• Ajman inaugurates new road bridge project


    Ajman authorities have announced the opening of Etihad Road Bridge Project at the intersection of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. The 2.5-km-long bridge will help serve vehicles coming from Ajman and heading to Ras Al Khaimah.

  • Al Mouj Muscat golf course wins key sustainability certifications


    Oman's leading integrated tourism complex Al Mouj Muscat said its signature golf course has won recognition from Audubon for its sustainability efforts. It is one of 20 courses worldwide to be certified by both Golf Environment Organisation and Audubon.

  • Amaala launches Saudi youth empowerment programme


    Amaala, the ultra-luxury destination located along Saudi Arabia’s northwestern coast, has launched its youth empowerment programme to develop young Saudi talent by providing on-the-job training to boost skills and expertise.

  • Kizad breaks ground on new Abu Dhabi truck plaza

    87,000 sq m FACILITY
    Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has broken ground on its new truck plaza, comprising refuelling and rest facilities. It will also feature a dedicated Adnoc service station, parking bays, mosque and restaurants.

  • Egypt announces $460m ring road development project


    Egyptian authorities said development works at the Ring Road project are being implemented at a total cost of E£7.3 billion ($460 million). Plans are also afoot to introduce Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) in specific lanes as part of the project.

  • Al Murjan, Mediclinic to set up $266m hospital in Jeddah


    Saudi-based Al Murjan Group has reached an agreement with the regional unit of British healthcare group Mediclinic International for the construction of a 200-bed hospital in Jeddah at an investment of more than SR1 billion ($266 million).

  • Khansaheb wins Heriot-Watt Dubai campus fit-out contract


    Heriot-Watt University, the first British institution to set up a campus in Dubai, has announced that it has awarded the interior fit-out contract for its new campus to leading UAE construction group Khansaheb Civil Engineering.

  • Arzan Wealth nets solid returns on successful US property exit


    Arzan Wealth, a Dubai-based group that provides advisory services to professional clients on real estate and private equity investments, has achieved successful exit of a mezzanine lending transaction in US after netting strong returns for investors.

  • SWPC, Metito group ink $245m Saudi sewage plant finance deal

    350,000 cu m CAPACITY
    Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has joined hands with a consortium led by Metito, a provider of total intelligent water management solutions, for setting up the kingdom’s first independent sewage treatment plant at an investment of $245 million.

  • Tadweer launches pest control at Abu Dhabi sites


    Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre (Tadweer) has conducted an intensive pest control programme as part of its preventive measures against the Covid-19 pandemic and to help control disease-carrying pests at construction sites across the emirate.

  • Dubai RTA to launch digital investment platform in 2021


    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled a digital investment platform for investors which will be operational in 2021. The RTA Invest offers smart and streamlined services and showcases the investment opportunities in the transport body.

  • Dubai's share in clean energy mix up 9pc, tops 2020 target


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced that the share of clean energy in the emirate’s energy mix has risen to around 9 per cent, thus exceeding the 7 per cent target set in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 for this year.

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Ajman inaugurates new road bridge project

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