• 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.

  • Abu Dhabi's Al Mirfa road project on track


    More than 60 per cent of the work on the Dh645 million ($176 million) Madinat Zayed-Al Mirfa Road Project, a 52.2-km-long road connecting cities within the UAE capital Abu Dhabi and the Al Dhafra region, has been completed, said a report.

  • RTA processes 50,000 NOCs for infrastructure projects


    Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said the number of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) relating to infrastructure projects and works in Dubai currently hovers around 50,000 transactions per annum.

  • Abu Dhabi to build $1.2bn desalination plant

    OPS TO BEGIN Q4 2021
    The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (Adwea) has announced a $1.2 billion project to build the world’s largest water desalination plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE with operations set to begin in October 2021, a media report said.

  • 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.

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Expo 2020 country pavilions' work to start in April

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