Gurmat Electric Generation Co. Inc. (Gurmat), an independent power producer (IPP) in Turkey, has placed an order with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) for long-term parts management and services at the Germencik Geothermal Power Plant.
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Turkish Aerospace Industry, a developer of aerospace systems, has selected Dassault Systèmes, a software company in France, to accelerate the development of the TF-X aircraft, the newest and largest aviation development project in Turkey.
China-based XCMG, the largest construction machinery manufacturer in the world, is broadening its presence in the rapidly-growing Turkish market. To do that, it has established two new overseas companies in Ankara, Turkey: XCMG Turkey Co., Ltd. and Spare Parts Center (XCMG Turkey).
Turkish construction company Limak Insaat has contracted Dutch heavy lifting and transport company Mammoet to carry out the transportation and installation works for the new $4.3 billion terminal construction project at Kuwait International Airport.
Gates Corporation, a manufacturer of power transmission belts and fluid power products based in Colorado, announced the acquisition of Rapro, a Turkey-based manufacturer of molded and branched hoses.
CBK Soft, an InfoFort company that specializes in content management and digital transformation based in Turkey, announced its cooperation with Ark Technology, a consultancy and technology company, to boost e-signature usage and its adoption in the Middle East and Africa region.
Vodacom, a South African mobile communications company, has launched a future jobs programme entitled “What will you be?” which uses the Future Jobs Finder portal to provide career guidance and access to training content to enhance the prospects of South Africa’s youth in the digital economy.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral bank headquartered in London, United Kingdom, has completed an equity investment in Bank Audi sal, a banking group in Lebanon.
Illinois based Boeing just announced it has finalized a firm order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners from Turkish Airlines. The contract also includes options for five more airplanes.
US-based Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit multi-specialty academic medical center, has offered courses designed to integrate business and medicine with hands-on training to help Middle East healthcare leaders, physicians, nurses, and administrators become more effective in their roles.
The Zorlu Energy Group (Zorlu.com.tr/en), an independent power producer and part of Turkey's Zorlu Holdings, has signed a package deal agreement (PDA) with Toshiba Corporation for the Japanese company to provide steam turbines and generators (STGs) for geothermal power plants that Zorlu Energy Group develops to construct in Turkey.
Voltas Limited, part of India's Tata Group conglomerate and the country's largest air conditioning brand, and Beko, part of Koc Holding A.S., Turkey's largest industrials conglomerate, have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to develop consumer durables.
Continuing China's move to dominate much of the world solar industry, Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co., Ltd. recently announced its Turkey PV module manufacturing plant was now up and fully operational.
Canada has joined the funding group behind the Jordan based Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) as an observer state.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
On April 16, Turkish citizens will be voting on the most significant changes in the country's constitution in modern history. The 18 amendments will, if approved, transform the current parliamentary system into a presidential one, concentrating power and potentially throwing the country into turmoil.
Turkey is about to begin construction on a 1 GW solar power plant, the largest project of this kind ever in the region. A consortium including South Korea based Hanwhat Q CELLS Co., Ltd., a major photovoltaic device manufacturer, and local energy provider Kalyon Energi Yatirimlari A.S. won the contract.
Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.
Hong Kong based Upsolar, a major solar PV module supplier, won a contract from Hilvan Energy to supply solar panels for a 23.6 MW solar farm in Hilvan, Sanliurfa, Turkey.
In August 2015, a dust storm blanketed large areas of seven Middle East nations in a haze of dust and sand thick enough to obscure them from satellite view. The storm led to several deaths, thousands of cases of respiratory ailments and injuries, and canceled airline flights and closed ports.
XCMG, a China-based multinational heavy machinery manufacturing company, recently completed is "XCMG Apprentice" Season II Program hosted at the company headquarter in Xuzhou, China from December 16 to 20, offering five global apprentices the opportunity to study XCMG's technologies while promoting international exchange in construction machinery industry and culture
Mitsubishi Corporation and its subsidiary Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) have been awarded a turnkey contract to deliver a combined cycle power plant at the Turakurgan Thermal Power Station in eastern Uzbekistan.
New York based Columbia University began established a set of eight Global Centers around the world with a special regional focus. Each site allows for in-depth research and the exchange of knowledge on topics ranging from the refugee crisis and human rights to entrepreneurship, arts, and culture. Last week the Istanbul Center partnered with the Amman Center on a special symposium about the current Middle East Refugee crisis.
Uzbekenergo, an Ubekistan-based joint stock company in the power sector, has contracted with Mitsubishi Corporation and its partner Mitsubishi Hitachi POwer Systems Ltd. for the construction of a Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant at the Navoi Thermal Power Station iin southern Uzbekistan.
As part of the strategic healthcare transformation program driven from the highest levels in Turkey, GE Healthcare, GAMA Holding A.S. and Türkerler İnşaat A.Ş., just reached a definitive agreement for the development of two strategic Ministry of Health (MoH) PPPs; the İzmir & Kocaeli Integrated Healthcare Campus Projects.