• Saudi Aramco plans to set up new construction unit

    NON-OIL SECTOR BOOST
    State oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to set up a new construction company with local and international partners to build non-oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, said a report citing senior industry sources.

  • Kuwait's JTC takes delivery of 700-tonne lift crane


    Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) said it has expanded its fleet with the delivery of a nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane from Terex Corporation.

  • French companies to put up strong show at Big 5


    Leading French companies will be out in force at this year's Big 5 construction expo in Dubai, UAE, with three special country pavilions showcasing the best of its building expertise and materials at the four-day event.

  • $579m infrastruture projects under way in Qatar


    Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is implementing more than 20 infrastructure development projects worth QR2.2 billion ($579 million) in the cities of Al Shamal and Al Ruwais in preparation for the World Cup 2022, said a report.

  • Sharjah grants 362 residential plots to citizens


    The Sharjah government has granted 362 residential plots to its citizens spread across the emirate in key areas including Sharjah City, Kalba, Khorfakkan, Dibba Al Hisn and Al Hamriya City.

  • Oman set for rebranded Home & Building Show


    Oman’s annual trade fair showcasing the ideal home environment will open this week at Madinat Al Irfan with an added focus on building construction and property development, said the event organisers.

  • Bahrain awards Zallaq village revamp contract


    Bahrain's government has awarded a major contract for the revamping of the infrastructure at Zallaq village district 1056 besides area upgradation work including road and drainage network, said a report.

  • Bahrain 'set to develop sustainable housing, land sector'


    Bahrain is set to revise its housing policy as part of the government's efforts to develop an effective, efficient and sustainable housing and land sector in line with new economic realities, said a report citing a top official.

  • Saudi citizens get 15,666 homes under AP grant


    Saudi-based Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP) said it has till date provided 15,666 beneficiaries with new residential units under its "Housing and Car Grants" programme.

  • Haven set for debut Bahrain property show


    Haven Real Estate is set to showcase some of its finest real projects in Bahrain - including the Sama Villa and Sama Views Residential Tower developments - during its debut appearance at Bipex property expo.

  • Saudi firms eyeing solar to blunt rising power price risk

    VISION 2030 MASTERPLAN
    More and more Saudi companies are turning to solar electricity to hedge the risk of rising power prices if energy subsidies are cut, said one of the top industry experts in the region.

  • Saudi fund launches real estate refinance company

    STIMULATING HOUSING SECTOR
    Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has launched a new real estate refinance company, in line with its Vision 2030 objectives of boosting the property market and raising the rate of home ownership among its citizens.

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