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Japan and the Middle East

News, data and analysis on Japanese companies working on projects in the Middle East

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Bids in for Bahrain grid upgrade Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Korean firm bids low for cable contract in electricity transmission programme

Combined cycle power plant

Japanese firm wins Saudi electricity order Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Yokogawa Electric will provide distributed control systems

Power plant

Japan to provide Iraq loan for power project Subscription

2 March 2015 | By

Project is part of government efforts to meet the supply shortfall for electricity

Peak power demand growth

Mitsubishi the preferred bidder for Facility D Subscription

1 March 2015 | By

Three bidders resubmitted final offers for Qatar independent water and power project in January

Jordan power demand

Jordan’s solar projects move towards financial close Subscription

23 February 2015 | By

Development banks funding solar photovoltaic plants


Saudi Aramco agrees $900m deal with SK E&C Subscription

23 February 2015 | By

South Korean contractor agree to lower pay-out after termination notice issued on Jizan project

Doha metro station

Qatar awards metro contract Subscription

22 February 2015 | By

Joint venture awarded project management contract for Doha Metro

Aramco prequalifies for tight gas second phase

Aramco prequalifies for tight gas second phase Subscription

19 February 2015 | By

Unconventional gas scheme in north of Saudi Arabia continues to move forward

Power generation

Oman to tender private power projects in first quarter Subscription

19 February 2015 | By

Two independent power projects will be located at two different sites

President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt

Egypt and Russia cooperate on nuclear Subscription

11 February 2015 | By

Russia to provide technical assistance for El-Dabaa nuclear power plant in Egypt

Market News

Business Bay area of Dubai

MEED Live: 5 March 2015 Subscription

5 March 2015

Deyaar awards Business Bay contract

Steel pipes

Abu Dhabi and Japan to build steel pipe plant Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Joint venture facility expected to start operations in 2018


MEED Live: 1 March 2015 Subscription

1 March 2015

French team wins Cairo metro construction deal

Doha metro

Doha metro systems contract awarded Subscription

22 February 2015 | By

A Japanese-led consortium is set to be awarded the systems contract for the Doha Metro

Tokyo, Japan

Gulf institutional funds turn to Asian equity markets Subscription

9 February 2015 | By

Gulf investors say European equity markets have proved ‘disappointing’

Downtown Dubai and Business Bay

Arcadis makes management changes Subscription

5 February 2015 | By

Dutch firm announces a change of management for Middle East and Australia Pacific region

Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund, Mumtalakat, has signed a $500m unsecured revolving credit facility

Mumtalakat secures $500m credit facility Subscription

7 January 2015 | By

Funding to be used to refinance existing debt

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