• Masdar consortium wins 800MW Dubai solar park bid

    IPP MODEL PROJECT
    A consortium led by UAE renewable energy company Masdar has won the bid to develop the 800 megawatt (MW) third phase of a solar power plant for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on the independent power producer (IPP) model.

  • Bahrain airport to close car park B facility


    Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of the kingdom's international airport, is set to close the Car Park B facility for carrying out construction works related to the new passenger terminal building.

  • Third Al Habtoor City hotel to open in August


    The third property within the Hotel Collection at Al Habtoor City is set to open in August, the group's chairman announced today.

  • Iran set to launch new oil investment contract

    BID TO DEVELOP 15 FIELDS
    The first of Iran's new oil and gas investment contracts for international companies will be launched this summer and will invite bids to develop 10-15 fields, oil minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted by the Shana news agency as saying.

  • Dubai to host key district cooling conference


    Leading experts and professionals in the district cooling sector will discuss latest developments at the International District Energy Association (Idea) 2016 International District Cooling Conference, to be held in Dubai, UAE.

  • Oman gypsum exports to top 10m tonnes in 2018


    Oman’s gypsum exports are projected to surpass 10 million tonnes per annum in 2018, up from 5.85 million tonnes at the end of 2015, a major increase which will position the sultanate as a global supplier, said a report.

  • Wison Engineering wins Saudi petchem project


    Leading Chinese group Wison Engineering said it has won an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract for an ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol project in Saudi Arabia.

  • RTA to open new Abu Dhabi-bound bridge


    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will open this Friday the Abu Dhabi-bound southern bridge on the Sheikh Zayed Road as part of the initial phase of the Dubai Water Canal Project.

  • Trojan seals $272m Emaar townhouses contract

    DUBAI RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY
    UAE-based Trojan General Contracting (TGC), said it has won a Dh1-billion ($272 million) contract from leading developer Emaar Properties for the construction of its Mira Oasis townhouses in Dubai.

  • JLL named top attractor company by LinkedIn


    JLL, a leading real estate investment and advisory firm, has been selected by more than 433 million members of LinkedIn as one of the world's biggest companies at attracting and keeping top talent.

  • Oman's Aqar group to develop $1bn mixed-use project

    LEASING AGREEMENT SIGNED
    Oman-based Al Khonji Real Estate & Development (Aqar) has inked deals for the lease of land in Duqm Special Economic Zone to develop a mixed-use residential project at an investment of RO390 million ($1.09 billion), said a report.

  • Hilton, Secon to build new 4-star hotel in Egypt


    Global hospitality chain Hilton Worldwide has signed a contract with Saudi-Egyptian Construction Company (Secon) to develop a four-star hotel in New Damietta region of Egypt, said a report.

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Masdar consortium wins 800MW Dubai solar park bid

A consortium led by UAE renewable energy company Masdar has won the bid to develop the 800 megawatt (MW) third phase of a solar power plant for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on the independent power producer (IPP) model....



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