• Mabanee unit awards $1.6bn Saudi mall project contract

    BIG LEISURE, RETAIL DESTINATION
    Shomoul Holding Company, a unit of Kuwaiti developer Mabanee, has awarded a design-and-build contract worth SR6.15 billion ($1.6 billion) for Phase One of its Avenues Riyadh project to Nesma and Partners Contracting.

  • Dubai RTA inspects train equipment for Route 2020


    A technical delegation from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently visited one of Alstom’s trains manufacturing establishments in Poland to examine the manufacturing of equipment used in Route 2020 project trains.

  • Dubai gears up for Mideast’s biggest FM expo


    The Middle East region's leading facilities management event, FM Expo 2019, opens its doors tomorrow (September 17) in Dubai featuring over 5,000 companies which will showcase hands-on demonstrations of the latest products in the FM sector.

  • SPS Automation Mideast sees record visitor turnout


    SPS Automation Middle East, a global expo for innovative solutions in automation sector, ended its second annual showing in Dubai with more than double the number of 2018 visitors and a clear indication that Industry 4.0 has arrived in the region.

  • UAE gross output of water, electricity hits $15bn in 2018


    The gross output of the water, wastewater and electricity sector in the UAE grew 2.7 per cent in 2018 to Dh55.8 billion ($15 billion) compared to Dh54.3 billion the year before, according to a new report.

  • Mideast FM groups put spotlight on key industry trends


    Leading players in the facilities management (FM) industry discussed the major trends in the sector such as AI technologies, blockchain, energy management, smart facilities and wellbeing in the workplace at a key event held recently in Dubai.

  • Aldar launches Provis, Khidmah headquarters


    UAE-based Aldar Properties has inaugurated the new headquarters of its units, Provis and Khidmah, in Yas Mall as part of its efforts to enhance customer experience across all touch points and set new benchmarks in service delivery.

  • Eagle Hills Diyar completes Vida superstructure work


    Eagle Hills Diyar joined leading contractor Cebarco-Shapoorji Pallonji to celebrate the completion of the superstructure works for Vida Marassi Al Bahrain within its iconic waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain, two months ahead of schedule.

  • GE, Mass Energy Group ink Iraq power project deal


    Leading infrastructure group Mass Energy Group Holding and GE Power have been signed up by the Iraqi government for Phase Three of the country's major Besmaya Power Plant. On completion, it will take the plant's total capacity to 4.5 GW.

  • Tafawuq FM wins Dubai KOA Real Estate contract


    UAE-based Tafawuq Facilities Management, a unit of Eltizam Asset Management Group, said it has been signed up by KOA Real Estate Development to provide an array of FM services to its commercial and retail units in Dubai.

  • Grandis signs up ELM as main contractor for UAE hospital project


    Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Link Maltauro (ELM) has been awarded the main construction contract for the Barraquer-UAE Eye Hospital by Grandis Investment Company, the investment firm behind the project.

  • Otis wins Kuwait Airport Terminal 2 supply contract


    Otis, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and maintainers of people-moving products including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, has been selected by Limak İnşaat Kuwait for its Kuwait Passenger Terminal 2 project.

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Mabanee unit awards $1.6bn Saudi mall project contract

Shomoul Holding Company, a unit of Kuwaiti developer Mabanee, has awarded a design-and-build contract worth SR6.15 billion ($1.6 billion) for Phase One of its Avenues Riyadh project to Nesma and Partners Contracting....



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