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Sadara announces startup of its Amines Facility
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 19 July, 2017 6:21 am
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, has successfully started up its Amines plant today. The Sadara Amines plant is composed of two separate facilities, the Ethanolamines plant and the Ethyleneamines plant, which together will produce a broad...
Riyadh to host renewable energy summit with focus on tech and solutions
Environment & Energy | Sunday 16 July, 2017 8:26 am
 Start on Oct. 18, Riyadh will host the two-day Kingdom Renewable Energy Summit 2017, with a focus on the latest renewable energy technologies and solutions. The energy sector has increased emphasis on renewable energy and new technologies under Vision 2030, to diversify energy sources by...
Sumitomo SHI FW Wins Contract for Recycled Wood Fired CFB Boiler
Environment & Energy | Friday 14 July, 2017 6:36 am
Sumitomo SHI FW announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Mälarenergie AB for design, supply and assembly of a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator for Mälarenergie’s heat and power plant, in Västerås, Sweden. Under the contract Sumitomo SHI FW...
GE’s LM Wind Power begins production at new wind turbine blade plant in Turkey
Environment & Energy | Friday 14 July, 2017 5:50 am
LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business and leading designer and manufacturer of wind turbine blades, announced today that it has begun production at a new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The facility, which is located in Bergama Organized Industrial Zone (BOSBI), is expected to manufacture and...
Imports of non-dissolvable plastic products prohibited; soon to be banned from use
Environment & Energy | Monday 10 July, 2017 10:19 am
 Saudi Arabia on Sunday started barring the entry of non-dissolvable plastic products, executing a decision that will be followed by banning the manufacture, use and trade of such products by October. Non-dissolvable plastics can remain without change for hundreds of years, posing a threat to ...
Named as one of the biggest deals in the industry
Environment & Energy | Sunday 9 July, 2017 3:45 pm
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, has announced a partnership with Trane Commercial for purchase of new chillers for the company. The agreement is considered the biggest deal in the district cooling...
Temperatures to reach 50°C in some parts of Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 5 July, 2017 12:06 pm
The Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) warned that starting today in the Eastern Province, temperatures will surpass 50°C and continue for the next week. Other areas will also witness high temperatures including Riyadh, where the PME is forecasting 48°C temperature highs...
Empower and partners of the UN initiative “District Energy in Cities” sign Global Cooperation Agreement at International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference in USA
Environment & Energy | Monday 3 July, 2017 6:41 am
In an effort to enhance the conservational impact and development of district cooling in the UAE, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and a member of the Board of Directors of International District Energy...
Empower to participate in 108th IDEA Annual Conference & Tradeshow in Arizona, U.S.
Environment & Energy | Saturday 24 June, 2017 4:30 am
Ahmad Bin Shafar, the CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, will be attending the International District Energy Association’s (IDEA)108the Annual Conference & Tradeshow, which will take place in...
Eight contracts signed to provide water, sewage services in five regions
Environment & Energy | Monday 19 June, 2017 3:29 pm
Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdul Rahman Al-Fadli signed a number of contracts to operate and maintain a series of water and sewage projects in five regions of the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said. The cost of the water and sewage projects totaled SR146.7 million...