Environment Technologies
October 2018

Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company, has reinforced its commitment to reduce climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions, at annual Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) meeting in New York.






October 2018

The Dubai Municipality has recorded a 47 per cent decrease in environmental violations committed by industrial establishments in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year. Most of these violations were related to obtaining environmental permits and protection of air from pollution, said a senior municipal official.






October 2018

Elite Recycling Paper, a leading paper manufacturing company in Qatar that recycles all types of waste paper, said it was recently honoured with the “Green Era” award in recognition of its commitment to global best practices in sustainability, environmental protection and innovative ideas.






October 2018

Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping has initiated, together with world leading companies in smart technology and solutions, a consortium to collaborate on radically improving performance of container ships and forming a new business model for this market.






October 2018

ABU DHABI Waste Management Centre (Tadweer) has opened a new facility to recycle construction and demolition waste in Ghayathi in Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi. This comes as part of Tadweer’s efforts to support Abu Dhabi’s mandate of diverting 75 per cent of waste from landfills, said a statement from the company.






October 2018

ABB, a leading technology company, said its new shore-to-ship technology minimises environmental impact and secures reliable electricity to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth in the UK.






October 2018

Pure Harvest Smart Farms, a transformational, tech-enabled arid climate agribusiness based in Abu Dhabi, has announced the successful commissioning of its inaugural high-tech greenhouse. Immediately following commissioning, the company also planted its first-ever crop, said a statement from Pure Harvest.






October 2018

Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz), have agreed to collaborate in making the use of LNG (liquified natural gas) fuel a truly viable option for ship owners and operators.






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