Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 22nd - 26th October

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 (Image source: Fernando Tomas/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 22nd - 26th October 2017 

Mashreq introduces new mobile pay solutions for its customers 

The Dubai-based Mashreq Bank has introduced Apple Pay, a mobile payment solution that aims to provide an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Click here to read the full story

Graco reports sales growth in all segments and regions 

Graco Inc, America-based manufacturer of fluid-handling systems, has announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended on 29 September 2017, noting that all segments and regions had double-digit percentage sales growth for the quarter and year to date. Click here to read the full story

Solar carports at Ministry of Climate Change and Environment’s building in Dubai 

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) have signed an MoU to install solar carports at the Ministry’s building in Dubai. Click here to read the full story

Saudi Arabia to build US$500bn independent special zone 

Saudi Arabia has announced a new US$500bn project, Neom, to develop a business and industrial zone that links with Jordan and Egypt, a move that aims to free the kingdom from dependence on oil exports. Click here to read the full story

‘Innovation will improve productivity for GCC’s construction market’ 

Technology innovation is expected to boost productivity and increase effectiveness for the GCC’s construction market beyond mega-projects, industry players announced at the ongoing Trimble’s The Construction Summit Middle East in Dubai. Click here to read the full story

Back to school: MB Crusher for 'Oryx International School' 

BF90.3 is at work building a school for Qatar Airways employees’ children. Click here to read the full story

With HIMA’s safety solutions, EFACEC protects rail traffic in Portugal 

With AEGIS and XSAFE, Portuguese company EFACEC has developed flexible safety solutions for light rail traffic based on SIL4-certified HIMatrix and HIMax controllers from HIMA, a leading safety provider. Click here to read the full story

Daikin continues to develop strong dealership base in UAE 

Global Japanese HVAC leader, manufacturer and developer of full range of air conditioning products and systems — Daikin — has strengthened its dealership network with the opening of two new dealer shops in the UAE recently. Click here to read the full story

DP World and Dubai Carbon collaborate to facilitate crowdfunding for renewable energy projects 

DP World and Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) signed an agreement to use crowdfunding, and innovative Fintech tool, to power the retrofitting of warehouses in Mina Rashid. Click here to read the full story

DC PRO Engineering to help Australia’s drive towards greener energy future 

DC PRO Engineering, UAE-based engineering consultancy firm, has opened two offices in Australia aiming to meet the growing demand from businesses and entities across the country for a push towards renewable energy. Click here to read the full story

Saudi Aramco to launch a new construction company 

Saudi Aramco is reportedly planning to establish a construction company in partnership with local and international investors, to build non-oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, sources told Reuters recently. Click here to read the full story

ABB's digital solutions for evolving grid at Cigre in Oman 

Renewable energy is steadily becoming one of the largest power sources in many countries in the Middle East and is expected to continue growing and utility companies need new and effective systems that are capable of incorporating ever-larger amounts of renewable energy. Click here to read the full story

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