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Oct 10, 2017
To drive employment opportunities for Egyptian youth and increase workforce localization in line with Egypt Vision 2030, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Siemens have signed a strategic alliance agreement to support occupational training in Egypt, with total investment of more than 22 million euro.
Oct 08, 2017
Larsen and Toubro in Oman, one of the leading global technology, engineering, construction and manufacturing companies, has selected Siemens to supply four Shunt Reactors to the Oman Electricity Transmission Company. The reactors will be installed at 400kV substations in Izki and Ibri to improve grid stability across the transmission lines between these cities.
Oct 02, 2017
Siemens celebrated the win of its largest ever power generation contract in Pakistan, during a signing ceremony attended by high-ranking government officials. Under the contract, Siemens will supply a complete power island solution for a new power plant - Punjab Power Plant Jhang - that will be built in Jhang, located 250km south-west of Lahore. The deal is valued at around EUR200 million for Siemens and marks the first time Siemens’ highly-efficient H-Class gas turbines will be installed in Pakistan. Punjab Power Plant Jhang will increase power generation capacity in Pakistan by approximately 1.3 gigawatts and provide a much-needed boost to the national grid.
Sep 27, 2017
Siemens has brought together more than 200 industry leaders to discuss the role of digital technologies in building a globally competitive manufacturing sector in the Middle East. Officials and executives from the government and private sectors attended the SPACe (Siemens Process Automation Community) event, with keynote speakers including Klaus Helmrich, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri, CEO, Mubadala Petroleum and Qasem Al Kayoumi, Technical Center Manager, ADNOC.
Sep 26, 2017
Siemens technology will support the efforts of EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, to enhance its protection from cyber security threats, following a comprehensive assessment of the industrial control system (ICS) at the company’s marine terminal operation area.
Sep 17, 2017
In line with Egypt’s focus to support local manufacturing capacity, the Ministry of Industry (MTI) and Siemens have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to collaborate on the modernization of manufacturing in Egypt and the upscaling of industrial skills by providing advanced digital solutions, technology upgrades and knowledge transfer across multiple sectors. The MoU touches upon the key pillars within Egypt Vision 2030 which aim to build a diverse and sustainable economy.
Sep 17, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Demonstrating the company’s commitment to supporting Iraq’s power sector, Siemens has expanded the company’s existing service agreement with KAR Group in Iraq to provide comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) for two newly added units “SSC5-2000E” at Khormala power plant in Kurdistan region. The approximately 930-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired power plant meets almost 30 percent of the power demand targeted by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), supplying more than three million Iraqi people with reliable electricity. The extension of the service agreement is set to improve operational flexibility, availability, and performance of gas turbines for the next 15 years.
Aug 13, 2017
In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power grid, the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded Siemens a contract for the construction of two substations. These will be used to transmit electricity from the Burullus power plant, set to become the world’s largest combined cycle station, to the population. When completed the Burullus plant, located at Kaft El Sheikh Governorate, will supply up to 15 million Egyptians with reliable electricity.
Aug 09, 2017
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received a major order to implement a cutting-edge cloud-based software platform for dnata’s cargo operations in Dubai. The appointment system will allow all land transport processes up to the hub’s dock side to be handled digitally. The benefits for dnata will include significantly increased transparency and the seamless, IT-based cooperation with freight forwarders, agents and airlines. The platform is based on the AX4 software of the SPPAL subsidiary AXIT.