• Emaar to build first 3D printed home in Arabian Ranches III

    INNOVATIVE BUILDING METHODS
    Global real estate developer Emaar Properties has announced plans to build its first 3D printed home in Dubai, thus taking the first step towards its ambition to become a leading adopter of advanced construction technologies.

  • Tour of Expo 2020 Dubai site sold-out same day


    Seats that will get the public to view Expo 2020 Dubai's construction site for the first time as it nears completion, have all been sold-out within hours of being made available.

  • Dubai's apartment prices down 15.1pc in Q2


    Average sales prices and rents softened across most communities in Dubai in the second quarter. However, compared to last year, the average rate of price decline has slowed with apartment prices falling 15.1 per cent during the period, said a report.

  • L&T consortium wins over $1bn Saudi Aramco project

    CONSTRUCTION OF OIL FACILITIES
    India's top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said its consortium with Singapore-based Emas AMC has won a order worth over Rs70 billion ($1.01 billion) from state oil giant Saudi Aramco for its oil field project in Marjan.

  • DFMC opens Serta flagship store in UAE


    Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in the premium mattress segment in the region, has announced the opening of the first-of-its-kind Serta flagship store at The Dubai Mall, one the world's largest shopping malls.

  • The Big 5 gears up for 40th anniversary celebrations


    Reaching a remarkable milestone, The Big 5, the Middle East’s largest construction event, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in style this year featuring more product sectors, alongside six co-located shows offering 360-degree building solutions.

  • Archirodon wins Red Sea tourism destination work

    ENABLING MARINE WORKS
    Archirodon, a global leader in marine infrastructure projects, has been awarded a contract by The Red Sea Development Company to provide enabling marine infrastructure for its 28,000-sq-km tourism destination coming up on the kingdom’s west coast.

  • Government initiatives help boost Riyadh real estate market


    Government initiatives have stimulated the residential and commercial sectors during the first half, whilst the country’s hospitality and retail segments continue to benefit from diversification efforts, said a top real estate industry expert.

  • Saudi PIF buys 40pc stake in Aramco-Jacobs venture

    STRATEGIC ACQUISITION
    Saudi sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund (PIF) has purchased a 40 per cent stake in Jasara Program Management Company, a joint venture between state oil giant Saudi Aramco and US-based Jacobs Engineering Group.

  • Jacobs signed up for Arab region's biggest shipyard project

    VITAL ENGINEERING SERVICES
    Jacobs, a global provider of construction services, has won a major contract to deliver engineering services for Packages 4, 5 and 6 of King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries project at Ras Al Khair in Saudi Arabia.

  • Bobcat Sand Cleaner ‘effective in cleaning beach debris’


    The Bobcat SC200 Sand Cleaner attachment has shown it can be a powerful weapon against the threat posed by plastic and other waste in seas and on beaches, as evidenced by removal of debris of all sizes on a beach in Italy’s Puglia region.

  • Oman's Khazaen Economic City unveils Phase I masterplan


    Khazaen Economic City (KEC), the Omani master developer of the 52-million-sq-m integrated economic city in Barka located to the north of capital Muscat, has unveiled the detailed masterplan for Phase One of the project.

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