Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 18th June - 22nd June

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 18th June - 22nd June 2017

AUD students design door handles for Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion 

American University in Dubai (AUD) has teamed up with the global security provider Dormakaba, aiming to provide opportunity to the students to design lever handles for Expo 2020 mobility pavilion. Click here to read the full story

QCC unveils solar PV scheme to support adoption of solar energy in Abu Dhabi 

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), responsible for developing quality infrastructure and raising awareness on quality standards in Abu Dhabi, has unveiled a conformity assessment scheme to verify the quality, safety and sustainability performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Click here to read the full story

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain causeway project invites expressions of interest 

With Saudi Arabia and Bahrain planning to build a new road and rail causeway linking the two countries, expressions of interest (EoI) have been invited from the private sector developers, co-investors, contractors and lenders for the construction of the new project worth approximately US$5bn. Click here to read the full story

Concession agreement to develop, manage and operate Fujairah Port 

A 35-year concession agreement between Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah was signed recently. Click here to read the full story

Traxys signs antimony supply deal with Oman’s SPMP 

Luxembourg-based Traxys Europe has signed contract with Oman’s Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP), a partnership that is aimed at supplying antimony-gold concentrates to the Oman Antimony Roaster (OAR), which is being constructed in the freezone of the SOHAR Port. Click here to read the full story

Abraaj Group divests stake in Careem to Kingdom Holding Company 

The Abraaj Group announced that it has divested shareholding in Careem, the UAE’s leading transportation network company, to the Saudi Arabia’s conglomerate Kingdom Holding Company. Click here to read the full story

ENGIE invests in Tabreed, becomes shareholder 

UAE-based district cooling utility company National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) has announced that ENGIE is making an investment of US$762.3mn to become a 40 per cent shareholder in the company. Click here to read the full story

Averda wins UAE’s ‘Waste Management Company of the Year’ award 

Averda, an environmental solution provider in Middle East and Africa, has received ‘UAE Waste Management Company of the Year Award-Private Entity’ at the Frost & Sullivan’s Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet-Middle East. Click here to read the full story

Stulz launches chilled water rear door heat exchanger 

Global air conditioning specialist Stulz launches the CyberRack, a chilled water rear door heat exchanger, with cooling capacity from 19 to 32kW across the range. Click here to read the full story

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