Saudi Focus

Dar Al Arkan, a leading real estate developer in Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of its SR600-million ($160 million) Mirabilia upscale residential villas within the Shams Ar Riyadh development in Riyadh. Strategically located on King Khalid Road, the SR10-billion ($2.

High-performance fasteners and rivets supplied by the UK division of SFS UK are being used in the construction of the Riyadh Metro. The company has been commissioned to supply construction fasteners for three of the six maintenance depots serving the metro lines.

Benoy, a global firm of design specialists, has unveiled new details, renderings and images of its latest project, the Global Business School (GBS) in Jeddah. The new institution is set to operate in collaboration with Imperial College Business School (UK), Harvard Law School and Cornell University (both US) when its opens in 2020.

US-based Imax Corporation and Dubai’s Vox Cinemas, the Middle East’s largest cinema exhibitor, have announced a sales agreement for at least four new Imax theatres in Saudi Arabia.

State oil giant Saudi Aramco and Saudi Basic Industries Company (Sabic) have jointly awarded a major contract to KBR, a leading global provider of project management, and professional and engineering services, for its fully-integrated crude oil-to-chemicals (COTC) complex in the kingdom.

WorleyParsons, a leading global engineering services group, said it has been awarded a general engineering service (GES) contract by Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (Yasref) to help optimise the production of its facilities.

NFT, a tower cranes specialist, and Manitowoc’s Potain team have taken their Safety First! campaign to Saudi Arabia focusing on the main contractors of the Riyadh Metro. In Riyadh, NFT’s sister company Arabian Towers Corporation (ATE) visited two major contractors working on the metro project last month.

Key upgrades at Dammam airport Dammam Airports Company (Daco) has awarded two contracts for the installation of key equipment at  the King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) in the Saudi city.