• Dewa gears up for new smart Wetex, Dubai Solar Show


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) will be using the latest smart technologies to provide a simulated 3D virtual environment at the upcoming edition of Water, Energy, Technology and Environment exhibition (Wetex) and the 5th Dubai Solar Show.

  • Miral's premier Abu Dhabi waterfront project work on track


    Leading Abu Dhabi developer Miral has announced steady progress on its premier waterfront destination, Yas Bay, coming up within its $3.26 billion portfolio of diverse leisure and entertainment developments in the UAE capital.

  • NMDC wins $163m Egypt contract


    The National Marine Dredging Company has announced that it has been awarded an AED600 million ($163.36 million) contract for the expansion of Lake Manzala in northeastern Egypt.

  • UK smart lighting specialist launches new UVC luminaire


    LED Direct, a lighting and smart home supplier based in UK, has announced the launch of UV-C luminaire, a novel product that helps disinfects the air and also room surfaces by breaking down the microorganisms and RNA of viruses like Covid-19.

  • Kuwait's Shamal Az-Zour to distribute $89.7m cash dividends


    Shamal AzZour Al Oula Power and Water Company has announced that its shareholders have approved a board proposal to distribute KD27.5 million ($89.7 million) cash dividends for 2019. Last month, the firm made its debut on Boursa Kuwait’s Premier Market.

  • Kuwait spearheading $10.4bn projects under 2019-20 plan


    Kuwait has announced that the total number of projects included in the annual 2019-2020 development plan is 135 compared to 132 ventures last year. Of these KD 3.2 billion ($10.4 billion) projects, 40 per cent are progressing as per schedule.

  • UAE e-furniture retailer Ebarza opens Dubai store


    Leading developer Nakheel said that Ebarza, a homegrown contemporary furniture online retailer selling home and office accessories as well as living rooms and bedroom units, has opened its first brick-and-mortar showroom in Dubai at Nakheel Mall.

  • Jones Day plays key role in finance deal for big Saudi sewage plant


    Jones Day, a global law firm with a major presence across five continents, said it had acted as the legal counsel for Marafiq consortium on the financial closing of Saudi Arabia’s largest privately-financed sewage plant, the Jeddah Airport 2 ISTP.

  • Johnson Controls unveils advanced smoke detection technology


    Johnson Controls, a leader in delivering products, services and solutions that boost energy efficiency in buildings across the globe, has introduced advanced smoke sensors built upon the established performance of its flagship TrueAlarm technology.

  • Urban construction leading UAE on 'road to recovery'


    The UAE led the GCC in new announcements and contract awards in August with 82 per cent and 38 per cent share respectively. Of this, urban construction contributed to 96 per cent of the project announcements and 49 per cent of contracts, said a report.

  • Ideal Standard unveils elegant design bathtubs


    Ideal Standard, one of the world's leading manufacturers of bathroom solutions, has introduced a new design-led collection, Atelier, following its exclusive partnership with renowned Italian design studio Palomba Serafini Associati.

  • Besix-Veolia JV starts work on Ajman drainage project


    Ajman Sewerage, a government venture, in partnership with leading international water treatment experts Besix and Veolia has begun work on Phase Three of its drainage and wastewater collection project at the Humaideya Sector 1 in the northern emirate.

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