Friday 25 May 2018

BMTC partners with Sweden's Parans Solar Lighting

Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), a leading provider of electrical, lighting and water solutions, has signed an agreement with Sweden’s Parans Solar Lighting to launch its human-centric lighting solutions to the UAE. BMTC, a subsidiary of the UAE-based Bahri &


Equate earns Kuwait’s first Leed Silver certification

Kuwait-based Equate Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, recently earned the Leed-Silver Building Design & Construction (BD+C) certification for its new headquarters, which fully complies with the US Green Building Council Leed programme, thus becoming a pioneer for g


Element opens new laboratory in Duqm

UK-based Element Materials Technology has opened a new laboratory in Duqm, Oman, to offer improved access to expert testing services for customers in the region. Element specialises in providing a comprehensive range of materials and product qualification testing, consulting, cer


Digital technologies 'can save $50bn'

A range of interconnected emerging technologies have the power to unlock a potential $50 billion in savings and increased profit, according to a recent research by international consulting firm, McKinsey. Digitalisation is the number-one trend driving CEO decision-making in the g


GE announces commercial ops at Pakistan power plant

Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Limited (QATPL), Harbin Electric International (HEI) and GE Power have completed combined cycle commissioning activities and announced the start of commercial operations at the Bhikki Power Plant in Pakistan. The facility is now adding up to 1,180 megaw


Ducab starts work on new global HQ in Dubai

UAE-based Ducab, a global leader in the manufacture of copper and aluminium wire and cable products, has broken ground on its new global headquarters building at Jebel Ali free zone in Dubai. The new Ducab headquarters will be environmentally responsive, built to achieve a Leader


Sezad delegation tours Engie facilities in Paris

Engie, a French multinational utility company, recently received an official delegation from Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (Sezad) at its facilities in Paris, said a report. The Sezad delegation was led by Yahya bin Said al Jabri, chairman of Sezad and chairm


Dewa holds AI applications workshop with Intel

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and global technology company Intel recently held a workshop to discuss the applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the use of its innovative technologies in Dewa’s workplace. The workshop at the Innovation Tent at Dewa&


Saudi Cement, GE Power sign deal to upgrade turbines

Saudi Cement has signed an agreement with GE Power for the upgrade of three GE 6B gas turbines at its Hofuf plant to increase power output and efficiency. The deal represents the first time that GE Power’s Advanced Gas Path (AGP) solution will be implemented to strengthen p


Emerson to buy smart tech firm Aventics for $620m

US-based Emerson, a global technology company, recently announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics, a global leader in smart pneumatics technologies, from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million ($620 million). Aventics’ smart pneumatics technologies

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