Month: July 2020

GCC Interior Design Services Market 2020

Dublin, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “GCC Interior Design Services Market – Growth, Trends, Forecasts (2020-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

GCC economies are expected to grow over 2% in the year 2020, driven by an increase in public spending and focus on the development of the private sector in the region. Interior design is closely related to the overall health of the economy, in particular the property market.

GCC’s hosting of mega-events such as Expo 2020 (Dubai), Index at World Trade Center Dubai, FIFA World Cup 2022 (Qatar) and increased focus on tourism business in

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LafargeHolcim launches its ‘green concrete’ in the U.S.

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Concrete is essential to the development of buildings around the world, but its impact on the environment can be considerable.

Cement, for example, is a crucial component in concrete but it is energy intensive to produce and its manufacture has a big footprint when it comes to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

According to a 2018 report from Chatham House, over 4 billion metric tons of cement are produced annually. This, the policy institute said, accounts “for around 8% of global CO2 emissions.”

As concerns about the sustainability of the construction sector mount, a

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101 House Exterior Ideas (Photos and Extensive Guides)

Contemporary house with blue exterior

Check out 101 house exterior ideas. Includes all styles, sizes, home types and colors. Search by color or style.


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The gorgeous and warmth of the gray tones of the home coincides well with the surrounding green landscape filled with tall trees in the background, medium-sized pines at the front yard and the grass lawn separated from the concrete walkway by a thin strip of fountain.
Designed by: Elips Design Architecture

The gorgeous and warmth of the gray tones of the home coincides well with the surrounding

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work from home news: Work-from-home exemption for IT & ITeS industry extended till December 31, 2020

NEW DELHI: The department of telecom has extended the exemption given to the IT & ITeS industry to work from home till December this year. The exemption was going to expire at the end of July.

“In view of the ongoing concerns due to Covid-19, the department has decided to further extend these relaxations upto Decmeber 31, 2020…”

The industry has cheered the move.

“Thank you to the government for their tremendous support on the new ways of working from day 1. This has helped tremendously in further elevating our standing and responsiveness globally,” tweeted Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro.

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High-Rise Building Catches Fire in United Arab Emirates

A high-rise tower caught fire Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates and authorities said it wasn’t immediately clear what caused the blaze.

The sides of the 48-floor Abbco Tower in Sharjah saw flames shoot up them. The city neighbors Dubai.

Firefighters and police surrounded the tower, as did curious onlookers.

Authorities offered no immediate cause for the blaze.

The UAE, including skyscraper-studded Dubai, has suffered a spate of fires in its high-rises in recent years.

The reason for the blazes, building and safety experts say, is the material used for the buildings’ sidings, called aluminum composite panel cladding.

While some

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