• Dubai Sports City signs up BMTC for street lighting


    Dubai Sports City said it has signed a partnership deal with Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), a leading provider of lighting, electrical and water solutions, for supply of solar power for the community development.

  • Ithra Dubai marks completion of Waterfront Market


    Ithra Dubai, a leading real estate developer in Dubai, UAE, has announced the successful relocation of the traders from Deira Fish Market to the brand-new 104,373-sq-m Waterfront Market on new Deira Corniche.

  • MBR Space Centre wins Mena green building award


    The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Sustainable Autonomous House, a first-of-its-kind passive house for a hot and humid climate, won the 2017 Mena Green Building Award under the category Green Residential Building.

  • Dubai property sales 'likely to stay steady during Ramadan'


    With Dubai reporting a 45 per cent jump in value of property transactions and and agents optimistic that current prices will prove too tempting to resist for investors sitting on cash, this Ramadan will not be a quiet one for the sector.

  • Honeywell introduces new cloud-enabled BMS


    Honeywell, a global technology and manufacturing leader, has introduced Outcome Based Service, a new cloud-enabled building management service (BMS) aimed at making the region’s facilities greener, safer and more productive.

  • Dubai Hospital set for $79m expansion


    Dubai Health Authority has approved a new Dh290-million ($79 million) expansion plan for Dubai Hospital which, on completion, will see the addition of a six-storey building for specialised outpatient clinics.

  • McDermott inks partnership deal with Saudi Aramco


    McDermott International, a leading engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor, has signed a deal with oil giant Saudi Aramco to expand and develop its physical and human capital within the kingdom.

  • Mapei unveils top product lines at Dubai expo


    Mapei, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and chemical products in the construction industry, is showcasing two of its most powerful product lines at the ongoing Middle East Stone exhibition in Dubai, UAE.

  • Damac Properties seals e-tendering agreement


    Damac Properties, a leading luxury developer based in Dubai, UAE said it has entered into a three-year e-tendering agreement with professional e-tendering platform ProTenders.com.

  • RAK mall expansion work nearing completion


    UAE-based Al Hamra Real Estate Development is close to completing the first phase of a Dh390-million ($106 million) expansion of its Manar Mall, the premier retail and leisure destination in the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK).

  • Hormann introduces high-speed door for food sector


    Hormann, a leading Germany-based provider of doors and gates, has introduced a high-speed door, type V 2515 Food L, for the food industry.

  • Abu Dhabi unveils big plans for Hudayriat Island


    Abu Dhabi government has unveiled major plans to develop a 30-km vibrant and sustainable waterfront community on the 3,000-hectare Hudayriat Island located southwest of Abu Dhabi island.

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