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Feb 20, 2018
Today, Siemens announced its largest ever software grant in Egypt. The USD$120 million industrial digitalization software grant will be used to support training, education and higher degrees of research in Cairo, Ain Shams and Alexandria, the largest among the Egyptian universities.
Feb 14, 2018
From energy supply and industry to financing and training, Siemens outlined its roadmap and commitment to supporting the development of Iraq. A roadmap document handed to Prime Minister of Iraq Haider Al-Abadi by President and CEO Joe Kaeser identifies the country’s short, mid and long-term development needs.
Feb 13, 2018
Further expanding its knowledge-sharing commitment to the State of Kuwait, Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sabah Al Ahmad Centre for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC). The agreement establishes a strategic partnership between KFAS, SACGC and Siemens in different fields, designed to contribute to the digital transformation of Kuwait and to develop a highly-skilled local workforce. Siemens will cooperate with KFAS and SACGC in R&D and innovation, digital technologies as well as training and development of the local workforce. The move also highlights Siemens’ role as a technology partner for Kuwait, supporting the State’s Vision 2035.
Jan 31, 2018
Siemens has appointed Michael Büker (51) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company’s Middle East region, effective February 1, 2018. In his new role, Büker will be responsible for managing the company’s financial operations across the region, driving profitability and supporting key growth areas.
Jan 23, 2018
Siemens has appointed Markus Strohmeier (47) as Senior Executive Vice President of the company’s Building Technologies division in the Middle East, effective January 1, 2018. Based in Dubai, UAE, Strohmeier will be instrumental in supporting customers in the region to build increasingly digitalized infrastructure for smarter, safer and more energy efficient buildings.
Jan 21, 2018
As Intersec 2018 (January 21-23) gets underway in Dubai, Siemens is demonstrating how buildings can be designed, operated and controlled digitally to boost safety, security, comfort and energy efficiency. Buildings account for some 40 percent of global energy usage, and with people spending around 90 percent of their lives in buildings Siemens brings to the market a full range of total building solutions, digital tools and data analytics for intelligent infrastructure.
Jan 09, 2018
At the 11th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), Siemens will demonstrate how its portfolio can support Middle East countries’ digital transformation to achieve sustainability across various areas, including power generation, mobility and building infrastructure. At the company’s booth, visitors will find examples of how digitalization supports efficient building and sustainable water management.
Dec 11, 2017
Siemens has signed contracts with the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to expand Libya’s power generation capacity by approximately 1.3 gigawatts (GW). The agreements were signed in Berlin in the presence of Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj, Chairman of the Presidential Council and Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya; Mohamed Taha Siala, the Libyan Minister for Foreign Affairs; and Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs. Under these contracts Siemens will build a 650 MW open cycle power plant in Misrata, equipped with two F-class gas turbines, and a 690 MW open cycle power plant in Tripoli West, equipped with four E class gas turbines. The total volume of EPC contracts, including long-term service agreements, is in the range of 700 million euros.
Nov 29, 2017
In a move to help enhance Iraq’s energy supply, Siemens announced today the signing of multi-million euro service contracts with the country’s Ministry of Electricity. The project will see the maintenance and upgrade services of seven power generating units inside four power plants located in the areas of South Basra, Salah El Deen, Middle Region and Middle Euphrates.