• Riyadh Metro project work 75pc completed

    MEGA DEVELOPMENT
    Saudi officials said steady progress was being made on the Riyadh Metro development with about 75 per cent of the work already completed on the kingdom's ambitious project. Work at 250 sites along the metro network routes is under progress.

  • Egypt selects Siemens to operate huge power plants

    BIGGEST DEAL FOR FIRM
    Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has selected Siemens to operate and maintain the world’s largest combined-cycle power plants in the country.

  • Camco awarded Riyadh Metro O&M contract

    DEAL FOR LINE 1 AND 2
    Capital Metro Company (Camco), the joint venture between RATP Dev - a subsidiary of RATP Group - and Saudi Public Transport Company (Saptco), has been awarded the flagship Riyadh Metro Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract for Lines 1 and 2.

  • Mubadala H1 group profit nears $3bn

    ASSETS HIT $226bn
    Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, reported a group profit of Dh10.9 billion ($2.9 billion) for the first half of 2018, driven by revenues from public equities and petroleum companies.

  • Dubai RTA exhibits mass projects at key event


    Dubai's key projects and transport initiatives are being showcased at the 12th edition of International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, InnoTrans 2018, being held in the German capital, Berlin, said a report.

  • Facilio to showcase IoT, AI ops at Dubai expo


    Facilio, a US-based FM Tech start-up, will showcase its IoT and AI-driven Facilities Optimization Suite including its flagship predictive fault detection and diagnostics mechanism at the FM Expo 2018 in Dubai, UAE.

  • Siemens, E.ON achieve key 3D-printing milestone


    Global technology leader Siemens and E.ON, one of the world's leading utility companies, have reached a significant milestone in the area of 3D-printing for the SGT-700 gas turbine.

  • Aurecon announces major Middle East appointments


    Aurecon, a global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, has strengthened its Middle East operations with two key appointments - Rui Baptista as the new aviation director for terminals and Paul Drayton as the tall buildings leader.

  • Top Japanese industrial group opens office in Dubai


    Leading Japanese industrial company Asahi Yukizai Corporation has set up its regional base in Dubai Airport Freezone (Dafza). The new office will play a key role in expanding its business across the Middle East and North Africa region.

  • Gulftainer inks 50-year US port concession agreement

    $600m INVESTMENT
    Gulftainer, a UAE-based port operator, has finalised a 50-year concession deal to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. With a $600-million investment, the company aims to turn the port into one of largest gateways on the US East Coast.

  • Abanos wins Dubai Expo Village 2020 fit-out work


    Abanos, one of the largest holistic interior fit-out and joinery companies in the UAE, said it has been awarded a key contract by Dubai World Trade Centre for interior fit-out and joinery work on Expo Village at the site of Expo 2020 Dubai.

  • Nakheel opens new beachfront resaturant in Dubai


    Leading Dubai developer Nakheel said its growing hospitality and leisure division has opened Asian Kitchen, a new, beachfront restaurant serving Asian fusion cuisine on the world-famous Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.

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