Manitowoc to unveil new cranes and lifting solutions at bauma 2019

Manitowoc to unveil new cranes and lifti…

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 04:59

Manitowoc, one of the leading global manufacturers of cranes and lifting solutions, has announced the debut of six new models from its Grove and Potain lines at bauma 2019 in...

GE installs 9E gas turbine for Iraq’s Al Qudus Power Plant

GE installs 9E gas turbine for Iraq’s Al…

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 04:23

With an aim to support Iraq’s energy infrastructure, GE Power has provided an advanced 9E gas turbine to the Ministry of Electricity’s Al Qudus Power Plant

Kalimat Telecom selects Parallel Wireless for network installation in Iraq

Kalimat Telecom selects Parallel Wireles…

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 05:42

Kalimat Telecom, a subsidiary of Kuwait’s Trade Links, has selected Parallel Wireless, Inc, one of the leading providers of the world’s first end-to-end software-based unified network solution across 2G, 3G,...

Topcon introduces new HiPer VR versatile GNSS receiver

Topcon introduces new HiPer VR versatile…

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 04:37

Topcon has unveiled HiPer VR, the latest addition to its HiPer series of integrated receivers, aiming to provide a versatile solution with the most advanced GNSS technology available

New flat-top EC-B Series from Liebherr

New flat-top EC-B Series from Liebherr

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 04:22

Liebherr has introduced new crane series to provide the crane operators with a better overview of the construction site, which is a crucial aspect for site safety

Yahsat and Thuraya unveil advanced military satellite at IDEX 2019

Yahsat and Thuraya unveil advanced milit…

Monday, 18 February 2019 10:30

UAE’s satellite operator Yahsat and Thuraya, Yahsat’s mobile satellite services subsidiary, are showcasing the latest government and military satellite communication technologies at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)

Bee’ah and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority launch Sharjah’s first waste management portal

Bee’ah and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority …

Monday, 18 February 2019 06:37

Bee’ah, one of the leading sustainable solutions providers in the Middle East, has partnered with the UAE’s Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) to launch the first phase of a waste...

Hyva to feature heavy transport solutions at bauma 2019

Hyva to feature heavy transport solution…

Monday, 18 February 2019 06:24

Hyva, one of the leading global providers of heavy transport solutions for the commercial vehicle and environmental service industries, will showcase a selection of its latest products at bauma from...

Continental eyes significant Middle East expansion

Continental eyes significant Middle East…

Monday, 18 February 2019 04:26

German tyre and technology company Continental has opened its first office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, aiming to strengthen its foothold in the region

King Salman launches US$22bn worth of projects in Riyadh

King Salman launches US$22bn worth of pr…

Sunday, 17 February 2019 06:41

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched an ambitious programme of projects in Riyadh worth billions, which is expected to enhance the living standards of residents

Investcorp and ASI launch JV for GCC infrastructure investing

Investcorp and ASI launch JV for GCC inf…

Sunday, 17 February 2019 04:32

Bahrain’s Investcorp and Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) have launched a joint venture that will invest in social and core infrastructure projects in GCC countries

Cat updates M Series wheel loaders

Cat updates M Series wheel loaders

Friday, 15 February 2019 06:56

Caterpillar has announced Cat M Series wheel loader product update (950M-982M) with an aim to provide reduced maintenance costs, improved operator comfort, payload management enhancement and new configurations

Wacker’s new solutions will promote standardisation of construction paints

Wacker’s new solutions will promote stan…

Thursday, 14 February 2019 04:29

Germany-based international chemical company Wacker has announced to introduce its sustainable construction solutions project at the Middle East Coatings Show (MECS) from 26-28 February 2019 in Dubai, aiming to promote...

Etihad ESCO completes Hatta Solar retrofit project

Etihad ESCO completes Hatta Solar retrof…

Thursday, 14 February 2019 03:34

With DEWA’s support, Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) has announced the successful completion of the Hatta solar retrofit project, which included installation of 7,756 PV solar panels over the...

Extending the durability of reinforced concrete with AkzoNobel’s Intercrete

Extending the durability of reinforced c…

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 06:54

Chloride attack is one of the most important factors when considering the durability of reinforced concrete, especially for structures in water and wastewater and other chloride-laden environments. Chloride attack leads...

Siemens to maintain and digitalise Shuweihat project

Siemens to maintain and digitalise Shuwe…

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 04:49

Siemens has signed an extension of an 18-year maintenance service agreement with Shuweihat S2 Operation and Maintenance Company (S2O&M) to maintain and digitalise 1,500MW Shuweihat S2 independent water and power...

Awards for excellence in energy presented to winners

Abu Dhabi Municipality and Ruud Lighting Arabia were the winners at the Middle East Electricity Awards, taking home the Project of the Year Award for their joint collaboration on the Salaam Street and Tunnel project in the UAE capital.

Contested by 29 departments, teams and organisations across six different categories, the awards were a new addition to Middle East Electricity, which opened yesterday.

High performance and saving

Ruud Lighting Arabia supplied the municipality with 5,016 interior zone LED luminaires which were installed along the 2.6km Salaam Street Tunnel to replace existing High Pressure Sodium (HPS) lights. The new fixtures reduce energy consumption by 60 per cent and deliver 80,000 of burning hours compared to 10,000 burning hours of the incumbent HPS fixtures.

Other notable winners of the evening included global leaders in power and automation technologies ABB Power for their 'ABB Transmission & Distribution' project in the CSR Initiative of the Year category; and CIMCON Software for their 'LightingGale Intelligent Streetlight Management System' in the Best Innovation or Technology of the Year category.

Light management system

CIMCON's LightingGale is an automated, intelligent street light management system that automatically adjusts lighting for traditional and LED lights where and when it is needed, thereby reducing carbon dioxide emissions by up to 30 per cent and saving 50 per cent on maintenance costs.

The Middle East Electricity Award winners :

Category

Winner

Project

CSR Initiative of the Year

ABB Transmission & Distribution

IMA Health and Safety Week

HSE Project or Initiative of the Year

Ras Laffan Power Company

Target Zero Accident

Renewable Project of the Year

TLM International FZE

TLM Intl FZE Project

Best Innovation or Technology of the Year

CIMCON Software

LightingGale Intelligent Streetlight Management System

Power & Water Utility of the Year

Qatar Power Company

Ras Laffan-B, Independent Water and Power Plant

Project of the Year Award

Abu Dhabi Municipality and Ruud Lighting Arabia

Salaam Street and Tunnel Project

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