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City of Helsinki Advances 3D City Initiative with Bentley’s Reality Modeling

The City of Helsinki is mid-way through an initiative to capture the city and create a new 3D city model that is scheduled to be completed in 2017. Helsinki has a long tradition of 3D city modeling, dating back to

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City of Helsinki Advances 3D City Initiative with Bentley’s Reality Modeling

The City of Helsinki is mid-way through an initiative to capture the city and create a new 3D city model that is scheduled to be completed in 2017. Helsinki has a long tradition of 3D city modeling, dating back to

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Inaugural Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 kicks off today

Highlights include investment trends, challenges in investment portfolios & new opportunities across region The inaugural Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 kicks off today (Wednesday, April 19, 2017) at the St. Regis, Al Habtoor City in Dubai to explore the

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Inaugural Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 kicks off today

Highlights include investment trends, challenges in investment portfolios & new opportunities across region The inaugural Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 kicks off today (Wednesday, April 19, 2017) at the St. Regis, Al Habtoor City in Dubai to explore the

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TRL study in partnership with Qatar Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Ashghal and Qatar Steel and provides solutions to improve sustainable development

Large quantities of slag are produced yearly–exceeding 350 thousand tonnes with stockpile of over 1.6 million tonnes TRL research shows innovative new uses of steel slag in asphalt, concrete and unbound construction applications  TRL, the global centre for innovation in

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TRL study in partnership with Qatar Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Ashghal and Qatar Steel and provides solutions to improve sustainable development

Large quantities of slag are produced yearly–exceeding 350 thousand tonnes with stockpile of over 1.6 million tonnes TRL research shows innovative new uses of steel slag in asphalt, concrete and unbound construction applications  TRL, the global centre for innovation in

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Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 puts spotlight on investment flow in MENA private equity

Forum to discuss financing economic growth, MENA women in finance, challenges of building regional portfolio, venture capitals and sectoral outlook The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) private investment community is set to address the regional investments’ future direction at

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Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 puts spotlight on investment flow in MENA private equity

Forum to discuss financing economic growth, MENA women in finance, challenges of building regional portfolio, venture capitals and sectoral outlook The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) private investment community is set to address the regional investments’ future direction at

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Imdaad to participate at Careers UAE 2017 as part of commitment to Emiratization and UAE Vision 2021

FM company targets to increase number of Emirati managers to seven per cent this year Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, is planning to increase the number of its Emirati employees holding junior, middle,

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Imdaad to participate at Careers UAE 2017 as part of commitment to Emiratization and UAE Vision 2021

FM company targets to increase number of Emirati managers to seven per cent this year Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, is planning to increase the number of its Emirati employees holding junior, middle,

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Giving Youth the Entrepreneurial Skills for a Better Future

Starbucks forms the largest coalition of experts to support youth across the Middle East and North Africa region These days many youth look at starting-up their own businesses as their alternative way to economic opportunity, and achieving prosperity for themselves

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Giving Youth the Entrepreneurial Skills for a Better Future

Starbucks forms the largest coalition of experts to support youth across the Middle East and North Africa region These days many youth look at starting-up their own businesses as their alternative way to economic opportunity, and achieving prosperity for themselves

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Rafiah Ibrahim named president and Head of market area Middle East and Africa FOR ERICSSON

Ericsson announced the appointment of Rafiah Ibrahim as President and Head of the newly created Market Area Middle East and Africa. The appointment follows a review of the Ericsson’s business strategy and changes to the Executive team. Ibrahim, who has

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Rafiah Ibrahim named president and Head of market area Middle East and Africa FOR ERICSSON

Ericsson announced the appointment of Rafiah Ibrahim as President and Head of the newly created Market Area Middle East and Africa. The appointment follows a review of the Ericsson’s business strategy and changes to the Executive team. Ibrahim, who has

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Imdaad signs AED 4-million integrated facilities management contract with Dubai Maritime City

Three-year agreement shows company’s capability to deliver quality-driven FM solutions to shipping & oil and gas sectors Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, was recently awarded a three-year contract worth approximately AED 4 million

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Imdaad signs AED 4-million integrated facilities management contract with Dubai Maritime City

Three-year agreement shows company’s capability to deliver quality-driven FM solutions to shipping & oil and gas sectors Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, was recently awarded a three-year contract worth approximately AED 4 million

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Middle East’s first online marketplace for creative business professionals launched

Registered professionals in digital graphics, video production and animation, writing and translation, software and web development, online marketing and advertising, and a host of other services will enjoy access to a wide range of businesses, wider flexibility, an additional source

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Middle East’s first online marketplace for creative business professionals launched

Registered professionals in digital graphics, video production and animation, writing and translation, software and web development, online marketing and advertising, and a host of other services will enjoy access to a wide range of businesses, wider flexibility, an additional source

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Ericsson simplifies organization and Names Executive Team

Simplified organizational structure and appointments to Executive Team will help drive execution of company strategy New Business Areas, Market Areas and Executive Team effective April 1, 2017 In line with the business strategy announced today, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is simplifying

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Ericsson simplifies organization and Names Executive Team

Simplified organizational structure and appointments to Executive Team will help drive execution of company strategy New Business Areas, Market Areas and Executive Team effective April 1, 2017 In line with the business strategy announced today, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is simplifying

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Falconcity of Wonders to connect Chinese with top Dubai projects as Platinum Sponsor of Dubai Property Show China

Chinese overseas real estate investments rise more than 50 per cent to USD 33 billion Falconcity of Wonders LLC, the developer of Falconcity of Wonders (FCW), the multipurpose megaproject currently being built in Dubai, has confirmed its participation at the

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Falconcity of Wonders to connect Chinese with top Dubai projects as Platinum Sponsor of Dubai Property Show China

Chinese overseas real estate investments rise more than 50 per cent to USD 33 billion Falconcity of Wonders LLC, the developer of Falconcity of Wonders (FCW), the multipurpose megaproject currently being built in Dubai, has confirmed its participation at the

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Lucrative USD 322 billion private equity investments in emerging markets remain elusive for Middle East

Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 addresses private investments’ role in accelerating regional development  MENA posts USD 1.5 billion worth of deals in 2015  Forum explores gender diversity and success of MENA women in finance  A first of its kind

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Lucrative USD 322 billion private equity investments in emerging markets remain elusive for Middle East

Private Equity Forum & Awards 2017 addresses private investments’ role in accelerating regional development  MENA posts USD 1.5 billion worth of deals in 2015  Forum explores gender diversity and success of MENA women in finance  A first of its kind

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Milaha Holds Annual General Meeting

Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. held its Ordinary General Assembly meeting on March 15, 2017, during which the company’s audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016 were approved. The General Assembly also ratified all the remaining items on

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Milaha Holds Annual General Meeting

Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. held its Ordinary General Assembly meeting on March 15, 2017, during which the company’s audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016 were approved. The General Assembly also ratified all the remaining items on

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UAE – Jordan Investment Forum to establish partnerships in vital value-added sectors

The UAE Jordan Investment Forum was held on Monday, March 06, 2017 under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and Jordan’s Minister of Labor, Ali Al Ghazzawi, at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi.

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UAE – Jordan Investment Forum to establish partnerships in vital value-added sectors

The UAE Jordan Investment Forum was held on Monday, March 06, 2017 under the patronage of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and Jordan’s Minister of Labor, Ali Al Ghazzawi, at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi.

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Middle East Facilities Management Association set to hold 6th edition of Confex

Outlook for sector remains positive with UAE expecting 8.5 per cent CAGR in five years The Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA), the region’s leading platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations, has announced that it

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Middle East Facilities Management Association set to hold 6th edition of Confex

Outlook for sector remains positive with UAE expecting 8.5 per cent CAGR in five years The Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA), the region’s leading platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations, has announced that it

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UAE Nationals may get lucrative careers in facilities management, but there are less takers, says Imdaad

Training Emiratis for FM sector could meet significant market needs and job targets mdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities (FM) company based in Dubai, stated that UAE talents have the strong potential to enjoy a lucrative career in the facilities

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UAE Nationals may get lucrative careers in facilities management, but there are less takers, says Imdaad

Training Emiratis for FM sector could meet significant market needs and job targets mdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities (FM) company based in Dubai, stated that UAE talents have the strong potential to enjoy a lucrative career in the facilities

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Vodafone Egypt and Ericsson launch first commercial virtual network function in Middle East

Vodafone Egypt selects Ericsson as partner of choice for Network Function Virtualization Ericsson’s virtual SGSN-MME has been serving and managing commercial mobile broadband traffic on Vodafone Egypt network since October 2016. Ericsson’s Virtual SGSN-MME provides superior scalability and capacity so

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Vodafone Egypt and Ericsson launch first commercial virtual network function in Middle East

Vodafone Egypt selects Ericsson as partner of choice for Network Function Virtualization Ericsson’s virtual SGSN-MME has been serving and managing commercial mobile broadband traffic on Vodafone Egypt network since October 2016. Ericsson’s Virtual SGSN-MME provides superior scalability and capacity so

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Zain Saudi Arabia and Ericsson signs an MoU to develop cloud and data center solution for IT cloud enterprise services

Zain Saudi Arabia and Ericsson signed a Memorandum of understanding to collaborate in enabling next generation hyperscale data centers based on the latest technology available with the highest degree of automation in orchestration and management. The MoU was signed by

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Zain Saudi Arabia and Ericsson signs an MoU to develop cloud and data center solution for IT cloud enterprise services

Zain Saudi Arabia and Ericsson signed a Memorandum of understanding to collaborate in enabling next generation hyperscale data centers based on the latest technology available with the highest degree of automation in orchestration and management. The MoU was signed by

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Batelco selects Ericsson for Mobile Network Enhancement

Batelco and Ericsson sign the biggest network deal to provide the latest innovative technologies to Bahrain customers including LTE-Advanced and expansion of VoLTE Ericsson will expand its offerings to Batelco for support and next-level solutions to enhance Batelco’s leadership Deal

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Batelco selects Ericsson for Mobile Network Enhancement

Batelco and Ericsson sign the biggest network deal to provide the latest innovative technologies to Bahrain customers including LTE-Advanced and expansion of VoLTE Ericsson will expand its offerings to Batelco for support and next-level solutions to enhance Batelco’s leadership Deal

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Flat6Labs Beirut Announces The Launch of Lebanon Seed Fund, Opens Application To Startups.

Flat6Labs Beirut, a partnership between Flat6Labs and ArabNet, announced today the launch of Lebanon Seed Fund (LSF), a $20 Million early stage fund aiming to support 100 Lebanese startups over the next five years. LSF, managed by Flat6Labs Beirut and

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Flat6Labs Beirut Announces The Launch of Lebanon Seed Fund, Opens Application To Startups.

Flat6Labs Beirut, a partnership between Flat6Labs and ArabNet, announced today the launch of Lebanon Seed Fund (LSF), a $20 Million early stage fund aiming to support 100 Lebanese startups over the next five years. LSF, managed by Flat6Labs Beirut and

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Logistics firms benefit from emerging technology with digital transformation

Logistics companies are now providing their clients with online & digital solutions to address their needs & maintain competitiveness  A recent study reveals that 75% of the industry professionals highlighted the importance of digital transformation in the Supply Chain industry

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Logistics firms benefit from emerging technology with digital transformation

Logistics companies are now providing their clients with online & digital solutions to address their needs & maintain competitiveness  A recent study reveals that 75% of the industry professionals highlighted the importance of digital transformation in the Supply Chain industry

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WorkFace Planning and ConstructSim Deliver 8% Total Install Cost Reduction to Houston Refinery

Houston Refinery benefits from ConstructSimWork Package Server In November 2014, a Houston-based refinery engaged Insight-WFP to implement advanced work packaging and deliver a stable construction environment with predictable project outcomes on one of its construction projects. A long-time user of

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WorkFace Planning and ConstructSim Deliver 8% Total Install Cost Reduction to Houston Refinery

Houston Refinery benefits from ConstructSimWork Package Server In November 2014, a Houston-based refinery engaged Insight-WFP to implement advanced work packaging and deliver a stable construction environment with predictable project outcomes on one of its construction projects. A long-time user of

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Alfa launches new initiative as part of its digital transformation journey with Oracle

In a first for Lebanon’s telecommunications sector, Alfa, the country’s leading mobile operator managed by Orascom TMT, has embarked on another digital transformation process in partnership with Oracle whereby the operator has deployed the Exadata solutions within its systems. As

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Alfa launches new initiative as part of its digital transformation journey with Oracle

In a first for Lebanon’s telecommunications sector, Alfa, the country’s leading mobile operator managed by Orascom TMT, has embarked on another digital transformation process in partnership with Oracle whereby the operator has deployed the Exadata solutions within its systems. As

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Ericsson Appoints Indranil Das as Head of IT & Cloud for region middle east

Indranil Das has been named Head of IT & Cloud at Ericsson Region Middle East Indranil assumed his new position as of January 1, 2017. Indranil was part of the team that established IT & Cloud in India and his

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Ericsson Appoints Indranil Das as Head of IT & Cloud for region middle east

Indranil Das has been named Head of IT & Cloud at Ericsson Region Middle East Indranil assumed his new position as of January 1, 2017. Indranil was part of the team that established IT & Cloud in India and his

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UAE and Turkey agree on cooperative mechanisms for 13 priority sectors at 9th Joint Economic Committee Ministerial meeting

The 9th Ministerial meeting of the Joint Economic Committee between the UAE and Turkey was held yesterday (Tuesday, February 7, 2017) in the Turkish capital of Ankara. The session was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister

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UAE and Turkey agree on cooperative mechanisms for 13 priority sectors at 9th Joint Economic Committee Ministerial meeting

The 9th Ministerial meeting of the Joint Economic Committee between the UAE and Turkey was held yesterday (Tuesday, February 7, 2017) in the Turkish capital of Ankara. The session was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister

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Cognizant to Enable McDonald’s to Transform Customer Experience and Service Agility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Implementation of SAP Success Factors and ECC to Lay the Digital Foundation for the Rapid Growth of McDonald’s in KSA Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) announced that it has been selected by Riyadh International Catering Corporation (RICC) as a strategic partner to

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Cognizant to Enable McDonald’s to Transform Customer Experience and Service Agility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Implementation of SAP Success Factors and ECC to Lay the Digital Foundation for the Rapid Growth of McDonald’s in KSA Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) announced that it has been selected by Riyadh International Catering Corporation (RICC) as a strategic partner to

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MD & CEO of DEWA receives Ericsson delegation

As part of a group of visits by prominent companies to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA welcomed a high-level delegation from Swedish company Ericsson. The delegation included Charlotta Sund,

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MD & CEO of DEWA receives Ericsson delegation

As part of a group of visits by prominent companies to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA welcomed a high-level delegation from Swedish company Ericsson. The delegation included Charlotta Sund,

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EastNets: Migrating Clients to Dow Jones Watch Lists Begins

Late last year, EastNets (www.eastnets.com), innovator in financial compliance solutions and services, concluded a significant strategic partnership with Dow Jones, the global leader in data intelligence. The partnership, a significant upgrade to EastNets’ filtering solution, gives a global client base

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EastNets: Migrating Clients to Dow Jones Watch Lists Begins

Late last year, EastNets (www.eastnets.com), innovator in financial compliance solutions and services, concluded a significant strategic partnership with Dow Jones, the global leader in data intelligence. The partnership, a significant upgrade to EastNets’ filtering solution, gives a global client base

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Ericsson and Pole Star Space Applications announce strategic partnership

Ericsson and Pole Star partner to develop and deliver innovative offerings in fleet safety, security, environmental, and compliance-based business application solutions Partnership to drive growth, accelerate innovation and speed up digital transformation across the maritime industry Industry-leading scale and services

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Ericsson and Pole Star Space Applications announce strategic partnership

Ericsson and Pole Star partner to develop and deliver innovative offerings in fleet safety, security, environmental, and compliance-based business application solutions Partnership to drive growth, accelerate innovation and speed up digital transformation across the maritime industry Industry-leading scale and services

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CMCS introduces Executive Training Program for Project Management Office

In line with the UAE Government’s announcement to train project managers in public sector  CMCS introduces Executive Training Program for Project Management Office  Training program also complements with Saudi Vision 2030  Collaboration Management & Control Solutions (CMCS), the leading in

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CMCS introduces Executive Training Program for Project Management Office

In line with the UAE Government’s announcement to train project managers in public sector  CMCS introduces Executive Training Program for Project Management Office  Training program also complements with Saudi Vision 2030  Collaboration Management & Control Solutions (CMCS), the leading in

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