Saudi utility to spend $80bn to raise water production
State-run Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corp (SWCC) plans to invest SR300 billion ($80 billion) by 2025 to boost energy-intensive desalinated water production to 8.5 million cu m a day, the head of the utility has said.
Saif Zone takes part in Big 5 Construct India
Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (Saif Zone) showcased its portfolio as the Big 5 Construct India 2014 that concluded recently at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India.
Seven Tides unveils prime penthouses at Cityscape
Seven Tides, has announced the release of 12 ultra-exclusive penthouse apartments at Anantara Residences, on Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. The penthouses will be presented to investors at this year’s Cityscape Global exhibition in Dubai.
Saudi builders refuse wage hike for Indian workers
An association of contractors in Saudi Arabia has rejected a bid by the Indian government to increase wages for its workers in the kingdom, a report said.
Diyar Al Muharraq to showcase island city at Dubai expo
Diyar Al Muharraq, a Bahrain-based urban developer, is set to showcase its master-planned island city at a key regional property exhibition next week.
Tebyan tower set to sparkle at Cityscape
Dubai-based property developer Tebyan will be launching its new development, Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina, during the Cityscape Global exhibition, which will be held from September 21 to 23 at Dubai, UAE.
Doka eyes Middle East formwork market
Austria-based Doka Group has acquired the formwork technology division of the Australian construction firm Grocon to boost its presence in the emerging markets, including the Middle East and East Asia.
Saudi council to consider tax on unusued urban land
MOVE TO EASE HOUSING SHORTAGE
Saudi Arabia's Supreme Economic Council, a top policy body chaired by King Abdullah, will study whether to tax undeveloped urban land as part of efforts to end a serious housing shortage in the world's top oil exporter.
RAK Properties to spotlight new villas
RAK Properties, the biggest property developer in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), will be showcasing its latest residential offering, Bermuda Villas, at the Cityscape Global exhibition in Dubai, UAE.
Omniyat to build gleaming twin towers
Omniyat, a leading development group in the Middle East, has unveiled The Sterling By Omniyat, a gleaming twin-tower project in the Burj Khalifa District in Dubai, UAE.
Crystal Lagoons opens Mideast HQ in Dubai
Multinational Crystal Lagoons Corporation, the patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, has launched its new regional office in Dubai, UAE.
Bahrain starts work on major school
Bahrain's education ministry has started work on a secondary school project, which will come up on 19.993 million sq m area in the Southern Governorate of the kingdom.