• French group Egis wins UAE railway network project

    PMC CONTRACT
    Egis, an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations services, has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract for the development of the UAE railway network (Stages 2 and 3).

  • Saudi Binladin Group 'faces major revamp'

    LIKELY TO BE RENAMED
    Saudi Arabia's construction major Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) will be slimmed down and renamed, a Reuters report said quoting six sources familiar with the matter.

  • Caterpillar unit boosts Mideast maritime services


    MaK Middle East, a Caterpillar company, has announced plans to offer its wide range of turbocharger maintenance, overhaul, repair, upgrading and modification service options from its hitech facility at Dubai Maritime City.

  • Al Salem Johnson Controls holds training workshop


    Al Salem Johnson Controls (York), a provider of integrated HVAC solutions and equipment, recently organised a training workshop for engineers and HVAC technicians enrolled in the Human Resource Development Fund’s Training Support Program.

  • Servcorp opens flagship co-working space in Dubai


    Servcorp, a global provider of serviced offices, has announced the launch of its flagship co-working space at the Emirates Towers, Dubai. It provides optimum workspace solutions for both the SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and multinationals.

  • USCO 'working to resume operations at fire-hit plant'


    Bahrain-based United Stainless Steel Company (USCO) said that it is working closely with authorities to investigate a fire incident at its plant, managed by ChromiumSteel, and is taking all steps to resume operations quickly.

  • Dubai Municipality hosts maintenance contractors' meet


    Dubai Municipality recently organised a meeting of its general maintenance contractors and suppliers as part of its strategic plan to strengthen relations, overcome all obstacles and help improve the working procedures.

  • Bahrain invites bids for 682-unit housing project


    Bahrain's government has invited bids from qualified consultants and contractors for the management and site supervision and construction and maintenance of a total of 682 apartments in Madinat Salman off the northern coast of the kingdom.

  • Samana unveils special rent-free offer for start-ups


    UAE-based Samana Group has launched a first-of-its-kind Ramadan offer which allows ready businesses and start-ups to begin work at its business centres immediately and pay rents and related costs in 2019, when their financial position improves.

  • Saudi Arabia launches new mosque construction code


    Saudi Arabia has implemented a new mosque construction code as part of its efforts to streamline the building of mosques in the kingdom. This code will be vital for the design, lifespan and operating costs of monuments, said a report.

  • Majid Al Futtaim ropes in Crystal for Dubai lagoon project


    Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer in the region, has signed up Chile-based Crystal Lagoons to develop the fully swimmable 70,000-sq-m Lagoon Al Ghaf at its new flagship mixed-use community in Dubai, UAE.

  • Besix unit seals Dubai bridge infrastructure deal

    $107m SIX-LANE PROJECT
    Belhasa Six Construct, part of the Belgian Besix Group, has been appointed as the infrastructure contractor for the recently announced Dh394-million ($107 million) Shindagha Bridge project in Dubai, UAE.

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