• Empower showcases district cooling expertise at Wetex


    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) showcased its key solutions and expertise in the district cooling sector at this year's edition of the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) and Dubai Solar Show 2020.

  • Construction finance industry 'ripe for change in Mena region'


    The construction finance sector is ripe for change in the Mena region as liquidity challenges in the investor community paves the way for financially-sound contractors to play a bigger and vital role in regional project development, said a report.

  • Abu Dhabi group IHC's revenue surges to $599m in Q3


    International Holding Company (IHC), a leading Emirati group with interests in real estate, manufacturing and financial services, has registered a eight-fold growth in its revenue for the third quarter which rose to Dh2.2 billion ($599 million).

  • Sharjah announces opening of new mall in Kalba city


    Sharjah has announced the opening of Kalba Mall, a key retail development set up on a 22,804 sq m area, close to the Mangroves Reserve. It houses 48 retail outlets, a cinema hall, sports club and an entertainment area that can accommodate 600 visitors.

  • Abu Dhabi to light up 140,000 streetlights with LEDs


    Abu Dhabi City Municipality has announced the launch of second phase of Noor Abu Dhabi, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) street lighting project that will see 140,000 of the emirate’s streetlights replaced with energy-efficient LED lights.

  • Dewa unit launches region’s first solar-powered data centre


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said its key subsidiary Moro Hub has launched the Middle East’s first certified Tier-III Green Data Centre, a facility fully powered by solar energy at Al Yalayis region of Dubai.

  • Azizi awards major value engineering contract to Salama


    Azizi Developments has awarded a key value engineering contract to Salama Structural Engineers for its upcoming projects in Dubai. The deal entails a set of tasks and deliverables, namely reviewing design criteria to boost overall building performance.

  • Lootah breaks ground on Dubai Investment Park retail hub


    UAE-based developer Lootah has broken ground on its 1,400-sq-m lifestyle retail hub coming up at Ewan Avenue within the Dubai Investment Park (DIP) that offers several retail shops, a gym, and a wide range of dining options.

  • Saudi to scrap sponsorship system, bring in work contract

    MOVE BOON TO MILLIONS OF EXPATS
    Saudi Arabia is set to abolish the sponsorship system from the first half of 2021, a landmark move set to benefit over one million expatriates. This system, which has been in force for seven decades, will be replaced by the work contract, said a report.

  • Savills picks Tasmim as sales partner for premium Oman project


    Leading real estate advisory Savills has signed up Omani real estate services group Tasmim, a part of the Shanfari Group, as its exclusive sales agent for the Habitat, a mixed-use development located on Dohat Al Adab street in central Muscat.

  • L&T unveils key EPC services, digital solutions at Dubai expos


    India's top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is showcasing its digital solutions and distinctive range of EPC services at the Water, Energy Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) and Dubai Solar Show 2020.

  • Oman Electricity Transmission Company awards $474m contracts


    Oman Electricity Transmission Company has awarded RO183 million ($474 million) contracts for Phase One of Rabt Project, which links the north and south transmission networks. The work involves setting up of 400kV overhead lines and five grid stations.

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