• Kharafi National completes work on 500kV substation in Egypt


    Kharafi National, a leading infrastructure project developer in the water, wastewater treatment, reclamation and district cooling sector, said it has completed the construction of a 500 kV substation in East Suhag region of Upper Egypt.

  • Rafeeg unveils new commercial building maintenance feature


    Rafeeg, the first UAE application for decoration and maintenance services, has launched a new feature aimed at helping landlords with smart solutions that enables them to supervise the facility management and remotely oversee the maintenance work.

  • Sherwin-Williams unveils passive fire protection coatings


    Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine, a major player in the general building materials industry, has expanded its line of time-tested Firetex passive fire protection coatings with a solution that helps optimise applications and reduce costs.

  • Kuwait scraps $1.4bn solar project over Covid-19 crisis

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    Kuwait cabinet has cancelled plans to build the Al Dabdaba solar power plant due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The project, for which the lowest bid was KD439 million ($1.4 billion), was set to be developed by Kuwait National Petroleum, said a report.

  • Expert puts spotlight on changing face of UAE offices


    With current demand focused on smaller office space of less than 1,000 sq m, UAE corporates are adopting a hybrid working model with some of their staff based in HQ, while others continuing to work from home, or flexible office spaces, said an expert.

  • Azizi's new Dubai residential project to be ready by Q4


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has announced that 75 per cent of the work at its 486-unit residential development, Star, located in the heart of Dubai’s new growth corridor, Al Furjan, has been completed and will be ready by the fourth quarter of 2020.

  • Farnek adopts new contactless face recognition system


    Leading UAE-based technology and sustainability-driven facilities management (FM) company Farnek has implemented a new contactless face recognition system to measure the temperature and monitor the attendance of its employees.

  • McDermott appoints new senior VP for EMEA


    McDermott International Ltd today announced Tareq Kawash as Senior Vice President for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, effective immediately.

  • Oman's Madayn begins establishment of Ibri Industrial City


    Oman's Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn) has officially begun the establishment of Ibri Industrial City on a 10-million-sq-m area in Al Dhahirah. Work is currently under way to develop the masterplan for the industrial city.

  • Modon starts work on 15 mosques in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain


    Abu Dhabi authorities have begun construction of 15 mosques in various parts of the emirate including Al Ain and Al Dhafra, in collaboration with Modon Properties. This follows the recent handover of five mosques as part of a total of 20 being built.

  • Investcorp sells prime US industrial property for $200m


    Bahrain-based Investcorp, a leader in alternative investment, has sold a portfolio of industrial real estate properties located in the US cities of Boston and Chicago in two separate transactions for a total of more than $200 million.

  • Dewa deploys four-legged robots in internal ops


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has started testing the different uses of the four-legged Spot Robots in its internal operations, becoming the first utility in the region to use this robot, developed by Boston Dynamics.

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Kharafi National completes work on 500kV substation in Egypt

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