A $1-billion project on The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai is one of the latest projects secured by China State Construction CHINA State Construction Engineering Corporation-Middle East (CSCEC ME), the main contractor and a key investor in the Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah development, has completed 30 per cent of the construction work on the $1-billion pro

Designer-contractor Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast, the regional arm of the Indian business conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group, has begun substructure work on the 150-m-tall Al Abdulkarim Tower (AKH Tower) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Al Tameer Group has broken ground on an upscale residential development, which forms part of the prestigious Mina Al Arab in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. The UAE-based contracting group was recently awarded a contract for the Bermuda Villas by RAK Properties, one of the UAE’s biggest property developers and master-developer of Mina Al Arab.

QATAR-based Urbacon Trading and Contracting Company (UCC) says it has been ranked the fourth best contractor in the Arab world and 184th globally in the list compiled by Engineering News Record (ENR),  a weekly magazine for the construction industry worldwide.