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Environment & Energy | Thursday 15 January, 2015 2:12 am
One of the most prosperous countries in the world, Kuwait, will generously invest for the improvement and development of its infrastructure. The Kuwaiti government has released its development plan for 2015-2020 which includes the resumption of a number of stalled mega-projects along with a range...
ACWA Power Consortium Named Preferred Bidder of Noor II and Noor III projects in Morocco
Environment & Energy | Thursday 15 January, 2015 1:58 am
a consortium led by ACWA Power, a leading water and power developer, owner and operator based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with international operations in 9 countries, and SENER, the Spanish engineering and construction company, as technology provider was announced as preferred bidder to develop,...
Middle East Electricity Celebrates 40th Edition
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 2:44 am
Middle East Electricity, the world’s largest power exhibition taking place on 2-4 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is preparing for its 40th edition in 2015. The show has not only witnessed a 40 per cent increase in visitor attendance over the past two years, but has also acquired 21 per...
GCC Outdoor Design and Build Market to Benefit from Greater Focus on Sustainable Development
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 13 January, 2015 6:10 pm
Developers in GCC countries should focus more on providing sustainable, attractive, outdoor environments when they look at new construction projects, industry experts agree. While the building industry is booming in the region, with the total value of construction projects awarded across the GCC...
GE to showcase advanced energy efficiency and water re-use technologies at Saudi Water & Power Forum 2015
Environment & Energy | Monday 12 January, 2015 12:53 am
GE Power & Water (NYSE: GE) is highlighting its commitment to strengthening the operational efficiency of the energy industry in Saudi Arabia through its participation at the 10th edition of the Saudi Water & Power Forum to be held from January 12 to 14, 2015, at Al-Faisaliyah Hotel in Riyadh. At...
Commodity update: All eyes on energy
Environment & Energy | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:32 pm
The first full trading week of 2015 kicked off with a lot of focus on the continued fall in energy markets (as this is helping to destabilise other asset classes). Stocks were initially pulled lower by the steep fall in crude and its negative impact on the energy sector, while government bond...
Saudi Water and Power Forum kicks off 10th edition on Monday
Environment & Energy | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:41 am
ACWA Power has confirmed its participation as a key principal sponsor of the 10th edition of the Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF), to be held in Riyadh on Monday, January 12th, 2015 at Al Faisaliah hotel. The forum is set to be a platform that gathers key stakeholders in the water and power...
Prince Turki lends a hand in cleaning the environment
Environment & Energy | Saturday 10 January, 2015 12:57 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has underlined the importance of preserving the environment and observing hygiene. He unveiled a ‘carrot and stick’ policy as part of the regulatory framework to keep the environment green and clean.A penalty will be imposed on picnickers...
Icy weather, sandstorms hit Kingdom
Environment & Energy | Friday 9 January, 2015 12:15 am
Icy weather accompanied by sandstorms hit large parts of the Kingdom on Thursday, reducing visibility on the nation’s roads and resulting in major traffic jams.Motorists should be extra cautious in the dangerous conditions, said Maj. Mohammed Al-Hamadi, spokesman of the Civil Defense Department....
GCC petrochemicals sector, a global manufacturer of commodity polymers, saw 11% overall growth
Environment & Energy | Thursday 8 January, 2015 12:11 am
Organizers of the 12th ArabPlast have said that the petrochemical sector in the GCC saw an overall growth of about 11 per cent (CAGR) over the past 10 years, driven by enhanced capacities across all major sub-sectors. Those figures were highlighted at a press conference held in Grand Hyatt, Dubai,...