• Kone lands big Saudi supply contract


    Kone Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won the order to supply 153 elevators in eight different projects commissioned by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia.

  • Dubai set for Smart Skyscrapers Summit


    Leading regional and international construction experts will discuss the latest trends and technological developments in innovative skyscraper construction at a key industry event in Dubai, UAE, next month.

  • Damac Golfotel room up for grabs at ATM


    Leading luxury developer Damac Properties said its hospitality unit is offering visitors at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) a chance to win a hotel room at Golfotel, a premium five-tower hotel complex surrounded by a golf course in Dubai, UAE.

  • Emrill wins Dubai Healthcare City FM contract


    Emrill, one of the UAE’s leading facilities management companies, has been awarded a contract by Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the world’s largest healthcare free zone, for maintenance of DHCC-owned buildings and its infrastructure.

  • Metsec strengthens Mideast presence with Dubai office


    Voestalpine Metsec, the UK´s largest specialist cold roll-forming company providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries, has opened a Dubai office as part of its expansion programme in the Middle East.

  • Top firms eye $1.6bn Saudi-Egypt power project

    3,000MW CAPACITY
    Global technology giants Alstom, ABB and Siemens are in the race for a $1.6-billion electricity interconnection project being jointly developed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt. On completion in 2019, it will boast a capacity of 3,000 MW.

  • Orpic set for ground-breaking of Liwa project


    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Company (Orpic) will celebrate the ground-breaking of Package Three of its Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) Project on April 27.

  • Oman set to launch major tourism complex in Barka


    Oman's Ministry of Tourism is set to sign an agreement with Palm’s Beach Company to develop the RO265-million ($688.22 million) Al Nakheel Integrated Tourism Complex (ITC) in the Governorate of South Al Batinah.

  • Orascom begins production at US greenfield plant


    Egypt-based Orascom Construction, a leading engineering and construction contractor, said it has started production at Iowa Fertilizer Company, the first world-scale greenfield nitrogen fertiliser plant to be built in the US in 25 years.

  • Abu Dhabi to build slipways, community market


    Abu Dhabi City Municipality has announced plans to build two slipways for boats at Al Bahya and Al Sadr areas of the emirate besides developing a community market at Al Raha Parks, said a report.

  • Bin Faqeeh Real Estate joins TLN Qatar


    Bahrain-based Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company, a major group focusing on real-estate-related investments, has joined The Luxury Network (TLN), a private membership club, in Qatar.

  • Sodic's Q1 net contracted sales up 64pc


    Sodic, one of the region’s leading real estate development companies, has registered solid growth in the first quarter with net contracted sales surging 64 per cent during the period compared to last year.

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