DHL joins Qatar Free Zones

DHL Express has signed an agreement with Qatar free Zones Authority to establish a major logistics facility in Ras Bufontas Free Zone, adjacent to Hamad International Airport. The agreement was signed during a ceremony in Doha, hosted by H.E. Ahmad Al Sayed, Minister of State and Chairman of Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA). DHL plans …

Al Faris transports 19 vessels for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi.

Over a period of 3 months, Al Faris has transported 19 various vessels covering a distance of 150 km for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi. The heavy lift specialist provided its client with a complete solution for loading these vessels from different manufacturer’s locations to Hamriyah and Jebel Ali Port. Then received these …

Hyundai Engineering and Construction wins two major projects in Qatar and Singapore

One of the major South Korean construction company, Hyundai Engineering and Construction, has achieved this month a 1.5 trillion won worth overseas orders in Qatar and Singapore. On January 14, the company has received a letter of authorisation (LOA) for the construction deal of the Lusail Plaza Tower PLOT3 in Doha, Qatar, worth 609.3 billion …

New oil refinery project in Algeria

Algerian Sonatrach has signed a contract with Tecnicas Reunidas & Samsung Engineering Group for the construction of the Hasse Messaoud oil refinery to be built at Haoud El Hamra. Its processing capacity will be 5 million tonnes per year. The Spanish contractor and the South Korean company will be responsible for executing the engineering, procurement, …

€755 million deal for Alstom in the UK

Alstom has signed a €755 million ((£642 million) deal to refurbish and maintain 56 electric Pendolino trains deployed on the West Coast Mainline. As well as covering a €150 million (£127 million) upgrade programme of the Pendolinos, which is believed to be the biggest train upgrade programme ever undertaken in the UK, the deal will …

Siemens Gamesa selected for largest U.S. offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will be the turbine supplier for the 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project in U.S. market to date. A long-term service and maintenance agreement is included for the site located off the coast of Virginia. The agreement furthermore foresees utilizing turbines …

Vinci engaged in drinking water supply project on the Ivory Coast

The Sogea-Satom teams have been involved in the first project to supply drinking water to Abidjan from the Mé river since September 2018. Divided into several sections, this project requires piping to be laid across two rivers and work to be conducted in a very busy neighbourhood of the capital. To do so, half of …