• Drake & Scull to set up new labour camp


    Dubai-based contractor Drake & Scull International continues its strong start in 2018 with its recent announcement of a new 5,000-capacity labour camp in Dubai aimed at boosting performance, productivity and projects delivery in the UAE.

  • L-I-V Developers' Dubai project set for 2019 completion


    L-I-V Real Estate Development said work on its 27-storey waterfront project - LIV Residence Dubai Marina tower - is progressing at a steady pace with the project due for completion in the second quarter of 2019 ahead of the Expo 2020.

  • DP World, India’s NIIF set up major investment platform

    $3bn SPENDING SEEN
    Dubai-based ports operator DP World and India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) have created an investment platform to invest in ports, terminals, transportation and logistics businesses in India.

  • Hormann launches road blockers in MEA market


    Hormann Group, a leading provider of doors and gates in the Middle East and Africa region, has launched new road blockers loaded with optional EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) to secure passages up to 6 m wide.

  • Bahrain Airport invites tenders for new F&B outlets


    Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) is inviting tenders from leading players in the food and beverages (F&B) sector to design, fit-out, finance, develop and operate key outlets at the new terminal at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), said a report.

  • Saudi German Hospital Dammam on track for 2019 opening


    Middle East Healthcare Company, one of the largest healthcare service providers in Saudi Arabia, said work was progressing well on its upcoming Saudi German Hospital project in Dammam and was on track for completion by mid-2019.

  • Abu Dhabi Airports' facilities get top Estidama ratings


    Abu Dhabi Airports said it has received the 'Two-Pearl' rating from Estidama, for the construction of two of its latest facilities - the district cooling plant of the Midfield Terminal (MTB) and the fire station at Sir Bani Yas Island Airport.

  • Wade Adams wins Dubai Industrial Park contracts


    Wade Adams, a UAE-based general construction and project development company, has been awarded a major contract by Dubai Industrial Park for the development of infrastructure and road expansion works within its premises.

  • Bahrain's Amlak names contractor for new project


    Bahrain's Amlak Social Insurance Organization Development Company, the real estate arm of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), has appointed Al Ghanah Group as the main contractor for the construction of its Burj Al Saya project.

  • Kuwait's $407m retail, leisure destination set for Q1 launch

    FIRST Q8 CARTING, MARINE CENTRE
    Kuwait’s leading developer Tamdeen Group said work on its KD123-million ($407 million) waterfront retail and entertainment destination, Al Kout Project, has entered its final stages and was on track for launch by the first quarter.

  • Business as usual for Carillion Alawi in Oman


    British construction company Carillion, which was forced into compulsory liquidation, has clarified that its overseas joint ventures such as Carillion Alawi were not part of this move, and would continue to operate uninterrupted.

  • Eversendai unit wins two Dubai project deals


    Malaysian engineering group Eversendai said its Emirati subsidiary has been awarded contracts to build the structural steel works for One Za'abeel, a mixed-use project and Address Tower Residence IL Primo, a luxury development in Dubai, UAE.

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