Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 28th May - 1st 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 28th May - 1st June 2017

Siemens completes extensive service in record time at power plant in Dubai 

Siemens has completed extensive service operations on the gas turbines at Jebel Ali K-station in a record time of only 29 working days, a notable accomplishment for a project of this scale. Click here to read the full story.

DEWA awards contract for third phase of Jebel Ali power project 

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded the contract worth US$217mn for the third phase of K-Station at Jebel Ali Power Station to Spanish company Duro Felguera. Click here to read the full story

Bahri signs JV with Saudi Aramco, Lamprell and Hyundai to build largest maritime yard in ME 

Bahri, provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Saudi Aramco, Lamprell plc and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI) to build and operate Middle East’s largest maritime yard within King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services located in Saudi Arabia’s Ras Al-Khair Industrial City. Click here to read the full story

Al Ghurair Construction now Sky-Frame’s exclusive seamless glass solutions supplier in Middle East 

Al Ghurair Construction, part of UAE-based conglomerate Al Ghurair, has announced its partnership with Sky-Frame, Swiss producer of frameless glass sliding door and window systems, as the exclusive supplier of its innovative seamless glass solutions in the Middle East. Click here to read the full story

DXB records 9.2 per cent growth last month 

Dubai International Airport (DXB) welcomed more than 7.6mn passengers in April 2017, up 9.2 per cent compared to more than 6.9mn in April 2016, with the overall traffic for four months reaching 30,119,542, an increase of 7.8 per cent compared to 27,926,958 passengers during the same period in 2016. Click here to read the full story

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy starts construction on Jordan solar projects 

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has started construction on two of the largest solar PV projects in Jordan that will provide 80,000 homes with clean energy, it was announced on 30 May. Click here to read the full story

Investigating multifunctional in transformer diagnostics 

Megger’s TRAX transformer and substation test system instrument provides thirteen different testing capabilities for transformer diagnostics alone, as well as extensive test capacities for other system assets, such as capabilities to time and record motion on circuit breakers. Click here to read the full story

Volvo Penta engines ready for Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 

Volvo Penta is the official supplier to the Volvo Ocean Race, providing each of the Volvo Ocean 65 sailing boats with a D2-75 engine with Saildrive, hands-on engine maintenance and support, as well additional power during the race stopovers. Click here to read the full story

Leistritz multiphase pumping solution to recover low energy wells 

Multiphase pumping is an economic solution for ageing oilfields, where, over time, the natural reservoir pressure drops off to a point where some wells lose the ability to overcome the back pressure generated by the surface flow lines and the first stage separator of the process facility. Click here to read the full story

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