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Flexible Relay Solution From Rockwell Automation Simplifies Safety Implementation

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Machine builders can now easily implement required safety functions while improving productivity with the Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C CR30 safety relay from Rockwell Automation.

Users can program the safety relay through the free Connected Components Workbench software from Rockwell Automation. Connected Components Workbench software reduces programming time and helps increase productivity by allowing users to create, control and monitor a safety system in the same software environment as their standard control. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Shamal Sports Club Appoints Network Advertising & Events for Fans Engagement and Community Outreach Programs for QSL 2014-15 Season.

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

In the presence of vice president of the Al Shamal Club and CEO of Network Advertising and Events:

Al Shamal Sports Club has signed an agreement with Network Advertising and Events to implement fan engagement activities and build up excitement for the new season. The new management agreement has been signed to create various sporting events for fans and a wider community outreach programs in and around Al Shamal Club and Al Shamal City. Read the rest of this entry »

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BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) markets bring bigger capital inflow into UAE than MENA markets, with India topping the list: Fortress Investments

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

MSCI upgrade of the UAE to emerging market status places it within the BRIC grouping

Fortress Investments, a leading investment firm operating in the Middle East, says that there is a significant increase in capital inflows into UAE from emerging markets, particularly the BRIC countries (Brazil, China, India and Russia), surpassing inflows from MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region. Read the rest of this entry »

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The pearl-Qatar celebrates family this Eid with fun-filled activity program

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The Pearl-Qatar, one of the most distinguished destinations in Qatar, has completed all preparations for the launch of the Eid Al-Fitr Festival activities, which will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy unique shows and activities with their families.

Over the three days of Eid from 6:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m., The Pearl-Qatar will host a number of cultural, artistic, and entertainment programs that serve to fulfill one aspect of United Development Company’s mission – to promote The Pearl-Qatar as a destination for families. Read the rest of this entry »

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United Development Company Announces 2014 Semi-Annual Financial Results

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding companies and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, today announced another strong performance in the first half of 2014.

Net profit for the first half of 2014 stood at QR 521 million, compared to net profit of QR 389 million in the same period of 2013, an increase of 34%. The net profit attributable to owners of the Company stood at QR 499 million compared to QR 325 million for the same period last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Rail and Qatar Solar Technologies to target solar energy opportunities

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

An MOU was signed today that could see solar technologies installed in Qatar’s upcoming rail network.

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), who are currently building a 150 Megawatt solar module manufacturing facility and a 8,000 metric ton polysilicon manufacturing plant in Qatar, Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Rail praises Dhreima efforts during Ramadan visit

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

During the blessed holy month of Ramadan, and in fulfillment of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program, a delegation from Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) paid a visit to Dhreima (Qatar Orphan Foundation), voicing appreciation for its humanitarian efforts in supporting orphans in Qatar and satisfying the needs of disadvantaged children. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Meera revives Ramadan traditions

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Within the framework of its social initiatives aimed at enhancing communication with the various segments of the society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) has launched a new initiative seeking to revive Qatari traditions between neighbors during the holy month of Ramadan, through motivating the spirit of compassion and solidarity and the custom of exchanging food prior to the Iftar time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels celebrates Garangao Night

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

SOUQ Waqif Boutique Hotels (SWBH), the exclusive hotel collection owned and managed by Al Rayyan Hospitality, celebrated the Garangao night, the age-old annual Qatari tradition on the night of mid-Ramadan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Barwa Bank Ramadan Football Tournament Raises Funds for Charity

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Barwa Bank, Qatar’s fastest growing Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, handed over earlier this week QAR 96,000 in donations to charities in Qatar as part of the Bank’s Fourth Ramadan Football Tournament.

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Qatar Rail holds Ramadan Staff Iftar & celebrates Garangao with their children

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) hosted a Ramadan Iftar for its staff and their families at the “Four Seasons” Hotel, as part of a series of initiatives launched by the company during the holy month of Ramadan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Higher Interest Rates Sooner for the United States?

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

United States

A Volatile US data Give the Fed an Opportunity to Buy Some Time
As the holidays come to an end, we come to a very busy data week in the US in conjunction with the FOMC meeting. All these events have given the market some hope from the emergence of volatility, as signs of wage inflation emerge and GDP rebounds, which has the USD bulls excited. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lufthansa Group raises operating profit for first half-year

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Improved cost structures and lower depreciation help increase operating profit by EUR 41 million to EUR 114 million / competitive pressures on fares, devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar and pilots’ strike depress second-quarter results / Lufthansa Group to slow capacity growth for the winter period and go on the offensive with new innovation and quality drives / profit outlook for 2014 and 2015 confirmed Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Airways orders largest aircraft order in history- 100 Boeing 777-9X

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

CEO of Qatar Airways, Mr Akbar Al Baker announcing the largest single aircraft order in the history, alongside Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO, Mr Ray Conner

“Qatar Airways continuously builds upon its successful fleet programme, and this latest announcement demonstrates our investment in quality equipment to deliver our signature Five-Star service,” said His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways. “The Boeing 777 is a key component of our fleet and we look forward to building on this with the next-generation 777-9X.” Read the rest of this entry »