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Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 19 - 25 March

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Here is a brief overview of the weeks new on, from 20 - 27 March 2017

Moroccan tech city boosted by US$10bn preliminary funding deal

The new industrial and technology hub, located close to the city of Tangiers, will be funded by Chinese group Haite 002023.SZ, BMCE's Bank of Africa and the Moroccan government. Read more here

DEWA CEO reviews Phase III of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), met with Mohammed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) to review the progress of the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Read more here

DP World CEO and Panama President discuss logistics and industrial parks in Panama

DP World Group chairman and chairman of Ports, Customs and Freezones Corporation Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela to explore logistics and industrial parks and other opportunities relating to the expanded Panama Canal. Read more here

MB Crusher can turn equipment into one-machine mobile plant

MB Crusher ? together with its branch office MB America, Inc. ? had a huge showcase at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, crushing and screening with an excavator and skid loader, thus turning every equipment into one-machine mobile plant. Read more here

SDLG wheel loaders provide reliability at Qatar quarry

Three SDLG wheel loaders are working round-the-clock feeding, crushing and screening equipment in Qatar, without any significant downtime. Read more here. 

ACTS wins quality control, geotechnical and testing works on Qatar stadiums

Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, has announced that it will provide services in connection with five World Cup stadiums and three related energy centres being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Read more here

Dubai ruler inaugurates Phase II of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The 200MW second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park was inaugurated today by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Read more here

Farnek secures ESCO accreditation

UAE-based total facilities management company Farnek has been officially accredited as an approved Energy Services Company (ESCO) by Dubai?s Regulatory Supervisory Bureau (RSB). Read more here

IoT in spotlight at Schneider Electric?s Innovation Summit 2017

Schneider Electric, global specialist in energy management and automation, is set to highlight how the future of energy management and automation is being redefined at the IoT-themed Innovation Summit on 11 and 12 April at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. Read more here

Barakah One Company announces Board members at first general assembly

The Barakah One Company (BOC), a subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), held its first general assembly and announced the members of its Board of Directors. Read more here