• Sharjah developer to hand over first Aljada homes in Q1 2020


    Arada, the UAE's newest developer, said construction work was in full swing at its ambitious project Aljada, the largest mixed-use community development in Sharjah, with the first homes scheduled to be handed over in Q1 2020.

  • Dubai FM group Emrill outsources fleet to Hertz


    Dubai-based facilities management group Emrill has outsourced the management of its 127 vehicles to fleet management specialist, Hertz. The partnership will also see Hertz provide leased vehicles and manage maintenance and driving staff.

  • Aveva launches integrated EPC software solutions


    Aveva has announced the launch of its integrated engineering, procurement and construction software designed to help customers transform the way capital projects are engineered, executed and integrated into operations and maintenance.

  • SNC-Lavalin wins Abu Dhabi oil and gas contract


    SNC-Lavalin, a leading project management and infrastructure company, has won a front-end engineering and design (Feed) contract from Al Yasat Petroleum, a joint venture company of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc).

  • New Ibis hotel to open at Omran's Madinat Al Irfan East


    Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the sultanate’s executive arm for tourism development, has announced new investment opportunities at Madinat Al Irfan East - the country's largest urban development project - including a new 282-key Ibis hotel.

  • Majis to set up new solar PV plant at Omani port


    Majis Industrial Services, Oman’s leading water solutions provider, has signed an agreement with Unicorn International to set up a solar PV power plant for its facilities at Sohar Port at an investment value of RO500,000 ($1.3 million).

  • DSI completes key phase of Kuwait University campus


    UAE-based Drake & Scull International (DSI), a leader in engineering and construction services, has announced the completion of Phase One of Sabah Al Salem University development in Kuwait. The project is due for handover by the year-end.

  • Dubai RTA inspects train equipment for Route 2020


    A technical delegation from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently visited one of Alstom’s train manufacturing establishments in Poland to examine the production of equipment that will be used in Route 2020 project.

  • Dubai gears up for Mideast’s biggest FM expo


    The Middle East region's leading facilities management event, FM Expo 2019, opens its doors on September 17 in Dubai featuring over 5,000 companies which will showcase hands-on demonstrations of the latest products in the FM sector.

  • SPS Automation Mideast sees record visitor turnout


    SPS Automation Middle East, a global expo for innovative automation solutions, ended its second annual showing in Dubai with more than double the number of visitors in 2018 and a clear indication that Industry 4.0 has arrived in the region.

  • UAE gross output of water, electricity hits $15bn in 2018


    The gross output of the water, wastewater and electricity sector in the UAE grew 2.7 per cent in 2018 to Dh55.8 billion ($15 billion) compared to Dh54.3 billion the year before, according to a new report.

  • Mideast FM groups put spotlight on key industry trends


    Leading players in the facilities management (FM) industry discussed the major trends in the sector such as AI technologies, blockchain, energy management, smart facilities and wellbeing in the workplace at a key event held recently in Dubai.

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Sharjah developer to hand over first Aljada homes in Q1 2020

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