• Expo 2020 country pavilions' work to start in April


    Work on some of the country pavilions for the mega Expo 2020 Dubai event is expected to begin in April this year. More than 180 countries have signed up for the giant show, which will attract over 150,000 visitors daily, said a report.

  • Shurooq, Eagle Hills unveil $735m real estate projects

    BIG WATERFRONT PROJECT
    Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has joined forces with Abu Dhabi-based real estate development company Eagle Hills, to launch three ground-breaking projects worth Dh2.7 billion ($735 million) in the emirate.

  • Tadweer signs Abu Dhabi waste management contracts


    UAE-based Tadweer has signed five waste management investment project contracts worth Dh165 million ($45 million) in line with Abu Dhabi government's master plan related to sustainability and environmental conservation.

  • QDC to build $1bn integrated tourism complex in Oman

    HOSPITALITY, RESIDENTIAL UNITS
    Quriyat Development Company (QDC), a joint venture between Omani groups Al Madina Real Estate and Space Gulf Company, has laid the foundation stone for an integrated tourism complex in the sultanate worth nearly $1 billion.

  • India's Shree Cement to buy $305m stake in RAK group


    Shree Cement, one of the biggest cement makers in India, said it has won approval from the company's board to acquire a majority stake in the UAE-based Union Cement Company (UCC) for $305.24 million.

  • Acwa Power awards Egypt PV power plants deal


    Saudi-based Acwa Power, a leading developer of utility projects, has awarded the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract to China’s Chint Group for three solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants at Benban, Egypt.

  • Jacobs wins BP gas project contract in Oman


    Jacobs Engineering Group said it has been awarded a contract by energy giant BP to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for Phase Two of the Khazzan Project in Oman.

  • Etihad Esco in tie-up for Dubai airport deal


    Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad Esco), a leading energy service company, has partnered with Siemens Tech and Smart4Power for the execution of an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) project at the Dubai International Airport.

  • ENBD REIT names new head of real estate


    ENBD REIT, a shari’a-compliant real estate investment trust based in the UAE, has announced that Tim Rose will step down as head of real estate at Emirates NBD Asset Management, handing over the top position to Anthony Taylor.

  • Empower puts spotlight on 'smart' district cooling


    UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has launched the new State of Green Economy Report which sheds light on innovation that powers district cooling and district energy in smart cities.

  • Damac founder to speak on digital skills at WEF


    The founder and chairman of Damac Properties, Hussain Sajwani, will be speaking about the increasing demand for advanced digital skills on day one of the World Economic Forum (WEF), taking place on January 23 - 26, in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Gemini awards Business Bay tower contract


    UAE-based Gemini Property Developers said it has signed up National Piling as the piling and shoring contractor for Symphony - Business Bay, a 29-storey tower coming up in the heart of Dubai’s new business district.

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Expo 2020 country pavilions' work to start in April

Work on some of the country pavilions for the mega Expo 2020 Dubai event is expected to begin in April this year. More than 180 countries have signed up for the giant show, which will attract over 150,000 visitors daily, said a report....



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