• Saudi Arabia awards $13.3bn project contracts in Q1

    ENERGY, UTILITY TOP SECTORS
    Saudi Arabia's construction industry witnessed a strong uptick during the first quarter on the back of SR48.9 billion ($13.3 billion) worth of awarded contracts mainly in the oil and gas, water and transportation sectors, said a report.

  • Omani contractor Galfar’s Q1 profit down on weak revenues


    Oman's Galfar Engineering & Contracting Company said its consolidated net profit fell to RO465,000 ($1.2 million) in the first quarter from RO1.448 million ($3.75 million) last year mainly because of the lower revenues recorded by the company.

  • Emaar breaks ground on premium gated villa community

    HAPPY FAMILY DESTINATION
    Emaar Development has broken ground on Arabian Ranches III, the newest phase of the premium gated villa community, which boasts key amenities such as a 30,000-sq-m central park, sports courts, kids splash pads besides adventure and retail zones.

  • Diyar Al Muharraq makes big infrastructure progress


    Bahraini developer Diyar Al Muharraq has made significant progress on the Southern Island within its mega mixed-use community project with the road and utility infrastructure work fully completed.

  • AI to boost district cooling sector's efficiency, says Empower


    UAE-based Empower said the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in district cooling systems helps improve the efficiency of the sector and provide an easier experience for the countries looking to adopt district cooling systems.

  • Bahrain awards $20.3m Transport Ministry HQ contract


    Bahrain's Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications has signed up Al Jameel Construction to build its new headquarters in Muharraq. The hitech tower, being set up at an investment of BD7.7 million ($20.3 million), will be ready by mid-2021.

  • Bahrain seeks bids for beachfront project management


    Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) has issued requests for proposal (RfPs) for the operation, management, and maintenance of Phase One of Bilaj Aljazayer beach development.

  • Azizi offers $2.7m bonus for 'performing' contractors


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has announced that it will incentivise its contracts with a bonus of up to Dh10 million ($2.72 million) to encourage the timely completion of its Dubai-based projects to the highest standards of quality.

  • Edamah seeks bids to manage Bahrain seafront project


    Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) has invited proposals for the operation and management of a family entertainment concept within Phase One of a major seafront development, Sa'ada West, in Muharraq.

  • Jotun unveils new biocidal antifouling products


    Jotun has unveiled the next generation of its SeaForce biocidal antifouling range, with three new products featuring Hydractive technology. SeaForce range was originally launched in 2004 and since then 27,000 vessel applications have been completed.

  • Bahrain's Amlak seeks bids for integrated FM services


    Bahrain-based Amlak has issued requests for proposals to specialised companies to provide integrated facilities management (FM) services for a major commercial development in the heart of capital Manama.

  • Kuwait's Kipco names new group treasurer


    Kuwait Projects Company (Kipco) said it has appointed Eric Schumacher, an industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in corporate and investment banking, as its new group treasurer.

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Saudi Arabia awards $13.3bn project contracts in Q1

Saudi Arabia's construction industry witnessed a strong uptick during the first quarter on the back of SR48.9 billion ($13.3 billion) worth of awarded contracts mainly in the oil and gas, water and transportation sectors, said a report....



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