• AquaChemie breaks ground on $40m Jebel Ali petrochem terminal


    AquaChemie Middle East, a leading chemical sales and services company and part of the UAE-based AquaChemie Group, today broke ground on its strategic,world-class petrochemical terminal in DP World’s flagship, Jebel Ali Port, Dubai.

  • The Big 5 digital fest draws over 500 construction brands


    The Big 5, a leading event for the construction industry, kicked off its inaugural digital festival, featuring thousands of industry professionals representatives from over 500 construction brands and more than 130 expert speakers from 23 countries.

  • SAIF Zone, HFZA ink deal with Sharjah Municipality


    Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone) and Hamriyah Free Zone have jointly signed a deal with Sharjah Municipality to support their digital transformation vision, enhance mutual cooperation and upgrade work mechanisms.

  • Kuwaiti-owned JMB seals BAE Systems’ UK complex deal


    Kuwaiti-owned Jade Merchant Bank (JMB) has announced its latest UK real estate acquisition, the £29 million ($38.5 million) office and R&D complex of leading defence company BAE Systems at Christchurch in Dorset.

  • Siemens Energy wins Dubai power, water station upgrade contract


    Siemens Energy has announced that it has won a contract from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) for the upgradation and expansion of services at Jebel Ali L2 power and water station in Dubai.

  • New IKEA store opens in Abu Dhabi shopping, lifestyle hub


    Al Wahda Mall, a leading shopping and lifestyle destination in Central Abu Dhabi, has announced the opening of its new IKEA store. This is the Swedish home furnishing retailer's second outlet in the emirate and the fifth in the UAE.

  • Penspen lands Abu Dhabi oil field project contract


    Penspen, a leading provider of project management services to the energy industry, has secured a design and detailed engineering services contract from Omani contractor Galfar for a major oil field project on the south-east border of Abu Dhabi.

  • EmiratesGBC, TÜV Rheinland to offer building retrofit training


    Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has joined hands with TÜV Rheinland Middle East, a leading provider of technical services worldwide, to deliver advanced building retrofit training to both public and private sector in the Middle East.

  • Maximiliano sees big demand for off-plan sales in Saudi Arabia


    Saudi-based Maximiliano Development Management Services said off-plan developments are currently experiencing some of the highest sales levels in the kingdom, as more homeowners are finding off-plan properties a viable investment option.

  • Lootah set to open food truck area at Dubai Investments Park


    UAE-based Lootah Real Estate Development is set to open a food truck area over a 342-sq-m plot near Ewan Residences within Dubai Investments Park (DIP), accommodating seven food wheels that will serve cuisines across the globe.

  • Abu Dhabi Islamic helps Emirati investor to buy UK business park


    Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank said it has provided AED91 million ($25 million) in Sharia’a-compliant structured financing for a private UAE-based client towards acquisition of a Dh141 million ($38.3 million) business park at Dorset on the UK’s south coast.

  • Omniyat's $680m Dorchester Dubai project 60pc completed


    Leading regional developer Omniyat has announced that more than 60 per cent of the work has been completed on its architectural showpiece, The Residences, Dorchester Collection, Dubai, being built at an investment of AED2.5 billion ($680 million).

Building & Construction Window


Construction News

AquaChemie breaks ground on $40m Jebel Ali petrochem terminal

AquaChemie Middle East, a leading chemical sales and services company and part of the UAE-based AquaChemie Group, today broke ground on its strategic,world-class petrochemical terminal in DP World’s flagship, Jebel Ali Port, Dubai. ...



Digital Edition



English Arabic























Gulf construction - March 2016


Bahrain has launched a $1.1-billion project to expand its international airport and increase its capacity to accommodate 14 million passengers a year. HRH Prime Minister ...


Work on Dubai Properties’ (DP) Manazel Al Khor, a luxury residential project in ...


Saudi Red Bricks Company (Al Amoudi) has launched new block products with improved insulation which will help cut energy consumption in buildings. ...




Driven by the need to meet its 2022 World Cup commitments and in line with the country’s 2030 Vision development plan, Qatar is pressing ahead with its infrastructure...


Wolff cranes are playing a key role in the construction of the kilometre-high Jeddah Tower, which on completion will be the world’s tallest skyscraper. A pack of ...


The metro and airport expansion are two key projects in Riyadh which have kept the construction industry buoyant. Although business sentiment is depressed in the capital, ...




ABHISHEK CHHABRA* provides an insight into certain aspects of fire testing and certification of materials used for passive fire protection which, if missed, provides an ...


From mosques and malls to highways and hotels, ACO  Systems has seen its drainage products used on some of the most prestigious projects across the region. ACO ...


Through its comprehensive portfolio of door hardware, and mechanical and plumbing and architectural products, Riyadh-based UBM caters to the stringent requirements of the ...




Products from Doosan’s various brands, right from excavators to generators, will go on show at a key construction show next month. Doosan Construction Equipment will...


Reynaers Aluminium says new extensions to its Curtain Wall 50 (CW 50) system for facades and roofs offer innovative solutions for higher glass weights, easy assembly and ...


STUART JORDAN* highlights a recent court decision on an “unconscionable” call on a performance bond and indicates ways to prevent the abuse of such bonds. A ...




Gulf Construction, launched over 35 years ago, is an authoritative and respected journal that provides unmatched coverage of the Gulf region through annual country and ...


The annual Gulf Industry Fair (GIF) built on its success with exhibitors reporting either leads or orders and greater access to the Bahrain and Saudi markets as the ninth ...


Gulf Construction updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East and beyond.   MARCH 2016 9-9: Middle East Rail, at the Dubai ...




RDB-El Seif has partnered with Italy’s MCT to build a state-of-the-art precast factory in Saudi Arabia’s southern Jizan region RDB-El Seif, a pioneer in ...


Damac Properties has joined hands with Meraas to develop a six-tower luxury project boasting Dubai’s first all-suites hotel Luxury real estate developer Damac ...


Following a $100-million facelift, Dubai’s iconic Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates now offers a ‘hotel within a hotel’ The Kempinski Hotel Mall of ...




Gulf Construction brings you the latest tenders available in the Gulf region and beyond.   BAHRAIN • Tender No 16-2-1470-ITC. Interior modification works. Bid ...




Wolff cranes are playing a key role in the construction of the kilometre-high Jeddah Tower, which on completion will be the world’s tallest skyscraper. A pack of ...


Wolff cranes are playing a key role in the construction of the kilometre-high Jeddah Tower, which on completion will be the world’s tallest skyscraper. A pack of ...



Gulf Construction, March, 1990:Bahrain contractor Ahmed Mansoor Al A'Ali has been nominated successful contractor for ...


Tight housing stocks and a rapidly growing population is driving investment into Bahrain’s residential buildings ...


Since its establishment 27 years ago, leading Bahrain-based building and civil engineering company Cebarco has evolved from a ...





Regional Videos

prev
  • next