• Kharafi National completes work on 500kV substation in Egypt


    Kharafi National, a leading infrastructure project developer in the water, wastewater treatment, reclamation and district cooling sector, said it has completed the construction of a 500 kV substation in East Suhag region of Upper Egypt.

  • Cairo’s residential market performs real estate market, says JLL


    Despite a slowdown in Q2, the residential market in Egyptian capital Cairo performed comparatively well on an annual basis and it saw the completion of one project in the last three months, bringing the total stock to 159,000 units, said a report.

  • DP World, Virgin hail US legislation on 'safe' hyperloop systems


    DP World, one of the world's largest port operators, and California-based Virgin Hyperloop have both lauded a decision by the US House of Representatives to pass legislation requesting a regulatory framework for the safe deployment of hyperloop systems.

  • NNTC deploys key solution at UAE's Al Nasiya Construction


    Top software developer NNTC said it has successfully deployed a key solution for UAE contracting firm Al Nasiya Construction. The iFalcon Foreman solution automates the processes of monitoring worker and subcontractor attendance and calculating overtime.

  • Schneider Electric wins $278m Egypt power project deal


    Schneider Electric said it has secured a €254 million ($278 million) contract to build four control centres for Egypt's national energy grid as part of the government's efforts to convert electric distribution network into a future-ready smart grid.

  • Dubai’s apartment, villa prices down in Q2 over Covid crisis


    Dubai’s residential sector faced a challenging second quarter with the apartment and villa sales prices down 2.6 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively, owing to Covid-19 precautionary measures and the impact on economy, said a property expert.

  • UAQ's new water desal plant to start production by 2021-end


    Work is nearing completion on a new 50-million-gallon-per-day capacity water desalination station at Umm Al Quwain. The plant, which will be operating on reverse osmosis (RO) technology, is set to kick off production by the end of 2021.

  • Bee’ah sets up new biomass facility in Sharjah


    Sharjah-based Bee'ah has announced the official launch of its new biomass facility in Al Sa’jaa area of the emirate. The plant will process 200 tonnes of cellulose and carbon-based waste daily to generate alternative fuel for industrial manufacturing.

  • Energy, infrastructure key growth drivers, says UAE minister


    Energy and infrastructure are major factors spearheading UAE's economic growth and hence it is vital to ensure the best utilisation of resources in post-Covid-19 era and protect the gains made by the country over the past years, said a senior minister.

  • Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant: Unit 2 completed

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    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has completed the construction of Unit 2 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, the Arab world’s first nuclear energy plant located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • Rafeeg unveils new commercial building maintenance feature


    Rafeeg, the first UAE application for decoration and maintenance services, has launched a new feature aimed at helping landlords with smart solutions that enables them to supervise the facility management and remotely oversee the maintenance work.

  • Sherwin-Williams unveils passive fire protection coatings


    Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine, a major player in the general building materials industry, has expanded its line of time-tested Firetex passive fire protection coatings with a solution that helps optimise applications and reduce costs.

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Kharafi National completes work on 500kV substation in Egypt

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