Spanish firm FCC has been making remarkable strides in the region, particularly in the metros sector Having started work on two of the region’s most prestigious metro projects, Spanish environmental services, infrastructure and water company FCC Group can justifiably stake claim to have gained a foothold in this niche market.

Van Oord of the Netherlands has been appointed by leading UAE developer Nakheel to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, a new, 15.3-sq-km waterfront city in Dubai.