• Dubai starts exploratory work on $3.3bn sewerage project

    70-km DEEP TUNNEL
    Dubai Municipality has begun geotechnical investigation for a Dh12-billion ($3.26 billion) deep tunnel sewerage project that will cover key catchment areas of Deira and Bur Dubai through a 70-km tunnel network in the city.

  • Thales wins big Egypt rail project contract

    INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE
    Global technology leader Thales said it has secured a three-year contract from Egypt National Railways for the modernisation of its signalling systems and works related to a 180-km section of rail line between two key cities.

  • GM Architects wins Egypt hotel revamp work


    GM Architects, a Lebanese architecture and design firm specialising in the field of high-end tourism, said it has been awarded a contract for the restoration of the renowned Winter Palace Hotel located in the city of Luxor, Egypt.

  • Qatar JV signs landmark agreement on workers' rights


    Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) has officially signed a landmark agreement with a joint venture between Qatari Diar Real Estate Investments Company and Vinci Construction Grands projects at the ILO headquarters in Geneva.

  • Nine vie for top green construction products' award


    A panel of industry experts have shortlisted nine green construction products - currently being distributed in the region - for the Gaia Awards 2017. The winner will be announced at the upcoming Big 5 construction expo in Dubai.

  • Ellington launches second residential tower at MBR City


    UAE-based Ellington, a boutique property development company, has announced the launch of Wilton Terraces II development at Mohammed bin Rashid City (MBR City) following the successful launch of its first residential tower.

  • Laticrete names new GM for Middle East, Africa


    Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of premium installation and finishing systems for the building industry, has appointed Ritesh Singh as the new general manager for the Middle East and Africa region.

  • Dubai to have region’s first Banyan Tree residences


    Top hospitality brand Banyan Tree has partnered with UAE developer Sweid & Sweid to set up its first residential project in the region - a 32-storey tower - in Dubai. It is being built at an estimated cost of Dh600 million ($163 million).

  • Group to invest $1.2bn in Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall

    $457m CREDIT FACILITY SIGNED
    The consortium behind Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall announced today that financing for the $1.2-billion project is now complete, with the signing of the largest real estate asset based facility in the UAE.

  • Mannai opens largest Wyndham Garden hotel in Bahrain


    Wyndham Hotel Group, an international hospitality giant with more than 8,100 hotels in 78 countries, has joined hands with leading developer Mannai Properties to open the world's largest Wyndham Garden hotel in Bahrain.

  • Bahrain's fuel tank construction work on track


    Jet Fuel Company (BJFCo), a joint venture between nogaholding and Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), said work is progressing well on the construction of its fuel tanks and will be ready by the first quarter of 2019.

  • Bahrain to invite Expo City bids in Q1


    Bahrain's government will start inviting bids for the construction of its ambitious exhibition and convention city project during the first quarter of 2018, said a report, citing senior officials.

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Dubai starts exploratory work on $3.3bn sewerage project

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