• Three Mena projects among CTBUH skyscraper awards finalists


    Three projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region - Bahrain World Trade Centre 1, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana in Dubai (UAE) and Beirut Terraces (Lebanon) - are among the finalists in CTBUH's '2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide' list.

  • Dubai to start work on key community centre


    Dubai Municipality is set to start work on the community centre project in Al Barsha region of the emirate. The facility, which will be coming up on a 5,500-sq-m area of land, will be ready by mid-2019.

  • Dewa, US Green Building Council in co-operation talks


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it held key discussions with US Green Building Council (USGBC) to help boost the duo's co-operation in innovation, renewable energy, climate change and sustainability.

  • Salice signs up for International Property Awards


    Italy-based Salice, a world leader in the field of opening systems and fittings for furniture, has signed up as the 2018 associate sponsor for all regions of the world-renowned International Property Awards.

  • Manazel launches special Year of Zayed initiatives


    Manazel Real Estate, a leading UAE developer, has launched a series of initiatives including a community event at its residential development Al Reef 1 downtown complex to mark the Year of Zayed.

  • AMA marks major Alba expansion milestone


    Bahrain-based Ahmed Mansoor Al Aali Group said its structural and mechanical unit has achieved a major construction milestone by delivering the first potshell equipment for Aluminium Bahrain's (Alba) Potline 6 expansion project.

  • Alba appoints acting chief operations officer


    Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced the appointment of Dr Abdulla Habib Ahmed as the acting chief operations officer (COO) with immediate effect.

  • Hira Walraven unit opens new plant in Dubai


    Hira Walraven, a joint venture between the UAE-based Hira Industries and Dutch manufacturer of pipe support systems Walraven, said its fixing systems division has opened a new facility at National Industries Park (NIP) in Dubai.

  • Iraq reconstruction market worth $900bn: study


    With the end of the ISIS war, Iraq is on the path of reconstruction and economic resurrection that calls for sustained investment to the tune of over $900 billion within the next decade, said an industry expert.

  • Dewa's holistic approach 'shaping future of utilities'


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is shaping the future of utilities with an innovative and holistic approach, said its top official at the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.

  • The Avenues-style project to be built in Sharjah


    Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed an agreement with top Kuwaiti real estate group Mabanee to develop a tourist and leisure project on the lines of its successful shopping brand ‘The Avenues’.

  • Kuwait plans $72bn development projects by 2019-end

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    Kuwait is set to launch KD21.7 billion ($71.6 billion) development projects with a focus on the hydrocarbons sector, rail and airport projects and the upcoming Al Jahra labour city, by the end of next year.

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Three Mena projects among CTBUH skyscraper awards finalists

Three projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region - Bahrain World Trade Centre 1, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana in Dubai (UAE) and Beirut Terraces (Lebanon) - are among the finalists in CTBUH's '2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide' list....



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