• 5,000 housing units allocated for Bahrain citizens


    Bahrain's Crown Prince HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa has ordered the allocation of 5,000 new homes to citizens during Ramadan, thus reflecting the kingdom's long-term vision to deliver a brighter future for citizens, said a report.

  • Oman National Engineering wins power plant deal


    Oman National Engineering & Investment Company (Oneic) said it has won a contract from the Oman government to provide operation and maintenance services for a power and desalination plant located in the Dhofar governorate.

  • Equitativa registers solid Q1 income growth


    Equitativa, the largest REIT (real estate investment trust) manager in the GCC, said its property operating income for the first quarter hit Dh48.6 million ($13.2 million), up 23 per cent compared to the same period last year.

  • HLG Contracting rebranded as BIC Contracting


    Dubai-based HLG Contracting has announced its rebranding to BIC Contracting effective immediately, thus signifying its ongoing strength and commitment in building and infrastructure construction across the Middle East region.

  • Jumeirah to open Abu Dhabi beach resort in November


    Global hospitality group Jumeirah is set to open doors to its luxurious beachfront property, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, in Abu Dhabi on November 11. The 293-room hotel boasts eight villas with private pools and 70 suites.

  • SNC-Lavalin wins Makkah district cooling contract


    SNC-Lavalin, a leading engineering and construction group, said it has won a key contract from Saudi-based Central District Cooling Company for the expansion of its district cooling scheme at Jabal Omar Development Company in Makkah.

  • Seef invites bids for building revamp works


    Seef Properties, a leading real estate development company in Bahrain, has invited bids from qualified contractors for the modification and expansion of an existing post-tensioned building in the country's Seef district.

  • Blaze hits steel factory in Bahrain industrial city


    A huge fire ripped through a steel factory at Salman Industrial City in Bahrain yesterday morning, but was quickly put out by Civil Defence personnel who pressed 17 vehicles into service. No casualties were reported in the incident.

  • ADFD funds 11 projects worth $381m in 2017


    State-run Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading UAE entity for development aid, said that it financed 11 development projects worth Dh1.4 billion ($381 million) in 2017, benefiting nine developing countries.

  • Bahrain's jetty project nearing completion


    Bahrain authorities said work on the Bandar Al Dar jetty in the Sitra governorate is progressing at a steady pace with more than 85 per cent of the scheme already completed, said a report.

  • Bahrain invites $526m tenders in Q1; 34 awarded


    A total of 75 tenders worth BD200 million ($526 million) had been invited by the Bahrain's works ministry during the first three months of the year. Of these, 34 bids - covering the roads, sanitary and construction sectors - have been awarded.

  • Esco, Philips unit partner for energy solutions


    Shaker Group’s Energy Services Company (Esco), a leader in energy efficiency solutions, has signed an agreement with Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, to deliver efficiency studies and retrofitting, focusing on LED lighting.

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5,000 housing units allocated for Bahrain citizens

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