• Jusoor inks deal with Tecnimont to fund key Oman project


    Jusoor, a joint venture between Omani groups Orpic and Sohar Aluminium and Brazilian mining giant Vale, has signed an agreement with Italy-based EPC contractor Tecnimont, for Package Two of a major industrial project at Liwa, Oman.

  • UL to help design energy efficient buildings in Mena


    Global independent safety science company UL has introduced a new testing and commissioning service for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region that helps determine the energy efficiency of buildings.

  • Red Sea unveils masterplan for mega tourism project


    Saudi-based Red Sea Development Company has unveiled the masterplan of its mega project, which will position the kingdom on the global luxury tourism map, eventually creating 70,000 jobs and attracting one million visitors per year to the country.

  • Entertainment, tourism to bolster Saudi property sector


    Saudi Arabia’s real estate market is expected to experience exponential growth as the Kingdom focuses on advancing its entertainment and tourism sectors, said a new whitepaper released by leading global real estate advisor CBRE.

  • Borouge breaks ground on 5th polypropylene unit in Abu Dhabi

    PETCHEM PRODUCTION BOOST
    Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and Borealis of Austria, has begun construction of its fifth polypropylene unit in Ruwais. On completion, it will boast a production capacity of 480,000 tonne per year.

  • JPA Design welcomes new regional head for Mena


    London-based JPA Design, a world leader in hospitality and transport design, is strengthening its presence in the Middle East with the appointment of respected industry professional Carol Finnie as regional director, Middle East & North Africa (Mena).

  • Mubadala, Dubal Holding to sign desal deal with EGA

    25-YEAR PACT WORTH $272m
    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), Mubadala and Dubal Holding are set to sign an agreement to develop a state-of-the-art power block and a water desalination plant at EGA’s smelter at Jebel Ali in Dubai, a media report said.

  • Tamdeen working on giant tennis complex in Kuwait


    Kuwaiti developer Tamdeen said work is in full swing at its 263,430-sq-m International Tennis Complex, the first such multi-facility that will house the Kuwait Tennis Federation headquarters and 18 courts including the main 5,000-seat stadium.

  • Diplomat Radisson Blu Bahrain undergoes big revamp


    The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel Residence & Spa, Bahrain, one of the kingdom’s most recognised hotels, has recently completed an extensive multi-million dollar renovation of the property.

  • Utico commissions $100m water pipeline in UAE


    Utico, a leading private utility company in the UAE, said it has commissioned the largest sustainable trans-Emirate pipeline in the country, built at a cost of over $100 million.

  • Dubai Investments names building materials CEO


    Dubai Investments said it has appointed Abdulaziz Bin Yagub Al Serkal as the chief executive for its building materials platform, covering a portfolio of subsidiaries that offer a comprehensive range of products in the construction sector.

  • Equitativa acquires three new floors in Dubai tower


    Equitativa, the largest real estate investment trust (REIT) manager in the GCC region, said it has acquired three additional fully leased floors in Index Tower, an 80-storey building located in Dubai, for its Emirates REIT portfolio.

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Jusoor inks deal with Tecnimont to fund key Oman project

Jusoor, a joint venture between Omani groups Orpic and Sohar Aluminium and Brazilian mining giant Vale, has signed an agreement with Italy-based EPC contractor Tecnimont, for Package Two of a major industrial project at Liwa, Oman....



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