• Bobcat rolls out new tail swing excavator


    Bobcat, one of the world's leading manufacturers of farm and construction equipment, has launched its new 1.7-tonne E17Z Zero Tail Swing (ZTS) canopy compact excavator model in the region.

  • Arab Contractors wins $561m Kuwait road work


    Egypt's Arab Contractors Company has won a KD170 million ($561.4 million) contract from the Kuwait ministry of public works to develop a major road in the capital. The project work is due for completion in 2020.

  • US group to unveil key projects at Dubai expo


    Carnan Properties, a US-based luxury real estate development brokerage, will be showcasing its diverse commercial developments and residential high-rise portfolio at the upcoming International Property Show in Dubai.

  • Oman readies draft regulation on REIT funds


    Oman government has finalised a draft regulation for listing real estate investment trust (REIT) funds and is now awaiting final approval from certain ministries, such as the Ministry of Housing, said a report.

  • Daimler wins major 539 trucks order in Saudi Arabia


    Daimler Commercial Vehicles in partnership with its Saudi distributor Juffali Industrial Products Company (Jipco) has secured a major deal of 539 Mercedes-Benz trucks from Al Khaldi Transport, a Dammam-based company.

  • Transguard wins three-year MEP contract in Dubai


    Transguard, a leading business support services provider in the region, has secured contracts worth over Dh850 million ($231 million) including a three-year fixed mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contract in Dubai, UAE.

  • Bipex 2017 to draw top regional, global property firms


    Bahrain International Property Exhibition (Bipex) will be back much stronger and better this year in October with several regional developers and real estate firms besides key players from the UK and Asia taking part, said the organisers.

  • UAE housing complex tender likely in Q2


    The UAE government will start issuing tenders in the second quarter for a major 250,520-sq-m residential project being developed under the Zayed Housing Programme, in Dubai, said a report.

  • Middle East Concrete, PMV Live back in new format


    Leading construction expos Middle East Concrete and PMV Live will be back next year in a new format as The Big 5 Heavy catering to key sectors of concrete, PMV, roadworks, mining and building materials manufacturing.

  • The Big 5 Saudi draws top global construction firms


    With more than 500 brands on display, The Big 5 Saudi is attracting thousands of visitors to source products from local and international construction manufacturers, said the organisers of the expo being held in Jeddah.

  • Dubai expo to put spotlight on water sustainability


    The inaugural edition of Future Cities Show in Dubai, UAE, will see experts showcase a series of new water technologies and discuss the key elements linked to water recycling, conservation and rainwater harvesting.

  • Acwa seals key Jordan solar power plant deal


    Saudi-based Acwa Power has signed a major agreement with Jordan's National Electric Power Company (Nepco) for the development, funding, construction, ownership and operation of a 61.3 MWp photovoltaic plant in the kingdom.

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