• Tamdeen breaks ground on $824m Kuwait waterfront project

    MALL, HOTEL, LEISURE FACILITIES
    Kuwaiti developer Tamdeen Group has broken ground on its KD250-million ($824 million) Al Khiran Project, a mixed-use waterfront destination featuring a mall, entertainment facilities, parks and a five-star hotel in Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City.

  • BMTC partners with Sweden's Parans Solar Lighting


    Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), a leading provider of electrical, lighting and water solutions, has signed an agreement with Sweden’s Parans Solar Lighting to launch its human-centric lighting solutions to the UAE.

  • Equate earns Kuwait’s first Leed Silver Certification


    The Equate Group, the global producer of petrochemicals, has earned a Leed-Silver Building Design & Construction (BD+C) certification for its new headquarters in Kuwait, which fully complied with the US Green Building Council Leed program.

  • Roof installed at Qatar 2022 World Cup venue


    Work on the Al Wakrah Stadium, a likely venue for 2022 Fifa World Cup tournament, is progressing as per schedule with installation of the final piece of the steel roof structure - weighing 378 tonnes and measuring 92 m - fully completed.

  • Saudi's built environment 'becoming more sophisticated'


    Saudi Arabia is undoubtedly becoming more sophisticated, when it comes to the built environment, as there is an acute awareness of the need to build for the longer term driven by Saudi Vision 2030, said a leading construction industry expert.

  • Element opens new laboratory in Duqm


    UK-based Element Materials Technology, a specialist in providing consultancy, certification and calibration services to global fire and building products and infrastructure, has opened a new laboratory in Duqm, Oman.

  • UAE residency move 'to help boost property sector'


    The UAE cabinet move to allow expats 100 per cent ownership of businesses in the country in the coming months will help the real estate market, say key industry sources. The new visa system is aimed at attracting top investors.

  • Dubai Airports to cut energy costs with new Siemens tech


    Dubai Airports will be expecting to save almost 20 per cent of its energy consumption per year with the use of Siemens’ data analytics and smart building technology.

  • Wasl launches ‘Zayed Ramadan Competition’


    UAE-based wasl properties is celebrating the spirit of Ramadan with its tenants by launching its Ramadan Competition to help talented kids showcase their creativity and reward them with valuable prizes as part of the ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative.

  • Ducab starts work on new global HQ in Dubai

    LEED CERTIFICATION BY 2019
    Ducab, a leader in the manufacture of copper and aluminium wire and cable products, has broken ground on its 4,053-sq-m global headquarters building in Dubai. The company aims to achieve a Leed Gold certification on completion in 2019.

  • Mobile crane falls at Makkah mosque site; no casualties reported


    Saudi authorities said a part of a mobile crane being used for construction work at the Grand Mosque in Makkah toppled to the ground on Sunday. However, there were no casualties as the area was far from visitors and worshippers.

  • KEO, InSite to deliver major Dubai pedestrian bridge


    KEO International Consultants has joined hands with InSite, its allied practice for masterplanning, urban design and landscape architecture, to deliver a key pedestrian bridge as part of the Bluewaters Island development in Dubai.

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Tamdeen breaks ground on $824m Kuwait waterfront project

Kuwaiti developer Tamdeen Group has broken ground on its KD250-million ($824 million) Al Khiran Project, a mixed-use waterfront destination featuring a mall, entertainment facilities, parks and a five-star hotel in Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City....



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