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Grand Hyatt’s Ramdanak tent is back in the heart of the Arabian Palace

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Grand Hyatt Doha is proud to announce the comeback of the award-winning tent.

Grand Hyatt Doha have been busy preparing an unforgettable Ramadan experience. In partnership with Mannai Auto Group & Cadillac and Qatar Airways Ramadanak is back this year after winning the Qatar Choice Award for best Ramadan Tent 2013.  From the first day of the Holy Month, the full hotel atrium will be converted into an Arabian dream with the support of ADabesc.  From the second you step into the lobby, there will be a grandiose doorway that takes you into the award winning Ramadan tent located in the heart of the Arabic palace. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatalum’s 2013 sustainability report highlights social and environmental strategic innovations

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatalum’s third annual Sustainability Report focuses on the way forward for sustainability, strategic plans, CSR initiatives and environmental protection practices

Qatalum has released its annual 2013 Sustainability Report, providing insight, analysis and strategic planning with respect to the company’s economic, social and environmental performance – and the ways Qatalum is taking action to integrate sustainability within its operations. Priding itself as Qatar’s first and only producer of Aluminium, and one of the region’s leading and fastest-growing smelters, Qatalum recognises the importance of leadership on sustainability for the success of its operations, and contributing to the sustainable development ambitions of the State of Qatar – particularly in line with the government’s National Vision 2030 strategic pillars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Meera kick starts Ramadan offers by selling 1000 products at cost

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC), Qatar’s largest retail chain, launched its most awaited annual Ramadan campaign that include selling 1000 consumer products at cost.

As Qatar gears up for the festive month, Al Meera has kick started the excitement by offering a wide selection of the most sought-after items at most of its outlets. In addition, Al Meera is also offering other promotions covering various categories of products and consumer goods. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jaidah Heavy Equipment celebrates UD Quon truck success

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Jaidah Heavy Equipment, a division of the leading Qatari conglomerate

Jaidah Group, announced the success of their new range of Japanese UD Trucks at a celebratory event in Grand Hyatt Doha hotel on Tuesday.

The event was attended by Mohamed Jaidah, Executive Director of Jaidah Group; Ayman Ahmed, General Manager of Jaidah Heavy Equipment Division; Mikito Maruyama, Director, UD Trucks Commercial in addition to 130 organizations across Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Top Islamic Manuscript Scholars validate Sheikh Faisal Museum’s extensive manuscript and calligraphy collection

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Top international Islamic manuscript scholars came together at Sheikh Faisal Museum, Doha, the largest private museum in the region, after attending “The Illumined Word” seminar at the Museum of Islamic Art, to review and validate the Sheikh Faisal Museum’s extensive and valuable manuscript and calligraphy collections.  Among these experts were Dr Nabil Safwat, Art Historian from Dubai, Mahmoud Zaki of the Institute of Arabic Manuscripts and ALECSO, Arab League of Nations, Professor Paul Hepworth, Book Conservator from Istanbul, Karin Scheper, Book Conservator at the University of Leiden, and Dr Nourane Ben Azzuna, Assistant Professor in Art history at the University of Vienna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alfardan Premier Motors Recognized at Jaguar Land Rover Regional Dealer Awards Ceremony

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Record Breaking Sales and Outstanding Customer Service at Alfardan Premier Motors

Luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover recently recognised Alfardan Premier Motors Co., its exclusive importer in the State of Qatar, for record breaking sales and unparalleled customer service achievements over the course of the 2013/2014 fiscal year. The awards were presented to dealers during the third annual Jaguar Land Rover MENA Awards ceremony held at the Armani Hotel in Dubai. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hörmann introduces Multi-Purpose Sliding Doors for demanding Architecture in industrial and project sectors

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Hörmann Middle East has introduced new fire and smoke-tight multi-purpose sliding doors to meet specific architectural requirements in the industrial and project sectors. These include steel and stainless steel single-leaf, double-leaf and telescopic versions. All the new doors meet international standards having completed almost 200,000 door cycle testing to prove their dependability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Rail Celebrates 6 Million Man-Hours Incident-Free Safety Record at the Doha Metro Green Line works

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher
  • Al-Subaie: Maintaining the international standards of quality, health, safety, environment, and security  had positive impact on the work’s environment at the Green Line project
  • Al-Subaie: Qatar Rail holds continuous specialized workshops for workers and employees on safety measures and leadership skills

The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), announced that the company has achieved an unprecedented 6 million work hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI) at the Doha Metro Green Line works. Read the rest of this entry »

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Exova Warringtonfire expands into Doha, Qatar

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Exova Warringtonfire, the specialist fire engineering, testing and certification provider, has announced its latest expansion in Doha, the capital city of Qatar.  The move further establishes the company as one of the region’s leading providers of fire safety expertise.

With established operations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Exova Warringtonfire has opened its new Qatar fire consultancy business, creating an initial five new skilled roles.  The Qatar consultancy, the first independent global fire engineering specialist to establish in the city, will offer fire safety engineering and inspection. Read the rest of this entry »

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ReforeTect

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

ReforceTech (RFT) is the developer and producer of revolutionary, non-corroding reinforcement solutions for concrete, made from Basalt Fiber Composites.
RFT breakthrough technology is advancing civil engineering and giving designers new creative freedom. Non-metallic, non-corroding and with considerably lower density, and higher tensile strength, than steel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatalum delegation attends 15th GCC joint exhibition in Sharjah

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatalum: EXPO GCC has given company opportunity to network with regional stakeholders, and promote Qatar’s aluminium industry to new potential partners

Qatalum has participated at the 15th GCC Joint Exhibition, held at the Expo Centre Sharjah from 26 to 30 May 2014. Qatalum was exhibiting and networking at the Expo GCC event, a great opportunity for promoting, marketing and introducing Gulf products. In addition to serving as a launch pad for emerging SMEs and seed ventures, the exhibition opens up networking opportunities with businesspeople and investors from across the region, which serves as a wide potential market for such products – including the massive growth in aluminium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatari teams receive standing ovation at global

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Destination ImagiNation (DI) Finals in Tennessee

  • Qatari teams entered packed 16,000-seater arena to spontaneous applause at the Opening Ceremony parade
  • DJ announced over speaker system: ‘This is history in the making, the first Middle Eastern country ever to participate in DI’
  • AlFaisal Without Borders Foundation’s pilot of international life-skills programme, DI, saw 5 teams of 27 pupils from Qatar schools compete in the global DI finals

From the moment they set foot on Tennessee soil at Knoxville airport, the Qatar Destination ImagiNation (DI) finalist teams were surrounded by other teams from all over the world, excitedly talking about the upcoming finals and the challenges they were to present at the global DI Global Finals week. As the Qatari teams marched in national dress into an arena filled with 16,000 people, they were given a standing ovation with roaring applause as the Qatar flag was flown and the national anthem played as part of the Opening Ceremony. Read the rest of this entry »

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Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels launches alfresco dining at Al Jomrok Boutique Hotel’s Al Shurfa Arabic lounge

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

·   Newest hotel in designer boutique collection offers stunning views of         Doha skyline from its luxurious rooftop Arabic Lounge

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels offers new open air Arabic Lounge to soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Doha’s legendary souq with the launch of the Al Shurfa Arabic Lounge in the collection’s new Al Jomrok Boutique Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Msheireb Downtown Doha Wins ‘Best Retail Project’ honour at Cityscape Qatar 2014 Awards

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, Qatar’s leading real estate developer, has won the award for Best Retail Project for its flagship development Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD) at Cityscape Qatar 2014, the premier property expo.

Eng. Abdulla Al Mehshadi, CEO of Msheireb Properties, and his team received the award, which was chosen by a panel of industry experts and regional professionals, at a ceremony held on the side-lines of the exhibition. Read the rest of this entry »