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Face to face: Donna Sultan, KEO

Face to face: Donna Sultan, KEO

Donna Sultan, chief executive officer of KEO International Consultants, explains how low oil prices, sustainability targets, and facility management costs will spur the evolution of construction consultancies in the GCC


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New labelling for energy-saving ACs completed

New labelling for energy-saving ACs completed

Energy efficiency labels for air conditioners have been completed by the Qatar General Authority for Specifications and Standardisation (QS)
 
Masdar CEO: Brexit unlikely to affect UK ventures

Masdar CEO: Brexit unlikely to affect UK ventures

Masdar holds significant investments in the UK and Europe, which is unlikely to be impacted by the current Brexit
 
Khalifa International Stadium receives GSAS 4-star

Khalifa International Stadium receives GSAS 4-star

Khalifa International Stadium receives four-star GSAS Sustainability rating
 
EmiratesGBC co-founder joins WorldGBC committee

EmiratesGBC co-founder joins WorldGBC committee

Emirates Green Building Council co-founder, Habiba Al Marashi, has been appointed to the membership committee of the World Green Building Council
 

 

Bahrain: Edamah to invest $930m in Hawar Islands

Bahrain: Edamah to invest $930m in Hawar Islands

Edamah has announced plans to invest $930m in a bid to transform Bahrain’s Hawar Islands into an eco-friendly tourism destination
 
MEP Conference: Make sustainability the priority

MEP Conference: Make sustainability the priority

Sustainability should be “at the heart and core of what we do”, KEO Consultants' Darrel Strobel said at the MEP Middle East UAE Conference 2016 in Dubai
 
Danish CEBRA unveils design for sustainable school

Danish CEBRA unveils design for sustainable school

Based in The Sustainable City, the school will feature open learning landscapes with greenery, wind towers and shaded outdoor areas.
 
TRL releases guidebook on sustainability in Qatar

TRL releases guidebook on sustainability in Qatar

Targeting Qatar-based construction companies, the guidebook was produced in close collaboration with Qatar Standards.
 
Technology key to Oman's energy sustainability

Technology key to Oman's energy sustainability

Siemens CEO in Oman highlighted the rising importance of technology ahead of Oman Energy and Water Exhibition and Conference
 
UAE: MOCCAE installs 150 artificial coves in UAQ

UAE: MOCCAE installs 150 artificial coves in UAQ

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has installed 150 artificial coves in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain to allow fish to breed and grow
 
Revealed: The economic impact of Dubai's 2021 goal

Revealed: The economic impact of Dubai's 2021 goal

Farnek’s CEO highlights how the Dubai 2021 environmental goals could lead to multi-million dollar savings for building owners
 
Reem Mall secures Estidama 2 Pearl Design Rating

Reem Mall secures Estidama 2 Pearl Design Rating

The $1bn Reem Mall development has been awarded an Estidama 2 Pearl Design Rating by Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC)
 
US: Toshiba recycles 174 tons of e-waste in 2015

US: Toshiba recycles 174 tons of e-waste in 2015

The e-waste was collected as part of the company’s internal Zero Waste to Landfill programme, which was introduced in close collaboration with global recycler Close the Loop
 
Cityscape AD: Masdar City launches two new phases

Cityscape AD: Masdar City launches two new phases

Masdar City will be the first development in the UAE to achieve new urban sustainability benchmark
 
DEWA plans expedition to deepest, darkest Peru

DEWA plans expedition to deepest, darkest Peru

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is to send a number of its employees on a special expedition to the Amazon Rainforest in a bid to raise environmental awareness
 








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