Saturday 25 March 2017

Orascom ropes in Aconex for US petchem project

Orascom Construction,  a leading global engineering and construction contractor primarily focused on infrastructure, industrial and high-end commercial projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, has signed up Aconex to manage project information and processes for a top gre


Saudi Aramco signs up Samba as IPO advisor

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has selected Samba Capital as one of two banks to work as an adviser on its planned share sale in Riyadh, said a report.    At least six investment banks pitched for a role advising the world's largest oil producer on its listing


Leminar wins British Safety Council award

Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, a leader in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) ductwork manufacturing sector in the region, said it has won key recognition from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and s


Al Hassan Engineering wins Oman's Liwa project deal

Al Hassan Engineering Company said it has been awarded a RO38-million ($98 million) construction contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) for its $3.6-billion plastic project coming up in Liwa region. The contract was awarded by CCJV, a joint ventu


Dewa nets $272m savings in utility costs

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has achieved significant savings worth nearly Dh1 billion ($272 million) in the electricity and water sector over the last eight years.   Thanks to the numerous environmental programmes and initiatives and key awareness and


Empower’s transmission pipelines cross 236 km

UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), a leading district cooling services provider, has revealed that its network of district cooling transmission pipelines crossed 236 km by the end of 2016. The remarkable expansion of Empower’s network of distr


ME countries eye Russian floating nuke power plants

Middle Eastern countries are considering purchase of floating nuclear power plants (NPP) of Russian make that were developed for sea water desalination, a top Russian government official said on Wednesday. "Arab countries are more and more interested in buying these floating


China’s TBEA, Orascom win bid for Egypt power plant

China-based TBEA and the Egyptian Orascom have won the tender for implementing transformer substations and civil works for the 650 MW Walideya, Assiut power plant, a report said. TBEA will be awarded a contract worth EGP94.860 million ($5.22 million) for the substations, while Or


DSOA opens free EV charging stations

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has launched its new initiative that allows electric vehicle owners to use the charging stations on its premises free of charge from March 22 until the end of the year. As part of its aim to encourage people to purchase or rent zero-emission e


Enec sets quality benchmark with nuclear plant work

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) said it has successfully completed the welding of reactor coolant loop (RCL) piping and the reactor containment building (RCB) dome structure for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. The completion of pipe welding for the reac

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