• 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.

  • Eltizam deploys hitech solutions to beat Covid-19 impact


    Eltizam Asset Management Group said it was using a maintenance mobility solution, Tafawug GO, implemented by its subsidiary Tafawuq Facilities Management, to serve clients amid the ongoing crisis due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

  • Orion breaks ground on new logistics centre in Germany


    Orion Engineered Carbons, a global supplier of specialty carbon black, has broken ground on its new logistics centre in Cologne, Germany. On completion, the 8,850-sq-m facility, being built by Goldbeck construction company, will have eight truck docks.

  • Engie deploys smart building services at G42’s Abu Dhabi lab


    Engie Solutions, a part of global energy player Engie Group, said it is providing smart building services to G42, a key artificial intelligence and cloud computing company, for improving the safety and efficiency of its Covid-19 detection laboratory in Ma

  • McDermott signs key tech contract in Saudi Arabia


    US-based McDermott International said that it has been awarded a sizeable technology contract by Advanced Global Investment Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Petrochermical Co. (APC) in Saudi Arabia.

  • Drydocks World starts second project for Dutch windfarm


    Drydocks World, a major service provider to marine and renewable energy sectors, has kicked off the production of a high voltage alternating current transformer (HVAC) station topside for British group Petrofac in Netherlands sector of the North Sea.

  • Oman Cement unit to float bids for $212m Duqm project


    Al Sahawa Cement Company (ASCC), a key subsidiary of Oman Cement Company, is set to invite bids by mid-July for the construction of a new $212 million integrated cement plant in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm region of the sultanate, said a report.

  • Azizi embarks on hiring spree; boosts sales, mortgages team


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has increased the headcount for its business operations with the employment of 40 new joiners mainly in the customer service, sales and mortgages section. It also plans to hire another 60+ professionals in the coming months.

  • Bahrain's Duraz port revamp work 98pc complete


    Bahraini authorities said work on Duraz Port revamp project is nearing completion. The BD184,000 ($484,301) project involves construction of a building that will house coastguard and administrative offices.

  • GAJ completes work on Arcadia school campus in Dubai


    Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ), a leading British architectural and design practice in the UAE, has completed work on Arcadia School’s secondary campus at Jumeirah Village Triangle, Dubai. This is the second Arcadia school designed and built by the firm.

  • Smart cities need of the hour 'but increasingly vulnerable'


    Smart cities are expected to boost lucrative business opportunities for the UAE as well as the region. However, the Internet of Things (IoT) offers a considerably expanded attack surface for cyber adversaries of all kinds, said an industry expert.

  • Dewa app ranked among top three govt apps


    The smart app of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has been announced as one of the top three smart apps in the Government of Dubai. Dewa’s website has also been ranked one of the best three websites.

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