• Dubai kicks off official ops of $2.9bn Route 2020 project

    SEPTEMBER OPENING PLANNED
    The official operations of the Dh11 billion ($2.9 billion) Route 2020 Project, which involves the 15-km-long extension of the Dubai Metro Red Line from Jebel Ali Station to Expo 2020 Station, have begun and it will be open to the public this September.

  • TechnipFMC wins $1bn EPC contract for Egypt refinery

    NEW HYDROCRACKING UNIT
    TechnipFMC, a global leader in energy projects, has secured a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth over $1 billion from Assiut National Oil Processing Company for a new hydrocracking complex at its refinery in Egypt.

  • Oman's Mazoon Electricity launches chat services


    Mazoon Electricity Company, a leading electricity services provider in Oman, has launched chat services through its website as part of its efforts to enhance support experience for customers.

  • Signify set for UV-C lighting portfolio expansion


    Signify (formery Philips Lighting), a global industry leader, has announced plans to increase its UV-C lighting production capacity and also expand its UV-C product portfolio with the launch of 12 new additions for professional markets.

  • Abu Dhabi Housing launches new AI system to boost efficiency


    Abu Dhabi Housing Authority said it has achieved a quantum leap in the application of AI technologies by launching its robotic process automation system, which helped increase application processing from 2,400 to 4,500 applications per month.

  • Linesight's Mideast data centre contract wins top $500m


    Global construction consultancy Linesight has announced several new data centre contract wins in the Middle East, thanks to the dramatic shift to online working over Covid-19, which has taken the total value of its active projects to over $500 million.

  • Alec Energy inks MEA energy storage deal with Swedish firm


    Dubai-based Alec Engineering and Contracting said one of its units Alec Energy has joined forces with Swedish company Azelio for development and installation of energy storage in the Middle East and Africa ​​​​​​​region.

  • EBS wins steel supply deal for Dubai Municipality complex


    Emirates Building Systems (EBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, said it has been awarded a contract to provide 2,000 MT of steel for the Dubai Municipality’s upcoming prosecution building and car-park at Umm Hurair in Dubai.

  • Dubai's real estate sales transactions up 60pc in June


    Dubai's real estate sales transactions grew by over 60 per cent in June, thus taking the total number of deals in Q2 to 5,564. For the last four weeks, the emirate's property market has seen over 570 weekly sales transactions on average, said an expert.

  • Amlak Finance signs agreement with Dubai Land Department


    Amlak Finance, a leading specialised Islamic real estate financier, has announced a strategic partnership with Dubai Land Department (DLD) under which it will be selling its properties on easy instalment payment plans.

  • TechnipFMC signs EPC contract with ANOPC


    TechnipFMC has signed a major engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract with Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC) for the construction of a new hydrocracking complex for the Assiut refinery in Egypt.

  • ICCROM launches initiative to protect historical Arab cities


    ICCROM Sharjah has launched a new initiative, Medina, to help address the need to protect historic cities and support the enhancement of urban heritage management in Arab region.

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Dubai kicks off official ops of $2.9bn Route 2020 project

The official operations of the Dh11 billion ($2.9 billion) Route 2020 Project, which involves the 15-km-long extension of the Dubai Metro Red Line from Jebel Ali Station to Expo 2020 Station, have begun and it will be open to the public this September....



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