• Abu Dhabi’s Hyperloop ‘to cost $20m-$40m per km'


    The world's first commercial hyperloop system, which is set to open in Abu Dhabi in 2020, will cost between $20 million to $40 million per kilometre, said Bibop Gresta, chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.

  • Besix wins DMCC Uptown Dubai super tall tower deal

    78-STOREYED BUILDING
    DMCC, the world’s premium free zone and the master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), said it has awarded a key contract to Belhasa Six Construct, for the construction of the first super tall tower at its Uptown Dubai district.

  • Bahrain receives bids for 100MW solar power plant

    MASDAR EMERGES KEY BIDDER
    Bahrain has received bids for a 100MW solar power plant to be set up in the country and Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has emerged as one of the bidders, said the kingdom's utility minister on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

  • Shomookh to start Oman mining complex work in Q1


    Oman-based Shomookh Mining Industries Company has announced plans to launch the construction work on the projects at its mining complex and also the Duqm Commercial Tourism Gate during the first quarter, said a report.

  • Dubai working on $1.76bn infrastructure projects

    DEEP TUNNEL STORM WATER SYSTEM
    Dubai is currently implementing major development projects worth Dh6.5 billion ($1.76 billion) which include the Dubai Deep Tunnel Storm Water System (with a 110 cu m per minute capacity) and the world’s largest single waste-to-energy plant.

  • Saipem wins Aramco’s offshore contracts worth $1.3bn

    KEY FIELDS IN ARABIAN GULF
    Saipem, a major Italian oil and gas industry contractor, has been awarded two contracts worth $1.3 billion for engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) by Saudi Aramco to develop offshore fields in Berri and Marjan.

  • Dubai Investments signs 5m sq ft sub-leases in 2018


    ubai Investments Park (DIP), the wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, said that total built-up warehouse, office and commercial unit space sub-leased at Dubai Investments Park passed the 5 million sq ft mark in 2018.

  • Bahrain gears up for real estate investment expo


    Preparations are underway for the successful launch of the second edition of Bahrain Real Estate Investment Expo 2019 (BREIX19) in Bahrain City Centre next month, following the success of the pilot exhibition held early in 2018.

  • $11bn deals inked at World Future Energy Summit


    The World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2019), a key enabler of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ended on a successful note with leading waste management companies signing $10.5 billion deals during its four-day run in the UAE capital.

  • Dewan Architects makes it to Top 100 big list


    Dewan Architects + Engineers, a leading player in the regional architectural and engineering design sector, has for the 10th consecutive year received top honours from the prestigious UK industry publication Building Design Magazine.

  • Scania rolls out new generation trucks in Saudi Arabia


    Scania has joined hands with the group's Saudi distributor GCC Olayan to launch its range of new generation trucks that focus on customer profitability, by providing customised transportation solutions for an even better total operating economy.

  • Fun village opens on Sharjah's Maryam Island


    A dedicated play area for children, called Fun Village, has opened on Maryam Island, the new waterfront development by master developer Eagle Hills Sharjah.

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Abu Dhabi’s Hyperloop ‘to cost $20m-$40m per km'

The world's first commercial hyperloop system, which is set to open in Abu Dhabi in 2020, will cost between $20 million to $40 million per kilometre, said Bibop Gresta, chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies....



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