Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 10th - 14th September

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 10th - 14th September 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports receives ISO 28000 certification for security management 

Abu Dhabi Ports has been accredited with the ISO 28000:2007 certificate of Security Management System for Supply Chain by the global certification provider Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). Click here to read the full story.  

Perkins launches world’s first SmartCap engine monitor 

Perkins has launched the world’s first low-cost engine-level connectivity device – the Perkins SmartCap. Click here to read the full story.  

The new CAT 426F2 expands backhoe loader line 

Offering a highly configurable design, the new CAT 426F2 backhoe loader with side shift frame provides customers with additional choices, allowing the selection of a more base-specification model or a highly configured machine to match budget and operating needs. Click here to read the full story.  

Dubai raises initial US$1.1bn loan for metro expansion project 

Dubai has raised US$1.1bn loan for the expansion of the city's metro rail system, reaching the first step of an infrastructure financing programme which totals around US$2.8bn. Click here to read the full story.  

A new desalination plant to come up in Casablanca

Morocco is finalising a feasibility study and financial and institutional structures for a new seawater desalination plant project. Click here to read the full story.  

EMC signs dealership contract with Germany’s TITAN 

Emirates Motor Company (EMC) has signed an exclusive contract with TITAN Spezialfahrzeugbau GmbH to represent the German company in the UAE market. Click here to read the full story.  

CBRE: Higher demand for light industrial units across Dubai 

The UAE aims to attract a further US$75 billion into the country’s industrial and manufacturing sector by 2025, as part of the government’s continued diversification efforts to raise non-oil and gas revenues, according to the latest UAE Industrial Market View by global real estate consultancy firm CBRE. Click here to read the full story.  

Expo 2020 Dubai site development plans to be showcased at CityScape Global 

The plans for the Expo 2020 Dubai site are set to be revealed at CityScape Global, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 11-13 September 2017. Click here to read the full story.  

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open on 11/11 

After 10 years of signing the inter-governmental agreement between Abu Dhabi and France, Louvre Abu Dhabi is set to will finally open to the public on 11 November 2017. Click here to read the full story.  

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