MONTHLY NEWSLETTER February 2020
MEMBER NEWS
Northrop Grumman Breaks Ground for Expanded Satellite Manufacturing Facilities
Northrop Grumman held a groundbreaking ceremony to highlight its expansion of satellite engineering and manufacturing operations in Arizona.
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Jacobs Ranked No. 1 on Fortune's 2020 World's Most Admired Companies List
Jacobs also ranked on Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2020 list and has received a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2020 CEI.
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Parsons Launches 'Quest Mark' Logo and Announces Pierre Santoni as New President
Parsons has appointed Pierre Santoni as its new President and has unveiled its new 'Quest Mark' logo. Click here to watch the 'Quest Mark' story.
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Dentons lights up Burj Khalifa in celebration of 50 years in the UAE
Dentons celebrated its 50th anniversary in the UAE in style by becoming the first law firm to project onto the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
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NASA Grants KBR the Right to Train Private Astronauts at NASA Facilities
KBR will become the first company to train private astronauts at NASA facilities and currently holds the only agreement with NASA to provide these services.
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NYUAD Researchers develop technique to more efficiently store & preserve human cells
The team developed a new technique that allows a type of filter paper to store cells for long periods of time, more efficiently.
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MetLife to provide annuity benefits to Lockheed Martin retirees and beneficiaries
MetLife has been selected to provide guaranteed lifetime income to Lockheed Martin’s retirees, including benefits to the spouses and beneficiaries.
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US - UAE NEWS
United States Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
The Department of State is pleased to announce the participation of the US in Expo 2020 Dubai, the next World’s Fair & the first in the Middle East and Africa.
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WeWork makes UAE debut with Hub71 workspace tie-up in Abu Dhabi
Hub71 has officially launched WeWork x Hub71, three floors of workspace for members to innovate, collaborate and connect in Abu Dhabi Global Market.
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Abu Dhabi's Mangrove Walk is now open to the public
Jubail Mangrove Park has boardwalk with three routes and six educational sections, including floating platform.
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Trade relations between UAE and USA experiencing growth
The continuous growth of trade exchange figures and investment flows in both directions, which serve mutual interests and benefit both countries.
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ENEC Delegation Meets with Senior U.S. Government Officials in Washington, DC
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation delegation visited US to highlight progress around the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy program development.
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UAE the first Arab country to deliver safe, clean and peaceful nuclear energy
Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant's four Units will prevent the release of 21 million tons of harmful carbon emissions every year.
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Abu Dhabi to scatter 1m seeds to spur green drive
More than 1 million seeds of native wild plant species will be scattered across Abu Dhabi by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD).
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Enforcement of UAE Court Judgments in India - New Developments
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Joint Business Group Breakfast & Panel Discussion at Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA)
February 24, 2020 Emirates Diplomatic Academy
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Joint Business Group Defense Sector Working Breakfast in association with Houbara
February 24, 2020 Armed Forces Officers Club
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Did you know?
Legendary IWC (International Watch Company) watchmaker Kurt Klaus is the inventor of a watch so smart that it gives you the precise day, date, moonphase and time for the next 480 years – and beyond. But, the ever curious Mr. Klaus is always open to discovering something new. Join him as he takes a dive into the modern tech world to find out what makes a smartwatch a really smart watch. Click here to watch the video.
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