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Emirates Float Glass wins environment award EFG operates the one of the largest float glass facility in the UAE.

Emirates Float Glass wins environment award

The award was bestowed during the Environment Award 2015 in recognition of the environmentally-safe production practices implemented at the company’s float glass facility in UAE


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Fuel-efficient vehicles to be a hot topic at WFES

Fuel-efficient vehicles to be a hot topic at WFES

The World Future Energy Summit is expected to launch a ‘sustainable transport’ sector to highlight the benefits of fuel-efficient vehicles
 
UAE to host sustainable concrete conference

UAE to host sustainable concrete conference

The inaugural edition of the conference will take place from 12 – 13 October 2015, in Dubai, UAE
 
UAE to release technical guideline for road works

UAE to release technical guideline for road works

The UAE's Department of Transport is studying an initiative to release a technical guideline for the management of the milled asphaltic materials generated from road maintenance and rehabilitation projects in Abu Dhabi
 
Burj Al Arab upgrades strobe lighting system

Burj Al Arab upgrades strobe lighting system

A&O Technology was been tasked with installing pure-white LED-based strobe lights that boast energy savings of up to 85% over Burj Al Arab's previous system
 

 

Face to face: Nabil Hamdan, CCC

Face to face: Nabil Hamdan, CCC

CCC's Nabil Hamdan tells James Morgan that when it comes to construction in the Middle East, sustainability has to be the driving force, not an afterthought
 
UAE leads GCC in sustainable construction

UAE leads GCC in sustainable construction

The UAE is leading the GCC pack in terms of sustainable construction, CCC’s Nabil Hamdan tells Construction Week
 
Foreign developers approach Diamond over TSC model

Foreign developers approach Diamond over TSC model

Diamond Developers has been approached by several international outfits interested in replicating The Sustainable City (TSC) model in countries outside the UAE
 
TSC developer adopts 'sustainable-only' approach

TSC developer adopts 'sustainable-only' approach

Diamond Developers, the firm behind The Sustainable City (TSC), Dubai, has revealed that it will focus exclusively on sustainable projects in the future
 
CCC eyes first LEED-certified building in Muscat

CCC eyes first LEED-certified building in Muscat

The Greece-based contractor is confident that its new Oman headquarters will become Muscat’s first LEED-accredited building, company officials tell Construction Week
 
Kahramaa Awareness Park wins Energy Globe Award

Kahramaa Awareness Park wins Energy Globe Award

The National Energy Globe Award Qatar 2015 went to Kahramaa Awareness Park,awarded by the Austrian Embassy's commercial section
 
Education forum highlights smart city concepts

Education forum highlights smart city concepts

The discussion was highlighted as part of the annual Dubai International Academic City Education Forum
 
Dubai Municipality to support MECTW 2015

Dubai Municipality to support MECTW 2015

The government body will serve as sustainability partner for second successive year
 
Imdaad wins award for sustainability initiatives

Imdaad wins award for sustainability initiatives

The FM and waste management company was recognised for its sustainability efforts during the 2015 Emirates Green Building Council Awards.
 
Smart elevator plans underway at ThyssenKrupp

Smart elevator plans underway at ThyssenKrupp

Ongoing research seeks to augment the functionality, time efficiency and sustainability of elevator units
 
Dubai Energy Body reviews plans for green economy

Dubai Energy Body reviews plans for green economy

Under the helm of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, the plans would position Dubai as a global hub for green economy.
 









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