- Bahra Electric and Abdul Al-Ajmi sign an MoU for the Rua’a Al-Madinah Infrastructure Project
- King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) inks a long-term water supply agreement with Water Transmission and Technologies Company (WTTCO) during the event
- ENOWA by NEOM emphasizes on water supply resilience and smart infrastructure as the company exhibits at Global Water Expo and supports the event as the Gold Sponsor
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia| 13 September 2023:
Saudi Infrastructure Expo, the premier event for the infrastructure industry, which is running alongside the Global Water Expo, the only exhibition in Saudi Arabia dedicated to the water industry at RICEC (Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center), convenes both local and international companies to exchange knowledge and insights, fostering collaboration and innovation in advancing the future of the infrastructure and water industries, with numerous partnerships being formed during the event.
At the Saudi Infrastructure Expo, King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) signed a long-term water supply agreement with Water Transmission and Technologies Co. (WTTCO). Strengthening the position of the event in its role of supporting the Kingdom’s ambitious water sector development plans, the agreement, valued at around SAR1 billion, solidifies a commitment to ensure a consistent and sustainable water supply and world-class services to SPARK city. The agreement was signed between Ahmed Alessa, CEO of SPARK Utilities, and Dr. Tariq AlNaeem, CEO of WTTCO, as well as other dignitaries representing both companies.
On Day 2 of the event, Bahra Electric and Abdul Al-Ajmi signed an MoU for the Rua’a Al-Madinah Infrastructure Project for the supply of 160 kilometres of infrastructure MV cables. The agreement was signed by Fahed T. Idriss, Deputy CEO of Bahra Electric Abdulali Al Ajmi, Chairman of Abdul Alajmi.
Also signing an MoU at the event were Amjaad Technology and Saudi SDN. As part of the agreement, Saudi SDN will be the agent and distributor for Amjaad Technology brands of smart metering solutions. Ahmed Amin, CEO of Saudi SDN and Eng. Hussein Darwish, CEO of Amjaad Technology signed the agreement.
“We are thrilled to see so many organizations signing new partnerships and deals at the Saudi Infrastructure Expo. It is our vision to create the right platform for partnerships and collaborations to flourish between businesses in the infrastructure and water sectors, resulting in increased growth and profitability for exhibiting companies, said Muhammed Kazi, Vice President – Construction at dmg events.”
Saudi-based renowned brands such as Samnan Holding Group, a company operating in the fields of water and supporting water projects; Al Yamama Group, a market-leader operation & maintenance, construction, landscaping, and irrigation, showcased the latest innovation in the water sector. International companies including Saveco Middle East, Cambi, AT Covers, Haver & Boecker, Carbon Activated Corporation, Kalimati Carbon Company, etc. also displayed products & services.
Construction heavyweight Al Bawani, the Diamond Sponsor of the events, a general contracting company provides best innovative contracting & services in EPC, energy, water, technology, P&E, and light industry with sustainable growth.
Exhibiting at the Global Water Expo and supporting the event as the Glod Sponsor, ENOWA, which is leading the development of NEOM's world-class, sustainable energy and water systems, has joined the list of high-profile companies at the inaugural edition. “ENOWA is reshaping the water solutions landscape by embedding innovation and sustainability principles in all we do. Our strategies for supply resilience and smart infrastructure are set to achieve the most ambitious targets for a water sector globally, with the aim to enhance benefit and support prosperity for the environment, the economy, and society. We look forward to discussing ideas and exchanging knowledge at the inaugural Global Water Expo,” said Gavin van Tonder, Executive Director of ENOWA Water.
The Saudi Infrastructure Summit, organized by dmg events and Saudi Contractors Authority, wrapped up with Day 2 of the summit with exclusive and high-level gathering of leaders and policy makers from the water industry.
A key takeaway from the final day of the summit was the need to increase the participation of private sector in delivering the National Water Strategy while enhancing the collaboration between stakeholders to meet the growing water demand. Another highlight was the emphasis on discovering key trends in public-private partnerships in water supply and sanitation.
“The Saudi Infrastructure Summit brought together experts from the public and the private sector to discuss the transformative future of the infrastructure and water industries. The summit became a platform for the community to come together and find the technology and solutions to support the further growth of the sectors,” added Kazi. “The last day of the event will feature Industry Talks’ sessions providing technical knowledge and practical insights as well as driving excellence in Saudi infrastructure and water industry.”