• Sharjah developer to hand over first Aljada homes in Q1 2020


    Arada, the UAE's newest developer, said construction work was in full swing at its ambitious project Aljada, the largest mixed-use community development in Sharjah, with the first homes scheduled to be handed over in Q1 2020.

  • VHO's India Hyperloop project to create 1.8m new jobs, $38bn revenue


    As India moves to create the world's first hyperloop, Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) said the mega project will create 1.8 million direct and indirect jobs in the region with the creation of a hyperloop route besides $36 billion in socio-economic benefits.

  • 5G smart poles to light up future cities, says Finnish expert


    In cities of the future, smart light poles will replace ordinary ones, thus laying the foundations for a fast and efficient 5G network, said VTT, a part of the Smart Nuclear Energy Solutions team at Finland’s pavilion during the Expo 2020 Dubai.

  • KPC to lead global refinery CDU capacity additions by 2023


    Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) is likely to spearhead global refinery crude distillation unit capacity additions over the next four years, contributing around 5 per cent to global CDU capacity growth by 2023, according to a report.

  • Saudi Alhokair unit plans to build mall in Egypt


    Saudi group Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair said its real estate investment arm Marakez is set to build a new shopping mall in Salam City on the Cairo-Ismailia road at an investment of E250 million ($15 million).

  • DFMC showcases exclusive mattresses at Hotel Show


    Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in the premium mattress segment in the Middle East, is showcasing its exclusive range of eco and ergonomical mattresses at The Hotel Show in Dubai.

  • Drydocks World attains accreditation to certify lifting gears


    Drydocks World, a service provider to the marine, offshore, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, has been authorised by Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC) to conduct inspections to certify lifting equipment and gears.

  • Hormann unveils new smart garage, entrance doors


    Hormann, one of the world's largest producers of residential doors, has launched the new BlueSecur mobile phone application, which allows users to open and close their garage and entrance doors, with their smartphone through bluetooth.

  • Belgium breaks ground on Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion


    Belgium has broken ground on its ark-inspired country pavilion for the upcoming Expo 2020 event in Dubai. Covered in lush greenery, the building will feature natural light and ventilation, renewable energies and smart use of water.

  • Damac wins ‘Property Developer of the Year’ award


    Damac Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, said it has been recently awarded the ‘Property Developer of the Year UAE 2019’ at the International Business Magazine Awards.

  • Tenaris CEO participates in Saudi Iron & Steel Conference


    Luxembourg-based Tenaris, a leading global supplier of steel tubes and related services, said that its CEO and chairman, Paolo Rocca, recently participated and spoke on the panel of the first Saudi Iron & Steel Conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • The Lounge, Burj Khalifa achieves new Guinness World Record


    The Lounge, Burj Khalifa has officially been verified by Guinness World Records (GWR) as the ‘Highest lounge in a building’ anywhere in the world.

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Sharjah developer to hand over first Aljada homes in Q1 2020

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