Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 29th October - 2nd November

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 29th October - 2nd November 2017

Empower CEO to highlight Dubai’s role in DCS at high-level meetings in India 

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) will highlight Dubai’s role in adopting district cooling systems (DCS) during a series of presentation from 1-3 November 2017 in New Delhi and Thane, India. Click here to read the full story

Cometto launches new modular series MGSL for heavyweight goods 

Cometto, specialist for self-propelled, modular and special industrial vehicles, has launched the MGSL modular axle lines, for public roads, off-road transport as well as for inside plant operations to move heavyweight goods. Click here to read the full story

Germany’s sedak to exhibit glass products at The Big 5 2017 

sedak GMBH, German glass manufacturer, has announced to present its new IGU product line ‘sedak isomax’ and an example of an all-glass-façade construction at booth SS3 D67 at the Big 5 event, which will take place in Dubai from 26-29 November 2017. Click here to read the full story

Farnek to launch carbon neutral cleaning in the UAE 

Farnek, the UAE-based total facilities management company, has partnered with Swiss-based environmental protection foundation myclimate and the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) to introduce the Middle East’s first carbon neutral cleaning programme. Click here to read the full story

ABB’s new generation drive will ensure secure water flow in Middle East 

ABB has introduced its new drive for water and wastewater – the ACQ580 – in the Middle East market in October. Click here to read the full story

‘Nuclear energy will drive economic growth and sustainability’ 

Nuclear energy drives global economic growth, supports sustainable development and is helping to meet growing worldwide energy demands – that was the key message on day one of the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, currently being held in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. Click here to read the full story

Dubai launches MENA’s first e-commerce freezone 

Dubai CommerCity, a US$740mn and 2.1mn square feet, was launched as a joint venture between Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) and wasl Asset Management Group in the Umm Ramool. Click here to read the full story

Iraq and Uganda discuss trade and business

The private sector is the important driver for sustained economic growth, increased productivity, job creation and improvement of livelihoods of the people, as remarked by Sam Kutesa, minister of foreign affairs in Uganda, during the recent Uganda-Iran Economic forum. Click here to read the full story

Kuwait to invest US$160bn to develop five islands 

Kuwait is planning to develop five islands with an investment worth US$160bn, aiming to generate around US$40bn per year along with providing about 200,000 jobs, according to a government study. Click here to read the full story

Newtecnic to oversee completion of futuristic Saudi transport hub 

BACS Consortium has appointed Newtecnic, global building engineering firm, to oversee the construction stage of the advanced and complex façade envelope of King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro hub in Saudi Arabia. Click here to read the full story

Empower’s initiative drives in 5.4 per cent savings on DC energy consumption 

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world’s largest district cooling services provider, has reported the successful results of this year’s summer campaign ‘Smile at 24 degrees’– driving in 5.4 per cent savings on district cooling energy consumption. Click here to read the full story.

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