• Jeddah's waterfront project enters final phase


    Work on the 720,000-sq-m Jeddah waterfront corniche, which boasts three beaches, a marina for mini boats, a floating dock and family restaurants besides Saudi Arabia's longest pedestrian bridge, is entering its final phase, said a report.

  • Thyssenkrupp's rope-less elevator in Time's top 25 list


    The groundbreaking Multi system (the world’s first rope-less and sideways-moving elevator system) by thyssenkrupp Elevator, has been ranked among the '25 Best Inventions of 2017' compiled by the Time Magazine.

  • Apicer to unveil best of Portuguese ceramics at Big5


    Portuguese Association of Ceramics Industry (Apicer) is set to showcase its wide range of products - starting from floors and coatings, bricks and utilitarian to decorative ceramics and glassware - at the upcoming Big 5 expo in Dubai, UAE.

  • Vox Cinemas launches Imax theatre in Bahrain


    Majid Al Futtaim, a leading retail and leisure pioneer in the region, has joined hands with Bahrain Cinema Company to introduce The Imax Experience - that brings awe-inspiring pictures along with heart-pounding audio - at City Centre Bahrain.

  • Moda Mall offers chance to win Durrat Marina property


    Bahrain’s luxury shopping destination Moda Mall has launched a new sales promotion in collaboration with leading developer Durrat Marina offering customers an opportunity to win a high-end freehold residential property by the sea.

  • Investors 'rush to buy' Aldar's waterfront homes


    Aldar Properties, a leading UAE-based property developer, said it has witnessed an overwhelming response from buyers for the second and the final phase of its waterfront development Water’s Edge, located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

  • Virgin Hyperloop One set to develop GCC ultra-fast tube

    1,100-km VELOCITY
    US-based Virgin Hyperloop One, a startup developing super high-speed transportation systems, is working on a major plan to link the GCC through an ultra-fast tube transportation system, which will operate at a velocity of 1,100 km per hour.

  • Ideal Standard unveils novel designs at Dubai show


    Ideal Standard, a leading provider of key bathroom solutions in the region, is showcasing its innovative range of products including Ipalyss vessel and Connect Air collection at the ongoing Downtown Design 2017 expo in Dubai, UAE.

  • RTA eyes 3D printed pedestrian bridge, bus stop


    Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has launched new 3D printing initiatives geared towards implementing various projects such as a pedestrian bridge, a bus stop and marine transport station, using this major technology.

  • Bahrain's key highway project on track


    Bahraini authorities said work was progressing well on the Alba & Nuwaidrat Interchange Revamp Project, with all concrete works already done and 43 per cent of the job at Alba’s single way flyover completed.

  • Enec in major nuclear plant construction milestone


    Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has achieved several construction milestones at its ambitious Barakah Plant with the installation of reactor containment building liner dome section and completion of concrete pouring on Unit 3.

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Jeddah's waterfront project enters final phase

Work on the 720,000-sq-m Jeddah waterfront corniche, which boasts three beaches, a marina for mini boats, a floating dock and family restaurants besides Saudi Arabia's longest pedestrian bridge, is entering its final phase, said a report....



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