• Raimondi cranes deployed at Emaar project sites


    Abu Dhabi-based Nurol Construction Company has taken delivery of five Raimondi cranes - two LR213s and three MRT294s - for deployment in the UAE. These are already at work in two of Emaar's projects - Dubai Creek Harbour and The Cove.

  • Saudi builder Al Khodari renews Islamic credit deal


    Saudi construction firm Abdullah Abdul Mohsin Al Khodari and Sons said it has renewed its SR231.4 million ($61.6 million) Islamic credit deal with Riyad Bank aimed at providing fund capital requirements for the company's specific projects.

  • Aldar's Abu Dhabi waterfront projects on track


    UAE-based Aldar Properties said work is progressing well on its projects at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with the delivery of the first 300 homes under way at the island’s villa community and construction of two waterfront developments on track.

  • Perkins+Will names new Mideast operations director


    Perkins+Will, a global interdisciplinary, architecture and design company, has appointed Andrew Mowat, a Scottish architect, as its operations director for the Middle East. He has two decades of experience, including nine years in the region.

  • ENBD REIT names senior portfolio manager


    ENBD REIT, a shari'a-compliant real estate investment trust based in the UAE, has appointed Melanie Fernandes, an industry veteran, as its new senior portfolio manager. She replaces Ben Coombe, who steps down after 10 years with the team.

  • Nakheel announces opening of key phase of $109m road project


    Master developer Nakheel has announced the opening of Phase One of a Dh400-million ($109 million) roads scheme at International City in Dubai. The project, partly funded by Nakheel, will help improve traffic flow and boost safety in the area.

  • Falcon Cement's 2017 revenue up 56pc


    Falcon Cement Company (FCC), a leading integrated cement producer in Bahrain, said it has achieved solid revenue growth in 2017 which rose to $45.6 million, up 56 per cent over the previous year.

  • Emirates Float Glass achieves key safety milestone


    Emirates Float Glass, a subsidiary of leading diversified investments company Dubai Investments, has achieved a major safety milestone clocking one million man-hours without loss time injury (LTI) for the second time in its history.

  • RTA inks Dubai road upgradation contract


    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it has awarded a major contract for the upgradation of the Al Qudra-Jebel Ali Lehbab Roads Junction to a multi-tier flyover aimed at providing free traffic movement in all directions.

  • Azizi awards $156m Dubai flagship project contracts


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has awarded contracts worth Dh572 million ($156 million) to Majed Hilal Contracting for the construction of 11 canal-side buildings in Phase Four of its flagship project at Meydan One development in Dubai.

  • Kuwait awards $61m airport terminal expansion contract

    NEW RUNWAY DESIGN WORK
    Kuwait has awarded a KD18.6-million ($61 million) contract for the development of its new passenger terminal (T2). The scope of work includes design and expansion of the runway adjacent to T2 at Kuwait International Airport, said a report.

  • Bechtel launches new programme for Saudi women

    TRAINING FOR JOBS
    Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, has launched a pioneering women's empowerment programme in Saudi Arabia.

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Raimondi cranes deployed at Emaar project sites

Abu Dhabi-based Nurol Construction Company has taken delivery of five Raimondi cranes - two LR213s and three MRT294s - for deployment in the UAE. These are already at work in two of Emaar's projects - Dubai Creek Harbour and The Cove....



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