• Top global expos SaMoTer, Asphaltica postponed to March


    Two of the world's leading shows for construction equipment and bitumen and road infrastructure value chains, SaMoTer and Asphaltica, have been postponed to March. These will be the first sector events on a European scale for the world of construction.

  • Sharaf DG Energy completes key Drydocks Dubai retrofit project


    Sharaf DG Energy, one of the leading solar energy solution providers in the UAE, said it has completed a lighting retrofit project at Drydocks World-Dubai, which will help the group achieve an annual energy saving of 1,215,708 kWh.

  • Azizi to invest $952m to develop 45 buildings in Dubai


    Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, plans to invest over AED3.5bn ($952 million) in the next 2-3 years to construct 45 buildings comprising over 11,000 homes in Dubai.

  • Arada awards contract for Phase 2 of Sharjah megaproject

    FIRST HOMES IN DEC 2021
    UAE-based Arada, a leading real estate developer, has awarded a major contract valued at AED423 million ($115 million) to build East Village, the second phase of Sharjah’s AED24 billion ($6.5 billion) mixed-use district Aljada.

  • Schneider Electric achieves key sustainability goals target


    Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, said it has made major strides in its sustainability goals, exceeding year-end target and also saving 20 million MT of CO2 through its green project initiative.

  • Equate's Oyster Creek project wins top global honours


    Kuwait-based Equate Group, a global producer of petrochemicals and the world's second- largest producer of ethylene glycol, said one of its key developments, MEGlobal BookraMEG Oyster Creek, has been named Best Project for 2020 by ENR.

  • UAE marks historic milestone, starts up Barakah plant Unit 1

    CLEAN ENERGY BOOST
    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company, has successfully started up Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in the Al Dhafrah region of Abu Dhabi.

  • Siemens Gamesa announces key executive appointments


    Siemens Gamesa, a global leader in wind power sector, has announced three key appointments - Beatriz Puente as chief financial officer, Lars Bondo Krogsgaard as chief executive of the Onshore business and Juan Gutiérrez as CEO of Service business units.

  • Spectrum wins Diyar Al Muharraq sewage services deal


    Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the largest real estate developers in Bahrain, has signed up Spectrum Company, a subsidiary of MM Kooheji group, for delivery of treated wastewater to the main irrigation tanks at the entrance of its premium mixed-use development

  • University of Manchester ties up with Dubai Real Estate Institute


    The University of Manchester Middle East Centre has signed an agreement with Dubai Real Estate Institute for collaboration on higher education, training and development opportunities for professionals working in the regional real estate industry.

  • Hochtief unit in Thiess equity partnership talks


    Hochtief, a global infrastructure group with major presence in GCC, said one of its key subsidiaries Cimic Group is in advanced negotiations with UK-based Elliott Advisors for a 50 per cent equity partnership in its Australian-based mining unit Thiess.

  • Saudi Neom, stc in deal to develop world's top cognitive cities


    Saudi Arabia's futuristic $500-billion new city Neom has signed a deal with top telecom group stc to start work on the world's major cognitive cities that will support its cutting-edge urban environments and boost the lives of residents and businesses.

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Top global expos SaMoTer, Asphaltica postponed to March

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