• Abu Dhabi’s Hyperloop ‘to cost $20m-$40m per km'


    The world's first commercial hyperloop system, which is set to open in Abu Dhabi in 2020, will cost between $20 million to $40 million per kilometre, said Bibop Gresta, chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.

  • Besix wins DMCC Uptown Dubai super tall tower deal

    78-STOREYED BUILDING
    DMCC, the world’s premium free zone and the master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), said it has awarded a key contract to Belhasa Six Construct, for the construction of the first super tall tower at its Uptown Dubai district.

  • Bahrain receives bids for 100MW solar power plant

    MASDAR EMERGES KEY BIDDER
    Bahrain has received bids for a 100MW solar power plant to be set up in the country and Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has emerged as one of the bidders, said the kingdom's utility minister on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

  • Saudi Aramco, Dewa in new smart energy collaboration

    INTELLIGENT POWER CENTRE
    Saudi Aramco said it has inked a deal with Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) to foster collaboration in new energy, smart grid applications and management of power supply and identify new opportunities within its businesses.

  • Work in full swing at $766m Kuwaiti hospital


    Work is moving at a steady pace at Al Adan Hospital in Kuwait, being set up at an investment of KD232.12 million ($766 million), with nearly 40 per cent construction completed. The facility is likely to be ready by next April, said a report.

  • Genie unveils new financing solutions for Emear


    Genie, a unit of global lifting solutions specialist Terex Corporation, has announced the launch of new seasonal financing solutions for its customers across the Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Russia region (Emear).

  • Etihad Esco to retrofit Dubai golf course with LED lights


    UAE-based Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad Esco) said it has joined hands with Abacus Lighting to fully retrofit Dubai Golf's 18-hole golf course with LED (light emiting diode) lighting, replacing the existing metal halide solution.

  • Etihad Esco to retrofit Dubai golf course with LED lights


    UAE-based Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad Esco) said it has joined hands with Abacus Lighting to fully retrofit Dubai Golf’s 18-hole golf course with LED (light emiting diode) lighting, replacing the existing metal halide solution.

  • DMCC picks Sherwin-Williams' solutions for Jumeirah tower


    DMCC, one of the world's premium free zones, has signed an agreement with Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings to deploy its specialist coating system at the group's masterdevelopment, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) in Dubai.

  • Shomookh to start Oman mining complex work in Q1


    Oman-based Shomookh Mining Industries Company has announced plans to launch construction work on the projects at its mining complex and also the Duqm Commercial Tourism Gate during the first quarter, said a report.

  • Dubai working on $1.76bn infrastructure projects

    DEEP TUNNEL STORM WATER SYSTEM
    Dubai is currently implementing major development projects worth Dh6.5 billion ($1.76 billion) which include the Dubai Deep Tunnel Storm Water System (with a 110 cu m per minute capacity) and the world’s largest single waste-to-energy plant.

  • Saipem wins Aramco’s offshore contracts worth $1.3bn

    KEY FIELDS IN ARABIAN GULF
    Saipem, a major Italian oil and gas industry contractor, has been awarded two contracts worth $1.3 billion for engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) by Saudi Aramco to develop offshore fields in Berri and Marjan.

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