Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 26 - 30 March

Fernando Tomas Flickr for TRME 307 Here is a brief overview of the week's new on, from 26 - 30 March 2017

Drake & Scull awards Transguard three-year MEP contract 

Transguard has secured a three-year fixed mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contract for 650 employees with Drake & Scull International. Read the full story here.

Saudi Arabia to create joint investment fund to aid Jordan 

Saudi Arabia will set up a US$3bn joint investment fund for Jordan, among 15 cooperation agreements signed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud during a visit to Amman. Read the full story here

Industry collaboration supports integration of renewable electricity by enabling hydrogen addition to natural gas 

DNV GL are leading the HyReady Joint Industry Project to ‘be ready for hydrogen’. Read the full story here

Omantel replaces and expands national power park with John Deere-powered SDMO gensets 

Oman’s leading telecoms provider Omantel replaces and expands national power park with John Deere-powered SDMO generator sets. Read the full story here.

Mercedes-Benz to supply 540 trucks to Saudi Arabia’s Al Khaldi Transport Group 

Al Khaldi Transport Group, from Damman, Saudi Arabia, has ordered 540 medium and heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz trucks, with all 540 trucks coming with a full service and maintenance contract. Read the full story here

DEWA and GE to collaborate on 3D printing and additive manufacturing projects 

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an MoU with GE Additive to collaborate on 3D printing, additive manufacturing and digital technologies for the ‘Industrial Internet’. Read the full story here

Alara Resources signs off-take agreement for Oman’s copper mine 

Alara Resources Limited, an Australian minerals exploration company with projects in Saudi Arabia and Oman, has signed an off-take agreement for the supply of copper concentrate from Al Hadeetha Project in Oman’s Washihi Reserve. Read the full story here

The Big 5 Saudi 2017 will host more than 500 exhibitors 

The seventh edition of Saudi Arabia’s largest and fastest growing construction show will open its doors to thousands of industry professionals tomorrow at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events tomorrow. Read the full story here

JCB Power Products wins US$11.22mn rental order in Middle East 

Generator manufacturer JCB Power Products has won its biggest export order of the year for its new RS rental range with a multi-million dollar deal in the Middle East. Read the full story here.

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