GE Editorial Picks: Work that Mattered in 2013

GE Editorial Picks: Work that Mattered in 2013

December 26, 2013 at 12:12pm

What were your most significant accomplishments for 2013?

Here at GE Hewar, we’ve been thinking about that question as we look back over GE’s work across the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey during the past year.

After pouring over our posts and engaging in some lively discussions, we’ve put together a list of some of the company’s most significant accomplishments for the year. Let us know what you think!

January: Opening of the Saudi GE Innovation Center in the Dhahran Techno-Valley.

February: GE’s signing of a strategic agreement to explore development opportunities in healthcare, energy, water, and home and business solutions with the developers of Oman’s most exciting healthcare project: International Medical City in Salalah.

March: GE and Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) signing a $500 million deal where GE will provide gas and steam turbines, generators and a plant-wide control system that will deliver power with lower emissions and better fuel efficiency as part of the plant’s expansion.

May: Launching the GE Healthcare Advanced Applications Center, a learning center in Val d’Hydra, Algiers.

July/ August: Flipping the “on” switch in Lebanon and Dubai on GE Jenbacher engines that produce electricity using landfill greenhouse gases.

September: GE, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Saudi Aramco launching the Business Processes Service Center, which will initially employ approximately 400 female Saudi university graduates.

September: GE signing a $2.7 billion power deal with Société Algérienne de Production de l’Electricité (SPE Spa) for GE turbines and generators that will add nearly 9 gigawatts of power generating capacity in Algeria.

October: Opening of two new GE Healthcare call service centers in Amman, Jordan and Dubai, UAE.

November: GE signing an agreement with Carbon Holdings to provide $500 million in technology and equity support to a new petrochemical plant in Egypt that is billed to become the world’s largest naphtha liquid cracker.

November: GE Aviation and GE joint-venture company CFM International together racking up aircraft engine and engine service deals totaling $40 billion at Dubai Airshow 2013.

December: GE announcing a nearly $700 million turbine, generator and service deal with the Saudi Electricity Company that will help add 3.8 gigawatts of new power generating capacity to the Saudi grid.

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  1. Well Wishes, Hope and Optimism for the New Year says:

    [...] Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. Some of the most important examples of this work can be found here. Whether moving, powering, curing or building, GE’s 5,000 plus employees in the region have been [...]


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