• Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region

    Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region0

    Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, has launched the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region. The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind worldwide, says the company. “The

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  • Waste Management Company expands recycling initiative to Abu Dhabi

    Waste Management Company expands recycling initiative to Abu Dhabi0

    New RVMs installed at Masdar City and Abu Dhabi Mall  Bee’ah, a leading environmental management company in the region, has installed its innovative Reverse Vending Machines (RVMs) at Masdar Institute of Science & Technology in Masdar City, and at Abu Dhabi COOP in Abu Dhabi Mall, the company announced. This development follows record participation in

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  • ‘Unsung City Cleaning Heroes’ Awards

    ‘Unsung City Cleaning Heroes’ Awards0

    The Unsung City Cleaning Heroes Awards have been instituted to recognise the dedicated services provided by the outdoor cleaning staff in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW) had launched this first-of-its-kind initiative in the region in 2015. This year, the awards were presented to the best outdoor cleaning staff, including

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  • Tadweer, Industrial Development Bureau implement joint initiative to preserve the Mussafah Industrial Area

    Tadweer, Industrial Development Bureau implement joint initiative to preserve the Mussafah Industrial Area0

    Tadweer – The Center of Waste Management, Abu Dhabi recently implemented a joint initiative with the Industrial Development Bureau of the Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi, titled “Together, we preserve the Mussafah Industrial Area”. Targeting the area’s residents and workers, Tadweer aims to rid the Mussafah Industrial Area of mixed waste with the

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  • Bee’ah starts up 75-tph mixed waste MRF

    Bee’ah starts up 75-tph mixed waste MRF0

    Advanced automated system from BHS significantly increases throughput and recovery, says company  Sharjah-based environmental management company Bee’ah has started processing municipal solid waste (MSW) with the company’s recently renovated material recovery facility (MRF). The MRF now features a 75 tonne-per-hour (tph) system with the latest in recovery technology from Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

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  • Waste Management Innovation from Northern Ireland

    Waste Management Innovation from Northern Ireland0

    Companies from Northern Ireland, UK visited the UAE and Kuwait from 24th until 28th September as part of a trade mission and to attend Middle East Waste at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Northern Ireland has a global reputation as a centre of excellence in the design and manufacture of materials handling and waste recycling

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