Here is a brief overview of the week's new on technicalreview.me, from 2 - 6 April 2017
New US$1bn SOHAR power plant to be Oman?s second largest
SOHAR Port has announced that work is progressing fast on the construction of SOHAR III, a greenfield, integrated combined cycle gas turbine power plant located in the port. Read the full story here.
Empower pushes to opt for district cooling solutions
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world?s largest district cooling service provider, underlined the importance of implementing a less expensive and greener alternative to air conditioning, such as district cooling solutions (DCS), to optimise climate change and reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. Read the full story here.
GE substations to strengthen power infrastructure in KSA?s southern region
National Grid SA has entered into a contract with GE to supply four new electricity substations on a turnkey basis and upgrade four others in the southern region of Saudi Arabia. Read the full story here.
Expo 2020 Dubai unveils Al Wasl Plaza
The last major element in the design of the Expo 2020 Dubai site was unveiled on Monday. Read the full story here.
Imdaad wins integrated FM contract by Dubai Maritime City
Imdaad, integrated facilities management (FM) company based in Dubai, was recently awarded a three-year contract worth approximately US$1.09mn by Dubai Maritime City, a sole specialised maritime cluster for the UAE and GCC. Read the full story here.
GCC transport project value in excess of US$379bn in February 2017
The total value of 1,381 active transport projects in the GCC rose one per cent in a month to February 2017 to US$379.7bn from January 2017, according to a report. Read the full story here.
Saudi Aramco signs MoUs with ADNOC, Masdar on energy and technology collaboration
Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has signed two separate MoUs with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and with Masdar, Abu Dhabi?s renewable energy company, covering energy and technology collaboration, renewables, and carbon management. Read the full story here.
Doosan wins US$422.05mn desalination plant contract in Saudi Arabia
South Korean group Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Company said it has secured a US$$422.05mn construction contract for a seawater reverse osmosis desalination (SWRO) plant in Saudi Arabia. Read the full story here.
RAK Marine Training Institute to meet specialist marine training demand in the emirate
RAK Ports has announced the establishment of the RAK Marine Training Institute. Read the full story here.