• Abu Dhabi orders disbursement of $1.9bn housing loans


    Abu Dhabi government has announced disbursement of Dh7 billion ($1.9 billion) housing loans to over 6,000 citizens, exempting retired low-income citizens from paying back the loans, as a special gesture on the occasion of country's 49th National Day.

  • Saudi Arabia completes work on mega Expo 2020 pavilion

    SIZE OF TWO FOOTBALL FIELDS
    Saudi Arabia has announced that the construction work on its country pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai has been fully completed. Spanning an area of 13,069 sq m - equivalent to two football fields - the kingdom's pavilion size is second only to that of host

  • Big 5 experts back speedy adoption of 3D printing in Mideast


    The inaugural Big 5 Digital Festival ended on a successful note featuring networking, product showcases and knowledge sharing between thousands of industry professionals. The four-day event saw experts back speedy adoption of 3D printing in the region.

  • Top experts discuss ways to get real estate market 'back on feet'


    Over 1,700 real estate industry professionals came together to forge long-term investment strategies, and share information and opinions aimed at helping the market get back to business at the Cityscape’s Real Estate Summit.

  • Bee'ah in deal to supply alternative fuel to Sharjah Cement Factory


    Bee'ah, a leading fully integrated environment and waste management company, said it has signed a long-term contract with Sharjah Cement Factory for the supply of alternative fuel from its solid recovered fuel (SRF) plant in the northern emirate.

  • Building material firms showcase innovative solutions at Dubai event


    Leading construction and building materials companies showcased the latest technologies and the innovative solutions at the 4th edition of Housing, Building Materials, Decoration & Engineering Consultancy Exhibition (DecoBuild 2020) held in Dubai.

  • Masdar, Tribe to develop energy from waste projects in Australia

    BIG CLEAN ENERGY BOOST
    Leading Abu Dhabi group Masdar said it has joined forces with Tribe, an infrastructure advisory and development firm, to set up a new venture that will support the delivery and management of utility-scale energy-from-waste (EfW) projects in Australia.

  • Dubai solar park Phase IV 'to have largest energy storage capacity'


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said the fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park will have the largest energy storage capacity in the world of 15 hours, allowing for energy availability around the clock.

  • Abvent releases free BIM Track plug-in for EMEA market


    Abvent, a French developer of innovative design solutions for BIM (building information modeling) professionals, has announced the latest addition to its product offering in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

  • Kuwait's Markaz launches second sustainability report


    Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) has released its second sustainability report for 2018-19 period, underlining its continuous commitment to evaluating sustainability performance and reinforcing its commitment to doing business in a responsible manner.

  • Modon sets new Guinness record with Abu Dhabi tower demolition


    UAE-based Modon Properties has announced that it has set a new Guinness world record for the 'Tallest building demolished using explosives' (controlled demolition) with the successful razing of 144-floor Mina Plaza towers in Abu Dhabi in 10 seconds.

  • Al Dahra ties up with Israel's Watergen for gamechanger water tech


    Abu Dhabi-based Al Dahra Holding has signed a strategic deal with Israeli group Watergen to bring its groundbreaking water-from-air technology into the emirate. Watergen is the pioneer behind the world's most energy-efficient atmospheric water generator.

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Abu Dhabi orders disbursement of $1.9bn housing loans

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