Keep track with new project development across the globe in various sectors. We also cover existing projects (upgrades, extensions etc.).

Duke expands in Brazil

US company Duke Energy plans to expand its power generation operations in Brazil in order to capitalise on the country’s growing power needs.

Technip in Angola contract

The Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. (CABGOC ) has awarded Technip a services contract for the development of the Benguela-Belize-Tombocco oilfields, offshore Angola.

Cartonboard mill for Saudi Arabia

The Obeikan Industrial Investment Group is to invest in a new greenfield mill in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The project will be jointly financed by Obeikan and the Saudi Industrial Development Fund for a total capital investment cost of over USD 100 million.

German paper-making line

Metso Paper has received an order worth about EUR 110 million from Papierfabrik Palm GmbH & Co. in Germany for the main equipment of a paper-making line.

Bleached chemi-thermomechanical market pulp mill

The Amcel group has unveiled plans to build a bleached chemi-thermomechanical market pulp (BCTMP) mill near Boa Vista in the state of Roraima in northern Brazil.

650mw power deal

Northern Alternative Energy Inc., through its affiliate, Navitas Energy and Xcel Energy, has executed power purchase agreements which will result in the installation of 650mw of wind and combustion turbine energy at five US sites.

Duplex board mill for UAE

The Queenex group has chosen LG Electrical to manage the engineering for its USD 100 million greenfield duplex board mill.

Singapore pharmaceutical plant

Schering-Plough has picked Jacobs Lend Lease, the Singapore-based Jacobs-Bovis Lend Lease venture, to build a new USD 100 million biotech plant.

Brazil EPCI contract

Petrobras has awarded Flexibras and Coflexip Stena Offshore the Roncador EPCI contract for the design, procurement, installation and commissioning of approximately 566 km of flexible risers, flowlines and umbilicals.

Power and desalination in Oman

AES Barka has been awarded the Barka Power and Desalination Project (Phase I) in Oman.