Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 7th- 11th January

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 1 1000 Followers 307(Image source: Fernando Tomas/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 7th- 11th January 2018

DP World invests more than US$1bn in global trade in 2017

DP World has invested more than US$1bn in global trade opportunities in 2017, with an aim to diversify its business across the supply chain and explore smart innovation technologies. Click here to read the full story.

Al Naboodah launches new facilities management business

Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE) is entering the facilities management (FM) industry with the launch of Al Naboodah Facilities Management. Click here to read the full story.

ACWA Power reaches financial close for three solar PV projects in Egypt

ACWA Power has reached the financial close of the three solar PV projects worth US$190mn under Round 2 of Egypt Feed-in-Tariff programme II, with an aggregate capacity of 165.5MWp. Click here to read the full story.

MEE 2018 to further boost GCC’s power sector

Power sector investments are expected to remain unaffected although GCC governments have registered budget deficits and tightened expenditures due to fluctuating oil prices. Click here to read the full story.

Abu Dhabi to host fifth edition of EcoWASTE Exhibition

With an aim to promote sustainable waste management and recycling across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the fifth edition of EcoWASTE Exhibition will be held in Abu Dhabi from 15-18 January 2018. Click here to read the full story.

Yahsat and Tanaza to increase public Wi-Fi hotspots globally

Tanaza, the Italian Wi-Fi cloud management software provider, has signed a MoU with the UAE-based satellite operator Yahsat, aiming to provide Wi-Fi management platform for Yahsat’s satellite broadband services. Click here to read the full story.

International FM leaders to convene at FM EXPO Saudi next week

The Facilities Management Leaders’ Summit will be organised on the opening day of FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo, to be held at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events from 14 - 16 January 2018. Click here to read the full story.

SSAB’s Hardox Wear Plate steel to reduce downtime and increase output

The UAE-based Star Cement has shifted from mild steel to SSAB’s Hardox Wear Plate steel grades, aiming to achieve a turnaround in its machinery downtime and increase production. Click here to read the full story.

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