Abu Dhabi

Four key initiatives taken by Abu Dhabi over the past year have put the emirate on a decisive path to accelerated growth: the Dh50-billion ($13.

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Plans for the UAE’s national railway are now set to steam ahead with the award of three packages of the much-anticipated Stage 2, which will extend the network of the ambitious project by 605 km from Ghuweifat on the UAE’s border with Saudi Arabia to Fujairah on the east coast.

By the end of 2020, Abu Dhabi will open doors to a new recreational destination – a waterfront development called Al Qana, hosting The National Aquarium, the largest of its kind in the Middle East, which itself will feature the longest water tunnel in the UAE.

The Azure Al Reem waterfront apartment complex on Al Reem Island – said to be a game-changer for foreigners who want to own homes in Abu Dhabi – welcomed its first residents last month.

Meva formwork systems came in handy to shape up an eight-storey building in Abu Dhabi, especially where conventional systems fell short. The systems are being used for the multifaceted construction of the shell of the new residential building with a floor area of 2,500 sq m. The building consists of two basements and eight upper storeys.