• Majid Al Futtaim's Sharjah mall expansion 'on track'


    Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall developer and retail pioneer, said the expansion work at its Matajer Al Juraina community mall in Sharjah, UAE, was progressing well and on track for completion early next year.

  • Galfar secures $15m Oman LPG project work


    Galfar Engineering and Contracting Company said it has secured a $15 million sub contract from Petrofac for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) package at a major LPG project at Salalah in Oman.

  • Petrofac wins $800m BP Oman gas project contract

    CENTRAL PROCESSING FACILITY
    British oilfield services firm Petrofac has been awarded a lump-sum contract worth $800 million by BP for development of a central processing facility (CPF) at the Khazzan Phase Two (Ghazeer) gas development in Oman.

  • Saudi Arabia to spend $2.4bn on water infrastructure


    The Saudi government plans to spend SR9 billion ($2.4 billion) in building infrastructure for key water projects such as a reverse osmosis desalination plant in Jeddah and installation of pipelines in Taif region, said a report.

  • Daar kicks off global expansion with $218m Dubai tower

    ROBERTO CAVALLI PARTNERSHIP
    Dar Al Arkan (Daar), the largest listed Saudi real estate developer, is launching its international business with a Dh800-million ($218 million) tower on Dubai Water Canal, being developed in partnership with luxury brand Roberto Cavalli.

  • Gosh marks topping out of Zayed Research Centre


    UK-based The Great Ormond Street Hospital (Gosh) has achieved a major construction milestone with the topping out of Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, a first-of-its-kind facility coming up in London.

  • Russia, Egypt sign contracts for Dabaa nuke plant


    Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy have signed the notices to proceed with the contracts for the construction of the El Dabaa nuclear power plant (NPP).

  • UAE approves $75m road development projects


    The UAE government has approved road development works worth Dh275 million ($75 million) including a major project linking Lahbab and Nizwa roads and a 470-m-long tunnel linking a major road to Al Hail in Fujairah, said a report.

  • Saudi UPS market set to grow at 4pc: study


    Emerging IT/ITeS market, rising SME sector, growing data centre spending as well as booming tourism and hospitality sectors will drive Saudi Arabia’s UPS market revenue to grow at a CAGR of 4 per cent during 2017-23, a report said.

  • Cofely Besix FM wins Ducab deal


    Cofely Besix Facility Management said it has been awarded a contract by leading UAE-based cable manufacturer Ducab to provide hard mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) facility management (FM) services to its facilities.

  • Siemens inks $825m Libya power project contracts


    Siemens has signed €700-million ($825 million) worth of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts with the General Electricity Company of Libya to expand the country’s power generation capacity by 1.3 gigawatts (GW).

  • $136m agreement signed to develop Port of Fujairah

    CAPACITY, OPERATIONS BOOST
    Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a Dh500-million ($136 million) agreement to develop the infrastructure of the Port of Fujairah, including deepening of berths, and establishment of quays and storage areas to accommodate growth in cargo traffic.

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Majid Al Futtaim's Sharjah mall expansion 'on track'

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