• Saudi Aramco plans to set up new construction unit

    NON-OIL SECTOR BOOST
    State oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to set up a new construction company with local and international partners to build non-oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, said a report citing senior industry sources.

  • Iran to host safety design in buildings expo


    Safety Design in Buildings (SDiB), an initiative co-founded with Intersec, a leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, is now expanding to Tehran, Iran next month with a conference on November 21.

  • Schon Properties opens new office in Jordan


    Schon Properties, a leading UAE-based property developer, has opened a new regional sales and marketing office in Amman, Jordan as part of its strategy to expand the group's investor base in the Levant market.

  • Top industry experts set for Dubai Solar Show


    Leading industry experts will discuss key topics including Dubai's sustainability initiatives, solar energy projects and and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations besides smart networks technologies at the upcoming Dubai Solar Show.

  • Emaar board approves IPO for real estate unit

    $2 BILLION SALE SEEN
    Emaar Properties’ board has approved the initial public offering of its real estate development subsidiary, Emaar Development, to happen as soon as next month, the company said on Sunday.

  • Saudi construction firms set for digital transformation


    Saudi construction firms see 2018 as the 'tipping point' for digital transformation, ensuring the SR178 billion ($47.4 billion) worth of projects can be completed on-time and on-budget, according to industry experts.

  • Nshama unveils new co-living lifestyle concept in Dubai


    Nshama, a private developer of integrated lifestyle communities, said its Town Square Dubai development has introduced a new co-living and co-working concept that befits the social lifestyle aspirations of the new generation.

  • Kuwait's JTC takes delivery of 700-tonne lift crane


    Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has expanded its fleet with the delivery of a nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity Demag AC 700-9 all-terrain crane from Terex Cranes.

  • French companies to put up strong show at Big 5


    Leading French companies will be out in force at this year's Big 5 construction expo in Dubai, UAE, with three special country pavilions showcasing the best of its building expertise and materials at the four-day event.

  • $579m infrastructure projects under way in Qatar


    Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is implementing more than 20 infrastructure development projects worth QR2.2 billion ($579 million) in the cities of Al Shamal and Al Ruwais in preparation for the World Cup 2022, said a report.

  • Sharjah grants 362 residential plots to citizens


    The Sharjah government has granted 362 residential plots to its citizens spread across the emirate in key areas including Sharjah City, Kalba, Khorfakkan, Dibba Al Hisn and Al Hamriya City.

  • Oman set for rebranded Home & Building Show


    Oman’s annual trade fair showcasing the ideal home environment will open this week at Madinat Al Irfan with an added focus on building construction and property development, said the event organisers.

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