• ICD Brookfield Place picks Facilio to deliver operational intelligence


    Facilio, a leading AI-driven property operations platform, has announced that it has been chosen by ICD Brookfield Place (ICDBP) to optimise building performance and deliver real-time operational intelligence.

  • Mott MacDonald, Restrata team up to get fans back into stadia


    Mott MacDonald, a leading engineering, management and development consultancy, said it has joined forces with Restrata, a pioneer in smart tech solutions, to develop a five-step strategy to get sports fans back into stadia and enjoy live sports.

  • Empower starts Mirdif district cooling plant ops


    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced the commissioning of its new district cooling plant at Mirdif in Dubai. The 18,500 refrigeration tons (RT) capacity unit swill be catering to the residents of Ghoroob community.

  • CallisonRTKL outlines 10 principles of resilient urban cities


    Global architecture, planning and design firm CallisonRTKL has outlined 10 vital principals for designing resilient urban cities; a timely initiative given that GCC cities are expected to rise in population by 90 per cent in the next 30 years.

  • CK Architecture wins ultra-luxury residential projects in Dubai


    CK Architecture Interiors, a vertically integrated design and build boutique specialist, has announced that it has secured several ultra-luxury projects in some of Dubai’s most sought-after addresses including Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah.

  • MEA power industry contracts plunges 33pc in August


    The power industry contracts across the Middle East and Africa plunged 33 per cent in August with just 20 contracts announced compared to the last 12-month average of 30. Thermal and T&D Projects were the most popular segments, according to a report.

  • Liwa Plastics on track for commercial production in Q4


    Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC), Oman's biggest petrochemicals investment to date, is on track to commence commercial production later this year, a report said quoting a senior official.

  • Veolia designs water reuse system for top Qatar dairy


    Veolia, a leading designer and provider of water, waste and energy management solutions, said it has secured a contract from Qatar’s leading dairy producer Baladna to upgrade the existing wastewater treatment facility at its farm located near Doha.

  • Mammoet plays key role in complex Dubai bridge project


    Mammoet, a leading specialist in engineered heavy lifting and transport, said it had played a crucial role in the widening of the complex Mirdif City Center bridge project in Dubai involving 24 precast girders that connect the two bridges together.

  • World Future Energy Summit set for April 5-7


    The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) will return to the UAE capital’s Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) from April 5–7, 2021, with a broader market focus and expanded business agenda.

  • UAE nuclear energy plant Unit 1 reaches 50% power capacity


    The reactor of Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the UAE has achieved 50% of its electricity production capacity, said Nawah Energy Company, the operations and maintenance subsidiary of ENEC and Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco).

  • US pavilion for Expo 2020 set for November completion


    Construction work on the US pavilion for the Expo 2020 Dubai event is progressing as per schedule and will be completed in November, said a top envoy. The pavilion is being developed under the theme ‘Life, Liberty and the pursuit of the future.’

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