Week 29 in Review: 3-D printed cars, Golf Tournament, ‘Id at Ithra and more
3-D printed racing cars, Golf tournament success, ‘Id events at Ithra, and Aramco Asia holds a workshop for suppliers.
Here are some of the top news stories over the past week.
Three teams of young, ambitious Saudi engineers and industrial designers — members of the Aramco Entrepreneurship Center’s (Wa’ed) — have successfully crossed the finish line with small-scale racing cars they designed, manufactured, and constructed using additive manufacturing (3-D printing) and locally sourced electronics components.
Read the story to learn more about the collaborative effort to build a full-scale prototype of a racing car which will be showcased in December at the inaugural Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Jiddah.
The first of four Aramco Team Series 2021 events has concluded in London as a resounding success.
Norway's Marianne Skarpnord beat Atthaya Thitikul of Thailand in a play-off to win the individual Aramco Team Series (ATS) event near the British town of St. Albans, U.K. Skarpnord then finished runner-up in the teams’ event, with Olivia Cowan's group, including teammates Sarina Schmidt and Diksha Dagar, winning the team event by three shots.
The ATS is the first team event series on the Ladies European Tour (LET). After the most recent event in the U.K. on July 8, the ATS will move on to Spain in August, the U.S. in October, and concludes in Jiddah in November.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) plans to celebrate ‘Id al-Adha under the theme “Hajj Routes,” starting from July 21, the second day of ‘Id, until July 24, 2021.
Ithra will offer a variety of activities designed for families and will focus on the routes that pilgrims traditionally traveled to reach the holy cities. The activities will also look at the traditions surrounding the arrival of the pilgrims, in addition to highlighting selected Hajj rituals, such as Zamzam water and the journey of the Ka‘bah Kiswa to Makkah.
Aramco Asia Engineering & Technical Services conducted a virtual workshop on July 8 to provide the accredited pipe manufacturers and pipefitters with a comprehensive understanding of the companies’ specific fitting standards and requirements.