• UAE sees rise in demand for flexible work spaces, says expert


    Currently there are 38 institutional flexible working locations in the UAE and this number is expected to increase further thanks to key measures such as easing of visa restrictions and opening of regional economies, said an expert.

  • Tamkeen signs up for Gulf Property Show 2020


    Bahrain's labour fund Tamkeen has signed up as a strategic sponsor for the Gulf Property Show 2020, one of the Northern Gulf’s largest exhibitions for real estate and property development, which opens its doors in April.

  • Delta Gulf takes delivery of new Demag all-terrain crane


    Abu Dhabi-based crane service provider Delta Gulf Group said it has taken delivery of its first Demag AC 250-5 all-terrain crane. The new crane’s compactness is highly advantageous for projects in the oil fields of Abu Dhabi.

  • Bahrain to open first 'solar' coastline next month


    Work is in full swing on Bahrain's first solar-powered public coastline at Busaiteen which opens next month. Covering an area of 43,000 sq m, it features a walkway, an open square, green areas, family resting spaces, restaurants and other public utilities

  • StanChart opens new office in UAE at ADGM


    Standard Chartered has announced the opening of its newest representative office in the United Arab Emirates at the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).

  • Monaco reveals plans for innovative Expo 2020 pavilion


    The Principality of Monaco has revealed plans for its new pavilion for the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai. The work on the project will see pouring of 108 cu m of concrete and installation of 300 sq m of solar panels with a capacity of 51 kWp.

  • Empower registers 8.3pc jump in 2019 net profit


    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has reported a net profit of Dh871 million ($237 million) for 2019, up 8.3 per cent over the previous year. The company has achieved a total revenue of Dh2.19 billion ($596 million).

  • UAE, Kazakhstan plan to set up $11bn JV projects

    KEY TALKS HELD WITH MUBADALA
    The UAE and Kazakhstan have embarked on an ambitious plan to implement joint projects worth $11 billion mainly in the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining sectors, said the president of the former Soviet republic.

  • Tabreed posts 11pc rise in net profit to $128.65m


    The National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), a leading UAE-based international district cooling developer, today reported a 11 per cent increase in net profit to Dh472.5 million ($128.65 million) for the full year of 2019.

  • Samsung Engineering wins $1.85bn Aramco EPC contract


    Samsung Engineering, a leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) company, has been awarded a $1.85-billion contract by Saudi oil giant Aramco for its Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage project.

  • Dubai RTA set to launch eParking tickets


    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is readying for the launch of the eParking tickets; an innovative solution for paying parking fees in the Emirate.

  • Emaar tops Dubai off-plan property sales in 2019


    Leading regional developer Emaar continues to dominate the Dubai property market in terms of the number of off-plan sales transactions registered last year, which surged to 8,600, with a 36 per cent market share, said a report.

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