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

    WORKS LAUNCHED ON 216-km ROUTE
    Etihad Rail, the 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.

  • Citizens’ Debt Settlement Fund postpones instalment payments


    The Citizens' Debt Settlement Fund has postponed the payment of monthly instalments for three months, starting in April. This comes as part of the country's efforts to support Emiratis during these exceptional circumstances caused by Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Emerson unveils new DataManager software for refiners


    Emerson, a global automation technology and engineering company, has launched its new software, DataManager v8.2, that will help refiners to better secure health, safety of operations and surrounding communities.

  • Grundfos Dubai facility secures Leed Platinum recognition


    Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos said its regional headquarters in Dubai has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification, an internationally recognised mark of excellence for green buildings.

  • Kizad signs $15m deal with India’s largest plastics packager


    Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), a leading industrial hub and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a Dh55 million ($15million) deal with one of the largest plastics packager of India.

  • Saudi Amlak posts 11pc revenue growth, net income soars


    Saudi Arabia’s leading non-bank real estate lender, Amlak International said its revenue rose 11 per cent to hit SR296 million ($78.5 million), while the group's real estate financing portfolio surged to SR3.2 billion ($892 million).

  • Acwa consortium reaches deal for $400m Oman solar project

    AGREEMENT INKED WITH SIX BANKS
    Saudi-based Acwa Power said its consortium with Gulf Investment Corporation and Alternative Energy Projects has achieved the financial closure for the largest solar plant in Oman. The $400-million IPP project is being built in Ibri area of the sultanate.

  • Abu Dhabi extends temporary closure of commercial centres


    The Abu Dhabi government has issued a new circular extending the temporary closure of commercial centres, shopping malls, cinemas, electronic game halls (arcades) and other entertainment destinations in the emirate until further notice.

  • Caparol Arabia launches new hygienic paint to secure walls


    Caparol Arabia, a leading German-quality paint manufacturer, has launched an innovative and sustainable solution that provides better protection against harmful micro-organisms in the UAE.

  • 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 of 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 the global construction industry, but given the severe disruption in China and other leading economies following the outbreak, the 2020 forecast has 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 a bid to ease financial burdens on nationals wishing to build new villas, without compromising on safety and security.

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

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