners to create a more sustainable cocoa sector.
  • Cargill has been active in Ivory Coast since 1997 and employs 490 people in four locations: Abidjan, Daloa, Gagnoa and San Pedro.