• Kuwait inks $48.5m infrastructure projects deal


    Kuwait has awarded contracts worth KD14.72 million ($48.5 million) for infrastructure development including construction and maintenance of roads and bridges besides several key waterways and sewerage projects in the capital, said a report.

  • Rosatom shortlisted for Saudi nuclear project bidding


    Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) has been shortlisted for the next stage of the bidding process for Saudi Arabia’s first peaceful nuclear power project, said a report, citing the kingdom's nuclear authority.

  • Acciona wins $234m contract to build Saudi desal plant

    210,000 cu m DAILY CAPACITY
    Acciona Agua, a leader in sustainable solutions for infrastructure projects, said it has been awarded a €200 million ($234 million) contract to build a desalination plant at Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, with a 210,000 cu m daily production capacity.

  • Emaar to build Mideast’s largest Chinatown in Dubai

    3 NEW CHINA OFFICES PLANNED
    Dubai-based property developer Emaar said it will develop the Middle East’s largest Chinatown within the retail district of Dubai Creek Harbour, its six-sq-km mega-development, only 10 minutes from the iconic Burj Khalifa.

  • Veolia commissions waste treatment plant in Dubai


    Dubai Municipality and Veolia, a global leader in optimised resource management, have successfully commissioned the Jebel Ali Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility in Dubai, which can treat 600 cu m of hazardous liquid waste per day.

  • Majid Al Futtaim completes earthwork at key UAE project

    6,500 FREEHOLD RESIDENCES
    Majid Al Futtaim, a major shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer in the region, said it has completed major earthmoving work for Phase One of its flagship community, Tilal Al Ghaf coming up on a 3-million-sq-m area in Dubai.

  • Dubai's residential rents down in Q2, says report


    Dubai's real estate market is under pressure as the villa and apartment rental rates and also sales prices decline further in the second quarter. The situation is like to worsen with anticipated handovers of key projects across the emirate.

  • Al-Raya opens new branch in Saudi Arabia


    Kuwait-based Al-Raya United Company for Real Estate Development recently opened a branch in Madinah, Saudi Arabia.

  • UAE 'committed to sustainable development'


    The UAE remains committed to its sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the pace with which it has implemented the SDG framework is a testament to the level of the country’s ambition to pursue them, said a top official.

  • Cairo real estate market 'on path to recovery'


    The real estate market in Egyptian capital Cairo has witnessed an ongoing uplift in performance across most sectors with the residential sector, in particular, benefiting from increased sale prices in 2018, said a top property expert.

  • Dewa launches sign language diploma course for employees


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched a new 'Sign Language' diploma course for its employees, as part of its efforts to promote its services for People of Determination.

  • Arthur Mackenzy to promote Azizi Riviera project


    UAE-based Azizi Developers has signed up Arthur Mackenzy Properties Group, a leading US property investment and management company, for the promotion of Azizi Riviera, its flagship project at Meydan One development near Dubai Water Canal.

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