• Qatar-Turkey JV wins World Cup stadium contract

    7th STADIUM DEAL AWARDED
    Qatar has signed up a joint venture between leading construction group Al Jaber Engineer (JEC) and Turkish construction major Tekfen Construction, as the main contractor for a 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium in capital Doha.

  • Abu Dhabi sees big demand for affordable lodging


    The demand for affordable lodging is now fiercer than ever, say industry experts, as Abu Dhabi sets its sights on welcoming 7.9 million annual tourists to the region by 2030.

  • RTA completes Phase I of smart parking project


    Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the initial phase of the smart parking project covering controlled parking at Al Rigga and the World Trade Centre areas at the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, UAE.

  • Damac launches investor relations app


    Damac Properties, a luxury real estate developer in the UAE, has launched a new application that provides convenience and real time share performance and related information for its investors.

  • Siemon publishes guide on PoE lighting apps


    Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has published a new zone cabling and coverage area planning guide on the Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting applications for the benefit of infrastructure designers.

  • Bechtel wins Saudi NPMO project contract


    Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has been awarded a contract to support setting up and operating the National Project Management Organization (NPMO) in Saudi Arabia.

  • RAK Precast deploys Acotec panel PRO technology


    RAK Precast, a company based in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, said it is set to install Elematic Acotec PRO production line at its Dubai plant to boost the company's production of light, non-load bearing interior precast partition wall panels.

  • UAE energy contracting market set for 17pc growth


    UAE's energy performance contracting market is poised to grow 17 per cent over the next four to five years, thanks to a major push in the region for development of both renewable energy and energy- efficient policies, said a report.

  • Sensaire Services rebrands as Horizon Gulf


    UAE-based Sensaire Services, building engineering services contractor, has announced its name change to Horizon Gulf Electromechanical Services L.L.C.

  • Saudi invites bids for 700MW renewable energy projects

    $50bn INVESTMENT PLAN
    Saudi Arabia has invited pre-qualification bids from leading global and regional construction companies to develop 700MW renewable energy projects under the first phase of its National Renewable Energy Programme, said a report.

  • Arabtec wins SCA approval for recapitalisation plan


    Arabtec Holding, a leading construction company in the Middle East, said it has received approval in principle from the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the UAE's stock market regulator, for its recapitalisation programme.

  • Averda gets key UAE superbrand status


    UAE-based Averda, a leading provider of integrated waste management services in the region, said it has been awarded the Superbrand status for providing expertise, value for money along with quality customer service.

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