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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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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

Farouk Eltawila Subscription

13 May 2013

Farouk Eltawila is chief scientist, FANR

Petri Tuominen Subscription

13 May 2013

Petri Tuominen is chief financial 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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