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Holcim (Lanka) Ltd., a leading cement manufacturer in Sri Lanka, announced that it will be supporting the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) with its housing programme for conflict affected families in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

Bodyline 3 certified CarbonNeutral®

Monday, 15 September 2014 14:29

One of Sri Lanka’s most recognized apparel factories cements its environmental sustainability credentials.

Huawei launched the Ascend Mate7 at Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) 2014, featuring a big 6-inch screen with FHD display for enhanced entertainment viewing, a slimmer 7.9mm body for increased comfort, a more powerful octa-core chipset for superior performance, and a longer-lasting 4100 mAh battery.

Winners of gem cutting competitions were recognized at FACETS Sri Lanka 2014, the international gem and jewellery exhibition organized by the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA) recently.

ACESL to hold workshop on FIDIC contracts

Monday, 15 September 2014 05:00

The Association of Consulting Engineers, Sri Lanka (ACESL) is to conduct Two 2-Day FIDIC Contracts Workshops, the first on Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts providing essential contractual know-how for working on today’s international projects and the second on Management of Claims, Dispute Resolution, Dispute Boards and Adjudication under FIDIC Contracts for the construction industry on 22nd to 25th September 2014 at the Waters Edge, Battaramulla.

Although it’s not a statistic that leaps out at one often, given the many severe health issues that ail the human populace, shockingly, in this day and age when healthcare is available to most, about 300 million of the world’s population suffers from low vision due to being unable to afford corrective lenses.

In a move to create much-needed IT/BPM capacity required for the expansion of the industry in Sri Lanka, which is now poised for accelerated growth, SLASSCOM Vice Chairman Mano Sekaram is advocating the creation of regional second tier cities to bring about inclusive growth in the country.

Adam Investments Plc’s Network Communication Ltd. launched the ‘Made in China’ mobile phone brand Lava to the Sri Lankan market.

2015 Kia Soul EV pricing announced

Friday, 12 September 2014 09:47

Kia has announced the 2015 Soul EV will be priced from $33,700 in the United States.

Automatic transmission the way forward: Maruti

Friday, 12 September 2014 09:36

India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India has said it expects every second new car sold in the country to be an automatic car in the next 6-7 years.