• Saudi Arabia to float tenders for 600MW Makkah solar project

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    Saudi Arabia is set to float tenders for a 600 MW solar project in Makkah to cater to the growing electricity demand from a booming population. This comes as part of its wider plan to build a 2,600 MW project in the Saudi city.

  • Sharjah Tilal, Masdar's Siadah to shine at Cityscape Abu Dhabi


    Leading property expo Cityscape Abu Dhabi which kicks off next month in the UAE capital, will feature two prominent new-to-market entries - Sharjah's groundbreaking Tilal City and Masdar's sustainability project Siadah.

  • Saudi group alfanar inks partnership with Huawei


    Saudi-based alfanar, a leading manufacturer of electrical products in the Middle East, has partnered with Huawei to explore how IoT and 5G technologies can be used to bring greater sustainability, efficiency and cost-savings to its products.

  • Al Shirawi Interiors wins key ISO certifications


    UAE-based Al Shirawi Interiors, a specialist in interior fit-out, suspended ceilings and partitioning works, has secured ISO certifications for its environmental management system and occupational health and safety standards from Lloyd’s Register.

  • Dubai Investments Park, DLD join ghaf tree planting ceremony


    Dubai Investments Park, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, received ghaf trees from a Dubai Land Department delegation and held a symbolic planting ceremony as part of a planned calendar of initiatives and activities to mark Year of Tolerance.

  • Golden Gate Developers names new marketing VP


    Bahrain-based Golden Gate Developers (GGD) has appointed Eman Al Mannai, an industry veteran with 14 years of experience in the kingdom’s real estate market, as vice president of sales and marketing.

  • Dubai embarks upon new 'save water' campaign


    Dubai has launched its new strategy which focuses on enhancing water resources, rationalising consumption, and using cutting-edge technologies to help reduce water consumption by 30 per cent by 2030.

  • Dubai RTA traffic control building 23pc completed


    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that 23 per cent of the work on the expansion of its Smart Traffic Systems Project has been completed including the building of the new control centre at Al Barsha region of Dubai.

  • Emaar to distribute $291m cash dividends for 2018


    Emaar Properties, Dubai's leading developer and builder of Burj Khalifa, said its board of directors has proposed distribution of 15 per cent cash dividends worth Dh1.07 billion ($291 million) for the full year 2018 to its shareholders.

  • Saudi Tabuk Cement seals Yemen clinker export deal


    Tabuk Cement Company, a leading manufacturer and seller of cement and related products in Saudi Arabia, said it has signed an agreement with Golden Oil Company for the export of 500,000 tonnes of clinker to Yemen.

  • International water projects get $2.7bn Abu Dhabi funding

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    UAE-based Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) said it has provided finance worth Dh8 billion ($2.7 billion) towards development of water and hydro-electric projects across the globe till 2018.

  • Sodic inks strategic deal for 500-acre plot in Cairo


    Sodic, one of the region’s leading real estate development companies, has signed a partnership agreement with the New Urban Communities Authority (Nuca) for a 500-acre plot located in the west of the Egyptian capital Cairo.

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