• L&T wins major GCC power, infrastructure project work

    SUBSTATION, EXPRESSWAY CONTRACT
    India's top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said its key subsidiaries have secured significant contracts from the Gulf region, including the construction of a 132-kV substation in UAE and expressway work in Qatar.

  • Al Mouj Muscat launches sale of marina-facing apartments


    Al Mouj Muscat, a public-private venture between Omani government and Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Properties, has announced the sale of marina-facing two- and three-bedroom apartments within its Juman One Marina development.

  • UAE FM group Emrill's annual contracts top $167m


    UAE-based facilities management provider Emrill has announced contract wins and renewals worth over $167 million for the year, thus setting a new record for the company with over 23 per cent growth compared to previous year.

  • Arcadis achieves '100pc BIM strategy' in 18 months


    Arcadis, a leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, said it took only 18 months to implement a connected data environment (CDE) in support of its 100 per cent building, information, modeling (BIM) strategy.

  • China's CMEC wins contract to build 3,000 homes in Bahrain

    $685m AGREEMENT INKED
    China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) said it has secured a major contract worth BD260 million ($685 million) from Bahrain government for the construction of 3,000 new housing units and land plots in East Sitra area of the kingdom.

  • Nakheel opens new hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall


    Dubai-based master developer Nakheel today opened its second hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai. Located less than a minute’s walk from the mall, Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai offers 360 guest rooms, including 15 suites.

  • Saudi high speed rail services to new airport soon


    Saudi Railway authorities have announced that all the test runs have been successfully completed at the New King Abdulaziz International Airport station under the Haramain High Speed Rail Project and operations will start soon on the sector.

  • GCC smart homes market set to hit $3.4bn by 2025


    The market for smart homes technology in the GCC region has witnessed substantial year-on-year growth over the last few years and is expected to increase further to hit more than $3.4 billion by the end of 2025, according to an industry expert.

  • UAE developer Azizi doubles on quality control, assurance


    Azizi Developments, a leading developer in the UAE, said it has made a key investment in its quality control and quality assurance department besides doubling the head count and setting in place further plans and key performance indicators.

  • Bilfinger signs 3-year blanket deal with Abu Dhabi Transco

    HYPOCHLORITE PLANT MAINTENANCE
    Global engineering and industrial services provider Bilfinger said it has signed a three-year blanket agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Transco for maintenance of sodium hypochlorite plants at its pumping stations in the emirate.

  • Key luxury projects unveiled at Bahrain property expo


    More than 45 leading real estate firms are showcasing luxurious developments worth billions of dollars at the 12th edition of the Bahrain International Property Exhibition (Bipex) in the capital Manama.

  • Al Mulla seals partnership deal with Chinese construction group


    Gulf Trading Group, a unit of Kuwait-based Al Mulla Group, said it has signed an agreement with China's Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG) for the sole distribution of all its products and services in the country.

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L&T wins major GCC power, infrastructure project work

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