Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 31st December - 4th January

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 1 1000 Followers 307(Image source: Fernando Tomas/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 31st December 2017- 4th January 2018

Sand dune-shaped architecture in Sharjah to be completed in 2018

The Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid's sand dune-shaped Bee'ah headquarters in Sharjah is well underway, with significant sections already finished and expecting to be completed in late 2018, according to New Atlas. Click here to read the full story.

L&T wins US$250mn contract in the UAE and Saudi Arabia

The power transmission and distribution business of India-based L&T Construction has received orders worth US$250mn, which includes two important contracts in the GCC region. Click here to read the full story.

Saudi Arabia and EU experts to discuss cooperation on energy efficiency in Jeddah

A European Union (EU)-Saudi Arabia energy efficiency meeting will take place on the first day of HVACR Expo Saudi, which will be held from 14-16 January 2018, in Jeddah. Click here to read the full story.

EvoQuip launches compact jaw crusher

EvoQuip, a Terex brand, is launching the Bison 280 Jaw Crusher to enhance profitability. Click here to read the full story.

Arab Contractors and Orascom to build Egypt’s first monorail

Arab Contractors, one of the leading construction companies in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Orascom Construction Company (OC) to build Egypt’s first primary monorail project on the suburbia of Cairo. Click here to read the full story.

Saudi Aramco and DEWA to collaborate on water and power projects

The representatives of Saudi Aramco visited Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to discuss collaboration and cooperation in power and water development projects. Click here to read the full story.

PDO’s headquarters in Muscat to be fully solar-powered

The Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) headquarters at Mina Al Fahal will be completely powered by solar energy by the end of the year, a major stride towards its transformation into a fully fledged energy company. Click here to read the full story.

Switchyards for Units 3 and 4 successfully energised at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has successfully energised the switchyards for Units 3 and 4, Unit 2 main power transformer (MTR), excitation transformer and unit auxiliary power transformers (UAT) at its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. Click here to read the full story.

Engie acquires SPIE Group’s operation in Morocco

Engie has signed an agreement with the SPIE Group to acquire SPIE Morocco’s operations. Click here to read the full story.

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