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Duqm refinery work makes headway

Steady progress is being made on Oman’s mega refinery project in Duqm region with nearly 13 per cent of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work already completed. This includes excavation, concrete pouring for foundations of buildings and the construction of pipe-rack, according to Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company ...

Asian Paints unveils new brand identity

Asian Paints, one of the top 10 coatings companies in the world, has unveiled a new brand ...

Omran reveals opening date of JW Marriott

Master developer Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has revealed that its upcoming ...

Dilmunia ready for developers

Ithmaar Development Company (IDC), the main authority behind the landmark Dilmunia ...

Key Bahrain Bay projects nearly ready

Bahrain Bay’s two major leisure projects, ‘The Park’ and ‘The ...





Mega projects ‘to spur Riyadh realty sector’

The ongoing mega-project announcements and improvements to government regulations are expected to boost demand for, and enhance the long-term performance of Riyadh’s real estate sector, highlights JLL’s Q1 market overview.  Reforms focused on increasing transparency, enhancing the logistics sector and improving the overall quality of living...

Two cinema majors plan nearly 1,000 screens

With the Saudi entertainment sector set to make investments worth SR267 billion ($71 ...

Global giants vie for Yanbu 4 IWP project

Saudi Arabia’s Water & Electricity Company (WEC) said a total of 71 developer ...

SRC eyes Fannie Mae-style $1.1bn sukuk

Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company (SRC) is planning to issue up to SR4 billion ($1.1 ...

Third Ascott to open in Al Khobar

Ascott, the world’s largest serviced residence owner-operator, continues to roll out ...





$3.3bn EGA alumina refinery goes online

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has announced the start-up of its $3.3-billion Al Taweelah alumina refinery, a strategic growth project that expands the industrial giant’s business upstream in the aluminium value chain. The facility, located in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, is the first alumina refinery in the UAE and its start-up marks the ...

$76.5m Mohamed bin Zayed City roads ready

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has announced the completion of the ...

Farishta Azizi homes on track for Q2 opening

Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, said it has completed more ...

Damac awards contracts worth $117m in Q1

Dubai-based Damac Properties has announced the awarding of multiple contracts worth Dh430 ...

$81m My City Centre Masdar inaugurated

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, ...





Trio of expos draws quality audience

The trio of exhibitions – Gulf Construction Expo, Gulf Property Show and Interiors Expo – held in Bahrain last month attracted 7,450 regional and international visitors and more than 150 exhibitors from 20 countries. The integrated business-to-business showcase for the construction, interiors and property sectors was inaugurated by His ...

Expo 2020 to contribute $33bn to UAE economy

Expo 2020 Dubai and its legacy are expected to contribute Dh122.6 billion ($33.38 billion) ...

GCC projects shortlisted for Aga Khan Award

Six developments in the GCC region are among 20 shortlisted projects for the 2019 Aga Khan ...

Hardware+Tools to feature welding contest

A welding competition along with a conference on 3D printing and additive manufacturing ...

Digitalisation focus at Procurement Middle East

Procurement Middle East 2019 conference and exhibition, which this year focused on ...





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