• Abu Dhabi delays announcement of winning bid for 1.5GW solar plant


    Abu Dhabi has postponed the announcement of the winning bid for a 1.5 gigawatt (GW) solar power plant to be developed in the Al Dhafra region in light of rules barring large group meetings due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Kuwait's Markaz nets 27.7pc returns from US property exit


    Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) has announced that it has successfully sold a US-based industrial property for $58 million after a net a internal rate of return to investors (IRR) of 27.7 per cent and a Return on Equity (ROE) of 49.6 per cent.

  • RTA completes sterilisation of Dubai metro, trams, stations


    The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the sterilisation of all 47 Dubai Metro stations, 79 trains, 11 tram stations and Dubai Trams as part of the National Disinfection Program jointly undertaken with the health and interior ministries.

  • Abu Dhabi ITC adds more buses amid Covid-19 scare


    Abu Dhabi's Department of Municipalities and Transport said it has added 36 buses and 122 trips to its public bus network on routes with high demand during peak hours to help maintain public safety and prevent the spread of coronavirus, Covid-19.

  • Siemens Gamesa to supply 25 turbines for Vietnam project


    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply 25 SG 4.5-145 for one of Vietnam's largest wind farms.

  • Geberit launches innovative products for Mideast region


    Geberit Group, a European leader in the field of sanitary products, has launched its new furniture range for Geberit VariForm lay-on washbasins in the region besides a fully integrated and comprehensive solution for the entire bathroom.

  • Dubai FM group Hitches & Glitches names new director


    Dubai-based sustainable and technology-driven home maintenance specialist Hitches & Glitches (H&G), has promoted Kelvin Varghese to the position of director, responsible for the strategic growth of the company while leading 800 specialist technicians.

  • IMI completes MRO project with ARO Drilling


    International Maritime Industries (IMI) announced the completion of the ARO-2003 (SAR201) MRO project with ARO Drilling (ARO), a leading offshore drilling contractor that owns, operates and manages a fleet of jack-up rigs in Saudi Arabia.

  • Line Investments to close all UAE malls for two weeks


    Line Investments & Property, the real estate arm of UAE-based Lulu Group, has announced the closure of all its malls for two weeks as part of Covid-19 preventative measures. However, the supermarkets and pharmacies within these facilities will be open.

  • Nakheel unveils $62m relief package for customers


    Dubai's master developer Nakheel has announced a Dh230-million ($62.6 million) economic relief package for customers in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak to help reduce the financial burdens faced by businesses and individuals during the period.

  • UAE Cabinet nod to 20pc cut on businesses' utility bills


    The UAE cabinet has approved a decision to reduce water and electricity bills of shopping malls, commercial shops, hotels, hotel apartments, and industrial plants, by 20 per cent for a period of three months starting from April.

  • Southeast Asia's largest solar plant to come up in Vietnam


    Trungnam Group, a leading player in the energy and construction sector in Vietnam, is setting up a 450 MW solar power plant, the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia, at an investment of 14 trillion VND ($592 million) in the Ninh Thuan province.

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