• Emaar Properties' H1 revenue surges 46pc to $3.12bn

    MALLS, LEISURE UNITS GROWTH
    Leading property developer Emaar has registered a revenue of Dh11.47 billion ($3.12 billion) for the first half, up 46 per cent over Dh7.86 billion ($2.14 billion) last year led by strong construction progress and growth in its malls business.

  • Petrofac wins major Iraq EPC contract


    Petrofac, a leading provider of oilfield services, has secured a $370-million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Basra Oil Company for expansion of its central processing facility in the giant Majnoon Field in Iraq.

  • Majan unveils key phase of Oman mixed-use project


    Oman-based Majan Development Company has started work on Phase Three of its mixed-use project, Al Muzn, comprising a 127-unit high-rise apartment complex and 13 commercial showrooms, in the Mawaleh area of the sultanate.

  • Bahrain's Cityview construction completed


    Bahrain-based Cityview Real Estate Development Company has completed its 88-unit residential tower in the Seef District of the kingdom. The project, which had been put on hold in 2011, was completed with the help of a key shareholder Ithmaar Bank.

  • Nakheel posts $683m net profit in H1


    Nakheel, a leading global developer, said it has registered a net profit of Dh2.51 billion ($683 million) for the first six months of the year compared to Dh2.61 billion ($710 million) for the same period in 2017.

  • KNCC launches rebranded Cinescape


    Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC), the country's leading entertainment company, is rolling out a rebranded Cinescape across all its locations. Coinciding with the rebrand roll, the Kuwaiti firm is set to open a new multiplex at Al Kout Mall.

  • Gulf Hotels Group unveils first UAE property


    Gulf Hotels Group (GHG), Bahrain’s leading home-grown hospitality provider, has announced the soft opening of its first UAE property - The Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay. This comes as part of the first phase of GHG’s regional expansion plan.

  • Agility receives 26 new Merc-Benz Actros trucks


    Al Haddad Motors, the sole authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Bahrain, said it has officially handed over 26 new Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Agility, a leading global logistics provider in the region.

  • Arabtec unit wins $42m Dubai sewerage contract


    Arabtec, a leading construction company in the region, said one of its subsidiaries has secured a Dh155-million ($42 million) contract from Dubai Municipality to build sewerage and drainage infrastructure in Al Khawaneej area of the emirate.

  • Shaker cuts inventory by 20pc to $159m in Q2


    Shaker Group, a leader in the air-conditioners market in Saudi Arabia, said its inventory dropped to SR598 million ($159 million) in the second quarter (Q2) of the year, a 19.6 per cent year-on-year drop due to its efficiency programme.

  • Bahrain's key housing project set for 2018 completion


    Bahraini authorities said over 60 per cent of the construction work had been completed at the 310,000-sq-m Al Buhair government housing project and the 227-unit residential development was on track for launch by the end of this year, said a report.

  • Qatar plan to build LED factory ‘on track’


    Qatar’s plan to establish a light emitting diode (LED) manufacturing facility in collaboration with a South Korean consortium remains on track, said a report, citing a top official at the South Korean embassy in Doha.

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Emaar Properties' H1 revenue surges 46pc to $3.12bn

Leading property developer Emaar has registered a revenue of Dh11.47 billion ($3.12 billion) for the first half, up 46 per cent over Dh7.86 billion ($2.14 billion) last year led by strong construction progress and growth in its malls business....



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