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Overhead power lines

Kuwait invites bids for overhead lines contract Subscription

22 July 2014 | By

Eight contractors have been prequalified for the Kuwait overhead lines tender

Tender for Saudi-Egypt power link delayed Subscription

20 July 2014 | By

Construction tenders for 3,000MW link between Egypt and Saudi Arabia were scheduled to be issued in first quarter

Kuwait invites bids for major transformer station Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

10 groups invited to submit bids for Wafra project in Kuwait

Kuwait approves switching stations contract Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

Local firm will supply and install high-voltage switching stations

Qatar invites bids for phase 12 of transmission programme Subscription

16 July 2014 | By

Contractors invited to bid for multiple packages to expand country’s transmission and distribution infrastructure

ABB wins Saudi electricity contract Subscription

7 July 2014 | By

Swiss firm ABB will provide transformers for two power plants in Saudi Arabia

Dewa awards cabling contracts to local firms Subscription

6 July 2014 | By

Firms will supply copper and aluminium power cables for Dewa distribution schemes

Nakheel appoints consultants for substation work Subscription

2 July 2014 | By

Two consultants will oversee construction of eight substations

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Saudi Electricity Company announces 2014 power projects Subscription

28 January 2014 | By

Utility provider will tender three major power generation schemes

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Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: January 2014 Subscription

16 February 2014

Over $17bn awarded in January in the Middle East

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Elsewedy Electric Subscription

Egypt-based company that has a number of firms under its ownership, and specialises in the supply, installationand commissioning of overhead transmission lines and substations

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) logo

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) Subscription

Kahramaa was established in July 2000 to regulate and maintain supply of Electricity & Water in Qatar

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Mazen Alami Subscription

27 July 2014

Mazen Alami is managing director, Middle East at Black & Veatch

Sam Mitchelle Subscription

20 July 2014

Sam Mitchelle is regional general manager, energy, Middle East at Black & Veatch

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer Subscription

27 January 2014

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer is managing director and CEO, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Lee Jae-Sung Subscription

19 January 2014

Lee Jae-Sung is chairman, Hyundai Heavy Industries

Suhaila Marafi Subscription

14 January 2014

Suhaila Marafi is director of studies & research, Ministry of Electricity & Water, Kuwait

Mohammed al-Hammadi Subscription

14 May 2013

Mohammed al-Hammadi is chief executive officer, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

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Saudi Arabia: Cable oil Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

Provision of replacement oil for 110kV high-voltage cables

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