• Tasmim names contractor for Habitat project


    Tasmim, a leading real estate developer in Oman, has appointed Unique Contracting as the main contractor for the Habitat project, a distinct mixed-use development

  • Two Al Ain roundabouts revamp works start


    Al Ain City Municipality (AAM) and Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) have commenced construction works on two roundabout development project in Al Ain city at a total cost of approximately Dh183 million ($49.82 million).

  • Focus on intelligent cities at Cairo event


    The 5th Intelligent Cities Exhibition & Conference (ICEC), the Middle East and Africa’s foremost smart and sustainable cities event, will take place on October 23 and 24 in Cairo, Egypt.

  • KFH-Bahrain in consumer financing deal for Golden Gate


    Kuwait Finance House, a leading Islamic bank in Bahrain, is collaborating with Golden Gate to provide off-plan consumer financing for its freehold residential tower at Bahrain Bay.

  • Tabreed Bahrain showcases innovative tech


    Bahrain District Cooling Company (Tabreed Bahrain), a subsidiary of UAE’s National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), recently showcased its innovative technology at an event at its district cooling plant in Manama.

  • CBRE appointed manager for AXA Building in Bahrain


    CBRE, a global real estate advisory firm, has been appointed as leasing consultants and property managers for the soon-to-be-completed AXA Building - located in the 450,000-sq-m Bahrain Bay development.

  • Savills launches revamped apartments in Bahrain


    Savills, a global real estate services provider, has announced the launch of 105 freshly refurbished apartments located in Segaya, Bahrain.

  • Dubai RTA completes 65pc of work on key intersection


    Sixty-five per cent of construction works of Al Qudra-Lehbab Roads Intersection Project has been completed, said Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

  • Dewa awards $391m contract for power station at Hatta

    PROJECT TO LAST 80 YEARS
    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded the Strabag Dubai, Strabag AG, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar consortium the construction contract for the Dh1.437 billion ($391 million) pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at Hatta.

  • Gulf Dredging and General Contracting wins Kuwait tender

    KEY UTILITY WORKS
    Heavy Engineering Industries and Shipbuilding (HEISCO) said one of its subsidiaries, Gulf Dredging and General Contracting Company, has been awarded a tender worth KD5.7 million ($18.67 million) by Kuwait’s Electricity and Water Ministry.

  • Dewa releases 6th annual sustainability report


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has issued its 6th annual Sustainability Report, summarising the utility firm's efforts to promote social and economic sustainability as well as provide a sustainable model for energy and water.

  • Turkish group Oyak inks deal to acquire British Steel

    HANDOVER LIKELY BY 2019-END
    Turkish military pension fund Oyak said one of its units, Ataer Holding, has signed an exclusivity agreement to buy British Steel, a company which went into compulsory liquidation in May. The handover is likely to take place by the year end.

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