• Siemens, Orascom win deal to rebuild 1.6GW Iraq power plants

    $775m PHASE I CONTRACTS
    Global technology giant Siemens has been awarded a contract along with Orascom Construction to rebuild the Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq. On completion, these plants will have a combined generation capacity of 1.6 GW.

  • Diyar Al Muharraq to play key role at GCC Proptech Time 2019


    Diyar Al Muharraq, the largest real estate developer in Bahrain, said it has signed up as Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming GCC PropTech Time 2019 in bid to further position the kingdom’s real estate capabilities on a global map.

  • Emirates Steel to unveil key product range at Saudi conference


    Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a unit of General Holding Corporation (Senaat), will be showcasing its unique product range at the upcoming Saudi International Iron & Steel Conference in Riyadh.

  • Bloom's FM unit wins four ISO certifications


    Abu Dhabi-based Bloom Holding said one of its units and a leading integrated facilities management services company, b.fm, has been awarded four ISO quality standards for its operations, processes and management.

  • Materials Handling ME sees 12pc jump in visitor turnout


    Materials Handling Middle East, the region’s dedicated warehousing, intralogistics and supply chain solutions show, racked up a 12 per cent visitor uplift during the 10th edition of the biennial event which was held recently in Dubai.

  • Facilio to roll out innovative IoT, AI solutions


    Facilio, the Atlanta-based FM-Tech start-up with operations in US, Middle East and India, will be showcasing the latest innovations in its IoT and AI-based enterprise-wide O&M platform at the upcoming FM Expo 2019 in Dubai.

  • Dewa unveils new smart grids development strategy


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) outlined its new strategy in developing smart grids and connecting solar systems in buildings to the power grid, during a key workshop at the World Energy Congress (WEC), in Abu Dhabi.

  • Dubai businesses upbeat on prime Expo 2020 pojects


    New export markets and projects being launched ahead of Expo 2020 are energising economic activity in Dubai, particularly in the construction sectors, and businesses are confident of improved outcomes in the months ahead, said a report.

  • Masdar ties up with Swedish firm for clean-tech project


    Swedish solar energy company Azelio has partnered with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, and Khalifa University of Science and Technology to run a pilot project evaluating new technology in power storage.

  • Acwa Power 'key player in sustainable development of utilities'


    Saudi-based Acwa Power, a global leader in water desalination and power generation, highlighted its role in the sustainable development of the utility sectors, at the 24th edition of the World Energy Congress (WEC) in Abu Dhabi.

  • Masdar, EDF join forces to launch energy services firm

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY INVESTMENTS
    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar said it has joined hands with French low-carbon electricity leader EDF to set up a new energy services company in a bid to expand into non-utility scale renewables and energy-efficiency investments in the GCC region.

  • Azizi Developments launches new units at Creek Views


    Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, has announced the launch of new units at its Creek Views project in Dubai Healthcare City.

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Siemens, Orascom win deal to rebuild 1.6GW Iraq power plants

Global technology giant Siemens has been awarded a contract along with Orascom Construction to rebuild the Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq. On completion, these plants will have a combined generation capacity of 1.6 GW. ...



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