Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 17th - 21st December

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 1 1000 Followers 307Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 17th - 21st December 2017

SOHAR Port starts recycling initiative for plastic, glass and paper

SOHAR Port has installed solar-powered recycling bins, aiming to reduce the amount of material discarded around its concession areas and to encourage recycling initiative for plastics, glass and paper. Click here to read the full story.

Dell EMC to support Saudi Arabia’s digital economy acceleration

Dell EMC has hosted Dell EMC Forum in Saudi Arabia, aiming to facilitate the economic directives of Vision 2030 for the betterment of the people and community across the kingdom. Click here to read the full story.

Doosan launches 20-60kVA generators for Middle East and Africa

Doosan Portable Power has launched a new range of four generators from 20-60kVA, available in both 50Hz and 60Hz versions. Click here to read the full story.

BP secures 43 per cent share in solar energy firm Lightsource

British oil producer BP has announced that it would buy a 43 per cent stake in solar energy firm Lightsource for US$200mn. Click here to read the full story.

Hisense launches new generation VRF systems for air conditioners

Hisense, manufacturer and innovator for VRF air-conditioning systems, launched of its new generation G+ high-ambient series of VRF systems last month in Dubai. Click here to read the full story.

Double-digit growth anticipated for Middle East smart home market by 2022

Favourable government initiatives towards energy efficiency, a resurgent construction sector, and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), will turn the Middle East smart home market into a US$1.86bn dollar industry by 2022, according to a recent study. Click here to read the full story.

Sonatrach and Eni join hands to strengthen solar energy production in Algeria

The chairman and general director of Sonatrach Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour and Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Algiers for the development of a partnership in the renewable energy sector. Click here to read the full story.

WASCO announces phase two of its waste sorting facility in Saudi Arabia

In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the Waste Collection and Recycling Company (WASCO), integrated recycling and waste management company, has announced the launch of phase two in its innovative waste sorting facility in Al Ahsa. Click here to read the full story.

ACWA Power’s Khalladi wind farm takes off in Morocco

The 120MW Khalladi wind power plant in Morocco has started injecting its first kWh into the high voltage network. Click here to read the full story.

Toyota aims to sell more than 5.5mn EVs by 2030

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced its plans to popularise electric vehicles (EVs) owing to the incentives launched globally and also in the GCC. Click here to read the full story.

TIL launches new cranes and reach stacker at Excon 2017

TIL Limited, providers of a wide range of infrastructure equipment throughout the globe, has showcased its material handling and road building solutions at Excon 2017, South Asia’s largest construction equipment exhibition, that was held in Bengaluru, India, from 12-16 December 2017. Click here to read the full story.

EGA signs supply agreement to build chemical complex at KIZAD

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a supply agreement with Shaheen Chem Investments LLC to ease Shaheen’s construction of a chemical complex at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD). Click here to read the full story.

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