UAE Focus

DUBAI World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis, has announced plans to develop a major facility which will cater exclusively to business aviation. The 6,000-sq-m Executive Terminal will be located at DWC’s Aviation District in Dubai, and is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2015.

BEE’AH, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company, has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to design its new headquarters building in Sharjah, following an international competition it held in 2013.

TOURISM Development & Investment Company (TDIC), the master developer of major cultural developments on Saadiyat island in Abu Dhabi, said the dome of Louvre Abu Dhabi has been successfully lifted and placed into its final position – firmly sitting on top of the museum’s four main permanent piers.

SAUDI ARABIA-BASED International Hospitals Construction Company (IHCC), a leading turnkey solutions provider, has launched work on a 300-bed Saudi German Hospital in Ajman by hosting a stone-laying ceremony to mark the occasion.

DUBAI Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has approved a total budget of Dh22.9 billion ($6.23 billion) for this year compared to Dh20.6 billion ($5.6 billion) in 2014. The new budget aims to ensure a reliable supply of electricity and water to meet Dubai’s development plans in all its operations.

LEADING real estate developer Dubai Properties (DP) and hospitality group Hilton Worldwide have signed an agreement to build a DoubleTree by Hilton at the mixed-use Bay Square development in Dubai’s Business Bay district.

DUCAB Aluminium Company broke ground last month for its new aluminium rod and conductor facility at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) said.

Nakheel seeks West Beach Club bids NAKHEEL, a leading real estate developer in Dubai, has invited bids to construct West Beach Club at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. West Beach Club, to be built on the 1.5 km beachside park, will be a high-end beach club facility featuring a shaded park and promenade, and 14 waterfront restaurants.

A WELL-KNOWN brand among construction materials in the region, Pozzolan Construction Industries has recently established its office and manufacturing facility in the UAE. The company specialises in the production of plastic spacers for concrete covers and also supporting parts for reinforcement.