• Abu Dhabi unveils $1.08bn Khalifa Port expansion projects

    BID TO BOOST HANDLING CAPACITY
    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer of commercial and community ports, has announced plans to start Dh4-billion ($1.08 billion) worth of expansion projects at the Khalifa Port mainly aimed at boosting its handling capacity.

  • Bank ABC sets up new landmark sculpture in Bahrain


    Bank ABC has announced the creation and permanent installation of ‘The Face,’ a visual centrepiece of the façade of its newly-renovated historic twin tower Head Quarter in Bahrain, by celebrated Nigerian-American contemporary artist Victor Ekpuk.

  • Indian team eyes key investment opportunities in Oman


    A high profile Indian delegation recently held discussions with senior officials of Oman-based Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn) in capital Muscat on the key investment opportunities available in its various industrial cities.

  • Emerson releases new flow measurement solution


    US-based Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, has released a new magnetic slurry flow meter specifically designed for high noise and applications for use in oil and gas, mining, and pulp and paper industries.

  • Daikin opens region's first AC Solution Plaza in Oman


    Daikin, a leading global provider of advanced heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions, has announced the opening of its first AC Solution Plaza in the GCC region at Ruwi, Oman.

  • Omani group in SAP partnership to boost FM services


    Oman-based Renaissance Services has announced a digital transformation partnership agreement with global experience company SAP in bid to further boost efficiencies in the sultanate’s facilities management and services solution market.

  • Imdaad, wasl properties set up new library in Dubai


    Dubai-based facilities management services company Imdaad has joined hands with wasl properties, a leading real estate development company, for the establishment of a new library in the Satwa area of the emirate.

  • Atkins names new CEO for Middle East, Africa region


    Atkins, a leading design, engineering and project management consultancy and a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has announced the appointment of Cris Dedigama as its new CEO for the Middle East and Africa region, based in the UAE.

  • Empire Cinemas opens first multiplex in Saudi port city


    Lebanese cinema chain Empire has announced the opening of the first multiplex in the Saudi port city of Jizan, located on the southern Red Sea coast. The 10-screen (728 seats) facility has been built at a cost of over SR42 million ($11 million).

  • Spanish group Civil Twin to set up PV plant in Sharjah


    The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Spanish photovoltaics company Civil Twin Renewable to establish a pilot plant for photovoltaic energy in the park.

  • ME energy, utilities sectors set for major transformation


    The Middle East’s energy and utilities sectors are undergoing an unprecedented transformation, with the shift towards renewable energy and digital innovation at the heart of ambitious energy diversification programmes.

  • Dubai property sales up after new Higher Committee formed


    Property sales transactions in Dubai have scaled record highs hitting the 13,832-mark since the government announced the creation of a new Higher Committee of Real Estate for balancing the supply and demand in the property market.

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Abu Dhabi unveils $1.08bn Khalifa Port expansion projects

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer of commercial and community ports, has announced plans to start Dh4-billion ($1.08 billion) worth of expansion projects at the Khalifa Port mainly aimed at boosting its handling capacity....



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