• Lafarge signs two deals to manage RDF platforms in Egypt


    Lafarge Industrial Ecology (Ecocem) has signed two major contracts to manage and operate existing refuse-derived fuel (RDF) platforms in Suez and Qalyubeya, Egypt.

  • EBRD in talks to buy Turkish bourse


    The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) yesterday said it was in talks with Borsa Istanbul to acquire a 10 per cent stake in the stock exchange ahead of its planned public offering in 2016.

  • Revamp of run-down houses in historical areas urged


    A call has gone out to revamp run-down houses located in historical areas in Bahrain instead of demolishing them.

  • Meydan Sobha Dubai villa project on track


    Meydan Sobha, a JV between top developer Meydan and real estate group Sobha, said the development at Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City – District One is in full swing with the first phase of the villas set for handover by mid-2016.

  • Tabreed supplies chilled water to Abu Dhabi tower


    National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), a leading UAE-based district cooling utility company, has started the supply of chilled water to the Al Hilal Bank tower on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi.

  • Urban planners to discuss Mena public transport


    Urban planners from across the Mena region will assemble in Dubai, UAE, next week to address key public transport system issues and examine potential sustainability plans to enhance the competitiveness of the regional transport sector.

  • Dubai Properties releases more housing units for sale


    Dubai Properties, a leading real estate developer, has released additional units for sale at its recently-launched residential tower at Dubai Wharf, a multi-million-dirham mixed-use project in the emirate.

  • Saudi Binladin plans up to $265m sukuk


    Saudi Binladin Group has begun marketing a 364-day sukuk issue to local investors in the kingdom which could raise up to SR1 billion ($265 million) for the construction firm, sources aware of the matter said on Thursday.

  • Sedco Capital seals $146m US property deal


    Sedco Capital, a leading asset manager based in Saudi Arabia, has signed three real estate deals worth $145.5 million in the US as part of its strategy to invest in high-quality assets across the globe.

  • Tasweek eyeing smart city projects in India


    UAE-based Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing has announced that it is exploring the possibility of engaging in smart city projects in India in collaboration with local partner Mams Holdings Group.

  • Pilosio wins Saudi mosque expansion contract


    Pilosio, a leading European player in the production of scaffolding systems for the construction industry, said it has won a multi-million-dollar contract in Saudi Arabia to support the massive mosque expansion project in Madinah.

  • GCC 'must continue to invest in social infrastructure'


    Despite a projected slowdown in the GCC’s construction market, investments in key areas must press ahead to alleviate the fall in oil prices, said an expert at a major leadership summit in Dubai, UAE.

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