• Oman's Sezad awards $1.6bn construction contracts


    Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) has awarded RO625 million ($1.62 billion) construction contracts till date and with new infrastructure projects under tender the figure is set to hit a new high, said a report.

  • Orascom ropes in Aconex for US petchem project


    Orascom Construction, a leading engineering contractor in region, has signed up Aconex, a provider of global platform connecting teams on construction projects, for a key role at its upcoming greenfield methanol production complex in Texas.

  • Future Cities Show to focus sustainability


    The upcoming inaugural edition of Future Cities Show, a global platform for companies engaged in developing an advanced infrastructure, in Dubai, UAE will shed light on six core elements of sustainability.

  • Leminar wins British Safety Council award


    Leminar Air Conditioning Industries, a leader in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) ductwork manufacturing sector in the region, has won recognition from British Safety Council for maintaining a healthy and safe workplace.

  • Al Hassan Engineering wins Oman's Liwa project deal


    Al Hassan Engineering Company said it has been awarded a RO38-million ($98 million) construction contract for a plastic project being developed by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company in Liwa region of the sultanate.

  • Dewa nets $272m savings in utility costs


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has achieved significant savings worth nearly Dh1 billion ($272 million) in the electricity and water sector over the last eight years, thanks to its numerous programmes and initiatives.

  • Qatar starts work on new multi-level interchange


    Qatar's public works authority Ashghal is set to start work on a new multi-level interchange on the New Orbital Highway and Truck Route in line with its plan to upgrade the existing roundabout.

  • Qatar to bring changes to property leasing law


    Qatar cabinet has approved a draft law amending some legal provisions regarding property leasing such as incorporating the names and nationalities of the owner and tenant besides the lease term, the rent and mode of payment.

  • Empower’s transmission pipelines cross 236 km


    UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), a leading district cooling services provider, has revealed that its network of district cooling transmission pipelines crossed 236 km by the end of 2016.

  • Drake and Scull sells stake in One Palm


    Drake & Scull International (DSI), a regional engineering and services leader, has signed a deal to sell its share in the One Palm development in Dubai, UAE, to Omniyat Properties.

  • China’s TBEA, Orascom win bid for Egypt power plant


    China-based TBEA and the Egyptian Orascom have won the tender for implementing substations and civil works for the 650 MW Walideya, Assiut power plant, a report said.

  • Enec sets quality benchmark with nuclear plant work


    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) said it has successfully completed the welding of the reactor coolant loop piping and the reactor containment building (RCB) dome structure for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.

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