Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 11th - 15th June 2017

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 (Image source: Fernando Tomas/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week's new on Technical Review Middle East, from 11th - 15th June 2017

Hargeisa joins Air Arabia's growing African network 

Two weekly flights connecting Sharjah and Hargeisa starting 4 July 2017. Click here to read the full story

UAE Government of Umm Al Qaiwain, FEWA to develop desalination plants 

H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain and Chairman of the Umm Al Qaiwain Executive Council, on Sunday witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between the Government of Umm Al Qaiwain and the Federal Electricity and Water Authority, FEWA, to develop reverse osmosis desalination plants in the emirate. Click here to read the full story

Anglo-American, Bekaert, Engie, Millicom, Norsk Hydro, Owens-Illinois, Teva, Valeo and Verdantix Among Speakers at the Enablon SPF EMEA 2017 

An event to focus on how to create value with technology innovations in EHS, sustainability and risk management. Click here to read the full story.

McDermott completes load-out and installation of the first jacket from Dammam fabrication yard 

McDermott International has celebrated a major milestone with the load-out and installation of the first jacket, fully fabricated by the Company at its recently opened Dammam fabrication yard in Saudi Arabia. Click here to read the full story

Diesel genset market expected to cross US$1.54bn by 2026 

In the recent report of "Middle East Diesel Genset Market By Type, Medium Power, High Power, By End User Segment, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2026," Research and Markets, world’s leading market research store, has forecasted that diesel gensets market in the Middle East will cross US$1.54bn by 2026. Click here to read the full story

Saudi Arabia ranks top in perception of e-government service improvement 

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) reported in 2016 Digital Government Survey that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ranked top on the highest net perception of service improvement for the past two years and ranked third for the highest level of frequency in the e-government usage. Click here to read the full story

Experts urge UAE residents and businesses to reduce water consumption this summer 

Global experts have recommended that UAE should develop water saving strategies for companies as well as individuals this summer, with the recent statistics by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) showing that the number of water consumers in the UAE rose by more than 36,000 to 666,430 in 2016. Click here to read the full story

Saudi Arabia will acquire 242 MAN buses to cater to public transport demands 

Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO) has signed a contract with the French public transport company RATP Dev to supply 242 MAN Lion’s City M city buses to Riyadh, aiming to meet the growing demand for improving public transport facilities in the kingdom. Click here to read the full story

‘Dubai’s real estate sector leading sustainability initiatives’ 

The UAE is leading sustainability goals in the Middle East region, according to Core Savills in its Green Report: Sustainability and Wellness in Dubai, and Dubai’s commercial property sector is taking bigger strides towards a green strategy than the residential property market. Click here to read the full story

SEWA’s longest high voltage power circuit powered by Ducab HV cables 

Ducab HV has provided a full turnkey solution to Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) for its latest project – longest ever high voltage power circuit, which runs between Muwaileh and Sajaa. Click here to read the full story

John Robertson is Nucore Group’s international business manager in Dubai 

Aberdeen-based Nucore Group has appointed John Robertson as an international business development manager based in Dubai, where he will be responsible for expanding Nucore group’s business in the Middle East and establishing local representations. Click here to read the full story

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