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Bee’ah wins Burj Khalifa waste management contract

Sharjah’s award-winning integrated environmental and waste management company, Bee’ah, has been awarded a five-year waste management and recycling contract for Burj Khalifa in neighbouring Dubai, the tallest tower in the world. The bid award followed a highly competitive tendering process to create a sustainable waste management platform for the Dubai landmark in advance of the upcoming World Expo 2020. Bee’ah ...

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FT report recognises UAE FDI locations

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah were listed among the world’s top cities in ‘Economic Potential’ by the 2014/2015 Global Cities of the Future report produced by fDI intelligence, a division of the Financial Times (FT) specialising in foreign direct investment. Abu Dhabi and Dubai were listed in the report’s overall Top 25 cities list, while Sharjah and ...

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Index shows strong UAE private sector growth

The United Arab Emirates registered strong growth in private sector production, purchasing and employment during January, according to HSBC‘s monthly Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, a global financial information and services company. Experts predict a slowing in some economic activity during this year as a result of lower oil prices, however January’s index showed a three-month high. The ...

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Dubai FDI and Shurooq partner for global promotion

The Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED), and the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) have signed a partnership agreement to conduct joint initiatives and exchange information to attract foreign investment into the UAE. As per the partnership agreement signed between the two parties, Dubai FDI and Shurooq will collaborate to ...

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Sharjah International adds 200 more weekly flights

Sharjah International Airport has added 200 more weekly flights to the airport’s summer timetable from this week. The boost in air-traffic comes partly as a result of the shutdown of two of Dubai International Airport’s runways for scheduled maintenance. Dubai International announced a 26 percent cut in the number of flights from 1 May to 20 July 2014, due to the ...

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