• Sharaf DG Energy completes key Drydocks Dubai retrofit project


    Sharaf DG Energy, one of the leading solar energy solution providers in the UAE, said it has completed a lighting retrofit project at Drydocks World-Dubai, which will help the group achieve an annual energy saving of 1,215,708 kWh.

  • Highbar Technocrat to empower infrastructure players in post-Covid world


    Highbar Technocrat, a leading end-to-end Information Technology (IT) solutions provider for the construction and real estate sectors, said it is gearing up to play a vital role in empowering infrastructure players in the post-Covid world.

  • Shurooq to develop 60-key family retreat, waterpark in Sharjah


    Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is set to start work on major leisure projects including a 60-key experiential family retreat in Al Dhaid as well as two five-star hotels along Khor Fakkan Beach and Sharjah’s first waterpark.

  • Oman opens 38-km-long Barkha dual carriageway


    Oman has announced the opening of a 38-km-long dual carriageway, starting from Barka industrial area roundabout and ending at Wadi Mistal roundabout. The project includes seven interchanges, two ravine bridges, and five roundabouts, said a report.

  • Kharafi National wins Cairo airport FM services deal


    Kharafi National, a major specialist in the water, wastewater treatment, reclamation and district cooling sector, said it has secured a five-year facility management services contract for Cairo International Airport Terminal building 2.

  • Etihad Rail awards contract for 842 new wagons


    Etihad Rail, the developer of the UAE's national railway, has awarded a major contract to CRRC Corporation for the manufacture, supply and commissioning of 842 new wagons, thus growing its total fleet threefold to more than 1,000 units.

  • Ajman issues law regulating real estate owners’ affairs


    Ajman's ruler has issued a new law to regulate real estate owners’ affairs in the northern emirate in a bid to help them conduct their work, achieve transparency and avoid conflicts of interest when contracting services suppliers in joint facilities.

  • Emirates Glass lands key MEA projects supply contracts


    Emirates Glass, a unit of Dubai Investments and a leading processor of architectural flat glass in the region, said it has secured three major projects in the Middle East and Africa for supply of 165,000 sq m of the EmiCool Sun T series glass.

  • Tawazun, Airbus to build new satellite assembly unit in UAE

    OPERATIONS TO BEGIN IN 2021
    Abu Dhabi-based Tawazun Economic Council said it is collaborating with Airbus and National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC) of the UAE University, to build a satellite assembly, integration and testing centre in Al Ain region.

  • Japanese grant for Mitsubishi R&D proposal on CO2 use in concrete


    Mitsubishi Corporation said its proposal for researching and developing new ways to use CO2 technology in the production of concrete has been selected for Japan NEDO grant project that encompasses technological developments in areas of carbon-recycling.

  • Sharjah Al Mamsha units sale up 34pc in H1


    Sharjah-based Alef Group has registered a 34 per cent jump in sales of its ​​629,000-sq-ft Al Mamsha project in H1 of 2020. A mixed-use development, Al Mamsha offers a variety of home options, from studios to one-, two- and three-bed apartments.

  • Abu Dhabi offers 3-year licences for commercial, industrial units


    Abu Dhabi is permitting commercial and industrial entities in the emirate to renew their investment activities’ licences for a period of one, two or three years as part of its efforts to simplify the procedure for the annual licence renewal.

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