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Hoover Ferguson Appoints Kevin Friar as President HOUSTON -Saturday 2 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hoover Ferguson, a global leader in tank and container solutions with more than 40 locations in 25 countries, announced today that it has appointed Kevin Friar as president. “We are delighted to welcome Kevin to Hoover Ferguson at such an exciting time for the...

His Holiness Pope Francis Sends Powerful Message of Peace and Coexistence Ahead of Historic Visit to the UAE -Saturday 2 February 2019    

His Holiness Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, has sent a message on the importance of peaceful tolerance, interfaith dialogue and coexistence ahead of his historic visit to the UAE on 3 February. It will be the first time a Pope has ever visited the Arabian Peninsula and the...

The Coca-Cola Company Completes Acquisition of Chi Ltd. in Nigeria -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Chi Ltd. in Nigeria. Coca-Cola first announced a minority investment in Chi three years ago and, as planned, has now acquired full ownership of the company. Chi is recognized in West Africa as an...

Millennials Crave More Excitement from Super Bowl Experience, According to Sixth Annual BCW Super Bowl Survey -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Millennials, famously, are more interested in enjoying experiences than making big purchases, thus it should be no surprise they want more from the Super Bowl besides the spectacle of the game, funny TV ads and an entertaining halftime show. From emerging gambling opportunities...

Ensuring the Health and Safety of Global Aquaculture: House Wellness Foods’ Feed LP20® Boosts... -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the ongoing effort to battle world hunger and expand the production of healthy livestock, House Wellness Foods’ groundbreaking, immunobiotic-based Feed LP20® has once again produced conclusive research, as it previously did in the case of Whiteleg shrimp, proving that...

Bringing Autonomous Vessels to Open Water: Velodyne Lidar Supports the Next Generation of AV Developers in Maritime... -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed mentorship and lidar sensors to 15 university teams competing in an autonomous maritime competition. Held in Honolulu, Hawaii in December 2018, RobotX brought together teams from universities in the...

Bioventus Launches DUROLANE® in Malaysia and Selects Athrotech as Exclusive Distribution Partner -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologic solutions, is launching DUROLANE, its single-injection joint-fluid osteoarthritis (OA) treatment, in Malaysia and has selected Athrotech as its exclusive distribution partner for the market. OA involves the breakdown, or...

Powered by Velodyne, HoloMatic Unveils New Autonomous Valet Parking Solution -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. supplies industry-leading lidar sensors for a new autonomous driving technology from HoloMatic that frees travelers from the burden of time-consuming searches for parking spots. The HoloMatic system, called HoloParking, is China’s first smart valet...

Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate Meets Primary Endpoint in Pivotal Phase 3 Efficacy Trial -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE:4502 / NYSE:TAK] (“Takeda”) today announced that the pivotal Phase 3 trial of its dengue vaccine candidate met the primary efficacy endpoint. This first analysis of the Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study...

Australian Government Agencies Switch Enterprise Software Support to Rimini Street -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced that over 10 Australian federal and state government agencies have switched...

Global Conference of Human Fraternity to Convene Prominent International Religious, Intellectual, Media Personalities -Thursday 31 January 2019  

The Global Conference of Human Fraternity will convene prominent international religious, intellectual and media personalities, event organiser, the Muslim Council of Elders, today revealed. The Council is an Abu Dhabi-based independent international organisation chaired by His Eminence Dr Ahmad...

Cancer Cases Grow Rapidly, With 18.1 Million New Cases and 9.6 Million Deaths Reported In 2018 Alone -Thursday 31 January 2019  

In an endeavour to promote awareness on leading medical conditions that affect fertility, Fakih IVF Fertility Center hosted a Cervical Cancer Awareness Talk, at the facility’s premises in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain. Aimed to raise awareness on cervical cancer and its implications on...

Andersen Tax & Legal Debuts in Poland -Thursday 31 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global strengthens its growing presence in Eastern Europe with the news that A2Z Tax & Legal will adopt the name Andersen Tax & Legal and will become a full member firm of the international organization. Andersen Global has a presence in nearly 20 European countries...

Expanding Beyond Rental Power, Altaaqa Global Announces Major Rebrand -Thursday 31 January 2019  

Altaaqa Global Caterpillar Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power services, has recently announced a major rebranding. The company will from now be known as Altaaqa Global Energy Services. James Shepherd, Chief Executive Officer, said: “The global energy landscape has changed,...

Raysut Cement to Upgrade Clinker Cooler for Savings -Thursday 31 January 2019  

Raysut Cement Company (RCC), Oman’s largest cement manufacturer today said it is upgrading its clinker cooler technology to increase savings in its production. RCC has signed an agreement with Oman-based Ayoki Engineering LLC for the upgradation of the company’s clinker cooler line 3 at...

Announcing the Ibsen Scholarships 2019 -Thursday 31 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ibsen Awards offers funding of theatre performances world-wide through the Ibsen Scholarships. Ibsen Scholarships are awarded projects that are innovative, act as incentives for critical discourse and are based on one or more of Henrik Ibsen’s plays. Applications are...

Abu Dhabi Fund Earmarks Dh184m for Development Projects in Comoros -Thursday 31 January 2019      

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today formalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Comoros, which stipulates that the ADFD will offer AED 184 million (US$50 million) to fund the Comorian government's various development programs and projects. Comoros...

FLIR Systems Receives Delivery Order Totaling $27.9M from the U.S. Department of Defense for DR-SKO Systems -Thursday 31 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has received a delivery order for 24 U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (CBRN DR-SKO) systems. The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite...

Meggitt Training Systems to Display Live-Fire and Virtual Solutions at IDEX 2019 in UAE -Thursday 31 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Meggitt Training Systems, the leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed forces and law enforcement, will display a broad range of solutions on two stands during the biennial International Defence Exhibition and...

25 Artists from Saudi Arabia, GCC and Europe Enrich “Al ‘Obour” Contemporary Arts Exhibition -Thursday 31 January 2019  

The Saudi Art Council gears up to launch Al Obour (the crossing), a multigenerational aesthetic experience, to be opened to the public on February 6th at their headquarters in Gold Moor Mall, Jeddah. Dr. Effat Fadag, Exhibition Curator, said the three-month artistic event attracts the work...