• Biggest construction expo kicks off in Jeddah


    The Big 5 Saudi, the largest building and construction show in the kingdom, kicked off in Jeddah attracting more than 500 exhibitors from over 20 countries besides thousands of professionals on its opening day.

  • Gulf transport project value tops $380bn in February

    RAIL SECTOR GETS LION'S SHARE
    The total value of active transport projects in the Gulf region surged to Dh1.39 trillion ($379.7 billion) in the first two months with the rail sector garnering about 50 per cent of the total regional share ($190.4 billion), said a report.

  • Dubai Motorsport Business Park work on track


    UAE-based Union Properties said work is progressing well on its 6,000 sq-m Motorsport Business Park with an ever-expanding range of apartments, shops and restaurants being added to the Dubai facility by the end of the year.

  • dmg events opens office in Qatar; plans key events


    Leading international exhibitions company dmg events - Middle East, Asia and Africa has established an office in Qatar.

  • Dubai awards $327m road project contracts


    Dubai government has awarded contracts worth Dh1.2 billion ($327 million) for construction of the 7th Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road, as well as the Al Yalayis and Al Asayel roads in the emirate, said a report.

  • Select Group inks $308m UK residential project


    UAE-based Select Property Group has signed a joint-venture partnership deal with the Greater Manchester Property Venture Fund (GMPVF) to deliver its £247 million ($308 million) Affinity Living PRS scheme at Circle Square in Manchester, UK.

  • Meraas launches sale of first Bluewaters residences


    Leading UAE developer Meraas said it has launched the sales of the first residences at Bluewaters, a man-made mixed-use island located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai.

  • ZonesCorp acquires five ISO certifications


    ZonesCorp, a top developer of purpose-built industrial zones in the UAE, has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to globally recognised best practice and excellence, by successfully acquiring five ISO certifications for its operations.

  • Farnek seals security partnership with Abu Dhabi group


    UAE facilities management company Farnek said it has been signed up by Abu-Dhabi-based International Emirates Business Group (IeBG) to provide full protection services across its entire range of real estate assets in the UAE capital.

  • RSG, Rotana to build new five-star hotel in Dubai


    RSG International, a UAE-based global conglomerate, has partnered with hospitality group Rotana to build a new five-star hotel and serviced apartment project in Dubai, UAE. The 54-storey property is scheduled to open in 2020.

  • Churchill Drilling Tools wins top export award


    Churchill Drilling Tools, an oilfield service company specialising in drilling innovation, said it has won top honours at the 2017 HSBC Scottish Export Awards held in Glasgow, UK.

  • Engineering Contracting Company posts 8pc growth


    Engineering Contracting Company, one of the leading civil engineering and construction companies in the UAE, has registered eight per cent growth in 2016 despite the slowdown in the market.

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