• Nakheel breaks ground on Dragon City twin tower project

    571 STYLISH APARTMENTS
    UAE master developer Nakheel has broken ground on its first residential component at Dragon City - a Dh713-million ($194 million) twin-tower project comprising two 37-storey buildings, each with 571 one- and two-bedroom apartments.

  • Saudi's biggest building materials expo opens in Riyadh


    Leading companies from 31 countries are showcasing the latest innovations in building materials, technology and equipment at the 30th edition of the Saudi Build, the kingdom's largest construction trade exhibition, being held in Riyadh.

  • Schindler unveils urban mobility solutions at CTBUH conference


    Schindler, a leading provider of elevators and moving walks, announced two ground-breaking mobility solutions - Schindler Ahead and myPORT - at CTBUH (Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat) Middle East Conference 2018 being held in Dubai.

  • Korea's Daelim wins $892m Saudi Ma'aden plant contract

    GIANT PHOSPHATE COMPLEX
    South Korea's construction giant Daelim has won a SR3.4-billion ($892 million) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Saudi Ma’aden for the first plant at its large-scale phosphate complex (Phosphate 3) in the kingdom.

  • Aecom, Bentley in key cloud service collaboration


    Aecom, a global infrastructure company with a major presence in the GCC, said it has collaborated with Bentley Systems, a leading provider of software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, for a cloud service built on Microsoft Power BI.

  • ULO Systems announces senior appointments


    ULO Systems, one of the region’s leading grouting contractors for the oil and gas industry, has announced the appointment of Colin Reilly as its deputy general manager.

  • Musanada completes $127m maintenance work


    Abu Dhabi's general services company Musanada said its facility management unit has carried out maintenance of 120,000 assets for 31 government clients across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra region, totalling Dh468 million ($127 million).

  • Baitykool vies for top Solar Decathlon Middle East award


    Baitykool, a multi-family solar housing prototype project developed by university teams from the UAE, Palestine, and France, has been shortlisted for top honours at the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 Awards being held in Dubai next month.

  • Mideast's biggest solar energy expo to open in Dubai


    Leading companies from across the globe will be showcasing their most advanced technologies at the third Dubai Solar Show, which opens tomorrow in the UAE emirate. It is being held in conjunction with the 20th edition of leading utilities expo Wetex.

  • Dubai Creek Harbour to see 40pc uplift in property prices


    UAE developer Emaar said its 6-sq-km mega-development, Dubai Creek Harbour, is set to record a 30 to 40 per cent uplift in residential property prices in the short term, thanks to iconic projects such as Dubai Creek Tower and Dubai Square.

  • Global steel demand to rise 2.1pc this year

    GROWTH SEEN IN 2019 TOO
    The global steel demand will reach 1,657.9 million tonnes in 2018, an increase of 2.1 per cent over 2017, a World Steel Association (worldsteel) report said.

  • Savills boost presence in India after Cluttons Mideast buy


    International real estate advisor Savills has announced planned expansion of its Indian business into a full-service platform. This strategic move comes following the company's successful acquisition of Cluttons Middle East.

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Nakheel breaks ground on Dragon City twin tower project

UAE master developer Nakheel has broken ground on its first residential component at Dragon City - a Dh713-million ($194 million) twin-tower project comprising two 37-storey buildings, each with 571 one- and two-bedroom apartments....



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