• 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

    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

    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.

  • Bahrain to build new bridge to link social housing project

    Bahrain is planning to build a new bridge to connect a social housing development, which will boast more than 4,500 residential units, on a man-made island with mainland Muharraq, said a report, citing a senior government official.

  • Construction starts on $614m tyre plant in Abu Dhabi

    Senior industry figures from China and the UAE celebrated the groundbreaking of the Roadbot Tire Project Kizad (Roadbot) today, marking the development of the first tyre manufacturing plant in the UAE.

  • FM experts discuss opportunities in Egypt mixed-use projects

    Leading players from the facilities management sector in the Middle East region discussed the vast opportunities available for diverse FM services in the upcoming mixed-use development projects in Egypt.

  • Diyar Al Muharraq infrastructure project work on track

    Bahraini developer Diyar Al Muharraq has announced the completion of three roads and the launch of a bridge that will link the southern and northern islands within its master-planned development.

  • Bahrain jet fuel farm complex on track for Q3 launch

    Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) said work is progressing well on its new fuel farm complex being jointly developed with National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) near the kingdom's airport and is on track for completion by the third quarter of 2019.

  • Saudi Aramco, Dewa in new smart energy collaboration

    Saudi Aramco said it has inked a deal with Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) to foster collaboration in new energy, smart grid applications and management of power supply and identify new opportunities within its businesses.

  • Work in full swing at $766m Kuwaiti hospital

    Work is moving at a steady pace at Al Adan Hospital in Kuwait, being set up at an investment of KD232.12 million ($766 million), with nearly 40 per cent construction completed. The facility is likely to be ready by next April, said a report.

  • Genie unveils new financing solutions for Emear

    Genie, a unit of global lifting solutions specialist Terex Corporation, has announced the launch of new seasonal financing solutions for its customers across the Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Russia region (Emear).

  • Etihad Esco to retrofit Dubai golf course with LED lights

    UAE-based Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad Esco) said it has joined hands with Abacus Lighting to fully retrofit Dubai Golf's 18-hole golf course with LED (light emiting diode) lighting, replacing the existing metal halide solution.

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