• New amendments likely in Kuwait's real estate law


    Kuwait's parliamentary committee is set to discuss four amendments to proposals for laws related to real estate leasing include guaranteeing the right of both tenants and lessors of properties in the event of rental disputes, said a report.

  • Siemens Energy to power Cairo Metro Line 3 expansion


    Siemens Energy said it has reached an agreement with Egyptian government to supply the electrification package for the expansion of Cairo Metro’s Line 3, which will connect the country's capital with Cairo International Airport.

  • New construction legal services firm in Abu Dhabi


    New legal services firm Mantle Law is set to launch its regional operations from its base in Abu Dhabi. The Middle Eastern construction disputes market is one of the world's largest with $2.5 trillion development projects set for completion by 2030.

  • Dubai Investments announces 10pc dividend


    Dubai Investments, a diversified investments conglomerate that primarily operates in real estate development and contracting activities, has distributed 10 per cent cash dividends to the shareholders for the financial year ending December 31, 2019.

  • Sharjah completes two key projects in Al Riq residential area


    Sharjah has announced the completion of a public park and a mosque in Al Riq Residential Area in the northern emirate. The park is spread over 25,000 sq m area with playgrounds, green areas, walking path and other recreation facilities for families.

  • Bentley Systems acquires US automation major NoteVault


    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a major provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, has announced the acquisition of NoteVault, a major provider of voice-based field automation for construction management based in the US.

  • Azizi signs up RAK Ceramics for MBR City waterfront project


    Azizi Developments said it has signed up RAK Ceramics, a leading premium ceramic brand, for supply of floor and wall tiles, kitchen and bathroom fittings to 26 of its developments located within the Riviera waterfront project at MBR City in Dubai.

  • Riyadh’s commercial centres, compounds set to go green


    Riyadh is working on an ambitious plan to boost green areas in the city in line with the goals of the kingdom’s Vision 2030. Under this scheme, nearly 7.5 million trees will be planted in the coming years in the Saudi capital city.

  • Hitches & Glitches launches battery recycling initiative


    Hitches & Glitches (H&G) has launched a battery recycling initiative for its residential customers, that have existing maintenance contracts, to celebrate World Environment Day, which takes place on Friday, June 5.

  • Bahrain completes first phase of vital road project


    Bahraini authorities have announced the completion of Phase One of the Al Janabiya road junction, a vital development project for the kingdom covering a 120,000-sq-m-area. The project will also boast 30,000 sq m of green spaces, said a report.

  • Global utility giants in race for Madinah 3 sewage project


    Six international utility project developer consortiums - including those led by Spanish group Acciona Agua, Japan's Marubeni along with Veolia Middle East and Metito have prequalified to bid for Madinah 3, a key sewage plant coming up in the Saudi city.

  • West Asian countries 'can achieve major 2030 SDGs'


    Most West Asian countries can achieve the key targets and waste-related 2030 Sustainable Development Goals by developing sound governance, planning and implementation of key measures, according to the first Waste Management Outlook for the region.

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