• Dubai opens Phase One of Al Shindagha Museum


    Dubai Culture has announced the opening of Al Shindagha Museum, a world-class facility that connects visitors to the UAE's rich heritage. Phase One of the project also includes the ‘Dubai Creek: Birth of a City’ pavilion and Perfume House.

  • Efficiency, sustainability, key to building construction, says expert


    Developers and construction experts should design, engineer and construct a building with not only sales in their minds, but also consider the environment, efficiency, manageability, user comfort and wellbeing, said a leading design expert.

  • Mideast's top landscaping summit opens in Dubai


    Global landscaping companies including Cape Reed International, Dynamo Playgrounds, Profile Products, Knauf Insulation are showcasing their latest products and solutions at the Annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2019 in Dubai.

  • Veolia wins contract renewal for BP Oman water plant


    Veolia, a leading designer and provider of water, waste and energy management solutions, said it has received a five-year contract renewal from BP for a reverse osmosis (RO) raw water treatment plant at the Khazzan tight gas field in Oman.

  • Saudi Arabia sees rebound in construction activity


    Saudi Arabia is witnessing a rebound in construction activity mainly due to a spurt in headline infrastructure workloads led by water and utility projects, road, rail and energy projects during the fourth quarter of 2018, said a report.

  • Kuwait issues law to regulate real estate market


    Kuwait has issued a new decree for establishment of the Real Estate Broker’s book electronically in an effort to completely regulate the country's real estate sector and also eliminate the manipulations occurring in the market, said a report.

  • Dubai group launches digital property rental experience


    Dubai Asset Management, owner of one of the city’s largest portfolios of rental residential communities, has announced the roll-out of Phase One of the first fully digital and paperless property rental experience in partnership with Smart Dubai.

  • L&T group chairman gets India's top honour


    Leading engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said its group chairman AM Naik has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, one of the highest civilian honours in India. L&T, currently operates from 30 countries including the GCC.

  • UK consultancy set for Expo 2020 with new Dubai office


    UK-based Direct Access Consultancy has opened its first international office in Dubai after winning a contract to turn the Expo 2020 exhibition into an event accessible for all and to help boost disabled access for buildings and transport systems.

  • RTA completes solar panel installation at metro terminal


    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the installation of solar panels on the rooftop of Al Qusais car parking terminal on the Green Line of Dubai Metro in co-ordination with the Shams Dubai smart initiative of Dewa.

  • Imkan annnounces sale of new Abu Dhabi tower


    UAE-based real estate developer Imkan has launched the sales of its new tower at Pixel located within its iconic mixed-use project, Makers District, on Reem Island in Abu Dhabi. The project is scheduled for completion in Q2 of 2021.

  • Saudi Railway achieves major signalling system milestone


    TUV Rheinland Middle East said Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has achieved a major milestone with the full implementation of the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) - ETCS Level 2 signalling system in its infrastructure project.

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Dubai opens Phase One of Al Shindagha Museum

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