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Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation Announce International Partnership  LONDON -Friday 28 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation, the philanthropic arm of global insurer MetLife, announced a $1.5 million, three year international partnership to expand Special Olympics Young Athletes across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (“EMEA”). Young Athletes...

AGCO Mourns the Passing of Robert J. Ratliff, Company Founder and Industry Visionary  -Friday 28 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, mourns the passing of founder and former President, Chairman and CEO Robert J. Ratliff. With a vision to provide solutions for the needs of the farm industry...

Bertin’s Second Sight® MS Standoff Gas-Detection Camera Chosen by the Australian Army  -Friday 28 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of CNIM, has announced that its Second Sight® MS standoff detector of chemical threats has just been chosen by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip its troops. “The Second Sight® is composed of different modules, providing it with...

Finland Bags Third Place in Global Water Award -Friday 28 April 2017  

Solar Water Solutions company in Finland was awarded the third place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and...

Canada Bags Third Place in Global Water Award -Friday 28 April 2017  

Simon Frazer University in Canada was awarded the third place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and Large...

Greece Bags Second Prize in Global Water Award -Friday 28 April 2017  

Temak S.A in Greece was awarded the second prize in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and Large projects),...

Holland Bags Two Prizes in Global Water Award -Friday 28 April 2017  

The Elemental Water Makers in Holland and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) were awarded the first places in two categories of a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid...

Spain Bags First Prize in Global Water Award -Friday 28 April 2017  

Dr. Marta Vivar from Spain was awarded the first place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and Large...

Switzerland Bags Second Prize in Global Water Award -Friday 28 April 2017  

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland was awarded the second place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects...

HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Honours 10 Winners from 8 Countries at Mohammed bin Rashid Al... -Friday 28 April 2017      

HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, honoured 10 winners from 8 countries at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Award, which is worth USD 1 million. Also present was HH Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Award was launched by HH Sheikh...

New York-Based Urban Artist Creates Masterpiece at Shoeciti in Dubai -Thursday 27 April 2017  

Shoeciti, a part of business conglomerate Jawad Business Group, celebrates its association with its newest star, talented New York-based urban artist Felipe Urteaga. Visitors were awe struck as they watched the artist at work as he created masterpiece of legendary basketball player, Michael...

Petrópolis Group Switches its ERP Support to Rimini Street  -Thursday 27 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite,...

Barco Launches its New 4K Projection Solution during ‘Excite’ Middle East -Thursday 27 April 2017  

Barco, a global leader in events, large venue and laser projection, launched a game-changing new projector range: the UDX 4K laser phosphor projectors at ‘Excite Middle East’, an Open House event organized by Barco at the prestigious Versace hotel in Dubai held on 25 and 26 April. Barco...

Panasonic Opens New Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Factory in Dalian, China  -Thursday 27 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) announced today that it held an opening ceremony for a new automotive lithium-ion battery factory in Dalian, China. The factory is Panasonic's first automotive battery cell production site in China. Panasonic will further strengthen its...

Yokogawa Develops the ADMAG Total Insight Electromagnetic Flowmeters  -Thursday 27 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that it has developed the ADMAG Total Insight (TI) series, a new portfolio of electromagnetic flowmeters, and will release it on May 15. The ADMAG TI series consists of the ADMAG AXG and the ADMAG AXW electromagnetic...

Addivant™ Receives Formal Approval from the FDA for Use of Its Nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant WESTON® 705 in... -Wednesday 26 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Addivant™, the world leading supplier of liquid phosphite antioxidants for plastics, announced today that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has received formal approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in infant formula and human milk...

Unite with Tomorrowland announces a star-studded line up for its live connection KSHMR, Armin Van Buuren and Dimitri... -Wednesday 26 April 2017  

July 29th 2017 is slated as the time for the exceptional magic of UNITE with Tomorrowland in Dubai to descend over Festival City Arena. This exclusive experience will host a live connection between the holy grounds of the Tomorrowland mainstage in Belgium and Festival City. International...

Take Home the Beauty of Kyoto: Camera Sharing Service PaN Offered at Two Temples for Limited Time [Panasonic]  -Wednesday 26 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation ("NTT Communications") and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. ("DNP") are conducting a demonstration of their camera sharing service PaN ("Photo and Network") with the cooperation of two temples in Kyoto, Japan: Kenninji, the...

 AHF Hits Milestone, Celebrates 10 Years of Saving Lives in Rwanda  -Tuesday 25 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In 2006, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, commenced operations in Rwanda, in collaboration with the government through the Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) as part of its global mission to provide cutting edge medicine to people living with HIV. Since then,...

 Andersen Tax & Legal Announces Debut in the Netherlands  -Tuesday 25 April 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Tax & Legal makes its debut in the Netherlands, as Taxperience formally adopts the Andersen name in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and 's-Hertogenbosch. They will now function as Andersen Tax & Legal in the Netherlands, joining several other Andersen Global member firms...