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UAE Students Driving Demand for London Homes

Estate agency Chestertons Global reports that a record number of applicants to UK universities from the UAE is increasing demand for new homes in Central London. Data from the UCAS university admission service confirms a record number of students from the UAE have applied to UK universities in 2022. The UK is highly regarded as…


Innovative Industrial Safety Manifesto to be Unveiled at GMIS America

Launched as a partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), in collaboration with Cambridge University’s Cambridge Industrial Innovation Policy (CIIP), Global Initiative for Industrial Safety (GIFIS) has brought together industry leaders from across the world to develop the first-ever Industrial Safety Manifesto,…


Pittsburgh to Host Inaugural Edition of GMIS America

The UAE-sponsored Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) has selected Pittsburgh to host the inaugural edition of GMIS America from September 28–30, 2022. Scheduled to be opened by The Hon Thomas Wolf, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, GMIS America will convene experts from governments and the private sector in Pittsburgh to spearhead discussions that…


EMAAR and Dubai Holding Agree Dubai Creek Harbour Equity Swap

Emaar Properties has announced it will acquire Dubai Holding’s stake in its joint-venture Dubai Creek Harbour development with Dubai Holdings in a cash and shares deal that will make Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum’s personal investment portfolio the second largest shareholder in the Emirati developer in a deal worth AED 7.5 billion (USD 2.04 billion).…


Hochiki Announces Senior Global Appointment

Global life safety solutions provider Hochiki has elevated Shinsuke Kubo, manaaging director of its operations in the Middle East who is based in Dubai, to the new role of Commercial Director for Hochiki Europe, Middle East, Africa (MEA) and India. Kubo will relocate to the company’s UK head office in Gillingham, Kent and undertaking regular…


A Happy Ending: UAE Leading the Way in Measuring User Satisfaction with Government Services

According to a new report by think tank The Serco Institute and ExperienceLab, the UAE has become a world leader in measuring user satisfaction with government services, having first made ‘happiness’ an area of high priority in 2016 as part of its wider National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing which pledges to incorporate happiness into…


Seeley International Celebrates Golden Jubilee in Dubai

Seeley International has celebrated 50 years of climate control solutions and its decade-long partnership with Climagulf in the Middle East at a special event in Dubai. The celebration on 25th May featured speeches from company founder and Executive Chairman, Frank Seeley, and Group Managing Director, Jon Seeley. Sabu Abraham, Climagulf CEO, welcomed Sealey representatives and…


UAE Hotels Include Sustainable Straws in Luxury Guest Experience

A partnership between Finnish eco materials company Sulapac and Dubai-based sustainability startup BIRD Collaborative has seen millions of sustainable straws made from a patented wood chip and plant resin delivered to luxury hotels, restaurants, wellness centres and clubs in the United Arab Emirates since 2021. Hotels already offering the sustainable straws as part of the…


JLL Awarded EDGNEX FM Data Centre Contract

JLL has been selected by global digital infrastructure provider EDGNEX to provide facilities management services to its expanding data centre operations across Africa, Asia, CIS, Europe and the Middle East. EDGNEX provides access to digital infrastructure in rapidly growing local markets with the same service levels available in global destinations. Its parent company, DAMAC Properties,…



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Final Call for Exhibitors: International Property Show Dubai 2022

FM Industry partner event, International Property Show (IPS) Dubai, will take place from 24 to 26 March 2022, offering regional and global real estate investors the opportunity to benefit from an upturn in demand created by Expo 2020. Dubai’s real estate market continues to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic following the introduction…


GMIS2021 to Co-locate with EXPO Dubai

04.03.2021, 12:53 GMIS2021 to Co-locate with EXPO Dubai This year’s edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (#GMIS2021) will be held alongside EXPO Dubai from 22 to 27 November. Organised under the theme, ‘Rewiring Societies: Repurposing Digitalisation for Prosperity’, the event will connect leaders from the global manufacturing community to consider the transformational impact…


Big Project Award

27.01.2021, 11:37 Big Project Award Serco Middle East’s inaugural graduate development programme has been recognised as “Skills Development Programme of the Year 2020” at the Big Project Awards. The regional awards celebrate the excellence of leading companies – with the judges recognising Serco’s investment in local talent as well as the launch of the graduate…


From Globalisation to Glocalisation

26.01.2021, 16:25 From Globalisation to Glocalisation A report from PwC and the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) discusses the glocalisation of manufacturing in 2021. Entitled, ‘The journey from globalisation to glocalisation, how COVID-19 has accelerated the shift to more local and flexible operations‘, the document highlights an emerging requirement for companies to regionalise their footprint,…

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LEEDing the Green Revolution

13.01.2021, 16:21 LEEDing the Green Revolution Shannon Bergstrom, LEED Green Associate and TRUE zero waste system advisor, explains why facility managers are the key leaders of the green revolution. Now that we have entered what is considered crunch time in the global fight against climate change, the push for sustainability has really picked up speed.…


Poor Technology Skills Hampering Covid-19 Recovery

12.08.2020, 04:54 Poor Technology Skills Hampering Covid-19 Recovery A technology skills deficit is impeding the global recovery from COVID-19 according to participants from PwC, IBM and the European Parliament in this year’s virtual Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (#GMIS2020).   Speaking in the event’s most recent panel discussion was Harald Kayser, Chairman and Senior Partner…


#GMIS2020 Digital Series (June 30)

11.06.2020, 12:11 #GMIS2020 Digital Series (June 30) A programme of online events will precede the virtual Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (#GMIS2020) organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry. Focusing on digital restoration, the #GMIS2020 Virtual Summit on 4th and 5th September 2020, will consider how 4IR technologies are helping…


UAE Pizza Express Contract

07.02.2020, 13:16 UAE Pizza Express Contract Polyteck Group has won a contract to provide maintenance and FM services for Pizza Express owner Jordana Group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The contract for mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works includes regular servicing and annual deep chemical cleaning of fan coil units and air conditioning units,…


Kentec at Intersec Dubai 2020

20.01.2020, 11:53 Kentec at Intersec Dubai 2020 Kentec Electronics is previewing Takits Command Point, a fire investigation and evacuation process panel, at Intersec Dubai 2020 in advance of its formal launch later this year. The purpose of the demonstration at the Middle East’s leading exhibition which ends tomorrow, is to gather customer feedback, prior to…

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