Energy & Utilities

BHEL begins civil works at 660MW unit 5 of Sagardighi power plant in India

10 Aug 2020 | Asia

India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has started civil works at the 660MW power unit for the Sagardighi supercritical thermal power project in West Bengal, India.

Afreximbank approves loan to partially fund $24bn Mozambique LNG Project

7 Aug 2020 | Africa

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), based in Egypt, has approved $400m in loans and guarantees to support the construction of $24bn Mozambique LNG project.

IndianOil to build $1.8bn PX-PTA complex at Paradip Refinery

4 Aug 2020 | Asia

The board of Indian Oil (IndianOil) has given green light to build an integrated para-xylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) complex project at Paradip, Odisha, with an investment of INR138.05bn ($1.8bn).

Laing O’Rourke wins £123m sewage works upgrade contract in UK

4 Aug 2020 | Europe

Laing O’Rourke has secured a £123m contract from Thames Water to conduct sewage upgrade work in Beckton, UK.

Main contractors selected to build 600MW Shetland HVDC link in UK

4 Aug 2020 | Europe

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission has appointed a joint venture of Siemens BAM, along with three other contractors, for the construction of the 600MW Shetland HVDC link to transmit energy from Shetland Islands to Great Britain.

UAE begins operations of first reactor of $24.4bn Barakah nuclear project

3 Aug 2020 | Middle East

The UAE has commissioned the first reactor out of the four units in the $24.4bn Barakah nuclear power plant (NPP) in the Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi.

Hill International selected as owner’s engineer for Cyprus LNG Import Terminal Project

3 Aug 2020 | Europe

Hill International has been selected by the Natural Gas Infrastructure Company of Cyprus (ETYFA) to provide owner’s engineering services for the $336m Cyprus Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal Project.

Shanghai Electric wins EPC contract to build 900MW solar plant in UAE

30 Jul 2020 | Middle East

Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power has selected Shanghai Electric as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor to build the fifth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park, to be located near Dubai, UAE.

DEWA commissions $91m substation in Dubai South

29 Jul 2020 | Middle East

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced operations of the new 400/132kV substation in Dubai South.

Biwater wins contract to build wastewater treatment facility in Morocco

28 Jul 2020 | Middle East

Biwater, a UK-based water treatment services provider, has secured a turn-key contract from Office National de l’Electricitéet de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) to design and construct a new wastewater treatment facility in Southern Morocco.

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