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.