• KBR wins engineering contract for US, Mexico plants


    KBR, a global provider of differentiated professional services, said it has won a multi-year engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) contract from a Fortune 100 chemicals manufacturer for its facilities in US and Mexico.

  • Reel Cinemas to launch UAE's first ScreenX at Dubai Mall

    270° MOVIE EXPERIENCE
    South Korea's CJ 4DPlex has joined hands with UAE's Reel Cinemas to set up the first ScreenX - the world's first multi-projection system that provides a 270-degree panoramic film viewing experience within a theatre setting - in Dubai.

  • Bahrain opens mosque in Sehla


    Bahrain authorities have opened the Shaikh Hussain Mosque, a thermally-insulated building constructed as per traditional architectural designs, including an upper floor dedicated for women worshippers, located in the kingdom's Sehla district.

  • Eagle Hills Diyar unveils Avenues roadshow plan


    Eagle Hills Diyar, the developer of Marassi Al Bahrain, a luxurious waterfront development located in Diyar Al Muharraq, will be displaying its portable showroom in The Avenues as part of a one-month road show that will kick off on June 17.

  • World Cup 2018 venues built with Trimble BIM software


    Trimble, a global offshore construction technology company, said eight of the 12 stadiums that will host the 2018 World Cup in Russia have been constructed using its advanced building information modelling (BIM) tool Tekla.

  • Arabtec unit wins Emaar's Dubai Creek Harbour deal

    MEP SERVICES CONTRACT
    Arabtec, a leading construction company in the region, said one of its subsidiaries, Efeco, has been awarded the MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) contract for the Creek Horizon Plot 19 in Emaar’s Dubai Creek Harbour development.

  • L&T unit gets top Mideast EPC contractors ranking


    Indian engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said one of its key subsidiaries, L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, has been ranked second in this year's Top 30 EPC contractors list for the Middle East region.

  • Bahrain's Hajiyat residential project on track


    Work on the Hajiyat residential project in Bahrain is progressing as per schedule with the main construction already 98 per cent completed, said a report, citing the kingdom's housing minister.

  • Work set to start on Bahrain medical complex


    Bahraini authorities said work will soon start on a BD1.7-million ($4.5 million) multiple sclerosis centre in the Muharraq area of the kingdom. The 100-bed facility, being developed as part of Muharraq Medical Complex, will be ready by mid-2020.

  • New safety jackets for RTA female staff at project sites


    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it has endorsed a high-visibility safety jacket for all female employees undertaking field work at the authority's construction and operation project sites in the emirate.

  • UAE unveils new visa rules, plans for foreign workers

    INSURANCE DEPOSIT SLASHED
    The UAE’s Cabinet has adopted a number of strategic decisions with regards to visa facilitations for foreign workers as well as slashing the previous mandatory insurance deposit of Dh3,000 ($817) per worker to Dh60 annually.

  • Nakheel gets $177m lowest bid for Dragon City towers


    Nakheel said it is assessing 11 proposals, with the lowest bid seen at just under Dh650 million ($177 million), for the construction of Dragon Towers, its twin-building residential complex in Dubai. The contract is likely to be awarded in Q3.

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