• Riyadh Metro project work 75pc completed

    Saudi officials said steady progress was being made on the Riyadh Metro development with about 75 per cent of the work already completed on the kingdom's ambitious project. Work at 250 sites along the metro network routes is under progress.

  • Saudi Arabia unveils over $183bn development projects

    Saudi Arabia has announced 10 major projects and development programmes worth more than SR685 billion ($183 billion) in a major boost to the kingdom's economy, as it celebrates its 88th National Day.

  • Dubai sets up dedicated walkways at key beaches

    Dubai Municipality said it has built dedicated walkways for the People of Determination and the elderly on public beaches across the emirate including at Al Mamzar Creek Beach, Jumeirah 2 and 3 beaches and Umm Suqeim 1 and 2 beaches.

  • Egypt selects Siemens to operate huge power plants

    Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has selected Siemens to operate and maintain the world’s largest combined-cycle power plants in the country.

  • Camco awarded Riyadh Metro O&M contract

    Capital Metro Company (Camco), the joint venture between RATP Dev - a subsidiary of RATP Group - and Saudi Public Transport Company (Saptco), has been awarded the flagship Riyadh Metro Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract for Lines 1 and 2.

  • Mubadala H1 group profit nears $3bn

    ASSETS HIT $226bn
    Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, reported a group profit of Dh10.9 billion ($2.9 billion) for the first half of 2018, driven by revenues from public equities and petroleum companies.

  • Dubai RTA exhibits mass projects at key event

    Dubai's key projects and transport initiatives are being showcased at the 12th edition of International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, InnoTrans 2018, being held in the German capital, Berlin, said a report.

  • Facilio to showcase IoT, AI ops at Dubai expo

    Facilio, a US-based FM Tech start-up, will showcase its IoT and AI-driven Facilities Optimization Suite including its flagship predictive fault detection and diagnostics mechanism at the FM Expo 2018 in Dubai, UAE.

  • Siemens, E.ON achieve key 3D-printing milestone

    Global technology leader Siemens and E.ON, one of the world's leading utility companies, have reached a significant milestone in the area of 3D-printing for the SGT-700 gas turbine.

  • Aurecon announces major Middle East appointments

    Aurecon, a global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, has strengthened its Middle East operations with two key appointments - Rui Baptista as the new aviation director for terminals and Paul Drayton as the tall buildings leader.

  • Top Japanese industrial group opens office in Dubai

    Leading Japanese industrial company Asahi Yukizai Corporation has set up its regional base in Dubai Airport Freezone (Dafza). The new office will play a key role in expanding its business across the Middle East and North Africa region.

  • Gulftainer inks 50-year US port concession agreement

    $600m INVESTMENT
    Gulftainer, a UAE-based port operator, has finalised a 50-year concession deal to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. With a $600-million investment, the company aims to turn the port into one of largest gateways on the US East Coast.

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