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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. ...



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Gulf construction - March 2019


A consortium comprising Saudi-based Acwa, Japanese contractor Mitsui & Company and Bahrain industrial conglomerate AlMoayyed has won a major contract for the ...


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has completed 98 per cent of the ...


Saudi King Salman has launched a total of 1,281 infrastructure development projects worth SR82 billion ($22 billion) in ...




The ambitious Riyadh Metro project – among the largest infrastructure developments under way worldwide – is now more than 75  per cent complete, with work ...


Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has launched the new EC210D crawler excavator for the Middle East and Africa market. Featuring a robust frame combined with ...


The Gulf region has its fair share of impressive concrete projects that have gained recognition for excellence in concrete design and construction, thanks to their ...




The spandrel area, a seemingly inconsequential space in a building, matters hugely in building design especially considering its relevance to the protection of life and ...


Geberit has upgraded its tried-and-tested Sovent System fitting with the new SuperTube technology which, due to its improved hydraulics, allows direction changes in ...


Despite the construction sector’s significant potential in boosting economic growth, it still lags behind other industries in adopting emerging technologies, says a ...




bauma, the world’s leading event for the construction industry that will be staged in Germany next month (April), has signed a record number of exhibitors while ...


We don’t often report on case decisions from the courts but one recently decided dispute concerning solar developments has considered several important issues which ...


Dubai Holding,  a leading investment firm in the UAE,  recently unveiled plans for Burj Jumeira, a 550-m-high tower, which will be the centrepiece of a new ...




JGC Corporation, one of the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors in the Middle East with an order book worth billions of dollars, says ...


Small is chic in the food and beverage (F&B) outlets sector, with clients seeking out-of-the-box thinking, exposed ambiances and exotic designs using natural materials,...


Al Kifah Ready-mix and Blocks (KRB) is playing a key role on the Riyadh Metro project by supplying high-performance concrete used on various aspects of the ...





Gulf Construction, March, 1990:Bahrain contractor Ahmed Mansoor Al A'Ali has been nominated successful contractor for ...


Tight housing stocks and a rapidly growing population is driving investment into Bahrain’s residential buildings ...


Since its establishment 27 years ago, leading Bahrain-based building and civil engineering company Cebarco has evolved from a ...





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