• Five major firms in race for $745m Saudi canal project


    Five international companies with expertise in digging canals are in the race for the 60-km-long Salwa canal project, that will turn Qatar into an island, erasing the land border between the two Gulf states, said a report.

  • Vinci lands $677m Canada gas pipeline project


    Leading engineering and construction major Vinci said a joint venture led by one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a C$900 million (about $677 million) contract to build two sections of gas pipeline in the province of Vancouver in Canada.

  • NFT deploys tower cranes for UAE mall project


    UAE-based NFT said it has been awarded the main contract to supply 14 Potain tower cranes for the massive Reem Mall development in Abu Dhabi. Already the Emirati firm has installed 13 tower cranes in less than five weeks for the project.

  • Fluor readies first modules for Kuwait refinery project


    Fluor Corporation, a global engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction company, has announced the arrival of the first modules for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (Kipic) Al Zour project in Kuwait.

  • Bahrain starts key road installation work


    Bahrain's Ministry of Works said work has begun on the installation of an additional left diversion from Riffa Avenue to Muharraq Avenue as part of its urgent improvement works package designed to alleviate traffic in vital areas.

  • Aldar to start work on Viceroy project in Abu Dhabi


    Aldar Properties, a leading property developer in Abu Dhabi, UAE, said it is set to begin work on the Viceroy Hotel Group's first branded property in the emirate.

  • Damac to unveil flagship properties at China expo


    Damac, a leading luxury property developer, is set to showcase its portfolio of upmarket Dubai properties, including Maison Privé, Damac Towers by Paramount and Aykon City, at the upcoming Luxury Property Show (LPS) in Beijing, China.

  • Du, Etisalat to provide smart ICT to Dubai Properties


    UAE-based telecom operators du and Etisalat have teamed up with Dubai Properties to provide smart ICT infrastructure for the leading master-developer's upcoming realty projects.

  • Etihad Esco to retrofit key Abu Dhabi industrial units


    Etihad Esco, a leading UAE energy service company, has been awarded a contract by Jamal Al Ghurair Group, a diversified family-owned organisation, to retrofit two of its industrial facilities - Gypsemna and Porcellan - located in Abu Dhabi.

  • Engineering innovation 'can help mitigate construction risks'


    Technological innovation in engineering, such as building information modelling (BIM) can help in a big way towards mitigating construction risks and cutting project liability, including safety, planning and execution risks, said a report.

  • Dubai Investments' $125m Fujairah project on fast track


    Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investments company, said work is progressing at a steady pace on its Dh460-million ($125 million) Fujairah Business Centre project and is likely to be completed ahead of schedule, by the Q4 of 2020.

  • New $18m touristic project planned for Lebanon


    Real estate firm William Zard Group has unveiled plans for a 130,000-sq-m touristic project to be built in Lebanon. Estimated to cost $18 million, the project will feature a boutique hotel surrounded by a natural park, a report said.

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