Thursday 23 March 2017

Enec sets quality benchmark with nuclear plant work

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) said it has successfully completed the welding of Reactor Coolant Loop piping and the Reactor Containment Building (RCB) dome structure for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. The completion of pipe welding for the Reactor Co


Kaspersky offers critical infrastructure protection

Kaspersky Lab has announced the global availability of its Industrial CyberSecurity for Energy, a vertical advanced package for energy enterprises, based on Kaspersky Lab’s suite for protection of industrial infrastructure. Modern electrical power grids are complex networks


Envirol plans to expand recycling facilities in Dubai

Envirol, a joint venture initiative between Dubai Municipality and Blue (a member of Alserkal Group), has revealed plans to expand and upgrade its current recycling facilities in Dubai, UAE. The announcement was made today (March 22), during a ground-breaking ceremony for the exp


Hempel inaugurates new factory in Kuwait

Hempel, a leading paint manufacturer, today (March 22) inaugurated a new factory in Kuwait to meet increased demand and also to consolidate its position as market leader in the region. The new factory, costing €13 million ($14.02 million), set up in Mina Abdullah meets ISO 9


EDF joins Dubai solar park Phase Three consortium

EDF Group, an integrated electricity company, said it has joined a consortium led by Abu Dhabi future energy company Masdar which is developing the 800-MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, UAE. The entry into the consortium was made possible b


Siemens launches new gas turbine

Siemens, a global technology leader, has added a new gas turbine to its portfolio, SGT-A45 TR mobile unit, which addresses the growing market for fast power. The aero derivative gas turbine possesses an electrical generating capacity of up to 44 megawatts, and is packaged for rap


Dubai ruler opens key phase of $408m solar park

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday inaugurated the second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park at Seih Al Dahal in Dubai, UAE. The solar park is being developed by Dubai Electricity and Water A


Mena eyes $1 trillion energy investments in 5 years

Total energy investments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region are likely to hit the $1-trillion mark over the five years with the GCC countries spearheading the growth, according to a report. While global investments in the industry continued their decline in 2016, d


Oman Oil unit to build major propanol plant in US

Oman Oil Company (OOC) owned Oxea, a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, will build a major propanol unit adjoining its existing complex in Texas, US, said a report. The world-scale plant, dubbed ‘Propanol-2’, will boost Oxea’s propanol


Gulf petchem industry grows 3.7pc

The petrochemical industry in the Gulf region grew at 3.7 per cent in 2016 reaching 150 million tonnes of capacity, according to an annual study by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), outpacing the global average growth of 2.2 per cent. The figures emerged f

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