• Emaar, Arada launch Vida Residences Phase I units sale


    Emaar Hospitality, the hospitality arm of Dubai developer Emaar Properties, has joined hands with leading UAE developer Arada to officially launch the first phase of off-plan sales for the 250-unit Vida Residences Aljada in Sharjah.

  • PwC opens new regional office at Downtown Dubai


    PwC Middle East, a member of the world’s leading professional services firm, has announced the opening of its new regional office in Downtown Dubai. The six-storeyed facility, features a cafe and WELL-certified facilities over a 176,216 sq ft area.

  • Bilfinger unveils energy transition solutions at Arab German summit


    Bilfinger Middle East, a leading engineering and industrial services provider, highlighted its energy transition capabilities and range of sustainable hydrogen energy solutions at the two-day Arab German Energy Forum held recently.

  • Utico emerges preferred bidder for 120 MIGD Dubai desal plant

    DEWA'S FIRST IWP PROJECT
    Utico, a leading water and power company in the UAE, has been named the preferred bidder for the construction and operation of a 120 million gallons per day (MIGD) sea water reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant in Dubai.

  • Tadweer opens organic waste composting unit in Abu Dhabi


    Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has announced the opening of its organic waste composting unit in the UAE capital as part of the center’s plan to encourage both corporate and individual involvement in reducing organic waste.

  • Integrated approach 'needed to tackle Mideast water scarcity'


    Water usage continues to rise, but with supply diminishing at current rates, the projections for global water availability are not promising. The Middle East, must, therefore take an integrated approach to address this critical issue, said an expert.

  • SNC-Lavalin launches framework for project delivery in GCC


    SNC-Lavalin Group, a global engineering and construction group, has launched a white paper that provides a strategic framework - combining its market knowledge with end-to-end services - to help boost project delivery and efficiency in the GCC.

  • Siemens Energy seals Kuwait substation services contract


    Siemens Energy has announced that it has secured the biggest transmission service contract from Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) under which it will provide maintenance for 116 high-voltage substations for a five-year period.

  • Abu Dhabi FM group Khidmah achieves major safety milestone


    Khidmah, one of the region’s leading facilities management and maintenance companies based in Abu Dhabi, has achieved a key milestone by clocking seven million safe man hours with zero lost time injury (LTI) since the beginning of the year.

  • Apicorp extends $50m to finance solar projects


    The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp), a multilateral development financial institution, has signed a $50 million revolving construction facility with Yellow Door Energy Limited.

  • CallisonRTKL unveils key trends that will shape future workplaces


    Global architecture, planning and design firm, CallisonRTKL has revealed six key trends on how technology can support and transform the Middle East’s workplace of the future evolviing around three key components - people, place and purpose.

  • Prudential opens new lifestyle project in Bahrain


    Prudential Properties, a joint venture between Kooheji Development and Mohamed AR Fakhroo Investment & Property Development, has opened its latest project - Juffair Square, an open-air lifestyle design-inspired neighbourhood in Juffair region of Bahrain.

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Emaar, Arada launch Vida Residences Phase I units sale

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A number of projects in the region have recognised the advantages of Hempel’s Strata coating, which the company says is the ultimate in eco-friendly protection system...




A number of projects in the region have recognised the advantages of Hempel’s Strata coating, which the company says is the ultimate in eco-friendly protection system...




A number of projects in the region have recognised the advantages of Hempel’s Strata coating, which the company says is the ultimate in eco-friendly protection system...


A number of projects in the region have recognised the advantages of Hempel’s Strata coating, which the company says is the ultimate in eco-friendly protection system...



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