Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 30th July - 3rd August

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 30th July - 3rd August  

Galva Coat commissions automatic welding line for operation 

Abu Dhabi-based Galva Coat announced that it has commissioned a fully automatic welding line for the mass production and supply high-quality products to its customers. Click here to read the full story.  

Smart technology booms in Muscat 

Oman is encouraging the adoption of smart services in the utilities sector. Click here to read the full story.  

ABB to install substation at Iraq’s Rumaila power plant 

ABB Group has received an order worth US$30mn to supply and install a substation at the 3,000MW Rumaila power plant in Iraq’s Basra region, with an aim to increase the country’s power generation capacity by 20 per cent. Click here to read the full story.  

Mineral transport increases by 27 per cent in 2017: SAR 

The mineral trains of Saudi Railways Company (SAR) transported 4.06mn tonnes of phosphate and bauxite during the first half of 2017, an increase of 27 per cent from the 3.21mn tonnes during the same period in 2016. Click here to read the full story.  

Fila Surface Care Solutions plans to expand in the Middle East 

Italian surface solutions manufacturer Fila recently announced its market consolidation and geographic scope in the Middle East, South Asia and South Pacific Asia. Click here to read the full story.  

TVH launches new website for equipment handling 

TVH group has revamped its Climax website that aims to meet customers’ demand to easily find the handling product of their choice using filters as well as place request for a form. Click here to read the full story.  

Iran discovers new minerals, IMIDRO announces 

Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO) has announced that the country discovered new mineral reserves, highlighting that they will play a crucial role in Iran’s economic reform. Click here to read the full story.  

Mashreq announce advanced banking wallet, MashreqPay 

Mashreq Bank has announced the launch of MashreqPay - a digital mobile wallet providing secure easy-to-use payment for purchases, anywhere in the world where cards are accepted and the merchant terminal has NFC (near-field-communication) capability. Click here to read the full story.  

DEWA awards water reservoirs contract for Al Nakhli and Al Lusaily 

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a consultancy contract worth US$1.72mn to design and construct two water reservoirs in Al Nakhli with a storage capacity of 120mn gallons, and in Al Lusaily with a storage capacity of 60mn gallons, to increase the storage capacity of Dubai to 1010mn gallons. Click here to read the full story.  

Suzlon to supply turbines to Alfanar Energy’s project in India 

Saudi Arabia’s Alfanar Group has awarded global renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group to supply 24 turbines for a 50.4MW wind power project in India. Click here to read the full story.  

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