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DSE awarded AED 82.5 million healthcare project in Abu Dhabi

21/12/2014 / Abu Dhabi / Drake & Scull / UAE / construction / healthcare / news

Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE), the engineering subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), has recently won an AED 82.5 million healthcare project in Abu Dhabi. The project win boosts DSI’s total project awards in 2014 to AED 5.6 billion, and the total projects backlog to an all-time high of AED 15.3 billion across MENA, Europe and Asia.

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Corodex Industries wins ‘Manufacturer of the Year – Air Treatment’ category at 2014 Climate Control Awards

20/12/2014 / Corodex Industries / Dubai / UAE / award / engineering / environment / innovation / news / technology

Corodex Industries, part of Concorde – Corodex Group (CCG), one of the Middle East’s pioneering providers of water, wastewater treatment and environmental services, has been named winner of the ‘Manufacturer of the Year – Air Treatment’ category of this year’s Climate Control Awards during its Gala Awards Ceremony held on 19th November 2014 in Dubai. The award was given in recognition of the company’s successful and innovative installation of a Biological Odour Control Plant in the United Arab Emirates.

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Rail projects constitute 32 per cent of GCC’s total transportation developments

19/12/2014 / GCC / KSA / Middle East / Saudi Arabia / Saudi Rail 2015 / expo / news / rail / transportation

According to recent reports, rail projects account for 32 per cent of total GCC transportation developments, valued at US$298 billion. Transportation makes up to 20 per cent of the total construction spend in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), where nearly US$25 billion is at the bidding stage or under development in the railway sector. The Saudi network will be further improved by adding 3,900 km of track through three major railway projects.

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Prysmian to develop second submarine power link across the Dardanelles Strait

19/12/2014 / Asia / Europe / Prysmian Group / Turkey / electricity / news / power / project

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the Turkish utility TEIAS (Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation, one of the largest among all ENTSO-E members), for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a second high voltage submarine power cable link between Europe and Asia across the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey.

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WFES - At the forefront of the global energy dialogue

17/12/2014 / Africa / Middle East / UAE / WFES / clean tech / energy / news / renewables

With the global population forecast to increase to more than nine billion by the year 2050 – placing huge strains on energy and natural resource supplies – the world must find new, innovative ways to drive social and economic development, whilst reducing the environmental impact. That is the challenge the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES), the Middle East’s largest gathering on future energy, is designed to tackle. WFES leads the UAE’s response to these urgent issues, challenging policy makers, thought leaders, academia and corporations from around the world to find solutions that advance the use of renewable energy and clean technology, in the pursuit of sustainable development. Now into its eighth year the event, and hosted by Masdar, WFES has put energy diversification at the top of the region’s sustainability agenda.

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