• Dewa signs agreements for 200MW solar plant


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) and a shareholder agreement for the 200 MW-capacity second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, said a report.

  • Construction biggest consumer of wood in GCC


    The construction industry in the GCC region accounts for 70 per cent of wood consumption, while the rest is taken up by furniture factories and carpentries, said a report ahead of an industry event in Dubai, UAE.

  • Louvre Abu Dhabi dome cladding on track


    The work on the cladding of the Louvre Abu Dhabi dome is progressing as per schedule with the full installation expected by June this year, said the project developer Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC).

  • Amer starts work on 440-room Jordan resort


    Egyptian real estate company Amer Group said on Thursday it had begun the construction of a 440-room resort on Jordan's Dead Sea coast, which is due to be completed within six months.

  • SNC-Lavlin inks Qatar project contract


    SNC-Lavalin, a global engineering specialist solutions provider, said it has awarded Saft, a key manufacturer of high-tech industrial batteries, a contract to supply its Sunica.plus batteries for a Qatar Petroleum project.

  • Conject in Dubai hotel fit-out success


    Conject, a key supplier of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, said it has deployed its fully mobile inspections and defects solution, for the refurbishment of the Novotel Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

  • Red Sea Mall expansion cost to top $53m


    The estimated value of expansion works taking place in Red Sea Mall, a leading shopping and leisure destination in Jeddah, is set to reach SR200 million ($53.3 million), said its executive chairman.

  • Dubai launches second phase of healthcare city


    Dubai has announced the launch of the second phase of healthcare city to be developed on a sprawling 22 million sq ft area at a cost of Dh3 billion to Dh5 billion ($816 million to $1.36 billion), said a report.

  • Bahrain to build two multi-storey car parks


    Bahrain's Ministry of Works has announced plans to build two multi-storey car parks at either end of one of the busiest thoroughfares in capital Manama following widespread complaints of traffic jams.

  • Indian group wins Saudi chemical plant contract


    Addar Chemicals Company, a leading conglomerate in Saudi Arabia, has awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to India's Nuberg Engineering for its new chemical plant in the kingdom.

  • Focus on green technology in construction industry


    Cutting edge environmentally friendly technology in construction will be in focus at an upcoming industry show in Bahrain.

  • Dubai water connections up 30pc in 2014


    Dubai utility has recorded a 30 per cent increase in water connections during 2014 compared to the previous year mainly due to the growing demand from new developments across the emirate.

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Dewa signs agreements for 200MW solar plant

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) and a shareholder agreement for the 200 MW-capacity second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, said a report. ...


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