• Abengoa consortium wins Saudi desalination project contract

    600,000-cu-m CAPACITY PLANT
    Spanish group Abengoa said its consortium with the engineering and construction company SEPCOIII, has been awarded a contract by Acwa Power to build a 600,000-cu-m-per-day reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.

  • Pure Harvest Smart Farms set for big UAE expansion


    UAE-based Alliances for Global Sustainability (AGS) said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Pure Harvest Smart Farms to secure over 300,000 sq m land in Al Ain area for the expansion of tech-enabled agribusiness units.

  • Global construction output growth revised to 0.5pc in 2020

    MORE PROJECTS DELAY LIKELY
    Prior to Covid-19, experts had predicted a 3.1 per cent growth in global construction industry, but given the severe disruption in China and other leading economies following the outbreak, the 2020 forecast has now been revised down to 0.5 per cent.

  • Abu Dhabi amends electrical wiring regulations


    Abu Dhabi's energy department has revised its regulations for electrical wiring, which have been in place since 2014, in bid to ease financial burdens on nationals wishing to build new villas, without compromising on safety and security.

  • Nakheel pledges $62m in support for customers


    Dubai-based master developer Nakheel has announced a Dh230 million ($62.6 million) economic relief package for customers in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Etihad Rail awards $230m contract for O&M facility

    WORKS LAUNCHED ON 216-km ROUTE
    Etihad Rail, he developer and operator of the UAE's integrated railway network, has awarded a contract worth Dh846 million ($230 million) for construction of the central Operation and Maintenance (O&M) facility at Al Faya, Abu Dhabi.

  • Covid-19 to hit oil, gas projects in emerging economies, says report


    One of the immediate effects of Covid-19 pandemic on the energy sector has been a global glut of crude oil supply amid already weak demand, thus resulting in oil price crash. The ongoing energy industry projects are likely to be impacted, said a report.

  • Dubai Investments JV announces rent relief for retailers


    Properties Investment, a Dubai Investments JV engaged in investment and development of real estate properties, has announced a three-month rent relief for all retailers within its dedicated retail avenue, ‘The Market’ located in Dubai Investments Park.

  • Al Arrayed named new NBB board member


    The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has appointed Edamah CEO Amin Al Arrayed as its newest board member replacing Khalid Al Rumaihi. An industry veteran, Al Arrayed boasts 20 years of experience in banking and real estate sectors.

  • Nakheel sterilises 647 residential buildings in Dubai


    Master developer Nakheel has embarked on a two-week precautionary deep disinfection programme at all 647 residential buildings in its Dubai property portfolio as part of its ongoing commitment to safeguarding public health.

  • Summertown Interiors wins Dubai Chamber CSR award


    Summertown Interiors, a leading UAE-based fit-out contractor specialising in green interiors, said it has received the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Advanced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the second time.

  • RMD Kwikform announces regional launch of prop tableform


    RMD Kwikform, a global leader in formwork, falsework and ground shoring solutions, has announced the launch of its Prop Tableform system for the Middle East and Indian construction markets.

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Abengoa consortium wins Saudi desalination project contract

Spanish group Abengoa said its consortium with the engineering and construction company SEPCOIII, has been awarded a contract by Acwa Power to build a 600,000-cu-m-per-day reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plant in Saudi Arabia....



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