Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 25th June - 29th June

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 25th June - 29th June 2017 

Metso and Rockwell Automation partner for industrial IoT solutions for mining 

Metso will use Rockwell Automation’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform to connect, monitor and perform analytics for its equipment and services for its mining and aggregates customers. Click here to read the full story

Volvo Penta showcases new 11-litre diesel engine for off-road applications 

Volvo Penta is showcasing its new 11-litre diesel engine, which is designed to run at 315kW, up from the initial 285kW, at the TOC Europe in Amsterdam from 27-29 June 2017. Click here to read the full story

Panasonic HIT solar module achieves world’s highest output temperature coefficient 

Panasonic has announced that it has once again achieved the highest efficiency of solar panels with a temperature coefficient of -0.258 per cent per ºC – world’s highest level for a mass-produced solar panel. Click here to read the full story

DEWA awards water pipeline contracts worth US$67.52mn in Dubai 

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract worth US$67.52mn for the construction of a 40km water pipeline project along Al Qudra Streets, aiming to increase the supply of electricity and water in the areas across the lines, in Dubai. Click here to read the full story

Boeing and Kuwait’s ALAFCO announce commitment for 20 737 MAX 8s 

Boeing and Kuwait-based ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) have announced a commitment for 20 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Paris Airshow, valued at US$2.2bn at current list prices. Click here to read the full story

Visa SpA gensets power cement factory in Kuwait 

Italy-based Visa SpA, one of the world’s leading gensets suppliers, has been recently involved in a major building contract in Kuwait for the supplying of a first batch consisting of four diesel generators model P 1260 in container version, with an integrated fuel tank of 2,500-litre. Click here to read the full story. 

South Korea to build mini-LNG plants in Iran 

Iran has announced that it is working on a plan to develop sophisticated mini-LNG plants with South Korea to answer energy needs in remote areas of the country. Click here to read the full story

Kaesar Kompressoren provides ideal solution for Industrie 4.0 

Compressed air and Industrie 4.0 – Kaeser Kompressoren has the right solutions for deriving maximum benefit from this powerful combination. Click here to read the full story

‘MEA’s new wind power capacity set to rise 40 GW by 2026’ 

MAKE Consulting recently revealed that the wind power capacity in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region amounted to 676MW in 2016, as compared to 682MW in 2015, but has also forecasted the region’s capacity to install nearly 40 GW of new wind power capacity from 2017 to 2026. Click here to read the full story

Immensa launches first 3D printing facility in the UAE 

Immensa Technology Labs, UAE’s leading additive manufacturing (AM) company, has launched the first 3D printing facility in Dubai, which comprises eight 3D printing systems and more than 30 materials for production. Click here to read the full story

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