• Riyadh Metro project work 75pc completed

    MEGA DEVELOPMENT
    Saudi officials said steady progress was being made on the Riyadh Metro development with about 75 per cent of the work already completed on the kingdom's ambitious project. Work at 250 sites along the metro network routes is under progress.

  • Aurecon announces major Middle East appointments


    Aurecon, a global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, has strengthened its Middle East operations with two key appointments - Rui Baptista as the new aviation director for terminals and Paul Drayton as the tall buildings leader.

  • Top Japanese industrial group opens office in Dubai


    Leading Japanese industrial company Asahi Yukizai Corporation has set up its regional base in Dubai Airport Freezone (Dafza). The new office will play a key role in expanding its business across the Middle East and North Africa region.

  • Gulftainer inks 50-year US port concession agreement

    $600m INVESTMENT
    Gulftainer, a UAE-based port operator, has finalised a 50-year concession deal to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. With a $600-million investment, the company aims to turn the port into one of largest gateways on the US East Coast.

  • Abanos wins Dubai Expo Village 2020 fit-out work


    Abanos, one of the largest holistic interior fit-out and joinery companies in the UAE, said it has been awarded a key contract by Dubai World Trade Centre for interior fit-out and joinery work on Expo Village at the site of Expo 2020 Dubai.

  • Nakheel opens new beachfront resaturant in Dubai


    Leading Dubai developer Nakheel said its growing hospitality and leisure division has opened Asian Kitchen, a new, beachfront restaurant serving Asian fusion cuisine on the world-famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.

  • Squire Patton Boggs names Mena project development head


    Squire Patton Boggs, one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices, has appointed Leroy Levy as a partner in its Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice and head of project development for the Mena region, based in Dubai.

  • Grohe unveils app-controlled water security system


    Grohe, one of the world’s leading providers of sanitary fittings, has announced the launch of its app-controlled water security system - Smart Home - that offers all-round protection against water damage.

  • Oman opens new airport at Duqm region


    Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (Sezad) has announced the opening of the new airport at the sultanate's Duqm region. It features a new passenger and air cargo terminal, an air control tower and other components, said a report.

  • The Big 5 Construct debut expo kicks off in Cairo


    More than 200 companies from 24 countries are taking part in the The Big 5 Construct Egypt, the Cairo-based edition of The Big 5, the Middle East region's largest portfolio of construction events, which opened today in the Egptian capital.

  • Tadweer opens waste recycling plant in Abu Dhabi


    Abu Dhabi-based Tadweer has opened a new facility to recycle construction and demolition waste in the Al Dhafra region of the emirate. The plant boasts a capacity of 31,000 tonnes per month.

  • Saudi AC market set for 3.1pc growth by 2024


    Saudi Arabia's air-conditioner market is poised for solid growth over the next six years registering a CAGR of 3.1 per cent during the 2018-24 period, mainly due to its climate, high per capita income as well as population boom, said a report.

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