Thyssenkrupp to supply 500 elevators to Doha Metro
Thyssenkrupp, a global leader in elevators, has been awarded a contract to manufacture, supply, install and maintain more than 500 elevators and escalators for the Red Line North, Green Line and two stations of Doha Metro network in Qatar.
Caterpillar to manufacture full line of mini excavators
Caterpillar will shift design and production of its smallest hydraulic excavators to its own facilities beginning in 2018 as a successful, six-year strategic alliance with Wacker Neuson is phased out.
Alba awards new PDS contract to Siemens
LINE 6 EXPANSION
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world's leading aluminium smelters, has announced that it has awarded Siemens the power distribution system (PDS) contract for Power Station 5 (PS 5), as part of its Line 6 project.
Top aggregates supplier chooses Orion ERP Suite
A leading supplier of aggregates and asphalt in the Middle East has chosen 3i Infotech’s Orion ERP Suite to consolidate its country operations following the acquisition of six companies in the UAE, Oman and Qatar, a statement said.
Mercury Mena achieves safety milestone
Mercury Mena has achieved a safety record of more than 500,000 hours without an injury causing lost time while working as the general contractor for the construction of the first phase of the Mondelēz Bahrain Biscuits Factory project.
SMEs to get $1.5bn of Expo 2020 Dubai spend
BIG BOOST TO SECTOR
Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that 20 per cent of the expo’s total direct and indirect spend, representing more than Dh5 billion ($1.36 billion) in contracts, will be allocated to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Aldar awards contract for Shams Meera project
Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi’s leading property development company, has awarded the main contract package, worth Dh258 million ($70.22 million), to Fibrex for its mid-market Shams Meera residential development in Shams Abu Dhabi.
Al Marjan Island joins Cityscape Global as platinum sponsor
Al Marjan Island (AMI), a leading waterfront project in the UAE, has announced that it will be the platinum sponsor of Cityscape Global to be held in Dubai, UAE, next month.
Galfar wins $157m Duqm fisheries port contract
Oman's Galfar Engineering and Construction has been awarded a contract for the construction of a fisheries port and related marine and road works in Duqm by the Special Economic Zone Authority, Duqm (Sezad).
Murray & Roberts to quit construction business
South Africa-based Murray & Roberts has decided to dispose of its Infrastructure and Building businesses and Genrec, a steel-making and engineering services group.
Egypt’s Hyde Park to offer nine tenders
Hyde Park New Cairo, a mixed-use complex, will offer five tenders to speed up the construction of its project as units are expected to be delivered within a few months, a report said.
Mondelez biscuit factory on track in Bahrain
A new $90-million biscuit factory being built by food and beverage giant Mondelez at the Bahrain International Investment Park is on track for completion by the first quarter of next year, a report said.